Goodwill Industries of The Valleys, Inc.

  • Recruiter

    Job ID
    Job Locations
    Location Name
    Roanoke Support Center/Jobs Campus
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Goodwill currently has an opening for a Recruiter. The Recruiter will fill open positions quickly, efficiently, and economically with highly qualified candidates who are best suited for each position available within the assigned territory.


    • Responsible for all aspects of the recruiting process, including but not limited to:

      • working alongside hiring managers to develop targeted recruiting plans for open positions

      • performing searches for qualified candidates

      • proactively pursuing a diverse candidate slate for each open position

      • pre-screening activities

      • scheduling interviews

      • hosting or participating in local job fairs

      • arranging appropriate interviews

      • selecting the best candidate(s) for the position in conjunction with hiring managers

      • making job offers

    • Conduct and oversee administrative aspects of the employment process, such as:

      • reviewing personnel requisitions for accuracy

      • processing internal and external job postings

      • preparing ads and act as liaison with advertising agencies. Determine, pursue, and utilize the most effective advertising and recruiting resources.

      • assisting with pre-employment drug screenings and reference checks

    • To the extent possible, determine that each candidate can safely perform the position that he or she is being recruited for.

    • Act as liaison with employment/temporary agencies, area schools and colleges, and other recruitment and employment resources.

    • Coordinate New Hire Orientation sessions as needed.

    • Work with hiring managers to provide off-cycle NHO sessions when necessary.

    • Serve as primary point of contact regarding use and implementation of iCIMS during the recruiting and new hire process.

    • Communicate with Donated Goods management to determine need for “Highlight Store” status.

    • Develop processes and procedures to improve recruitment efficiencies within budget guidelines.

    • Serve as a resource for applicants in having questions answered relative to jobs, the employment process, the organization, benefits, career opportunities, and similar.

    • Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    • Regularly update the VEC offices through the GIV territory on new hires being onboarded.

    • Complete, submit and/or present reports on a variety of topics relative to the recruiting and employment activities assigned to this position. Communicate with managers and employees monthly to establish rapport and to disseminate updates on recruitment activities.

    • Aid public relations in establishing a recognizable employer of choice reputation for the company, both internally and externally.


    Education, Experience and Competencies

    Two (2) year college degree in HR related area or equivalent amount of experience, particularly relating to human resources recruitment.  Minimum of three (3) to four (4) years of experience in the Human Resources field in a recruiter capacity. Extensive knowledge of human resources policy and procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices required.  Considerable skill in interviewing techniques required. The ability to obtain a good knowledge of all functions in the Company, and a basic understanding of the Company's organizational structure required. Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products and the Internet. Knowledge of web-based recruiting software/E-Verify/background investigations/DMV reporting, etc.


    Language Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical data, safety rules, and procedures manual.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively in interpersonal situations and before groups of employees.  Must have the ability to communicate and work effectively with various levels of personnel within the organization.  


    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions.


    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



    Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of the team.  Strong planning and organizational skills.  Knowledge of Windows, Power Point, Word, and Excel or similar programs.


    Certificates, Licenses, and Registration

    • A valid driver’s license and the ability to provide proof of insurance is required to drive personal vehicle on company business. Additionally, an acceptable motor vehicle record based on Goodwill guidelines is required to drive a company vehicle or transport program participants. 

    • PHR or SPHR certification a plus.


    Goodwill offers a competitive salary and benefits for full time employees such as medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, educational reimbursement, EAP, STD, LTD, and PTO.  We offer retirement and EAP benefits for part time employees. Females and Minorities encouraged to apply.

    “Helping people and families in our communities achieve a better life through work and independence.”

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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