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YRC Freight Onboarding Specialist in Overland Park, Kansas


Responsible for facilitating the onboarding and orientation process for all union operations employees including Drivers, Mechanics and Dock employees. This individual will also be a resource for our new employees after the completion of training and through the first 90 days of employment, as they grow accustomed to the day-to-day activities of the job and the organization. This individual will also be responsible for helping the employee to build relationships with local leaders, supervisors, and dispatchers to facilitate retention and engagement.


  1. Conduct new employee onboarding and orientation activities for a geographic area including ensuring completion of new hire paperwork and onboarding documents for all new Drivers, Dockworkers, and Mechanics in the assigned area of responsibility. Activities may take place in person or remote depending on location and geographic area supported.

  2. Facilitate hands on training with local management resources to ensure new employees receive the necessary training to conduct their work in a safe, effective manner. This could include working with management to facilitate forklift training or working with the driver training team to facilitate road tests and/or finishing school for less experienced drivers.

  3. Administer drug and background screening for selected candidates according to company requirements. Interpret results of MVR’s, background reports and drug screens within DOT and company policy.

  4. Ensure completion and return of all new paperwork to ensure a complete new hire file (including the electronic I-9).

  5. Conduct orientation including delivery of required training. Ensure any needed accounts are set up for new employee (i.e., electronic logging device) in a timely manner.

  6. Answer questions and be a resource for new employees on any issue they may have regarding their employment and getting to know the company culture, processes, and people.

  7. Process documents for all new hires and organize aspects of the welcome procedures for orientation.

  8. Advise candidates on terminal operations and the functionality of union expectations.

  9. Compose and maintain accurate electronic files and information for tracking and compliance Manages confidential documents pertaining to candidate details and union procedures

  10. Create new hire files to comply with company record retention guidelines.

  11. Remain current and effectively adhere to OFCCP and HR policies for federal, state and local levels.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand and retain the message, listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  • Competitive pay based on experience

  • Employee selected medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family

  • PTO and paid holidays

  • 401k Retirement Plan


  1. Experience with Microsoft Office products.

  2. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  3. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.


  1. Knowledge of state and federal employment laws.

  2. Knowledgeable of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR).


This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks, such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs. of supplies and materials is required.

Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Requisition ID : 3461