Guide from our Librarians: Find Local Jobs

Research Guide

Guide from our Librarians: Find Local Jobs

Some of the best websites to find jobs in Johnson County and Kansas City.

Find Area Job Openings

  • My Resource Connection: Jobs
    Select the Jobs tab to search various individual job sites for openings within local zip codes.
  • Indeed
    Search job websites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.​
  • LinkUp
    Tap into the “hidden job market” with verified, up-to-date job listings directly from employer websites.

  • ZipRecruiter
    The #1 rated Job Search App lets you apply to job anytime, anywhere. 
  • LinkedIn
    Find local jobs related to your interests and specialties, and use a network of contacts to get an edge in your job search.
  • KC Star CareerBuilder
    ​Local job listings from CareerBuilder sponsored by the Kansas City Star.
  • Kansas Works
    ​(Formerly Kansas Job Link) Search for job openings, sign up for automatic job notification by e-mail. Post your resume and research career information.
  • MoJobs
    Find jobs in Missouri.
  • Kansas City Jobs
    Kansas City Business Journal's site for job seekers as well as for employers looking to hire in the metro area. Post your resume, search for local and national jobs and post your open positions. Free registration required.
  • Kansas City Help Wanted
    These listings focus on the Kansas City metro area. Services are free and include job listings, the option to post your resume for potential employers to read and an online career assessment.
  • People Ready
    Search by zip code for jobs ranging from general labor to skilled trades and quickly filter results by industry, hours, experience and more.
    The Federal Government’s official job list
  • Nonprofit Connect JobLink
    Employment opportunities in the non-profit sector
  • Craigslist Kansas City Jobs
    Find job openings in local classifieds and forums. Craigslist is community moderated and largely free.
  • Johnson County Government Jobs
    Search and apply for jobs in Johnson County departments and agencies, such as Health and Environment, Records and Tax Administration, the Library and more.