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Employment

County Employment Opportunities

Sussex County Chamber of Commerce members may post their employment opportunities here by emailing job details to mail@sussexcountychamber.org. Please include the following position information: job title & description, company/organization name, location, contact preference (email, mail, in person, etc.) and any other important details. There is no charge to have a job posted here - it is a benefit of Chamber membership.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: For internship opportunities please click on INTERNSHIPS tab or click HERE.

Posted on February 9

 

THORLABS, NEWTON, NJ
Fiber Manufacturing Technician
The fiber manufacturing technician fabricates drawn glass products including optical fiber and rod/cane. Provides support to fiber fabrication by troubleshooting. Assists with the fabrication of new glass drawn products. Works under the direction of Senior Fiber Manufacturing Engineer/Fiber Manufacturing Manager. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations.
Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:
Incoming inspection of all raw materials to manufacture drawn glass products
Maintaining Inventory of all raw materials:
Ordering gases
Preform inventory
Chemical inventory
Dyes
 Coating Applicators
All tower mechanical parts
Proper use of chemicals for optical fiber coating mixing and cleanup
The maintenance of all components of the draw towers including;
Oxygen Gettering Furnace
Draw Furnace
UV and thermal curing systems
Diameter Gauges
Operation of Lathe and Glass working:
Maintain equipment and cleanliness of Lathe room
Proper use of glass-working techniques to prepare rods, tubes or preforms for drawing
Drawing optical fiber using pressurized coating heads and open cup arrangements
Application of Tefzel or nylon buffer jacket on the optical fiber using an extruder
Testing of the optical fiber strength using a four axis proof-testing unit
Testing of the attenuation of the optical fiber
Proper recording of all data related to the fabrication of glass drawn products
Perform other BU essential functions and participate in assigned cross training.
Qualifications
Experience:
• Two years manufacturing experience
Education:
• High School diploma or equivalent
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
• Proficiency in basic computer use (Word, Excel) and communication tools
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Possess basic mechanical aptitude.
• Use and safety of small hand tool is a must.
• Attention to detail
• Strong ability to work well in a group atmosphere, and comply with high quality standards.
• Strong ability to shift from one task to another to address changing production priorities.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on the company’s career site for  consideration: 
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1862376

 

THORLABS, NEWTON, NJ
Inventory Control Clerk II

This position will contribute to the receiving and monitoring of inventory to meet demand forecasts and various corporate financial objectives. This responsibility requires a basic understanding of how to read production orders, attention to detail, and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel. Works under general supervision. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations.
Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:
• Investigates and corrects inventory issues
• Executes transfers of product systematically as well as physically
• Processes physical inventory counts and perform reconciliations as needed
• Performs and review data entry in Axapta/Journals/Quarantines
• Picks journals requests
• Responsible for location set-up and layout of inventory materials within the BU
• Carries out cycle counting as needed
• Works closely with the buyers and planners from the various business units
• Recommends process improvement regarding policies & procedures to ensure adequate control of all purchases & inventories
• Cross trains in shipping, receiving & RAF
• Understand and process ECRO procedure within IC
• Monitor RAF process
• Coordinates and participates in the year end physical inventory process
Qualifications
Experience:
• Some prior manufacturing experience with specialized background experience in inventory control.
Education:
• High School Diploma or equivalent or equivalent work experience
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
• Basic knowledge of the shipping pick list process.
• Familiarity with Axapta (or other ERP system) and RFSmart system.
• Outstanding attention to detail and strong ability to multitask.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals at all levels or the company. Working with individuals from all departments is a daily requirement.
• REASONING ABILITY: Must be able to understand written work instructions.
• MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Basic mathematic and analytical skills are required.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on our company’s career site for consideration:
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1856764


Posted on January 30, 2018
Licensed Massage Therapist

Garden of Life Massage and Yoga Center in Wantage, NJ has an opportunity for a licensed massage therapist to build a thriving practice. Interested individuals should be skilled in massage modalities for lasting relief, possess passion and dependability. Please contact Garden of Life Massage and Yoga Center at 973.875.5433 or email a resume to dawn@1gardenoflife.com.


