Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash Saturday night in Norton

At approximately 10 p.m. yesterday Troopers assigned to State Police Foxboro responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash with serious injuries on Route 495 northbound North of Exit 10 in Norton.

For reasons that remain under investigation, the two vehicles collided causing one vehicle to veer off the roadway and strike a tree resulting in the death of a 49-year-old female passenger from Taunton. Norton and Mansfield Fire Departments both responded to the scene and requested MedFlight for the operator, a 46-year-old man from Taunton, who was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The operator of the other vehicle, a 22-year-old man from Middleborough, was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation by Troopers assigned to State Police Foxboro, State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and the Bristol County State Police Detective Unit also responded to the scene to investigate. No other information is available at this time.




The South Coast Hot Jobs List – July 21, 2019

Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of July 21, 2019. Click the right arrow to browse the next job. Want your job listed here? Contact leo@newbedfordguide.com.

Retail Store Associate – CVS Health Retail

Retail Store Associates play a meaningful role within the CVS Health family. At CVS Health, we’re shaping the future of health care for people, businesses, and communities. With your talents and expertise, you can help us play a more active and supportive role in each person’s unique healthcare needs. Join our team of thousands as we positively impact millions…one customer at a time.

The Retail Store Associate position provides an opportunity, in a leading retail setting, to excel in a growing, high impact, customer focused role, working both independently and as a member of a team, to positively impact the lives of others.

Essential Functions:
• Providing differentiated customer service by anticipating customer needs, demonstrating compassion and care in all interactions, and actively identifying and resolving potential service issues
• Focusing on the customer by giving a warm and friendly greeting, maintaining eye contact and offering help locating additional items, when needed
• Accurately perform cashier duties – handling cash, checks and credit card transactions with precision while following company policies and procedures
• Maintaining the sales floor by restocking shelves, checking in vendors, updating pricing information and completing inventory management tasks as directed by store manager
• Supporting opening and closing store activities, when needed
• Providing customer support to all departments, including photo and beauty, ensuring departments are fully stocked and operational while remaining current with all updated services and tools
• Assisting pharmacy personnel when needed, including working regular shifts in the pharmacy as part of opportunities for growth and career development
• Embracing and advocating for new CVS services and loyalty programs that support our purpose of helping people on their path to better health

Required Qualifications
• At least 16 years of age

Physical Requirements:
• Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
• Lifting and exerting up to 35 lbs of force occasionally, up to 10 lbs of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force regularly to move objects to and from, including overhead lifting
• Visual Acuity – Having close visual acuity to perform activities such as: viewing a computer terminal, reading, visual inspection involving small parts/details

Preferred Qualifications
• Previous experience in a retail or customer service setting

Education
• High School diploma or equivalent

Business Overview
• It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com. For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

CDL Class A Driver – Frank Corp. Environmental Services

Immediate openings for full-time drivers. Must have Hazmat/Tanker endorsement, and/or underground utility experience & a good driving record. Willing to train the right candidate. Apply in person at 615 Tarkiln Hill Road, New Bedford MA or send your resume to cclattenburg@frankcorp.com

• Health insurance
• 401K
• Paid holidays, vacation and sick time
• Local
• Overtime available
• Year round work

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About Frank Corp:
Frank Corp. started in 1956 as a pumping company. Frank Corp. grew into a Construction Company with expertise in the underground utilities field. It was a natural progression to expand into the environmental business which we did in 1989.

Frank Corp. is a full-service environmental company. We provide a range of services from emergency hazardous material spill clean up to planning for and servicing proper management of hazardous materials all the way from use through disposal. Our wide range of trained staff and extensive inventory of equipment are ready to handle your environmental needs.

FRANK CORP. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
615 Tarkiln Hill Rd.
New Bedford, MA 02745 s
508-995-9997 | fax: 508-995-0002
Website: frankcorp.com/

Crew Member – Wendy’s (Fairhaven)

Discover what’s right for you. At Wendy’s, you’ll find a fast-paced, high-energy environment where everyone on the team works together, and also knows how to have fun!

As a Crew Member at Wendy’s, you’ll enjoy:
• Competitive pay and generous benefits, including employee meal discounts
• Flexible full-time or part-time work schedule that makes sense for you
• One-on-one, self-paced training, and promotion from within
• Opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of restaurant operations, from customer service to food prep, cash handling and opening/closing duties
• Defined career paths for those who are interested in a career at Wendy’s

If you’re interested in a position that rewards your commitment, then Wendy’s is right for you. We encourage you to complete our application process and look forward to discussing your place on the Wendy’s team.

The responsibilities and qualifications described above are for positions at Wendy’s International, Inc. company-owned and operated restaurants. A large percentage of Wendy’s restaurants are independently owned and operated franchised Wendy’s restaurants. Job descriptions, compensation, benefits and other employment terms and conditions applicable to positions at independent franchised Wendy’s Restaurants will vary and are determined solely by the Franchisee.

Our candidate has a strong customer focus, initiative, and a can-do attitude. We’re looking for real team players who can take and receive direction well and accomplish many tasks during one of our action-packed shifts. Whether you’re wearing a headset and manning the drive-thru, greeting customers and running the register, preparing menu items, loading stock or keeping the restaurant clean and inviting, your accuracy and attention to detail are qualities that will make you a star player on the Wendy’s team.

Wendy’s is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The following are examples of some, but not all, of the essential job functions of a Crew Member position at Wendy’s:

• Ability to stand for long periods
• Frequent bending, kneeling, lifting (25 – 50 pounds)
• Ability to use Headset to take customer orders or to take or give direction
• Ability to use general restaurant equipment (e.g. warmer, fryer, slicer, grill, etc.)
• Ability to come to work promptly and regularly
• Ability to take direction and work well with others
• Ability to accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes
• Ability to concentrate and perform duties accurately
• Ability to learn and apply policies and procedures
• Ability to react to change productively and handle other tasks assigned
• Ability to complete all applicable training programs

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Multiple Positions – The Donut Factory

Job Description
The Donut Factory is expanding to a new location in Fairhaven in July. They are looking to hire as well as expand staffing in their New Bedford store.

Positions available:

• Baker – Full Time, experience preferred.
• Decorators – (2) Positions available
• Counter Help – For both locations, part-time.
• Pizza Maker – Part-time

Experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate. Mandatory drug testing and criminal background check on all applicants.

How to Apply:

You can apply in person at 102 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford, MA 02740 and fill out an application. Or, you can visit their Facebook page and submit a resume via Facebook messenger.

Retail Sales Associate – Cumberland Farms, Inc
Whether you are looking for an incredible full-time career, or a great part-time job, the Customer Service Associate is the backbone of our company. As a Customer Service Associate, you are more than a clerk you are the face of Cumberland Farms to our customers.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Ensuring that every customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment which includes greeting and acknowledging customers, maintaining outstanding standards, product knowledge and all other components of customer service.
• Interacting with customers to provide information and assistance in response to inquiries about products and services.
• Maintaining a clean, customer friendly store environment.
• Performing regular cleaning activities including, but not limited to, cleaning floors, glass doors, counter surfaces, and restrooms, emptying all interior and exterior trash cans, rotating and straightening merchandise and cleaning beverage and food service equipment.
• Replenishing products and supplies to ensure product availability.
• Accurately and efficiently completing sales transactions and maintaining proper accountability at the cash register.
• Maintaining an awareness of all product knowledge information, merchandise promotions, and advertisements.
• Flexible availability, including evenings and weekends.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and order tasks in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently (comfortable with being alone in the store as it is likely you will be working by yourself for parts of your shift).
• Flexibility and cooperation with the Store Manager’s needs that may change on a daily basis to maintain the proper functioning of the store.
• Retail or food service experience preferred

Physical Requirements Include:
• Comfort with standing for extended periods of time.
• Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Keys to Success:
• A Successful Customer Service Associate is friendly, enthusiastic, energetic and willing to learn and develop a career with Cumberland Farms.
• Cumberland Farms offers the opportunity for advancement for Customer Service Associates to become a Customer Service Leader or a Manager In Training.
• Customer Service Leader – assists the manager with day-to-day operations as well as train new associates.
Manager In Training – enter into our hands-on managerial training program to become a Store Manager.

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Deli – Lloyd’s Deli & Pizza Hut Express

Lloyds Deli & Pizza Hut Express are HIRING for sandwich & pizza makers for their New England Farms location at 207 Theodore Rice Blvd. in the New Bedford Industrial Park.

You can apply in person at the deli; simply request to fill out an application. You can send a resume to: erosenlund@ne-farms.com Or simply visit New England Farms online. Apply HERE: https://www.ne-farms.com/employment/

Founded in 1998, New England Farms finds the best locations, builds the best, cleanest facilities, and supports them with an exemplary staff delivering great brands. What sets us apart is our customer service. Join a great team and help open a brand new location from the ground up!

New England Farms offers gasoline and diesel, and a complete line of convenience store products at competitive prices. We firmly believe in a One Stop Shopping philosophy of offering customers quick access to grocery items, ATM’s, lottery, coffee and quick meal options. You will always get the best customer service in the industry…Every Day, Every Customer, Every Location.

Facebook: facebook.com/NewEnglandFarms/
Website: www.ne-farms.com/


APPLY HERE!

Part Time Motorclothes (Retail) Associate – Minuteman Harley-Davidson (Dartmouth)
$12.50 an hour – Part-time, Commission

Minuteman Harley-Davidson, your South Coast Harley Dealer is looking for PART-TIME MOTORCLOTHES® SALES ASSOCIATES. Minuteman Harley-Davidson located in Dartmouth, MA is looking for motivated SALES people for our growing clothing department.

If you have some retail selling experience, or just feel that your outgoing personality will make you a successful sales person, we want to talk to you.

This sales position will be of interest to someone who likes dealing with people and helping customers pick out what works best for them. The position is part-time – Fri/Sat/Sun, approximately 10-20 hours per week, with potential for more hours in the summer months.

This position would be ideal for a local college student.

Our MotorClothes® Department sells not only riding apparel (jackets, helmets, gloves, boots, etc.), but also gifts and collectibles, children’s clothing and much more.

If you think you have the enthusiasm, customer service skills and drive to succeed, then we want to talk to you. If you think this would be a good fit for you, please send us your resume or stop by and fill out an application.

REQUIREMENTS:
• OUTGOING PERSONALITY (this is a SALES position)
• Retail Sale Experience preferred
• MUST be able to work weekends
• Commitment to Customer Service
• Minimum of a GED required
• Must be 18 years of age or older

Experience:
• Retail Sales: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:
• High school or equivalent (Required)

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Garage Attendant – City of New Bedford

PAY: $13.99hr – $18.51hr

Maintains and performs minor repairs of all City vehicles. Road calls for flat tires, dead batteries and lockouts. Pumps gas and diesel fuel into cars, trucks and other municipal vehicles; records fuel and other parts and supplies used, picks up parts and supplies; performs minor repairs, changes light bulbs, basic fluid checks, etc.; cleans and washes vehicles, maintains cleanliness of work area.

Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license and good driving record. Operates a motor vehicle on a regular basis. 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. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here.

Delivery Technicians – Enos Home Medical

Full-time and Part-time positions available with flexible shifts as we are a 24-hour company. Full-time employees are guaranteed 10 plus hours of Overtime weekly.

Job Duties:
• Picks up and delivers equipment, as directed.
• Returns and unloads returned rental equipment at the warehouse facility.
• Complete pickup paperwork promptly and accurately, returning said paperwork to the appropriate facility personnel.
• Maintains a neat, clean personal appearance.
• Promotes teamwork among co-workers that includes assisting fellow drivers, as needed.
• Demonstrates timeliness, courtesy, sincerity and patience with dealing with customers.
• Markets the company in a positive and professional manner at all times.
• Accepts other duties and activities as assigned.

Education:
• Graduated from an accredited high school or GED

Qualifications:
• Be at least 21 years of age and have had a valid DMV driver license for minimum of 2 years
• Good driving record
• Good physical condition.
• Good organizational skills.
• Willing to function as a cooperative team member.
• Responsible and cooperative attitude.
• Clean and neat in personal appearance.

After a 90-day, probationary period we offer the following benefits for full-time employees:
• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• 401K Plan
• Paid Time Off
• Uniform Reimbursement
• Driver Incentive Program paid annually

Interested candidates can apply via email by sending your resume to employment@enoshomemedical.com

http://enoshomemedical.com/about-us/employment/employment-application/

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Enos Home Oxygen & Medical Supply, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Coastal Career Academy – Nurse Assistant Training Program –
Are you at a crossroads in choosing a career path? Not sure if you want to take up a trade, attend a technical school, or university? Not necessarily keen on commuting or relocating to somewhere in central or western Massachusetts? Can’t find something that interests you at local universities?

Consider a career in a perpetually growing field: healthcare. Perhaps you’ve already considered that but unsure where to start. Are there professional facilities close by that offer study in healthcare and in a number of fields?

Coastal Career Academy is now accepting applications for their Nurse Assistant Training Program.

This program is state-certified and provides students with the skills needed to work in a variety of medical settings. Topics include physical and emotional care of patients, vital signs, communication skills, handling of stress, safety issues, and the aging process. The course consists of classroom instruction, followed by practice in a nursing lab.

In order to apply these skills in a clinical setting, approximately 24 hours will be spent in a nursing home under the supervision of the instructor.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

• Communication Skills
• Vital Signs
• Ambulation with a gait belt
• Transferring to a wheelchair
• Body positions: supine, prone, lateral, Sim’s, and Fowler’s
• Range of motion exercises

* The course also includes Alzheimer’s Certification.

Day Classes are taking place July 22nd, Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-2:30am. Evening Classes are July 8th-26th, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 6:00pm-9:30pm with four clinicals required from 4:00pm-10-00pm.

Coastal Career Academy is licensed by the Division of Professional Licensure since 1999 as a private occupational school in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts’ general laws. The nurse aide program is approved by the State Department of Public Health.

Payment plans are also available.

Interested in registering? Visit coastalcareeracademy.com/product/nurse-assistant-training/

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Coastal Career Academy
26 South Water Street
New Bedford, MA

288 Plymouth Ave., Suite 2
Fall River, MA 02721

Phone: (508) 536-5366
Fax: 508-762-1470
Email: coastalcareer@comcast.net
Website: coastalcareeracademy.com/
Facebook: facebook.com/coastalcareer/

Dishwasher – Olive Garden (Dartmouth)

At Olive Garden, family is not just something. Family is everything. Check out this short video to learn more!

Dishwasher Benefits At A Glance:
• Weekly pay
• Competitive pay
• Flexible schedules
• Ongoing training
• Meal discounts
• $1 Unlimited Soup, Salad & Breadsticks while working
• Discounts on cellphones, travel, electronics & much more!
• Anniversary pay
• Medical/dental insurance
• 401(k) savings plan
• Management career advancement opportunities
• High performing management teams and a select number of team members have the opportunity to win a trip to Italy.

And much more!

Our dishwashers play an essential role in delighting and serving our guests. Clean plates and utensils are key for delivering a great guest experience. Dishwashers are responsible for ensuring that all plateware and equipment remain spotless, clean and safe. We’d love to welcome you home! #JoinOurFamily today!

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Closing Drivers and Customer Service Reps – Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s Pizza of New Bedford is now hiring for closing drivers with night-time availability and customer service representative positions. The positions offered are for full and part-time shifts with weekend availability. You must apply ONLINE no in-store applications.

Closing Pizza Delivery Driver
Domino’s Pizza
Join Our Award-Winning Team! $15 to $18 starting pay including tips and daily mileage reimbursement, flexible hours, positive team atmosphere!

Requirements to join the team with the best-compensated drivers in the business:

  • Enthusiasm, acceptable basic math and spelling skills.
  • Commitment to teamwork.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have reliable vehicle.
  • Valid driver’s license for 1 year or longer, with good driving history.
  • Must be 21-years-old or more.
  • Bilingual is a plus.

