About the Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Established in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to saving the Chesapeake Bay, its rivers and streams, and the wildlife that call it home through education, advocacy, litigation, and restoration. Since 2010, CBF has engaged in a focused effort to defend and implement the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, a binding federal and state collaborative agreement aimed at reducing pollution to the science-based, legally-affirmed levels established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Blueprint is expected to be fully implemented by 2025. If the states and the federal government achieve Blueprint goals, the Bay will finally—after decades of failed efforts—be removed from the Clean Water Act’s impaired waters list. Successfully implementing the Blueprint depends on a well-informed, engaged, active, and diverse constituency of members, advocates, and volunteers who speak up and take action to save the Bay.
CBF has a staff of approximately 190 employees working in offices in Annapolis, Maryland; Richmond and Virginia Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C. as well as 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water policies, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary.
CBF's headquarters office in Annapolis, Maryland is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first U.S. Green Build Council’s LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened the Brock Environmental Center—one of the world’s most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings—in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
CBF has an annual budget of approximately $26 million and is supported by 300,000 members and e-subscribers. For more information on CBF, please visit cbf.org.
Context of the Position
The Keystone 10 Million Trees seasonal drivers and laborers will assist Chesapeake Bay Foundation 10 Million Trees and Restoration staff at our Duncannon, PA (Perry County) warehouse with organizing, sorting, loading, unloading and delivery of trees, tree shelters, and supplies.
Specific functions and tasks will include:
- Driving large commercial vehicles throughout Pennsylvania - up to 26’ long box truck – non-CDL AND/OR DOT licensed pickup truck with 18’ trailer and skid loader or tree stakes on trailer. Potential for some overnight (up to 1 night) travel; hotel would be provided
- Moving product around warehouse via Skid Loader forklift/Pallet Jacket
- Repetitive bending and lifting of up to 50 lb. bundles of up to 5' long bundles of material and trees onto and off pallets, vehicles, trailers and cargo containers.
- DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification requested
- Forklift Certification requested
- Sorting product
- Inventory tracking
- August: 24, 25, 26, 27, 31
- September: 1, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 24, 25, 29, 30
- October: 1, 2, 8, 9
- Some dates needed in November and December; 3-5 days notice prior to work date will be given
- There may be additional dates
Professional Experience and Qualifications
Successful candidate should be able to lift up to 50 pounds independently and repetitively, have basic math skills, clean driving record, truck driving/forklift operation experience (with DOT medical certification and Forklift certification if possible), provide their own transportation to/from work, and the ability to arrive to work on time.
The temporary/seasonal position will run September-December 2020 with potential option to renew employment for March-June 2021 and August to November 2021. Exact start and end dates negotiable. This is a temporary/seasonal position we anticipate working approximately 16-24 hours per week, with weekend and evening hours required, as needed. Two weeks during the time period above may require work up to 40 hours per week. The position will work primarily out of the Duncannon, Pennsylvania warehouse with travel throughout the state of Pennsylvania particularly to Lancaster, York, Centre, Cumberland, Allegheny, Bradford, Susquehanna and Tioga counties.
How to Apply
Using the link below, please submit a cover letter and resume.Apply Now
CBF encourages diverse candidates to apply and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. CBF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.