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  1. Missouri Job Center Hosts Drive Thru Job Fair with 20 Employers

    The Missouri Job Center in Springfield is hosting a Drive Thru Job Fair on Thursday, April 29, from 9:30-11:30 am in the parking lot of the Missouri Job Center, 2900 E. Sunshine. Read on...
  2. Missouri Job Center Resumes In-Person Workshops

    The Missouri Job Center announces the return of monthly in-person workshops beginning in May, to help job seekers understand the application process and prepare for an interview. Read on...
  3. Career Closet to Reopen to the Public

    The Career Closet, located inside the Missouri Job Center at 2900 E. Sunshine, is reopening to the pubic for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The Career Closet provides interview appropriate clothing for job seekers free of charge. Read on...
  4. Missouri Job Center to Host Big Shots Golf Hiring Event

    The Missouri Job Center and Big Shots Golf are teaming up to host a hiring event on March 26 from 8 am to 4 pm, at the Missouri Job Center, 2900 E. Sunshine. Job seekers MUST fill out an application online and make an appointment prior to the interview. Read on...
  5. Missouri Job Center Locations Return to Normal Operations Starting March 15

    The Missouri Job Center offices in Springfield and Branson will return to normal operations beginning Monday, March 15. This means no appointment is required to enter, however, masking, social distancing and occupancy guidelines will remain in place. Read on...
  6. Missouri Job Center Hosts Drive Thru Job Fair in Branson

    The Missouri Job Center is hosting a Drive Thru Job Fair on Wednesday, March 10, from 11 am—1 pm in the parking lot of the Branson Missouri Job Center, 2720 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway. Read on...
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studio head shot of sally payneWelcome From the Director

Welcome to the City of Springfield, Missouri's Department of Workforce Development, housed at the Missouri Job Center. The Missouri Job Center is located at 2900 E. Sunshine, with satellite offices at 1126 N. Broadway inside The Fairbanks Community Hub, and 2720 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway in Branson.

Our goal is to connect people to jobs, and we accomplish this goal in a variety of ways working with both job seekers and employers to help bolster the local workforce through short-term trainings, workshops and job connection. We serve the seven-county Ozark Region, which encompasses Greene, Christian Dallas, Polk, Stone, Taney and Webster counties in southwest Missouri.

Whether you are looking for your first job or you are wanting to make a career change, we can help steer you in the right direction. Our East Sunshine location is a one-stop which provides a multitude of services under one roof. Our partners in the building include the State Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development, Equus Workforce Solutions, Legal Services of Southern Missouri, Manpower, Adult Education and Learning through OTC, HUD, Vocational Rehabilitation, Job Corps, OACAC and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department. 

When visiting the Job Center you can take advantage of several services we provide to job seekers including a computer resource area to job search, phone and fax machines, setup for virtual interviews, the Career Closet and a staff of Workforce Development Specialists who can help guide you through our job search engine MoJobs. We also host on-site hiring events with multiple employers, both indoor and outdoor, as weather permits. 

I invite you to learn more about the Missouri Job Center by browsing our pages on this website and following us on social media through Facebook, Twitter and Linked In. Simply search for Missouri Job Center Ozark Region. 


Sally Payne
Director of Workforce Development
Missouri Job Center