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Long Beach Transit - Talent Acquisition Manager

Boucher Law is pleased to be retained by Long Beach Transit to conduct a recruitment for its Talent Acquisition Manager position. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative team player who will develop robust strategies to attract highly competent and diverse talent for a workplace intent on building an exceptional organization, positive and effective culture, and a value-driven, forward-thinking professional environment. Initiative, coupled with a sense of competitive drive, and the ability to stay focused on results despite changing conditions, is the key to achieving the performance objectives of this job. Because environmental and organizational conditions change rapidly, the work involves innovation and creativity in generating ideas for quick response. The emphasis is on results and

effective systems that achieve results through and with people, rather than on the details of implementation.

The Talent Acquisition Manager will report to the Executive Director/VP, Organizational Development and Administration. The Talent Acquisition Manager is responsible for managing and developing recruitment staff, creating, and implementing staffing models, designing effective source strategies, strategic collaboration with departments and forecasting future talent needs. A key focus of this position will be to develop and manage key relationships with departments, understanding departments' business requirements, collaborating with those internal customers to execute human capital strategies in line with agency objectives as well as educating and informing agency leadership on matters pertaining to recruitment, hiring, and retention. Recruiting and retaining highly competent, qualified and high-performance personnel who display strong customer-centric skill; skills aligned with the agency's zero-emission bus fleet transition plan; is a key initiative.

Additional key objectives and goals for the Talent Acquisition Manager include:

  • Designing recruitment, hiring, and retention plans including a comprehensive diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy

  • Establishing a streamlined recruiting process and developing standard operating procedures for recruitment

  • Developing a strategic approach to talent development to meet the needs of LBT's future

Incorporated in 1963, LBT serves 107.7 square miles across Long Beach and 14 surrounding cities accumulating over 6.9 million service miles and 700,000 service hours each year. Approximately 800 staff in the agency collectively support 250 fixed-route buses, water taxi services, demand-responsive paratransit services, special season services and commuter service (UCLA/Westwood Commuter Express). Core customers are primarily comprised of employed and student customers utilizing LBT for work, school, medical appointments, personal business and recreational destinations.

This exciting search is led by our firm's Senior Practice Leader, Margaret Ramirez. The first review date is December 6, 2021. To learn more, click here.

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