Workforce Information

Major employers, like Otter Tail Power Company and Lake Region Healthcare, as well as small and midsize businesses, benefit by their employees’ strong work ethic and solid qualifications.  Fergus Falls businesses draw their workforce from 30,000 available employees in Otter Tail County.  In addition, neighboring county residents are drawn to the density of employment opportunities in Fergus Falls.

Newcomers often make Fergus Falls their permanent residence, realizing the family friendly nature of this community. Census data confirms increasing numbers of mature workers who are remaining, returning or relocating to the area because of Fergus Falls’ quality health care institutions, abundant senior services, and the lifestyle available in this beautiful county that boasts over 1,000 lakes.

Businesses and residents share the benefits of a lower cost of living combined with competitive labor rates.

 


NEW JOB TRAINING INCENTIVE PROGRAM - provides grants up to $50,000 to new or expanding businesses for the purpose of training new workers.
For the JTIPP Guide and Application, click here.

 

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