division of human resources

COUNTY OF SOMERSET
ISSUE DATE: 10/31/2014
POSITIONS AVAILABLE LISTING
For Additional Information Contact
DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES
20 Grove Street /PO Box 3000
APPROVED BY:
NICOLA TRASENTE, DIRECTOR
FAITH M. SACINO
908-231-7120/908-575-9309 Fax
FINANCE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
DEPARTMENT
ISSUED BY:
Somerville, NJ 08876
HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
E-mail address: [email protected]
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
FACILITIES AND
SERVICES
0001651871A
Carpenter II
Position Summary: Position performs general carpentry work
involved in repairing, maintaining, and constructing of
buildings, offices and furnishings to accomplish structural,
cosmetic, aesthetic, functional and weatherproofing elements,
both interior and exterior. Position works with various machines
and hand tools common to the carpentry trade; may prepare or
work from sketches, plans, and specifications in accordance
with building codes or acceptable trade practices.
$40,698
10/31/2014
(40 hours)
N
Acceptance of
employment
contingent upon
passing a criminal
background check.
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DATE
11/14/2014
Duties: Position repairs broken and malfunctioning furniture,
doors, windows, locks, glass panes and other types of
equipment. Position makes and installs window frames and
trim, doors, flooring, siding, sheathing, stairs, railing, cabinets,
office partitions, shelves and built-in furniture. Position
constructs and repairs buildings and structures, using wood or
metal studs. Position replaces damaged ceiling panels, wall
coverings and flooring; builds bookcases, cabinets, tables,
partitions and other types of furniture. Position makes various
types of rafter cuts; lays out and cuts stair horse stringers;
erects scaffolding; constructs and installs cribbing and form for
concrete; sets and operates a variety of woodworking
machines including power saws and attachments, planners,
jointers, sanders, electric drills and routers. Position estimates
amounts of materials/equipment needed for various types of
carpentry construction and maintenance work. Position
prepares appropriate reports and maintains records. Position
shovels snow and/or operates equipment used in snow
removal. Position may be assigned work of other crafts, as
needed or in an emergent situation.
Req.: High School Diploma or equivalent; successful
completion of Vocational School Carpentry Program; three (3)
years of experience in carpentry work involving the layout,
construction, repair, maintenance of buildings, offices and
furnishings. Knowledge of all equipment used in carpentry
work. Must have the ability to carry out directions and/or work
from blueprints or drawings and to take all necessary safety
precautions. Physical Strength Rating Assessment for this
position as per Dictionary of Titles as Very Heavy Work; the
definition of Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100
pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of
force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force
constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements
are in excess of those for Heavy Work.
Valid NJ Driver’s License with class B CDL or ability to obtain
CDL within one year of employment and acceptable driving
record as per County standards. No more than 1 DUI
conviction within past 10 years; no reckless driving convictions
within past 3 years; no more than 9 current points;
investigation of any fatal accident or revocation of driving
privileges. Acceptance for employment contingent upon
passing federally mandated pre-employment drug test.
Preferred; knowledge of Somerset County policies and
procedures; familiarity with County facilities.
CLOSING
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
OFFICE ON AGING
0006810311C
Case Manager I
The Case Manager I (CM) is responsible for conducting
community screens, comprehensive assessments and options
counseling for the most frail and vulnerable older adults (ages
60+) and adults (18+) with disabilities and/or their caregivers in
order to assist the client/their families) in identifying and
obtaining needed services. From the comprehensive
assessment, the CM devises a plan that addresses the
physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs/problems of
the client. The CM insures that services are delivered and
monitors the client’s condition and circumstances. The CM
works through a collaborative process to evaluate options and
services to meet the individual’s care needs. This function
requires strong clinical skills and the capacity to engage,
inform and inspire older adults, persons with disabilities and
their caregivers to remain in the community safely. The CM is
also responsible for assisting clients in identifying needs and
available resources and linking
clients/caregivers/representatives to appropriate services. The
CM conducts initial client/caregiver intake interviews either by
telephone or in-person to assist in making appropriate
referrals/links to available services. The CM also conducts 360
home visits per annum to include comprehensive in-home
assessments/reassessments of the most frail and vulnerable
adults and adults with physical disabilities to evaluate the
physical environment, living arrangements, functional status,
psychosocial status, support systems, cultural needs, and
financial status, with follow up visits, appropriately
documenting activities; The incumbent communicates with
consumers/providers in a courteous, understanding, unbiased
manner regardless of consumer’s race, ethnicity, income level
and/or ability to verbally communicate. The incumbent guides
clients/caregivers to determine a plan to meet identified needs
that addresses the physical, cognitive, social, cultural and
emotional needs of the client and adjusts the plan as
necessary to meet changes in the client’s status. The CM
continuously networks via senior groups/clubs, senior
centers/health fairs, etc. and serves as a resource for other
service providers to obtain/update information on available
services, and eligibility criteria and to promote an
understanding of the OOA/ADRC functions. The CM prepares
an appointment schedule on a daily basis; submits weekly and
monthly reports in compliance with policies; adheres to
established policies and protocols; assists in quality assurance
activities. The CM meets monthly service unit requirements
and other standards as set by Executive Director and/or
Administrator, Eldercare Services; participates in job-related
training programs as approved to keep abreast of changes in
the field of gerontology/disability. The CM performs other
duties as assigned.
