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Senior Recruiter

Date: Dec 4, 2022

Location: Bethesda, MD, US, 20814 Vienna, VA, US, 22182 Washington, DC, US, 20036

Company: United Bank

Job Description

The Recruiter ensures that United Bank has a presence in the business community by pro-actively interacting with internal and external sources.  This individual is responsible for marketing United to the community to recruit top and key talent.  This position will primarily be focused on recruitment of the Retail Banking line of business and may assist in the recruitment of entry to mid-level positions within other lines of business throughout the organization.  Manage the full-cycle recruiting activities for positions in an assigned territory or line of business to include sourcing, screening, interviewing, developing a compensation package, closes candidates and provides a high touching on-boarding experience.  


  • Recommend and implements recruiting plans that will capture and retain top talent
  • Pro-actively consults with hiring managers on initiatives related to recruitment and staffing
  • Assess staffing needs, recommend, and implement recruiting plans in an effort to fill vacancies and anticipate turnover
  • Recruit, conduct resume and applicant screening, schedule and perform interviews, make hiring decision, or use judgment to make recommendations to management for assigned territory
  • Makes recommendations to hiring managers on compensation for employment offers within the internal compensation structure 
  • Negotiate offers with candidates; negotiate applicant start date and schedule new hire orientation; extend selected applicant employment offer providing all pre-employment information (i.e. offer letter, credit and background investigation, etc.)
  • Follow up with Hiring Manager on interviews, evaluation forms and hiring decisions
  • Assist in ensuring the new employee receives a positive onboarding experience
  • Use standard and creative methods to recruit candidates, including but not limited to: internet searches, advertising, internal and external career fairs, sourcing; direct recruiting, networking events, etc.
  • Collaborate with the Compensation area to ensure job descriptions are current
  • Maintain and update the applicant tracking files and databases as appropriate per the internal process
  • Ensure the Bank files and paperwork are completed accurately and in compliance with labor laws requirements
  • Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, as well as local, state and federal laws and guidelines
  • Maintain relationships with existing and prospective candidates to develop a pipeline
  • Prepare weekly staffing reports
  • Enter Employment Commission job openings on monthly basis
  • Manage internal job posting communications
  • Manage temporary employee requests, placement and assignment terms
  • Participate in staff meetings and HR related policy revision or implementation
  • Refer behavioral and performance related issues to the HR Manager
  • Analyze turnover and create reports as needed for management 
  • Assist in the management of agency referrals and relationships
  • Participate in recruiting-related projects and generalist duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required or two (2) years of prior direct working experience in the recruitment/talent acquisition area may be substituted
  • Minimum two years of experience working in professional office environment is required, banking experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in passive solicitation techniques required
  • Strong networking skills
  • Ability to prioritize on a consistent basis in a fast paced rapidly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships
  • Proven ability to partner with local business community to successfully achieve recruiting results
  • Effective in prioritizing and multi-tasking
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills necessary to achieve goals and to increase efficiency. 
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and the ability to maintain effectiveness during change
  • Computer literacy to include, Microsoft Office is required
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of State and Federal laws, rules and regulations on Affirmative Action programs
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity standards and practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external clients.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%, with some travel requiring overnight stay is required



  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem solving 
  • Marketing and outreach skills

Essential Functions:  

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Sufficient dexterity of hands and fingers to efficiently operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer components.
  • Ability to converse and exchange information with all levels of staff within organization.
  • Ability to observe, perceive, identify, and translate data
  • Ability to travel via air, rail, automobile and/or bus.

Company Profile

At United, we value all of the relationships we have built since 1839. We are committed to providing each relationship with an unmatched level of service. While we offer competitive products, services, rates, and technology, the level of service we provide and our commitment to building relationships is what sets us apart from our competitors. Our 211 full-service banking offices and 15 loan origination offices in West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina and Washington, D.C. are each built on customer service and commitment to the community. United is backed by a history of safe, sound and secure banking practices that have allowed us to navigate through decades of changing economic environments. Because of this, our employees, customers, shareholders and communities can rely on us to be their banking partner for decades to come. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive culture that is reflective of the communities we serve; celebrates diversity of thought, backgrounds, and experience; promotes respect and a shared purpose; and aligns with our core values.  Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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