Jefferson County and the state of West Virginia understand that businesses relocating to Jefferson County need access to a reliable and educated workforce to succeed. Towards that end, the state and county support a number of recruiting and training assistance programs that provide highly motivated and trained employees for a variety of industries.
Due to the increasing popularity of Jefferson County among prominent major employers, the Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is pleased to connect job seekers with the following resources and new opportunities.
|Recruiting and Training Assistance|
|WorkForce West Virginia||WorkForce West Virginia is an organization coordinated by the Region VII WorkForce Investment Board (WIB), which helps to coordinate employment and worker training opportunities. The Region VII WIB offers personal assistance in finding employment opportunities in Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Pendleton counties.This website maintains the largest database of jobs in the state and offers career services such as interviewing skills, coaching, and resume writing assistance. The purpose of this website is to connect job seekers with education, training programs, and other resources, including the nationally recognizedWorkKeys® Career Readiness Certificates.WorkForce West Virginia Career Center
891 Auto Parts Place
Martinsburg, West Virginia 25403
Job Service: 304-267-0065
|WorkKeys® Career Readiness Certificates||The nationally recognized WorkKeys® Career Readiness Certificates from WorkForce West Virginia aid in the process of matching qualified job seekers with jobs while assuring businesses that the State of West Virginia has a ready and skilled work force.|
|Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program||The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program is a flexible, customized training program under the West Virginia Development Office, offers assistance to eligible companies and businesses by providing funding that directly supports the transfer of knowledge and skills.|
|The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program||This customized training program is available to employers that hire individuals that meet specific program requirements. The program targets job seekers that are either economically disadvantaged or displaced due to job shifting in the region.|
|West Virginia Advance Program||This flexible program offers customized job training awards to new and existing businesses. The program offers development and delivery of training services that will support a company’s startup and ongoing employee development initiatives through a local Community and Technical College.|
|West Virginia Small Business Development Center||The West Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide network that provides essential information for starting, expanding and growing a small business. SBDC programs provide high-quality business and economic development assistance to promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement. Interested individuals can locate the nearest SBDC by navigating to the West Virginia Commerce Website.|
|West Virginia Government Jobs||West Virginia residents seeking employment within the West Virginia Government can create a profile and resume and submit applications for jobs online at the West Virginia Division of Personnel website.|
For inquiries about employment opportunities or needs, please direct your email to the JDCA at firstname.lastname@example.org.