Jobs in Norwalk, California, United States
“A Connected Community” – the city of Norwalk prides itself on upholding the values that are entailed by this City Motto, one which the City has recently embraced. Promoting the values of responsiveness, accessibility, accountability, and a sense of responsibility, among others, Norwalk is certainly committed to providing a home to all its residents. Home to approximately 110,000 people, the city is just bustling with life and what it stands for: fun, creativity, and opportunities.
‘Proud of Our Past, Confident of Our Future’
One of the most notable sights in Norwalk is the D.D Johnston-Hargitt House Museum, or locally known simply as ‘Hargitt House’. The Johnston family is considered to be one of the first families in Norwalk, with Darius David (D.D) Johnston establishing the city’s first school system. The Hargitt House, built in 1881, features family heirlooms and community memorabilia. The House comes alive by way of free tours given by docents, organized by Friends of the Hargitt House.
Norwalk also has another museum, the Sproul Museum, home of Gilbert and Anna Sproul, and was built in 1870. The House used to be the venue for all the first townhall meetings, and it also features Sproul family heirlooms. However, the Museum is currently closed for renovations.
The City Museums are presently offering opportunities for those who enjoy telling stories and talking to people, because they can be hired as docents, in charge of leading tours, requiring a three-month commitment.
Other Opportunities in Norwalk
Among the biggest and strongest employers in Norwalk are the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District and Cerritos College. Norwalk boasts of its dedication and commitment to education, offering a wide variety of courses both to enroll in (for those looking to increase their knowledge) or to teach (for those looking for employment).
The City of Norwalk also offers a variety of jobs for all sorts of skilled workers, from construction to office work and the like. Health care is also big in Norwalk, with Metropolitan State Hospital and Los Angeles Community Hospital also making it to the list of Norwalk’s Top Employers.
“A Connected Community”, says Norwalk, and one really couldn’t help but agree more.
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