Req.: Bachelor’s degree in gerontology, social work, nursing or
a health-related field from an accredited college or university
and valid license in area of practice, if applicable – Master’s
Degree preferred; two (2) years of experience in developing,
implementing and evaluating care plans for clients/caregivers;
ability to communicate clearly in English (written and oral);
excellent organization and management skills and the ability to
prioritize tasks/assignments, conduct holistic assessment, and
effectively problem solve; Ability to analyze and interpret
County policies, and to work harmoniously with all community
agencies, associates, and others having an interest in older
adults and adults with disabilities; ability to take a leading role
by providing needed advice and assistance; Proficiency on
word processing, spreadsheet and data base computer
applications, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and
Power Point. Ability to learn and utilize information systems
related to the duties of the position; A valid New Jersey driver’s
license and the ability to independently commute between
office, client locations, and meeting sites; ability to conduct
comprehensive assessments; ability to develop, implement
and revise service plans; familiarity with coordinating services;
ability to prioritize tasks/assignments and handle several tasks
simultaneously; strong analytical, communication and
interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with Federal, State, and Local
representatives, other employees and the general public.
Preferred: completion of appropriate OOA/ADRC Intake and
Assistance Training; SHIP (State Health Insurance Program)
certification; AIRS (Alliance for Information and Referral
Services) certification; a thorough knowledge of County and
Division policies and procedures; an in-depth knowledge of
regulations, procedures of Medicare, Medicaid and
pharmaceutical assistance programs; familiarity with
completing ADRC Comprehensive Assessments, and Personal
Assistance Services Program (PASP).
13C
MIN $38,570
MID $48,213
MAX $57,855
10/31/2014
(35 hours)
E
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CLOSING
DATE
11/14/2014
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
CENTER
0006161255A
Peer Recovery Support Coach (IOC)
Position Summary:Position will engage the Involuntary
Outpatient Commitment (IOC) client toward acceptance of
mental health & other critical services to assist in stabilization
in the community. Position will employ a set of non‐clinical,
peer- based activities that engage, educate & support an
individual to successfully make the life changes necessary to
recovery from a mental illness and/or substance abuse
disorder condition. Activities are based in education &
coaching by using personal lived experience of recovery to
encourage insight & growth.
Duties: Position will serve as a catalyst to recovery by guiding
the recovery process & supporting the individual’s goals &
decisions. Position directly initiates the individual to recovery
community environments. Position will link the client to needed
services & assist in navigating systems; addressing barriers to
independence & recovery. Position will directly accompany the
individual & “walking” them through new environments,
services/systems, when appropriate & necessary, providing
advocacy & transportation as indicated. Position will provide
education/support to goals through the use of coaching
skills/the use of their own recovery experience to illustrate the
recovery process. Position will build on the individual’s
strengths, needs, interest, capabilities to reach the goals
identified in the client’s WRAP & Individual Recovery Plan.
Position will develop trust, encourage, motivate, support the
individual in making informed choices, guided decisions to
establish or strengthen their own recovery. Engage or
re‐engage a client with their natural supports (family, friends &
other loved ones, landlords, employers, neighbors, etc.)
Position will identify service needs & assertively link the
individual to community resources (employment, education,
housing, social services, etc.) Position will document efforts;
submit paperwork in a timely fashion. In addition, position is
responsible to maintain the chart as completely as possible
with the contents up to date, clear, concise & accurate.
Position will maintain a good working relationship with staff,
professionals outside the program & with family/support
system. Position will engage in trainings & activities, including
but not limited to in-house training; statewide initiative, for
professional growth; quality service provision to consumers.
Position will work together with the client to develop a
treatment plan that meets the client’s emergent/long term
needs. Position will conduct one to one supportive counseling;
meet with family (or support system) when needed. Position
will participate in team meetings; supervision sessions.
Position will be responsible for facilitating peer support groups.
