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Join us at First Student Canada as a Region Driver Recruiter! 

We provide all necessary PPE and Social Distancing measures in place!


The First Student is looking to hire a Region Driver Recruiter in Ottawa, ON on a contract basis. The Region Driver Recruiter will work in the Field to source, attract and hire School Bus Drivers.

Under moderate supervision, as part of the centralized Talent Acquisition team, the Region Driver Recruiter will partner with the Hamilton staff to pro-actively develop and implement the grass-roots recruiting and sourcing strategy of Driver candidates within the local/regional community. This position works independently from the centralized talent acquisition manager, without daily supervision and requires local and/or regional travel.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Be a contributing team member that works closely with hiring managers as a consultant and provide effective and innovative Recruiting and Sourcing solutions for positions within the Field.
  • Strong focus on a multitude of pipeline strategies including referral programs, community partnerships, job fairs, school partnerships, diversity groups, unemployment offices, local government programs, and, grass-roots campaigns (radio, signage, etc.).
  • Researches, identifies, and establishes business relationships with recruiting sources in local communities, as well as manage relationships with Recruiting vendors.
  • Professionally represents the organization at trade shows, job fairs, open houses, conferences, and meetings.
  • Onboard new hires within company standards. Prepare offer letters within company standards.
  • Prepares recruiting reports and identifies recruiting trends, sources, etc.
  • Be a contributing team member and assist with HR projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Experience & Skills Required:

  • 1 year Recruiting experience
  • Selects candidates based on phone screens/interviews and makes recommendations to hiring managers
  • College diploma or Bachelors degree in Human Resources or commensurate work experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License  & vehicle with proof of Personal Auto Insurance coverage.
  • High energy and background in grass-roots/community sourcing for high-volume recruiting.
  • Ability to meet challenges with resourcefulness, generate suggestions for improving work, and develop innovative approaches and ideas.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, record-keeping, and follow-up skills.
  • Willing to work under tight deadlines and maintain exceptional judgment and discretion regarding sensitive matters.
  • Work with the highest standards of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Bilingual French/English an asset


First Student is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority



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31018 - Ottawa
1470 Star Top Rd, Gloucester, Ontario, Canada, K1B 4V7
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    First Student Canada
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    Full Time
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