Human Resources Ottumwa, Iowa


Position at JBS USA Food Company



POSITION:                           Junior Recruiting Specialist

DEPARTMENT:                    Human Resources

LOCATION:                           Ottumwa  

SALARY CLASS:                  Non- Exempt


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Post job ads on professional sites, job sites and social media
  • Contact and develop relationships with advertising agencies/resources
  • Participate in candidate sourcing efforts
  • Assist teams in screening resumes
  • Continuous Recruiting Efforts, sourcing all contacts
  • Manage calendar for all hiring and recruiting events
  • Communicate with candidates clearly and articulately
  • Use recruiting software to keep track of open roles
  • Research areas of Employment opportunities to recruit
  • Assist Employment Manager & Participate in recruiting events
  • Promote positive candidate experience throughout the hiring process


Working Conditions: 

  • Production and maintenance settings
  • Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives
  • Slippery floors, cold temperatures, and loud ambient noise



  • 1-2 years of proven work experience as a Recruiter required
  • Familiarity with the entire recruitment lifecycle
  • Excellent communication & Customer Service skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple calendars
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Critical-thinking skills
  • Professionalism
  • Multi-lingual skills preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills- Including phone etiquette
  • Organizational skills with the ability to multi task
  • Computer skills and knowledge of basic office software necessary ((Word, Excel, Access, etc)
  • Trustworthy – Will be handling confidential material must maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent Attendance Record
  • Able to bend, stoop, and lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Flexible – Team Player
  • Prior experience in unionized environment
  • Communication/public relations skills required
  • Proficient Grammar skills
  • Must be willing to travel 40%
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required/Some College Preferred



Comments:  The schedule for this position is typically Mon - Fri. Weekend work required as scheduled. During Prime Manufacturing and Recruiting Season, Saturdays are typically scheduled.




JBS offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.