Retention & Recruiting Specialist

  • MTM Transit
  • Jul 12, 2022
Full time Consultant

Job Description

Position Summary

The Retention & Recruiting Specialist is an engagement champion who

Essential Functions

Retention Support:

engagement events and recruiting efforts.

coordinates and promotes a positive

organizational culture and will be primarily responsible for creation and execution of internal employee

will also perform a variety of

The Retention & Recruiting Specialist

duties associated with all facets of human resources including recruitment, engagement, employee relations,

and succession planning.

  • Assist in the arrangement and coordination of on-site employee activities and events

  • Maintain effective internal and external customer service focus

  • Align day to day tasks with programs that support employment, recognition, development, and retention

towards fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging

• Develop and implement programs that support the voice of employees and create an environment where

they are heard and valued
• Work in partnership with stakeholders to identify and eliminate pain points impacting a positive

employee experience

  • Develop and communicate positive employee relations strategies and retention initiatives that foster and promote a culture of excellence.

  • Improve employee recognition programs

  • Conduct stay interviews

Talent Acquisition Support:

  • Work with the location leader to ensure that optimal staffing levels are be ing met

  • Execute the full life cycle recruitment process from job posting through the candidate onboarding stage

  • Build relationships and increase outreach efforts with local organizations to increase our candidate pipeline

    in the areas of Veteran, Minority and Individuals with Disabilities

  • Ownership of various processes such as I-9, E-verify, OIG, and WOTC verifications with the ability to identify and correct errors

  • Manage background check vendor and provide the Talent Team the names of completed background checks, expired background check links, and background checks that have items for review

  • Other duties as assigned
    Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

  • Basic understanding of employment law

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Strong attention to detail and accurate data entry

  • Exceptional organization skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • High level of Initiative

  • Ability to troubleshoot, anticipate problems, use good judgment and take appropriate action to ensure

    system reliability

  • Ability to set goals, define strategies and prioritize resources independently and to collaborate with other Team Members, as needed, to achieve departmental goals

  • Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism and customer service

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment and continuously take action

  • Advanced level of proficiency or above with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and


    Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Bachelor's degree in HR / Business or related field; or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 3+ years in an HR related role

  • Previous experience with Workday is strongly preferred

  • PHR/SHRM certification, preferred

    Working Conditions

  • This job operates in a professional office environment

  • May be subject to adverse weather conditions during times of travel

    Physical Requirements

  • May require sitting in front of, and operating, a computer for extended periods

  • Requires close visual acuity when operating a computer

  • Must be able to communicate with others and comprehend instructions

  • Requires light lifting and carrying

  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers

  • Must be able to move around an office environment


  • May require local and overnight travel

  • May be required to drive a company or rental vehicle (failure to pass an annual Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)

    background screen may result in termination of employment)


• This position does not involve supervision of direct reports Acknowledgement

I have read and understand my position description and certify that I understand the requirements of the essential functions and duties of the position and will fulfill the stated expectations:

____without accommodations
____with the following accommodations:

Equal Opportunity Employer: MTM is an equal opportunity employer. Ifyouarein needofaccommodations,pleasecontactPeople&Cultureat(636)561-5686.

Employee Name (print):
Employee Signature: Date:

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This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this job. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job- related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

Original: Human Resources
Cc: Employee’s Supervisor