Helping employers and job seekers throughout Washington, Greene and Beaver counties

About Us

created in 1999 as a result of the Workforce Investment Act, a major piece of legislation that overhauled the nation’s federally-funded employment and training programs.

Workforce Delivery System

There are 4 PA CareerLinks® in the Southwest Corner. The centers all offer a full range of services to employers & job seekers. Visit the PA CareerLink® for all employment needs.

Resources

We contract with WIA Title I providers to deliver services to jobseekers and employers. These companies offer many services to residents of the Southwest Corner.

Community Announcements

PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT

The Chief Local Elected Officials Board for Southwest Corner Workforce Development Area (comprised of the Board of Commissioners for the Counties of Beaver, Greene and Washington in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania), has scheduled a public meeting for Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:30am. The meeting will be held in Room 704 of the Courthouse Square Complex, West Beau Street, Washington, PA. All current information can be found at www.southwestcornerwdb.com.  Interested attendees can obtain information by contacting Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. 351 West Beau Street, Suite 300 Washington, PA 15301 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at (724) 229-5083.

SUMMER YOUTH WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

Southwest Training Services, Inc.’s Summer Youth Work Experience Program will begin on June 18, 2018 (see flyer below). If you know of a youth interested in working this summer, please forward and/or post as you deem appropriate.  If your school does not have an application, individuals can get one at the PA CareerLink® locations in Washington and Greene Counties, or contact Ester Barnes at [email protected]

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ATTENTION COAL MINERS

An exciting opportunity is here to access a training program to build a career in the natural gas utility and pipeline business.  The training is free, companies are hiring and the careers are rewarding.

Visit here for more information and to download an application.

More About Southwest Corner WDB

Other responsibilities include compiling local labor market information, selecting qualified organizations to operate WIA Title I programs, certifying training providers and programs that prepare individuals for high priority occupations, negotiating local performance standards, and convening industry cluster partnerships to address common workforce concerns facing employers.