Position provides rotating 24 hour on-call weekends
Req.: HS diploma/or equivalent; lack of a degree will not
preclude an otherwise capable person from serving as a peer
counselor. Lived experience in recovery for serious mental
illness and/or substance use conditions; have sufficient
experience to demonstrate competency in the science of
recovery, the recovery process; useful supports & strategies,
practice of recovery values, cultural sensitivity, community
resource use & attainment, strength-based recovery planning;
recovery goal setting. Valid NJ driver’s license in good
standing.
Preferred Req.: BS in Psychiatric Social Work, Psychology,
Counseling or related field from an accredited college.
Computer Literate. License in good standing, if applicable.
Knowledge of community resources and services and the
ability to collaborate with other professionals. Bilingual
(Spanish/English) & experience with culturally diverse
populations are desirable.
Essential Background & Experience Requirement: Skills
inclusive of outreach & engagement, motivation building, active
listening & communication, conflict resolution, crisis
intervention, recovery enhancement & re-engagement, written
& oral communication, community linkage & advocacy, ability
to provide emotional support. Provide on-going monitoring of
individuals in the IOC program to ensure compliance with each
court order. Communicate observations & information
regarding each individual to the IOC Coordinator, IOC
Psychiatrist, & treatment team. Assist with the integration of
mental & physical healthcare; developing a Psychiatric
Advance Directive. Supervise, organize & support recreational
and/or socialization activities. Provide transportation; document
observation, information, services in progress notes.
Participate in staff scheduling, training, orientation; facilitate a
variety of recovery groups & work with individuals on areas
indicated on their WRAP. Establish & maintain an ongoing
therapeutic relationship & caseload as skill level permits.
Monitors service delivery to meet program participants
changing needs. Provision of direct service support including
holiday & weekend coverage as assigned.
11A
MIN $37,120
MID $46,400
MAX $55,680
10/17/2014
(40 hours)
E
11/14/2014
Grant Funded
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CLOSING
DATE
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
0006161824B
Vocational Employment Specialist
Position manages dual responsibilities within the Partial Care
Program (PCP) and the Supported Employment (SE)
programs; responsible for developing competitive employment
and volunteer positions through networking, establishing
relationships with the local business community, membership
in various community organizations and collaboration with
other service providers, helping consumers to clarify
employment goals, providing support and follow up services as
needed. Specifically supervises consumers in various work
and/or volunteer positions through the PCP and SE programs.
A flexible work schedule is maintained to accommodate the
needs of the SE consumer work schedules, possibly inclusive
of weekends, holidays and evenings hours to be flexed into the
37.5 hour work week.
12B
MIN $36,450
MID $45,563
MAX $54,675
10/31/2014
(37.5 hours)
E
CLOSING
DATE
Duties: Position engages consumers in healthy, professional
relationships attending to such matters as rapport, boundaries,
listening, empathy, respect, etc. maintaining a flexible
schedule to meet the consumers’ and programs’ needs.
Position develops and maintains employment
resources/network and community database for the benefit of
PCP and SE consumers through marketing and collaborative
efforts with community groups. Position provides ongoing
supportive services for PCP and SE consumers to meet
vocational and volunteer goals; developing pre-vocational
materials for the pre-vocational activities in PCP. Position is
responsible to develop and implement group and unit
curriculums in accordance with Program, Center, County and
State standards, under the direction of the supervisors.
Assesses clinical status and pre-vocational/community
integration skills to develop and implement an Individual
Recovery Plan that ensures the consumer’s needs and selfidentified goals are addressed. Incumbent will facilitate
consumer support group for those who are working or seeking
work, potentially occurring after hours. Incumbent will engage
in trainings and activities, including but not limited to in-house
training and statewide initiatives, for professional growth and
quality service provision to consumers.
Req.: Bachelor’s degree in Human Service field with two years
of prevocational/vocational service experience. Must have
assessment skills, sales skills, ability to accept rejection,
possess solid counseling, written and verbal communication
skills. Needs the ability to work as member of a team; works in
a collegial manner with all Center staff. Needs to have highly
developed organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and
information. Acceptance of employment contingent upon
passing a criminal background check and a pre-employment
physical/drug screen.
Preferred Requirements: Master’s Degree in Human Service
related field; one-year minimum experience in job development
and/or placement. Incumbent must demonstrate knowledge of
key principles of growth and development of the life span,
possess the ability to assess data reflective of the consumer’s
status and be able to interpret the appropriate information
needed to identify each consumer’s needs relative to his/her
age in accordance with the Center’s policies and procedures.
Knowledge and/or experience of human resources, marketing,
public relations and business a plus. Bilingual
(Spanish/English) and experience with culturally diverse
populations are desirable.
*Candidates with lived experience in mental health and/or
substance use disorders and in recovery are encouraged to
apply.
