Jobs in Topeka, Kansas, United States

The history of capital city of Kansas, Topeka, dates back to 1854. Topeka is an Indian name with unknown origins. According to some historians, Topeka means the best place to dig potatoes whereas to others, it means smoking hills.

Topeka is known for its attractions, museums, restaurants, parks and festivals. It is home to many arts museums and galleries as well as outdoor sports and recreational activities.

The Economy of Topeka

The city’s economy is based on government services, manufacturing and agriculture. Different types of government agencies account for a quarter of total workforce available in the city. Similarly, more than 30% of residents are employed in the services industry.

The wholesale and retail trade has 15% of workforce on its payroll.  As the population of the city is growing rapidly, the construction and housing industry has also made good progress, bringing numerous jobs to the city and its suburbs.

Food processing, printing and publishing, flour mills and iron foundries are among other principle industries in the city.

Home of Fortune 500 Companies

The central location of the city, proximity to major interstate highways, pro-business policies and numerous tax credits have made Topeka a prime attraction for business from across the country. Similarly, many Fortune 500 companies in the likes of Burlington Norther Santa Fe Railway, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Hallmark Cards Inc. and Payless ShoeSource have also set up their offices and manufacturing facilities in the city.

The Aviation Industry

The city of Topeka is also famous across the world for its aviation industry. As a matter of fact, the city of Topeka in particular and the state of Kansas in general have been the biggest center for production and development of aircrafts since Wright Brothers made their  first ever flight in a powered flying machine. It is also pertinent to note that more than 50 aviation companies, most important of which is Longren Aircraft Factory, have set up their headquarters in Topeka, Kansas.

Other prominent aviation companies currently operating in the city include Southwest Jet Inc., Hetrick Aviation Inc., The Power Team, Versus Aviation and Million Air. These companies are not only doing a phenomenal job in aviation industry but providing employment opportunities to thousands of people dreaming to make a future in aviation.

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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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Our Store Staff is the face of the ALDI shopping experience, and our most valuable asset. Their hard work makes it possible to uphold our company strategy: Provide the highest quality products at the lowest possible ...
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