12101 – Human resources and recruitment officers



12101 – Human resources and recruitment officers
Human resources and recruitment officers identify and advertise job vacancies, recruit candidates, and assist in the selection and reassignment of employees. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.



Index of titles
Assistant personnel officer
Employment interviewer
Employment supervisor
Executive recruiter
Human resources officer
Human resources technician
Interviewer - human resources
Labour force consultant
Personnel administrator
Personnel adviser
Personnel interviewer
Personnel management adviser
Personnel officer
Personnel recruitment officer
Personnel selection officer
Personnel supervisor
Placement officer - human resources
Recruiter - employment
Recruiting officer
Recruitment assistant
Recruitment consultant
Recruitment officer
Recruitment specialist
Senior staffing officer
Staffing adviser
Staffing analyst
Staffing coordinator
Staffing officer
Student placement officer


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applications
Advise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employment
Review candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and transfers, redeployment and placement of personnel
Recruit graduates of colleges, universities and other educational institutions
Coordinate and participate in selection and examination boards to evaluate candidates
Notify applicants of results of selection process and prepare job offers
Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures
Organize and administer staff consultation and grievance procedures
Determine eligibility to entitlements, arrange staff training and provide information or services such as employee assistance, counselling and recognition programs
May manage and follow up on the opening of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) files
May supervise personnel clerks performing filing and record-keeping duties.


Employment requirements
A college diploma in a field related to personnel management such as business administration, industrial relations, commerce or completion of a professional development program in personnel administration is usually required.
Certification as a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) may be required.
Some experience in a clerical or administrative position related to personnel administration may be required.


Additional information
Progression to specialist and management positions is possible with experience.


Human resources managers (10011)
Human resources professionals (11200)
Personnel clerks (14102)
Training officer - company (in 41210 College and other vocational instructors)