Workforce Resources

Employer Services

NCWorks Career Center, Roanoke Rapids

• No cost network of recruiters and recruiting tools to locate qualified applicants
• Application Screening
• Employment Consultants
• Facilities and equipment
• Testing
• Online job postings
• Recruitment training video
• Job Fairs
• Resources for training and retraining the local workforce in partnership with a company

Halifax Community College

• Customized position descriptions
• Pre-Employment Training
• Customized training plans
• Technical training experts to serve as training instructors
• “Train the Trainer” reimbursements

NCWorks Incumbent Training Grants

• Reimburses companies for the cost of training workers
• Employers can receive up to $10,000 per grant and up to $60,000 over the company’s lifetime

HalifaxWorks (through Vidant North Hospital)

• One-Stop Clinic for occupational health and drug testing
• Customizable package of employee health services to fit business needs
• Reliable and accessible resource of information on employee health topics

NC Apprentice Program

• Employers mentor entry-level employees in company-specific skills
• Apprentices are trained in the classroom and on the job

RAMP East Advanced Manufacturing Academy

• A partnership of community colleges, economic development organizations, and workforce development professionals in a 10-county area focused on a sustainable output of trained and job-ready candidates within the advanced manufacturing sector
• Halifax Community College offers Advanced Manufacturing Institute to ensure a pipeline of skilled works in Halifax County

Cathy A. Scott, Executive Director
Halifax County Economic Development Commission

260 Premier Boulevard
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Phone: 252-519-2630
Websites: and

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