Employment & Training Assistance

The Rensselaer County Department of Employment and Training brings together a variety of workforce development organizations and agencies with a primary goal of assisting residents of Rensselaer County and the Capital Region to gain employment and assist employers in finding qualified workers.

The Department operates the Rensselaer County One-Stop Career  Center. The purpose of the Center is to conveniently bring employment opportunities, training assistance, labor market information and other workforce services to residents and employers in a single environment. The Center is open to anyone seeking employment.

Other Partner Agencies located in the Rensselaer County One-Stop Career Center include:

  • New York State Department of Labor
  • Rensselaer County Department of Social Services
  • NYS Education Department Office of Vocational Education Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
  • Hudson Valley Community College

Capital Regional Workforce Development Board

The Rensselaer County One-Stop Employment Center is operated in conjunction with the Capital Regional Workforce Development Board.