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Business Partner Recruiter, Bureau of Human Resources and Labor Relations - 317055

Business Partner Recruiter, Bureau of Human Resources and Labor Relations - 317055

Job Description Reporting to the Director of Recruitment, the Business Partner Recruiter will be expected to provide support to HR Leadership in the design, development and implementation of its strategic recruitment initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion in our hiring practices across New York City communities and will foster the establishment of a robust talent pipeline of qualified applicants throughout DOHMH. This will be accomplished via the performance of the following duties and responsibilities with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and autonomy:

- Maintain an effective network affiliation by forging strong partnerships with community-based organizations, elected officials, the New York State Department of Labor and educational institutions in order to leverage a pipeline of highly qualified applicants for existing DOHMH vacancies.

- Serve as a primary point of contact/liaison between DOHMH and prospective job applicants within the New York City community by responding to in-person and telephone inquiries received from community residents and educational institutions regarding existing and future job vacancies.

- Coordinate recruitment outreach activities necessary to facilitate the agency’s enrollment and participation at job fairs and hiring events.  Assume an active role in promoting the agency’s strategic recruitment initiatives that will position the agency with a competitive advantage in the workforce to attract quality candidates.

- Represent the agency at local graduate and undergraduate schools by conducting Career Information Sessions and Resume Development Workshops in order to attract a talented applicant pool and educate potential candidates about DOHMH employment opportunities and mayoral and public health initiatives.

- Develop a collaborative and effective working relationship with assigned Divisions/Bureaus by actively participating in on-site hiring events and job fairs that are open to the general public. Prescreening job applicants on behalf of assigned programs, assisting with on-the-spot review and qualification of resumes and responding to inquiries received from job applicants.

- Provide assistance with recruitment activities at Civil Service Pools for existing vacancies of assigned programs.

- In partnership with the HRTP Public Health Internship Program, conduct on-site Career Information Sessions and Resume Development workshops for students of educational institutions within the NYC community.

- Utilize Social Media networking sites to post and promote job vacancies; target and review the employment profile of prospective candidates that can be reached faster at a lower cost than traditional recruiting methods; stay abreast of our competitors recruitment activities.

- Closely examine the agency’s workforce plans and become knowledgeable of labor markets for existing vacancies of assigned programs, including lucrative opportunities to target qualified candidates within the surrounding NYC community.

- Educate hiring managers on the hiring process by emphasizing the importance of diversity recruitment in the pre-screening, interview and selection process, to minimize preconceived biases and maintain compliance with the agency’s overarching mission of diversity and inclusion in its workforce.

- Routinely update Recruitment Vacancy Database in order to capture the hiring needs of assigned programs, actual postings, duration of postings, number of applicants received, number of resumes qualified and external posting sites. Provide HR Leadership with updated vacancy report upon request.

- Participate in agency-wide required activities for emergency preparedness. Respond when called upon promptly and appropriately.
Minimum Qual Requirements 1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.
Preferred Skills • Experience networking with community-based organizations and engaging in community outreach to target job applicants

• Diversity recruiting experience

• Experience utilizing social media in recruitment efforts (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter)

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the establishment of recruitment strategies to attract and leverage a diverse and qualified applicant pool.

Please note:  If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license. 

• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. 

• Current Resume  

• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment.   By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements. 

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
To Apply Apply online with a cover letter to  In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 317055.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
Residency Requirement New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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