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Bakersfield, CA Employment Information

Bakersfield Employment Overview

Bakersfield is California's ninth largest city. It's the county seat of Kern County, which is responsible for 76 percent of the state's oil supply. The petroleum industry employs about 15,000 people in the county with the majority living in Bakersfield. Agriculture is big business in Kern County as well, growing over 250 different crops. Kern County actually produces more food than most states.

Bakersfield Job Market

Kern County is one of the top five agricultural areas in the U.S. and is home to some of the world's largest companies' distribution centers. Occupations projected to have the fastest growth from 2010 to 2020 are construction jobs, telecommunication jobs, Health and Safety Engineers, Environmental Technicians and Software Developers. The highest wage occupations in 2013 in Bakersfield were Internists, Surgeons, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Chief Executives, and Architectural and Engineering Managers.

Bakersfield Employment Trends

Bakersfield had a 13.7 percent unemployment rate at the peak of the recession in May 2009. While the unemployment rate has gone down since then, 10.1 percent as of May 2014 is still high. The top three industries in Bakersfield that showed the greatest increase in the number of jobs during the recovery were construction with a 49.9 percent increase; agriculture, forestry and hunting at 43.5 percent; and mining at 35.9 percent. There are many construction job openings in Bakersfield as well as positions in telecommunication jobs and agriculture.

Bakersfield Cost of Living

Compared to a national average cost of living index of 100, Bakersfield's cost of living index is only slightly higher at 104. The housing bubble had its effect on housing values in Bakersfield with values bottoming out in the second quarter of 2012. On their way back, the median price of existing homes sold in Bakersfield in 2013 was $182,500.

