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 Community Development

The Grant Applications/Program Monitor is a full time in person 40-hour per week staff position.  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:                

  • 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.
  • Determines priorities to be accorded various grants based upon established policies.
  • Discusses with officials of the jurisdiction impact of proposed programs on existing structure.
  • Notifies agencies of jurisdiction on whose departments grant will impinge and solicits their recommendations.
  • Makes recommendations to governing body.
  • Notifies applying agency of decision of governing body.
  • 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:                            

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9AM – 5PM.

Education Requirements:

  • College degree preferred

Other Requirements:

  • 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.


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).


Assistant Program Analyst

The Bergen County Food Security Task Force was formed in July 2020 as the County of Bergen’s response to unprecedented levels of food insecurity in nearly every one of the 70 municipalities.  The Task Force is comprised of senior County officials and leaders from local food pantries, nonprofits, and municipalities in Bergen County.

The Task Force is charged with ensuring, Bergen County emergency food providers have greater, recurring access to nutritious food resources to meet the ongoing demands caused by the pandemic.  Additionally, the Task Force wants to ensure all Bergen residents facing food insecurity are empowered to make food choices for their household and are connected to critical community-based social service programs and government resources.  

The role of the Associate will be to assist in day to day operations of the Task Force and support ongoing initiatives by communicating with the 65+ food pantry network to keep them informed of Task Force projects and other resources available. The Associate will report directly to the Project Coordinator of the Task Force, housed in the Department of Human Services. 

Job Responsibilities:

Social Media and Website Updates

  • Manage Facebook and Instagram Accounts, ensure content is posted on a regular basis
  • Monitor accounts of direct messages and/or comments for those looking for resources or volunteer/donation opportunities
  • Create content/graphics and engage interns in social media projects (i.e. pantry spotlights, facts about food security, etc.)
  • Keep county page and website (bergenfightshunger.org) up to date with SNAP data, school lunch enrollment and pantry information
  • Monitor donations made through sites and draft thank you letters

Support Ongoing Operations

  • Monitor Task Force email, direct inquiries to the appropriate service or team member
  • Conduct food pantry/nonprofit outreach via phone, email, etc. on a daily/weekly basis
  • Maintain spreadsheets to track pantry hours, levels of service, and other initiatives
  • Assist with planning of food distributions as necessary
  • Staff resource tables at community events to distribute information about the Task Force

Administer Grant Programs

  • Support the Project Coordinator to organize incoming grant applications and prepare for team reviews
  • Coordinate with pantries to communicate feedback as needed

Hunger Action Month

  • Assist in planning initiatives, social media campaigns, and outreach activities to promote Hunger Action Month (September)

Misc. Event Planning / Event Coordination

  • Responsible for establishing improved data collection from pantry network
  • Formulate the public narrative and information campaigns related to Task Force efforts or Food Insecurity in Bergen

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in an office setting, preferably public policy or non-profit setting focused on social issues
  • Organized, detail oriented, strong communication skills
  • Ability to analyze data, set metrics, and develop reports for senior team members
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, and Web-based Telecommunications. Generally comfortable adapting to new technology
  • Problem solver
  • Experience in customer service or handling and prioritizing large volume of day-to-day communications is a plus
  • Knowledge or familiarity with social service resources including government aid programs is a plus

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

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


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).


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).


Clinician 

We are looking for a full-time clinician. The position would include the following tasks/responsibilities and requirements.

  • CADC, LSW, LCADC required.
  • Minimum of two years prior experience working in a clinical capacity treating Substance Use Disorder.
  • Able to manage a caseload of up to 8 residents.
  • Facilitate 1-3 groups per week (didactic and psychotherapy)
  • Individual, weekly client sessions with residents on caseload
  • Family therapy
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Provide transportation to residents as needed
  • Maintaining client records/Documentation in accordance with state/facility regulations.
  • Driver’s license required
  • 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.

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

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


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.


COORDINATOR, HEALTH PROJECT 3 – DIVISION OF HEALTH SERVICES

Under the direction of a supervisory official, is responsible for coordinate logistics for fatality review team meetings, compile overdose fatality review data for review, manage collected death data by utilizing information technology systems, manage implementation of OFR recommendations, does other related duties as needed. This is a Per-Diem position and is based in Hackensack, NJ with some hours in Paramus, NJ.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating logistics for Fatality Review Team meetings including:
    • Setting up meetings and sending out meeting reminders
    • Developing and/or maintaining critical data use agreements and memorandums of understanding with OFRT partners
    • Obtaining and protecting the privacy and confidentiality of protected health information
  • Compiling overdose fatality review data for review by:
    • Collecting data from various sources
    • Investigating the background of the individuals involved in overdose related deaths
    • Utilizing available sources of the death information such as obituaries and social media
    • Compiling recommendations and ideas generated in the meeting
    • Coordinating with the State Department of Health social workers to conduct interviews of family and friends of overdose victims
    • Preparing case summaries for each fatality case
    • Preparing reports from meetings and send to the State Department of Health in a timely manner
  • Managing collected death data by utilizing information technology systems by:
    • Participating in NJDOH-provided basic training on utilizing the OFR data instruments and the OFR implementation guide modules for this grant
    • Compiling and entering collected death data into NJDOH-provided OFR data instruments
    • Utilizing NJDOH-provided OFR data instruments o Conducting basic analyses of the jurisdiction’s death data
    • Developing fact sheets with data and recommendations summarizing results
  • Manage implementation of OFR recommendations through:
    • Maintaining a strong working relationship with each committee member
    • Promoting collaboration among partners to implement recommendations
    • Providing regular updates on the status of recommendations

Schedule:  Per-Diem; Maximum number of hours 29.5

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Public Health, Social Work, Education, or related field.
  • One year of experience with administrative support or data management and/or related field.
  • Knowledge of overdose and substance use disorders and/or direct experience working in substance use treatment in the U.S./Urban environment is preferred.
  • Basic computer proficiency.
  • Exemplary time management and organization skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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


Construction Inspector/Full Time

Department of Planning & Engineering, Engineering Division

Job Responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing and understanding County Planning Board approvals including Joint Report requirements and conditions
  • Estimate of improvements
  • Understand, and interpret construction plans for roadway improvements
  • Coordinate and schedule inspections on active projects
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive inspection records
  • Perform construction inspections of site plan and subdivision improvements within the public right-of-way for projects that have received County Planning Board approval.
  • Inspection of all improvements required by the County Planning Board Joint Report. Improvements include roadway, drainage, curbing, sidewalk, signage, striping, ADA facilities, etc.
  • Verify compliance with County standards and construction details
  • Verify proper materials and quality of workmanship
  • Work with the Department of Planning & Engineering staff to address problems, conflicts, field changes, etc.
  • Ensure all improvements are satisfactorily constructed in accordance with County standards
  • Ensure all required documentation is in place before issuing completion reports
  • Maintain the County’s Sign Management Database including updates resulting from intersection improvement projects, roadway resurfacing, and site plan/subdivision improvements
  • Produce sign inventory list from the database for use in roadway improvement projects
  • Inspect the installation of new or replacement signs required on newly resurfaced roads
  • Prepare work orders for sign repairs, replacements, changes, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Possess a valid NJ driver’s license
  • 3 years’ experience in roadway and infrastructure construction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills including laptop computers, tablets, cameras, levels, etc.
  • Possess knowledge of the NJDOT Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction
  • Knowledge of standard construction practices and procedures for the construction of roadway construction including milling, resurfacing, and road widening; drainage systems; curbing, sidewalk, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) facilities; signage; striping, etc.

The County of Bergen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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

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


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

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 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

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) – 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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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

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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

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Health Benefit Clerk

Full-Time (M-F; 40 hours/week) [In Person Only; Remote Work Not Available]

Summary:

The Health Benefit Clerk will assist the Health Benefit Manager in carrying out the administrative processes associated with overseeing and maintaining Bergen County’s Medical, Prescription, and Dental plans for active and retired employees. 

Prospective Job Duties:

  • Receive and process employees’ health benefit transaction forms, including enrollments, terminations, and other benefit changes.
    • Note: Transaction processing will include interfacing with/entering data into individual benefit carrier portals and Bergen County’s payroll system
  • Establish and maintain health benefit files for each individual employee
  • Prepare health benefit related employee mailings
  • Coordinate with Bergen County Treasury Department to ensure the timely payment of health benefit related bills, as directed by Health Benefit Manager
  • Receive and respond to health benefit related employee inquiries, as needed
  • Develop working knowledge of Bergen County’s benefit plan and organizational structures, so as to be able to advise employees of their benefit options
  • Perform employee outreach (via phone call and/or email), as needed
  • Assist the Health Benefit Manager on health benefit related special projects, as needed

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel programs
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work well in a cooperative, team-oriented environment
  • Effective multi-tasker
  • Knowledge of employer-sponsored benefit plans preferred

Required Education:

Associate’s degree

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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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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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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 Coordinator Drug and Alcohol Abuse – Division of Mental Health and Addictions Services

Under the Bergen County Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, plans, develops, implements, administers, and coordinates drug and alcohol abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs. This a full time in person 40-hour per week staff position.

Job Responsibilities:                       

  • Monitors and evaluates the drug and/or alcohol services contracted out to public or private agencies or organizations.
  • Ensures efficient collection and retrieval of program data necessary for preparation and submittal of reports, applications, and proposals required or requested by applicable funding, supporting, or contracting agencies.
  • Prepares and submits grants to obtain federal and state funding for substance use related services.
  • Supports Division with planning and representation at community events, and Division communication development.
  • Understands and shares information about current evidence-based intervention for prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery support services.
  • Works collaboratively with Division, providers, state personnel and community at large.

