Sr. Specialist, Talent Acquisition

Date: Nov 4, 2022

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.


Spire is hiring a Senior Talent Acquisition Partner in St. Louis (MO) to support hiring needs throughout Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi, Wyoming, and Texas.  The Senior Specialist will be responsible for full-cycle recruiting (sourcing, screening/interviewing, offer negotiation, etc.) for entry-level through leadership roles throughout a variety of business functions, and will also lead strategic sourcing and talent pipelining, workforce planning, and selection process improvements for the client groups; the Senior Specialist also participates in Talent Acquisition's ongoing continuous process efforts.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.


We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:


Living Spire Behaviors


We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.

We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.

We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.

We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with business leaders and HR Business Partners across Spire Field Operations to understand workload planning and future-work staffing forecasts and hiring needs, as well as to learn team dynamics and job profiles.
  • Seek out and utilize various sourcing techniques (internet searches, employee referrals, external advertisements, social media, career events, social & personal networking) to identify and engage top talent.
  • Create and maintain a regular cadence of communication, both written and verbal, with hiring leaders and HR Business Partners.
  • Manage full- cycle recruiting process while collaborating with managers on hiring decisions.
  • Partner with Compensation to develop and deliver competitive offers
  • Support the Lead and Manager, Talent Acquisition in developing and executing company-wide TA strategies that align with the organization strategies.
  • Partner with the business partners and hiring managers to review and guide discussions around job descriptions, as needed
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of recruiting trends, labor laws, and legislative initiatives to ensure adherence, validity and consistency to all legal compliance requirements in all recruiting and hiring processes
  • Participate in process and tool reviews, and contribute solutions to ensure continuous improvement of the talent acquisition service delivery 
  • Travel to field locations and recruiting events, up to 20%

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • High degree of integrity, sensitivity, discretion, and professionalism
  • Must demonstrate positive, respectful behavior in dealing with people at all levels, and act as a role-model when representing the company
  • Self-motivated with the ability to organize and prioritize work with attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization
  • High tolerance for workload demands, pressures and deadlines
  • Strong initiative and ability to independently lead processes and projects yielding quality results
  • Must be flexible and eager to adapt to change

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor's degree in a business related field required

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Minimum of 5 years of corporate or staffing industry recruiting required, with at least 2 years recruiting in energy, construction, manufacturing, or similar industries preferred 
  • Experience sourcing with a variety of tools (ATS, LinkedIn, union halls, associations, etc.)
  • Proven success building strong partnerships with hiring leaders and HR support functions required, to include developing and executing impactful short-, mid-, and long-term sourcing strategies.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and applicant tracking systems required; experience with SuccessFactors is a strong plus
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and multitask effectively
  • Strong understanding of OFCCP, Affirmative Action and EEO guidelines  

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Hybrid work arrangement available: 3 days/week in-office, 2 days/week remote
  • Work is performed in a shared, open-office environment
  • Requires work during nonstandard business hours with occasional travel


We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective

Posting Requirements

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at


Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

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