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We know it's something many of you are asking: Who's hiring in Houston?

Whether you're looking for part-time or full-time work, or a career change, we're giving you a list of jobs every week.

Goodwill Houston Job Fair

Goodwill Houston is hosting a Fall Into Employment job fair at Meyerland Job Connection Center today from 10am to 1pm. You're asked to bring several copies of your professional resume, unexpired government ID and Social Security card. You're also encouraged to dress to impress.

Census Office Manger - Houston

There's an immediate opening for an area Census Office Manager here in Houston - pay starts at $41 dollars an hour and a Bachelors degree is required.
The individual selected for this position will:
1.Supervises employees directly in the office and indirectly in the field.
2.Evaluates employees directly and indirectly, taking appropriate action regarding hiring, promotions and reassignment. Takes disciplinary action when necessary.
3.Communicates daily with various internal staff such as Area Manages, other ACO Managers, ACO staff, and staff in the RCC.
4.Directs the phases of the field activities, including automated data collection.
5.Ensures that the quality and quantity of work produced is monitored and controlled to meet rigid schedules.

Administrative Assistant - United Way

United way is searching for an admin. Assistant. Pay starts at 16.25 an hour and a high school dipolma or ged is required.
Provides administrative front-end support to individuals seeking information, resources and donations as a result of Hurricane Harvey. Provides initial telephone and walk-in customer service to individuals seeking assistance and social services. Maintains updated directory of local disaster resources and referrals.

Concrete Finisher - Roadway Construction LLC

You can make between 16 and 18 dollars starting out as a concrete finisher at roadway construction llc. One year experience is preferred.
Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.

River Oaks Donuts - Multiple Positions

Cashiers (part-time)
$9-$9.50/hr based on experience
Prior food industry experience preferred, active food handler permit
Cashier is responsible for ensuring guest satisfaction by greeting all customers as they walk in and ensuring they are receiving quality products.
Count money in cash drawers
Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas
Restock all products
Accurate completion of all customer orders and packaging of products
Ensure timely service to the guest
Answer phones as needed
Promote teamwork among the staff
Maintain friendly, energetic and accommodating personality to promote high levels of customer satisfaction
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Catering Coordinator/Supervisor (full-time)
$14-$15/hr based on experience
2-5 years of experience required
The Catering Coordinator is responsible for the overall planning, scheduling and organization of all catered events such as pre-orders, weddings, donations and tastings through River Oaks Donuts. This person will maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and ensure the overall quality of products.

Essential Responsibilities:
Represent River Oaks Donuts in a professional manner
Responsible for assuring timely and accurate response to all order/event inquiries
Communicates with clients to discuss order/event requirements and details to include such subjects as ordering, menus, choices, cost, packaging, delivery details, time and date details, point of contact
Coordinates orders/events from the first call to delivery/completion
Follow-up with clients to verify order/event details 1-2 days prior to order/event
Discuss with General Manager/Management any special orders to be added
Drafts proposals and invoices for events outlining all even details and accepts payment for order/event
Generate, organize and update all client files
Delivers orders as needed
Schedules tastings with potential clients and delivers products
Communicates with the General Manager/Management on supplies needed for orders/events, i.e. styrofoam towers, napkins, toothpicks, cellophane, etc.
Adheres to sanitation and safety standards
Monitor product quality and service provided
Update and maintain Daily Preorders/Weddings/Donations spreadsheet
Attend monthly ROD meeting to discuss new/existing orders and issues
Follow-up with clients after order/event completion to ensure customer satisfaction and acquire feedback
Maintain financial and administrative records
Explore business opportunities to obtain new clientele and new orders/events
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with clientele to establish repeat business
Develop marketing plan to promote catering operations to individuals and organizations to increase catering revenue
Attend trade conventions and shows for business promotion and to keep up with industry trends
Flexible to assist in other areas of River Oaks Donuts if needed

Demonstrated ability to think analytically and multi-task
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Self-discipline, initiative, leadership ability and outgoing.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
Demonstrates good organizational and time management skills
Ability to deal with demanding situations and personalities
Ability to remain calm under pressure and unexpected occurrences
Willingness to work on evenings, weekends, and holidays as required and to maintain a flexible schedule

48Forty Solutions
48-forty solutions is looking to hire A CDL Class A driver. You can apply in person at their Canino road location.

Palais Royal - HIRING EVENT

This is happening at all Palais Royal stores. You're asked to apply online first but walk-ins are welcome.

Houston Zoo

If you're looking for a job, the Houston zoo is hiring for the holidays.

The zoo's new restaurant Cypress Circle Cafe is looking to hire 150 people in the next few weeks.

On Oct. 20 and 24 there will be a job fair at the zoo's Brown Education Center.

