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Looking for a new gig, job, or career during these COVID-19 days? Well, you’re sort of in luck. There are more than forty businesses hiring right now in Newport.

For those wondering what impact COVID-19 has had on the job opportunity market, we looked at how many job opportunities that we curated at this time over the last two years.

Based on our unscientific data, it looks like there are approximately 65% fewer job opportunities at this time compared to previous years.

This number is based on us using the same platforms each year, Indeed, Craigslist, and business submitted listings.

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According to newly released data from the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (RIDLT), 73,422 Rhode Islanders are now out of work because of COVID-19. If you combine that number with others filing claims (that aren’t COVID-19 related), and the number jumps to 77,546 since March 9th. In addition, TDI claims have reached 11,546 in the state, with 6,676 of those claims citing COVID-19.

Obviously, there are many more without work also at this time.

Opportunities Available Right Now

The following opportunities are located are within five miles of downtown Newport and have been posted within the last seven days.

  1. 7-Eleven – Sales Associate
  2. Aldi – Seasonal Store Associate
  3. Brewer Street Boatworks is hiring a boat detailer. Skills to include wash, wax, compound fiberglass surfaces. April 15-July 15. Mon-Fri 7-3:30 $15-20 per hour. contact skip@bsbw.com or call 401-847-0321
  4. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery – Child and Adolescent Physician Psychiatry
  5. Care.com – Nanny
  6. Citizens Bank – Home Mortgage Retail Underwriter Senior Specialist (Work at…
  7. Colbea EastSide Enterprise – Honey Dew Crew Member
  8. Conanicut Marine Services – Launch Operator
  9. cyDaptiv Solutions – Network Administrator
  10. Domino’s Pizza – Delivery Driver
  11. Embrace Home Loans – Closing Officer -#1054
  12. General Dynamic Information Technology – Network Administrator, Naval Health Clinic, New England, RI
  13. Healthcare Services Group – Manager in Training – Environmental Services
  14. Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center – Director of Social Services
  15. KMS Solutions – Cyber Security Specialist
  16. KVH Industries – Salesforce Developer
  17. Lang Pharma Nutrition – Senior Accountant
  18. Looking Upwards – Direct Support Professional
  19. Main Street Hospitality – Front Desk Supervisor
  20. NES Solutions- Unarmed Security Officer
  21. Netsimco – Instructional System Specialist (Blackboard)
  22. Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling – Shift Brewer
  23. Newport Lobster Shack –  Now Hiring at Live Seafood Market
  24. New York Yacht Club – Housekeeper, Maid
  25. Plum Dental Group – Front Desk Coordinator/Receptionist
  26. Precision Solutions – Naval Training Delivery Services Desktop Administrator
  27. Rent-A-Center – Mover, Driver – customer service
  28. Royal Health Group – Certified Nursing Assistant/CNA – Private Duty
  29. Seasons Corner Market – Store Manager
  30. SEA Corp – Training Specialist III
  31. Servpro of Newport and Brisol Counties – Servpro-Water Damage Technician
  32. Snyder – Superintendent (Service Dept.) Commercial Roofing
  33. Special Counsel – Remote Document Review Attorneys Needed For Corona Relief Work
  34. Spouting Rock Beach Association – Food and Beverage Attendant (Seasonal)
  35. T-Mobile – Mobile Associate – Retail Sales
  36. The John Clarke Retirement Center – BUSINESS OFFICE BOOKKEEPER FOR INDEPENDENT, NON-PROFIT NURSI…
  37. Theatre at St. Michael’s Camp – Technical Director
  38. US Department of the Navy – PROGRAM MANAGER (REGISTRAR)
  39. Village House Nursing and Rehab – CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant
  40. Unknown – Skilled Roofers
  41. Unknown – Talented Carpenters 
  42. Unknown –  HOUSEKEEPING & LAUNDRY

Check back every Tuesday for a roundup of who’s hiring in our area.

Are you hiring? Let us know. Email Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.

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