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HR Specialist (Recruiter)

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC
Honolulu, HI
  • Expired: September 06, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position Summary:
The HR Specialist (Recruiter) will be responsible to identify, recruit, screen and present qualified candidates for positions, collaborating with hiring managers throughout the process.  The HR Specialist (Recruiter) will also research, develop, and implement effective recruiting and staffing strategies to attract a diverse pool of qualified and capable talent for the organization. This position will be required to support the Human Resources functions and provides front line service to the employees of the company.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Develops, facilitates, and implements all phases of the recruitment process.
  • Collaborates with department managers to identify and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions and hiring criteria.
  • Identifies and implements efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies based on the available role, industry standards, and the needs of the organization.
  • Assists with job posting and advertisement processes.
  • Screens applications and selects qualified candidates.
  • Schedules interviews; oversees preparation of interview questions and other hiring and selection materials.
  • Assists with the interview process, attending and conducting interviews with managers, directors, and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with the hiring manager and/or other human resource staff during the offer process, identifying and recommending salary ranges, incentives, start dates, and other pertinent details.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and company policies.
  • Attends and participates in college and industry job fairs and recruiting sessions.
  • Responsible for on-boarding elements for new hires. 
  • Answer questions and assist employees with HR issues or concerns.
  • Perform administrative duties such as filing and completing weekly reports.
  • Compile information for AAP and EEO requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills/Technical Knowledge:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with good negotiation tactics.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Good attitude; must be a team player

Additional Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality and highest level of professionalism.
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to a fast paced, high energy environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities.
  • Ability to create and implement sourcing strategies for recruitment for a variety of roles.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Familiarity with laws, regulations, and best practices applicable to hiring and recruitment.
Education, Training and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred.
  • At least 3 years of HR experience preferred.
  • At least five years managing all phases of the recruitment and hiring process highly desirable.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.
  • SHRM’s Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential a plus.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn applicant-tracking software or other recruitment systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Shipyard/Industrial Experience valuable

Physical Demands:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to carry, lift, push/pull, bend, and squat up to 15 lbs.

  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain and maintain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening and a background check before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers' license in good standing, class 3 or higher
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Shipyards’ policies and procedures.
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully.
  • Communicates regularly with Officers, Managers, & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues.
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates.
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment.
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management.

Our Values
Legacy: Family-owned throughout its history, P.S.I. strives to fulfill the goals that motivated our founder in 1944: we dedicate ourselves wholly to caring for our customers so that they can continue to serve our community.

Commitment: P.S.I. approaches every project with teamwork, determination, and focus. Commitment makes it possible for the most challenging of projects to be completed safely and on-time to consistently exceed our customer’s expectations.

Integrity: Transparency, humility, and accountability are critical to every facet of our business. Leading with integrity allows P.S.I. to continue to operate as the highest-performing commercial shipyard in the state.

Loyalty: At P.S.I., every employee relies on teammates without question and supports each other without pretense. Built on the foundations of trust, loyalty to one another is paramount.

We hope you will consider joining our team! 

Additional Information:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

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