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Human Resource Generalist

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Position ID: 3050
  • Minimum Experience: 3 years
  • Education: BD
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: Microsoft Office
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.


At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we have seamlessly transitioned to virtual recruiting and onboarding processes that allow us to collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.

We are looking for an experienced HR Generalist with a heavy focus on recruiting to join our HR team in Columbus, OH. You will play a central part of a HR recruiting team that is responsible for fueling the rapid strategic growth by identifying and engaging top talent in a creative way, improving and contributing to our employer brand. 

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

  • Directly source candidates through research, messaging campaigns, internet searches, proactively contacting, resume mining, referral generation, pre-screening, career fair events and interviewing candidates to attract to the firm
  • Proactively and creatively sources, leads and screens candidates to develop pools of talent for positions across the firm
  • Develop and present recommendations on qualified candidates to hiring managers and participate with Human Resources for offer development
  • Proactively pipeline talent including designing, building and maintaining a strong and diverse network of potential candidates and utilize local and community resources
  • Ensure that candidates are seamlessly moving through the interview process
  • Collaborate and share knowledge and practices with the HR team
  • Recommend and drive improvements to overall recruiting practice and work with HR for development  and facilitation of recruitment workshops for hiring managers and interview teams
  • Assesses candidates through competency-based screening, ensuring only qualified candidates are referred
  • Creates a positive candidate experience
  • Ensures the maintenance of accurate and concise records and reports concerning all phases of the recruitment process
  • Assists with other functions of HR as needed

 You may be a good fit if you have these skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or another related field
  • 3+ years of experience in Human Resources, hiring technical talent by sourcing and closing candidates; experience working with engineering candidates, preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Passion for technology
  • Experience working with applicant tracking systems
  • Ability to successfully close passive candidates
  • Excellent client relationship skills, communicates proactively and consistently with hiring managers and candidates

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, flexible spending or health savings account options, basic life insurance/short term & long term disability coverage at no cost to the employee, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.