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Domino’s Team Member (Customer Service/Pizza Maker)
Domino’s Pizza

Make Great Pizzas, Make Great Dough! We are searching for qualified customer service reps with personality and people skills. We’re growing so fast it’s hard to keep up, and that means Domino’s has lots of ways for you to grow (if that’s what you want), perhaps to management, perhaps beyond. Whether it’s your hobby, main-gig, or supplemental job, drop us a line. We’re bound to have just the thing for you.

Compensation: Entry-level to experienced, flexible hours, positive team atmosphere! Performance-based pay raises, move up at your pace.

Duties include operating all equipment, stocking ingredients from delivery area to storage, work area, walk-in cooler, preparing product, receiving and process telephone orders ,taking inventory and complete associated paperwork, cleaning equipment and facility approximately daily.

Requirements to join our award-winning team:

  • Enthusiasm, strong basic math and spelling skills.
  • Commitment to teamwork, desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bilingual or multilingual a plus.
  • You must be 16 years of age or older.

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To APPLY ONLINE or see more about the above jobs visit their web page here. Have questions? Call: 508-991-3030.

Cashier/Stocker/Animal Care – Pet Supplies Plus (Fairhaven)
Did you know bearded dragons grow up to 2 feet long? Or that the average life span for an umbrella cockatoo is 50 years? Our team members are pet lovers and like to know it all!

As a Store Team Member at Pet Supplies Plus, you’re pawsitively passionate about people and their pets. Providing exceptional, neighborly service at every opportunity during your work day, you will stop to help a neighbor select the perfect toy for a terrier that likes to chew review and compare the ingredient labels of several food brands for a concerned cat parent fit a squirming dachshund with the perfect harness educate a sixth grader on bird ownership stock shelves and ring up neighbors’ purchases feed all the furry pets and make sure their cages are spiffy all while engaging with PSP neighbors and smiling in the face of puppy breath. Are you awesome? No, you are more than that. You’re PAWsome!

A Pet Supplies Plus team member will likely do it all, but may specialize in any of the following areas:

Cashier
• Processes neighbors’ purchases with trustworthy accuracy and efficiency
• Provides Preferred Pet Club membership information to ensure neighbors don?t miss any outstanding offers

Stocker
• Safely unloads our delivery trucks using the proper equipment
• Stocks shelves to ensure Fido always gets his favorite chew toy and treats
• Carries bags of kibble, cat litter, aquariums and other purchases out to neighbors’ cars

Pet Care
• Provides care for pets in our store, which may include cleaning habitats, feeding and handling the animals
• Answers neighbor’s questions on animal care to help them find or maintain the perfect pet

The Store Team member position can be physically demanding, requiring heavy lifting (40-65 lbs) and standing for long periods of time. We support learning through our interactive Pet Degree pay-for-knowledge programs.

PAWsome Store Team Members will:

• Support each other by acting as back-up when extra help is needed
• Be knowledgeable about animals and our products in order to provide outstanding neighborly service
• Be flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays
• All candidates must pass a drug screening (in applicable states), and be 16 years or older.

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Cashier/Sales Associate – Michaels (Dartmouth)

Help customers shop our store and be able to find what they’re looking for. Ensure all customers receive a fast and friendly checkout experience. Maintain store recovery standards to deliver our Brand Promises. Prevent shrink with friendly service.

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Engineering Estimator – Shea Concrete Products (Rochester)
Full-time, $20.00 to $22.00 /hour

Shea Concrete Products currently has openings for Engineering Estimators at our Amesbury MA and Rochester MA locations. Positions available are for full time employment.

Engineering Estimator is responsible for assisting customers by providing technical solutions, generating drawings, handling customer inquiries and orders, and then facilitate orders through the production and delivery process. Must be able to work accurately and quickly under pressure due to the time restraints associated with the position.

Duties include:
• Drafting capabilities using AutoCAD to generate submittals and production drawings
• Reading plans to produce takeoffs and generate estimates and orders
• Generate sales quotes and orders
• Communicate with customers regarding orders, submittals, production, and delivery
• Follow order through production to delivery in order to provide a seamless customer experience

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
• Good communication skills, both verbal and written
• Proficient with computer
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook) and AutoCad (or Solid Works)
• Self-motivated, disciplined, organized and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
• Able to manage multiple jobs running at various stages
• Enthusiastic, confident individual with a desire to work hard
• Strong attention to detail
• Capable of lifting and carrying 20lbs

About Shea Concrete Products:
Shea Concrete Products, an innovative, forward- thinking company with a reputation for providing premium quality precast concrete products to the New England market. Shea Concrete Products has three locations in Massachusetts and one in New Hampshire. We’ve served the industry for over 65 years, producing the highest-quality precast concrete products with a commitment to service.

Shea Concrete Products is a family owned and operated business with old-fashioned family values, unmatched customer service and first-rate products. We value our employees and continuously offer growth and development opportunities. We have a comprehensive medical, dental, disability and 401K retirement benefits programs.

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Crew – AMC Theatres (Dartmouth)

Deliver superior service while connecting with our guests and supporting efforts to achieve AMC’s financial goals.
Minimum Job Requirements

Requirements to be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation:
• Standing, walking, lifting, twisting, and bending on a frequent basis.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry it up to 90 feet (or deposit into dumpster or trash compactor).

