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Senator Wayne D. Fontana
 

In this edition of my News & Views – Special Edition: Jobs! – I have again updated the current number of available positions. The list that follows represents 76 companies and over 4,300 available positions throughout the region. I also want to share with you information on upcoming job fairs, training sessions and employment news from around the region.

Pittsburgh Pirates Host Job Fair

On Wednesday, February 15th, the Pittsburgh Pirates in conjunction with ARAMARK and Levy Restaurants, will be hosting the 2012 Job Fair at PNC Park. The Fair will take place between 5 – 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose/Press Conference Room. All attendees should enter through the Press Entrance, located on West General Robinson Street. Seasonal positions available include: greeters, hosts/hostesses, ticket sellers, cleaning staff, security, guest relations, caterers, and concessions. You can also apply for these positions online by visiting the Pirates' career page.

UPMC Career Development Sessions

With over 500 positions available at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) facilities around the region, UPMC is offering Career Development Sessions to assist candidates with the application process. The next session is Wednesday, February 15th at Forbes Plaza, 3600 Sennott Street at Meyran Avenue. The session is from 2 – 4 p.m. These sessions educate candidates on career search strategies and techniques, how to navigate the UPMC website, apply for jobs online, write a resume that gets noticed, and prepare for a successful interview. Each session has space available for 12 people. To register or to inquire on future sessions please call 412-864-4167. UPMC UPMC

Immediate Openings with UPMC

UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and UPMC Shadyside Hospital have full-time, part-time and casual support positions available in a range of areas including, transportation, housekeeping and food services. To assist applicants for these positions, the Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center will have staff members available on the dates and times below. Staff members are available to assist with resume writing, the applications, and answer any questions you may have. The Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center is located at 5321 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. For any questions, please call 412-362-8580.

Friday, February 10th (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
Saturday, February 11th (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Sunday, February 12th (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Monday, February 13th (9 a.m. – 8 p.m.)

Free Training Sessions

Carnegie Library Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty together with Pittsburgh CONNECTS is offering the following training sessions in February. These sessions teach skills associated with both the job searching process and some on-the-job requirements. These sessions will take place at the CLP – East Liberty branch at 130 S. Whitfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. To register for any of these training sessions, please email EastLibertyTrainings@gmail.com or call 412-255-4007.

Tuesday, February 14th – Microsoft Word Basics (11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
Friday, February 17th – Resume Writing (11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 21st – Microsoft Excel Basics (11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, February 28th – Microsoft PowerPoint Basics (11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

I know the challenges associated with finding and securing the right job. I will continue updating the list of available positions and providing information on fairs and training programs to assist you in this process. I remain committed to doing everything in my power to ensure that creating and retaining good-paying jobs is part of any discussion we have at the state level. Every issue we tackle in Harrisburg should be looked at through a “job lens” and I continue to express this message to my colleagues so that the list that follows can continue to grow.

Wayne Fontana

84 LUMBER –12 full/part-time jobs posted at headquarters & stores in western PA
Founded in 1956, 84 Lumber Company is the nation’s leading privately held building materials and services supplier to professional contractors and build-it-yourselfers.

ACHIEVA – 18 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Achieva provides lifelong support services to people with disabilities and their families in the western Pennsylvania region.

AEROTECH – 14 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Since 1970, Aerotech has designed and manufactured the highest performance motion control, positioning tables/stages, and positioning systems for customers in industry, government, science, and research institutions around the world.

AK STEEL, INC. – 6 full-time jobs posted in western PA
AK Steel provides both national and international customers with high-quality steel products produced in plants located in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.

ALCOA – 30 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Alcoa is the world’s leading producer of primary aluminum and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world’s largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY – 52 full/part-time jobs posted
Allegheny County, with a population of approximately 1.3 million, is the second largest county in the Commonwealth.

ALLEGHENY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. – 23 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Allegheny Technologies, which includes Allegheny Ludlum, provides specialty metals to customers worldwide. With headquarters in the Pittsburgh region, Allegheny Technologies has locations across the United States and even in Europe.

AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS - 26 full-time jobs posted in western PA
American Eagle Outfitters is an American clothing and accessories retailer based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that targets 15- to 25-year-old males and females, with 900+ retail locations in the U.S. and Canada and an online store.

ANSYS – 16 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
ANSYS is one of the world's leading developers of engineering simulation software, used by product designers and engineers around the world.

ARAMARK – 15 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world.

ATLAS ENERGY – 8 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Atlas Energy owns the general partner of Atlas Pipeline Partners, a midstream energy service provider engaged in the gathering and processing of natural gas in the Mid-Continent region of the U.S., namely in Oklahoma and Texas.

BAYER CORPORATION – 25 full-time jobs posted in western PA
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, nutrition and high-tech materials.

BEST BUY – 146 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Best Buy is a leading multi-channel global retailer and developer of technology products and services.

BNY MELLON – Over 200 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
BNY Mellon is a leading investment management and investment services company, focused to help clients manage and move their financial assets and succeed in the rapidly changing global marketplace.

BUTLER HEALTH SYSTEM – 77 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Butler Health System provides a team of healthcare professionals to provide a high level of care to patients in both their 296 bed facility and their community, through over 20 outpatient locations.

CALGON CARBON – 14 full-time jobs posted in western PA
Calgon Carbon Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of activated carbon and innovative treatment systems, provides value-added technologies and services for optimizing production processes and safely purifying the environment.

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY – 149 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Carnegie Mellon University is consistently ranked as one of the top universities worldwide, providing a competitive education to its students and beneficial work environment for its employees.

CITIZENS BANK of PENNSYLVANIA – 2 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, part of the Citizens Financial Group, offers banking, savings and other financial services through many branch locations in communities throughout the western Pennsylvania region.

COMCAST – 18 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Comcast Corporation is one of the world’s leading media, entertainment and communications companies.

CONSOL ENERGY – 43 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
A leading diversified energy company in the United States, CONSOL Energy helps generate two-thirds of the nation’s power supply.

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS – 52 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Dick’s Sporting Goods is a Fortune 500 American corporation in the sporting goods and retail industries that is headquartered in the Pittsburgh region with over 300 stores throughout the eastern half of the United States.

DUQUESNE LIGHT – 8 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Duquesne Light Company provides for the transmission and distribution of electric energy, serving more than half a million customers in southwestern PA.

DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY – 14 full-time jobs currently posted
Duquesne University is a private, coeducational university founded in 1878 as a Catholic college in downtown Pittsburgh.

EAT’N PARK – 14 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Eat'n Park is a restaurant chain based in Homestead with over 75 locations in OH, PA and WV; it began a half century ago as the first Pittsburgh-area drive-in restaurant with carhops.

EATON CORPORATION – 2 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Eaton Corporation has been serving customers for over 100 years, providing them with safe, quality power management products. With locations throughout the world, Eaton employs over 73,000 people and serves customers in over 150 countries.

ENTERPRISE – 15 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers a wide variety of car leasing, vanpooling, car sharing, and hourly rental programs – and local car rental customers are picked up at no extra cost.

EQT – 50 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
EQT has developed smarter and cleaner drilling technologies, enabling them to have grown to be one of the country’s largest natural gas producers.

EXCELA HEALTH – 152 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Located in the western/southwestern Pennsylvania region, Excela Health’s three hospitals provide quality medical care to communities in Westmoreland, Indiana and Fayette counties through an employee base of nearly 6,000 full/part-time and volunteer staff members.

FEDEX GROUND – 50 full/part-time jobs in western PA
FedEx Ground serves the United States and Canada with ground shipping needs that extend both nationally and internationally.

FIRE-DEX OF PITTSBURGH – 3 jobs posted in western PA
Fire-Dex® is part of the fire service market, manufacturing fire fighting clothing, proximity clothing and EMS clothing as well as search & rescue apparel.

FIRST ENERGY – 4 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.

GIANT EAGLE – Over 350 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Giant Eagle is one of the largest, privately-owned grocery store chains in the nation.

HCR MANORCARE – 93 full/part-time jobs in western PA
HCR ManorCare provides quality services in short-term and long-term care across the United States in over 500 nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living, hospice and home health care centers.

