Human Resources Generalist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   contract

United States



Bowhead seeks a Human Resources Generalist that is a detailed orientated, self-starter and able to accomplish expected task with minimal supervision. This position will oversee and assist with the onboarding and employee maintenance process. The HR generalist position will supervise three Human Resources Assistants and may support various Human Resources projects.

*Position is currently in 100% telework status; will likely become a hybrid telework/in office position Q1 2022. Commutable distance to Springfield, VA office is preferred.

Essential functions will include:
• Supervise and serve as an escalation for the Human Resources Assistants
• Maintaining and generate reports pertaining to employment actions and legal compliance as needed
• Lead internal and other regulatory audit or subpoena request
• Oversee and process administrative task for onboarding, new hire orientation, and termination notification, including entering data into human capital management system, auditing for accuracy and compliance
• Assist HRIS manager as needed with system set up
• Partners with other department and program managers to asses, respond and ensure appropriate resolution to issues
• Assist with inquiries related to HR processes, triage employee and manager inquiries and escalate when necessary
• Identify opportunities to improve onboarding and other onboarding and employee maintenance process to increase efficiencies across the team
• Create digital employee files for new employees and maintaining files through the life-cycle of an employee
• Respond to unemployment claims, process employment verifications, I-9’s and E-Verify
• Conduct New Employee Orientation as needed
• Other duties as assigned by manager


In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date.

• A minimum of four years’ experience working in Human Resources, Payroll or Recruiting performing complex data entry along with ability to self-audit to ensure accuracy.
• Ability to prioritize and work on several tasks/projects at once in a high paced and high volume environment and ability to demonstrate great time management skills.
• Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
• Ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization, work under pressure and exercise tact and diplomacy.
• Requires advanced computer skills in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent human resources experience
• Background investigation and motor vehicle record check required.

Desired Skills:
• Previous experience with UltiPro/UKG preferred.
• Knowledge of federal regulations and commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the HR field.
• SHRM or HRCI certification
• Government Contracting Experience/Service Contract Act Experience

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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