Workforce Development

The Jackson County Development Authority partners with organizations to provide funding towards flexible, customized training programs that offer assistance to businesses and directly supports the transfer of knowledge and skills.

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Industrial Center

Within one day's drive of 60% of the U.S. population. Located on the Ohio River, it gives easy access to the East and Midwest. It is centrally located among three of West Virginia's largest cities: Charleston, Huntington, and Parkersburg.

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From technical educational training centers and community education to WVU Parkersburg, we have the capability keep your workforce trained and up-to-date on the latest techniques and regulations.

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The Jackson County Development Authority facilitates the growth and development of business, private investment, and jobs in order to improve the standard  of living for all county residents.