 Posted on January 18

Thorlabs, Newton, NJ

Human Resources Benefits Assistant-Part Time

The position will provide overall support and assist in a variety of administrative functions for Benefits. Works under general supervision not more than 25 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:
• Provides administrative support to benefits including but not limited to: organizing and maintaining files; meeting coordination and assembly of meeting materials, and supports HR initiatives and projects.
• Performs HRIS data entry.
• Assists with new-employee processing to include Badge IDs, Outlook pictures and entering in the Training Manger system.
• Assists or prepares correspondence as requested such as benefit and employment verification letters.
• Ensures filing is kept up to date and is done accurately including confidential information, in accordance with internal procedures and proper compliance practices.
• Assist with the set up process in wellness-related activities including fitness classes, blood drives, wellness fair, etc.
• Maintains high standards of confidentiality of all employee records and information.
• Support the HR team other support activities as needed.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
Experience:
• Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar position preferred.

Education:
• Some College or equivalent work experience

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
• Basic to intermediate knowledge of Human Resources computerized information systems and databases, preferably a relational database
• Proficient in MS Office products
• Highly motivated, results driven and able to work independently as well as with the team
• Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities within the department
• High commitment to customer service to internal and external clients
• Possess a high level of integrity; must show good judgment and the strictest confidentiality at all times
• Show high level of professionalism within the work place
• Ability to analyze and solve problems
• Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively
• Clear and effective oral presentation of ideas/recommendations and effective written communication, using tact and courtesy
• Ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on the company’s career site for consideration:
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1837077


Posted on January 8, 2018

Achieving Excellence, Sparta, NJ

Part time opportunity

Requirements:

  • Computer savvy ,Microsoft office, excel, etc.
  • Detailed oriented
  • Good and enjoys paperwork
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Organized
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Likes very small office
  • Works independently 
  • Coachable 
  • Very good with numbers, accurate
  • Good phone skills

Please send resume to prc@tutornj.net

Achieving excellence
Pauline Richards
973-512-5122
prc@tutornj.net


Posted on December 18, 2017

The Allen Companies Inc., an authorized Jani-King Commercial Cleaning Franchise is GROWING!

We have multiple IMMEDIATE openings in the Sussex County areas. Part Time - Day, Evening, Night and Weekend Cleaning. Hours, times and pay rate vary by account type and location.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-dusting
-vacuuming
-mopping floors
-sanitizing restrooms
-emptying trash cans and taking garbage to the dumpster.
Experience with floor stripping and waxing and carpet extraction are a plus.

We are looking for responsible, hardworking, team players who understand the importance of cleanliness. These are on the books position and you will be paid every other week by check. We also offer direct deposit and pay cards. Positions will be available for individuals or teams. We currently have a great opportunity for a team clean that is scheduled for about 32 hours a week. We provide paid training, state-of-the art equipment and supplies, and use green cleaning products. You do not need to provide anything except yourself!

We are looking for people who are:
-reliable and willing to work and will show up for all assignmentsare able to read and speak English;
-are able to follow written and verbal instructions and work independently
-are health, security and safety conscious
-are able to work in the US legally
-have reliable transportation
-can always act in a polite, professional and friendly manner
-canalways present a clean and professional appearance and wear the company uniform and nametag (which we will provide).
If you can answer yes to all of these questions we want to talk to you. 
When you respond to this ad make sure that you include an email address or a daytime phone number so that we can get in touch with you as soon as possible. Please Email cindy@allencompaniesinc.com or call 732-673-4712.


Posted on 11/1/2017

Mathnasium Instructor
A Mathnasium instructor position is an opportunity for employees who wish to apply their math and teaching abilities to help children succeed. Curriculum and materials are predetermined for each student based on the student’s strengths and problem areas.

Applicants must have exceptional math skills through Algebra 1 and Geometry and be positive, energetic, motivating, and able to communicate professionally with parents and students of all ages.


