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 NewBedfordGuide.com jobs database, as of October 22, 2015:
01. Account Manager – Seniorlink & Caregiver Homes (New Bedford)
The Account Manager (AM) is responsible for executing the sales and marketing plan in a defined territory. The AM will work closely with state and branch management to promote the Caregiver Homes program with the goal of meeting/exceeding qualified case and active case goals. The AM will report to the Director of Sales and Marketing (DSM). The AM will interface regularly and effectively with Area Directors, District Managers, Branch Managers, and Clinical Managers to understand and be responsive to internal and external factors that may affect customer service, capacity and demand issues. Full job descriptions 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 email@example.com. 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. 1st Shift Warehouse Freight Unloader – Innovative Distribution Services (New Bedford)
$14 an hour. IDS is looking for a hard working individuals to join our team. We have immediate openings in a large fast paced food distribution center Monday-Friday 5am to finish (approx. 2pm).
*Applicants Must*: have the ability to lift up to 70 lbs, have pallet jack and forklift experience and have previous employment in the warehousing field. Full details and application process here.
04. City Planner – (City of New Bedford)
The city of New Bedford is accepting applications for City Planner, salary $66,722-$81,388, in the department of planning, housing and community development. Serves as a lead planning professional performing a variety of supervisory, administrative, technical and professional tasks in the initiation, oversight and execution of future short and long-range city planning initiatives. Master’s degree in planning, public policy or related field desirable, as well as graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in land use planning, urban planning or a closely related field required. Full details and application process here.
05. Food Service Positions – New Bedford Public Schools
Cafeteria duties required for the following positions: One 3-Hour Cafeteria, Cashier and Two 4-Hour Cafeteria Helpers. Full details and application process here.
06. Assistant Manager – Dollar Tree (New Bedford)
Assistant Store Managers at Dollar Tree are responsible for the following: Assisting in the realization of your store’s maximum profit contribution. Protect all company assets. Maintain a high level of good customer service. Opening and closing the store. Creative problem solving in the areas of: Associate Development, Maximizing Sales Potential, Controlling Expense and Shrink, Merchandise Display, Store Signage Placement. Full details and application process here.
07. Chemical Operator – Ashland (New Bedford)
Rotating Shift Chemical Operator I goes through a continuation of operator training and development, giving a strong foundation in safety, batch packet use, and the operations of primary equipment. This position interfaces with every department on site, but especially with QA, Maintenance, Materials Control, Wastewater Plant, and with PED, giving feedback and assisting in process development. Full details and application process here.
08. Sales Representative – Marder Trawling Inc (New Bedford)
New Bedford based seafood company seeks sales representative for inside sales. Seafood sales preferred, ability to work in a fast pace and challenging work place. Please send resume. Job Type: Full-time. Required experience: sales : 2 years. Full details and application process here.
09. Delivery Driver – Advance Auto Parts (New Bedford)
Essential Job Skills needed to be a Mobile Pro: Must possess good verbal communications skills, including good customer. Service and salesmanship abilities. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, parts catalogs, and procedure manuals. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Full details and application process here.
10. Shift Supervisor – Rite Aid (New Bedford)
The primary purpose of this position is to provide direction and assistance in the completion of daily merchandise and operating tasks and to perform such other duties as assigned by the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager. The incumbent is required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and applicable laws. This position does not involve, hiring, firing, or disciplining associates or recommending any such action. Situations surrounding these issues should be brought to the attention of the Store Manager and/or Assistant Store Manager. Full details and application process here.
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