Commercial Trucking and Driver Job Fair coming to Allandale Recreation Centre

(Barrie, ON) – The City of Barrie and the County of Simcoe will once again be hosting the Commercial Trucking and Driver Job Fair on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at the Allandale Recreation Centre (190 Bayview Drive, Barrie) from 5 to 7 p.m.

This event invites both existing drivers looking for work and individuals interested in beginning their trucking or professional driving career to make connections with industry employers hiring for jobs including public transit, delivery and commercial truck drivers. Hear from industry veterans about the benefits of a career in commercial trucking and professional driving and check out a trucking simulator and VR experience.

“Following the success of last year’s job fair, Invest Barrie is pleased to be working with the County of Simcoe once again to host the Commercial Trucking and Driver Job Fair,” commented Stephannie Schlichter, Director of Invest Barrie. “Connecting talent to local employers is a key priority for Invest Barrie and this job fair is one way we can do that and help address the labour shortage facing the Canadian trucking and professional driving industries.” 

“We are happy to partner with the City of Barrie to deliver the Commercial Trucking and Driver Job Fair. Building upon last year’s success, this event presents great opportunities to connect area companies to jobseekers and increase awareness of available training, resources, and career pathways”, added Nancy Huether, Director of Economic Development and Airport Services at the County of Simcoe. 

Registration is not required to attend the Commercial Trucking and Driver Job Fair. For more information, visit barrie.ca/TruckingJobFair

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