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Find your next job here:

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 Writer (Grants & Contracts Coordinator) – Family Guidance

Family Guidance, a Division of the Bergen County Department of Human Services, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Analyst Grant Applications (Grants and Contracts Coordinator). The Grants and Contracts Coordinator is responsible for the writing new grant applications and the management and quality assurance of all existing grants and contracts.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reviewing State and Federal requests for proposals to identify potential new funding opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Utilize various web based data systems for grant applications and reports
  • Manage other Division tasks related to grants, contracts and personnel such as preparing Freeholder resolutions, letters of agreements for consultants and managing personnel paperwork.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in English or related field.
  • At least five (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.
  • Very strong writing, copyediting, and verbal communication skills in English is required.
  • Previous experience with New Jersey State or federal grants management a huge plus.
  • Familiarity with grants related to at-risk youth a plus.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning ability; detail-oriented.
  • Enjoys working with people.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and to take initiative.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ability to learn web based data systems.

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


Animal Attendant

Full time position or part time position

Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

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

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

 


Animal Control Officer

Full time position

Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

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

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

 


Animal Keeper

Per-Diem position

Job Description:

The James A. McFaul Environmental Center in Wyckoff is looking for per diem animal keepers to join our team and help care for our extensive collection of animals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primarily involved in the care, feeding and cleaning of animals.
  • Must be willing and able to be trained in the safe handling wild/non-domesticated 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 senior staff member.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Perform related work as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds a plus
  • Possess a valid NJ Driver's License if use of vehicle is required for the daily assignment
  • Rotating weekend and holiday work is a must.

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

 


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.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

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

 


Greenskeeper

Full time position

 Job Requirements:

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

 

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

 


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

Please send employment application to resume@co.bergen.nj.us – please indicate which schedule you are applying to in subject line of email.


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Juvenile Detention Officer

Job Responsibilities:

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

Requirements/Experience:

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

 

Education Requirements:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree.

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


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

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


Motor Vehicle Operator

Full time position

 Job Description:

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

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Meals on Wheels

 Skills:

  • CDL Class B with Passenger Endorsement preferred.

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


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.

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


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.

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


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.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.


Supervising 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
  • Oversee the secure use of and record keeping for controlled substances in accordance with DEA, state and federal regulations
  • Provide direct supervision of veterinary health technicians
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented with the ability to priortize using sound judgement while working in a sensitive, emotionally charge environment
  • Coordinate publice vaccine clinics and provide support to the shelter’s foster and TNR programs

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.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.


Tree Maintenance Worker

 Full time position

Job Description:

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

 General Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 Skills:

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

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


Youth Group Worker

Full time position

Job Description:

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

 General Responsibilities:

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

 Schedule:

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

 Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in mental health or related field.

 Other Requirements:

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

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