Jobs in Eugene, Oregon, United States

Sitting at the southern end of the Willamette Valley near the McKenzie and Willamette rivers is the city of Eugene. It is also about 80km from the Oregon coast. Home to both the University of Oregon and Lane Community College Eugene is noted for its natural environment, focus on the arts and recreational opportunities- running, rafting, kayaking and cycling are all common pastimes. Known as Track Town USA Eugene is where Nike Corporation was formed.

Initially growing up around the timber industry, as well as associated logistical enterprises Eugene has, since the 1980’s attracted a number of high tech industries to the area.

An Increasingly Diverse Economy

The largest employer in Eugene is PeaceHealth Medical Group. As well as directly employing a number of scientists, researchers and administrative staff the presence of the company also supports a number of other businesses and enterprises. The University of Oregon and the Eugene School District are also significant employers.

One of the largest industries in the area is that concerning wood products manufacturing. The timber industry has long been a part of Eugene’s economy and a great number of jobs still rely on it today. Another significant employer is the recreational vehicle manufacturing sector.

Away from manufacturing I-Mart and Market of Choice are both headquartered in Eugene employing a significant number of people, as does Emporium Department Stores. The largest distributor of organic fruits and vegetables in the northwest, the Organically Grown Company, also employs a number of people in Eugene. Many others find employment in similar, smaller agricultural and food processing related businesses.

Meanwhile Eclectic Products, Burley Design LLC and Green gear Cycling also employ a number of people in the Eugene area. The increasingly modern economic foundation led to Eugene, in 2012, being christened the Silicon Shire.

A Great City For the Arts And Outdoors

Eugene has a significant population of people in pursuit of alternative ideas as well as a large original hippie population. The counterculture that emerged in the 1960’s continues to thrive in the area and has helped to establish Eugene’s vibrant social tapestry. Today the city of Eugene is a leading promoter of sexual and racial equality.

In 2005, the city chose to start branding itself as the “World’s Greatest City for the Arts & Outdoors”. This is because Eugene has a vibrant arts community for a city its size, and is well situated near many outdoor opportunities. Today Eugene brands itself: “A Great City for the Arts & Outdoors.” Many people travel to enjoy the recreational opportunities that Eugene has to offer. This sector is increasingly becoming an important player in the city’s economy.

Eugene is also home to many small natural food stores as well as some of the oldest student cooperatives in the country, and alternative schools have been part of the school district since 1971. The old Grower’s Market, downtown near the Amtrak depot, is the only food cooperative in the U.S. with no employees. In 2006, an initiative began to create a tenant-run development process for downtown Eugene.

Eugene is also home to many annual events such as Mount Pisgah Arboretum’s Wildflower Festival, the Oregon Festival of American Music and the lane County Fair. In addition to this Eugene also houses a number of museums, performing arts organisations and music venues. The city’s visual arts community supports over 20 private galleries and several organizations, including Maude Kerns Art Center. A number of professional sports teams also operate in the city.

Eugene is one of Oregon’s best-kept secrets. As well as plentiful employment opportunities it is home to a vibrant social scene and a diverse and inclusive community. Thanks to the relatively low cost of living and high standard of life on offer many people are choosing to live in Eugene.

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New York Life Insurance Company is currently seeking managers to become part of our Fast Track Partner program. We are interviewing for leadership-oriented individuals who may be selected to become a Partner in our ...
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null In this role, you have the opportunity to follow procedures for product assembly/fabrication, system testing, and equipment operation and safety requirements as documented in the company's quality system. You are ...
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null In this role, you have the opportunity to follow procedures for product assembly/fabrication, system testing, and equipment operation and safety requirements as documented in the company's quality system. You are ...
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Responsibilities: At Office Depot and Office Max, our Sr. Sales Consultant-Technology is a full-time role, and the person in this position will have ownership of the Technology & Tech Services areas. S/he will be ...
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Overview: Personal Bankers at Wells Fargo are focused on building lifelong relationships with customers. Successful bankers demonstrate a genuine interest and ask questions to understand what’s important to them ...
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job from Cleverism, originally posted on 23rd February
POSITION SUMMARY: The Client Service Associate enhances the client experience by providing exceptional client service, supporting Branch functions as needed, assisting in safeguarding client assets, and serving as ...
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Business Unit: Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, helps put the power of cable to use for local, regional and national advertisers. It is focused on providing multi-platform marketing ...
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PLEASE NOTE: Your application will be considered for all positions within this store. Some positions may not be available in all locations.Assistant Store Manager – will support the Store Manager in all facets of ...
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**Job Description:** Seasonal AssociateLowe's has seasonal openings for Assemblers, Receivers/Stockers, and Customer Service Associates (CSAs). All employees are expected to provide excellent customer service by ...
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Business Unit: Military Experience Welcome!Benefits for New Hires start Day 1.Job Summary:Sell Comcast Internet, Data, Video and Voice services to small and mid- size businesses focusing mainly on advanced ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 23rd February
Responsibilities: At Office Depot and Office Max, our Sr. Sales Consultant-Technology is a full-time role, and the person in this position will have ownership of the Technology & Tech Services areas. S/he will be ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
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**Summary** **Retail Project Merchandising Part Time** The foundation of retail is built with strong displays for consumers to easily spot thebrand names and quality products they love. Help increase sales of premium ...
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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 ...
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barista - Store# 27299, FRANKLIN & VILLARD - EUGENE Brand Starbucks Coffee Company Location Franklin & Villard - Eugene (Store# 27299) 1895 Franklin Blvd Eugene 97403 Job Summary and Mission This position ...
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Comcast Business offers technology solutions ranging from Ethernet, internet, and WiFi connectivity to voice, television, and managed Enterprise solutions to power businesses of all sizes to perform better\. From small ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th February
You would be picking up my oldest from school at 230pm, then picking up my other two children from my grandmother after and preferably returning to my home. I am off work at 730 p.m. so I will be home then. My husband ...
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Job Title NetTech I Job Description In this role, you have the opportunity to follow procedures for product assembly/fabrication, system testing, and equipment operation and safety requirements as documented in the ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Great things are in store! Our part-time careers allow you to optimize your earning potential by working during the store's busiest times, including evening and weekend hours. Excellent pay and fewer hours with more ...
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