About Us

We connect businesses to talent and career seekers to jobs in Hillsborough County.

CareerSource Tampa Bay offers a full range of career planning services for professional and entry level candidates, including career orientation; turnkey resource centers that assist in the candidate’s job search; career fairs; interviewing techniques; labor market information specific to occupations and industries in demand as well as resume building tips, salary and wage information and more; and professional networking.

CareerSource Tampa Bay strengthens the competitive edge of local businesses in measurable ways that lead to the economic vitality of the region. A team of business consultants, dedicated to specific industry sectors, works as a partner with local businesses to provide innovative, value-added workforce solutions. CareerSource Tampa Bay provides businesses with a wide range of professional services, including: employee referral and recruitment, training and retraining, workshops and business seminars on a variety of human resource and workforce topics, labor market statistics, targeted career fairs, downsizing and retention support strategies, tax credit information and other customized support for a well-trained workforce.

CareerSource Tampa Bay offers full-service center locations in Tampa and Brandon; and a satellite center in Ruskin. The centers provide services for employers and employment candidates, including turnkey business centers for copying, faxing, and internet access. It also offers conference and meeting space at affordable rates at these locations for the convenience of employers.

Mission Statement

To connect employers with qualified, skilled talent and Hillsborough County residents with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity.

Funding

As a non-profit organization, we rely on external funding to support our day-to-day operations. The majority of our resources are provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  under the Employment and Training Administration of the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) and through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).  Additional funding is provided by the USDOL through Wagner Peyser and the State of Florida as we support programs such as Welfare Transition, SNAP, and TANF.  We also pursue additional funding by applying for grants.

CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $19,293,411.

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Focus Areas:
  • Job Seekers – Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time, an existing professional, re-entering the workforce, a military veteran or looking to enhance skills for better earning power, CareerSource Tampa Bay can helping you find a job.

  • Employers – CareerSource Tampa Bay can help leverage and support your human resources function, from recruitment and training to labor market information and business seminars.

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Mission Statement

To connect employers with qualified, skilled talent and Hillsborough County residents with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity.

RFPs, RFQs, ITNs, and Bids

CareerSource Tampa Bay seeks to work with competent vendors to help us implement systems and programs that bolster our efforts to connect employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity. Click here learn out about opportunities to partner with CareerSource Tampa Bay.

Equal Opportunity Notice And Fraud Information

CareerSource Tampa Bay is obligated to operate all of our programs and activities in a non-discriminatory manner.

Specifically, Section 188 of the Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the accompanying regulations at 29 CFR Part 37 require equal opportunity in the workforce development system, and prohibit discrimination in WIOA-financially assisted programs based on:

  • Race
  • Color
  • National origin
  • Religion
  • Age
  • Gender identity
  • Gender expression
  • Sex
  • Disability
  • Citizenship
  • Political affiliation or belief
  • Sex stereotyping

Section 188 of WIOA applies to all programs and activities offered through the workforce development system and workforce development partners, even if the principal source of financial assistance for a program or activity is a federal department or agency other than USDOL.

In addition to Section 188 of WIOA, there are many other applicable regulations and statutes including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1999, Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992, etc. that we must uphold the non-discrimination clause contained therein.

As part of these obligations, we must publicize the name and contact information of our EO Officer. For CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay, our designated Equal Opportunity Officer and her contact information is as follows:

Anna Munro, Director of Audits and Contract Procurement
4902 Eisenhower Blvd., Suite 250
Tampa, FL 33634
813-397-2064
TDD/TTY: 813 930-7699

Do not hesitate to contact Ms. Munro via email at munro@careersourcetampabay.com with any questions about our non-discrimination policy or if any customer wishes to file a complaint about our programs and services.

EO Notice (English & Spanish)

Fraud Information

To report any allegations of suspected fraud, waste or abuse in our programs please email report@careersourcetampabay.com.

Partners

CareerSource Tampa Bay is proud to be partners with the following organizations to help better serve our customers:

  • The Farmworkers Career Development Program (FCDP) is a grant funded program supporting local migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Eligible students are provided workforce training leading to year-round employment. The FCDP is funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Ace, Section 167, by the United States Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration Division. The purpose of the FCDP is to provide career services and appropriate training leading to year-round, unsubsidized employment to eligible migrant and season farmworkers, and to provide emergency stabilization services such as food, rent, etc. to those who choose to stay in farm work. The intent and vision of the FCDP is to provide educational and supportive services to chronically unemployed farmworkers to obtain the career-related education needed to prepare to enter or advance in the workforce, prepare their children for success in school, and to have the economic stability to exercise their rights as citizens in their communities.
Become a Training Provider

CareerSource Tampa Bay uses a list of approved providers to deliver various services to eligible Hillsborough County residents.

To learn more about becoming a training provider please click here.