Yakima County Development Association - Resources for Hiring and Training Employees

Hiring and Training

We have a local career and job exchange website.  You can call us or visit WorkYakimaValley.com to see live job postings and find out how to list your job openings or find other assistance on hiring the right person.

The WorkYakimaValley website is designed to:

  • help people find jobs
  • help employers find capable employees
  • promote career development events & initiatives
  • provide information about the regional labor market

We are pleased to offer specialized training courses like- Supervisory Training for Manufacturers, Effective Negotiations and Lean Workplace courses throughout the year.   These courses are specially designed to meet the needs of Yakima County businesses.  If your looking at providing training to your employees  please contact our office at (509) 575-1140 to talk about the courses we have scheduled and available resources.


"We have a well-trained workforce that provides a level of customer service that sets us apart from our competitors. Our productivity is much, much higher than our competition. " - Garry Griggs, Owner/President, Magic Metals