Jobs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

Lake Charles is a key industrial, educational and cultural town in the southwestern region of the state. As its name suggests, the town is located along Lake Charles. The town is a deep-water port.

Lake Charles’ economy and employment opportunities

The city is a core center for lumber, oil refineries and petrochemical companies in the region.  The oil refinery and the petrochemical industries are found along the Calcasieu ship channel. Turner industries, Citgo and Westlake Chemical Corporation, are some of the companies that have their operations here. Each of them employs over 1,000 engineers! Therefore, for engineering graduates and certified engineers, Lake Charles is a consideration if you are looking for a job. Moreover, engineers and technicians can find job opportunities at the Shaw Group’s manufacturing facility that produces and exports nuclear power plants parts.

Besides many opportunities in the manufacturing industry, there are available jobs in the hospitality industry. The town is home to the largest casino market in Louisiana. The L’Auberge du Lac is a casino resort in Lake Charles where you can apply for jobs. The resort has various facilities that require labor services to maintain its high standards.

With expected future job growths, the town’s opportunities are promising if you are looking to settle here for the long term.

So what is the cost of living in Lake Charles?

The standard of living index in the city is 13% lower than the country’s. With high prices marking most of the real estate properties in the United States, you can expect to find a different situation here. Houses in Lake Charles are valued at an index 26% lower than the country’s! The average price of a home is about $124,800, and the minimum rent you should pay is about $743.

You should find it easy to live in the area with numerous amenities around the town. Restaurants, recreational facilities, healthcare services and schools are only a walking distance.

The city is also ideal for those seeking to pursue higher education as it is home to McNeese State University. The university offers more than 80 majors.

The town has a few parks where you can unwind in the tranquil atmosphere, have a picnic with family and friends and also go for runs. The town’s cultural events are a must attend to meet new people and have a new experience. They include:

  • Martine Luther King Festival
  • Cajun French festival
  • Food festivals
  • Marshland festival
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We need a nanny to take care of 1 child in Lake Charles. We would prefer someone who could help out with light housekeeping. Please be comfortable with pets. It is important to us that you have your own car. Looking for ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th February
What does a Best Buy Sales Consultant – Computing and DI do? At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Seeking companion care near Lake Charles for my father in his 100s. Dad gets around with a walker and wheelchair. Very alert but he is loosing his sight. Preferences for a caregiver who is a non-smoker and CPR / ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Responsible for assisting the Assistant Store Manager in the execution of Receiving and Merchandise Pick Up responsibilities such as unloading merchandise, merchandise preparation and staging, outbound shipments, daily ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Part-timePOSITION SUMMARY: AutoZone's Part-Time Auto Parts Delivery Driver performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe delivery of parts to and from commercial customers. In addition, this AutoZoner will ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
We are seeking Retail Merchandisers in your area! This position offers a flexible schedule, benefit options, and a 401K Plan.Responsible for quality performance of retail tasks and objectives to achieve superior results ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
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I'm looking for someone that is Trustworthy, Reliable and Honest that can babysit 1-2 times during the week and one night on the weekend occasionally. We have two children a boy that is 11 and Girl that is 3. If ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th February
Contract. Phillips 66 & YOU- Together we can fuel the future Description The Contract Specialist is responsible for the development and fulfilment of Procurement Contract requirements for assigned Phillips 66 Lake ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th February
Lake Charles home needs a house cleaner. Ideal match will meet the requirements below. Bathroom Cleaning Furniture Treatment Kitchen Cleaning General Room Cleaning Window Washing
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Seeking a nanny near Lake Charles for 1 child. Hoping you can start immediately! We ask that you handle pickups/drop-offs as needed. Responsibilities would include meal prep. After school duties include homework help ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th February
Job Duties/Responsibilities Load all necessary supplies needed for the daily pickups Complete daily pick up schedule in a timely manner Deliver all daily pick-ups to your branch at the end of your shift Handle all ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/VeteranWhat do you think of when you hear the word “career”? Longevity, stability, promotions? Maybe even being a part of a work family? A home away ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
I'm looking for a great nanny for 1 child. We require that you have your own car. Looking for a caregiver for my 2-year-old daughter.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
We are looking for a great nanny for 2 children in Lake Charles. We would prefer a nanny who does not smoke.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
$30,725 a yearPart-time, CommissionGreat things are in store! Our part-time careers allow you to optimize your earning potential by working during the store’s busiest times, including evening and weekend hours. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
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I live in an older home built in 1901. Wooden floors.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
barista - Store# 13620, RYAN & SALE Brand Starbucks Coffee Company Location Ryan & Sale (Store# 13620) 4055 Ryan St Lake Charles 70605 Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
I have 3 active girls 15, 12 and 9 that is very strong minded I need someone that can handle them. Additional needs include light housekeeping, meal prep, having a reliable car, being comfortable with pets and a ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
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Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest retail chain of rural lifestyle products in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our team members’ commitment to our Mission ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Rosemount™ Measurement & Analytical, a business unit of Emerson Automation Solutions, is currently seeking a Rosemount Field Service Technician in Lake Charles and Baton Rouge, LA. Rosemount™ is a ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February