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Help Wanted: Account Clerk

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
ACCOUNT CLERK $13.21/hr – $19.09/hr
AUDITOR’S OFFICE

Performs a variety of general office functions including typing, record keeping, filing, proofreading and forms and report generation; performs a variety of general bookkeeping functions including departmental invoice processing, purchase orders, cash receipts and monthly reconciliation of accounts; performs accounts payable duties including auditing of accounts payable batches filed by departments, updating invoices in preparation of weekly accounts payable check run, and generating and distributing accounts payable reports; assists in the auditing of daily cash sheets; files records and reports; posts information to records; sorts and distributes mail; answers telephone and performs similar duties; attends meetings, trainings, workshops, conferences or classes for the purpose of increasing knowledge and/or gathering information required to perform functions.

High school diploma and knowledge equivalent to specialized course work in general office practices such as accounting, data processing, and two years of increasingly responsible related experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience; ability to perform arithmetic computations accurately and quickly; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to work under pressure and/or frequent interruptions; extensive computer experience including Excel, Word; Munis preferred.

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. EEO

New Bedford has a residency requirement.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY MARCH 2, 2015.




The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 13 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 13th, 2015:

1. Calibration Specialist #5248944
The Calibration Technician with minimal supervision will perform calibration of handheld inspection equipment and coordinate calibration with external labs for all other equipment. Ability to determine calibration ranges and accuracies. Ability to perform instrument calibration in accordance with established procedures. Ability to interpret technical information for non-technical personnel. Proficiency with computer based systems and programs. Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings. GD&T knowledge preferred. A minimum of a high school diploma/secondary education or equivalent is required and/or associates degree. Certification, Technical School or equivalent relevant industry experience is required. Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Metrologist or Instrument Technician in an FDA/ISO regulated manufacturing environment. Medical Device industry experience preferred. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

2. Driver #5297638
Driver with mechanical and/or sales background needed. CDL not required. Commission based salary determined by revenue. Full and part-time positions; all shifts available. Must be able to obtain DOT card. Subject to background and CORI check.

3. Dispatcher #5297639
Knowledge of computers required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel. Any experience with towing industry beneficial. Must also have exceptional customer service skills. Must be available nights and weekends.

4. Preschool Teacher #5297121
Full time temporary EEC qualified lead teacher M-F 9:00-5:30 April-July & part time M-F 20-30 hrs./wk. EEC qualified teacher for year round appointment. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to engage in a range of childrens educational, recreational and social activities.

5. Warehouse Worker #5297127
Description: Under general supervision of the Warehouse Supervisor, this part time position is responsible for performing a variety of warehouse-related duties such as receiving and storage of goods and preparing orders for shipment. Pick items from shelves and placing them in totes, and ensuring that orders are filled accurately and efficiently, continually striving for improved customer satisfaction. Essential Duties: This position is a part-time position. Working hours are Monday Friday from 12:00pm 5:00pm. Pick, pack, wrap and load product for delivery to customers. Insure accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments. Safe operation of all material handling equipment, including pallet jacks, forklifts, etc. Receive merchandise and stock shelves. Assists with inventory procedures as requested. Participates in physical inventory counts, as assigned, to verify the accuracy of parts on hand. Complies with all appropriate policies, procedures, safety rules, and regulations. Utilize computerized WMS (warehouse management system) and RF scanners. Must be flexible to work overtime as needed. Making of hydraulic hoses to include cutting, fitting, crimping, and operation of hose assembly tooling. Performs related duties as assigned.

6. Weaver #5297318
Experienced weaver to be retrained for Narrow Fabric Looms
English, Portuguese and Spanish spoken. Must work well with other and understand and follow instructions


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Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of February 13th, 2015:

01. Cook – St. Luke’s Hospital)
Full details and application process here.

02. Machine Operator, PT Weekend, Temporary – Symmetry Medical –
Full details and application process here.

03. Cook/Prep Cook – Adriana’s Mexican Restaurant (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

04. Store Manager 07 – CVS (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

05. Tanning Salon Consultant – Bermuda Bronze (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.


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Municipal Police Officer Civil Service Exam (New Bedford)

The City of New Bedford is posting this Public Service Announcement to inform New Bedford residents of the Municipal Police Officer Civil Service Exam. The exam, part of the Human Resources Division 2015 entry-level public safety series, will take place on April 25, 2015. Applications must be submitted no later than March 13, 2015. After that date, an additional processing fee will be required until the final late-file deadline of March 26, 2015.

