Jamestown workers are among the most productive and dependable in the nation. Dedication to hard work blended with our history of plain-spoken honesty creates a general attitude of respect for employment and property. This attitude proves itself time and again with statistics like consistently low employee absenteeism, low employee turnover, and almost non-existent work stoppage rates.

According to the employers surveyed in 2010 Labor Availability, the working age population of Jamestown is well-educated and are loyal to their employers.

Potential job seekers (PJS) in the Jamestown community are readily available to meet the needs of area's businesses.


POTENTIAL JOB SEEKERS QUICK FACTS


Education

  • 67% have education/training beyond high school
  • 23% have obtained an undergraduate degree
  • 6% have a post-graduate/professional degree

Demographics and Employment Experience

  • Median age is 41 years old
  • Population of 31,696 age 18 or older
  • Average 7 years of management experience
  • 38% willing to commute 31 miles one way or further

Workforce Adaptability

  • 3,523 people in the workforce are willing to change employment for the right opportunity
  • 28% currently work shifts
  • 49% have received jobs skills training in the past 3 years
  • On-the-job-training preferred by 44% of PJSs

Potential Job Seekers Educational Attainment

  • 29% or 2,366 PJSs have a college or advanced degree
  • 8% or 653 PJSs have at least one technical college degree