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JK Moving Services Overview

Sterling, VA
501 to 1000 employees
1981
Company - Private
Moving Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
JK Moving Services isn’t just a moving company, it’s a team of dedicated professionals providing worry-free, full-service relocation & logistics services to a variety of clients, from the military to commercial customers to our next-door ... Read more

Mission: JK provides efficient, low stress relocation services to companies and homeowners. We earn our reputation for the highest customer satisfaction through on-time performance, accurate pricing and complete professionalism.

Our brand promise is that you will be ... Read more

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JK Moving Services – Why Work For Us?


Our philosophy is simple: We just want to help. It’s apparent in everything we do — in the way we treat our employees, the way we give back to the community, and in the way we do whatever it takes to make our customers lives easier.

As we see it, moving usually equates to stress. And we’re changing that with every move we make. No matter where your next move takes you, we want this transition to be a smooth one.

JK Moving Services, at-a-glance:

  • DC metropolitan area mover with 35+ years of experience
  • Largest independent mover in North America
  • Residential, commercial, international, government, move management, and archives divisions
  • Among the lowest claims ratio in the industry
  • Single point of contact managing your entire move
  • Full-time, fully trained crews, and move coordination teams
  • Mover of choice for Fortune 100 and 500 companies
  • Moved U.S. Presidents, dignitaries, and more
  • Suite of services before, during, and after your move
  • Extensive fleet of modern, GPS-enabled trucks
  • Proven network of suppliers
  • 500,000 square feet of secure, well-maintained storage space
  • State-of-the-art tracking and communication system
  • Aggressive recycle and reuse programs

We didn’t set out to be the largest privately owned moving and storage company in the area. It all started in Jim and Shirley Kuhn’s basement, when their son, Chuck, decided he didn’t want to just make money — he wanted to make a difference.

The enterprising 16-year-old started with just two employees, a truck, and a promise to provide clients with high-quality moving services at a great price. But as Chuck made more moves and met more clients, he quickly realized that the moving industry was in need of change. The industry had a bad reputation—and because people only moved about three times in their lives, there really wasn’t any incentive for change.

Inspired, Chuck decided to create JK Moving, a company comprised of more than just movers; he wanted move experts. Forget day laborers. JK started hiring full time employees who were passionate about helping others. JK aligned with the best organizations in the industry and when there were no standards, JK created them. For example, JK built its own training facility, a two-story house complete with furniture, wallpaper, fixtures, carpet and more.

Today, JK Moving Services is the largest independent moving companies in North America. The company philosophy is simple: JK knows what matters most. You can see the philosophy at work in everything JK does, from the way in which it serves its customers — to the way in which the company operates.

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If you want to make a career in the moving profession you have come to the right place.

We are looking for people who understand that the success of our company depends on every move we make. We believe that our growth and success is a result of the commitment and talent of our people — from entry-level to senior management positions.

We offer a professional work environment that provides:

  • Friendly working relationships
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Challenging opportunities
  • Career paths that help you achieve personal satisfaction and professional success
  • Growth opportunities
  • Company-paid training
  • Full and part time work schedules
  • Seasonal employment opportunities
  • College internship programs
  • Excellent compensation and benefit packages

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JK Moving Services Reviews

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    Pros

    Management respects employees and wants what is best for them AND the customer.
    Company is healthy and positive which makes you as an employee healthy and positive!
    Benefits are out of this world.

    Cons

    No cons to working here at all!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing and thank you!

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JK Moving Services Photos

JK Moving Services photo of: Our warehouse specialists provide the attention to detail expected.
JK Moving Services photo of: Teamwork inside a customer's home...
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JK Moving Services photo of: Going where the action is...
JK Moving Services photo of: Our trucks are always on the go...making it happen.
JK Moving Services photo of: No shortcuts -- detailed training is done in our real-life house inside our facility.
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JK Moving Services Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at JK Moving Services.

    Interview

    Per interview surveys used to assess intelligence, logic, behavior. Actual interview with CXO level disappointing! They were old fashioned in approach and method. HR and CEO impressive. Glad I didn't get an offer, would not have had support from president or vice.

    Interview Questions

    • Who do you know at what companies to get meetings? (Obviously they still use yellow pages to research and canvass)   1 Answer
    • Why would you be good at this job?   1 Answer
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JK Moving Services Awards & Accolades

  • Independent Mover of the Year Award, American Moving & Storage Association, 2016
  • SmartCEO Corporate Culture Awards, Washington SmartCEO, 2016
  • Top 100 Private Companies, Washington Business Journal, 2016
  • Best in the Industry/Moving Company of the Year, Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association (CREBA), 2013
  • Fleet Safety Award, American Moving & Storage Association, 2013
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