Application Processor

Forward Air Groveport, OH
Company Overview:

Forward Air Inc. is a publically traded (NASDQ: FWRD) and highly respected transportation and logistics Company with revenues of approximately $1B annually. We are a growth-oriented company that has doubled in size over the past 5 years. We have an aggressive growth strategy and need great talent to help us achieve our goals. As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

Position: Application Processor

Job Description:

The Application Processor is responsible for working with Contractors, Company Drivers and the Recruiting Department to ensure the timely and accurate qualification of fleet drivers. The successful candidate will possess strong customer service and organizational skills, as well as a strong sense of urgency when completing assigned tasks.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

* Responsible for screening applications for information pertaining to FMCSA-DOT and Forward Air qualification standards, to include employment verifications, Motor Vehicle Reports, DAC, & Criminal Background Checks

* Must be detailed oriented

* Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing deadlines

* Must be personable, professional and have a positive attitude and demeanor

* Adaptable to working in a dynamic and changing environment

* Ability to be self-sufficient and work independently, under management direction

* Ability to handle highly confidential information with sensitivity, tact and discretion required

* Other duties as assigned


* Working knowledge of DOT regulatory requirements as it relates to the transportation industry

* Demonstrated ability to carry out assignments to their completion and meet various variable deadlines

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and managers

* Desire for a long-term career with an industry leading company

* Ability to present and maintain a positive corporate image in a fast paced environment

* Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments

* Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

* All applicants are subject to a criminal background investigation

* Must be willing to work a flexible schedule


* Ideal candidate will possess a can do attitude with a will do work ethic

* Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

* Experience with AS400 operating systems is a plus

* Transportation industry knowledge and experience is a plus

* Prior experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), specifically Tenstreet is a plus

We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package includes 401K, stock ownership plans, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, vision care plan, paid sick time, paid company holidays, and paid vacations.

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.