Iowa Workforce Development
with fields of green and natural beauty, the six-county area of Region 8 not
only attracts an ever-growing number of visitors and new residents each
year, but also exciting new industries and development.
Just a few
examples of recent economic growth in Region 8 include Scranton
Manufacturing in Scranton, Farmland Foods in Carroll and Denison,
Louis Dreyfus in Grand Junction and Evapco in Lake View.
Enhancing the region’s appeal are the recreational opportunities
found at numerous parks, museums, libraries and places of historic interest.
Activities for the entire family abound.
Lakes and rivers for swimming and fishing, mile after mile of biking, hiking,
and snowmobiling trails, and aquatic centers are just a few of the
recreational activities available.
The area is served by several municipal airport, a multi-county regional
transit system, state-of-the-art medical care, excellent schools, and the
educational opportunities provided by Des Moines Area Community College,
Buena Vista University, Western Iowa Tech Community College and other institutes of higher learning.
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committed to providing quality, customer-friendly services
throughout the state in the remaining 20 offices. Additionally, the
most common services such as searching and posting jobs; download
required employer postings; file unemployment insurance claims;
access regional information and more are available 24/7 online at
8 includes the following counties:
For your convenience you can now complete an
Employment Registration Form
File an Unemployment Insurance Claim
Customer Satisfaction Survey
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your jobs online at no cost!
Guide for Posting Jobs On-line for step-by-step instructions.
Business and Employer Survey
You may download, print
and enter the requested information on these forms prior to visiting your
nearest Iowa Workforce Development Center.
Application (PDF) - If a job listing
posted with Iowa Workforce Development requires completion of a
"generic" job application, complete this Employment
Application and send it to your nearest Workforce Development Center.
Be sure to indicate both the employer name and job order number.
Application (PDF) - If you are
interested in registering for Iowa Workforce Development services,
including notification of current and future job openings, please
complete this Service Application and send it to your nearest
Workforce Development Center.
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