Employment At The County

Fill out either the permanent application form or the seasonal application form for the job listing of your choice, then follow the instructions in the listing to apply for that job.  The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Analyst Grant Applications/Program Monitor – Division of Human Services

Under direction, analyzes applications for grants submitted by departments of the jurisdiction to determine whether the grant requested is consistent with the needs and priorities of the jurisdiction; does related work as required. 

Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):               

  • Reviews proposed applications of grants by agencies of the jurisdictions.
  • Collects pertinent information to determine whether jurisdiction needs materials or services to be supplied under the grant.
  • Responsible for reviewing State and Federal requests for proposals to identify potential new funding opportunities.
  • Determines priorities to be accorded various grants based upon established policies.
  • Write proposals for new grant and funding opportunities for the Division.
  • Responsible for the oversight, supervision and quality assurance of all current grants and contracts.
  • Prepare and submit county, state and federal grant applications and annual renewals.
  • Maintains positive relationships with grant project officers and grant funders.
  • Ensures adherence to documentation requirements as identified by regulatory agencies.
  • Work with supervisors and staff at all levels of the Division to ensure programs are meeting goals and objectives of grants and contracts.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Schedule:                            

  • Up to 20 hours per week
  • Per Diem

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in English or related field.

Other Requirements:

  • (3) years’ + work experience in a grant writing and grant management, or in a marketing or administrative department with heavy emphasis on business writing or technical writing.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word).
  • Municipal/government/nonprofit experience preferred.

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Animal Control Officer / Full-Time

Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is looking for full-time, State Certified Animal Control Officers. We are an open admission shelter adhering to a no-kill philosophy under the guidelines of the Asilomar Accords. We currently provide animal control services to 50 municipalities. We have fully equipped temperature controlled vehicles.

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 euthanasia methods.
  • Care for and feed the animals in the shelter, following disease control protocols
  • Interpret laws, regulations, and guidelines and apply them to specific situations including alleged violations of state anti-cruelty statutes and potentially dangerous/bite case investigations.
  • Write detailed incident reports and provide photographic evidence.
  • Testify in court for alleged violations of the law.
  • Handle complaints from the public and be able to provide educational assistance or remedial actions.

Requirements:

  • Certified by the N.J. Department of Health 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 program specific to the animal control division.
  • Valid N.J Driver’s License and N.J. resident.
  • Must be available for emergency, on-call incidents.
  • Must be able to work full time, 40 hours per week.
  • Be available all shifts including weekends, evenings and 3rd shift on-call.

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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Animal Health Technician

Hiring for both Full Time and Per Diem

Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is looking for Animal Health Technicians to become members of our medical team. We are an open admission municipal shelter adhering to a no-kill philosophy under the guidelines of the Asilomar Accords.

Job Description & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Renders treatment and administers medication to sick or injured animals as directed by the Veterinarian
  • Performs preliminary examinations of animals to determine symptoms of disease or injury and reports findings to the veterinarian
  • Assists the veterinarian preparing animals for surgical procedures in addition to sterilizing instruments, securing supplies, handing surgical instruments and disinfecting and cleaning up operating areas and equipment
  • Monitors and cares for animals recovering from surgery
  • Performs laboratory tests, operates x-ray equipment, cleans and disinfects kennels, cages, animal holding areas, surgery suites and examination rooms to control the spread of disease
  • Under the direction of the Veterinarian, humanely euthanizes animals
  • Maintain controlled drug inventory and required log books
  • Establish and maintain essential medical records and files and have the ability to read, write, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform essential functions of the job

Requirements:

  • Completion of an accredited veterinary technician program
  • One (1) year experience in a veterinary office, animal hospital or animal shelter
  • Ability to learn and utilize the shelter’s computer system
  • License in the State of New Jersey preferred
  • New Jersey Driver’s License
  • For full time must be available/flexible to work 8:30am to 5:30pm M-F and weekends
  • For per diems – must be flexible to work a minimum of 19.5 hours, but maximum of 29.5

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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Animal Keeper – County of Bergen – Department of Parks & Recreation

Under direction, feeds and cares for mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians in accordance with established programs; carries out regular maintenance program of cages, pens, paddocks, and other areas; provides daily enrichment to animal collection in accordance with AZA and USDA guidelines. Does related work as required:

Knowledge and Job Responsibilities:  (may include but not limited to)

  • Carries out a regular scheduled program designed to ensure prompt feeding, cleaning and care to the animal collection assigned.
  • Effectively monitors health and behavior of the animal collection and communicate changes to supervisor and veterinary staff.
  • Carries out regular daily maintenance program involved in keeping cages, pens, paddocks, and animal areas in good repair and in a manner that insures maximum cleanliness and
  • Performs minor repairs to animal displays and
  • Carefully enforces established zoo regulations relating to protection of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians in a manner that protects them and the safety of the public.
  • Maintain positive relationships within the work Positively promotes and fosters work that improves department function and productivity.
  • Works to meet and exceed the AZA guidelines for animal Supports the Bergen County’s Zoo vision and mission statement.
  • Actively participate to improve job knowledge and professional development through conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • Dependable and willing to work flexible hours, weekends, and

Schedule:

·         40hrs/wk. – Overtime maybe required on occasion.

Education & Experience:

  • S or B.S. degree in biology, life sciences or related field.
  • Sufficient relevant experience will be
  • Ability to keep necessary records and reports and to learn quickly from oral and written
  • Computer skills and ability to work with specific animal
  • Ability to use various electronic software used by
  • Ability to interact or communicate in English sufficiently the duties of this

Skills and Special Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License in NJ
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather and have physical ability to perform strenuous work.

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Assistant Golf Superintendent

County of Bergen – Division of Park Operations

Under direction, supervises the operation and maintenance of a golf course and its facilities; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:  

  • Knowledge of rules, regulations, practices, and procedures in golf play.
  • Knowledge of the maintenance, repair, construction, and cleaning of a golf course and its facilities.
  • Knowledge of procedures to be used in assigning employees various tasks.
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures used in purchasing, allocating, maintaining, and safeguarding golf course equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures used in establishing personnel, financial, equipment, and other records.
  • Ability to utilize advantageously available personnel, funds, and equipment in the operation, maintenance, construction, repair, and cleaning of a golf course and its facilities.
  • Ability to give assignments to individuals and groups of employees, provide them with advice and assistance when difficult and unusual problems arise, and to check their work to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • Ability to deal effectively with persons using the golf course.
  • Ability to prepare reports.
  • Ability to maintain records and files.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Schedule:

  • Full time – Monday – Friday.
  • Hours dependent on season.

Education Requirements: 

  • Two (2) years of experience in the management of an 18-hole golf course.
  • Possess or seeking a degree in a turfgrass management related field.

Other Requirements:

  • Willingness to report and or work at any County Golf Course – as needed.
  • Operation of light and heavy equipment.
  • Possess New Jersey Commercial Pesticide Applicators License or obtain within 90 days.
  • Possess New Jersey Professional Fertilizer Applicators License or obtain within 90 days.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License.

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Attorney - County of Bergen

Department of Human Services – Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence

Under supervision by the Division Director or Victim Advocate Coordinator other duties maybe  assigned, as required.

Knowledge and Job Responsibilities:  (may include but not limited to)

  • Knowledge about domestic violence and impact of violence and trauma on survivors and their children.
  • Interest in child custody and family law, public benefits, and a wide range of community resources to meet various survivor needs.
  • Assist with the Legal Representation Project; by providing mentorship and supervision to project attorneys and advocates participating in the program.
  • Assess program priorities based on survivor’s needs.
  • Develop projects to address survivor’s needs and support efforts to secure grants to fund the project.
  • Provide confidential virtual and in-person consultations, advice, and counsel, limited scope representation and direct representation to Alternatives to Domestic Violence survivors of intimate partner abuse as needed.
  • Counsel may pertain to Orders of Protection, housing, and family law issues.
  • Attend clinical and legals advocate meetings.
  • Supervision of Division Director.
  • Ability to organize assigned work and develop effective methods.
  • Ability to establish and maintain records and files.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday / 40hrs/wk.

Education & Experience:

  • Licensed attorney in the State of New Jersey.
  • Registered member of the New Jersey Bar (in good standing with no disciplinary history).

Skills and Special Requirements:

  • Excellent writing, verbal, and written skills.
  • Bi/multilingualism and Spanish fluency (strongly preferred).

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Boiler Operator

Summary:

  • Under direction, operates and makes minor repairs to stationary steam boilers or steam generators. Fires stationary boilers used in generating power to supply steam to heating plants, turbines, and other steam powered equipment .

Sample of Job Duties:

  • Sees that water is maintained in the boiler at the required level.
  • Measures and records amounts fuel used.
  • Washes boiler and pump rooms and does other work to maintain the areas in a clean, orderly and safe condition.
  • Makes emergency repairs and does the work required to keep the machines/boilers in good operating condition.

