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Job Title: Recruiting Specialist or Account Executive
Job ID: Recruiter
Location: Nevada City or San Diego, CA
Industry: Executive Search Recruiting
Job Type: Fulltime

Are you ready to take on a professional challenge on a national scale without having to move to the big city?

Principal Resource Group, a Shepherd Search Group Company, is an established executive recruiting firm with long-term clients specializing in civil engineering, environmental, and construction related fields. Currently seeking an Executive Recruiting Specialist.  This is an opportunity for an individual who takes pride in personal success and who can take initiative to leverage existing clients and an outstanding market reputation to thrive.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record in sales, willingness to be a team player, excellent written and oral communication skills, intermediate/advanced computer skills, and a sense of humor.  Entry-level and experienced positions are available.  

Account Executive: Use your sales skills to develop and maintain relationships with our clients and make a difference in people’s lives.  Work with clients to identify staffing needs and manage the recruitment process from finding candidates through communicating offers.  The Account Executive position generally requires at least 2 years success in Business to Business sales and a Bachelor’s degree.

Recruiting Specialist: Great people skills and the ability to communicate well over the phone are a key part of this position.  Work with Account Executives to recruit qualified candidates by conducting complex internet research, sourcing, interviewing, screening, and referring candidates for client companies’ openings.  The Project Coordinator position generally requires a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) plus two years in sales or marketing.

As an executive search consultant with Principal Resource Group you will: 

  • Have access to the best training in the industry
  • Enjoy a family oriented work environment with flexibility
  • Control your earning potential with an excellent compensation and benefits package
  • Work in an office with opportunity for advancement


Explore the world of executive recruitment at Principal Resource Group – the career you impact the most will be your own.  To apply, contact Kelli Newnan at 530-478-6478 or


About Principal Resource Group

Since 1999, Principal Resource Group has provided executive recruiting services to civil engineering, environmental, and construction companies across the United States.  Our clients are small and large consulting firms, leading national engineering firms, and companies with global engineering projects. We are part of the MRINetwork™, one of the largest and most successful recruiting organizations in the world. 

Principal Resource Group specializes in recruiting executives, managers, and technical specialists in the Civil Engineering, Environmental, and Construction disciplines, including: Water/Wastewater, Water Resources, Municipal/Public Works, Power/Transmission, Renewable Energy, Environmental, Geotechnical, Transportation/Traffic, Construction Management, Hydraulics/Hydrology, Geology/Hydrogeology, Structural, Mechanical/Electrical, and General/Civil.

For Companies:  Our recruiters are experienced professionals who understand the civil and environmental engineering communities.  Our goal is to introduce you to professionals who can make a long-term contribution to your firm.

For Candidates: Our recruiters are proud to provide personalized and confidential services to professionals with all levels of experience in the civil and environmental engineering industries.  We want to know you and your career goals so we can introduce you to opportunities that will inspire and challenge you.

Contact: Pat Havard, Principal Resource Group
313 Railroad Avenue
Ste. 203
Nevada City
CA, 95959
Tel: (530) 478-6478
Fax: (530) 478-6477
Date Posted: 6/5/2018
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