GDOL To Help Shaw Recruit Commercial Truck Drivers Next Week In Dalton

Monday, May 12, 2014
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Shaw Industries Group recruit 20 commercial truck drivers Wednesday, May 21, in Dalton. The recruitment will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the GDOL’s Dalton Career Center, 1406 Chattanooga Ave.

Applicants must be at least 24 years old, have a commercial driver’s license (CDL), at least two years of commercial driving experience, and live within a 150-mile radius of Dalton.


Company representatives will conduct interviews and salaries will be discussed at that time.

Prior to the recruitment, applicants are encouraged to fill out a company application online or they may complete one at the career center the day of the event.

The company will conduct a background check and a drug-screening test on selected applicants.

For more information about the recruitment, contact Barbara Martin at the GDOL’s Dalton Career Center at 706/272-2301 or email Barbara.martin@gdol.ga.gov.

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