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Help Wanted: Clerk of the Works

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
FACILITIES & FLEET MANAGEMENT
CLERK OF THE WORKS M-5 $46,420 – $56,620

Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed. Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned areas to assure sound fiscal control; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.

Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for cleanliness, accuracy and conformance to policies and procedures. Maintains harmony among workers; performs or assists subordinates in performing duties; addresses errors and complaints. Enforces a variety of codes, explains, interprets, and provides guidance regarding all applicable codes to employees, contractors and other interested parties. Develops, updates and evaluates work and/or safety standards, policies and procedures by inspecting the quality of employee services in public buildings. This includes enforcement of work and safety standards. Reviews current trends and developments in the field of custodial operations; researches problems and complaints regarding building construction and code compliance; coordinates inspections, and enforcement actions and; responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns. The above covers the most significant responsibilities of this position. It does not, however, exclude other occasional duties, the inclusion of which would be in conformity with the position.

Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent, supplemented by two (2) years of post-secondary college or technical instruction in building technology, construction management, mechanical, electrical, plumbing or building construction, and four (4) years of experience in general construction and related fields, or any equivalent combination of education and experience on a year for year basis.

Thorough knowledge of uniform building codes and electrical codes, plumbing codes, mechanical codes, general construction codes, and a thorough knowledge of carpentry; considerable knowledge in electrical work, carpentry work, cement work, or plumbing, and skill in applying knowledge of national uniform building codes, zoning and land use applications; skill in the operation of the listed equipment; ability to establish effective working relationships with contractors, developers, architects, engineers, owners, and the general public; ability to read and understand complicated plans and blueprints; and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;

Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record. 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 the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. EEO. New Bedford has a residency requirement.




The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 02 April 2015

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 pull 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.


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Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of April 2nd, 2015:

1. Class A CDL Drivers – Reinhart Foodservice (Featured Job of the Week)
Transporting products from our distribution center to our customer locations, the individuals we select will conduct pre/post-trip inspections, unload cased products from trailers to desired locations, and handle other duties as assigned. Widely respected as an employer of choice, Reinhart Foodservice is the nation’s fourth-largest U.S. broadline distributor, and the largest family-owned distributor in the U.S.

In addition to excellent pay, we offer the size, strength, stability, and resources to help you succeed; and with local routes that get you home daily, you’ll enjoy the quality work/life balance you want, and the competitive compensation you deserve. New hires will enjoy competitive pay, corporate stability, great benefits and a $4,000 sign-on bonus. For full job description and contact details, click here.

02. Baker/Cake Assistant – Artisan Bake Shop 
Artisan Bake Shop is seeking a motivated, self-starter to join our bakery team. We are an upscale bake shop and cake design studio. To join our team you must have a flexible schedule and available all weekends. Experience in a professional kitchen is required: at least experience 6 months in a production kitchen, restaurant kitchen, bake shop, or fast food. Must be able to work independently, on a time schedule, work in tight quarters, follow instructions, memorizing recipes and methods for week to week production and have excellent customer service skills. A clean driving record is a must as deliveries may be required. Professional skills in scaling, mixing methods and baking of: cookies, bars, cakes, frosting, and other baked goods are required. Bench test is mandatory. Upon accepting an interview and filling out an application: a portfolio of past work along with references must be included. Full details and application process here.

03. Teller – Santander Bank (Fairhaven)
3 Months cash handling experience or degree in accounting or finance. Retail or customer service experience preferred. Basic computer knowledge and Windows skills required. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Contact Information Full details and application process here.

04. Bartender and Server – Adriana’s Mexican Restaurant
The purpose of this position is to interact with our guests and ensure they have a great experience while dining. Take food and beverage orders. Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol. Handle an assigned house bank and follow all cash handling procedures. Ensure that the bar/server area is fully equipped with tools and products needed. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus, and promotions. Maintain a clean working area by sweeping, dusting, cleaning of glass doors and windows, etc as needed. Full details and application process here.

05. Line Cook – Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub (Fairhaven)
n return, we offer flexible work schedules, a great work environment, and excellent opportunities for advancement. We also provide team members the tools, education and opportunities for personal success. That means if you want even more than a fun job at a great place, Ninety Nine Restaurants offers excellent opportunities to advance. Full details and application process here.

