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Since 1973, Coconino County Health and Human Services, Career Services has served the individuals and businesses in the County. Whether you are an employer looking for quality employees or a career seeker starting a job search, the Coconino County Health and Human Services, Career Services is the place for you.

Our mission is to be a bridge to the future by meeting the challenge of a changing work environment, providing employers with quality employees, training individuals to take charge of their success, and conscientiously serving the communities of our County and contributing resources to improve our economy. Please review program information below and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. We look forward to working with you.

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Coconino County Health and Human Services Career Services is here to assist you with identifying what's next in your job search and career growth, whether you are just beginning your career, or find yourself at a crossroads after an unexpected layoff.

  1. Your first step: Create an account on the Arizona Job Connection website at the ARIZONA@WORK Site. This step will provide you with additional tools in your job search.
  2. Connect: Attend an ARIZONA@WORK Overview. You can view the times and locations of our Overviews by viewing our calendar. At the Overview, you will be able to speak to a Workforce Development Specialist about your goals and needs, and the assistance we can provide. They will then help you to make your next-step decisions. If additional assistance is needed, the Workforce Development Specialist will ask you to complete a full Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act application. The application will include instructions on documentation that will be needed to complete the application process.
  3. Document Review: This appointment is with our Document Specialist and will take approximately a half hour. You will need to bring all of your required information and documents to this appointment. Once you have your application complete and all documents needed call 928-679-7400 or 877-358-6714 or by email to set up a document review appointment.
  4. Selection, Interview, and Plan: This step will take approximately 1 hour. You will meet with a Workforce Development Specialist to assess your career and employment goals and to develop an individual career development plan.

An individual career development plan may include some or all of the following:

  • Job search and readiness:
    • Career interest and skills assessments
    • Job search preparation: networking, career portfolio, and job application tips
    • Job search workshops
    • Resume writing and interviewing assistance
    • Goal setting for your career
    • Internships for adults
    • Referrals to employers
    • Access to internet, phone, fax, photocopiers to help with your job search
    • Job outlook and labor market information
  • Retraining for a new job or career:
    • Tuition assistance for GED, community college, university, or technical school
    • Payment assistance for qualified trainings
    • Assistance with books, fees, and supplies
    • Assistance with career and educational planning
    • Relocation assistance if you obtain new employment
    • Tools, uniforms, supplies, or transportation required on your new job

Learn about recent success stories from those who benefited from Career Services.

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Youth Resources

In school youth ages 14-21 and out of school youth ages 16-24 are eligible to develop career exploration and job skills plans with us. Youth participating with Coconino County Health and Human Services, Career Services benefit from skills training, internships, workshops, leadership development, and much more. Contact us at (928) 679-7400 or by email at careerservices@coconino.az.gov to get in touch and learn more!

Learn about recent success stories from those who benefited from Career Services.

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The Coconino County Health and Human Services, Career Services Team can assist you in attracting and retaining a qualified workforce by providing referrals from our pre-screened, qualified applicant pool. We can also sponsor internships to help an incumbent or potential employee increase their skills and experience, helping your company to improve and retain its talent pool. In addition, we can help you take advantage of other money-saving incentives such as tax credits, training and education assistance, and on-the-job training opportunities.

Services Available for Employers

  • Tax incentives and information
  • Referrals to qualified employees
  • Sponsored on-the-job training for employees
  • Sponsored internships
  • Employer training and education
  • Labor market information

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Graphic of Semi truckLisa | Secured a great job and new skills
Lisa was unemployed and relying on Food Stamps to ensure her family was cared for before she applied to get support from Coconino County Health and Human Services, Career Services. She wanted to find a job that would allow her to support her family and ensure they had important benefits, like health insurance. Lisa applied decided to pursue a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) services with a goal of finding a job that allowed her to be at home nights with her family. Soon after securing her CDL, she was hired by Carter Oil, a retail and commercial supplier of fuel in Northern Arizona, based in Flagstaff. Career Services was by Lisa’s side the whole way, even purchasing tools, equipment, and clothing she would need to be successful in her new role. Lisa says her job is a great fit, with great pay and benefits, and, most importantly, she is home nights so she can be with her family.


