The following is a list of oil spill response employment resources.  To search specifically for oil spill jobs on job search web sites, try the following keyphrases (and combinations and variations).

  • oil spill
  • deepwater horizon

Alabama JobLink – State of Alabama run site with environmental response jobs available. Read their Environmental Cleanup Jobseeker Instructions.

Alabama One-Stop Career Center

Career Builder Oil Spill Jobs
A directory of oil spill cleanup firms, there are jobs posted in the forums.

Deepwater Horizon Response
Unified Command site for the latest updates.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Financial assistance to eligible individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster declared by the President of the United states.

Florida Gulf Recovery Jobs
Florida Gulf Recovery Jobs is a dedicated portal through Florida’s official online job bank, the Employ Florida Marketplace, currently listing more than 3,500 positions related to response and recovery efforts, with additional positions posted regularly.

Florida One-Stop Career Center

Jobs Plus
Hiring 400 workers in Florida for Walton and Okaloosa counties.

Louisiana One-Stop Career Center

Louisiana Works
The State of Louisiana run site, has oil spill jobs posted on front page. The website includes online employment resources, information on benefits, disaster support and other services.

Mississippi Department of Employment Security

Mississippi State Oil Spill Jobs

Mississippi One-Stop Career Center Oil Spill Response Jobs has a section dedicated to oil spill response.

Simply HiredOil Spill Jobs
This site has a large group of jobs for Hazmat and Hazwoper certified.

Texas One-Stop Career Center Deepwater Horizon Response

Texas Workforce Center
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state government agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. For employers, TWC offers recruiting, retention, training and retraining, and outplacement services as well as valuable information on labor law and labor market statistics. For job seekers, TWC offers career development information, job search resources, training programs, and, as appropriate, unemployment benefits.

USAJobs – This official site for federal jobs has some oil-spill related jobs in the U.S. federal government.

Vessels Of Opportunity
The BP program that pays boat captains and crews to help with the cleanup.

Note: Beware of web sites that are scams offering training for a fee. To learn about other disaster recovery scams to avoid, visit Disaster Recovery Consumer Information by the FTC.