Private employers that employ the most workers:

Androscoggin County:

1. Central Maine Healthcare; between 2,000 and 2,500 employees

2. T.D. Bank, 1,501 to 2,000

3. St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, 1,000 to 1,500

4. Walmart/Sam’s Club, 1,000 to 1,500

5. L.L. Bean, 501 to 1,000

6. Bates College, 501 to 1,000

7. John F. Murphy Homes, 501 to 1,000

8. Tambrands, up to 500

9. P.S. T. Services, up to 500

10. Hannaford, up to 500

Franklin County:

1. Verso Paper Co., between 501 and 1,000 employees

2. Franklin Memorial Hospital, 501 to 1,000

3. Sugarloaf Mountain, up to 500

4. Walmart/Sam’s Club, up to 500

5. Jarden Plastic Solutions, up to 500

6. Barclays Services telemarketing, up to 500

7. Hannaford, up to 500

8. LEAP services for the elderly, up to 500

9. North Country Associates nursing care, up to 500

10. Sandy River Center nursing care, up to 500.

Oxford County: 1. Rumford Paper Co, between 501 and 1,000 employees

2. Sunday River, 501 to 1,000

3. Stephens Memorial Hospital, 501 to 1,000

4. Walmart/Sam’s Club, up to 500

5. Oxford Casino, up to 500

6. Central Maine Healthcare, up to 500

7. Hunting Dearborn precision product manufacturing, up to 500

8. Irving Forest Products sawmills, up to 500

9. CN Brown fuel dealers, up to 500; 10. Hannaford, up to 500.

Fourth quarter, 2013; Source: Maine Department of Labor

Help wanted: Jobs with highest number of openings in Androscoggin County:

Manufacturing/production, 190

Home care/long-term care facilities, 104

Retail, customer service and sales, 75

Farm workers, 73

Medal assistants, CNA’s and RN’s (most are RN’s) 72

Drivers, 55

Construction, roofing and laborers, 42

Food service, 33

Technology, 25

Behavioral health, 25

Accounting, banking and finance, 22

Millright, maintenance and machinist, 20

Logistics, warehouse and distribution, 20

Categories of labor each looking to hire fewer than 20 workers: auto technicians, janitorial, security, management and leadership, metal fabrication, patient services, medical billing and physicians.

Source: Lewiston CareerCenter as of Aug. 29, 2014


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