Reasons to Become a Propane Delivery Driver in Pennsylvania

December 22, 2019

This position provides an opportunity to work locally with a variety of Pennsylvania customers, delivering propane to homeowners, agricultural producers, businesses, and even fleet operators, without spending extended periods of time away from home. A CDL is required; however, many employers will assist with completing the necessary training required.
Propane Delivery Driver Job Benefits


Benefits of Propane Delivery Driver Careers

  • Earn Competitive Wages
    Propane companies provide competitive pay and solid benefits. The median income of a Propane Delivery Driver is $18–$22 per hour with the possibility of overtime during the cold season. Plus, there are opportunities for income and job growth as your propane expertise develops.
  • Have a Set Work Schedule
    When you hear the term ‘driver’ you may think long-haul trips and not being home daily. Propane Delivery Drivers operate a propane delivery vehicle (called a bobtail) to deliver propane in their regional area. This typically means a daily route that is close to home.
  • Make Time for What Matters
    Propane Delivery Drivers’ hours are usually similar to normal business hours. These hours can vary depending on the propane company you work for or if the temperature has been especially frigid for an extended period of time; however, this means still being home every day.
  • Strengthen Your Community | Protect the Environment
    A Propane Delivery Driver doesn’t only deliver propane on a set daily route, but also makes a positive impact on the community by keeping families warm, farms growing, and businesses running smoothly. Propane is not only a safe fuel, it’s an approved clean fuel listed in the 1990 Clean Air Act. Working in the propane industry, you’ll be helping to lower greenhouse gas emissions and leaving a positive impact on the environment.
  • Opportunity for Growth
    Starting a career as a Delivery Driver in the propane industry can lead to opportunities for possible career advancements.

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