Parks, Recreation & Beaches Summer Program 2019 

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The City of New Bedford is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Employment Program. Positions are available in the Kennedy Summer Day Program, Summer Food Service Program/Parks & Playgrounds, and Beach Operations. Applications are also available at the Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches, 181 Hillman St., Bldg. #3, First Floor, New Bedford.

Applications must be returned directly to the Department of Parks, Recreation & Beaches, Monday – Friday, 1pm – 4pm by April  19, 2019, at 4pm.

Employment Opportunities for the City of New Bedford


*All positions opened until filled, unless otherwise noted

Position Title Department Salary Closing Date
Assessment Specialist Assessors $47,339 – $59,178 / yr *
Assistant Recreation Leader (Seniors) Community Services Council on Aging $15.00 – $20.10 / hr *
Boards and Commissions     *
Compliance Officer Police Department $51,693 – $64,622 / yr *
Domestic Violence Advocate – Nights (Variable Time) Police Department $11.00 / hr *
Electrician Facilities & Fleet Management $25.54 / hr *
Emergency Medical Technician Emergency Medical Services $13.39 – $19.12 / hr *
Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher Police Department $18.18 – $21.84 / hr *
Local Building Inspector (Vacant Building Fund) Inspectional Services $19.23 – $27.18 / hr *
Paramedic (Variable Time) Emergency Medical Services $19.89 / hr *
Plumbing & Gas Fitting Inspector Inspectional Services $16.70 – $22.91 / hr *
Police Cadet Police Department $12.00 – $13.09 / hr *
Project Coordinator (Engineering Division) Public Infrastructure $19.23 – $27.18 / hr *
Seasonal Building Custodian Facilities & Fleet Management $13.92 / hr *
Special Motor Equipment Operator 1A Public Infrastructure $20.14 – $22.91 *
Staff Planner Planning Department $49,233 – $61,546 / yr *

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

New Bedford Port Authority Job Opportunities


Position Title Department Salary Closing Date
Seasonal Dock Attendant New Bedford Port Authority Hourly, Seasonal *
Seasonal Launch Operator New Bedford Port Authority Hourly, Seasonal *

Applications may be downloaded at http://www.portofnewbedford.org/documents/application.pdf or submitted to New Bedford Port Authority, 52 Fisherman’s Wharf, New Bedford, MA 02740.