Staffing Specialist - Human Resources

Guard Insurance Group Wilkes Barre , PA 18701

Posted 2 months ago


At Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, we take great pride in bringing out the best in our employees guiding them along a career track of professional development and success!

We are looking for an Human Resources Staffing Specialist to manage our full cycle recruitment, from identifying potential hires to interviewing and evaluating candidates. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to sourcing candidates on-line, and at career fairs, updating job ads and conducting pre-employment screenings. If you have prior recruiting experience and are interested in working for a fast paced, growing organization, we would like to talk with you! Ultimately, you will play an important part in building a strong employer brand for our company to ensure we attract, hire and retain the most qualified employees.

Backed by our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, we are aggressively expanding and enhancing our commercial lines products offerings with the goal of being the premier name for business insurance which creates opportunities for our staff!

Some Highlights of our Benefits are:

  • Excellent working hours (Operating hours are from 8am-4:30pm M-F).

  • Generous amount of vacation and sick time. Closed on all major holidays.

  • 401K with company match and profit sharing.

  • A competitive healthcare package.

  • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment.

  • Be part of Berkshire Hathaway, one of world's most admired companies. We offer opportunities to advance your career!


  • Oversee all hiring stages from sourcing to offer

  • Advertise open roles on various channels including job boards, professional social networks and our careers page

  • Coordinate our internal hiring process

  • Screen resumes based on essential criteria

  • Administer appropriate pre-hire assessments

  • Make recommendations to hiring managers

  • Coordinate interviews between candidates and hiring managers

  • Follow up on the interview process status

  • Stay current on the company's organization structure, personnel policy, and federal and state laws regarding employment practices

  • Serve as a liaison with employment agencies, colleges, and industry associations

  • Interview candidates via phone, video and in-person

  • Reach out to potential candidates and build relationships for future job opportunities

  • Send job offer letters and negotiate terms

  • Host and/or participate in job fairs

  • Promote our company, which is a great place to work


  • Experience with Human Resources Management Software and Applicant Tracking Systems, preferably iCIMS.

  • Familiarity using social networks to post job ads and source candidates

  • Knowledge of labor legislation

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good time management skills with the ability to juggle various open positions

  • Willing to Train

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Human Resources/Payroll Assistant

Wilkes University

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 6/25/2022 12:00:00 AM 2022-09-23T00:00 Wilkes University invites applicants for a Human Resources/Payroll Assistant in the Human Resources/Payroll department. The successful candidate will be responsible for routine clerical functions including HRIS/payroll data entry, documentation and assisting with HR/Payroll projects as needed. A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field and two to four years' experience in Human Resources and/or Payroll operations; knowledge of applicable employment laws, employee benefit plans, human resources and/or payroll policies and practices; a positive customer service attitude, and proficient basic computer skills, with the ability to understand basics of proprietary software systems are preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references. Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information. Wilkes University Wilkes Barre PA

Staffing Specialist - Human Resources

Guard Insurance Group