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Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands

Commissioner of the Department of Workforce Investment Ray Leathers addressing the Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands Board of Directors

Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment Commissioner Ray Leathers addressed the Cumberlands Workforce Development Board of Directors at the April 16 meeting in Russell Springs. Leathers delivered a presentation outlining key points of the state's strategic plan for workforce development.

Leathers said the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB) strategic plan goals include increasing employer engagement, increasing educational attainments and completions, increasing Kentucky's workforce participation rate and aligning the resources of partners across the state.

Molly is studying at the University of Kentucky to prepare for medical school, but she didn't know what her career path might be until she recieved a little help and direction from the Kentucky Career Center's Youth Services.  Listen to Molly's story:

RAJ Job fair

RAJ Transport and RAJ Hauling will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, April 11 from 10am—1pm at the Red Roof Inn in London, Kentucky. RAJ is a small family owned trucking company based in Lexington, Kentucky. 

RAJ Transport is seeking immediate hires for regional & O.T.R. positions. Qualifications include a valid Class A CDL license, 2 years of tractor trailer experience, no more than 1 major preventable accident (within the last 3 years), and no reckless driving or DUI’s. Download the RAJ Transport Job Fair flyer for more details.

RAJ Hauling qualifications include a valid Class B License and one year of driving experience. Bring two forms of ID and physical long form/physical card. Download the RAJ Hauling Job Fair flyerHauling Job Fair flyer for more details.

Benefits include full health insurance (with 50% paid for by the company). Dental and vision benefits are also available.

Contact the Recruiting Department at (859) 490-0090 or (859) 866-1914 for an alternate interview date.

Community Resource Map display on website

The Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands has added a Community Resource Map featuring the region's Top Employers, Training and Education assets, Partner Organizations, and Public Facilities to our website. These resources are easily filtered by county and type of asset, with contact information and a map location.

We developed this directory for our internal use but realized it would be of value to job seekers, employers, community resource agencies and more.

This resource is still being compiled and expanded, so if you think your business, agency or organization would be a valuable addition, you can submit your listing for consideration using our online request form.

Job Fair in Monticello

The Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Eastern at The Aspire Center, 90 Airport Road in Monticello, Kentucky on Friday, February 22. This job fair will feature employers representing a wide range of fields including Healthcare, Manufacturing, Information Technology, Food Services, Call Center and more.

Participating businesses include:

  • American Woodmark
  • Sunstar Houseboats
  • Cobb-Vantress
  • Transamerica Insurance
  • Wendy's
  • Dairy Queen
  • Patriot Industries
  • Country Home and Garden
  • Wayne County Hospital
  • Monticello Flooring
  • Nesco

BRUSS Job Fair

BRUSS North America will hold a job fair at the Kentucky Career Center, 2384 Lakeway Drive in Russell Springs on Friday, February 15 from 12 noon to 4 PM. BRUSS North America manufactures components for the automotive industry in Russell Springs. For more information, download the BRUSS Job Fair flyer.

Have questions?

Give us a call or stop by your closest Kentucky Career Center and we'll be glad to help you with your career and employment needs. 

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Job Fairs and Info!

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