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Recruitment Specialist #2303-204210-01

Street Maintenance Division

Date Opened
Wednesday, March 08, 2023 8:00 AM
Close Date
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 11:59 PM
Charlotte Department of Transportation
  • $45,615.00 - $57,019.00/year
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The City of Charlotte is proud of its diverse workforce. It employs over 6,000 individuals engaged in various exciting professional, administrative, public safety, technical, clerical, skilled, and general labor, and trades work. Fourteen departments are responsible for providing such services as Police and Fire protection, Garbage and Recyclables collection, Water and Sewer Services, Road Construction and Maintenance, Transit, Planning, Zoning, Neighborhood Development, and operation of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. 


The Street Maintenance Division, Human Resources Specialist, manages the recruitment process and is involved in application screening, interviewing, new employee orientation, etc. The Recruitment Specialist also supports the Human Resources Specialist Sr. with Payroll and Benefits duties.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review the division vacancy list and work with the Department's Talent Acquisition Coordinator to create job postings in JobAps.
  • Educate staff on the recruitment process and keep them abreast of current and upcoming job opportunities
  • Review the JobAps certified list of qualified candidates, and work with the CDOT Talent Acquisition Coordinator to schedule interviews and skills assessments for the potential candidates. 
  • Maintains interview questions, job descriptions, and skills assessments to yield the best outcomes in selecting candidates for hire and promotion.
  • Oversees the Street Maintenance Division (SMD) hiring process and facilitates interviews and skills assessments to ensure an equitable process.
  • Monitors all candidate selection activities, calculates final interview and assessment scores and communicates candidate rankings to hiring managers.
  • Communicate conditional offers to selected candidates and send all pre-hire paperwork to initiate the onboarding process
  • Ensures all pre-employment documents have been submitted to the CDOT Talent Acquisition Coordinator for processing. 
  • Set up new hires with necessary Network Account Access, including email, computer log-on, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, etc.
  • Assist with hiring the candidate in JobAps, PeopleSoft and scheduling for CityView Orientation and CDOT Orientation once the background activities are complete. 
  • Communicate the new hires' start date with the appropriate CDOT personnel. 
  • Creates and maintains employee information in computer systems (PeopleSoft, Kronos, Hansen, etc.) when personnel actions such as new hires, transfers, terminations, or promotions occur.
  • Maintain and update the organizational chart due to employee movement (transfers, promotions, terminations, new hires). 
  • Makes security system updates and creates employee badges for new or current employees with lost or damaged security cards. 
  • Manages employee files for Street Maintenance Division and sends the appropriate paperwork to the Human Resources Department. 
  • Supports the Human Resources Specialist Sr. with payroll and benefits administration as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Personnel and Human Resources – Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems. 
  • Clerical – Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, confidentiality policies, and other office procedures. 
  • Administration and Management – Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources. 
  • Customer and Personnel Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing service specifically to potential and current employees. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. 
  • Communication Skills – Conveying information effectively through speaking and writing and understanding information others give through speaking and writing. 
  • Decision Making Skills – Efficiently and effectively makes choices. Considers the cost and benefits of potential actions through understanding of others’ possible reactions. 
  • Organization – The ability to organize information in a way that can be effectively accessed and remain confidential if necessary. 
  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong. Recognizing there is a problem that needs a solution. 
  • Technology/Computer Skills – Has the capacity to learn and is familiar with computer programs such as PeopleSoft, Kronos, Hansen, and Success Factors.

Preferred Qualification

  • 2 years of Human Resources experience
  • Familiarity with computer systems such as PeopleSoft and Kronos preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and one (1) year of related work experience 
  • A 2 Year Associates Degree 
  • An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, an abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties


  • $45,615.00 - $57,019.00 / Year; Commensurate with experience

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As of October 1, 2021:

The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for all new City of Charlotte employees.

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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