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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Our Merchandise & Inventory Supervisor will execute strategic plans in merchandising, inventory, and asset protection. This role will also lead, and mentor a small team to confirm accurate record keeping, storage ...
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Hello, I'm looking for someone to help me with after school transportation for 2 children. My eldest son attends High School. I am unable to leave work everyday to pick them up. You should be willing to help with ...
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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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The Portfolio Specialist, CMF Marketing will be a key member of Stryker's Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) team based in Kalamazoo, MI. This professional will work on the planning and implementation of projects that support ...
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Take your office into the operating room selling at Stryker Orthopaedics! Open your next career door with Stryker by using your sales ability and passion to make a difference in the health and well-being of others! ...
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WHO WE WANT Customer-oriented achievers. Representatives with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships. Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who ...
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I'm looking for a great babysitter for 1 child. she has some anxiety issues.
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Seeking care for my mother in her 90s. Services needed: companionship, bathing / dressing, medication prompting. No prior experience required. Female caregiver preferred. A little more about my mother: she can be ...
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Are you seeking the next lucrative move in your sales career? Why not work for a Fortune 500 company with 36 years of revenue growth? We're looking for great sales talent throughout the US. This Sales Rep will spearhead ...
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WHO WE WANT **Customer-oriented achievers.** Representatives with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships. **Charismatic networkers.** Relationship-savvy people who ...
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Job Title: Supervisor, Inventory / Merchandising Job Category: Store Leadership Location Number: 000413-Kalamazoo-Store Job Description: Our Merchandise & Inventory Supervisor will execute strategic plans in ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th February
Insert detailed job description here. **Job Description** ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Promote and sell Stryker Endoscopy products within approved indications for use. Understand and comply with applicable laws, regulations and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th February
Sales Function Maintain routine communication with divisional sales teams (Sales Reps, Regional Managers, Strategic Sales Managers, Area Sales Directors, etc) to gather and share information as part of Corporate ...
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Flex Financial is Stryker’s financial services business, providing customers with creative ways to acquire Stryker equipment. The Marketing Specialist of Flex Financial will have responsibilities in the areas of ...
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Supports the administration of benefit programs including 401(k), Health, COBRA, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Life Insurance, Wellness, EAP and Adoption. Works in service center environment, ...
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Basic Function Responsible for supporting learning needs by documenting implementation of various learning documents and learning programs. In addition, the Representative will support systems and/or projects. ...
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The Marketing Communications Specialist interfaces with key leaders and the sales force to ensure assigned projects and deliverables are executed seamlessly and on time. Specifically, the Marketing Specialist supports ...
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**Stryker** Position Title: Trauma Sales Associate **Who we want** + **Hard-working winners.** Confident, competitive and results-oriented salespeople who create a track record of success. + **Persuasive influencers.** ...
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Part-timeResponsible for assisting with all operational tasks within the store as delegated and assigned by the Store Manager with main focus on the front-end and sales floor operations. Also assist with the hiring, ...
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Part-timePortage family needs a part-time tutor for Musical Instruments, Music & Drama.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February