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.
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428 Puerto Rico jobs found on Monster.

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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...
Company Confidential Villalba, PR
Quality Engineer Professional services contract position available immediately Responsibilities: Provides Quality Engineering support to the new products transfers or production operations, in compliance with the latest applicable Corporate and Plant guidelines to improve efficiency, process and material yields. Reviews inspection criteria, inspection methods and procedures to assure acceptable qu...
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...
UTUADO, 00641
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...
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Job Description: Looking for a Temporary Warehouse Operator. Ideal candidate should have 1-2 years of experience in warehouse area. Compliance of daily/monthly inventory, dispatching, deliveries, schedules, uploading/unloading and warehouse procedures and policies. Must have Valid Driver's License. Computer and English knowledge are Required. Apply for this great position as a Warehouse (inventory...
Aerotek is searching for Chemists for a contract position with a client in the pharmaceutical industry in the Manati area. Candidates must meet the following requirements: -BS Chemistry -Previous experience as a laboratory analyst in the pharmaceutical industry -Available all shifts, weekends and overtime...
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...
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...
COAMO, 00769
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...
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
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
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...
VEGA BAJA, 00693
Communication is the heartbeat of any Army National Guard unit. By joining the Army National Guard as a Signal Support Systems Specialist, you will keep the information flowing by making sure all communications equipment is in top working order. And while you maintain signal support devices and terminals in the Army National Guard, you will be building skills that will help you in your civilian ca...
VEGA BAJA, 00693
As an Army National Guard Chemical Operations Specialist, you'll be there and prepared whenever a community is flooded, an earthquake shakes the foundations of a city, a hurricane makes landfall, or an enemy uses biological or chemical warfare. You will know what to do to evacuate the area, control the situation, and solve the problem. In order to perform these functions, you will be trained to ex...
AIBONITO, 00705
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...
AIBONITO, 00705
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...
JUANA DIAZ, 00795
As a Technical Engineer in the Army National Guard, you will develop the skills necessary to help build and repair airstrips, docks, barracks, roads, and other projects. Technical Engineers conduct land surveys, make maps, and prepare detailed plans and drawings for construction projects. They also occasionally provide surveys and maps that are used to locate military targets and plot troop moveme...
JUANA DIAZ, 00795
As an Army National Guard Chemical Operations Specialist, you'll be there and prepared whenever a community is flooded, an earthquake shakes the foundations of a city, a hurricane makes landfall, or an enemy uses biological or chemical warfare. You will know what to do to evacuate the area, control the situation, and solve the problem. In order to perform these functions, you will be trained to ex...
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