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Knight Transportation, Inc Driver Recruiter in Phoenix, Arizona

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions Recruit, screen, interview and hire qualified Driver applicants to improve Driver retention and safety.

  • Execute traditional and creative recruiting strategies that attract the ideal candidates.

  • Establish immediate rapport with potential driving associates by seeking to understand their career goals and interests.

  • Practice integrity with each conversation in order to hire long-lasting driving associates.

  • Understand and sell our company culture.

  • Contact all new leads the day they are received using 3 methods of contact (Phone, Email, Text).

  • Utilize computers and computer systems to set up functions, enter data, or process information, while ensuring that departmental policies and procedures are followed to the highest standard.

  • Set specific commitments with each potential driving associate and follow up to make sure they are kept.

  • Daily contact with drivers scheduled for DQP.

  • Inform potential applicants about facilities, operations, benefits, pay, and specialty and dedicated opportunities.

  • Read, review, and understand all reports (i.e. MVRs, DAC and background checks).

  • Interview, gather, and analyze information skillfully to obtain a complete application and pre-qualify applicants.

  • Use only the highest standards when hiring a potential driving associate.

  • Maintain a relationship with both the Service Center and Clearing House to understand the specific qualities of driving associates we are searching for.

  • Proactively work to assist others in achieving the organization's objectives.

  • Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office suite. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Sound judgement and problem solving skills. Thorough and detail oriented. Good listening skills. Self-motivated and good interpersonal skills. Constantly maintain a professional appearance.

  • Education: Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience required.

  • Experience Required: 1+ year recruiting experience and/or outside sales experience required. Driver Recruiter - K