Onboarding Specialist

J B Hunt   Lowell, AR   Full-time     Human Resources
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Posted on July 13, 2021

Job Description:

Working under routine supervision, the position is responsible for on-boarding Direct to Work commercial and non-commercial qualified company drivers to fill openings within J.B. Hunt.

*Up to $4.00 added to hourly pay rate with our weekly hiring incentives!!!*


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with driver-applicants through verbal and written communication to ensure engagement and readiness through the onboarding process
  • Utilize company systems to document all contact with driver-applicants to improve internal communications and maintain compliance
  • Request, order, and provide driver applicants’ travel arrangements using company software and communicating with Account Managers for potential hotel arrangements and details
  • Order driver-applicants’ pre-employment screenings using company software to ensure DOT and company standards are met
  • Compose pertinent electronic documentation for safety and compliance personnel using internal and external systems required for company policies and DOT regulations
  • Inform driver-applicants who do not meet hiring requirements that they are currently ineligible, but keep the driver interested in working for J.B. Hunt at future time
  • Continue to sell driver-applicants and make sure they have all pertinent information by referring to job descriptions and onboarding location information provided to the incumbent
  • Schedule qualified driver-applicants for onboarding and gather all required DOT and company paperwork for applicants using multiple systems to ensure DOT requirements are met before hire
  • Take phone applications for prospective drivers using online software to screen and ensure quality driver-applicants are provided as potential hires


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively over the phone
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Basic time management skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Proficient active listening skills