J.B. Hunt Transport Application Specialist in United States

Job Opening ID:

00271334 Application Specialist (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

Application Specialist


Human Resources




Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The incumbent is responsible to hire qualified drivers to fill openings within JB Hunt. Interview potential driver, take application and ensure the driver meets all the company's minimum hiring requirements, based upon information volunteered by the driver. Upon pre-qualifying the driver the scheduler sets up an orientation date, after completing the background check process and completing pre-employment requirements driver will be hired.

Job Description:

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take phone applications from prospective drivers on a day-to-day basis. This includes direct calls and calls from recruiters.

  • Find a position the driver qualifies for, sell them on the position and make sure they have all pertinent information.

  • Discern if a driver meets minimum requirements based upon information obtained from driver during application process.

  • Schedule qualified drivers for orientation and ensure they have everything needed.

  • Inform drivers who do not meet requirements that they are currently ineligible, but keep the driver interested in work for JB Hunt at a future time.

  • Explain all of JB Hunt's OTR pay scales and currently open DCS or regional accounts, or be able to access this information immediately when needed.

  • Make outbound calls to drivers who are currently not scheduled, to offer open positions and sell the driver on joining JB Hunt.

  • Keep in touch with scheduled drivers, make sure they are still sold on the position and are track for making the set orientation date.

  • Make efforts to ensure drivers that are scheduled show for orientation and get hired. This includes keeping the driver sold on his position oat every time of contact.

  • Perform other relate duties as required or assigned.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and 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.