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Jobs in Greater Binghamton

The Press & Sun-Bulletin contacted about 25 of the region’s largest employers to determine whether they are hiring. Not all companies responded. Here is what they found:

BAE Systems * Location: Westover * Hiring: Yes. Locally, there are about 70 openings, mostly in engineering, manufacturing, program management and marketing.

Binghamton University * Location: Vestal * Hiring: On a very limited basis. The university has left 274 faculty and staff positions unfilled and some temporary or term employees might soon be notified that their appointments will not be renewed.

Broome Community College * Location: Dickinson * Hiring: Yes, but conservative. Priority is given to essential positions.

Endicott Interconnect Technologies * Location: Endicott * Hiring: Yes, limited hiring for professional positions

Lockheed Martin Systems Integration-Owego * Location: Owego * Hiring: Yes, the number of open positions is constantly changing. Most openings are engineering-related or require specialized technical skills.

Lourdes Hospital * Location: Binghamton * Hiring: Yes, about 90 openings that are a mix of full-time, part-time, and per diem. The majority require special training, education and licenses, such as nursing. Other available positions offer on-the-job training.

L-3 Communications Link Simulation & Training  * Location: Kirkwood * Hiring: Yes, one engineering position. Company spokesman Rick Oyler said business demands will determine the hiring outlook for 2009.

Modern Marketing Concepts * Location: Kirkwood * Hiring: Not now, but the company anticipates hiring for programs with new clients towards the end of February or beginning of March. About 30 people were laid off in December. At this point, about half of the positions have been reinstated, the company said.

Nationwide Credit Inc. * Location: Vestal * Hiring: Yes. The office plans to add 45 employees in the first quarter and expects to continue growing in the second quarter.

Rockwell Collins * Location: Choconut Center * Hiring: Foresee hiring at a modest rate

Tioga Downs * Location: Nichols * Hiring: Yes, openings are mostly seasonal and include positions in racing, food and beverage, and support operations.

United Health Services * Location: Locations throughout the Southern Tier including Wilson Regional Medical Center in Johnson City and Binghamton General Hospital in Binghamton * Hiring: Yes, plans for upcoming year include hiring about 600 people including nurses, nurse’s assistants, pharmacists and positions in radiology

Wal-Mart * Location: Vestal * Hiring: Yes, second- and third-shift positions and some sales positions are available.

Willow Run Foods * Location: Kirkwood * Hiring: The company anticipates hiring in the near future.

02/09/2009 - Posted by | jobs |

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