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 difficult and complex professional accounting and fiscal work in an operating department with a separate fiscal system and diverse and complex fiscal operations; performs more difficult or complex professional accounting work in the Auditor's Office; and does other work as required. The current vacancy is in the Human Services Department.

Administers server hardware, software, operating systems, and security; and does other work as required. This includes the design, installation, configuration, optimization, maintenance and support of host systems and may include database server administration and systems programming. The current vacancy is in the County Clerk/Elections Department.

Installs, repairs and maintains a variety of plumbing and piping systems and equipment; and does other work as required.

Responsible for evidence and property under the Sheriff’s jurisdiction and other jurisdictions as required; receives, loads, transports, verifies, stores, records, safeguards, releases and disposes of evidence and other property as needed by the Sheriff’s Office and other jurisdictions; and does other work as required.

To see any of the above listed jobs, or any other open jobs with the County of Santa Cruz click here.

Local Job Openings
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
Office Administrator
SCLS is looking for an Office Administrator. This volunteer position may have responsibility for various aspects of the organization, supervised by our Front Office Manager, including, but not limited to the following:
  • Answering telephone calls and screening potential clients to schedule appointments or make appropriate referrals.
  • Maintaining client database and preparing statistical reports for various funding agencies.
  • Various office duties including copying, keeping informational packets in stock, opening and closing client files, and opening and distributing mail.
  • May include some secretarial support and or word processing assistance for attorney(s) and paralegals(s) such as calendaring, telephoning clients, filing, copying, faxing, mailing, and organizing documents.
  • Be professional point of contact for SCLS in the Santa Cruz office.
 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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
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2045 40th Avenue, Suite B
Capitola, CA 95010
(831) 464-6286
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