Field Recruiter

July 29 2020
Industries Food, Catering, Beverage
Categories Recruitment, Staffing, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Montreal, QC

Are you interested in a new career opportunity? Day & Ross is rapidly growing and is currently seeking full-time Field Recruiters.

Why work at Day & Ross? From humble beginnings in the 1950s to a comprehensive suite of integrated transportation and logistics services, Day & Ross has grown to become one of the largest transportation companies in Canada with a growing presence in the USA. With over 5,500 employees and owner operators, Day & Ross, a wholly owned subsidiary of McCain Foods Limited, has become a dominant player in cross-border and TL/LTL transportation, continuing to offer a diversified portfolio of transportation and logistics solutions. Day & Ross has been continuously recognized as an honored recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2005.

Our commitment to safety and sustainability is rooted in our family values and care for our employees and the communities where we work and live. Make your move today!

Role Description

The Field Recruiter is accountable to prospect, attract and hire prospective Drivers within their geographic region. This role is responsible for the recruiting of both Linehaul and Pick Up and Delivery requirements.

To be successful in this role, you will be expected to complete the following (not an exhaustive list of responsibilities):

  • Achieve and exceed assigned new hire goals within your targeted geographic territory.
  • Maintain productivity standards; be focused and dedicated to uncovering and developing a high value-add applicants by conducting interviews and following screening process.
  • Provide effective and innovative recruiting and sourcing solutions.
  • Explore new opportunities in order to locate new streams of applicants; truck shows, truck stops, conferences, networking events and grass roots campaigns.
  • Coordinate and host job fairs in your geographic region(s).
  • Research, identify and establish business relationships with recruitment sources and local communities.
  • Research and gain an understanding of the drivers’ industry, challenges and needs.
  • Maintain an out-going “hunter” personality with the desire to develop in the Recruiting field.
  • Maintain long-term and short-term funnel of applicants.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as directed.

To be qualified for this role, you must clearly exhibit some or all of the following:

Education and Training

  • Minimum of secondary education, with preference of post-secondary education, or a combination of education and experience.


  • A minimum of two years’ of sales or recruiting experience, within the transportation industry would be an asset but not a requirement. A suitable combination of education and experience may also be considered.
  • Advanced communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision are essential.
  • Ability to work independently is imperative.
  • Professional, responsive, and a positive work attitude.
  • Results focused.
  • Ability to travel.
  • English, other languages an asset

A willingness to travel up to 50% is a requirement for this position.

Are you up for a significant challenge? Do you have the drive to grow your career in a fast-paced environment with one of the top national transportation companies? If this sounds like you, apply now! We offer a competitive rewards package.

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

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