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Site Staffing Specialist: Climax, CO, US, 80429

Climax Molybdenum is the world’s leading producer of molybdenum and has a long, successful history of doing business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner. We have operated in Colorado for more than 100 years and today have mining and milling operations near Leadville, Kremmling and Empire. Our Climax mine is located between Frisco and Leadville. Our Henderson mine and mill are an hour’s drive apart – separated by the Continental Divide and a 15-mile conveyor system (10 miles is underground). The Henderson mine is about 50 miles west of Denver and 10 miles west of Empire, and the mill is located between Dillon and Kremmling.

Climax Molybdenum has the assets, drive and financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers. Take time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at one of our sites – the Climax mine and the Henderson mine and / or mill. Live life at the top!



This position will support our Climax Mine in Leadville, Colorado


Collaborates between Site Operations and Corporate Staffing, under general supervision, to ensure hiring decisions are met in an efficient manner, processes are followed, and priorities of the site are understood.


  • Communicate directly with site leaders, site HR staff, and Corporate Staffing, regarding progress of requisitions, position-specific staffing issues, and process
  • May attend regular leadership and workforce planning discussions to address staffing-related issues
  • Consult with hiring managers to determine job-specific preferred qualifications and site requisitions for posting
  • Collaborate with hiring managers and Corporate Staffing to gather immediate feedback regarding the quality of candidates in process
  • Assist Corporate Recruiters with resume/credential reviews and pre-screening of candidates as needed
  • Apply detailed understanding of business needs to the recruiting process to help identify qualified candidates who meet client needs
  • Monitor and track progress of staffing activities
  • Assist in expediting activities and collaborate with Corporate Staffing to address bottlenecks
  • Possess and apply general knowledge and understanding of EEO, OFCCP, and Affirmative Action policies as determined by the company as well as state/federal agencies to ensure compliance
  • Occasionally represent the company at local job fairs and assist with coordination of local staffing events
  • Perform other duties as required





Minimum Qualifications


  • High School diploma or GED and six (6) years of Recruiting/Human Resources-related experience; OR
  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of Recruiting/Human Resources-related experience
  • Employment law principles as they apply to recruiting/hiring



      Preferred Qualifications


      • Experience supporting an Operations group in an HR or similar capacity, to include providing recruiting support
      • Experience supporting multi-locations in a liaison role between leadership and recruiting department
      • Ability to travel and work on-site multiple times, during the period of a month
      • One (1) year of experience generating data analytics, assessing/forecasting and tracking
      • Intermediate capabilities with SuccessFactors and Excel
      • Experience utilizing SAP or other HRIS
      • Proven ability to multi-task and handle a variety of high-priority, confidential tasks
      • Practical experience overseeing and responsible for monitoring entry level hiring programs
      • One (1) year of experience in a Business Development, Account Manager, or other customer-relations type of position
      • Willing and able to travel  to future Career Fairs and/or support other recruiting activities

      Criteria / Conditions


      • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English

      • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

      • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

      • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds

      • Project demands could dictate varied work hours

      • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, or manufacturing plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required

      • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws

      Benefits & Compensation

      The company provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits package offering health and welfare benefits, paid time off, retirement, and more. These benefits are available to you and your eligible dependents on your first day of employment. Some of your benefits are company paid, and you will pay a portion of other benefits. The company pays the greatest portion of your benefits, passing along only a fraction of the total cost to employees. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details

      Pay Range:


      Rate of pay dependent on competency, experience, qualifications and skills

      Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

      • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
      • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
      • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

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