CareFirst– Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist-DC

Job Title:  Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist – DC

Location: Washington DC/Portals

Career Band: Band B

Job ID #: 9195


Full life cycle recruiting (sourcing, recruiting, screening and interviewing) for  both internal and external technical candidates for referral to assigned open positions, primarily in the Federal Employee Program (FEP) Division, ensuring that only top quality candidates are referred in order to contribute to a high caliber, productive workforce.

Designs/selects, implements and administers screening tools that will assist in identifying quality applicants, assisting in the development and production of Talent Acquisition related reporting to provide accurate and historical trend data and providing management with employment and staffing information for decision making.

Partners with hiring management in order to develop a recruitment plan and coaches clients in the selection and interviewing processes that will yield high quality talent.

Develops recruitment programs or networks in order to attract, grow/train, and retain an applicant pool for high turnover positions.

Attends job fairs, college recruitment functions and community outreach programs in order to establish and maintain an organizational presence in the community.

Performs additional duties as required including, but not limited to:  special projects and assignments; assisting managers during periods of reorganization; executive recruitment; and assisting in the development and production of Employment and Affirmative Action related reporting.


Required:  A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business or equivalent work experience plus 3-5 years related experience in full life-cycle recruitment in a corporate environment, with direct experience recruiting for Information Technology and other technical positions within a sophisticated HR work environment.

Abilities/ Skills:  Working knowledge of Human Resources policies and practices, Employment law, the ability to effectively develop business team relationships with clients and co-workers, excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), good presentation skills, and knowledge of EEO and affirmative action requirements. The incumbent must be able to work independently in an offsite location.   The ability to travel out of state and to offsite locations and strong PC skills using word processing and spreadsheet applications are needed as is the ability to use computerized systems to track positions.

Preferred:  HR Experience in a corporate setting. Knowledge of PeopleSoft Talent Acquisition Management

Department:  Employment

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Please visit our website to apply:

Please apply before:  11/27/2016

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.


The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship


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