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Job Description

05/13/2017 05/22/2017
PHOENIX 36,814.34-51,321.09


Arizona Department of Economic Security


Recruiter - Personnel Analyst 3

1789 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85007  

Openings: 1

This announcement is open until a sufficient number of resumes are received. Interested applicants should apply for this position if they feel that they are qualified as quickly as possible to ensure a timely application.

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and State and Federal partners to realize our collective mission to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need. To learn more about DES visit DES Overview and visit our careers page to see current job opportunities. Join the DES Team!



The Office Of the Director (OOD) is seeking an experienced and upbeat individual to join our team as a Recruiter (classification: Personnel Analyst 3). The Human Resources Recruiter reports to the Staffing and Recruitment Manager and is responsible for creating and implementing recruitment plans and classification & compensation proposals in a fast-paced human resources environment. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Creating innovative methods of sourcing and recruiting qualified applicants through various community outreach activities, social media, job fairs, and network with educational institutions

- Developing recruitment materials and handle advertising for all of our offices throughout the State

- Creating effective job announcements and reviewing resumes and determining credentials to qualify candidates

- Performing all activities related to Talent Acquisition system and other department recruitment and staffing databases

- Facilitating on­boarding, new hire presentations, and presentations related to staffing and recruitment

- Establishing position descriptions (PD), updating PDs, reallocating PDs, FLSA review and updates, creating classification action proposals for HRA review to reallocate mass positions and assisting with desk audits

- Investigating applicant complaints related to allegations of unequal treatment, discrimination, harassment, and other violations of federal and state laws regarding human resources, personnel policy, program guidelines and records



- Strong background in full life cycle recruitment including outreach activites, employer branding, drafting effective job announcements, qualifying candidates, and process recruitment in the applicant tracking system

- Experience in staffing, recruitment, selection, and classification compensation practices.

- Knowledge of employment law, defensible hiring practices, Arizona Administrative Code, EEO principles, personnel policies and procedures

- Ability to conduct desk audits, investigations using fact-finding practices

- Demonstrated work experience implementing recruitment campaigns

- Advanced level of computer skills including Applicant tracking systems, HRIS, Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint)

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Outstanding customer service skills that exercises diplomacy in dealing with public and customers

- Strong problem solving, detailed oriented, and self-started skills

- Effectively manage workflow and familiarity with Gantt charts in a fast paced environment is highly desirable



DES promotes career development by offering a learning environment, team oriented culture. Our new hires enjoy several other benefits such as paid holidays, vacation days, sick leave, medical, dental, and vision benefits, tuition reimbursement, and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.


Staffing Disclosure

Applicants will be required to:

- Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is subject to driver’s license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record, valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

- Apply for and show proof of receipt of a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card that meets Level One requirements

- Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly h ired State employees

- Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions


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DES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer

Persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

Fair and Equal Employment Opportunity Practices: DES does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, or military service.

Reasonable Accommodation Request: During all stages of the recruitment process, persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation which includes but are not limited to a sign language interpreter or an alternative format of documents. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact DES Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2842. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

If you experience technical issues while applying for this position, please dial 602-542-4700 or email [email protected]