Officials say plenty of jobs available for Valley residents

Guy Coviello, of the Regional Chamber, said available jobs range from entry-level to CEO positions

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – WKBN’s “JobsNow” segment was started to raise awareness of what jobs are in the market and who is hiring.

If you need a job, there are plenty of reasons to be looking for work right now.

The newest quarterly figures show that there are plenty of jobs being advertised.

That includes 6,153 jobs in Mahoning County, 5,195 in Trumbull County and 4,307 in Columbiana County.

That’s a total of 15,655 job openings in the tri-county area.

“They range everywhere from entry-level to CEO, and the biggest challenge in filling these jobs are two factor. One is a skilled trades gap, and the other one is drug issues,” said Guy Coviello, vice president of government affairs at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.

Columbiana County online job posting data 

Trumbull County online job posting data 

Mahoning County online job posting data 

For more information on available jobs, go to Find past coverage of local industries and programs on the JobsNow page. 


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