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
11/14/2014
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
0006160101B
Art Therapist
Duties: The Art Therapist position is responsible for designing,
implementing and maintaining the Creative Arts Therapy
Program at RHCMHC. This involves the design and
implementation of the Art Therapy component of the Intensive
Outpatient Program (IOP) as well as provision of individual,
family and group art therapy for family clinic cases. In addition,
the Art Therapist will develop internship placement
opportunities for art therapy interns providing them with
direction, assignments, and field supervision. Position reports
directly to the OPD Program Director. Responsible for
managing a budget and ordering art supplies. Position
required to manage a clinical caseload in the OPD; face to
face contact with clients should occur at 66% of total work
hours. Additional responsibilities include providing individual,
family or group therapy.
Req.: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology
or related field and Art Therapy. Candidate must be at or near
full clinical licensure (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, Psy.D.) Professional
Credentials (e.g. ATR); 2 year’s post-master’s experience
working in a therapeutic setting strongly preferred. Experience
in Group Therapy (Theory/Techniques). Knowledge of Family
Systems Theory and Practice. Experience with various art
materials, tools, and techniques in order to understand the
ramifications of the properties in therapy. Ability to maintain
flexibility. Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
Age Specific Knowledge and Skills: Must be able to
demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide
care to; children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Must
demonstrate knowledge of the key principles of growth and
development of the life span, possess the ability to assess
data reflective of the patient’s status and be able to interpret
the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s
needs relative to his/her age in accordance with the Center’s
policies and procedure. Acceptance of employment contingent
upon passing a criminal background check & pre-employment
physical/drug screen.
13B
MIN $41,325
MID $51,656
MAX $61,988
10/31/2014
(37.5 hours)
E
CLOSING
DATE
Preferred Requirements: Board Certification with the ATCB (Art
Therapy Credentialing Board); Bi-lingual proficiency
(English/Spanish); basic Computer Literacy; Additional
Professional Certification/Training (Psychodrama etc.).
Knowledge of other Creative Therapies (music, dance, theater,
poetry).
*Candidates with lived experience in mental health and/or
substance use disorders and in recovery are encouraged to
apply.
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
11/14/2014
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
13B
0006160309B
Case Manager I - PATH
Duties: Position is responsible for assisting the homeless
mentally ill client toward acceptance of mental health and other
critical services and to assist in housing stabilization in the
community. Position writes and maintains the treatment plan,
monitors the client’s progress communicating with numerous inhouse and outside providers as the client is linked to services.
Provides assessment, treatment planning, crisis management
and coordinates all aspects of treatment. As the coordinator of
the client’s treatment the clinician utilizes a holistic treatment
approach in helping the client stabilize their psychiatric
symptoms and permanently integrate into the community.
Position carries a caseload of 10 to 12 clients (excluding
coverage needs) and is expected to maintain a significant
portion of their time (approximately 65%) conducting face to
face contacts. Any and all staff may be asked to provide
clinical coverage as needed and as appropriate based on the
needs of the organization. Position maintains awareness of the
practical and clinical status of each client so that individual
needs are addressed. Position will use sound clinical judgment
when assessing clients in crisis, referrals or consultations are
arranged when appropriate. Position actively engages clients
through outreach strategies with attention to rapport,
boundaries and safety. Submits paperwork in a timely fashion;
maintains the chart as completely as possible with the contents
up to date, clear, concise and accurate. Position participates in
training and activities, including but not limited to in-house
training and statewide initiatives, for professional growth and
quality service provision to consumers.
Req.: Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Social Work, Psychology,
Vocational Rehabilitation, Counseling or Psychiatric Nursing
from an accredited college. Computer literate; including but not
limited to MS Office Suite 2010.
Acceptance of employment contingent upon passing a criminal
background check & pre-employment physical/drug screen.
Preferred Requirements:
Minimum of two years of experience in mental health services.
Familiarity with symptoms of the seriously and persistently
mentally ill clients; familiarity with the psychiatric medication
prescribed to the program’s target population. Knowledge of
community resources and services and the ability to
collaborate with other professionals. Bilingual
(Spanish/English), and experience with culturally diverse
populations desirable.
*Candidates with lived experience in mental health and/or
substance use disorders and in recovery are encouraged to
apply.
MIN $41,325
MID $51,656
MAX $61,988
10/31/2014
(37.5 hours)
E
CLOSING
DATE
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
11/14/2014
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
CENTER
WORKFORCE
INVESTMENT BOARD
0006160376D
Insurance Specialist
SUMMARY OF POSITION: Position is responsible for ensuring
that all parties involved in insurance certification and
authorization will work in a coordinated fashion designed to
maximize reimbursement for clinical services rendered at the
Center. The incumbent will collaborate with the Billing and
Registration Department with the guidance of the Finance
Director and will provide systemic linkage between the
Assessment Center, clinical staff and billing staff. Position will
review concurrent denials from third party payers with the
treatment team/clinician and facilitate and coordinate the
appeals process where indicated
Req.: High School diploma or equivalent, skilled in usage of
computer office applications. A minimum of one to two years of
experience in a healthcare setting; knowledge and experience
of third party payers and medical necessity criteria.
