Pacific Gas & Electric Company Senior Recruiter in San Francisco, California

Senior Recruiter

Date: Apr 22, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 12229

Job Category : Human Resources

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Human Resources

Job Location : San Francisco


Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

The Human Resources department is committed to providing PG&E employees with the tools, information and services to help deliver safe and reliable gas and electric service to our customers.

The Recruiting department is a dynamic group within the Human Resources organization that focuses on strategically aligning itself with the lines of business to recruit, acquire, motivate, develop, and retain top talent. We are seeking team members who can thrive with little supervision in a fast paced environment that is undergoing change. To be successful, you must possess a passion for building and maintaining strong professional relationships and for developing a deep understanding of the business and its unique challenges.

Position Summary

We are looking for a Senior Recruiter to support PG&E’s lines of business within Electric and Gas Operations with proven ability to manage a high volume of requisitions with little supervision. This is a fast paced position in a growing organization. The successful candidate should have the experience to hit the ground running, create and execute strategic recruiting strategies, and will have a knack for developing and maintaining excellent relationships with hiring managers, candidates, and team members to efficiently drive the process and produce results. The successful candidate must also have the ability to adapt to changing priorities while managing high-touch recruitment processes.

Job Responsibilities

Consulting, Strategic Planning and Execution:Determine the current and/or future staffing needs of the leader or line of business supported. Develop and/or execute on specific recruiting strategies and plans by utilizing recruiting department and other resources. Monitor and report on success of plans and actions in achieving strategic objectives and adjust as necessary.

Search Requirements:

Document search requirements (via Intake form) ensuring an understanding of job duty responsibilities and business requirements. Retrieve applicable job family, job level, job title, job code and salary range using Career Tracks tool and documentation and working with Compensation department partners as necessary. Develop job posting descriptions including both minimum and desired qualifications using existing Career Tracks job profiles where available. Develop prescreening questions to assist with qualifying candidates/phone screens.


Build pipeline/sources from diverse internal and external talent. Determine search strategy. Review and screen resumes and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position and search requirements (phone screen as applicable). Identify opportunities to positively impact diversity hiring efforts.


Build candidate relationships and promote PG&E. Provide complete, accurate, and inspiring information to candidates about the company and position. Prepare candidates for interviews – review culture, organization structure, job description, competencies and expectations. Act as a liaison by providing ongoing information to the candidate. Manage the candidate relationship through the complete recruiting life-cycle.

Candidate Presentation:

Present a diverse and qualified candidate slate to hiring manager. Consult hiring manager on candidate qualifications, work experience, degree of match vs. search requirements. Recommend candidates to interview and secure agreement on final interview slate.

Interview Facilitation:

Ensure candidate interviews are coordinated. Facilitate creation of interview guides as required. Collect feedback from interviewers and determine next steps. Conduct reference checks as required. Ensure all applicants are tracked and dispositioned appropriately.

Offer Negotiation:

Work with hiring manager to develop and offer package considering candidates current compensation and benefits, market salary ranges and internal equity.

Relationship Management:

Guide the lines of business through a compliant recruiting and hiring process. Develop and maintain working relationships with clients to understand their business and staffing needs (short and long-term) and to help prioritize and plan recruiting activities.

Project/Additional Work:

Participate in Special projects and process improvement initiatives as required. Ensure data integrity in Applicant Tracking System. Develop and attend training applicable to recruiting and line of business.



  • Minimum 5 years’ of recruiting experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Knowledge of union recruiting processes

  • Full knowledge of full lifecycle recruiting

  • Full knowledge of Federal regulations affecting hiring practices (OFCCP, EEO, and Affirmative Action)

  • Diversity and inclusion understanding

  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with hiring managers

  • Ability to execute sourcing strategy plans and programs

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities while managing high-volume recruitment processes

  • Effective communication skills

  • Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Applicant Tracking System experience

  • Advanced internet sourcing skills

  • Knowledge of behavioral interview techniques

  • Knowledge of benefits and compensation structures

  • Ability to present competitive offer packages through effective negotiation practices

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland