RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION SPECIALIST

Recruitment #22-118-3615

Introduction

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is a combination career/volunteer organization comprised of approximately 700 employees and 800 active operational and administrative volunteers. The Department is a growing organization that serves a large and diverse population located 30 miles northwest of Washington, DC. We provide a full range of emergency and non-emergency services to 425,000 citizens within a 520 square mile area. Additional information about the Department can be found at www.loudoun.gov/fire. We seek to hire a highly motivated, effective, and diverse workforce to meet the needs of the County's citizens and visitors and support the Department's core values of Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism, and Service. Loudoun County offers a meaningful career, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information can be found at www.loudoun.gov/benefits.

Job Description

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, Recruitment and Retention Specialist position working 40 hours a week.

The successful applicant should have knowledge of a fire and rescue combination system, volunteer operations, procedures, and training. The successful candidate will work a flexible schedule to address their duties to include: Recruit fire and rescue volunteers, in both operational and administrative roles. Develop and implement recognition programs for volunteers and their contributions to the County. Ensure volunteers have all the resources they need to be successful in their roles including training. Manage volunteer records and personnel interactions. Assist with training coworkers in the volunteer companies on recruiting and retention techniques; explains program policies and procedures. Establishes performance expectations and goals for the volunteer recruitment and retention team; leads team with activities and plans to accomplish goals. Develop annual volunteer staff development and training program; track volunteer staff completion of required County learning requirements; and reviews volunteer certification requirements and CEU completion to maintain certifications.

Hiring range $24.67-$33.31

Salary commensurate with experience

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in a related field; one (1) year of related work experience preferably with at least one (1) year of experience as an operational volunteer in fire and/or rescue; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver's license and good driving record (driving records may be reviewed annually for continued qualification). Certifications in bloodborne pathogens and CPR instructor preferred. Current certification as a firefighter or EMT is preferred.

Special Requirements

Will be required to work varied hours including evenings and weekends. Must be able to drive during day and night hours. This position requires lifting at least forty (40) pounds.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Selection process comprised of application review and background investigation, to include criminal record check, credit, and fingerprinting.

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