Jobs in Roanoke, Virginia, United States

In the 17th century, some of the early pioneers that moved into the current area of Roanoke were settlers from eastern Virginia. The newcomers were looking for farmable lands in the fertile Shenandoah Valley and came across the Roanoke Valley in 1740. The settlers began to occupy the area and began farming as a livelihood. Smaller towns were formed in the neighboring areas of Roanoke, although these towns have merged since to form present-day Roanoke.

The name “Roanoke” is said to have come from the Algonquian word for “shell money”. The Norfolk and Western Railway was completed in 1882 bringing a rapid economic growth to the city. Due to the presence of the railroad, American Viscose established a rayon plant in Southeast Roanoke in 1917, this created a lot of job opportunity for the growing community.

Roanoke has a total land area of 43 square miles and a population count of 99,660 in 2016, as per the census. The Roanoke City Public Schools is the localpublic-school division in the city. Much of Roanoke’s industries revolve with emphasis on manufacturing and maintenance facilities.

Transport Options, Artistic Establishments, and Recreational Areas Located in Roanoke

Roanoke offers multiple public transport services such as the Valley Metro bus system that operates within the city of Roanoke. For traveling to nearby cities, the bus services operate to cities such as — Virginia Tech, Lynchburg, Christiansburg, and Blacksburg. The rail service is being set up in the city and is scheduled to be completed by the fall of 2017, the services are operated by Amtrak. The closest airport to the city is the “Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport”.

For sightseeing options, the Virginia Museum of Transportation is highly recommended to learn about the various horse carriages, diesel locomotives, steam trains, and even planes. The Black Dog Architectural Salvage & Antiques features interesting souvenirs and unique gifting options such as vintage light fixtures, stained glass, architectural pieces, and antique home décor.

The Mill Mountain Star and Park is an iconic location for the locals due to the giant star symbol that symbolizes the city of Roanoke. The place offers spectacular views of the Roanoke area and it’s a prime location for photographers to click exceptionalsnapshots.

Job Opportunities in Roanoke

Roanoke focuses its core employment areas within healthcare and retail sectors, companies such as Carilion Health System, and Valley View Mall are some of the top employers in their respective fields. Other major employers in the city are — Virginia Western Community College, Virginia Transformer Corporation, FreightCar America, Advance Auto Parts, Anthem Blue Cross, and United States Postal Service.

Job seekers can check out the following list for high-profile jobs — Project Manager, Online Solution Specialist, HR Education Consultant, Talent Acquisition Manager, Distribution Excellence Manager, Compliance Officer, On-Premise Sales Representative, and Mental Health Coordinator.

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Careers that Change LivesBring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions – we’re a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to sell medical technologies ...
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Avis Budget Group
Vehicle Service Attendant (Car Cleaner) – “WOW” OUR CUSTOMERS AND WORK WITH GREAT PEOPLE Do you want to work in a fast paced environment that provides growth opportunities and a great team environment? ...
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We need a nanny for our 1 child in Roanoke. And we're looking now! We would prefer someone who could help out with light housekeeping. We do have pets, so please consider that when applying. You'll be responsible for ...
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PROJECT MANAGER As a collaborative and innovative center of design excellence, SFCS is dedicated to defining the next generation of Living, Learning and Healing Environments. Our family oriented culture aims to provide ...
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Roanoke City Public Schools
Roanoke City Public Schools is seeking experienced elementary teachers for the 2019-20 school year. Verification of a proven track record (at least three years) may result in a signing bonus in addition to the ...
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LoanMax Title Loans
LoanMax Title Loans - Customer Service RepresentativeThis is a floating position, so you will be asked to work between the following locations:3505 Franklin Rd. SWRoanoke, VA 24014540-494-6690-AND-4183 Electric ...
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We are looking for a great babysitter for 1 child in Roanoke. We would prefer a babysitter who has their own car and who is willing to drive children. Someone who can get my son on and off the bus this next school year ...
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United Security & Control Systems
We are seeking experienced, well rounded technicians to fill immediate openings. Responsibilities: – Installation, service, and inspection of access control, intrusion detection, fire alarm, CCTV-both analog and ...
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Salem Health & Rehab Center
Salem Health and Rehabilitation Center in Salem, VA is looking for a motivated and self-driven Maintenance Technician for a 240-bed skilled nursing center.Responsibilities The Mainteance Technician performs preventative ...
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REV Group
Additional Locations:Requisition ID: 293 REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer ...
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Panera Bread | Blue Ridge Bread
Baker: Benefits Offered 401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision Employment Type Full-Time Are you the type of person that takes pride in your work? Are you looking for a career where you can feel satisfied? Panera Bread ...
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Intercept Health
The Community Based Counselor I is responsible for providing goal-directed training to enable Intercept clients to achieve stability and independence in a community based environment. The Community Based Counselor I ...
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Virginia Tech
Develop, administer, and analyze assessment and evaluation instruments to measure the quality of educational programs and faculty teaching. Communicate methods and results by creating customized reports. Assist in ...
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Compass Group
Posted Date: Jun 3, 2019 We have an opening for a Full Time ROUTE DRIVER - SMARTSERVICE position. Location: 1231 Rockland Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA, 24012. Note: online applications accepted only. Schedule: Monday thru ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th June
Damon Gettier & Associates, REALTORS
$40,000 - $100,000 a year -  Part-time, CommissionReal Estate Sales Agents needed - full and part time Do you enjoy guiding home buyers through the purchase process? Do you take pride in providing ...
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It's About Time
Oversee general maintenance and upkeep of the Day Support Center;Organize materials and supplies for daily program (beyond what the Direct Support Professionals and their teams are responsible for);Report maintenance ...
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Hawk Security Services
Come join our Dynamic Team and let your career SOAR at HAWK Security! Why We're Awesome? Consider the Following:We won the Top 100 places to work from the Dallas Morning News for SEVEN Years!!We've been ...
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SUMMARY: The Sales Representative is primarily responsible for consulting with and providing clinical and technical information to healthcare professionals and their patients to achieve the sales objectives. Sales ...
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HomeTrust Banking Partnership
HomeTrust Bank is GROWING! We have employees throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. HomeTrust Bank ranks among the top 400 U.S. Banks with $3.4 billion in assets as of December 31, 2018 and ...
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Sysco Associate Apply - Click HereCompany: Sysco VirginiaLocation: US-VA-RoanokeZip Code: 22801Minimum Level of Education: Not ApplicableMinimum Years of Experience: 0-1Position Type: Non-ExemptTravel Percentage: 0More ...
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