Transdev Recruiter in Lombard, Illinois


The primary focus of this position is to recruit for open corporate roles, field management positions, and recruitment for proposed business. The individual will work in a high volume, fast paced environment, with ever changing requisition types. This position will report to the Manager, Talent Acquisition and is based in our Lombard, IL office.


  • The Recruiter is responsible for full life cycle recruiting including sourcing, screening, scheduling and interviewing candidates for all assigned positions, and managing candidates efficiently through the recruitment process.

  • Considerable skill needed in various sourcing methodologies, interviewing techniques and must be up to date on latest recruitment trends in the industry and social media.

  • Pro-actively understand hiring managers needs and provide high communication and follow up to candidates, internal colleagues and hiring managers.

  • Manage candidates through an applicant tracking system (iCIMS) to disposition status on a regular basis.

  • Maintain accurate staffing metrics, reports and KPI’s on all recruitment activities.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices.

  • Assist with startup efforts (mass hiring initiatives for new contracts requiring overnight travel and the onboarding of 50-500 employees as part of a team); typically, 1-2 times a year but as business needs dictate.

  • Periodically act as a consultant to field Human Resources to evaluate local recruitment processes, strategies, and resources.

  • Other Talent Acquisition projects, as assigned.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a corporate HR/Recruiting department utilizing recruiting practices to attract qualified candidates (not the equivalent of exclusively staffing agency experience).

  • Must have at least 3 years of experience utilizing an applicant tracking system, iCIMS preferred.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office Suite; LinkedIn Recruiter seat functionality; Boolean Searches and other sourcing techniques.

  • Transit experience is a plus, but not required.

  • Industry and/or field specific certification(s) a plus

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Proven experience with various sourcing methodologies, must be comfortable with cold calling passive candidates and utilizing creative techniques to source candidates.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to face problems with pro-active recommendations for solutions.

  • Must be extremely perceptive and can related to individuals at all levels, sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill, and the public image.

  • Must have strong customer service skills; ability to self-direct, and have proven time management skills.

  • Ability to research and source passive candidates is a critical component of this position.

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with colleagues, hiring managers, and the public.

  • Previous experience working with recruiting and talent programs is a plus (campus recruiting, military recruiting, workforce diversity initiatives and/or other talent pipeline programs).

  • Relocation is not offered for external candidates: external candidates who apply must be willing to relocate themselves at their own cost or be locally available to commute to Lombard everyday (no virtual).

  • No solicitations from outside agencies please-unsolicited emails or calls from third party agencies will not be returned.

Must be willing to travel, including air travel overnight, approximately 20% to any of our locations across North America (primarily domestic).

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug and background check

  • Testing related to job requirements

Physical Requirements:

  • Most work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well-ventilated facilities.

  • Work is accomplished in an office environment equipped with a telephone and computer.

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2018-7950

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 946

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)