Employment Opportunities

Available Employment Openings


Position Title Department Salary Closing Date Qualifications 
Assistant City Planner Community Development & Planning $54,708 – $66,732 *
Boards and Commissions *
Code Enforcement Inspector Health $13.67 – $19.93 / hr *
Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher Police $13.67 – $19.93 / hr *
Financial Analyst  Auditor’s Office $44,991 – $54,880 / yr  *
Librarian II Branch Head Library $52,195 – $63,667 /yr *
Librarian-III (Head of Special Collections) Library $54,708 – $66,732 / yr *
Library Director Library $74,244 – $90,565 / yr *
Parking Lot Cashier – Temp – Part Time Traffic $11.72 /hr 8/22/14
Police Cadet Police $10.00 /hr *
Domestic Violence Advocate-Nights (Part-time) Police $10.00 /hr *
Paramedic Emergency Medical Services $16.39 /hr *
 Watchperson (Part-time/No Benefits) Zoo $11.55 – $15.92 /hr *
* all positions opened until filled, unless otherwise noted

Applications must be submitted on an official City of New Bedford form. Applications are available PDF format with fill in and print capabilities or application may be obtained from the Department of Personnel. A separate application is required for each position. All applications must be completed in full, signed and returned to the Personnel Department, City Hall, Room 212, 133 William Street, New Bedford, MA, telephone (508) 979-1444. Resumes may be furnished for additional information only. Incomplete applications will be cause for rejection.

The City of New Bedford has a residency requirement. Employees are required to be residents of the City of New Bedford at the time of appointment, unless a specific waiver has been granted by the City Council with approval of the Mayor.

Applicants are required to pass a pre-employment physical examination administered by a physician appointed by the City of New Bedford.


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