Job Description
All associates may be considered for cross-training; some may be assigned duties in one or more areas at management discretion. General responsibilities for all positions include, but are not limited to:

• Exhibit excellent guest service skills.
• Present a calm demeanor that deters others from engaging in disruptive conduct, while encouraging a positive interaction with guests.
• Answer guest questions courteously and accurately or quickly direct them to the appropriate resource.
• Work effectively with supervisors and co-workers.
• Ability to effectively multitask as needed, including but not limited to greeting guests, tearing and scanning tickets, checking IDs, directing guests and answering guest questions.
• Demonstrate consistent and effective sales techniques by meeting expectations for loyalty card sales, suggestive selling, upselling, merchandising, and sampling.
• Complete transactions by greeting each guest, identifying the guest’s request, operating point-of-sale terminals, making change accurately, completing loyalty transactions, and thanking guests.
• Ensure the security of all cash, receipts and tickets.
• Enforce the movie ratings system courteously and effectively. Uphold “zero tolerance” policy in regard to ID checking.
• Distribute, ensure proper working order of, and understand how to operate Assisted Moviegoing Equipment.
• Clean and maintain the exterior and interior areas of the theatre including auditoriums, restrooms, lobbies, concession areas, and box office areas.
• Perform nightly custodial duties as necessary, including but not limited to vacuuming, mopping, seat-cleaning, sanitizing restroom fixtures, etc.
• Control access to the theatre.
• Frequently monitor auditoriums for picture and sound quality, temperature, lighting levels, audience behavior, and film piracy.
• Perform daily stocking and maintenance duties.
• Ability to work and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
• Follow all procedures to ensure a safe work environment, as well as the safety of our guests.
• Follow instructions on safe use of all chemicals/cleaning materials.
• Uphold AMC’s Business Practice Standards and ensure compliance with company programs.
• Maintain regular personal attendance for all scheduled shifts.
• Assist with other Crew functions and perform other duties as directed.

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Warehouse Parts Puller – Goyettes Auto Recycling
Full-time

We are a fast paced automotive recycling facility, looking for a qualified individual with warehouse skills. Must be able to safely and efficiently remove parts off of racks. Must be able to operate a fork-lift. This is a full-time,physical position,must be able to lift 75 lbs and remain active through out the eight hour day. Some computer skills are a must. Must be able to read and understand a work order. Drivers licence required. This position is located at Goyette’s Auto Recycling in New Bedford MA.Standard work week is 8am -5pm Monday-Friday. Overtime is available. We offer health insurance,401k,paid holidays and vacations. Parties interested should contact Jake or Derec at Goyette’s Auto Recycling at 508-994-1801.

Experience:
• Warehouse: 2 years (Required)

License:
• Drive (Required)

Language:
• English (Required)

Interested in applying? See full details and how to apply here

Systems Analyst – City of New Bedford
PAY: $59,841 – $74,809

Supports and maintains all City computer systems. Assists City employee with training and use of equipment and applications. Participates in technical projects such as developing computer programs for specified applications and modifying/supporting those applications already in existence. Participates in developing training manuals and/or user documentation, as well as conducting training sessions for City computer equipment and application software for employees. Participates in the continued and new development of all computer systems including, but not limited to, the City’s Financial Information Management System, Geographical Information System, Real and Personal Property Appraisal System, Office Automation System, all local or wide area networks, the City’s World Wide Web site, the City’s Intranet, etc.

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a related discipline. At least two years experience in computer science, computer programming, software, or related work experience. 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. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO.

Compliance Officer (Community Relations Specialist) – City of New Bedford

PAY: $51,693 – $64,622

Develops and implements a comprehensive communications plan that includes short- and long-term strategies for building community awareness about and support for the Department.

Informs the PIO, Office of the Chief of Police and Municipal leaders in relevant and important media inquiries, and keeps all parties updated on upcoming and ongoing news stories. Identifies and pitches news story to the PIO ideas through a range of proactive media strategies. Assists the PIO in leading communication during crisis situations and unanticipated incidents, including timely dissemination of information to the media, families, staff and the community.

Coordinates writing, editing, design, production and distribution of clear, concise, “community-friendly” print and digital materials (e.g., letters, brochures, social media outlets, articles, videos, fact sheets, fliers) to communicate the Department’s goals and priorities to various partner organizations, community leaders and residents.

Collaborates with technology staff to write and update content on the district’s external website, social media tools and other on-line resources to ensure accuracy and consistency of information.
Bachelor’s degree in, or knowledge equivalent to, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field. Successful candidate should have three years’ experience in the public relations/communications/marketing field at varied levels and with increasing responsibility; or three years’ experience in print and/or electronic journalism. Or any equivalent combination of education and related experience.

For more information, please visit:

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Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. EEO

New Bedford has a residency requirement.

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Cooling stations at libraries open in New Bedford on Saturday and Sunday

Due to this weekend’s high temperatures, cooling stations will be open in New Bedford today, Saturday, July 20 and tomorrow, Sunday, July 21.

All five libraries are open Saturday, July 20, as usual, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Main Library – 613 Pleasant Street
Casa Da Saudade – 58 Crapo Street
Howland-Green Branch Library – 3 Rodney French Blvd
Lawler Branch Library- 745 Rockdale Avenue
Wilks Branch Library – 1911 Acushnet Avenue

Due to the high temperatures expected for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21, the Howland Green Branch Library, Lawler Branch Library, and Wilks Branch Library will be open Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Howland-Green Branch Library – 3 Rodney French Blvd
Lawler Branch Library- 745 Rockdale Avenue
Wilks Branch Library – 1911 Acushnet Avenue




Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes female Red Panda

The Buttonwood Park Zoo is now home to not one, but two, endangered red pandas.

