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).


Addiction Counselor - County of Bergen Department of Health Services – Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Under direction of a Supervising Substance Abuse Counselor or other supervisory official in a state department or other agency, acts as a case consultant or supervises work of subordinate counselors and does varied tasks involved in assisting clients to make satisfactory social/emotional adjustments; may act as supervisor in a small clinic; supervises staff and work activities; prepares and signs official performance evaluations for subordinate staff; does other related duties.

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

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with counseling theory, procedures, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with laws of New Jersey relating to substance abuse after a period of training.
  • Knowledge of current facts, theories, hypotheses, programs, and research in the area of narcotic and dangerous drugs.
  • Assist in the development of preliminary treatment and recovery plans.
  • Participates in case, diagnostic, and progress conferences.
  • Investigates and verifies pertinent facts and information necessary for an effective treatment plan.
  • Maintains an assigned caseload of clients and provides necessary group or individual counseling and case management services.
  • Ability to take part in trainings and meetings as assigned.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence.
  • Ability to prepare reports.
  • Ability to maintain histories, records, and files.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Education Requirements:

  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)
  • Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC)

Schedule:

  • Full time (day/evening/holidays maybe assigned and weekend hours (flexible schedule))

Other:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in counseling or social work.
    • One (1) year must include experience with drug/alcohol treatment, prevention and/or rehabilitation.
  • Valid New Jersey (NJ) Driver’s License
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent computer skills.

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

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

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

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


Animal Control Officer / Full-Time - Division of Animal Services

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 - Division of Animal Services Hiring for both Full Time and Per Diem

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

Job Description & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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


Animal Health Technician/Supervising Animal Keeper - County of Bergen Department of Parks – Division of Park Operations

Under the direction of the Zoo Curator and Veterinarian, cares for, treats sick, injured animals and monitors the overall health of the animal collection at the Bergen County Zoo.

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

  • Duties include but not limited to medicating, observation, routine fecal analysis, run x-ray equipment, assist vet during surgeries, clean hospital cages, supervise assigned staff, trains staff in care and feeding of animal collection and other work as assigned.
  • Renders treatment of sick or injured animals as directed by Veterinarian and/or Zoo Curator
  • Medicates animals as prescribed.
  • Performs preliminary examinations of animals to determine symptoms of disease or injury and reports findings to the Veterinarian and/or Zoo Curator.
  • Operates x-ray equipment to determine any internal injuries to animals.
  • Assists in the development of new zoo displays and animal exhibits.
  • Knowledge of animal care and handling
  • Performs macro and microscopic studies on specimens of animal feces and skin scrapings to determine the kind and extent of any parasite infestation.
  • When surgery is performed, may assist the Veterinarian by sterilizing instruments, securing supplies, handing off surgical instruments and cleaning of the operating area.
  • Knowledge of the principles of normal and abnormal animal life processes and of laboratory procedures.
  • Disinfects cages for the control and eradication of infections and communicable diseases.
  • Under direction of the Veterinarian, injects animals to be disposed of with lethal drugs.
  • May directly supervise the activities of the principal animal keeper and rest of animal keeping staff when difficult or unusual problems arise.
  • Ability to gather and record information regarding cases to prepare animal patients for examinations and ready instruments and equipment for use.
  • Ability to organize and maintain the zoo’s technical library to ensure a complete selection of necessary volumes pertinent to the zoo’s operation.
  • Assist in the selection and acquisition of new animals.
  • May attend conferences related to the animal care field.
  • Knowledge of zoology, biology, and animal management
  • Ability to recognize an analyze problems with the purpose of solving them in an efficient and effective manner.

Education Requirements: 

  • BS in biology or related field
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a vet technology program
  • Experience in an Accredited Zoo Facility a must

Schedule:  

  • Full Time – OT occasional.
  • Able to work weekends, holiday and varied shifts.

Other: 

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Vet technician certification
  • Computer skills
  • Species 360

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Schedule:

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

Education & Experience:

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

Skills and Special Requirements:

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

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

The County of Bergen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.
It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The County of Bergen not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.
This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.


Assistant Health Officer – County of Bergen – Department of Health Services

Develop, coordinate, and manage the work programs of the county health department and assume the duties of the Assistant Health Officer and supervise staff in the absence of the County Health Officer; does other related duties as required:

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

  • Take the lead over the Division of Public Health.
  • Serve as a liaison to contracting municipalities.
  • Participate in the coordination of public health policies and plans.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence.
  • Ability to prepare reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain records and files.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local public health laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, policies, standards and procedures and their application to specific situations.
  • Knowledge of techniques used in public health administration.
  • Knowledge of the records required in a public health program.

Schedule:

  • 40hrs/wk.
  • As needed, on call rotation of evenings, holidays, and weekends

Education & Experience:

  • Valid New Jersey Health Officer (HO) license.

Skills and Special Requirements:

  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to learn/utilize various types of manual and/or electronic data systems used within the department.

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

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

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

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


Assistant Mental Health Administrator – County of Bergen

Department of Health Services – Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Under direction, assists the mental health administrator in planning, developing, and implementing county mental health services; does other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • May plan and implement all mental health system and program development activities for a county.
  • May develop an annual county mental health services plan.
  • Participates in monitoring grant funding and evaluation of services rendered by various mental health agencies throughout the county.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to the mental health administrator on proposals and funding applications for mental health services submitted to the Mental Health Board.
  • May prepare the annual budget for the Mental Health Board.
  • Participates in the review and negotiation of initial and renewal contracts between the county and agencies providing mental health services.
  • May represent the Mental Health Board on various committees and meetings with other agencies.
  • May develop plans for mental health community centers and county facilities including research studies and the preparation of proposals and applications for such facilities.
  • Maintains liaison between state and federal mental health agencies and studies the financial resources available at the state and federal level.
  • Serves in a liaison capacity with regional or local planning groups.
  • Serves as and represents the mental health administrator during his/her absence.
  • May establish records and files.

Schedule:

  • Full-time.

Education & Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Public Health, Hospital Administration, or Nursing.
  • Three (3) years of experience in the administration of a mental health program·
  • A Master's degree in Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Public Health, Hospital Administration, or Nursing from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of required experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to learn/utilize various types of manual and/or electronic data systems used within the department.

 

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

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

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

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


Assistant Program Analyst – County of Bergen Department of Human Services, Division of Office of Director

Under direction of the Project Coordinator of the Food Security Task Force, will assist in day-to-day operations of and support ongoing initiatives by communicating with the 65+ food pantry network keeping them informed of projects and other resources available; does other related work.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Maintains, monitors, and manages all social media outlets, website for bergnefightshunger.org and communicates updates for County of Bergen’s page, updates as needed.
  • Supports ongoing operations by assisting and monitoring emails and responding as needed.
  • Conduct food pantry/nonprofit outreach via phone, email, etc. on a daily/weekly basis
  • Prepares reports to track pantry hours, levels of service, and other initiatives.
  • Assist with analyzing and evaluating planning of food distributions.
  • Organize and review grant applications and prepare for team reviews.
  • Collects data.
  • Maintains essential records and files.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • 1-2 years’ experience working in an office setting, preferably public policy or non-profit setting focused on social issues.

Other:

  • Possess strong communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Effective multi-tasker who is organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • 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.
  • Experience in customer service or handling and prioritizing large volumes 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.usput in subject line job applying for, thank you.

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

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

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


Assistant Veterans Service Officer / Per Diem – County of Bergen Department of Human Services – Division of Veterans Services

Under the direction of the Veterans' Service Officer, is responsible for the dissemination of information relating to the rights and benefits of war veterans; interacting with Veterans, surviving spouses and children daily to initiate and assist with a plethora of claims; does other related work.

Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):

  • Interviews and completes intakes from Veterans, Surviving Spouses, and their children.
  • Manage the database claims tracker.
  • Attend outreach events.
  • Coordinates activities between health care centers and the department.
  • Conduct field visits to Veterans and surviving spouses who do not have the ability to leave their homes due to disability.
  • Establishes and maintains records and files.
  • Will have to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the VA, County, and office.

Schedule: 
Per Diem - must be flexible to work a minimum of 20 hours, but maximum of 25.  

Requirements:

  • Completion of a Veteran Service Officer accreditation upon official hire.
  • Honorably discharged Veteran.
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.

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

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

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

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


Bergen County Department of Human Services / Division of Family Guidance Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Supervisor:

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise staff consisting of clinicians and case workers from varied disciplines.
  • Provide group and/or individual therapy for at-risk youth.
  • Conduct individual supervision and staff meetings.
  • Conduct intake and assessments of at-risk youth and families as required.
  • Compose treatment / intervention plans consistent with evidence informed practices as required.
  • Complete all required documentation.
  • Attend required trainings.
  • Collect, analyze and report on relevant program statistics.
  • Collect and compose data and reports as required by grants and contracts.
  • Maintain an appropriate caseload of clients and provide other work related responsibilities as required.

Hours:

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

Education Requirements:

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

Other Requirements:

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

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

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


Boiler Operator

Summary:

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

Sample of Job Duties:

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

Requirements:

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

Knowledge and Abilities:

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

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

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


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

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

Knowledge and Abilities:

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

Schedule:

  • Per-diem

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

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

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

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

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


Clerk 1 – County of Bergen Department of Parks – Division of Park Operations

Under the direction of the Program Coordinator of Special Events, this position will perform routine, clerical work and will assist in the day-to-day functioning of the County’s permit and events office. does other related duties as required; does other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities and examples of work (may include but not limited to):

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

Schedule:

  • Per Diem – 19 ½ hours/week

Education & Experience:

  • Experience or interest in Parks and Recreation and/or
  • Customer service experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Skills and Special Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Competency with Microsoft Office suite.

Please send employment application and cover letter to resume@co.bergen.nj.us – put in subject line job applying for, thank you.

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

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

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


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

Put in subject line job applying for, thank you.

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


Community Relations Specialist – County of Bergen Department of Health Services – Division of Animal Services

Bergen County Animal Shelter (BCAS) 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. Under direction, assists in the organization, promotion, and development of a community relations program to advance community harmony and performs field work to carry out the objectives; does related work as required.

Job Responsibilities: (may include, but not limited to)              

  • 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 vehicles to various events such as town family days, sponsored adoption events, corporate events, and government sponsored events.
  • Ability to conduct educational programs to both adult and children’s groups/organizations.
  • Conduct off-site adoption events that develop and maintain a harmonious liaison between the community and government organizations.
  • Plan and implement programs 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.
  • Prepare reports and official correspondence.
  • Maintain essential records and files.

Schedule:                            

  • Full time.
  • May be required to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma.
  • Two years’ experience in a community relations or community organization work and/or experience in field work in any social program

Other Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word).
  • Possess a valid N.J. Driver’s License.

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

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

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

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


Community Service Aide – Per Diem - County of Bergen Department of Human Services – Division of Disability Services

Under supervision, performs a variety of routine field and office work; provides information assistance to clients; act as a source of information and referral; and makes referrals to other agencies; does other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the community liaison between the Division and the community.
  • Assists in the implementation and delivery of community-oriented service programs which benefit community residents.
  • Meets with residents to help determine their home, financial, and social conditions which might qualify them for assistance with various agencies/programs.
  • May set up appointments for residents with appropriate public or private agencies.
  • May attend community meetings or help organize community residents to work together to deal with specific community concerns.
  • May disseminate information on various community-oriented agencies.
  • Refers information to appropriate agencies regarding needs for new/altered programs for community residents.
  • Conducts surveys, gathers data/information, and projects anticipated problems concerning activities and changes in the community.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of events.

Schedule:

  • Per Diem – up to 29 hours per week.
  • Flexible.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of at least 60 credits from an accredited college or university.

Other Requirements:

  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
  • Experience and knowledge working with individuals with disabilities (preferred).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel programs.
  • Exemplary time management and organizational skills.
  • Culturally Competent.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work well in a cooperative, team-oriented environment.
  • Bilingual language skills are a plus.

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

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

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

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


Community Service Aide – Per Diem – County of Bergen Department of Human Services - Division of Veterans Services

Under the direction of the Veterans' Service Officer, is responsible for the dissemination of information relating to the rights and benefits of war veterans; interacting with Veterans, surviving spouses and children daily to initiate and assist with a plethora of claims; does other related work.

Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

  • Complete intakes from Veterans, Surviving Spouses, and their children.
  • Manage the Veterans database tracker.
  • Attend outreach events.
  • Assist Veterans and families in completing necessary paperwork required to enroll in public and community programs.
  • Conduct field visits to Veterans and surviving spouses who do not have the ability to leave their homes due to disability.
  • Working hand-in-hand with other team members to address Veteran and family needs.

Schedule: 

  • Per Diem - must be flexible to work a minimum of 20 hours, but maximum of 25. 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science or related field.
  • Experience working with Veterans and Social Services.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.

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

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

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

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


Community Service Worker - County of Bergen Department of Health Services – Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Under supervision, performs supportive functions and assists people who have a substance use disorder and/or opioid use disorder diagnosis and/or are in recovery

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Provide recovery support and peer coaching to program participants.
  • Assists individuals in developing recovery plans.
  • Educate individuals on treatment and support service navigation.
  • Provide recovery support services based on individual’s preference and assessed needs.
  • Support individuals in their recovery as they move through stages of change.
  • Assist individuals in accessing recovery support services in the community.
  • Work collaboratively with the case manager to ensure individuals engage in services and transitions.
  • Be a positive role model by sharing experiential knowledge, hope, and skills.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with individuals in order to assess them in treatment engagement and retention.
  • Reinforce, guide, and reassure the individual that recovery is possible and build upon their strengths and coping abilities.
  • Assist individuals with gaining skills and resources to maintain recovery, including MAT as applicable.
  • Assist in establishing and sustaining a social and physical environment supportive of recovery.
  • Enhance identification and participation in the recovery community.
  • Advocate for appropriate and effective community treatment and recovery
  • Empower individuals to make self-determined and self-directed choices about recovery pathways.
  • Provide individual and group support in-person.
  • Help individuals maintain healthy community, family and social functioning.
  • Participates in team meetings and training.
  • Documents clear, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Work harmoniously with team, clients, and community.

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent required; Associates degree or higher preferred

Schedule:

  • Full Time
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and varied shifts per client needs.

Other:

  • Two (2) years of experience in the guiding principles of recovery
  • Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) or National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (may earn upon employment)

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

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

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

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


Community Service Worker – County of Bergen Department of Human Services – Division of Office for Children

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

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Application Process: Review and screen applications, follow-up with parents to complete the application process.
  • Customer Service: Provide support, education, and services to families in accordance with state and federal policies for childcare assistance programs.
  • Policy Adherence: Maintain updated knowledge of program policies and apply procedures consistently as mandated in the Childcare and Development Block Grant (CCDBG).
  • Community Outreach: Provide information about the assistance program and ECC to parents and the community as directed by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development.
  • Assistance Guidance: Inform families about the process and procedures for obtaining childcare assistance and their subsequent responsibilities.
  • Timely Response: Ensure response to a request for childcare assistance within the specified period as mandated in the grant requirements and Office for Children policy manual.
  • Referrals: Refer parents to a Childcare Resource and Referral Specialist for childcare referrals and additional resources.
  • Eligibility Determination: Ensure determination of eligibility within the program mandated timeframe and obtain verification of eligibility factors.
  • Redetermination: Redetermine program eligibility as per guidelines defined by CCDBG.
  • Rights Information: Inform parents of their right to appeal against an office decision.
  • Agreements: Issue Preliminary Parent and Provider Agreement (PAPA) within mandated time frames to eligible applicants for provider services selection.
  • Admissions Criteria: Adhere to unique admissions criteria for each funding stream in accordance with Division of Family Development (DFD) policy.
  • Record Maintenance: Maintain case records in accordance with county, state, and federal standards.
  • Provider Referrals: Refer self-arranged providers (FFN) to the Family Childcare Unit for home inspection.
  • System Proficiency: Attain proficiency in the CARES and WLS online data management systems.
  • Technical Assistance: Provide technical assistance to clients and providers as requested.
  • Complaint Handling: Follow the mandated DFD process for complaints received.

Schedule:

  • Full time

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college.

Other Requirements:

  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, data systems and technology
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work well in a cooperative, team-oriented environment.
  • Effective multi-tasker.

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

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

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

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


Diesel Mechanic / Full-Time - Division of Mechanical Services

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

Job responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not limited to:

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

Requirements:

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

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


Director of Family Counseling – County of Bergen Department of Human Services – Division of Family Guidance

Under direction, plans, develops, and organizes a program of family counseling services; oversees/supervises staff on a day-to-day operation, by providing family counseling services on a variety of economic, social, or other contemporary issues, ensuring clinical best practices, and interfacing with other County Departments and agencies in support of the Division’s mission and objectives; does related work.

Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):

  • Provide supervision as directed to professional and para-professional staff.
  • Ensures adherence to documentation requirements as identified by regulatory agencies.
  • Review/revise procedure manuals to ensure that treatment plans, case notes and other written correspondence are in compliance with standards.
  • In collaboration with program supervisors, oversee the audit of clinical charts to ensure adherence to standards of practice.
  • Provide direction and oversight of evidenced based practices that are found to be effective in providing care to at-risk youth.
  • Analyzes issues and develops effective solutions to promote and provide safe, trauma-informed care to clients.
  • Reviews and assigns cases to counselors.
  • Provides advice and guidance to counseling staff.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of program services.
  • Collaborate in the development of policies and procedures.
  • Participate in grant writing projects as necessary.
  • Participate in administrative team meetings.
  • Remain available on off hours for staff/client issues.
  • Work with supervisors and staff at all levels of the Division to explore solutions, resolve problems, redistribute current resources, and change priorities to meet the changing program needs of the Division.
  • Perform other clinical and supervisory duties as assigned.

Schedule:

  • Full-time

Education:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in social work or a doctorate in psychology.
  • Maintenance of full licensure in appropriate discipline is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five years post-licensure experience supervising clinical and supervisory staff.
  • Experience in clinical assessment, child/adolescent development, and family dynamics.
  • Residential and/or juvenile justice experience preferred.

Other:

  • Strong interpersonal/leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ability to learn web-based data systems.
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.

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

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

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

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


Family and Neighborhood Counselor – County of Bergen Department of Human Services Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence

Under direction, the Abuse Intervention Specialist, provides counseling   and   assistance   to individuals and families in solving problems that affect the unity and welfare of the family and/or neighborhood; does other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):

  • Assists, counsels, and conducts group intervention sessions for batterers as per the AIP curriculum.
  • Participates in group sessions where parties involved try to resolve problems through open, frank discussions.
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with neighborhood organizations.
  • Refers clients to other agencies for further assistance where warranted.
  • Ensure adherence to evidence-based research in exposing and restructuring thought patterns related to abuse and violence.
  • Consult and work collaboratively with the legal system, community resources, healthcare providers, and victim services.
  • Engage actively in ongoing risk assessments and coordinate with all involved systems to reduce the risk of harm towards victims.
  • Contribute to the development and internalization of a non-abusive belief system in participants, based on equity, respect, accountability, and equality.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed documentation of sessions and compliance.
  • Participate in continuous training and development in the field of domestic violence intervention.

Schedule:

  • Full-time

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • A degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Criminology, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence and power and control.
  • Sensitivity and adaptability to diverse cultural, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Preferred: Certification or specialized training in domestic violence intervention, psychoeducation, or related areas.
  • Preferred: Minimum of 2 years of experience in facilitating group sessions, preferably in a similar program

Other:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and group facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various community partners and legal systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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.

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

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


Field Representative County Board of Taxation - County of Bergen

Under direction, conducts investigations of real estate for the purpose of developing sales ratio data, abstracts facts from dual transactions, prepares sales ratio information, maintains tax maps and sees that tax duplicates are filed, and prepares statistics showing the relation of assessments in the various districts of the county; does other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Files abstracts of deeds and road tax maps to obtain location, size, block, and lot number of property.
  • Compares abstracts with information on assessment books and maps.
  • Processes abstracts by noting place, block, lot, size, and so forth.
  • Obtains sales information from assessors, owners, and title companies.
  • Composes correspondence relative to tax matters.
  • Makes independent field investigations.
  • Prepares reports and maintain essential records and files.
  • Prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports.
  • Utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.

Schedule:

  • Full Time.

Other:

  • One (1) year experience in the field of tax assessing, real estate, and/or appraisal of real property.
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

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

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

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

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


Fire Official – County of Bergen Department of Public Safety, Division of Public Safety Operations

Under direction administers and directs the enforcement of provisions of relevant fire safety codes and related regulations, establishes day-to-day operating routines of the code enforcement agency, and coordinates and supervises activities of any fire safety specialists or other staff employed by the agency; does related work as required.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Inspects or directs the inspection of various structures and premises for the purpose of ascertaining and causing to be corrected any conditions liable to cause fire, contribute to the spread of fire, interfere with fire operations, endanger life, or for any violations of the provisions or intent of the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code or any other law, rules, or regulations affecting fire safety.
  • Investigates or causes to be investigated every reported fire or explosion occurring within the jurisdiction that involves loss of life or injury or causes destruction or damage to property.
  • If it appears that such an occurrence is of suspicious nature, takes charge immediately of physical evidence, and to preserve any physical evidence relating to the cause or origin of such fire or explosion, takes the steps necessary to prevent access by any person or persons to such building, structure, or premises until such persons designated by law to pursue investigations into such matters become involved, and cooperates with such authorities in the collection of evidence and prosecution of the case.
  • Keeps a record of all reported fires in life hazard use structures and all facts concerning same including investigation findings and information as to the cause, origin, and extent of such fires and the deaths, injuries, and damage caused thereby.
  • Prepares a written notice of violations describing the condition deemed unsafe and specifies the time limit for required repairs or improvements to be made to render the building, structure, or premises safe and secure.
  • Conducts hearings, assesses penalties, and sets and collects fines for violations of fire regulations.
  • Ensures that all life hazard use structures are inspected in accord with the schedule established by the Code and ensures that notices of violations are served whenever inspections reveal violations.
  • Ensures that permit applications are available and assists the public in preparing them when necessary and reviews all permit applications for completeness as to form.
  • Supervises the work of any assigned enforcement personnel to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Ensures that any agency staff members requiring certification possess such certification.
  • May direct a public information and education program designed to improve fire safety measures in the home, office buildings,
  • industrial and commercial structures, and other locations.
  • May confer with public officials or civic representatives to improve fire safety education programs.
  • May give talks and demonstrations before adults and/or children on methods for ensuring proper use of fire safety procedures in the home, school, or other buildings.

Education/License/Certificate and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Possession of a current and valid fire official certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
  • Five (5) years of experience in one or more of the areas indicated below or some combination thereof: (1) as a firefighter in a paid or volunteer fire company, and/or (2) in the inspection of buildings to detect fire hazards and to enforce fire safety codes and regulations, and/or (3) in the investigation of fires to determine their cause, and/or (4) in the inspection of the construction of buildings and the review of building construction plans and specifications to ensure compliance with fire protection codes and regulations, and/or (5) in the installation of fire protection equipment.

Other:

  • Salary, according to the salary guide, will be commensurate with experience.
  • Full -Time.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized informationsystems used by the agency, office, or related units.

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

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

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


Fire Protection Inspector / Per Diem – County of Bergen Department of Public Safety, Division of Public Safety Operations

Under direction, reviews plans and performs fire protection inspection work involved in enforcement of the State Uniform Construction Code, the fire protection subcode, and relevant fire protection laws within the concerned jurisdictions; does other related duties.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Examines and approves plans for fire protection work to see that they comply with the fire protection subcode of the Uniform Construction Code (UCC).
  • Inspects and evaluates work in construction projects to ensure that all work and materials installed conform to approved plans and the fire protection subcode of the UCC and relevant fire protection laws/regulations.
  • When violations of the fire protection subcode are found, determines the cause, and takes corrective action.
  • Gives testimony in court cases.
  • Prepares recommendations regarding both temporary and final certificates of occupancy.
  • Prepares reports.
  • Establishes and maintains records and files.
  • 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.

Education/License/Certificate and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Possession of a valid license as a Fire Protection Inspector of the appropriate grade, issued by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. There are two (2) licenses issued based on the class structure to be reviewed, industrial and commercial (ICS), or high-rise and hazardous (HHS).

Other:

  • Salary, according to the salary guide, will be commensurate with experience.
  • Per Diem

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

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

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


Greens Superintendent – County of Bergen Department of Parks – Division of Park Operations

Under direction, directs and administers a comprehensive maintenance program for regulation golf courses; directs employees engaged in carrying out the specialized maintenance program; may develop plans for improvement of golf courses; does related work as required.

Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to):

  • Thorough knowledge of the equipment and methods used in caring for and maintaining golf courses.
  • Thorough knowledge of varied specialized types of machinery and equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of turf management as related to a specific area.
  • Thorough knowledge of selecting and scheduling the use of fertilizers, lime, insecticides, herbicides and fungicides and of various types of grass species and the type of disease that will attack each kind of grass species.
  • Thorough knowledge of various types of irrigation systems.
  • Ability to give suitable assignments and instruction to employees and to provide technical advice and direction when difficult and unusual problems arise.
  • Ability to establish training program that ensures effective performance of employees and to see that reasonable standards of workmanship and output are maintained and that desired objectives are achieved.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with associates, citizens and others using the golf courses.
  • Ability to supervise and work with supervisors and others involved with golf course maintenance.
  • Ability to prepare suitable reports and keep necessary records and files.
  • Ability to recognize various grass diseases and to prescribe the proper treatment.

Schedule:                               

  • Full time /40 hours per week.
  • Over time as needed.

Education & Experience:

  • Five (5) year experience as a golf course superintendent or first assistant superintendent
  • Possession of an Associate’s degree in Turf Management, Turf Science or Agronomy form an accredited college or university may be substituted for two (2) yeas indicated
  • Satisfactory completion of a one-year program in Turf Management, Turf Science or Agronomy for an accredited college or university many be substituted for one (1) year indicated experience.
  • Experience with TORO irrigation system component and pump system maintenance.

Skills and Special Requirements:

  • Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New
  • Current NJ Certified Pesticide Applicators License, Categories 3A and
  • Current NJ Certified Fertilizer Applicator
  • Highly organized and efficient time management
  • Proficient in using Microsoft office

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

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

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

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


Greenskeeper - Division of Parks

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


Interim Department of Parks (Seasonal Maintenance Workers) -Division of Parks

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

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


Interim Groundskeeper - Golf - Division of Parks

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

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


Interim Rangers (Golf Courses) - Division of Parks

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

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


Interim Recreational Aid (Cashier) – Golf - Division of Parks

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

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


Interim Starters (Golf Courses) - Division of Parks

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

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


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

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

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


Keyboarding Clerk 2 - County of Bergen Department of Parks – Division of Park

Under close supervision, performs moderately complex clerical work involving the processing of documents in a variety of functions, formats and key enters/types correspondence, documents, reports, charts and other materials on a computer console, typewriter, or other key entry device used by the agency; does other related duties as required.     

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

  • Knowledge of office routines, equipment, and practices after a period of training.
  • Ability to operate an alphanumeric keyboard or typewriter with speed and accuracy, to produce documents such as letters, memos, reports, charts, forms, and other materials.   
  • Ability to format, use, and prepare forms, charts, and other documents.  
  • Ability to proofread documents and correct errors.  
  • Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Ability to organize assigned clerical work and develop effective work methods.
  • Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations and tabulations.
  • Ability to perform tasks accurately within prescribed time frames.  
  • Ability to work effectively with associates, superior officials, and members of the public concerned with the work of the department.
  • Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on office machines and other equipment.
  • Ability to maintain records and files.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units after a period of training.  
  • Ability to maintain calendar and schedule appointments.
  • Ability to review, prioritize and respond to voicemails and various correspondence.
  • Ability to comprehend established office and other clerical and related routines and rules and regulations of complexity in a relatively large organization.
  • Ability to prepare administrative correspondence, memoranda, and statements on behalf of the division directors and their respective staff.

Education Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma
  • At least one (1) year of clerical experience. 

Schedule:  

  • Full time

Other: 

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

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

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

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

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


Maintenance Supervisor, Grounds - County of Bergen Department of Parks & Recreation – Division of Park Operations

Under the direction of the Park Manager, the employee will supervise and work with staff performing grounds and/or turf maintenance tasks and do other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):

  • Maintains essential records and files.
  • Prepares clear, sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Assist with timesheets and schedules, under the direction of the park manager .
  • Supervises and works with staff performing grounds and/or turf maintenance tasks.
  • Ensures staff keeps lawns, gardens, parks, and other outside areas healthy and visually appealing.
  • Trims and cuts grass and hedges.
  • Operates lawn mowers, weed trimmings, edgers, leaf blowers, snow blowers, hedge trimmers and other equipment associated with ground maintenance and landscaping activities.
  • Performs minor maintenance on mowers and other equipment including changing oil, lubricating parts, and making adjustments.
  • Supervises the work operations and/or functional programs and has responsibility for effectively recommending the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting and/or disciplining of employees.
  • Supervises the storage of equipment and supplies.
  • Marks athletic fields and other recreational/game areas, fills holes in playgrounds, regrades ball fields and keeps play area free of debris and dangerous obstructions.
  • Water trees, shrubs, and lawns.
  • Paints signs, benches, tables, bleachers, and other items as required.
  • Picks up refuse and litter from grounds.
  • Shovels and removes snow and ice from designated areas, sweeps walks and spreads salt.
  • Rake leaves and debris.
  • May operate motorized or electric snow removal equipment.
  • Sprays for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals.
  • Loads and unloads trucks.
  • Clean restrooms.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.

Schedule:

  • Full Time – OT occasional.
  • Able to work weekends, holiday and varied shifts.

Other:

  • Three (3) year of experience in the care and maintenance of grounds and one (1) year of the experience indicated above must have been in lead worker or assistant supervisor capacity.
  • Possess valid in New Jersey driver’s license.
  • Valid CDL license (preferred).
  • Appointees may be required to obtain a pesticide applicator certification issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Skilled in various trade laborer such as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, mechanics, and electric.

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

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

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

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


Maintenance Worker 1, Grounds - County of Bergen Department of Parks & Recreation – Division of Park Operations

Under the direction of the Park Manger or Maintenance Supervisor, the employee will perform routine work in caring for and maintain park grounds, athletic fields/turf and related equipment, recreational areas, facility grounds and other landscaped and lawn area and performs other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):

  • Learns to keep lawns, gardens, parks, and outside areas healthy and visually appealing.
  • Trims and cuts grass and hedges.
  • Operates lawn mowers, weed wackers, edgers, leaf blowers and snow blowers, hedge trimmers and other equipment associated with ground maintenance and landscaping activities. Performs minor maintenance on mowers and other equipment including chaining oil, lubricating parts, and making adjustments.
  • Marks athletic fields and other recreational/game areas.       Fills holes in playgrounds, regrades ball fields and keeps play area free of debris and dangerous obstructions.
  • Picks up refuse and litter from grounds.
  • Shovels and removes snow and ice from designated areas, sweeps walks and spreads salt.
  • Rakes leaves and debris.
  • Sets up bleachers.
  • Operate motorized or electric snow removal equipment.
  • Sprays for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals.
  • Paints signs, benches, tables, bleachers, and other items as required.
  • Loads and unloads trucks.
  • Clean restrooms.
  • Able to operate a chainsaw.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and varied shifts.

 Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.

Schedule:

  • Full Time – OT occasional.

Other:

  • NJ Driver’s License.
  • Possess valid CDL license (preferred).
  • Appointees may be required to obtain a pesticide applicator certification issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Skilled in various trade laborer such as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, mechanics, and electrics.
  • One (1) year of experience in the care and maintenance of grounds.

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

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

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

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


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

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


Morgue Attendant – County of Bergen Department of Public Safety – Division of Medical Examiners

Under direction, performs a variety of tasks preparatory to autopsies and/or to the removal of corpses from the facility; prepares morgue room and instruments to assist Pathologist/Physician in various examinations: does related work as required.

Knowledge and Abilities (may include but not limited to):
• Some knowledge of the tasks involved in a morgue and of procedures used in preserving specimens and preparing solutions.
• Knowledge of the problems encountered in dealing with members of medical professions, undertakers, and the general public.
• Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform.
• Ability to weigh and measure organs and specimens removed from the body.
• Ability to carry out repetitive tasks according to set procedures; to preserve specimens and solutions.
• Ability to move bodies and to perform cleaning tasks.

Schedule:

  • Per Diem

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma.

Skills and Special Requirements:

  • One year of experience in a morgue or funeral parlor preferred.

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

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

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

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


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 - Division of Community Transportation

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

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


Principal Data Processing Systems Programmer - County of Bergen Department of Administration and Finance - Division of Information Technology

Under direction, the SQL Programmer controls and maintains the highly technical computer operating systems associated with computers and directs the operations, systems, and programming function toward optimum utilization of available hardware and software; does other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities (may include but not limited to)

  • Manage databases to allow secure and easy access to stored databases for authorized users. Oversee the creation of improved structure and design of these databases, customizing them to meet specific needs of users.
  • Coordinate and develop working relationships with IT users to support and develop in-house applications in a cross-functional environment.
  • Backup SQL Server databases.
  • Database design and management.
  • Development of VB applications with MS Access as the front end and SQL Server as the back end.
  • Develop MS Access applications including data modeling, and creation of tables, queries, forms, reports, and macros.
  • Develop and maintain web-based applications in VB.NET.
  • Prepares clear, technically sound, and accurate reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Directs the maintenance of records and files.

Schedule

  • Full-time

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent.

Experience/Other Requirements

  • Five (5) years of experience as a SQL Server Developer, SQL Database Programmer and MS Access programmer.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as PHP.
  • Experience with JavaScript (knowledge and understanding). Need to be able to collaborate with back-end web developers.
  • Experience creating stored procedures, functions, views, and SSIS packages.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Access (MS Access 2010 - Office 365).
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Access VBA programming.
  • Proficient in developing and maintaining SQL databases, programming in MS Access, and developing web-based applications, preferably using PHP language and JavaScript for the front end and SQL Server as the back end.
  • Proficiency in SQL Queries. Experience in writing complex queries.
  • Basic understanding of front-end languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Problem-solving skills.

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

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


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

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


Recreation Aide - Per Diem - Division of Parks

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

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

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


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

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

Knowledge and Abilities:

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

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

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

Schedule:

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

Experience/Other:

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

Education/Licensure:

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

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

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

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

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


Security Guard / Full Time - Division of Safety & Security

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.

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

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


Senior Engineer – Bridges - Division of Engineering

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

Required Skills & Experience:

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Knowledge and Abilities:

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

Schedule:

  • 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Education Requirements:

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

Other Requirements:

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

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

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


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.

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

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


Social Work Supervisor – County of Bergen Department of Human Services – Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence

Under direction of a supervisory official, supervises a group of social service staff involved in   the identification of complex social problems and the administration of social service programs designed to assist active, former, and potential welfare clients; does other related duties as required.

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

  • Supervises, leads, and guides staff.
  • Develop and implement appropriate social service standards, strategies, services, policies, procedures, and techniques.
  • Assumes responsibility for comprehensive understanding of the social service system to which assigned and may be expected to offer recommendations and suggestions regarding corrections in that system when service delivery is found to be below acceptable standards   or   professional   standards   as   established   by professional bodies.
  • May represent the agency in public meetings or in interagency meetings.
  • Consults and makes appraisals and evaluations of the work efficiency of individual staff members and makes recommendations regarding their assignments, while fostering an environment of professionalism and empathy.
  • Coordinate with outside services to enhance service delivery.
  • Analyzes, comprehends, and interprets welfare laws,   rules, regulations, and procedures and applies them with reasonable consistency.
  • Analyzes social data with the purpose of using such data for improvement of the system to which it is assigned.
  • Plans, organizes, and assigns work of the organizational unit and evaluates   employee performance and conduct,   enabling   the effective recommendation of the hiring, firing, promoting, and disciplining of subordinates.
  • Evaluates performance of social workers, gives them assignments and instructions, and supervises their work to ensure the highest standards of care and support for victims of domestic abuse.
  • Prepares   clear,   sound, accurate, and informative   reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Supervises the establishment and maintenance of records and files.

Schedule:

  • Full-time

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree supplemented by a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Guidance and Counseling or other field related to social work or social services.
  • Valid license in social work, psychology, or a related field.

Other:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with proven track record of successful stakeholder collaboration.
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel and Word).
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a domestic abuse services role.
  • In-depth knowledge of domestic abuse dynamics, with a proven ability to mentor and guide staff.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Schedule:

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

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work or psychology.

Other Requirements:

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

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

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

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


Social Worker - Department of Human Services – Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence

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

Knowledge and Abilities:

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

Education Requirements:

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

Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday / 40hrs/wk

Other:

  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Bilingual language skills are a plus.

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

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

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

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


SOCIAL WORKER SUBSTANCE ABUSE #03738

COUNTY OF BERGEN – DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES

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

Knowledge and Job Responsibilities:

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

Schedule:

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

Education Requirements/Other:

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

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

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

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

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


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


Summer Camp Educator (Per Diem/Seasonal) – County of Bergen Department of Parks – Division of Bergen County Zoo

Under the direction of the Zoo Education Staff, Per Diem and Seasonal educators’ primary responsibility will be teaching curriculum to both private and public groups in addition to performing all duties necessary to provide our guests with outstanding Amphitheater experiences and Birthday Parties; does other related duties.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Teach weekly themed pre-approved curriculum for zoo camp.
  • Develop and teach curriculum for camp.
  • Lead and supervise crafts, games, and activities relevant to zoo camp.
  • Daily set-up and clean-up of classroom space and program materials.
  • Maintain a clean and organized working space.
  • Occasional organizational and clerical tasks.
  • 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.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • College student or graduate working towards a degree in education, animal sciences, environmental science, biology, or a related field.

  • Comfortable handling live animals, including invertebrates and reptiles if applicable.

Schedule:

  • Per Diem
    • Hours, up to 19 hours per week. May work weekends and/or nights.
  • Seasonal
    • Hours, between 29 or 40 hours per week. May work weekends and/or nights.

Other:

  • The ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, up to three or more hours.
  • Ability to use basic office equipment (e.g. computer, copy machine, fax).
  • Willingness to be open-minded and flexible.
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

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

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

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

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


Summer Public Educator (Per Diem/Seasonal) – County of Bergen Department of Parks – Division of Bergen County Zoo

Under the direction of the Zoo Education Staff, Per Diem and Seasonal educators’ primary responsibility will be teaching curriculum to both private and public groups in addition to performing all duties necessary to provide our guests with outstanding Amphitheater experiences and Birthday Parties; does other related duties.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Provide daily presentations for the
  • Train the public in animal handling.
  • Partake in daily animal enrichment and
  • Develop and teach classes and birthday
  • Daily set-up and clean-up of classroom space for
  • Maintain a clean and organized working
  • Occasional organizational and clerical
  • Attend all staff
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a team
  • Project a professional image that reflects positively on the Zoo and County of
  • Perform additional duties, as

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • College student or graduate working towards a degree in education, animal sciences, environmental science, biology, or a related field.
  • Comfortable handling live animals, including invertebrates and reptiles if applicable.
  • Animal handling experience is a plus.

Schedule:

  • Per Diem
    • Hours, up to 19 hours per week. May work weekends and/or nights.
  • Seasonal
    • Hours, between 29 or 40 hours per week. May work weekends and/or nights.

Other:

  • The ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, up to three or more hours.
  • Ability to use basic office equipment (e.g. computer, copy machine, fax).
  • Willingness to be open-minded and flexible.
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

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

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

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

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


Supervising Animal Attendant - County of Bergen

Department of Health Services – Division of Animal Services

Under direction, supervises a group of animal attendants involved in the care, feeding, and grooming of dogs, cats, or other animals; does other related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Supervises personnel engaged in feeding/watering dogs, cats, and other animals and in cleaning of cages and pens.
  • Ensures that buildings, offices, and grounds are cleaned and maintained.
  • Trains personnel in the care and feeding of animals   and cleaning/maintenance of buildings and grounds.
  • Ensures that proper level of animal food, vaccines, chemicals, and so forth are inventories and maintained.
  • May assist people in reclaiming or adopting animals held at a pound or animal shelter.
  • May maintain records of reclamations or adoptions.
  • May provide information to inquiries from the public concerning adoption of animals and related matters.
  • Feeds, waters, cleans, grooms, and exercises animals.
  • Cleans and sterilizes animal food bowls and water pans.
  • Cleans and disinfects animal living quarters and may clean other areas including office and outside areas.
  • Collects stool samples and takes them to veterinarian for analysis for parasites.
  • Observes animals’ general health, diet, weight, appetite, and so forth for negative symptoms.
  • Maintains security within the area where animals are housed.
  • Transports   animals   to veterinarian for   checkups,   shots, deworming, or other examination/treatment.
  • May assist with training animals.
  • May perform routine clerical work in keeping records of animals being housed.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.

Schedule:

  • Full Time

Other:

  • Two (2) years of experience in the care and feeding of animals.
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, excellent computer skills.

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

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

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

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


Supervising Animal Control Officer - County of Bergen Department of Health Services – Division of Animal Services

Under direction, supervises personnel engaged in the capturing, caring, and when necessary, the humane destroying of wild and strayed domesticated animals and birds; cares for impounded animals; cleans and maintains the impounding facility; does other related work.

Job Responsibilities: (may include but not limited to)

  • Designates assignments to animal control officers and supervises the performance of their work.
  • May patrol areas and give guidance and instructions in the capturing of domestic and wild animals and birds.
  • Handles complaints that relate to stray animals and licensed and unlicensed domesticated animals.
  • Where authorized to serve as the designated Humane Law Enforcement Officer for the jurisdiction, investigates, signs complaints, arrests violators, and otherwise acts as an officer for the detection, apprehension, and arrest of offenders against animal welfare and animal cruelty laws and ordinances.
  • Ensure animal control officers are patrolling their assigned areas and performing their work according to established procedures.
  • Investigates complaints concerning stray and wild animals and determines if the use of traps is warranted.
  • Provides technical advice, assistance, and supervision to animal control officers.
  • Maintains current knowledge and understanding of pending legislation, and federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to animal control and treatment.
  • Supervises and/or is responsible for the chemical bathing of animals and isolation of sources of contagion.
  • Answers inquiries regarding ordinances and regulations pertaining to animal control.
  • Advises animal owners and others of the law and instructs them on practices and procedures required.
  • Contact appropriate enforcement personnel regarding violations of federal or state animal control laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Promotes and oversees adoption of animals and promotes spaying and neutering.
  • Compiles and analyzes data for reports as may be required and reviews the reports of subordinates.
  • Ensures the establishment of animal control quarantines.
  • Prepares required periodic reports for proper authorities.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Possess current and valid animal control certificate; issued by the NJ Department of Health.
  • Three (3) years of experience in animal control.
  • Possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License.

Schedule:

  • Full Time.

Other:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to work well in a cooperative, team-oriented environment.
  • Effective multi-tasker.
  • On-call, weekend, and holiday work is required.

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

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

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

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


Supervising Substance Abuse Counselor - County of Bergen Department of Health Services – Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Under the direction of a supervisory official, plans, develops and supervises counseling components necessary for the treatment and rehabilitation of patients suffering from drug addiction; to engage special populations, such as various ethnic and racial communities and individuals that identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community; performs other related duties as required.

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

  • Knowledge about populations that have been historically marginalized or under-represented in treatment.
  • Knowledge of counseling techniques.
  • Knowledge of the types of training and supportive therapy required for substance abuse.
  • Participate in supervision and team meetings.
  • Participate in Division community outreach initiatives.
  • Engage and collaborate with stakeholders and communities to promote awareness and resources.
  • Maintain clinical records/project documentation in accordance with requirements.
  • Provide individual, group and family counseling and didactic sessions.
  • Conduct clinical intakes as assigned.
  • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Education Requirements:

  • Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC), issued by the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners, New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Department of Law and Public Safety.

Schedule:

  • Full time

Other:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in a clinical treating substance use disorder.
  • Valid New Jersey (NJ) Driver’s License
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ideal opportunity for candidates seeking licensure such as, LCSW, as supervision will be provided.

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

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

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

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


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


Tree Maintenance Worker - Division of Parks

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

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


Veterinarian - Division of Animal Services

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


Youth Group Worker - Division of Family Guidance

Full time position

Job Description:

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

 General Responsibilities:

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

 Schedule:

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

 Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in mental health or related field.

 Other Requirements:

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

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

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


Youth Shelter Administrator/Program Specialist 3

Under direction, serve as the Youth Shelter Administrator by overseeing a state licensed residential crisis and homeless shelter for youth ages 11-17. The shelter provides safe, temporary housing for youth who have run away, are at-risk of or are currently homeless, and those who are experiencing a family crisis within their homes. In addition, responsibilities include the supervision of professional staff engaged in youth program activities; performing the more complex and sensitive professional, administrative, and analytical work to promote the planning, operation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of various programs and services administered by the Department; and, performing other administrator duties as assigned and does other related work.

Job Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):

  • Supervises/responsible for oversight, and quality assurance of all clinical, case management, and monitoring services of the program.
  • Supervises work operations and/or functional programs. Supervision for all clinical and para-professional staff, in keeping with standards of practice.
  • Maintains adherence to documentation requirements as identified by regulatory agencies.
  • Develops and reviews/revise procedure manuals to ensure that treatment plans, case notes and other written correspondence are in compliance with standards.
  • Oversee the audit of clinical charts to ensure adherence to standards of practice.
  • Identifies program deficiencies and develops corrective action strategies in support of established goals to at-risk youth.
  • Plans, coordinates, implements, and upgrades existing programs in assigned areas to promote and provide safe care.
  • Develops and collaborates in the development of policies and procedures.
  • Researches and identifies available funding sources, develop and review grant applications and writing projects as necessary.
  • Participates the development and implementation of department initiatives and changing needs of the Division.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Social Work, Psychology, or related field.
  • Maintenance of full licensure in appropriate discipline as required.
  • Minimum of five years supervisory experience. Experience supervising clinical and other supervisory staff preferred.
  • Minimum of five years residential experience required.

Schedule:

  • Full Time.
  • Some evenings and on-call availability for employee/clients.

Other:

  • Experience in youth assessment, child/adolescent development, and family dynamics.
  • Strong interpersonal/leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ability to learn web-based data systems.
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License required.

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

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

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

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