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Hill Country Jobs This page focuses on opportunities for employment in the Texas Hill Country. It includes resources very near to the Hill Country as well because of the interest in commuter-based jobs for those living in or near the Hill Country.

On many of these web sites you will find job openings from an area considerably greater than the narrow title might suggest, so consider them to be more regionally oriented than strictly defined to the particular city. Note, most newspaper-oriented publications post job listings in the "classified" section.

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JOBS BY CITY AREA IN THE HILL COUNTRY



Now Hiring AUSTIN:
  • Craigslist: On-line Job Board; Greater metro area
BANDERA: BEE CAVE: BLANCO: BOERNE: BRADY: BUDA: BULVERDE: BURNET: COPPERAS: COTTONWOOD SHORES: DRIPPING SPRINGS: FREDERICKSBURG:
  • Fredericksburg Standard: Newspaper, Note, scroll to very bottom, and click on "Classified's", then "Current Edition". One free trial viewing, then minimum $10 for 3 months of online access.
  • City of Fredericksburg: Government jobs
  • Fredericksburg Chamber: Jobs at member companies. An extensive list is maintained and published on their web site with weekly updates, but you cannot access it from their web menu. However, you can call and ask that the list be emailed to you; or ask for each week's web address for the jobs list. Ask them to put a link in their web menu!
  • Facebook 1: Fredericksburg Jobs
  • Facebook 2: Fredericksburg Jobs
  • Facebook 3: Fredericksburg/Kerrville Jobs
  • Fredericksburg Jobs: Consolidated source for Fredericksburg area jobs at city, county, chamber, hospital, and ISD.
GRANITE SHOALS: GRUENE: HARPER: HILL COUNTRY VILLAGE: HORSESHOE BAY: JOHNSON CITY: JONESTOWN:
  • City of Jonestown: Government jobs
  • Chamber: Member jobs, combined with Lago Vista, see below.
JUNCTION: KERRVILLE: KYLE: LAGO VISTA: LAMPASAS: LEANDER: LIBERTY HILL: LLANO: MARBLE FALLS:
  • River Cities Daily Tribune: Newspaper, classified ads
  • City of Marble Falls: Government jobs
  • City of Marble Falls: Government jobs
  • Facebook: Includes Highland Lakes area. On-line Job Board
  • RURAL CAPITAL OF TEXAS WORKFORCE CENTER: 830-693-0700; Located at Marble Falls Community Resource Center (CRC), in the T.Q. Brown Community Center, 1016 Broadway, Marble Falls, TX 78654 (Texas Housing Foundation (TFC) provides this facility). Map. Services: Provides services to those seeking employment. Mon 2p-5p
  • WORKFORCE NETWORK, INC: 830-265-8024; 801 Creek Ln, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. texasworknet.com. Non-profit Trade School for Plumbing Apprentices and those who want to enter the trade. Classes in Marble Falls. Grant pays for tuition, books, and supplies. Call 830-613-1240 to see if you qualify. Must be age 18+, US Citizen or Permanent Resident, live in Burnet or Llano counties, be a worker/jobseeker, agree to background check and other qualifiers. Space is limited. Call now. Start your new career!
NEW BRAUNFELS: OASIS/STEINER RANCH: SAN ANTONIO: SAN MARCOS: SAN SABA: SPRING BRANCH: UVALDE:
  • Uvalde Leader News: Newspaper; Click on classifieds, click icon to enlarge and turn page
VOLENTE: WIMBERLEY:

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JOBS BY LARGER REGIONS WITHIN THE HILL COUNTRY



BLANCO COUNTY AREA:
  • Facebook: Blanco County Work Wanted & Help Wanted
  • Facebook: Help Wanted - Blanco County
CANYON LAKE AREA: EDWARDS COUNTY AREA: HAYS COUNTY: HILL COUNTRY AREA AT LARGE: On-line job boards. Specific target page for entire Hill Country area GILLESPIE COUNTY:

CHRISTIAN JOB CORPS OF GILLESPIE COUNTY: 830-998-6874; Fredericksburg, TX 78624. cjcgc.org. Provides a Christian context in which men & women in need are equipped for life and employment with a mission context where men are helping men and women are helping women. Director@CJCGC.org

KERR COUNTY: LAKE TRAVIS AREA: LAKE TRAVIS - NORTHSHORE: Jonestown, Lago Vista: MASON COUNTY: NE HILL COUNTRY AREA: NUECES COUNTY: REAL COUNTY: TRAVIS COUNTY: WEST KERR COUNTY: WILLIAMSON COUNTY: OVERALL HILL COUNTY:
  • Facebook: On-line Job & Candidate Board

JOBS BY INDUSTRY IN THE HILL COUNTRY



Hill Country Employment Opportunities Note: Most of these job boards have a national (and international) scope.

