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

 

 

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
Airport Technician Airport $19.68 – $27.48 /hr *
ARPA Director Chief Finance Office $89,394 – $97,342 /yr  *
Associate City Solicitor (Real Estate)  Solicitors  $36,366 – $45,461 /yr *
Branch Manager Library  $62,266 – $77,838 /yr  07/31/2021
Building Custodian Public Infrastructure  $16.39/hr – $22.88/hr 07/31/2021
Building Official Inspectional Services $73,459 – $91,832/yr 8/06/2021
Cadet Police  $12.00 – $14.25 /hr  *
Carpenter DFFM  $19.21 – $26.82 /hr  *
CFO Chief Finance Office $143,131 – $178,927/yr *
City Auditor Auditor’s Office $100,169 – $125,221/yr *
Community Relations Specialist (Compliance Officer) Police $53,787 – $67,239 07/23/21
Diesel Engine Repairperson DFFM $19.68 – $27.48 /hr *
Diesel Engine Repairperson Public Infrastructure  $19.68 – $27.48 *
Electrician Public Infrastructure $20.68 – $28.88 /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 Traffic  $17.18 – $23.99 /hr  08/02/2021
Laboratory Technician Public Infrastructure $17.52 – $24.47/hr 7/30/2021
Local Building Inspector (Vacant Building Fund) Inspectional Services $20.19 – $28.18 / hr *
Paid Intern Tourism $13.50/hr 8/6/2021
Paramedic (Variable Time) Emergency Medical Services $24.41 /hr *
Plumbing & Gas Fitting Inspector Inspectional Services $19.21 – $26.82 /hr *
Project Manager Temporary – Emergency  Fire  $21.00 /hr  *
Recovery Coach Police $17.17 – $23.99 /hr *
Seasonal Code Enforcement Inspector DFFM $17.52 /hr  *
Senior Systems Analyst Management Information Systems $77,868 – $97,342/yr 8/31/2021
Service Writer DFFM $19.68 – $27.48 /hr  *
Signal Maintainer DFFM  $17.34 – $24.23 /hr  *
SMEO Public Infrastructure  $20.22 – $24.95/hr  *
SMEO1A Public Infrastructure  $21.73 – 26.82 /hr  *
Staff Planner Planning $51,226 – $64,038/yr 8/13/2021
Tourism Marketing Manager Tourism $49,256 – $61,575 7/30/2021
Water Works Utility Person Public Infrastructure  $17.34 – $24.23 /hr  *