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In order to best protect confidential and other important data, the ODJFS website will no longer support several outdated web browsers. Effective December 5, Internet Explorer 6 or older, Opera 4 or older and Netscape Navigator will no longer work on ODJFS sites that are https-enabled. Individuals can download the most recent version of Internet Explorer here and the most recent version of Opera here.
Job Seekers

The Office of Workforce Development (OWD) offers a variety of services, provided by county, state, and various partners to people seeking employment.

OhioMeansJobs centers offer resource rooms with access to computers, office equipment, job-related workshops, supportive services, individual training accounts, and other activities.

For help with any of our services, please contact your OhioMeansJobs center. 

See a sample of our services and click on the programs or services listed below for more information.


Did You Know?
 
G.H. in Warren County wanted
to be a truck driver, but lacked the requirements for this career.

With help from his OhioMeansJobs center, he obtained his CDL "Class A" license with all endorsements, and now has several employment options.


 Programs and services:

Individuals with Disabilities and Employment offers links to resources and external sites.

Eligible training providers use the Workforce Inventory of Education and Training (WIET) system to list their training services to individuals who can also search for approved training programs.
 
Employment Services, through the Wagner-Peyser Act, provides labor exchange services, such as job search assistance, job referral, and placement assistance for job seekers, and recruitment services for employers with job openings.

Labor Market Information has tools and information on wages, expected openings, and training options for occupations in Ohio. 

Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker services has information for those working or interested in agricultural jobs. 

OhioMeansJobs.com is a free site where you can post your resume so employers can find you; search for job openings, internships, and apprenticeships; view job fairs; and register for workshops. 

Trade program helps workers who have lost or may lose their jobs as a result of foreign trade, with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support to become reemployed. 

Veterans' workforce services alleviate unemployment and underemployment for veterans and other eligible persons.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) increases opportunities for adults, youth, and dislocated workers.




                                                                                                                                    Last updated: 09/04/2018