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Pilot Looking to Hire 10,000 Team Members This Summer Nationwide

Benefits include Fueling Recognition program, which allows travel center leaders to recognize employees with in-app points redeemable for thousands of items
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Photograph courtesy of Pilot Co.

Pilot will hire more than 10,000 team members to prepare for a busy summer travel season, the major fuel supplier, travel center and convenience-store retailer said.

The company offers generous benefits and perks, training and development programs and opportunities for career growth.

It has openings for hourly and leadership positions across its owned and operated Pilot and Flying J travel centers, One9 Fuel Network locations, onsite restaurants and tanker fleet in the United States and Canada. Several key travel states including California, Florida, Georgia, Texas and Virginia have a large number of available jobs to meet the increased summer demand, said Pilot.

Available full-time and part-time positions include travel center and restaurant leadership, hourly retail and foodservice and Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) drivers.

“We are searching for talented and hard-working individuals to join our dynamic workforce,” said Julius Cox, executive vice president and chief people officer. “We’re dedicated to putting people first, and we’re looking for team members who share a similar purpose and want to grow with us. Pilot shows up for road travelers as their trusty co-pilot who will fill them up, keep them going and inspire them to make the most of their journey.”

Employee benefits and perks include:

  • Fuel discount
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid parental leave for U.S. team members
  • Low-cost health plans in the United States
  • $10 meal and beverage credit each shift
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • Paid vacation time off

Also, Pilot rewards its team through Fueling Recognition, a program it launched in 2023 that allows leaders to recognize team members with in-app points redeemable on thousands of items, including gift cards, electronics, company swag, concert tickets and more.

The company recently launched a revamped mobile app which allows team member to stay updated with company news, access documents and training and find resources.

“To truly show people they matter, we must build an experience around what matters to them. At Pilot, one of the ways that we invest in our team is by providing nationally recognized training programs and competitive team member benefits. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where everyone feels they belong and have the opportunity to have a voice, contribute, learn and grow,” said Cox.

  • Pilot Co. isNo. 15 on CSP’s 2024 Top 40 Updateto the 2023 Top 202ranking of U.S. c-store chains by store count. Watch for the full 2024 Top 202 ranking in the June issue of CSP magazine and in CSP Daily News.

Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Nebraska, and employs approximately 30,000 team members. As the largest network of travel centers, Pilot has more than 870 locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces, serving an average of 1.3 million customers per day, it said. In addition to travel center services, Pilot offers trucking fleets a variety of solutions for fuel, credit, factoring, maintenance and rewards. The company operates the third largest fuel tanker fleet in North America and supplies approximately 15 billion gallons of fuel per year.

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