Our Workforce Advantages

Hawkinsville-Pulaski County, Georgia possesses a capable and primarily non-union labor force with strong aptitudes and loyal work ethics. Located within the Warner Robins, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), Pulaski County has a population estimated at 11,251 as of 2016. Our location only 20 minutes from Robins Air Force Base, Georgia’s largest employer, contributes to a significant area labor force.

Hawkinsville-Pulaski County’s Average Labor Force

Source: Georgia Department of Labor Area Labor Profiles, 2016

New and expanding businesses in Hawkinsville-Pulaski County may qualify for free pre- and post-employment training for employees through Georgia’s Quick Start program, consistently recognized in the top three of training programs in the U.S. Quick Start provides training space, instructors and all materials related to the company’s customized program, potentially saving companies hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars in training costs.

Locally, Quick Start is administered by Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). CGTC also offers more than 190 degree, diploma, and technical certificate programs to supply the workforce for the region’s strategic industries: advanced manufacturing, aerospace, healthcare, life sciences, and logistics and distribution. CGTC has a Workforce Development Center conveniently located in the North Hawkinsville Industrial Park.

Hawkinsville-Pulaski County Commuting Patterns

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Inflow/Outflow Analysis, 2015