Recruiting Assistant

Fairfax, Virginia
May 17, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
Human Resources
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is currently seeking a Recruiting Assistant to join the Human Resources Department of an Architectural/Engineering firm. This is an excellent opportunity for an exceedingly motivated and hard-working individual to take on a challenging and exciting role in a fast paced environment.


The Recruiting Assistant provides support services to the in-house recruiting team by executing various administrative activities. The following tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Offer letter preparation and distribution
  • Update candidate status within internal HRIS
  • Conduct background screens (driving, criminal, etc.)
  • Distributes and collects new hire paperwork
  • Reviews and files new hire paperwork within internal file database
  • Assist recruiting team with scheduling on- site candidate interviews
  • Process candidate travel reimbursement requests
  • Process external shipping requests for Human Resources department
  • Assist with administrative tasks for Human Resources team - as needed

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • 2 + years of administrative experience, preferably supporting a recruiting team or Human Resources
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Exceptional problem solving, time management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.