Employment & Training

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David Stoecklin
Executive Director
101 E. Edwardsville Road
Wood River, IL  62095
(618) 296-4445

The Madison County Employment and Training Department’s primary responsibilities are to administer employment and training programs under the Workforce Investment Act, the Welfare-to-Work program and other state and federal funding sources.  A focus of Madison County Employment and Training is to create partnerships between business and government that will establish services that prepare customers for employment.

All the services offered by the Department are designed to assist either business or job seekers.  These services include job listings, employment training, skills assessment, career counseling, job search assistance, vocational training, on-the-job training tax, credit programs, recruitment assistance, youth employment and training programs, referral services and many other types of employer/employee assistance.

The Madison County Employment and Training Department has offices in both Madison and Bond Counties.  There are offices located in Illinois Employment Training Centers Alton, Glen Carbon and Granite City.

 Are you interested in a career in Manufacturing? Click here for more information. (PDF)

Come to the free Job Search Workshop! Click here for more information. (PDF)

Are you looking for a new job in 2014? click here (PDF)

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Whether you're an individual starting a job search or an employer looking for qualified employees, there is a solution available that is sure to satisfy your workforce needs. The Madison County Employment and Training Department is the district's most comprehensive employment resource.

Below are some of the services offered through the Madison County Employment and Training Department. Click on the Job Seeker Services or Business Services tab to find out more.

  • Job Postings
  • Job Fairs
  • Employment Recruitment
  • Applicant Assessment
  • Customized Services
  • Career Transition
  • Labor Market Information
  • Lay off / Plant Closure Support
Job Seekers
  • Computers for resumes / Internet Access
  • Job Listings and Referrals
  • Job Search Workshops
  • On-Site Interviews
  • Career Planning / Skills Training
  • College Placement Testing
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Referrals to Community Service
  • Financial Assistance
Check out our Executive Director, David Stoecklin discussing "Workforce Development: how the trades and manufacturing offer real career opportunities" in the video below




Funding provided through the Workforce Investment Act. 
MCETD is in compliance with EEO, ADA, and Jobs for Veterans Act. 
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. 
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