Estes Express Lines Lead Field Recruiter in Richmond, Virginia


Posting Title:

Lead Field Recruiter

Estes Facility:

Corporate Headquarters

Job Summary:

  • First point of contact for Field Recruiters in answering questions, resolving issues and providing training

  • Support Field Recruiters (existing and new) by building their knowledge base through training

  • Provide feedback to the Supervisor on performance related issues or concerns

  • Assist the management team in resource planning, coaching and development of Field Recruiters

  • Provide coverage as needed for Field Recruiter responsibilities in the event of absences or high peak periods.

  • Responsible for handling inbound recruitment line calls in a high volume call center environment

  • Handle day to day recruitment functions within an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) for a designated region, e.g., open requisitions, vendor job boards, applicant prescreening, pre-employment testing, applicant tracking, etc.

  • Collaborate with management team to effectively recruit for difficult to fill positions (strategy and tactics)

  • Professionally interact with team and customers while handling a wide array of complex responsibilities

  • Assist the management team and Field Recruiters with:

  • Job fair planning and implementation

  • Outreach (building relationships with schools, agencies and industry contacts within region)

  • Regular attendance is required.

  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks.


  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background; Bachelor's Degree in Business or HR or certificates in HR a plus. SHRM certification preferred.

  • 3 Years recruiting experience required

  • Professional demeanor with strong customer service focus required

  • Proven ability to motivate, inspire, build relationships and lead by example highly preferred

  • Additional relevant experience in Human Resources highly preferred

  • Experience working with an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, to include Excel, Word, Access and Outlook

  • Good judgement; knows when to escalate issues and when to try to resolve

  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly gain product knowledge and effectively communicate to others

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, listening)

  • Ability to prioritize workload with a high level of attention to detail

  • Must be willing to work overtime, including shift work, as business needs dictate

  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

  • Must be able to interact well with others

  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

  • Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

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Estes Express Lines

Job Category:

Human Resources

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