Jobs in Rockford, Illinois, United States

Rockford, Illinois has been dubbed as the “textbook American city”. The Forest City is located in northern Illinois, on the banks of Rock River, it is the most populous city in the state outside the Chicago Metro Area. Historically, its economy has been largely based in the manufacturing of heavy tools and machinery. With the decline of the iron and steel industry, the city has suffered economic decline similar to that of the other cities in the so called “Rust Belt”. To tackle this decline, the city’s economy has gone through a process of diversification into several manufacturing branches, from automotive to aerospace, as well as significant development of the health service sector.

The economic revival of the Forest City

Even though the Forest City has suffered some population loss at the end of the 20th century, it fares far better compared to other Rust Belt cities, such as Detroit. A home of more than 150.000 residents, Rockford offers various job opportunities to those seeking to experience the life in the upper Midwest. Aerospace industries remain dominant in Rockford’s economic output. UTC Aerospace Systems and Woodward are its largest representatives.

However, with the construction of several hospital centers and other revitalization investments, the city has opened its doors to jobseekers who are interested in finding jobs in health service and construction sectors – with Swedish American Hospital being the largest employer. As a relatively large population center, Rockford also offers job opportunities in retail, accommodation and food services.

A worker’s life in Rockford

Rockford’s charm stems from its unique blend of architectural influences, from Gothic Revival to Art Deco and modernism. Being placed between Chicago and Galena, Rockford has highly developed transport infrastructure. Several highways, and bus lanes stretch through its territory as well as its own Chicago Rockford International Airport. The city also the home of many sites of historic and cultural significance, not the least of which are the Coronado Theatre and the Mendelssohn Club – the oldest music club in the US.

The median resident age of the city is 36 years. The city has racially diverse citizenry with the majority being Caucasian (around 60%). It offers a wide variety of cultural and entertainment venues. The city has its own school district. The temperate climate and vibrant forest nature, make Rockford an attractive destination for those jobseekers who wish to escape the large ‘Concrete Jungles’.

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Babysitter Occasionally new Add to Favorites
I am looking for someone to watch my child for a couple hours or maybe even overnight occasionally on Friday or Saturday nights. Would like you to have a vehicle to get here and transport if absolutely needed.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Part-timeOverview:About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
InternshipJob DescriptionWhen you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Retail Staff new Add to Favorites
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 ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Description As a key member of the marketing team, the Digital Specialist will be responsible for several aspects of Greenlee's web, social presence, and marketing automation processes. Key responsibilities will include ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
Overview:About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
American Express is a leading global payments, network, and travel company, backed by one of the world's most recognized brands. American Express is unique in the payments industry as an issuer of cards as well as a ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th February
Business Unit: Job Summary:Responsible for the daily operations of a location and delivering a bestin class experience for the store team and for customers. Provideleadership, guidance, coaching and motivation to the ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Overview This position is responsible for preparing juice and other specialty products for purchase. Responsibilities include all activities of preparing the product, operating the machine(s) and preparing the product ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Our technicians are passionate electronics experts and are especially impassioned when talking about the connected car. As a Geek Squad Autotech, you’ll go through the typical onboarding, job shadowing and new ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
Customer Service new Add to Favorites
Provides "World Class" Member Service by surprising and delighting our members every day. Creates feature displays that maximize gross margin dollars. Uses visual merchandising presentation to drive sales. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
Nanny Needed new Add to Favorites
We are looking for a great nanny for happy children! Duties include:pickups and drop-offs from school/ swimming for our 4-year-old and 2. 5-year-old. engaging the children in learning activities and play (outdoor and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th February
We need a babysitter to take care of 1 child in Rockford. Please be comfortable with pets. You'll be responsible for pickups and drop-offs. Responsibilities would include meal prep. We require that you have your own ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Marketing Data Analyst new Add to Favorites
ResponsibilitiesData AnalysisCandidate will analyze macro and micro-economic data, product data, sales information, etc. to draw conclusions and summarize clearly for presentation to managementAnalyze data and create ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
ABOUT OUR STORE: What better place to share your love for pets than in our stores? With so many opportunities under one roof, you'll be sure to find a career path that inspires you. As the Department Manager for ...
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Direct Support Associate new Add to Favorites
Part-timePHILOSOPHY OF SERVICES ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:This job carries with it the obligation to fulfill Mosaic’s mission of providing a life of possibilities for people with intellectual disabilities. As One Mosaic, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February
**\# of Openings** 1 **Overview** The Event Specialist is responsible for completing in-store food and non-food demonstrations. Acquires and maintains knowledge of products represented. Serves, demonstrates, intercepts ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Creative, Patient Nanny new Add to Favorites
Seeking a babysitter near Rockford for 2 children. Hoping you can start soon! Meal Preparation: Make simple lunches and snacks. Comfortable With Pets: Two kitties that are super friendly. Light Housekeeping: Clean up ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st February
Overview:About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th February
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, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd February