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Title:  Recruiter Talent Acquisition


Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  34044

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Recruiter Talent Acquisition (Technical) 

Position Summary 

JetBlue Airways is looking for a process-driven and savvy Technical Recruiter who will provide consultative recruiting support to selected Technical functions with an emphasis on service to include: timely and strategic sourcing, qualifying, interviewing, negotiating offers, and onboarding competitive internal/external candidates to fill open job requisitions. The Recruiter will represent the JetBlue culture and brand, fully portray the value of the employment opportunity, and champion the overall candidate experience. 

Essential Responsibilities 

  • Ensure that competitive candidates that meet or exceed specific qualifications and are an excellent organizational fit for the JetBlue culture are presented to hiring managers for open positions 

  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with business leaders, hiring managers, and cross-functional partners to best meet the recruiting need of the business 

  • Initiate requisition and conduct partner strategy meetings with the hiring manager 

  • Assist in creating the external hiring sourcing strategy for specialized roles 

  • Conduct full life cycle Technical Corporate Recruiting, including conducting telephone, individual, and group interviews virtually or in person.  Successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against timelines 

  • Support the Talent Acquisition process through accurate record-keeping, reporting, and updating interview guides and position expectations 

  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Experience and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related OR a High School Diploma/ General Education Development (GED) with four(4) years of related work experience   

  • One (1) year of Technical full-cycle recruiting experience in a high paced and growth environment 

  • Experience organizing, coordinating, or recruiting for multiple roles while providing exceptional customer service with a sense of urgency 

  • Experience developing complex search strategies to identify & attract diverse passive talent with a solid understanding and use of, but not limited to, LinkedIn, X-Ray, and Boolean searches 

  • Passion for keeping up with the latest industry trends and sourcing tools 

  • Must have the ability to understand complex roles and identify candidates with specialized, often rare skills sets 

  • Ability to handle a high volume of work 

  • Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Outlook 

  • Ability to understand and create solutions from a global perspective  

  • Ability to handle confidential information with professionalism and diplomacy 

  • Must have valid travel documents with the ability to travel in and out of the U.S 

  • Available for overnight travel (up to 25%) 

  • Pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test 

  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located 

Preferred Experience and Qualifications 

  • Three (3) years of Technical full-cycle recruiting experience in a high paced and growth environment 

  • Previous Airline experience 

  • Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), and employment laws 

  • Facilitating presentations in front of large groups, including leadership 

  • Active knowledge of sourcing on LinkedIn 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Teams 

  • Ability to think of new and creative ways to build our talent pipelines 

  • Have worked across different verticals filling corporate positions 

  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches and hiring managers at the same time 

  • Experience with Success Factors or similar Applicant Tracking System 

Crewmember Expectations:  

  • Regular attendance and punctuality  

  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice 

  • Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance 

  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are  

          asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft 

  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of  

  • Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion, and Fun 

  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management  System (SMS) components, Safety Policy, and behavioral standards  

  • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents, or hazards that should be reported and report  them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems  (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report (SAR))  


  • Computer and other office equipment 

Work Environment:  

  • Traditional office environment 

Physical Effort:   

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary) 

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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