Corporate Services - Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Overview

North York, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Entry Level (0 - 2 Years)

Job Description

Your difference is the difference

Do you love to develop and share great ideas? Do you believe your insights can drive people forward? Do you appreciate working with others and building on mutual successes? Perfect. We do, too.

As an employee-owned company, we foster a culture where our people can thrive – and by thrive, we mean a place where you can share your ingenuity, express your difference, and grow in your very own way. Whatever your area, no matter your grade, your unique skills and perspective will help drive change from operations to the C-suite, across a wide of range of projects and channels.

Are you ready to build a future that’s uniquely yours? Join our award-winning team and make a difference that defines you.

RVA’s is looking to add an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist to their growing Human Resources team on a full-time permanent basis.

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, and as part of the Talent Acquisition Team, the Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for contributing to the success of the overall company recruitment strategy and is accountable for delivering recruitment and selection services, managing relationships with external agencies, and providing advice and guidance to hiring managers to meet staffing objectives.


Find and recruit the brightest talent!

Execute selection procedures by screening resumes, coordinating/conducting interviews and conducting reference checks.

Follow up regularly with hiring managers and candidates to ensure that the recruitment process moves forward in a timely manner.

Develop job postings, screen applicants, conduct interviews, and oversee background checks.

Cultivate and manage relationships with Professional Associations, Universities and Colleges and lead initiatives including but not limited to recruitment initiatives, career fairs, marketing events, social events etc.

Actively research, build networks and recommend sources for active and passive candidate recruiting; Build applicant sources by researching and contacting schools, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites.

Develop and execute recruiting plans; efficiently and effectively fill open positions.

Arrange follow-up management interviews by coordinating schedules with other interviewers.

Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need.

Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process.

Represent the company at career fairs and events.

Manage all recruitment software and tools (i.e. LinkedIn). Build a talent pool and leverage software and tools as a means for building employment branding to attract and retain talent.

Manage relationships with third party recruitment providers.

Provide training and support to hiring managers regarding practices or processes, as required.

Assist with ongoing projects and other HR tasks as needed and assigned. 


A passion for recruitment and selection with a proven track record of filling challenging roles!

Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management or the equivalent.

3-5 years experience. Previous experience in the professional services or engineering industry with knowledge of recruiting in multiple provincial jurisdictions is highly desirable.

Outgoing with a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills. Team player.

Exceptional initiative and proven ability to go above and beyond with minimum supervision and, at times, conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 particularly Teams, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, with an aptitude for working with other software.

Previous experience with Dayforce or another similar Human Resources Management System is an asset.

Previous experience in virtual recruiting including candidate screening, interviews and onboarding an asset.

Strong skills in problem-solving, decision-making, time management, and multi-tasking.

A clear understanding of full-cycle recruitment.

Strong organization and multitasking skills.

Your better starts here

We don’t settle for less, and neither should you. As it happens, offering great benefits to our people is entirely possible: the numbers work out. Happy teams mean happy clients. It’s just that simple. From recruitment to flexibility, learning to leadership, wellness to inclusion, we give our people the tools they need to outperform in their careers and build lasting connections with our clients, our culture, and each other.

Competitive compensation packages and performance-based bonuses

Health, paramedical, vision, and dental coverage

A flexible vacation policy that lets you determine your time off based on your other responsibilities and needs

Top-up plans for new and expecting parents

Firm-paid holidays, summer and winter breaks, and other leaves of absence that cover everything from extra family time, jury duty, or even completing a degree

RVA Group Pension Plan with match

Global Travel Assist Program that provides emergency out-of-country medical protection for you and your eligible family members on personal and business trips

Access to a variety of free services (e.g., employee and family assistance programs, nutrition advice, caregiver support) and employee discounts (e.g., sports and entertainment tickets, major brands, insurance plans)

Flexible and alternative work arrangements around core hours, including telecommuting and work-from-home options

Diversity, Inclusion, and Accommodations:  

At RVA, we are committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. RVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you require any special accommodations, please advise Human Resources. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.


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