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Human Resources - Recruiter in Lisle, IL at Circle K

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Circle K is a great place to work! Here is why:
We know that you can work anywhere. However, working at Circle K is the start of something great! While you make it easy for our customers, we focus on you and your development! Our people make us who we are. We want to see you grow, so we put growing together at the forefront of everything we do. It is our duty to provide you with the tools and resources that you need to succeed. Joining Circle K means joining a team that is devoted to you!

Under the leadership of the Human Resources Manager, the Recruiter will be responsible for ensuring the proper staffing levels of 80 to 100 stores by monitoring customer service associate hiring, and sourcing and interviewing candidates for store-level management positions. The Recruiter will take a proactive approach to recruiting efforts for Assistant Store Managers and Managers-in-Training by conducting job fairs and career workshops. The Recruiter will participate in sourcing and onboarding efforts for non-store level positions, as needed. By maintaining a talent pool of current Circle K employees and future employees, the Recruiter will assist with the development of talent within the company.

Essential Job Functions

  • Promotes the Centralized Recruiting Process by providing guidance to Store Managers on how to efficiently execute the program.
  • Sources candidates through various channels including, but not limited to online job posting sites, job fairs, and career workshops.
  • Conducts interviews virtually through phone or Skype within a specified region for Assistant Store Managers and Manager-in-Training candidates.
  • Actively manages the receipt of background checks for candidates by updating the database on a daily basis to determine next steps for interviewed candidates.
  • Communicates with Market Managers when interviews are completed for store-level manager candidates. Works with Market Manager to coordinate second interviews.
  • Facilities internal job fairs and career workshops to promote engagement and develop talent within the company.
  • Responds to all inquiries related to hiring and recruiting promptly.
  • Contributes to HR team goals through the utilization of the ASANA task management system.
  • Facilitates end-to-end recruiting for non-store associates which includes, but is not limited to, phone screening, interviewing, conducting the background check, checking references, composing the offer letter, assisting with ordering of company provided tools and facilitating non-store orientation, as needed.
  • Participates in job fairs at local colleges and universities to aid in recruitment efforts, as needed.
  • Conducts new hire orientation class, as needed.
  • Performs other HR project-related duties as assigned, which are likely to vary overtime.

To properly perform the duties of this position as outlined above, it is essential that the individual be able to meet the following physical demands:

  • Ability to communicate to and with store managers, associates, candidates, and other external stakeholders in a manner consistent with business needs. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, interruptions, and stressful situations.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time and operate a computer keyboard for data entry.
  • Ability to position self to maintain work space and files including under the desk.
  • Ability to observe computer screens accurately for data entry, use fax machines and copiers, and exchange information accurately for support via telephone communications.
  • Ability to use his/her hands in order to handle or grasp items of varying weight. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with both hands and arms.

The physical requirements described herein are essential functions of this job. The Company complies with all federal, state, and local laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities, including providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability so they can perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills to read, listen, understand and communicate information and ideas in a clear and understandable manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability/capacity to work under pressure.
  • Works well independently and in team settings.
  • Possess intermediate skillset in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Ability to process information including gathering, assessing, organizing, auditing and verifying data.
  • College degree in business or related field.
  • Working Conditions: Normal office environment with a combination of exposure to outdoor elements when working in the field. Work may occasionally include long hours, weekends, and holidays.

Nothing in this job description limits management’s ability to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time with or without notice.

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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