From BNY Mellon through Wawa, these 20 employers currently have a total of 15,479 open jobs available across the state. One of them (# 5, below, Deloitte) is on both the Forbes and the Fortune “Best Places to Work lists” for 2012, and another (# 13, below, PNC Bank) is a 4-time Gallup Great Workplaces Award winner.
These employers are listed in descending order based on the number of jobs they currently have open in the state of Pennsylvania.
The jobs with these employers are at all levels, from executive through intern, full-time and part-time. The employer name links to the employer’s company job board where you can search for jobs and apply directly to the employer.
These employers currently have 15,497 jobs open in Pennsylvania:
1. CVS/Caremark - 2,419 jobs
Opportunities are available at various locations across Pennsylvania with the greatest number in the Philadelphia area (270), followed by Pittsburgh (95), Allentown (60), Lancaster (57), and Harrisburg (39) with the remaining nearly 2,000 jobs scattered across the rest of the state.
CVS/Caremark is # 117 in the Forbes Global 2000, and # 18 in the 2012 Fortune 500, up from # 21 in 2011. Six hundred CVS/Caremark stores in 25 states in the USA contain an in-store “MinuteClinic” open 7 days a week where nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide in-store patient care including administering vaccinations and doing health screenings.
The job titles in greatest demand for CVS/Caremark in Pennsylvania are Customer Service, Pharmacy Technician, Shift Supervisor, Merchandiser, Photo Lab Supervisor, and Beauty Advisor, plus many more job titles.
According to Wikipedia, ”CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) is an American drug retailing company with a U.S. pharmacy chain. CVS Caremark provides pharmacy services through its over 7,000 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; its pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy division, Caremark Pharmacy Services; its retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and its online pharmacy, CVS.com.”
2. McDonald’s - 1,287 jobs
In the state of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia is the location with the most jobs available (124), followed by Pittsburgh (62), Harrisburg (40), York (29), Butler (28), and the remaining 1,100+ distributed across the rest of the state.
The job titles with the greatest current availability include: Crew, Management, Department Manager, Hourly Manager, Shift Manager, Swing Manager, Salaried Manager, Assistant Manager, and many other jobs titles. They also indicate a significant number of part-time opportunities, but it certainly looks like they need experienced managers at their Pennsylvania locations.
A very interesting book was published recently about people who started their working lives in a McDonald’s restaurant. The names might surprise you: Jay Leno, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos (founder and CEO), actress Andie McDowell, Ohio Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, and 42 more shared their stories with the author. Forbes has a very interesting article about Jobs at McDonald’s based on the book.
McDonald’s is # 186 in the Forbes Global 2000, and #107 in the 2012 Fortune 500 list, up from # 111 in the 2011 list. According to Wikipedia, McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries and is headquartered in the United States (Illinois).
3. Pizza Hut - 1,236 jobs
The greatest concentration of Pizza Hut jobs is in Philadelphia (72), followed by Pittsburgh (54), Lancaster (31), Erie (23), Allentown (22), and many other locations across the state.
The job titles currently with the greatest availability include: Team Member, Assistant General Manager, Restaurant General Manager, Shift Manager, Delivery Driver, and Server.
According to Wikipedia, “Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise that offers different styles of pizza. Pizza Hut is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., the world’s largest restaurant company (which also owns KFC and Taco Bell). As of 2012, there were more than 6,000 Pizza Hut restaurants in the United States, and more than 5,139 store locations in 94 other countries and territories around the world.”
4. Staples - 1,084 jobs
Job opportunities are distributed in Philadelphia (70), Pittsburgh (56), Allentown (23), York (23), Easton (11), and many other cities and towns.
The job titles currently available include: Service Desk Associate, Easy Resident Technician, Furniture Associate, Copy and Print Center Expert, Easy Technology Associate, and much more. (Staples is home to the “Easy” button, if you’ve noticed their ads.)
According to Wikipedia, “Staples sells supplies, office machines, promotional products, furniture, technology and business services both in stores and online.” It is a very large office supply chain store, with over 2,000 stores worldwide in 26 countries. Staples is # 571 on the Forbes Global 2000 list, and # 114 on the 2012 Fortune 500 list, down from 108 in 2011.
5. Deloitte - 1,070 jobs
In Pennsylvania, Philadelphia leads (515 jobs open), followed by Pittsburgh (347), Harrisburg (141), Camp Hill (61), and Glen Mills.
Deloitte, officially named Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, is a professional services (consulting) firm with a wide variety of professional opportunities from junior level to very senior with too many varied job titles to list here.
Deloitte is #3 in Forbes 2012 list of Best Accounting Firms to work For, and #67 in 2012 Fortune Best Companies to Work For (# 63 in 2011).
