Placement Assistant (ALTRES In-House Hilo)

Apr 28 2021
ALTRES Office |Hilo|Full Time
Job Description
Placement Assistant (ALTRES In-House Hilo) (HRHILO)

ALTRES Staffing is seeking an in-house Placement Assistant to join our Hilo team. This individual will work closely with the Personnel Managers on a daily basis. You must be able to work in a fast-paced, call center, sales environment. Essential qualities of an ideal candidate are an innate ability to understand people, quick and reliable decision making, and effective prioritization of a vast variety of tasks.

The primary function of this position is to support the Placement Managers in identifying qualified candidates and matching them to open Temp-to-Hire and Direct Hire job positions. A typical day on the job will entail handling incoming calls, pre-screening and interviewing applicants, visiting clients, cutting paychecks, and checking references. Due to the wide range of duties in this position, the Placement Assistant must change gears frequently, quickly, and efficiently.


Full-time, Monday to Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm


Hilo, Big Island


  • Respond to frequent incoming calls in a call center environment.
  • Heavily recruit, screen, and interview applicants.
  • Utilize various sources such as the Internet to recruit applicants.
  • Obtain reference checks from previous employers.
  • Present positions and review job descriptions.
  • Timely follow-up with each applicant.
  • Attend job fairs.
  • Correspond with clients.
  • Establish, build, and maintain relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Obtain required paperwork from employees.
  • Work with in-house marketing department to coordinate job postings.
  • Manage and follow-up on open job orders.


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an office environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate professionally over the phone.
  • Must enjoy interacting with people on a daily basis.
  • Task-oriented with a high level of initiative.
  • Ability to think outside of the box.
  • Recruitment and HR background is helpful, but not required.