Job-Search Resources
for the Monterey Bay Area

How to use this page:

For each of the job search centers listed below, click on the underlined name to go to that website.

BEFORE GOING TO THE SITE, carefully read and study the information below the site name.  This gives important hints about how the site can best be used.

Each website is fully functional.  This means you can navigate within it, fill out online forms, and so forth.

For any search center that lists an address or phone number, we strongly urge you to call or visit the center itself, tell them what kind of job you're interested in, and give them your contact information.  This is a very good way to "get your foot in the door" ahead of other job seekers, and you may also learn about other jobs that are just about to be advertised.

One Stop Career Center

Many services are offered including:
  • Job postings
  • Advice on resumes
  • Labor market information
  • Education and training opportunities

Monterey County Weekly

  • Concentrates on Monterey Bay area, also other Central Coast jobs
  • Search feature is very easy to use
  • On home page, click on "Classifieds" and then on "Job Board"

Cal Jobs

You must register online to use this site.  However, their job listings are extensive.

Labor Ready        click for map
911 N. Main, Salinas, CA 93906

This site hires temporary workers to work for many kinds of local businesses, including: 

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Logistics / Warehousing
  • Retail Support
  • Auto Services
  • Waste and Recycling
  • Hospitality Events
  • Restoration

Call or visit the Salinas location for specific information about available jobs.

Office Team
4 Lower Ragsdale Dr. #101, Monterey, CA  93940  •  831-241-9043

Types of positions:
  • Administrative
  • Clerical

Jobs are listed on the website.  From the home page, begin the search by entering only the desired zip code and clicking on Search.

You will need to register online and fill out an online application before applying for positions.

After submitting the application, call Office Team to set up an interview.

622 Northridge Mall, Salinas, CA  93906  •  831-443-8000
Types of positions:
  • Administrative / Office
  • Contact Center / Call Center
  • HospitalityIndustrial
  • Skilled Trades
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Local Government
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation, Warehouse and Logistics
  • Wholesale Trade

Two  locations – Monterey and Salinas
Website is large and complicated to use.
Recommend visiting one of their locations to inquire in person.

Universal Staffing 
60 Garden Ct., #220, Monterey, CA  93940  •  831-333-2150
  • Admin Assistants
  • Executive Assistants
  • Receptions
  • Shipping and Receiving Clerks
  • IT and Tech Support
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Staff Accountants
  • Bookkeepers 

Although available jobs are not posted on the website, the application process is described. You can fill out an online application, email a resume, or call to discuss opportunities.  After one of these is completed, you will be contacted by a recruiter.

Spherion Staffing
1191 North Main St., Ste B, Salinas, CA  93906  •  831-444-6000

Types of positions:  
  • Business Analyst
  • Oracle Programmer
  • Warehouse/Production 
  • Event Staff
Easy to search for available jobs (click on California and search for “all” positions).  Job descriptions are posted, but none currently available (Feb 2013) in the Monterey area.

@Work Personnel Services
963 N. Main St., Salinas, CA  93906  •  831-998-7062

The website is easy to use.  Recommend phoning or visiting the local branch to inquire about available jobs, including part-time or temporary.

Select Staffing   
313 Main St., Suite A, Salinas, CA  93901  •  831-775-0712

Types of positions:
  • Accounting
  • Clerical
  • Assembly
  • Forklift Drivers
  • General Labor
  • Human Resources
  • Machine Operators
A very useful service.  Online application process is simple, with available jobs posted on the website.

Applicants can set up job alerts to receive e-mails if a job comes in that fits their requirements.

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