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. Tire Technician – Town Fair Tire Centers, Inc. (Fairhaven)
A Tire Technician is responsible for the dismounting, mounting and balancing of all tires sold. The Tire Technician will also be required to install any other products sold in his/her store. General job functions include driving a customers vehicle onto the lift, adequately securing the vehicle prior to dismounting the tires and wheels and then reattaching all tires and wheels to ensure proper safe operation of the vehicle. 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. Waiter and Bartender – Beverly Yacht Club (Marion)
Beverly Yacht Club located in Marion Massachusetts has immediate openings for Bartenders and wait staff. Some experience is preferred but not necessary. A good attitude and positive disposition and the general desire to serve people are necessary for these positions. We offer a good wage and a fantastic work environment. Located on the water! Please respond to Robert Shorter, the General Manager in person or via email. Full details and application process here.
05. Corporate Chef – Sid Wainer & Son (New Bedford)
The Corporate Chef oversees all kitchen operations relating to both Sid Wainer & Son and our retail store, The Gourmet Outlet. The Corporate chef will supervise the kitchen staff, culinary interns, and retail store employees. They will be required to become an expert on the wide variety of our products to educate the consumer and our wholesale customers. He/she also manages the kitchen in compliance with all health and safety regulations by ensuring adherence to sanitary and safe food handling guidelines at all times. They will need to develop recipes and know how to write a proper recipe. Full details and application process here.
06. Server/Cashier – D’Angelo (New Bedford)
Greets each guest upon arrival, itemizes each order and collects guest’s payment for order utilizing the Point of Sale register system. Full details and application process here.
07. Store Manager – Rite Aid (New Bedford)
The primary purpose of this position is to manage the operation of an individual store in particular markets in an efficient manner while maximizing sales, margin and profitability. Enforce company policies and procedures while ensuring directives and all daily activities deliver against the expected operating standards, merchandising programming and budgeted financial targets. Full details and application process here.
08. Cashier – BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. (North Dartmouth)
Cashiers are responsible for accurate and rapid processing of member purchases in a courteous and member friendly manner. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to verifying memberships, scanning merchandise and accepting various forms of tender, assisting members during the checkout process, performing all cash register functions and more. 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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