Jobs in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States

Elizabeth is the largest city in Union County, New Jersey. The city is made up of 12 neighborhoods including, Midtown, Bayway, Elmora, and Elizabethport. Elizabeth has a humid subtropical climate which brings hot and humid summers together with cold winters.

The city is well known for its environmentally friendly practices in terms of power, transportation, construction, and recycling, and has been listed by Popular Science as one of ‘America’s 50 Greenest Cities’.

Population of Elizabeth

Elizabeth has a population of 128,000 people. The city’s population is diverse with the racial make up being made up of 54% White, 21% African America, and the remainder being made up of Hispanic or Latino and other races. The city is largely family-orientated with over 37% of all households having children under the age of 18 living with them.

The city also has a high percentage of single parent households as well as single person households. The largest age group in Elizabeth is the age group between 25 to 44 and the median age of the population is 33.2 years.

Education in Elizabeth

The city of Elizabeth is served by the Elizabeth Public Schools District which manages 35 elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools. Additionally, there are an abundance of tertiary education options at the 192 colleges or universities that are situated within 50 miles of Elizabeth.

These colleges include: Kean University, Yeshivas Be’er Yitzchok, and CUNY College of Staten Island. Furthermore, the Elizabeth Public Library offers a sizeable catalogue of books and resources, adult resources, and children activities.

Retail Therapy and Outdoor Play

Elizabeth offers limited recreational options for visitors and residents. A highlight for locals is The Mills at Jersey Gardens, an outlet and value retail center. The Mills is the largest outlet mall in New Jersey and features over 200 stores, including: Saks Fifth Avenue, Century 21, True Religion, Michael Kors, and PUMA. The mall is also home to a 20-screen luxury theatre which features an IMAX.

An additional local favorite is Warinanco Park – a local park which offers picnic facilities, workout equipment, an outdoor running track, walking trails, a skating center, and lake. The park is popular with families on weekends and is often filled with people feeding squirrels and children playing on swing sets.

Job Opportunities in Elizabeth

Elizabeth has a high unemployment rate (6.4%) compared to the national average. Additionally, the median household income is significantly lower than the county, state, and national average. Elizabeth is home to Port Newark-Elizabeth Maine Terminal, one of the busiest ports in the nation, and Newark Liberty International Airport.

As a result, transportation is the leading industry in Elizabeth. The most common jobs held in Elizabeth are: administrative, production, sales, material moving, and transportation.

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Part-timeElizabeth 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 18th February
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 22nd February
$30,380 a yearPart-time, CommissionPosition: Part Time Retail Sales Consultant Location: Elizabeth, NJ (Jersey Gardens Mall) Bilingual Spanish Required Do you speak Spanish and English? If you do, we’re looking ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th February
Part-timeWELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Job DescriptionDOWN TO BUSINESS:Our Assistant Store Managers make an incredible impact everyday - on our customers, our teams and our company. They lead, guide, teach, merchandise, sell, process shipment, inspire, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
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Part-timeOverview: A teller provides exceptional customer service, working with Wells Fargo’s most important asset: our customers. Tellers are also responsible for helping resolve customer concerns in a timely ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
Company DescriptionExpeditors is a Fortune 500 service-based logistics company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, USA. At Expeditors, we generate highly optimized and customized supply chain solutions for our ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
Elizabeth family needs a full-time nanny. Must love kids! Our ideal match will meet the requirements below. About the family: My son is 5years old and very easy going. He loves to watch Tv and play games on his tablet. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
Seeking care for my loved one in her 80s. Services needed: companionship, bathing / dressing, meal preparation, medication prompting, help staying physically active, mobility assistance, light housekeeping. Looking for ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Job DescriptionPosition Overview Schedule is Sunday through Thursday 11:00PM - 8:00AM This position reports to the Regional Ground Services Manager. Ground Network Operations Agents support the execution of the GNS by ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th February
Advantage Solutions
**Summary** **Retail Sales Representative Part Time** Our company has the perfect opportunity for a candidate that looks forward to representing top brands. This part-time Retail Sales Representative job is a fantastic ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th February
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
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Company Overview Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
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 22nd February
Position Overview Schedule is Sunday through Thursday 11:00PM - 8:00AMThis position reports to the Regional Ground Services Manager. Ground Network Operations Agents support the execution of the GNS by managing daily ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 23rd February
Overview We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
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Need someone to pick her up and drop her at her grandmas house in Newark or at a center.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
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New York & Company
OVERVIEW: The SA participates in ensuring the service and selling environment within the store is fun and engaging for customers at all times. The SA performs a variety of responsibilities assigned by the Store ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
We are dedicated to Wakefern and have steady work. This position will start 6:00 PM or 7:00 PM. You MUST possess a CDL Class A license and at least 2 years Tractor-trailer experience. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO DRIVE MANUAL ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February