Recruiter, WPS

Location US-VA-Chantilly
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Human Resources - All Open Positions
Regular Full-Time


This position is primarily responsible for conducting full life-cycle recruiting in support to the WPS government contract, this includes, but is not limited to: sourcing resumes, screening candidates, cold calling, analyzing and learning different requirements for different positions, reporting recruiting efforts, making a presence in social media to promote jobs and interact with potential candidates in the industry, and familiarizing themselves on the applicant tracking system - iCIMS. The position will also provide administrative support to the Recruiting team as needed.


  • Conducts full cycle recruiting, including, but not limited to: sourcing, cold calling, resume and telephone screening, referring qualified candidates to the hiring managers, verifying references and negotiating offers as required. Responsible for the vetting of different positions as needed by the contract.
  • Able to have an understanding for the requirements of the WPS qualifications needs, in order to give the client the best talented candidate for the position(s).
  • Responsible for the adequate interaction in social media to promote and help branding the company as well as potential job openings.
  • Responsible for the administration and respective disposition of the candidates as set in iCIMS. Responsible for reporting efforts every week to recruiting manager.


  • High degree of attention to detail and excellent organization skills; proficient at handling high volumes of work and multi-tasking; high degree of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality. Must have the ability to work independently and manage projects, heavy workload both onsite and offsite in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of recruitment, sourcing, screening, interviewing, and using referral processes as well as knowledge of employment law. 
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with both candidates and employees, meeting their needs and the needs of the organization. Must be organized, motivated, reliable, and responsible with superior interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to utilize social media, online resources and other effective sourcing resources to identify highly-qualified candidates. Must have previous understating of how to use an applicant tracking software. Proficient in use of MS Office Suite, particularly MS Excel.
  • Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills with significant attention to detail and ability to identify errors.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related discipline required.
  • Minimum 3+ years in Recruiting, Staffing or Human Resources.
  • Must be working towards a Recruiting Certification (CRS) or similar.
  • Must be knowledgeable with iCIMS ATS or similar platform.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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