Recruitment #24-121-0143


Loudoun County is one of the fastest growing counties in the country, known for its excellent quality of life and strong economy, while embracing its historic presence. Located 35 miles west of Washington DC, Loudoun County offers a diverse blend of cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities.

Job Description

Are you a Human Resources (HR) professional with a strong background in workforce planning and recruitment? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative work environment with a focus on teamwork, innovation, and high-impact projects? Do you have a passion for public service? If so, then consider a profession with Loudoun County Department of Family Services as an HR Generalist I for the next step in your career.

The Department of Family Services (DFS) is seeking a HR Generalist to be part of the Department's Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) program within the Department of Family Services. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, deadline-driven, and employee focused.

Day-to-day responsibilities focus on overall department support. Specifically, this position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Working with management on recruitment processes and timelines which may include but not be limited to; preparing job advertisements, salary worksheets, offer letters and other correspondence to employees
  • Coordinating use of Applicant Tracking system
  • Managing department staffing data and reports
  • Completing Employee Actions (EAs) Forms 
  • Coordinating background checks 
  • Completing special projects and other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • Knowledge of general HR policies and procedures governing assigned tasks. 
  • Knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) as well as knowledge of Excel, and MS Office applications. 
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local employment and benefit laws and regulations governing the work of an HR division.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate.
  • Ability to use and understand automated systems and equipment for assigned duties.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of personnel and payroll records. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

Hiring salary is commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field; one (1) year of related work experience in the assigned area; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • SHRM Certification
  • Experience with recruitment & Selection


Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Valid drive's license and good driving record (driving records may be reviewed annually for continued qualification). DMV, criminal and credit background checks required.


Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development