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 29, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. Billing Specialist – Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
Responsible for all required patient billing activities for the Health Center; including: posting, collecting, and monitoring payments; researching and solving third party billing issues; as well as tracking encounter forms and obtaining documentation. 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. General Manager – Papa John’s Pizza
$40,000 a year. Manage a restaurant team, recruiting new team members, maintaining adequate staffing levels, properly training team members, ensuring compliance with all Papa John’s policies and procedures, and coach to improve performance. Provide an outstanding customer experience, including professionally and promptly responding to all customer concerns or issues. Solicit, share and utilize customer feedback to improve restaurant operations and build brand loyalty. Full details and application process here.
06. Hair Stylist – Shine (New Bedford)
We are looking for talented hair stylists who love their work! Come join our team and be a part of this growing salon! Commission or rent! 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. Retail Sales Associate – CubeSmart (New Bedford)
Responsibilities: Provide exceptional service to our Customers and Sales leads over the phone as well as to walk-in Customers. Recommend appropriate unit sizes and services based on individual Customers’ needs. Understand and explain the leasing process to Customers. Sell merchandise including packing / moving supplies and insurance to protect our Customers’ goods. Operate POS system and take payments. Conduct daily visual and space audits of entire facility as well as perform lock checks. Prepare and make daily bank deposits. Full details and application process here.
09. Security Officer – St. Luke’s Hospital (New Bedford)
High school diploma or equivalent plus additional specialized college courses in Law Enforcement, or a graduate of a recognized law enforcement academy required. May require obtaining Special Police/Constable powers within a designated municipality. Over three months up to and including one year’s experience required. Valid Massachusetts driver’s license plus the ability to obtain a MA firearms ID card or license required. Full details and application process here.
10. Waitress/ Waiter – Freestones City Grill (New Bedford)
An long established restaurant looking for waitstaff. Full or part time. At least one year experience, a team player, professional, neat, and knows how to smile. If you have the knack of keeping our guests happy and coming back for more we need to talk to you. Please send us your resume and your availability.Full details and application process here.
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