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Animal Attendant

Full time position or part time position

Job Description:

Bergen  County  Animal  Shelter  and  Adoption  Center  is  looking  for  full-time  and  part-time  animal attendants to be part of our shelter team. We are an open admission, municipal shelter adhering to a no-kill philosophy under the guidelines of the Asilomar Accords.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primarily involved in the care, feeding, cleaning and grooming of animals.
  • Must be willing and able to be trained in the safe handling of potentially fractious animals.
  • Ability to clean and disinfect according to mandated disease control protocols for the animal's living quarters, food/water bowls and bedding.
  • Must possess the  ability to observe animals general health, diet, weight, appetite and behavior etc. for negative symptoms and  report findings to the  medical department.
  • Maintain security within the areas the animals are housed.
  • Must be able to deal courteously with co-workers and the public.
  • Must be able to keep simple records.
  • Perform related work as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Possess a valid NJ Driver's License.
  • Must be available at least one day each weekend.

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Animal Control Officer

Full time position

Job Description:

Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is looking for full-time and per-diem animal control officers. We are an open admission, municipal shelter adhering to a no-kill philosophy under the guidelines of the Asilomar Accords. We currently provide animal control services to 49 municipalities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Patrol, capture and impound both domestic and wild animals.
  • Capture and impound animals suspected of being rabid.
  • Recognize sick and injured animals and arrange for medical care.
  • Be certified in legal, humane and euthanasia methods.
  • Care for and feed the animals in the shelter, following disease control protocols.
  • Interpret laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines and apply them to specific situations including assisting in the investigation of alleged violations of state anti-cruelty statutes.
  • Write detailed incident reports and provide photographic evidence if needed.
  • Testify in court for alleged violations of the law.
  • Handle complaints from the public and be able to provide educational assistance or remedial actions.
  • Understand, support and educate residents regarding feral cats and Trap Neuter programs.

Job Requirements:

  • State Certified as an Animal Control Officer.
  • Knowledge of the use of equipment used in animal control such as traps, nets, ketch poles.
  • Must have the ability to use computer equipment and be trained in the computer programming specific to the animal control department.
  • Valid NJ Driver's License and NJ resident.
  • Full-time applicant must be available for on-call animal emergency situations.
  • Be available ALL shifts including weekends and evenings.

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Diesel Mechanic

Full time position

 

Requirements/Experience:

  • Air Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Electrical System Diagnostics
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Must be able to troubleshoot fuel sytems
  • ASE Certified or willing to obtain
  • CDL Class B Tanker a plus
  • May be required to work second shift
  • Valid NJ Driver's License

 

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Greenskeeper

Full time position

 

Job Requirements:

  • Able to operate or be trained to operate golf course and general landscape maintenance equipment and hand tools
  • Duties include mowing turfgrass, raking sand traps, golf course set up, leaf removal, irrigation, planting, string trimming, tree pruning, and light equipment maintenance and painting
  • Knowledge of golf helpful
  • Able to work outside in various weather conditions
  • Works well with others and performs as a team member
  • Detail oriented
  • Take direction from supervisor to effectively accomplish tasks
  • Ability to follow safety precautions
  • Snow removal by shoveling and plowing

 

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Juvenile Detention Center

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and/or participate in various programs/activities with juveniles to stimulate interest in and cooperation with various social/education programs.
  • Supervision of juveniles in order to facilitate daily schedule.
  • Provide comprehensive reporting and data entry on all required forms and reports.
  • Utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the facility.
  • Ensure a safe and secure environment for juveniles and employees.
  • Model pro-social behavior and reinforces appropriate social interactions.

Requirements/Experience:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working with at-risk populations and/or security preferred.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word).
  • Valid NJ Driver License.
  • Flexible schedule to accomodate weekdays, weekends and holidays.

 

Education Requirements:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree.

 

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Motor Vehicle Operator

Full time position

 

Job Description:

Transport Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons to medical appointments, food shopping and Senior Centers.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Meals on Wheels

 

Skills:

  • CDL Class B with Passenger Endorsement preferred.

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Psychologist/Supervisor

 Full time position/Evening Hours Required

 

Job Description:

The Psychologist Supervisor position is a full time 40–hour per week clinical position.  The position’s focus is on providing supervision to staff and providing therapy/assessment services for at-risk youth with evidenced informed interventions and models of treatment.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise multidisciplinary team of clinicians including psychologists, social workers and other licensed or license-eligible clinicians.
  • Conduct weekly individual supervision and staff meetings
  • Provide assessments of at-risk youth and families.
  • Compose treatment / intervention plans consistent with evidence informed interventions.
  • Provide therapy for at-risk adolescents between the ages of 10 – 22 years of age using individual and group modalities. Population includes adolescents that have engaged in high risk behaviors including physical and sexual violence.
  • Complete required documentation, which includes electronic charting.
  • Attend required trainings.
  • Collect, analyze and report on relevant program statistics.
  • Collect and compose data and reports as required by grants and contracts.
  • Maintain an appropriate caseload of clients and provide other work related responsibilities as required.

