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Contract Talent Acquisition Specialist / Lead

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Chester
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Who we areFor more than 40 years, Covanta has been at the forefront of sustainable materials management, providing companies and communities world-class waste and resource solutions.Through our diverse and scalable full-service capabilities, we're leading the charge to a carbon-negative future-reducing, reusing, recycling and reimagining waste for the benefit of both people and planet.Our differentiator comes from our vast ecosystem of technology, facilities, and partnerships, trusted by the world's largest organizations to solve their most pressing environmental challenges, and achieve their most ambitious environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.All that we're missing is you. Join us today!!Our valuesDiversity, inclusivity, engagement-these are the values that help us foster a strong sense of community within Covanta. By embracing the unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our employees, we cultivate an environment that embraces teamwork, encourages open dialogue, and provides opportunities for growth.About the roleContract Talent Acquisition Specialist / Lead (Focus area - Sourcing for Plant Operations and Maintenance roles)Preferred Location: Morristown, NJ. Other locations may be considered if the individual can come to Morristown, NJ easily when neededWork schedule: Hybrid (3 days in office if within commuting distance of Morristown or a Covanta facility). Remote worker can be considered but site, event and office visits may be needed (refer above)Duration: Expected to be about 6 months, depending on performance and needYour role:The Talent Acquisition Specialist / Lead will be an addition to Covanta's highly engaged and diverse Talent Acquisition team. You will report to the Manager, Talent Acquisition Business Partner for the East RegionYou will be part of a team of passionate and collaborative professionals responsible for a variety of talent acquisition activities to hire high-potential talent at different locations.You will supplement Covanta's talent sourcing footprint, build talent pipelines, expand the reach of Covanta's employment brand, and support talent acquisition operations in a high-volume, high-touch environment.Amongst other things, you will:

  • Source talent with a focus on local, diverse, and underrepresented talent, across different functions, levels, and geographies
  • Identify and develop candidate pipelines primarily through self-sourcing and low-fee resources
  • Screen and deliver a slate of qualified, diverse candidates within the target compensation range
  • Provide an exceptional experience to the candidates and your internal/ external partners
  • Become a power user of the ATS / RMS (Workday Recruiting)
  • Provide timely metrics, reports, and status updates on assigned requisitions/ projects or as requested
  • Maintain a sound understanding of Covanta's value proposition, business and hiring needs, industry trends, and niche sites
  • Participate in local, industry, community, diversity, veteran, and college hiring events
  • Partner with other team members on projects, innovative sourcing strategies, and creative cost-effective solutions
  • Partner with members of the HR and hiring teams to develop effective job posting and sourcing strategies
  • Work in compliance with industry rules, regulations, and practices
  • Maintain confidentiality, accuracy, and keep sensitive information secured
  • Be an effective, efficient, and engaged partnerPosition Requirements:
    • Associates Degree preferred, however, we will consider candidates with commensurate experience without a Degree.
    • At least 3 years of full lifecycle Talent Acquisition and sourcing experience in supporting roles in industrial, manufacturing, or material processing environments.
    • Prior Agency experience, in addition to Corporate environments, would be preferred
    • Experience supporting industrial, engineering, operations, or maintenance roles.
    • Strong working knowledge of one or more Enterprise level ATS tools is needed (Workday Recruiting / Taleo / ICIMS / etc...)
    • Customer service orientation with an ability to build strong relationships and credibility with hiring managers and candidates
    • Strong results orientation, with a high sense of urgency
    • Solid knowledge of current OFCCP and associated laws pertaining to recruiting is required as well as an understanding of HR policies and practices
    • Demonstrated expertise in direct candidate sourcing methodology and practices with a keen eye for Diversity and Inclusion.
    • Expertise with associated talent sourcing technologies and resources (passive networks, user communities, LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed, Diversity, and affinity sites)
    • Ability to drive sourcing campaigns independently and manage multiple searches effectively
    • Ability to motivate the candidates, present Covanta's EVP and career opportunities
    • Ability to work independently, and multi-task in a fast-paced, matrixed team-oriented environment.
    • Must be comfortable working in a geographically dispersed team
    • Ability to adapt to changing business priorities
    • Dependable, ethical, committed, trustworthy
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skillsOur DEI CommitmentCovanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer, has developed an Affirmative Action Program (AAP), and will not discriminate against any qualified applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or any other characteristic protected by law. Know Your Rights ()Please note that Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site because of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by going to and clicking on the 'Contact Us' button. Under Inquires, select 'Careers' in the Interest field, fill out all required fields including your message. In the message section, please note this is a 'Job Application Accommodation Request'.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Philadelphia , Contract Talent Acquisition Specialist / Lead , Professions , Chester, Pennsylvania

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