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Transportation & Logistics

Driver Recruiter (Class A) [ME]

Position: Driver Recruiter (Class A) [ME]
Location: Trenton, NJ
Industry Type: Transportation & Logistics

Description:

This position will provide a full-time resource dedicated to recruiting and qualifying drivers and equipment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Below is an outlined summary of specific duties and tasks.  Employee is expected to learn and is required to cross train with Safety Department personnel to perform all functions within the department and to fill in during vacation(s), sick day(s) and periods of growth. 

  • Interact with all applicants for qualification as drivers
  • Respond to telephone inquiries; accurately explain job opportunities and requirements
  • Process applications received in hand, via fax and on-line via internet applications
  • Run background checks through DAC/USIS/HireRight and/or TenStreet websites
  • Run PSP checks through USDOT website
  • Verify previous employment via fax or personnel phone calls
  • Maintain applications and recruiting/qualification forms
  • Arrange hotels for orientation
  • Coordinate equipment needs with Maintenance Department
  • Assist with monthly license, physical, registration and inspection expiration reports
  • Assist with annual reviews
  • Assist with random drug and alcohol testing
  • Be available to set up Job Fairs, on the road recruiting, ordering and placing recruiting signage on public property, update and order recruiting materials, (brochures, banners, trinkets), etc.
  • Develop strategies to increase driver hiring pipeline and report out same.

Qualifications and Key Skills:

(The following are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills or ability required for this position)

  • Class A CDL in good standing is preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role and environment.
  • Knowledge of DAC/USIS/ HireRight, and TenStreet.
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook computer programs required.
  • Extensive knowledge of FMCSA and DOT regulations for driver hiring and qualifying required.
  • Knowledge of Innovative preferred. 

Competencies:

  • Demonstrate ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing environments.
  • Demonstrates consistent logic and objectivity in decision making and generates practical solutions to problems.
  • Work with diverse group of individuals and personalities, be trustworthy and treat people with respect.
  • Does not unethically cut corners.
  • Builds and maintains trusting relationships with all constituencies.
  • Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to run and organize effective orientations.
  • Ability to meet the needs of internal customers.

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