6. UMPC – 934 jobs
UMPC jobs are centered in Western Pennsylvania with the vast majority of current openings in Pittsburgh (938).
Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC has many typical medical positions available plus Food Service Worker, Medical Assistant, Environmental Services Aide, Patient Information Coordinator, Health Unit Coordinator, and many other medical and administrative jobs.
UPMC was ranked # 1 in Pennsylvania and # 1 in Pittsburgh in the most recent US News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals.
7. Toys R Us - 859 jobs
The city of Philadelphia leads with 49 jobs open, followed by Lancaster (44), Harrisburg (44), Whitehall Township (38), Wilkes-Barre (38), and many more across the state.
The job titles with the greatest availability include: Department Supervisor, Assembler, Sales Team Member, Back of House Specialist, Human Resources Department Supervisor, Off-Hours Stock Crew, Maintenance / Housekeeping Team Member, Department Supervisor, and Pricing and Signage Team Member, among many.
According to Wikipedia, “Toys R Us is an international toy and juvenile-products retailer operating more than 875 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores in the United States. It exclusively operates the legendary FAO Schwarz brand and a portfolio of e-commerce sites including Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com, eToys.com and FAO.com.”
8. Dick’s Sporting Goods - 857 jobs
Pittsburgh is in the lead with 226 jobs open, followed by Butler (47), Smithton (40), Greensburgh (25), and many more across the state.
The job titles currently with the greatest availability include: Cashier, Lodge Sales Associate, General Sports Sales Associate, Footwear Sales Associate, Apparel Sales Associate, Bike Technician, Golf Sales Associate, and many other associated retail and warehouse positions.
Dick’s Sporting Goods, one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the world, is headquartered in Pittsburgh. In 2012, Dick’s Sporting Goods is # 466 in the Fortune 500 (down from #464 in 2011).
9. BNY Mellon - 715 jobs
Opportunites are open in Pittsburgh (640), Philadelphia (34), King of Prussia (22), and several other locations across the state.
Officially Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, BNY Mellon has a very wide variety of positions open including Client Services, Income/Tax Analyst, Wealth Analyst, Business Systems Analyst (several levels), IT Project Manager (several levels), Computer Operations Manager, and many other related banking, administration, and technology jobs.
BNY Mellon is # 166 on the 2012 Fortune 500, down from #165 in 2011. It is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation created when Bank of New York merged with Mellon Financial Corporation in 2007. It operates in six primary financial services sectors including advisory services, asset management, asset servicing, broker-dealer, issuance services, treasury services and wealth management.
10. Wawa - 697 job
Most open jobs are concentrated in Philadelphia (115), and also in Bethlehem (27), West Chester (25), Allentown (20), and several other locations. Headquarters is in Wawa, PA.
The jobs currently available are Customer Service Associate, Store Maintenance Associate, Inventory and Merchandise Manager, Assistant General Manager, Fresh Food Manager, and several others (including some “Accelerated Career Entry” positions, which sound very interesting).
Wawa Inc. is a chain of convenience store/gas stations located along the East Coast of the United States. It operates in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Florida.
11. Petco - 617 jobs
In Pennsylvania, with 43 jobs currently open Philadelphia, also Reading (37), Easton (30), Allentown (28), Altoona (23), and more.
The positions currently open include standard retail positions like Sales Associate, Cashier (including some part-time positions), and Assistant Manager, and also jobs for people who love animals like Grooming Assistant, Pet Stylist, Aquatics Specialist, and Associate Dog Trainers.
According to Wikipedia, “Petco is an American chain of retail stores headquartered in San Diego, California that sells pet supplies and services as well as live animals. As of 2010, Petco had over 1,000 locations in the United States.”
12. Community Health Systems - 603 jobs
In Pennsylvania, Community Health Systems has 109 jobs open in the Scranton area, 70 in the Easton area, 69 in Wilkes Barre, 54 in Phoenixville, 52 in Berwick, and many more across the state.
The positions currently open include standard hospital/healthcare positions like Registered Nurse, Admitting Clerk/Patient Registration, Medical Transcriptionist, Pharmacist, Phlebotomist, Physician Assistant, Paramedic, Unit Secretary, Coder, and many more.
Community Health Systems, Inc., is a major operator of general acute care hospitals in 29 states, headquartered in Tennessee, according to Wikipedia. In 2012, it was # 198 in the Fortune 500 (down from # 190 in 2011).
13. PNC Bank – 514 jobs
Opportunities are primarily in Pittsburgh (238 openings), but also in Philadelphia (49), Erie (11), and other locations in Pennsylvania.
The positions currently available include Mortgage Loan Officer/Loan Originator, Branch Manager, Mortgage Operations Closer, Default Specialist, Teller Banking Supervisor, Finance Project Manager, Relationship Expansion Consultant, Branch Financial Sales Consultant, and many more.
