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Full-Time

Recruiting Coordinator

Recruiting Coordinator

The Recruiting Coordinator performs aspects of the recruitment and hiring process for full and part time staff and will be responsible for the coordination of part-time and seasonal employee events.  This position will also assist with the development of strategies for employee retention and will coordinate diversity recruiting efforts for the Zoo.  Reports to the Assistant Director of Recruiting and Training.

Recruiting Coordinator Duties Include:

  • Identifies department needs and recruits through advertisements, job fairs, temporary employment agencies, college programs, web site maintenance and other creative methods.
  • Coordinates full cycle recruiting efforts for the Zoo from application to onboarding for part time applicants; full time applicants, as needed.
  • Assists with the maintenance of the resume and applicant tracking system on recruitment activities, applicant flow, interviews, hires, transfers, and terminations.
  • Attends area Job Fairs to recruit staff and will provide applicants with information about the Zoo and positions available. Establishes and maintains community relationships with high schools, clubs and community organizations.
  • Assists with the development of the Zoo’s recruiting program and coordinates diversity programming and events.
  • Develops and performs part time staff orientations.
  • Partner with local businesses and Zoo staff to plan, implement and attend part-time and seasonal employee events.
  • May have some budget related responsibility and coordinates trade out program.
  • May receive, review, prepare, and/or submit various reports and records including applications and resumes, ACA reporting, billing invoices, purchase orders, and general office correspondence.
  • Keeps abreast of current employment laws and practices.  Provides assistance in interviewing part or full time staff as needed.

Minimum Training and Experience
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or related field, knowledge of hiring legalities and one year of recruiting experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and requires forty hours per scheduled work week.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Zoo fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Vice President of Human Resources

Vice President of Human Resources

The Vice President of Human Resources manages, directs, and coordinates departmental activities and programs for the Toledo Zoo’s Human Resources Department which encompasses HR, Safety and Volunteers. Oversees direction of organizational development, policies and programs covering employment, compensation, benefits, performance management, recruiting and retention, labor relations, terminations, and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Vice President of Human Resources duties include:

  • Works with the CEO/President to define the human resources goals and objectives.
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s human resource function and performance.
  • Acting liaison with various insurance carriers and fosters effective relationships with client representatives.
  • Develop progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs.
  • Continue to improve the programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the strategic and operational people issues of the organization.
  • Develop and oversee coordination of effective recruitment programs. Work with recruiting staff to develop strategy for recruiting top caliber employees.
  • Act as senior level advisor on human resources issues to other executives and all level of employees throughout the organization.
  • Plan and recommend budgets, manages expenditures, and reports on budget variances.
  • Create vision for training programs which will help to continually improve productivity of consulting groups and other departments throughout the organization.
  • Coordinate and execute labor relations in regards to union contract negotiations and policies.

Minimum Training and Experience

Bachelor degree in Human Resources or related field, ten years experience in the HR arena with an organization that has 300 employees or more. Experience in public or private personnel management, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. PHR or SPHR preferred. Reports to the President/CEO and is a member of the Senior Management Group involved with strategy development, tactical management planning and goal-setting. This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and requires time worked in excess of forty hours per week. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Part-Time & Seasonal

*NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

PART-TIME

• Requires working flexible hours including weekends and holidays.
• May require working in all weather conditions, the ability to stand for extended periods and walk extensively on Zoo grounds.
• Can work up to 125 hours a month.

Seasonal

• Typically begin in the spring and end in the fall.
• Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.
• May require working in all weather conditions, the ability to stand for extended periods and walk extensively on Zoo grounds.
• Can work up to 40 hours a week during their designated season.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old, unless stated otherwise.

In some cases a resume may also be requested.

You can also pick up an application daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Zoo's Administration building at 2605 Broadway Street.

Full-Time

Recruiting Coordinator

Recruiting Coordinator

The Recruiting Coordinator performs aspects of the recruitment and hiring process for full and part time staff and will be responsible for the coordination of part-time and seasonal employee events.  This position will also assist with the development of strategies for employee retention and will coordinate diversity recruiting efforts for the Zoo.  Reports to the Assistant Director of Recruiting and Training.

