Chautauqua Works
Job Center Workforce Services

Job Seekers

Looking for Job?

Need help finding a job?

We offer easy access to career development and employment services for all job seekers. Chautauquau Works also offers coordinated referrals and access to over 50 certified training programs throughout Chautauqua County and surrounding areas.

Customers can obtain the following services:

  • Internet access to statewide and regional job listings
  • Learn the best skills to help you get a job
  • Assistance with job placement
  • Unemployment insurance assistance
  • Free Information Workshops:
    • Career exploration
    • Computer basics
    • How to do/update your resume
    • How to conduct an effective job search
    • Interviewing techniques to help get that job
    • Help balancing family and work
    • And, much more .....
  • Resources:
    • Computer access
    • Fax machine
    • Telephone access (for calling employers)
    • Out-of-area job listings
    • Photocopier
    • Professional staff assistance
  • Resource Library:
    • Educational/Occupational guides
  • Workshops (these may change depending on need of the customers - for dates and times, check our calendar)
    • Resumes:  Your Personal Sales Pitch
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume Critique
    • Transferable Skills
    • Networking
    • Skills for Success
    • Interviewing
    • Let's Talk Public Transit
    • Job Search Skills
    • Online Applications and Emai Addresses
    • SSI/SSDI Work Incentives Workshop
    • Navigating Civil Service
    • Computer Basics

Upon eligibility determination:

  • Comprehensive assessment (customer interests/abilities/values)
  • Assistance with customer employment plan
  • Counseling on career opportunities
  • Assistance with financial aid on all programs
  • Continuous customer support
  • Work experience
  • On-The-Job Training (OJT)
  • Basic skills training (HSE, ESL, etc.)
  • Employment support
  • Life skills (financial management, child care, transportation, etc.)
  • Job upgrade training


Are you looking for employees?

Looking to develop your workforce?

We offer easy access to the following employer services:

  • Job postings
  • Candidate listings
  • Information (referrals, permits, legal, etc.)
  • Economic development referrals
  • Comprehensive needs assessments
  • Facilitating funding for training
  • Pre-hire skills training
  • Recruitment and/or screening
  • Job Fairs
  • Employment support


Find a Job

American Job Exchange

Job seekers can not only search thousands of job postings, they can also access a comprehensive set of career management tools plus job alerts for relevant opportunities.

Search now

Other websites

There are several website that can help you find specific work. Click here for a list of some of the most popular ones.

Job Seach Sites

NYS Deprtment of Labor

Search the New York State Job Bank for current openings in Chautauqua County and surrounding areas.

NYS Job Bank