Jobs in Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States

Located in Allegheny Mountains, Altoona is one of the most picturesque cities in Pennsylvania. Situated in Allegheny Mountains, it is the eleventh most populous city of the state with a population of almost 50,000. The main area of prominence in the city is none other than the Downtown. The Downtown is the commercial center of the city featuring many mixed used, residential and commercial buildings build in New Romanesque, Edwardian Baroque and Victorian style. It is also the center of Pittsburgh Line of historic Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Economy at a Glance

Historically, the Pennsylvania Railroad was the sole factor that drove the economy of the city and maintained constant growth. However, the city has shifted its focus to other sectors after the decline of its main industries and decreased dependency on railroads. Today, healthcare is the biggest economic sector in the city with most number of employees as well. Healthcare institutes like UPMC Altoona and Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital employ thousands of people in their various facilities.

Retail and Services Industries

Retail and services industry is also among the largest job producers in the region. The location of city on I-70 and I-99 means it draws customer from a vast geographical area spreading over 40 miles of radius. There are many retail stores in the city including Convention Center Commons, Kohli’s Altoona, Goodwill Retail Store and Logan Valley Mall. The city has almost 30,000 square feet of retail space with Downtown, 17th Street and Pleasant Valley Boulevard as main retail centers.  Sheetz, one of the largest gas station and convenience stores chains in the country, is also based in Altoona.

Education and Real Estate

Ivyside Park Campus (Penn State Altoona) of Pennsylvania State University is also located in Altoona. It is the third largest of all Penn State campuses, employing thousands of people. Another important job sector in Altoona is real estate. The downtown in particular features many residential and office buildings, maintaining some sort of economic vitality for the city.

Finally, Altoona can be a good place to start a business or find a job because it imposes taxes only on buildings. The city also features numerous parks in addition with some museums and art galleries for entertainment and recreation.

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What you’ll be doing... The customer experience will be in your hands as you interact with our small and medium business customers in the store and through customer visits. You’ll demonstrate the value of ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June
What you'll be doing... The customer experience will be in your hands as you interact with our small and medium business customers in the store and through customer visits. You'll demonstrate the value of our products ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th June
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GTL
GTL is in search of a detailed oriented and talented Project Manager. The Project Manager plans, directs, and manages activities of Product Implementation life cycle of the GTL Offender Management System (OMS). ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
Special Education Aide new Add to Favorites
Altoona Area School District
$11.75 an hour -  Part-time19/20 School YearIf you have a passion for working with students, we want you! The District is seeking dedicated and caring individuals to work one-to-one with a student and/or ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
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Revival Fitness & Rehab
Revival Fitness is looking for a dynamic, friendly, outgoing, and knowledgeable yoga instructor to inspire classes and help grow our community. We are in the process of building our yoga program so we are looking for ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
Customer Service Associate new Add to Favorites
The UPS Store #5642 & #6512
The UPS Store #5642 & #651232,234 reviews-Altoona, PA 16602The Part-Time Center Associate delivers world-class customer service to all retail customers by receiving and processing packages for courier shipment. The ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
Penn-Mont Academy
$10 an hour -  Part-timeAbout the role: Positions available for Early Childhood and Elementary.JOB DUTIESMaintain a high standard in personal conduct, appearance and language.Follow school policy in ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
Family Service Representative new Add to Favorites
Alto-Reste Park
At Alto-Reste Park, our mission is to honor and celebrate life by providing clarity and guidance during times of sadness and pain by offering a place of peace amidst scenes of cultured beauty. Regardless of whether ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
American Eagle Outfitters
The Cashier is responsible for positively impacting the customer’s shopping experience by providing the customer with an exceptional cash and wrap experience. The Cashier maximizes sales by delivering efficient, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th June
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RV One Superstores, Inc.
The Mid West's fastest growing and most respected RV dealership has an IMMEDIATE Service Manager position available!Please apply at: http://www.rvone.com/employmentInterviews to be held this week. June 12-14thEssential ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th June
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Eight Mile Pets, Inc. dba Pet Supplies Plus
Job SummaryDoes your cat wear sunglasses? Does your dog have more sweaters than you? We call that “petcentricity”. If you’re the leader of the pack and enjoy providing products and services that enrich ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June
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Eight Mile Pets, Inc. dba Pet Supplies Plus
Pet Supplies Plus retail location in Altoona, Iowa. We are looking for a driven leader with experience in the Retail sector. We are a customer first organization. We believe in helping our community and its animal ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona (formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona) is an 80-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that provides comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June
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TRPIL - Transitional Paths to Indepent Living
TRANSITIONAL PATHS TO INDEPENDENT LIVING AND TRPIL HOME HEALTH IS NOW HIRING DIRECT CARE WORKERS!!!Transitional Paths to Independent Living (TRPIL) along with TRPIL Home Health is a multi-service agency assisting ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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Lincare Healthcare
Lincare Healthcare1,614 reviews-Altoona, PAOne of the Nation’s major suppliers of in-home oxygen and respiratory therapy seeks a Sales Representative. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 8th June
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Merakey
Merakey is seeking Autism Behavior Technicians to join our Education and Autism division in Altoona, PA. POSITION OVERVIEW The Autism Behavior Technician provides one-on-one support and assistance to a student with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th June
PRN/Casual - Huntingdon Lewistown, Mifflintown As a Spiritual Care Coordinator at AseraCare Hospice, you recognize that providing the best care to our patients and their families is our purpose and our commitment. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
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Elite Freight Brokers
Position eligible for Over Time work2nd shift position 4PM to 1AM. Responsible for directing the daily functions of collection of inventory data, order generation and entry as well as ensuring utilization of equipment ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
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Levi Strauss & Co
Lead Associate Levi Strauss & Co.739 Bass Pro Dr NW #538Altoona, IA ApplyDescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION We believe that clothes - and how you make them - can make a difference.Since 1853, we've been obsessed with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th June
Guest Services Representative new Add to Favorites
Motel 6/Studio 6
We are adding to our Clean Team for our iconic Motel 6/Studio 6 property. These individuals play an important part in achieving our promise to deliver a clean, comfortable room to every guest. The Clean Team focuses on ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th June