06. 3rd Shift Seasonal Route Driver – Wholesale Bread Company LaMarca & Sons Baking Co Inc (New Bedford)
We are currently looking for a 3rd Shift Seasonal Route Drivers for the upcoming summer months. This is a part time position & will only be 2 nights a week. Friday & Saturday. We are looking to hire within the next couple of weeks so that way we get you in for training before it gets busy. Duties Include but are not limited to: Driving a 18′ Box Truck. Counting Product & Building Orders. Delivery of those orders in a timely manner Full details and application process here.

07. Order Selector – Sid Wainer & Son (New Bedford)
Under general supervision of the Shift Supervisor or Management level position within the warehouse. The order selector is responsible for picking orders requested by Sid Wainer & Son. Ensures orders are picked accurately and efficiently, all while following safety guidelines, continually striving for improved customer satisfaction. Full details and application process here.

08. Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05 – National Park Service (New Bedford)
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. Full details and application process here.

09. Food Production Supervisor – Joule Scientific (New Bedford)
Coordinate daily production activities . Forecast production. Organize and manage raw materials, ingredients, packaging, chemicals, etc. Supervise up to 12 direct reports Full details and application process here.

10. Store Clerk – Save-A-Lot (New Bedford)
Perform routine functions, such as, but not limited to cashiering, stocking, and cleaning, service the customer as well as assist in maintaining proper store conditions. 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 – 26 March 2015

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 pull 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.


jobs-new-bedford-map

Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of March 26th, 2015:

1. Class A CDL Drivers – Reinhart Foodservice (Featured Job of the Week)
Transporting products from our distribution center to our customer locations, the individuals we select will conduct pre/post-trip inspections, unload cased products from trailers to desired locations, and handle other duties as assigned. Widely respected as an employer of choice, Reinhart Foodservice is the nation’s fourth-largest U.S. broadline distributor, and the largest family-owned distributor in the U.S. In addition to excellent pay, we offer the size, strength, stability, and resources to help you succeed; and with local routes that get you home daily, you’ll enjoy the quality work/life balance you want, and the competitive compensation you deserve. New hires will enjoy competitive pay, corporate stability, great benefits and a $4,000 sign-on bonus.

For full job description and contact details, click here.

02. Baker/Cake Assistant – Artisan Bake Shop 
Artisan Bake Shop is seeking a motivated, self-starter to join our bakery team. We are an upscale bake shop and cake design studio. To join our team you must have a flexible schedule and available all weekends. Experience in a professional kitchen is required: at least experience 6 months in a production kitchen, restaurant kitchen, bake shop, or fast food. Must be able to work independently, on a time schedule, work in tight quarters, follow instructions, memorizing recipes and methods for week to week production and have excellent customer service skills. A clean driving record is a must as deliveries may be required. Professional skills in scaling, mixing methods and baking of: cookies, bars, cakes, frosting, and other baked goods are required. Bench test is mandatory. Upon accepting an interview and filling out an application: a portfolio of past work along with references must be included. Full details and application process here.

03. Staff Pharmacist- CVS Health (Fairhaven)
Responsible for all aspects of Pharmacy Operations within their store including inventory, personnel and security with emphasis on customer relations. The individual responsibilities are shared equally by all Pharmacists within the store. Full details and application process here.

04. Bartender and Server – Adriana’s Mexican Restaurant
The purpose of this position is to interact with our guests and ensure they have a great experience while dining. Take food and beverage orders. Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol. Handle an assigned house bank and follow all cash handling procedures. Ensure that the bar/server area is fully equipped with tools and products needed. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus, and promotions. Maintain a clean working area by sweeping, dusting, cleaning of glass doors and windows, etc as needed. Full details and application process here.

05. Drivers – ABC Disposal Service Inc. (New Bedford)
Class A & B CDL Drivers. Min. 2 yrs. Experience, Clean driving record, Current medical card & meet all DOT requirements. Ability to lift 50+ lbs easily. Local routes, benefits.
Competitive wages. Full details and application process here.

06. 3rd Shift Seasonal Route Driver – Wholesale Bread Company LaMarca & Sons Baking Co Inc (New Bedford)
We are currently looking for a 3rd Shift Seasonal Route Drivers for the upcoming summer months. This is a part time position & will only be 2 nights a week. Friday & Saturday. We are looking to hire within the next couple of weeks so that way we get you in for training before it gets busy. Duties Include but are not limited to: Driving a 18′ Box Truck. Counting Product & Building Orders. Delivery of those orders in a timely manner Full details and application process here.

07. Forklift Operator – Sid Wainer & Son (New Bedford)
As a Forklift Operator, you will put away, drop down, and rotate full pallets of stock through the warehouse inventory reserve racks using a stand-up or sit-down forklift. Essential duties following; other duties may be assigned. Full details and application process here.

08. Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05 – National Park Service (New Bedford)
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. Full details and application process here.

09. Maintenance Supervisor – High Liner Foods (New Bedford)
You will be responsible to lead the Maintenance team to provide efficient and timely maintenance services to the New Bedford, MA facility, while maintaining safety and quality standards. This will include all mechanical/electrical services, including the plant’s processing equipment. You will also serve as the backup for building utilities in the absence of the Maintenance Refrigeration Supervisor. Full details and application process here.

10. Store Clerk – Save-A-Lot (New Bedford)
Perform routine functions, such as, but not limited to cashiering, stocking, and cleaning, service the customer as well as assist in maintaining proper store conditions. 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.





Over 100 employers to attend South Coast Job Fair (April 8, 2015)

south-coast-ma-job-fair-Umass-DartmouthKnow someone looking for work or a new career? The area’s largest job fair will be at the Tripp Athletic Center UMass Dartmouth (285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA) on Wednesday, April 8th from 10am – 3pm. There will be nearly 100 employers on site to conduct interviews.

List of companies, jobs they are hiring for and required education level here:

2015 SouthCoast Jobs Fair Jobs

Check out our tips for preparing for a job fair: http://www.newbedfordguide.com/preparing-for-a-job-fair/




The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 20 March 2015

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 pull 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.


jobs-new-bedford-map

Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of March 20th, 2015:

1. Class A CDL Drivers – Reinhart Foodservice (Featured Job of the Week)
Transporting products from our distribution center to our customer locations, the individuals we select will conduct pre/post-trip inspections, unload cased products from trailers to desired locations, and handle other duties as assigned. Widely respected as an employer of choice, Reinhart Foodservice is the nation’s fourth-largest U.S. broadline distributor, and the largest family-owned distributor in the U.S. In addition to excellent pay, we offer the size, strength, stability, and resources to help you succeed; and with local routes that get you home daily, you’ll enjoy the quality work/life balance you want, and the competitive compensation you deserve. New hires will enjoy competitive pay, corporate stability, great benefits and a $4,000 sign-on bonus.

For full job description and contact details, click here.

2. Cook – Friendly’s (Fairhaven)
Maintain a clean, neat, safe, food handling environment. Maintain a constant state of urgency. Deliver high quality, tasty, hot food to every guest. Final quality control checkpoint-be proud of everything. Be considerate of special requests and their importance. Always consider eye appeal as well as taste and temperature. Be a quality maniac! Make sure food arrives at the table at peak quality. Full details and application process here.

2. Assembler Sr – Lockheed Martin (Marion)
FAs a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries. Full details and application process here.

3. Client Services/Receptionist – H&R Block (Fairhaven)
The Client Service Professional will deliver an outstanding client experience by creating a warm and welcoming first and lasting impression that exceeds the unique needs and preferences of each client. Full details and application process here.

4. Driver I – Autopart International, Inc (New Bedford)
At Autopart International, the primary responsibility of a driver is to deliver and pick up auto parts from suppliers and customers. Additional duties include putting stock away and keeping the warehouse clean and well organized. Full details and application process here.

5. 3rd Shift Seasonal Route Driver – Wholesale Bread Company LaMarca & Sons Baking Co Inc (New Bedford)
We are currently looking for a 3rd Shift Seasonal Route Drivers for the upcoming summer months. This is a part time position & will only be 2 nights a week. Friday & Saturday. We are looking to hire within the next couple of weeks so that way we get you in for training before it gets busy. Duties Include but are not limited to: Driving a 18′ Box Truck. Counting Product & Building Orders. Delivery of those orders in a timely manner Full details and application process here.

6. Project Manager – Morgan Advanced Materials (New Bedford)
The Project Manager is responsible for planning and executing projects to develop new products, for obtaining customer acceptance and for transferring new products to production. The Project Manager ensures projects are delivered on time in accordance to project plan. The Project Manager is responsible for product specifications throughout the product lifecycle. Full details and application process here.

7. Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05 – National Park Service (New Bedford)
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. Full details and application process here.

