Human Resources Specialist - Atlanta, GA
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Atlanta, GA
Employment type
Competitive plus great benefit/year
Job description

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Human Resources Specialist. As a Human Resources Specialist, you will support management in all aspects of Human Resources including, but not limited to managing interviews scheduled by the HR Center, assisting in enhancing applicant flow, administering the hiring/termination process, maintaining personnel records, ensuring background investigations are completed, requesting on-boarding packages, and requesting posting of openings. The Human Resources Specialist will ensure compliance with corporate policies and applicable federal, state and local laws.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development


As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance


In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it


G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Perform administrative duties (e.g., recruiting, applicant flow and hiring, unemployment and workers compensation reporting, benefits administration); handle multiple demands for commitment of time, energy, and resources
  • Manage scheduling interviews
  • Conduct interview with template questions
  • Order Phase 2 for accepted candidates
  • Order background check for all accepted candidates appropriate to the contract assigned
  • Schedule candidate for training
  • Order on-boarding package for candidates
  • Submit documentation for on-boarding package
  • Assist management in ensuring compliance with company policies and applicable federal, state and local laws
  • Communicate daily with field and corporate operations and Human Resources team members regarding placement needs and interview schedules
  • If applicant flow is not sufficient, communicate with HR Center about expanding advertisement visibility
  • Schedule additional interviews, if required
  • Initiate next-steps for processing applicants who have accepted job offers and ensure smooth hand-off to Verifications and On-boarding team members
  • Communicate with training manager to ensure training events are maximized
  • Build job descriptions based on needs from the operations management
  • Order background checks for candidates who accept provisional offers
  • Monitor staffing needs to proactively project current and job future openings

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • Associate’s Degree in Human Resources, Public Relations, Business, or related degree combined with at least 1 year of Human Resources and/ or Recruiting experience
    • High School diploma or equivalent combined with at least 2 years of Human Resources and/or Recruiting experience

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Prior work experience conducting applicant sourcing, recruiting and interviewing job applicants in a fast-paced work environment
  • Work history must include:
    • Excellent organizational skills that include the ability to multi-task and prioritize work
    • Strong consultative, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively with leadership

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:         Office; minimal to no exposure to extreme temperatures is expected

Major Activity:        Working on PC while sitting, telephone use

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:      Limited, to include some standing, bending, limited stretching and reaching.

About G4S
More than 50,000 people in the United States and Canada work for G4S. With their help, we provide security for governments, Fortune 500 companies, nuclear plants, petro-chemical companies, ports, airports, colleges and universities, hospitals, banks, residential communities and more. With G4S, there are opportunities that can take you from New York to Hong Kong and everywhere in between.
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Human Resources Specialist - Atlanta, GA