At J.B. Hunt, we’re committed to military hiring and have made it our goal to hire at least 1,600 veterans each year. With nearly one in seven J.B. Hunt employees being veterans, we’re proud of the steps we’ve taken to become one of the best military-friendly companies in the nation.
J.B. Hunt offers jobs for veterans where the skills gained in the military can easily apply to a civilian career. If you’re transitioning out of the military, a J.B. Hunt career could be a great fit for your military experience. Because of our commitment to our current and future military employees, we’re sharing more about the many career opportunities we have available that are great jobs for military veterans.
What Makes J.B. Hunt a Military-Friendly Employer?
J.B. Hunt offers many resources and training programs designed to help military employees find success in their civilian career. Our Veterans Employee Resource Group (VERG) provides a safe space for veteran and Reserve or National Guard employees to connect and build community at work. J.B. Hunt is also a proud supporter of organizations like Wreaths Across America that honor our country’s heroes.
“I would absolutely say J.B. Hunt is a military-friendly employer,” said Rick, a product lead in Engineering and Technology. “J.B. Hunt has VERG, which I’ve joined, and they advocate for the military. It’s not just folks like myself in VERG who are retired military, but folks who have never served. Every time I meet somebody and I tell them about my background, they are extremely appreciative of my service. It’s just very military-friendly, J.B. Hunt is very supportive of veterans as a whole.”
J.B. Hunt Career Opportunities
J.B. Hunt is a nationwide transportation and logistics company, with jobs for military veterans available at our corporate campus in Northwest Arkansas and at locations across the country. We know that the freedom to choose where you live is important to service members when considering your civilian career, so with opportunities available in most major cities and regions, the career possibilities at J.B. Hunt are endless.
J.B. Hunt SkillBridge Program
J.B. Hunt is a proud supporter of the Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge Program*. SkillBridge helps you explore career opportunities that interest you while still on duty, giving you a head start on your civilian career after your service ends.
J.B. Hunt offers SkillBridge internship opportunities with departments like Operations, Engineering and Technology, Equipment Maintenance and more. SkillBridge internship opportunities are available to military members, and their spouses, who are within 180 days of release from active duty and have some relevant professional experience.
J.B. Hunt Office Careers
Across all departments, J.B. Hunt offers hands-on career opportunities where your military training could apply. From transportation managers focused on logistics planning, to positions in Engineering and Technology working in cyber security, change management or software engineering, there are many rewarding career paths where the skills you gained in the military can translate to your office job.
“Initially I wanted to work for J.B. Hunt because I am a veteran and I know that J.B. Hunt is a very veteran-friendly company, so that drew me in at first,” said Bo, a customer experience director. “As I began working at J.B. Hunt, what made me stick is really just the people here within the organization, my teammates and working every day and learning from them.”
Our Equipment Maintenance teams bring the mechanical, technical and management expertise necessary to keep our trucks on the road and running smoothly. If you were a mechanic in the military, the trade skills you gained during your service could apply to a rewarding J.B. Hunt career as a tractor, trailer or mobile mechanic.
“In the military, my role was to ensure that our soldiers met the training criteria and assuring all equipment was maintained by doing daily checks,” said Jorge, a maintenance outsource coordinator in Lowell, Arkansas. “So, it’s nice that I can do that same thing at J.B. Hunt.”
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If you’re looking to start your civilian career with a military-friend company, search jobs to find the position that best fits your experience and apply today.
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