Jobs in Danville, Virginia, United States

Danville’s first settlement was set up in 1792 and it was initially called “Wynne’s Falls”, named after the first settler. Much of the area was inhabited by the war veterans from the Revolutionary War. A tobacco warehouse was established in 1793 and the town was known as the “World’s Best Tobacco Market”. The arrival of the 19th century brought trade and transportation to Danville through the completion of the canal system.

By 1847, a railroad plan was chartered due to the efforts of “Whitmell Pugh Tunstall” — a Virginia General Assembly member. The railroad was completed in 1856 and it served a major role during the ongoing Civil War for transporting goods and medicine. After the war, Danville began to expand its textile industry by establishing the “Riverside Cotton Mills”.

Presently, Danville is home to a population count of 41,898, according to the census. The city is located 70 miles to the south of Lynchburg and 30 miles west of Martinsville. The total land area of Dansville is 42.9 square miles.

Cultural Establishments and Recreational Establishments to Visit in Danville

Danville is home to the Millionaire’s Row homes built in the 19th and 20th centuries, these homes were built by the wealthy tobacco planters and have become a historic landmark to visitors. The Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History was home to Major William T. Sutherlin and the museum was originally known as “Sutherlin Mansion”.

Danville has plenty of churches in the vicinity, and it has been popularly nicknamed as “the city of churches”. Some of the most popular churches are — Dan River Church, Riveroak Church of God, and the First Baptist Church of Danville.

The Danville’s Riverwalk Trail is a beautiful trail for pedestrian walking as well as for cycling enthusiasts. The area is well-maintained and is an ideal location for outdoor activities such as picnics, ball games, and parties. The Danville Science Center offers educative lessons to kids and there are plenty of exhibits to witness.

Job Opportunities in Danville

Danville has numerous job opportunities in fields such as Education, Administration, Retail, Healthcare, and Industrialization. Aspiring teachers are highly recommended to approach popular universities such as — Averett University, American National University, and Danville Community College. Entrants with a media background can enroll at newspaper agencies like Chatham Star Tribune and Showcase Magazine.

Major employers in the city include — Goodyear, Food Lion, Roman Eagle Memorial Home, Telvista, Danville Public Schools, Swedwood, Nestle, Walmart, Intertape Polymer, and CIT Commercial. Job seekers are encouraged to apply for some of the high-salaried jobs in the city such as — Registered Nurse, Construction Superintendent, Construction Manager, Operator, Field Technician, Customer Service Representative, and Bookkeeper.

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job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
**\# of Openings**1**Overview**The Event Specialist is responsible for completing in-store food and non-food demonstrations. Acquires and maintains knowledge of products represented. Serves, demonstrates, intercepts ...
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