On the Job Training

You Hire. You Train. We Pay.

Get reimbursed up to 50% of the costs to train new employees. CareerSource Tampa Bay’s On-the-Job Training program helps businesses save money while training promising new hires!

Training program benefits include:

  • 50% of wages paid over a training period
  • Employer makes all the hiring decisions
  • Recruitment & job posting services
  • Assistance with candidate pre-screening
  • CareerSource Tampa Bay staff completes all the paperwork
  • All resources and services are NO COST!

It’s easy…your business just needs to:

  • Agree to provide on the job training for a full time salary or hourly position in one of the positions listed on the 2018-2019 Region 15 Targeted Occupations List
  • Intend to retain the trainee, if the trainee is meeting the minimum performance standards required for the position
  • Complete the agreement and position information prior to hiring the individual
  • Provide pay, time records, and participant updates to receive reimbursement

That’s it!
The OJT Program will pay 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, email Maria Suarez at suarezm@careersourcetampabay.com.

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


CareerSource Tampa Bay is inviting Hillsborough County youth ages 16 to 21 to participate in a summer youth employment program.   The Young Talent Tampa Bay - Summer Job Connection program will provide part-time work paid experience for up to 400 Hillsborough County youth that meet eligibility requirements.

Participants will be provided a six-week paid work experience opportunity in a targeted industry.  Youth participating in the program will be paid $11.00 per hour and work a maximum of 24-hours per week.  The program will run from June 10 to July 19, 2019.