The Greater New Bedford unemployment rate is much higher than the rest of Massachusetts, but believe it or not there really are a lot of jobs available for qualified applicants. Sometimes the barrier to a new job can be the lack of information on available job openings.
To solve this, each week New Bedford Guide will pull jobs from our jobs database to inform job seekers about the hottest jobs in the area.
We will define “Hot Jobs” as those jobs that need to be filled by the employer immediately. For those looking to search some large job databases, checkout my Best Job Search Resources for New Bedford Residents article.
Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of March 15th, 2015:
1. Class A CDL Drivers – Reinhart Foodservice (Featured Job of the Week)
Transporting products from our distribution center to our customer locations, the individuals we select will conduct pre/post-trip inspections, unload cased products from trailers to desired locations, and handle other duties as assigned. Widely respected as an employer of choice, Reinhart Foodservice is the nation’s fourth-largest U.S. broadline distributor, and the largest family-owned distributor in the U.S. In addition to excellent pay, we offer the size, strength, stability, and resources to help you succeed; and with local routes that get you home daily, you’ll enjoy the quality work/life balance you want, and the competitive compensation you deserve. New hires will enjoy competitive pay, corporate stability, great benefits and a $4,000 sign-on bonus.
For full job description and contact details, click here.
2. Social Media Coordinator – Acushnetgolf (Fairhaven)
Social Media for the Titleist brand and Team Titleist Community. Maintain Titleist’s content distribution network through established Titleist social media channels. Full details and application process here.
2. Assembler Sr – Lockheed Martin (Marion)
FAs a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries. Full details and application process here.
3. Customer Service Representative (Fueler/Washer/Detailer) – Penske (New Bedford)
In this position you would meet and greet incoming customer truck drivers at our fuel island. The duties may consist of vehicle inspections, fueling and washing of vehicles, pick-up and delivery of vehicles and parts, tire changes, daily rental check in/out, parts pricing and stocking and facility maintenance. Candidate must be able to work in various weather elements outdoors. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who aspires to become a diesel technician. Full details and application process here.
4. Driver I – Autopart International, Inc (New Bedford)
At Autopart International, the primary responsibility of a driver is to deliver and pick up auto parts from suppliers and customers. Additional duties include putting stock away and keeping the warehouse clean and well organized. Full details and application process here.
5. General Labor – Adecco (New Bedford)
Assembly, voltage testing, or variety of other general labor tasks related to the manufacturing process of transformers. Must be able to follow directions and all safety guidelines. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Full details and application process here.
6. Material Handler/Shipping/Receiving – Motion Industries (New Bedford)
At Motion Industries, Shipping/Receiving staff are key members of our team. While shipping, receiving, and processing orders, they ensure customers receive the correct products on time. Full details and application process here.
7.Park Ranger (Interpretation), GS-0025-05 – National Park Service (New Bedford)
Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service, as we prepare for a second century of Stewardship and Engagement. Become a part of our mission to connect with our past and create important connections to the future by building a rich and lasting legacy for the next generation of park visitors, supporters and advocates. Full details and application process here.
8. Receptionist – St. Luke’s Hospital (New Bedford)
High school diploma or equivalent required. Good computer and typing skills required. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills required. Good organizational skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment required. Full details and application process here.
9. Retail Merchandiser – Hair Care Distributor (New Bedford)
Merchandising company is looking for motivated, energetic and dependable PART TIMERS to join our team of Merchandising Representatives. We offer competitive hourly salary plus drive time and mileage. Flexible schedules from Monday through Friday are available. Our team does NOT work nights, weekends or holidays. Full details and application process here.
10. Cashier – The Home Depot ( North Dartmouth)
Cashiers play a critical customer service role by providing customers with fast, friendly, accurate and safe service. They process Checkout and/or Return transactions, as well as monitor and maintain the Self-Checkout area. They proactively seek product/project knowledge to provide customers with information and identify selling opportunities. They follow all policies and procedures to ensure that shrink is minimized. Full details and application process here.
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