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February 23, 2023
PA CareerLink Seasonal Employer Spotlight: Winter Edition
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The PA CareerLink® at Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties supports employers looking to meet their hiring needs and connect job seekers with resources they need to secure long-term employment. Read below to learn about three local employers who are actively hiring in NEPA!



“If you don’t eat your vegetables, you’ll have dessert instead!” This is the mantra for Amapharm, a German-owned producer of gummy vitamins, that opened their first US facility in Drums, PA last year. Founded in 1977, Amapharm was the first company to produce gummy vitamins in 1996 and has been growing their dedicated team ever since. They are now looking to hire enthusiastic team-players at their new plant. When you work at Amapharm, you are joining a team working to make a difference! Amapharm doesn’t just produce products that support the health of families around the world, they give back to the global community through a partnership with humanitarian aid organization Vitamin Angels. They have also committed to the UN Global Compact Corporate Responsibility Initiative supporting human rights, safe labor practices, environmentally sustainable production, and anti-corruption actions.

As a new company in the area, Amapharm partnered with PA CareerLink® for two hiring events that supported 31 community members with their search for employment. They have posted open positions on the PA CareerLink® website for shipping and receiving operators, production employees, logistics supervisors, packaging associates, technical managers and more!

If the thought of working at a growing company with a global reach excites you, learn more by viewing Amapharm’s website here or emailing


Duvall Leatherwork



Duvall Leatherwork is more than just a manufacturer of leather goods. Founded by owner, Nick Duvall, in the heart of Northeastern Pennsylvania back in 2005, Duvall Leatherwork has become an integral part of our community. The team works together to provide world-class craftsmanship for each and every hand-made piece they produce. They are renowned for their attention to detail and unsurpassed customer service. Duvall Leatherwork is currently looking to hire punctual, cooperative, team-players who are excited to take initiative at work. They offer their dedicated staff a range of benefits including holiday pay, employee discounts, and career growth opportunities!


Photo Courtesy of Duvall Leatherwork, Kingston, PA


As a partner of PA CareerLink®, Duvall Leatherwork is able to train eligible new hires through the On-the-Job (OJT) training program. “The PA CareerLink® team is super helpful, friendly, and always looking out for our best interests. The OJT program has allowed us the financial resources to train a great team,” says Nick Duvall.

If you are interested in learning more about Duvall Leatherwork, you can visit their website here.





Hydro is an international production brand focused on sustainably turning natural resources into products for people and businesses across the globe. They brought their vision for a greener, stronger world to NEPA back in 1942, and have been a leading employer in our community ever since. Hydro is on a mission to impact something bigger than itself. To achieve this, they are looking to hire enthusiastic, team-players who want to be a part of the movement toward sustainability. Hydro not only believes in giving back to the environment, but also to their valued team members. They offer competitive pay, benefits packages, and even opportunities to work abroad! Hydro is committed to fostering a safe and secure work environment.


Photo Courtesy of Hydro, Cressona, PA


PA CareerLink® Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties is proud to partner with Hydro for hiring events and On-the-Job Training opportunities. To explore open positions in extrusion, sales, human resources, maintenance, engineering, internships, and more, click here.


Visit Your Local PA CareerLink On-line or In-Person

If you are interested in applying to open positions with Amapharm, Duvall Leatherworks, or Hydro, you can search their company name at For job search assistance, resume support, and information about career training, visit your local PA CareerLink® office!

 Hazleton: 75 N. Laurel Street, Hazleton, PA 18201 | (570)-459-3854 |

Pottsville: 203 E. Arch Street, Pottsville, PA 17901 | (570)-622-5253 |

Wilkes-Barre: 32 E. Union Street | Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 | (570)-822-1101 |


Featured Image (Top) Courtesy of Duvall Leatherwork