Academy Driver Recruiter

Recruiting Phoenix, Arizona


Position at Swift Transportation

Accelerate your Career!

At Swift, our greatest asset is OUR PEOPLE! We strive to be the best and give our best every day. We are passionate about learning and cultivating an environment of safety, honesty and mutual respect. We are a family where everyone has a voice and plays an essential role in our overall success and the success of our drivers. Your voice and perspective matter at Swift Transportation. We understand that you are the subject matter expert, and we trust you to ideate and execute those ideas based on the best interest of the company.

Be a part of something bigger. Be a part of the #1 full truckload carrier in the nation. Be a part of Swift Transportation.

Job Responsibilities: What you will do

Create a welcoming atmosphere and rapport with prospects. Recruit, screen, interview and select qualified applicants to Driver Academies.

  • Interview, and screen applicants to Driver Academies ensuring all entrance requirements are completed and satisfied.
  • Communicate required documentation for Financial Aid purposes and adhere to established scripts.
  • Interview, gather, and analyze information skillfully to obtain a complete application from all prospective students.
  • Use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
  • Follow Mandatory Admissions Accreditation rules and regulations.
  • Enter data into system, ensuring all forms and procedures have been completed.
  • Provide prospective students with available company and/or community resources that can assist them throughout the training program.
  • May take or make calls and/or set appointments based on department work load volume.
  • May perform additional duties as assigned by leadership.

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Qualifications: What you need to bring

  • 1-2 years' sales experience required.
  • Previous experience as admissions representative preferred.
  • Knowledge of trucking or transportation industry preferred.
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Associate's degree preferred.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be detail orientated.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Must possess exceptional listening skills and be able to adapt responses to what was heard.

What we offer:

  • Competitive starting salary commensurate with experience.
  • Potential bonus pay based on company performance.
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to local communities through Swift Charities.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package which includes:
    • 401(K)
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Supplemental and Life Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Tuition Reimbursement

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.