Job description

GFL is growing and as we continue to build a new talent/recruitment model, we’re looking for a self-starting, self-disciplined, energetic and fun Recruitment Manager to help us lead and create our team. In this role, you’ll work across all verticals of the organization specializing in building and developing a team that's focused on “field hiring” across Canada. The volume is high, the pace is fast, and the team is a fun! We enjoy sharing our wisdom and learning so we’re aspiring to hire someone who can teach us things we don’t know + we hope you can learn a few things too!

To be great at this job you will be someone who lives for the following:

  • Ideation – when something is not working, we quickly ideate and action a new solution
  • Problem Solving – when problems come up, we’re “on it” to fix
  • Collaboration – we’re always working together to support each other and get the job done… jumping in to lend a hand is key
  • Integrity – we care about all we do and we do it with the upmost integrity and truth

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment! A key part of this role will be hands on recruitment and guiding a team to recruit to the best of their potential
  • Update current processes and support the design of new recruiting procedures from attraction through to hiring
  • Supervise the recruitment team, providing mentorship, coaching and reporting on performance
  • Keep track of recruitment metrics and KPIs (e.g. time to hire and cost per hire)
  • Implement sourcing methods (e.g. WOM, job fairs, social recruiting and Boolean searches)
  • Partner with HRIS teams to support the implementation of recruitment software (Workday)
  • Research and choose job advertising options to ensure full market penetration and candidate attraction
  • Advise/train hiring managers on interviewing best practices and techniques
  • Recommend ways to drive and improve market penetration of employer brand for the best possible candidate engagement
  • Coordinate with department managers to forecast future hiring needs
  • Stay up to date on labour legislation and inform recruiters and managers about changes in regulations
  • Participate in job fairs and career events
  • Support the build and application of all pre-employment verification and ensure 100% compliance
  • Build the company’s professional network through relationships with HR professionals, colleges, training schools and other partners

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven work experience as a Recruitment Manager, Supervisor, Team Lead or transferable experience
  • Industry experience or volume-based hiring would be a great asset for this role
  • College Diploma/University Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or a great transferable background that meets the needs of the job!
  • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems and HR databases
  • Previous experience with Indeed as a recruitment platform is a strong asset
  • Knowledge of Federal and Provincial labour legislation
  • Experience with phone, virtual and in-person interviews, candidate screening and evaluation
  • Familiarity with social media and other professional networking platforms
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and team management skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Travel required across Canada and occasionally US

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Are you willing and able to accommodate the travel requirements as listed on the job posting?

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Vaughan, ON

Apply Job
Job Recruitment Manager in Vaughan

GFL Environmental