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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Dispensing Technician new Add to Favorites
As a Pharmacy Technician in our mail order pharmacy, you may be responsible for duties associated with the fulfillment of prescriptions including automated drug dispensing systems (FF54 vial filling, ADU) and manual ...
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POSITION SCOPE: The VSAT Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting all customer problems over the telephone and/or traveling to customer sites for repair of various communications equipment and other equipment ...
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Facilities Utility Worker new Add to Favorites
Chewy is the world's fastest growing e-commerce pet retailer that has been working to re-define the industry by wowing our customers and our employees. Chewy has been growing by leaps and bounds every year since we ...
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Sales Consultant - Comp new Add to Favorites
What does a Sales Consultant do? The Sales Consultant ensures Best Buy delivers a world-class customer experience as THE destination and authority for technology products and services. You will provide velocity and ...
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Inventory Specialist new Add to Favorites
What does a Best Buy Inventory Specialist do? At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives of our customers through technology and all ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
We are genuine in our belief that sports make people better and so are you! Immerse yourself in a workplace that loves to be active and lives the brand. Associates joining our team have an opportunity to be a part of ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Company Overview Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
This position serves as primary liaison between sales personnel, brokers, distributors, customers and various departments and functions to investigate, resolve and respond to issues and questions. Ensures customer ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th February
Chewy is the world's fastest growing e-commerce pet retailer that has been working to re-define the industry by wowing our customers and our employees. Chewy has been growing by leaps and bounds every year since we ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
Part-timeAs a Pharmacy Technician in the Packing Department, you would be responsible to perform the daily functions of packing and shipping of prescription orders in accordance with standard operating procedures. You ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Company Overview Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
$150 a dayWe are looking for a great babysitter for my children in Wilkes Barre. We would prefer someone who could help out with light housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry and homework help. Hours are Saturday ...
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Part time Security Officer new Add to Favorites
Allied Universal
Overview We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
This position includes but is not limited to the AR assigned to their desk, proactive invoice collection, deduction resolution, account reconciliation and limited reporting. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 100% Proactive invoice ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th February
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
About us:One of the world’s leading and most recognized brands comes to life in our stores, where guests are still captivated by everything that made them fall in love with Target. Our approximately 1800 locations ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February
Packing Technician new Add to Favorites
As a Pharmacy Technician in the Packing Department, you would be responsible to perform the daily functions of packing and shipping of prescription orders in accordance with standard operating procedures. You will be ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th February
What you will do Conducts preventive maintenance, repair, installation, and commissioning and general servicing of HVAC Automation Systems (including detailed troubleshooting of systems). Responsible for high levels of ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th February