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Anticipating Summer Travel, Pilot Aims to Hire 10,000

Many full- and part-time openings exist, particularly in key states such as Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois and Texas
Pilot Co. plans to hire more than 10,000 new team members
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Readying for the summer travel season, Pilot Co. plans to hire more than 10,000 new team members across its family of travel center brands.

There are opportunities across all Pilot and Flying J travel centers, One9 Fuel Network locations and on-site restaurants in the United States and Canada, the Knoxville, Tennessee-based company said. There are a large number of openings in key travel states including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

“This is an exciting, and rewarding, time to join Pilot,” said Jamie Landis, vice president of team member experience at Pilot Co. “In addition to great perks and benefits, the launch of our new rewards and recognition program, Fueling Recognition, further empowers leaders to celebrate and reward individuals in those moments that matter, big and small.”

Fueling Recognition lets leaders reward team members for hard work and milestones with in-app points, which can be redeemed on thousands of items, including restaurant gift cards, electronics, company swag, concert tickets and more, Pilot said.

  • Pilot is No. 13 on CSP’s 2023 Top 40 Update to the 2022 Top 202 ranking of U.S. c-store chains by store count. Watch for the full 2023 list in June.

Available positions include full-time and part-time roles such as:

  • Travel center leadership
  • Hourly retail
  • Restaurant leadership
  • Hourly food service
  • Class A CDL drivers

Pilot also offer the following competitive benefits for full- and part-time employees:

  • 15-cent per gallon fuel discount
  • Weekly pay
  • $10 meal and beverage credit each shift
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Low-cost health plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • 24/7 access to on-demand healthcare
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid time off

Pilot Co., a majority-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, has more than 800 retail and fueling locations and supplies more than 14 billion gallons of fuel per year to the market. Its Pilot and Flying J travel center network includes more than 750 locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces with more than 790 restaurants, 75,000 truck parking spaces, 5,300 showers, 6,200 diesel lanes and truck maintenance and tire services with Southern Tire Mart at Pilot Flying J. The One9 Fuel Network connects a variety of fueling locations to provide smaller fleets and independent professional drivers with value, convenience, credit and perks.

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