Working in Shasta County

The population of Shasta County as of 2000 was over 163,000, of which 72,000 were in the labor force. The largest employer is in the health and social services area, followed by the retail trade. Other industries well represented are manufacturing, construction, and transportation.

Use this page to access information regarding finding employment in Shasta County, available resources for career training and schooling, and ways in which you can volunteer your time and talents to benefit the community.


The CalWORKs program provides temporary cash assistance for needy families. Parents and caretaker relatives are required to participate in welfare to work activities for 32/35 hours per week.

The program offers supportive services to clients including childcare, transportation and other services necessary for a successful transition from welfare to work.

Finding Jobs in Shasta County

These links offer contact with employment services agencies as well as public employers.


Listed below are various programs whose goal is to provide aid to the citizens of the county and enhance community spirit.

Working for Shasta County