Skip to main content

Looking for part-time work? You’re in luck. Here are three companies with part-time openings available right now.


What They Do: Automated DVD rentals; customers rent DVDs from the company's red kiosks located in grocery stores, malls and fast food restaurants.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Field support representatives, whose duties include installing and merchandising kiosks within an assigned market.

Desired Hours Per Week: Varies.

Starting Pay: $10 to $12 per hour.

Benefits: Bonus opportunities.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED required. Experience in computer operations or a technical area preferred. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass background check and drug test. Should be comfortable using small hand tools and able to lift 50 pounds.

The Inside Scoop: You must be comfortable using computer equipment and various applications. You will be dealing with store managers and employees, so good communication skills are essential.

Apply here.

Next Page: ICS/Merrill


What They Do: A large provider of claims investigations, they are the investigation division of Examination Management Services, Inc.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Field investigators.

Desired Hours per Week: Varies; must be flexible to work irregular hours and days.

TheStreet Recommends

Starting Pay: Around $15 per hour and up, depending on experience.

Benefits: Medical coverage, retirement plan, paid time off, vehicle allowance, company-provided fuel card and cell phone.

Requirements: Must be eligible for registration as a private investigator in the state where you'll be working. Must have insurance investigation experience; preferably at least an associate degree in criminal justice or related area.

The Inside Scoop: A large part of your job will involve the investigation and surveillance of people who have filed insurance claims, so you must be comfortable with that type of work and have the ability to be inconspicuous and discreet. Must have a reliable vehicle, video camera and computer with Windows operating system.

Apply here.

Next Page: Pomeroy IT Solutions

Pomeroy IT Solutions (Stock Quote: PMRY)

What They Do: Provider of technology services and staffing; the company has both permanent and contract/temporary openings.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Help desk technicians.

Desired Hours per Week: Approximately 28 hours per week; must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional weekend hours. Will need to work full-time hours during the initial two-week training period.

Starting Pay: $13 per hour.

Benefits: Medical coverage, retirement plan, flexible spending account.

Requirements: Associate degree in information technology or a related area and work experience in a computer field; must be able to pass a drug test and background check.

The Inside Scoop: You must be comfortable using Windows programs. You will handle 40-50 calls per day, so you must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have excellent interpersonal skills and telephone etiquette.

Apply here.

—For the best rates on loans, bank accounts and credit cards, enter your ZIP code at