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a. 3. Discuss current and projected employment opportunities in the State (such as by providing information available under §15 of the Wagner-Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 491-2) by occupation), and the types of skills possessed by eligible individuals. (20 CFR 641.325(c))

Current Narrative:

In the table below, ICOA utilized the Wagner-Peyser Act statistical information to identify projected senior employment opportunities for the targeted occupation based on senior education level. ICOA’s SCSEP contractor provides seniors with training to compete in the marketplace for these occupations.

TABLE 4 Targeted Occupations 2024 Projected Employment Annual Openings* Wage Education Senior Education 65+
Retail Sales Person 26,814 1,221 $11.04 LHS 29,020
Cashier 16,825 820 $9.36 LHS 29,020
Waiter and Waitress 13,145 757 $8.90 LHS 29,020
Customer Service Representative 19,646 738 $13.71 HDE 71,167
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including fast Food 14,538 704 $8.92 LHS 29,020
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 17,983 607 $28.72 HDE 71,167
Office Clerks, General 17,409 558 $13.70 HDE 71,167
General and Operations Manager 14,244 556 $31.53 BD 34,808
Registered Nurses 14,357 524 $29.90 BD 71,167
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer truck Drivers 16,322 508 $18.33 PHDA 71,167

2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates - Table B15001. No formal educational credential includes two groups: less then 9th grade and 9th to 12th grade, no diploma. Note: Education level data from Bureau of Labor Statistics. Source: 2014-2024 Occupational & Industry Projections Released November 2016, Idaho Department of Labor, Communications & Research. Source: 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates released December 7, 2017, February 15, 2018.