Recruiter - Community Outreach & Engagement

Location: Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Opening ID: 29001
Job Family: Supervisors
Date Posted: May 22, 2023


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work "Safer and Smarter." Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values: Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.


You will be responsible for recruiting and sourcing the very best talent to join this industry leader. This role demands a target driven individual who excels under pressure and can create strategic partnerships with internal hiring managers as well as external community organizations. You will be responsible for managing the full life cycle recruiting process for assigned groups within the organization.

Be part of a collaborative team that understands the value of its team members, strives to make a lasting impact, and believes in and upholds the company values. Share your passion for recruiting within a fast-paced environment.

Education, Experience, and Skills

Required Basic Qualifications:

Four-year Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum two years of applicable experience in Recruiting

Excellent computer skills


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with technical and/or production recruiting

Experience/knowledge of Affirmative Action Plans

Microsoft Office and PeopleSoft (Core HR & Applicant Tracking System) experience

Experience developing and executing sourcing strategies


In addition to excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the position requires attention to detail, excellent time management working with changing priorities, and a talent for multi-tasking.

This position will have a hybrid work schedule: work from home, community engagement events and in the office.  There will be some events to attend that will require working after hours.

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.


Primary Responsibilities

Take ownership of the Recruitment and Selection Hiring Process, from identification of need to new hire, as a full-service provider.

Collaborate with hiring managers to create dynamic job descriptions and understand the skills and abilities required for the roles.

Develop sourcing and recruiting initiatives to attract top talent and to assist in meeting Affirmative Action Goals.

Focused on pipeline development in the local and neighboring communities, fostering relationships with educators, businesses, charitable organizations and other community leaders.

Partner effectively with HR partners when working compensation offers, compliance, onboarding and other processes. Continue administration of New Hires for openings through the New Hire process.

Provide complete, accurate, timely and inspiring information to candidates about the company and position to ensure world-class candidate experience.

Develop and maintain a deep understanding of Altec Industries, your business unit and the industry.

Drive the recruitment process by setting clear expectations and delivering on commitments with a sense of urgency to the business as well as internal and external candidates.

Ensure that recruiting and hiring practices are compliant with all applicable local, state, and federal employment laws and OFCCP / EEOC guidelines.

Act as point of contact for designated HR processes, such as intern policy and career fairs.

Event and program coordination across the region including Elementary through High Schools, Technology/Vocational programs, Community Colleges, Non-profits, Chamber of Commerce and others.


Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.