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Kingman AZ Jobs

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Cities

Northern Arizona is a region that consists of several diverse cities, towns, and communities. One of them is Kingman, a city in Mohave County. It is located in northwest Arizona and started as a mining area in the 1800s.

Kingman

Kingman officially became a town in 1882 and was named after Lewis Kingman, a railroad engineer. There are currently about 45,000 people living in Kingman, Arizona and its surrounding communities. When people visit Kingman, some of the most popular places to go to are the Historic Route 66 Museum, Hackberry General Store, Sitgreaves Pass, and In-and-Out Burger. The environment in and around Kingman is ideal for recreational activities such as golfing, hiking, and camping.

Jobs in Kingman

The most common industries in Kingman are health care and social assistance, retail trade, manufacturing, educational services, construction, and public administration. Kingman is also called the Turquoise Capital of the World because of Colbaugh Processing, a company that mines and produces turquoise a little north of Kingman.

The largest employers include General Cable, Guardian Fiberglass, American Woodmark Corporation, Tru-Serve Distribution Center, Kingman Regional Medical Center, Nucor Steel, Wal-Mart Super Center, and Home Depot. If you’re looking for a place of employment, one of the major employers may be hiring and suitable for you.

Searching for Jobs

Online resources are one of the best places to look for jobs in this day and age because of the convenience and ease of the internet.

There are several websites that are specifically geared toward finding jobs in Northern Arizona and, more specifically, Kingman.

For example, FlagstaffJobs features a job search and job openings throughout Northern Arizona. It also provides numerous resources for job seekers in the area.

Another website is KingmanArizonaJobs, which has links that lead to job listings and other resources for Kingman in general, including a list of businesses in the city.

The Daily Miner, the newspaper for Kingman and Mohave County, has classifieds that include local employment opportunities.

Kingman-AZ is a website that provides job services through its lists of job resources.

Some of the major employers in Kingman and its surrounding communities have their own career section on their websites. For instance, Kingman Regional Medical Center has physician, nurse, and pharmacist opportunities. Mohave County‘s website also has a job opportunities page. You can apply online after creating an account. The Kingman Unified School District is another employer with a job search and job listings for positions at specific schools or district-wide. Tractor Supply Company also has a section for open positions in Kingman.

Other online resources include the standard job listing websites for openings across the United States. These include IndeedSimplyHired, SnagaJob, CareerBuilder, GlassDoor, and GovernmentJobs. All of these websites provide job searches for all types of open positions.

Outside of the internet are job fairs. Job fairs are sometimes held by public and private organizations to help people in need of work. These fairs are held throughout Kingman; they include workshops for writing resumes and doing interviews, and chances to talk to employers one-on-one.



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