Workforce
Development

Because of the shortage of skilled workers in the home building industry, your HBA will continue to educate those of all ages about great opportunities in construction related fields. We will also keep you informed with workforce development related news & info.

The HBA of Greater Springfield is heavily involved with workforce development including programs like Build My Future, Be Constructive and the Kid Pro Zone. If you are a teacher, parent, guardian, or someone in construction that would like to participate in a program, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Be Constructive – Elementary Workforce Development

This work-force development workshop program, provided by the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield and Missouri State University, will teach children life skills as well as an introduction to valuable thought processes that can be used for a successful and fulfilling career. This workshop is for 3rd through 5th graders and is limited to the first 20 student/guardian pairs that sign up (see schedule below). Where Kids can learn how to “Be Constructive” – A Workforce Development Program The HBA is partnering with Holland Elementary during the 2018/2019 school year to promote construction career opportunities. A group of HBA members and…

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Kid Pro Zone

New to the HBA Home Show this year is the Kid Pro Zone. This area is a combination of fun and workforce development where kids can build towers, design structures, connect pipes and win prizes. This ZONE of the HBA Remodeling EXPO will include the following: – 1 – PIPELINE WALL Kids will have fun connecting the correct pvc piping on the Pipeline Wall. Once completed they will drop a ball in the pipe and watch it come out the other side. Competitions are planned where kids (or teams) can see who gets their pipe fastened the fastest and drop the ball in…

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Build My Future

Build My Future

Workforce development is critical – but, how do we connect with the next generation of workers? One fantastic opportunity is the Build My Future event. This event is a One Day Construction Career Day targeting high school students. The inaugural Build My Future event in the Springfield market attracted almost 800 high school students from 40 different schools in 10 counties. The students spent the day interacting with individuals employed in the construction industry. Just a few of the activities included making marshmallow guns out of PEX tubing, building bridges with MSU students, operating construction equipment, learning about 3d architecture,…

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Recent Workforce Development News

Be a Part of the Solution – Build My Future 2020 – Get Involved!

Sign up to volunteer If you are connected to home building or remodeling and struggling to find qualified workers – kids are begging you to “Help Build My Future!”  If you get involved you could change the future of the home building industry and you could help change lives (WIN – WIN). There are kids…

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Pest Control Service Technician – Bug Zero Pest Control

Pest control is our passion! We love what we do, so we do it with care and a commitment to excellence. If you are seeking “just a job,” we’re not for you – however, if you want to enjoy coming to work every day and loving what you do, keep reading. Our technicians are experts…

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Floating Teller – Central Bank of the Ozarks

This full-time position is based out of the Main Bank facility for Central Bank of the Ozarks, but will float to any of our 22 banking centers as needed to perform Teller and Customer Service Representative duties. Provide daily deposit services; accurately count, receive and disburse cash.Verify and balance assigned cash drawer daily.Acquire and maintain…

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Personal Banker – Southwest- Republic Road Commerce Bank

ABOUT THIS PART TIME JOB Our Personal Bankers are personable, goal-oriented, and have a passion for helping our customers improve their financial health. As a Personal Banker, you’ll gain valuable insight into banking and finance, while helping customers with their daily financial challenges. You’ll be helping yourself too, because Commerce Bank has a tradition of…

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Magazine Designer – 417 Magazine

Are you a self-motivated, resourceful problem-solver with a “we’re all in this together” attitude? Are you passionate about connecting 417-landers to what’s best and what’s next in our community, helping them to fully enjoy their life in 417-land? Are you looking for opportunities for growth and advancement based on your individual strengths? If you are…

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Accounting Manager/ Controller – Davis Electric

The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises 1-2 accounting clerks and is responsible for ensuring that work is properly allocated…

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Construction Project Estimator – Morelock Builder & Associates

Morelock Builders & Associates – Springfield, MO$70,000 – $100,000 a year Responsible for estimating and bidding projects from receipt of construction drawings to submission of the bid. Prepare and distribute bid packets to vendors and subcontractors. Communicate with architects, owners, and subcontractors as necessary. See more about this job on indeed.com • Do not contact the HBA…

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Commercial Lines Insurance Agent – Connell Insurance

Urgently hiring Are you a motivated sales professional who has a desire to be a strategic partner for local businesses, tax districts/municipalities and nonprofits to better grow and protect their organizations? Do you enjoy flexibility and independence while having the encouragement, training and support of a team? Is it important that your career is financially…

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CDL Truck Driver – American Glass

American Glass is currently seeking part- time and full- time CDL Class -B delivery drivers to join our fast-paced team! Come join us as we continue on our mission to provide quality products with industry-leading service! We are rapidly growing and growing rapidly and are looking for a dedicated, hard-working individuals seeking a career opportunity.…

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Staff Accountant – KPM CPAs, PC

KPM CPAs & Advisors (KPM) is seeking a staff accountant to join our team. We firmly believe our people are our greatest asset and strive to provide a combination of balance, teamwork, mutual respect, and trust. We recognize our professionals are at their best when provided with the opportunity to experience a full family and…

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