Looking for a job in Constanta? But where should you start from? Find out more in this article.
Constanta, which is among Romania's major cities, is located in the East of the country, on the western banks of the Black Sea. It is a vibrant and developed city thanks to its port, which is the country's and the Black Sea's biggest port and one of Europe's biggest ports. Constanta is also a dynamic industrial pole which is very open towards foreign expertise. Thus, you shall not have much trouble in finding a job if you intend to move there. A good knowledge of the local labor market before proceeding with your job search will definitely help.
As mentioned previously, Constanta hosts the country's biggest port, as well as a major industrial center which includes several shipbuilding dockyards. In fact, this sector has been one of the city's major job providers since many years. The city's economy also relies heavily on industry, trade and on tourism. Moreover, many new companies, including several that are involved in the import-export fields, are currently being set up across the city.
In mid-2014, most advertised jobs in Constanta were available in the welding, locksmith, metallic and shipbuilding fields, as well as in industry and textiles. Job opportunities are also available in trade and tourism, although the number of offers is quite inferior. When talking about industry, processing and equipment manufacturing are the most promising fields.
As regards tourism, most vacancies are found in hotels and restaurants. Note that Constanta is a very popular city due to its beaches and other tourist zones such as the coastline, the Danube Delta, and many others. Finally, trade, through import-export, is a real haven for companies operating within the port region. These are continuously developing while other should soon come into operation.
Find a job
If you are looking for career prospects in the tourism sector, knowledge of foreign languages besides Romanian will be a considerable asset. However, most industries and companies operating across Constanta are used to receiving job applications in English or other foreign languages. Knowledge of English is therefore highly recommended for an easier integration.
As regards your job search in itself, you can start by browsing offers on the Internet, including on professional social networks, general and specialized job websites, as well as in classifieds ads in local newspapers. You can also seek the assistance of Constanta's Departmental Employment Agency which not only provided advice and tips but also notifies job-seekers regarding current vacancies.