Nebraska Department of Transportation is seeking a Talent Acquisition Hero – Recruiter!

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The war for talent is on, and NDOT (Nebraska Department of Transportation) is looking for a Talent Acquisition Hero to join us in our pursuit of victory; one hire at a time. This role is not for the faint of heart, it’s fast paced, demanding, and carries heavy requisition counts. The ideal candidate is someone that’s truly up for a challenge, doesn’t shy away from heavy workloads and demanding customers, and is passionate about finding the right talent to support our culture of purpose, growth, and community. A day in the life of the Talent Acquisition Hero is never the same, but, in this role, you will be working on attracting the best talent out there, scouting potential candidates through various channels, and building promising talent pipelines for future growth. The Talent Acquisition Hero enjoys flexible scheduling options, a supportive and inclusive team environment where ideas and creativity flourish, a true sense of pride and purpose, and much, much, more. At the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), we provide the best possible transportation system for the movement of people and goods by creating and maintaining life changing transportation systems that connect people and communities, enhancing the quality of life for all Nebraskans and supporting the wonderful freedom to travel throughout our great State. Our culture is vibrant, and teammates feel valued as individuals and as part of our team. We hire good people who share our sense of pride and are excited to make a difference in the lives of fellow Nebraskans. The successful candidate will serve Central and Western Nebraska and will be headquartered in North Platte.

Please reach out to Heather Vieth, Talent Acquisition Partner, at 402-326-2370, if you have questions or to learn more.

Apply today using our new quick apply process! Just attach your resume when prompted.

Hiring Rate: $19.657 – $30.786, if approved.

Responsibilites include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage full life cycle recruiting across multiple functions.
  • Partner with hiring managers to craft job advertisements and develop screening criteria and interview questions.
  • Creatively source top-notch candidates via multiple channels while creating and maintaining a great candidate experience.
  • Research and identify innovative advertising platforms.
  • Screen applications/resumes and interview candidates.
  • Extend offers of employment and write offer letters.
  • Actively communicate with candidates.
  • Develop a strong network to build talent pipelines for various positions that accommodate current and future business demands.
  • Work with local high schools, colleges, professional organizations, and other stakeholders to conduct outreach and promote NDOT and its various career opportunities.
  • Ensure the integrity of the recruitment process.
  • Stay informed of industry trends and innovative recruitment techniques, while striving for continuous improvement.
  • Lead special projects.
  • Collaborate, support, and partner with fellow Talent Heroes and HR Business Partner team.
  • Build strong and enduring relationships, mentor hiring managers, and implement best practices.



    • Two years of coursework or training in personnel management, business administration, public administration or office/administrative or three years of related experience.


    • Prior recruitment, marketing, and or sales experience.

    • Experience advertising content via multiple social media platforms.

    • Proven experience providing outstanding customer service in a fast-paced environment.

  • OTHER:

    • Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation.

    • Occasional overnight travel may be required.

    • Regular and reliable attendance is also required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, with a high attention to detail and a collaborative nature. Strong mentality for continuous improvement, exceeding internal customer expectations and providing outstanding customer service. Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Ability to influence outcomes effectively. Ability to build and leverage enduring relationships.

    NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience.

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