County of Alameda

Minority Recruiter (#6905)

Bargaining Unit: Unrep - Confidential Mgmt (U50)
$34.05-$48.89 Hourly / $2,724.00-$3,911.20 BiWeekly /
$5,902.00-$8,474.27 Monthly / $70,824.00-$101,691.20 Yearly

Under direction, to develop and conduct a recruitment program that focuses on recruitment of multicultural/multilingual or protected group members in classifications in which these groups are underrepresented; and to perform other related duties as required.


The Minority Recruiter, under the direction of a Supervising Personnel Analyst in the Personnel Department, is responsible for the recruitment of multicultural/multilingual and protected group members where underrepresentation of these groups exists. The incumbent of this position works closely with county departments, public agencies and community groups in the recruitment of qualified bicultural/bilingual and protected group members. The Minority Recruiter serves as a resource person to departmental recruiters and as a liaison between the County and a wide variety of community groups. Special emphasis is given to recruitment of personnel with bicultural/bilingual skills needed to serve Alameda County's diverse population.

NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Develops recruitment goals and plans for county classifications that show an underrepresentation of multicultural/multilingual or protected groups.
2. Conducts, with county departments, a focused recruitment program that will accomplish the goals developed above.
3. Develops, maintains and distributes a catalog of all community and public agencies that may be helpful to county departments in the recruitment of multicultural/multilingual or protected groups.
4. Acts as the initial liaison between county departments/recruiters and community and public agencies.
5. Consults with and distributes information to county departments/recruiters about job fairs, meeting dates of specific community organizations, etc.
6. Coordinates with county department to distribute information to community organizations regarding the employment process and employment opportunities with Alameda County.
7. Serves as a resource to County departments/recruiters who are conducting focused recruitments for their departments.
8. Works with county departments to provide information to the public about employment process/opportunities with Alameda County.
9. Makes presentations before business colleges, multicultural/multilingual groups, community groups, trade schools, junior colleges, universities, etc., regarding job opportunities with Alameda County.
10. Assists personnel analysts in recruiting applicants for specific classifications, in recruiting multicultural/multilingual oral board members for exams, etc. Assures that testing measures have multicultural/multilingual appropriateness, in consultation with appropriate communities.
11. May participate in the development or administration of examinations.
12. Develops a plan to work with CBO’s and existing college internship programs as means to increase multicultural/multilingual applicant pool.
13. Develop, with county departments, new avenues and methods for making county job opportunities more visible in multicultural/multilingual communities.


The equivalent of four years of full-time experience in the recruitment or job placement of individuals that included work with minority or protected group members. (College work in a relevant field may be substituted for no more than the equivalent of two years of the work experience.)


Must have possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the “Examples of Duties” section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

• Multicultural/multilingual communities.
• Federal and State laws, guidelines, and procedures regarding employment discrimination and affirmative action.
• Techniques and resources used in recruitment for a wide variety of positions.
• Examination processes, including minimum qualifications, applications and application screening, written tests, oral interviews, performance tests, eligible list promulgation, certification of eligibles and hiring processes.
• Community organizations, local schools, colleges and universities.
• Media use in the recruitment process.


• Oral Communication.
• Written Communication.
• Interpersonal Sensitivity.
• Decision Making.
• Analysis and Problem Solving.
• Planning and Organization.
• Flexibility.
• Counseling.
• Multicultural/multilingual sensitivity.

Retyped: 3/85
Retitled/Revised: 12/87
Retitled/Revised: 12/88
Old document: 0680h
New document: Jobspecs/6905


Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 11 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Employee Mortgage Loan Program
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.