HR Recruiter/Generalist

Rockville , MD
May 08, 2021
May 18, 2021
Human Resources
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary: 
Westat is seeking a HR Recruiter / Generalist who will be responsible for providing HR support to the recruitment and staffing function of onsite temporary hourly staff. 

Job Responsibilities:
•    Perform full-cycle recruiting tasks (application review, phone screen and initial interviews.)
•    Manage a pool of available staff to meet company, staffing needs in a timely and efficient manner. 
•    Handle employee relations issues, including coaching and counseling of employees. 

Basic Qualifications: 
•    A Bachelor's degree, preferably in human resources or related field. 
•    At least 2 years of recruiting and staffing experience. 
•    Experience in recruiting for temporary survey research workers. 

The ideal candidate should also possess demonstrated experience in staffing in a fast-paced environment to meet staffing deadlines. Candidate should be detail oriented and possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. You must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly MS Excel.  Experience working in a Federal contractor environment with a research orientation is a plus.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.