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At CareerSource Heartland, we pride ourselves on providing the best possible service to all of our customers! Take this virtual tour of one of our Centers and meet some of our staff. Then, tour our website for an overview of all the services available.
Stop in or contact us at any one of our four locations. We look forward to seeing you!

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

MEETING

A meeting of the CareerSource Heartland Finance & Operations Committee

DAY/DATE:

Friday – June 10, 2016

TIME:

10:00 am. Interested persons should arrive no later than 9:55 am.

PLACE:

The meeting will take place at:

5901 US Hwy 27 S, Suite 1
Sebring
Florida 33870

TOPIC(S):

2015-16 financials, 2016-17 draft budget, other related matters

PERSONS INVITED:

CareerSource Heartland Board members and Officers; Local Elected Officials; General public and interested parties.

Requests for Public Comment should be made prior to the meeting. Citizens not on the agenda must complete the Request for Public Comment form and present to the contact person indicated below, no later than 5 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Pat Kozic at (863) 385-3672 x317 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Click here for a Request for Public Comment form.

Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made in a public hearing or meeting is hereby advised that they will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which will include the testimony and evidence upon which such an appeal is to be based.

Reminder: Board members and/or staff who are employed by organizations which have any interest in any Board item may not discuss, make motions, second motions or vote on any matters which may involve that organization. Additionally, they just declare a Conflict of Interest and sign a Conflict of Interest form.

CareerSource Heartland is an equal opportunity employer/program.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

CAREERSOURCE HEARTLAND PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

TYPE: A meeting of the CareerSource Heartland Executive Board

DAY/DATE: Friday – June 23, 2017

TIME: 10:00 a.m. Interested persons should arrive no later than 9:55 a.m. To participate by phone call 877-668-4493, Access Code 805 255 461

PLACE: CareerSource Headrtland, 5901 US Hwy 27 S, Suite 1, Sering, FL 33870

TOPIC(S): Various

PERSONS INVITED: CareerSource Heartland Executive Board, general public, other interested parties.

Requests for public comment should be made prior to the meeting. Citizens not on the agenda must complete the Request for Public Comment form and present to the contact person indicated below, no later than 5 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

FOR MORE INFORMATION and/or to obtain a public comment form, contact Pat Kozic at (863) 385-3672 x317 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made in a public hearing or meeting is hereby advised that they will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which will include the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based. Board members employed by organizations which have any interest in any Board item may not discuss, make motions, second motions or vote on any matters which may involve that organization. Additionally, they must declare a Conflict of Interest and sign a Conflict of Interest form.

An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

CAREERSOURCE HEARTLAND PUBLIC NOTICE

Alert: Possible SCAM

CareerSource Heartland has received reports of calls to individuals stating it is the State of Florida calling concerning a criminal matter. The recipient of the call is being advised to call the local workforce office and provide a 4-digit number (possibly personally identifiable information). The caller provides phone numbers that are not the numbers of the local workforce offices.
This appears to be a scam. Local law enforcement is advising people who receive these calls to block the caller and take no further action.

 

CAREERSOURCE HEARTLAND RFP NOTICE

 Please see Request for Proposal/Qualifications by clicking below for available RFP’s.

Click Here for Staffing and Work Experience proposal.

Click Here for Administrative/Fiscal, Programmatic and One-Stop Operator Monitoring.

Local Demand Occupations List
Process and Request for Additions

The Local Demand Occupations List (DOL) is of great importance to our area's businesses and job seekers. Its' purpose is to help assure the most effective use of workforce development resources. When considering approval of funds for additional job training and education, Local Workforce Development Areas (LWDAs) may only spend workforce dollars on training in occupations that are listed on the current DOL.


Each year, Florida's Workforce Estimating Conference – in accordance with Chapter 216.136 (7), F.S. – updates the State and LWDA Demand Occupations lists, based on a review of current economic conditions and labor market information. Occupations included on the lists meet specified wage rates and generally project a minimum of ten (10) job openings for the upcoming year. The list is generally limited to positions that require a two (2) year degree equivalent or less.


Only LWDAs may request changes to their Local DOL. Collaboration with local partners is imperative in ensuring that workforce dollars are targeted to support the actual needs of the businesses in the local area.


Upon receipt of the proposed DOL from CareerSource Florida (CSF), CareerSource Heartland (CSH) staff distributes a copy of the proposed list to CSH Business Enhancement Committee (BEC) members, local economic development and educational partners, and Chambers of Commerce representatives. Suggestions for changes are collected by CSH staff and presented to the CSH BEC. The BEC's final recommendations are presented to the CSH Board of Directors for consideration and approval.


Requests for addition to the DOL may be made at any time. Requested additions will be presented to the CSH BEC, following the same process. To request the addition of an occupation to the list, please click on the link below. Please be certain to thoroughly complete all information. Additional documentation may be requested. Please complete a separate entry for each requested occupation.

Click here to submit a request for an addition to the CSH Local DOL. Please see note below.

(Please be aware that this form functions best using Internet Explorer, other browsers may not display or submit the content properly - in this case please download it and fill in using Acrobat Reader)

Thank you for your request. Someone from our organization will contact you soon for any additional information that may be required.