8. Bakery-Cafe Associate – Panera Bread (North Dartmouth)
Our customer associates know what our customer wants and deliver it — fast, accurate and with friendly service. We hear and sense customer needs and keep our manager and fellow team members informed. We take pride in every aspect of our work and perform it with energy and enthusiasm. We are strong team players, with a commitment to continuous learning, who provide quality service and products to our customers through true craftsmanship. Full details and application process here.

9. Store Management – Christmas Tree Shop (North Dartmouth)
want to work for a successful company that is growing and has a track record for providing store management promotional opportunities.” Look no further! We are seeking talented and experienced retail managers who have a passion and reputation for delighting customers, leading and growing associates, and driving merchandising and operational excellence. We offer a distinctive, fast paced, and dynamic retail environment where top performers can achieve growth faster! At Christmas Tree Shops, you can truly make a difference! Full details and application process here.

10. Cashier – The Home Depot ( North Dartmouth)
Cashiers play a critical customer service role by providing customers with fast, friendly, accurate and safe service. They process Checkout and/or Return transactions, as well as monitor and maintain the Self-Checkout area. They proactively seek product/project knowledge to provide customers with information and identify selling opportunities. They follow all policies and procedures to ensure that shrink is minimized. 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 – 15 March 2015

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 pull 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.


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Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of March 15th, 2015:

1. Class A CDL Drivers – Reinhart Foodservice (Featured Job of the Week)
Transporting products from our distribution center to our customer locations, the individuals we select will conduct pre/post-trip inspections, unload cased products from trailers to desired locations, and handle other duties as assigned. Widely respected as an employer of choice, Reinhart Foodservice is the nation’s fourth-largest U.S. broadline distributor, and the largest family-owned distributor in the U.S. In addition to excellent pay, we offer the size, strength, stability, and resources to help you succeed; and with local routes that get you home daily, you’ll enjoy the quality work/life balance you want, and the competitive compensation you deserve. New hires will enjoy competitive pay, corporate stability, great benefits and a $4,000 sign-on bonus.

For full job description and contact details, click here.

2. Social Media Coordinator – Acushnetgolf (Fairhaven)
Social Media for the Titleist brand and Team Titleist Community. Maintain Titleist’s content distribution network through established Titleist social media channels. Full details and application process here.

2. Assembler Sr – Lockheed Martin (Marion)
FAs a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries. Full details and application process here.

3. Customer Service Representative (Fueler/Washer/Detailer) – Penske (New Bedford)
In this position you would meet and greet incoming customer truck drivers at our fuel island. The duties may consist of vehicle inspections, fueling and washing of vehicles, pick-up and delivery of vehicles and parts, tire changes, daily rental check in/out, parts pricing and stocking and facility maintenance. Candidate must be able to work in various weather elements outdoors. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who aspires to become a diesel technician. Full details and application process here.

4. Driver I – Autopart International, Inc (New Bedford)
At Autopart International, the primary responsibility of a driver is to deliver and pick up auto parts from suppliers and customers. Additional duties include putting stock away and keeping the warehouse clean and well organized. Full details and application process here.

5. General Labor – Adecco (New Bedford)
Assembly, voltage testing, or variety of other general labor tasks related to the manufacturing process of transformers. Must be able to follow directions and all safety guidelines. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Full details and application process here.

6. Material Handler/Shipping/Receiving – Motion Industries (New Bedford)
At Motion Industries, Shipping/Receiving staff are key members of our team. While shipping, receiving, and processing orders, they ensure customers receive the correct products on time. Full details and application process here.

7.Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05 – National Park Service (New Bedford)
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. Full details and application process here.

8. Receptionist – St. Luke’s Hospital (New Bedford)
High school diploma or equivalent required. Good computer and typing skills required. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills required. Good organizational skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment required. Full details and application process here.

9. Retail Merchandiser – Hair Care Distributor (New Bedford)
Merchandising company is looking for motivated, energetic and dependable PART TIMERS to join our team of Merchandising Representatives. We offer competitive hourly salary plus drive time and mileage. Flexible schedules from Monday through Friday are available. Our team does NOT work nights, weekends or holidays. Full details and application process here.

10. Cashier – The Home Depot ( North Dartmouth)
Cashiers play a critical customer service role by providing customers with fast, friendly, accurate and safe service. They process Checkout and/or Return transactions, as well as monitor and maintain the Self-Checkout area. They proactively seek product/project knowledge to provide customers with information and identify selling opportunities. They follow all policies and procedures to ensure that shrink is minimized. 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 – 05 March 2015

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.


