• Valley Fire to blaze until fall, drift smoke expected July 21, 2018
    The call rang out over the scanner at 1 p.m. July 20 about a new fire near Forest Falls. Five minutes later, the call was cancelled — false alarm. It turns out somebody mistook smoke from the Valley Fire for…
  • Hope for Bear Valley Park hinges on free land July 21, 2018
    The three-decade old Bear City Park situation resurfaced July 17 at the quarterly Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District advisory committee meeting.
  • Planning Commissioner Craig Smith to retire, depart to Idaho July 20, 2018
    During his 13 years serving on Big Bear Lake’s Planning Commission, Craig Smith has done it all. He made key contributions during the drafting of multiple ordinances, including signs, special events and tree conservation. Outside of planning, Smith spearheaded the…
  • Thunderstorms building over Big Bear July 19, 2018
    A thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of San Bernardino County, including the San Bernardino mountains. Hail, winds up to 60 mph and rain are expected.
  • 911 telephone land lines down July 19, 2018
    An aerial communication line along the Interstate 15 corridor has been knocked out of service, affecting landline communications to the 911 system in Big Bear Valley. It is not known yet how much of the Valley is being affected, but…
  • Search for Stormy reaches happy conclusion July 19, 2018
    Fans of Stormy the juvenile bald eagle can breathe easier. The famous bird from Big Bear Lake who had not been seen for about two weeks, has been found.
  • Big Bear float: Play, Rest, Repeat in 2019 July 18, 2018
    Tim Estes and his team have been working feverishly to get ready for New Year’s Day 2019. It may be months away, but the Fiesta Parade Floats team has a lot of work to do to get the floats designed…
  • Public comment sought for limestone quarry expansion July 18, 2018
    Members of the public can share their thoughts on the proposed expansion of two limestone quarries located 5 miles north of Big Bear Lake. The public can view the draft environmental impact report online or in person, and will have…

Employment

Many people who visit Big Bear are curious about jobs in the area. Residents of Big Bear Lake and Big Bear City work in a number of industries. Many are self-employed. Others work in businesses fueled by summer and winter tourism–ski shops, restaurants, hotels, camping and fishing gear stores and rentals, guide jobs, and related positions. There are also specialists in the medical field who work at the hospital, and of course, professionals who are employed or contracted in the film industry.

Big Bear Jobs: Locals and tourists alike may browse Big Bear, CA job openings at this job board–it is updated daily. Local businesses and government organizations that are hiring may also post a job ad at this site.

LA County Jobs: Many of the readers of this site are Los Angeles residents who are looking for summer or winter vacations! Find jobs in Los Angeles County at this job board.

San Bernardino County: Find jobs in San Bernardino county on this webpage, including public schools, medical, technology, and government positions. This board is updated daily.

Riverside County Positions: Find openings in Riverside county at this site.  Or, if your company is hiring, list a position here. This board includes several local businesses and organizations. The postings are updated frequently, and they come from a variety of sources.

Ventura County Jobs: This board will link you to employment opportunities in Ventura County, which includes Simi Valley and other nearby locations.

We hope these links help our website visitors who are looking for a new job in Big Bear Lake, Big Bear City, or neighboring cities like Los Angeles, Simi Valley, and others. Jobs in the mountains obviously change seasonally. In the winter, there tend to be more openings because the cities are usually more crowded with skiers in winter, though summer also sees a fair share of campers, fishers, and outdoor enthusiasts. The other communities like Los Angeles tend to offer employment more steadily through the year since their seasons do not experience the extreme temperature and climate changes we do here in the mountains. Meanwhile, have fun during your visit to Big Bear!