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Talent Acquisition Coordinator - Temporary

Posting ID:     24144
Job Title:   Regular   
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile - Canfor Southern Pine, Inc.  


The Opportunity:
Successful acquisition of talent at Canfor is critical to our success and we need a dynamic individual who wants to be a part of a growing, forward-thinking, and trend-setting team to help us meet our objectives as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator.

The Role:
Reporting to the Manager, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Planning and working within the Talent Acquisition department, you will be primarily responsible for performing a broad range of administrative duties in support of the team.

As the Talent Acquisition Coordinator, you will coordinate and manage various processes to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of all talent acquisition activities. You also perform duties of a confidential nature that require strong knowledge of Canfor’s policies, practices, and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support full cycle recruitment support within the Talent Acquisition department.
  • Create and maintain various job descriptions for new and existing positions.
  • Post and maintain jobs online, internally and on external recruitment websites.
  • Maintain and update the Applicant Tracking System with templates, users and updates.
  • Troubleshoot and act as the subject matter expert for the Applicant Tracking System.
  • Maintain LinkedIn Careers Webpage and social media with current job opportunities.
  • Arrange travel details and interviews with candidates including telephone pre-screens, individual, panel and Skype interviews for positions from entry level to management.
  • Responsible for coordinating testing, reference and background checks using systems and outside agencies, gathering new hire paperwork and updating applicant tracking system.
  • Conduct follow up meetings with interview candidates to provide feedback.
  • Coordinate and participate in job fairs, career fairs and recruitment events.
  • Conduct regular follow-up meetings with managers to determine effectiveness of candidate recruiting.
  • Provide updates to Manager, Workforce planning and Talent Acquisition team on recruitment progress and analytics.

The Candidate:

  • Has a Human Resources Management Certificate and/or Diploma and a minimum of two (2) years work experience in a recruitment, administrative or related role; or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Superior organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, resourceful and able to proactively anticipate needs and provide solutions.
  • Knowledge of employment law and regulations.
  • Comfortable working in an environment with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated professionalism, sound judgment and the ability to use discretion and diplomacy while maintaining confidentiality, ethics and company standards.
  • Proactive and collaborative team player with a strong customer service focus and natural ability to be part of the team.
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; extensive experience with web-based tools and the internet; experience in HTML is an asset.
  • Previous experience with a Human Capital Management System or Applicant Tracking System would be an asset.

The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.




Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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