Recruiting Associate (Contract) in Mobile, AL at Austal

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Mobile, AL

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

This position is a Contract position to support the Austal USA Recruitment Department.

REPORTS TO:  Recruitment Manager



To provide administrative support to the Recruitment Department to facilitate the flow and processing of candidates to assist in satisfying recruitment requisitions while adhering to Austal Polices, AAP and OFCCP guidelines.

Duties will include some or all of the following:

  • Use Resume databases, social media and Applicant Tracking System to source candidates
  • Assist with scheduling candidates for interviews, pre-employment testing, and other follow up by telephone and email correspondence.
  • Process new hire contractors
  • Assist candidates with submitting applications
  • Conduct pre-employment meetings with New Hires
  • Scanning and attaching interview questions and evaluations into candidate profiles in applicant tracking system
  • Handle incoming calls and retrieve messages from the Recruitment hotline
  • Assist Recruitment department with weekly internal job postings
  • Backup Recruiters and assist when and where required.
  • Assist Recruitment department by attending job fairs
  • Assist with New Hire/ Contractor orientations and other recruiting functions.
  • Assist with initial screening of candidate profiles in applicant tracking system, identifying those meeting minimum job description requirements and changing candidate main statuses for further review by recruiter.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • HS Diploma or equivalent and three years’ experience in a support role in a     professional office environment OR Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems a plus
  • Experience with Workday a plus
  • Excellent phone etiquette
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Intermediate skill level in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality


LIASES WITH: All departments, internal and external candidates, staffing agencies, and area organizations


Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be considered for employment with Austal USA:

  • 18 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Able to provide proof of US Person Status
  • No felony convictions of Theft/Deception or Violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
  • No felony convictions of Drug crimes within three years from disposition date
  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Willing to submit to a background check