To find a job in Chile, you can start with Emprego and Chile Trabajos. Everyone who wants to find a job in Chile needs first to look for a job in Chile. You can look for recruitment agencies in Chile. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in Chile.
Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Chile. Chilean citizens and residents do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents. You can do this together with your new employer or employment agency. Or you can find a work visa scheme to come to Chile without a job offer. Read more below on how to find a job in Chile.
All websites linked in this article are in Spanish and English. Use Google Translate or any other translation app if you need to.
First, find a job, and then you will worry about a work permit if you need it.
How to get a job in Chile
You can find a job in Chile by searching online for job opportunities in Chile. You can find a job either with a company or a recruitment agency.
Chilean citizens and residents do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents.
Job websites in Chile
To find a job, try using search engines like Baidu, Google, Naver, Sogou, or Yandex. For example, try to search “Data Scientists” or “Nurse in Santiago,” and don’t just stick to the first few pages of the results.
Try different job websites until you find what you’re looking for. You can also look for organizations with job openings, like “Security Manager” or “Housekeeper in Valparaíso.”
Many job websites can help you find work in Chile. Some of them are focused on specific professions and industries.
Search for a job on these popular job websites below:
Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Chile
Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Chile. I found these groups talking about jobs in Chile. You can look for more.
Recruitment agencies in Chile
You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you. You can type “recruitment agency near Santiago” on Google Maps or any other map app. There, you can find a list of relevant agencies that you can contact. You can search your area for local recruitment agencies if you are not in Chile. They can help you find a job in Chile.
Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find a job for you. So be careful when an agency asks you for money.
Ask around you for jobs in Chile.
To find a job in Chile, speak with any person who may have traveled or worked in Chile. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone to help you. Ask around and find opportunities among your contacts.
Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for “Factory near Valparaíso.”
Walk around anywhere for possible jobs in Chile
If you are somewhere in Chile, you can explore the area and see what job opportunities are around you. You can look for organizations and businesses around you and visit them. For example, below is a search on Google Maps for “market near Arica.” You can see these places to ask for job opportunities.
Search for employment schemes
You can apply for an employment scheme or an employment support program to help you find a job. Those programs can be local or national. They can be open only to Chilean residents, but they can also be available to foreigners. You can search for “Chile employment scheme” or “Chile employment program.” You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy.
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