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Senior Recruiter

Job ID:  424

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Human Capital Services team is expanding and looking for qualified candidates to fill two open Senior Recruiter positions! If you want to join a dynamic team and contribute to PSE's talent acquisition efforts, apply today! 

Job Description
  • Sources and recruits talent to meet company business objectives. Successfully markets and sells the company's attributes, its culture, and brand, to job candidates.  Fills positions within established timeframes.
  • Primary point of contact on immigration matters.
  • Promotes and supports a culture of total safety by upholding the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities.
Job Responsibilities
  • Consults and advises on recruiting matters. Build productive partnerships with management at all levels to plan talent projections and anticipated skill requirements that align with the business objectives, current and future.
  • Provides support in sourcing and recruiting talent. Educates and supports hiring managers in the hiring process.  Reviews job descriptions for proper advertisement format. Sources and screens candidates using Internet resources, advertising, applicant tracking system, employee referrals, career fairs, search firms, networking, and direct contact. Implements internship programs and college recruiting. Screens, interviews and conducts tests and assessments of applicants to meet clients’ needs. Negotiates job offers. Conducts reference checks.  Fills positions within time frames set.
  • Oversees immigration process. Assists candidates/employees with immigration procedures. Advises PSE Business Departments on U.S. immigration laws and regulations in connection with the recruitment and employment of foreign nationals. Prepares and executes U.S. immigration petitions, filings, and other applications (such as PERM, H-1B, H-1, TN, etc.) in partnership with outside counsel. Responds to inquiries regarding U.S. immigration case status Provides holistic and consultative services on available immigration options, internal guidelines, and educates employees and managers on new or changing immigration policies. Responsible for compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.
  • Builds networks and diversity contacts. Develops and maintains strong relationships with a variety of professional, minority and community groups as well as educational institutions to foster PSE’s recruitment efforts. Strategically map out our hiring communities and become well networked within these communities in an effort to build a proactive pipeline of talent across all functions.
  • Implement AA Plan outreach initiatives. Maintains knowledge of market demographics and hiring trends.
  • Job Fair participation. Coordinates and manages job fair participation.
  • Manages updates to careers page.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • BA/BS and 5 years corporate recruiting or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience using electronic/web based recruiting tools. 
  • Experience developing and utilizing networking relationships and sourcing avenues to build talent pools.
  • In-depth knowledge of recruitment processes creative/strategic talent sourcing, resume evaluation, candidate assessment and interview techniques, and matching position to best candidate.
  • Knowledge of employment laws related to recruitment and staffing.
  • Ability to quickly build relationships with hiring managers, colleagues and candidates to meet hiring objectives.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of immigration law and processes, including petition preparation/filings.
  • SAP/Success Factors experience preferred.
  • Experience with resume database/requisition-tracking systems.
  • Experience in identifying and leveraging sourcing companies for specialized talent.
Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams.  Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873.  Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue