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Animal Attendant

Full time position or part time position

Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

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

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


Animal Control Officer

Full time position

Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

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

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


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


Diesel Mechanic

Full time position

 Requirements/Experience:

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

 

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


Greenskeeper

Full time position

 Job Requirements:

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

 

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


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


Motor Vehicle Operator

Full time position

 Job Description:

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

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Meals on Wheels

 Skills:

  • CDL Class B with Passenger Endorsement preferred.

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


Psychologist/Supervisor

 Full time position/Evening Hours Required

 Job Description:

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

 Job Responsibilities:

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

 Job Requirements:

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

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


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