Job Search Engines

There are many ways for jobs seekers to find employment opportunities through online job boards. Using search engines can help significantly narrow down the type of job or career you want. Some search engines are industry specific, and other are general aggregators which includes job posting from various fields across the board.

Private and Public Sector Jobs



Jobs at local businesses. Hundreds of restaurants, boutiques, bookstores, salons, fitness studios, nonprofits and more.



Bay Area job opportunities.

Department of Rehabilitation

Hot Jobs! Department of Rehabilitation Job Database

The Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) offers opportunities for individuals with disabilities. These jobs are from DOR business partners who are actively working to diversify their workplace by including opportunities for individuals with disabilities. 


A search engine that lists results from hundreds of job boards and company websites.

zip recruiter


Get job posting alerts, advice articles, internship and salary information. Includes veteran- specific job searches, Green technology and much more.


Simply Hired

A search engine that provides results from job boards, employer websites and classified listings.



Start-up jobs and investing. Apply for multiple jobs using one profile.


Search for Jobs on LinkedIn

Search for jobs on LinkedIn and see who is connected to them.



California Employment Development Department’s job database. Allows users to search for jobs, build résumés, access career resources, find qualified candidates for employment, gather information on education and training and more. Create a basic resume by entering your information into a template. Create a login and password to save your information.



Snagajob is a niche employment website used primarily by hourly workers and employers of hourly workforces.



Verified job listings from company websites.


Craigslist San Francisco

Jobs listed by industry, including part-time and temporary work or "gigs".

UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley Career Center

A portal of job listing sites, both general and industry specific, and comprehensive guide to researching companies of interest.

Industry Job Searching


Biolink - Biotech Careers

Learn about Biotech careers, salaries, learn how to decode job descriptions and more.


Poached - Food Service Jobs

Sign-up, browse, upload your resume. and apply for jobs. 


Find tech jobs and explore careers. Use the Skills Center, career plans, salary calculator, find articles and more.

Government Jobs


City & County of San Francisco

Job listings in all areas of San Francisco city and county government. Create an account, apply for jobs, check job status, and get notified of job openings.



A public employment job board owned and operated by public agencies. Create a profile to be notified when jobs become open and more.



Search for jobs, get assessed, and apply for a job vacancy. Veterans, persons with disabilities and state retirees are welcome.



U.S. Federal Government’s site with information about the federal hiring process, federal jobs and storing a resume on the site.

Phone Hotlines


JobStar Telephone Hotlines of the Bay Area

Over 250 24-hour recorded employment hotlines for the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

USAJobs video image

Videos - USAJobs - How to apply for Federal Jobs

USAJobs YouTube channel with How-To videos on how to get a government job.


Association of Bay Area Governments

Human Resources sites for most counties, cities, municipalities and major agencies, such as BART, in the Bay Area.

Non-Profit Jobs

Chronicle of Philanthropy

Chronicle of Philanthropy - Careers

Save resumes, cover letters, and searches. Get job alerts via email. Search the national database of job listings by entering a zip code and radius.

Idealist is a non-profit that connects people to the resources, community, and opportunities they need to take action and create a better world. Find jobs, volunteer opportunities and organizations.

Work for good

Work for Good

This job board focuses exclusively on the nonprofit sector. Post your resume, get alerts and an email newsletter.