The growth of the oil and gas industry in Ohio will require a significant workforce, from skilled workers to safely extract and produce resources to a variety of positions related to the many businesses necessary to support the industry. This includes manufacturing, transportation, technical and service operations.
Energy in Depth Ohio Launches Energy Jobs Portal
This portal is an energy-only jobs site, designed as a one-stop resource to help connect job seekers with energy companies and vendors in the Ohio-Utica Shale supply chain.
State Agency Resources
Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Office of Workforce Development – Shale Project: Learn more about Ohio's workforce development plan for jobs growth in the energy industry.
ShaleNet - a United States Department of Labor Job Training Grant that has developed a recruitment, training, placement, and retention program to provide the gas industry with a ready and well-trained local workforce for occupations that are in high demand. It was created in collaboration with multiple colleges and state employment agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
- Belmont College
- Central Ohio Technical College
- Eastern Gateway Community College
- Stark State College
- Washington State Community College
- Zane State College
- Mid-East Career & Technology Centers
- Washington County Career Center