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

SCWDB Local Plan Modification

A modification to the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board is being released for public comment. On 5/28/2019, the SCWDB approved this change at its quarterly meeting. This modification relates to on-the-job training policy and procedures. SCWDB has established a local policy for OJT opportunity administration. A summary of the modification can be found here, while the complete Local Plan with highlighted change text on page 21 can be found here.

Written comments, or requests for a copy of the plan and modification, may be submitted to Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. 351 West Beau Street, Suite 300, Washington, PA 15301 or emailed to [email protected]  These comments may be forwarded to the attention of Jeffrey Nobili.

The modification will be available for review/comment until June 30, 2019.

2019 CLEO and SCWDB Meeting Dates

 The Southwest Corner Chief Local Elected Official Board meetings would be held at 10:00 am at Room 704 Courthouse Square, Washington, PA. Meeting dates would be as follows:

February 11, 2019

May 13, 2019

August 12, 2019

November 4, 2019 (Veterans’ Day observed November 11, 2019)

 The following Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board quarterly meeting would be held at 8:30 am at Range Resources’ Southpointe office in Canonsburg, PA. The location change is due renovations at the regularly scheduled location. The meeting date would be as follows:

February 26, 2019

 The other three Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board quarterly meetings would be held at 8:30 am at the Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA. Meeting dates would be as follows:

May 28, 2019

August 27, 2019

November 26, 2019

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.