Talent Acquisition Specialist II

 Edwards AFB, CA

Req Number: 9587


California - Lancaster / Palmdale / Edwards AFB

JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.


Working under minimal supervision, a Talent Acquisition Specialist II serves as part of the JT4, LLC Corporate Recruiting Team and provides direct support to hiring managers and senior executives to recruit qualified candidates and fulfill staffing requirements at all JT4 operating locations.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist II will perform the following functions/duties:

  • Monthly recruiting reports and/or presentations with consistent formatting.
  • Meet with hiring managers to identify position requirements; and whether they are preferred or required.
  • Participate in site visits to become familiar with technical position duties and work environment.
  • Attend quarterly meetings with Department Managers to determine their staffing needs.
  • Register and attend approved in-person and virtual career fairs.
  • Prepare and pack swag, materials, and brochures for recruiting events to ensure timely delivery through shipment management services.
  • Organize and upload resumes collected from events into the internal document management system.
  • Represent the organization at career fairs, information sessions, and marketing events.
  • Create purchase requisitions for the departmental needs.
  • Schedule interviews, arrange travel for candidates, coordinate meetings, and prepare meeting materials.
  • Stay current with social media trends and best practices.
  • Create engaging social media content as approved by the Talent Acquisition Manager in line with the company style guide.
  • Schedule and post approved content on a variety of social media platforms and add to the internal data management system.
  • Facilitate crisis management, bad reviews, and negative news communications surrounding JT4's social media content.
  • Moderate user-generated content and messages, pertaining to social media, appropriately, based on company and community policies.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Serves as a notary public, desired.


Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.


This position involves work typical of office environment with no unusual hazards. There is occasional lifting to 30 pounds, constant sitting and use of a computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing and editing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness. The incumbent must occasionally work duty days in excess of ten hours and perform shift and weekend work to meet required schedule demands. This position will require periodic travel.


Provides program management support for the Range Manager and Program Management team. Primary focus will be on the support of employee recruitment and retention. However, other PM duties will be supported as required.


  • Provides on-site recruitment support to include searching for, screening, sharing, and tracking candidates. Interfaces with corporate recruitment team.
  • Plans and coordinates College internship program as well as other initiatives that provide for early hiring of technical students that are near course completion.
  • Coordinates outreach activities and sponsorship for local high schools, technical schools and colleges to include STEM programs, Robotics, etc.
  • Coordinates career/job fair participation.
  • Recommends social media initiatives to management.
  • Supports Range Manager with the development of performance briefings and periodic reports.
  • Provides primary or back up support for various program management functions such as human resources, travel and time keeping administration, etc.
  • Supports the planning and coordination of employee morale activities such as annual employee appreciation party, local charity events, employee recognition program and other related activities.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to deliver clear presentations. Candidate must be comfortable and proficient with public speaking.
  • Previous recruitment or talent acquisition experience.
  • Proficient with social media tools.
  • Must be a detail oriented person with experience planning and coordinating large activities or functions.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and at least two years of related job experience; or equivalent combination of education and formal training.

In addition, a Talent Acquisition Specialist II must possess the following qualifications:

  • Prior experience recruiting candidates for technical positions is required.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal employment laws.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources Regulatory Environment and Compliance.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications.
  • Possess planning/organizing skills ability to work under deadlines.
  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess or obtain, within a specified time, the necessary recruitment certification(s), as assigned.

The incumbent must possess a valid, state issued driver's license. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance. Must be a U.S. citizen.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of persons so classified.

Tasking is in support of a federal government contract that requires U.S. citizenship. Some jobs may require a candidate to be eligible for a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license or other licenses/certifications, and the inability to obtain and maintain the required clearance, license or certification may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment.

SCC: JHR12, A1412TW