Agriculture: agcareers.com

Caregivers: Au pairs, nannies, childcare, special needs care, pet sitting, tutoring, personal assistants, housekeeping to senior care

City Government: Texas Municipal League

Energy Exploration & Production

Federal Job Listings: usajobs.gov. The free web-based job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.

Finance, Banking and Insurance

Government Jobs: governmentjobs.com

Grocery Stores: grocery-store-applications.com. A consolidated source for on-line application to the majority of grocery store chains

Healthcare: candidatedirectjobs.com

Healthcare: seeker.healthcallings.com

Higher Education: higheredJobs.com

Higher Education: texas.careers.org

Nursing: nurse.com

Nursing: nursingjobcafe.com

Oil & Gas: hillcountrystaffing.com; Recruiters

Security: alliedbarton.com

Technology: dice.com

Wineries: texaswineandtrail.com

Wine & Wineries: www.wineryjobs.org

Wine & Wineries: winejobsusa.com

Working Couples: workingcouples.com


TEMPORARY (SHORT-TERM) JOBS IN THE HILL COUNTRY



Back Door Jobs: backdoorjobs.com

Cool Works: coolworks.com; summer and seasonal jobs

Net Temps: net-temps.com

Work-for-RVers-and-Campers.com: work-for-rvers-and-campers.com


LARGE EMPLOYERS IN THE HILL COUNTRY



Hill Country Careers At any moment in time, there may or may not be any posted job openings on these sites. Check back often for new postings.

For employers not listed below, be sure to use the menu above (City Profiles) to find a city of interest and then go to the Business Directory on the target city page you selected.



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POPULAR INTERNET JOB BOARDS



Many of these job board web sites require you to enter a few key search terms to allow them to narrow the selection from their database. Some will accept the search term "hill country texas" and others won't. Instead, they require a city name or postal zip code.

Adoos.com

Beyond.com

Careerbuilder.com

EntryLevelJobs.net: Home page and resources; Texas Jobs. This site specializes in jobs listings and resources for young or inexperienced applicants

FindTheRightJob.com

Glassdoor.com

Go Jobs

HomeTownEmploymentNetwork.com

Indeed.com

Job.com

JobAlertsUSA.com and Facebook: Job alerts by email. Web-based resume posting; career advancement tools; fun career test; salary calculator

Job Applications: Provides printable job applications that allow users to apply directly to employers. Hundreds of printable and online applications for financial institutions, airlines, retail and department stores, pharmacies, grocery stores, and companies in many industries. Plus hundreds of unique, proprietary employee videos with interviews of employees describing inside tips on what it's like to work for their company, and how to get a job with their company.

JobFox.com

JobSite.com

Jobs2careers.com

Jobster.com

Jobungo.com

Jooble.org: A vertical job search engine that aggregates and displays job ads from thousands of job boards, corporate, recruiter pages and newspapers. Jooble operates in 71+ countries and is available in 24 languages.

Monster.com (same as www.jobs.com)

MuninetGuide.com

Oodle.com

SimplyHired.com

Snag-A-Job.com

TexasJobing.com

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC): Includes access to state and private job listings, job search resources, benefits, and more.

TopUSAJobs.com

US.Jobs

Work In Texas, WorkinTexas.com: Provided by Workforce Solutions

WorkLooker.com

Yahoo.com-Jobs

ZipRecruiter.com




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JOB FAIR:
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  • When: Every Wednesday, Time: 10a-4p
  • Where: Virtual
  • Cost: Attendance: Free
  • Contact: Employers Register online at Web
  • Host: Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area
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  • Description: Virtual booths for employers are also free through the employer registration page. Online training for participating businesses is available. Advantages of a virtual job expo include letting employers and prospective employees connect no matter where they live and cutting travel costs. Jobseekers can tour virtual booths with a company’s information and interact in real time with employers.
  • Bring: See website
JOB FAIR:
  • 2021 Veterans Summer Job Fair
  • When: Memorial Day, 7/15/2021, Time: 10a-2p
  • Where: Kalahari Resorts Texas (& Online), 3001 Kalahari Blvd, Round Rock, 78665
  • Cost: Attendance: Free
  • Contact: Jobseekers can register online
  • Host: Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area
  • Web: Click Here
  • Description: Veterans, transitioning military, and spouses, connect with military-friendly recruiters from dozens of local companies, eager to hire our nation's heroes. Learn about their exciting career opportunities in the Rural Capital Area (Bastrop; Blanco; Burnet; Caldwell; Fayette; Hays; Lee; Llano; and Williamson counties), and take part in free virtual career-enhancement workshops right from your own computer, or mobile device. All job-seekers welcome.
  • 512-244-2207, x1020
  • Bring: See website; resume, references
CAREER & JOB FAIR 2021:
  • For: Job seekers and employers
  • When: 6/30/2021, Time: 3-6p
  • Where: Hill Country University Center, 2818 US-290 E, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
  • Cost: Attendance: Free; Parking: Free
  • Contact: 830-997-5000, penny@fbgtxchamber.org
  • Host: Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce
  • Web: Fredericksburg Chamber
  • Description: 30 employers, 250 positions
  • Bring: See website; resume, references
LAMPASSAS JOB FAIR:
  • For: Job seekers and employers
  • When: 6/10/2021, Time: 10a-2p, CST
  • Where: Lampasas County Higher Education Center, 208 E Ave B
  • Cost: Attendance: Free; Parking: Free
  • Contact: mwalsh@cityoflampasas.com
  • Host: Lampasas Economic Development Corporation
  • Web: Click Here
MARBLE FALLS JOB FAIR:
  • For: Job seekers and employers
  • When: 6/11/2021, Time: 2-6p, CST
  • Where: Marble Falls Public Library, 101 Main St; AND participants can also attend virtually from 8a-6p
  • Cost: Attendance: Free
  • Host: Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area and the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp.
  • Web: Click Here
  • Description: Job-seeking attendees can register for the event through an online portal accessible through the library website. In addition to contact information, hopeful employees should upload a work resume for employers to view. Once registered, participants can browse the list of registered employees and schedule online discussions. Hiring managers and businesses can sign up to participate by visiting the employer portal, where they will leave basic information about their company and what kind of employees they need.
  • Bring: See website

