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The town is one of the Medway in North Kent, once famous for its dockyard. The dockyard closed and is now being developed into an exciting new business and residential community. The town has important road links and the railway and bus stations are the main ones for the Medway area. It also has good links to London. It is the administrative headquarters of Medway unitary authority, as well as the main shopping centre.

The University of Kent has a campus in the town. The University of Greenwich also has a campus based in Chatham Maritime, near the historic dockyard. Close by is the Dockside Outlet Centre, which has plenty of good-value shops and even an Australian-themed café. A multi-screen cinema opened in 2006 and Dickens World, an attraction based around the life and works of the author Charles Dickens, opened in 2007. Major employment sectors for the area include public administration, education and health; distribution, hotels and restaurants, finance, IT and the dockyard.

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  • Part time till operativeFEATURED JOB Camping & general
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    Duties will include serving customers, operating the till, pricing & tagging stock.  The successful candidate must be polite, friendly & hardworking. Retail experience preferred but not essential. Hours - Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 9am till... more details

  • Retail Sales Assistants - Chatham - Immediate Start Now Total Jobs
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    Those with an interest in Retail / Sales / Customer Service positions could be suitable for our catalogue delivery roles. Work in your local area - immediate start available We''re looking for people to deliver catalogues in all UK postcode areas.... more details

  • Store Manager Retail Choice
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    ... for  Store Manager  in our Chatham  store.  Living and breathing our Ann Summers values on a daily basis we expect our Store Managers to treat their store as if it was their own business and therefore they are entirely accountable for the stores standards... more details

  • IT Technical Account Manager Apprentice - Chatham (ME4) Total Jobs
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    ...This is fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company. Apply now! You will be working for... A growing, international company that makes wireless Internet connectivity solutions based in Chatham, Kent... more details

  • Front End Developer- Job Opportunity CWJobs I.T.
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    Role: Front End Developer Interested in pursuing a career as a Front End Developer working one of the most exciting and dynamic companies in the digital design industry? This client in Kent, is seeking a Front End developer on a full-time basis and... more details

  • Assistant Store Manager - Chatham, Kent Total Jobs
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    ...Location: Chatham, Kent Salary: £19, 076 - £25, 000 New thinking. New ranges. And new products hitting the shelves all the time. Things are changing at The Co-op - fast, as we invest in our people, stores and technology. We''re growing... more details

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Historic Dockyard

The Historic Dockyard is an important part of the town, supporting more than 500 jobs. The dockyard is now contributing in excess of £16m to the local economy each year, with growth still to come. Many students are educated on the site is itself, setting it apart from other heritage sites and demonstrating an impressive regeneration impact.  This amount the dockyard contributes to the local economy will grow to over £20m when the student numbers rise to 650 in 2014.

Manufacturing and Engineering

Other major employers in the area include advanced manufacturing and engineering. There are around 900 manufacturing and engineering companies in the Medway region including BAE Systems, Delphi Diesel Systems, and the new Medway Innovation Centre. These companies require a wide variety of skills, from unskilled to senior management level, providing residents with many employment opportunities. The regeneration in the town means that the economy is set to grow and it is certainly a place with improving job opportunities.