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PA CareerLink

Pennsylvania CareerLinkPA CareerLink is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry's initiative to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find family sustaining jobs and how employers find the skilled candidates that they need. Through this initiative, a user-friendly, premiere job-matching system has been created to help bridge the gap that currently exists between job-seekers and employers.

Using the PA CareerLink site, job-seekers have the ability to search and apply for job openings across the Commonwealth or narrow it down to their own town. You can create and upload a resume and make yourself available to thousands of employers. PA CareerLink will also recommend jobs for you based on your preferences. One exciting feature is an automatic capture of all of your job-search activities within PA CareerLink. You have the ability to record any outside job-search activities, too.

To get started, visit www.pacareerlink.pa.gov.

Census Takers

Census 20/20The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring census takers to work in their own communities. The 2020 Census counts every person living in the United States and five U.S. territories—once, only once, and in the right place. This census is conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency.

If hired, your work schedule will depend on your position. Generally, hours for field positions are flexible. Some field positions require you to work during the day. Other positions require evening and weekend work interviewing the public. Supervisory positions require employees to be available for certain day, evening, and/or weekend shifts.

In Lehigh & Northampton Counties, census takers earn $18.00 per hour and field employees will be reimbursed for authorized work expenses like mileage incurred while conducting census work.

To learn more about being a census taker and to apply, please visit https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html

PAsmartWorking & Training in PA

PAsmart is focused on preparing Pennsylvania students and workers for good-paying jobs in high-growth industries. Many PAsmart careers are in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and trades fields. Through PAsmart, Pennsylvania has become a national leader in computer science and STEM education. Common PAsmart careers in the STEM field include: computer scientists, engineers, nurses, and software developers.

A college degree isn’t the only path to success.  Pennsylvania is also committed to expanding job training by doubling the number of apprentices in the commonwealth by 2025.  Apprenticeships give Pennsylvanians the opportunity to gain the trade skills they need while earning a paycheck. Many PAsmart careers in the trades include: welders, machinists, electricians, and carpenters.

9 out of 10 apprentices are employed afer completing their apprenticeship

Work for PennsylvaniaPennsylvania

Learn more about opportunities across a wide variety of occupations in Pennsylvania – a great place to work, live, and play!  Visit the PA Employment website HERE to view open jobs, find out how to apply for a job, requirements, FAQs, and other employment details. 

Local Job Opportunities

Check out some local job opportunities to explore below:

C&S Wholesale Grocers Cigars International City of Bethlehem CVS
C&S Wholesale Grocers (16) Cigars International (13) City of Bethlehem (3) CVS (100+)
       
DHL Kids Peace Lehigh Valley Health Network Lowes
DHL (14) Kids Peace (12) Lehigh Valley Health Network (300+) Lowes (13)
       
McDonald’s Miller-Keystone Blood Center Northampton Area Community College Sodexo
McDonald’s (50+) Miller-Keystone Blood Center (16) Northampton Area Community College (50+) Sodexo (40)
       
St. Luke’s UPS Wawa Zulily
St. Luke’s (900+) UPS (2) Wawa (16) Zulily (14)

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Offices of State Senator Lisa M. Boscola

www.senatorboscola.com

BETHLEHEM OFFICE
One East Broad Street
Suite 120
Bethlehem, PA 18018
(610) 868-8667
Fax: (610) 861-2184
Toll-free: 1-877-535-1818
EASTON OFFICE
1701 Washington Blvd.
Easton, PA 18042
(610) 250-5627
(610) 250-5629
Fax: (610) 250-1889
HARRISBURG OFFICE
458 Main Capitol Building
Senate Box 203018
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3018
(717) 787-4236
Fax: (717) 783-1257
Senate of PA:
1-800-364-158 (TTY)