Preferred: Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree (highly preferred;
extensive experience with mental health managed care can
compensate); Bi-Lingual Proficiency (e.g. English and
Spanish); case management, utilization and discharge
planning expertise in behavioral health.
Acceptance of employment contingent upon passing a criminal
background check & pre-employment physical/drug screen
required.
10D
0006200285C
Business Services Specialist
Position reports to the Director of the Greater Raritan
Workforce Investment Board (GRWIB) and is responsible for
working with all entities that provide employment, training,
incentives and resources to business in the context of the
GRWIB approved strategic priorities including; building
strategic alliances with partners, including those in the
economic development and coordinating outreach among the
various entities currently engaged in contacting businesses.
11C
Duties: Prepare an inventory of partner agencies having direct
contact with businesses in Hunterdon and Somerset Counties.
Facilitates the transfer of information on employer related
needs among the various partners. Fosters a collaborative
environment among existing business outreach; defined as
engaging partners in shared planning and decision making.
Prepare a monthly report on present and future workforce
needs of employers as identified through contact with partners.
Maintain electronic lists of contacts for use in board
development; marketing and communications. Position will
make recommendations on marketing and communication
strategies to engage employers in the work of the GRWIB.
Position will identify breakdowns and make recommendations
on improving the workforce delivery system in Hunterdon and
Somerset counties. Position will collect and distill information
from partner agencies that will inform GRWIB strategic
planning discussions. Position will engage elected and
appointed officials in Hunterdon and Somerset counties on
their understanding of business needs. Position will engage
the Hunterdon and Somerset Chamber of Commerce and the
Somerset County Business Partnership as relates to the
workforce needs of employers.
Req.: High school diploma or equivalent; Associates degree in
Business preferred. Two to three years related work
experience. Valid NJ Driver’s License required.
MIN $26,520
MID $33,150
MAX $39,780
9/26/2014
(30 hours)
N
CLOSING
DATE
11/14/2014
MIN $32,480
MID $40,600
10/31/2014
MAX $48,720
(35 hours)
E
DATE
11/14/2014
100% GRANT
FUNDED
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CLOSING
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
CENTER
0006167777Y
Administrative Assistant III - PT (IOC)
Position Summary:
Candidate acts as the administrative secretary for the
Involuntary Outpatient Commitment (IOC) Program staff.
AA
Duties: Candidate greets and checks in all IOC clients; enters
all clients’ appointments into the scheduler, answers phones;
screens and transfers all calls to appropriate parties and
makes phone calls to confirm scheduled appointments.
Candidate will alert security of any problems or need of
assistance. Candidate will attend and participate in all
departmental meetings and educational in-services and
participate in any classes or trainings that are offered by the
County that would enhance their work performance. Candidate
will maintain and schedule IOC Psychiatrist appointments and
their related court dates. Candidate will complete billing for
services provided and maintain a petty cash account.
Candidate will maintain client pre-admission and registration
files. Candidate will provide support to staff, as required and
perform other duties as assigned by the IOC Coordinator.
Req.: High school diploma or equivalent; business school
diploma. Must have computer proficiency with knowledge and
experience in MS Office Suite; data base software. Candidate
must have a minimum of two to three years of experience as
receptionist and/or administrative assistant in a mental health
or related setting. The acceptance of employment is contingent
upon passing a criminal background check & pre-placement
physical/drug screen.
10/17/2014
$12.00 Hr. - 19
hours per wk -No
Benefits - Grant
Funded
Bilingual ability (Spanish/English) and experience with
culturally diverse populations are desirable and preferred.
*Candidates with lived experience in mental health and/or
substance use disorders and in recovery are encouraged to
apply.
EMERGENCY SVCS
TRAINING ACADEMY
0009087777Y
EMT Instructor - PT
POSITION SUMMARY: Under guidelines set by N.J. Bureau of
Fire Safety, N.J. State Department of Health and Senior
Services, New Jersey State Police, Occupational Safety and
Health Administration, Federal Emergency Management
Agency, Board of Chosen Freeholders, Director of Public
Health and Safety and Director of the Office of Emergency
Management, delivers course offerings of the Emergency
Services Training Academy.
Duties: Incumbent is responsible for the delivery of course
offerings of the Emergency Services Training Academy.