Here are the Hot Jobs from the Greater New Bedford Career Center as of March 05th, 2015:

1. Class A CDL Drivers – Reinhart Foodservice (Featured Job of the Week)
Transporting products from our distribution center to our customer locations, the individuals we select will conduct pre/post-trip inspections, unload cased products from trailers to desired locations, and handle other duties as assigned. Widely respected as an employer of choice, Reinhart Foodservice is the nation’s fourth-largest U.S. broadline distributor, and the largest family-owned distributor in the U.S. In addition to excellent pay, we offer the size, strength, stability, and resources to help you succeed; and with local routes that get you home daily, you’ll enjoy the quality work/life balance you want, and the competitive compensation you deserve. New hires will enjoy competitive pay, corporate stability, great benefits and a $4,000 sign-on bonus.

For full job description and contact details, click here.

2. Human Resources Director #5382261
YMCA Southcoast is looking for an experienced professional to lead all aspects of the Human Resources department. The candidate will have proven success in developing and administering HR policies and practices in areas of compensation, benefits, training, relations, compensation and HRIS. Responsible for knowledge and adherence of government compliance programs, laws, and regulations pertinent to employment practices. This position reports to the President/CEO and VP/CFO and must possess excellent interpersonal skills to positively engage and develop the full and part-time staff team. Qualifications: BS degree in Human Resource Management, Business, or related field.
Deadline to Apply is Friday, March 20th

3. Sr. Home Health Care Manager #5382116
Looking for someone to manage and deal with the operations of an office for the Senior Home Care industry. Must have at least three to five years experience in the health management industry. Bachelors Degree preferred, but not required depending on experience. You will be involved in all the operations of hiring and scheduling of home assessment personnel.

4. Admissions Director #5382139
The Admissions Director is the on-site manager/supervisor of institute’s admission office.
Maintains and provides communications with financial aid department, concerning follow-up with students and students’ financial aid status. Weekly review of representative’s inquiries, follow-up calls, written reports, and provide additional training and motivation. Daily review of inquiries, enrollments, admissions and financial aid appointments and class start follow-ups. Training and supervision of all admissions personnel to guarantee compliance with policies, procedures, deadlines, and goals.

5. Seasonal Laborers #5382169
Works under the general supervision of the DPI Commissioner. Cuts, trims and performs general care of lawn areas. Rakes leaves, prunes and trims overgrown brush. Provide labor service as directed in all DPI disciplines. Uses riding mowers, gas-powered lawn mowers, weed eaters, jackhammer, chainsaw, gas-powered snow blowers, and various hand tools. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. New Bedford does have a residency requirement.

6. Sewing Machine Operator #5382186
We are seeking industrial stitchers to work at a privately owned manufacturing facility in Fall River, MA. This individual will use an industrial one needle sewing machine to make cushions. Successful candidates will have industrial experience as a stitcher and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

7. CDL Class A Driver #5390574
Shift is 12:30am to 8:30am, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. On Saturday you will be working from 5:00am to 3:30pm. Sunday and Mondays off. Must have at least 2 years experience. Making linen deliveries to hospitals, load and unload.


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Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of March 5th, 2015:

01. Teller – Citizens Bank (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.

02. Assistant Property Manager (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

03. Chemical Processor – AMETEK, Inc.
Full details and application process here.

04. General Manager – U-Haul (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

05. Interpreter, 2 Languages – St. Luke’s Hospital (New Bedford)
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 – 27 February 2015

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.


Here are the Hot Jobs from the Greater New Bedford Career Center as of February 20th, 2015:

1. Class A CDL Drivers – Reinhart Foodservice (Featured Job of the Week)
Transporting products from our distribution center to our customer locations, the individuals we select will conduct pre/post-trip inspections, unload cased products from trailers to desired locations, and handle other duties as assigned. Widely respected as an employer of choice, Reinhart Foodservice is the nation’s fourth-largest U.S. broadline distributor, and the largest family-owned distributor in the U.S. In addition to excellent pay, we offer the size, strength, stability, and resources to help you succeed; and with local routes that get you home daily, you’ll enjoy the quality work/life balance you want, and the competitive compensation you deserve. New hires will enjoy competitive pay, corporate stability, great benefits and a $4,000 sign-on bonus.

For full job description and contact details, click here.

