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YRC Freight Regional Recruiter in Williamsville, New York


Responsible to drive recruitment philosophies, strategies, processes and sourcing supplies that deliver high quality candidates effectively to the organization ensuring a pipeline of drivers, mechanics, office specialist, dock workers, and other union positions for current and future demands. The position will by engage all key stakeholders throughout the recruitment lifecycle in order to execute the most effective recruiting strategy and drive candidate flow for drivers, mechanics, office specialist, and dock workers in an assigned region.


  1. Conduct day-to-day union recruiting activities and follow recruiting processes for an assigned region, acting as a resource on all points of the recruitment cycle.

  2. Creatively source and develop a pool of qualified driver and mechanic applicants through the use of traditional and non-traditional techniques including social media channels, cold-calling/direct sourcing, networking, job fairs, employment agencies, internet searches, postings, etc.

  3. Build internal and external relationships and attract the best talent possible.

  4. Participate in and contribute to driver and other union positions recruitment initiatives and communicate proactively and consistently with business partners.

  5. Participate in projects that are related to recruiting best practices as well as Company initiatives.

  6. Utilize various social media methods to deliver and drive candidate traffic to the YRC Freight career site.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  1. Five (5) years’ experience in sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, and employee retention.

  2. Familiarity with technology or business specific terminology.

  3. Proven success in using creative sourcing techniques to produce diverse, quality, candidate pools.

  4. Solid knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to recruitment.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in HR, business, or related area, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

  2. Minimum three (3) years of recruiting experience with full life cycle recruiting in a high volume, corporate environment.

  3. Experience in recruiting for driver positions.

  4. Experience in recruiting for mechanic positions.

  5. Experience working in a union environment strongly preferred.

  6. Knowledge of DOT, and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act regulations.

  7. Effective communication, teamwork and influencing skills.

  8. Demonstrated experience with applicant tracking systems, preferably iCIMS.

  9. Demonstrated proficiency in internet sourcing skills. Knowledge of and ability to conduct cold calls, research based sourcing and internet and web-based recruiting.

  10. Ability to travel.


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This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

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The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



Title: Regional Recruiter

Location: NY-Williamsville

Requisition ID: 21007B