employment opportunities for parks, recreation & beaches

After School Playing After School Grow After School Reading

Good with Kids? Interested in furthering a career in education? Striving to make a difference in your community? The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking motivated individuals who enjoy working with and mentoring children. Consider a part-time position with our After School Program.

Position Title Department Salary Closing Date
After School Program Monitor Parks, Recreation & Beaches $10.00 / hr *
After School Program Supervisor Parks, Recreation & Beaches $12.00 / hr *

Employment Opportunities for the City of New Bedford

Position Title Department Salary Closing Date Qualifications 
Assistant Airport Manager New Bedford Regional Airport $56,362 – $68,749 *
Boards and Commissions *
City Planner Planning, Housing & Community Development $66,722 – $81,388 / yr *
Deputy Inspector of Buildings  Inspectional Services $57,596 – $70,255 / yr *
Diesel Engine Repairman Facilities and Fleet Management $15.23 – $22.72 / hr *
Director of Personnel Labor Relations & Personnel $64,765 – $79,000 / yr *
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 *
Watchperson Zoo $11.90 – $16.40 / 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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