Employment At The County

Animal Health Technician

Full time position.

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

Examples of work:

  • 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 with surgery including sterilizing instruments, securing supplies, handling surgical instruments and disinfecting and cleaning up operating area
  • Under the direction of the Veterinarian, humanely euthanize animals
  • Disinfects cages for the control and eradication of disease and infection

Requirements:

Completion of sixty (60) college credits including eighteen (18) credit hours in zoology, biology, animal husbandry or related fields at an accredited college or university

License in the State of New Jersey preferred

New Jersey Driver’s License

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


Clinician - Domestic Violence

Bergen County’s Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence has an immediate opening for a full-time clinician to work in the highly rewarding field of domestic violence.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Facilitate separate counseling groups for victims/survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence
  • Provide individual counseling to victims/survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence
  • Provide crisis counseling to victims/survivors of domestic violence
  • Conduct intake assessments
  • Answer hotline calls
  • Provide accurate, thorough and timely documentation
  • Provide trauma-informed treatment
  • Work collaboratively in a team atmosphere

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field
  • Current and Valid New Jersey license (or in process of achieving): LAC, LSW, LPC, LCSW, LMFT
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Exemplary time management and organizational skills
  • Cultural Competency

Send resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


Junior System Administrator

Full time position.

Job description:
The Jr. System Administrator will respond to service requests regarding network connectivity and software application & hardware problems and, perform in-person duties such as new-hire set-up, mobile device trouble-shooting, general office equipment/peripheral support and Travel to remote sites.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The candidate must have excellent communication skills.
  • The candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in the following areas:
    • Windows 7/10
    • Mobile phone support
    • Desktop Support & customer services
    • Printing services
    • Ability to produce clear and concise documentation
    • Microsoft Office toolset (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio)
    • Active Directory, TCP/IP networking, DNS and DHCP

Skills:

  • Windows 7/10 OS, Windows Server 2008/2016, Backup, Antivirus, iPhone and Android Set Up, Apple OS and Wi-Fi knowledge.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Send resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


  • Juvenile Detention Officer

    Job Description:

    The Juvenile Detention Officer position is a full time 40-hour position.  The position's focus is to provide oversight and supervision of the juveniles residing at the Bergen County Juvenile Detention center.  The position ensures the safety and well-being of the facility staff and residents by enforcing the rules and maintaining order.

    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 torms 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.

    Schedule:

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

    Education Requirements:

    High School diploma or equivalent with experience required. College degree preferred.

    Other Requirements:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience working with at- risk populations and /or security preferred.
    • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word)
    • Valid driver's license.
    • Flexible schedule to accommodate weekdays, weekends, holiday.

    Please, send resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


    System Administrator

    Full time position.

    Job description:

    We are seeking an experienced Windows System Administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing and administering Windows Server 2008/2016 servers, Active Directory and its services, Exchange 2016, VMware 6.x and Storage, Veeam backup, Antivirus.

    General Duties and 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

    Knowledge and Skills:

    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 Exchange, MS Server, Design, implement & manage MS AD under multi-domain in Windows, Group Policies and DNS

    VMware 6.x

    Veeam backup or Data Protector Backup Software

    Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

     Please, send resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


    Road Repair Person

    Job Responsibilities

    Responsible for performing varied types of work involved in the maintenance, repair, resurfacing, and construction of roads within the County.  May assist in installation and/or maintenance of traffic lines and traffic signs and perform other related duties as required for the maintenance of County roads.

    Job Duties

    • Performs varied types of work involved in the maintenance, repair, resurfacing, and/or construction of roads
    • Assists in the repair of potholes, mixes cement or mortar, shovels gravel/sand.  May be required to perform work related to installation of drain pipes and catch basins, guard rails, manholes, and other such work as may be required for County road maintenance and repair
    • May be required to use power tools and other heavy equipment such as electric/pneumatic drills, jack hammers, and cement/asphalt mixing equipment

    Requirements

    Experience in cleaning, maintenance, and repair of roads and streets which may include work involving the installation and maintenance of traffic lights and signs, or experience as a laborer in a public works department: 1 year

    Required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is required to perform essential duties of the position.  Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) class B with tank endorsement preferred. 

    Please send resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


    Tree Maintenance Worker

    Job Responsibilities

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

    Job Duties

    • 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

    Requirements

    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 resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


    Truck Driver Heavy

    Job Responsibilities

    Responsible for operating a truck with a tandem/dual rear axles to transport materials, equipment, or people.  May do other work related to the maintenance and operation of trucks and installed equipment such as snowplows and towing equipment. 

    Job Duties

    • Receive assignments and drive trucks of varied types including trucks used for road maintenance, construction work, and ice/snow control work
    • Pick up, load truck, and deliver materials and/or people, keep records of trips and deliveries
    • Operate, as necessary, equipment such as snowplow, spreader, or winch
    • May inspect truck prior to operating for proper amounts of fuel, oil, water, tire pressure, document and report any issues with vehicle.

    Requirements

    Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and any other applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.  Class A with tank endorsement preferred.

    Experience driving a truck with tandem/dual rear axles and auxiliary equipment such as snow plow, salt spreader, winch: 1 year

    Please send resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


    Veterinarian

    Full time position.

    Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is an open-admission, municipal shelter taking in about 5,000 animals annually.  We are commited 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 and 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, denta;s/extractions, enucleations, mass removals and 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 techniques.
    • Must be high organized, detail oriented with the ability to prioritize using sound judgement while working in a sensitive, emotionally charged enironment.
    • Coordinate pyblic 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 resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us


     Youth Group Worker

    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.

    Job 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 resumes to: resume@co.bergen.nj.us