Requirements:

  • Possess a current, valid Black Seal Boiler Operator License issued by NJ Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the varied types of machines and equipment used in a power plant and in a high pressure heating plant, including the supplies, materials, and tools used in lubricating and cleaning machinery and equipment.
  • Knowledge of the problems, methods, and techniques used in repairing, maintaining, and installing grate units, tubes, and caps and in turbining boilers.
  • Knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of firing stationary boilers and the varied types of stokers and their operation, including the several types of safety devices and measures.
  • Knowledge of the proper levels for water in boilers to secure the maximum in safety and efficient operation.
  • Knowledge of the problems, procedures, and methods used in maintaining the fires at the proper thickness and the regulation of the drafts so as to obtain the most efficient results.
  • Knowledge of the methods, supplies, and materials used in washing and cleaning the boiler and pump rooms.

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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Building Maintenance Worker #00929– County of Bergen – Division of General Services

Under direction of a supervisory official, performs varied simple and moderately physically strenuous tasks involved in cleaning and maintaining offices, furniture, buildings, and grounds; may assist in making minor repairs to buildings or equipment; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of procedures, materials, and tools used in washing, waxing, vacuuming, and polishing wood, tile, cement, linoleum, glass, and other woodwork, furniture, and fixtures.
  • Knowledge of use of and minor adjustment to sweepers, vacuum cleaners, floor waxers, polishers, and other equipment.
  • Knowledge of how to make minor repairs to heating, electrical, plumbing, and other systems.
  • Ability to handle cleaning problems, lift and move moderately heavy objects, organize cleaning work, and develop work methods.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions, and to learn quickly   from directions and·demonstrations.
  • Ability to maintain a building, ward, laboratory, office, unit, or area in a clean, hygienic, and orderly condition.
  • Ability to follow safety precautions and to report potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees.
  • Ability to keep simple records.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • Ability to move heavy items, such as boxes, equipment, furniture.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements/Other:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Building Maintenance Worker – County of Bergen – Division of Senior Services

Under direction of a supervisory official, performs varied simple and moderately physically strenuous tasks involved in cleaning and maintaining offices, furniture, buildings, and grounds; may assist in making minor repairs to buildings or equipment; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of procedures, materials, and tools used in washing, waxing, vacuuming, and polishing wood, tile, cement, linoleum, glass, and other woodwork, furniture, and fixtures.
  • Knowledge of use of and minor adjustment to sweepers, vacuum cleaners, floor waxers, polishers, and other equipment.
  • Knowledge of how to make minor repairs to heating, electrical, plumbing, and other systems.
  • Ability to handle cleaning problems, lift and move moderately heavy objects, organize cleaning work, and develop work methods.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions, and to learn quickly   from directions and·demonstrations.
  • Ability to maintain a building, ward, laboratory, office, unit, or area in a clean, hygienic, and orderly condition.
  • Ability to follow safety precautions and to report potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees.
  • Ability to keep simple records.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Business Manager #00004 – County of Bergen – Office for Children

Under the direction of a Supervising Accountant or other fiscal officer, performs routine professional accounting work concerned with designing, maintaining, analyzing, and operating accounting record and reporting systems in support of agency operations; does other related work as required.

Knowledge and Responsibilities (may include but not limited to)

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting theories, principles, methods, practices, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of the techniques commonly used in analyzing, correcting, and maintaining accounts.
  • Knowledge of the methods used to prepare accounting and other financial reports.
  • Assist management in identifying its financial, personnel, and material needs and problems.
  • Monitor and follow policy and procedures as established by the Department/Division/State.
  • Direct the fiscal work of the Child Care Resource and Referral contract through subordinate levels of supervision. Implement innovative and results-oriented strategies. Manage and supervise budget.
  • In coordination with the Department of Human Services and Office for Children administration, set program and organizational goals and objectives. Establish organizational structure and determine the need for and develop plans for organizational changes.
  • Devise new forms to improve workflow efficiency. Establish uniform correspondence procedures and style practices.
  • Implement fiscal policies and procedures, checks and balances. Problem solves with staff on procedures. Communicate fiscal issues and errors to program staff as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain budget and financial reports, ledgers, journals, and all aspects of procedural systematic records retention.
  • Perform all aspects of record keeping of financial accounts, budget preparation, and reconciliation of client and vendor accounts.
  • Ensure that funds are appropriated in accordance with allowances of the prevailing budget line items and guidelines. Set up accounts and procedures accordingly.
  • Audit providers’ records.
  • Process and monitor provider disbursements.
  • Prepare and evaluate statistical and financial reports.
  • Supervise clerical personnel for the processing of payments to providers, account payable records, deposits of revenue and funds collected. Oversee the processing of financial documents as well as the maintenance of accounting records for applicable funds in ledgers, journals and subsidiary accounts.
  • Supervise and train subordinate staff with processing of financial documents; purchase orders, manual payment logs, invoicing, accounts payable/receivable, journal entries, cash deposits.
  • Supervise staff and staff workload for timeliness, statistical and fiscal reporting.
  • Assign and instruct personnel and analyze workload to ensure efficient processing of documents. Monitor and evaluate staff performance and recommend changes and improvements as needed. Handle employee personnel difficulties.  Supervise operations as it relates to recommendations of personnel actions:  e., hiring and firing. 
  • Participate in monthly supervisory staff meetings and annual strategic planning

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week / Monday – Friday

Education Requirements/Other:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree including or supplemented by twenty-one (21) semester hour credits in professional accounting subjects

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Clerk 1 - Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center

Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is looking for a full-time clerk 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 and examples of work:

  • Receives, screens, reviews, and verifies documents, especially pertaining to the intake and adoption of shelter pets
  • Assembles materials for distribution
  • Sorts, indexes, and files materials according to predetermined classifications and maintains such files
  • Provides general, routine information in person and over the telephone; refers complicated or non-routine inquiries to appropriate staff
  • Perform keyboarding duties for shelter admissions and adoptions by entering and retrieving information on a computer terminal
  • When assigned to the register must learn to compute and record payments including close out of the register daily
  • Prepares routine reports by gathering data and tabulating results
  • Ability to comprehend established office routines and department regulations
  • Ability to work with associates, superior officials and member of the public concerned with the work of the animal shelter

Schedule:                             

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5:30PM.    
  • One (1) weekend is required.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

Requirements:

  • Ability to operate various types of office machines and perform simple maintenance tasks such adding toner and paper
  • Possess a valid N.J. Driver’s License
  • Must be available at least one weekend day
  • Must be able interact with various animals as part of the intake/adoption process
  • Bi-lingual preferred, Spanish

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.


Clerk 1 – Per Diem - County of Bergen – Division of Senior Services

Under close supervision, performs routine, repetitive clerical work involving the processing of documents in a variety of functions; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of office routines, equipment, and practices after a period of training.
  • Ability to comprehend established office routines and department regulations.
  • Ability to organize assigned clerical work and develop effective work methods.
  • Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations and tabulations.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Ability to perform tasks accurately within prescribed time frames.
  • Ability to work effectively with associates, superior officials, and members of the public concerned with the work of the department.
  • Ability to sort, index, file, and pull varied types of materials using an established filing system.
  • Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on office machines and other equipment.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units after a period of training.

Schedule:

  • Per Diem

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Clerk 1, Ridgefield Park Senior Activity Center - County of Bergen – Division of Senior Services

Under close supervision, performs routine, repetitive clerical work involving the processing of documents in a variety of functions; does other related duties as required. 

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of office routines, equipment, and practices after a period of training.
  • Ability to comprehend established office routines and department regulations.
  • Ability to organize assigned clerical work and develop effective work methods.
  • Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations and tabulations.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Ability to perform tasks accurately within prescribed time frames.
  • Ability to work effectively with associates, superior officials, and members of the public concerned with the work of the department.
  • Ability to sort, index, file, and pull varied types of materials using an established filing system.
  • Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on office machines and other equipment. 
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units after a period of training.

Examples of work:

  • Sets up transportation for participants.
  • Keeps lunch records up to date.
  • Checks in participants for lunch and classes.
  • Assists in kitchen when needed.
  • Assists with AARP tax appointments.
  • Creates flyers for special programs.
  • Provides clients with information and Assistance resources in Spanish and English.
  • Assists in planning and organizing programs and activities for the Senior Center.

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday / FT

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.


Clinical Psychologist – Division of Family Guidance

 Full time, details below

The Clinical psychologist is a full time 40-hour per week staff position.  The responsibilities of the position include providing forensic clinical assessments and treatment of adolescents.  The position interfaces frequently with the Family Court.

Job Responsibilities:                

  • Conduct Court-ordered psychological evaluations for youth pre and post adjudicated for a variety of offenses. These assessments are conducted in both an outpatient setting and in the Bergen County Juvenile Detention Center.
  • Conduct Court-ordered psychosexual assessments of post adjudicated youth involved in sexual offenses.
  • Conduct clinical assessments of youth referred by the Court or as part of the law enforcement diversion process.
  • Appear in Court upon request to provide mental health perspective on assessed youth.
  • Conduct psycho-educational and or clinical individual and group sessions.
  • Attend case management meetings and staff meetings.
  • Carry a caseload of individual patients and provide group therapy.

Schedule:                            

  • 40 hours per week, weekdays, will include evening hours.

