Chris Smith

  • Normandy Park US-WA


Highly motivated and self-directed professional with solid experience in human resource management, particularly on recruitment procedures; efficiently match qualified candidates to appropriate and available job openings. Results-driven, adaptive, and committed to accomplishing departmental objectives while maintaining positive attitude. Proven ability to motivate personnel in reaching their desired goals, and dedicated to maximizing profits, providing impeccable customer services, and creating an atmosphere of excellent employee morale. Exemplified ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as in Taleo (applicant tracking system) and HR Software Oracle plus a limited experience with Ascentis HR Office.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2007 - Apr 2010


Northwest Center

§Oversaw recruitment and hiring functions for Northwest Center’s business units, providing importance on persons with disabilities

§Identified and developed referral sources within the community

§Screened and evaluated applications to choose most qualified applicants and facilitated interviews

§Maintained comprehensive applicant database/files of possible hires

§Reviewed all paperwork to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with NWC and legal guidelines; finalized and submitted all required documentations to human resource generalist

§Prepared follow-up correspondence on recruitment status of applicants, and updated applicant tracking system (Taleo)

Feb 2007 - Jul 2007

Human Resources Administrator

Pearson Educational Measurment

§Collaborated with human resource generalist throughout the interview and hiring processes

§Administered employee records in Oracle through timely and perfect data entry

§Supervised daily data entry, filing, as well as preparation of materials; answered and monitored all organizational communication lines

§Developed recruiting process with candidate’s extensive experience and efficiency through identification of opportunities

§Developed excellent job postings

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006

Human Resources Facilitator

Mercy Ships

§Handled and maintained all technical positions onboard

§Assumed responsibility for sending conditional and final acceptance letters for technical crew

§Planned and arranged the Crew Safety Orientation along with the safety officer

§Kept and updated all current human resource files


Sep 1989 - Dec 1995

Associate in Arts

Green River Community College



Sarah Case

I worked along side Sarah in the HR Department while I worked at Northwest Center

Nikole Finely

Kole was the Director of HR while working at Northwest Center.

Monte Regier

Monte was the supervisor I reported to while serving on Mercy Ships