Director of Driving Recruiting

Job Location: 
Pittsburgh, PA

Responsible for planning, designing, and implementing programs to recruit qualified Class A Drivers in order to meet established company objectives and to sustain a minimal turnover rate of existing drivers. The driver advocate will work with internal departments to answer driver questions, driver concerns, and/or resolve issues.


Job Description:

Creates a positive hiring and onboarding experience for Driver candidates

Leads the process to ensure candidates understand position, completes application, meets qualifications, and closes position.

Researches, plans, and organizes new and creative training programs to keep up with and stay ahead of, industry trends

Plans and implement monthly driver meetings by partnering with Transportation Management Team.

Re-designs the General Produce Driver Facebook page and manage the content and keep it up to date and engaging.

Provides weekly reports to the Director of Transportation and Operations Manager detailing recruiting efforts.

Develops relationships with local driving schools, unemployment offices, and military installations as additional sources of applicants.

Reviews and analyze department metrics, including but not limited to, HOS, equipment breakdown, schedule consistency, loading/selection issues to identify drivers that require support.

Attends required meetings which may include Driver, Dispatch, and other relevant driving meetings.

Works with ad agencies that target drivers and create a steady flow of qualified applicants

Creates and Designs advertisements in trade publications and other print media

Monitors pay stability and overall satisfaction of driver competitive pay.

Spearheads special projects to a positive level


Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of three (3) years' experience in a Driver Recruiting capacity; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Creative problem solving skills.

Must have thorough understanding of DOT driving requirements.

Should possess excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (word, excel, power point, outlook)

Experience and skilled in employee relations, recruitment, on-boarding

Ability to build relationships with drivers based on trust and knowledge

Understand the complexities of driver recruitment and retention.

Capable of providing leadership, support and direction to recruitment staff.

Knowledge of Human Resource policies, EEOC law and DOT regulations.


Recruiter Name: 
Dustin Kollman
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 214

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