at Arkansas Government Job in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Date: Sep 15, 2021

Req ID: 11942


Little Rock, AR, US, 72201


Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,154.98

Position Number: 22103923

County: Pulaski

Posting End Date: 09/20/2021

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,154.98


The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: R029C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 – $52,425.00


The Human Resources Recruiter is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing recruitment and staffing strategies for an agency/institution. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Consults with and guides hiring managers in recruitment and staffing issues, policies, and processes. Develops and conducts job fairs to present employment opportunities to potential applicants. Develops recruitment programs and materials to fill specific vacancies. Assists in the analysis and creation of policies involving the job posting and application process. Analyzes and evaluates employment applications received from internal and external applicants. Participates in pre-employment interview panels to assist with personnel issues and make certain that proper procedures are followed. Prepares and coordinates the flow of appropriate paperwork for each interviewee. Conducts pre-employment background checks including but not limited to reference checks, criminal history background checks, and drug testing. Prepares spreadsheets and databases to track recruitment efforts and related information. Prepares and submits various bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual personnel reports. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources. Ability to prepare and conduct recruitment programs. Ability to communicate with diverse groups. Ability to analyze data and prepare written and oral reports. Ability to prepare, present and review oral and written information and documents. Ability to interpret and apply state, federal, and agency/institution policies and procedures governing human resources.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in human resources, public administration, organizational management or a related field; plus one year of experience in human resources. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


Must possess a valid Arkansas drivers license.

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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Job Posting: JC192636599

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Sep 28, 2021