The South Coast Hot Jobs List – 16 July 2015

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 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 jobs database, as of July 16, 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. HVAC Service & Installation Technician
Brodeur & Sons, Inc., is currently seeking EXPERIENCED HVAC SERVICE & INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN for an immediate opening. Oil burner license and CDL/Hazmat license a plus, but not necessary. If you are a hard worker with dedication to superior customer service, please call our office for an interview. We can be reached at 508-995-5151 or at Or stop by our office at 525 Church Street, New Bedford, MA 02745, office hours are Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm. Full details and application process here.

03. Cook – Alden Court Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (Fairhaven)
Full Time 32 hours per week. Minimum 2 years of experience in Health Care Setting. Required experience: Cooking 2 years. Full details and application process here.

04. Assistant Manager – 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.

05. CDL Truck Driver – NWD, Inc.
Class A CDL required. Operate and drive a tractor-trailer with a capacity of at least 26,000 lbs GVW. Maintain paper logs of working hours, vehicle service or repair status and follow applicable state and federal regulations. May be required to handle some freight. Check all load-related documentation to ensure it is complete and accurate. Time management is critical. Some mechanical skills helpful. Requires interaction with customers and the public. Would prefer 2 year experience, New Grads welcome,Willing to train the right individual. Full details and application process here.

06. Production Worker – ATI Flat Rolled Products (New Bedford)
ATI Flat Rolled Products manufactures and markets a wide range of flat rolled specialty metals, including stainless steel, nickel alloys, titanium and electrical steels to global end use markets such as aerospace, power generation, automotive and housing. Our goal is to safely deliver exceptional value to our customers, suppliers, employees and shareholders. Full details and application process here.

07. Staff Veterinarian – Buttonwood Park Zoo
The Staff Veterinarian at the Buttonwood Park Zoo is responsible for development, implementation and maintenance of a professional, comprehensive, long-term veterinary medical program for the zoo’s animal collection in accordance with the standards established by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, and USDA APHIS. Full details and application process here.

08. Instrumental Music Teacher (Strings) – 2015-2016 School Year
Alma del Mar Charter School

In New Bedford, MA, only one in twenty students makes it to college. Alma del Mar Charter School aims to change this.Alma del Mar is an inclusive K-8 charter school that puts students on a college trajectory and challenges them to be service-minded leaders. By engaging in a rigorous academic program with an emphasis on meaningful work, our students will master academic fundamentals, take ownership of their learning and think boldly while addressing complex academic and community issue. Full details and application process here.

09. 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. A Head Cashier will position Cashiers and support them by expediting price checks, approving Point of Sale transactions and markdowns for mainline registers, Self-Checkout, Returns, Pro Desk, Special Services, and Tool Rental. Full details and application process here.

10. Night Baker – Panera Bread (North Dartmouth)
We take our craft seriously. Baking is central to the Panera Bread essence of warmth and quality. We use our expertise and take the necessary steps to create the best quality bread and baked goods. We work diligently and with flexibility to coordinate our daily responsibilities and uphold the procedures that ensure we deliver the high-quality products our customers love. Full details and application process here.

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