INFORMATION WHEN APPLYING FOR A CITY POSITION

 

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Must attach completed application and include your “Last Name – Position” in the subject line of the email

 

  • 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. 
  • Click on each position title listed below to view the complete job description. Interested candidates click here to download and complete the City of New Bedford’s application. 
  • Applications are to be emailed to Applicant@newbedford-ma.gov or mailed to, Personnel Department, City Hall Room 212, 133 William Street, New Bedford, Ma 02740.  However, if you have a disability that requires additional assistance, please email or contact us at 508-979-1444. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the department(s).  
  • As a condition of employment the City of New Bedford will conduct a Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information, once an offer has been accepted.
  • Applicants are required to pass a pre-employment physical examination administered by a physician appointed by the City of New Bedford.  

 

NOTE FROM THE CITY OF NEW BEDFORD

 

  • The City of New Bedford is continuing to accept applications for open positions.  Our response time may be delayed due to the City responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation.  We encourage you to submit all applications by email to Applicant@newbedford-ma.gov.  All communication in regards to applications will be done through email.  We appreciate your patience and understanding.
  • Effective, November 9, 2020, all positions are posted for 15 days, unless otherwise determined a more appropriate time.  Employment applications will then be sent to the department and given the opportunity to review. If a suitable candidate is not found the City will repost the position.
  • Summer Program Employment information and application page. Click here

 

2021 CIVIL SERVICE POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Employment Opportunities for the city of New Bedford

*All positions opened until filled unless otherwise noted

Employment Application  |  Labor Services Application

Position Title Department Salary Closing Date
Administrative Coordinator Public Infrastructure  $48,768 – $60,965 /yr  5/14/2021
Airport Technician Airport $19.49 – $27.21 / hr *
Associate City Solicitor (Real Estate)  Solicitors  $36,366 – $45,461 /yr *
Cadet Police  $12.00 – $14.25 /hr  *
City Arborist Public Infastructure  $50,719 – $63,404 /yr  *
City Auditor Auditors $100,169 – $125,221 /yr  *
Diesel Engine Repairperson DFFM $19.49 – $27.21 / hr *
Electrician Public Infrastructure $20.48 – $28.59 /hr  *
Emergency Medical Technician (Variable Time) Emergency Medical Services $16.37 / hr *
Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Medical Services $16.37 – $19.50 / hr *
Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher Police $18.83 – $26.29 / hr *
Financial Assistant I Public Infrastructure  $17.01 – $23.75 /hr  4/23/2021
Local Building Inspector (Vacant Building Fund) Inspectional Services $19.99 – $27.90 / hr *
Office Assistant I Health  $16.43 – $22.95 /hr *
Office Assistant I Inspectional Services $16.43 – $22.95 /hr  4/30/2021
Office Assistant III Assessors  $17.35 – $24.23 /hr 5/05/2021
Paramedic (Variable Time) Emergency Medical Services $24.41 / hr *
Parking Enforcement Officer Traffic  $17.17 – $23.99 /hr  *
Plumbing & Gas Fitting Inspector Inspectional Services $19.02 – $26.55 / hr *
Project Manager Temporary – Emergency  Fire  $21.00 /hr  *
Receptionist Human Resources / Personnel   $15.00 /hr  *
Recovery Coach Police $17.17 – $23.99 / hr *
Rehabilitation Specialist Housing & Community Development  $53,254 – $66,573 /yr  *
Seasonal Building Custodian DFFM  $16.39 /hr  5/05/2021
Seasonal Code Enforcement Inspector DFFM $17.35 /hr  *
Service Writer DFFM $19.49 – $27.21 /hr  *
SMEO Public Infrastructure  $20.02 – $24.70 /hr  *
Staff Planner Planning $50,719 – $63,404 / yr *
Van Driver Community services $16.23 / hr *
Water Construction Foreperson DPI $21.00 – $29.30 *
Welder DPI $19.02 – $26.55 /hr  *


New Bedford Port Authority

Applications are available at www.portofnewbedford.org and should be submitted to the New Bedford Port Authority at 123 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740.

New Bedford Port Authority Application

       
Executive Director                                                                                         New Bedford Port Authority                $150,000 – $175,000 /yr                    *