Employment Help for the Public

OhioMeansJobs Richland County is free and open to the public.

Employer Services

  • Job postingwww.OhioMeansJobs.com is a powerful tool for employers. Employers can post positions, search resumes and find labor market information. Job postings can be made through a business services representative. Fill out the form below to have someone contact you about posting an open position.
  • Recruitment of qualified applicants - Our Employer Services Team will screen, assess and recruit candidates to meet your hiring needs. Employers are encouraged to use our facilities to conduct on-site interviews of pre-screened candidates.
  • Hiring events  - At OhioMeansJobs– Richland County, our hiring events provide customized activities for individual employers including:
    • Advertising
    • Access to conference rooms to accommodate various needs and capacities
    • Candidate screening
    • On-site interview rooms These are not job fairs, but opportunities to interview candidates for open, current positions.
  • Rapid Response (Lay-off, company closure assistance) - Rapid Response is a pro-active, flexible, business-focused strategy designed primarily to respond to layoffs and plant closures by quickly coordinating and providing immediate aid and services to businesses and their impacted employees.
    We offer employers and impacted employees:
    • Coordinated unemployment information
    • Priority access to Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) funded training and On-the-job training.
    • On-site workshops
    • Connections to local employers who are hiring candidates with the impacted employees’ skill sets
    Our Rapid Response Team will assess your impacted worker’s needs and provide the appropriate services, either at your place of business or another convenient location. We will provide impacted workers with individual career counseling, skills assessments, basic skills training, occupational skills training, job search and job placement assistance. We rate highly on satisfaction surveys completed by both employers and impacted employees.

Job Seeker Services

Job Leads and Referrals

  • The easiest way to find new job leads is online! The OhioMeansJobs state website lists job openings in Ohio as well as offering tools and resources to help you explore your career path.
  • Search Featured Job Openings in Ohio - The OhioMeansJobs state website lists job openings in Ohio as well as offering tools and resources to help you explore your career path.

Hiring Events

  • Be aware that some of our employers request that an online application be completed prior to attending event. If this is the case, it will be noted.
  • Below is our calendar of upcoming Hiring Events. Everyone is welcome to attend and there is no charge. Good Luck!
  • Also, check out the following links for Interviewing Tips:

Tools & Resources

  • Copying
  • Computers with internet access
  • Scanning
  • Fax
  • Telephones
  • OMJ Hiring Event Calendar
  • OMJ Workshop Calendar

These services are available at no charge during our regular business hours. 

Eligible Training Provider (ETP) List

Online Job Search and Skills Development

There is a wealth of valuable tools on this site that you can use to search for a job or to upgrade your skills, including practice tests for your GED and the NCRC certificate. Have fun and explore the many excellent tools available here!

More Resources

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services – Workforce Development

Job-Readiness Workshops

Take advantage of our Workshops to build and improve your skills! There is no charge to attend and everyone is welcome! Pre-registration is not required unless noted and workshops are available on a first come first served basis as space allows. Workshops are subject to change without prior notice.
Are you a self-starter? Learn online at your own pace and convenience and best of all, at no charge! Check out the following links:

Career Coaching

Career Coaches through OhioMeansJobs Richland County offer one-on-one assistance to job seekers who qualify. Career coaches can help job seekers write a better resume and cover letter, find jobs and access resources, such as transportation assistance. To be assigned a career coach, job seekers must first qualify and attend an orientation.

Give us a call or stop by our office to see if you qualify!

183 Park Ave East, Mansfield, OH 44902

OhioMeansJobs Richland County is open to all Richland County residents. The highest priority is placed on serving dislocated workers, individuals with barriers to employment and veterans, but anyone searching for a job in the Mansfield region can benefit from OhioMeansJobs Richland County services.

Veterans Services

  • OhioMeansJobs Richland County, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Veterans Services Department, offers a wide range of services to veterans and their spouses.
  • OhioMeansJobs Richland County offers job placement and agency referral services, barrier elimination, training and career management services.
  • An OhioMeansJobs website — www.ohiomeansveteranjobs.com  — offers veterans special resources and access to jobs posted specifically for veterans.

Financial assistance for training

Through the Workforce Innovative Opportunity Act (WIOA) the goals of Workforce Development staff are to assist you with obtaining employment. We will work together with you to create a resume, job search and practice your interviewing skills. We will listen to your interests and goals to provide guidance as to what steps can be taken to meet your occupational goals. If gainful employment cannot be located after working intensively with your career advisor, then your career advisor may suggest pursuing a short term training program of 2 years or less. To learn more, register for a WIOA orientation at ohiomeansjobs.com. During the WIOA orientation session you can expect to learn an overview of the services and requirements.

Phone: 419-774-5400 
Fax: 419-774-0051
Hours of Operation: Monday‑Friday
Call Center Hours: Monday‑Friday
8:30am‑11:30am & 12:30pm‑3:30pm

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