** The application process must be completed on the State’s website, www.mass.gov/civilservice.

Information may also be obtained through the Human Resources Division, One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108, 1-800-392-6178 or 1-617-878-9895; or the City of New Bedford website, www.newbedford-ma.gov, Jobs & Employment, which will direct you to the examination link.

The City of New Bedford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 06 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 6th, 2014:

1. Machinists #5261686
Currently have 2nd and 3rd shift openings for Machine Operators at our facility located in New Bedford, MA. While manufacturing experience or experience in operating machinery is preferred, we are willing to train the right individual. Employer has requested that all interested applicants MUST complete the application at the Greater New Bedford Career Center.

2. Processing Dept #5274168
Looking for someone to work in the raw processing department. Work in the sausage kitchen, grinding meat, stuffing sausages, cleanup.
You must be able to lift 60 pound meat boxes, reliability and dependability is a MUST. Apply at the Greater New Bedford Career Center.

3. Packaging Dept. (Part-Time) #5274169
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!!!! Apply at the Greater New Bedford Career Center.

4. Parking Supervisor #5274125
Enforces parking regulations and restrictions. Receives daily assignments, which determine assigned area of responsibilities. High school graduate or GED equivalent. Ability to read and write English. Ability to reference codes for specific violations. The City of New Bedford has a Residency Requirement. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of valid Massachusetts driver’s license with a good driving record. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FEBRUARY 18, 2015.

5. Marketing Assistant (part-time) #5274121
Responsible for assisting in the planning, development and implementation of all Zoo marketing strategies, marketing communications and public relations activities both external and internal. Assists in the development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing, communications and public relations
Professional and/or academic experience in the areas of marketing and public relations. Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record. The City of New Bedford has a Residency Requirement.

6. Laborer #5284170
Local manufacturer hiring a Laborer. Responsibilities include but not limited to: Packing various products according to customer’s required specifications. Physically moving materials into and out of inventory locations as well as logging this information into computer system. Use of computer system to obtain information and update data. H.S. Diploma or G.E.D. required and must be comfortable using a computer. Must speak, read & write in English. Physical capability to lift up to 50 lbs. intermittently. Must have good basic math skills. Verifiable history of reliability and attentiveness to detail desirable.

7. Sales Representative #5284206
Identifies business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options. Sells products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; recommending solutions. Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


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Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of February 6th, 2015:

01. Teller – Southern Mass Credit Union (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.

02. Supercuts Stylist – Regis Corporation (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.

03. Cook/Prep Cook – Adriana’s Mexican Restaurant (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

04. 2nd Shift Production Supervisor – High Liner Foods (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

05. Assistant Manager – Hess Corporation (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.


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Help Wanted: Superintendent of Facilities, Construction & Maintenance

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
SUPT. OF FACILITIES, CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE $60,588 – $73,903
DEPARTMENT OF FACILITIES & FLEET MANAGEMENT

Ensures that a consistently high standard of quality control and supervision is maintained for each contract via daily site visits, and assessing contract implementation with due regard to building, and health and safety of stakeholders and the public. Monitors the performance of contractors and consultants on site, and ensures that engineering installations are constructed in accordance with drawing and specifications; provides feedback on the performance of contractors and consultants to the Director. Maintains records of construction sites; includes copies of all correspondence concerning projects, contract documents, construction schedules, change orders, permits, inspection reports, drawings, invoices and any other applicable documentation; maintains a log of all daily activities including daily progress, inspectors, sub-contractors on site, etc. Meets with and accompanies any inspectors from local, State and/or Federal agencies having jurisdiction over projects. Immediately reports the results of such inspections to the Director.

Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Drafting, Architecture or a related field is desired, however, knowledge and experience equivalent to five years’ work on similar projects involving facility construction and/or renovations, with at least five (5) years in a full time paid position with broad management responsibilities such as project manager or similar titles will be considered.

Ability to read and understand construction drawings, specifications and contracts; ability to understand the results of material testing and sampling; advanced writing and computer skills; broad general understanding of current construction practices, methods and materials; broad knowledge of building codes; familiarity with environmental laws and concerns; familiarity with proper procedures for handling and storing hazardous materials; general knowledge of major building systems and how they work; knowledge of construction site administration; knowledge of construction financing and accounting.
Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record and Massachusetts Builders License, unrestricted.
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.




Help Wanted: Buttonwood Park Zoo Marketing Assistant

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
MARKETING ASSISTANT (20hr/wk) $16,175 – $20,340
BUTTONWOOD PARK ZOO

Responsible for assisting in the planning, development and implementation of all Zoo marketing strategies, marketing communications and public relations activities both external and internal. Assists in the development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing, communications and public relations

Professional and/or academic experience in the areas of marketing and public relations. Computer skills that include the ability to create marketing information on social media, graphic design and layout, photo and video editing, and basic IT troubleshooting.

Strong written and verbal communication skills consistent with the ability to create written information for print media and speak on camera for electronic media.

Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record.

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.




Help Wanted: Buttonwood Park Zoo Watchperson

POSITION: WATCHPERSON (Part-time/No benefits)
LEVEL: GRADE 1 $11.55hr – $15.92hr (plus 7% night differential)
DEPARTMENT: ZOO
SHIFT: 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 7:30 a.m. Sunday

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

RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED: Hand-held two-way radio, automobile.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, walk, use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO




Help Wanted: Project Coordinator/Title Examiner

POSITION: PROJECT COORDINATOR/TITLE EXAMINER (variable time)
LEVEL: GRADE 12 $16.19hr (18 hours per week)
DEPARTMENT: INSPECTIONAL SERVICES

FUNCTION: Coordinates and assists in the administration of special projects.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Commissioner of Inspectional Services and/or designee.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists in special projects. Researches and maintains accurate records. Assists and provides the Inspectional Services Division with information pertaining to legal owners of properties, which includes the searching of titles and deeds, and completing complaints for courts. Assists office staff with the public by processing payments, permits, special investigations, certificates of inspection appointments and vacant property registrations. Sets up and maintains a tracking system for receipts, expenditures and reports.

The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position. It does not, however, exclude other occasional duties, the inclusion of which would be in conformity with the level of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent and possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of the recording methods utilized in the State of Massachusetts. Knowledge of City property plot plans, street layout plans, and sewer and storm drain plans. Ability to understand and draw deed descriptions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.

Hand/eye coordination is necessary to operate machinery and various pieces of equipment. While performing the duties of this job; the employee if frequently required to talk or hear; sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel and operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job are close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

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. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO




Help Wanted: Plumbing & Gas Fitting Inspector

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD
PLUMBING & GAS FITTING INSPECTOR $14.16hr – $20.90hr
INSPECTIONAL SERVICES

Enforces plumbing-related codes, including the 248 CMR and International Fuel & Gas Code, and local plumbing codes such as those for fire protection sprinkler systems, fire hydrants, etc.

Issues stop-work orders, correction notices and citations. Performs on site inspections of plumbing systems. Performs plumbing inspections of all plumbing fixtures examining for vent size, grade and size of pipe, and examines all joints for proper sealing to insure that there are no leaks, etc. Performs water tests on all completed plumbing, examining for sealing and leakage, etc.

Maintains records of plumbing inspection activity, and completes related reports. Issues certificates and permits as appropriate. Assists in researching problems and complaints regarding commercial and residential buildings, building construction and code compliance. Responds to complex and sensitive building issues.

Assists in resolving complex and sensitive customer service issues, either personally, by telephone or in writing. Maintains records and documents of customer service issues and resolutions. Interprets codes in the field. Authorizes acceptable alternative methods of code compliance within limits of authority. Investigates code compliance complaints; resolves or refers complaints to appropriate staff.

