RI Department of Labor and Training
 MEDIA ADVISORY
 

Commercial Driver Recruitment at Pawtucket netWORKri

July 8, 2011

PAWTUCKET — The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training has partnered with Crowley Transportation Services to recruit 40 Class A commercial drivers. The recruitment will be held at the Pawtucket netWORKri one-stop career center, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2011. Applicants should bring a résumé and be prepared for an on-site interview.

Robert Davidson, recruiter for Crowley Transportation Services, states, “Due to explosive growth in Rhode Island area, Crowley is in need of over 100 professional Class A Drivers overall.  For this particular project, we need 40 professional drivers right away.”

Routes are short hauls originating in northern Rhode Island and require no overnight travel. Pay is $17 to $19 per hour, based on experience. Applicants must have a minimum of two years driving experience, a clean driving record and a commercial Class A driver’s license. In addition, applicants must be able to pass a drug screening, a background check and a motor vehicle records check.

Those unable to attend the recruitment may e-mail their résumés and cover letters to rdavidson@crowleytrans.com or fax them to (413) 583-7764.

The netWORKri one-stop career system offers employment services to both job seekers and area employers throughout the state. Managed and operated by the RI Department of Labor and Training, netWORKri has offices in Providence, Pawtucket, Wakefield, West Warwick and Woonsocket, and represents a consortium of partners including Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston; the Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island; the RI Dept. of Education; the RI Dept. of Human Services; the RI Dept. of Children, Youth and Families; the RI Dept. of Corrections; the Office of Rehabilitation Services; Goodwill Industries; and SER-Jobs for Progress. For more information on netWORKri, visit www.networkri.org. Job seekers may also visit EmployRI, the department's virtual one-stop for job opportunities at www.employri.org.

 

 

ABOUT DLT: The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov

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