External Recruiter

Position Summary

Are you an experienced Recruiter with strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to quickly develop effective relationships? Do you possess creative and innovative ways to attract talent? If you answered yes, Centralized Recruitment is currently seeking a Recruiter to join their team! This position will focus on Support Services (food service, housekeeping, laundry) throughout the region.

*Please note this position is flexible anywhere within the Interior Health region.

About the role:

The External Recruiter is responsible for providing value-added advice and guidance to client-managers within the specific portfolio on external recruitment activities. External Recruitment is organized by Collective Agreement (including non-contract). A strong team approach is taken to ensure standard levels of service for all customers.


• Developing and sustaining Interior Health (IH) recruitment capacity
• Building relationships to attract potential future talent
• A strong recruitment team that supports hiring managers in meeting their health Human Resource needs

Some key duties:

Working within an accountability framework, the key responsibilities include:
• Working collaboratively with IH leaders/managers to proactively identify recruitment needs
• Ensures hiring managers are engaged with Career Marketing efforts to support opportunities to recruit qualified staff
• Prescreening and short-listing candidates as per manager specifications
• Assisting with the development of hiring tools
• Providing HR guidance on interview and selection of external applicants
• Maintaining an inventory of qualified external applicants
• Works with marketing specialists to develop marketing materials
• Liaising and building relationships with educational institutions within the portfolio to attract potential staff
• Developing, evaluating, and continuously improving recruitment practices and services
• Performing other duties as assigned

If you have experience working both high volume and difficult to fill recruitment, apply today!

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training, and Experience
• A relevant undergraduate degree (A non-related degree and experience, in combination with a professional designation (CPHR), will be considered)
• A minimum of three years of recent, related experience combined with:
o Experience running a high volume recruitment desk
o Experience of interviewing and using selection tools

Skills and Abilities
• Sound knowledge of leading recruitment practices
• Demonstrated innovative thinker with the ability to translate ideas into process and/or action, including the ability to blend innovative ideas with critical thinking
• A customer-focused approach and the ability to develop effective relationships with internal client-managers and external agencies/individuals; the ability to establish rapport with individuals of all educational and occupational backgrounds
• The ability to be a collaborative team member
• Knowledge of human resource policies and procedures as they relate to recruitment
• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others
• Knowledge of sourcing techniques including experience and/or demonstrated skills contributing to the development of marketing materials
• Knowledge of and experience in using social media for promotional purposes
• Knowledge of project management methodology and techniques, including the ability to produce quality detailed work, while driving process and managing goals
• Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and any applicant tracking system
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position


Starting salary is approximately from $67,864 to $97,555 and will be based on education, training and experience

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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