Driver Recruiter

US-UT-Salt Lake City
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1799
# of Openings
1
Category
Recruiting / Orientation

Overview

Prime, Inc.

 

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

 

Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

 

Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

Responsibilities

Prime, Inc. is looking for a motivated salesperson to join our Driver Recruiting team.  This associate will primarily recruit, research, interview, screen and refers job candidates for openings by performing the following duties:

 

  • Reviews applications and interviews applicants to obtain work history, education, training, job skills, and salary requirements. 
  • Provides information about the organization and position to applicants.
  • Provides information on company facilities and job opportunities to potential applicants.
  • Confer with management to identify needs specifications within the company.
  • Develop and maintain network for contacts to help identify and source qualified contacts.
  • Initiate contact with possible qualified candidates for specific job openings.
  • Arranges travel and lodging for out-of-town applicants.
  • Coordinates communications with applicants.
  • Schedule orientation for prospective drivers.
  • Attends various career fairs and truck shows occasionally in order to represent Prime and our recruiting efforts.
  • Practice Company Core Values.
  • Performs related work as required.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Knowledge

Basic knowledge of trucking/transportation industry preferred, but not required. Prior customer service experience preferred.

 

Abilities

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and conflict resolution skills, and the ability to execute logical decisions quickly.  Ability to multitask in dynamic, fast-paced, team oriented environment.  Good computer and keyboarding skills with the ability to accurately type at 40 WPM.  Proficient in Excel, Outlook, and the general Internet.  Require flexible schedule with the ability to work a Monday through Friday 8am-5pm shift with occasional travel and weekend work.

 

Experience, Education, and Training

Four year college degree in a business related field or at least one year in a customer service environment preferred, but not required.

 

Physical Requirements

Must be able to sit for a large portion of the day. Also needs to be able to multitask, talk on the telephone for extended periods of time and type efficiently.

 

Working Environment

Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general office environment. Surroundings can be noisy at times.

 

Licensing/Certification

None required.

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