Recruiting Assistant


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Located in Olympia, WA

Salary: $18-20/hr DOE

Express Employment Professionals in Olympia, WA is hiring for an internal Recruiting Assistant position. This is a full time, long term position and a great way to start your career in Recruiting or HR. The schedule is Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM with a 1 hour lunch break and the starting pay range is $18-20/hr with a monthly commission based on office growth. The Recruiting Assistant will start at the front desk and eventually as business increases, will have an opportunity to move into a full desk recruiter position.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Replying to all applicants within 24 hours
  • Completing onboarding paperwork with new hires and preparing them for the job site
  • Creating advertisements for new job
  • Keeping job postings up to date on multiple websites
  • Reception duties such as filing, answering phones, and routing calls

Express Employment Professionals is a locally owned and operated recruiting and staffing agency in Thurston County. We have 4 divisions with dedicated recruiters including Industrial, Skilled Trades, Office Services and Professional. We specialize in filling long term, evaluation to hire and direct hire positions but we also fill temporary positions. Helping people find a job that matches their skills and experience, and hopefully allowing them to get a foot in the door for a long term permanent position is our goal.


Our office is fun, encouraging, helpful, and driven to reach our goals. We work hard every day to provide top notch customer service and communication is one of our core values. Because of this value, we do not leave candidates without call backs or follow ups, and that means we make hundreds of calls per week as well as text messages and emails. Keeping up on all of the applicants requires someone who can multitask and work at a fast pace.


Job Requirements:

  • Typing speed of at least 40 WPM
  • Strong values of honesty, communication, and teamwork
  • Desire to gain more experience in recruiting and eventually work as a Recruiter
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and comfortable working in a very fast paced environment (150+ calls and in person interactions per week)
  • Willing to make outbound calls, reaching out to candidates and clients

Express Employment Professionals offers full Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K with matching benefits. You will earn 60 hours of Flex leave per year and after 1 year will have 40 hours of vacation time as well. After 3 years 2 weeks of vacation and after 5 years 3 weeks of vacation. You will also get the opportunity to attend several learning and training classes, become certified in tasks related to staffing, recruiting and HR, that you can use to continue personal development.


To Apply:

Email you resume to and briefly describe in the body of the email why you are interested in this job and why you feel like it would be a good fit for you. 

Express Office: Olympia
1120 Harrison Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502
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