Exploration Expo - October 13
on September 3rd, 2021
The West Kentucky Workforce Board has partnered with Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation and Hopkins County Career & Technology Center to facilitate the Exploration Expo: Opportunities Beyond Graduation.The event will be held on October 13, 2021 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Hopkins County Career & Technology Center.  It is a FREE event for students and employers.This isn...  Read More
WKWB Board Meeting September 22, 2021
on September 3rd, 2021
Agenda Items Include:Invitation to Secretary Jamie Link to speak to BoardUpdate on Kentucky’s UI Activities & Fraud ReportingStatus of Career CentersUpdate on the Five Year Local & Regional Planning ProcessData from Job Seekers After UI Extensions ClosedAnnounce Nominating Committee (please contact Sheila if you would like to participate)Direct Service Provider and One Stop Operator ResultsUpdate ...  Read More
Murray Job Fair
on August 31st, 2021
A Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the Murray State University CSFB Center - Entrance B located at 1401 State Route 121 in Murray, KY.  Meet with a variety of employers from around the region.  Find full-time or part-time employment.  Step into a career you will love or that will help you climb the corporate ladder.Employers can register by clicking HERE.For more informati...  Read More
FY 2022-2025 WKWB Local/Regional Strategic Plan Public Comment
on August 25th, 2021
The West Kentucky Workforce Board (WKWB) operates under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), Public Law 113-128. As required, under WIOA, a comprehensive four-year local plan must be developed by the WKWB and the Chief Elected Officials. In addition, a regional comprehensive four-year plan must be developed by the West Kentucky Workforce Board and the Green River Workforce Board and ...  Read More
Gateway Academy is Seeking an Industrial Maintenance Teacher
on August 23rd, 2021
Full-time705 N Elm St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 Job DescriptionGateway Academy is seeking to add an Industrial Maintenance teacher to the team. A college degree or a teacher certificate are NOT needed to apply for this position. The candidate for this position will need to have 4 years of Industrial Maintenance experience, have a heart for high school kids, and have a keen understanding of how to ru...  Read More
Warrior Coal Hiring Event
on August 12th, 2021
Join us for a Hiring Event on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Merle Travis Music Center located at 750 Cleaton Road in Powderly, KY.  Interviews will be conducted on-site.  Positions available are listed below.Prep Plant Rotating Shift and Third Shift Maintenance OpeningsThere are currently open positions in maintenance for  Rotating Shift and Third Shift Maintenance at the Warr...  Read More
Paducah Job Fair
on July 26th, 2021
Employers across the area are experiencing historic worker shortages. Many companies recruiting talent are having difficulty connecting with job seekers. To help employers showcase available opportunities and to make it easy to connect job seekers with area employers, the West Kentucky Workforce Board has joined forces with a group of partners to sponsor a job fair on Wednesday, August 4, at the J...  Read More
ComeBack Job Fair
on June 9th, 2021
The West Kentucky Workforce Board invites you to participate in the ComeBack Job Fair on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at The Bruce Convention Center located at 303 Conference Center Drive in Hopkinsville, KY.  Sponsors for the event include the West Kentucky Workforce Board, The Edge Media Group, Hopkinsville Community College, Lake Barkley Partnership and South Western Kentucky Economic Development Co...  Read More
WKWB Board Meeting - June 10, 2021
on May 25th, 2021
Please mark your calendars for the next West Kentucky Workforce Board meeting. Thank you for your interest in the WKWB and its activities.  Please notify Melissa Thompson ([email protected]) with questions or concerns....  Read More
Hopkins County Job Expo 2021
on May 10th, 2021
The Hopkins County Job Expo will be held on June 8th at the Ballard Convention Center located at 605 E. Arch Street in Madisonville, from 10 am - 2pm.  This event is free for job seekers.Early registration for employers will begin on May 25th and will include a discounted booth rate of $80.  Employers must register online using the link included below....  Read More
Comefri Job Openings
on May 4th, 2021
Position: WELDER Job Description Must be willing to work 30 to 90 days with the temporary agency first Temporary Pay is $10.50/hr Starting Pay is $14.50/hr Comefri USA, Inc. Reports to: Production Manager Job summary To perform fabrication of HVAC fan & Blower wheels, cutting and welding steel parts. Basic functions: Performing welding and fabrication work; recognize when machinery may be malfunct...  Read More
In Person Hiring Event Featuring Alliance Coal
on April 30th, 2021
An in person hiring event will be held on Thursday, May 6 from 8 am – 5 pm at the Merle Travis Music Center in Powderly, KY.  On-site interviews will be conducted for qualified individuals.  On-site resume assistance will also be provided.  Please bring your Driver’s License, Social Security Card and (if laid off) a Letter or Notice of Layoff.  If you do not wish to attend the in-person event but ...  Read More


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