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Talent Acquisition Specialist (Temp)

Sambatek, Inc. is a professional services firm that specializes in engineering, planning, surveying, and environmental services. We serve public and private clients throughout Minnesota, Texas, and across the country. We embrace challenging projects and work hard to help our clients find success. As a people-first employer, we offer flexible work schedules and the opportunity to choose your work location- remote or in-office- as your work allows.

The Opportunity

In this temporary position you will maintain a best in industry talent acquisition program in partnership with the Chief People Officer, Marketing Director, and Practice Leaders. You will be responsible for sourcing talent; identifying and vetting candidate referral sources, building and maintaining relationships with recruiters and other referral sources including colleges; and overseeing the college recruiting program.

Work Location: Hybrid, in-office, or remote

Length: Temporary- expected need September through late December 2022/early January 2023

Preferred Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week

The qualified candidate will:

  • Partner with hiring managers and leaders to verify staffing needs and update job postings

  • Lead the strategic search process, and conduct full life cycle recruiting for positions in MN, TX, and remote talent

  • Build and maintain relationships with referral sources and monitor progress on a weekly basis

  • Provide dashboard reports of activity and results to identify opportunities to enhance our programs

  • Collect talent acquisition information on key competitors to benchmark our staffing processes

  • Lead creative sourcing initiatives in collaboration with others including: campaigns, diversity outreach, internal promotion & development, and employment branding & engagement

  • Participate in the enhancement of employment branding to attract and retain talent

  • Use recruiting tools to improve our selection decisions and the candidate and hiring manager experience

  • Screen candidates through phone, virtual, and/or in-person interviews

  • Participate in and facilitate interview and selection meetings

  • Stay current on the company's organization structure, employment policies, and federal and state laws regarding employment practices

  • Fill open positions at a time to fill ratio at or better than industry standards

  • Coordinate and attend career fairs for recruiting and company recognition

  • Perform other special projects as assigned

Why consider Talent Acquisition at Sambatek?

  • You can elevate our People First talent acquisition capabilities, build, and enhance programs and processes

  • We are growing and have a steady stream of projects that drive staffing needs

  • We offer flexible work options to make your work-life balance better

  • We are headquartered in Minnetonka, MN with a team in Dallas, TX

  • Employees value the career growth and breadth of experience they find in a smaller firm like ours

  • You will be a part of a culture that strives to let our employees know how much they are appreciated


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field

  • Additional recruiting training or certification preferred

  • 5 years recent sourcing experience using social media

  • Lifecycle recruiting experience in engineering

  • Experience building successful talent acquisition programs and employment branding

  • Intermediate skill using Microsoft Office Suite

  • Familiar with ATS (applicant tracking systems)

  • Preference for candidates with experience in developing or delivering interview skills training

Key Strengths

  • Excellent and proactive communicator - keeps others informed of progress

  • Positive energy

  • Proactive self-starter

  • Strong organization skills

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Work is primarily performed in an office environment

  • Ability to occasionally move equipment/objects weighing up to 10 pounds

Sambatek, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We select candidates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, and any other category protected by law.

Minnetonka, MN, 55343, US