J.B. Hunt Transport Background Verification Specialist in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00236381 Background Verification Specialist (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

Background Verification Specialist


Human Resources


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The Background Verification Specialist plays a very important role in guaranteeing we’re hiring quality drivers for J. B. Hunt Transport. Once a driver has completed an application for one of our many driving opportunities across the U. S., the Specialist will research the information to determine if the hire can be approved. You will be responsible for verifying their employment history, education, military service, MVR/accident history, as well as criminal history.

Job Description:

General Responsibilities

  • Communicate with driver applicants, managers/personnel, external employers, references and government agencies as needed to facilitate the background screening.

  • Order and review driving employment history and other consumer reports.

  • Calculate and qualify experience as well as safety to ensure applicants meet Company and DOT hiring standards.

  • Review and update applications as needed with information verified throughout the screening process.

  • Communicate with Service Center personnel regarding applicants before and during orientation


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • One to six months related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience PLUS one to six months’ management experience.

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills with keen attention to detail.

  • Well organized with the ability to work under strict deadlines and defined performance metrics.


High School

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.