Mathnasium instructors typically work between 8 and 16 hours per week. We offer a flexible work schedule (afternoons/evenings) and can accommodate students’ academic and other professional commitments. Passing a math aptitude test is required. Please email your resume to the email address listed below:

Mathnasium of Sparta
8 Town Center Dr. Suite 4
Sparta, NJ 07871
973-726-MATH(6284)
sparta@mathnasium.com
Posted on 11/1/2017
Bentley Assisted Living (3 Phillips Rd. Branchville, NJ) is looking to hire a FULL TIME Certified Nursing Aide for the 11pm-7am shift. Salary based on experience.Please stop in to fill out an application. Call 973-948-8884 with any questions OR send your resume to: dtramontozzi@bentleyassistedliving.com
Posted on 10/31

Assembler, Thorlabs, Newton, NJ
The position works among of team of individuals assembling mechanical products for our customers. As part of our LEAN Manufacturing business strategy, the position is located in a work “cell” assembling a variety of components ranging in complexity throughout the day. Works under general supervision. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Must be able to understand written work instructions and schematics for a wide range of products to properly assemble the final product to the highest of quality standards and with zero scrap or rework.
  • Assemble components and products of varying size and complexity that includes cleaning, inspecting and testing of assembled components and assemblies.
  • Meets  the expected assembly timelines that are outlined on the production orders
  • Ask questions when instructions are not understood or clear
  • Remain focused on the production orders and assembly responsibilities throughout the day
  • Performs any combination of the above duties from the functions above. Cross-train on various functions in order to provide flexibility and support across production operations.
  • Where  necessary, set up or calibrate equipment, maintain accurate records,   prepare reports for identification purposes such as test reports, and move material to and from work areas.
  • Must  maintain a safe and clean working environment through compliance with procedures,  policies and regulations.

Qualifications

Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar position preferred.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong  attention to detail
  • Strong ability to work well in a group atmosphere, and comply with high quality standards.
  • Strong  ability to shift from one task to another to address changing production priorities.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on the company’s career site for consideration: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1785355

General Helper, Thorlabs, Newton, NJ
The position performs a variety of technical operations and exhibits exceptional quality and quantity. The General Helpers position is a critical or key component in the success and the flow of the machine shop. The top priority is to support the CNC Machinists in any way that they can. Works under general supervision. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations. Work hours are from 5:45am - 4:15pm. 

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for general maintenance such as sweeping, mopping, emptying trash cans, etc.
  • Responsible for efficiently unloading trucks, cut stock, and deliver material to specific machines
  • Machines various parts on manual equipment with guidance from set-up crew
  • Runs production parts on CNC machines, deburrs and operates laser engraver
  • Finisher - tumbles machined parts, polishes extrusions, bead blasting
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas.

Qualifications

Experience: Minimum :1 year of experience in a maintenance shop or manufacturing environment.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong sense of ethical conduct
  • Strong  ability to take initiative/ownership
  • Strong  ability to work well in a group atmosphere, and comply with high quality standards.
  • Strong  ability to shift from one task to another to address changing production priorities.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on the company’s career site for consideration: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1782126

General Helper, 2nd Shift, Thorlabs, Newton, NJ
The position performs a variety of technical operations and exhibits exceptional quality and quantity. The General Helpers position is a critical or key component in the success and the flow of the machine shop. The top priority is to support the CNC Machinists in any way that they can. Works under general supervision. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations. Working Hours are from 4:00PM - 2:30AM

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for general maintenance such as sweeping, mopping, emptying trash cans,      etc.
  • Responsible for efficiently unloading trucks, cut stock, and deliver material to      specific machines
  • Machines various parts on manual equipment with guidance from set-up crew
  • Runs production parts on CNC machines, deburrs and operates laser engraver
  • Finisher- tumbles machined parts, polishes extrusions, bead blasting
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas.

Qualifications

Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience in a maintenance shop or manufacturing environment.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong  sense of ethical conduct
  • Strong ability to take initiative/ownership
  • Strong ability to work well in a group atmosphere, and comply with high quality standards.
  • Strong ability to shift from one task to another to address changing production priorities.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on the company’s career site for consideration:
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1750908

Mechanical Inspector, Thorlabs, Newton, NJ
The position effectively assures vendor & manufacturing compliance to Thorlabs ISO9001 quality standards protecting customers. Inspectors perform visual and dimensional inspection of precision parts and make quick, accurate pass/fail decisions. The majority of this person’s time should be spent inspecting Thorlabs components coming off the CNC machines and manually equipment to guarantee the accuracy of the CNC machine set up and to ensure that the internal machine shop is producing quality components. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Inspect, test, or measure materials, products, installations, or work for conformance to specifications.
  • First article inspection of all internal changes and new products.
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers.
  • Read blueprints, data, manuals, or other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment methods, certification processes, formulas, or measuring instruments required.
  • Document  control of processes that have been validated.
  • Record  inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or      moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded.
  • Mark  items with details such as grade or acceptance-rejection status.
  • Reconcile final inspection documentation for shipments.
  • Handle issues pertaining to outside processes performed by vendors for the shop.
  • Assist with product flow through the department.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in quality control function in manufacturing environment preferred
  • Mechanical manufacturing inspection experience preferred.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent or equivalent work experience

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to learn, understand, and effectively apply sampling plans.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to operate in both individual and team environments.
  • Capable of reading mechanical drawings and interpret  dimensional tolerances. Knowledge of mechanical measurement and machining as well as an understanding of ISO9001 as it applies to inspection and      non-conformance.
  • Must understand, use and be able to explain sample plans (AQL…)
  • Adaptable to process and procedure changes.
  • Capacity to convert from imperial to metric measurements.
  • Ability to meet department standards for productivity and quality.
  • Computer literacy using MS Office, Outlook and ERP software is mandatory.
  • Must know how to use common mechanical test equipment including calipers, micrometers, gauges, pins and vision systems for mechanical measurement.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Keep abreast of topics in their field as well as be excited about continual training and growth in their area

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on the company’s career site for consideration:
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1750914

Posted on 10/12 - Optics Assembler, Thorlabs, Newton, NJ
As an assembler in the Optical Business Unit, you will work among of team of individuals assembling products for our customers. As part of our LEAN Manufacturing business strategy, you will be located in a work “cell” assembling a variety of components ranging in complexity throughout the day. Works under general supervision. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
-Must be able to understand written work instructions and schematics for a wide range of products to properly assemble the final product to the highest of quality standards and with zero scrap or rework.
-Assemble components and products of varying size and complexity that includes cleaning, inspecting and testing of assembled components and assemblies.
-Meets the expected assembly timelines that are outlined on the production orders
-Ask questions when instructions are not understood or clear
-Remain focused on the production orders and assembly responsibilities throughout the day
-Performs any combination of the above duties from the functions above. Cross-train on various functions in order to provide flexibility and support across production operations.
-Where necessary, set up or calibrate equipment, maintain accurate records, prepare reports for identification purposes such as test reports, and move material to and from work areas.
-Must maintain a safe and clean working environment through compliance with procedures, policies and regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: Experience with soldering capability in a similar position preferred.
Education:  High School diploma or equivalent is required, and any additional technical education is a plus.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
-Strong attention to detail
-Strong ability to work with components that may be smaller than 1/8 of an inch; must have a steady hand with excellent dexterity and eye-hand coordination

-Laser and safety knowledge.
-Strong ability to work well in a group atmosphere, and comply with high quality standards.
-Strong ability to shift from one task to another to address changing production priorities.
-Must be able to understand written work instructions and schematics for a wide range of products to properly assemble the final product.
-Basic mathematic skills are required.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identify or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on our company’s career site for consideration: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1694982

