Recruiting Administrative Assistant in Ankeny, IA at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 1/28/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Ankeny, IA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!


TMC Transportation has an immediate opening for a Recruiting Administrative Assistant working out of our office in Ankeny, IA.



The Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Driver Recruiting Department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Verifying the employment of applicants via fax, phone or other required online tools
  • Running MVR and DAC and other background reports of applicants
  • Verifying accuracy of information on driver applications
  • Weekly audits of drivers files to meet DOT requirements
  • Heavy data entry of driver applications
  • Other administrative duties and special projects as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Associates degree in business preferred and/or equivalent work experience
  • At least one year of administrative support experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel)
  • Internet savvy – ability to search/research for information as necessary
  • Excellent typing and data entry skills required
  • Ability to plan and organize, attention to detail, problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must have the ability to work alone or in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills needed
  • Possess courteous, yet assertive telephone personality

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The physical requirements and work environment described are representative of those present while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Must be able to sit and use telephone and computer, simultaneously, for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to speak and hear clearly in a high volume telephone environment