Is your future at Quonset Business Park? - by Steven King

January 15, 2021 - Rhode Island
Steven King
Managing Director

In the New Year, many Rhode Islanders are looking for a fresh start. Thankfully, there are plenty of opportunities to kick-start a new career by joining the over 12,000 people working at more than 200 companies at Quonset Business Park. Businesses at the Park represent nearly every sector of the Rhode Island economy, and many are looking for talented and motivated new team members. Quonset has made it easier than ever to take advantage of these new opportunities with

At, job seekers have a one-stop-shop to connect with the innovative and fast-growing companies inside the Business Park, apply for new positions, and find additional resources to help with the job search. As the manufacturing hub of Rhode Island, home to one of every six manufacturing jobs in the state, Quonset companies offer some of the best manufacturing job opportunities with openings in engineering, mechanics, marketing, IT, and more. 

Jobs at Quonset are not just professionally rewarding they are also compensated competitively. According to the 2019 Bryant University Economic Impact Report, wages across the Business Park are 19% higher than the statewide average, with significant growth over the last few years in the manufacturing, information, transportation and warehousing sectors. Quonset companies are actively posting full-time and part-time positions, and the site is frequently updated to ensure job seekers never miss an opening. is also an invaluable resource for businesses at the Park – employers can easily post a job, modify their company’s profile, and view or modify posted jobs. Employers can also connect to valuable hiring and training resources made available by the State of Rhode Island, ensuring that they can find the perfect candidate for their business.

As the leading engine of economic development and job growth in Rhode Island, Quonset is always working to connect the state’s workforce with available jobs. Since 2005, nearly 7,000 new jobs have been created at Quonset Business Park, with more opportunities on the horizon. Whether you are a job seeker looking to make a change in your career path, or an employer looking to fill a position, is the perfect launching point for you. 

Steven King, PE, is the managing director of the Quonset Development Corp., North Kingstown, R.I.



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