Supply-chain logistics company ArcBest is looking for a few good drivers, and it’s bringing its search to the Garden State.
Based in Fort Smith, Ark., the company announced June 16 that its less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight, will host a hiring event in Avenel on June 21 and 22 for full-time city drivers and participants in the company’s driver development program.
Hiring event details
- June 21 and 22
- 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- 21 Englehard Ave., Avenel
- No appointment necessary.
- Driver candidates should be at least 21 years old.
- Click here for more details.
The company is offering a $15,000 signing bonus for full-time city drivers and a $5,000 signing bonus for driver development program participants, the announcement stated.
“If you live in the Newark area and you’re looking to join a company with excellent benefits, frequent home time and ongoing training opportunities, we hope to see you at the event,” Seth Runser, ABF Freight president, said in a statement.
The company said the hiring event will offer assistance with job applications, interviews with ABF recruiters and potential job offers made that day.
Full-time ABF drivers and dock workers receive Teamster Union Scale wages, 100% company-paid health insurance for employees and their families, personal days, sick leave and paid holidays, and they are covered by a pension plan at no expense to the employee.
ABF Freight operates in both short- and long-haul markets across North America. The company said that it employs more than 10,000 people in over 240 locations and that 53% of its drivers have been employed with the company for more than 10 years.