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JOB ID: 22000014

Hershey, PA
Full-time
Job Category: Transportation (Drivers/Vehicle Maintenance )

Working at Milton Hershey School (MHS) is much more than a job. Each employee helps shape the lives of the students we serve and every position at the school is designed to help the students thrive on campus and beyond. If that sounds fulfilling to you, MHS may be the perfect place for your next career move.

MHS is seeking Full-time (10-M*) CDL Drivers/Utility Workers to join the transportation team. The driver provides transportation for students and staff to all school scheduled activities. Also provides general utility work and delivers food, supplies and other goods/products to the school buildings and student homes on campus. Responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of supplies, meals and freight to student homes, campus facilities and off-campus locations.
  • Transporting students and staff to activities and appointments, both on and off-campus. This may include pick-up and drop-off at airports, bus stations, etc.
  • Some limited long distance travel may occasionally be required.
  • Responsible for vehicle cleanliness, basic maintenance checks, and conducting vehicle safety inspections using school protocol & other required inspections.
  • Maintaining driver logs;
  • Conducting general utility work such as organizing and cleaning of tote equipment, etc.
  • Organizing goods and supplies for deliveries.
  • Available to work a flexible schedule as needed based on the needs of the school.

The work schedule is considered flex with regularly 40 hours of scheduled work (maximum of 46 weeks/year), and a minimum of 2 (two) days off - standard hours of operation may change due to programmatic changes. (*) A 10-Month work schedule typically includes summer and school breaks off. Bargaining unit with Local OPS 464. The pay rate starts at $23.40 an hour and after one year probationary period the rate will be increased. Our full-time employees receive generous health and insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Excellent driving record required.
  • Valid PA driver's license Class B CDL required, with a P&S and air brake endorsements, or ability to obtain S endorsement within 3 months of hire.
  • Physically capable to lift and/or carry up to 50+ pounds on a frequent basis (60% of the time).
  • At least a year of School bus and/or truck driving experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with both adults and multi-aged students in a diverse multicultural environment.
  • Able to maintain a flexible schedule to be available for work as needed. (Work schedule is typically known about 5 days in advance).
  • Solid organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated administrative skills including record-keeping.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of integrity as all MHS staff are considered to be role models for the students.
  • Candidates must be willing to actively engage with students beyond the scope of their job responsibilities.

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