Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the westand the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s mostdesirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about
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About The Position
The Personnel Specialist performs oversight of pre-employment recruitments to include;recruitment community outreach efforts and advertising for all police department positionvacancies.
Assists in the areas of: recruitment, testing, job fair and community outreach tracking andcandidate communications.
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the positionmay be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview. Final selection iscontingent upon a background investigation which includes:
Motor Vehicle Department Records Check
Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment:
* May be waived for current Scottsdale Police Department employees.
Education and Experience:
A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent
One year para-professional human resources experience in: recruiting, testing, and tracking.
Licensing, Certification, and Other Requirements:
Completion of Background Investigation School within one year of hire.
Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license with no major citations withinthe past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehiclesrequires that out-of-state driver’s licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocatingto the State of Arizona.
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which mayinclude, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:
Maintains confidential information and files.
Prepares written reports for Division management; analyzes methods, procedures, and data;appraises and organizes facts; develops, recommends, and explains policies andprocedures.
Sorts, separates, arranges, files, and distributes: applications, testing materials, andselection packets.
May represent the assigned division at employment job fairs. May develop recruitmentmaterials and programs. May establish and maintain liaison with faculty of state universitiesand community colleges.
Schedules oral panel interviews; maintains detailed computerized record of applicants andcurrent status in recruitment process.
Answers recruitment questions by telephone, email and in person. Explains policies andprocedures to applicants.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative ofthose that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisposition or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform theessential functions.
Most work is performed in a normal City office environment.
Lift and carry materials weighing up to 40 pounds.
Works outside in a variety of weather conditions conducting recruitment testing.
Operate a variety of standard office equipment including: computer, telephone, calculator,copy and fax machine requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand, and eye movement.
Travel to/from meetings and various Phoenix metro locations.