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Senior HR Specialist, CDL Driver Recruitment


DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 90 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at 


Location: Dallas, TX (Lancaster) 

Division: DSV Road Transport US 
Job Posting Title: Senior HR Specialist, CDL Driver Recruitment 
Time Type: Full Time


This position is part of a HR Shared Services Team with particular focus and support to the Road Transport division. This role will perform Human Resources related duties at the professional level and will be responsible for several major functional areas, such as: staffing, recruitment, selection, HRIS, compliance reporting, benefits, compensation, data analytics, and integrity.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Full cycle recruitment for a variety of positions in high volume Driver positions
  • Develop potential driver leads using cold calling, e-mail, internet recruiting sources, recruiting events, tradeshows
  • Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting, build networks and develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of needs 
  • Manage the recruitment process through the Applicant Tracking System by initiating and submitting all required forms and letters
  • Conduct interviews of qualified driver candidates
  • Partner with managers and hiring leaders to obtain a full understanding of recruitment needs
  • Effectively source for viable candidates via multiple recruitment databases, attract top talent through networking and social media, develop talent pipeline for future hiring needs
  • Supports the entire onboarding process: background checks, pre-employment screenings, new hire paperwork, local I-9 & E-Verify, and benefit enrollment assistance
  • Complete background checks including Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), criminal, previous employment, and Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) reports
  • Acts as a Human Resource Transaction Partner in DSV Employee Central (HRIS)
  • Resolves HR Helpdesk tickets timely and accurately
  • Performs benefit administration including communicating benefit plans to employees
  • Researches and analyzes; employment laws, human resources policies, and communicates the information effectively to the managers
  • Maintains records and compiles statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, turnover, and performance appraisals
  • Advises managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and harassment prevention, and recommends needed changes
  • Assists all levels of management and evaluates their needs in regard to HR services
  • Effectively establishes, builds and maintains working relationships at all levels to ensure the managers achieve their business goals
  • Support other HR areas as needed including special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

Educational background / Work experience

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business or a related field and 3 years’ experience working in Human Resource field preferred OR equivalent combination of education and work experience.  
  • At least three years of hands-on successful high-volume driver recruitment experience


Skills & Competencies
Language skills

  • English (reading, writing and verbal)
  • Spanish is a plus


Computer Literacy

  • Experience using Tenstreet
  • Strong proficiency in basic MS Office applications, with Intermediate Excel skills 
  • Experience using HRIS systems (SAP Success Factors a plus)
  • Experience using helpdesk ticket systems (Zendesk a plus)


Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate


Other Skills

  • Must have excellent organizational and decision-making skills
  • High-volume driver recruiting experience is required
  • Ability to effectively source and attract top talent
  • Ability to build strong business relationships with management and coach management on HR related topics
  • High-energy, enthusiastic and confident recruiting "rock star" with excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Possesses a detailed knowledge of human resource best practices
  • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task across multiple projects with varying deadlines
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
  • Attention to detail and ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar, and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality


Function / Market & Industry Knowledge / Business Acumen / Processes
Preferred Qualifications

  • Helpdesk ticket system use, management and resolution experience
  • Prior experience working with pre-employment screening, review of background results
  • Recognized HR Professional Certification preferred (SHRM)


Physical and/or Mental Requirements / Working Conditions
Physical Demands
Work is generally sedentary, with no specific need for physical coordination or effort.  May require physical effort associated with using the computer to access information, or occasional standing, walking, lifting needed to carry out everyday activities.  Hours can be extensive as well as occasionally staggered for multi-shift access.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. Minimal travel maybe required for this role domestically and internationally.


Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This role may require driving and/or flying to branches and recruiting events across the US 3-5 times a year.


At Will Employment
DSV Air & Sea Inc. employees are hired for an undefined period of time as “at will” employees. This means that an employee may be terminated for any reason, or no reason at all, at any time, provided the discharge does not violate any law. Additionally, each employee has the right to terminate his/her employment at any time.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.


DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of more than 75,000 employees in over 90 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.


We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.


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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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