2. Warehouse Workers #5358247
Able to lift, lower, push and pull all sizes of furniture. Able to prepare, bag and load furniture into customer’s auto or truck. Some slight assembly work required. Need to maintain a clean workspace and warehouse at all times and responsible with team member to keep showroom and restroom clean. Needed to be responsible and dependable and work independently.

3. Administrative Assistant (part-time) #5360943 – (Child Care Works)
Must have experience in an Early Education and Care or relevant Human Service setting. Must have strong communication skills, be computer literate, and bilingual in Spanish. This position requires you to work with a diverse population, and have interpersonal and organizational skills. Team player needed in this supportive but demanding environment. Deadline to apply: 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 13, 2015

4. Building Maintenance #5351422
Must have the knowledge of electrical (AC&DC), plumbing, water systems and carpentry skills. Hydraulic system is a PLUS. You will be an RV Technician. So, if you have knowledge in electrical (AC&DC), plumbing, water systems and carpentry skills…the employer will train you on the rest.

5. Housekeeping #5351424
You will be responsible for cleaning interiors of Motor Homes/RV’s. If you are a car detailer or have experience in cleaning homes, please apply.

6. Domino’s Pizza Positions (Various)
Award-Winning Team New Bedford – Great compensation, flexible hours, positive team atmosphere! Commitment to teamwork, desire to work in a fast-paced environment. Entry level to experienced. Performance-based pay raises, move up at your pace. Team Member #5368483. Delivery Driver #5364847. Pizza Makers #5364850. Leadership Team #5364852.


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Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of February 20th, 2015:

01. Assistant Manager & Manager – Dollar Tree (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.

02. Account Manager – AlphaGraphics
Full details and application process here.

03. Chemical Processor – AMETEK, Inc.
Full details and application process here.

04. General Manager – U-Haul (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

05. High School History Teacher – City on a Hill Charter School (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.


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Help Wanted: Seasonal Laborer

SEASONAL LABORER $11.55hr
CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
DEPT. OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Works under the general supervision of the DPI Commissioner.

Cuts, trims and performs general care of lawn areas. Rakes leaves, prunes and trims overgrown brush. Provide labor service as directed in all DPI disciplines.

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

Uses riding mowers, gas-powered lawn mowers, weed eaters, jackhammer, chainsaw, gas-powered snow blowers, and various hand tools.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequent and extended periods of outside work, subject to all weather conditions and extremes. Continuous walking, standing, climbing; frequent periods requiring sustained uncomfortable physical positions. Regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion, requiring ability to lift, carry and position heavy objects utilizing proper mechanics and techniques. The noise level is usually loud.

This position is of a seasonal nature and not entitled to benefits. Seasonal employment will continue for period of no longer than five months.

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

New Bedford has a residency requirement.




New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and Umass Dartmouth Presents “SouthCoast Jobs Fair”

This event, which is also being co-sponsored by New Directions Southcoast and the Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board, will be open to the general public from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Is your company hiring?

Are you looking for a “rock-star” to take your business to the next level?

If so, then the “SouthCoast Jobs Fair” is the place you need to be!

The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and UMass Dartmouth are co-hosting a “SouthCoast Jobs Fair” on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM, at the Tripp Athletic Center on the main campus of UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747.

One of our largest events of the year, the “SouthCoast Jobs Fair” will provide your business with an opportunity to interact one on one with a large group of talented job seekers. Our goal is to help you make connections to meet the workforce needs of your businesses.

Table Rate: $295

If you or your business registers on or before Monday, March 2, 2014, your business will receive a $50 “Early Bird” credit towards your balance.

Registration fee includes all expenses for up to two representatives including:

  • One 8-foot table and two chairs
  • Table signage
  • Refreshments
  • Parking & Shuttle
  • Advertising
  • Area media outlets

Registrations will be accepted until Friday, March 27, 2014, or until capacity is reached. Late registrations will be subject to a $50.00 late registration fee.

This event, which is also being co-sponsored by New Directions Southcoast and the Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board, will be open to the general public from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The first hour of this event from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. will be open exclusively to all veterans as well as current Umass Dartmouth students and alumni.

Admission to this event is free for all job seekers. All job seekers are also encouraged to take part in our complimentary LinkedIn photo booth display where you will receive your very own professional head shot and profile setup.

If you or your business is interested in participating in the “SouthCoast Jobs Fair,” please contact New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce Workforce & Business Development Manager Ian Abreu at (508) 999-5231, ext. 24, or, via email at iabreu@newbedfordchamber.com.


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