Employer Services

The College of Alameda Career and Employment Center is a member of the San Francisco Bay Area’s One Stop workforce development system. At our career center you can connect with qualified employees, find out about business opportunities, research state and federal regulations, explore the state’s economic development services, and much more. Our business services representatives provide customized, no-cost assistance to all businesses, including start-ups. Businesses are able to access a variety of services specifically designed to increase their competitiveness to grow their bottom line.

College of Alameda Career and Employment Center HOURS

Monday: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Walk In Days/Hours: 

Tuesday and Thursday 

9:30am- 4:00pm

JoB Orders

Many employers come to us that want to quickly post a Job Order for a position they have available.
To go to our online Job Order form, click on the button below.

On-The-Job Training

Employers—do you want to mentor a new employee and get reimbursed for it?  You can! Through the College of Alameda Career Center’s (North Cities Career Center) On-the-Job Training Program.

The term “On-The-Job Training” means training provided by an employer to a participant on a job where the following conditions are met:

    • Training accounts may be available for a reimbursement
    • The Employer pays the Trainee the same starting hourly wage as other employees in that classification
    • The Trainee is treated as any other employee
    • The Trainee gets hired as an employee upon completion of the OJT

Please call (510) 748-2208 for details

Tax Credits and Hiring Incentives

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Available to employers who hire individuals from certain targeted groups by offering them a federal income tax credit. Please contact your Business Services for more information.

Disabled Access Credit

Helps small businesses cover the cost of making their businesses accessible to persons with disabilities. The maximum amount of the credit is $5,000.

Architectural and Transportation Tax Deduction

Businesses may take an annual deduction of up to $15,000 for expenses incurred to remove architectural and transportation barriers to persons with disabilities and the elderly.

Business-to-Business Resources

Business to business referrals

    • Research on state and federal regulations, economic development services, and much more
    • Workshops and seminars
    • Post job announcements FREE of charge!
    • Participate in job fairs and individual employment recruitments
    • Post jobs for temporary employment
    • Free use of facilities for interviewing and recruiting
    • Pre-screening services for applicant job matching

Call (510) 748-2208 for details.

For More Information

One Stop Career Centers
East Bay Call 1-800-411-HIRE

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the Alameda County Workforce
Investment Board

Visit Us

Come into one of our two convenient Career Centers:

Alameda Career Center

College of Alameda, Cougar Village Room CV 225,
555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Pkwy, Alameda, CA 94501
  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:  10:00am -4:30pm
  • Wednesday:  10:00am – 5:30pm
  • Friday: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Berkeley Career Center

Berkeley Adult School, Room 105, 1701 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:  10:00am -4:30pm
  • Wednesday:  11:00am – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am – 12:00pm

our contacts

Main Office

P: (510) 748-2208

Tiffany Ghoddoucy, Intake Specialist

Stefanie Bradshaw, Director of Workforce Systems