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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As the Executive Administrative Assistant - Merchandising, you will be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support for the SVP of Front Store Merchandising. As the Executive Administrative Assistant - ...
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As part of the Retail Security Compliance team, the Compliance and Vulnerability Management Analyst will be responsible for managing the tracking and oversight of risk-based vulnerabilities aligned to IT Retail. In this ...
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The main functions of this position are to be able to print and cut weekly ad signs, package them, and slot them appropriately for distribution to our retail stores.Sort incoming mailSort and scan into Arrival System ...
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**Job Description** We are currently hiring a Pharmacy Acquisition Support Specialist to join the Strategy & New Business Development Team with a focus on supporting all aspects of pharmacy acquisitions and general ...
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Looking for someone to drop off one child 13 to school and one child 7 to before care. Both children will be fed, dressed and car ready at 6 a.m. This position is only every other week but will exclude Wednesdays. Start ...
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Join Fortune 7 CVS Health as an application developer on our warehouse systems team. As a member of the CVS IT Logistics Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) team, the Application Development Advisor will be responsible ...
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As an Executive Administrative Assistant,you will be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support for the VP of Customer Insights and Experience. As an Executive Administrative Assistant, you will be ...
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The Middleware Engineer- OHS Admin needs to Support enterprise environment for high-TPS, high-criticality applications and works closely with client and technical management, and with related support groups to design ...
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This role is responsible for the printing, cutting, and distribution of the weekly ad signs in the Woonsocket Print Dept.Required Qualifications 3+ months of working experiencePreferred Qualifications 3+ months of ...
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NEOS Greek Restaurant
Part-timeNEOS Greek Restaurants is looking for experienced servers and bartender.We are looking for restaurant servers to ensure that patrons have an enjoyable dining experience by providing quality customer service. ...
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Sally Beauty
Part-timeApply in person at your location of interest, or download an application to complete at home and submit in person - https://www.sallybeauty.com/Job-Opportunities.htmlAt Sally Beauty, we want all of our Beauty ...
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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Description Are you interested in working for a human service agency where the sky is the limit for growth potential? Do you enjoy working with children in need and making a difference in their lives? If you answered ...
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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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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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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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$20 - $22 an hourYMC is seeking a Traveling Occupancy Specialist who can travel as needed throughout the Northeast portfolio (NY, NH, RI, and MA). The successful applicant will be able to travel and be able to be in the ...
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Check 'n Go
Part-timeJob Description: Sales and Service Specialist – Check ‘n Go/Allied Cash Advance Do you enjoy providing excellent service and building lasting customer relationships? Would you like to move beyond ...
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RAC STORES
Category : Retail Stores Street Address : 277 SOCIAL ST City : WOONSOCKET State : RI Zip : 02895 Organization : RAC STORES Job ID : 274494 Description : It’s Your Career. Own it! We make it easy to own your ...
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CVS Health Retail
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Power Home Remodeling
$75,000 - $90,000 a yearPower Home Remodeling is a company founded on equal parts hard work and positivity. We believe that “dream” and “achieve” are not mutually exclusive. That philosophy has ...
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