BRISTOL, Ind., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spartan Fleet Vehicles & Services (“Spartan” or “Spartan FVS”), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), will host a job fair this coming weekend complete with a hot dog cookout, raffle give-a-ways and plant tours. The celebratory twist on an otherwise traditional hiring event is an effort to attract a wide range of applicants to fill entry-level and supervisory positions.
The event will be held on Saturday, July 22 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Spartan’s Utilimaster facility located at 603 Earthway Blvd. in Bristol, Indiana.
Spartan is hiring for first-, second-, and third-shift positions, including: general assemblers; production supervisors; troubleshooting electricians; machine operators; and skilled painters. The pay range for skilled and salaried positions will be based on applicant experience and will be determined during the interview process.
Entry-level general assembly positions start at more than $15 per hour.
“Our greatest asset is our people, and we are fortunate to have a passionate group of talented individuals who choose Spartan to be their employer of choice,” said Daryl Adams, president and CEO, Spartan Motors. “Our Utilimaster brand presents tremendous career opportunities in an era when fleet vehicles and services play an even greater role in today’s last mile delivery economy. We continue to grow and we look forward to adding to our incredible team in Bristol.”
As an incentive to join the team, Spartan Motors is offering a $2,000 retention bonus to new employees and a $500 referral bonus to existing employees who share the great career opportunities available at Utilimaster.
Prospective employees interested in an interview are encouraged to bring a copy of their resume. Long pants and closed-toed shoes are required for plants tours.
For more information on Spartan’s Fleet Vehicles & Services and its Utilimaster brand, visit www.spartanmotors.com/fleet-vehicles.
About Spartan Motors
Spartan Motors, Inc. is a leading designer, engineer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty vehicles, specialty chassis, vehicle bodies and parts for the fleet and delivery, recreational vehicle (RV), emergency response, defense forces and contract assembly (light / medium duty truck) markets. The Company’s brand names — Spartan Motors, Spartan Specialty Vehicles, Spartan Emergency Response, Spartan Parts and Accessories; Smeal® and its family of brands, including Ladder Tower™ and UST®; and Utilimaster®, a Spartan Motors Company — are known for quality, durability, performance, customer service and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs approximately 2,200 associates and operates facilities in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Wisconsin, Nebraska, South Dakota; Saltillo, Mexico; and Lima, Peru. Spartan reported sales of $591 million in 2016. Visit Spartan Motors at www.spartanmotors.com.
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SOURCE Spartan Motors, Inc.
Samara Hamilton, Corporate Director of Marketing, Spartan Motors, Inc., 517.997.3860, [email protected] | Matt Jackson, Senior Director, Lambert, Edwards & Associates, 616.233.0500, [email protected]