J.B. Hunt Transport HR Leave Representative in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00229922 HR Leave Representative (Open)

Job Title:

HR Leave Representative




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The Leave Generalist Position manages leave files and processes for employees on leave. The Leave Generalist works directly with employees and their managers to ensure employee absences and leaves are processed in accordance with all company policies and procedure.

Job Description:

The successful candidate for this role will:

  • The Leave Generalist will be responsible for all aspects of leave management for leaves that fall under their assigned area of responsibility.

  • Review eligibility for leave and leave entitlements for employees upon request.

  • Work closely with the disability vendor to ensure accurate and timely processing of claims.

  • Ensure disability pay is applied appropriately throughout the duration of the leave.

  • Process benefit payments and maintain benefits while on leave and upon return from leave in accordance with company policy and procedure.

  • Review medical paperwork pertaining to leave to determine leave approval, duration and release to return to work.

  • Respond to leave requests and send updates related to the leave in a timely manner and in accordance with company policy.

  • Outreach to employees on leave and their managers thru phone and email as needed.

  • Must be knowledgeable of all aspects of JB Hunt Benefits, Company Policies and Procedures and be able to communicate these effectively to employees and their managers.

  • Assist with overflow calls from HR Solution Center as needed.

  • Provide accurate information to employees with questions on HR related topics.

  • Accurately document activity in the HR Call Tracking Database.

  • Work closely with HR Solution Center Reps and provide support when leave related calls require follow up.

  • Promote positive communication with all internal and external customers.

  • Any and all other tasks assigned by management for which the employee is qualified and able to perform with or without a reasonable accommodation.

What does it take to be considered?

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

  • 7-11 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience in a call center environment or previous HR experience.


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.