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Employers' Training Resource
America's Job Center - Mono Co.
Workforce Development Board
Call (661) 325-4473 - There is never a fee for our services.
Welcome to the Employers' Training Resource
Employers' Training Resource (ETR) is a department within the County of Kern which serves as the administrative arm of the Kern/Inyo/Mono Counties Workforce Development Board. Our goals include training the workforce for the needs of our local economy and providing assistance to businesses in the hiring process.
Announcements and Press Releases
Recycling Lives: Job Readiness Training with Transitional Jobs

06/02/21 2021 Meeting Schedule - Board and Committees (Updated 6/2/2021) (PDF)
  • Due to COVID-19, all meetings will take place virtually until further notice. Please see the agenda for the call-in information.
03/16/21 San Joaquin Valley & Associated Counties Regional Plan (2021-2024) (PDF)
Any comments regarding the plan may be sent via email to
03/16/21 Kern, Inyo, and Mono Workforce Development Board Local Plan (2021-2024) (PDF)
Any comments regarding the plan may be sent via email to
12/01/20 12/1/20 San Joaquin Valley and Associated Counties Regional Plans 2017-2020 (PDF)
09/30/20 ETR offices are NOW OPEN - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Please call (661) 325-HIRE to schedule an appointment.
01/11/18 January Newsletter
05/25/17 May Newsletter
03/13/17 March Newsletter
08/10/16 August Newsletter
05/04/16 May Newsletter
02/29/16 February Newsletter
09/16/15 August Newsletter
07/29/15 July Newsletter
RFPs and RFRs
03/30/21 Request for Refunding for Year Two Under the WIOA National Farmworker Job Program - PY 2021-22 (PDF)
Limited to Currently Funded Farmworker-Only Programs
03/25/21 Request for Refunding (RFR) Application Process for Program Year 2021-2022 (PDF)
Limited to Currently Funded Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Combined Programs and Services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

03/18/21 RFP - One-Stop Operator, Respondent's Conference (Orientation) Questions and Responses (PDF)

03/04/21 2021-22 WIOA Youth Request for Refunding (PDF)

02/22/21 RFP for Comprehensive One-Stop Operator - For the period: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2025 (PDF)

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