Welcome to the Workforce Santa Cruz County Job Blast!
This Job Blast is your biweekly connection to some of the hottest jobs around Santa Cruz County. What's a hot job? One that employers need filled quickly!

Highlighted Employer
Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, repair and construction work on airport equipment, grounds, taxi lanes, taxiways and runway, aircraft parking aprons, aeronautical visual aids and associated infrastructure(s). Performs safety and security inspections of runways, ramp areas, surrounding in-field areas in addition to fencing for compliance with FAA safety standards. Reports and/or repairs conditions that are not in compliance. Additionally performs janitorial services for hangar and terminal facilities.  

Performs professional-level human resources duties in the administration of recruitment and examination, classification and compensation, employee benefits, employee/labor relations, employee training and development, workers compensation, benefits administration, implements and administers assigned program responsibilities, conduct research, analysis and preparation of reports; and other duties as assigned.  

Provides supervision to a specific area of the Recreation Division, including planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating assigned portions of the City’s recreation program. Receives limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures. Directs, coordinates, supervises, and formally evaluates the work of others.

Performs complex professional and technical civil engineering work in support of City public works projects. Receives general supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures. This job class may monitor and direct the work of engineering support staff in a lead capacity. This job class functions at the fully experienced journey level in the professional engineering class series. Assigned to one or more specialized areas such as serving as the engineer in overall charge of public works construction projects; providing engineering support and direction to wastewater, solid waste, and water operations, or reviewing plans and specifications for conformance with established engineering practices.

To see any of the above listed jobs, or any other open jobs with the City of Watsonville click here.

Local Job Openings

Hiring an Accounting Specialist - Accounts Payable, Banquet and Events Operations Manager, Fiberglass Technician, and more. Click here to view details.

Hiring a Receptionist.

Hiring House Cleaners.

Paid Family Leave (PFL) for Fathers
If you're a new or expecting father, click here to learn more about Paid Family Leave (PFL).

Whether California fathers need time to bond with a new child, care for a seriously ill family member, or participate in a qualifying event due to a family member’s military deployment, they can be there for the moments that matter most with the PFL program. 

For questions about PFL, contact the Disability Insurance Outreach Section.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
The SCSEP program strives to assist mature workers (55+) in their search for employment by providing guidance, direction and resources to help them in their endeavors. Employment programs offer paid classroom training, job match up, placement and follow up to eligible older workers. Click here for more information.

Workforce Santa Cruz County is here every step of the way to help you achieve more. Our workforce experts focus the job search process to save you time and put you on the path to a stable job – or connect you with training that makes more fulfilling career pathways possible. Workforce Santa Cruz County can even help you figure out what kind of career would be best for you. If interested in the WIOA program click here to watch the WIOA orientation video which explains the eligibility requirements and process (haga clic aqui para verlo en espanol) and visit https://workforcescc.com/.

Volunteer Opportunities
Environmental Justice Legal Document Reviewers
The Romero Institute is looking for Environmental Justice Legal Document Reviewers. The ideal volunteer will have experience with archival, library science or office administration, but not required. Passion for environmental and social justice causes, keen attention to detail, enjoy sorting and organizing documents, and ability to work independently.  Click here for more information.

COVID-19 Resources
Disability Insurance (DI) benefits may be available for individuals that have experienced wage loss due to COVID-19 exposure. 

Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits, if you have to care for an ill or quarantined family member. 

Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits, if your child's school is closed and you have to miss work to be there for your child or if your hours have been reduced as a result of COVID-19.

For more information about any of the above benefits, click here.

El Pajaro Community Development Corporation (CDC) is here for you and your business during this difficult time. El Pajaro CDC is offering free services in English and Spanish to assist you in the preparation of SBA Economic Injury Disaster loan applications. Please call (831)722-1224 or email info@elpajarocdc.org to request a phone or online appointment. 

State of California Department of Social Services, for a list of free or low-cost internet services, free virtual video conference resources, free digital literacy assessments, and other resources, click here.

To find even more jobs visit California's online resource, CalJOBS at www.caljobs.ca.gov

If you are with a business and would like to post a job opening, please email businessrep@workforcescc.com or call (831)763-8872.

WIOA financially assisted programs or activities are an Equal Opportunity Employer and/or Program. More information is available on the Notices page. Auxiliary Aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities, call (831) 454-4117.
Our Locations:
Watsonville Career Center
18 West Beach Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 763-8700
Capitola Career Center
2045 40th Avenue, Suite B
Capitola, CA 95010
(831) 464-6286
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