• Reston, VA, USA
  • Required Clearance - None
  • USN
  • Human Resources


Reston, VA


FLSA status:

Full time, Exempt


Clearance level:

Ability to obtain (Active Secret preferred)


Summary of essential job functions:

Sallyport is seeking a Recruiter who loves the field of "Talent Acquisition." You must demonstrate the following; confidence, good communication skills, approachable, excellent listener, target driven, demonstrate patience, team player and a rock star at multi-tasking. You are working in a government contract environment which will require great energy and enthusiasm to contribute great things to the overall mission.

The ability to ramp up for mass hiring efforts for all OCONUS and CONUS hiring is a must while leveraging your network and candidate pipelines to fill critical positions within the organization.

Additionally, you will:

  • Conduct interviews to recruit prospective employees and refer job applicants to specific job openings.
  • Evaluate employment factors such as job experience, education and training, skills, knowledge and abilities, and other data pertinent to classification, selection, and referral.
  • Respond to government requests for proposal targeted by the Sallyport capture team; screen and select key personnel to support the bid, often under strict deadlines
  • Source candidates and develops networks to ensure a constant flow of qualified candidates using web-based tools, agencies, and recruiting contractors.
  • Provides applicants with information on the company and ensures successful hiring and onboarding process.
  • May participate with management to develop job specifications, make salary recommendations and negotiate starting salary with management and candidates.
  • Work closely with management to develop recruiting plans and processes, create accurate job descriptions and nurture employee retention and development.
  • Coordinate program specific recruiting to ensure timely, optimal & quality hiring according to the company's values and culture.
  • Other assigned duties to help us enable mission success!


What do you need?

  • 2-4 years of recruiting experience in government contracting space, corporate and/or agency.
  • Ability to obtain US government Secret clearance. (Active Secret clearance is preferred.)
  • OFCCP, AAP and EEO compliance experience.
  • Successful track record and excellent candidate management skills.
  • Good team player with a flexible approach.
  • Excellent follow through, sense of urgency, ability to work on their own and be self-sufficient.
  • Passionate about providing exceptional customer service to internal and external partners and clients.
  • Proven aptitude to execute in a changing professional environment.
  • Able to assess staffing needs and develop creative and effective recruiting strategies to meet those needs.
  • Aptitude in assessing intangible aspects of candidates accurately (such as a candidate's fit with the position and with the company culture).
  • Able to in work in a fast-paced environment and work with all levels of management.
  • Proficient with ATS system and MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) and Internet savvy.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in full life cycle construction recruiting highly preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Business-related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience or Military Service.


Physical requirements and working conditions:

The physical demands listed below, though not fully inclusive, are that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • The employee is frequently required to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, electronic appliances, and other office equipment.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • The employee will work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

Sallyport is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


About Us:

Sallyport is a global provider of a full spectrum of security and mission support solutions tailored to enable global security and stability operations. With over 2,500 employees, Sallyport offers a comprehensive range of global protective, security and mission support solutions to US Government, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private and commercial clients.

Sallyport's mission is to consistently deliver high quality services with full integrity and focus on performance excellence to every client on every mission.

Know your Customer | Know your People | Know your Business | Know your Math | No Complacency "Failure is not an option."

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