9 Best WordPress Job Board Themes (Job Portals) of 2015

Job portals have gained a lot of momentum in the business like Linkedln and Monster.com, they are earning in huge and if you are planning to start a job portal then you are at the right place. Job portal is a site where you can list the latest job availability in any fields like freelancing, company, or other small jobs. You will need to have user interface for the job recruiter and the employer.

But, what if you are opening your job portal business on the small scale. May be you are just testing out the next project and do no want to spend huge amount of money in it. Hiring freelancers or your own team for creating the custom website could result in higher expenses. This is where WordPress helps you. To create WordPress job boards you will need the best job portal WordPress theme. So, here I have compiled the list of best job board WordPress themes:

1.JobEngine WordPress Theme

jobengine wordpress theme

Price: $89 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

JobEngine is  modern and clean WordPress job portal theme from EngineThemes. This theme has enough functionality to make it one of the best one in this list. Some of its features are that you can display and accept all the online job applications, you can also use email templates to notify the people for any events, you can set up various payment plan options, and ofcourse its filters are powered by Ajax.

2. Jobify Job Portal WordPress Theme

jobify job board wordpress

Price: $58 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

Jobify is an elegant job board WordPress theme from Themeforest. This theme has all in one solution for your job board website like woocommerce integration, tutorials to set up, responsive design, and easy to use interface. This theme basically works on the WP Job Manager plugin, where you can change the settings without changing its existing features.

3. JobRoller

jobroller wordpress theme

Price: $99 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

JobRoller is the advanced WordPress job board theme from AppThemes. Just like other themes it is made for the seekers as well as for the recruiters, and you can buy this theme from AppThemes website as part of their complete package or you can also buy it separately. (Package gives you the best deal).

4. Jobera

jobera wordpress job theme

Price: $48 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

Jobera works on the WP Job Manager Plugin to form the perfect job portal for you. Also, this theme includes the WP Paid Listings and the Resume Manager plugin. This theme has a unique interface in which job seekers can upload their resumes to the recruiters who has created the listing and they will receive the resume directly in their email. Also, it allows for third parties who can play the role of the mediator between the recruiter and the job seeker for easy hiring process.

5. Nine To Five

nine to five wordpress theme

Price: $43 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

Nine To Five is a modern & clean looking WordPress job theme from Pixel_Press at themeforest, which boasts of 50 powerful customization options which lets you make this theme unique for your website. With features like paypal payments, search auto complete, google map integration, resume uploader, multiple currencies, it is certainly our favorite theme.

6. JobBoard By Templatic

job board by templatic

Price: $49 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

Job Board is the all in on a job WordPress theme from Templatic. This theme allows you the multiple payment options for the fee subscriptions. You can collect the payment from different gateways by charging some fee for the appointments or other charges. Also, you can give the discounts for adding the interests in your websites. This theme comes with 7 color schemes and advanced features such as seo friendly urls, support for Yoast seo plugin, job search by distance or address etc.

7. JobJockey WordPress Theme


Price: $79 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

JobJockey is the job directory WordPress theme from ColorLabs. This theme gives the two options either be the job seeker or recruiter. Both, will have the access to the dashboard and create the listings according to that. Also, this clean and elegant theme has the responsive design which will help your website to load properly on any type of mobile device, and some advanced features such as favorite resumes & instant notification, adding custom forms & auto job monitoring for the seekers.

8. JobBoard Theme By PremiumPress

jobsboard by premiumpress

Price: $79 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

Job Board theme is the oDesk type WordPress job theme from PremiumPress. This theme creates the beautiful interface between the job seekers and the recruiters, also allows the job seekers to bid for the job. Just like oDesk, the users can message internally each other to the contracts or the applicants. This theme offers geolocation and google maps integration, product bidding, media upload & drag n drop layouts.

9. JobsHub WordPress Theme By ColorLabs


Price: $79 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

JobsHub is second jobs portal theme from ColorLabs. This theme allows various payment modes like bank Transfers and the PayPal. Most of the features are similar to jobjockey, however its the layout that is different and you can choose either one of these depending upon your layout preference.

10. Project Theme By SiteMile

project theme by sitemile

Price: $69 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

Though this theme is specifically designed for freelancing / project based purposes, this can also be used as job board. With features such as user profiles, multiple payment gateways, escrow, credit system, multi language, social media integration etc, this theme is definitely worth checking out.

11. JobBoard  by Minimal Themes

job board themeforest theme

Price: $48 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

JobBoard is one of the best job directory wordpress themes designed by minimal themes at themeforest. With features like bootstrap, responsive, ease of customization, frontend submissions, jobs package system & paid features jobs. This is certainly giving competition to the above mention themes

12. WPJobus by Themes Dojo


Price: $58 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

WPJobus can be used for three types of website, as a job portal, as online resume or as company profile. This certainly gives an edge if you are looking for 2 separate themes which solves these purposes. However, since we are focusing on job directory here, with features like front end admin menu, no requirement of 3rd party plugins, use of html5, css3 & ajax, layerslider, maps integration, retina ready, static page templates & fontawesome. This is certainly a no brainer.

13. Careers by uouapps

careers job directory theme

Price: $58 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

Careers theme by uouapps at themeforest is a nice looking job directory theme. It comes with all the latest features such as front end for recruiters and candidates, stripe payment gateway, partners page, easy subscription plans, google maps integration etc.

14. Jobifier Theme By Colorlabs


Price: $79 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

Jobifier themes by colorlabs has a big google map in the frontpage. Although the features are quite similar to the other two Colorlabs job themes namely front end submission, various color schemes, payment gateway support, standalone dashboards etc. Colorlabs Project makes some awesome themes, just choose your favorite layout between the 3 or if you want you can get all of them via their subscription package.

Niche specific Job Portal WordPress Themes

Above themes are general purpose job directories, however if you are specifically creating niche based job portals the following themes may be what you are looking for.

15. PetSitter by dan_fisher

petsitter theme

Price: $58 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

If you are creating job portal website which is related to pets, then this theme fits you project perfectly. Frontend submission, 40+ theme shortcodes, unlimited color choices, bootstrap, psd files for enhanced customization, and of course this theme is compatible with wp job manager plugin.

16. BabySitter by dan_fisher

babysitter wordpress theme

Price: $58 | Demo/Purchase: Click Here

If you are creating job directory website for babies or if babysitter jobs are a part of your project, then this theme is a perfect fit. It is by the same author as PetSitter and has the same features, but is for babies niche.

These themes are the best job portal WordPress themes to make the online job board WordPress website. You may choose any one of these depending upon your preference, However my favorite one is still the JobEngine theme. Which one did you liked and choose for your project?

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