Trucking Career Events Planned For Gary

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The City of Gary has announced three upcoming trucking industry job fairs. The Schneider National Inc. events will feature openings for drivers and mechanics. October 9, 2013

News Release

GARY, Ind. - In a continued quest to bring more employment opportunities to its residents, the City of Gary has joined forces with Schneider National, one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers. As part of the city’s New Day, New Jobs Initiative, Schneider will host three job fairs before the end of the year at the WorkOne office located in Gary.

"Our efforts to reduce unemployment are ongoing," said Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson. "We know that when people are gainfully employed, it has a direct impact on our economic growth, reduction in crime and overall quality of life."

Schneider is looking primarily to hire truck drivers and mechanics in the Gary area.

"Our greatest need is for experienced over the road and tanker truck drivers and those who have just graduated from truck driving school" noted Rob Reich, vice president at Schneider National. "These are good paying jobs that come with benefits. Currently, we are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for over the road drivers. There are a lot of good reasons Gary residents will want to learn more about what a company like Schneider has to offer."

The job fairs will take place on the following dates and times:

October 17, 2013

November 14, 2013

December 12, 2013

10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.

WorkOne Office

3522 Village Circle (located in the Village Shopping Center)

Gary, IN

Applicants are asked to wear interview attire, bring a resume and proof of CDL certification if interested in the truck driver positions. For more information, contact Darrell Comer at (219) 944-4317 or Cynthia Pruitt at (219) 881-1302.

City of Gary's Mission

To serve the current and future citizens of Gary by providing a safe, clean and working city that continuously improves the quality of life of its residents and establishes Gary as a national model for urban revitalization.

City of Gary's Vision

The City of Gary will be safe, smart, accessible, prosperous and green. City Hall will provide the citizens of Gary with effective and responsive service while maintaining high ethical standards and fiscal discipline.

Source: The City of Gary