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Consultant - Talent Acquisition/ Sourcing Specialist (Based at H-Power EfW facility)

Covanta


Location:
Honolulu, HI
Date:
07/27/2017
2017-07-272017-08-26
Job Code:
6683
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- Consultant - Talent Acquisition/ Sourcing Specialist (Based at H-Power EfW facility) - Kapolei HI 96707 Skip Navigation
 
Job Details
Consultant  - Talent Acquisition/ Sourcing Specialist (Based at H-Power EfW facility)
Job ID 6683           
Honolulu, HI
Human Resources
          
Human Resources
Intern or Other Job Types
          
Associates Degree
Minimum 3 Years
          
No


About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit www.covanta.com .

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Our-Facilities. For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Talent Acquisition / Sourcing Specialist (Consultant) is a new role with Covanta’s HR | Talent Acquisition team to grow Covanta's talent sourcing footprint, build talent pipelines, expand the reach of Covanta's employment brand and support talent acquisition operations.

Based at our Kapolei, HI (H-Power) facility, you 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 various Covanta facilities including our Kapolei, HI (H-Power) and Long Beach, CA facilities.

 

Amongst other things, you will:

  • Support talent sourcing needs across different disciplines, levels and geographies
  • Partner with members of the hiring teams to develop effective job posting and sourcing strategies
  • Identify, source, and develop candidates primarily through self-sourcing and low fee resources
  • Participate in industry, diversity, veteran and college hiring events
  • Screen and deliver a slate of qualified candidates within the target compensation range
  • Provide exceptional experience to the candidates and your internal/ external partners
  • Be a super user/admin of the ATS / RMS
  • 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
  • Partner with other team members on projects, innovative sourcing strategies and creative cost-effective solutions
  • Other Talent Acquisition & HR initiatives, as needed
  • Work in compliance with industry rules, regulations and practices
  • Maintain confidentiality, accuracy and keep sensitive information secured
  • Be an effective, efficient and engaged partner

Before you apply, we encourage you to think about these questions:

  • Do you have a passion for talent sourcing and positive candidate experience?
  • Do you think you have untapped potential?
  • Do you have confidence in your abilities to source talent and feel your efforts will yield better results if you represented a sustainability driven employment brand?
  • Do you get a boost of energy when presented with a challenge?
  • Can you juggle priorities with ease?
  • Do you frequently think about how to improve, learn and grow?
  • Would you like to sharpen your skills and broaden your experience?
  • Are you looking for a more collaborative & fun work environment?


  • Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of recruiting / sourcing experience is required.
  • Full life-cycle recruiting experience will be a plus.
  • Experience with two or more of the following functional areas - electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, controls, operations, engineering, technical, environmental, safety, operations, and continuous improvement.
  • Preferred industry/ sector experience – energy, waste, sustainability, environmental, power generation, paper, heavy engineering, manufacturing or industrial
  • Expert level experience with one or more ATS is required. Experience with Peoplefluent/ Peopleclick, Taleo, Brassring, ICIMS or Kenexa, will be a plus.
  • Must have expert internet/ research skills appropriate to conduct research and discover information through Boolean searches; search engines; diversity, niche and social networking sites, etc.
  • Must be able to quickly understand roles and the environment.
  • Must be able to identify and manage vendors.
  • Strong prospecting, cold calling, networking, and relationship building skill
  • Sound working knowledge of Recruiting industry rules, regulations and practices is required
  • Knowledge of HR policies and practices
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in direct candidate sourcing utilizing a variety of cost effective tools and sources
  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility with stake holders and candidates
  • Ability to drive sourcing campaigns independently and manage multiple searches effectively
  • Strong results orientation, with high sense of urgency
  • Ability to motivate candidates, sell the company brand and career opportunities
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task in a fast paced, matrixed team-oriented environment.
  • Must be comfortable working in geographically dispersed team
  • Ability to adapt to changing business priorities
  • Dependable, ethical, committed, honest
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing and able to travel, if needed.
Note: This is a temp / consultant role payable on an hourly basis for full (40) hours/ week. Part-Time hours will also be considered. Immediate start possible. 
(Internal Code: *LI-COV)