Youth Employment Program
The TENCO Workforce Development Board is requesting proposals for a short-term youth employment program that will focus on job readiness preparation. The program will primarily serve out-of-school youth who meet eligibility guidelines as described in the RFP. This is a federally funded program, operating under the Law and Regulations of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The deadline for submission is February 4, 2019.
MARATHON MARINE TRANSPORT …
Located in Boyd County, Marathon Marine Transport is a leader in the transportation and logistics industry. MPLX’s Marine operations include 20 owned towboats and more than 240 owned/leased barges. These vessels transport refined products and crude oil on the Ohio, Mississippi and Illinois rivers and their tributaries and inter-coastal waterways. Their marine repair facility is a full-service shipyard located on the Ohio River adjacent to Marathon’s Catlettsburg refinery and employs 520 full-time staff.
Marathon partners with KCC-Tenco for recruiting assistance in the form of job postings and social media marketing efforts, and several employees received WIOA scholarships funds to attend industrial programs at ACTC prior to joining Marathon. MPLX is a wonderful regional corporate citizen and HR Manager Chet Smith is the immediate past chairman of the Tenco Workforce Development Board. Several great career options exist within the MPLX and those can be accessed anytime at jobs.marathonpetroleum.com.
Who We Are
Kentucky Career Center – TENCO:
A one-stop solution for employers and job seekers
With four centers in the KCC – TENCO region, both employers and job seekers have broad and direct access to information about everything from job openings to specialized assistance and training programs. Staff is also available to help employers access the most recent labor market information, on-the-job training opportunities, and other employment-related assistance. The TENCO Workforce Development Board serves the following counties: Bath, Boyd, Bracken, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Montgomery, Robertson, and Rowan. Our Career Centers are available in four locations: Ashland, Maysville, Mt. Sterling, and Morehead.
SERVICES TO CONNECT:
What To Expect
Career Counseling is available at no cost to all Kentucky Career Center – TENCO visitors:
- Share localized labor market data
- Information on job leads
- Counseling to match your interests, skills and experience
- Access to career center computers and Internet access
We can help with your search for jobs, resume writing and other tasks related to your job search. We can even provide the space and equipment for job interviews via videoconference.
Working closely with many employers across the region, the career center staff has the latest information about who’s hiring and what skills are in demand.
- One-on-one assistance with writing a great resume and cover letter or completing applications
- Help in giving employers the best first impression
If you have, or think you have a disability, that is affecting your ability to work, we have qualified job seeker staff ready to assist you.
We offer a number of workplace skills development opportunities to all job seekers:
- Free workshops
- Basic computer applications
Classes and schedules vary, so it’s best to call your nearest career center for upcoming workshops.
How We Serve
Whether your looking for knowledge and practical advice to advance your career, you are looking for the right training program and approach to start a new career path, or are an employer looking to recruit highly qualified employees or navigate other employment related issues, we provide the resources and partner agencies to help you along the way.
We welcome your questions about what we do. You can use this contact form to leave us a detailed message about your situation and we will get back with you. Or, you may call one of our Career Centers below: