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PacMtn programs deliver innovative workforce solutions designed to be in-demand, appropriate, and effective for our diverse region. Partnering with local businesses, citizens, and community organizations, PacMtn works to strategically prepare our workforce to be successful both now and in the future. PacMtn services include assessment of skill needs and capabilities, basic literacy skills training, job-specific training (including on-the-job and site-based training), and skills upgrades for existing employees. The culmination of these efforts is our goal of successfully matching the right job seeker with the right skills to the right job.



Each county’s WorkSource office can provide you with excellent resources to find a job or career that gives you a great sense of accomplishment. Staffs that are knowledgeable about their communities, local employers, and jobs can guide you to jobs that are currently in-demand and fields that are emerging, such as green occupations.  Many of the services and programs offered are free to the public.  We encourage you to visit your local WorkSource for these free services:

  • Free use of computers, copiers, phones, faxes and other career resources
  • Information on the fastest growing jobs and wages
  • Free internet access to jobs and labor market information
  • Access to Unemployment Insurance
  • Classes on how to get and keep a job
  • Job referrals and placement support
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Job search workshops

Other services are specifically tailored to each job seeker’s situation and connecting with the WorkSource system may open up specialized resources and services depending on who you are and what you are experiencing as a job seeker.


Self-Sufficiency Calculator

for Washington State

Self-Sufficiency Calculator can help you look at your overall budget. See the Self Sufficiency Standard cost-of-living approximation for your family type and where you live, and learn about resources that can assist you in planning and be making progress towards economic Self Sufficiency.

Jobs In Demand

by Washington State's ESD

Jobs in Demand , a listing developed by PMWDC and based on labor market data provided by the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD), can help you target your job search.