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As the country continues to economically recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, plenty of employers are searching for workers and plenty of people are looking for jobs.
In the spirit of helping people find employment, NBC10 is publishing a list of available jobs in the greater Philadelphia area. Check out the job descriptions below and see if any is the right fit for you.
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Location: 3830 Dorney Park Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
The Allentown theme park is looking to fill a plethora of positions ahead of its May 22 opening. They're looking for security guards, ride operators, costume technicians, lifeguards and a whole host of other positions. Pay ranges from $11 to $18 an hour, depending on the job, with some jobs offering a $250 signing bonus. The park will host a virtual hiring event Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department is looking for workers throughout the city to help with its summer programming. Jobs include lifeguard, camp counselor, park ranger and more. Even bookworms have a role to play, with the city seeking literary associates to schedule literacy-based activities for youths at summer camps.
Location: 1750 Clements Bridge Rd, Deptford, NJ 08096
Owner Bill Balis told NBC10 he’s hoping to find wait staff and bartenders and the business that usually operates with 120 workers but is now having to make due with around 40.
The region's favorite convenience store, restaurant and gas station combo is going on a hiring spree and looking for workers all over Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Jobs range from store associates to maintenance workers and even accountants.
Location: 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Description: Morey’s Piers and Water Parks is looking to fill a host of positions this summer. From ride and game operators to water park lifeguards, to restaurant cooks and servers and more, there is a plethora of jobs to choose from. Workers 18 and older would pe paid $15 an hour, 16 and 17-year-olds would get $14 an hour and 14 and 15-year-olds would earn $12.50.
Location: Various, including Pocono Mountains
Great Wolf Lodge is looking to fill 2,000 jobs at 16 of its U.S.-based locations, including the one in the Pocono Mountains. Great Wolf Lodge Poconos is hiring for all positions, but the company has its greatest need for lifeguard, housekeeping and food and beverage roles.
Location: Various jobs in Philadelphia
WorkReady provides summer jobs throughout Philadelphia for youths 12 to 24 years old. This year, they're promising at least three in-person work days a week. The jobs are varied throughout WorkReady's 80-plus partner organizations.
Location: Various jobs throughout the town.
OK, so this isn’t just one job. King of Prussia is bringing together various employers looking to fill spots.
They include AVE King of Prussia, Bahama Breeze, bartaco, Bonefish Grill, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chick-fil-A, KOP, Chili's Grill and Bar, Crowne Plaza King of Prussia, Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse, Fogo de Chao, Founding Farmers , Grand Lux Café, Holiday Inn Express & Suites King of Prussia, Honeygrow, Hyatt House King of Prussia, Maggiano's Little Italy, MISSION BBQ King of Prussia, Morgan's Brooklyn Barbecue, Outback Steakhouse , Paladar Latin Kitchen, Seasons 52, Shake Shack, Sullivan's Steakhouse, Sweetgreen, the Alloy King of Prussia – a DoubleTree by Hilton, The Capital Grille , True Food Kitchen, Valley Forge Casino & Resort, and Wurzak Hotel Group.
Location: 500 Delsea Dr., Glassboro, NJ 08028 / 1753 US-206, Southampton Township, NJ 08088
Owner Paul Tsiknakis said he’s looking to fill about 30 cook, server, dishwasher and busser jobs – and he’s increasing pay to attract workers.
Location: 741 Fifth Avenue, King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania / 161 Venture Dr., Seaford, Delaware
FedEx wants to hire around 200 package handlers to fill all four of its shifts at its King of Prussia warehouse. This is a non-driving job, with workers moving and scanning packages, documents and, at times, dangerous goods. FedEx is also looking for full-time and part-time package handlers at its Seaford, Delaware, location.
Location: 1528 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Suraya in Fishtown is looking for cooks. Anyone interested should email Managers@SurayaPhilly.com.
Location: 425 Easton Rd, Warrington, PA 18976
The retail giant is expanding its grocery store footprint and looking to hire hundreds of full-time and part-time workers at its Amazon Fresh store in Warrington Township. It's unclear when the store will open, but Amazon is offering a $15 an hour starting salary, as well as a $1,500 signing bonus.
Location: 1111 Bethlehem Pike, Spring House, PA 19477
The grocery chain is looking to fill various roles in its Spring House store. Available positions include cashier, overnight baker, in-store shopper for Amazon Prime Now customers, full-time cook and more. Jobs start at $15 an hour.