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Recruitment Specialist

Company name

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Employment Type

Hr, Recruiting, Marketing, Sales

Posted on
Jan 08,2019

Valid Through
Apr 23,2019

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Description/Job Summary



, a $705 million, high service, highly profitable, transportation solutions provider offering SUPPLY CHAIN, GROUND, LTL and TRUCKLOAD services is seeking a Recruitment Specialist

to join our team at our Corporate Headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

We offer competitive compensation, hospital/medical insurance with no monthly premiums or deductibles, vision, discount prescription, dental, 401K, profit sharing, paid vacations, pleasant work environment, and much more!


To attract, recruit and retain talent into the talent pipeline for various operational and management positions. Focused recruitment initiatives for driver and dockworker positions in the company.


Responsible for the execution of full life-cycle recruiting for various positions through contact with relevant organizations

Screen, evaluate, and qualify diverse candidates for driver, dockworker, and various other positions. Support HR and Operations staff with onboarding new employees including completing employment verifications and reference checks

Develop new and creative recruitment strategies, techniques, and resources which increase applicant flow

Measure the effect of various recruitment strategies through metrics and reporting

Attend job fairs and similar events across the system to recruit, promote career opportunity awareness, and advance the company brand

Collaborate with various school districts to develop and implement a career opportunities program within the transportation industry

Manage relationships with key resources including secondary schools, post-secondary schools, and community organizations to enhance brand awareness and to create opportunities to recruit top talent in the transportation industry

Serve as the point of contact for candidates and educational institutions


Assist with various HR initiatives and processes

Assist with conducting new hire orientation

Maintain contact with new hires during their first year of employment


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Marketing, Sales or Communication or a minimum of 1-3 years of equivalent HR experience

2-3 years of full-cycle recruiting experience within an transportation, industrial, or manufacturing environment

Ability to build strong relationships and develop/maintain networks

Must be a team player

Demonstrated ability to prioritize work

Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Intermediate knowledge of Federal, state, and local laws related to HR and recruiting

Must be competent and proficient in Microsoft Office Software products including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Experience using various job search engines (e.g., Social Media, electronic job boards) to identify potentially qualified candidates

Previous Applicant Tracking Software experience preferred

Ability to make recruiting, branding, and sales presentation to individuals and groups

Must possess intermediate analytical and critical thinking skills

Understanding of DOT driver hiring requirements

Must possess the willingness to be mentored by experienced professionals to execute job responsibilities

Ability to maintain exceptional degree of discretion regarding confidential information

Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record is required


Position requires up to 50% travel within the direct service territory

Schedule flexibility is a must - weekends, after hours as required

Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull a minimum of 25 lbs.

Sedentary work – exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of forces frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are only required occasionally

Close visual acuity is required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing computer terminal, and extensive reading.

Typical exposure to interior environmental conditions like air conditioning and dust; no substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Manual dexterity is regularly required including fingering, grasping, and typing; manual dexterity includes repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and fingers.

Talking and hearing required to communication with and listen to others to share or receive information. May be occasionally exposed to noise including telephone, office machinery, and conversations of others.

PITT OHIO is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status.

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Company Profile
PITT OHIO EXPRESS continues to be an innovator in the less-than-truckload industry with a customer-centric vision. We invest in cutting edge technology and employees that allows us to understand our customers' needs even more. PITT OHIO is developing a different value proposition for our customers than we have historically. We are prepared to leverage our core competencies to our customers to create a more long-term valuable relationship with our clients. We continually strive to be committed to our customers, our employees and our community.Quality and dedication are evident throughout our organization, enabling it to flourish and expand to 20 terminals and counting. PITT OHIO delivers over 10,000 shipments daily throughout our service area with an astounding 98 percent on-time delivery, making us one of the most reliable less-than-truckload carriers in the nation. We do this by adhering to our mission statement of being People Driven, Customer Driven and Quality Driven.

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