American Water - Scranton, PA (30+ days ago)3.5

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit .

Primary Role

Responsible for recruitment efforts for vacant positions for defined a client group, consistent with American Water’s Talent Acquisition framework and compliance with labor laws, government and industry regulations.

Key Accountabilities

Manages multiple recruitment-related relationships with hiring managers as well as internal and external managers.

Identifies the need and creates creative employment advertisements to attract qualified candidates.

Utilizes creative sourcing techniques and manages multiple sourcing relationships.

Pre-screens, and, possibly, interviews and selects, and recommends candidate pool to present to hiring manager.

Supports line manager in negotiation of employment salary and terms with candidate and extends offer and ensures that all candidate data is entered into the Applicant Tracking System and appropriate checks (e.g. background, references) are carried out.

Provides recruitment support and advice to HR Business Partners.

Facilitates contingent workforce recruitment for defined client group.

Manages local talent acquisition vendor relationships.

Knowledge / Skills

Skills: Strong communication skills, strong team working as well as the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, ability to collaborate with virtual teams and also face to face, and to provide excellent internal customer service. Must be able to deliver results.

Knowledge: Detailed knowledge of key human resources functions including recruiting, employment law, and basic skills in performance management and employee development.

Experience / Education

Minimum 5 years recruiting experience of all levels of employment

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.

Travel Requirements


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