Dec 14, 2020

HR & Recruiting Assistant ID: ADMIN110052020 California, MD

  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • California, MD
Full-Time Administration Defense Government Human Resources Other

Job Description


Title:HR & Recruiting AssistantID:ADMIN110052020Department/Labor Location:AMEWAS (Corporate Office)Job Type:Full-timePhysical Location:Corporate Headquarters - California, MDDescription

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.

The position:

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, a typical 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.

Refer to a friend:

If you know someone who may be interested, please share this posting.  We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one here at AMEWAS, Inc.! 





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