AMEWAS, Inc., a growing Department of Defense (DoD)/ Federal Contractor, built on the premise of “Innovating Tomorrow’s Solutions Today.” We’ve created a close knit family culture focused on continual learning, professionalism and high-performance. Our customers give us praise for the quality of our product: our employees.
Come find out why.
AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking an entry-level HR & Recruiting Assistant to support our Corporate Headquarters in California, MD. This position is a great opportunity for someone who is eager and willing to learn more about Human Resources and Recruiting professions in a fast-paced and high demand environment. Because of the nature of this position, the candidate must be able to work and protect confidential employee & company information. Strict attention to detail is a must to succeed in this role.
This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category Administrative Assistant.
About the location: California, Maryland; To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.
Under direction of the HR Manager and in coordination with the Recruiter and HR Generalist, atypical day as a HR & Recruiting Assistant may include:
Drafting and posting requisitions to AMEWAS website and job boards
Conducting phone screenings & administering employment verifications through our 3rd party vendor
Coordinating interviews between candidates and hiring managers
Reviewing Company benefits package with candidates
Drafting offer letters
Preparing new hire folders and AMEWAS swag bags; mailing to locations outside of Maryland
Downloading new employee forms from Applicant Stack and organizing prior to first day
Drafting Hot Jobs announcements using Canva and posting to social media
Coordinates the Employee Spotlight program featuring new employees each week on social media
Drafting and distributing quarterly AMEWAS newsletters using Canva
Keeping inventory on AMEWAS logo items and placing orders with appropriate vendors after HR Manager approval
Assisting with the Social Planning Committee; to include special projects to encourage health and wellness of our employees; interfacing with our health insurance company, Cigna, in relation to our annual wellness budget
Providing backup to HR & Recruiting as necessary
Other duties as assigned
HS Diploma or equivalent
Up to 3 years’ administrative support experience
Must be proficient in MS Office products to include Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Must be proficient in Adobe PDF to include editing & preparing forms
Must be creative and have an interest in developing communications and marketing materials
Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets. Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.
Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday. Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about walking, standing, etc.
The employee may be required to walk short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site. In some occasions, the employee may be required to drive to offices or buildings near the work site. In rare occasions, travel may be required.
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AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
AMEWAS, Inc. is a Veteran Owned Small Business
AMEWAS, Inc. has provided administrative, program management, technical and engineering support to NAVAIR, NAWCAD and ONR customers for over 30 years and our talent strategy is and has always been simple; employees and their knowledge and skills are our product! One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. With us, you will find more than a “job,” you will find employment.
We encourage you to forward your resume to us. Your resume will be reviewed for any positions that we may have available. If there are no open positions that meet your qualifications, your resume may be kept on file for up to one year.
AMEWAS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing its employees with competitive compensation and excellent benefits.
Our benefits package includes medical, dental, 401(k), education reimbursement, discount gym membership, Flexible Spending Account, life/ADD insurance, long term and short term disability insurance as well as a generous vacation/sick/personal leave/holiday package.