Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Emergency Medical Technicians, Pharmacy Technicians, and more
Plumbers, Electricians, Welders, Truck Drivers, HVAC Technicians, Compliance Officers,
Paralegals, Computer Network Architects, Customer Service Representatives, Insurance Sales Agents, and more
Culinary Arts, Chefs, Painters (Construction and Decorative), Cosmetologists, Brickmasons, Landscape Designers, and more
Average wage of skilled job openings in the region.
Skilled job openings in 2024.
Days until the Leon Works Expo.
Define your own success like these accomplished skilled career workers from Leon County!
Leon County invites the community to “Define Your Own Success” at the Leon Works Expo on Friday, October 20th at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.
Come out for employers seeking workers for skilled jobs; academic institutions offering education and career path training; networking with peers and professors on new opportunities; professional headshots for social media accounts and personal branding; and mock interview training with industry experts.
Interested in defining success for yourself, or are you seeking networking opportunities with local businesses?
The Leon Works Expo will be held at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center on Friday, October 20. The morning will be for Leon County high school students to learn more about different skilled careers in our area. Then, in the afternoon, the Expo will be open to everyone in the community. Please join us!
Want to reach more than 500 high school students in the morning, and then hundreds of job seekers in the afternoon? All attendees will be seeking more information on skilled job openings as well as certifications, apprenticeships, and educational opportunities. Please join us in raising awareness on the need for skilled jobs in our community.
The Leon Works Expo will be held at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center on Friday, October 20. The morning will be for all Leon County high school students to learn more about different careers in our area. Then, the Expo will be open to the public in the afternoon. Please join us!
If you have questions about the Leon Works Expo, please contact staff so that we can help.
If you are a student, a citizen looking for a career change, or an exhibitor who wants to get his or her business in front of hundreds of possible employees, please send us an email or give us a call. We are here to help!
"Work hard and don’t quit. You haven’t had your best day yet."
"During my senior year of high school, I participated in Project Invest at Godby High School. This experience jump-started my interest in the insurance field."
"Find a mentor, or mentors that can help navigate the waters early on until your voice is found. A good mentor can get you past pitfalls that can set you back years, and connect you with people that can open the doors to the funding and resources needed to move ideas/business forward."
"The most rewarding part of my job is being able to resolve problems for customers."
"Learn and find out as much as you can about your field and the fields connecting to your possible career."
"My greatest accomplishments are my three beautiful children. In the culinary arts world it would be starting my business, Chef Shac LLC."
"The best part about what I do is being able to fix people’s problems. When I first get there people are having a bad day, so it’s rewarding when I can leave them with a smile because I helped them."
"My greatest accomplishment thus far is unfinished, Kubano! has been in business for over two years...that is just the beginning"
"A lot of what we do can be learned on the job. But before I teach someone to paint and such, I teach them customer service since that’s the most important thing that we do."
"Paramedics encounter the best and worst that society has to offer. You quickly learn the fragility of life and to truly live life to the fullest while focusing on the positive things. "
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