Education Requirements:

  • Doctoral Degree in psychology.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working with adolescents.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under time deadlines.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word).
  • Clinical license preferred but not mandatory, supervision towards licensure available.
  • Forensic experience preferred

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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Community Service Worker/Bilingual Spanish/English– County of Bergen – Division of Senior Services

Under supervision, performs the field and office work to promote local community resource programs designed to meet the needs of residents; provides referrals to other agencies; does other related work; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to prepare reports/statistics.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with community residents.
  • Ability to establish and maintain records and files.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • Knowledge of the varied types of community resources available to meet the needs of residents.
  • Knowledge of the techniques used to promote community resource programs.
  • Ability to provide clients with information and assistance resources in Spanish and English.
  • Prepares communications for special programs in Spanish and English.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements:

  • Associate degree from an accredited college

Other Requirements:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English – must be able to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in Spanish and English.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Contract Compliance Representative, Department of Human Services

The Contract Compliance Representative position is a full time 40-hour per week staff position, Monday through Friday.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Under direction, oversee contracts for Adult Services, Children & Families, and matching funds
  • Prepare quarterly program reports
  • Conduct annual program reviews/site visits
  • Assist with contract preparation
  • Track assurance documents from contracted agencies
  • Run monthly committee meeting and prepare minutes
  • Provide assistance to the Youth Services Commission
  • Assist with requests for proposals
  • Assist with three (3) special events as needed

Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of at least sixty (60) semester hour credits at an accredited college or university
    • Note: Applicants who do not meet the education requirement may substitute experience in a social service, health, or community agency or in social work having responsibility for gathering social information from clients, determining their needs, and planning and/or implementing plans geared to the individual needs on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.
  • Applicants will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.


Community Relations Specialist – Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center

Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is looking for a full time Community Relations Specialist 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:                

  • Under direction, conducts community events to promote adoption of shelter pets

and educate the public in responsible pet ownership promoting community harmony.

  • Set up and take adoption vehicle to varies events such as town family days, sponsored adoption events, corporate events, and government sponsored events.
  • Speak to private, civil, government, fraternal and religious organizations to promote peaceful neighborhoods and school integration as it relates to community harmony.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of planning and implementation of a program for the purpose of promoting cooperation, understanding, and harmony between government agencies, community groups and the public on behalf of BCAS and the County of Bergen.
  • Knowledge of the collection, preparation, editing and distribution of information for the purpose of promoting the services and activities of BCAS.
  • Knowledge of preparing reports and official correspondence.
  • Knowledge of maintenance of essential records and files.
  • Ability to implement a community relations program to promote cooperation, understanding and harmony between the government, the community and BCAS.
  • Ability to speak before large and varied group of people and lead discussions.
  • Ability to deal courteously and harmoniously with associates, subordinates, and individuals.

Schedule:                            

  • 40 hours per week. Must be available at least one weekend day and work flexible hours as needed.

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma

Other Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word).
  • Two years’ experience in a community relations or community organization work and/or experience in field work in any social program.
  • Ability to conduct educational programs to both adult and children’s groups/organizations.
  • Conduct off-site adoption events that that develop and maintain a harmonious liaison between the community and government organizations.
  • The ability to comfortably engage in public speaking by speaking to private, civic, government, fraternal and religious organizations to promote community harmony and responsible pet ownership.
  • Must keep abreast of the latest sociological materials and journals as applicable.
  • Possess a valid N.J. Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to read, write, understand, and communicate in English.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.


County Park Superintendent - County of Bergen - Department of Parks & Recreation

Under direction, administers a comprehensive maintenance and development program for a geographical division of a large park system or a small or medium sized park system including parks and/or reservations, directs employees engaged in carrying out maintenance programs, prepares budget requests and administers an approved budget, develops, and submits plans for park rehabilitation and improvement as directed; does related work as required.

Knowledge and Job Responsibilities:  (may include but not limited to)

  • Knowledge of the equipment and methods used in caring for park facilities.
  • Knowledge of the operation of varied types of park machinery.
  • Knowledge of the public uses to which parks and property are put.
  • Knowledge of sound budgetary practices and knowledge of effective park planning techniques.
  • Ability to give suitable assignments and instructions to employees.
  • Ability to provide technical advice and direction when difficult and unusual problems arise.
  • Ability to see that reasonable standards of workmanship and output are maintained and that desired objectives are achieved.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with associates, citizens, and others using the park facilities.
  • Directs and supervises the operation and management of all active and passive parkland (exclusive of golf course and the Bergen County Zoo).
  • Serves as Department safety officer.
  • Responsible to determine need and recruit full time, part time and seasonal staff in support of such.
  • Responsible for management of the division budget, developing, maintaining, and enforcing policies, procedures, and rules for the use and operation of parkland under their charge, scheduling, training, and managing asset allocation as well as maintaining any other plans, records, and documents relevant to the operation of the division.

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday – 40hrs/wk (weekends and over time as needed)

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (horticulture, forestry, civil engineering, landscape architecture, park planning, park management, forest recreation management, conservation, natural resource management, earth sciences or environmental sciences)
  • Ten (10) years of management experience in managing the operational needs of a large urban park or park system including, but not limited to, planning the care and maintenance of large tracts of land, maintenance of public recreation facilities, preparation and administration of budgets and effective management of staff, and a thorough knowledge of the means, methods, and technology by which to accomplish such.
  • Membership in an organization that is relevant to horticulture/ landscaping, or any facet of parks operations is preferred. Examples: National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA), Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)

Skills and Special Requirements:

  • New Jersey
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License, CDL candidates (preferred).
  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector (preferred).
  • Certified Pool Operator (preferred).
  • NJ Certified Pesticide Applicator Category 2, 3A, 3B, 5 (preferred).
  • Experience with Integrated Pest
  • NJ Certified Compost Site Operator (optional).
  • Effective verbal, writing, multi-tasking and delegating
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft
  • Strong organizational (planning & time management) and problem-solving skills in a timely fashion.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Diesel Mechanic / Full-Time

Under direction, performs varied tasks involved in the maintenance and repair of diesel engines in motor vehicles and/or automotive construction equipment; does other related duties as required.

Job responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Repairs and maintains diesel engines using hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and machines common to the trade
  • Diagnose trouble, disassembles engines, and examines parts for defects and excessive wear
  • Reconditions and replaces parts such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves, and bushings and using engine lathe, boring machines, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments
  • May weld and cut parts using arc welding and flame cutting equipment
  • May repair and maintain gasoline engines
  • May perform a variety of mechanical task involved in the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles and/or construction equipment
  • May test drive motor vehicles and/or construction equipment on public streets

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of :
    • Diesel motors and equipment and their operation
    • Causes for motor failure, and the steps necessary to correct the condition
    • Air brakes and air conditioning
    • Steering and suspension
    • Trouble shooting fuel systems
  • Successful completion of one (1) year of training in diesel engine repair at an accredited community college of vocational school
  • Two (2) years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of diesel engines
  • Applicants who do not possess the required year of formal training may substitute one (1) additional year of experience
  • Possession of a certificate as a diesel mechanic issued by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence may be substituted for one (1) years of formal training
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicles they operate

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Department of Public Works (DPW) – Class A CDL

Truck Driver Heavy / Road Repairer 1 / Full-Time

Under direction, drives a truck with tandem/dual rear axles, to transport materials, equipment or people; performs other related work as needed.

 Job responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Drives trucks with tandem/dual rear axles to pick up, haul, and deliver materials
  • Receives written and/or oral assignments and drives trucks of varied types including trucks used for road maintenance and construction work and road oiling, snow plowing, and ice control work
  • Picks up, load trucks and deliver materials of varied types
  • Operates snow removal equipment to keep roads clear
  • Checks, cleans, greases, washes and performs the required adjustments to trucks and other auxiliary equipment
  • Collects, loads, and unloads, with and without assistance, various types of equipment furniture, laundry, food products, coal, ashes, garbage, trash and delivers same by truck to specified destinations
  • Drive truck equipped with dump body to transport and dump loose materials such as sand, gravel, and bituminous paving material by pulling levers and turning cranks to tilt body and dump contents
  • Must inspect truck prior to operating for proper amounts of fuel, oil, water, and to see that tires are inflated and that lights and brakes work properly
  • Digging trenches and perform manual grading
  • Shovels gravel, sand, asphalt and snow
  • Aids in oiling and greasing machinery and equipment of varied types
  • Mixes cement and mortar
  • Installs drain pipes and catch basins, lays pipe, and paints guard rails
  • Maintains grounds
  • Operates, checks, services, and makes minor adjustments and repairs to trucks and construction and maintenance equipment
  • Perform manual labor under all weather conditions
  • Helps load and unload trucks
  • Repair potholes
  • Cuts down brush and trees and digs out stumps
  • Operates trucks for snow plowing and salting operations
  • Is considered an essential employee and will be needed to work multiple hours and/or shifts for Snow Control and any and all emergency situations that may arise

 Requirements:

  • One (1) year of experience in driving a truck with tandem/dual rear axles and auxiliary equipment such as snow plow, salt spreader, power take-off, winch, and lift body
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Possess a Class A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)
  • Possess a Tanker Endorsement for CDL or have 90 days to procure one
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position.  American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication
  • Successful applicants must undergo a physical, background and drug test prior to employment

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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Department of Public Works (DPW) – Class B CDL

Truck Driver Heavy / Road Repairer 1 / Full-Time

Under direction, drives a truck with tandem/dual rear axles, to transport materials, equipment or people; performs other related work as needed.

Job responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Drives trucks with tandem/dual rear axles to pick up, haul, and deliver materials
  • Receives written and/or oral assignments and drives trucks of varied types including trucks used for road maintenance and construction work and road oiling, snow plowing, and ice control work
  • Picks up, load trucks and deliver materials of varied types
  • Operates snow removal equipment to keep roads clear
  • Checks, cleans, greases, washes and performs the required adjustments to trucks and other auxiliary equipment
  • Collects, loads, and unloads, with and without assistance, various types of equipment furniture, laundry, food products, coal, ashes, garbage, trash and delivers same by truck to specified destinations
  • Drive truck equipped with dump body to transport and dump loose materials such as sand, gravel, and bituminous paving material by pulling levers and turning cranks to tilt body and dump contents
  • Must inspect truck prior to operating for proper amounts of fuel, oil, water, and to see that tires are inflated and that lights and brakes work properly
  • Digging trenches and perform manual grading
  • Shovels gravel, sand, asphalt and snow
  • Aids in oiling and greasing machinery and equipment of varied types
  • Mixes cement and mortar
  • Installs drain pipes and catch basins, lays pipe, and paints guard rails
  • Maintains grounds
  • Operates, checks, services, and makes minor adjustments and repairs to trucks and construction and maintenance equipment
  • Perform manual labor under all weather conditions
  • Helps load and unload trucks
  • Repair potholes
  • Cuts down brush and trees and digs out stumps
  • Operates trucks for snow plowing and salting operations
  • Is considered an essential employee and will be needed to work multiple hours and/or shifts for Snow Control and any and all emergency situations that may arise

Requirements:

  • One (1) year of experience in driving a truck with tandem/dual rear axles and auxiliary equipment such as snow plow, salt spreader, power take-off, winch, and lift body
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Possess a Class B CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)
  • Possess a Tanker Endorsement for CDL or have 90 days to procure one
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position.  American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication
  • Successful applicants must undergo a physical, background and drug test prior to employment

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Department of Public Works (DPW) – Road Repairer 1 / Full-Time

Under supervision, performs varied types of work involved in the maintenance, repair, resurfacing, and/or construction of roads within jurisdiction and/or assists in the installation and/or maintenance of traffic lines and traffic signs; maintains grounds; performs other related duties as needed.

Job responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Digging trenches and perform manual grading
  • Shovels gravel, sand, asphalt and snow
  • Aids in oiling and greasing machinery and equipment of varied types
  • Mixes cement and mortar
  • Installs drain pipes and catch basins, lays pipe, and paints guard rails
  • Maintains grounds
  • Operates, checks, services, and makes minor adjustments and repairs to trucks and construction and maintenance equipment
  • Perform manual labor under all weather conditions
  • Helps load and unload trucks
  • Repair potholes
  • Cuts down brush and trees and digs out stumps
  • Operates trucks for snow plowing and salting operations
  • Is considered an essential employee and will be needed to work multiple hours and/or shifts for Snow Control and any and all emergency situations that may arise

Requirements:

  • One (1) year of experience in the cleaning, maintenance, and repair of roads or streets, which may include work involving the installation and maintenance of traffic lines and signs, or one (1) year of experience as a laborer in a public works department
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication
  • Successful applicants must undergo a physical, background and drug test prior to employment

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) PT & F/T - County of Bergen – Division of Public Safety

Under direction, drives or rides an ambulance to a specific location to provide emergency medical treatment, provides treatment both at the scene and on the return trip to the hospital; does related duties; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of principles of emergency medical and first aid treatment.
  • Knowledge of the techniques used to administer pulmonary and cardiac resuscitation.
  •  Knowledge of the techniques used to administer oxygen.
  • Knowledge of appropriate emergency treatment depending on the patient's condition.
  • Ability to remain calm in an emergency situation.
  • Ability to establish rapport with the patient.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with others.

Examples of work:

  • Answers all calls for emergency medical treatment.
  • Drives ambulance to required location, parks ambulance in a safe location, and creates a safe traffic environment by placement of road flares, removal of debris, and redirection of traffic.
  • Determines the nature and extent of injury and establishes priorities for emergency care.
  • Administers emergency care such as opening and maintaining an airway, giving positive pressure ventilation, and cardio-resuscitation.
  • Stops bleeding by bandaging or tourniquets, treats shock, immobilizes fractures, and provides initial care of poisoned and burn patients.
  • Searches for medical identification emblem as a clue for providing emergency care.
  • Extricates patients from entrapment.
  • Radios the dispatcher for additional help if needed.
  • Prepares victims for transportation in an ambulance.
  • Cares for patient on return trip to hospital.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license with NJ driving
  • Bilingual English / Spanish skills
  • Successful completion of pre-employment EMT core competency evaluation, written and
  • Active, valid certification as an Emergency Medical Technician or Certification issued by National Registry or New Jersey.
  • Valid AHA Basic Life Support
  • Minimum of 1 year 911 riding experience, 2 years
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) preferred or successful completion within 6 months of employment.
  • ICS-100, 200, 700, 800, Hazmat Awareness
  • Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) or Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) preferred or required within 6 months of employment.
  • The EMT must be able to pass a medical evaluation and a respirator fit test and wear an N95 particulate filter respirator mask in accordance with PSOSHA standards as a condition of employment.
  • The EMT must be in good physical condition, able to work in all weather and environmental conditions and able to lift and move patients in all circumstances.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Food Service Worker – County of Bergen – Division of Senior Services

Under direction of a Cook, Head Cook, Food Service Supervisor, or other supervisory official, does the less complicated tasks involved in preparing and serving food, and/or in cleaning food service facilities and equipment; does other related duties as required.

 Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the preparation of vegetables and fruits for cooking.
  • Knowledge of methods and materials used in cleaning, polishing, and in
  • maintaining kitchen, storage, and food service areas in a clean, sanitary, orderly, and safe condition.
  • Ability to remember oral and written instructions and directions and to learn quickly from demonstrations.
  • Ability to serve food from steam tables or other utensils efficiently.
  • Ability to prepare trays and to set tables.
  • Ability to wait on tables and to deliver trays.
  • Ability to do manual work involved in washing dishes, pots, and pans, in polishing silverware and metal equipment, in keeping ranges, broilers, roasters, and other equipment clean and polished, and to scrub and wax floors, halls, and other areas.
  • Ability to keep simple records.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift catering pans up to 25lbs.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Food Service Worker – East Rutherford, NJ

Under direction of a Cook, Head Cook, Food Service Supervisor, or other supervisory official, does the less complicated tasks involved in preparing and serving food, and/or in cleaning food service facilities and equipment; does other related duties as required. 

Job Responsibilities:                

  • Receives food from caterer
  • Places milk into fridge, food into warming oven, packing of bread and desserts
  • Responsible for checking/maintaining food temperature and refrigerator/freezer temperatures
  • Sets up for lunch service
  • Plates food (when congregate meals are served)
  • Keeps the kitchen area safe, clean, and orderly
  • Washes dishes, trays, pots, pans, coffee pots, etc.
  • Load dishwasher
  • Washes floors and surface areas in the kitchen and main room
  • Maintains cleanliness of equipment
  • Receives and stores supplies
  • Manages Grab and Go meals

Schedule:                            

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday - Friday

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma

 Other Requirements/Certifications:

  • Food Handler certification
  • Must be able to lift catering pans up to 25 pounds

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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


General Manager, Golf Courses

County of Bergen – Division of Park Operations 

Under direction, administers a comprehensive operation maintenance, and development program for two or more golf courses and/or manages golf course revenue; directs employees engaged  in golf course  management programs; prepares and  administers  the budget; does other related duties

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the rules, regulations, practices, and procedures in golf play.
  • Knowledge of the procedures used in the maintenance, repair, construction, and cleaning of a golf course.
  • Knowledge of the practices, and procedures used  to  manage a revenue producing facility.
  • Knowledge of the equipment and methods used  in  the  care  and maintenance of golf courses.
  • Knowledge of the specialized machinery and equipment used on golf courses.
  • Knowledge of turf management procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to organize and conduct golf tournaments.
  • Ability to effectively manage the use of personnel, funds,  and equipment  in the operation, maintenance, and repair of a golf course and its facilities.
  • Ability to provide assignments and instructions to golf course staff.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with associates, citizens and others using the golf courses.
  • Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate, and  informative reports.
  • Ability to maintain records and files.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Schedule:

  • Full time – Monday – Friday.
  • Hours dependent on season.

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Parks and recreation or related field.
  • Maintain PGA membership in good standing.

Other Requirements: 

  • Fundamental knowledge of the game of golf, rules of golf, golf facility operations and tournament operations.
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to promote and market.
  • Customer service focused attitude.
  • Experienced computer user including Microsoft Word and Excel.  Proficient in other applications, such as email, internet, tournament, and databases.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License.

