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Senior Recruiter - TX, MN, CO, or WI Job

Xcel Energy

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Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: July 31, 2022
Reference Code: 48392-en_US
Location(s): TX - Amarillo; CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

Position Summary
Source and recruit a diverse pool of applicants for leadership positions. Responsible for job advertising and posting internally and externally, including third party recruiting agencies. Conduct talent prospecting at employment fairs and on campus at educational institutions. Collaborate with management to analyze needed positions and build recruitment strategies. Utilize advanced sourcing techniques for specialty recruiting.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Source and recruit a diverse pool of applicants for leadership positions using methods including, but not limited to, talent evaluation and screening (assessing skills, testing, ranking, etc.). Job advertising and posting internally and externally, including third party recruiting agencies.
  • Develop and implement targeted recruitment plans for openings which have unique requirements, are underutilized, or consist of multiple openings for the same position. Clearly define tactics for sourcing, service level, performance criteria and timeline. Partner with team members to ensure a seamless flow of service to the customer. Handle higher level leadership requisitions which may require negotiation and more complex elements of a total offering.
  • Accountable for full life-cycle recruiting; including consulting with the hiring leader on the specific requirements, duration and verbiage of the job posting, recruiting tactics, and coordinating with other individuals in HR as necessary to conduct assessment tests, provide an appropriate offer, and administer the recruitment/selection process. Accountable for delivering candidates and commitments per the established timeline.
  • Collaborate with leadership and HR partners to develop best practices and foster idea generation while researching and developing new recruiting techniques /resources and supporting continuous improvement efforts.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of business unit and enterprise-wide recruiting strategies and plans, as well as assist in coordinating college intern programs, and other duties as assigned.
  • Create and maintain open communication and partnerships with internal customers to understand staffing needs while providing an exceptional level of service to hiring leaders and candidates throughout the hiring process.

Minimum Requirements
  • BS/BA degree in HR, Business or related field, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • At least 6 years direct sourcing/recruiting experience, which includes 3 years of experience recruiting in a corporate setting and 3 years of experience in technical recruiting.
  • Experience developing and implementing recruitment plans and strategies.
  • Diversity recruiting experience.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, Human Capital Management (HCM) systems and experience with recruiting software.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and relationship building.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EEO and Affirmative Action requirements.
  • Business travel of up to 30%.
  • Valid driver's license is required.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and frequent, fast-paced change.


Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo; CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 84245:Talent Acquisition || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $77,000 to $109,666 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

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Requisition Number: 48392
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com
About this Employer‍

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.