Allegis Group, Inc

Employment Screening Lead

Job Locations US-MD-Hanover
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


Job Summary:


The Employment Screening Lead is in Allegis Group’s Corporate Human Resource department in Hanover, MD. This position has primary duties for managing the day-to-day operations of the company’s Drug testing and Occupational Health programs, as well as supporting the background program for Allegis Corporate Services and other operating companies. The position reports to the Human Resource Manager. 


Responsibilities include partnering with Field Support Group, Allegis Compliance teams and screening vendors on daily inquiries as it relates to our programs.  The Employment Screening Team Lead will support various business processes and procedures.  

Additionally, the position requires a functional knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures within the employment screening industry, specifically drug testing and occupational health programs that may affect the company’s use in the hiring process and drug screening program throughout the employee life cycle.  


Direct responsibility of employment screening coordinators & employment screening analysts, managing day-to-day responsibilities, which includes but is not limited to establishing goals and day-to-day team task management.


Essential Functions:

  • Serves as a primary escalation point for all issues or concerns related to the program
  • Responsible for day to day task management of employment screening coordinators and employment screening analysts
  • Coach and support employment screening coordinators and employment screening analysts, hold resources accountable for job function through assessing areas of strength and improvement
  • Partner with OpCo compliance teams on program processes, escalations, and approvals
  • Supports Aerotek and TEKsystems Canada with program management of drug and occupational health services
  • Partners with HRIS Analyst on onboarding document updates within the onboarding automation system(s)
  • Supports Background Program and program management
  • Document and manage Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Employment Screening Programs
  • Educate and provide support to OpCo Human Resources and Employee Relations Departments
  • Facilitating/coordinating OBA/OBS training
  • Partnering with human resources manager on implementation of integration projects within the OpCo’s
  • Partner with human resource manager with the management of current screening vendors and alternative vendors (background, drug, and occupational health)
  • Assist with researching state and federal laws as it pertains to the functional area
  • Supporting implementation and management of Covid 19 program
  • Partners with change management to implement changes impacting our organization
  • Managing primary vendor drug, occupational health, and background invoices
  • Supports human resource manager with business processes, overall program management and current initiatives.
  • Evaluate current processes as needed and implement changes to support the team and business
  • Promotes a fun, supportive culture where ideas are welcomed.

Supervisory or Management Responsibility:

  • Direct responsibility of managing 3-4 employees
  • Responsibility of all day to day operational tasks for all screening programs

Decision-Making Level:

  • Responsible for decisions related to the day-to-day operations of the Program and resource allocations


Minimum Education and/or Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in HR, and/or combination of employment screening
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, or business management perferred
  • Prior management experience preferred
  • Experience in building and providing consistent and compliant HR-related programs
  • Knowledge of regulated and non-regulated issues to ensure compliance as it relates to Drug Testing and all screening practices. 
  • Knowledge of FCRA compliance and Federal and State-specific requirements around criminal background checks.
  • Strong background in customer service


  • The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate, accuracy, quality, and timeliness of own work.
  • Strong Problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to establish and modify basic work practices or processes to achieve results or to improve efficiency
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be proficient with MS Office and Excel. 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and high volume work environment

Special Requirements of the Job:

  • Must be flexible to the needs of the business.

Core Competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Building Relationships
  • Business Knowledge / Organizational Acumen
  • Self-Motivation/Self Starter
  • Leading Self and Others


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