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In the News…
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Extends Hours of Service Waiver
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) modified the Regional Emergency Declaration for several states to continue to recover from the arctic blast and severe ice storm. The Emergency Declaration is modified and extended for Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Emergency Declaration terminates on March 19, 2021. The Emergency Declaration waives hours of service requirements for the transportation of propane, among other commodities. You can Download the Emergency Declaration Here.
As you know, the Oklahoma Hours of Service Waiver was extended by way of amendment to March 12, 2021. That waiver is currently in effect.
The State of Oklahoma Enters Phase 3 of the Vaccination Schedule
As members of the Critical Infrastructure Personnel group, propane employees are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The state entered Phase 3 as of today, Tuesday, March 9, 2021. You can view the Vaccine Priority Population Framework for Oklahoma HERE. The Executive Order designating propane employees as part of the critical infrastructure sector can be found HERE.
List Your Job Openings for Free on Propane Connect
A coalition of five Midwest state propane gas associations has launched a new job board website to help match job seekers with potential employment. The new Propane Connect website can be utilized by propane companies looking to hire new team members and job seekers within the region looking for career opportunities . Propane Connect was created to help meet workforce needs within the Mid-States region. Participating state associations include Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Propane companies serving the Mid-States region can upload their employer information and browse qualified candidates to find employees who match their employment criteria. Candidates looking for a propane job can upload a resume and view available positions by region and job description. Propane industry careers include transport drivers, delivery drivers, service technicians and customer service representatives.