New Bedford City Councilor Steven Martins has gotten a new job with the Massachusetts State Lottery.

Christian Teja, the Director of Communications for the Massachusetts State Lottery, says that Martins will become the Regional Operations Manager at the Lottery's New Bedford Office.

Martins job will have him oversee operations among the lottery agents in the region.

"He'll be managing the day to day regional operations of that office," says Teja "the sales and service and managing, along with the sales staff, the relationships with the approximately 1,600 lottery agents in that region."

He is expected to begin his new position July 13.