Rural Workforce Network2019-09-03T12:22:49-07:00

The Chamber Rural Workforce Network is a partnership between the Salt Lake Chamber, Utah Department of Workforce Services and Economic Development Corporation of Utah. Many companies along the Wasatch Front are struggling to find the personnel required to thrive, and yet many rural areas are struggling for employment opportunities. Through a geographical shift, and perhaps a shift in mindset as well, the workforce demands of the Wasatch Front and the employment needs of rural Utah can connect to ease the concerns of both regions.  The Chamber Rural Workforce Network’s goal is to fulfill this need.

Explore the untapped potential of Utah’s rural counties and survey the possibilities that exists outside of the Wasatch Front. Click on the map below for an economic snapshot of each Utah county.

  1. Download the Hire Utah app or go to: jobs.utah.gov/employer
  2. Select Post a Job Today
  3. If you have never signed in, you can use an existing Google, Yahoo or Facebook Account OR Select Utah ID, then select Create a Utah ID next to the login button.
  4. If this is your first time posting a job online, you will be required to enter your Unemployment Insurance (UI) ID and FEIN, or Passphrase (obtained from Workforce Services if you do not have a FEIN and UIID).
  5. Enter or update your contact information
  6. Accept the terms of User Agreement.
  7. You are now ready to post jobs and recruit candidates.

If you have any questions, click Online Help for online staff assistance or contact a recruitment specialist at (888) 920-WORK (9675).

  1. Download the Utah Jobs app or go to: jobs.utah.gov/jobseeker
  2. Select Find a Job Today
  3. If you have never signed in, you can use an existing Google, Yahoo or Facebook Account OR Select Utah ID, then select Create a Utah ID next to the login button.
  4. Enter or update your contact information
  5. Accept the terms of User Agreement.
  6. You are now ready to view open jobs.
  7. Once signed in, you can view the jobs you’ve been matched to based on the information in your profile. You can view the jobs in the map or list below.

If you have any questions, click Online Help for online staff assistance or contact a recruitment specialist at (888) 920-WORK (9675).

Economic Development Corporation of Utah

Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Governor’s Office of Management & Budget

Governor’s Office of Rural Development

Utah State University

September 3-4, 2019 – Utah Rural Summit – Click here for more information.

Wasatch Front North & Bear River
Includes: Box Elder, Cache, Rich, Davis, Weber, Morgan
Workforce Development Specialists:
– Eden Johnson, 435-230-8766
– Vicki Fenton, 435-230-4573
– Darren Rogers, 801-698-0899

Wasatch Front South 
Includes: Salt Lake, Tooele
Workforce Development Specialists:
– Vicki Giesler, 801-503-7296
– Julie Lay, 801-518-2468
– Gary Kimber, 801-300-1995
– Debra Nordfelt, 801-635-5017

Mountainland
Includes: Summit, Wasatch, Utah, Juab
Workforce Development Specialists:
– Bryan Kessinger, 801-400-9935
– Patrick Donefan, 801-885-5633
– Amy Lowe, 385-222-5629

Central Utah & Southwest
Includes: Millard, Santpete, Sevier, Piute, Wayne, Beaver, Iron, Washington, Garfield, Kane
Workforce Development Specialists:
– Forest Turner, 435-201-2987
– Mark Tilby, 435-668-7387
– Amber Jackson, 435-414-5623

Uintah Basin, Castle Country & Southeast
Includes: Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah, Carbon, Emery, Grand, San Juan
Workforce Development Specialist:
– Blaine Roberts, 801-822-3635

“Price City has a small, but growing remote workforce. We believe that there are more companies and people on the Wasatch Front who would enjoy working remotely and raising their families in an area that’s a little less hectic, that’s nested in a recreational paradise, hosts a state university, has access to great health care, and is home to one of Utah’s most diverse populations. We hope this on-line job platform helps us find each other.”

– Mayor Michael Kourianos

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