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Human Resources Assistant – Recruiter

Human Resources Assistant – Recruiter

The Position

We are looking for an experienced, energetic and detail oriented Human Resources Assistant to support the Manager of Human Resources on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Assistant – Recruiter is responsible for interviewing, testing and referring applicants for positions throughout Gus’s Community Markets. This position must possess considerable skill in interviewing techniques, a good knowledge of all clerical and specialized functions in the company, a basic understanding of the company’s organizational structure as well as an extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices.

Gus’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of ancestry, race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual identity, sexual orientation, age, creed, genetic information, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or other basis protected by applicable federal or California state law.


  • Take instruction, direction, and follow procedures provided by our human resources manager.
  • Coordinates with hiring managers on departmental needs.
  • Posts positions on local recruiting sites and works with social media manager to advertise key positions and hiring events.
  • Acts as liaison with area employment agencies and advertising agencies.
  • Screens resumes and applicants and conducts first interviews travelling to the various stores to conduct interviews.
  • If applicable, coordinate any pre-employment testing.
  • Conducts all references checks.
  • Works with hiring managers on verbal and written job offers.
  • Implements and maintains employee referral program.
  • Assists in conducting new employee orientations.
  • Manages clerical aspects of employment including and not limited to:  onboarding in our payroll/HRIS systems, health insurance enrollment, welcome emails, etc.
  • Produces weekly report on employment activity.
  • Conducts exit interviews with terminating employees.
  • Manages vacation and sick calendar and reconciles to payroll.
  • Answers outside inquiries such as employment and wage verification.
  • Manages the recruitment calendar, taking complete ownership of scheduling applicants as assigned, appropriately following up via phone and email to effectively confirm appointments.
  • Partners with manager of human resources for special projects, with main focus on employee relations (e.g. management of hiring reports and others as assigned.)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field or a combination of education and equivalent work experience.
  • 1+ years recruitment or relevant experience.
  • Experience with local, state and federal wage and hour compliance (such as overtime, meal/rest periods).
  • Excellent public speaking, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a wide range of projects and responsibilities simultaneously, effectively prioritizing, taking ownership and initiative.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment, with a sense of urgency while still maintaining great customer service and accuracy.
  • Ability to work with financial and personnel information in strict confidence.
  • Able to make decisions in a timely fashion that are sound, accurate and supported by the reasoning and inclusion of appropriate people. Includes the ability to recognize, address and propose solutions to problems that arise.
  • Must be able to work comfortably and effectively with a diverse group of staff members and the general public, both on the phone and in person.
  • Understand spoken and written Spanish preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong relationship building and customer service skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Advanced PC skills, proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills, with a strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Proficiency with ultimate software a plus.

This job posting describes the general requirements of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To Apply:

Please send us your most recent resume, three professional references and a brief cover letter with a description of yourself and your availability.
  Do not submit a generic cover letter or resume, please apply to this job specifically. We look forward to hearing from you!

To Apply

Please send us your most recent resume, three professional references and a brief cover letter with a description of yourself and your availability. We look forward to hearing from you! Thanks.