Schedule:                             

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9AM – 5PM.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word).
  • Four (4) years of administrative experience in an addictions-related program. (Master’s degree may be substituted for part of the experience).
  • Driver’s license valid in New Jersey

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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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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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Structural (Bridge) Engineer

Department of Planning & Engineering, Engineering Division

Count of Bergen, New Jersey

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
  • MS in Structural Engineering is a
  • Experience with NJDOT design standards, procedures and
  • Experience with current NJDOT Design Exception
  • Experience with current AASHTO Geometric Design of Highways and Streets manual
  • Experience with current AASHTO LRFD design code, LRFR, and NJDOT manuals and
  • Experience with NJDOT County Aid and Local Bridge Fund (LBF) grant requirements and
  • Experience in Micro Station and Experience in Primavera Project schedule is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • 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

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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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Social Worker, Bilingual (Spanish) – Juvenile Family Crisis Unit

Full time, Details below

The Juvenile/Family Crisis Intervention Unit counselor will provide crisis intervention and counseling services to juveniles and their families on a short-term basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Field phone calls from the agency’s crisis line during office hours and during on-call shifts to assist families in managing crisis situations
  • Conduct needs assessments to determine appropriate plan of services for families
  • Provide individual counseling, family counseling, and/or parent training to sessions on a short-term basis
  • Assist families with linkage to other services either within the agency or out in the community
  • Collaborate with other agencies and systems including community providers, school systems, court systems, etc.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree required in social work, counseling, or related field

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working with adolescents
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy(MS Excel and Word)
  • Bi-lingual Spanish required
  • Ability to work evenings
  • Ability to provide on-call services on a rotating weekly basis.

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


Social Worker – Juvenile Detention Center - Bilingual

Job Description:

The Juvenile Detention Center Social Worker is a full time 40-hour position.  Responsibilities include clinical evaluation and counseling services for youth who are residing at Juvenile Detention Center. The position requires interface with youth as well as caregivers, community stakeholders, court liaison and other service providers in order to address client’s needs.  Day and evening work is required. The position also requires work in other residential and/or outpatient settings.

Job Responsibilities:                      

  • Develop comprehensive clinical plans for each youth with input from the youth, caregivers, and other social service/medical staff.
  • Link youth and caregivers to appropriate services within the community as needed.
  • Interface with court liaison and other service providers/agencies
  • Participate in weekly case management and required supervision meetings.
  • Collaborate with social services staff daily to ensure proper attention to resident’s needs.

Hours:

  • Full time /40 hour work week. Multiple Evenings required.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree required in social work, counseling, or related field. LCSW preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working with adolescents preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy(MS Excel and Word)
  • Bi-lingual Spanish preferred
  • Ability to work evenings

Submission Process:

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

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Social Worker, Bilingual (Spanish) - Multi-Systemic Therapy Treatment Provider

Full time, details below

The social worker position is to provide Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST). The position is a full time 40 –hour per week staff position.  The position’s focus is on providing in-home services to families of at risk youth based upon the philosophy and intervention methods of the MST model.  The goal of the service is maintaining the youth in the community, within the family unit and outside of the juvenile justice system. 

Job Responsibilities:               

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

Hours:                                  

Full time / 40 hour work week. Workweek structured around family availability and required supervisions. Evening hours are required. On-call responsibility is required on a rotating basis. Weekend hours as necessary.

Education Requirements:     

  • Master’s degree in social work.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience working with adolescents
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy(MS Excel and Word)
  • Driver’s license.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish required
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to provide on-call services on a rotating weekly basis

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

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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.

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

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Supervising Animal Attendant

BCASAC is looking for a full time Supervising Animal Attendant 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.

Requirements:

  • Two years’ experience in the care and feeding of shelter animals including knowledge of shelter disease control
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Possess a valid N.J. Driver’s License
  • Must be available from Sunday through Thursday (8:30am - 5:30pm)
  • Must be able to read, write, understand and communicate in English

Examples of work:

  • Under direction, supervises and trains animal attendants in the care, feeding and grooming of dogs, cats and other animals in the shelter
  • Distributes and assigns daily workload among staff in accordance with workflow and job specialization, ensuring each employee has enough work to be kept busy
  • Resolves simple informal complaints of employees and refers other complaints to the Director,

documents and makes suggestions to the Director as to disciplinary matters, reassignments and other personnel actions

  • Ability to clean and disinfect according to the mandated disease control protocols for the animal’s living quarters, food/water bowls and bedding, maintaining animal safety and security at all times
  • Must be willing to be trained in the safe handling of potentially fractious animals
  • Assists with adoption of animals including training and socialization of animals prior to adoption
  • Transports animals to the veterinary office for check-ups, vaccines or other treatment

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to supervise subordinate employees
  • Knowledge of the care and feeding of animals in addition to cleaning and disinfecting kennels, cages and related equipment
  • Ability to identify symptoms of health disorders in animals and report findings to the medical department
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with coworkers and the public
  • Ability to maintain records and files

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

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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

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

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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.

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

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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

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

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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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