Manufacturing, healthcare and education are the top three employment sectors in Cowley County. Growing businesses including Fortune 500 manufacturing companies, expanding healthcare facilities, and a wide range of educational institutions and public safety affiliates — employment opportunities abound.
Consistently ranked in the Top-10 Kansas counties for manufacturing jobs, positions for all skill sets are available. In high demand are machinists, manufacturing and molding technicians, welders and production workers.
Home to South Central Kansas Medical Center, William Newton Hospital and a multitude of healthcare clinics, there is a need for physicians, specialists and support staff. Paramedics, firefighters and EMTs are also in high demand.
Low unemployment rate, higher than average median income, stable local economy and low cost of living are a few examples of why Cowley Works!
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Life Style Staffing
1616 Wheat Rd, Winfield, KS
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Services Offered: Accept applications on behalf of Rubbermaid.
The Arnold Group
1214 Main, Winfield, KS
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – NoonServices Offered: Accept application for temp and permanent positions for area businesses and industries including but not limited to the following: Webster Engineering, Silgand, Fluid Kinetics, Columbia Elevators, Creekstone Premium Beef, Rob Carroll Sandblasting, William Newton Memorial Hospital-housekeeping and many more.
Express Employment Professionals
620 N. Baltimore, Ste C
Monday - Friday: 7:30am-5:30pm
Services offered: Express Employment Professionals and the Specialized Recruiting Group are a full-service HR Solutions company, servicing our clientele in the following areas for nearly 40 years! Professional Staffing, Accounting/Finance, Engineering, I.T., Legal, Human Resources, Sales, Marketing/Advertising, Manufacturing, Skilled Trades, and Office Services/Administrative Support.
Certified Placement Services, LLC
200 W. Douglas St. 600
Wichita, KS 67202
Monday - Friday 9:00am 4:00pm
Employment Network for the Social Security Ticket to Work program and we assist individuals with disabilities in obtaining employment at no charge. Our goal is to help those with disabilities find life long careers in a field of their choice. We offer a wide range of services that have proven successful in assisting with placement including job coaching, career oriented training events, skill based workshops, and one on one support.
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Southwestern College Professional Studies
Southwestern College Professional Studies embraces partnerships with businesses and organizations who understand the value of creating a viable, sustainable and profitable enterprise. The Center for Corporate Learning offers customized, solutions-based training and talent development services. Using a consultative and collaborative approach, the Center for Corporate Learning engages experienced, professional practitioners who are industry experts to design and deliver the right training for your organization. Technology is central to our training methods and most programs can be delivered at your organization.
On business site CPR and First Aid Training is offered through Cowley College Health and Human Services. Contact Chris Cannon at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 620-221-3392. Program details can be found at :Cowley-College-CPR-First-Aid-Training.pdf
Winfield Public Library (WPL) offers Job & Skill Development online courses via their website. These courses are free to all Kansas residents. Here’s the link: http://www.wpl.org/books-and-more/online-resources/job-skill-development/ For more information, call Winfield Public Library at (620) 221-4470.