Massachusetts Jobs - Top 10 Hot Careers in Weymouth
Greater Boston Area
The villages of Weymouth, a community of largely Irish descent, have easy access to over 80,000 jobs in the Greater Boston Area during early 2011. Located close to Cape Cod as well, Weymouth MA is an ideal suburb and travel base just twelve miles southeast of the center of Boston.
According to Money Magazine online, Weymouth is the #52 out of the 100 Best Places to Live in America. Testamonials from a cross-section of residents placed on the city's website indicate that all ages, singles, and families are happy living in Weymouth. The town is made up of four separate villages, each with its own center or mall that includes a recognized historic district: Bicknell Square, Columbian Square, Jackson Square, and Weymouth Landing.
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Weymouth enjoys access to at least four modes of public transportation, with an airport within a short ferry ride. These modes of transport are two MBTA buses and one commuter rail line, Boston Harbor Cruises (ferries) and Harbor Express (boats/ferries to the City of Boston and to Logan Airport).
Weymouth Landing Village Center Commerical District
The major highway through Weymouth cuts the Weymouth Landing Village Center in two with Washington Street or Highway 53/18. This is a high-traffic transportation artery that brings new businesses, customers, and residents into the commercial area/mallway.
One of the nationally important historic landmarks in this area is the Weymouth Landing Post Office, built prior to American entrance into WWII in 1941 as the city's first Federal Building. It features a mural by artist Guy Pene du Bois,showing the initial landing of the first white settlers on Weymouth's shores in 1622, related to Plymouth Colony.
Front Street is another important roadway in the Weymouth Landing area as well, supporting seven historic homes under city preservation programming. The Whittemore House is touted as the oldest, from pre-Civil War days, about 1830. Tufts University Library is also located in the Weymouth Landing area. Period-era shops from Revolutionary and Civil War eras and other retail establishes thrive in this commerical district.
Other village centers include Bricknell Square, Columbian Square, and Jackson Square, the largest of the four centers. Columbian and Jackson commercial districts contain the highest numbers of historically recognized buildings and installations, preserved by city programs.
Among the four commercial districts and villages of Weymouth, jobs are increasing gradually as ongoing city development comes to fruition. The Travel and Tourism industry draws visitors interested in history and Early American life as well as to theaters, other entertainment, and shopping.
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- Franklin Park Zoo
- Museum of African American History
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- Webb Memorial State Park
- Weymouth Historical Society
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- Wompatuck State Park
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Included in the Greater Boston Area, the suburb of Weymouth is expected by Boston city labor analysts to participate in the 83% or more of new jobs expected through 2016 to emerge from Healthcare, Social Assistance, Professional, Scientific, and Business industry sectors, including Hi-Tech.
Healthcare is expected to produce 65,000 jobs from 2006 to 2016 and this trend has shown in job listings from 2006 - 2010. Professional and Technical jobs will continue be in highest demand, with service related jobs in second-highest demand in Boston and Weymouth
A total of over 96,000 jobs were open in the Weymouth area at the end of December 2010, some of these vacancies were filled, and approximately 80,000 openings exist in early January 2011. Many of these are in Healthcare, IT, and Business.
87% Increase in Job Listings Since April 2009
Top 10 High Demand Jobs and Careers
- Software Engineers
- Project Managers
- Physical Therapists
- Business Analysts
- Occupational Therapists
- Office Managers
- Administrative Assistants
- Sales Representatives
- Account Executives
- Dental Assistants
Additional High Demand Jobs
- Restaurant Managers
- Registered Nurses (RNs) - includes Travel Nurses and other Travelers in Healthcare
- Financial Analysts
- Pharmacy Technicians
- Nursing Assistants
- Dental Lab Technicians
- Healthcare Suppert Staff
- Physician's Assts./Nurse Practitioners
- Research Technicians
Top Hiring Companies
- Faulkner Hospital
- CyberCoders Engineering
- Massachusetts General Hospital
- IT Consulting Companies
- Harvard University
- Tufts Medical Center
- The Winter, Wyman Companies
- Kforce Technology Staffing
- Osram Sylvania
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
- MIT Lincoln Laboratory
- Kelly Automotive Services Group
- Blogen Idec
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Boston University
- Brigham and Women's Hospital
- State Street Corporation
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- Children's Hospital of Boston
- South Shore Hospital - Largest Employer in Weymouth.
- EMD Serono
- Quincy Medical Center
- Vinfen Corporation
LOCAL HIGHER EDUCATION
- Art Institute of Boston
- Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
- Boston College
- Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis
- Boston University
- Bunker Hill Community College
- Brandeis University
- Emmanuel College
- Fisher College
- Labouré College
- Massachusetts College of Art
- Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
- Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
- Northeastern University
- Simmons College
- Suffolk University
- Tufts University
- The Boston Conservatory
- Wentworth Institute of Technology
- Wheelock College
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