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The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 29 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 29th, 2014:

1. Inventory Control Clerk #4158289
The responsibilities of the Inventory Costing Clerk is to analyze the whole cost of a project and to point out the profit margins in that project. Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Cost Accounting Standards. Must be able to adapt to new and different computer programs and software to enable efficient data gathering and analysis.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Seasoft software a plus. Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data as well as good verbal communication and collaborative skills. PROFICIENCY IN EXCEL IS A MUST ON AN ADVANCED LEVEL.

2. Telemarketing Professionals #4158400
Part-time shifts are available. Team members are required to work every other Saturday. DUTIES: Contact homeowners by phone to schedule appointments for home improvement estimates. Training provided. Good extra income for retirees and college students. Salary plus commission.

3. Cashier – Buttonwood Zoo #4158403
Under supervision, collects payments for entrance fees, gift purchases and/or food purchases. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of the Senior Account Clerk. RESPONSIBILITIES: Receives and disburses funds from customers and employees, and records monetary transactions. Issues change and cashes checks.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must be bondable. Mandatory Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check. Must be available to work on weekends. The City of New Bedford has a Residency Requirement.

4. Collections Representative #4158424
Evening and weekend hours required. Job Duties: Responsible for the collection of overdrawn deposit accounts via telephone contact with customers. Resolve customer issues with regard to their outstanding negative balance. Negotiate repayment terms with customers. Provide consistent quality customer service to internal and external customers that meet or exceeds standards. Advise customers of their responsibilities under terms of contract. Use skip tracing techniques to locate and contact customers. Performs job requirement/responsibilities in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

5. Farm Production Assistant #4166971
Sharing the Harvest Community Farm is looking to hire a hardworking, self-motivated individual to perform fieldwork duties at our non-profit farm at the Dartmouth YMCA. Individual must be hardworking and willing to work in all types of weather conditions for long hours. Furthermore, the individual will work alongside our summer camp staff to educate and engage summer campers about our unique farm during a 10-week summer camp program. Previous farm and camp experience required. Position is Part-Time Seasonal.

6. Home Health Aides – #4166930
We are currently looking for compassionate, enthusiastic and reliable individuals who desire to provide non-medical care in the home setting for elders and disabled individuals. We offer competitive pay and a personally rewarding work environment where you can truly feel good about what you are doing.We have job opportunities for the following: Home Health Aides: All hours are needed especially early morning hours and weekends! No certification required. MUST have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license.


Here are the Hot Jobs in the New Bedford area from the NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of May 29th, 2014:

1. Operating Engineer – PJ Keating Co (Acushnet, MA)
Full details and application process here.

2.Teller – Citizens Bank (New Bedford, MA)
Full details and application process here.

3. Assistant Restaurant Manager – Papa Gino’s/D’angelo (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

4. Maintenance Mechanic – Microtech Staffing Group (New Bedford)
Full details and application process here.

5. Shellfish Biologist -Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Full details and application process here.

6.Retail Service Associate – VF Outlet (North Dartmouth)
Full details and application process here.

7.Loss Prevention Detective – TJ Maxx (North Dartmouth)
Full details and application process here.

8. Store Manager- GameStop (North Dartmouth)
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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