Help wanted: Thousands of jobs in the region
The Philadelphia Business Journal asked the region’s 50 largest employers about their hiring targets *
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University 335 Staff opportunities include virtu- 285 of the positions are staff Wells Fargo Bank 100+ Primarily full-time. Mostly bankers Home Depot USA Inc WND Home Depot reports it may fill
unspecified seasonal jobs.
of Pennsylvania ally every title, from administrative and 50 are for faculty. Faculty (includes Wachovia Bank) and tellers.
www.hr.upenn.edu/jobs assistant to zoologist. Right now, hires have strict requirements. www.wellsfargo.com
there are opportunities available
in stimulus-funded research.
PNC Bank, N.A.
105 A range of positions, including tell-
ers, credit officers, data analysts,
index.html sales and store managers.
FedEx Corp. WND Declined to respond.
290 Nurses and nursing support staff,
OR- and ED-certified techs, and
250+ open nursing positions.
More than 40 nursing and IT
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transpor-
tation Authority (SEPTA)
223 Bus operators. SEPTA is continually recruit-
ing and runs a monthly class
Health System unit secretaries. IT openings are jobs are expected to open autohire.careershop.com/septajobs/ for bus operators. Abington Health
40 Hiring in IT, pharmacy, case man-
agement and physician practice at
www.pennmedicine.org/jobs largely centered in clinical applica- over the next six months. IT
both Lansdale and Abington Me-
tions analysts and project manag- jobs require strong IT back- Vanguard Group
193 Full-time and summer internships,
plus full-time positions for entry morial hospitals.
ers. ground and also experience
within a clinical setting. level, recent college/MBA gradu-
ate specialty programs, and mid-/
Jefferson Health System 922 Physical, occupational and speech Some of these positions will senior-level professional roles.
www.jeffersonhealth.org/employment therapists, experienced OR and be filled internally.
critical care RNs and professional
research, among others. Positions Wawa, Inc. WND Filling positions for a store in
38 All categories: managers, clinical
work, analysts, admin, engineers,
GSK also advertises for short-
term opportunities for co-ops,
run the range of full, part-time and www.wawa.com/wawaweb/careers.aspx Phoenixville.
scientists, physicians, brand man- graduate students and high
per diem, depending on the posi- agers. school students on its Web
94 A wide range, including academic,
administrative and research
Includes 80 full-time positions
and 14 part-time positions.
Merck & Company, Inc.
348 Supplier relations, engineering,
manufacturing, research, environ-
Merck’s Web site also lists 56
local slots for full and part- The school is also advertising
mental monitoring, scientists, time interns. 90 student positions.
Cooper Health System
340 Hiring across all categories includ-
ing nursing and administration.
TD Banknorth 191 Jobs listed on the Web site are for Includes six positions in
Safeway Inc. WND Declined to respond.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
WND Declined to respond.
(includes former Commerce Bank) both full- and part-time positions coastal South Jersey and
www.tdbank.com, under the careers link. and change daily. Hiring tellers, seven positions in Delaware.
Supervalu Inc. (Acme)
4 Full time. branch managers, operations, in- AlliedBarton Security Services 400– Majority of jobs will be full-time
surance, data entry, call center, alliedbarton.com and greatsecurityjobs.com security, staff and security staff su-
risk, audit and compliance and 500 pervisors. Some part-time security
WND Positions typically available are
store management, pharmacy,
Applications can be submit-
ted electronically on the Web
more. staff as well. Additionally, there
will be opportunities in operations
human resources, customer ser- site or by visiting in-store hir- management, sales, field and cor-
vice, cashiers and sales associates, ing kiosks. Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc.
