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With Zenjob, you can find many different jobs in various industries. The following are only some examples of the jobs available. You can find the actual available jobs by registering in our app.


Many retailers have job vacancies for cashiers in Essen. Whether in a supermarket, wholesale market, DIY store, fashion boutique or specialist shop, customer service is the top priority for a cashier. Learn more about the requirements for cashier work and find suitable jobs in Essen.

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Cashier jobs in supermarkets

Stock replenisher

Warehouse operations in chemist’s shops, food shops and wholesale markets are about organisation and customer service. What else do you need to apply for a job as a stock replenisher in Essen? Click to find out more.

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Stock replenisher for food

Shop assistant

In retail, a shop assistant is not only expected to carry out cashier work, but also provide service-oriented customer care. There are all kinds of different shop assistant jobs available in Essen. Read here about what you need to keep in mind.

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Sales assistant in a fashion store

Warehouse assistant

It is not only large logistics companies who are looking for warehouse assistants in Essen, but also e-commerce companies. Warehouse assistants are a crucial part of the supply chain for ensuring timely delivery. More information about the requirements for warehouse assistants in Essen can be found here.

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Warehouse assistant jobs


As a driver in Essen, it is your job to ensure the punctual delivery of goods. As well as a driving licence, there are a few other requirements you should also meet. Find out here what you can expect as a driver in Essen.

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Jobs as driver for delivery services

Temporary bar staff

If you are passionate about making drinks and cocktails, then a job as bar staff in Essen is just the right thing for you. For jobs where you come into contact with food and drink, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. Continue reading to learn about the requirements for a job in catering.

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Temporary bar staff tapping beer


Waiter/waitress jobs can be found all over Essen. Cafes and restaurants are looking for committed waiters and waitresses who never lose their cool, even during the busiest times. For details of what else you need to work as a waiter/waitress in Essen, you can read more here.

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Server taking an order in a restaurant

Office staff

Working in an office role in Essen is not just about administrative tasks. You will also be expected to collate data, create presentations and more. What exactly do you need for a job in an office role in Essen? Continue reading to find out.

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Promoter jobs in Essen are available for many different promotions and events. Sales promotion involves speaking proactively to people and providing them with more information on the campaign you are promoting. You can find the job profile for a promoter in Essen here.

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Promoter jobs distributing flyers

Customer centre staff

Call centre agents and customer-facing staff at customer centres in Essen deal with customer complaints and enquiries. You can find out what exactly you need for a customer service job here.

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Customer support assistant taking a call

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Zenjob in Essen

The city of Essen, a former ‘European Capital of Culture’, is located in the centre of the Ruhr area and part of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region. As you might expect, therefore, Essen is known for its cultural diversity, which is reflected in the numerous museums and theatres throughout the city.

Zenjob has been operating in Essen since 2020, matching jobseekers with businesses to find the best part-time jobs for them in a wide range of industries. Finding a part-time job has never been easier! ‘€405 mini jobs’, as well as part-time jobs, are both available in the city.

Salary and wage levels in Essen

The average annual salary for those working in Essen, at just over €45,000, is quite high in the overall rankings for Germany.

As a graduate, the average annual salary is €46,513 in Essen, while an average of €31,000 per year can be expected if you have completed an apprenticeship/similar vocational qualification. Renting in Essen is also somewhat more affordable than in Düsseldorf or Dortmund, giving you the option to live comfortably in Essen and find jobs to suit you in cities nearby.

Studying and working in Essen

More than 40,000 people study at the University of Duisburg-Essen alone. The ‘Folkwang University of the Arts’ and the ‘Hochschule der bildenden Künste Essen’ (University of Fine Arts Essen) also contribute to the city’s cultural offering. Some might perhaps say that they are located in city precisely because of its distinguished cultural scene, however.

More and more people are being drawn to this city, situated in the Ruhr region, because of the exciting jobs available to those seeking employment. Of most interest in this respect are major employers thyssenkrupp AG, Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd. Temporary jobs in retail (stock replenishment) and positions in logistics are being recruited for on an ongoing basis.