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


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 employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.us

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Interim Department of Parks (Seasonal Maintenance Workers)

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for day-to-day maintenance of facilities

  • Work alongside full-time staff
  • Conduct routine work, such as: cleaning of restrooms; trimming trees; cutting grass
  • As needed: load and unload trucks; spray for weeds; assist with upkeep of athletic fields

Available work schedules:

  • Six month duration of 29 hours per week
  • Four month duration of 40 hours per week

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Interim Groundskeeper - Golf

Job Responsibilities:

  • Golf Course Setup
  • Mowing of Turfgrass Throughout the Golf Course
  • Raking of Sand Traps
  • String Trimming and Detail Mowing
  • Ornamental and Flower Bed Maintenance
  • Leaf and Debris Cleanup
  • Irrigation of Golf Course and Flower Beds
  • Assist with Golf Course Projects
  • Pruning of Trees and Shrubs
  • Cart Path Maintenance
  • Cleaning of Golf Course Maintenance Equipment

Available Work Schedules:

  • Six Month Duration of 29 Hours per Week
  • Four Month Duration of 40 Hours per Week

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Interim Rangers (Golf Courses)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for golf cart maintenance and sanitation including prepping gas carts and pull carts for daily use and securing them at night for closing procedures
  • Monitoring and controlling pace of play requirements
  • Monitoring and caring to the driving range (where applicable) which includes collecting (picking) and washing golf balls for repeat range use – manual labor required
  • Maintaining golf of course conditions by replacing divots and repair ball marks on the greens
  • Assisting golfers with lost clubs, course questions, daily course conditions or any inquiry concerning golf course protocol
  • Placing water on the course for golfers and monitoring the water levels throughout the day for daily consumption – manual labor required
  • Patrolling the golf course to monitor golfer activity and provide assistance where needed
  • Provide high levels of customer service though daily interaction with golfers
  • Weekend shifts are required as a prerequisite for employment

Available work schedules

  • Six month duration of 29 hours per week
  • Four month duration of 40 hours per week

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Interim Recreational Aid (Cashier) – Golf

Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle monetary transactions through the Point of Sale (POS) system at Bergen County golf courses and parks
  • Responsible for daily reconciliation of cash drawer for each cashier shift
  • Processing annual registrations for county golf and park memberships
  • Answer phones to assist customer with golf course and park related inquires
  • Provide high levels of customer service though daily interaction with golfers and park attendees
  • Opening and closing of golf course and county park facilities
  • Weekend shifts are required as a prerequisite for employment

Available work schedules:

  • Six month duration at 29 hours a week
  • Four month duration at 40 hours a week

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Interim Starters (Golf Courses)

Job responsibilities:

Responsible for sending out groups to play at their respective tee times

  • Check all golf receipts to ensure golfers’ rounds are paid for and playing at their respective tee times
  • Monitor turn times to track pace of play
  • Communicate with the pro shop cashiers to confirm the times and golfers as necessary
  • Communicate the course rules and daily course conditions concerning golf carts and any weather related issues to the golfers for each tee time
  • Communicate with course Rangers to advise of any issues to monitor concerning groups teeing off or any related course issues that is identified by the Starter
  • Assists evening rangers and staff with the closing procedures prior to leaving
  • Provide high levels of customer service though daily interaction with golfers
  • Weekend shifts are required as a prerequisite for employment

Available work schedules:

  • Six month duration of 29 hours per week
  • Four month duration of 40 hours per week

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Juvenile Detention Officer

Division of Family Guidance
Job Description:
           

This employment opportunity is to serve as a Juvenile Detention Officer at the Bergen County Juvenile Detention Center located at 200 North Street, Teterboro, NJ 07608.  Juvenile Detention Officers provide an invaluable service to the community while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of youth in their care.

Job Responsibilities:              

Supervise and/or participate in various programs/activities with juveniles to stimulate interest in and cooperation with various social/education programs.

Provide direct supervision and care that ensures the safety, security, health and welfare of the residents and staff.

Provides crisis intervention as needed and implement techniques to be used in addressing behavioral and adjustment issues

Assist in the delivery of services as required which includes education, recreation, medical, and social services to ensure that programs are implemented to meet the needs of the residents.

Provide written documentation as required in a timely manner and advise of any problematic issues.

Learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the facility.

Model pro-social behavior and reinforce appropriate social interactions.

Schedule:    Full time (40 hours/week). Shift work required. This position will include evenings, holidays and weekends.

Education Requirements: Minimum Associates’s Degree in mental health, Criminal Justice or related field Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.

Other Requirements:

Experience working with at-risk youth, preferably in a group/residential setting preferred

Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word)

Valid driver’s license

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Bergen County Department of Human Services / Division of Family Guidance

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Supervisor:

Job Description: The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Supervisor position is a full time 40 hour per week position. The position’s main focus is on providing supervision to staff and ensuring program goals and objectives are achieved.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise staff consisting of clinicians and case workers from varied disciplines.
  • Provide group and/or individual therapy for at-risk youth.
  • Conduct individual supervision and staff meetings.
  • Conduct intake and assessments of at-risk youth and families as required.
  • Compose treatment / intervention plans consistent with evidence informed practices as required.
  • Complete all required documentation.
  • 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.

Hours:

  • Full time / 40-hour work week.
  • Some evening hours may be required based on specific position assignment.

Education Requirements:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW)
  • Clinical Social Work Supervision Certificate

Other Requirements:

  • Must have 5 or more years’ experience providing clinical treatment/services
  • Supervisory experience of clinical staff
  • Seminar Training in Field Instruction (SIFI) (preferred)
  • Experience working with children/adolescents
  • Experience with at-risk youth and families (preferred)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy(MS Excel and Word)
  • Driver’s license.
  • Ability to work evenings.
  • Paid on-call responsibilities may be required for some positions

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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (EOE)


Mail Clerk #20432 – County of Bergen – Division of General Services

Under close supervision of a supervisor in a state department,  institution, college, or agency or local jurisdiction, performs routine work concerned  with  delivering, receiving, sorting, distributing, and preparing a volume of mail; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to follow strict procedures for the receipt, date stamping,  and  intra department distribution of incoming mail/packages including recording of signature where required.
  • Ability to follow strict delivery/pickup schedules.
  • Ability to organize clerical/mechanical work involved in the mail section and develop effective work procedures.
  • Ability to keep daily accounts of postage costs charged to various units.
  • Ability to determine proper amounts of  postage required for letters/packages.
  • Ability to drive the mail truck, if required.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to perform clerical duties.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual·recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements/Other:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Mechanic / Full-Time

Under direction, performs skilled mechanical work involving the maintenance, repair and servicing of various types of motor vehicle and/or motorized construction equipment; does other related work as required.

Job responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Repairs engines and components, power trains, suspension systems, and other mechanical units of such motor vehicles as automobiles, vans, and/or such construction equipment as trucks, buses, bulldozers, tractors, cranes, road graders, power shovels, or similar equipment.
  • Obtains description of mechanical problems form driver of vehicle and/or test drives the vehicle or uses testing equipment such as motor analyzers, spark plug testers, or compression gauges to locate and identify the problem
  • Removes, cleans, or replaces defective parts such as spark plugs, wheel cylinders, mufflers, tail pipes, or brake shoes
  • Repairs or replaces parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings using mechanic’s hand tools
  • Overhauls or replaces carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starter, and pumps
  • Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out of filling in dents and welding broken parts
  • Overhauls and repairs electrical systems and components
  • Drives a vehicle such as a pickup truck, tow truck and so forth to various locations to service disables motor vehicles

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of :
    • Varied types of motors and equipment and their operation
    • Procedures for diagnosing the reasons for motor failure and the steps necessary to correct the condition
    • Makeup, operation, and installation procedures for all components and systems of vehicles such as engines, transmissions, front and rear-end assemblies, electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Successful completion of one (1) year of training in gas engine repair at an accredited community college of vocational school
  • Two (2) years of experience in the maintenance, and repair of various types of motor vehicles and/or construction equipment such as bulldozers, tractors, cranes, road graders, power shovels, or similar
  • Applicants who do not possess the required year of formal training may substitute one (1) additional year of experience
  • An Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in one of the following from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence may be substituted for the formal training: A-1 Engine Repair, A-6 Electrical/Electronic Systems, A-8 Engine Performance
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicles they operate

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Morgue Custodian – County of Bergen – Department of Public Safety

Under direction, is responsible for the operation of a morgue including the safeguarding and preparation of bodies for pathologist and for Funeral Directors claiming the bodies; does related work as required.

Knowledge and Responsibilities (May include but limited to)

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
  • Through knowledge of the tasks involved in preserving and preparing bodies and bodily organs for burial, of the tasks involved in assisting with autopsies, of the problems encountered in dealing with members of the medical profession, undertakers, and the general public.
  • Ability to organize assigned work and develop effective work methods; to perform the tasks involved in the preservation of bodies and bodily organs; to assist in the identification of bodies; to deal effectively with the general public, undertakers and members of the medical profession; to prepare accurate reports and maintain records and files.

Examples of work:

  • Receives bodies delivered to the morgue’s records receipt of each body.
  • Responsible for the care of the deceased's clothing and personal affects.
  • Places body in proper storage area.
  • Prepares body and facilities for autopsy·
  • Assists pathologist in dissecting parts of the body by tying off arteries and sewing up the body when the autopsy is completed.
  • Collects specimens of fluids from the deceased and labels same.
  • Prepares bodies for release to the appropriate Funeral Director.
  • Preserves bodies or bodily organs using procedures common to the  profession.
  • Responsible for maintaining the morgue, autopsy room and laboratory in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Prepares needed records and keeps appropriate files.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements/Other:

  • One year of experience in a morgue or funeral parlor.
  • Previous experience working at State or County Medical Examiner Office and/or Funeral Director license preferred.