Recruiting Coordinator Duties Include:

  • Identifies department needs and recruits through advertisements, job fairs, temporary employment agencies, college programs, web site maintenance and other creative methods.
  • Coordinates full cycle recruiting efforts for the Zoo from application to onboarding for part time applicants; full time applicants, as needed.
  • Assists with the maintenance of the resume and applicant tracking system on recruitment activities, applicant flow, interviews, hires, transfers, and terminations.
  • Attends area Job Fairs to recruit staff and will provide applicants with information about the Zoo and positions available. Establishes and maintains community relationships with high schools, clubs and community organizations.
  • Assists with the development of the Zoo’s recruiting program and coordinates diversity programming and events.
  • Develops and performs part time staff orientations.
  • Partner with local businesses and Zoo staff to plan, implement and attend part-time and seasonal employee events.
  • May have some budget related responsibility and coordinates trade out program.
  • May receive, review, prepare, and/or submit various reports and records including applications and resumes, ACA reporting, billing invoices, purchase orders, and general office correspondence.
  • Keeps abreast of current employment laws and practices.  Provides assistance in interviewing part or full time staff as needed.

Minimum Training and Experience
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or related field, knowledge of hiring legalities and one year of recruiting experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and requires forty hours per scheduled work week.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the Zoo fleet insurance carrier. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Vice President of Human Resources

Vice President of Human Resources

The Vice President of Human Resources manages, directs, and coordinates departmental activities and programs for the Toledo Zoo’s Human Resources Department which encompasses HR, Safety and Volunteers. Oversees direction of organizational development, policies and programs covering employment, compensation, benefits, performance management, recruiting and retention, labor relations, terminations, and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Vice President of Human Resources duties include:

  • Works with the CEO/President to define the human resources goals and objectives.
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s human resource function and performance.
  • Acting liaison with various insurance carriers and fosters effective relationships with client representatives.
  • Develop progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs.
  • Continue to improve the programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the strategic and operational people issues of the organization.
  • Develop and oversee coordination of effective recruitment programs. Work with recruiting staff to develop strategy for recruiting top caliber employees.
  • Act as senior level advisor on human resources issues to other executives and all level of employees throughout the organization.
  • Plan and recommend budgets, manages expenditures, and reports on budget variances.
  • Create vision for training programs which will help to continually improve productivity of consulting groups and other departments throughout the organization.
  • Coordinate and execute labor relations in regards to union contract negotiations and policies.

Minimum Training and Experience

Bachelor degree in Human Resources or related field, ten years experience in the HR arena with an organization that has 300 employees or more. Experience in public or private personnel management, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. PHR or SPHR preferred. Reports to the President/CEO and is a member of the Senior Management Group involved with strategy development, tactical management planning and goal-setting. This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and requires time worked in excess of forty hours per week. The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Part-Time & Seasonal

*NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

PART-TIME

• Requires working flexible hours including weekends and holidays.
• May require working in all weather conditions, the ability to stand for extended periods and walk extensively on Zoo grounds.
• Can work up to 125 hours a month.

Seasonal

• Typically begin in the spring and end in the fall.
• Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.
• May require working in all weather conditions, the ability to stand for extended periods and walk extensively on Zoo grounds.
• Can work up to 40 hours a week during their designated season.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old, unless stated otherwise.

In some cases a resume may also be requested.

You can also pick up an application daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Zoo's Administration building at 2605 Broadway Street.

The Toledo Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug and alcohol free workplace and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Pre-employment screenings required.

Employee Benefits

Full-Time Employees
  • Medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance
  • Short and long term disability plan
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Sick days
  • Paid vacation
  • Holidays/bonus days
  • Education assistance
  • Toledo Zoo membership
  • In-park merchandise and food discounts
Part-Time Employees
  • Free Zoo admission
  • Ticket discounts
  • In-park merchandise and food discounts
  • Part-time and seasonal employee events
  • Flexible scheduling

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