26 February 2023

United Airlines | Pilot

Denver, CO, United States

Recruiter (Pilot Hiring)

Location Denver, Colorado, United States

Category Corporate

Job Id DEN00005270

Human Resources and Labor Relations

Job Type Full-Time

Posted Date 02/24/2023


There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

At United, we offer more than jobs, we build careers. Our HR team is passionate about growing our diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where everyone can thrive. We empower our team members to pursue unique career paths, promote a culture where all employees feel included and empowered to a make a measurable difference in our success, and value the achievements and advancement of our diverse workforce. Join our team and chart your own uniquely United career journey!

Key Responsibilities:

Job overview and responsibilities

Recruiter is responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the organization and assists in promoting a strong employment brand and ensuring a positive candidate experience by creating a high touch environment.

  • Develop and complete sourcing plans through the local and national recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas
  • Builds and maintains relationships with clients to ensure staffing needs are met with regard to managing all sourcing, selection and hiring of talent through set metrics
  • Develops and drives robust recruiting strategies and communicates regularly with clients on process, status and feedback of all candidates
  • Maintain complete and accurate record-keeping details in compliance with federal and state requirements
  • Recruiter plays a critical role in ensuring the attraction and hiring of the best possible talent to meet business needs
  • Creates sourcing strategy for approved job and collaborates with hiring manager
  • Identifies external or internal candidates to fill new or vacant positions. Activities may include screening resumes, attending recruitment job fairs, school and/or community based recruitment events or other externally focused efforts. Sourcing activities may include creation of an internal and/or external job posting, employee referrals, website advertising or other sourcing methods
  • Interviews prospective employees for non-exempt and exempt positions
  • Assess candidates to determine if their capabilities match the job requirements. Activities may include telephone-based or in-person interviews or administering pre-placement testing. For example, knowledge or skill-based tests, simulations, etc.
  • Reviews information gained about the candidate(s) and decides whether or not to interview candidate and recommend to hiring manager
  • Conduct debrief sessions with hiring manager to discuss candidate qualifications. Activities may include reviewing test data, interviewer’s recommendations or leading/participating in selection decision-making meetings for internal teams
  • Facilitates the placement of people
  • Determines job offer to most qualified candidate
  • Discuss offer details with hiring manager
  • Partner with Compensation and HR as needed
  • Prepares new hire offers and extends verbal offers
  • Negotiate offer to successful acceptance
  • Communicates final status with all candidates
  • Crafts and provides developmental feedback for internal candidates not selected
  • Rescinds offers as necessary in the event a pre-employment hurdle is not met
  • Develops recruiting tools and techniques to assist United in meeting staffing and placement needs
  • Maintains complete and accurate staffing documentation as required by law
  • Updates information in United’s applicant tracking systems to lead compliance and accuracy of metrics
  • Talks to Talent Acquisition Center as appropriate to process candidates and fill positions
  • Provides subject matter expertise in managing specific staffing vendors, such as websites, search firms and university contacts
  • Provides subject matter expertise in specific staffing and HR projects

The salary for this position is $56,320 to $82,610, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience, education and skills. This range is based on a full-time schedule.

Bonus eligible: yes

At United, we offer a competitive compensation package, with benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life, accident and disability, parental leave, employee assistance program, commuter, paid holidays, paid time off, 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, and flight privileges.

Salary and benefits information is being included in this job posting in accordance with Colorado state law.

United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table.


What’s needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years HR experience
  • At least 6 months to 1 year dedicated recruiting experience
  • Demonstrated good judgment and confidentiality
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with a strong emphasis on customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, highly team-oriented environment
  • Excellent time management, follow-through and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and ability to build relationships with all levels of personnel required
  • Strategic and forward-thinking
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with a high degree of accuracy and ability to delegate work as needed
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer and databases
  • Solid knowledge of social media and demonstrated usage of tools such as LinkedIn
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information required
  • Ability to build solid relationships and work in a team environment
  • Ability to quickly assess candidate’s skills/qualifications and attributes and make placements/recommendations as appropriate
  • Ability to coach and council internal and external candidates on career development
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • In-office schedule, 5 days a week

What will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

  • PHR or SPHR certification
  • Certification as a behavioral based interviewer preferred
  • Combination of external search and corporate staffing experience
  • Prior experience coordinating and attending career fairs
  • Prior experience in developing and giving presentations
  • Experience using Taleo or other applicant tracking systems (i.e. iCIMS)
  • Experience using HRIS platforms (i.e. PeopleSoft and COMPAS)

United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact (see our website) to request accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT


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