Position must administer the policies and procedures
established by the Board of Chosen Freeholders, County
Administrator, Director of Public Health & Safety, and Director
of the Office of Emergency Management. The position must
function under detailed guidelines established by the laws of
the State of New Jersey and the rules and specifications
required by various State and Federal agencies. The key
challenges facing the incumbent are maintaining a thorough
understanding of the current information related to the
instructional courses offered at the ESTA and presenting these
courses in compliance with the County, State and Federal
regulations and policies. This position reports to the Training
Academy Supervisor.
Req.: Incumbent must be at least 21 years of age and have a
minimum of three years of experience as an EMT and possess
a valid NJ EMT B card. Incumbent must provide a current
resume with certificates. Must possess a valid CPR card; a
valid EMT Instructor card issued by OEMS and have the
endorsement of the program coordinator. Incumbent must
present a 15 minute presentation to the instructor selection
committee. Upon acceptance of application and successful
evaluation by the selection committee the candidate shall
assume the duties of an EMT Instructor
AA
9/26/2014
$10 to $26 an hour
~ As needed
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
SHERIFF'S OFFICE
0006167777W
Administrative Secretary - PT
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The responsibility of this position is
to assist in the operation and maintenance of the CareLogic
electronic medical records system. This position is crosstrained with all other support staff in order to fill in for any
position if required or if a support staff member is out. This
would allow the workflow run smoothly and consistently.
Duties: Supply technical support for Carelogic system which
includes but is not limited to maintaining new staff and
terminations, setting permissions and credentials, and
reviewing failed activities on a daily basis. The position duties
will also include follow up with clinical staff to resolve failed
activities. Scans any correspondence in the appropriate areas
of the charts. Position will be cross trained for all support staff
positions so coverage and workflow and run smoothly. Position
attends and participates in all departmental meetings and
educational in-services. Position will participate in any classes
or trainings that are offered by the County that would enhance
work performance.
Req.: High School Diploma or equivalent; computer Literacy
(MS office, Excel); minimum of 1 year prior secretarial
experience and experience in the maintenance of an internet
based medical records system.
Preferred: Minimum of 1 year prior secretarial experience.
Bilingual; knowledge of Joint Commission and DMAHS
standards. Prior Experience in a mental health setting.
Acceptance of employment contingent upon passing a preemployment physical and drug screen required.
AA
0003007777W
Confidential Aide - PT/Temporary
Duties: Position responsible for providing administrative
support to the Somerset County Sheriff and Undersheriffs as a
Confidential Aide/Executive Secretary by conducting and
organizing administrative duties and activities including
receiving, handling and maintaining confidential information.
Position responsible for preparing and managing
correspondence, reports and documents. Organizing and
coordinating meetings, conferences and travel arrangements.
Attends meetings, takes, types and distributes the minutes.
Maintains schedules and calendars; arranges and confirms
appointments; organizes internal and external events; handles
incoming mail. Sets up and maintains filing systems;
sets up work procedures; collates information. Audits and
evaluates various financial and administrative reports.
Participates in educational training and workshops. Performs
adjunct functions as required
Req.: High school or equivalent; Associates degree in
Business preferred; a minimum of 3 to 4 years of proficient
office experience in a professional work environment. A
thorough knowledge of MS Office Suite 2010; proficient writing
skills including spelling, punctuation, grammar and other
English language skills. Must have ability to learn and enact
office policies and procedure as well as keeping information of
a confidential nature secure. Ability to exercise sound
judgment and react resourcefully under varying conditions.
Ability to work with moderate supervision with attention to
detail. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with department heads, co-workers, members of
the judiciary and the general public. Must provide a
professional environment for people calling and/or meeting
with the Sheriff or visitors to the Sheriff's Office.
Acceptance of employment contingent on passing a criminal
background check.
AA
9/26/2014
$12.25 Hr. - 18
hours per week; No
Benefits
10/31/2014
$15.00 an hour ~ 19
Hours per week ~
No Benefits ~
Temporary position
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
EMERGENCY SVCS
TRAINING ACADEMY
0009087777W
EMT Instructor Aide - PT
POSITION SUMMARY: Under guidelines set by N.J. Bureau of
Fire Safety, N.J. State Department of Health and Senior
Services, New Jersey State Police, Occupational Safety and
Health Administration, Federal Emergency Management
Agency, Board of Chosen Freeholders, Director of Public
Health and Safety and Director of the Office of Emergency
Management, delivers course offerings of the Emergency
Services Training Academy
AA
Duties: Incumbent is responsible for the delivery of course
offerings of the Emergency Services Training Academy.
Position must administer the policies and procedures
established by the Board of Chosen Freeholders, County
Administrator, Director of Public Health & Safety, and Director
of the Office of Emergency Management. The position must
function under detailed guidelines established by the laws of
the State of New Jersey and the rules and specifications
required by various State and Federal agencies. The key
challenges facing the incumbent are maintaining a thorough
understanding of the current information related to the
instructional courses offered at the ESTA and presenting these
courses in compliance with the County, State and Federal
regulations and policies.
