Employment

Current Openings

Security Guard - Part Time / 1 Position - Weekend shift (8 hrs Saturday - 8 hrs Sunday)

7/24/14

  • Under direction, patrols the grounds, buildings, and other areas against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal or unauthorized entry.
  • Ability to observe odors to detect possible hazards in buildings or on grounds such as smoke, fire, gas seepage, and so forth.
  • Listens for unusual sounds to detect leaking plumbing, breakage of glass, tampering of locks or windows, and so forth.
  • Ability to react promptly to situations requiring action.
  • Ability to prepare simple but clear, sound, accurate, informative and legible reports of significant conditions noted and actions taken.
  • Applicants must have a valid drivers license.
  • Applicants must be able to read and write English.
Applicants can mail applications to: 

Christopher A. Walker / Superintendent
Dept of Planning & Public Works, Buildings & Grounds Div.
PO Box 900
Morristown,NJ 07963-0900


Director of Human Services

7/16/14

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

Reporting to the County Administrator and as prescribed in the Morris County Administrative Code, the Director of Human Services shall have a Master’s degree in social work, public administration or a related field and seven (7) years or more of progressively responsible administrative experience in planning, managing, monitoring, and coordinating social service programs in the public sector. A bachelor’s degree in related work experience beyond the above requirements will be given due consideration.

The Director of Human Services candidate must demonstrate senior management experience and collaborative leadership skills in a public or non-profit entity.

Responsibilities:

The Director of Human Services for Morris County will have hands on responsibility for the following six (6) Divisions within the Department of Human Services:

  • Division of Aging, Disabilities, and Veterans.
    • Care Management for the elderly, disabled and frail in the community.
    • Nutrition Program – serving over 110,000 congregate and over 325,000 home delivered meals annually to seniors and the home bound.
    • Personal Assistance Services Program – serving on average 25 disabled adults enabling them to work, attend school or engage in volunteer activities within the community.
    • Adult Protective Services – investigates allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults handling approximately 200 investigations each year.
    • Morris Area Paratransit System - providing 50,000 rides per year to veterans, seniors and disabled residents utilizing a 35 vehicle fleet of buses, minivans and sedans primarily for medical and employment purposes.
    • Disabilities Coordinator Services– providing information and referral services to those with all types of disabilities and challenges.
    • Veterans Coordinator Services – providing information, referral and case management services for County residents, as well as supervision of the County medal program.
    • Caregiver Services – providing caregiver resources to County residents.
    • ADRC Services – providing the County’s aging and disabilities resource center.
  • Community and Behavioral Health Services
    • Community Development – administers HUD monies for Morris County in the areas of Community Development Block Grants; HOME Investment Partnerships and Emergency Solutions Grants on average totaling over $2 million annually.
    • Plan, develop, monitor and administer public funding of over $6 million annually to support a coordinated human service system.
    • Work with advisory boards to make recommendations on over $20 million of public funding for mental health and addictions services.
    • Provide leadership and coordination with the community based, nonprofit organizations to provide substance abuse, mental health and youth services.
  • Juvenile Facilities
    • Two 24/7 juvenile facilities serving a four county region of Morris, Sussex, Hunterdon and Warren. The detention center has 42 beds and the Shelter is an emergency crisis 16-bed shelter for systems-involved adolescents.
  • Morris View Healthcare Center
    • A 283 bed skilled nursing facility, managed by a private vendor, that provides 24/7 nursing care with an average census of 273. The facility includes a 15 bed sub-acute short-term rehabilitation unit.
  • Office of Temporary Assistance
    • The county’s welfare agency, which provides a variety of financial, medical and social services to persons meeting program criteria. The office manages cases for the SNAP (Food Stamp), community and long term care Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and other public assistance programs.
  • Employment and Training Services / Workforce Investment Board
    • This division operates One-Stop Career Centers in Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties, providing job seeker / career development services. Other services provided include: youth training, life skills, GED preparation, and on-the-job training for employers.
  • Supervision of all Division Directors including final review of all personnel matters, risk management, performance reviews and day to day supervisory functions.
  • Prepare and monitor the Department’s operational, capital, and salary and wage budget.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Women’s Advisory Committee.
  • Provide leadership during emergent situations, such as significant weather events, and other events that may impact those in need in Morris County.
  • Assist the County Administrator and Assistant County Administrator in planning for human service needs in Morris County, as well as advising the Board of Chosen Freeholders of human service issues as appropriate.
Salary Range: $125,000 to $140,000 dependent upon expertise and experience.


Part-Time Psychiatrist

6/12/14

The Morris County Correctional Facility is currently seeking a part-time psychiatrist to work 17.5 hrs/week. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Duties include evaluating, diagnosing and treating diseases/disorders of the mind, prescribing psychotropic medication, participating in department meetings, providing staff education, supervision of staff psychologists and substance abuse counselor, and other related duties as required. Duties must be performed in accordance with standards of accreditation bodies and legal mandates.

Requirements: An unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey, a Certificate to practice Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the ability to obtain a Controlled Substance Registration Certificate from the US Dept. of Justice DEA and the ability to obtain a Controlled Dangerous Substance Registration Certificate from the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs.

Job Application

Interested parties should respond to:

Undersheriff Joseph Pascale
43 John Street
Morris Township NJ 07960


Housing Authority Administrative Assistant

5/13/14

Immediate Supervisor: Deputy Executive Director

Responsible for all clerical duties performed on a daily basis.

Examples of work include but not limited to:
  • Answers telephone and routes calls as necessary
  • Assists the phone in person or on telephone
  • Distributes and receives applications for housing programs
  • Routes mail and facsimile documents
  • Provides secretarial and clerical support to office staff
  • Receives work orders from tenants and checks to ensure work is completed
  • Assists tenants with direct payment of rent
  • Responsible for overall maintenance of office filing systems
Applicant is required to possess a valid NJ driver’s license to perform essential duties.

Ability to utilize various types of computer software used by the agency.

Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. Ability to read, write and speak Spanish would be beneficial for this position.

This is a part time position, 24 hours a week, five days a week.

Please send your application to:
Housing Authority, Town of Dover
Attn: Roberta L. Strater
215 East Blackwell Street
Dover, NJ 07801


Part-Time Entry Level Accountant

4/8/14

The County of Morris is currently seeking a qualified professional for a part-time entry level accountant position for approximately four hours per day, five days per week. All applicants must have a college degree in accounting. Key duties include maintaining monthly ledgers, monthly bank reconciliations, report compilation and working with auditors at year end.

Please click on the link below to obtain an application. Complete and remit to:
Attn: Glenn Roe, Director of Finance
County of Morris
PO Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900
Or fax # 973- 285-0986
http://www.morriscountynj.gov/generalHTML/job.pdf


Registered Environmental Health Specialist (FT)

3/5/14

The County of Morris is seeking a full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist. Licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) from the NJ Department of Health and a valid driver’s license are required. Previous REHS work experience and certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor are preferred. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification is a plus. Position includes a benefits package.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via mail, fax, or email to:

Carlos Perez, Jr., Health Officer,
County of Morris
Office of Health Management
P.O. Box 300
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900

Fax: (973) 631-5490
Email: cperez@co.morris.nj.us

Please no telephone inquires.


Motor Vehicle Operator, Elderly and Handicapped Persons

1/16/14

Definition:
Under direction, drives, cleans, services, and makes minor repairs to motor vehicles used in transporting elderly, handicapped, and mentally challenged passengers on assigned established routes and/or directly from their homes to desired destinations and back; does related work as required.
 
Examples of Work:              
  • Assists senior citizens and the handicapped into and out of vehicles and escorts persons to and from their homes, doctors’ offices, markets, and other places.
  • Operates a hydraulic lift mechanism to assist passengers confined to wheelchairs, on and off vehicle, and assists them into and out of seats.
  • Assists passengers boarding or dismounting vehicle by lifting heavy and cumbersome packages or, if needed, from the store and into person's home.
  • Drives a bus on established route and/or operates van to transport the elderly, handicapped, and mentally challenged to and from their homes to hospitals, doctors' offices, markets, etc. on a demand response basis.
  • May maintain general card file on regular passengers which lists nature of their illness, name, address, and telephone number of their doctor, and possible emergency treatment to be administered should passenger have epileptic seizure and/or heart attack.
  • Inspects vehicle at start and end of each trip for cleanliness and general condition to ensure it is operating safely.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
 
Requirements:
  • License:
    • Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.
    • Appointees will also be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.
Salary:
The salary guide as per Council 6 contract is a starting salary of $25,041.
 
Please click on the link below to obtain an application. Complete and remit to:
Attn: Frank Corrente, Director of Personnel
County of Morris
PO Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900
Or fax # 973-631-5123
http://www.morriscountynj.gov/generalHTML/job.pdf


Social Worker

10/31/13

The County of Morris Office of Temporary Assistance is seeking a Social Worker. Under supervision, position performs office and field work required in providing continuing preventative and rehabilitative social services to clients and their families.

Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and the ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English. Applicants who do not have a Bachelor’s Degree may substitute experience in social work with the responsibility for gathering social information from clients, determining their needs and planning and carrying out treatment plans and/or service plans on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience. A valid NJ Driver’s License and excellent computer skills are also required.

If interested, please complete a County of Morris Application for Employment and send along with an updated resume to: County of Morris, Personnel Division, PO Box 900, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900 or fax to (973) 631-5123.


911-Operations System Coordinator

8/15/13

Division Morris County Communications

Division Job Title: 911-Operations System Coordinator

Salary: $65,000+Benefits

Job Type: Full time

Work Schedule: Rotating

Location: Morris County Communications Center
               450 West Hanover Avenue
               Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950

Duties: Lead the Emergency Communications Center system shift operations

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

Skill in areas of: organizing and coordination of subordinates to carry out agency objectives and projects; displaying leadership, initiative, ingenuity, mentoring, resourcefulness in work activities and guiding subordinates; budget preparation and techniques, statistical technique and applications, coordinating a wide range of activities; leading, developing, monitoring and evaluating short and long range strategic planning, researching, interpreting data, and preparing written reports, correspondence, policy and procedure; participating in studies to determine effectiveness of programs, policies, methods and procedures, recommends improved courses of action, participates n conferences with administrative officers and operating supervisors to discuss new or revised policies and procedures ensuring adherence.