In its monumental 125th year of operation, the Buttonwood Park Zoo opened its very first red panda habitat by welcoming a young red panda named Jacob. Jacob arrived in June of 2018 from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and has easily been the SouthCoast’s cutest resident ever since.

Jacob wasn’t able to hold that title alone for long! In May of 2019, Marie, the Zoo’s newest red panda, arrived and began her mandatory 30 day quarantine period. Marie was born in the Greenville Zoo in South Carolina on June 12, 2018. Marie and Jacob enjoyed a joint “birthday party” to celebrate their 1st and 2nd birthday respectively with frozen biscuit cakes and brand new enrichment items. While both red pandas are sweet and inquisitive, Marie is more agile, adventurous and is the first one to try new things.

Marie was brought to New Bedford based on a recommendation as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Plan (SSP), which the Buttonwood Park Zoo is actively participating in. The goal of the SSP is to cooperatively manage animal populations to ensure the sustainability of a healthy and genetically diverse population while enhancing the conservation of this species in the wild.

Red pandas reach sexual maturity around 1 ½ years of age and in the northern hemisphere, they breed in January–February and give birth in June–July.

“As the Zoo celebrates its 125th anniversary, we are excited to introduce red pandas to our community for the first time,” said Buttonwood Park Zoo Executive Director, Keith Lovett. “While at the Zoo, guests will be able to witness these beautiful, playful animals and learn what the Zoo is doing to help protect this endangered species.”

Red pandas, which are native to Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar and Nepal, are listed as Endangered. They are faced with threats from habitat loss, illegal hunting, trapping and poaching. There are fewer than 10,000 red pandas living in the wild today with less than 220 in AZA accredited institutions, one of which is the Buttonwood Park Zoo.

Red pandas live in high-altitude temperate forests with bamboo understories. Primarily bamboo eaters, red pandas need to eat 20-30% of their body weight each day due to the high amount of indigestible fiber present in bamboo. Thanks to the success of the Zoo’s new Community Bamboo Program, the animals enjoy various species of bamboo harvested from private landowners throughout the community.

The Zoo offers “Keeper Chats”, an opportunity to learn more about two of the Zoo’s cutest residents, daily at 2:00 pm at the Red Panda Habitat. The Zoo is located at 425 Hawthorn Street in New Bedford and is open from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm daily.




Arizona Man Sentenced for Threatening Harvard Black Commencement Attendees in 2017

An Arizona man was sentenced yesterday in connection with posting threats to bomb Harvard and shoot attendees at the Black Commencement event held in May 2017.

Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani to 15 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In February 2019, Zuckerman pleaded guilty to two counts of transmitting in interstate and foreign commerce a threat to injure the person of another.

“The divisiveness of our public discourse does not excuse making any group of people feel unsafe,” said United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling. “We will investigate all threats that cross the line of free speech and infringe on the safety and security of members of our community, especially when those threats are based on race or other immutable characteristics.”

“It’s sadly ironic that Nicholas Zuckerman would turn his chilling threats of mass destruction and vile words against graduates at Harvard University, an institution that has molded some of our greatest orators. Let today’s sentence serve as a lesson to all that no hate monger hiding behind a social-media pseudonym can stop others from celebrating the diversity of some of our area’s best and brightest minds,” said Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston Division.

On or about May 13, 2017, Zuckerman commented on a post published to Harvard University’s Instagram account, saying: “If the blacks only ceremony happens, then I encourage violence and death at it. I’m thinking two automatics with extendo clips. Just so no n***** gets away.” It is further alleged that on that same date, Zuckerman posted a comment to another Harvard Instagram post, saying: “#bombharvard and end their pro-black agenda.” Several minutes later, Zuckerman commented “#bombharvard” on other users’ posts approximately 11 times over a span of four minutes.

A concerned citizen who saw the posts reported them to the Harvard University Police, who ultimately referred the case to federal authorities.

U.S. Attorney Lelling, FBI SAC Bonavolonta, and Harvard University Chief of Police Francis D. Riley made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Anne Paruti and Scott Garland of Lelling’s Civil Rights Enforcement Team prosecuted the case.




Faces Of New Bedford #214: Simone Cardoso

Meet Simone Cardoso, 24-year-old Singer, Songwriter, and Vocal Instructor. Simone has been singing for as long as she can remember. Her parents noticed her natural ability at such a young age and enrolled her in private singing lessons at Christine’s Studio of Performing Arts.

She was the studio’s very first vocal student and during her time there she grew tremendously. During her 6th grade year, she was cast as Annie in the New Bedford High School performance which was a huge accomplishment for her. Simone continued to pursue theater until her freshman year of high school, when she joined the girl group, Varsity Girls.

Simone performed, recorded and grew as an artist during her high school career, as the Varsity Girls became extremely popular. During her senior year, she began focusing on college, as the group started to slow down and eventually disbanded. Simone went to Salve Regina where she received her Bachelors in Music Education.

Her time at Salve really opened one of the most important doors for Simone, her passion for songwriting. Until this point, she had only performed songs written by others and now she was crafting her own ideas and emotions into her music. This has fueled her drive to push her solo career and work with other artists, helping them craft their own sounds. Simone is currently set to release her EP by the Fall.