Graphic of toolsEster | Secured a better paying job & health insurance
Esther applied for the Coconino County Health & Human Services - Career Services program so she could participate in the Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) curriculum at Coconino Community College. She wanted to transition from working two part-time jobs as a caregiver and janitor making $13 an hour, to finding a career path. Esther completed the CAMT program and was invited to many job interviews, but she was either overlooked or offered other positions, like on the cleaning crews. With the support from her Workforce Specialist, Esther continued to apply for maintenance positions. Esther’s hard work and persistence paid off and she was hired full-time by Xanitos, a contractor that works with Flagstaff Medical Center, as a Floor Tech. Her starting wage was $20 an hour with health benefits.
Graphic of busDiane | Secured a job with benefits & retirement
Diane was employed with Peabody Energy for 42 years in Kayenta, AZ. She was laid off in 2019 and was having a hard time finding employment. She saw the Coconino County Health & Human Services - Career Services advertisement in the Page newspaper and applied. Our program was able to pay for her Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training at Southwest Trucking School. Diane earned a CDL license but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she was struggling to find full-time employment in the Page area, where her family lives. With the guidance and support of her Workforce Special, she was hired in August 2021 with Pinon Unified School District as a full-time Bus Driver with health benefits and a retirement plan.
Graphic of badgeKyle | Secured a meaningful job in law enforcement
Kyle previously worked at a Winery in California but was furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and moved to Arizona looking for career opportunities. Kyle was interested in becoming a Police Officer. Kyle was eligible for the Coconino County Health & Human Services - Career Services Dislocated Worker program. He applied so he could participate in the Law Enforcement Training Academy at Arizona Western College in Yuma. With the help of Coconino County Health & Human Services - Career Services, Kyle was hired by the Coconino County Sheriff's Department and was accepted into the Law Enforcement Academy, which he successfully completed in August 2021. He began patrolling as a Deputy with the Coconino County Sheriff's Department in September.
Graphic of radio towerD. Delmar | Secured a dream job in radio
D. Delmar is a young person with a documented disability and when he came to Coconino County Health & Human Services - Career Services, he did not have any work history. He graduated from Page High School in May 2021. He felt lost, not knowing what the next steps or options were. He was interested in working at a radio station. Our Workforce Specialist met with him, and they set up small goals and gave him some homework about creating commercials and news stories, and how radio and TV stations work and function. Our Workforce Specialist reached out to the Page Radio Station’s owner regarding a possible internship, which they agreed to. During the internship, Delmar had mentors that he worked with covering different areas of the radio industry. After completing his internship, he was hired by the radio station and is pursuing college courses in communications.
Graphic of delivery truckK. Matthews | Found a career path
K. Matthews was looking for work so he met with a Workforce Specialist, and they created an educational and employment plan. He was interested in getting his Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). He started studying the CDL manual to understand the responsibility he would have as a driver. Our Workforce Specialist helped enroll him in the Phoenix Truck Driving School located at Coconino Community College. He attended classes, and in four weeks he received his CDL. Our Workforce Specialist helped him apply for jobs and set up an interview with Shamrock Foods in Flagstaff. Shortly after, they offered him a full-time position with benefits. Our program provided work clothes and supplies for his first day of work. He passed his 90-day probation period and is making deliveries in a career he loves. He has decided to stay in Flagstaff and has also begun studying to get his GED to further his career growth.

Your Connection to the Workforce
Serving Employers, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Youth, Adult & Dislocated Workers with funding from the Department of Labor. 
Equal Employment Opportunity Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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Southern Region Office
2625 N King St
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Phone: (928) 679-7400
Fax: (928) 679-7419
Toll Free: (877) 358-6714
TDD Number: (928) 679-7131

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Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Northern Region Office
467 Vista Ave
Page, AZ 86040

Phone: (928) 645-9400


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