Recruiter I

Located at Thunderbird Youth Academy in Pryor, OK

Recruitment #210916-UNCC-57



On board state employees (fulltime, part-time and temporary) with the Oklahoma Military Department: 

Contact Shaleen Varner at or Fax: 405-606-7262.  

All other applicants follow online process below.


This position is Located at Thunderbird Youth Academy in Pryor, OK 

This is a full-time unclassified state position with full state retirement and insurance benefits, including paid health, dental, life, and disability insurance for the employee. The employee receives a benefit allowance to assist with insurance cost.  Annual leave of 10 hours per month and sick leave of 10 hours per month begin accruing immediately.

Basic Purpose
Organize and execute recruitment of students throughout the state for the Thunderbird Youth Academy.

Essential Functions:
• Organize and execute recruitment throughout the state of students for upcoming classes
• Contact, schedule and visit community groups, civic clubs, state offices, schools, religious organizations, and youth organizations to obtain leads on prospective students and mentors for the academy
• Follow-up on all leads for potential applicants by phone, email, letter or personal contact throughout the year
• Maintain a wait list for future cycles
• Physically perform presentations using approved materials to groups ensuring that presentations are informative and professional
• Track application process on prospective students from identification until acceptance
• Attain a minimum goal of 120 applications per recruiting cycle to allow a sufficient pool of applicants
• Attends all interviews/orientations, in processing, training sessions, graduation and staff meetings assigned by the RPM Coordinator
• Creates, maintains, produces, and distributes promotional materials.
• Responsible for turning in monthly schedule of activities to RPM coordinator and a summary of monthly activities no later than the 29th day of each month
• Able to travel as necessary.
• Maintain confidential information about current students, mentors, and graduates
• Interact with cadet corps as required.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Military background preferred, but not required

Education and Experience:
High School diploma required.  Some college preferred,

Licenses/Certificates required: 
Possession of or willingness to obtain a CDL.

Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift/carry a minimum of 15 pounds. Some evening and weekends hours are required.

Conditions of Employment:
• Employment is in the unclassified service as an employee at will
• Contingent on a favorable NCIC/OSBI background check
• Contingent on passing pre-employment drug & alcohol screening
• A valid driver license (possession of or willingness to obtain a CDL)
• FLSA Non-Exempt status
• Tobacco and Vape free facility
• T1/CNACI security clearance due to working with youth (Eligibility for national security positions shall be granted only to persons who are U.S. citizens.)

Notes:  Located at Thunderbird Youth Academy in Pryor, OK 

Employment eligibility verified through E-Verify (Homeland Security). Travel may be required at the expense of the employee to be reimbursed within 45 days of travel. 


State of Oklahoma properties are smoke-free and vape-free therefore, the use of any and all tobacco products including, but not limited to, cigarettes, pipes, smokeless tobacco, other tobacco products, electronic cigarettes/vaping devices or any other product packaged for smoking or the simulation of smoking (regardless of nicotine content) is prohibited on all State properties.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.