Looking for a place to work in Tampa, Florida? With many large retailers, service companies, and tourist hot spots in Tampa, there are many opportunities to find good jobs with reputable companies.
Based on the type of work you’re looking for, job openings in Tampa range from cashiers and sales representatives for grocers and department stores to ride operators and entertainers at theme parks – these types of jobs are open to nearly anyone with a high school diploma or higher. There are also several large firms which have prominent ties to the Tampa area and offer job seekers chances for professional employment; these openings are usually filled by those who have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Tampa also has numerous major hospitals, providing employment for those with a medical background.
While this list doesn’t begin to exhaust the employment opportunities for those looking for a job in Tampa, it hopefully will give you a better idea as to the diverse economy Tampa has and also inspire you to apply to some companies that may offer you the best chance for a job in Tampa.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is a leading comprehensive cancer care facility in Florida has been designated as a National Cancer Institute (NCI) hospital. Moffitt Cancer Center has experienced several expansions over its 25 years of operation and is a major destination for those who seek clinical trials, routine treatment, and consultation.
Moffitt Cancer Center offers several volunteer openings, but for those looking for part-time or full-time work, job openings can range from clerical staffing to nursing and research. The Moffitt Cancer Center careers page can be searched for open positions and an online job application.
University of South Florida
Ever since accepting its first students in 1960, the University of South Florida (USF) has been growing, expanding, and growing both in popularity and national recognition. With a growing emphasis on medicine and the sciences, and a young but successful football team (the Bulls), USF offers a score of employment opportunities providing jobs in academics, administration, and operations.
You can apply for a job at USF online. USF is a also a great place for students to find part-time work or for alumni to land a job after graduation.
Feeling adventurous? Why not work at Busch Gardens, where tigers roar and roller coasters soar. Busch Gardens is a major theme park that operates year-round and enjoys especially large crowds during the summer and winter. Busch Gardens is a wonderful place to work because it offers a vast array of job types (from cashiers and customer service to entertainment and administration). Work opportunities range from seasonal to full-time.
You can check for job listings and apply online for employment at Busch Gardens.
For nearly 50 years, Raymond James has been a major provider of personal financial services. Raymond James’ presence in Tampa is perhaps most popularly embodied in the naming rights it holds for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ National Football League home stadium – Raymond James Stadium. However, Raymond James has significance in the Tampa area for far more than being the namesake of Tampa’s NFL stadium. Raymond James operates a large facility in the area and offers a vast array of employment opportunities.
It’s easy to apply for a job at Raymond James using an online application and open positions listing.
Tampa International Airport
While Tampa International Airport provides plenty of job opportunities for those in the aviation industry, you might not have thought of looking for a job at one of the dozens of restaurants, stores, and retailer which operate in Tampa International Airport.
HMSHost oversees the operations of the many restaurants and shops (like T.G.I. Friday’s, Harley Davidson, and Wolfgang Puck’s Grab and Go) in Tampa International Airport and offers an online portal for employment.
Publix is not only a grocery store focused on quality and customer service, it’s an institution in the Tampa area. Publix operates hundreds of stores all throughout the Southeastern United States, but it’s a company with roots in Central Florida and plenty of stores – both old and new – that need new employees to continue the tradition of a true grocery shopper’s paradise.
You’ll have to apply for non-management positions in-store, but this can be done quickly and easily on a job application computer that can be found at any Publix location. It takes around 30 minutes to complete an employment application.
One of the world’s largest and most successful retailers operates a store in Tampa. IKEA, known for big stores, great furniture, and the delicious Swedish meatballs which can be enjoyed at the in-store restaurant, is located in Ybor City and is convenient to Interstate 4, Interstate 75, Interstate 275, and the Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway – and can be a simple commute for job seekers from all over the Tampa area.
If you’re interested in applying for a job at IKEA, you can easily complete an employment application online.
Bright House, a local provider of cable and internet service in the Tampa area, is a great place to work for those with either technical or customer services backgrounds. Bright House has tens of thousands of customers in the Tampa area and provides chances for employment for field work as well as office work (phone, sales, etc.).
You can search for Bright House job openings and apply online.
The communications giant Verizon is a major provider of phone, internet, and cable services in the Tampa area. Verizon is a great place to work for those with all types of skills and qualifications because of the breadth of services Verizon offers. From field installation to technical resolutions and customer services, Verizon may have at least a few positions that could match your qualifications, experience, and skills.
It’s easy to apply online for a job at Verizon.
MacDill Air Force Base
MacDill Air Force Base serves as U.S. Central Command (Middle East and Central Asia operations) and is located at the tip of the South Tampa peninsula. While MacDill is a military installation, there are some jobs available to civilians looking for work.
MacDill Air Force Base has a web portal that lists open job positions and provides online job applications.
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