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It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Mosquito Control Inspector – Public Works

The Mosquito Control Inspector will perform routine duties that include field inspection work in the control and extermination of mosquitoes.  The inspector is responsible for mosquito control and surveillance activities to aid the County's larvicide and adulticide programs.  The inspector follows established routines with specific instructions received from supervisors on all new assignments.  This is a full time position, Monday – Friday, 7AM – 3:30PM.

Job Responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Inspections of suspected mosquito breeding places in residential and rural areas.
  • Collect mosquito larvae from the field
  • Recording all daily activities, updates data, and reports mosquito problems to supervisor as needed in a timely manner.  
  • Utilize appropriate control method(s), applies the control method(s) in accordance with the applicable laws with the DEP and State of NJ.

Requirements:

  • NJ driver’s license.
  • Obtain NJ pesticide operator’s license within 6 months of being hired. Courses and training will be provided by the County of Bergen.

Listed below are desired, but not required:

  • Training certification in mosquito biology and control techniques    
  • At least one (1) year of experience using larvicide equipment and turbine sprayer (i.e., calibration of equipment, measuring/mixing, loading, and testing of biological larvicide materials, such as Vectobac or similar products).    
  • At least one (1) year of experience with Surveillance and Testing activities (i.e., setting up traps, dip sampling, larval counts, data collection and analysis)    
  • At least one (1) year of experience working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness, and speed in the use of fingers, hands, or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office equipment or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.


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.

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Motor Vehicle Operator, Elderly And Handicapped Persons

Job Description:

Under direction, drives, cleans, services, and makes minor repairs to motor vehicles used in transporting elderly, handicapped, and mentally challenged passengers on assigned established routes and/or directly from their homes to desired destinations and back; does related work as required.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists senior citizens and the handicapped into and out of vehicles and escorts persons to and from their homes, doctors offices, markets, and other places.
  • Operates a hydraulic lift mechanism to assist passengers confined to wheelchairs, on and off vehicle, and assists them into and out of seats.
  • Assists passengers boarding or dismounting vehicle by lifting heavy and cumbersome packages or, if needed, from the store and into person's home.
  • Drives a bus on established route and/or operates van to transport the elderly, handicapped, and mentally challenged to and from their homes to hospitals, doctors' offices, markets, etc. on a demand response basis.
  • May maintain general card file on regular passengers which lists nature of their illness, name, address, and telephone number of their doctor, and possible emergency treatment to be administered should passenger have epileptic seizure and/or heart attack.
  • May render required emergency medical treatment.
  • Checks vehicle for operating safety. Inspects vehicle at start and end of each trip for cleanliness and general condition.
  • Checks, cleans, and performs minor servicing of vehicles.
  • Maintains records of all trips.
  • Prepares simple reports.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Requirements: License:

Appointee must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey. Appointees may also be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of safety precautions in dealing with the elderly and physically and mentally challenged persons.
  • Knowledge of the care, maintenance, minor servicing, and competent, safe, and efficient operation of motor vehicles.
  • Knowledge of appropriate procedures to be used in dealing with the elderly and physically handicapped and mentally challenged persons.
  • Ability to learn the geography of the jurisdiction.
  • Ability to understand the needs and special problems of the elderly and physically and mentally challenged and to deal with same in a compassionate, sympathetic, and calm manner.
  • Ability to drive vehicles in a skilled and safe manner.
  • Ability to check, clean, service, and make minor and emergency repairs to vehicles operated and to keep needed records.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

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Program Monitor Bilingual Spanish/English #07382 – County of Bergen – Office for Children

Under  direction is responsible for in-depth reviewing, observing, and  reporting on contracted funded programs to ascertain whether or  not these programs are carried out in accord with contractual agreements  or federal guidelines; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Responsibilities (Included but not limited to):

  • Knowledge of approved methods of compiling and interpreting data for the purpose of writing factual reports.
  • Ability to accept responsibility for the accuracy of the concerned work.
  • Ability to understand noncomplex contractual agreements and/or federal regulations for the purpose of understanding the working of funded programs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff members, project participants, and sponsors.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • Inform families requesting childcare subsidy of the process and procedures for obtaining childcare subsidy and of their subsequent responsibilities.
  • Refer parents to a Child Care Resource and Referral Unit Early Childhood Specialist for childcare referrals.
  • Ensure timely determination of eligibility and obtain verification of the eligibility factors reported.
  • Redetermine program eligibility pursuant to guidelines as defined by DHS or when changes necessitate such redeterminacion.
  • Notify parents and providers when changes in circumstances may affect childcare eligibility.
  • Ensure that parents are informed of their right to appeal an office decision.
  • Issue Preliminary Parent and Provider Agreement within required time frames to eligible applicants for selection of provider services.
  • Adhere to unique admissions criteria for each funding stream in accordance with DFD policy and procedures.
  • Determine the appropriate co-payment to be paid by the parents and the subsidy amount payable to the provider using existing rates and co-payment schedule.
  • Maintain case records in accordance with state and federal standards.
  • Refer self-arranged providers to Family Child Care Unit for home inspection.
  • Adhere to a written agreement between the county agency and the DCP&P district office.
  • Operate CARES automated systems.
  • Provide technical assistance to clients and providers as requested.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements/Other:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license

NOTE:

  • Applicants who do not meet the above education requirement may substitute experience in inspecting or     reviewing activities/programs  for compliance with established standards, guidelines,  regulations, or contractual  agreements  or in  the review,  analysis,  and  evaluation  of  activities/programs to ascertain their adequacy, efficiency,   deficiencies, and effectiveness  in  achieving objectives on a year-for-year  basis with  thirty (30) semester credit hours being equal  to  one  (1) year of experience.

Special Skill:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in Spanish and English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Public Safety Telecommunicators (PSTs)

Full-Time

Bergen County Communications is accepting applications for experienced full time Public Safety Telecommunicators (PSTs).

  • Must be certified in EMD, Basic Telecommunicator and CPR.
  • Salary, according to salary guide, will be commensurate with experience.
  • Salary includes holiday pay and may also include shift differential.
  • PSTs work a Pitman Schedule (7am-7pm, 7pm-7am), this includes four hours of automatic overtime due to schedule.
  • Health benefits are also included for full time employees.

We are also accepting applications for per diem PSTs. Experience is preferred but is not needed.

Please indicate whether you are applying for F/T or Per Diem.

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Recreation Aide - Per Diem

The Bergen County Zoo is currently seeking to fill two or more per diem positions. Per diem educators report to full-time education staff and their primary responsibility is the teaching of curriculum to both private and public groups.  Another essential function is performing all duties necessary to provide our guests with outstanding birthday party experiences, therefore Party Host must work weekends.  Per diem educators work 19 hours per week

Position Responsibilities

  • Perform all duties required of birthday party programs.
  • Create animal art for party child present.
  • Maintain party material inventory and order materials as necessary through Zoo Office Manager.
  • Assemble goody bags as necessary.
  • Assist with Special Events held on the weekends.  Assist with amphitheater shows as time allows.
  • Maintain records of party attendance and scheduling.
  • Create educational props, including crafts.
  • Maintain a clean and organized working space.
  • Occasional organizational and clerical tasks.
  • Light facility maintenance.
  • Attend all staff trainings.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a team member. 
  • Project a professional image that reflects positively on the Zoo and County of Bergen.
  • Perform additional duties, as assigned

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Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Public Health - County of Bergen – Department of Health

Under direction, performs sanitary inspection and environmental health work involving in the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health laws and rules within the concerned jurisdiction; conducts inspections, investigations, and educational outreach activities; performs other related duties as required and/or necessary.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of problems/procedures involved in sanitary inspection and environmental health work for the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health laws, rules, and ordinances.
  • Ability to assess environmental health risks and influences on humans and the environment.
  • Ability to interpret relevant public health laws and apply them to specific cases.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and others involved in the work of the unit.
  • Ability to prepare reports, maintain records and files; ability to testify accurately in court.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Example/s of Work – may include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code in such areas as: retail food establishments; public recreational bathing; tanning facilities; youth camps; body art procedures; animal care facilities; public health nuisances; and communicable disease control. 

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday
  • Rotating on call schedule

Experience/Other:

  • One (1) year of experience as a REHS at either a local, county, or state health department is preferred but not required.
  • Applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills and will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office. 

Education/Licensure:

  • Preferred Additional Qualifications: In-depth working knowledge of on-site wastewater disposal systems (septic systems) and Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor license are a plus. 
  • Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health is required.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Security Guard / Full Time

Under direction, patrols the grounds, buildings, and other areas and public facilities to provide protection to persons gathered therein from harm, and guards and protects property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal or unauthorized entry; does other related duties as required. 