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Faces of New Bedford is a project by Colton Simmons. If you are interested in booking a shoot or getting prints from the series email all inquiries to colton@coltonsimmons.com. Follow Colton on Instagram: https://instagram.com/simmonscolton

Read more of the Faces of New Bedford series here.




Public Safety Committee recommends allocating $250k for construction of rear entrance at Pulaski School

New Bedford’s Committee on Public Safety and Neighborhoods is recommending to the City Council that the Administration allocates $250,000 for the construction of a rear entrance to the Pulaski School to alleviate the traffic flow issues in the area.

The recommendation will be heard at tonight’s New Bedford City Council meeting.

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Hospitality & Tourism coming to New Bedford High School

New Bedford High School officially added Hospitality and Tourism to its Career Vocational Technical Education program, continuing its expansion of vocational education in the district. The program is connected to the National Academy Foundation (NAF), and the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism is the 5th NAF program at the high school. The announcement was made at the organization’s national conference in Detroit earlier this month.

“We are excited to offer Hospitality and Tourism as our newest NAF academy,” said Bernadette Coelho, Headmaster of New Bedford High School. “We consider NBHS to be a flagship high school for NAF, and we value our strong partnership with them as they continue to support enriching career experiences for our students.”

The high school implemented a pilot hospitality program in the spring semester, in where students enrolled in an event planning class. Notably, the students in the class facilitated major events, including the Mayor’s State of the City address and the groundbreaking ceremony for the school’s finance lab.

“Our hospitality students have already distinguished themselves through implementing two successful events and have set the standard for excellence for future initiatives”, said Chris Cummings, manager of CVTE programs. “We are committed to providing rigorous career technical skill training through the facilitation of events connected to the hospitality industry.”

In addition to offering multiple classes and planning events, the program will strive to place students in paid internship experiences at area hospitality businesses.

As is a component of all CVTE programs, the Hospitality and Tourism program will include an active advisory committee comprised of industry representatives, post-secondary faculty, representatives from the MassHire workforce board, and school staff members. This committee will drive initiatives related to internship placement, employability skill training, and career pathway development.

“We are most fortunate to have a committed advisory committee to support the growth of our new program,” said Cummings. I view them as partners in assisting us in leveraging emerging opportunities in the industry,” he added.

The high school will host an official kickoff event for the school community in October.

New Bedford High School’s Hospitality program is part of the school’s offerings of Career Vocational Technical Education programming. In addition to Hospitality, the school offers career pathway programs in Business, Finance, Instructional Technology, Health Sciences, Engineering, Early Childhood Education, and Criminal Justice. For more information about Career and Technical Education at New Bedford High School, please contact Christopher Cummings, Manager of CVTE at 508 997 4511, ext. 20799.




St. Luke’s Hospital starts construction on a new, $14 million Intensive Care Unit

Mayor Jon Mitchell joined Southcoast Health President & CEO Keith Hovan on a tour of the future site of a new, $14 million intensive care unit under construction at St. Luke’s Hospital. The leaders are shown here looking over design plans.

Southcoast Health is investing $14 million in a new intensive care unit (ICU) at St. Luke’s Hospital that will more than double the size of the current ICU. This state-of-the-art unit also aligns with Southcoast’s pursuit of establishing a Level II trauma center at St. Luke’s Hospital in 2020.

“Our investment in advanced intensive care will provide our patients with greater access to clinical excellence, close to home,” said Keith Hovan, president and CEO of Southcoast Health. “The residents of southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island deserve the very best healthcare. We are excited to be investing in this new Intensive Care Unit as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering exceptional care and service to our patients and communities.”

“I commend Southcoast Health for continuing to invest in this community and delivering the highest quality care to the people of New Bedford and beyond,” said New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, who toured the site of the new unit Wednesday. “Needing the services of critical care can be an emotional and trying experience for patients and families. This new unit will have the space, technology and skilled care team that will make all the difference during someone’s time of need.”

The new unit is being constructed on the 4th floor of St. Luke’s. It will be 16,000 square feet, as compared to the current 7,300-square-foot unit, and will be equipped with the latest technology. The 16 spacious, 440-square-foot rooms will accommodate medical equipment and enable family and staff to be comfortably at the patient’s bedside. A conference room will be dedicated for physician meetings with families and a quiet and comfortable lounge area, complete with refreshments, TV and showers, will be available to families staying long hours.

Maria Tassoni, RN, manager of the intensive care unit, commended staff for their meaningful contributions, suggestions and ideas for the unit’s design and features. “I am excited about the opportunity for our nurses, physicians and staff to work within a new state-of-the-art unit that is designed to provide an optimal experience for patients, families and providers,” said Tassoni, who has been working for Southcoast for 31 years. “When a great care team has a great facility, the patients and community benefit.”

The new unit will also play an integral role in the hospital’s efforts to achieve designation as a Level II trauma center, meaning that St. Luke’s Hospital would be able to treat more serious injuries for people in the community.

This is the latest in a series of significant investments made in St. Luke’s over the past five years. In 2014, the hospital cut the ribbon on the Stoico/FIRSTFED Maternity Center, following an almost $14 million renovation to support a family-centered model of care that included 16 new rooms and a state-of-the-art Level II nursery. A $4 million Rapid Assessment Zone was opened in 2017 to reduce the time for patients to be seen in our Emergency Department, providing patients with more timely care.

Southcoast Health employs 2,453 people at its New Bedford locations, and employs 1,581 city residents who work at Southcoast.

“As the region’s only not-for-profit health system, we know the importance of continually investing in our system to ensure all the residents of this region have access to the highest possible quality of care,” said Hovan. “And as the region’s largest employer, we want to provide our staff with the best facilities and equipment to treat and serve our patients, their families, and the larger community.”

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About Southcoast Health
Southcoast Health is a not-for-profit, charitable organization and the largest provider of primary and specialty care in the region, serving communities in Rhode Island and across Southeastern Massachusetts. Southcoast Health was named to Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2019 inaugural list. Out of the 2,743 considered hospitals in the US, only 250 earned this recognition. Southcoast Hospitals Group ranked 162.

With a network of more than 600 physicians, hospitalists and mid-level practitioners, Southcoast Health is comprised of three acute care hospitals — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, and Tobey Hospital in Wareham, and also provides behavioral health services in partnership with Acadia at Southcoast Behavioral Health in Dartmouth.

Southcoast Health’s seven Urgent Care Centers, two Centers for Cancer Care, visiting nurse association and numerous additional ambulatory facilities offer convenience and access to services for more than 724,000 residents in 33 communities covering over 900 square miles in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth according to the Boston Business Journal.

Southcoast Health is proud of our mission of providing high-quality affordable healthcare to our patients and proud of our tradition of eliminating the barriers that prevent access to care. More information is available online at www.southcoast.org. Connect to Southcoast Health through social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Southcoast® is a registered trademark of Southcoast Health System.




Massachusetts Troopers arrest four for trafficking narcotics

Yesterday, shortly after midnight, Trooper Blakeley Pottinger and his field training officer Trooper Michael Leslie, assigned to State Police-Shelburne Falls, were on patrol in Bernardston. While traveling on Route 91 northbound they observed a gray Mitsubishi Outlander operating erratically over the lane markings. They subsequently caught up to the SUV and initiated a motor vehicle stop.

Upon stopping, both troopers approached the vehicle and identified four occupants inside. Trooper Pottinger spoke to the operator, identified as KEVIN ZWEERES, 42, of Bridport, Vt., and told him the reason for the stop then asked to produce his license and registration. ZWEERES informed Trooper Pottinger he did not possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle. He was subsequently removed from the driver’s seat then placed in handcuffs and escorted to the rear of the vehicle. Trooper Leslie was on the passenger side of the vehicle speaking to the front seat passenger, identified as DOMINIC SANTIAGO, 26, of East Hartford, Conn. While speaking to SANTIAGO Trooper Leslie ordered him to stop reaching in his pockets. After two warnings SANTIAGO was removed from the vehicle in order to conduct a pat-frisk for weapons. During the pat-frisk of SANTIAGO struck Trooper Leslie in the face with his elbow then began running from the scene into a wooded area.

Within several minutes Trooper Leslie was able to catch and subdue SANTIAGO. He was restrained and escorted back to Trooper Leslie’s cruiser. While escorting him, Trooper Leslie recovered a large bag SANTIAGO attempted to dispose of while fleeing in the woods. This bag contained a substance believed to be crack cocaine. After escorting SANTIAGO back to the cruiser a thorough search of his person was conducted. Troopers located additional crack cocaine along with a 400 wax bags containing a substance believed to be heroin.

Officer Cody Guilbault, of the Greenfield Police department, was in the area and overheard Trooper Leslie shouting in the distance. He took it upon himself to deploy to the scene fearing our Troopers were in trouble. Sergeant Melinda Herzig, of the Charlemont Police Department, also responded to the scene in order to assist with the rear seat passengers. These passengers, identified as ALLISON BEAN, 34, of Bridport, Vt. and AMANDA KRAUSE, 38, of Essex Junction, Vt., were removed from the vehicle for questioning. Both females were found to have additional narcotics or paraphernalia in their possession and were also placed under arrest. Troopers seized a total amount of 68 grams of crack cocaine, 24 grams of fentanyl, 440 wax bags of heroin, and numerous articles of paraphernalia.

All four occupants were transported to the Shelburne Falls barracks for booking. Bail commissioners placed a bail amount of $25,000 on SANTIAGO, $10,000 on ZWEERES and KRAUSE, and $1,000 on BEAN. After the completion of booking all four arrestees were transported to the Franklin County House of Correction where they were held until their arraignment yesterday morning at Greenfield District Court on the following charges.

KEVIN ZWEERES:
• Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle;
• Marked Lanes Violation;
• Possession of a Class A Substance;
• Possession of a Class A Substance with Intent to Distribute;
• Trafficking in Fentanyl; and
• Trafficking in Cocaine.

DOMINIC SANTIAGO:
• Resisting Arrest;
• Tampering with Evidence;
• Possession of a Class A Substance with Intent to Distribute;
• Trafficking in Fentanyl; and
• Trafficking in Cocaine.

ALLISON BEAN:
• Conspiracy to Violate Drug Law;
• Possession of a Class A Substance with Intent to Distribute;
• Trafficking in Fentanyl; and
• Trafficking in Cocaine.

AMANDA KRAUSE:
• Conspiracy to Violate Drug Law;
• Possession of a Class E Substance;
• Possession of a Class A Substance;
• Possession of a Class A Substance with Intent to Distribute;
• Trafficking in Fentanyl; and
• Trafficking in Cocaine.

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