Careers

We are hiring for all positions, but are actively recruiting for the following positions:

Administrative Assistant  |  Service Writer  |  Sales – Truck Equipment  |  General Laborer/Helper Truck Body Upfitter/Installer  |  Class C Bus Mechanic (New Brunswick)  Class C Bus Mechanic (Thorofare)  |  Driver

About H.A. DeHart & Son:   We are a full-service company offering various types of truck and municipal equipment including, dump bodies, plows, spreaders, utility bodies, truck mounted cranes, trailers, refuse equipment, video pipe inspection equipment as well as a Thomas School Bus dealer.

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant will serve as a front-line representative for our dealership in Thorofare, NJ. They will ensure a customer-friendly environment and an exceptional customer experience.

The Administrative Assistant responsibilities will include the following:

  • Respond quickly and accurately to incoming telephone calls by routing calls, providing assistance and furnishing general information to internal and external callers.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as typing specs, developing correspondences, reports and memos.
  • Organizes shows, events, meetings and travel arrangements.
  • Order and quote processing.
  • Ability to work with sales team to assist in market development with literature, mailings and giveaways.
  • Additional duties as assigned

The Administrative Assistant will:

  • Have great attention to detail, be organized and have the ability to plan and prioritize work activities.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent customer service experience
  • Prior administrative experience is preferred.

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Benefits:

  • A comprehensive benefit package is available with this position which includes health insurance, vacations, holidays, 401K, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

About H.A. DeHart & Son:

  • We are the exclusive dealer of Thomas Built Buses in the State of New Jersey. We are also a full service company offering various types of truck and municipal equipment including, dump bodies, plows, spreaders, utility bodies, truck mounted cranes, trailers, refuse equipment and video pipe inspection equipment.

If interested, please email resume to Leslie Laganella at leslie@hadehart.com.

Service Writer

The Service Writer will work primarily with our customers and technicians. The selected individual will:

  • Greet customers and gather information from them to complete service request form
  • Prepare estimates
  • Follow up with customers on repairs, quotes, and general information
  • Work with foreman/technicians to ensure repairs are performed in a timely manner
  • Prepare invoices, repair cards, warranty cards and reports.
  • Research parts/vehicle info when needed
  • Collect payment from customers; and
  • other duties as assigned

The Service Writer must:

  • have excellent customer service skills
  • be detail oriented and be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • be able to work in a team environment and autonomously
  • be able to effectively deal with issues as they arise

Service writing, job management and administrative skills are preferred.

About Us:

  • We are a full service company offering various types of truck and municipal equipment including, dump bodies, plows, spreaders, utility bodies, truck mounted cranes, trailers, refuse equipment, video pipe inspection equipment as well as a Thomas School Bus dealer.

Hours of Operation:

  • Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Benefits:

  • A comprehensive benefit package is available with this position which includes health insurance, vacations, holidays, 401K, and ESOP.

Sales – Truck Equipment

Full Time Exempt Position

Description:
Serves contractors and municipalities by selling various types of truck and municipal equipment including, dump bodies, plows, spreaders, utility bodies, truck mounted cranes, trailers, refuse equipment, street sweepers, jetting and vacuum equipment along with road maintenance equipment. Achieves maximum sales growth and account penetration within Sussex, Passaic, Bergen, Warren, Morris, Hunterdon and Somerset Counties. The successful candidate will effectively sell the company’s products and/or related services and secure new business accounts/customers.

Duties:

  • Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory/market segment to generate new business.
  • Makes in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
  • Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
  • Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
  • Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products/services.
  • Supplies management with weekly call reports showing customer and summarizing visit/discussion.
  • Participates in trade shows and conventions.

Education/Experience:

  • 2-3 years of experience in commercial vehicle sales preferred. Industry experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers.
  • Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite Applications and contact management software.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to secure a CDL.
  • Ability to travel in Sussex, Passaic, Bergen, Warren, Morris, Hunterdon and Somerset Counties.

