Recruiter

Best Logistics Group, Inc.
Kernersville, NC 1 month ago

Best Logistics Group, Inc.

Kernersville, NC

Recruiter

$30,000-$90,000 / YEAR
If you are passionate about helping others find a fulfilling and rewarding career, you will want to check this opportunity out!  Best Logistics Group is looking for a high-energy and resilient Driver Recruiter to sell driving opportunities over the phone and in person to prospective drivers.  You will work as part of a team who is committed to ensuring a high-touch, personal approach with driver candidates.  This exciting role will work in our terminal in Kernersville and support operations for Best Cartage, Best Dedicated and Best Specialized.  This career opportunity has interesting challenges and limitless opportunities upon joining the Best family!

The Driver Recruiter is responsible for understanding the driver market, know where and how to best reach CDL drivers,  and to leverage those relationships to build a pipeline of qualified candidates.  In this role, you will have responsibility for sourcing, interviewing, and scheduling as well as making hiring decisions and extending job offers within a complete life-cycle recruiting process.  

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about discussing driving careers and building relationships over the phone, have high energy and a positive attitude, and who have an attention to detail and capacity to deliver results!  

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Primary contact for all persons expressing interest in working for one of our fleets either via phone or one on one.
  • Conduct background checks for all prospective drivers.  Each prospective driver would be screened to ensure they meet company hiring standards.
  • Maintain driver application function in TenStreet including adding phone applicants and updating statuses as needed.
  • Know the current needs of the Recruiter's assigned fleet(s)
  • Basic knowledge of all driving positions including customers and commodities to ensure proper driver placement.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the benefit package for the company as well as all pay packages for their assigned fleet(s)
  • Make all necessary arrangements once an offer of employment is made.  This will include booking travel if needed (bus tickets, creating hotel reservations, etc.) Once arrangements are made, a confirmation packet and offer letter will be emailed to all new hires detailing orientation guidelines and expectations along with directions and contact information.
  • Continue building relationships with drivers post-hire, to encourage driver referrals and driver retention
  • Maintain good working relationships with the operations teams of their assigned fleet(s)
  • Attend hiring events, jobs fairs, school visits as needed, at the direction of the HR Manager
Educational / Experience Requirements
At least 2 years of relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Critical Success Factors
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; works well with team members and is willing to assisting others
  • Time management skills; is organized and able to establish and follow through on priorities
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize concurrent job tasks
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong personal relationship and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work in fast-pace work environment
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Teams; experience with TenStreet strongly preferred, or familiarity with other applicant tracking systems.