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The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 03 Apr 2014

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Michael Silvia
by Michael Silvia

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

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

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


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Here are the Hot Jobs from the Greater New Bedford Career Center as of April 3rd, 2014:

 

1. Grill Cook #3891252
2nd shift position with flexibility within an operation that covers 24/5 services. Good time management skills, multi-tasking, communication & customer service skills needed. This is a one person shift that is required to prepare and cook food. Adheres to all Sodexo, State and Regulatory HACCP requirements.

2. Stitchers #3884769
We are looking for experienced stitchers. Full time positions are available. Qualified candidates please apply in person at the corner of Bullard St. with Brook St. NO TELEPHONE CALLS.

3. Landscape Assistants/Laborers #3891254
Exciting opportunities within a full service landscape and hardscape established organization servicing the South Coast. We are currently seeking full-time reliable individuals interested in joining our 2014 season. Work schedules can vary, and may include Saturdays. Previous experience in landscaping required. Must have reliable transportation and cell phone. Experience with commercial mowers required. Experience driving a truck with attached trailer. Ability to lift 50+lbs required. Ideal candidate will need to be able to perform a variety of tasks independently but not limited to:

  • Lawn maintenance
  • Shrub trimming/pruning
  • Transplant plants/shrubs
  • Seasonal yard cleanups

You will be required to complete an application, provide 3 professional references, copy of current driving record and automobile insurance plan.

4. Used Tire Warehouse/Automotive Tech #3891325
Looking for a Mechanic for full time position. Must have experience in Automotive repairs and own tools. We service all makes/models so ability to work on all kinds of cars (foreign/domestic is required. ASC certified a plus. 2 Years Experience required. ASC certification a plus, ability to generate estimates.

5. Maintenance Mechanic #3903982
Repair of production machinery in a fast paced environment including observing and testing the operation of machinery and equipment. Ability to diagnose equipment malfunctions and off quality problems. Ability to complete dis-assembly of production and manufacturing equipment in order to remove parts and make repairs with on assistance. Experience and/or proficiency with repairing, installing, and rebuilding mechanical equipment in area of responsibility, including but not limited to: Mechanical know-how and experience with power transmission components such as gears, belts, pulleys, chains, bearings, cylinders, pneumatics, hydraulics, etc. Understanding of mechanical principles and a solid mechanical aptitude.

6. Boatyard Help #3903966
Bayline Boatyard taking applications for Experienced Yard Help. Minimum 3 years experience. Duties include but not limited to, power washing, yard and building maintenance, bottom paint, shrink wrap, detailing and waxing, and assisting with hauls and launches. Year Round employment, Please send resume or list of references by fax 508-992-4216 or e-mail pam@baylineboatyard.com NO CALLS OR WALKS INS ACCEPTED!!

7. Warehouse Lead #3904030
Must be able to successfully obtain industrial truck and lift operating certification. Must be able to communicate effectively to other employees and management. Basic mechanical aptitude, computer knowledge/skills and good math skills are required. Experience in operating hi-lo, fork truck, power jack and shrink wrap equipment. Receives, ship, transfers and stores raw materials, packing materials and finished products in a safe and organized manner for an assigned shift. Maintains the quality of perishable items and inventories all warehoused goods. Supplies packaging and processing areas with supplies as needed to ensure continued production.

8. Client Services Coordinator #3903962
The Client Services Coordinator will have primary responsibility for the administrative and program activities of the Southeast Regional Office of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) Network. Typical tasks include:

  • This position is full time temporary. All full time positions in this office are characterized as such because the program is grant funded on an annual basis.
  • Manage the office’s training programs and special events (marketing
  • materials, public relations, registrations, contracts). Represent MSBDC at various workshops.
  • Manage the office’s social media program.
  • Coordinate and schedule multiple advisors’ calendars for client and
  • resource partner meetings
  • Serve as primary outreach and information referral person
  • Plan and supervise office expenditures.
  • Perform office activities including: telephone, scheduling,
  • presentations, reports and forms, correspondence and client files.

9. Landscapers #3914067
Seasonal positions begins April 14th at 24 hrs and then continuing onto full time (40 hrs) beginning April 28th and ending the middle of November 2014.
This is a gated residential community in Dartmouth looking to hire 2 landscapers. Basic landscaping experience is necessary. Able to use trimmers and lawnmowers. Driver’s license preferred and must be able to read, speak and write in English. Exceptional customer service skills required.


Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of April 3rd, 2014:

1. 3rd shift- Order Picker – Micro Tech Staffing Group
Full details and application process here.

2. Bartender – Clube Ponta Delgada
Full details and application process here.

3. Carpenters – East Coast Staffing Solutions 
Full details and application process here.

4. Restaurant Assistant Manager – Papa Gino’s/D’angelo
Full details and application process here.

5. Clerk/Cashier – CVS/pharmacy (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.


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


About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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