EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
EEOC Policy Statement
Tri Star Freight System, Inc. seeks, in all of its operations, to employ individuals for available positions on the basis of their qualifications, working knowledge, and competency. Tri Star Freight System, Inc. has a continuing commitment to ensure that fair and equal employment opportunities are extended to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status

Instructions: Please PRINT and complete all questions. Include any supplemental information that you feel would be helpful in our consideration of your qualifications.

1. GENERAL INFORMATION

2. EDUCATION & TRAINING:
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High School
College or University
Other School (Technical, Vocational, Graduate, etc.)

3. SKILLS

4. REFERENCES
List name and telephone number of three (3) business/work references who are not related to you. If not applicable, list three (3) school or personal references who are not related to you.

5. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
PRESENT OR MOST RECENT EMPLOYER

APPLICANT STATEMENT (READ CAREFULLY):
The above information is true, complete and correct.
I expressly authorize, without reservation, the employer, its representatives, employees or agents to contact and obtain information and/or inquire into my past employment history, references, public agencies, licensing authorities and educational institutions and to otherwise verify the accuracy of all information provided by me in this application, resume or job interview in an effort to research my qualifications for this position.
I authorize the references listed above to give you any and all information concerning my previous employment and any pertinent information they may have, personal or otherwise, and release all parties from all liability for any damage that may result from furnishing same to you.
I hereby waive any and all rights and claims I may have regarding the employer, its agents, employees or representatives for seeing, gathering and using truthful and non‐defamatory information, in a lawful manner, in the employment process and all other persons, corporations or organizations for furnishing such information about me.
I understand that this employer does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or eliminating any applicant from consideration for employment on any basis prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law.
If I am hired, I understand that I am free to resign at any time, with or without cause and with or without prior notice, and the employer reserves the same right to terminate my employment at any time, with or without case and with or without prior notice, except as may be required by law. This application does not constitute an agreement or contract for employment for any specific period or definite duration. I understand that no supervisor or representative of the employer is authorized to make any assurance to the contrary and that no implied oral or written agreements contrary to the foregoing express language are valid unless they are made in writing and signed by the employer’s president.
I also understand that if I am hired, I will be required to provide original documents which verify my identity and right to work in the United States under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986. The document(s) provided will be used for the completion of Form I‐9.
I understand that any information provided by me that is found to be false, incomplete or misrepresented in any respect, will be sufficient cause to (i) eliminate me from further consideration for employment, or (ii) may result in my immediate discharge for the employer’s service, whenever it is discovered.
DO NOT SIGN UNTIL YOU HAVE READ THE ABOVE APPLICANT STATEMENT.
I certify that I have read, fully understand and accept all terms of the foregoing Applicant Statement.

ABC’s of Real Life Attitude Assessment
Instructions: Check every word in each column that best describes you – the more the better. After finishing, total the number of words in each column and place the total number in the box located at the bottom of each column. If the total of any two columns is the same, you must break the tie by either choosing another word or omitting a word already checked.

Dear Applicant:
As a condition of employment, Tri Star Freight System, Inc. and its components require pre- employment background checks on new employees. Current employees, who are selected for promotion or reclassification may also require a background check prior to the promotion or re- classification becoming effective. All background checks will include a criminal check, and may include a credit check, reference check, drug and alcohol test, and as otherwise determined by each position.
Please make every effort to accurately provide all of the information requested on the authorization form. Human Resources may contact you for additional information during the verification process. Failure to provide requested information in a timely manner may prolong or halt your application form from being processed.
For any questions, please feel free to contact Human Resources at 713.631.1095, Ext. 1104.
Thanks in advance for your cooperation.
Sincerely, Human Resources

CONFIDENTIAL
Background Check Authorization
The information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge.
I hereby authorize___________________________________________________________ and its designated agents and representatives to conduct a comprehensive review of my background and/or an investigative consumer report to be generated for employment and/or volunteer purposes. I understand that the scope of the consumer report/ investigative consumer report may include, but is not limited to the following areas: verification of social security number; credit reports, current and previous residences; employment history, education background, character references; drug testing, civil and criminal history records from any criminal justice agency in any or all federal, state, county jurisdictions; driving records, birth records, and any other public records.
I further authorize any individual, company, firm, corporation, or public agency to divulge any and all information, verbal or written, pertaining to me, to _____________________________________________________ or its agents. I further authorize the complete release of any records or data pertaining to me which the individual, company, firm, corporation, or public agency may have, to include information or data received from other sources. and its designated agents and representatives shall maintain all information received from this authorization in a confidential manner in order to protect the applicants personal information, including, but not limited to, addresses, social security numbers, and dates of birth.

EEO/AA
Pre-Offer Voluntary Self-Identification Information
Tri Star Freight System, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law. We also comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria. As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
To be completed by applicant on a voluntary basis. Not for interview purposes. To be filed separately from application. In an effort to comply with requirements regarding government recordkeeping, reporting, and other legal obligations, which may apply, we invite you to complete this applicant data survey. Failure to provide information will not subject you to any adverse personnel decision or action. Your cooperation is appreciated. Please be advised that this survey is not a part of your official application for employment. It will not be used in any hiring decision. The information will be used and kept confidential in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
REFERRAL SOURCE
APPLICANT INFORMATION
ETHNICITY/RACE CATEGORIES
GENDER CATEGORIES
PROTECTED VETERAN CATEGORIES
DEFINITIONS
ETHNICITY/RACE CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS:
Hispanic or Latino includes a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture origin, regardless of race.
White (not Hispanic or Latino) includes a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East, or North America.
Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino) includes a person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino) includes a person having origins in any of the peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
Asian (not Hispanic or Latino) includes a person have origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
American Indian or Alaskan Native (not Hispanic or Latino) includes a person having origins in any of the original peoples of North America and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
Two or More Races (not Hispanic or Latino) includes a person who identifies with more than one of the above races.

PROTECTED VETERAN CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS:
A disabled veteran includes any veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who: (a) is entitled to compensation, or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation under laws administered by the Secretary of Veteran Affairs, or (b) was discharged or released from active duty because of service-connected disability.
Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran includes any veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service in a war, campaign or expedition in which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.
Recently Separated Veteran includes any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service.
Armed Forces Service Medal Veteran includes any veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United State military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 1/31/2017
Why are you being asked to complete this form?
Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities.i To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.
If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.
How do I know if I have a disability?
You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.
Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
Blindness, Deafness, Cancer, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Autism, Cerebral palsy, HIV/AIDS, Schizophrenia, Muscular dystrophy, Bipolar disorder, Major depression, Multiple sclerosis, (MS) Missing limbs or partially missing limbs, Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Obsessive compulsive disorder, Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair, Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)

Reasonable Accommodation Notice
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job by contacting Human Resources Department at 713.631.1095, Ext. 1104. Your request may also be done in writing and mailed to our office at 5407 Mesa Drive, Houston, Texas 77028, Attn: Human Resources. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.
PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.