Driver Recruiter (East Region) - Penske Logistics
At Penske, our Driver Recruiters are responsible for understanding the local driver labor market, know where and how to best reach CDL drivers and maintain a relationship with those drivers from the point of introduction through their hiring.
Our Penske Driver Recruiter will manage the sourcing, selection, offer negotiation, and closing, components within a complete life-cycle recruiting process. Utilizing sales, research, and networking skills, the position will require the proactive identification of active and passive talent, through effective and creative utilization of sourcing tools.
We are looking for individuals who are passionate in discussing driving careers on the phone or face to face, someone who is able to work independently, deliver results, has high energy and able to proficiently use technology.
This position will primarily support our operations in the East Region and could be located within a commutable distance to either West Lawn, PA or Duluth, GA.
-Develops and maintains a full understanding of the local driver labor market.
-Confers with management and supervisors to identify staffing needs and requirements
-Develops and maintains relationships with drivers through a variety of sources, electronically and face to face locally.
-Coordinates and participates in onsite hiring events (open house, career fairs, interview days)
-Develops networks with external sources to continually improve sourcing opportunities
-Manages the necessary sourcing and advertising of openings
-Sources, prescreens, interviews applicants and may conduct driver road tests
-Tracks and manages applicants using Taleo technology
-Coordinates communications with applicants, hiring managers, and Human Resources team
-Performs/coordinates reference and background checks on applicants
-Ensures compliance with all federal/state laws, and regulations including EEO and ADA.
-Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences in all phases of recruitment process. Supports Penske diversity initiatives and objectives.
-Develops a full understanding of, and utilizes, reporting features of requisition and applicant tracking systems
-Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications: - 2-3 years of specific CDL driver recruiting experience required
- Prior CDL driving experience, or driver management experience preferred
- Current CDL and ability to conduct DOT road tests preferred
- Valid driver's license and ability to travel regionally up to 80% required
- Strong understanding of DOT and FMCSA preferred
- Bachelor's degree preferred, however prior similar experience accepted
- Willingness to travel, by car, plane or train, overnight, as required
- Excellent knowledge of Internet candidate data mining; recruiting certification preferred
- Knowledge of employment law and hiring practices required
- Strong knowledge of enterprise applicant tracking systems required, prior experience with Taleo preferred
- Strong understanding of computer, tablet and smartphone technologies required
- Detail oriented with strong organizational and documentation/record keeping skills
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline-sensitive environment required
- Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, General Electric Capital Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 216,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit http://www.GoPenske.com to learn more.