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Kal Tire

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist – 2 positions (One remote and one on-site in Vernon, B.C)

Vernon, BC
Full Time
Role Description

Kal Tire is looking to hire 3 Senior Talent Acquisition specialist to meet the growing demands of the business. The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for the planning, strategy, and successful recruitment of all levels of positions across all lines of business in the Store Operations division. As well as collaborative support for Vernon Office, Warehouse, Retread and Transportation groups within Kal Tire. This will be achieved through the development of detailed search strategies, market analysis and reports, marketing campaigns and top-tier service delivery.

The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist advises and assists other recruitment team members in the development of search strategy, program management and relationship development with internal stakeholders within Kal Tire.

(For one of the remote senior talent acquisition specialist position, we would prefer someone who can speak French)



• Plan and deliver the full recruitment cycle process for all levels of searches
• Partner with hiring managers to ensure a fluid and consistent hiring process is achieved
• Identify vacancy requirements, review job specifications, qualifications, and skills
• Collaborate with the HR Advisory team in reviewing role profiles for all open searches
• Create a defined go-to market strategy for all searches
• Plan and execute on recruitment objectives for each position in a timely manner
• Provide regular updates of search progress to stakeholders and leadership teams
• Maintain active communication with passive and active candidates to develop a qualified pipeline for current and future hiring opportunities
• Build and maintain a network through industry contacts, association memberships, community groups etc. for the purpose of building brand awareness, career opportunities and referrals
• Build partnerships with educational institutions, co-op programs and professional associations to promote Kal Tire career opportunities
• Attend career fairs and community events for recruiting and company recognition
• Encourage team member referral programs, communicating its importance to our internal team members
• Maintain current knowledge of Pay Equity, human rights and employment standards guidelines and laws

Interview and Selection Process

• Conduct full-cycle recruitment process to ensure successful hiring requirements are achieved including pre-screening, interviewing, short listing, referencing, and offer presentation
• Liaise with hiring managers to schedule and coordinate interviews for final vetting and selection
• Manage and maintain applicant tracking system for recruitment and candidate management
• Contact all applicants to inform them of the status of their employment possibilities, consideration, and selection
• Review tracking of recruitment metrics to identify success factors, costs and opportunities for improvement
• Perform ad hoc special projects as assigned


• Act as key liaison and first point of contact for new team members to ensure all needs are met in order to function in their role• Coach and support managers in the use of onboarding tools for new hires to achieve a positive candidate experience

Work Experience

• Minimum 5 years' corporate recruitment experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Demonstrated ability to build strong and trusting professional relationships
• Demonstrated skills in recruitment and selection across a wide variety of industries specifically: accounting & finance, technology and corporate business services
• Advanced level interviewing skills
• Ability to analyze and interpret the needs of hiring managers and offer the appropriate options, solutions and resolutions required
• Knowledge of the ethical practices and guidelines of federal and provincial legislation as it relates to recruitment (eg. Human Rights, Labor Codes, Privacy)


• Post-secondary degree or diploma in Commmerce, Business Management or other related field, or the equivalent of education and experience.

Special Requirements

• Attendance required for some evening and weekend recruitment events
• Occasional travel required

About Kal Tire
Kal Tire is the largest independently owned tire dealer in Canada with over 250 locations. Our business philosophy centers on exceeding our customers' expectations and relies on our entrepreneurial team members to provide exceptional customer service.
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