Workforce Training

Greenville businesses seeking a well-trained workforce or looking for opportunities to provide additional training and education for existing employees have at their disposal a number of resources.

Paris Junior College - Greenville Center

  • Serves approximately 1,200 students with basic college-level courses, technical and occupational programs, and two-year associate degrees
     
  • Offers the opportunity for students to earn credits toward transfer to a four-year institution
     
  • Serves as the educational institution to administer and implement training programs for funds received through the Texas Skills Development Fund
     
  • Texas Skills Development Fund – a State of Texas program assisting community and technical colleges in financing customized job training for local businesses.  The fund provides training for specific skills for workers who will be hired by the business or for additional training for existing employees. 
     
  • Greenville businesses can apply through PJC to the Texas Workforce Commission for funding. The application is a competitive process, but Greenville companies have been successful in securing training funds through this program.

Texas A&M University – Commerce

  • A four-year institution offering doctoral, masters, and bachelors degree programs
     
  • Located just 18 miles from Greenville
     
  • Many students work part-time while taking classes, offering area employers an additional quality labor pool

North Texas Workforce Solutions Greenville Workforce Center

2500 Stonewall St
Suite 201 Greenville, Texas 75401
(903) 454-9350
(903) 454-9855 FAX
 
The Greenville Workforce Center, a center within the North Texas Workforce Solutions, functions as a one-stop-shop providing key services to businesses, incumbent workers, and prospective employees (https://www.dfwjobs.com/locations/hunt.asp) :

  • Online job postings – locally, regionally, nation-wide
  • Current labor market information
  • Current Economic Indicators data
  • Pre-screening of prospective employees
  • On-site facilities for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring
  • Customized Job Fairs
  • Computer training for job applicants and existing business staff
  • Customized Training Project Grants for new and incumbent workers
  • Unemployment Insurance information and assistance
  • Special Programs – Texas Back To Work Initiative
  • Special Programs – Summer Youth Employment
  • Child Care services and resources
  • Connections and guidance to other agencies for additional resources