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Recruiter (211245)

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Topeka (Full-Time)

Posted: Dec 06, 2023


Job Description:

Position (K0241346) oversees the entire recruitment process of qualified candidates within the Division you support once a position is approved to fill. Works with recruiting supervisors to generate meaningful and descriptive screening criteria and interview questions. Recruiter will provide front-line customer service be the point of contact for recruitment related to KDHE. The Recruiter will work closely with the HR team, Hiring Managers and Leadership to ensure all recruitment needs are met for the Division. Work with HR assistant to process all new hires for NEO. Make sure org chart are updated weekly. Attend Job Fairs and other recruitment related functions.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Assist Generalist in the daily functions of the HR department onsite. Answer simple questions but forward all other HR functions to the appropriate HR staff member or SME. Maintains and ensures compliance with applicable equal employment opportunity (EEO) and related employment laws and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of experience in planning, directing, organizing, managing, or administering personnel or human resources functions. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.


  • High School, GED

Licensing & Certification:

  • Valid Driver’s License – Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid driver’s license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.

Preferred Qualifications:

Any additional skills, experiences, or qualifications that would be beneficial, but aren’t strictly necessary.

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, Business/Public Administration, or related field
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Proofreading, editing, attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of State employment process and/or experience recruiting
  • Experience in advising job applicants and employees of application/employment process.
  • Experience performing personnel related issues.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong employee relations and interpersonal skills

About the Position:

  • Who can apply: Anyone (External)
  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
  • Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (Flexible schedules available)
  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes

Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

How to Apply:

Specific instructions for applying, which might include submitting a resume, cover letter, list of references, or completing an online application.

  • Please include the Job ID number when emailing.

Job Application Process:  Only applications submitted within our State of Kansas Careers Portal will be considered.

  • First Sign in or register as a New User at
  • Complete or update your contact information on the State of Kansas Careers Portal > My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
  • Upload required documents listed for each specific job posting.
  • Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
    • Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
    • Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
    • Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page

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Contact Information:

[email protected]

Salary Range

$ $18.26 to $22.16