Existing Workforce

Having a well-trained, hard-working, professional and diverse workforce is critical to Jackson County’s economic success. It is a proven fact that our highly-skilled workforce is one of the primary reasons so many national and international businesses have chosen to locate and expand in Jackson County, Mississippi.

The Jackson County Economic Development Foundation works closely with the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and local businesses to analyze workforce availability and needs in industry clusters in order to identify and customize training and certification classes needed to maintain and improve our already highly-trained and educated workforce.

The workforce supporting the employers of Jackson County, Mississippi is skilled, educated, and highly productive - they stand ready, willing and able to help you succeed.

Contact the Foundation staff today for more information on Jackson County’s workforce and specialized training programs »

Ports, Cuba sign accords

The Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed agreements in Cuba on Monday with an eye to future business and with a Republican U.S. senator from the state

USCG awards contracts

Ingalls Shipbuilding and VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula were among five companies that were awarded firm, fixed-price contracts from the U.S. Coast

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