Allstate Commercial Driver Training School at 249 Pearl Street, Seymour, will be holding its fall career fair on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 11 to 2 p.m. The facility, which offers courses to obtain CDL A, CDL B, CDL Passenger licensing in private one-on-one and group training classes, and OSHA certified forklift training opened in Seymour in 2012 and approximately 25-plus students graduate per week.
With the demand for commercial drivers expected to increase by about 110,000 additional drivers needed per year in the coming decade the school represents an opportunity for people seeking employment.
Allstate hosts the following local and national employers: Coca Cola, Frito Lay, Dominos, Lily Transport, Poland Spring, Palumbo Trucking, Thurston Foods, City Line Distributors, Trans Am Trucking, Schneider National, J. Polep Distribution, Eastern Freightways, Town Fair Tire, New Penn, A. Duie Pyle, Dattco, B and B Transportation, The Work Place Staffing, Stevens Transport, Express Employment, AMEC and Easter Seals Goodwill as confirmed attendees with more being added every week.
The event is open to the public.