City of Garland, TX


Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/19/2021 1:38 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
Human Resources
Job Family
Business Operations
Target Hiring Range
Depending on Qualifications
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Responsible for supporting the City’s talent acquisition strategies and related initiatives to ensure the attraction and retention of qualified candidates.


Target Hiring Range - $56,514 - $65,000 depending on qualifications

Essential Job Functions

  1. Proactively collaborate with HR team and hiring managers to determine recruiting requirements for open and forecasted non-exempt positions.
  2. Utilize applicant-tracking system reporting tools, job boards, social media, community partners, fairs/events and diversity networks to identify and source potential candidates for hire and present recommendations.
  3. Ensure continuous applicant pipelines by reviewing applications, resumes, and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience, and knowledge in relation to position requirements; prepare information for the selection and interview process.
  4. Conduct pre-screening via telephone, online and/or in person.
  5. Identify, analyze and develop actionable steps in response to key performance indicators related to recruiting, retention, and sourcing trends.
  6. Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine effectiveness of recruiting plans.
  7. Additional ad hoc projects and tasks as assigned in support of talent acquisition/diversity initiatives.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 Associates degree in human resources, business administration, or related area
 2 years of full-cycle recruiting and sourcing experience, including reporting and metrics
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field
  • 5 years of direct experience in full-cycle recruiting, including reporting and metrics

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • General knowledge of federal, state and local laws pertaining to Human Resources, specifically recruitment and employment
  • Familiarity with LinkedIn, Indeed Easy Apply or other candidate sourcing databases and tools
  • Direct experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and use as both recruiting and reporting tool
  • Intermediate skill with MS Excel and Word
  • Intermediate skill in preparing reports, graphs, and spreadsheets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy
  • Effective time management and organizational skills, effectively and consistently managing multiple projects on target with little to no supervision
  • Ability to prepare and present information in an organized, logical manner and ensure execution as expected
  • Direct experience in interviewing and screening techniques
  • Excellent customer service and telephone etiquette skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively partner at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment

Licenses & Certifications

 Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. May occasionally travel to various local colleges, universities and organizations.


Models Organizational Values
Customer Focus
Results Focus/Project Management


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