VC, Schneider National offer truck driving job fair

Victoria College, in partnership with Schneider National, will present a truck driving job fair on Wednesday, June 22 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the VC Gonzales Center, 424 East Sarah DeWitt, in Gonzales.

Job fair attendees will have the opportunity to speak with employers and learn more about truck driving positions with Schneider National and other Van (regional and OTR) openings throughout the area.

Schneider National has a contract to hire local oil field tank drivers and is looking to hire right now.

Named a “Best Fleet to Drive For” for the past two years by the Truckload Carriers Association, Schneider National offers a competitive a salary with daily time at home, local travel areas, paid orientation and comprehensive benefits. Additionally, drivers who are interested in getting into the tanker business can get training with Schneider.

For those interested in obtaining a commercial driver’s license, VC offers truck driving training that prepares students for employment in the transportation industry. Training includes classroom instruction that emphasizes safety, rules, regulations and techniques. Behind the wheel driving exercises include public, street and highway driving practice.

“Job demand for truck drivers in our region continues to increase due to the Eagle Ford Shale activity,” said Sherri Pall, director of continuing education. “We are pleased to partner with Schneider National to offer information on the job opportunities in the transportation industry.”

For more information about the job fair or VC’s truck driving training in Gonzales, please contact the VC Gonzales Center at (830) 672-6251.

If you go...

WHAT: Truck driving job fair
WHERE: VC Gonzales Center, 424 E. Sarah DeWitt
WHEN: June 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
MORE INFO: Call (830) 672-6251


Published: Thursday, 16 June 2011

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