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Hello and thank you for visiting the Madison County Employment and Training Department! Whether you are an individual starting a job search, or an employer interested in the services we offer, we value what you have to say!  You may email our department at or reach out to us directly with your questions, concerns, comments or ideas.

Employment & Training, Director Anthony Fuhrmann
Phone:  (618) 296-4310

Office Assistants 

Becky Cowley
Phone:  (618) 296-4445

Job Seekers

*  Job Search Workshops
*  Resume Building 
*  Access to computers and internet
*  Employer Interviews & Job Fairs
*  Workshops
*  Tutition & Financial Assistance
*  College Placement Testing

Tony Stephens
Phone:   (618) 296-4534

Kim Bruns
Phone:  (618) 296-4437

*  Business Services
*  Job Advertisment Postings
*  Career Fair 
*  Employment Recruitement
*  Labor Market Information
*  Lay Off/Plant Closure Support

Justin Jackson
Phone:  (618) 296-4533
Planning and Program Manager / EO Officer Darlene Ladd
Phone:  (618) 296-4596


The Madison County Employment and Training Department is a partner with the Illinois Worknet Centers. Through our local Southwestern Illinois Worknet Centers, many services are made available to job seekers and businesses throughout southwestern Illinois.

The Madison County Employment and Training Department's administrative office is located in Wood River, Illinois. The offices that serve our customers are located in the Southwestern Illinois Worknet Centers in Wood River and Greenville.

Employment & Training Administrative Office

Wood River Southwestern Illinois Worknet Center

Admin and WR Office101 East Edwardsville Rd. 
Wood River, Illinois 62095 
Administrative Office Phone: (618) 296-4445
Wood River Southwestern Illinois Worknet Center Phone: (618) 296-4301
Open M-F 8:00 am-4:30 pm

Bond Office
Bond County Office Southwestern Illinois WorkNet Center
Kaskaskia College-Greenville Education Center
209 North Third Street, Suite C,
Greenville, IL 62246
Open: M-Th 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Phone: (618) 545-3473 

The Job Center - Southwestern Illinois WorkNet Center
120 West Pearl Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Open: M-F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: (618) 498-1778

Illinois Worknet Center Locator 
Find a location close to you anywhere in Illinois for job seeker and business services. 


Our Vision is to be the recognized leader in meeting the labor force needs of our community.

Our Mission is to provide services to our customers, both business and job seekers, which will help the community reach its full potential.

Our Shared Values
  1. Integrity 
    Values Be open, honest, sincere, dedicated, fair and consistent with our customers and co-workers.
  2. Respect 
    We treat others as we would like to be treated ourselves.
  3. Excellence 
    Doing the very Best in everything we do.