 Job Requirements:

  • Doctorate degree in psychology, New Jersey Psychologist license.
  • Experience working with adolescents
  • Experience with Juvenile Justice and working with at-risk youth
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy(MS Excel and Word)
  • Driver’s license.
  • Ability to work evenings

 

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us



Public Health Practice Standards Partnership Coordinator

Full time position

Job Description

The County of Bergen is seeking a full time Public Health Practice Standards Partnership Coordinator within the Office of Strategic Public Health Planning and Workforce Development. This position will assist with the CHIP Partnership, bringing Community Health Needs Assessment priorities, objectives and strategies to contracting towns and working with our hospital and community partners. This position will be involved in the implementation of the County's Community Health Improvement Plan especially the priorities of preventing chronic disease and obesity, improving nutrition and fitness, education on vaping, substance abuse and mental health.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in health related field

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Registered Dietician

Per Diem 15 hours per week

Job Description:

Dietitian Nutritionist to perform various services for the Bergen County Department of Human Services, Senior Services Division located in Hackensack, NJ.

Prospective candidate shall be currently registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, or RD eligible.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual assessment and counseling on nutrition to older adult population in Bergen County at senior centers and on the telephone to homebound individuals.
  • Creates and certifies content of nutrition educational materials; provides group nutrition education.
  • Plan/review and certify culturally diverse menus for senior nutrition programs to insure menus meet Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) of targeted populations.
  • Enters and verifies data in Social Assistance Management System (SAMS).
  • Submits and verifies data for reports including but not limited to quarterly nutritionist report, annual consumer nutrition risk.
  • Reviews health inspection reports for approximately 26 nutrition sites, provides technical assistance, and insures corrective actions are implemented.
  • Assists the HealthEASE Wellness program coordinator in program planning and implementation.
  • Performs other duties as outlined by the Division of Senior Services’ Nutrition Supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Prospective candidate shall be currently registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, or RD eligible.
  • Knowledge of nutrition counseling techniques and practices required
  • Experience in older adult nutrition desirable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Social Worker – Multi-Systemic Therapy Treatment Provider

Full time position

Job Description

The County of Bergen seeks a full-time Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) Treatment Provider. This staff position's focus is on providing in-home services to families of at-risk youth based upon the philosophy and intervention methods of the MST model. The goal of the service is maintaining the youth in the community, within the family unit and outside of the juvenile justice system.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments of families for appropriateness or fit for MST intervention model.
  • Compose treatment/intervention plans consistent with the MST intervention model.
  • Provide twice weekly in home therapy/support to the parent(s)/caregivers of at-risk adolescents between the ages of 12-16.5 utilizing the concepts of the MST intervention model.
  • Participate in weekly supervisor led supervision.
  • Participate in weekly supervision facilitated by the agency's MST liaison.
  • Maintain a caseload not to exceed 6 families
  • Attend required training.
  • Participate in the on-call process to provide after-hours support to caseload families.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with adolescents
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Work)
  • Valid NJ Driver's License
  • Bi-lingual Spanish required.
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Work week structured around family availability and required supervisions. Evening hours are required. On-call responsibility is required on a rotating basis. Weekend hours necessary.

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us

 


Superintendent of Recreation

Full-time

Job Description:

The Superintendent of Recreation is responsible and accountable for the creation and operation of Recreational programming within the Bergen County Department of Parks & Recreation.  The Superintendent shall plan, promote, organize, and implement a comprehensive recreation program addressing the passive and active recreational needs of park users of all ages.  Recreational opportunities that exist within the Bergen County Parks system currently include but are not limited to: field sports, aquatics, golf, equestrian, tennis, camps, rowing, camping, hiking, and health and well-being focused activities, etc.  Under general direction, manages all Recreational Opportunities within the Department, shall constantly seek an develop new and improved recreational opportunities while balancing complex management, technical, and administrative responsibilities for various recreation programs.

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Tree Maintenance Worker

 Full time position

 

Job Description:

Responsible for tree removal, trimming, and pruning, which may be required due to environmental, aesthetic, roadway obstruction, or other safety-related factors.

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cut away dead, obstructive, or excess branches from trees or shrubbery
  • Utilize chainsaws and hacksaws to safely cut down trees and tree limbs
  • Climb trees with safety devices or utilize buckets/lifts to properly cut down limbs and prune trees; remove branches away from power lines and reshape trees to aesthetically pleasing shapes
  • Remove debris and cart away large logs and limbs for disposal; and clear parks, facilities, and roads of tree branches, fallen trees, and other debris
  • May be required to water/fertilize trees, spray and treat diseased trees, and apply tar to cut surfaces to seal in moisture.

 

Skills:

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in tree maintenance work.
  • Experience with tree removal and use of cutting/pruning equipment preferred.

 

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us 


Youth Group Worker

Full time position

 

Job Description:

The Youth Group Worker position is located within Bergen's Place, located within the Bergen County Youth Complex located in Teterboro, NJ. Bergen's Place is a state licensed residential crisis and homeless shelter for youth 11-17.The shelter provides 24- hour, safe, temporary housing to youth who have run away, are at-risk of or are currently homeless and who are experiencing crisis within their homes. Goals of the shelter program are to assist youth in building permanent connections with caring adults, and reunite with their families.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision and care to youth residing in the shelter.
  • Assist in screening, evaluation and orientation of homeless youth.
  • Input client data into electronic recording systems.
  • Respond to crisis phone calls and walk-in youth seeking emergency shelter.
  • Engage youth in planning recreational activities and encourage youth participation.
  • Ensure safe and comfortable environment for residents and employees.
  • Model pro-social behavior and reinforce appropriate social interactions.

 

Schedule:

Full time (40 hours/week). Shift work required. Shifts may include evenings and weekends.

 

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in mental health or related field.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working with at-risk youth, preferably in a group/residential .etting preferred.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word)
  • Valid NJ driver's license.

 

Please send resume and employment application to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us