75 Jobs include field service techs,
sales, finance, engineering, admin
Includes 45 positions in Mal-
porate support positions.
both full- and part-time.
and support, business develop-
Catholic Health East 500 Full- and part-time opportunities ment, consulting, project manage-
www.drexeljobs.com and www.drexelmed-
150 Administrative, professional staff,
faculty and managerial.
www.che.org/employment in nursing as well as non-clinical ment, legal, marketing, HR, clini- jobs.com
positions in areas such as environ- cal, material logisitics.
mental services and dietary ser-
vices. Also, full-time positions
(excludes Atlantic Petroleum)
WND Ranging from convenience-store
clerks to chemical engineers
Only people who apply
through the two listed Web
available in administration, infor- Temple University Health System
233 All jobs are healthcare-related and
include clinical, administrative and
www.sunocoinc.com sites are considered for posi-
mation services, clinical informat- tions.
ics, shared service procurement support positions.
and clinical transformation.
Boeing 20–25 Aviation repair modification. There will be 100 openings at
UPS 0 Crozer – Keystone Health System
www.crozer.org, click on careers
0 All clinical areas. Crozer is advertsing 66 posi-
tions but has said it does not
www.boeing.com/employment/ Millville, however some are
upsjobs.managehr.com transferring from other local
expect to fill them this year. Boeing locations so in the end
Bank of America Corp.
WND Various jobs available across all
lines of business and in different
the company will hire 20–25
disciplines, both full- and part- CVS Caremark Corp.
2 Nurse practitioners.
time. Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors/
The Trident Group
N/A Real estate brokers. The organization doesn’t do
Aramark Corp. WND N/A
www.aramark.com/careers or apply in person Thomas Jefferson University
186 Full- and part-time openings in
nursing, clerical, technical, allied
Independence Blue Cross 70 Operations for customer service in IBC expects to fill most of health, faculty, research and pro-
Rite Aid Corp.
WND Declined to respond.
the company’s Amerihealth Ad- these positions internally. fessional/supervisory. Various.
www.ibx.com ministrators office and Health Ser- Candidates can submit re-
vices for RNs. sumes to the Web site with- Community Health Systems Inc. 112 Advertising 15 jobs at Brandywine
out applying for a specific po- Exelon (Includes PECO)
65 Various. www.chs.net/career_openings/corporate.html Hospital, 29 at Chestnut Hill
sition. Health System, 23 at Phoenixville
Hospital, 25 at Pottsville Memorial
Comcast Corp. 300 Medical Center and six at Jenners-
Comcast.com, go to careers section US Postal Service
0 USPS currently has a hiring
freeze in place. ville Regional Hospital and clinics,
as well as 12 nurses and social
Verizon Communications Inc. WND Declined to respond.
workers in the home health field.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 446 Clinical and non-clinical positions, Genesis Healthcare Corp.
232 Nursing, nurse management, reha- Includes three rehabilitation
services jobs in Vineland, N.J. Cardone Industries Inc. 6 Customer service, trade manager, Cardone’s Web site currently
www.chop.edu/careers or email both full- and part-time. Future job bilitation services, HR, dieticians,
www.cardonejobs.com/ programmer/analyst, new product lists six open positions.
firstname.lastname@example.org openings will be in all areas: IT, re- admin and billing. development manager, mainte-
search, finance, ambulatory, nurs- nance, warehouse.
ing and other healthcare positions.
Johnson & Johnson
25 Scientists, technical/associate/
product directors, sales, finance,
Macy’s Department Stores WND A wide range. Declined to respond.
200 Full-, part-time and per diem: Re-
habilitation (physical therapists,
research and development.
occupational therapists and
Tenet Healthcare Corp.
For Hahnemann Hospital: www.hahne-
220 Admin, physicians, nursing, physi-
cal therapists, occupational thera-
Hahnemann is looking to fill
about 180 positions in the
speech language pathologists); U.S. Airways
mannhospital.com and click “careers.” pist, lab techs, paramedics, phar- first half of 2010 in a combi-
certified nursing assistants; ER and St. Christopher’s: www.stchristophershospital. macists and pharmcy techs, nation of new jobs and re-
Cath Lab nurses; multi-skilled com/work-at-st-chris. medical techs and respiratory ther- placements.
technicians; various IT positions, apists.
* The 50 largest employers were derived from a list developed by Select Greater Philadelphia, the regional marketing arm of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.