Pilot Flying J plans to hire more than 5,000 new employees at the biggest in-person and virtual hiring event in the company’s history.
Interested candidates can visit all Pilot and Flying J travel centers and Truck Care service centers from 10 am to 8 pm on May 2 for interviews. The company is also is offering virtual job tours and interviews.
“Making the decision to start a career at Pilot Flying J provides the opportunity to work hard, have fun and live up to one’s full potential, while also advancing professionally,” said Paul Shore, chief people officer of Pilot Flying J. “Hiring 5,000 enthusiastic team members to join our company in a wide array of positions across North America is an exciting challenge, especially during a time of low unemployment. To help candidates get a feel for our values and culture, learn about the great benefits we offer and find the right job opportunity, we can’t rely on standard outreach. That’s why we’re inviting everyone to join us on National Hiring Day.”
Open positions include:
- Travel Center leadership and entry level part-time and full-time roles in quick-service restaurants, deli, retail and maintenance
- Truck Care mechanics and certified technicians
- Professional drivers for fuel transport, DEF, crude and refined fuel
The company is hiring an average of 10 positions per location with some states adding more, including Illinois, Ohio, Texas, Tennessee and Virginia.
For technology candidates, Pilot Flying J is hosting Tech Night, a meet-and-greet at the company’s support center and headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn. on May 2 from 5-7 pm. The company plans to hire 55 professionals in technology fields, including mobile developers, data scientists and engineers.
Pilot Flying J promotes a team member-first culture and offers both part-time and full-time team members benefits, such as weekly pay, tuition assistance, 401(k) participation, dental and vision plans and paid time off. On average, the starting salary for hourly, entry-level employees at Pilot Flying J travel centers is $10.75 per hour, $3.50 more than the federal minimum wage. Comprehensive and affordable medical plans are also available to full-time team members, including a $10 per week plan for Travel Center team members, and access to no-cost medical consultations with Teledoc. In addition, team members enjoy unique perks, including free beverages and 50% off on deli and made-in-house PJ Fresh meals while at work.
Giving back to the communities in which the company operates is a core value of Pilot Flying J. Team members are encouraged to take part in volunteer opportunities, fundraising efforts and other philanthropic activities in support of their local communities.