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Criminal Background Verification Specialist

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate


Job Title:
Criminal Background Verification Specialist

Administration, Facilities & Secretarial

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, the position is responsible for ensuring that background screens meet the requirements of J.B. Hunt’s Criminal Screening Matrix. Review, evaluate and approve the criminal records and history for job applicants and other temp labor. Maintain accurate records and reports to effectively track productivity in assigned tasks.  

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct criminal background review for job applicants and other temp labor.
  • Monitor and review delayed contact applications and remove applicants from the rosters as needed.
  • Compile background screening tracking status reports (daily/weekly).
  • Communicate and partner with external and internal department personnel to facilitate contractor approval .
  • Initiate rejections for contractors that don’t meet the J.B. Hunt Criminal Matrix requirements.
  • Review criminal background monitoring and document investigation history of those that fail review for the Safety and Litigation departments.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with 1-3 years of relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Management or a related field
  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Customer-oriented
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working in a team and tracking toward metrics/goals
  • Proficient time management skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Knowledge of background checks or pre-employment screenings.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Pay: $15.00 per hour.

Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Security, Security Administration

Job Opening ID:
00452663 Criminal Background Verification Specialist (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.”

Posted 4 Days Ago

Full time


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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.