Within a 60-mile radius of Bay County, there is a population of approximately one-half million and a civilian labor shed of more than one-quarter million with a mean age that is the state’s youngest. This energetic, motivated and productive workforce is capable of meeting any employer’s needs.

The Bay area has a strong military influence which has contributed to a large pool of qualified, experienced individuals who, when separating from the military, opt to make Bay County their home. This group combined with the number of graduates from local colleges and universities contributes to the growing labor pool. On an annual basis there are nearly 500 separating military personal from Tyndall Air Force Base, many looking to start their second career.

To connect your business to the right talent, Bay County offers an array of workforce services. Quality education and job training programs offered through the area’s Hire-Train-Recruit initiative enable Bay County companies to grow and expand.



Through CareerSource Gulf Coast (CSGC), one of the state's highest performing workforce organizations, your business can connect to area’s largest pool of employment applicants. Let CSGC's Jobs Center assess, screen, and refer qualified applicants – all at no cost.



Bay County has a large network of educational partners that can develop a customized training program to meet your business’s workforce needs. Programs can be offered at one of the local educational institutions, online or even on-site at your facility. Most custom training for expanding and locating businesses can be paid through local and state training incentives – all at no cost.



Reach thousands of local, state and national jobseekers through CSGC's Jobs Center and the Employ Florida Market Place – Florida’s online portal for job matching services. And, if the skills you need are not available in the local market place, we’ll help you recruit it – all at no cost.

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5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401

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