Apex3 Security

Corporate Recruiter - Chicago - Apex3 Security

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Shift(s) Available
1st Shift


This job reports to the Lead Recruiter and salary will be based on qualifications.



Apex3 and Premier Security are regionally recognized contract security firms that provide professional site-specific security programs to world-class commercial, educational, residential, corporate, and retail properties.   


Job Description

The Corporate Recruiter position is based in Chicago, IL and will support a fast-paced growing company that has had sustained growth for more than a decade. Additionally, this individual must have exceptional communication, time management and customer service skills. Experience with applicant tracking systems and social media is preferred. The Corporate Recruiter will be responsible for filling exempt and non-exempt positions and meeting KPI's which are established by the Lead Recruiter or Director of Human Resources.  


  • Review and analyze candidate resumes utilizing various methods (i.e., networking, referrals, on-line searches, internet postings, job/career fairs, local colleges, user/technical groups, our ATS software program, etc.)
  • Scour job search websites for potential recruits and contact those candidates personally.
  • Clear understanding of all applicable collective bargaining contracts as they pertain to hiring/selection/transfer/promotion.
  • Conduct interviews, document results, coordinate reference/background checks, and manage hiring process for all open positions.
  • Develop and maintain active applicant pool of qualified candidates for future openings.
  • Lead and/or support staffing initiatives such as selection and implementation of recruitment tools and process improvement efforts.
  • Utilize effective recruitment strategies to attract qualified candidates.
  • Prepare qualified candidates to interview with hiring managers by providing detailed information on the job descriptions and company/site performance expectations.
  • Proficient on various responsibilities relating to employee on-boarding. 
  • Network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups, social media, and employees.
  • Assist in the development and tracking measurables of the recruiting and hiring process so procedures are transparent.
  • Administrative duties and recordkeeping.
  • Customer Service skills.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred).
  • 2+ years' of recruiting experience
  • Proven success and ability to execute both tactical and strategic initiatives.
  • Sense of urgency to meet the demands of our fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with applicant tracking system, basic HR metrics, and process improvement techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to take initiative and build strong productive relationships.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and follow through.
  • Effective negotiating skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicant tracking software programs.
  • Familiarity with on-line job hunting websites.
  • Ability to travel when necessary (less than 25%)
  • Working knowledge of the security, hospitality and customer service field is preferred.


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