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Job Title: Sr. Candidate Sourcer/Recruiter
Company Name: PetSmart
Location: Phoenix, AZ United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/21/2022
Expire Date: 07/20/2022
Job Categories: Arts, Entertainment, and Media, Employment Placement Agencies, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Medical, Web Technology, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Sr. Candidate Sourcer/Recruiter
About the Team

PetSmart LLC is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. We employ approximately 55,000 associates and operate more than 1,600 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico as well as more than 200 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp services and pet adoption services in-store. PetSmart, together with non-profits PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, invite more than 3,000 animal welfare organizations to bring adoptable pets into stores so they have the best chance possible of finding a forever home. Through this in-store adoption program and other signature events, PetSmart has facilitated more than 10 million adoptions – more than any other brick-and-mortar organization.

About the Job


This position partners with leaders on the Veterinary Health Services Team to support the recruitment needs of independently owned veterinary hospitals operating within PetSmart stores. Recruiters leverage recruiting expertise and market knowledge to develop and execute passive and active sourcing strategies. This position leverages innovative and contemporary methods of identifying and hiring talented veterinary health professionals.

• Consult and support various veterinary hospital owners, as requested, to understand and build out individual sourcing strategies across hospital locations in the U.S. and Canada while balancing different hiring expectations and needs.
• Supports hospital staff sourcing process as requested by the various veterinary hospital owners from through identification and interviewing.
• Collaborates with veterinary hospital owners on effective sourcing strategy.
• Hands-on application of web-based applicant tracking and candidate sourcing tools.
• Maintains current tracking documentation through each phase of the recruitment process.
• Provides first in class recruiting support to veterinary hospital owners.
• Generates a pipeline for a variety of concurrent searches using a diverse set of sourcing tools and techniques that attract top talent.
• Implements and documents process improvements.
• Maintains a commitment to clear and proactive communication with all veterinary hospital owners.
• Leads business initiatives pertaining to recruiting.
• Provides oversight and guidance as needed with assigned recruitment activities.


• Bachelor’s degree from four-year college/university in a relevant field preferred.
• 1 year of demonstrated recruitment success in diverse consultative full-cycle recruiting experience with search firms and corporate environments.
• Experience in veterinary care or medical recruiting preferred.
• Proven proficiency with a diverse sourcing toolkit that includes job boards, search engines, niche sites, LinkedIn and other social media, passive lead generation, etc.
• Demonstrated problem solving skills including the ability to offer out of the box and creative solutions to recruiting challenges.
• Accountable and independent, as well as collaborative, fostering a cohesive team environment.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills to effectively communicate in a variety of settings across all organizational levels.
• Proven organizational and time management in order to work independently on a variety of tasks in a time sensitive environment.
• Equivalent combination of education and experience is permissible.


• Proficient with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS).
• Experience with HR applications.

About the Culture

Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:

  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
  • A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
  • “Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
  • “Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
  • Starbucks cart—productivity at its finest!
  • “Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite daycare facility
  • Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities
  • Learn more about #LifeAtPetSmart here: https://www.lifeatpetsmart.com/life-at-petsmart/
  • Check out Associate stories and share in some celebrations at PetSmart: https://www.blog.lifeatpetsmart.com/
  • Explore PetSmart Benefits here: https://benefits.petsmart.com/
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