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 April 22nd, 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. Cook – Little People’s College (Fairhaven)
Is the kitchen your domain? We need you! Looking for cooks to join our team. Part time positions available in our Acushnet and Fairhaven centers. Please send resume or apply to Little People’s College East, 177 Bridge Street in Fairhaven (behind Wal-Mart). AA/EOE. Full details and application process here.
03. Customer Account Representative – Rent-A-Center (New Bedford)
At Rent-A-Center, our business is centered on service and we’re passionate about what we do. Our environment is fast-paced and offers ample opportunity to grow and develop, with top-performers entered into training programs to accelerate advancement to management. Our coworkers also enjoy a total rewards package that pays for performance. Full details and application process here.
04. Construction Laborers – Riley Brothers Inc. (New Bedford)
Now hiring laborers for work in asphalt, concrete, or underground utility crews. Experience preferred but will train for the right candidates. Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and ability to obtain DOT medical card. Hiring today – apply in person M-F 10am-6pm: 84 Tosca Dr, Stoughton MA Full details and application process here.
05. General Manager – Wendy’s (Greater New Bedford)
Wendy’s is delighted to offer you the opportunity to become a proud leader running a business dedicated to the community and the customer experience. With over 6,600 locations, Wendy’s is one of the largest quick-service restaurant chains in the world. If business – on a big scale – is what motivates you, Wendy’s is the place for you! Full details and application process here.
06. Interior/Exterior Painter – Gus Painting Co. Inc. (New Bedford)
Established painting company seeking experienced painters for residential, commercial, offices, condos. Must be highly reliable. Transportation available from New Bedford area to Falmouth, MA garage provided. Workers may also present directly to Falmouth, MA garage. Job locations consist of Cape Cod area and at times Boston, MA. Full details and application process here.
07. Housekeeper – Berkshire Healthcare (New Bedford)
Responsible for daily cleaning of resident rooms and common areas (sweeping/mopping floors, emptying trash, hi & low dusting, windows, etc.).30 hrs per week (including every other weekend). Qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous experience in housekeeping – either hospital, hotel or other facility – preferred. Full details and application process here.
08. Merchandising and Inventory Associate – Best Buy (North Dartmouth)
At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. Full details and application process here.
09. KFC Team Member (New Bedford)
At KFC, we feed the world. But we do more than fill people up. We fulfill their life. Our meals matter, and when we serve them with southern hospitality, we make our customer’s day. So our jobs are more than a paycheck – they’re about being independent, having fun, and making new friends. Full details and application process here.
10. Bartenders – Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub (Dartmouth)
In return, we offer flexible work schedules, a great work environment, and excellent opportunities for advancement. We also provide team members the tools, education and opportunities for personal success. That means if you want even more than a fun job at a great place, Ninety Nine Restaurants offers excellent opportunities to advance. Full details and application process here.
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