Job Corps Center

15229 Truman Street| Ottumwa, Iowa 52501| 641-682-2000| E-mail: [email protected]


The Ottumwa Job Corps Center, managed by Career Systems Development Corporation (CSD), is located in the rural outskirts of Ottumwa, Iowa.  Settled on 27 acres, the Ottumwa Job Corps Center is a state-of-the-art facility comprised of green/LEED-based building designs.  The center is equipped to house approximately 150 residential males and 150 residential females in our two dormitories.


At the Ottumwa Job Corps Center, we know every student can succeed when given the right environment and support.


We have two apprenticeship programs on Center through our Certified Nursing Assistant program and our Network Cable Installation program.  In addition, we sponsor over 40 different programs through our partner, Indian Hills Community College (IHCC), ranging from Robotics/Automation Technician to Registered Nurse to Cyber Security Network Administration.  We also offer Advanced College Training (ACT) for associate degree programs through IHCC.

Career Technical Training

In addition to academic training, Ottumwa Job Corps provides career technical training in the following career technical training trades:

  • Material Handling Distribution Operation
  • Medical Business Office Support
  • Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide
  • Network Cable Installation
  • Facilities Maintenance

Employer Partnerships

The Ottumwa Job Corps Center is pleased to thank our Employer Partners of the greater Ottumwa area and surrounding areas for their support. It is truly wonderful when a community supports its young adults with training, guidance and growth.  We appreciate you and the opportunities you are giving our students.

If you’re interested in establishing a valued Employer Partnership with the Ottumwa Job Corps Center or want to find out how we can be your pipeline of skilled workers please contact us below.