What kind of Apache Junction jobs are out there? Most people commute outside the city to go to work. So you could say it’s mostly a “bedroom community.” The city is a suburb of Phoenix and is also within commuting distance of Scottsdale, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler,Queen Creek and Tempe.
This city of 36.5 square miles borders on some spectacular open desert area including the Tonto National Forest.
Here is a map of Apache Junction showing the relationship to the east valley of Phoenix and the close proximity of the mountains:
Apache Junction has a lot of open space and a close up view of the Superstition Mountains which makes it a very scenic place to live. There are a lot of trailer parks in the area for “snow birds” and easy living. If you like larger sized lots then you can also find places to live with lots of room.
The city is gateway to some exciting places to visit in the Tonto National Forest. Like the Lost Dutchman State Park, Canyon Lake, Apache Lake and Theodore Roosevelt Lake.
There are some very interesting places like the
Superstition Mountain Lost Dutchman Museum and the Mining Camp Restaurant nestled under the Superstition Mountains.
Check out the fabulous Usery Mountain Park. You are also right next to where the yearly Renaissance Festival is held in the spring.
The major employers are the government including the Apache Junction Unified School District, and Wal-Mart. Most people that work commute outside the city.
If you are thinking of an employer not listed here why not search the company for jobs in the Google search box below? For example, say you want to look for a job at Target then type in the box below "Target jobs" and see what comes up!
There is a huge influx of seasonal residents known as “snow birds” who move here for the warm winter months. And this means there are seasonal jobs to care for the busy winter visitors that come every year.
In addition there are a lot of seasonal jobs because of all the holiday help that is also needed in the winter.
So that means you get to enjoy the warm winter months in Arizona if you are looking for seasonal Apache Junction jobs. Then again if things work out you might want to accept a full time job here by getting your start in seasonal work.
State of Arizona:
Click the city link below to go to the jobs page:
Apache Junction Government jobs:
Here are the main job sites. Yes there are lots of others, but these are the main ones that human resource people target.
This is great site for getting some background for Apache Junction jobs. For example, did you know that Apache Junction’s economy is mostly made for retirement and recreation? The population almost doubles from October through April in the winter with all the seasonal "snow birds."
Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce
(click on the link to go to the site)
The local newspaper is the Arizona Republic and their website is AZcentral.com.
US Census quick facts for Apache Junction:
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