Dispatcher / Admin Assistant - Labor Force

Labor Force in Katy is hiring a full time dispatcher/admin assistant. Pay is between $12 - $14 an hour. One year experience is required. Company pays 100% health insurance for employee.

Job Duties: Answer inbound customer calls with US centralized dispatch team. Work with plants around the country to schedule route drivers. Learn routing and scheduling systems to optimize driver productivity.

Electrician Apprentice Technician-OJT

Action Box is seeking an Electrician Apprentice Technician. Pay is between $19- $25 an hour. On-the-Job Training offers participants an opportunity to earn as they learn, while employers benefit from a partial wage reimbursement during the training period. OJT focuses on jobs that involve new technologies, production, service or additional skills for full-time positions (30 hours or more) and paying at least $10.00 per hour or more.

Troubleshooting: Apprentice electricians must be able to find the root cause of issues and think logically about solutions.
Customer Service: Apprentice electricians often work for many different customers, and must be friendly when working on site.

H.S. diploma or GED
Completed mandatory apprenticeship hours under a trained and licensed Electrician.
Understands theory, mathematics, how to read blueprints and schematics, state and local electrical codes, safety, and more.
Color Vision: Apprentice electricians work with colored wiring and must be able to identify them by sight.

Administrative Assistant - North Campus - San Jacinto College

San Jacinto College is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant at its North Campus. No education is required but at least 1 year experience in the field is.

Staff Job Hiring Event @ WFS-East End

Various positions in various locations in Houston and surrounding areas. Positions include Electricians, Security Personnel, Warehouse Associates, Loaders/Unloaders, and Forklift Operators, Production Workers, Maintenance Mechanics, Material Handlers and more.

Pipe Yard Workers (Channelview, TX) $11/Hour: Up to 60 hours/week, Mon to Sat. Rotating shift starts at 6AM and ends at 6PM. (Second Shift is 6PM to 6AM) Overtime is common for yard personnel. Long-Term position.
Follow the SOP and any local procedures
Keep area clean and free of debris
Ensure that all material needed are asked for in the morning DMP.
Works under the direction of yard lead hand to insure that all trucks/yard racks are properly secured and meet standards
Must have own reliable transportation and be able to pass a background check. HS Diploma/GED proof is necessary. Steel-Toe Boots is a MUST.

Forklift/Warehouse (Deer Park + La Porte) $12/Hour: Up to 50-60 hours/week, Mon to Sat.
Looking for Certified Sit-Down Forklift Operators. Employee will be loading and unloading container boxes, and pulling orders from shelves. Employees will need to have basic computer skills. RF scanning gun experience is a bonus, but not a requirement.
Minimum 1 year. Employees must be able to pass a standard forklift driving and written test. Employee will be required to lift 50lbs. Steel Toe Boots required.

Packers/Packaging (Deer Park) $10/Hour: Up to 50-60 hours/week, Mon to Sat, Sunday if needed.
Seeking packaging personnel to assist and work as part of a team on an assembly line. Duties include but not limited to marking and labeling, tagging products, stacking bags, sorting out by weight and count products and materials. Examining and inspecting materials and/or products in order to ensure that packing specifications are met.
Must be able to lift up to 50lb, bend squat, and be on your feet for up to 6-8 hours. Rotating shift monthly.

Diesel Mechanic Pay is $18-$26/HR DOE: Mon to Friday, with occasional Saturdays.
Seeking someone with 2 years' experience. Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
2 years' experience. Must have own tools, Specialty Tools are provided. Must have a valid Driver's License. Having a CDL is a huge plus! Please let us know, if you have experience working with School Buses, International Diesel Engines, or "Side by Side" UTV. TWIC and CDL not mandatory, but is huge plus if you have them.


One of Houston's top rated Haunted Houses is hiring for actors, crowd control, a make-up artist and parking personnel. This is a seasonal position and no experience is required.

Helper, Electrician at the University of Houston

This full-time position requires a high-school diploma or GED. No experience is required.

Duties include assisting the journey electrician and performing minor electrical repairs.

Front Office Manager

This position in Spring, Texas, pays between $25,000 - $30,000 a year.

You need a minimum two years experience and education.

Care Coordinator - Hope Women's Clinic

The care coordinator at this clinic in Alief is a full-time position. It pays between $11 - $13 an hour.

Click the link above for the full list of duties.

Scaffolder - CB&I

For this position, you need a minimum of one year offshore construction experience on a DP construction vessel.

You must also be a high school graduate.

Various Positions - WFS Conroe

This company is hiring for various positions including warehouse worker, CDL Driver and Truss Assembler. Applicants must pass a background check.

H-E-B Holiday Hiring

H-E-B will hire nearly 1,000 people for in-store positions across the Houston area.

