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J.B. Hunt Transport Background Verifications Coordinator and Onboarding Specialist in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Title:

Background Verifications Coordinator and Onboarding Specialist


Human Resources


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under routine supervision, the position is responsible for ensuring that driver applicants meet J.B. Hunt's driver hiring standards and DOT regulations. The incumbent will review driver files and evaluate the safety records, driving experience, employment, and criminal history of each driver applicant.

Job Description:

Background Verifications Coordinator Key Responsibilities:

• Communicate with driver applicants, managers/personnel, external employers, references and government agencies as needed to facilitate the background screening, including informing drivers when they qualify/do not qualify.

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

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

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

• Communicate with Service Center personnel and/or operations regarding applicants before and during hiring process.

Onboarding Specialist Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with driver-applicants through verbal and written communication to ensure engagement and readiness through the onboarding process.

  • Take phone applications for prospective drivers using online software to screen and ensure quality driver-applicants are provided as potential hires.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Compose pertinent electronic documentation for safety and compliance personnel using internal and external systems required for company policies and DOT regulations.

  • Order driver-applicants’ pre-employment screenings using company software to ensure DOT and company standards are met.

  • Request, order, and provide driver applicants’ travel arrangements using company software and communicating with Account Managers for potential hotel arrangements and details.

  • Utilize company systems to document all contact with driver-applicants to improve internal communications and maintain compliance.


Background Verifications Coordinator Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED with 0-1 year combination of education, experience and training..

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Proficient time management skills

  • Self-motivation

  • Customer-oriented

  • Experience working in a fast-pace environment

  • Experience working in a team and tracking toward metrics/goals

Onboarding Specialist 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.


GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:

Driver Recruiting

Job Opening ID:

00364127 Background Verifications Coordinator and Onboarding Specialist (Evergreen) (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

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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.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.