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Bakersfield, CA
Perform a variety of warehousing tasks, including the receipt, audit, storage, coding, disbursement, shipping of materials, supplies and/or equipment. Processes and maintains appropriate documents/records. Also assists when needed with any crew worker tasks as assigned by management. Specific Duties: Receives, counts, checks in, and delivers to designated stock or working areas, a variety of mat...
Bakersfield, CA
Description The Off Hour Stock Clerk is responsible for maintaining a well-stocked appearance in the store which helps ensure the best customer experience is achieved. This individual will work closely with the Store Management team to ensure company standards are met during the stocking process. The hours for this shift are commonly early morning, however in certain locations or during holiday s...
Bakersfield, CA
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Bakersfield, CA
PURPOSE: Summarize briefly the major function and purpose of the position. Provide inside support to the operation to ensure proper procedures are followed and to respond to customer requirements for new equipment, spare parts, support and service. Direct responsibility for all warehousing activities (receiving, inventory, shipping) and monitoring of overall systems performance along with HSE ob...
Bakersfield, CA
Description Overview: As a Seasonal Fragrance Cashier, you will be an integral part of bringing the magic of Macy's to life during the fast-paced holiday season. Associates in this role perform a number of functions that are critical to offering our customers the best experience when they shop in our store. While all holiday positions require working as part of a team to meet department and stor...
Bakersfield, CA
Retail Sales Specialist Men's Wearhouse in Bakersfield, CA Men’s Wearhouse is looking for talented commissioned Sales Consultant candidates that have a passion for providing world class service to customers and employees. Men's Wearhouse is not only one of the largest specialty retailers in North America, it’s also a great place to work. Our management values put employees first leading us to be ...
Bakersfield, CA
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits If home is East of the M...
Bakersfield, CA
Light Industrial Opportunity Find your ideal light industrial job now! Spherion®, a recognized leader in the recruiting and staffing industry, is seeking hardworking and safety-conscious light industrial staff to work in a fast-paced warehouse or manufacturing environment for companies in the Bakersfield, CA area. We have many flexible, temp-to-hire and permanent job opportunities with various sh...
Bakersfield, CA
COMPANY DRIVERS Get Knighted Today! Apply now for a Truck Driving Job at Knight Refrigerated. At Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL company truck drivers are not mere drivers of freight – they’re true Knights of the road. Knights choose how they should be paid and ride only the best equipment, driving the routes that best suit them. A Knight Class A truck driver is well rewarded with great p...
Bakersfield, CA
Company Overview Shi by Journeys is a brand extension from the Company’s successful Journeys division. Shi by Journeys caters to fashionable women from their early 20s to mid 30s, and is designed to continue to serve the Journeys female customer as she matures and her fashion tastes evolve. With 55 stores across the United States, this specialty store features fashionable branded and private labe...
Superior Court of California KERN COUNTY COURT SERVICES SPECIALIST Delano Court FULL TIME REGULAR POSITION Trainee: $1,001 - $1,222, bi-weekly approximate Level I: $1,134 - $1,385, bi-weekly approximate Level II: $1,272 - $1,553, bi-weekly approximate Plus a comprehensive benefits package, including retirement and employee and family health coverage Recruitment # 045 Delano: - Position C...
Bakersfield, CA, 93301
Job Fair Thursday, November 13th Blattner Energy, Inc. will be hosting a job fair for our Solar Project in Shafter, California. We are looking for safety conscious personnel with experience or interest in the following positions: General Laborers CDL Licensed Truck Drivers (must have acceptable driving record) Equipment Operators (Roller, Excavator, Motorgrader, Loader) Electricians (appr...
Bakersfield, CA, 93301
SouthBay Industrial Services, Inc. VAC TRUCK DRIVER Local work. Top pay for exp'd, responsible driver. New equipment. Call for details. Bill (310)488.7666 or Henry (661)979.8677...
Bakersfield, CA, 93301
Senior Reservoir Engineer Job Description: We have an exciting & mission critical reservoir engineering opportunity that will allow you to create, develop, & execute profitable capital projects in an effort to increase profitability/reserves. Responsibilities: Reservoir management & reserve determination Review wells/patterns Production forecasting Create/identify, develop, & execute profit...
Bakersfield, CA, 93301
Geophysical Advisor Job Description: We have an exciting new opportunity to work on one of the biggest oil and natural gas fields in California! Apply today for immediate and confidential consideration! Responsibilities: Perform all interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic surveys Provide support to all drilling operations Oversee construction of simulation models and geologic reservoirs Oversee...
Bakersfield, CA, 93301
The City of Bakersfield is accepting applications for: Survey Party Chief I/II Assistant Director of Information Technology (IT) For complete job details and application process please visit or the Human Resources Office, 1600 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301 (661) 326-3773 AA/EOE/ADA...
Recruitment to establish a list of eligible candidates for an exciting & challenging full-time position. Generous benefits. Requires drug/background screening, clean DMV, teamwork, superior customer service & effective verbal/written communication. Bilingual - Spanish/English helpful. FACILITIES AREA SUPERVISOR $1,699.49 - $2,074.73 (Bi-weekly) Supervise/perform work in maintenance/repair o...
Bakersfield, CA, 93301
Job Description: Local HVAC business is seeking a Refrigeration Tech to join their growing team. Both apprentice with 2-3 yrs of experience to a full Journeyman considered. Experience in commercial refrigeration: Ice machines, reach in coolers and freezers and walkin boxes needed. Applicant must possess a clean Dmv record and ability to read and understand wiring diagrams. Additional skills incl...
Bakersfield, CA, 93301
TRUCK DRIVERS Destiny Transportation 2 yrs driving and Reefer exp. Loads In CA & going to 11 Western States. Starts at $0.39 per mile driven. 2013 & 2014 Trucks. Call Sergio @ (831) 750-7296 www.
Company Confidential Bakersfield, CA, 93301
Dispatcher For Local Trans. Co A/R exp & knowledge of DOT regulations a plus. F/T w/benefits. Send resume to JTC, P.O. Box 41105 Bakersfield, CA 93384...

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