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Sits and views a monitor screen or electronic surveillance board and remains alert to movement on screen which would indicate the presence of unauthorized persons or intruders in restricted area.
  • Sits or stands at a post and maintains orderly flow of individuals on entering and leaving.
  • Examines credentials such as employee passes, and press passes at entry point to the building or facility and/or issues special passes to visitors to prevent entry by unauthorized persons and to maintain a permanent record of those using the facility.
  • Requests verbal or written information from individuals pertaining to their destination, identity, and nature of their visit.
  • Tells occupants of building to evacuate premises and warns about impending danger from explosives, fires, and so forth to ensure an orderly and safe exit.
  • Checks cars in restricted parking areas such as employee or visitor parking lots for parking authorization stickers and issues warning or citation to prevent use of these areas by unauthorized individuals.

 Schedule:                             

  • 40 hours per week.
  • 24/7 operation.
  • Monday through Sunday depending on shift; day (7-3), evening (3-11) , or midnight (11 -7);

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

Other:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred but not required.
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver license.
  • Knowledge of problems involved in safeguarding large areas including buildings and grounds in that area.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Ability to remain cool and decisive in emergency situations.
  • Ability to follow prescribed procedures.
  • Ability to analyze simple problems.
  • Ability to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and from demonstrations.
  • Ability to note significant conditions by observation and to take proper action in accord with prescribed procedures.

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Social/Family Service Worker Trainee – County of Bergen

Department of Human Services – Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence

Under direct supervision of a supervisory official in a local government social service agency candidate will, perform office and field work required in providing continuing preventive and rehabilitative social services to clients and their families; aiding individuals/families having problems which adversely affect their family unit or personal lives: does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles of social work.
  • Knowledge of the methods used to conduct interviews.
  • Knowledge of the methods used to gather and analyze information.
  • Knowledge of problems associated with those experiencing social, economic, and other difficulties.
  • Knowledge of the resources likely to be required by those experiencing social, economic and/or other difficulties.
  • Ability to gather and analyze information.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate case records.
  • Ability to evaluate and identify client needs and provide recommendations for services.
  • Ability to interpret rules and regulations and apply them to specific situations.
  • Ability to maintain essential records and files.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those interested or involved with the work of the unit.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (preferred) in either behavioral or social service field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of counseling experience that may include: bio-psychosocial assessment; crisis intervention, hotline, and facilitation of individual and group counseling sessions.
  • Experience in the field of domestic violence (preferred).

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday / 40hrs/wk

Other:

  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent computer skills.

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It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Social Worker Full-Time & Per-Diem Positions - County of Bergen – Division of Family Guidance

Under direct supervision of a Social Work Supervisor in a county welfare agency, performs office and field work required in providing continuing preventive and rehabilitative social services to clients and their families; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of conducting interviews and acquiring information from clients who are in need of social services.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of maintaining effective interpersonal relations including techniques of handling various types of client-worker interaction and developing liaisons with other agencies.
  • Ability to understand and accept the family centered focus in working with clients.
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships within and outside the agency in a professional manner.
  • Ability to organize own time in an effort to meet assigned situations and work demands.
  • Ability to maintain essential records and files and complete standard forms for documentation.
  • Ability to apply principles and practices of social work.
  • Ability to interpret rules and regulations applicable to the county welfare agency.

Education Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, or related human services field.
  • Supervised visitation experience preferred

Schedule:

  • Full-time and Per-diem (PD up to 20 hours per week) this includes every Saturday and Sunday 8:30AM – 5PM.
  • Other agreed upon times for program meetings and documentation

Other:

  • Bi-lingual Spanish preferred, but not required
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Valid NJ Drivers license 
  • Ability to work weekends

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Social Worker Bilingual Spanish/English – County of Bergen - Division of Family Guidance

Under direct supervision of a Social Work Supervisor in a county welfare agency, performs office and field  work required in providing continuing preventive and rehabilitative social services to clients and their families; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):

  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of conducting interviews and acquiring information from clients who need social services.
  • Knowledge of problems associated with the economically disadvantaged and culturally different, ill and disabled individuals, juvenile delinquents, the elderly, and drug/alcohol abusers.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of counseling clients regarding personal, economic, emotional, and social problems.
  • Knowledge of functions of available community resources including social security, vocational rehabilitation, mental health, homemaker services, visiting nurses, and so forth.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of maintaining effective interpersonal relations including techniques of handling various types of client-worker interaction and developing liaisons with other agencies.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of preparing narrative reports.
  • Knowledge of techniques of effective written expression including grammar, word usage, and conciseness.
  • Knowledge of techniques of conducting investigations regarding abuse.
  • Interviews and case management plan development at the Bergen County Jail.
  • Provide Parenting classes at the Bergen County Jail.
  • In-home interviews with youth, siblings,
  • and caregivers.
  • Develop comprehensive case management plans for each family with input from the youth, caregivers, and social service staff.
  • Link youth and caregivers to appropriate services within the community as needed.
  • Facilitate communication between youth and other stakeholders including legal representatives, care management representatives and family members.
  • Participate in weekly case management meetings.
  • Collaborate with other social services staff daily to ensure proper attention to client’s needs.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, weekdays, Saturdays, and evenings required.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work or psychology.

Other Requirements:

  • Bi-lingual Spanish required
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy in MS Windows, Word, and Excel
  • Driver’s license
  • Must work evenings

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.


SOCIAL WORKER SUBSTANCE ABUSE #03738

COUNTY OF BERGEN – DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES

Under direction, performs various field and office work involved in aiding substance abusers in rehabilitation programs and assists them with their problems; does related work as required.

Knowledge and Job Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of psychological and social problems of chemically dependent persons.
  • Knowledge of the methods used to gather and analyze information.
  • Knowledge of interviewing techniques.
  • Knowledge of the principle of social work.
  • Knowledge of the public and private resources providing rehabilitation to substance abusers.
  • Knowledge of the signs and symptoms of addiction.
  • Conducts clinical intakes of new clients using a trauma- informed approach and identifies service needs using evidence-based assessment tools
  • Provides clinical services including individual, group, family and didactic psychotherapy sessions for clients with co- occurring diagnosis
  • Knowledge of substance abuse disorders and community resources in Bergen County and maintains familiarity with new programs and initiatives within the state and county level.
  • Develops comprehensive clinical case management, treatment, and service plan for each patient, integrating knowledge from a wide range of clinical and human service resources.
  • Participates in in service trainings and case conferences.
  • Participates in community events and conducts presentations to community providers.
  • Maintaining client records and documentation in accordance with state/facility regulations.

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday
  • Some evenings

Education Requirements/Other:

  • Master’s degree with two years of full-time experience in a substance use treatment facility
  • Bachelor’s degree and five years’ experience in a substance use treatment facility
  • A professional and /or clinical license required: CADC, and/ or LCSW, LCADC, LPC, or LAC
  • *Please note that this is an ideal opportunity for candidates seeking Licensure as an LSW, LCADC or LCSW.  New clinical hires would be provided with weekly individual and group supervision, with a senior clinician who has an LCADC/LCSW, in accordance with licensure requirements for the supervision pertaining to NJ license obtainment.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Senior Engineer – Bridges

The Bergen County Department Planning and Engineering is seeking a Structural (Bridge) Engineer with 10 years' experience and Professional Engineer's License to join the County Engineering Division located in Hackensack, New Jersey. The candidate is required to possess thorough knowledge of NJDOT design standards for steel and concrete structures and NJDOT Standard Specification for Road and Bridge Construction. Responsibilities include reviewing concept plans, preliminary and final engineering plans, structural calculations, technical specifications, engineer's estimates, etc. prepared by engineering consultants for complete bridge replacements and rehabilitations. Responsible to oversee all phases of project development including scheduling, planning, design, permitting, technical specifications, inspection, contract plans and documents, cost estimates, and DOT/FHWA compliance.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BS in Civil Engineering. MS in Structural Engineering is a plus.
  • Experience with NJDOT design standards, procedures and requirements.
  • Experience with current NJDOT Design Exception Manual.
  • Experience with current AASHTO Geometric Design of Highways and Streets manual
  • Experience with current AASHTO LRFD design code, LRFR, and NJDOT manuals and procedures.
  • Experience with NJDOT County Aid and Local Bridge Fund (LBF) grant requirements and compliance.
  • Experience in Micro Station and AutoCAD. Experience in Primavera Project schedule is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess a Professional Engineer's license in the state of New Jersey or the ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • Possess a valid driver's license.

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It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Social Service Assistant (Bi-Lingual) - Meals-on-Wheels Coordinator

The Bergen County Department of Human Services, Division on Disability Services provides a balanced meal, Monday through Friday, to eligible individuals with disabilities, between the ages of 18 and 59. 

Disabled Meals-on-Wheels (DMOW) assists those who are homebound and unable to prepare meals.  Its purpose is to support individuals with disabilities to preserve their independence within their community. While helping persons remain independent, our office strives to improve the consumer’s overall living conditions through referrals to agencies and self-help organizations. 

