Recruitment Assistant

CONSUMER AFFAIRS - Manhattan, NY (30+ days ago)3.7

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) protects and enhances the daily economic lives of New Yorkers to create thriving communities. DCA licenses more than 81,000 businesses in more than 50 industries and enforces key consumer protection, licensing, and workplace laws that apply to countless more. By supporting businesses through equitable enforcement and access to resources and, by helping to resolve complaints, DCA protects the marketplace from predatory practices and strives to create a culture of compliance. Through its community outreach and the work of its offices of Financial Empowerment and Labor Policy & Standards, DCA empowers consumers and working families by providing the tools and resources they need to be educated consumers and to achieve financial health and work-life balance. DCA also conducts research and advocates for public policy that furthers its work to support New York City?s communities. For more information about DCA and its work, call 311 or visit DCA at or on its social media sites, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.As a small agency with a big mission, every staff member at DCA plays a critical role in ensuring success. It is the dedication and hard work of our Human Capital Division that guarantees we are hiring, developing and supporting the finest talent.DCA seeks a highly motivated, self-starter to support agency-wide recruitment efforts. The Recruitment Assistant's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Assist with the coordination, implementation, and developing of agency programs; develop strategies for identifying appropriate websites and recruitment sources for all DCA positions; host and attend career fairs, and coordinate special projects and events; create and publicize job postings; conduct research and pro-active outreach to programs, schools, and organizations in search of qualified employees, interns, and special program workers; this recruitment work will include analyzing, organizing, and maintaining relevant data and information on job postings, job candidates, and agency employees; assist with the on-boarding of new hires; maintain and update new hire packages, provide administrative support to the Executive Director of Human Capital and handle other relevant duties assigned.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. There are no formal education or experience requirements for this position. However, the ability to understand and carry out simple instructions is required. 2. Candidates must be able to understand and be understood in English.

Preferred Skills

? Must have the ability to be objective, appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information.? Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.? Self-starter with ability to work independently and in a team setting. ? Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines;? Familiarity with various Human Capital systems? Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;? Attention to detail and follow-through.

To Apply

For Non-City/External Candidates: Visit the External Applicant NYC Careers site and search by Job ID number. For Current City Employees: Visit Employee Self Service (ESS) to view and click on Recruiting Activities, Careers, and search by Job ID number.A RESUME AND COVER LETTER ARE REQUIRED. PLEASE INDICATE IN YOUR COVER LETTER HOW YOU HEARD ABOUT THIS POSITION.INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES, E-MAILS OR PERSONAL INQUIRIES PERMITTED. NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED. *Appointments are subject to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Work Location

42 Broadway, New York, N.Y.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is required within 90 days of appointment. However, City employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.