Help Wanted: After School Program Supervisor and Site Monitor

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM SITE MONITOR $9.00hr
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & BEACHES

Assists the Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches in maintaining and supervising various programs for children. Serves as a mentor and academic support supervisor for a group of 10-15 children. Provides daily academic support to group of 10-15 children. Supervises daily activities such as physical fitness, arts and crafts, and more. Responsible for providing a safe place for kids to learn and have fun.

Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, which is mandatory per Massachusetts General Laws.

This position is of a seasonal nature. It is not entitled to benefits.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM SUPERVISOR $11.00hr – $12.00hr
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & BEACHES

Assists the Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches (PRB) in maintaining and supervising various programs for children.

Ensures a safe, productive and caring environment for children and staff. Develops programming for children in the program with the PRB staff. Serves as a mentor and academic support supervisor for a group of 10-15 children. Provides daily academic support to group of 10-15 elementary age children. Supervises daily activities such as physical fitness, arts and crafts, and more. Responsible for providing a safe place for kids to learn and have fun.

Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, which is mandatory per Massachusetts General Laws.

This position is of a seasonal nature. It is not entitled to benefits.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO




Help Wanted: City of New Bedford Sanitarian

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD HEALTH DEPARTMENT
SANITARIAN ($14.78hr – $22.05hr)

Conducts inspections of facilities to insure compliance with State and local health regulations including prevention of childhood lead poisoning; inspects dwellings used for human habitation; collects food samples and performs swab tests in order to determine the wholesomeness of food in regard to its preparation, storage, handling, serving, transportation, etc.

Interviews individuals who register complaints involving pollution control and violations of sanitation and environmental health laws and regulations; notifies owners in writing of violations and establishes a reasonable amount of time to correct violations.

Enforces compliance with State and local rules and regulations; writes detailed technical reports on all violations, complaints and inspections following a standardized reporting methodology.

Regularly performs routine, follow-up, and investigative field inspections of food establishments and bakeries; insect and rodent control; tobacco control; food recalls;  air, water and noise pollution; unsanitary conditions; septic systems and swimming pools; and all other businesses permitted/licensed by the Board of Health.  May be required to collect samples in the field for laboratory analysis to monitor a variety of health issues and insure compliance with public health standards.

BS in environmental health, public health, laboratory science or closely related field preferred or BA in a closely related field; minimum of  two years of full-time technical or professional experience in food service sanitation, a building trade, environmental sanitation, pest control or other related public health field.   Possession of Food Handlers or Food Protection Manager Certification.  Massachusetts Registered Sanitarian or eligible to obtain certification within 24 months of hire.  Soil Evaluator and/or Pool Inspector Certification preferred or eligible to obtain certification within 24 months of hire.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Access is helpful.  Knowledge of conversational Portuguese and/or Spanish is often needed in the workplace.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Valid Massachusetts driver’s license is required at the time of appointment.  Subject to CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.  New Bedford has a residency requirement.   EEO




The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 31 August 2014

Michael Silvia
by Michael Silvia

The Greater New Bedford unemployment rate is much higher than the rest of Massachusetts, but believe it or not there really are a lot of jobs available for qualified applicants. Sometimes the barrier to a new job can be the lack of information on available job openings.

To solve this, each week New Bedford Guide will be working with the New Directions Southcoast (also known as the Greater New Bedford Career Center) and pulling jobs from our jobs database to inform job seekers about the hottest jobs in the area.

We will define “Hot Jobs” as those jobs that need to be filled by the employer immediately. For those looking to search some large job databases, checkout my Best Job Search Resources for New Bedford Residents article. Unless noted otherwise, those interested in these positions or want more information should go to the Greater New Bedford Career Center at 618 Acushnet Avenue.


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Here are the Hot Jobs from the Greater New Bedford Career Center as of August 28th, 2014:

1. Finisher #4586821
The Finisher is responsible for finishing newly constructed retail display fixtures including prepping fixtures, staining and applying clear finish. This position is responsible for quality craftsmanship and the timely completion of all projects. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Finish newly constructed retail display furniture. Prepare fixtures for finish (may require disassembly). Apply stain and clear coat. Reassemble fixtures. Maintain a professional spray booth. Additional duties as assigned. Must have a minimum of 2 years finishing experience. High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

2. Finisher Assistant #4586818
The Finisher Assistant is responsible for helping finish newly constructed retail display fixtures including prepping fixtures, staining and applying clear finish. This position is responsible for quality craftsmanship and the timely completion of all projects. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Help finish newly constructed retail display furniture. Help prepare fixtures for finish (may require disassembly). Help apply stain and clear coat. Help reassemble fixtures. Help maintain a professional spray booth. Additional duties as assigned. High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

3. Molding Operators #4582578
General machine operation in manufacturing environment: including but not limited to compression, injection and transfer molding operations as outlined in control plans. Responsible for reading specifications on work orders. Performs daily duties as requested by shift supervisor/management per ISO9001 standards. General computer skills and proven problem solving skills in manufacturing environment a plus. High School Diploma and basic computer skills required. Experience with ISO9001 and QS9000/TS16949 requirements preferred. Shifts is 11:00pm to 7:00am.

4. Deputy Inspector of Buildings #4586855
Performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, supervisory and technical work in administering and enforcing building and related codes. Ensures and enforces that State and City building and zoning codes are being maintained in order to ensure public safety. The position requires seven to ten years of construction and supervisory experience, supervision of building construction or design; or a four-year undergraduate degree in a field related to building construction or design; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

5. CNA/Certified Nursing Assistant #4595140
LifeStream Inc. is seeking CNAs Full time, various shifts available immediately in our New Bedford, Fairhaven, Westport and Rochester Residential Programs. Responsible for providing the individuals we support with personal care, community and leisure activities and activities of daily living in their homes, day program and community. High School diploma or GED. One year experience in the field of Human Services preferred. Current Certified Nursing Aide Certificate .

6. Concrete Forms Worker #4600469
Looking to hire an individual with basic concrete form skills. Must have knowledge of power tools, measuring skills and cutting skills. This position requires a hard working individual who will be dependable and reliable. Must have a vehicle and valid driver’s license.

7. Painters #4600558
Employer looking for experienced exterior and interior painters. Must be reliable, dependable and have transportation to work site.


Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of August 28th, 2014:

1.  Assistant Store Manager – Family Dollar
Full details and application process here.

2. Cafeteria Manager – New Bedford High School
Full details and application process here.

3. Warehouse Laborer Job (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

4. Golden Greek Restaurant Waitstaff
Full details and application process here.

5. Cashier – Petco (North Dartmouth)
Full details and application process here.

6. Assistant Animal Control Office (Dartmouth)
Full details and application process here.

7. Hourly Manager – Friendly’s (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.


Be sure to also check out our Job Portal to find jobs by location on a map: newbedfordguide.com/map-page#pm_jobs_tab. Want to get e-mail notifications for new jobs? Checkout our e-mail subscription service.





The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 24 August 2014

Michael Silvia
by Michael Silvia

The Greater New Bedford unemployment rate is much higher than the rest of Massachusetts, but believe it or not there really are a lot of jobs available for qualified applicants. Sometimes the barrier to a new job can be the lack of information on available job openings.

To solve this, each week New Bedford Guide will be working with the New Directions Southcoast (also known as the Greater New Bedford Career Center) and pulling jobs from our jobs database to inform job seekers about the hottest jobs in the area.

We will define “Hot Jobs” as those jobs that need to be filled by the employer immediately. For those looking to search some large job databases, checkout my Best Job Search Resources for New Bedford Residents article. Unless noted otherwise, those interested in these positions or want more information should go to the Greater New Bedford Career Center at 618 Acushnet Avenue.


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Here are the Hot Jobs from the Greater New Bedford Career Center as of August 20th, 2014:

1. 1. Maintenance Engineer/Journeyman #4548480
RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DAY TO DAY OPERATION OF THE PLUMBING SECTION, OF THE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT. MUST HAVE AT LEAST (5) YEARS EXPERIENCE IN COMMERCIAL PLUMBING. A JOURNEYMAN SPRINKLER FITTER LICENSE IS PREFERRED. MUST HAVE A STATE JOURNEYMAN’S LICENSE
MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM REPAIRS AND UPGRADE ALL PLUMBING SYSTEMS.

2. Watchperson (part-time) #4549480
Shift: 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Provides security to eliminate thefts or vandalism to vehicles and property, and performs janitorial duties. Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with a good driving record. Must have a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, mandatory by MGL Chapter 6 Sec. 172C. High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred. The City of New Bedford has a Residency Requirement.

3. MFG End of Line Inspector #4548477
Visual Inspection of Rubber goods off of the manufacturing line. Able to understand basic specifications and requirements in order to perform inspection of product. Computer skills preferred.

4. Mental Health Clinician #4548490
Demonstrated awareness of strength-based sensitivity to and competence in dealing with cultural and socioeconomic diversity. Work collaboratively in diverse multidisciplinary settings on behalf of children, youth, and families and/or the agency. Experience with reporting on government contracts.

5. Experienced Painters #4558781
Tangerine Paint is in need of experienced painters. Must have at least a minimum of 2 years experience. Responsibilities include but not limited to: Knowledge of spraying a plus. English Fluency required. Valid Driver’s License and transportation a MUST! Selected candidate must have the ability to lift 25 plus pounds and able to climb ladders.

6. Maintenance Mechanic #4558818
To qualify, you must have experience in the following areas: Repair of production machinery in a fast paced environment including observing and testing the operation of machinery and equipment. Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions and off quality problems. Ability to complete disassembly of production and manufacturing equipment in order to remove parts and make repairs with on assistance. High School Diploma or GED required and 5 years similar experience required. Vocational/Technical training preferred.

7. Truck Driver #4572499
Reputable seafood company looking for a CDL Class B Driver or if you have experience in driving a box truck employer is willing to train you. MUST be dedicated, hard working and willing to learn. You will be driving from New Bedford to South Boston and Logan Airport on a daily business.

8. Forklift Associate/Material Handler #4568246
Scan and pick cartons. Load/unload trucks. Lifting required up to 60lbs. May work at heights up to 24″. Must be available for Saturday work and overtime as needed. Must be able to operate scanner and basic computer skills. Positions available on 1st and 2nd shifts.


Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of August 20th, 2014:

1.  Digital Marketing Coordinator – First Citizens’ federal credit Union
Full details and application process here.

2. Delivery Driver – Papa Gino’s (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.

3. Activity Assistant – N.B. Jewish Convalescent Home
Full details and application process here.

4. Director of Capital Giving – Tabor Academy (Marion)
Full details and application process here.

5. Field Investigator – Commonwealth of Massachusetts (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

6. Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Full details and application process here.

7. Food Service Staff – Westport Community Schools 
Full details and application process here.


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The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 17 August 2014

Michael Silvia
by Michael Silvia

The Greater New Bedford unemployment rate is much higher than the rest of Massachusetts, but believe it or not there really are a lot of jobs available for qualified applicants. Sometimes the barrier to a new job can be the lack of information on available job openings.

To solve this, each week New Bedford Guide will be working with the New Directions Southcoast (also known as the Greater New Bedford Career Center) and pulling jobs from our jobs database to inform job seekers about the hottest jobs in the area.

We will define “Hot Jobs” as those jobs that need to be filled by the employer immediately. For those looking to search some large job databases, checkout my Best Job Search Resources for New Bedford Residents article. Unless noted otherwise, those interested in these positions or want more information should go to the Greater New Bedford Career Center at 618 Acushnet Avenue.


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Here are the Hot Jobs from the Greater New Bedford Career Center as of August 14th, 2014:

1. Early Childhood Educator/Teacher #4524007
Early Childhood teacher with Associates Degree or EEC (Dept. of Early Education and Care) Certified.

2. Customer Service Rep/Order Entry #4516663
Accurate order entry taken by phone, fax or email from repeat customers, including updating customer information in system; Resolution of customer issues over the telephone including billing inquiries, customer complaints and sales opportunities; respond to customer correspondence and inquiries via email, fax and phone in an appropriate and timely manner; promote sales when opportunity arises. Must be able to work calmly with patience and courtesy in customer relations, strong organizational skills, and proven history of accuracy and attention to detail.

3. Butcher #4524121
New Restaurant, butcher shop & deli opening up soon. Experienced meat cutter needed. Must have knowledge of meat, different cuts and how to cut the meat along with using butcher/meat cutter equipment.

4. Distribution Packer #4516657
Under direction of senior shippers, packer prepares a variety of finished items for shipment to customers according to standard procedures and special customer specifications. Prior to packing product a final inspection is conducted to assure consistency of colors and accuracy of labels. Must use computer system to produce custom labels, then label and package products as required for shipping. Some heavy lifting up to 50 lbs. required. Use of hand trucks, carts, pallet jacks.

5. Party Host (Part-Time) #4524029
This is a part time position that can go anywhere from 10-15 hours per week and you must be available on weekends and some weekday evening hours. Must have exceptional customer service skills and enjoy working with children.

6. Cashier/Snack Person (Part-Time) #4524032
This position goes from 10 to 15 hours per week. You must be flexible for days, nights and weekends. Greater customer service skills and work well with children. Some cashier experience helpful.

7. Floor Guard/Supervisor #4524037
Must have roller skating ability with excellent social qualities as you will be working with children and families who are looking a clean, healthy fun environment suitable for all ages. Hours are 10 to 15 per week, flexible with days, nights and weekends.

8. Assistant City Planner #4490407
Performs a variety of routine and complex technical and professional work in the current and/or long-range planning of the City, and the development and implementation of land use and related policies and regulations. Conducts technical research studies and prepares statistical reports and recommendations for drafting or revising local legislation and plans, projecting trends, monitoring socio-economic data, etc. Evaluates land use proposals for conformity to established plans and ordinances; evaluates proposals’ development impact as they relate to the adopted plans of the City and makes recommendations.

9. Code Enforcement Inspector #4516681
Minimizes environmental health and sanitation problems, and continues to decrease the rodent and vermin population within the community through law enforcement and education. Conducts inspections, investigations and communication/outreach activities throughout the City to ensure compliance with State Sanitary Codes and numerous other State and local regulations.


Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of August 14th, 2014:

1.  Employee Relations Manager – St. Luke’s Hospital
Full details and application process here.

2. Prep Cook – N.B. Jewish Convalescent Home
Full details and application process here.

3. Portuguese Linguists – MetLang (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

4. Wellness Ambassador – Rite Aid (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

5. Cashier Team Member – Target (North Dartmouth)
Full details and application process here.

6. Lunch and Recess Monitor – Freetown Elementary School
Full details and application process here.

7. Cook – Papa Gino’s (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.


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Help Wanted: Buttonwood Park Zoo Watchperson

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
WATCHPERSON (Part-time/No benefits)
$11.55hr – $15.92hr (plus 7% night differential)
DEPARTMENT: ZOO

Shift: 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 7:30 a.m. Sunday

Provides security to eliminate thefts or vandalism to vehicles and property, and performs janitorial duties.

Guards against fire, theft, vandalism and unlawful entry at assigned areas and buildings; checks locks to see that they are secure; maintains order in a given area; reports situations to police that cannot be handled immediately. Checks validity of individuals’ credentials; patrols buildings and grounds looking for foreign objects, missing or inoperable lights. Checks gates, doors, exhibit fences inside perimeter; patrols parking lot. May perform other duties such as checking boilers, regulating heat. Maintains and cleans buildings, offices and restrooms to ensure that these are kept clean and orderly.

Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with a good driving record. Must have a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, mandatory by MGL Chapter 6 Sec. 172C.

High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO




Now Hiring: New Bedford Parking Lot Cashier

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
PARKING LOT CASHIER $11.72hr (temporary part-time 19hr/wk)
TRAFFIC COMMISSION

Collects parking lot fees and tickets. Performs maintenance and security of designated area, namely parking lot or parking garage.

Collects fees and tickets. Provides security within garage to limit thefts and vandalism of vehicles occupying garage and garage property. Maintains garage and office to ensure they are kept clean and orderly.

High school graduate or GED equivalent preferred. Familiar with customer service professional interactions. Counts money to verify amounts and issues receipts for funds received. Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer.

Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 22, 2014




The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 07 August 2014

Michael Silvia
by Michael Silvia

The Greater New Bedford unemployment rate is much higher than the rest of Massachusetts, but believe it or not there really are a lot of jobs available for qualified applicants. Sometimes the barrier to a new job can be the lack of information on available job openings.

To solve this, each week New Bedford Guide will be working with the New Directions Southcoast (also known as the Greater New Bedford Career Center) and pulling jobs from our jobs database to inform job seekers about the hottest jobs in the area.

We will define “Hot Jobs” as those jobs that need to be filled by the employer immediately. For those looking to search some large job databases, checkout my Best Job Search Resources for New Bedford Residents article. Unless noted otherwise, those interested in these positions or want more information should go to the Greater New Bedford Career Center at 618 Acushnet Avenue.


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Here are the Hot Jobs from the Greater New Bedford Career Center as of August 7th, 2014:

1. Office Assistant #4466095
Looking for someone to help assist with a variety of different office duties. Primarily greeting customers, answering phones, assisting the scale office, data entry, purchasing office supplies and any other requests as necessary. Must have exceptional customer service skills. Proficiency in Microsoft office. Must have a minimum of 2 years office experience.

2. Packaging Dept. Worker #4466020
Prepare products for packaging/ operating machinery for slicing and packaging/ pricing customer orders. Clean up at end of day. Must speak English and have a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to follow directions and work productively. Will train qualified candidate. If you are 18 years or older especially a college student looking for work, please apply.

3. Child Care Worker (Parent Education) #4466178
Must have a minimum of EEC Teacher certification and two years’ experience working with children and families in an early childhood setting. Spanish speaking a plus. They will model developmentally appropriate interactions for parents and children up to age 8; will be responsible for planning and running playgroups that follow MASS Early Learning Guidelines for Preschool, Infants, and Toddlers; conduct story walks; facilitate parent cafes; compile articles for the monthly family newsletter; coordinate and/or lead parent workshops and family literacy events.

4. Carpenter/Craftsmen #4471857
Local contractor is in need of a full time experienced Carpenter/Craftsmen. A valid Driver’s license is required and must have transportation to main office and/or job site. Selected candidate should be familiar with home remodeling.

5. Driver #3973129
Non CDL or CDL Truck Driver needed ASAP. You will also be working in the shipping & receiving department. Travel plant to plant along with travel to other parts of Massachusetts. You MUST be a team player. Overtime and weekends mandatory during the high peak season.. This is a temporary full time position that could lead to permanent.

6. Dental Assistant #4471910
The Dental Clinic at Greater New Bedford Community Health Center is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant. The qualified candidate will have completed a formal education program in Dental Assisting, hold a dental radiology certification, and have at least one year of experience. Dental Radiology Certification required. Bilingual in Spanish or Portuguese preferred.

7. Auto Body Technician #4479540
Needs to know how to prep cars, repairs cars, able to take cars apart and replace. Must have your own tools and need to know how to use equipment. Experience is a MUST.

8. Auto Body Painter #4479542
Need to know how to use the paint gun, clean them and use proper paint codes. Need to how to match cars properly with the paint. Need to know how to use the paint booth. Also, must have knowledge in body work. Experience is a MUST .


Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of August 7th, 2014:

1. English Teacher (New Bedford) 
Full details and application process here.

2. SPED Teacher – Keith Middle School
Full details and application process here.

3. ASSISTANT MANAGER – Dollar Tree (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.

4. Director of Nursing – Protocol Agency (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

5. Greenhouse Manager – Sid Wainer & Son
Full details and application process here.

6. Intern – Clifton Larson Allen (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

7. Teller Manager I – RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.


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Help Wanted: Health Department Code Enforcement Inspector

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD HEALTH DEPT.
CODE ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR
$13.67hr – $19.93hr

Minimizes environmental health and sanitation problems, and continues to decrease the rodent and vermin population within the community through law enforcement and education.

Conducts inspections, investigations and communication/outreach activities throughout the City to ensure compliance with State Sanitary Codes and numerous other State and local regulations.

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.  Good verbal and written communication skills.  Valid Massachusetts driver’s license or ability to obtain one at the time of appointment.  Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.  EEO

New Bedford has a residency requirement.




Help Wanted: Assistant City Planner

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
ASSISTANT CITY PLANNER $54,708 – $66,732
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING

Performs a variety of routine and complex technical and professional work in the current and/or long-range planning of the City, and the development and implementation of land use and related policies and regulations.

Conducts technical research studies and prepares statistical reports and recommendations for drafting or revising local legislation and plans, projecting trends, monitoring socio-economic data, etc.

Evaluates land use proposals for conformity to established plans and ordinances; evaluates proposals’ development impact as they relate to the adopted plans of the City and makes recommendations.

Provides staff support to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historical Commission, and other Boards/Commissions as needed and assigned. Prepares planning reports and supporting data, including recommendations or various land use proposals.

Prepares and writes grant application components relating to land use, parks and recreation, open space, zoning, etc.

Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in urban or regional planning, architecture, urban design, geography or a related field. Three years of progressive experience in municipal or State government preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Internships and/or additional education may substitute for work experience. Training and experience in GIS or CAD systems preferred.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO