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 26th, 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.
02. Baker/Cake Assistant – Artisan Bake Shop
Artisan Bake Shop is seeking a motivated, self-starter to join our bakery team. We are an upscale bake shop and cake design studio. To join our team you must have a flexible schedule and available all weekends. Experience in a professional kitchen is required: at least experience 6 months in a production kitchen, restaurant kitchen, bake shop, or fast food. Must be able to work independently, on a time schedule, work in tight quarters, follow instructions, memorizing recipes and methods for week to week production and have excellent customer service skills. A clean driving record is a must as deliveries may be required. Professional skills in scaling, mixing methods and baking of: cookies, bars, cakes, frosting, and other baked goods are required. Bench test is mandatory. Upon accepting an interview and filling out an application: a portfolio of past work along with references must be included. Full details and application process here.
03. Staff Pharmacist- CVS Health (Fairhaven)
Responsible for all aspects of Pharmacy Operations within their store including inventory, personnel and security with emphasis on customer relations. The individual responsibilities are shared equally by all Pharmacists within the store. Full details and application process here.
04. Bartender and Server – Adriana’s Mexican Restaurant
The purpose of this position is to interact with our guests and ensure they have a great experience while dining. Take food and beverage orders. Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol. Handle an assigned house bank and follow all cash handling procedures. Ensure that the bar/server area is fully equipped with tools and products needed. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus, and promotions. Maintain a clean working area by sweeping, dusting, cleaning of glass doors and windows, etc as needed. Full details and application process here.
05. Drivers – ABC Disposal Service Inc. (New Bedford)
Class A & B CDL Drivers. Min. 2 yrs. Experience, Clean driving record, Current medical card & meet all DOT requirements. Ability to lift 50+ lbs easily. Local routes, benefits.
Competitive wages. Full details and application process here.
06. 3rd Shift Seasonal Route Driver – Wholesale Bread Company LaMarca & Sons Baking Co Inc (New Bedford)
We are currently looking for a 3rd Shift Seasonal Route Drivers for the upcoming summer months. This is a part time position & will only be 2 nights a week. Friday & Saturday. We are looking to hire within the next couple of weeks so that way we get you in for training before it gets busy. Duties Include but are not limited to: Driving a 18′ Box Truck. Counting Product & Building Orders. Delivery of those orders in a timely manner Full details and application process here.
07. Forklift Operator – Sid Wainer & Son (New Bedford)
As a Forklift Operator, you will put away, drop down, and rotate full pallets of stock through the warehouse inventory reserve racks using a stand-up or sit-down forklift. Essential duties following; other duties may be assigned. Full details and application process here.
08. 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.
09. Maintenance Supervisor – High Liner Foods (New Bedford)
You will be responsible to lead the Maintenance team to provide efficient and timely maintenance services to the New Bedford, MA facility, while maintaining safety and quality standards. This will include all mechanical/electrical services, including the plant’s processing equipment. You will also serve as the backup for building utilities in the absence of the Maintenance Refrigeration Supervisor. Full details and application process here.
10. Store Clerk – Save-A-Lot (New Bedford)
Perform routine functions, such as, but not limited to cashiering, stocking, and cleaning, service the customer as well as assist in maintaining proper store conditions. Full details and application process here.
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