Talent Acquisition Specialist - Covanta Environmental Solutions
Asheboro, NC  / Milwaukee, WI  / Greensboro, NC 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!

Company Description

Covanta Environmental Solutions is a leading provider of environmental solutions across a wide range of industries including heavy-light manufacturing, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, health and beauty, food, automotive, environmental consultants, municipalities, and other industrial manufacturers. Our services help solve some of the toughest challenges faced by these industries. Our mission is simple: To develop and deliver waste and risk elimination solutions that positively benefit our Clients, our Community, and our Environment

CES offers our valued team members:

  • Rewarding careers with competitive pay
  • Hybrid Work Schedule ( 4 days in office/1 day remote)
  • No cost Basic Life and Basic AD&D Insurance, as well as supplemental employee life and AD&D and dependent life options
  • Industry-leading retirement plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Incentive & Rewards Program
  • Round-the-clock support through our Health Advocate partnership
  • Career development and mentorship
  • Educational assistance to help you invest in your future

Covanta's passionate and collaborative Talent Acquisition team is responsible for attracting and hiring high potential talent across different locations.

As Covanta embarks on an exciting growth phase, the TA team is looking for sharp, agile, and talented high potential TA leaders who are looking to be part of this growth!

Talent Acquisition Specialist - CES

About the Role

Position Description:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be an addition to Covanta Environmental Solutions' highly engaged Talent Acquisition / HRG team to support the growing needs.

This is full-time role, based at our office in Asheboro, NC. You will be part of a team of passionate and collaborative professionals responsible for a variety of talent acquisition activities to hire high-potential talent at different locations in the Southeast and Midwest.

You will supplement Covanta Environmental Solutions (CES) talent sourcing footprint, build talent pipelines, expand the reach of CES's employment brand and support talent acquisition operations in a high volume, high touch environment. Amongst other things, you will:

  • Support talent sourcing needs across different disciplines, levels and geographies

  • Partner with members of the hiring teams to develop effective job posting and sourcing strategies

  • Identify, source, and develop candidates primarily through self-sourcing and low fee resources

  • Screen and deliver a slate of qualified candidates within the target compensation range

  • Provide exceptional experience to the candidates and your internal/ external partners

  • Provide timely metrics, reports and status updates on assigned requisitions/ projects or as requested

  • Maintain a sound understanding of CES's value proposition, business and hiring needs, industry trends and niche sites

  • Participate in industry, diversity, veteran and college hiring events

  • Partner with other team members on projects, innovative sourcing strategies and creative cost-effective solutions

  • Other Talent Acquisition & HR initiatives, as needed

  • Work in compliance with industry rules, regulations and practices

  • Maintain confidentiality, accuracy and keep sensitive information secured

  • Be an effective, efficient and engaged partner

Position Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years of talent acquisition experience is required.

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • Experience supporting high volume CDL Driver and Warehouse Operations is a huge plus.

  • Full life-cycle recruiting experience will be a plus.

  • Corporate recruiting experience will be a plus

  • Expert level experience with one or more ATS is required.

  • Experience with Workday will be a plus.

  • Customer service orientation with ability to build strong relationships and credibility with hiring managers and candidates

  • Strong results orientation, with high sense of urgency

  • Sound working knowledge of Recruiting industry rules, regulations and practices is required

  • Knowledge of HR policies and practices

  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in direct candidate sourcing utilizing a variety of cost-effective tools and sources

  • Ability to drive sourcing campaigns independently and manage multiple searches effectively

  • Ability to motivate candidates, sell the company brand and career opportunities

  • Ability to work independently, multi-task in a fast paced, matrixed team-oriented environment.

  • Must be comfortable working in geographically dispersed team

  • Ability to adapt to changing business priorities

  • Dependable, ethical, committed, honest

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contactingus at careers@covanta.com.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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