Your American Job Center Network
Cheryl A. Mayforth, Director
1000 Coffeen Street
Watertown, New York 13601
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
We are open by appointment only at this time
If you had a scheduled appointment, it has been canceled & you will be rescheduled when this crisis is over
If you've been laid off due to COVID-19 check out this link: NYS Dept. of Labor
If you are a business owner, check out Empire State Development for important information!
*Please note that we do not have access to the Unemployment systems & we cannot tell you if you will qualify for UI. The only way to know is to apply*
The WorkPlace is your one-stop center for employment related services! We offer:
|Jefferson County||Lewis County|
1000 Coffeen Street
5274 Outer Stowe Street
Stop into our offices Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, or call 315-786-3651 in Jefferson County or 315-376-5800 in Lewis County for general information.
Services are provided in several ways:
Want to cut down on your wait time? Download and fill out the Customer Registration and Supplemental Questionnaire forms and bring them into either of our offices to start using our services! The initial appointment does take about 45-60 minutes, so please arrive no later than 3:30 if you wish to register with us. If you have a resume please bring it as well. You do not need to register to attend a workshop, open interview session or our job fairs. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!
Veterans Come First!
The WorkPlace is proud to offer Priority of Service to veterans and their eligible spouses.
What does this mean? If you served in the military, you will be:
• Served first by the next available staff member
• Given first priority for jobs and training for which you are eligible and qualified
More information about services to Veterans is available at:
Our employees, along with many other agencies, are subject to the Hatch Act. What does this mean? It means that we cannot run for partisan political offices. We can only serve in non-partisan offices, such as city council. For more information on the Hatch Act, please click here.