Assignment: METS Corporate Office & Field Work

Job Summary:
This position works to generate and identify qualified school bus driver and other pupil transportation candidates utilizing physical tools & signage, digital media messaging, job posting and on-site presence at job fairs and hiring events to meet the service goals of the department.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Act as one of two primary lead representatives of the METS Recruiting Department responsible for meeting the transportation staffing needs of client school districts throughout Michigan in compliance with policies, procedures and customer expectations.
2. Consult with client districts and transportation department representatives to identify staffing needs.
3. Find, screen, and interview applicants for job openings to determine hiring qualifications based on experience, education, training, skills and background.
4. Inform applicants about job details, duties, requirements and compensation for each job assignment.
5. Assist qualified candidates with the METS hiring process.
6. Develop strategies with METS Management for continuous improvement of recruiting campaigns, events and activities.
7. Work with METS staff, school administrators and third party agencies to identify key recruiting and messaging opportunities in each market.
8. Coordinate with METS staff to maintain up-to-date lists and tracking of recruiting activities in CRM software.
9. Gather data and prepare a variety of reports.
10. Assist with onboarding of new hires through cross departmental support.


1. Excellent communication skills with the ability to maintain a positive attitude within a variety of working scenarios including personal face to face, telephone and written communications.
2. Ability to tolerate stressful situations and work well with candidates, district representatives and other METS staff members.
3. Maintain respect at all time for confidential information.
4. Ability to understand the requirements of school bus drivers and pupil transportation professionals including the processes for obtaining a CDL with P & S endorsements, pre-employment and random drug testing per DOT regulations and applicable employer policies and state/federal laws.
5. Must pass State and FBI Criminal Background Check.
6. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED) with previous work experience in human resources, recruiting or transportation; college coursework in Human Resources or Communications is preferred.
7. Office/clerical skills (typing, filing, bookkeeping, and general computer skills). Proficiency in some or all of the following is preferred: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher & Adobe or other design programs.
8. Must be able to perform tasks requiring manual dexterity with the ability to lift and move up to 45 lbs., view and read written and printed materials with ability to speak and hear in order to communicate in large groups and by telephone.

NOTE: 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 to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Benefit options & 401k retirement savings plan available.
Schedule: Twenty (20) to forty (40) hours per week available. Work at times may require more than 8 hours per day to perform the essential functions of the position. Client appointments or hiring events may require some occasional travel on nights or weekends.

How to Apply: Email a resume and letter of interest to (please include “Recruiter” in the subject line of your email) by June 21st, 2019. Interested applicants may call METS at 888-996-8586 for more information.