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Waste Connections, Inc Jr. Recruiter in The Woodlands, Texas

Job Title

Jr. Recruiter

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

The Woodlands, Texas

Job Description

Job Description

Waste Connections, Inc. is searching for an experienced Corporate Recruiter to join our R-360 Region Recruiting team in The Woodlands, Texas. Have you always wanted a decentralized and open recruiting environment? Are you creative, self-driven, and comfortable interacting at all levels?

Who are we?

Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the United States and Canada. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, Waste Connections is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. Waste Connections serves more than nine million residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers in 40 states in the U.S., and five provinces in Canada. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in September 1997. Its Principal Administrative Offices are located in The Woodlands, Texas, 30 miles north of Houston.

A Day In The Life Of A Waste Connections Recruiter:

  • Build relationships with region and district management to assess staffing needs and provide effective solutions.

  • Deliver all areas of the recruitment process including sourcing, screening, scheduling, interviewing, assessment, extending offers and monitoring new hire processes.

  • Prepare job descriptions and appropriate interview questions to be used by self and others involved in the recruitment process.

  • Conduct thorough behaviorally based interviews with candidates and coach hiring managers on behavioral interviewing and other selection methods.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with recruiting sources including candidates, employees, other recruiters, trade school and college officials, business associations, state job agencies etc. to foster an ongoing pipeline of highly competent and qualified candidates.

  • Develop creative recruiting methods or minimize the use of contingency and retained searches.

  • Where necessary, manage and coordinate recruitment efforts with vendors and negotiate contacts and fee arrangements.

  • Make recommendations to Corporate Human Resources and Regional and District Managers on solutions to specific recruiting and retention challenges as needed.

  • Ensure that recruiting and hiring processes comply with Federal and State employment laws and Company policies. Coach and educate internal clients on the importance of following pre-employment and new hire procedures.

  • Manage the tracking and documentation of all open positions, candidate applications and requisite metrics of recruiting success.

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality on matters that require discretion.

  • Performing other job related duties as necessary.

What You Have To Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent experience preferred

  • 2 or more years recruiting experience recruiting in a professional environment, using an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

  • Ability to travel to assist with career fairs or other hiring events.

What Would Be Great To Have:

  • Demonstrated project management skills.

  • Intermediate skills in MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Ability to juggle multiple deadlines and contact with internal customers and candidates in a calm and professional manner.

  • Workday ATS experience a plus.

What’s In It For You:

You will be joining a great team and a company in a “work hard, play hard” environment along with a competitive salary, plus a bonus and stock opportunity. Relocation may be available for the right candidate.

We also offer excellent family benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

For more information and to apply, please visit www.wasteconnections.com at http://www.wasteconnections.com/ .

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans)

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Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.