Thinking About a J.B. Hunt Job?

We’re answering a few frequently asked questions about working at J.B. Hunt.

There are many factors to consider when making a career move. From the outside looking in, it can be difficult to get a sense of what a company does, how they treat their people and how joining their team could impact your success.  

If you’re searching for a new career, we want to help! We’re answering some frequently asked questions to help you understand who we are and the many ways you could benefit from a career at J.B. Hunt.

What does J.B. Hunt do?

Since 1961, J.B. Hunt has been a company rooted in innovation. Our storied history of success has been driven by our core company ideals: people, technology and capacity.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a Fortune 500 and industry-leading transportation and supply chain company. Through our five company business units, we provide diverse transportation solutions for customers that move freight by road and rail, utilizing company owned equipment and leveraging third party logistics.

What kind of corporate careers are available at J.B. Hunt?

The career opportunities at J.B. Hunt are endless. We are so much more than just a trucking company, and because of the innovative ways we serve our customers, we offer career paths across most major fields of study, including engineering and technology, sales, operations, marketing and so much more. Whether you are new to supply chain, or bring years of industry experience, there’s a place for you at J.B. Hunt.

“Most people think we are just a trucking company, but J.B. Hunt has so much more to offer,” said Sydney, a national accounts executive. “I would say being a Fortune 500 company in Northwest Arkansas is already an amazing opportunity, but our company is growing so much that there are a plethora of career paths.”

Does J.B. Hunt offer internship opportunities?

An internship with J.B. Hunt is a great way to jumpstart your career. We offer paid internships, available during the summer or year-round, at corporate and at field locations across the country. Internships with our Engineering and Technology, Sales and Marketing departments are available only at corporate, while internships with our Operations teams are available nationwide.

There are so many benefits of interning with J.B. Hunt. Our interns become a valued part of our team and gain hands-on experience that builds your resume and betters your career from the start.

What entry-level opportunities does J.B. Hunt offer?

J.B. Hunt offers exciting and unique entry-level opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. Across many of our departments, we have entry-level positions where you can make an impact and set your career up for long-term success.

We also offer competitive training and rotational programs, like our Engineering and Technology Development Program and Manager Trainee programs, that expose you to many different areas of our company and the industry, helping you find your right career fit at J.B. Hunt.  

Are there career opportunities outside of Northwest Arkansas?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation provider in North America, and because of our strong national recognition, we have many exciting career opportunities at field locations and customer sites around the country.

“Working in the field, it’s a smaller environment where everybody knows everybody. You get to know the drivers and that very essential part of our operation,” said Gregory, a director of operations in Haslet, Tx. “In the field, you’re really getting to see the personal impact on people’s lives that you can make, up close and personal.”

What benefits does J.B. Hunt provide for employees?

J.B. Hunt provides medical, dental and vision coverage available to full-time employees, with the option to take advantage of health savings accounts with company contributions. J.B. Hunt employees can also benefit from 401(k) and Roth IRA retirement plans, with company matching, to help plan for the future.

Recently, we made upgrades to our paid parental leave options for all employees to be able to take the time they need to bond with their new child. We also offer adoption and fertility assistance to help employees combat some of the financial strain that can come with starting a family.

These are just a few of the many benefits of working at J.B. Hunt. We also offer perks like tuition reimbursement for continuing education and pet insurance to best support our people.

What is the company culture like at J.B. Hunt?

At J.B. Hunt, we strive to be a workplace where every employee feels respected, valued, represented and heard. Through inclusion initiatives like our employee resource groups (ERGs), we prioritize the well-being of every employee and pride ourselves on our people-first company mindset.

“If you’re considering coming to J.B. Hunt, you should because you can be your full, authentic self,” shared Erica, a management assistant. “Honestly, everyone is a family here and I know people try to sell that all the time, but people come to J.B. Hunt for the culture. I’m telling you to come here, come be part of the J.B. Hunt family.”

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