Jobs in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Employment Information

Puerto Rico Overview

The past four years have challenged Puerto Rico’s economy, but the Puerto Rico job market may be improving. Real gross domestic investment rose 11.5 percent in FY 2010-2011 and domestic demand grew for the first time in three years, reports a Banco Popular economic analysis. However, even though many people have dropped out of the labor force, unemployment is still significantly higher than the US rate.

Puerto Rico Job Opportunities

Puerto Rico’s largest employers include the Puerto Rico Telephone Co.; pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Amgen and Abbott Health Products; security firms St. James Security Services, Capital Security Police and Ranger American; food companies Pueblo and Discount Food Distributors; banks Rico Firstbank Puerto and City Bank Na/Network Cont; and healthcare companies Hospital Espanol Auxilio Mutuo De Puerto Rico and Ryder Memorial Hospital.

Puerto Rico Employment Trends

Government dominates employment in Puerto Rico. Other critical hiring sectors include trade, transportation and utilities; education/health services; professional/business services; manufacturing; and tourism.

While Puerto Rico jobs in trade, transportation and utilities; manufacturing; and professional/business services have fallen in 2012, employment in education/health services rose slightly in the first half of 2012.

After declining for years, Puerto Rico job trends are positive. The unemployment rate fell from 15 percent in March 2012 to 13.7 percent in July 2012.

257 Puerto Rico jobs found on Monster.

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Description NA Compliance Sr. Manager – Commercial Operations, Sales and Marketing The primary purpose of this position is to be the local Compliance support which will establish and maintain the Compliance Structure in Puerto Rico. This position will report directly into the North America Compliance department with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Vice President and General Manager of...
Job Summary: Are you looking for a new opportunity that can take youto the Next Level? Interested in helping people fulfill their goals andLive Well? At GNC, we didn’t invent health and wellness retailing….werevolutionizedit,ampedit up, put thesciencebehind it, brought together thebest productsand created our owncutting edgeproducts. With more than 70 years of experience behind us and an internati...
Description PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world's leading coatings and specialty Products Company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in...
UTUADO, 00641
Discipline. Loyalty. Experience. Every employer wants someone with these qualities because these are the people who become leaders. And those are exactly the qualities you'll develop as a Soldier in the Army National Guard. Imagine competing for a management position and it comes down to you and one other applicant. The strong work ethic, valuable skills, and undeniable experience you gain in the...
Job Description: Industrial Mechanic. Associate Degree as Industrial Mechanic is a Requirement. At least 5 years of experience is a Must. The candidate will be working in the Set Up of the machines as well as in the maintenance and troubleshooting. Electromechanical Experience is a Plus. Apply for this great position as Industrial Mechanic today! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and...
Job Description: Manufacturing Company is looking for an Engineer (Industrial / Electronics or Mechanic). Variability of tasks, such as: Developing and Implementing Production Process, Quality Standards, Validate Procedures among others. Must have knowledge in: SAP program. ISO, FDA & other regulatory procedures are Required. Fully Bilingual (Spanish/English). Apply today to this great opportunity...
Nombre de la vacante/ Position Title: Mecánico(a) Industrial Resumen del puesto ó responsabilidades/ Job Summary or Essential Functions: Experiencia previa como mecánico(a) industrial en reparaciones y mantenimiento preventivo de máquinas industriales de manufactura Farmacéutica, experiencia con máquina FETTE tablet Press, NIRO, VECTOR, Courty Tablet Press, Accelacota. Disponible a trabajar difere...
Barceloneta, PR, 00617
Description Job Summary Store Team Members will work regularly with guests to find and sell products that match their needs. Responsibilities Interact heavily with guests on sales floor and cash register Utilize company selling approaches to create an enriched guest experience Assist in maintaining a well stocked and neat store appearance Act quickly to address guest concerns and provide resolutio...
Barceloneta, PR, 00617
Description General Description/Primary Purpose The Express Store Supervisor will report directly to the Express Store Team Leader and will be responsible for all aspects of the operation in the Store Team Leader's absence. Description of duties and task essential job functions Evaluate associate's performance and coach them on performance-related problems and on their general development. (N/A) P...
Barceloneta, PR, 00617
High Profile Foundation searching for a Development Director Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director and the Board’s Development Committee, the Development Director will spearhead development efforts for an education non-profit as this institution continues to grow, keeping a close look to metrics, performance and reporting outcomes to constituents. Required skills: · Excellent...
Barceloneta, 00617
Looking for Cost Accountant in Barceloneta, PRI Position title – Cost Accountant Location – Barceloneta, PRI 00617 Contract duration – 6 Months Job Description: The candidate must have a Bachelor Degree in Accounting with five years of experience in Cost Accounting and Financial Analyst. Knowledge in computer systems is critical – must have Excel and SAP experience. This position requires a heavil...
COAMO, 00769
If only those X-ray glasses advertised in comic books actually worked, medical professionals would be able to determine if a bone is broken. But fortunately for you and your future, you can be the next best thing as a Radiology Specialist. Radiology (the use of X-rays) is one of the many tools doctors use to detect injuries and illnesses. Working with Medical Corps Officers, Radiology Specialists...
COAMO, 00769
Dreaming of a health care career? As a National Guard Health Care Specialist, you will address the health care needs of civilians after natural disasters or civil emergencies. You will also be the first line of defense against injuries and illnesses suffered by our Soldiers through the administration of immediate emergency care and ongoing care and support. After extensive Army medical training, y...
VEGA BAJA, 00693
We're looking for team players to provide construction and engineering support vital to the successful outcome of Army National Guard missions. As a member of a Guard Combat Engineer team, you'll be designing and building bridges, roadways, secure perimeters, and tactical firing systems, as well as detecting and safely neutralizing mines and other dangers. In doing so, you will ensure the safe and...
VEGA BAJA, 00693
Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to go, either by supervising the transportation team or by operating the vehicle. This is the way the Guard Truck Driver plays an essential role in the accomplishment of many Guard missions and the skills you learn in the Guar...
Join STERIS in its vision to see the world free from Infection and Contamination as a Supervisor I Summary Supervises the plant floor and employee training during assigned shift. Assists the Production Manager in the processing of Customer products. Contributes to performance management of shift personnel and issues pertaining to wages, hiring and firing. Progression • Supervisor I • Supervisor II...
Discipline. Loyalty. Experience. Every employer wants someone with these qualities because these are the people who become leaders. And those are exactly the qualities you'll develop as a Soldier in the Army National Guard. Imagine competing for a management position and it comes down to you and one other applicant. The strong work ethic, valuable skills, and undeniable experience you gain in the...
As an Army National Guard Indirect Fire Infantryman, you'll be trained and ready to be a vital part of a mortar squad, section, or platoon. You will perform challenging activities that may include parachuting from troop transport airplanes and camouflaging mortar fire positions. Plus, the teamwork, discipline, and leadership skills you learn as an Indirect Fire Infantryman will help you in any civ...
Airfields. Roads. Dams. Buildings. Name the project, and the Army National Guard builds it. And to do it, they need to move tons of earth, debris, and building materials. That's where the Horizontal Construction Engineer comes in with bulldozers, cranes, graders, and other heavy equipment. As a Guard Horizontal Construction Engineer, you will use heavy machinery to level earth for runways and road...
Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs support battlefield operations through circulation control, providing area security, conducting prisoner of war operations, supervising civilian internee operations, and carrying out law and order operations. MPs also support...
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