Commitment to Veterans
Suburban Propane recognizes the important role our service members play and we appreciate their values, leadership, dedication and unique skills. We take pride in employing military veterans and their family members, and we are proud to stand behind all of our employees who are Guardsmen and Reservists.
As a result of our commitment to employing military veterans, Suburban Propane was recognized as The American Legion Department of New Jersey’s Employer of the Year in 2018.
Heroes Hired Here
“We recognize that our military veterans are trained in many of the managerial and service oriented skills that are perfect for a career at Suburban Propane. As a result, we have a growing effort to recruit and hire military personnel through our Heroes Hired Here program.” –Mike Stivala, President & CEO
Through Suburban Propane’s, “Heroes Hired Here” program, military veterans who accept a non-seasonal full-time position can take advantage of the following:
- Payment of CDL and Endorsement Fees: Suburban Propane will reimburse you (military veterans and spouses including widows and widowers of military veterans, active duty military personnel and reservists) for the fee associated with issuing a new CDL including the necessary endorsements and background check.
- Reservist Training Compensation: Suburban Propane will provide you with up to 3 weeks of standard hours of full base pay annually to participate in Reservist training activities for any branch of the military.
- Veteran Buddy Program: Through this program, current employees who are military veterans are partnered with newly hired employees who are military veterans to assist them with their transition to life at Suburban Propane.
Additionally, military veterans who accept a non-seasonal full-time hourly position can also take advantage of the following:
- Military Relocation Allowance: Suburban Propane will provide you with a lump sum payment of $2,500 to cover some of your relocation expenses if you are relocating 50 miles or more. Military veterans who accept a non-seasonal full-time salaried position may be eligible for relocation assistance as well.
Saluting Our Heroes
Listen to stories from some of our over 250 dedicated and passionate employees who are military veterans.
Suburban Propane salutes US Army veterans Edward Farmer (Delivery Driver) and Michael Wilson (Operations Manager).
Suburban Propane salutes US Marines veteran John Medeiros (Delivery Driver).
Suburban Propane salutes US Navy veteran David Leitch (Operations Manager).