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Monday, April 15, 2024

Truck drivers wanted: CDL Job Fair returning to Ocala

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, in partnership with Marion Technical College, is hosting a CDL Community Job Fair next week for those interested in careers in long-haul or local commercial truck driving.

The job fair will be held on Thursday, February 29, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Marion Technical College, which is located at 1014 SW 7th Road in Ocala.

There is no charge to attend the hiring event, but registration is recommended.

According to CareerSource CLM, multiple businesses will be recruiting Class A and Class B commercial drivers, including recent graduates, to drive over-the-road as well as in and around Marion County.

In addition, Marion Technical College representatives will be onsite to help those interested in enhancing their CDL education find the right program to do so.

Dale French, executive vice president of CareerSource CLM, stated that the upcoming job fair will provide “a great opportunity for anyone ready to shift their career into high gear in the transportation industry, whether they’re interested in long-haul trucking or driving more local routes that enable them to return home at the end of the day.”

The following businesses will participate in the hiring event: Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, Custom Window Systems, Gill Logistics, Marion County Public Schools, McLane, Schneider.com, and Waste Pro, USA.

Job candidates interested in attending are encouraged to bring printed copies of their resume and dress appropriately.

For fee-free employability assistance, including developing or updating resumes and sharpening interview skills, candidates may stop by one of the CareerSource CLM career centers, which are located in Ocala, Lecanto, and Chiefland. These centers are open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To learn more about the CDL Community Job Fair and/or CareerSource CLM’s job seeker services, call 1-800-434-JOBS(5627).