The DMOW aids adults with permanent or temporary disabilities, either through physical, mental, or emotional causes.  Cases reviewed on basis of a person’s living condition, contact with friends and family, ability to obtain food, cooking facilities, abilities to plan and prepare meals, and other factors involved in meal preparation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interview clients and gather necessary program information.
  • Conduct assessments and re-assessment to determine program eligibility.
  • Coordinate meal services and deliveries.
  • Maintain client data in database
  • Generate monthly reports.
  • Provide case management and referrals to other social agencies in community.
  • Survey program participants on annual basis to assess program satisfaction and effectiveness.
  • Perform community outreach.
  • Review and maintain program records and files.
  • Contact and preserve cooperative relationships with other social agencies.
  • Document and address client complaints and concerns.
  • Collaborate with social agencies to provide information and resources concerning nutrition.
  • Maintain consistent communication with program participants.
  • Assists in projects for the agency and gathers other routine data as needed.

Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 40 hours/week

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Completion of at least 60 credits from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience and knowledge working with individuals with disabilities
  • Basic computer proficiency.
  • Exemplary time management and organization skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid Driver's license required.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking required.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (EOE)


Social Service Assistant – Bi-lingual – (Spanish & English) – Department of Human Services

Under direction, performs paraprofessional work involved in the operations of a social service program; gathers and records significant social, financial, and pertinent information about their clients and/or implements selected aspects of the program; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Obtains and processes new client applications for home delivered meal service including nutrition screening; enters data in State mandated SAMS computer program
  • Responds to telephone inquiries regarding Meals on Wheels program in a timely manner and ensures information received is accurate
  • Fields incoming telephone calls from clients to suspend/resume service
  • Handles client comments and complaints calmly and politely; ensures that client issues are sufficiently resolved
  • Replies immediately to driver questions, follows up and assures well-being of clients who did not answer the door upon attempted delivery by MOW driver, contacts local police for wellbeing check when necessary
  • Updates driver route listings daily to ensure accurate delivery information and client satisfaction
  • Conducts semi-annual reassessments including nutrition screening; enters data, assess results, makes appropriate referral based on assessment
  • Supports coworkers with SFMNP (Farmer’s Market vouchers), congregate nutrition and HealthEASE wellness programs
  • Gives basic instruction to clients in such matters as menu planning, meal preparation, determining caloric content of various foods, and food preservation
  • Participates in community health fairs and elicits prospective client’s enrollment in the nutritional program
  • Assists dietitians in counseling clients regarding food safety to improve their nutritional status
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements:

  • Associate degree from an accredited college with a major course of study in nutrition care or dietetics

Other Requirements:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English – must be able to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in Spanish and English.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.


Substance Abuse Counselor Intern

  • Availability on nights, weekends and holidays
  • The position would include the following tasks/responsibilities:
  • Monitor Urine screens
  • Intake searching of client belongings
  • Room searches
  • Client transportation
  • Driver’s license
  • Resident monitoring
  • General activity oversight
  • Assigned tasks pertaining to facility operations
  • Didactic group and activity facilitation
  • Experience in anger de-escalating clients in distress
  • Prior experience working and or prior education in treatment of Substance Use Disorder
  • Client medication monitoring
  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma. 
  • Willingness to attend classes toward CADC
  • Per diem employee to work up to 29.5 hours per week.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


System Administrator

Full Time

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Windows System Administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing and administering Windows Server 2016/2019 servers, Active Directory and its services, O365, VMware 6.x and Storage, Veeam backup and Antivirus.

Responsibilities:

  • Installs, maintains and upgrades internal computer hardware and software systems. Troubleshoots, diagnoses and resolves network/server issues
  • Monitors usage and performance
  • Assists with recommending, scheduling and implementing system hardware and/or software upgrades.
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends software and hardware products
  • Background supporting telephone systems a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects and see them to completion on schedule.

We require a minimum of 7 years of extensive hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • MS Server, Design, implement & manage MS AD under multi-domain in Windows, Group Policies and DNS
  • VMware 6.x
  • Veeam backup Software

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


TELEPHONE OPERATOR - COUNTY OF BERGEN COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION

Under close supervision, performs routine, repetitive clerical work involving the processing of documents in a variety of functions; does other related duties as required.    

Knowledge and Job Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of office routines, equipment, and practices after a period of training.
  • Ability to comprehend established office routines and department regulations.
  • Ability to organize assigned clerical work and develop effective work methods.
  • Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations and tabulations.
  • Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Ability to perform tasks accurately within prescribed time frames.
  • Ability to work effectively with associates, superior officials, and members of the public concerned with the work of the department.
  • Ability to answer phones and multitask.
  • Ability to interact and assist with Motor Vehicle Operators in person and via our two-way radio system.
  • Ability to arrange appointments and assist clients with any questions or issues they may have.
  • Ability to update in systems regarding any changes to client’s schedule.
  • Ability to manage the emergency processes and procedures in case of emergency with a client or Motor Vehicle Operator.

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday – 8:00am – 4:30pm

Education Requirements/Other:

  • High School Diploma
  • Bilingual Spanish/English (Preferred)

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Traffic Engineer

Department of Planning & Engineering, Engineering Division

Count of Bergen, New Jersey

The Bergen County Department of Planning and Engineering is seeking a licensed professional civil engineer, with at least 5 years of traffic engineering experience. Must be responsible and self-motivated with strong communication and computer skills, including a proficiency in AutoCAD.

Shall be capable of designing traffic signals, signal timings, signing and striping plans, review consultant construction plans, prepare bid documents, and administer intersection improvement construction contracts. Perform reviews of traffic related improvements for site plan and subdivision applications, and address traffic related inquiries from municipal officials.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Civil Engineering.
  • Professional Engineer's License.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • 5+ years of experience in Traffic Engineering.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and technical writing skills.
  • AutoCAD and Microsoft Office experience.
  • Traffic analysis software experience including HCS, Synchro.
  • Adaptive Signal software experience a plus.
  • Experience in review of construction plans including grading, cross-sections, profiles, drainage, etc.
  • Experience in preparing technical specifications and bid documents.

Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluate intersections using traffic analysis software, accident data and traffic counts.
  • Use AutoCAD to prepare traffic signal plans and signing and striping plans.
  • Prepare traffic signal timing charts.
  • Monitor Adaptive Traffic Signal Systems.
  • Prepare bid documents for intersection improvement projects, including plans and technical specifications, etc.
  • Review construction plans for conformance with Bergen County standards
  • Administer engineering design, inspection, and construction contracts.
  • Perform traffic engineering reviews for site plan and subdivision applications submitted for County Planning Board approval.
  • Analyze traffic signal operation and phasing.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Training Technician - County of Bergen - Department of Human Services

Under direction, prepares and conducts in-service training and compiles information and data into manual form required for courses; does other related duties as required.

Knowledge and Job Responsibilities:  (may include but not limited to)

  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of on-the-job training.
  • Knowledge of problems involved in the presentation of organized classroom lectures.
  • Ability to analyze, comprehend, and interpret problems.
  • Ability to prepare training manuals, guides, and other related material.
  • Ability to provide advice concerning the introduction of approved training plans, techniques, and training materials.
  • Ability to organize assigned work and develop effective methods.
  • Ability establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and others involved in the work of the unit.
  • Ability to establish and maintain records and files.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday / 40hrs/wk

Education & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in educational technology (preferred).
  • Minimum of two (2) years of instructional design experience that may include: course design for e-learning, web design/development and graphic design.
  • Experience in the field of domestic violence (preferred).

Skills and Special Requirements:

  • Excellent writing, verbal, and written skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English (preferred).

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


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.

 

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Veterinarian

Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is an open-admission, municipal shelter taking in about 5,000 animals annually. We are committed to providing compassionate and humane care for the animals promoting the cause of animal welfare within our community.  We adhere to a no-kill philosophy under the guidelines of the Asilomar Accords.

Essential Duties:

  • Supervise State mandated disease control program with a solid understanding of “herd health” and having the ability to review and update standard operating procedures.
  • Complete intake exams, daily rounds, diagnose and provide treatment plans for shelter animals.
  • Ability to perform high volume spay/neuter procedures, dentals/extractions, enucleations, mass removals and/or other procedures as needed.
  • Support and promote TNR program to the shelter community.
  • Oversee the secure use of and record keeping for controlled substances in accordance with DEA, State and Federal regulations.
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented with the ability to prioritize using sound judgement while working in a sensitive, emotionally charged environment.
  • Coordinate free and low-cost public vaccine clinics.

Requirements:

  • Be a resident of New Jersey with a current New Jersey Veterinary License
  • DEA License
  • Full time position with weekend availability

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VOTING MACHINE TECHNICIAN – County of Bergen – Department of Elections

Under supervision, maintains and repairs voting machines; does other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities:

May include but are not limited to:
• Ability to organize assigned work and develop effective work methods.
• Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions.
• Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
• Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

Examples of work:

  • Tests, maintains, repairs, and makes necessary mechanical electrical and
  • electronic changes to voting machines.
  • Operates several types of office machines.
  • Performs set-ups for elections including set up diagnostics, pre-logic, and accuracy tests, also ballot verification and simulation voting tests.
  • Helps in folding of election ballots and inserting them into emergency ballot boxes for various wards and districts.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Schedule:

32.5  hours per week, Monday – Friday (In person required)

Education Requirements:  

Minimum - High School Diploma

Other Requirements:

  • Any previous technical experience with AVC voting machines is welcomed, but not necessary. Will train.
  • Possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey.

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.


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 setting preferred.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word)
  • Valid NJ driver's license.

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

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The County of Bergen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).