Job Seekers & Training Opportunities
- Texas Workforce Commission
- Texas Workforce Commission Transition/Vocational Services for Students
- Texas Workforce Commission Services for those with disabilities
- Texas Workforce Commission Job Search
- Apply for benefits through the Texas Workforce Commission
- Search for a job through Indeed
- City of Yoakum
- HEB Careers
- ADS (formerly Hancor)
- Eddy Packing Company
- Yoakum Community Hospital
- Texas Department of Transporation
- Circle Y Saddles
- Hochheim Prairie Insurance
- Dollar General
- Family Dollar
- Ranger Gate Co.
- TDECU - Texas Dow Employment Credit Union
- Regency Healthcare (Yoakum Nursing & Rehab)
- Kaspar Companies - Shiner
- Boedeker Plastics - Shiner
Learning Express Library and Job and Career Accelerator (linked here is a detailed information sheet) are available through a database program funded through the government and paid for by the Library for patron usage only. If you need access to either of these very useful resources, please give library staff a call at 361-293-5001 for the password.
* Learning Express Library - A collection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, flash cards, and eBooks patrons can use to improve academic skills in reading writing, math and science as well as prepare for high-stakes exams. Many of the computer courses offer a certificate upon completion. (download flyer)
* Job and Career Accelerator - a job search and career exploration resource with more than 1,100 occupations, sample resumes and cover letters, current job and internship postings, and guidance on preparing for and getting a job.
* What is your typing speed? - Typing Test (typing-speed.net) or take skills prep in the Job and Career Accelerator in the "computer skills center".
Commercial Driver License:
*** Search our online catalog for study material we have on the library shelves.
Visit Texas DPS for more detailed information.
Driver License Office Locations
Schedule an appointment with your DPS Office - be sure to take all of the proper information and fees with you when you go.
* Texas DPS CDL Handbook (downloadable copy)
* CDL Videos through Texas DPS
* Learning Express Library - please call library for password 361-293-5001; FREE resource for library card holders.
(Select library name, enter password, click on "by subject", career & job skills, Learning Express Library, Career Center Plus, Prepare for CDL Exams)
* Trucker Country - practice tests, video training, and training resources
* Crist CDL - TX DMV practice tests
* DMV Written Test - pass your test with flying colors!
* FREE Practice Tests through Texas CDL Handbook Online 2023 (Updated) - TX CDL-test.org
* YouTube Training videos on CDL driving
* CDL Practice Tests Online - Free Texas (TX) CDL Practice Tests – 2023 CDL Test Questions
Have you passed all of your exams with DPS, obtained your medical certification from the doctor, AND your CDL driving permit?
Now, it's time for trucking school! Here is a list of some nearby schools that may be able to help you out!
* Victoria College - Truck Driving Information Sheet and student interest form (you must complete)
Contact Mary Hardy, Program Coordinator, at (361) 485-6830 or Mary.Hardy@VictoriaCollege.edu for additional details regarding upcoming course dates and registration process.