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Company: First Student
Location: Joliet, IL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking

Description

First things First: Who are we? 

Twice the size of our next largest competitor, First Student is the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry's strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization and scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school district contracts. 

At First Student our Field Recruiters works under direct supervision to ensure that nonexempt and entry to mid-level positions are filled rapidly with high caliber candidates.  Builds the reputation of the recruiting group as a valuable internal resource for all issues surrounding the candidate selection process. Partners with the corporate recruiting team to support the overall talent acquisition strategy

Field Recruiter Responsibilities:

  • Develops pools of candidates for open positions from a variety of sources.    
  • Ensures recruiting goals are achieved for each assignment.
  • Performs telephone screens and in-depth face-to-face interviews of candidates.
  • Refers candidates to hiring managers for interviews and follows up with hiring manager on applicant status.
  • Prepares offer paperwork for hiring managers.
  • Keeps position folders to company standards.
  • Researches, identify and establish business relationships with recruiting sources in local communities.
  • Prepares recruiting reports and identifies recruiting trends, sources, etc.
  • Represents the organization at trade shows and job fairs.
  • Maintains eArcu, ATS (Applicant Tracking System) for all applicant data.

Field Recruiter Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of job-related work experience in HR/Recruiting an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working experience in an ATS (Applicant Tracking System) is required.
  • Excellent project management and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to meet challenges with resourcefulness, generate suggestions for improving work, and develop innovative approaches and ideas.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, record-keeping, and follow-up skills.
  • Willing to work under tight deadlines and maintain exceptional judgment and discretion regarding sensitive matters.
  • Work with the highest standards of integrity.

First for a Reason  

 

Benefits 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. 

Professional Advancement 

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Student or First Transit. 

Extensive Training 

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. 

Diversity & Inclusion 

Because we're stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We're committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. 

Community Service & Impact 

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student, First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others. 

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Student!  

 We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.


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