Businesses and Job Seekers

A collection of links to business associations, economic development organizations, business education resources, Berks Planning Commission and Berks County Industrial Development Authority, and to services such as the Berks County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania's Americana Region.


Job compass

Berks County Latino Chamber of Commerce

Strengthens relationships with Latino companies, organizations, professionals.
PO Box 924, Reading PA 19603
fax: 610-616-56108

Berks-Mont Business Association

To provide members with an organizational vehicle, which will allow them to work together to increase their business growth, through economic development and social interaction.
P.O. Box 862, Boyertown, PA 19512

Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Provides business assistance, marketing, networking, training & professional development.
201 Penn St. Suite 501, Reading PA 19601
fax: 610-376-4135

Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce

"Investment in community, sponsorship opportunities & communications networking.
PO Box 209, 110 West Main St., Kutztown PA 19530

Morgantown Area Business Association

Supports businesses in Berks, Lancaster, & Chester Counties.
PO Box 762, Morgantown PA 19543

Rotary District 7430

Supports ethical business practices and encourages members of the business community get involved in good works. Guests and prospective members are always welcome.

Government Departments

Berks County Industrial Development Authority

Develops industrial & research parks, redevelop brownfield sites & provide financing for economic development projects.
Berks County Services Center, 633 Court Street, 14th Fl., Reading PA 19601

Berks County Planning Commission

Subdivision/land development approval, reviews data distribution & municipal assistance.
Berks County Services Center, 633 Court Street, 14th Fl., Reading PA 19601



Berks County Bar Association

Lawyer referral service & Berks County Law Journal.
544 Court Street, Reading PA 19601
fax: 610-373-0256

Pennsylvania’s Americana Region

Convention and visitors information.
4641 Pottsville Pike, Ste. 103 Reading PA 19606

Tri-County Chamber of Commerce

To provide relevant membership services and proactive leadership to enhance economic opportunity and quality of life within our region.
152 East High St., Pottstown, PA 19464

Phone: 610-326-2900

Greater Reading Economic Partnership

Economic development & marketing for Berks County/Greater Reading.
201 Penn St., Ste 502, Reading PA 19601
fax: 610-376-4238

Greater Berks Development Fund

Financing, real estate & development.
PO Box 8621, Reading PA 19603
fax: 610-478-9553


Reading Downtown Improvement District Authority

"Keeping downtown Reading clean & safe."
645 Penn St. Ste. 505, Reading PA 19603
fax: 484-955-0315

Berks Business Education Coalition

"BBEC's mission is to coordinate the resources of the business community, in partnership with the education community, toward selective initiatives which will improve the competencies of students & their aspirations for continuous education."
Wyomissing Foundation Building, 960 Old Mill Road, Wyomissing PA 19610
fax: 610-372-7626

Berks Career & Technology Center

An education-technical school.
1057 County Road, Leesport PA 19533
fax: 610-374-1340

Pennsylvania CareerLink

In 1999 the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania implemented their one-stop workforce development system under the brand name Pennsylvania CareerLink. Locally, several public and private workforce development agencies joined to form Pennsylvania CareerLink ~ Berks County. This system has both Internet-based services located at and a network of local offices. Pennsylvania CareerLink ~ Berks County is the name of our local office. Pennsylvania CareerLink ~ Berks County operates as a partnership. State and federal financial resources enable the delivery of a variety of services to both businesses and individuals.

1920 Kutztown Road, Suite F, Reading, PA 19604
Job Seekers: 610.988.1300
Business Services: 610.988.1395
Administrative Office:  610.988.1310
FAX: 610.988.1301


Working and Training in PA
PAsmart is a new workforce development initiative that helps connect Pennsylvanians with resources for working and training in Pennsylvania.

Explore career and education & training options. Resume, interview and job search help.

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Classified employment ads. Can search by zip code.

Craigslist > Pennsylvania
Online classified employment ads.

Berks Online Job Search
Links to dozens of websites with job listings. Lists the major employers in Berks County.
Search for jobs, and use the salary calculator.

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Libraries that offer special job search services

The Boone Area Library, Mifflin Community Library, Reading Public Library (all branches), and Womelsdorf Community Library offer special job search services. These services include:

  • Skill assessment tools

  • Information about the job market and about financial aid for re-training

  • Trained staff members to assist job seekers

  • Job search-related materials

  • Computers for use in your job search

  • Classes: Basic computer skills, resume writing, interview skills

  • CareerLink connections

This project has been funded with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.