Workforce

The growth of the oil and gas industry in Ohio will require a significant workforce, from skilled workers to safely extract and produce resources to a variety of positions related to the many businesses necessary to support the industry. This includes manufacturing, transportation, technical and service operations.

LATEST NEWS

New Name – Same Great Services!
The WorkForce Connections/One-Stop community outreach has a new name!   Now known as Ohio Means Jobs Jefferson County, we’re here to assist local job seekers with information, resources, and job hunting assistance to find the right job that fits their skills perfectly.  Click here to learn more about Ohio Means Jobs Jefferson County!   (Our complete contact information is below.)

New – Scholarships for Military Veterans through Eastern Gateway Community College
Military Veterans can receive special scholarships for building a career in Ohio’s gas and oil industry!   New ShaleNET scholarships available through Eastern Gateway Community College help our military vets gain a new career after serving our country.  For more information, click here!

Energy in Depth Ohio Launches Energy Jobs Portal
This portal is an energy-only jobs site, designed as a one-stop resource to help connect job seekers with energy companies and vendors in the Ohio-Utica Shale supply chain.

LOCAL JOBS RESOURCES

Ohio Means Jobs Jefferson County 
114 North Fourth Street
Steubenville, Ohio  43952
740.282.0971
www.OhioMeansJobsJeffersonCounty.com
Local Jobs (within 20 miles of Steubenville)
Manpower, Inc.
Steubenville/Wheeling Office
500 Market Street, Suite 5
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
740.282.2011
www.ManpowerJobs.com
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STATE AGENCY RESOURCES

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Office of Workforce Development – Shale Project: Learn more about Ohio’s workforce development plan for jobs growth in the energy industry.

FEDERAL PROGRAMS

ShaleNet - a United States Department of Labor Job Training Grant that has developed a recruitment, training, placement, and retention program to provide the gas industry with a ready and well-trained local workforce for occupations that are in high demand. It was created in collaboration with multiple colleges and state employment agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

SHALE GAS TRAINING

Eastern Gateway Community College is a participant in the ShaleNet training program.  Click for more information about the many programs available.