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Recruiting Coordinator

Lenexa, KS

The City of Lenexa Police Department is seeking a highly motivated individual who is passionate about serving the public and delivering the highest level of professional service as a Recruiting Coordinator. The ideal candidate has general knowledge of recruitment, selection and hiring activities along with administrative support in scheduling and coordinating pre-employment screenings for applicants. Our employees are dedicated to the City's core values - integrity - service, teamwork, dedication, vision, and caring.

Responsibilities: Conducts recruitment and selection activities for all Police Department personnel vacancies; assists with position requisitions and recruitment plans; creates and places job postings on appropriate websites; assists with corresponding with applicants; reviewing personal history statements when received, conducting preliminary background screenings - (Versadex, Coplink, NCIC/Regis, Drivers' License, Selective Service and National Decertification Index websites); scheduling, coordinating and conducting applicant testing and oral board panel interviews; serves on interview panels; provides guidance to hiring managers on selection process; coordinates polygraph, background investigation, psychological and medical testing, coordinates final chief interviews; notifies Human Resources of final employment offers; promptly responds to applicant and candidate inquiries. Conducts talent outreach activities; researches and prepares recruitment activities: including scheduling and coordinating career fairs with department representatives, schedules and coordinates department participation at external job fairs; coordinates department participation at City festivals and events; prepares and updates monthly vacancy report. Assists Police Department staff with preparing recruiting reports and documents (e.g., applications received, testing, ride-alongs, oral board panel interviews, polygraph testing, psychological and medical evaluations, employee training enrollment and attendance records, etc.). Coordinates new employee hiring, onboarding and orientation activities with Human Resources and other staff; schedules and coordinates new hire orientations with employees, supervisors and department directors. Assists with updating Police Department website, recruiting website and recruiting brochures. Provides back-up support for compensation, benefits, leaves of absence and safety and workers' compensation activities. Assists with special projects, events and research activities as requested or required. Travels to meetings, trainings and events.

Qualifications: Minimum: High school diploma or G.E.D. and two years of administrative office or human resources experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Desired: Associate's degree in HR management, business administration or a related field. Employee recruitment, selection, and onboarding experience.

Compensation and Benefits: Salary range is $19.54 to $23.89 per hour DOQ and directly related experience. In addition to competitive pay, a full-time career with the City of Lenexa comes with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, a robust health and wellness program, up to $25,000 in tuition reimbursement, excellent retirement plans, an on-site health clinic, and a culture that promotes teamwork and work-life balance. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre- employment physical, drug screen, background check, polygraph, and psychological evaluation. Please refer to the LPD website for a list of Automatic Disqualifiers. TO APPLY: Complete an online application at as the first step in our hiring process. First review of applications will begin on February 28th, 2020. Applicants who are successfully screened through to the next step in the hiring process will be contacted via email/text with further instructions to complete the Personal History Statement packet.

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