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Recruiting Specialist - Solar Transport

Job Location Des Moines, Iowa Req ID R10951

Solar Transport is seeking a Recruiting Specialist that will assist in in all aspects of recruitment and onboarding for Solar Transport. The Recruiting Specialist will process applicants, complete verifications within our applicant tracking system, and work to fill positions to maintain maximum capacity for the company. If you’re interested in the transportation industry and enjoy interacting with a variety of people, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

What you’ll do

  • Provide recruitment support and assist in executing the recruitment strategy for all Solar Transport positions
  • Screen candidates, coordinate drug screens and physicals, and complete employment verifications
  • Track incoming calls to determine origin of call, prospective driver name, and contact information
  • Follow up on requests for applications requested by mail, email, fax, or phone
  • Complete all administrative paperwork for new employees
  • Research and investigate new methods for reaching prospective applicants and make suggestions for innovative approaches

What we’re looking for

  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate quickly and decisively with peers and management
  • Strong computer skills specifically Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Great interpersonal communication skills

Other key requirements

  • Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Relocation to the Des Moines, IA area required

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 and Krause Group 

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.

Krause Group is a Midwest U.S. based parent company comprising a diverse set of domestic and international businesses with over 5,000 associates. These companies include Kum & Go, L.C., a convenience retail chain with more than 400 stores in 11 states—Solar Transport, the Des Moines Menace F.C., and Krause Group Real Estate. Internationally, Krause Group is parent to the historic Enrico Serafino and Vietti wineries and Casa di Langa based in Piedmont, Italy.

Solar Transport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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