OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Love's Travel Stops (Love's), the nation's industry-leading travel stop network, is seeking to hire more than 1,200 new employees for full-time and part-time roles as tire technicians, mechanic apprentices and diesel mechanics at its one-day hiring event on Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at more than 350 Love's Truck Tire Care or Speedco locations across the U.S. during the company's first National Hiring Day.
"Our valued employees are one of the most vital parts to ensuring our operations run smoothly for our Customers," said Drew Graham, director of operations for Love's. "Love's is a great place to build a career, and we're excited to introduce new employees to our culture. We hope all Customer-centric candidates seize this opportunity to be part of something great."
Love's prestigious mechanic apprenticeship program allows apprentices to earn a competitive wage while working toward the designation of a diesel mechanic. Upon successful completion of the apprentice program, they will receive a tool kit valued at $3,500, which is theirs to keep. Newly hired diesel mechanics will start between $22 – $27 an hour.
Applicants interested in full-time or part-time positions can visit any Love's Truck Tire Care or Speedco location on Feb. 28 and be interviewed on-site while learning more about working at Love's. Qualified candidates can be offered jobs on the spot contingent upon pre-screening requirements.
Candidates should bring copies of their résumé and expect to submit to a drug screen and background check contingent upon offer. Eligible full-time employees can take advantage of Love's health and wellness benefits, including 401(k) with matching contributions, medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, flexible scheduling, holiday pay and competitive weekly pay among other benefits. Part-time employees will also appreciate dental, vision, telemedicine and other voluntary benefits.
Love's currently employs more than 23,000 people nationwide, providing career advancement opportunities at all levels. To register for Love's National Hiring Day, click here. For a list of Love's Truck Tire Care and Speedco locations participating in Love's National Hiring Day, click here.
About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores (Love's) is the nation's industry-leading travel stop network with more than 480 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 23,000 people. Love's provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings and more. Love's has more than 350 truck service centers, which include Speedco and on-site Love's Truck Tire Care locations. Love's and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventative maintenance and total truck care nationwide network on the road today. Love's is committed to providing Customers with "Clean Places, Friendly Faces" at every stop. To learn more, visit loves.com.
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