Remote Recruiter at Maximus

Job Description Summary

MAXIMUS is currently looking for a Recruitment Specialist to join our team! This position is responsible for facilitating the non-exempt recruitment process within a high volume contact center. The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to, screening resumes, conducting phone screens, as well as scheduling successful candidates for interview.


• Responsible for full cycle recruiting for regular and temporary full time positions.
• Consults with hiring managers to activate post requisitions that accurately reflect the duties, responsibilities, education, training, certifications, experience and security classifications required for positions.
• Interviews, screens and evaluates external and internal candidates for job openings to identify applicants who fully meet the position requirements of posted requisitions and refers them to hiring manager for consideration.
• Makes employment recommendations based on information developed through prescreens, interviews, reference checks, applications, and resumes, ensuring the compensation offer is competitive, internally equitable, and affordable.
• Coordinates and actively participates in the selection of the final candidates.
• Completes or coordinates on-boarding processes.
• Ensures all phases of the recruiting process are conducted in accordance with MAXIMUS and MAXIMUS Ethics, Legal and Human Resources policies.
• Ensures that MAXIMUS’ internal applicant tracking system is maintained and completed; applicants are dispositioned accordingly to OFCCP guidelines; internal candidates are dispositioned and contacted appropriately; and, interview reports are completed accurately.
• Runs queries of automated system and provides information to management as requested.
• Coordinates and participates in job fairs.
• Maintains a high level of confidentiality in all tasks.
• Maintains a cooperative relationship with departments throughout MAXIMUS and its clients to ensure that fair employment practices are followed.
• Serves as an internal consultant regarding staffing needs and projections, and advises on the best course of action to fill open positions.
• Conducts regular follow-up with MAXIMUS and clients’ personnel to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
• Participates in special projects as required.
• Develop knowledge of the marketplace to ensure competitiveness in hiring.
• Acts as liaison with outside vendors and community based organizations to assist in recruiting efforts.
• Administer and coordinate employment offers and background checks.
• Manage recruiting activities, correspondence, and data analysis through and applicant tracking system.
• Administer and analyze pre-employment assessments and references.
• Manage employment offer process.
• Manage the new hire setup process, including new hire paperwork.
• Assists Human Resources department on other assignments and/or special projects as requested.
• Travel to company locations and client sites may be required.
• Assists in the preparation and delivery of New Hire Orientations.


  • Associate Degree or equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience considered in lieu of degree
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related experience
  • Ensure compliance with company Wage & Hour policy, including ensuring non-exempt employees get the rest & meal breaks
  • Comply with all company required policies, procedures and processes including but not limited to required training
  • Provides immediate supervision to a unit or group of employees, assigning tasks, checking work at frequent intervals, and maintaining schedules.
  • A portion of time is normally spent performing individual tasks related to the unit or sub-unit.
  • Generally supervises semi-skilled employees or a few individual professional contributors.
  • Works on issues of limited scope.
  • Follows established practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Monitors daily operations of a unit or sub-unit.
  • Requires full knowledge of own area of functional responsibility.
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate employees and functional peer groups.
  • Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations concerning specific projects or schedules.
  • Receives predetermined work assignments that are subject to a moderate level of control and review.
  • Directs subordinates to complete assignments using established guidelines, procedures and policies.
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