August 2, 2019 at 12:36 pm #1210Devon – Nomadic Career ServicesKeymaster
Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. As part of the company’s equal employment opportunity policy, Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Yorktown Systems Group, Inc. is a committed team of dedicated former military and civilian professionals who believe in providing ethical and quality services to Government customers. Our leadership team is composed primarily of Veterans who are now serving in a corporate environment rather than in uniform. Our customer’s missions become our own and we are committed to working as a team to achieve success.
Because of the depth and experiences of our corporate leadership, we can assure all our customers that “we will do what we say we can do” and will focus on our customer’s missions rather than corporate goals. Our business model is based on a personal commitment from our leaders to maintain contact with our customers to continually and consistently gauge our performance.
Yorktown Systems Group was founded on the idea that providing quality and ethical services with a laser focus on our customer’s goals is an effective long-term business model. Our mission, therefore, is to help our customers meet their requirements and goals.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. This provision shall not apply to instances in which an employee who has access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of such employee’s essential job functions discloses the compensation of such other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to such information, unless such disclosure is in response to a formal complaint or charge, in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or is consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Yorktown Systems Group (YSG) is seeking an exceptionally qualified and motivated professional to serve as part of the YSG dedicated Recruiting Team, with a focus on Special Operations Forces (SOF). You will partner with the Director of Operations and other Corporate Recruiters to assess staffing needs and implement recruitment strategies to fill a variety of professional services positions across the full spectrum of YSG Special Operations and Intelligence mission support efforts. Your experience and expertise will help implement and refine internal processes for identifying, recruiting, assessing, and selecting candidates, maintaining a pipeline of potential candidates, and ensuring that the recruiting process is an appropriate reflection of our culture and core values.
With a focus on finding the best candidates to fill SOF and Intelligence mission support positions, you will need to be knowledgeable, personable, and capable of informing and convincing candidates of the benefits of being a Yorktown employee in these critical support positions.
You must understand company business needs, unique candidate generation and sourcing tools, methods, and techniques, professional interview processes, techniques for crafting and presenting job offers, onboarding new hires, and techniques to quickly research and identify target candidates through our existing recruiting database and tools, job postings, and networking events.
An understanding of special operations and intelligence collection organizations, as well as the profile and characteristics of individuals needed to support those organizations, is critical.
Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:
Work closely and build strong working relationships with hiring managers and leaders across the organization to understand current and future needs.
Recommend and implement recruiting strategies to ensure that Yorktown stays competitive in the market and attracts, retains and motivates its top talent.
Ensure policies and procedures are in place to comply with local and US federal legal requirements and ensure all applicant documentation and records meet compliance requirements for candidates at each phase of the recruiting process.
Work to identify, drive and update recruiting processes designed to improve efficiencies and create a positive recruiting experience for hiring managers and candidates.
Create job postings that are professional, articulate, and attention-grabbing to attract the right candidates, posting these ads on various online and offline resources.
Use expertise to develop and maintain a network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates.
Effectively use various recruiting methods including targeted marketing and advertising within the special operations and intelligence communities, internet marketing, networking and cold calling to source qualified candidates for positions.
Leverage all aspects of sourcing and candidate development including job posting, job board mining, Internet sourcing, social networking, employee referrals, and networking events.
Interview candidates to discuss the position, review their resume, screen them for suitability, and walk them through the assessment and selection process.
Oversee an efficient and professional candidate background check; this includes social media, referral follow up, crime and credit, and security review processes.
Evaluate interviewees by analyzing responses, noting body language, and comparing qualifications with candidate requirements.
Serve as the liaison between the company and the candidates by handling phone calls, questions and other details before and after interviews.
Make job offers to applicants who pass screening and interview processes and are approved by management by providing them with an offer letter and discussing the benefits, requirements and details of the position
Routinely communicate with corporate leaders and hiring managers by providing clear expectation setting and effective, timely status reports.
Build a candidate pipeline for key positions and maintain regular contact with possible future candidates.
Track metrics and use data for strategic analysis of recruiting campaigns and sourcing strategies.
Identify, implement and manage an applicant tracking system that will meet the company’s current and future needs.
Contribute to special projects, as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum five (5) years’ experience as a military or corporate recruiter.
Demonstrated understanding of special operations or intelligence collection organizations and missions.
Must have excellent interpersonal communication abilities of persuasion and negotiation.
Must have strong written communications skills.
Must be able to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related field (waivered with ten (10) years of proven experience as a successful military or corporate recruiter).
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
Experience as a military Special Operations Forces / Special Mission Unit recruiter.
Experience as a senior NCO or Officer with SOF / SMU experience.
Experience as a military career counselor / retention officer.
Experience in Behavioral Interviewing techniques.
Experience working in human resources.
Clearance: Must possess a SECRET Clearance.
Travel: Travel may be required.
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