Talent Acquisition Specialist - Kent, OH

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Kent, OH, USA
  • Jun 11, 2021

Job Description

Requisition Number: 132688  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1UVM - DRG Utility Vegetation Management 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Bachelors 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


Take ownership of your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation while growing your career in a dynamic industry! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in utility and environmental services. Become part of our energetic workforce, build your career, and emerge as a leader in the green industry. Davey Resource Group, Inc. is seeking an energized candidate to join our growing talent acquisition team, based in vibrant downtown Kent, OH. In this role, you will work with our Utility Vegetation Management team to assist in DRG’s growing services to utility clients.


What you’ll do:
•    Actively participate with hiring managers to identify and attract top talent to Davey.
•    Research HR talent acquisition best practices, methods, and processes; proactively recommend process improvement policies to standardize, rationalize and simplify recruiting processes.
•    Help with new hire on-boarding, compliance reporting, employee relations, etc.
•    Manage the overall recruitment process from posting job openings through the on-boarding phase.
•    Perform job and task analysis to develop and update job descriptions and job specifications.
•    Lead and assist in developing creative talent acquisition strategies to identify active and passive candidates through various recruiting and staffing resources including databases, social media, etc.
•    Create and prepare recruitment materials and post jobs to appropriate job boards, colleges, etc.
•    Manage a pipeline of candidates for future openings.
•    Actively participate in the interview process by assessing candidates for core competencies, leadership qualities, and exploring career options.
•    Create, track, and monitor metrics, analyze data, and market trends.
•    Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process.
•    Develop and enhance relationships with targeted universities and organizations in support of establishing a qualified diverse pipeline of talent.
•    Travel to other office locations, job fairs, on-campus recruiting, and other community events to promote Davey.


What you’ll need:
•    High energy level and a sense of creativity to effectively match candidates with the company's needs, and to positively portray Davey and its employee-ownership culture, values, and priorities.
•    A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Management, or a related field.
•    2+ year’s previous human resource experience, with a minimum of 1 year of experience in full life-cycle recruiting.
•    A good understanding of sourcing and selection techniques.
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially with Excel and Word as well as a familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems. Prior experience with SuccessFactors ATS/Recruiting module and G Suite is preferred.
•    Strong social media technology background.
•    Proven ability to develop and manage strong relationships with a broad range of individuals at various levels of the organization.
•    Strong interview skills, attention to detail, and ability to multitask while maintaining composure in a fast-paced environment.
•    Able to work collaboratively and openly with cross-functional business leaders.
•    Ability to work with minimal supervision, maintain confidentiality, and manage sensitive information.
•    Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
•    Strong team-building skills and be a positive contributor in a team environment.
•    Availability to work before and after standard office hours as work requires.
•    Ability to travel to attend Co-op/Intern Program events, career fairs/events, and conferences as necessary.
What you’ll get:
•    Opportunity to work for and become an employee-owner with the largest employee-owned service company in the country.
•    A company repeatedly recognized as a top performer and identified by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers.
•    An innovative and success-driven work environment that provides an excuse to be enthusiastic every day.
•    Great teammates that will help support your professional growth.
•    Managers who empower team members through continual training and development to encourage increased success.
•    Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance after 1 full calendar month of employment.
•    Cell phone reimbursement.
•    An innovative and success-driven work environment that provides an excuse to be enthusiastic every day.
•    Competitive wages & excellent benefits. Pay rates based on qualifications & experience.
•    Employee referral bonus program.
•    Scholarship Program for Children of Employees.
•    Charitable matching gift program.
•    Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance.
•    Discounted stock purchase options and 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
•    Paid time off and paid holidays.








Who we are:
The Davey Resource Group, Inc. is focused and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe and reliable power to their customers and maintain national security. We are results-driven by our great people and the technology at our fingertips. People who love being the best and being a part of building something extraordinary. People who want to create change, who love what they do and the people they do it with. We are currently hiring Arborists, Foresters, Horticulturalists, Natural Resource Specialists, and plant and outdoor enthusiasts. Various full-time positions available include; entry-level, special projects, and supervisory roles. We are seeking candidates who have positive attitudes, excellent communication skills, and critical attention to detail. Team players who have a thirst for knowledge and growth are encouraged to apply.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.



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