This position reports to the Training Academy Supervisor.
Req.: Incumbent must be at least 21 years of age and have a
minimum of three years of experience as an EMT and possess
a valid NJ EMT B card. Incumbent must provide a current
resume with certificates. Upon acceptance of application and
successful evaluation by the selection committee the candidate
shall assume the duties of an Instructor Aide.
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE
0004577777Y
Mechanic - PT
Position Summary: Under supervision, performs a variety of
repairs and maintenance tasks involving various types of
automotive equipment, trucks, vehicles, heavy equipment. All
duties are performed in accordance with County safety codes
and safe work practices.
Duties: Position repairs gasoline and diesel powered
equipment and vehicles, and related components including
transmissions, brakes, drive trains, cooling and electrical
systems, alignments, etc. Knowledge of hydraulics, hose
replacement and hose fabricating. Position performs
preventive maintenance for all assigned vehicles and
equipment; operates a variety of diagnostic tools a variety of
hand, electric and air-driven tools. Tests, services and repairs
vehicles and equipment; inspects, adjusts and replaces
necessary units and related parts in the performance of repairs
and maintenance work. Position diagnoses, troubleshoots
problems on vehicles using computerized scanning equipment
and lap top computers in order to repair and maintain vehicles
and equipment in the County fleet. Position fabricates parts
using welding equipment. Must have knowledge in the use of
New Jersey State inspection equipment; knowledge in the use
of New Jersey diesel emission inspection equipment. Ability to
read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating
and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and
schematics. Must have the ability to perform vehicle recovery
and towing operations; ability to operate forklift. Perform
related work as required; ability to work long hours and/or shift
working during snow operations, along with irregular hours
during the winter. Position ensures shop cleanliness and
maintenance on a regular basis; does building safety checks.
Position is required to use a computer, knowledge of PC
operations and software, knowledge of internet use.
Req.: High school diploma or equivalent; or two years related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of
education and experience. Must have fork lift license or the
ability to obtain one; must participate in on-going certification in
all areas of automotive repairs. Supplemental Vo-Tech
Automotive courses, minimum five years related experience
and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and
experience preferred. Must possess a CDL Class B with air
brake endorsement; a CDL Class A preferred. Must have an
acceptable driving record per county standards; no DUI
conviction within the past ten (10) years, and, if the applicant
has had a prior DUI conviction, then no DUI conviction within
the past ten years beginning with the date the applicant’s
driving privileges were restored from that DUI conviction; no
reckless driving convictions within past 3 years; no more than
6 current points; investigation of any fatal accident or
revocation of driving privileges. Acceptance for employment
contingent upon passing federally mandated pre-employment
drug testing.
9/26/2014
$10.00 Hr. - $26.00
Hour / no benefits
AA
10/31/2014
$14.50 an hour; no
benefits; Monday to
Friday; 19 hours per
week
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
CENTER
0006167777V
Case Manager 1 - PT (IOC)
Position Summary:
The essential function of this clinical position is to engage the
Involuntary Outpatient Commitment (IOC) client toward
acceptance of mental health and other critical services and to
assist in stabilization in the community. Position will write and
maintain the treatment plans, monitors the client’s progress
communicating with numerous in-house and outside providers
as the client is linked to services. Position will provide
assessment, treatment planning, crisis management and
coordinate all aspects of treatment. As the coordinator of the
client’s treatment the Case Manager utilizes a holistic
treatment approach in helping the client stabilize their
psychiatric symptoms and permanently integrate into the
community.
AA
Duties: Position maintains awareness of the practical and
clinical status of each client so that individual needs are
addressed. Position will use sound clinical judgment when
assessing clients in crisis and referrals or consultations are
arranged when appropriate. Position will actively engage
clients through outreach strategies with attention to rapport,
boundaries and safety. Position will use sound clinical
judgment in conducting assessments and presents findings at
the treatment team meeting. Position will submit paperwork in
a timely fashion. In addition, position is responsible to maintain
the chart as completely as possible with the contents up to
date, clear, concise and accurate. Position maintains good
working relationships with staff, professionals outside the
program and with family/support system. Position will engage
in trainings and activities, including but not limited to in-house
training and statewide initiative, for professional growth and
quality service provision to consumers. Position will work
together with the client to develop a treatment plan and
program schedule that meets the client’s emergent and long
term needs. Position will conduct one to one supportive
counseling and meet with family (or support system) when
needed. Position will participate in team meetings and
supervision sessions; advocate for the client as needed for the
necessary services or benefits. Position will transport clients to
appointments within the community as related to the service
plan. Position will participate on a rotating 24 hour on call
weekends.
