Recruiter (Full-time) (Lake View Terrace, CA)


Reporting to the VP of HR, the Per-Diem Recruiter is responsible for full life-cycle recruiting: recruiting, screening, and recommending placement of staff by using creative sourcing methods (internal and external).  This is a per-diem or full-time temporary position. 


  • Screens resume, interviews candidates (by phone or in-person), administers appropriate assessments and reference/background checking, makes recommendations for hire (or not hire) for both exempt and nonexempt position openings.
  • Serves as an expert for recruiting candidates
  • Uses traditional and nontraditional resources, such as career fairs, online job fairs, community network events, etc., to identify and attract quality candidates.
  • Develops advertising programs (internal and external) to ensure high visibility with potential candidates.
  • Follows up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding the recruiting process.
  • Develops and maintains an excellent relationship with internal and external clients to ensure achievement of staffing goals.
  • Works with hiring managers to ensure compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations, including affirmative action plan compliance.
  • Manages current candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS)
  • Manages application/resume file and retention according to agency policy
  • Attends all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and state licensing requirements, completes all training on time
  • Attends and participates in program and all staff meetings
  • Adheres to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as a role model for others
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in human resources preferred
  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • HRIS experience
  • At least two years of prior recruiting experience
  • Must maintain a valid California Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy


  • Demonstrated commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission and Values: I CARE ? Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-Thinking
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills with all staff levels and backgrounds
  • Ability to stay abreast of trends in HR recruitment and policy to ensure the organization is proactive in its functioning
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite, including MS EXCEL and WORD
  • Ability to be flexible; problem solver; self-directed; customer service-oriented; and, collaborative
  • Solid proofreading skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to articulate and explain Phoenix House's organization, structure, and culture
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with management at all levels. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications-clear, succinct, focused
  • Understanding of and familiarity with the digital environment and marketplace (functions, positions, candidates, etc.)
  • Ability and agility to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Hands-on, team-oriented work ethic
  • Ability to effectively prioritize in a high-pressure environment
  • Working knowledge of state and federal employment law and regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to learn

Job Location: Lake View Terrace, CA

Job Number: 404