Jobs in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

The history of Wilkes-Barre dates back to 1760s when settlers from Connecticut arrived in the area. Located on the bank of Susquehanna River in the picturesque Wyoming Valley, the city is surrounded by Lehigh Valley and Endless Mountain in south and west respectively and by Pocono Mountains in the east.

The city has a vast system of hiking and biking trails as well. Thanks to Susquehanna River, Wilkes-Barre is also an outstanding place for whitewater rafting and kayaking. The city is also a very popular tourist destination because of its numerous ski resorts and expansive start parks.

A Diverse Mix of Labor and Industry

Wilkes-Barre reached pinnacle of industrial progress in early decades of 20th century due to its massive coal mines. The industry declined after World War II due to many reasons. Today, the city offers a diverse mix of labor and industry. The main industry sectors in the city are hospitality, logistics, healthcare and retail, manufacturing, automotive and healthcare. The city has workforce of almost 250,000. The city manufacturers export their goods to all corners of the world.

The city’s chamber of commerce has launched a campaign to revitalize and restore the local economy. As a result, a large number of companies are moving to the city. A multitude of small businesses also operate in the city due to its favorable business environment. The city also has a strong base in high tech infrastructure, innovation and higher education. In this regard, some of the top companies in Wilkes-Barre include Keystone Automotive Operations Inc., Klein Candy Company, Altria Corporate Services, Walmart Stores and Benco Dental Supply Company.

Highways and Infrastructure

Wilkes-Barre is well connected to rest of the county and world. Five international airlines including Delta and United Express serve the nearby Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Similarly, North Extension of Pennsylvania’s Turnpike and Interstate 81 are in the close proximity of the city. Luzerne County Transport Authority controls all types of public transport. Two Class 1 Railroads also make commune to other parts of country relatively easy. Resultantly, the city has become especially appealing to high tech companies, retail stores, warehouses and transportation companies.

What Separates Wilkes-Barre from other Cities?

The city and its surrounding areas are a special place to raise a family. The city offers a very attractive cost of living, short communes and four-season climate. Similarly, residents have remarkably easy access to world class entertainment and recreational facilities, high quality educational institutes and cost effective housing. Some of the country’s largest cities are just minutes away, making Wilkes-Barre an extremely attractive place to live, work and grow.

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Geisinger
JOB TITLE: Unit Desk Clerk LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center DEPARTMENT: Medical Surgical 5 WORK SCHEDULE: Nights including every other weekend and holiday WORK TYPE: Part Time; 0.5 FTE; 40 hours ...
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Teasers Gentlemen's Club
Must have current / valid Pennsylvania Responsible Alcohol Management Program (PA R.A.M.P) Server/Seller certification or be willing to obtain this certification within 7 days of hire. This certifcation is MANDATORY for ...
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Mericle Construction, Inc.
Mericle Construction, Inc. seeks assertive, conscientious architectural drafter with a minimum 5 years’ experience in the preparation of architectural construction and presentation drawings for commercial ...
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UniFirst
Where will a UniFirst Career take you? As an industry leader in the rental, lease and sale of uniforms and facility services products, UniFirst Corporation has grown to become one of the largest companies in the garment ...
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Compassus
Current Compassus Colleagues: Please apply via Workday.Position Title: Chaplain “We are in the journey with people in their life story; we are invited along to participate in their last chapter.” Cathy, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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Kmart Corporation
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. ...
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Ascena Retail
Brand Overview:Catherines is the fashion and fit authority for women's sizes 16W-34W and 0X-5X, including plus petite. Our commitment to helping each customer look and feel beautiful is unparalleled. Providing current ...
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Silver Tree Residential, LLC
Silver Tree Residential, LLC is one of the fastest growing property management companies in the industry. We were formed in 2009 to operate a portfolio of apartment communities that now consists of 50 properties, ...
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Prestige Auto Appearance, LLC
Nature and Scope: The incumbent is an individual contributor who reports to the Operations Manager in a supervised environment. The Detailer is responsible to wash all customers' cars after any and all services ...
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Clark Service Group
The Service Coordinator plays a key role in organizing service calls between our technicians and customers in the most effective way possible. This individual must be able to work 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM with the occasional ...
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Navient
We are committed to providing expert guidance to our clients and customers on their journey to financial success! Navient team members bring passion, commitment, and integrity to our business. We drive results and ...
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For My Family Cleaning Services
$12 - $13 an hourFMF Cleaning Service is a highly reputable Cleaning Service seeking a team member with extremely high integrity, energy, and focus. We provide a professional and positive work environment. Join the FMF ...
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AllOne Health Group, Inc.
Job Details Description Over 40 years ago we created an industry, and now we’re transforming it. We are hiring for Attitude, Energy and Integrity. Maximize Your Potential: AllOne Health Resources is a leader in ...
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Tuxedo by Sarno
Part Time Tuxedo Consultant NeededWant to help men look their best for the most important celebrations in life? Are you upbeat, positive, and looking for a different kind of retail experience? Then a position with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th June
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Mobiniti
Overview: We’re looking for a Marketing Manager to join our team.Mobiniti is currently looking for a talented and passionate Marketing Manager to join our team. The position operates in a fast-paced, ...
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iDropped Repair Center - Wyoming Valley Mall
As humans have doctors and cars have mechanics, the world of Apple™ and Samsung™ products have iDropped Technicians. Masters in their field, iDropped technicians provide superior customer service, excel in ...
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Woodspring Suites
$9 - $10 an hour -  Part-timeAre you ready to turn your housekeeping and cleaning experience into a rewarding long-term career with a dynamic and quickly-growing leader in the hospitality industry? Work ...
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Liberty Travel Plaza | Liberty
Job Summary The General Manager (GM), Travel Plazas oversee multi-faceted locations including grocery, convenience and fuel operations. The GM ensures that sufficient amounts of fuel are available, stores are ...
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McCarthy Tire
Do you want to work at a company where you can grow and feel valued?We treat every employee as an important member of our strong, diverse, and multi-cultural workforce. Our people are important. That’s is the ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June