Ability in the areas of: coordinating the development and evaluation of short and long term plans and programs; preparing, clear, sound accurate, and informative statistical, financial, and other factual reports based on investigations, writing conclusions and recommendations; coordinate technology projects and evaluating the effectiveness of technology applications, able to communicate effectively using oral and written communications, including reports, correspondence, and forms; applying written policies and procedures in practical situations; interpreting and analyzing technical and statistical information for reports, maintaining required certifications to administer technical functional areas; using computer software to access data, prepare documents and develop proposals, maintains essential records and files, able to utilize various types of electronic/and or manual recording information systems used by the agency.

Preferred: Two years of experience in a public safety organization/administration with demonstrated experience in staff supervision and operations management. (Note: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience). Experience in the following; coordinating the work of subordinates to carry out agency objectives and projects; displaying leadership, initiative, ingenuity, mentoring, and resourcefulness in work activities; preparing evaluations and delivering training programs; demonstrated experience in maintaining a good working relationship with fellow employees, staff and the public. Basic 9-1-1 certification; PRO-QA certification in Medical, Fire and Police. Certified in the AQUA program and PRO-QA scoring; experience with NAED accreditation a plus; experience with the CALEA Communications Accreditation process; certified CALEA Assessor or Accreditation Manager a plus.

Interested candidates please send application, resume and certifications to: 
          Michael P. Peoples, Director
          Morris County Communications Division
          PO Box 900 Morristown, NJ 07963-0900


Part Time Program Development Specialist

8/7/13

The County of Morris, a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated Urban County, located in northern New Jersey, is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Program Development Specialist.

This position would be responsible for managing grant programs, conducting financial analyses and fulfilling HUD-required reports. Ideally, candidates would have experience in HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program administration. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access desired.

A Bachelors' Degree in Planning, Public Administration or related field with three years of experience in the public sector is required.

Mail job application (available on-line at: http://www.morriscountynj.gov/generalHTML/job.pdf), resume, cover letter and three work related references to:
        Timothy Tansey, Assistant Director
        Morris County Division of Community Development
        ttansey@co.morris.nj.us.


Part Time Teacher

7/10/13

MORRIS COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER
Part Time Teacher
The teacher is responsible for providing instruction on the elementary and or secondary level to
the residents. He is responsible to the Deputy Director and all matters concerning education shall
be included in this responsibility. The teacher will provide a program which meets the needs of
each juvenile based on his or her age, level of ability, previous educational experience, and
interest.
REGULATING STANDARD: Department of Personnel Job Specification 04134a
N.J.S.A. 13:92-10.1, 11.4
PROCEDURE:
The duties of the teacher are to provide programming consisting of a minimum of four hours per
day, during the days the Detention Center holds classes (a minimum of 220 days per calendar
year). Functions of the teacher are:
Provide a program consisting of basic academic instruction as appropriate to the
individual program plan (IPP) or individualized education plan (IEP), as applicable.
Maintain a New Jersey State Attendance Register entry for all students at the facility, and
a written schedule for the educational program.
Remedial and special education.
Standardized achievement and/or placement tests shall be administered
Applicants must be certified in Mathematics

Send resumes to Attn:  Tom Pollio, Director
Morris County Juvenile Facilities
460 West Hanover Ave.
Morris Township, NJ 07960


Public Safety Telecommunicator

5/6/13

If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to provide top-quality communications services in a prime Northern NJ location, consider a career with the County of Morris. We have vacancies for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicators in the Morris County Dept. of Law & Public Safety - Communications Division.

Responsibilities include: answering 9-1-1 police, fire and EMS emergency and non-emergency telephone calls; dispatching police, fire and EMS personnel and equipment according to standard operational procedures; maintaining, receiving, and recording pertinent information from the two-way radio communications with police, fire and EMS emergency field units; monitoring radio talk groups and multiple lines for all communications; using computer terminals to access various law enforcement systems, including CJIS and NCIC.

Ideal candidates will remain calm under pressure; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in emergency situations; have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing clearly and concisely; have the ability to multi-task; have proficient typing and keyboard entry skills; bilingual English/Spanish highly desirable.

Position requires graduation from HS or equivalent; willing to work shifts on a rotating basis including holidays and weekends; prior experience using a computer aided dispatch (CAD) system is highly desirable; successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment psychological assessment. Candidates that possess Paramedic Certification are encouraged to apply.

Salary is commensurate with experience. All full-time employees receive a generous benefit package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health and pension benefits.

Interested candidates please send application, resume and certifications to Michael P. Peoples, Morris County Communications Division, PO Box 900, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900.