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The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 16 May 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 May 16th, 2014:

1. Driver #4099453
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.

2. Admininstrator #4096562
Looking for full time office administrator with computer skills. Proficient in MS office. Quickbooks a plus. Duties include, A/P, A/R, and payroll. Dispatching experience welcomed.

3. Librarian II (Head of Branch Services) #4099585
FUNCTION: Plans and administers the activities of a branch library according to New Bedford Free Public Library policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs and supervises the activities and operation of a branch library, which includes branch routines and building maintenance in the system of a main library, four branch libraries, and bookmobile. The main library is a regional reference center.

4. Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher #4099573
RESPONSIBILITIES: Receive and process calls for assistance from various sources. Establish effective communication with the person(s) requesting assistance using the appropriate hardware identifying the information necessary for dispatching an effective emergency response. Performs the duties of Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher and its related work as assigned by the Chief.

5. Kitchen Worker #4099556
Various duties in sausage processing kitchen. Grind meat, work on sausage table (sorting and hanging), clean up at end of day. Must be able to occasionally lift 60 lb boxes, follow directions and work at a steady pace. Entry level position. Prefer someone with food industry background but will train. Must be fluent in English.

6. Merchandise Control Manager #4110333
Primary job responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to: Act as a responsible and innovative catalyst for change. Role model and reinforces corporate values on a consistent and constant basis. Acts with the highest level of integrity and honesty at all times and when in conflict, hold the customer’s interests above all others.

7. Painters & Power Washers #4110430
Experienced painter and power washer. Interior and exterior, commercial and residential properties. Must have transportation and painters bag of tools. If you have some experience in exterior or interior painter and are loyal and hardworking, this company will work with you. Company has been in business since 1985.
Spanish speaking encouraged to apply.

8. Career Advisors #4096595
New Directions Southcoast, lead operator of the Greater New Bedford Career Center is seeking two skilled full-time Career Advisors to provide career counseling, intensive job search assistance and training/re-training assistance to unemployed and under-employed job seekers eligible under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Candidates must be able to provide positive, outstanding customer service.


Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of May 16th, 2014:

1. Garage Foreman – South Coast Transit (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

2. 3rd shift Machine Operator – ABLE Associates (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

3. Order Selector – Reinhart FoodService (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

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

5. Cook – Friendly’s (Fairhaven)
Full details and application process here.


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


About Michael Silvia

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

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