2015-05-11 14:47:37

San Francisco de Macoris, which is found in the Duarte province, is one of the country's biggest and most developed cities, providing jobs for expats.

Looking for a job in San Francisco de Macoris? To guide you, here is an overview of its economy and labor market.

San Francisco de Macoris is the capital city of the Duarte province. It is the Dominican Republic's 8th biggest city, located in the North-east of the country. Note that San Francisco de Macoris is deemed to be one of its oldest cities although Duarte is one of the country's most developed and dynamic region in economic and social terms.

Hence, the city has been attracting foreigners in large numbers over the years, not only for its pleasant environment, with a warm temperature of around 26 °C throughout the year, but also for the numerous professional opportunities it offers. You should not have much trouble in finding a job in San Francisco de Macoris if you are planning to settle there.


San Francisco de Macoris is not only a major industrial and commercial hub but also an important agricultural center, thus with a diversified economy. In fact, the culture of cocoa, coffee, snuff, bananas and rice, as well as cattle breeding, dairy and livestock production, make a significant contribution to the city's economy. Most of these are exported to surrounding countries and to other parts of the world.

Trade and real estate are also the city' major economic pillars. Finally, tourism, through various leisure activities, as well as supermarkets, shops are part of the city's landscape.

 Good to know:

San Francisco de Macoris also hosts the Centro Universitario Regional del Norte, which is one of the region's biggest universities, not only welcoming local and foreign students but also providing jobs for qualified foreigners.

Find a job

It is best to be on the spot before starting your job search in San Francisco de Macoris. You can try your luck with the free zone and get in touch with international companies operating there. Feel free to send spontaneous job applications to these companies and to seek Interviews. You can as well contact the Camara Comercio y Producción of Duarte or the Ministry of Labor’s local branch, located at Edificio Badía Pillon, Piso 1, Sector El Centro (Phone: 809-588-2292) which is open from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Finally, you can browse general and specialized job websites from your home country so as to have an idea of the local labor market's requirements. Professional social networks and word out mouth may also help.

 Useful links:

Expat.com - Jobs in Dominican Republic 
Cámara de Comercio y Producción Provincia Duarte www.ccppd.org
Official site of San Francisco de Macoris www.sanfrancisco.gob.do
Acción empleo acciontrabajo.do
Tip Top Job www.tiptopjob.com
Locanto sanfranciscodemacoris.locanto.com.do

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