Workforce Development

Training Assistance

In Defiance County, Economic Development and Workforce Development have collaborated to create a one stop shop for prospects to come and see what assistance is available from site selection to the hiring process. We are able to offer assistance to all levels of a project, whether it is for infrastructure or training, our office can handle the task.

Business Programs and Services

Average Cost savings for a business for us to handle these services is $900 - $1000 per applicant, depending on what services a business would like us to handle, all services are FREE!

Defiance County Job Center, Defiance Ohio

We are committed to developing a working relationship with your Defiance County business by assisting you with your workforce development needs. We can offer training program incentives and supply you with information concerning hiring and financial incentives from which your business can benefit. For information on jobs and employer services please contact the Northwest Ohio Job Center at 419-784-3777 or

What Employers and Job Seekers are saying... "My team and I could not have asked for more. Everyone at the job center has been great in fulfilling our hiring needs and working with us to understand what we are looking for in an employee. Any other employer who is looking for employees should start with Defiance County Workforce Development because the staff is knowledgeable, courteous, professional and does an excellent job"
- (Becky Beamish, Johns Manville)."