HERITAGE VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM – 53 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Heritage Valley Health System is a community-based healthcare service system located primarily within the southwestern Pennsylvania region. Heritage Valley provides medical, surgical and diagnostic care through a network of hospitals and community facilities.

HIGHMARK – 152 full and part-time jobs posted in western PA
Created in 1996 by the consolidation of two Pennsylvania licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Highmark provides millions of people with the security of quality health insurance and is one of the largest health insurers in the United States.

H.J. HEINZ COMPANY – 19 full-time jobs posted in western PA
The H.J. Heinz Company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is a U.S.-based food company with an emphasis on providing delicious, nutritious and convenient foods for families in 200 countries around the world.

HOWARD HANNA REAL ESTATE SERVICES – 5 full/part-time jobs plus Sales Associate jobs in western PA
As one of the largest real estate agencies in the U.S., Howard Hanna Real Estate Services provides customers with residential real estate expertise while providing employees opportunities for growth and advancement.

INDUSTRY WEAPON – 10 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Founded in 2003 and based in Dormont, Industry Weapon's mission is to simplify digital media communications for non- technical users.

J.B. HUNT TRANSPORTATION – Over 40 full/part-time jobs posted throughout PA
J.B. Hunt employs more than 14,500 people, and operates a nationwide fleet of 10,000 tractors and 60,000 trailers.

JEFFERSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER – 78 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Jefferson Regional Medical Center provides healthcare services at its Jefferson Hills campus location as well as outpatient centers in Bethel Park, Pleasant Hills, Brentwood, Clairton, Baldwin, Homestead, Squirrel Hill, Belle Vernon, Charleroi and Uniontown.

MEADOWS RACETRACK & CASINO – 30 full/part-time jobs in western PA
The Meadows Racetrack & Casino is located in Washington, PA with four off-track betting locations throughout the region.

MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES – 22 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Established in 1914, MSA is the world's leading manufacturer of safety products designed to protect people throughout the world.

NORFOLK SOUTHERN –6 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Norfolk Southern serves all major eastern container ports and connects with rail partners in the West, linking customers to markets around the world. Norfolk Southern recently announced they would be hiring more than two dozen people in Pittsburgh as conductor trainees as more than 5,000 employees nationwide will be retiring.

PENNSYLVANIA (COMMONWEALTH OF) – 64 full/part-time jobs posted
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has 46,055 square miles of area and a 2010 population of 12.7 million, ranking 6th in the United States.

PEOPLES NATURAL GAS – 3 full/part-time jobs posted
Peoples Natural Gas provides safe and reliable service to approximately 360,000 homes and businesses in 16 western Pennsylvania counties.

PHILIPS GLOBAL – 54 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Philips Global is the worldwide market leader in diversified healthcare, lifestyle and lighting products.

PITT OHIO TRANSPORTATION 22 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PITT OHIO is a transportation solutions provider specializing in trucking services.

PITTSBURGH (CITY OF) – 16 full/part-time jobs posted
Pittsburgh is the second-largest city in the state and the county seat of Allegheny County. Nationally, it is the 22nd-largest urban area in the United States.

PITTSBURGH MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM – 83 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Pittsburgh Mercy Health System provides quality mental, physical and spiritual healthcare services to those in need through more than 70 locations in the western Pennsylvania region.

PITTSBURGH SCHOOL DISTRICT – 24 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Pittsburgh Public Schools provide educational services and future opportunity to City of Pittsburgh youth. Working with the Schools can be a fulfilling and rewarding experience.

PITTSBURGH WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY – 2 full-time/1 part-time job posted
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is a municipal authority in Pittsburgh that is responsible for water treatment and delivery systems in the city, as well as the city's sewer system.

PNC –289 full/part-time jobs posted within 50 miles of Pittsburgh
PNC offers a wide range of financial and banking services for all our customers, from individuals and small businesses, to corporations and government entities.

POINT PARK UNIVERSITY – 14 full/part-time jobs currently posted
Founded in 1960, Point Park University is a liberal arts university located in downtown Pittsburgh which boasts an enrollment of over 4,000 full- and part-time students in 85 undergraduate programs and 11 graduate programs.

