Portland's health care industry is experiencing strong job growth. Local employers posted 22 new jobs over the past week and 96 in the last month, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.
The health care sector also came in fourth in terms of local employers adding new jobs. In the past month, two companies listed open jobs for Portland-based workers in that area.
One of the top employers hiring locally in health care is Maine Eye Center. "Maine Eye is Northern New England's most comprehensive eye specialty practice," according to one of the company's recently posted job openings.
Other top companies seeking local hires in the industry include Springborn Staffing.
Jobs posted by Maine Eye Center in the past month in Portland included registered nurses and technicians, while Springborn Staffing was hiring medical assistants and receptionists, and Stewart's Ambulance Service sought technicians.