Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Ins Co

  • Recruiting Specialist

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/14/2020 10:30 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Responsible for the complete life cycle of the recruiting process.  This position is responsible for sourcing, pre-screening, and closing qualified candidates for hire at all levels.  Serves as the point of contact to hiring managers and applicants regarding the status of recruitment activities.  Coordinates internal and external posting activities through the Intranet (KNET), website, and the Applicant Tracking System (iCIMS).  Conducts criminal history checks, reference checks, and pre-employment testing.  Extends employment offers and oversees all aspects of temporary staffing activities. 



    • Conduct activities related to the recruitment of internal and external applicants, including: internal postings, creating recruitment ads, prescreening applicants, interviewing, checking references, recommending prospective employees for employment, and making job offers to selected candidates.
    • Oversees the activities relating to temporary workers including: coordinating for departments, handling day-to-day temporary issues with managers, and processing invoices.
    • Prepares and posts open positions on the Intranet page, webpage, external job boards, social media, and any other posting forums.
    • Communicates with internal and external applicants on the status of their applications and subsequent activity.
    • Confirms eligibility of internal applicants to apply for open positions.
    • Works closely with managers to coordinate and facilitate staffing activities for open positions.
    • Screens applicants and refers qualified applicants to hiring managers for further consideration.
    • Schedules and coordinates all interviews with managers and applicants.
    • Conducts business and personal reference checks.
    • Extends employment offers and notifies internal and external applicants not chosen for open positions.
    • Process criminal background checks, social security verification, education transcripts, and credit checks if required for the position.
    • Communicate any potential issues found in the background screening process to supervisor or director for further review and document issue and plan of action taken if needed.
    • Represents KFB at state and local career fairs.
    • Prepare status changes for transfers and promotions.
    • Maintains order of application files and purges documents according to legal standards.
    • Partners with supervisor to update and maintain position tracking and budget tracking spreadsheets.
    • Administers the employee referral bonus program.
    • Provide internal and external customer service through greeting customers, initiating and receiving phone calls, and emails.
    • Regular, predictable attendance as employee has to physically be in the office.
    • This list of essential functions is non-exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.



    • Assist HR Director and Talent Service Supervisor with the company visa sponsorship program and immigration activities required for potential and current employees to receive H1B work visas and green card processing.
    • Assist with the company’s relocation program and coordinate relocation activities with employees, moving companies, apartment complexes, etc.
    • May assist the Federation in external recruiting activities.
    • May assist the Talent Service Supervisor in locating candidates interested in contracting as sales agents for Agency Support & Marketing.
    • Attends seminars and other continued education activities to keep abreast of recruiting trends and legal issues.



    • Physical demands: Normal vision/hearing (with or without correction); Speaking; Lifting (not to exceed 25 lbs.); Occasional driving; Occasional in-state travel and evening/weekend work hours.
    • Mental demands: Deadline oriented under time constraints; Able to adjust quickly to workplace change with minimal disruption; High degree of coping skill and tolerance of ambiguity.
    • Environmental factors: Standard office lighting, temperature, and noise.
    • Equipment: Telephone; Keyboard; Personal computer; Fax; Copier; Automobile.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred or equivalent work experience.
    • 2 years’ experience in human resources. Staffing experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Office software.
    • Knowledge of federal and state laws governing recruitment and selection.
    • Able to work in a confidential manner.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Customer service orientation.
    • Must be self-starter and possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.


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