Jobs in Portage, Michigan, United States

Portage, a city situated in Kalamazoo County, offers a beautiful natural setting with well-maintained neighborhoods. The city is home to Austin Lake, an expansive historic lake, and is well-known for its historical parks, cycling trails, as well as other outdoor activities. The residents of Portage experience a balance lifestyle and the city is a great place to live, work and play.

The city has a population of over 48,000 people. The racial make-up of the city is largely composed of a white community, however there are small African American, Hispanic or Latino, and Asian communities. Additionally, the median age of the population is 38.1 years of age with the most popular age groups being under the age of 18 and between the ages of 25 and 44.

Portage is served by the Portage Public Schools school district which manages over 8 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 3 high schools in the city. Additionally, the city is served by the Portage District Library which provides various classes for both youth and adults. There are 23 colleges within 50 miles of the city, including Ross Medical Education Center and Spring Arbor University.

Outdoor Living

Portage is a city that values nature and a healthy lifestyle. The Portage Bikeway, a designated bicycle lane, provide over 55 miles of designated cycle pathways. The pathways connect residents to various retail outlets and amenities and cultural experiences. Additionally, the city is home to numerous parks or bodies of water, such as Austin Lake, Bishop’s Bog Preserve Trail, Lakeview Park, Portage Creek Bicentennial Park, and Emerald Drive Park. Residents enjoy cycling, walking, hiking, picnicking, canoeing, boating and fishing in the beautiful natural surroundings.

Portage is also home to various cultural attractions, including the Kalamazoo Air Zoo. The museum, which was voted the best museum in Michigan, features over 100 unique spacecraft and aircraft. Visitors can enjoy flight simulations, a 4-D theatre, various science experiences, and indoor amusement park rides.

For further indoor entertainment, The Crossroads mall features numerous retail outlets, restaurants, and food court eateries. Outlets such as American Eagle Outfitters, Banana Republic, Bath & Body Works, and many more trade at the mall.

Job Opportunities in Portage

Portage has a diverse economy with education, health care, and research and development being leading industries. The economy is healthy with a low unemployment rate (3.6%) as well as a high recent job growth rate (2.58%). Additionally, the median household income of Portage is higher than the county, state, and national average. The top employers in Portage are: Stryker Instruments, Pfizer, Portage Public Schools, State Farm Insurance, Kresa, and Meijer.

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VCA Animal Hospitals
Client Service Representative We are seeking an experienced Client Service Representative (preferably with veterinary experience) to join our team. At VCA Animal Hospitals, we take our mission statement – your ...
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**Who we want**+ **Hard-working winners.** Confident, competitive and results-oriented salespeople who create a track record of success.+ **Persuasive influencers.** People who understand market positioning and can use ...
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Summit Polymers, Inc.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: This job contains responsible administrative/clerical work involving the development, maintenance and retrieval of data, costs, drawings, reports and modifications of Company and Customer ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th June
**Who we want to work with:**You're a sales professional at heart. You love engaging with customers and colleagues - wherever that might take you. Being responsible for other's perception of a company's brand and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th June
Insert detailed job description here.Work From Home: NoTravel Percentage: NoneStryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ...
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Opens and closes the store in the absence of store management, including all required systems start-ups, required cash handling, and ensuring the floor and stock room are ready for the business day. Responsible for ...
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Meritage Hospitality Group
Are you looking for an opportunity with flexible hours where you can be part of a team? Do you enjoy providing excellent service? If so, our Crew position is for you! ___________________________________ As a Crew ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 8th June
Basic Function: Under little to no supervision, builds, repairs, and/or tests a wide range of electrical/electronic, and/or precision mechanical equipment in a bench work station environment. Responsibilities: Will ...
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APPLY TO BECOME A NAME BEHIND THE FLAME! Ferrellgas is seeking a Part-Time propane Material Handler. Willing to train the right individual for the job. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for inspecting, ...
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Hiemstra Optiocal
Job SummaryWe are looking for an individual who is genuinely interested in serving the needs of others. Our receptionist team is responsible for creating a warm, welcoming and seamless experience for our patients. To be ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th June
Adecco Staffing
Why join Adecco? Currently, we are assisting A Major Medical Equipment Manufacturer recruiting for Customer Service jobs in Portage, MI. These are Temp to Hire positions with a quickly expanding company that will allow ...
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Member Support new Add to Favorites
Position Summary... What you'll do... Maintains safety of facility according to company policies and procedures by conducting safety sweeps; following procedures for handling merchandise; and correcting and reporting ...
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Brookfield Properties
**Company Overview**Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for an Administrative Assistant at the Crossroads Mall in Portage, Michigan.Brookfield Properties is a retail real estate company headquartered in Chicago, ...
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Old Chicago (KJ Endeavors, LLC)
Old Chicago has been serving great food and craft beer since 1976. We provide a fun and energetic place to work along with supplied uniforms, opportunity to earn and advance, shift meal and food discounts along with a ...
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Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Are you passionate about the retail grocery market and organic products? Are you a leader? Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing companies in the retail grocery market? If so, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is ...
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Men's Wearhouse
RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE FINE TAILORED CAREERS Every day is a day to make somebody smile at Men’s Wearhouse, a division of Tailored Brands. We help people love how they look by providing a convenient, one-of-a-kind ...
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Integrity Back and Brain
Integrity Back and Brain is a company that cares for paraplegic clients in their own homes. We are seeking a dependable, and honest employee that will take pride in the care of our clients.We currently looking to fill ...
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Millennia Housing Management, Ltd.
Millennia Housing Management, Ltd., an industry leader and a successful property management company located in the Midwest, is looking for an experienced Maintenance Tech for our property located in Portage, MI.This is ...
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Ulta Beauty
Responsible for meeting or exceeding salon service and pro-hair sales budget through staff recruiting and productivity development; salon service promotions; and salon service demonstrations. Responsible for creating an ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th June