Employer Services & Resources
OEWD offers San Francisco employers services and assistance to attract, grow and retain a diverse workforce.
Services for Employers
Resources for Employers. For construction industry, see below.Learn more
The Office of Economic and Workforce Development’s (OEWD) Business Services team provides no-cost support services to ensure the long term prosperity of both workers and employers in San Francisco.
Business Services include at no cost:
- Recruitment Assistance
- On the Job Training
- Layoff and Outplacement Response Assistance
- Job Distribution Services
- First Source Hiring Program Assistance
Include your job openings in our weekly Employer Services Job Distribution & Hiring Events email, which is sent to workforce professionals at over 120 organizations throughout San Francisco! Email us today at firstname.lastname@example.org to connect with a Business Services Specialist team member.
Download the Business Services Flyer:
Get answers to frequently asked questions and learn more about the types of business assistance we offer at no cost.Learn more
First Source Hiring Program
Giving Local San Franciscans the First Opportunity to apply for entry-level jobs.Learn more
No-Cost Recruitment, Candidate Screening, Referrals and Retention ServicesLearn more
On the Job Training
Employers hiring eligible San Francisco residents can be reimbursed for 50% of the wages paid during a contracted training period, up to $6,000 per individual.Learn more
In the event of a layoff or workplace disruption, free outplacement services are provided.Learn more
Construction Industry Employer Services
Resources for Employers in the Construction IndustryLearn more
The Office of Economic and Workforce Development’s (OEWD) CityBuild program provides no-cost employer services to support contractors and construction projects in San Francisco to attract, grow and retain a diverse workforce.
- Local Hire Program for Construction
- Recruitment Assistance
- Construction Training Program
Compliance and Forms
Forms for maintaining compliance to workforce hiring policies.Learn more
Local Hire Program for Construction
Requirements to hire San Francisco resident trades workers on locally sponsored construction projects.Learn more
No-cost recruitment, candidate screening, and referral services to connect contractors with qualified San Francisco resident trades workers.Learn more
Free construction training program for residents looking to join the construction industryLearn more