OTHER EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES



Employment Resources CAREERS IN THE MILITARY: There are literally thousands of careers in the Military. Here they are categorized to help you decide the type that's right for you. careersinthemilitary.com

CHRISTIAN JOB CORPS OF GILLESPIE COUNTY: 830-998-6874; 601 N Milam St, Fredericksburg. cjcgc/JRC.org. Job Resource Center. Open to the public. No sign-up needed. Walk-ins welcome. If you are unemployed and job searching or just need a better job, we can help! Our services and resources are available to you free of charge! Free workshops available. Free computer and internet access. One-on-one job search help. director@cjcgc.org

CHRISTIAN JOB CORPS OF KENDALL COUNTY: 830-331-9916; 216 W Highland Dr, Boerne, TX 78006. cjcboerne.org. Anyone 18 or older who is sober and drug-free may apply for enrollment in this free 12-week program that provides you with job and life skills training, including Microsoft Office 2010 computer software. Curriculum prepares you for today's workforce and life's challenges, and builds character that employers are looking for. Participants also receive a meal each class evening.

EMPLOYER & RECRUITER RESOURCES: Reusable Job Postings, Nationwide Resume Database Access, Customized solutions to meet your needs. employer.job.com

FIVERR: fiverr.com. A worldwide platform for offering and finding special skills on a freelance, contract basis, from a few minutes of expertise to complex assignments, often performed remotely.

GIG NOW: app.gignow.com. Temporary professional contract work throughout the world, sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP.

JOB HERO: jobhero.com. Resume and cover letter samples and related resources.

LINKED-IN: This professional network provides free services to its members, and this service includes high quality job postings my members. Join at linkedin.com. No start up or on-going fees for basic service. Then click on the "Jobs" tab. This is an excellent resource . . much like a Facebook for professional business people.

NATIONAL RURAL RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION NETWORK: Made up of organizations such as State Offices of Rural Health, Primary Care Offices, AHECs, university programs, state-based non-profit organizations and Primary Care Associations. These agencies help physicians and health professionals with recruitment and retention to rural and underserved communities throughout the country. Each organization has information supporting physician and health care recruitment for rural and underserved communities in their respective states or territories. 3rnet.org

O*NET ONLINE: A tool for career exploration and job analysis! Has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more! onetonline.org

RECRUIT MILITARY: 513-683-5020; recruitmilitary.com. "We offer free comprehensive job search and career transition services for veterans of the US Military (including enlisted transitioning military personnel as well as senior officers and junior military officers). If you have served in the US Military in any way at any time, you qualify to use our services. If you are or were a military spouse, we welcome you as a member. We connect veterans with thousands of employers seeking quality candidates with the unique and well-rounded skill sets a military background provides". Job Board: recruitmilitary.com; Job Fairs: events.recruitmilitary.com

RESUME MAKER: On-line service assists with resume preparation, and has additional resources to help the job seeker. Fee required. sclc.resumemaker.com/main/home.jsp.

TEXAS CAREER CHECK: Free assessment tools to help you understand what career paths might best align with your interests, skills and education. Includes comparative data about more than 1,000 types of jobs and educational resources to help you improve your skill set. Brought to you by the Labor Market & Career Information (LMCI) Department of the Texas Workforce Commission. TexasCareerCheck.com.

