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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What you’ll be doing... As a Security Operations Consultant, you’ll be responsible for activities associated with the security of Verizon’s property, personnel, and information. You will establish, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th June
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Burlington Stores
LOCATION 651 Kappowski Street, Suite 30 07201 Overview If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retail stores in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Customer Service Supervisor! ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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We are looking for a great babysitter for 3 children in Elizabeth. We would prefer someone who could help out with meal preparation. We would prefer a babysitter who has their own car, who does not smoke, who is ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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Mount Vernon of Elizabeth
Location Information Mount Vernon of Elizabeth is a beautiful community in Elizabeth, PA, with more than 80 units offering assisted living and Alzheimer's care.Key ResponsibilitiesAt this time, we are seeking a Resident ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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Dunkin' Donuts
Cashier primary responsibilitiesinclude operating cash registers, greeting customers, taking food and drink orders, and completing transactions. Dunkin' Donutscashiers also regularly clean work stations, brew and grind ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th June
APM Terminals operates one of the world’s most comprehensive port and integrated inland service networks. We’re uniquely positioned to help both shipping line and landside customers grow their business and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
Express Employment Professionals
*** Warehousing Experience is a mandatory requirement ****** Knowledge of Inventory Management Systems is a mandatory requirement ****** RETAIL Industry experience is not considered for this role ***Our client a large ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
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Legacy Counseling, LLC
Legacy Counseling, LLC is currently looking for clinicians with experience serving children, adolescents, and families to join our family. Legacy Counseling provides therapeutic services to families utilizing a holistic ...
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Keurig Dr Pepper
**Job Overview****Merchandiser Part Time- Elizabeth, CO**The Merchandiser is responsible for providing high-quality merchandising support for Keurig Dr Pepper brands to retail stores within an assigned ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th June
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Thruway Direct
AMAZON DELIVERY DRIVERPay Rate: $14.00 per hourThruway Direct is looking for experienced and reliable delivery drivers to join our growing team in Elizabeth, NJ and drive routes for our delivery partnership with Amazon. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th June
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LACOSTE Outlet
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: At Lacoste, we think Life is a Beautiful Sport and hope you do too. If you want to be a part of a culture that values performance , innovation and joie de vivre then keep reading. Are you naturally ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th June
Canon Business Process Services, Inc.
Overview Our people make the difference. We believe in our employees and give them daily opportunities to grow as professionals and make their mark on the business. Each person brings unique skills to his or her role, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
Trinity Services Group
GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Responsible for pulling freight and UPS orders while maintaining a productive level of performance. Maintaining warehouse cleanliness and a safe inventory level. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
Job Summary: With a friendly, upbeat and positive attitude, the Deckhand supports the safe operation of the vessel in a fashion that exceeds the highest standards within the passenger vessel industry. Promote and ...
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Canon Business Process Services
Overview Our people make the difference. We believe in our employees and give them daily opportunities to grow as professionals and make their mark on the business. Each person brings unique skills to his or her role, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th June
Law Offices of Herbert F. Lawrence, LLC
Personal Injury Law Firm located in Elizabeth, NJ is looking for Personal Injury paralegal to fill the position. The candidate should be able to draft legal documents including Summonses, Motions, Interrogatories, etc ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th June
Indiana-Elizabeth-Horseshoe Southern Indiana
Cocktail Server - Casino (Full Time) - (190002YG) Description Job Summary: With a friendly, upbeat and positive attitude, provides prompt, courteous beverage service to all guests.Qualifications: High school diploma or ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
Carter's | OshKosh B'gosh Retail
Job Description:POSITION PURPOSE The Part Time Sales Manager (PTS), in partnership with the store management team, leads the overall productivity for their store. The PTS responsibilities include supporting the ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th June
Job Title: Tractor Trailer Driver - PM Shift Tue - Sat - $20.85 HrJob Requisition Number: RC155312Category: Courier/Tractor-Trailer DriverJob Family: FXE-US: DriverTime Type: Full TimeCompensation: ...
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St. Ann Ortho Fitting, LLC
About St. Ann Ortho Fitting, LLC: St. Ann Ortho Fitting, LLC is a Durable Medical Equipment Supply. We are looking for a Full Time Company Representative for our office in Elizabeth and North Bergen, NJ. Compensation is ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June