Benefits Include:

  • Base salary plus commission
  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • 401(K) plus match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (E.S.O.P.)
  • Paid sick days, vacation days and holidays

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Locations:

  • A. DeHart & Son has been in business and at the same location in Thorofare, NJ since 1884. A new service, repair and parts location opened in New Brunswick, NJ on June 1.

General Laborer/Helper

The General Laborer/Helper will wash buses, clean the shop, move parts and clean the grounds.

General Laborer/Helper must:

  • Be able to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Have a valid driver’s license

Experience with car detailing is a plus.

General Laborer/Helper Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • 401(K) plus match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (E.S.O.P.)
  • Paid sick days, vacation days and holidays

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

About H.A. DeHart & Son:

  • We are a full-service company offering various types of truck and municipal equipment including, dump bodies, plows, spreaders, utility bodies, truck mounted cranes, trailers, refuse equipment, video pipe inspection equipment as well as a Thomas School Bus dealer.

Truck Body Upfitter/Installer

The Experienced Truck Body Upfitter/Installer will install and repair all makes and models of heavy truck equipment including, but not limited to, dump & utility bodies, plows, spreaders, brine systems, cranes, trailers and refuse equipment.

Selected individual must:

  • have experience in working with medium to heavy equipment and diesel vehicles
  • have working knowledge of shop equipment, wiring and hydraulics
  • make sure work tickets are completed with all information before handing off to service advisor
  • have your own tools
  • have a valid driver’s license

Fabrication and welding experience is a plus.

We are a full service company offering various types of truck and municipal equipment including, dump bodies, plows, spreaders, utility bodies, truck mounted cranes, trailers, refuse equipment, video pipe inspection equipment as well as a Thomas School Bus dealer.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

A comprehensive benefit package is available with this position which includes health insurance, vacations, holidays, 401K, and ESOP.

Class C Bus Mechanic (New Brunswick)

The Class C Bus Mechanic will do basic maintenance tasks on all makes and models of buses at our New Brunswick, NJ location.

Selected individual must:

  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have basic hand tools
  • Be able to work with minimal direction
  • Make sure work tickets are completed with all pertinent information before handing off to service advisor

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

Benefits:

  • A comprehensive benefit package is available with this position which includes health insurance, vacations, holidays, 401K, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Class C Bus Mechanic (Thorofare)

The Class C Bus Mechanic will do basic maintenance tasks on all makes and models of buses at our Thorofare, NJ location.

Selected individual must:

  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have basic hand tools
  • Be able to work with minimal direction
  • Make sure work tickets are completed with all pertinent information before handing off to service advisor

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

Benefits:

  • A comprehensive benefit package is available with this position which includes health insurance, vacations, holidays, 401K, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Driver

The Driver will drive large truck equipment such as street sweepers, dump bodies, utility bodies, catch basin cleaners and sewer trucks to customers, shows, etc…

The Driver must:

  • Be able to work flexible hours
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have a CDL Class B license, with air brakes and tanker endorsement or the ability to obtain one.

For the right candidate, H.A. DeHart & Son will pay for the CDL Class B license with air brakes and tanker endorsement.

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. However, this position may start earlier in the morning or finish later in the evening.

Benefits:

  • A comprehensive benefit package is available with this position which includes health insurance, vacations, holidays, 401K, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

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H.A. DeHart & Son:
311 Crown Point Road
West Deptford, NJ 08086
Phone: 856.845.2800
Toll-Free: 800.222.0271
info@hadehart.com

New Location:
19 Home News Row
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
info@hadehart.com

Satellite Office:
H.A. DeHart & Son/
TK Chesapeake
36550 Sussex Highway
Delmar, DE 19940
Phone: 410.820.7710
Allan@hadehart.com

HOURS
Mon-Fri: 8am – 5pm
Sat & Sun: CLOSED

Open during Snowstorms

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