Navatek LLC is a world leader in the design, analysis, and construction of novel ships, underwater vehicles, and other ocean systems.  Founded in 1979 and operating out of offices in Honolulu, Hawaii; South Kingstown, Rhode Island; Portland and Bangor, Maine; Arlington, Virginia; Columbia, South Carolina; and Ann Arbor, Michigan, Navatek supports military and industry in developing systems that can survive the harsh ocean environment. The Talent Acquisition Manager will be responsible for finding, recruiting, hiring, and assisting in the onboarding of talented candidates. This position requires outstanding interpersonal skills and a passion for providing an outstanding employee experience. This opportunity will be located at one of Navatek’s office locations.

  • Work with hiring managers and executives to understand and forecast staffing needs.
  • Incorporate overall brand strategy as part of employer branding activities.
  • Create position descriptions and career family descriptions.
  • Source potential candidates to fill talent pipelines through proactive professional networking, managing participation in career fairs, and conducting candidate searches.
  • Create and manage position postings in the applicant management system.
  • Assist hiring managers with screening applicants, preparing for interviews, and identifying final candidates.
  • Review employment applications and verify background check reports.
  • Identify and eliminate bottlenecks in the recruiting and onboarding processes.
  • Continually improve recruitment processes by conducting candidate experience surveys and incorporating feedback from candidates, employees, and hiring managers.
  • Assist hiring managers with offer letters and other applicant materials.
  • Partner with the internal team to provide a seamless and positive onboarding experience for new employees.
  • Support Navatek’s business objectives, strategic goals, and organizational values.
  • Develop sustainable business relationships with vendors and other external partners.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • A bachelor's degree is needed for this position, along with several years of relevant experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of full-cycle recruiting and employer branding techniques.
  • Familiarity with a variety of different selection methods (interviews, assignments).
  • Hands-on experience with posting jobs on social media and job boards.
  • Experience with HRIS, applicant management systems, and recruitment marketing tools and techniques.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, while working strongly with others in a team.
  • A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.
  • Strong knowledge of human resources law.
  • The ability to self-motivate and demonstrate good time-management skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Attentive to detail.
  • Regular attendance is required for the position.
  • U.S. Citizenship.

This position will be located at one of Navatek's current office locations: Columbia, SC; Honolulu, HI Corporate Office; South Kingstown, RI; Arlington, VA; Ann Arbor, MI; Bangor, ME; or Portland, ME. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee background check and post-offer drug screen.


This is a full time position

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