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Driver Recruiter

Job Location Des Moines, Iowa Req ID R31138

This position may office in one of the following locations: Springfield, MO, Denver, CO, or Des Moines, IA. Our teams are hybrid with in office and remote flexibility.

Are you an experienced driver or transportation recruiter looking for a new and exciting opportunity?

Solar Transport is growing and is looking for a Driver Recruiter to join the team. This role plays a critical role in the success of the overall Solar Transport business with a focused effort on recruiting and retaining top driver talent. The Driver Recruiter will understand the transportation industry and how attract experienced talent to the company.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and implement the recruiting process by passing on accurate and detailed information to prospective applicants. 

  • Ensures that all applicants are fully informed as to what Solar Transport has to offer, company, and job expectations.

  • Understand and maintain ATS & TMS processes daily including Tenstreet, TMW.

  • Understand and keep current on the DOT qualification standards and company policies for new hire process.

  • Understands the DQF process and the application verification process.

  • Provide weekly content from workflow and projects to Recruiting Manager.

  • Participate in hiring fairs, truck shows, and marketing opportunities

What we’re looking for

  • 1-2 years previous driver recruiting experience required.

  • 1 year experience in the truckload transportation industry, strongly preferred.

  • Strong attention to details and urgency.

  • Technical Knowledge of DOT Hiring rules and regulations.

  • Ability to communicate quickly and decisively with peers and management.

  • Ability to work within and promote a positive teamwork environment.

  • Good computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Self-motivated and goal oriented.

  • Patient, with excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Other key requirements

  • Must be located or willing to relocate to: Springfield, MO, Denver, CO, or Des Moines, IA.

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others.

  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions.

  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same.

  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers.

  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner.

  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems.

  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance.

  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others.

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions.

  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it.

About Solar Transport

Solar Transport is a family-focused company. With more than 40 locations, our drivers make it home every night. We genuinely value our team and go above and beyond to reward their hard work. Solar Transport is among the nation's best when it comes to tank-truck carriers and logistics providers. For over 50 years, Solar has strived to set the standard in how refined petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, ethanol and jet fuel are managed, transported and delivered helping our customers become more productive and profitable. A Krause Group company.

Krause Group is an Iowa-based company housing a diverse set of businesses with over 5,000 associates across the U.S. and Italy. These companies include Kum & Go, L.C., Solar Transport, Krause+, Pro Iowa, and the Des Moines Menace soccer team. Krause Group is also home to Italian wineries Vietti and Enrico Serafino, the historic soccer club Parma Calcio 1913, and boutique luxury hotel Casa di Langa, located in the Piedmont region of Italy.

Solar Transport is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an inclusive environment encouraging all interested candidates to apply.

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