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Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Company: GRTC
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 142887
Salary: Negotiable, Commensurate with Experience

Closes: Open until filled

Status: Exempt

About Us
The Greater Richmond Company (GRTC) is a medium sized public transit agency in the Richmond Region, serving a population greater than 500,000, and providing up to 10 million rides annually. GRTC provides local bus, express bus, Bus Rapid Transit (GRTC Pulse), rideshare, carpool, vanpool, and paratransit. GRTC is an award-winning agency, regarding mobility service options and employees. GRTC experienced double-digit ridership increases after implementing a BRT line, and a complete system redesign in 2019. GRTC received dedicated state funding in 2020 and is currently planning for expansion in the region. GRTC has over 500 employees and was awarded the 2021 Employer of the Year by WTS. It is a very exciting time to work at GRTC as the agency is always looking for innovative technology enhancements, business process improvements and plans for growth.

Richmond, Virginia is a wonderful place to live, work and play. Richmond is a vibrant and growing city, with a culture of creativity. It is a river city, that has affordable housing, and is driving distance from DC, the mountains, and the beach. It is also well known for its amazing restaurants, many of which are accessible by transit!

GRTC offers the following outstanding benefits:
  • HMO-based health plan with 85% covered by GRTC
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with contributions by GRTC
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Group Life Insurance coverage in the amount of 1.5 times annual salary paid 100% by GRTC.
  • 11 paid holidays, paid birthday, 2 personal days
  • Fully vested for company contributions after 1 year
  • The company makes a 3% non-contributing match into each employee’s 401(a) plan. In addition, GRTC matches your contribution in to the 457(b)-retirement savings plan.
  • Company paid short term disability
  • Long term disability
  • Public school Loan Forgiveness (Not for profit company)
  • Dental and vision
  • Quarterly volunteer time off program
  • Maternity/Paternity paid time off policy

GRTC Transit System looking for a dynamic innovator to be responsible for identifying recruitment sourcing, attracting, interviewing, hiring and onboarding. This position works closely with hiring managers to determine staffing needs and develop a hiring strategy for each role. Handles the organization’s vacancies and work to fill them by identifying potential employees in the industry. Manages all aspects of the recruitment process including pre-screening, interviews, reference checks, and offers. Maintains community relationships to include attending job fairs and related events to support hiring efforts.

Candidates can apply online at

The workweek is Monday through Friday 8:00 – 4:30. This position is exempt from FLSA regulations.

Required Knowledge Ability and Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Conducts new-hire and benefit orientations.
  • Continuously explores new recruiting sources, job boards, and forums to assist and enhance the recruitment.
  • Maintains updated job descriptions.
  • Develops and produces letters for applicants and candidates throughout the hiring process.
  • Actively participates in networking groups and other business and community programs to increase recruitment techniques.
  • Problem-solving mentality, with an ability to think quickly and shift gears in a constantly changing environment.
  • Coordinates updating forms, compiles hiring and orientation packets.
  • Completes special projects as requested.
  • Identifies future hiring needs.
  • Assessing applicants’ knowledge, skills, and experience to best suit open positions
  • Recruits for and manages apprenticeship program.
  • Provides recruitment reports to team members.
  • Develops, facilitates, and implements all phases of the recruitment process
  • Regularly attends job fairs and recruiting sessions.
  • Attracts candidates through databases, online employment forums, social media, etc.
  • Identifies and implements efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies based on the available role, industry standards, and the needs of the organization.
  • Compiles interview questions & conducts in-person and video interviews.
  • Reviews, compiles affidavits for EEO complaints.
  • Answers and responds to telephone and visitor inquiries.
  • Assists employees with completing requests for benefits.
  • Develops and maintains both hard and soft filing systems, to include but not limited to recruitment, personnel, and medical and benefit file.

Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience preferred with 3-5 years of full cycle experience
  • Prior transit related experience desired.
  • Experience using HRIS systems. ADP experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Highly motivated, results orientated and a team player.

GRTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender.

A pre-employment drug screening will be required.

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