2247 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004
Phone: (440) 994-1234, Fax: (440) 992-7826
Hours: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, Monday-Friday
Who We Are
OhioMeansJobs Ashtabula County is your local, all-in-one workforce resource center and provides a full range of free services to job seekers and businesses.
Job Seeker Resources
The Resource Room is the hub of OhioMeansJobs Ashtabula County, offering access to job searching tools including personal computers and internet access, copiers, printers, and a Resource Room attendant to assist those with disabilities.
OhioMeansJobs.com is the state’s gateway to local job postings and provides resources to help job seekers of all ages reach their professional goals.
Workshops offer job seekers opportunities to learn and hone their interviewing, resume writing, job searching skills, and digital skills.
Virtual workshops allow you to virtually join our Workshop Instructor as they walk through numerous topics including applicant tracking systems, resumes, interviewing, how to use OhioMeansJobs.com, and more.
Individual Training Accounts help job seekers in obtaining the skills and credentials needed to get the job they want.
If you need to file for unemployment you can use www.unemployment.ohio.gov or call (877) 644-6562.
If you need to reset your PIN number for unemployment, please call (877) 644-6562.
For other unemployment issues, please call (877) 644-6562.
Searching for Work - Employment Information Available
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Job Order Posting - OhioMeansJobs Ashtabula County’s business services team will publish your company’s job posting on OhioMeansJobs.com and will help you find qualified candidates. To submit a job posting, please email the posting as a Word document to Hattie.Grubke-Barnard@jfs.ohio.gov.
Demand Recruiting - OhioMeansJobs Ashtabula County’s team of professional recruiters provides companies with intensive recruitment services. To contact a recruiter, please call (440) 994-1234.
On-the-Job Training incentives employers to hire and train new employees.
OJT is a program that subsidizes that wages of new eligible employees during a training period. An OJT Agreement and Training Plan must be in place before date of hire. For more information about the OJT Program contact the OhioMeansJobs Ashtabula County Center Manager at Hattie.Grubke-Barnard@jfs.ohio.gov.
• Employer tax credit information – http://www.doleta.gov/business/incentives/opptax/
• Labor Market Information – http://ohiolmi.com/
• Job retention services
• Financial assistance for required tools and uniforms
• Conduct community job fairs
• State Rapid Response Activities
• React to plant closings and lay-offs with accurate and timely resource information
For more information, contact the OhioMeansJobs Ashtabula County Center Manager at Hattie.Grubke-Barnard@jfs.ohio.gov
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
On July 22, 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law as Public Law 113-128. WIOA supersedes the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 and amends the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, the Wagner-Peyser Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
The purpose of the law is to:
• Increase opportunities for individuals, particularly those with barriers to employment
• Support alignment of workforce investment, education, and economic development systems
• Provide workers with the skills and credentials to secure and advance employment
• Promote improvement in the structure and delivery of services
• Increase the prosperity of workers and employers
• Increase the employment retention and earnings of participants and the attainment of recognized post-secondary credentials
In Ohio, One-Stops are known as OhioMeansJobs Centers. Partners of Ashtabula County’s Center provide staff to help Job Seekers and Employers find resources and services to meet their individual needs.
OhioMeansJobs-Ashtabula County Partners
Aspire (Adult Basic Literacy and Education ABLE) http://www.ohiohighered.org/aspire
Ashtabula County Community Action Agency (ACCAA) http://www.accaa.org/
Ashtabula County Job & Family Services (ACJFS) http://www.acdjfs.org/
Ashtabula County Technical and Career Campus (A-tech) http://atech.edu/
Goodwill Industries of Ashtabula, Inc. http://www.goodwillreadytowork.org/
Kent State University at Ashtabula http://kent.edu/ashtabula
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) http://jfs.ohio.gov/
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) http://ood.ohio.gov/
Square One Health, LLC https://sqonehealth.com
Vantage Aging https://vantageaging.org/
Veterans Affairs https://www.va.gov
youthOPPORTUNITIES (yO!) http://atech.edu/
Business Resource Network Account Executive:
Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County http://www.ashtabulagrowth.com/
A member of Northeast Ohio Consortium Council of Governments (NOC COG) Area19
Ashtabula County Board of Commissioners Grantee
Summer Youth Work Application
Applications can be:
emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
dropped off or mailed to either ACJFS – 2924 Donahoe Dr., Ashtabula, OH 44004 or the OhioMeansJobs Center – 2247 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, OH 44004.
If you have any questions, please call (440) 994-1234 and someone will assist you.