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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 33657: B3 Talent Acquisition Specialist 


Job Description




The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for partnering with the Human Resources Business Partners and hiring managers to identify talent primarily for our high volume and niche roles. As the face of Norfolk Southern, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will follow full cycle recruiting guidelines and work to ensure a positive applicant experience.


Principal Duties:

  • Develop, drive, and execute comprehensive search strategies - including a recruitment plan which is geared towards building a diverse workforce, brand recognition and meeting the hiring needs of the business.
  • Build strong rapport with hiring managers, act like a consultant, and support recruiting needs. 
  • Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the Talent Acquisition team, document any new processes, fine tune standard processes, staying informed of trends and innovative recruiting techniques.
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with assigned departments, employment agencies and other organizations.
  • Evaluate resumes and applications received for assigned departments.
  • Input information needed to generate employment reports.
  • Interview and evaluate candidates.


Job Related Experience:

  • Minimum Level: 1-2 years
  • Preferred Level: 3-5 years



Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (Any)


Technical Skills:

  • Experience with MS Excel/Spreadsheets (would like ideal candidate to be knowledgeable with Excel, does not need to have an excel certificate).


Skills and Abilities:

  • Decision Making
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Follow Through/Execution

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta