Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Staffing Consultant in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308765

Directorate: Human Resources

Job Description

At Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, we're moving the boundaries of science through our interdisciplinary approach to solving challenges in energy and the environment, national security and fundamental sciences. It's these advancements today that will bring about big changes for tomorrow—in our nation and in the world. The Recruiter plays a key role by attracting top talent to the Laboratory.

The Recruiter partners with senior management and HR Business Partners to develop the acquisition elements of a Talent Management Strategy to meet the current and future talent needs of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The Recruiter will collaborate with the Recruiting team and hiring managers to identify and match candidates to specific needs; perform all aspects of recruiting activities for both internal and external positions (sourcing, screening, interviewing, selection, negotiation and closing); utilizes a variety of effective sourcing techniques; works with compensation analyst to make salary recommendations; work to achieve metrics and goals including quality of applicant pools, diversity, number of hires, and time-to-fill; represents the Laboratory at recruiting and diversity events; ensures compliance with all applicable employment laws and policies; develops and manages effective working relationships with Managers, HR staff, and staff throughout the Laboratory; provides direction/guidance to an HR Assistant in the course of performing various recruiting services, and travels as required. Be a great listener, open to feedback and direction.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of relevant experience, advanced degree and 4+ years of relevant experience. Professional license and/or certification may be preferred.¿Focuses on the customer and serves as an advisor to hiring managers to execute staffing needs

  • Skilled at identifying new sources of talent that enhance the diversity of the applicant pool

  • Innovative and collaborative use of technology and recruitment resources to attract top talent to PNNL

  • Understands and employs strategic use of social media and recruitment tools to represent opportunities

  • Teams effectively and approaches challenges with courage to deliver highest-value impact to the customer

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recruiting/sales and client management experience.¿

  • Enjoy making cold phone calls (daily), and being able to engage and influence via all communication means down to the individual level.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Directorate: Human Resources

Job Category: HR/Legal/Communications

Group: Recruiting

Opening Date: 2019-01-08

Closing Date: 2019-01-18