Jobs in Santa Barbara, California, United States

Santa Barbara is a city in California located in between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The locals affectionately refer to their city as “American Riviera” because of its moderate Mediterranean climate. With a population of about 92,000, Santa Barbara is the second most populous city in Santa Barbara County after Santa Maria. Although Santa Barbara is a full-fledged metropolitan city, it still has the soul of a quaint coastal town.

Two school districts – the Santa Barbara School District and the Hope School District serve the city of Santa Barbara. In addition to around 12 junior high and middle schools and about 15 high schools, the city houses several private schools. Santa Barbara City College is a major community college that is over a century old and accommodates more than 18,000 students. The Santa Barbara Campus of the University of California has earned accolades as one of the best research universities in the country. Besides, Santa Barbara has several graduate schools, trade schools and liberal arts colleges.

Tourism is a major source of revenue for Santa Barbara and as such, the city is dotted with landmarks of historical and aesthetic importance. Santa Barbara has 57 parks that total over 35,000 trees. Stearns Wharf is a historic pier that attracts visitors from around the world. The city has a four-mile long coastline that includes several beaches. Popular water and beachfront activities include boating, sailing, whale watching, sunset dining, kayaking and diving. The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and the Ty Warner Sea Center are two marine museums located in the city.

The U.S. Route 101 is a major highway that passes through the city and connects it to other important cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. The city also boasts a good network of bus services as well as an Amtrak railway station. The Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is located just seven miles south of the city and handles commercial flights to Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and several other destinations.

Job Opportunities in Santa Barbara, California

The service industry is the single largest sector for employment in Santa Barbara. There is an abundance of white-collar jobs in industries such as software, technology and aerospace. With over 10,000 employees, the University of California, Santa Barbara is the biggest employer in the city. The County of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital are two other major establishments. The City of Santa Barbara is a prominent employer with 1,000 full-time employees and hundreds of part-time staff.  Prominent private sector businesses include Raytheon, Mission Linen Supply, Jordano’s and Sansum Clinic.

There is a thriving business community in Santa Barbara, with local businesses contributing significantly to the city’s economy. The Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce is a premier business organization responsible for promoting a healthy environment for business in the city. The Chamber’s primary objective is to initiate a three-way collaboration between businesses, the government and community resources. Tourism is the favourite sector for entrepreneurs, especially in the South Coast area. With Santa Barbara rapidly growing its image as one of the nation’s best resort destinations, new opportunities present themselves to entrepreneurs looking to tap into this lucrative industry.

An abundance of lucrative jobs, exciting entrepreneurship options, growing business sectors and, most importantly, a prevalent sense of belonging within the community make Santa Barbara the go-to destination for job seekers and  entrepreneurs alike.

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AT&T Government Solutions, Inc., has openings to work on different aspects of state-of-the-art modeling and simulation activities. The jobs will include technical research and analysis, programming, software ...
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Enterprise Car Sales
Overview If you're looking to start your career with a company that grows their managers and leaders from within the organization, then the Enterprise Management Training Program is for you. Whether you see yourself ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
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Marriott International
Posting Date Jun 24, 2019Job Number 19085195Job Category Food and Beverage & CulinaryLocation The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, 8301 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, California, United States VIEW ON MAPBrand ...
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Assisted Home Health & Hospice
Who we are: Are you passionate about  home health and hospice care? Do you want to make a difference by providing comfort, compassion, and care to patients and families? We would love to add you to the ...
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UnionBanc Investment Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Bank, is a trusted and highly respected broker-dealer and investment advisor that has helped clients reach their investment goals for more than three ...
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The Vitamin Shoppe
**Overview**hey! we see you... a bright, talented, caring person that wants a retail career with MORE but "more what" exactly??_more caring_ ...a community whose sole mission is to help our customers with ...
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Farmers Insurance
Job DescriptionDue to growth, Farmers Insurance Group is currently looking for Agency Protege candidates in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.The position allows for you to be mentored and trained by a successful ...
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~A career with Aflac is more than just a job.~ We are committed to treating our employees like family.~We are the DuckWe inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community and, ...
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Cox Automotive
At Cox, we connect people to the things they love. Now we’d like to connect with you. Cox Communications is looking for sharp talent to join our team and be the voice of our brand. As a Retail Sales Associate, ...
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The Rabobank, N.A. Customer Service Representative performs teller transactions in compliance with regulatory and bank policies and procedures and adherence to bank security policies and confidentiality of bank records ...
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"To always provide the best possible housing value” for home-buying families in Southern CA. Families are at the heart of what we do. More than 10,000 homes later, we are still family owned and family ...
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UnionBanc Investment Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Bank, is a trusted and highly respected broker-dealer and investment advisor that has helped clients reach their investment goals for more than three ...
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Granite
Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do... Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
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CACI International
Job DescriptionOPM is hiring Background Investigators in Vandenburg, CA. Under the close direction of a Supervisory Investigator, the incumbent trainee conducts and reports record searches and investigations. The work ...
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CenCal Health
We currently have a part-time (20 hrs/week) opening for a Finance Intern in our Finance department. This position will provide administrative support for the Finance department and act as backup for Finance staff as ...
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Requisition Number: 37848 Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and ...
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Property Management Specialist new Add to Favorites
City of Santa Barbara
APPOINTMENT TO THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO APPROVAL FOR FUNDING BY CITY COUNCIL Under the direction of the Business Development Supervisor, the Property Management Specialist will perform a variety of activities ...
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