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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We are looking for a great nanny for 1 child in Altoona. We would prefer someone who could help out with light housekeeping. We would prefer a nanny who has their own car, who does not smoke, who is comfortable with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
Part-timeAs a Cafe Server, you sell our products and deliver world-class customer service through your commitment to our four core service principles. You have a passion for what you do and enrich the customer's ...
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Merchandiser (PT/Days) new Add to Favorites
$16.75 an hour$16.75 per hour Position is responsible for product merchandising within large volume stores (Grocery, etc.). This includes stocking shelves, rotating shelved product, setting up displays, stocking and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you! Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of ...
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Pet Care new Add to Favorites
Catface is a sweet Norwegian Forest Cat that loves attention and treats. I'm a doctor that will work long hours and will be traveling back and forth to family in Philadelphia. I would need you to feed her and show her ...
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Housekeeping new Add to Favorites
Part-timeAltoona home needs a part-time house cleaner. Ideal match will meet the requirements below. Can you provide your own cleaning supplies (detergents, etc)? Can you provide your own cleaning equipment (vacuum, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
DOWN TO BUSINESS: Our Assistant Store Managers make an incredible impact everyday - on our customers, our teams and our company. They lead, guide, teach, merchandise, process shipment, inspire, manage product, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Part-time, CommissionAs a commission associate in our home department, you are accountable for driving customer service to achieve profitable sales growth by combining in-depth product knowledge and passion for service ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
Sephora Beauty Advisor new Add to Favorites
Part-timeThe Sephora Beauty Advisor is responsible for providing a personalized, engaging and fun shopping experience to clients, demonstrating beauty products and techniques, and leveraging in-depth product knowledge ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
Join Our Community of Food People! Basic Purpose: Responsible for performing a variety of processing and administrative duties relating to the night warehouse Shipping function of the company. Description: This Position ...
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Retail Sales Associate new Add to Favorites
Job DescriptionDOWN TO BUSINESS: Our Product Specialists (Sales Associate) are responsible for ensuring our customer loves our stores and footwear as much as we do. They each help deliver an incredible customer ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
Description: Demonstrate passion for electronics and deliver an exceptional guest experience by connecting guests to the right products to enhance their lives. Engage with guests. Ask open-ended questions and educate ...
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Housekeeping new Add to Favorites
Altoona home needs a house cleaner for spring cleaning. Ideal match will meet the requirements below. Can you provide your own cleaning supplies (detergents, etc)? Can you provide your own cleaning equipment (mops, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th April
Starbucks Team Member new Add to Favorites
Description: As a Starbucks Team Member, you deliver the beverages offered by Starbucks to Target guests. As a Starbucks Team Member, you are responsible for delivering on the Starbucks' brand and guest standards ...
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What does a Best Buy Merchandising Specialist do? At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives of our customers through technology and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
Part-timeJoin Our Community of Food People! This position is for the Cash N Carry Outlet store of US Foods, Altoona PA. Description Work In Deli Department Of The Outlet Store, With Responsibilities As Follows: Handle ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
Do you enjoy making things happen behind the scenes and seeing your work flourish on stage? Well…being a Merchandise Execution Associate at JCPenney might be the position for you! Primary Responsibilities: ...
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Business Ops Coordinator new Add to Favorites
JOB SUMMARY Working under direct supervision, provides routine day-to-day business operations support to multiple lines of business in an office. Responsible for processing AP transactions such as vendor invoices and ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April