In 2011, PNC Bank was selected for the 4th time as one of the Gallup Great Workplaces Award winners, one of 30 selected in 2011. Something to consider…
14. Regis Corporation - 484 jobs
In Pennsylvania, Regis opportunities are in Pittsburgh (15) and Erie (15) leading, but also opportunities in York (13), Allentown (13), Lancaster (12), and other Pennsylvania locations.
Open positions include Holiday Hair Stylist, SmartStyle Stylist, Regis Salon Stylist, MasterCuts Stylist, Cost Cutters Stylist, BoRics Stylist, and many more stylist opportunities plus 10 SmartStyle Salon manager positions.
According to Wikipedia, “Regis Corporation is the largest hair salon chain in the world, with over 11,000 salons (including both company-owned and franchises), it is ranked 712 on the Fortune 1000. It has its headquarters in Edina, Minnesota.”
It runs many familiar salon chains: SmartStyle, CostCutters, MasterCuts, BestCuts, holiday hair, and many other. Regis also owns Sassoon Academies and is part-owner of the Empire Education Group which owns Empire Beauty Schools and The Hair Design School.
15. Best Buy - 483 jobs
In Pennsylvania, Best Buy’s opportunities are in these locations: Pittsburgh (33), Willow Grove (23), Philadelphia (22), Harrisburg (14), and several other Pennsylvania locations.
The job titles for the positions available include: Mobile Wireless Sales, Sales Supervisor, Asset Protection Specialist, Sales Associate, Customer Service Specialist, Geek Squad Automotive Installation Tech, Home Delivery Driver, and many more.
Best Buy is is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics. It is # 468 on the 2012 Forbes Global 2000 List, and #53 on 2012 Fortune 500 (# 47 in 2011). Best Buy competes with Costco, Home Depot, Lowes, and Staples in the specialty retailer industry.
16. HCR Manor Care - 481 jobs
HCR’s jobs available across Pennsylvania are in Pittsburgh (65), Allentown (32), York (28), and many others.
Open positions include: Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Social Worker, Nursing Assistant, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapist, Home Health Care, and many other related positions.
According to Wikipedia, “HCR Manor Care is a major provider in the United States of both short-term post-acute and long-term care. As of 2007, it had more than 500 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care offices, and over 60,000 employees. The company is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.”
17. Panera Bread Company - 411 open
Panera Bread Company opportunities in Pennsylvania are in Pittsburgh (47), Allentown (16), Erie (13), Lancaster (12), and other Pennsylvania locations.
The current open jobs include: Shift Supervisor, Associate, Catering Coordinator, Hourly Associate, Baker – Night, Baker – Day, Assistant Restaurant Manager, and many more.
According to Wikipedia, “Panera Bread is a chain of bakery–café quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada. Its headquarters are in Sunset Hills, Missouri.”
18. Giant Eagle - 385 jobs
Giant Eagle in Pennsylvania has opportunities in Pittsburgh (119), Bethel Park (21), Seven Fields (18), McMurray (14), and many more locations.
The open positions include Pharmacy Technician, Sales Clerk, Cashier, Prepared Foods Clerk, Meat Wrapper, Night Stock clerk, Stock Clerk, Fuel Station Attendant, Journeyman Meat Cutter, Cake Decorator, and more.
According to Wikipedia, “Giant Eagle is a supermarket chain with stores in the U.S. states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Maryland. The company was founded in 1918 in Pittsburgh.”
19. Edward Jones - 343 jobs
In Pennsylvania, jobs are open in Philadelphia (20), York (19), Lancaster (19), Chambersburg (19), Scranton (19), and many more locations in Pennsylvania.
The job titles for the open positions include Financial Advisor Investment Consultant, Financial Advisor Financial Planner, Financial Advisor Independent Financial Advisor, Financial Advisor Broker, Financial Advisor Account Executive, and many more
According to Wikipedia, “Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P., since 1995 simplified as Edward Jones is a financial services firm headquartered in Des Peres, Missouri, which serves investment clients in the United States and Canada, through its branch network of more than 12,000 locations. The firm focuses solely on individual investors and small-business owners. Edward Jones is a limited partnership owned only by its employees and retired employees and is not publicly traded.”
20. Comcast – 328 jobs
Pennsylvania opportunities include 177 in Philadelphia, 24 in Pittsburgh, 16 in West Chester, and many other locations.
Open jobs include: Individual Direct Sales, Customer Facing Technician, Customer Service Rep, Direct Sales Rep, Account Executive, Systems Engineering Manager, Software Engineer, and many others.
According to Wikipedia, “Comcast Corporation is the largest cable operator, home Internet service provider, and third largest home telephone service provider in the United States, providing cable television, broadband Internet, telephone service and home security [in some areas] to both residential and commercial customers in 40 states and the District of Columbia.”
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