+ Recruiter - Austin, TX

Freedom Solar is the longest-running and largest solar installer in the state of Texas. Founded in Austin in 2007, Freedom Solar now serves every corner of Texas, Denver, and Colorado Springs. Our reputation in both residential and commercial solar is based on our dedication to quality and service. At Freedom Solar, our mission is to empower everyone to get clean, affordable, and reliable energy from the sun. We take great pride in living by these 6 principals every day:

  • Pride in Quality Craftmanship

  • Go Above and Beyond

  • Put People First

  • Have a Humble Heart

  • Give a Damn

  • Shoot Straight

Our mission is the heart of who we are! It’s part of why we’ve been voted Best Places to Work in 2019 and 2020 by the Austin Business Journal!

We are experiencing rapid growth! In the past year, we have added over 100 new jobs throughout Texas and opened two brand new locations in Colorado! We are spreading the Solar Revolution!

We are looking for an experienced corporate Recruiter to join our team and help manage high volume full-cycle recruitment functions. This position responsibilities will include, processing job requisitions, candidate sourcing, applicant screening, conducting phone screens, scheduling interviews, and extending job offers. As a Recruiter, you will be responsible for attending career fairs and coming up with creative ways to market our career opportunities! This role will report to the Lead Recruiter and will work out of our headquarters in Austin, TX. This is not a remote position!

The ideal candidate:

This ideal Recruiter is someone who thrives in a very high-volume and fast paced work environment. You must be flexible and can adapt to change quickly. You are a team player, goals-driven and have a stellar personality! You take great pride in your work and will always give 100% effort!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manages high volume full-cycle recruitment in assigned region

  • Consults with hiring managers to discover staff needs, requirements and specific job objectives

  • Posts descriptions on career and job boards. Sources candidates by using databases and social media

  • Evaluates and screens resumes and cover letters

  • Conducts initial phone and/or video interviews. Provides a shortlist of qualified candidates to hiring managers

  • Helps the hiring team with recruiting methods and interview questions

  • Assists with identifying issues affecting recruitment and collaborates with Lead Recruiter on recruitment initiatives to improve processes

  • Stays up to date with current recruiting methods and best practices

  • Attends regional job fairs and careers events

  • Provides monthly recruitment metrics and attends recruitment meetings

  • Completes other duties and projects as assigned by Lead Recruiter

What you will bring to the table:

  • 2 to 3 years of Recruiting experience required

  • Prior high-volume required; sales recruitment experience strongly preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or relevant field preferred but not required

  • An eye for spotting talent including hard to fill position

  • Passion for making a difference here at Freedom Solar

  • Great personality!

The knowledge, skills, and abilities you should have:

  • Prior HRIS/ATS experience; ADP strongly preferred

  • Proven recruiting and interviewing skills in high-volume role

  • Familiarity with relevant employment laws

  • Ability to work independently under general direction

  • Ability to problem solve and handle non-routine situations by determining the approach or action to take and interprets guidelines, procedures, policies, and practices.

  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office. Google Docs and HRIS/ATS

  • Excellent communication and people skills

  • Ability navigate conflict, seeking positive, mutually beneficial outcomes

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.

  • Desire to work as a team with a results-driven approach

  • Processes and detail-oriented

  • Good judgment and the ability to ask for help when needed

  • Ability to work with diverse and strong personalities to drive results in fast-paced environment

There may be some travel!

This position may travel to other locations in TX or CO for recruitment/onboarding purposes as needed.

What we offer our employees

Freedom Solar recognizes that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, upward mobility, and an exciting fast paced culture. For this reason, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and 100% company sponsored Short Term Disability. Freedom Solar also contributes $250 per month towards employees cost of premiums

  • 401K employer matching

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 3 weeks PTO

  • 8+ Paid Holidays

  • Team Building!

Job Type: Full-time; Salaried-Exempt (NON-Commission); Compensation is based on experience.

If you are ready to be a part spreading the Solar Revolution with Freedom Solar; we want to speak with you! Sell yourself on why you are the right person for this career opportunity!