Kelly Services IT Contract Recruiter - St. Petersburg, FL in St Petersburg, Florida

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Kelly Services is seeking an IT Contract Recruiter for one of our top diversified financial services holding company with subsidiaries engaged primarily in investment and financial planning, in addition to investment banking and asset management located in St. Petersburg, FL.

Job Title: IT Contract Recruiter

Location: St. Petersburg, FL 33716

Type: Temporary

Length: 10/23/17 - 4/27/18

Schedule: 40 hours/week, 8 hours/day

Pay Rate: $24 - $28 per hour

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, uses specialized knowledge and skills obtained through experience and/or formal training to provide professional recruiting services. Identifies, recruits, interviews, and screens job candidates. Identifies sourcing techniques and conducts database searched for appropriate candidates. Identifies and places contractors and temporary workers across the firm. Regular contact with internal and external customers is required to obtain, clarify and provide facts and information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize recruitment tools and remote sourcing techniques to source top candidates.

  • Take responsibility for searching Internet job boards and niche sites for appropriate candidates.

  • Sources active candidates from online databases, contact lists, internal databases, and employee referrals.

  • Sources passive candidates through networking, cold calling, and Internet research.

  • Pre-screen for qualified applicants prior to submitting to senior recruiters for further consideration

  • Facilitate all steps associated with the identification and placement of qualified IT workers

  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors.

  • Manage and monitor preferred vendor list of agencies.

  • Meet with representatives of approved and non-approved vendors to establish areas of expertise and gather other appropriate information.

  • Maintains necessary files covering applications, interviews, and testing procedures along with tracking and reporting recruiting metrics.

  • May meet with department supervisors to discuss upcoming company needs.

  • Proactively researches and investigates innovative sourcing strategies.

  • Works with departments to ensure that positions are filled within budgetary guidelines.

  • Serves as a backup for scheduling and arranging travel accommodations for applicants coming from distant locations.

  • Checks credentials and references and schedules follow-up interviews with company supervisors.

  • Works with senior recruiters in establishing and maintaining relationships with hiring managers.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • At least 3-5 years' experience recruiting for Information Technology talent

  • Experience sourcing for high volume technical development talent (i.e., front/back end, full stack, mid, etc.) required

  • Knowledge of H1B process preferred but not required

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision while delivering results

  • Local candidates will be required to work on site at Company Headquarters located in St. Petersburg, FL

Knowledge of:

  • Legal requirements and federal and state regulations related to employment.

  • EEOC and OFCCP regulations.

  • Uniform Guidelines and EEO.

  • Interviewing practices and techniques.

  • Principles, practices and procedures of human resources administration associated with employment, compensation and classification.

  • Facilitation and presentation methods and techniques.

  • MS Office applications, experience in Applicant Tracking Systems (e.g. Brassring, Vurv, Taleo etc.).


  • Bachelor’s Degree


If interested, please apply to this posting and send a follow up email (with your resume) to Robert Van Riet at for further consideration.

Thank you for your time and we look forward to working with you!

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