Workforce & Business Development
COVID-19 Latest News (Updated May 20, 2020)
The Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County, and all Missouri Job Centers, remain closed until further notice to in-person services to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
While in-person services are closed, the center will continue to be staffed. Signs have been posted on the doors directing customers to call 1-888-728-JOBS (5627) or locally, 636-255-6060, or go online to jobs.mo.gov to access resources until further notice.
Citizens seeking unemployment insurance (UI) are directed to use the Department of Labor and Industrial Relation’s UI hotline 1-800-320-2519 or visit uinteract.labor.mo.gov.
The Office of Workforce Development, within the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development (MDHEWD), has activated its Crisis Response Team and will be assisting customers.
Missouri Job Centers are offering reemployment services to those laid off due to the COVID-19 situation. Those services include resume and interview preparation as well as assistance with job searching. The Job Centers also offer training assistance to those that qualify. An application for job seeker services is below. Support for unemployment insurance claimants will continue to be provided by telephone or online. Job Center staff are prioritizing services to meet the increased unemployment requests.
Service delivery methods will be reevaluated after April 26. The Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County will assess the state’s ability to process job applications through its telephone systems and will reopen to the public if the state systems cannot keep pace with local demand. For more information, contact Jenny Warren, Acting Deputy Director of the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County at 636-255-6060.
For more information about COVID-19, visit the St. Charles County Department of Public Health page or call the Information Hotline at 636-949-1899.
Assistance for Small Business Owners (March 20, 2020 Update)
Small business owners in need of guidance and loan resources during the COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to visit the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) online. Learn more about the SBA’s disaster assistance response to the Coronavirus Disease.
Welcome to the St. Charles County Department of Workforce & Business Development, operator of the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County. We help people find jobs and companies find people!
Our department has successfully administered employment and training programs since 1972 through funding provided by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development and the U.S. Department of Labor, and now provides important services to job-seekers and area businesses in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014.
Overseeing the work of the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County is the Workforce Development Board, a group of volunteers appointed by the County Executive to represent local businesses, service partners, trade unions and others in the community.
Based on our Local WIOA Plan, we focus our efforts on rewarding career pathways in the growing business sectors of information technology, healthcare, financial services, advanced manufacturing and logistics/transportation.
View the Missouri Job Center brochure (PDF) for an overview of our workforce services.
Intro to Coding Workshops Calendar
The Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County hosts free, hands-on, 90-minute workshops each month in cooperation with the St. Charles Community College Computer Science Department. View the 2020 calendar flyer.
Equal Opportunity Employers / Programs
St. Charles County and its Workforce and Business Development department are equal opportunity employers/programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Missouri Relay Services at 7-1-1.
In accordance with 29 CFR 38.9 (g)(3), Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals will receive language assistance in all communications of vital information.
Vital information is defined as information whether written, oral or electronic, that is necessary for an individual to understand how to obtain any aid, benefit, service, and/or training; necessary for an individual to obtain any aid, benefit, service, and/or training; or required by law.
An interpreter, as well as the availability of free language assistance such as rulebooks; written test that do not access English language competency, but rather assess competency for a particular license, job, or skill for which English proficiency is not required; and letters or notices that require a response from the beneficiary or applicant, participant, or employee will be provided to all LEP individuals at no cost to the individual. (29 CFR § 38.4(ttt))
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