Jobs in Leland, NC

The largest industrial employer near Leland, N.C., is General Electric, with nearly 2,128 employees. Nearby Wilmington is also home to PPD pharmaceuticals, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, University of North Carolina Wilmington and a lively film industry. For more information see our Wilmington site's Employment section.

Several national and international companies call Wilmington home. PPD was founded here. GE, Corning and others have large facilties here and employ thousands of people. Among the largest employers are New Hanover Regional Medical Network, the county school systems and the local municipalities as well as major retailers. The N.C. Employment Security Commission has job information, and there are several recruiting agencies operating local offices.

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Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation Leland Jobs
795 Ocean Hwy W.
Supply, NC 28462
(910) 754-4391
(800) 842-5871

While the lineman in a hardhat is the most recognizable image of an electric co-op employee, it takes many employees from a variety of different disciplines to run an electric distribution cooperative.

BEMC employs a total of approximately 160 people in accounting and finance; data processing and billing; information systems; customer service,...more about Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation

35 Referendum Dr.
Bolivia, NC 28422
(910) 253-2900

The Brunswick County School System has earned District Accreditation from the AdvanceED organization. The Brunswick County School System strives to meet the diverse challenges of a growing student population of more than 12,500 from kindergarten through grade 12. The system is Brunswick County's largest employer with approximately 1800 employees to operate...more about Brunswick County Schools

Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-2900

Duke Energy Progress owns nuclear, coal-fired, natural gas and hydroelectric generation. That diverse fuel mix provides about 12,900 megawatts of owned electric capacity to approximately 1.5 million customers in a 32,000-square-mile service area of North Carolina and South Carolina. Duke Energy is one of the largest electric power holding companies in...more about Duke Energy Progress - Brunswick Plant

929 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251 0081

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing drug discovery, development and lifecycle management services. Their clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations.

Founded in Wilmington, the company has offices in 46 countries with more than 12,000 professionals worldwide. Their international headquarters is in downtown Wilmington....more about PPD

5135 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmngton, NC
(910) 452-0944

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 9,700 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than two million associates worldwide....more about Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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