Recruiter - Seattle Tacoma Airport (Full Time)

Date:  Jul 3, 2024

Seattle, Washington, US

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Company:  Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Compensation:  $75k/year

About WFS

Join our Worldwide Flight Services family and contribute to the timely delivery of cargo shipment, luggage, business to customer delivery, and on-time flights while operating safely and securely.  We perform at the highest level for our customers every day, and strive to be an exceptional leader in our industry with our teams of cargo, passenger, ramp handling, and technical service experts in 164 airport locations, 18 countries, and on 5 continents.  Are you ready to take off on your next career with us?

Job Summary

Are you a talented recruiter with a passion for aviation and ground handling? Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is looking for a skilled recruiter in the Seattle-Tacoma area to oversee our recruiting efforts for our station in Seattle. If you have 2-3 years of recruiting experience and a knack for finding top talent, we want to hear from you!


The Ideal Candidate Should Be Proficient In:


Active Recruiting: Sourcing and recruiting for hourly positions and management jobs in aviation and ground handling. Stay active on job boards, social networks, and platforms for finding quality candidates, and creating and posting job requisitions and announcements.

Recruitment Strategies: Applying leading-edge recruitment principles to develop strong candidate relationships and support the recruiting team.

Candidate Sourcing: Utilizing career websites, including SAP (our internal applicant tracking system), to build and maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates. Actively sourcing passive candidates through market research, developing professional relationships, and referral networks.

Candidate Search Management: Implementing external sourcing strategies and assessing candidates to deliver high-quality talent to our facilities.

Interview and Evaluation: Developing interview protocols, interviewing and evaluating applicants, and extending employment offers.

Pre-employment and Onboarding: Performing pre-employment verification and facilitating the onboarding of new hires.

Collaboration: Working closely with managers to understand hiring needs and meet competitive hiring goals. Managing the full recruiting lifecycle across various open roles.

Relationship Building: Fostering high-touch relationships with a database of qualified candidates to choose from when positions open.

Innovation: Partnering with the recruiting team and managers to design, refine, and implement innovative recruitment strategies.


  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Must have a positive attitude, be self-directed, goal oriented and career minded.
  • Experience working in the aerospace industry is preferred but not required.
  • Must have strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Must have a sense of urgency and accountable to results.
  • Must be detail oriented with professional phone demeanor.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment background check.
  • Reports to work on a regular and timely basis.
  • Light travel to support Regional Recruiting efforts.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2-3 years of recruiting experience preferably in aviation and ground handling for hourly roles. 
  • Independent judgment and decision-making skills required
  • Must be able to work some weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), holidays and days off.
  • Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language.

Preferred Skills

  • College degree preferred.
  • High-Volume Recruiting experience
  • Familiarity with personal computer software is helpful.
  • Phone Skills, Recruiting, Interviewing Skills, People Skills, Supports Diversity, Employment Law, Results Driven, Professionalism, Organization, Project Management, Judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and written and oral communication skills. 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
  • Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.
  • Walk short distances.
  • Reach above and/or below shoulder.
  • Handle/grasp documents or office equipment.
  • Sit and/or stand for short or extended periods of time.
  • Lift/carry/move objects, files and documents up to 10 pounds.
  • Work in an office environment using standard office equipment.
  • Talk, listen, and speak clearly on telephone.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.

Perks & Benefits

  • Want your pay in advance?  Access up to 50% of earned wages before payday and get paid up to two days early through the Branch app!
  • Are you a top performer who thrives on recognition?  On the spot awards offered through the Awardco Platform including gift cards and more!
  • Need quality medical care?   Multiple options for both full and part-time employees!
  • Want WFS Employee Extras? Travel Discounts, Pet insurance, Discount Shopping & More!
  • Looking to stay healthy and improve your life?  Wellness Programs offered to all employees!
  • Want to invest in your future?  401k program offered with company match!
  • Looking to grow and have a career with us?  Opportunity for Internal Mobility and transfers available!


WFS is an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and inclusion. We accept applications from all qualified individuals.