Request for Proposal (RFP)

The Shelby County Department of Job & Family Services issues requests for proposals (RFPs) to procure goods and services when appropriate. These may be services that directly support our customers or services that support the operation of Shelby County Department of Job & Family Services. Please check this website for current RFPs regarding services you are interested in providing. Contact information and guidelines for submitting proposals are included in each RFP document. When available you will be able to click below to view Current RFPs.




Shelby County Department of Job and Family Services
Postage Machine Quotation Solicitation Specifications

Maximum Dimensions:
• Length – 70”
• Width – 21.5”

• Up to 65 letters per minute
• Ability to withstand approx. 300 pieces/day

Envelope/Card Sizes:
• Min 3”x5” – Max 10”x13”

Additional Specifications:
• Ability to key in manual postage;
• Ability to assess postage for multiple sizes and weights successively as they are entered into the machine;
• Ability to assess one piece of mail and subsequently set machine to fixed amount and subsequently feed multiple pieces of mail through machine;
• Envelope sealer with functions to turn on and off and to seal only;
• Custom presets- (i.e.). postcard, certificates of mailing, certified mail, priority and flats;
• Ability to print individual postage stickers for large items;
• Postage machine lock that is password protected with employer ability to limit access;
• Ability to track postage for a minimum of seven accounts
• Ability to extend the “catching” tray for multiple sized envelopes;
• Scale for weighing up to 15 lbs;
• Ability to run on an ethernet connection; and
• Menu option to check pre-loaded funds on machine.

We are looking at either entering into a 60-month lease or purchasing the machine outright. All additional costs including service/maintenance agreements will need to be listed clearly in the quote provided. Please return your quote by March 29, 2019. The agency reserves the right to accept or reject all quotes pertaining to this request. Questions can be directed to Susan Ashcraft 937-497-2802 or


Employment Workshops

OhioMeansJobs Shelby County
offers free employment workshops.
Workshop participants have the
opportunity to improve their job
seeking skills to aid in finding a
new job or to brush up on skills
to retain a job once they are working.
Workshops are taught by instructors
from Upper Valley Career Center and

To register for a workshop, call
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at
937-498-4981 Extension 2816

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Government Shutdown
Effects on SNAP
(Food Assistance)

As a result of the February SNAP benefit being issued early due to the partial Federal shutdown that ended January 25th, Ohio is adjusting the March benefit issuance schedule. Eligible families will receive half of their March benefit on February 22, 2019, and the rest of the benefits will be issued on the normal March issuance date.





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Resume Writing Workshop

April 3, May 1, & June 5

1:00PM to 3:00PM


Job Search Skills Workshop

April 17, May 15, & June 19


1:00PM to 3:00PM


Employer Expectations Workshop

March 27, April 24, May 22,
& June 26


1:00PM to 3:00PM

Interviewing Skills Workshop

April 10, May 8, & June 12


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 


Basic Computer Skills Workshop

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March 26, & April 4


1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 




Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Local Job Postings

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March 25, 2019

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM


Resource MFG will be conducting
open interviews at OhioMeansJobs
Shelby County, 227 S. Ohio Avenue,
Sidney, Ohio.


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March 27, 2019

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Plastipak will be conducting a
Career Fair at the Family Life
Center, 310 Davis Street, Jackson
Center, Ohio.  Please bring your
resume or a copy of your work


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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365
PHONE 937-498-4981
FAX 937-498-7396
HOURS M, W, TH, F - 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesdays - 7:30 am - 6 pm