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Talent Acquisition Consultant

Company: CALSTART, Inc.
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

CALSTART is seeking to hire a Contract Recruiter to play a critical role to assist leading our recruiting efforts for all US and Internationally-based talent. You will play a key role in providing leadership and direction of the TA function as well as impact our talent retention efforts.
There has never been a better time to be a part of building the clean transportation technology industry and in doing so creating new jobs, addressing climate change, and improving air quality. CALSTART currently operates significant programs related to zero-emission trucks and buses, innovative mobility, light-duty electric vehicles, and zero-emission vehicle infrastructure throughout the region, working closely with prominent government agencies and industry actors. CALSTART's Contract Recruiter role is an important position that finds and brings in staffing talents who are bridging our industry and government partners to develop and lead new initiatives and programs that have a major impact in the industry and beyond.
We are a nationally and internationally recognized clean transportation industry organization with offices in multiple states and Europe. With more than 30 years of experience, we work with public and private sectors to break down barriers to innovation and drive the transportation industry to a clean and prosperous future.
We work with member companies and the broader industry, including fleets, manufacturers, public agencies, and fuel providers, to advance the clean transportation industry. Our work is organized into the major initiative areas; cars, buses, trucks (and off-road equipment), fuels, and innovative mobility. We advance each of these sectors by supporting technology development, assessing, and validating new technologies and products, accelerating market growth by supporting clean vehicle incentive programs, providing policy guidance and implementation, and giving value-added services to our member organizations. We believe now is our time, and we are planning for growth. If you want a career where you are making a real impact and benefiting both society and the environment, you should consider coming to work with us!
Our Contract Recruiter will also:

  • Design and execute our talent acquisition strategies and processes to proactively build and maintain a quality talent pipeline.
  • Build a sourcing strategy to attract passive and active candidates for difficult to fill niche roles.
  • Analyze current and future organizational workforce needs and implement plans to ensure quality staffing continuity.
  • Understand the external labor market conditions and have established networks to build relationships with candidates, agencies, schools, and associations and attract diverse quality talent.
  • Screen resumes, evaluates assessment result, and interview candidates to identify potential placement and fit.
  • Provide key recruiting metrics in a regular-cadenced reporting to senior leadership and evolve current processes to ensure time-to-hire and hired staff retention is held to high standards.
    • Bachelor's degree with 7 or more years of relevant work experience, preferably in the transportation, clean energy, or environmental industries.
    • High level of personal initiative to develop and pursue a vision for success
    • Driven by a passion for the clean transportation industry
    • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
    • Well organized with the ability to oversee and manage multiple projects and while delivering expected results
    • High level of competency with emerging technologies and technical issues
    • Capable of presenting to and working with diverse stakeholder groups, including community-based organizations and equity or environmental justice advocates
    • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of applications, with a high degree of competence in the use of Applicant Tracking Systems (Clear Company) and LinkedIn Recruiter
      Desired Skills and Experience:
      • A strong network of relevant industry contacts
      • Knowledge of and experience working in the zero-emission transportation technologies, energy, not-for-profit sectors
      • International recruiting experience in Europe, Asia, and Latin America
        Salary and Benefits

        • Competitive annual salary based upon experience
        • Performance-based growth opportunities
        • Employee Wellness Program that includes on-demand fitness and mindfulness classes
        • Telecommuting and flexible work hours as appropriate
        • Rewards for alternative commuting to and from work
        • Committed to employee growth and development

          To apply: If you are up to this challenge, we invite you to apply. Qualified candidates, please apply online with your resume and cover letter at
          CALSTART includes the complete salary range for our Lead Project Manager ($85,000 to $109,000). We determine starting pay based on education, experience, internal equity, and any other factors relevant to the job. Starting pay for this role will typically be from $97,000 to $103,000.
          CALSTART, Inc. is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and one that celebrates diversity in all forms. Our inclusive environment focuses on making decisions based on merit without regard to race, color, hair texture, gender, religion, age, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, LGBTQIA+ status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This applies to any terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruiting, hiring, transferring, training, pay, incentives, benefits, discipline, promotion, lay-offs, and termination. Underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: CALSTART, Inc., Pasadena , Talent Acquisition Consultant, Professions , Pasadena, California

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