Openings range from hourly to full-time management positions.

Eligible employees may also receive benefits, stock plans and scholarship opportunities.

Hires will be finalized by mid-October.

Always In Season Decorative Services


Always In Season Decorating Services is hiring and has several positions available for seasonal Christmas decoration installation work in the Houston area. This is the time of year when we are super busy and need additional help to prepare for our Christmas installations. To apply head to or stop by their office at 701 East 6 1/2 Street Houston, TX 77007. You can also call them at 713-681-1414

Leasing Agent - BNC Equities LLC

BNC Equities LLC is searching for a leasing agent. This is a full-time position and pay starts at $13 an hour. Must have at least 2 years of apartment leasing experience. Must know Onesite. Must have a valid driver's license, transportation and auto insurance.

Shop Helper - Goldline International Inc.

Goldline International Inc. in Pasadena is searching for a Shop Helper. Pay starts at $13 an hour and this is a full-time position. You must have at least 6 months experience in the field and a high school diploma or GED is required.
Some of the shop helper duties include:
Loading Materials
Assembling Materials
Burning Steel
Cutting Steel

Teacher/Teacher Assistant/Van Driver - SPRING BRAINIACS

Spring Brainiacs is looking to fill three full-time positions at their daycare in Humble. Pay is between $8-$8.50 an hour. Must have at least one year experience with kids and a High School Diploma or GED is a must.

ExpressPros - Bilingual CSR

ExpressPros calling center is looking to fill a bilingual CSR position and will interview immediately! This is a contract position paying $17.81 an hour and will last 3-9 months. You must have experience fluently communicating in English and Spanish, familiarity with computers and Microsoft Office, customer service, and pass a federal background fingerprinting check and drug screen. You can apply online or call 409-935-9990.


First Colony Library in Sugar Land is in need of a librarian. You must have a Master's degree and salary range is between $1400 to $1700 biweekly.

Specialist, Human Resources - La Porte ISD

La Porte ISD is looking to fill a Human Resources Specialist position. Pay is between $18 and 25 an hour and you must have a High School Diploma or GED.

Moving Specialists

Firefighting's Finest Moving and Storage in Spring needs to hire 20 moving specialists. Pay starts at $15 an hour and you must have a High School Diploma or GED. The company has several grooming standards for employees, addressing facial hair and piercings.

Sales Representative/ Service Rep - State Farm

Pay between $12.00 / HR and $14.00 / HR and you must have a High School Diploma/GED

Houston Police Department


375 jobs are up for grabs at the Houston Police Department. These are entry level police officer positions. You need at least 48 hours of college completion or 18 months of active duty services or at least five years' experience as a peace officer to qualify for this job.

Bambino Indoor Trackless Train - Willowbrook Mall

Bambino Indoor Trackless Train inside Willowbrook Mall is hiring Train Conductors. This is a part-time job and you must have a valid driver's license. For more information give them a call at 832-571-6989.

Target hiring 120,000 people this holiday season

Brush off your resume. Target needs 120,000 workers for the holidays.

New employees will be paid $12 an hour.

All stores will host hiring events from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

You can apply online here.


UPS is adding more positions for its yearly round of hirings before the holiday shipping rush.

The parcel delivery service plans to hire 100,000 seasonal employees heading into the 2018 winter holidays. Last year, UPS hired 95,000 people.

Those interested in applying can visit for more information.

Buffalo Bayou Park Volunteer Supervisor

Ready for a management position and love Buffalo Bayou? Buffalo Bayou Park is searching for a volunteer supervisor.
You'll oversee all aspects of the volunteer program, which has about 3,000 volunteers every year.

A bachelor's degree is required in areas such as education, communications and parks and recreation.


This Houston-based company is hiring for a number of positions, including customer service specialist, web software developer and flight tracking team analyst.

The company offers matching 401(k), medical benefits, and performance-based bonuses depending on position.

Houston ISD Transportation Services is hiring bus drivers to help staff all routes.

The district is holding a job fair on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. - noon at Sterling Aviation High School in southeast Houston.

The pay rate starts at 16.65 per hour.

Application reviews, interviews and drug testing will be given onsite. All applicants are asked to bring a valid driver's license, social security card or employment authorization card/visa, if applicable.

Click here to view the full list of positions and to apply.


The United States Postal Service is hiring for holiday work at several different locations in the Houston area.

Click here to view the list of positions.


METRO is looking for various positions in the automotive field. The company also welcomes all members of the military. Metro is hiring full time and part-time bus drivers offering 15 dollars an hour with paid training and benefits. Being bilingual is a plus.

You can search positions on the METRO website.

Pearland ISD

Hiring for multiple positions according to their website - from Maintenance, to Custodial, even Food Services.
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