Recommends the initiation of abatement proceedings when appropriate. Attends pre-construction meetings in order to explain inspection standards and procedures to architects, engineers, owners, contractors and developers.

A valid Massachusetts driver’s license, or ability to obtain one by start of employment. Massachusetts Journeyman Plumber and Gas Fitter Licenses. Must have a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, mandatory by MGL Chapter 6 Sec. 172C.

Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent, and five (5) years of experience in general construction of plumbing systems; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

A thorough knowledge of Uniform Plumbing codes or related general construction codes, and a thorough knowledge of plumbing and fire protection systems; ability to effectively inspect plumbing systems; ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, contractors, architects, engineers, owners and the general public; ability to read and understand complicated plumbing plans and blueprints; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

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. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO




The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 29 January 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 January 29th, 2014:

1. Purchasing & Inventory Control Clerk #5248816
The Purchasing and Inventory Control (PIC) Clerk is an integral part of the Ahead organization, specifically a member of the Purchasing and Inventory Control (PIC) Department which provides timely and accurate purchasing and inventory data to those who are dependent on the information. The PIC Clerk’s primary responsibility is in the area of purchase order processing, inventory receiving, daily communication with vendors, and to provide support to Headwear, Apparel and Accessories Product Managers. This position is also responsible for representing the Company in a professional and courteous manner when dealing with customers, vendors, Sales Representatives and fellow employees. event list to keep on top of on time delivery. Education and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Candidate for Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related concentration preferred. 2 years relevant data entry experience.

2. Cashier #5248201
Receives and disburses funds from customers and employees and records monetary transactions. Issues change and cashes checks. Counts money to verify amounts and issues receipts for funds received. Completes credit card transactions for customers. Compares totals on cash register with amount of currency in register to verify balances. Posts data to accounts and balances receipts and disbursements. Operates office machines, such as calculator, bookkeeping and check-writing machines. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: Cash register, computer, typewriter, telephone, copy & fax machines.

3. General Cleaning Position #5248204
Service Management Systems is looking for a reliable person for a cleaning position in Dartmouth, MA. Must have reliable transportation, have a great work ethic and be able to lift 75 pounds. Hours are mainly from 5pm – 1:30am Monday through Saturday and Sunday is 2pm – 10:30pm. Weekends are alternate to each employee can get weekends days off here and there. The candidate must be able to provide a valid ID, Social Security card and pass a drug test. Your job will include but not limited to: Sweeping, vacuuming, dust mopping, wet mopping, handling trash, riding a scrubber machine, washing towels and mops, shoveling snow and any other cleaning duties that are necessary for us to provide our customers with the cleanest mall possible.

4. CDL Class A Driver #5248163
CDL Licensed Class A Driver needed.

5. Teachers – Preschool & Infant #5237932
The Pre School Teacher will be responsible for planning and delivering a developmentally appropriate educational program for infant, toddler, preschool, and/or school-aged children. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparation of weekly curriculum plans, periodic progress reports, and staff supervision. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following: prepare the weekly curriculum, establish classroom routines, model best practices in early care and education, prepare regular progress reports and other written materials as needed, conduct clinical observations and prepare assessments of children, attend meetings and other professional activities, maintain a clean classroom and outside play space, conduct parent meetings and document all communications, conduct monthly fire drills, participate in regular staff meetings and record meeting minutes as requested, keep personnel file current with course work, first aid, CPR, physical exams, supervise teacher assistants and volunteers,

6. Billing/Posting Clerk #5241671
High School Diploma. 1-2 years experience in Medicaid, Medicare and third party health insurance billing. Perform a variety of billing, data entry, and clerical duties Experience in long-term billing practices a must.


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Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of January 29th, 2015:

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

02. Supercuts Stylist – Regis Corporation (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.

03. Cook/Prep Cook – Adriana’s Mexican Restaurant (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

04. Delivery Technician – Enos Home Medical, Inc. (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

05. Warehouse Supervisor – Atkore (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

06. Bartender – Olive Garden (Dartmouth)
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.


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