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Recruitment #A1307-E0-o23037


Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability.  Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.   


Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees.  We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of Hillsborough County, including law enforcement, detention, fire, street construction and maintenance, courts, library, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, property appraisal, tax collection, water, sewer, and solid waste collection services. In addition, we also employ professionals, paraprofessionals, and clerical staff in a wide range of service support functions, including management, finance, information technology, human resources, facilities, communications, etc. 


Learn more about Hillsborough County or read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.


Performs para-professional human resources support and/or supervisory duties in one or more areas of a human resources program.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.


  • Responds quickly and courteously to client employers and job applicants regarding the status of recruitments and candidate qualification.
  • In collaboration with the client employers, makes a decision on the appropriate approach to produce a list of qualified candidates: begin a new recruitment or forward candidates from a prior recruitment.
  • Reviews data from previous recruitments and works with client employer to develop or refine candidate profile, supplemental application questions, and selection plan.
  • Researches candidate sourcing options and prepares recruiting plans.
  • Executes recruiting plans by placing ads, searching databases, and “head hunting”.
  • In collaboration with client employers, creates and publishes job bulletins and supplemental questionnaires.
  • Updates applicant tracking system to record results of candidate evaluations.
  • Communicates promptly and accurately with job candidates about changes in status; strives to maintain the level of interest for top candidates.
  • Forwards employment applications of qualified candidates and corresponding evaluative information to hiring authorities.
  • Solicits feedback from client employers on the quality of candidates provided.
  • Documents activities, results, and lessons learned for each search.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Working knowledge of general office policies, procedures and practices.
  • Working knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of administration, including County human resources law and rules.
  • Working knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform accurate computations and verify data.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to evaluate applicant's information to determine qualifications.
  • Ability to evaluate and complete personnel action requests to determine appropriateness of action and if action will achieve the desired organizational/staffing change.
  • Ability to type may be required.
  • Ability to supervise others.


Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.


Graduation from a high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of personnel support duties equivalent to Personnel Assistant to include one year of experience in high volume recruiting; and
A passing score on a written test; and
A passing score on a data entry test at 100 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.



Bachelor's degree  in Human Resources, Personnel Management, Administration, Business Management, Public Administration, or Social Behavioral Science; and
A passing score on a written test; and
A passing score on a data entry test at 100 keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy.



Ideal candidate will possess a BA/BS and some experience in high volume recruiting.


VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.


DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE:  The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.


NOTE: Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.


NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County.  They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.


EXAMINATION: Examination may be administered at the time of application, depending on qualifications. Test information is available at the Reception Branch, Hillsborough County Civil Service Office. This information must be obtained in person and it is the applicant's responsibility to obtain it, if desired.


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