Hagåtña, Guam – The Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration announces the availability of employment opportunities through the Guam Department of Labor (GDOL) Dislocated Workers Program. This new program provides individuals with training for career and job placement.
“As we carefully balance our island’s recovery, it is imperative we secure employment opportunities for our most vulnerable and underserved populations,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “Through this program, we are providing enriching pathways for individuals to secure their families, improve their economic standing, and help contribute to Guam’s prosperity.”
“Launching these job creation initiatives has taken an enormous effort through collaborative teamwork and careful planning,” said Lt. Governor Josh Tenorio. “We thank the dedicated men and women of GDOL for putting in the hard work to provide these opportunities for our people.”
Program services are customized to the applicant’s specific needs and may include pre-employment enhancement, training workshops, career strategy planning and development, job referral and placement support services, and professional counseling.
Eligibility requirements include that the applicant has been terminated or laid-off from prior employment; is 18 years or older; was self-employed, but is now unemployed as a result of general economic conditions; is a displaced homemaker; or is facing disrupted employment.
Available job opportunities for qualified applicants include business office automation, construction/heavy equipment, commercial truck and bus driver, construction craft laborer, medical billing and coding, certified nursing assistant, and communications technology tech.
This program is supported by the National Dislocated Worker Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $5,034,344.00.