Workforce Availability

Where We Are and Where We’re Going

In 2013 Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey wrote a 5-part series of commentaries on employment/jobs in our community. His thoughts provide more useful insight into the current and future employment opportunities in Sheridan County and the forethought being given by our economic leaders. 

1 – Jobs: Picking Our Targets
2 – Jobs: Tax and Regulatory Environment
3 – Jobs: Sheridan Workforce Development
4 – Quality of Life – Big Positive for Sheridan
5 – Jobs: How Soon Can We Start?


Unemployment Rate

The most recently calculated unemployment rate for Sheridan County was 3.3% (August 2015).  The corresponding national average for that same month was 5.2% (5.1% seasonally adjusted). 
(Source: Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning;. Seasonally adjusted rates for Sheridan County are not available.)


Finding Your Workforce

Sheridan Workforce Center. Part of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, 61 S. Gould St., Sheridan. (307) 672-9775.

Resource Staffing, Inc. 304 Coffeen Ave., Suite B, Sheridan. (307) 675-1960. Also maintains a pool of temporary workers.

The Sheridan Press, classified ads. (then type “jobs” in the search bar). To place an ad, call (307) 672-2431 or email

The Country Bounty, employment ads. To post an ad, call (307) 674-4312 or email country

Chamber Website. We encourage Chamber member businesses and organizations to post your job openings on the Chamber website, in addition to using your other hiring outlets.  The reach of this website is especially useful when you want your notice to reach an audience before our local market – either because qualified candidates may not already live in Sheridan County or to provide possibilities to those considering a move to Sheridan County.  This service is limited to members of the Sheridan County Chamber and offered at no charge .

If you have an opening to post on our website, send an email to, including:
– Your name and contact information
– Brief description of the position and, if possible, a link to a longer description
– When the posting should start and your best estimate of when it should “expire”

Click here to see the Member Job Listings page.         

More Statistical Resources

Wyoming Labor Market Information

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