General Program Description

Licking County Job and Family Services (LCJFS) in conjunction with OhioMeansJobs | Licking County (formerly Opportunity Links) Employment and Training Center has the resources available to assist employers with recruitment, retaining employees, and assisting dislocated workers. LCJFS can provide employers with access to a diverse population of job seekers and help with attracting and maintaining a qualified workforce. Services are provided without cost to the employer or job seeker.

Below is a list of services offered by LCJFS and OhioMeansJobs | Licking County:

Employee Recruitment
  • Access to diversified applicants, including those with vocational and technical training
  • On- and off-site recruitment opportunities available
  • Job opening announcement and promotion
  • Applicant compatibility screening (excluding drug tests & background checks)
Incentives and Programs
  • Subsidy to offset training costs during first 90 days of employment
  • Job retention and supportive services to new and current staff, including transportation and child care for qualified persons
  • Tax credits may be available for employers who hire members of targeted populations (such as long-term OWF participants, ex-offenders, veterans, certain food stamp participants, etc).
Downsizing Employers
  • Presentations regarding employment and training options available on- or off-site for employees affected by downsizing
  • Career assessments and job seeking workshops
  • Access to Community Resource Center, with resume and cover letter development assistance and job search related internet access
  • Local labor market information and job leads
  • Computer tutorials and video library

To learn more about employer services available through LCJFS, please contact the Business Services Team at 740.670.8700.

Eligibility Requirements

To see if your business is eligible to take advantage of the many services available, please contact the Business Services Team at Ohio Means Jobs at 740.670.8700.

OhioMeansJobs | Licking County
Employment and Training Center
998 East Main Street
Newark, OH, 43055

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74 South 2nd Street
Newark, Ohio, 43055
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998 East Main Street
Newark, OH, 42055
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The OhioMeansJobs | Licking County facility includes a full service and staffed Resource Room equipped with computers with internet access, job search software, and educational tutorials. A large classroom provides space for the ABLE/GED center and job search workshops. Private interview rooms allow employers to set up on site interviewing and special recruitment sessions.

For more information about OhioMeansJobs | Licking County, an updated list of job openings in and near Licking County, please click here.

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