Talent Acquisition Specialist - 6 month contract

North York, ON
To be discussed
March 19, 2019
May 18, 2019
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

To support our continued growth and provide excellence in customer service and satisfaction, we are looking for a high energy, results focused individual for the following role:

  Position:                     Talent Acquisition Specialist – 6 month contract

Location:                    Lansing Square, Toronto

Reports to:                 HR Consultant


Why Reliance:

Reliance™ has been providing affordable, reliable home heating, cooling, hot water, water purification and plumbing products and services to Canadians for more than 50 years. Our customers know they can count on us for fast, friendly, knowledgeable service and advice – and that’s comfortable!

Every day, 2200 Reliance team members focus on delivering a great customer experience, attracting great talent and giving back to the communities where we live and work. In 2018, we donated over $475,000 to United Way and $200,000 in product and services to Habitat for Humanity. This untiring dedication is what will drive profitable growth and help us fulfill our vision: to be the fastest growing and the largest provider of heating and cooling systems, and water heater, plumbing and water purification services in North America.

Reliance is a $750 million business today having doubled in size and team members over the last 5 years. We are proud to be recognized by Waterstone Human Capital Ltd. as Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, while our CEO Sean O’Brien was recognized as one of Canada’s most admired CEO’s, and a Glassdoor ‘Best Places to Work’ winner. Reliance is passionate about our team members’ growth and success, and we proudly offer a Technical Training Assistance Program, access to tuition reimbursement and additional paid apprentice leave for eligible team members. Progressing team members’ careers helps us maintain our reputation of having the most knowledgeable technical Team Members in the HVAC industry. 


The Essentials:  This role would suit a positive individual with a winning attitude, who is eager to learn and turns great ideas into the right solutions. Do you provide an outstanding customer experience? Are you open to change? We strive to be the destination of choice for great people, offering rewarding careers and a place where you can be your best and have fun.  The successful candidate will contribute to Reliance’s overall success in achieving growth and revenue targets by attracting top talent to the organization.


What’s in it for me:

  • Great team environment
  • Opportunity for learning, development and growth
  • Great earning potential


Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement a proactive recruitment strategy to help identify and attract top candidates.

  • Focus on sourcing passive and active candidates at various levels through networking and direct contact.

  • Establish screening criteria and developing a scoring matrix for all assessment methods including competency-based interviews.

  • Develop a recruitment schedule and strategies to locate the most qualified candidates.

  • Screen and assess candidate resumes, administer assessment methods including behavioural competency-based interviews and present a short list of qualified candidates.

  • Act as an expert on recruitment trends by maintaining and enhancing a network of contacts in the industry, participating in industry events and professional associations.

  • Take a consultative approach with internal clients while providing business solutions.

  • Identify innovative sources of recruitment.

  • Track analytical data regarding all facets of the hiring process, to include sourcing effectiveness, time to hire and other analysis as needed.

  • Identify, build and share new processes to increase recruitment effectiveness at Reliance.

  • Manage and/or participate in HR projects as needed.


Skills, Abilities & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary degree in Business or related field.

  • 1-2 years of recruitment experience would be an asset.

  • A proven track record in meeting and exceeding targets.

  • Confidence with cold calling is a must.

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite, applicant tracking systems, LinkedIn, and other online recruitment tools.

  • Strong knowledge base of social media and ability to leverage tools to engage and attract passive talent.

  • Demonstrated success in building relationships.

  • Organized and detail oriented with a pro-active approach.

  • Customer centric attitude coupled with a sense of urgency.

  • Passion for the business; be an ambassador for Reliance Home Comfort.

  • Exceptional communication skills - crisp and articulate verbal skills in addition to effective written communication required.

  • Well networked and highly engaging with all stakeholders. 


Please note this position requires a Criminal Background Check to be completed for potential candidates. This check must be satisfactory in order for an employment offer to be extended unconditionally.

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