Human Resources Specialist


What You'll Do

ArcBest is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges.

Wanting to join the ArcBest family? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture.

Currently, we are looking for a Human Resource Specialist to join the ArcBest team. The Human Resource Specialist provides administrative support of the daily operations of the Human Resources Admin team. This position also works closely with incoming employees to ensure they are ready for their first day. The Human Resource Specialist is in constant contact with the various departments at the corporate level as well as with subsidiaries.

Your contribution may include:

  • Conduct new hire onboarding program; including but not limited to, pre-employment drug screen scheduling, completing background checks and analyzing results, new hire form acknowledgements, distributing new hire welcome cards and conducting new hire welcome orientations.
  • Coordinate new hire onboarding with applicable campuses to ensure compliance.
  • Verify onboarding documentation properly completed and accepted in the appropriate program.
  • Ensure new hire documentation is disseminated to appropriate departments.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers regarding new hires start date and process after orientation.
  • Assist HR personnel with random drug testing program.
  • Respond to requests for fitness center discounts.
  • Coordinate and respond to company retirements.  
  • Assist with employee service award program.
  • Coordinate personnel projects and see through completion.
  • Provide assistance to current and potential employees throughout ArcBest and its subsidiaries.
  • Maintain confidential employee records.
  • Prepare and distribute correspondence.
  • Update HR systems to maintain all companies’ confidential employee information, as needed.
  • Support subsidiary HR staff.
  • Answer telephone inquiries and directs calls as appropriate.
  • Scan and index documents into personnel files.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As the Human Resource Specialist, you will be a member of the ArcBest Human Resources team in Fort Smith, AR. Your work hours will be 8:00AM - 5:00PM with occasional irregular hours depending on workload. Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferred. 

Experience: Knowledge of principles and practices of Human Resources, preferred.

Computer Skills: Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact or call us at (479) 785-8963. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.


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