Req.: Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Social Work, Psychology,
Counseling or related field from an accredited college.
Incumbent must be computer literate. Clinical license in good
standing, if applicable demonstrated experience in working
with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.
Able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekend
and holiday hours. Valid NJ driver’s license in good standing.
The acceptance of employment is contingent upon passing a
criminal background check & pre-placement physical/drug
screen.
10/17/2014
$22.75 Hr. / 19
Hours per week / no
benefits/ Grant
Funded
Preferred Req.: A minimum of two years of experience in
mental health services, a familiarity with symptoms of major
psych. Diagnosis of seriously and persistently mentally ill
clients. Knowledge of community resources and services and
the ability to collaborate with other professionals. Bilingual
(Spanish/English) and experience with culturally diverse
populations are desirable.
*Candidates with lived experience in mental health and/or
substance use disorders and in recovery are encouraged to
apply.
PESS
0006197777Y
Crisis Counselor - PT
Duties: Provides psychiatric counseling for a 24 Hour hotline/
walk-in center including, but not limited to, crisis intervention,
assessment, referral, training, technical assistance, monitoring
clients, etc. Perform mobile outreach with local police and
provide suicide hotline coverage.
Req.: Master’s degree in psychology or related field/minimum
of 1-year experience in psychiatric setting or a Bachelor’s
degree in psychology or related field w/minimum of 3 years
experience in a crisis setting. NJ Division of Mental Health
Services, Mental Health Screener Certification preferred.
Acceptance of employment contingent upon passing a criminal
background check and a pre-employment physical/drug screen.
AA
1/6/2014
$27.04 Hr.(19
Hours) Saturday &
Sunday; Morning,
afternoon & evening
shifts available
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DEPARTMENT
POSITION DESCRIPTION
GRADE
SALARY
RANGE
DATE OF
ORIGINAL
LISTING
MENTAL HEALTH
CENTER
0006167777Z
Psychiatrist I - PT (IOC)
Position Summary:
Position will evaluate all individuals referred to the Involuntary
Outpatient Commitment (IOC) Program and determine the
appropriateness of completing a physician’s commitment
certification. Provide live expert testimony at all court hearings.
AA
Duties: Position will perform psychiatric evaluations, including
history and mental status exams. Position will complete
Physician Certificates and assesses for an involuntary
outpatient commitment. Position will complete treatment plans
in conjunction with other clinical staff. Position will prescribe
medication and monitor its benefits/side effects to program
identified individuals in the IOC who can benefit from such
medication. Position will communicate on a regular basis with
staff, families and outside agencies. Position will perform
Performance Improvement, peer review, committee
assignments as necessary. Position will maintain thorough,
timely clinical documentation. Position will provide
consultations and re-evaluations on a scheduled or emergency
basis to individuals involved with IOC. Position will hold clinical
case conferences. Position will perform other duties as
assigned by the Medical Director.
Req.: Board Certification by ABPN; completion of Residency in
Psychiatry as recognized by ABPN. New Jersey State License;
Specialty Training or experience in Forensic Psychiatry. Age
Specific Knowledge & Skills: Must be able to demonstrate the
knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to children,
adolescents, adults and older adults. Incumbent must
demonstrate knowledge of key principles of growth and
development of the life span, possess the ability to assess
data reflective of the patient’s status and be able to interpret
the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s
needs relative to his/her age in accordance with the Center’s
policies and procedures.
Essential Background and Experience Requirement:
Experience treating a variety of psychiatric disorders in
patients ages 18 plus.
The acceptance of employment is contingent upon passing a
criminal background check & pre-placement physical/drug
screen.
*Candidates with lived experience in mental health and/or
substance use disorders and in recovery are encouraged to
apply.
JAIL
0005207777Y
Registered Nurse - PT
Duties: Position is responsible for providing direct and indirect
nursing care to the incarcerated population. Performs initial
and ongoing assessments; initiates access to and provides on
going medical, dental, and mental health services utilizing
standards of care. Performs a variety of comprehensive
nursing functions: initial and follow-up assessments,
medication administration, chronic care clinics, treatments,
referrals, patient teaching, and accurate documentation. Works
closely with medical, dental, mental health and custody staff.
Req.: Valid State of New Jersey RN license, CPR and AED
certification required. Current adult med/surg and clinical
experience. Proficient in safe medication administration.
Knowledge and experience in psych, adult illness, and
addictions beneficial. Must pass a background check and
adhere to all security requirements within the jail setting.
10/17/2014
$100.00 an hour/15
hours per week ~
No benefits ~
GRANT FUNDED
AA
1/6/2014
$42.50 Hr~ Mon. Fri 7 am to 3 pm;
$45.00 Hr to $53.00
Hr, evenings,
midnights, weekends
Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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