Supporting Business Growth

Recruiting & Hiring Qualified Employees

The Workforce Development Board of Madera County is focused on supporting the retention and expansion of local businesses through targeted business engagement strategies and business-focused services. The WDB makes serving and supporting local businesses a priority, since strong and growing businesses create opportunities for all.

Recruitment & Pre-screening:

Business Specialists will work with you to locate the most qualified candidates and assist you by pre-screening applicants to your specifications.

Interview Facilities

If you prefer to interview at an off-site location, you may wish to arrange to use the facilities here at the Center. We can accommodate small or large numbers of applicants at our center. Please contact one of our Business Specialists at 559-662-4500 for more information regarding the availability of our facility.

Assessment Services

Our Business Services team can administer a variety of vocational assessments to assist with qualification and hiring decisions. Available assessments include tests of basic educational skills, occupational interest, mechanical comprehension, applied mathematics, reading for information, locating information, fit, and talent. The assessments are provided on a per person fee-for-service basis.

Training Cost Reimbursements

Financial incentives may be available to offset the expense of employing and training program eligible new hires through the On-The-Job Training program. This program reimburses a percentage of the hourly wage of your new hire for a specific training period.

Requesting Applicants

Place a Job Order for an open position
To request applicants for a current opening in your business, please complete the on-line job order form by clicking on the link below. Once you have completed the form, you can print the form and fax it to (559) 673-1794, Attention: Business Services or submit it electronically to A Business Specialist will contact you within one business day of receipt of the job order, to confirm that it has been received, and to gather any additional information needed to insure that referred candidates meet your requirements. Thank you for listing your job opening with the Madera County Workforce Assistance Center Business Services Team!

Job Order Form