County Programs

Ventura County Job & Career Centers

Services to employers include:

  • Recruiting qualified job seekers to fill openings, including setting up job fairs
  • Setting up special interview sessions at the Job and Career Center
  • Advertising job openings
  • Training and retraining services for current employees, including customized training packages that can be provided on-site or off-site
  • Information on tax benefits and funding sources to cover partial salary costs of new employees
  • Provision of labor market information

Services to job seekers include:

  • Job skills assessment
  • Job search counseling
  • Job placement
  • Training
  • Childcare
  • Transportation
  • Work clothing bank

Rapid Response Team

Rapid Response Team Services include:

  • Assisting employers and employees effected by job loss and business closure by identifying resources to retain the business and the jobs
  • Identifying the many legal requirements and assistance programs for reductions-in-force
  • Providing orientations to assist dislocated workers to gain new employment

The Rapid Response Team coordinates the efforts of the many agencies involved in reductions-in-force, including the Employment Development Department (EDD) and the Department of Labor (DOL), among others. The Ventura County Fire Protection District provides the Business Self-Inspection Program for Fire Safety.