PORT AUTHORITY of ALLEGHENY COUNTY – 1 full/part-time jobs in western PA
The Port Authority of Allegheny County “connects people to life” by providing public transportation services for nearly 230,000 riders each day with the help of its 2,500 employees.

PPG INDUSTRIES – 43 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
PPG is one of the world’s leading coatings and specialty products and services companies, serving customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets; the company has manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates in more than 60 countries around the globe.

PRESBYTERIAN SENIORCARE – 29 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Presbyterian SeniorCare serves the western and southwestern Pennsylvania region with quality living and care options for both seniors and patients with disabilities.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS – 20 full-time jobs posted in western PA
Quest Diagnostics is a corporation based in the United States that provides clinical laboratory services, with international operations and collaborative agreements with various hospitals and clinics.

RITE AID – 6 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation's leading drugstore chains, operating approximately 4,700 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.

RIVERS CASINO – 32 full/part-time jobs posted in Pittsburgh
The Rivers Casino is a casino in Pittsburgh, owned by Holdings Acquisition Co., which opened in 2009.

SCHNEIDER TRANSPORTATION – 6 full/part-time jobs posted in Allegheny County
Schneider National, Inc. is a provider of truckload, logistics and intermodal services.

SDLC PARTNERS – 7 full-time jobs posted in Monroeville and Pittsburgh offices
SDLC Partners is a privately held consulting firm that combines operations expertise and thought leadership with technical execution services. Their consulting services are offered in four practice areas: Business Intelligence, IT Effectiveness, Business Transformation, and Technology Delivery.

SIEMENS – 56 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Siemens is a global company that provides energy, healthcare, industry and public technology solutions through an integrated network of services that employs nearly 421,000 people.

ST. CLAIR HOSPITAL – 111 full/part-time jobs in western PA
St. Clair Hospital serves the western Pennsylvania region with a number of healthcare services provided by its staff of over 2,500 people.

THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC – 50 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the result of a 2006 merger of two well-established scientific instrument companies. Thermo Fisher serves the international science community and has over 35,000 employees.

THE WASHINGTON HOSPITAL – 22 full/part-time jobs in western PA
The Washington Hospital provides healthcare services, including orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiac care, women’s health and emergency services, for the Washington County area.

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH – 237 full/part-time jobs posted
Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is today an internationally recognized center of learning and research.

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH MEDICAL CENTER – 500 full/part-time jobs posted PA
UPMC is an $9 billion integrated global nonprofit health enterprise that has 54,000 employees, 20 hospitals, 4,200 licensed beds, 400 outpatient sites and doctors’ offices, a 1.5 million-member health insurance division, as well as commercial and international ventures.

UPS – Over 30 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT – 30 full/part-time jobs in western PA
Working for the United States Government can be a lifelong career opportunity that enables you to help serve your community and county.

UNITED STATES STEEL – At least 86 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 31.7 million net tons; the company manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries.

VALERUS – 5 full-time positions available in western PA
Valerus provides a total solutions approach to filling the needs of the world's oil and gas production industry. They offer technical and operational expertise to provide customers with the resources and services they need.

VERIZON & VERIZON WIRELESS – 11 full/part-time jobs posted near Pittsburgh
Verizon is a global leader in delivering innovative communications, information and entertainment.

WASTE MANAGEMENT – 11 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Waste Management partners with customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy.

WESCO INTERNATIONAL – 1 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
WESCO, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading distributor of electrical construction products and electrical and industrial maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies.

WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC – 32 full/part-time jobs posted in western PA
Westinghouse Electric Company provides fuel, services, technology, plant design, and equipment to utility and industrial customers in the worldwide commercial nuclear electric power industry.

WEST PENN ALLEGHENY HEALTH SYSTEM – 260 full/part-time jobs in western PA
One of the region’s premier healthcare service providers, West Penn Allegheny Health System provides western Pennsylvanian communities with specialized care and treatment options with the help of over 11,000 staff, healthcare professionals and physicians.

Offices of State Senator Wayne D. Fontana

 
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