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Freeport McMoRan Staffing Coordinator - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO in Climax (Leadville, CO), Colorado

Climax Molybdenum Co., a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. Our global operations include both primary and byproduct molybdenum mines, integrated global operations, and local customer care. We provide our worldwide partners with the most reliable supply and highest quality molybdenum and rhenium products. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.

We offer outstanding opportunities for individuals who seek challenging, exciting and rewarding work for a company that supplies molybdenum for a variety of high-value applications in industries ranging from steel and oil to aerospace and construction. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Climax Molybdenum.

This position is located at the Climax Mine site off of CO-91 between Silverthorne, CO and Leadville, CO. This is a rural, alpine area approximately two hours from the Denver metropolitan area. The mine is at an altitude of approximately 10,200 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 31 degrees and the average low is 3 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 71 degrees and the average low is 38 degrees. The average snowfall in Lake/Chafee counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.

Provide recruiting administrative support to Corporate and Site Staffing teams.

  • Prepare documents throughout the position approval and staffing process

Communicate, via phone and email, directly with candidates and site HR team members to coordinate interviews, assist with applications, and respond to inquiries

  • Prepare recruiting communications including offer confirmation letters, job board postings, ads and other materials

  • Perform post-offer on boarding administrative tasks including initiation and tracking and follow-up on background checks, scheduling and tracking of post-offer drug tests and physical examinations

  • Coordinate with compliance teams to resolve unusual issues or problems

  • Track, monitor and follow-up on recruitment tasks to ensure completion and update Applicant Tracking System (ATS), as required, to depict current status

  • Generate routine ATS reports as assigned

  • Coordinate staffing functions and activities including job fairs, orientation, and training

  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience in general office administration in Human Resources, Recruiting or related fieldincludingone (1) year of experience working in a business system

  • Skill in using Microsoft Office applications

  • Excellent organizational skills in a multi-tasking environment

  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written

  • Skill in collaborating within and outside of department

  • Ability to work effectively in an environment subject to changing priorities, high-volume work and short deadlines


  • High School diploma or GED

  • One (1) year of experience with Taleo, SuccessFactors or other Applicant Tracking System

  • Experience working with SAP or other HRIS

  • Experience working with all levels of management and employees within a company

  • Experience scheduling interviews and/or other high level meetings, including travel arrangements

  • Experience initiating background checks using a vendor, i.e. HireRight

  • Ability to travel (less than 10%)

  • Willing and able to take initiative with a strong sense of urgency

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently


  • 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

  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office

  • Location requires mobility in an office environment

  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see

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

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or 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

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/

Job: *Human Resources

Title: Staffing Coordinator - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO

Location: CO-Climax (Leadville, CO)

Requisition ID: 1903293