Workforce Development 2018-09-08T11:43:44+00:00

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Helping the community and industry

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Helping the community and industry

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Helping the community and industry

Are You Ready To Work In McDowell County?

DID YOU KNOW?

McDowell County currently has an abundance of career-ready jobs available for both skilled and non-skilled workers? Positions are now available in areas such as manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, maintenance and more. Professional openings include needs for engineers, managers, chemists, quality associates, technical writers, project management, social workers, teachers, sales and more. Additional openings are available locally in food service, hospitality, machine operation, line operation and more.

To learn more about current openings or starting a new career in McDowell County, contact the Marion NCWorks office at 316 Baldwin Ave.  You can also visit www.ncworks.gov.  Get started today!

McDowell Job Fair - August 9, 2018
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MANUFACTURING FOR SUCCESS

Local manufacturing includes more than 34 major industries including pharmaceuticals, precision metals, furniture, textiles and lumber. Total manufacturing employment is approx. 40% of labor force.

MANUFACTURING FOR SUCCESS

Local manufacturing includes more than 34 major industries including pharmaceuticals, precision metals, furniture, textiles and lumber. Total manufacturing employment is approx. 40% of labor force.

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: LOCAL MANUFACTURING

Work Ready Badge 2017

CAREER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I AM A SKILLED WORKER. ARE THERE LOCAL JOBS FOR ME?

Yes, a variety of jobs are currently open for skilled workers in numerous industries.

ARE JOBS FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONAS AVAILABLE?

Yes. Jobs for career professionals are available in manufacturing, healthcare, education, government and more.

I AM NEW TO THE JOB MARKET? ARE JOBS FOR ME AVAILABLE?

Yes. McDowell County has a variety of entry level jobs currently available in manufacturing, food service and more.

IS JOB TRAINING AVAILABLE LOCALLY?

Yes. Many local industries provide on the job training. In addition, training is available through the WorkReady program and more.

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