Jobs in Waukegan, Illinois, United States

Waukegan is located in the northernmost part of Illinois on the south-western shores of the lovely Lake Michigan. It is a part of Chicago Metro Area and a home of more than 88.000 racially and culturally diverse residents. It’s the 8th largest city in the state.

As a regional center, Waukegan offers a vast array of different job opportunities for jobseekers in almost all branches. The Downtown area is the home of the city’s administrative apparatus as well as a vast majority of cultural and entertainment venues like Waukegan Public Library and Genesee Theatre as well as many smaller bars and clubs.

Waukegan is also the home of Naval Station Great Lake Station.

Economy of Waukegan

Historically, Waukegan has been primarily a manufacturing community in the iron and steel industry but today The Green Town’s economy is as diverse as its population. Most of the available workforce is in engaged in sales, office and administrative support with 30%, followed by production, transportation and material moving with 17%. Other important economic branches in Waukegan include food and accommodation, education and finance.

The city’s unemployment rate of 5.80% is slightly above the national average of 5.20% and with median income of 45.000$ makes it a nice middle-class town. The city’s revitalization projects and superfund sites aim to clean the lakeshores as well as remove most of its industry and replace it with residential and recreational space. Genesee Theatre was the first step of this plan which in itself led to a booming development in downtown Waukegan.

Living and Working in Waukegan

Waukegan offers an irreplaceable views and natural sceneries, a well-developed transport infrastructure and many cultural and entertainment venues. The city also hosts several cultural manifestations such as: Chicago Latino Film Fest, ArtWauk and HolidayWAUK. It has a plethora of cafes clubs and other places for social gathering around Genesee Theater, a trend that should expand as more and more projects of the city’s revitalization plan are realized. Waukegan is also served by Waukegan Harbor and Waukegan National Airport. With a median commute time of approximately 26 minutes, Waukegan’s roads rarely suffer from congestion.

Many jobseekers who are looking for temperate climate, proximity to water and orderly daily life, consider this sweet Midwest town as a prime candidate in which to establish or develop their professional careers.

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Are you interested in working for an organization dedicated to innovation, customer intimacy, and improving healthcare for everyone? Do you enjoy working in an environment filled with respect and integrity? Are you ...
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Elevate Care Waukegan
Elevate Care Waukegan2222 W. 14th St, Waukegan, ILBusiness Office Manager - Skilled Nursing FacilityJoin a top provider of SNF/Long Term Care as Business Office ManagerResponsibilities: Public Aid pending applications, ...
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U-Haul
Location:1735 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan, Illinois 60085 United States of America Are you an enthusiastic, highly motivated person that would love to start your career in the retail industry with U-Haul?If you are looking ...
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Concord Hospitality Enterprises
Now Hiring: Housekeeping/Room AttendantsHousekeeping is the perfect job for someone who likes to clean, enjoys being active throughout the day, likes to make customers happy through their work, and thrives in a self- ...
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Waukegan Community Unit District 60
Under the supervision of the principal, the Freshman Seminar teacher will provide instruction to support 9th graders as they effectively transition into high school.Location: Waukegan High School- Brookside ...
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Baxters
Service Specialist Trainee Req #: JR - 001387ES Location: Waukegan, IL US Job Category: Technical Services Date Posted: 6/12/2019 2:26:24 PM Baxter International Esta buscando una carrera que importe? ...
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SpringHill Suites Waukegan/Gurnee
Now Hiring: Breakfast Attendant We are looking for people that have a passion to serve others! Working at our morning breakfast means you are many times the first greeting our guest receives in the day! Your friendly ...
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Burger King
CREW MEMBER POSITION - Overnight At TOMS King, we believe that our Employees are the cornerstone of our success and having a rewarding career where the possibilities are endless begins with you! If you are passionate ...
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The Customer Experience (CE) Product Manager I / II is a key cross-functional member of the franchise facing team responsible for leading website projects on AbbVie's internal platform. This role has responsibility for ...
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Advanced Disposal
To connect with a recruiter on Driver and Technician careers, text "ADS" to 44844 POSITION SUMMARY: General Daily Duties: Perform preventive maintenance and scheduled maintenance repairs in compliance with DOT ...
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Company Overview Company Overview USABlueBook is the recognized source of products and technical support for professional water and wastewater operators. As the company founded by utility operators, for utility ...
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Reliable Express Transport
Reliable Express Transport is looking to hire Independent Contract Couriers for it's Chicago location.The ideal candidate will have either a Mini Cargo Van, a 14 foot Box Trucks or SUVMust be 21 Years Old or overMust ...
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Waukegan Community Unit District 60
Administer and score language proficiency tests for PreK-12 students of non-English background, enrolling in any of the schools of Waukegan Public Schools Districts # 60. or private school in district. Maintain roster ...
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Innovative Refrigeration Systems
Description: Why work for us? We can offer you a career path and training to advance your career to the next level! We offer competitive salary (skilled candidates can make 6 figures!), full benefits, substantial ...
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FedEx Express2,304 reviews-Waukegan, IL$18.81 an hour -  Part-timeJob Requisition Number: RC161315Category: Courier/Tractor-Trailer DriverJob Family: FXE-US: DriverTime Type: Part TimeCompensation: ...
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Infinity Stamford Technology
Job SummarySalesforce Project ManagerWaukegan, Illinois 60085long term ContractMinimum EducationBachelor Degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline plus 6+ years experience in project management, ...
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The TJX Companies, Inc.
Your surprise is waiting! Explore career opportunities at Marshalls, where we strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and work-life balance. Marshalls delivers customers great value on ever-changing ...
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