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Jobs in Norwalk, Ca

Sitting in Los Angeles County, Norwalk is a suburban city with a population of approximately 100,000. Once known as the center for some of southern California’s largest sugar beet farms, it was heavily industrialized in the latter part of the 20th century. Today, it is mostly residential but does offer several leafy parks, golf courses, and other sporting and cultural pursuits. The most important industries in Norwalk are healthcare and social assistance, retail and manufacturing, utilities, and public and private administration, and finance. To find out more about working in Norwalk, the city’s main attractions, and some of the region’s biggest employers, please keep reading.

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Norwalk is almost 70% Hispanic or Latino and is home to its own Hispanic multi-media business, EC Hispanic Media, which offers advertising and marketing platforms to national and local Hispanic markets. The city also has a large population of veteran soldiers who served in Vietnam (above the national average of 40%), so it not surprising that there are almost 7,000 jobs in health care and social assistance. Education is another avenue with a lot of employment opportunities in Norwalk, with Cerritos College and La Mirada High School in the immediate vicinity. Those in information technology should look to Pyramid Technologies, which make mini-computer systems for engineering, scientific, and military applications. There are also opportunities with McDowell-Craig furniture makers who primarily manufacture furniture for schools and offices across the US.

Health and fitness are a way of life in Norwalk, with Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex, the Aquatic Pavilion, and Norwalk Skate Park all within the city limits. Golfing is also big business, thanks to the Norwalk Gold Center and Golf N Stuff, or you can visit one of the many parks such as Norwalk Park or Robert White Park. Healthcare is also almost 2% more affordable in Norwalk compared to other Californian cities. Families will love the Norwalk Nature Center, where you can pet lambs, goats, donkeys, and other domestic animals, whereas culture vultures can enjoy the Cultural Arts Center or Mary Paxon Art Gallery. Norwalk also has the Gilbert Sproul Museum, its own all-city youth band, and an annual Halloween festival.

Besides the aforementioned La Mirada High School and Cerritos College, the biggest employers in Norwalk, are the Metropolitan State Hospital, with almost 2,000 staff, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder, with just over 1,000, and Bally Total Fitness Headquarters. Healthcare professionals can also work for the Coast Plaza Doctors Hospital. In the leisure and fitness sector, you will find the Norwalk Golf Centre and Golf N Stuff amusement parks, whilst those looking for jobs in the Norwalk food sector can look to Diana’s La Bonita catering company. Car companies also have a significant presence in Norwalk, with Norwalk Toyota and Norwalk Auto Auction.