Recruiter – London, ON



Working for a company dedicated to personal career growth and the opportunity to have an impact in moving the organization forward. Challenger Motor Freight Inc. is a Platinum Club Member in Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies.

It’s not by chance that Challenger is a leading North American freight transportation company. In 40 years, Challenger has grown from one person with a vision and a truck to an international transportation and supply chain management company.

We win as a team when we work as a team, and succeed when our employees succeed. We want people who are resilient, team-oriented, and driven because we are laser-focused on meeting commitments to our People, Customer, and Profit. If you’re looking to work for a dynamic, fast-paced, progressive organization then come join us.

We offer the following in our search for engaged employees looking to become part of a successful team:

  • A continuous learning environment that develops your individual career goals
  • A continuous improvement environment where all ideas are explored
  • Engaged coaches and mentors who will provide guidance but also allow autonomy
  • Team atmosphere
  • Comprehensive total rewards package including company paid group benefits and individual RRSP
  • Support of professional memberships and certifications
  • Standard office hours; Monday to Friday from approximately 8:00am to 5:00pm

The Opportunity:

We are currently looking for a Recruiter located in London, Ontario to join our team. The Recruiter role is responsible for the full cycle recruitment process including assessing, qualifying and on-boarding qualified professional drivers to meet our customer’s needs. Preference will be given to a candidate that has experience with recruitment of cross border AZ Drivers in the transportation industry.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Advertise open AZ driver career opportunities online and through print media externally
  • Conduct initial pre-screen interviews via email or telephone to ensure the candidate meets DOT requirements
  • Review submitted driver application forms and required documentation for accuracy and file completion
  • Schedule road evaluations with a Driver Trainer to evaluate driving capabilities
  • Evaluate candidates during in-person interviews asking applicable situational and behaviour questions and documenting the candidate’s response
  • Coordinate reference checks, pre-employment medical tests and criminal background checks
  • Collaborate with the Safety Department to ensure all required new hire documentation is obtained
  • Schedule and confirm qualified drivers for orientation and onboarding
  • Provide employment contract and pay package information to new drivers
  • Focus on retention of drivers through regular communication with new and current drivers to ensure overall job satisfaction and assist with resolving issues as required
  • Attend job fairs, trade shows, and other recruiting networking events
  • Perform other duties as required

What You Need To Be Successful In This Role:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Sociology, Psychology, Human Resources or related field
  • 2-5 years’ experience recruiting AZ Drivers in the transportation industry is preferred
  • Knowledge of International, Federal and Provincial safety regulations in addition to best practices related to transportation and human resources is preferred
  • Fluent in English is required, bilingual in French or another language is an asset
  • Effective probing and interviewing skills, in person and over the telephone
  • Strong computer skills with intermediate to advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Creative and effective problem solving ability
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Detail and deadline oriented, with the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a busy environment to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal communication skills, relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility in communication styles to communicate and reach drivers (via email, fax, text, phone)
  • Professional writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Proactive attitude and takes initiative
  • Ability to act with maturity and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to exercise tact and judgment in managing a diversity of internal and external contacts
  • Well-organized, enthusiastic, creative, professional and a positive team member
  • Willingness to travel locally and currently in possession of a valid driver’s license

How To Apply:

If you are looking to join a premier transportation company, and become an integral part of results oriented team who constantly challenge themselves to Go The Distance for our customers and for each other, the role of Recruiter may be right for you.

No phone calls, please. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Challenger Motor Freight Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and aboriginal peoples. By submitting your resume, you consent Challenger Motor Freight Inc. to share this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities that you may be suitable for.
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At Challenger, we recognize the efforts and contributions of our hard working and efficient team with:

* Employee and community charity events
* Employee meetings
* Special industry rates
* Driver appreciation week
* Safe driving awards
* Environmentally sound workplace<>

We provide an exciting and challenging work environment with the resources necessary to advance your career such as:

* Promotional opportunities
* Funding for educational advancement
* Strategic goal planning support
* Onsite training and development
* Employee well-being assistance program

As one of Canada’s 50 best-managed companies we strive to involve ourselves in the community through such endeavors as:

* Financial support to local health and children’s charities<>
* E-newsletter and blog with company, industry and regulation updates