Jobs in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States

Woonsocket is located in Providence County, Rhode Island. A relatively small city, Woonsocket has a population of only 41,186, it is a vibrant and engaging community with plenty of employment opportunities.

Originally inhabited by the Native American tribes, the Nimpucs, Wampanoags and Narragansetts, in 1661 European settlers arrived in the area. This led to the Anglicisation of Providence County. After the Blackstone River was sourced as a provider of waterpower the region became a prime location for textile mills.

Despite the arrival of settlers in the 17th century, Woonsocket was not established as a town until 1867. Prior to this the area had been a collection of textile mill towns. As more villages were added to the ever growing town’s boundaries Woonsocket became a city in 1888.

A Modern Economy

Following World War Two Woonsocket’s economy diversified away from manufacturing. Retail, technology and the financial services all began to bloom in the area. One of the largest employers in the area is Roger Williams Medical Center. This employs a significant number of professionals. The facility also makes use of its links to the Boston University School of Medicine allowing students to be trained in a professional environment.

As well as employing a great number of skilled health care professionals, the Roger Williams Medical Center also allows you to develop your skills and further your career. The facility also employs a number of support and administrative staff. In a similar field the Hasbro Children’s Hospital is another major employer in the area. Like the Roger Williams Medical Center this facility employs a number of skilled staff in a range of positions from nurses and doctors to technicians, research assistants and administrators. The hospital is also the principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

A simple half hour commute away is Brown University. The institution is one of the United State’s most prestigious establishments. The school employs individuals with a range of education and experience, from professors and administrative staff to security guards and food service workers. Meanwhile a number of smaller businesses exist to support the university and its students. In the retail sector CVS Caremark is a major employer.

As well as a store support centre in Woonsocket, Rhode Island it also has many retail locations throughout the state. The company employs people in a wide range of roles from pharmacists to sales associates. A major employer in Woonsocket and Rhode Island in general is the financial sector. One of the biggest employers here is the Citizens Financial Group, which employs over 5,000 people. The company offers banking and investments for individuals and businesses and offers positions for analysts, financial consultants, and other administrative staff.

A Small But Lively Community 

One of the highlights of the Woonsocket year is Autumnfest, an annual cultural festival that takes place in the Veteran’s Memorial State Park. Woonsocket is also home to a number of cultural institutions such as St Ann’s Art and Cultural Center and the Museum of Work and Culture.

Thanks to the close links with Brown University and the presence of many teaching hospitals Woonsocket is home to an increasing number of students and young professionals. As a result there is a lively nightlife and social scene here. Woonsocket is an attractive location for many young professionals looking to further develop their skills. Attracted by a good cost of living and the engaging social scene as well as good transport links to the rest of Rhode Island many people are choosing to settle in Woonsocket.

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The Manager of EITS Telecommunications position is responsible for the day to day leadership of the telecom voice team. This position will lead a team providing 24x7 support for the availability of the internal and ...
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The Associate Strategy Manager is a vital contributor within the Store Brands organization, focused on analyzing the business, developing growth strategies for CVS Health’s private label products, and supporting ...
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Atalian Global Services
Part-timeCustodian - (Part-Time) PURPOSE AND SCOPE The Custodian has the responsibility of maintaining the good appearance of the school facilities in order to provide an attractive and safe environment. PRINCIPAL ...
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Seven Hills Foundation
This position is responsible for the creation, implementation, and ongoing follow-up related to the Individualized Service Plan (ISP),  Purchase Order (PO), and other annual planning tools for each person receiving ...
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Community Care Alliance
We are currently looking for a Crisis Phone Line Screener who has good communication skills to staff our 24/7 crisis hotline. As a Crisis Line Phone Screener you will be responsible for answering phones, providing phone ...
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Description : Job Description CVS Health is experiencing tremendous growth and has an exciting opportunity to join a Fortune 7 Company as an Assistant Category Manager (ACM). Assistant Category Managers are located in ...
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Seven Hills Foundation
Part-timeOverview Provides personal assistance and support per the approved PASS plan to enhance the ability of children with special health care needs to live and participate as valued family and community members, ...
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Alpha RI
We have recently expanded our client base to include some of the biggest names in mobility and consumer electronics and are looking for tech savvy, friendly candidates for immediate start. Previous experience in the ...
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Resources Management Group
Resources Management Group is the nation’s Largest Portfolio Agency and a distinguished leader in Dealer Reinsurance and Income Development Services since 1984. We’ve been growing and evolving with the ...
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Colony Hardware
Reporting to the Operations or Branch Manager, this position has primary responsibility for the pick up and delivery of merchandise in a safe and timely manner using company vehicles. CDL Class A license is required. ...
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Dollar Tree Family Dollar
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, ...
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Description : Job Description The Regional Director of Acquisitions & Real Estate develops and executes strategies to identify, negotiate and secure Independent Pharmacy Acquisitions within an assigned territory. ...
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Thundermist Health Center
Thundermist's Mission - To improve the health of our patients and communities by delivering exceptional health care, removing barriers to that care, and advancing healthy lifestyles General Responsibilities: Assure all ...
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Seven Hills Foundation
Overview To support people with the type, amount, and style of assistance they need to enjoy personal well-being and safety. To teach life management skills by way of role modeling, participation, instruction, and ...
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**Job Description:**+ Models and delivers a distinctive and delightful customer experience.+ Registers sales on assigned cash register, provides customers with courteous, fair, friendly, and efficient checkout ...
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South Dakota State Government
$19.87 an hourPart-timeThis is a part-time benefited (32 hours per week) position. This position manages office operations associated with circuit and magistrate court cases filed with the court by planning, organizing, ...
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Anderson Trucking Service
Opportunities Available for Company Drivers Benefits NEW! UPSIDE PAY program: CPM or 23% of revenue - whichever earns you MORE! New Guaranteed 14 day Home Time! Earn $85K+ Average Annual Gross Up to $3,500 Sign-On ...
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Seven Hills Foundation
Overview This position is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of all aspects of the residence(s) towhich they are assigned. Additionally, this position is directly responsible for the proper ...
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Ferland Corporation
TemporaryFerland Corporation has Pool Attendant opportunities available at its apartment complex located in Woonsocket. These positions are seasonal from May 23rd to September 2nd. The Pool Attendant will ensure the ...
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