Employment Opportunities for the City of New Bedford


Position Title Department Salary Closing Date Qualifications 
Boards and Commissions *
Code Enforcement Inspector Health $14.08 – $20.53 / hr *
Deputy Inspector of Buildings  Inspectional Services $57,596 – $70,255 / yr *
Director of Personnel Labor Relations & Personnel $64,765 – $79,000 / yr *
Librarian-III (Head of Information Services) Library $56,362 – $68,749 / yr 09/30/15
Library Assistant (temporary) Free Public Library $10.68 / hr *
Local Building Inspector (Vacant Building Fund) Inspectional Services $16.68 – $25.54 / hr *
Paramedic Emergency Medical Services $16.88 – $25.74 / hr *
Plumbing and Gas Fitting Inspector Inspectional Services $14.16 – $20.90 / hr *
Police Cadet Police $10.00 / hr *
Staff Veterinarian Zoo $56,362 – $68,749 / yr *
Zoo Caretaker Zoo $13.23 – $18.88 / hr *
* all positions opened until filled, unless otherwise noted

Employment Opportunities for Harbor Development Commission

Position Title Department Salary Closing Date
 **Grant Manager/Writer Harbor Development Commission TBD upon experience *
** For application/instructions, please contact:  Harbor Development Commission, 52 Fisherman’s Wharf, New Bedford, MA  02740, (508) 961-3000 or

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.

Employment Application
Labor Services Application
Boards and Commissions Application


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