J.B. Hunt Transport Driver Recruiting Manager - Valdosta, GA in Valdosta, Georgia

Job Opening ID:

00301146 Driver Recruiting Manager - Valdosta, GA (Open)

Job Title:

Driver Recruiting Manager - Valdosta, GA


Human Resources


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The incumbent is responsible to manage and train driver recruiters. Ensure recruiters effectively sell drivers on open positions and that information provided is accurate. Ensure the hiring requirements for all business units are met.

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and challenge the recruiting team in order to meet driver hiring needs.

  • Develop and present new ideas to improve recruiting strategies.

  • Understand the driver hiring needs of all business units and develop a daily recruiting plan.

  • Observe recruiter phone interactions to insure they are properly educating applicants on their options and working to meet department goals, using proper techniques such as following procedures and closing effectively.

  • Based on phone observations, develop a training plan to improve sales techniques, such as handling driver objections and closing the sale and work with Recruiters on their career development.

  • Maintain and exceed agreed upon individual and team daily, weekly, monthly and annual performance metrics.

  • Keep recruiters informed of changes in programs and new job openings.

  • Review drivers with other managers to insure we hire the safest drivers possible.

  • Lead daily morning meetings with team to review daily numbers, inform them of changes, discuss the area of focus for the day and motivate them for the coming week.

  • Perform management duties, such as maintaining time and attendance for driver recruiters, interviewing, hiring, corrective action, weekly reporting, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervises up to 30 part-time and full-time recruiters in the department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the department's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university; four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience and three years’ management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:




Work 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.

“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.”

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.

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