TEXAS CREWS: Make an informed decision about your education. This site's interactive dashboards help you compare Texas public universities, public colleges, majors and career schools based on graduate wages, student loan levels, graduation rates and more. txcrews.org

Texas Workforce Commission TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION - ALAMO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, INC: Job finding services, TANF and food stamps information, job preparation, and job placement services. WorkInTexas.com is a powerful online job matching and workforce services system, accessed as a website on the Internet. Questions? Contact: skillsenhancement@twc.texas.gov. TWC Work In Texas. Includes access to state and private job listings, job search resources, benefits, and more.
  • Boerne Center: 830-249-9229; 1414 E Blanco Rd, Ste 10-A, Boerne, TX 78006-1834
  • Fredericksburg Center: 830-997-1635; 102 E San Antonio St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4103
  • Concho Valley: 325-653-2321; cvworkforce.org
  • Hays County: 512-392-1291; 202 S C M Allen Pkwy, Ste 3, Box 1269, San Marcos, TX 78666-6327
  • Kerrville Center: 830-257-3171; 1700 Sidney Baker N, Ste 500, Kerrville, TX 78028. Hrs: M-F 8a-5p
  • Blanco County, Employment Employer Services: 830-868-4429. Fax: 830868-9300. POB 851, Rm 200, Post Office Building, 201 S Ave G, Johnson City, TX 78636. Workforce development. Jean Zachary, Site Coordinator. E-mail: blanco@tstar.net
  • Texas Workforce Center (Rural Capital Area of Texas): 325-248-0275; POB 29, Llano, TX 78643
US GOVERNMENT JOB CORPS: facebook.com/doljobcorps. Free services and resources. recruiting.jobcorps.gov; jobcorps.gov. Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Job Corps is the nation's largest career technical training and education program for low-income young people ages 16 through 24. Job Corps is a U.S. Department of Labor Equal Opportunity Employer Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. 1-800-733-JOBS (5627) Veterans' Services

VETERANS' SERVICES VIA TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION: Assists veterans in maximizing employment opportunities and transitioning to civilian life. twc.state.tx.us/svcs/vetsvcs/veterans-services-program-overview.html

TRADE & SKILLS TRAINING



Presented here are locally available training programs (some lead to certification) that may provide an entry into the local trade market (i.e., electrical, plumbing, HVAC, medical assistant, etc.). Also included are free on-line skills enhancement programs.

Texas Workforce Commission TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION (TWC) - METRIX LEARNING: Free on-line job training and skills enhancement is available via the TWC.

The new Skills Enhancement Initiative will help recently unemployed Texas residents take charge of their futures and prepare to get back to work. The Skills Enhancement Initiative provides Texans receiving unemployment benefits free online training. This initiative will enable recently laid-off workers to demonstrate the kind of initiative employers are looking for by upgrading their skills even while most bricks-and-mortar education and training providers remain closed. Technical assistance and content coaching are available upon request.

Click for a one-minute video overview of the initiative.

This Metrix online learning platform provides unlimited access to more than 5,000 Skillsoft courses used by many Fortune 500 companies. Courses are organized into 30 to 60-minute modules. Courses (presented in English and Spanish) include: Customer Service; Microsoft Office; Adobe; Quick Books; Analytical Skills; Data Management/Reporting; Time Management; Leadership Skills; Health & Safety; First Aid; and many more skill tracks.

TWC encourages those looking to start a new career or explore their options by using one of TWC's career tools to get started: twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/skillsenhancementtools

To get the most out of this training, please be sure to update your WorkinTexas.com account. If you do not have an account you can register at workintexas.com.

WORKFORCE NETWORK, HIGHLAND LAKES: A free, employer-sponsored plumbing course in the Highland Lakes. The course spans two semesters. Classes are 6-9p, Tuesdays, at the Hill Country Builders Association, 1401 Broadway in Marble Falls. The course is taught by Master Plumbers James Forest, working with Complete Care, and Lucas Brandenburg of Brandenburg Plumbing. Coursework counts toward 1,000 hours of on-the-job credit required for licensure. Area adults can train to enter one of three different trade careers through a free program facilitated by Workforce Network Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to creating local job opportunities. Workforce Network focuses on growing the Texas workforce in trade industries. This year, the network is hosting plumbing, electrical, and certified medical assistant training courses in the Highland Lakes. Eligible applicants must be 18 years or older, agree to a background check, participate in face-to-face interviews with recruiters, and live in the Highland Lakes. They must also be motivated to begin a career in the field covered by the course. In addition to providing firsthand experience, program facilitators also work to find employment opportunities for students. Funding comes from economic development corporations in Marble Falls, Burnet, and Llano, and The Texas Workforce Commission matched their contributions with grant funding. 830-613-1240. texasworknet.com

ON-LINE TRAINING: A wide variety of free, on-line learning materials are available. See our Focus Topic Page on Higher Education at: Education


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