Recruiter (Contract)

NicSquared Solutions - Washington, DC

Full-time | Temporary | Contract$25 an hour

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The position’s essential duties include the following:

  • Partner with hiring manager to determine staffing needs.
  • Screen resumes, interviews candidates (by phone or in person), administers appropriate assessments and reference/background checking, makes recommendations for hire (or not hire) and delivers employment offers for both exempt and nonexempt position openings within an assigned territory.
  • Participate in employment events, such as career fairs
  • Build and maintain relationships with candidates, internal and external clients and other HR business units to support the strategic staffing goals of providing a highly skilled workforce
  • Establish, develop, and foster relationships and partnerships with educational institutions, professional and trade associations, public employment services, community workforce development initiatives and other organizations in order to source qualified job candidates.
  • Create postings that are accurate, engaging, and compliant with HR EEOC standards and regulations.
  • Recommend and assist in the development of pre-screening assessments based on competency criteria.
  • Conduct in-depth screenings and assess potential candidates for qualifications, level of interest and compensation requirements.
  • Gather job requirements through in-depth purposeful questioning of the business units hiring manager for the purpose of finding the best talent, building behavioral interview guides, and giving realistic job expectations.
  • Build and maintain a proper pipeline of talent to support business unit’s future hiring needs.
  • Serve as an expert for recruiting candidates within an assigned area.
  • Use traditional and nontraditional resources, such as career fairs, online job fairs, community network events, etc., to identify and attract quality candidates.
  • Develops advertising programs (internal and external) to ensure high visibility with potential candidates.
  • Manage internal transfer process, including screening, coordination of interviews with hiring manager, transfer offer letters, etc.
  • Follow up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding recruiting process.
  • Communicates important employment information during delivery of employment offers (e.g., benefits, compensation, noncompete agreements).
  • Work with hiring managers to ensure compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations, including affirmative action plan compliance
  • Manage current candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS).
  • Manage application/resume file and retention according to company policy


Three (3) to Four (4) years of professionally related experience

  • Experience in applicant tracking systems managing candidate experience and workflow
  • Experience with HRIS
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate integrity
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and have strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact at all levels.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suit


Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant technical training with certification

PHR, SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential preferred

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $25.00 /hour


  • ATS: 2 years (Required)
  • Microsoft Office Suite: 1 year (Required)
  • HRis: 1 year (Required)
  • Recruiting: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • PHR (Preferred)