On-the-Job Training

You Hire. You Train. We Pay.

Get reimbursed to train new employees by up to 50% of the costs. CareerSource Pinellas’ On-the-Job Training (OJT) program helps businesses save money while training promising new-hires!

Training program benefits include:

  • Reimbursement of up to 50% of wages paid throughout the training period
  • Complete control of all of the hiring decisions
  • Recruitment and job posting services
  • Assistance with candidate prescreening
  • All resources and services are NO COST!

CareerSource Pinellas’ OJT team understands your specific needs by pre-screening applicants which helps save you time and money. We will provide you with continued support and guidance throughout the entirety of the OJT Program, ensuring that your organization’s and employees’ needs are met.


That’s it!

The OJT Program will pay you up to 50% of the individual’s hourly salary for a standard OJT period, to be determined by the coordinator based on salary and standard time for OJT for the position.

EMPLOYERS interested in participating in On-the-Job Training, call Erika Harrell at (727) 608-2414 or e-mail ojt-pwe@careersourcepinellas.com.

JOB SEEKERS interested in participating must be WIOA eligibleVisit your nearest CareerSource Pinellas center to speak with a WIOA Representative.

Special Notice: Impact COVID-19

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all CareerSource Pinellas’ public events – including career fairs, onsite recruitments, workshops and community events – have been postponed until further notice.   Please see COVID-19 Information for updates and resources.  

Note: If you are in need of Reemployment Benefits Assistance, please visit: Reemployment Assistance Program.

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