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Geisinger Health System Heavy Truck Operator in ELYSBURG, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Heavy Truck Operator

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Full Time


Operates a weight class 8 straight truck to pick up and deliver pharmaceuticals, supplies, equipment, mail and reports to various Geisinger locations according to assigned schedules or pickups designated by the supervisor.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

Reports to the Logistics Operations Coordinator (Storage Facility)


Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and perform basic arithmetic calculations.

Demonstrates excellent verbal communication skills.

Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.

Demonstrates neatness in appearance, courteousness, and dependability.

Demonstrates ability to work independently and prioritize.


A valid Pennsylvania driver's license and safe driving record required.

Valid DOT physical card required.

Minimum 2 years experience either operating a weight class 8 (or larger) truck or warehousing / distribution required


Requires the ability to lift up to 70lbs. Lifting to waist level and above is required. Requires pushing and pulling of carts with weights ranging from 100lbs. to 500lbs combined. These duties are performed 50% to 60% of the workday.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

About Geisinger

One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.