9/22/17
Project Self-Sufficiency, Newton, NJ
Bi-Lingual Home Visitor:Full-time, bi-lingual home visitor needed to provide in-home health and parenting and support services as part of nationally recognized home visitation program to at-risk, pregnant, Spanish-speaking women or women with children and their families in Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon Counties.   Continually assess client needs, develop goals, provide appropriate intervention strategies and adjust services accordingly.  Assume an active role in agency events.  Provide culturally competent service delivery.   Frequently required to stand, sit, walk, bend, use hands and arms and must occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.  Must have own vehicle, valid driver’s license, and acceptable driving record.  Bachelor’s degree required. 
Nurse Home Visitor: Full-time nurse needed to provide health education for pregnant women and their families in a home visiting environment. Candidate will provide prenatal education; nutrition counseling; assist patients and their families with establishing goals; educate participants about infant care, early childhood development, and positive health practices. Travel throughout Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon counties required; must have reliable transportation. Current R.N. and C.P.R. required. Varied schedule includes some early evenings. Spanish-speaking a plus.
New Jersey Youth Corps Program Director: Full-time director needed for high school equivalency and employability skills program for youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Responsible for all aspects of program, including staff supervision, community outreach, student recruitment, and behavioral assessments.  Health benefits available.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed.  Experience and bachelor’s degree required.
New Jersey Youth Corps Program Associate: Full-time associate needed for high school equivalency and employability skills program for youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Responsible for community outreach, student recruitment, facilitating academic instruction, behavioral assessments, and providing leadership with community service projects.  Deliver employability skills training curricula in group setting.   ealth benefits available.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed.  Experience and bachelor’s degree required.
New Jersey Youth Corps High School Equivalency Instructor: Part-time facilitators needed to provide high school equivalency instruction to youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Educate students in math, science, English and history; administer assessment testing.  Related experience and Bachelor’s degree required.  Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communication skills required.
New Jersey Youth Corps Crew Supervisors: Multiple full-time and part-time facilitators needed to lead teams of at risk youth, ages 16 – 25, in project-based construction, landscaping, facility maintenance and other related activities.   Provide negotiation and conflict resolution between participants.  Assist with job placement coordination and referrals.  Responsible for transporting teams to various work sites.  Related experience, Bachelor’s degree and commercial drivers’ license required.
Grant Writer: Experienced grant writer with proven track record with securing federal and foundation grants needed.  Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects.  Health benefits available. Strong written communication skills; ability and experience to work in deadline-driven environments; knowledge of fundraising sources, techniques and strategies.  Bachelor’s degree required.
Community Resource & Outreach Specialist: Outreach worker needed to form strategic partnerships with service providers and community stakeholders and engage and educate the community about Project Self-Sufficiency.  Health benefits available.  Reliable transportation needed.  Full-time, varied schedule; some evenings and weekends required.  Public speaking experience preferred.  Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communication skills preferred. Bachelor's degree required.
Job Development & Placement Coordinator: Coordinator needed to initiate contact with community agencies and employers, develop internship and employment leads, provide placement and follow-up services for agency participants, conduct in-house employment seminars, and assist with other Career Center tasks.   Full-time, health benefits available.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.  Bachelor’s degree required.
Social Worker/Case Manager: Full time Social Worker/Case Manager needed to provide case management, crisis intervention, group work and supportive counseling for low-income individuals.  Facilitate goal-setting, refer clients to community resources, maintain case records, and assist with agency events.  Health benefits available.  Experience working in a related field a plus.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must.  Master's degree required.
After School Program Coordinator: Seeking experienced director to manage all aspects of grant-funded afterschool program serving Newton, NJ students. Full-time, health benefits available.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.  Bachelor’s degree required.
After School Program Facilitators: Multiple part-time, hourly facilitators needed for weekday after school program for children grades 4 – 8.  Employment available at the elementary and middle school levels; 15+ hours per week, from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. or from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Two, three, four and five-day positions available.  Substitute teaching certificate required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
Evening Childcare Provider:Child care giver wanted, part time, evenings, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. for Little Sprouts Early Learning Center.  Experience preferred; Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development required.
Day Care Center Teacher: Dedicated, enthusiastic teachers and certified early childhood assistants needed for Early Learning Center.  Full-time; health benefits available.  Bachelor’s Degree, Associates Degree, Child Development Associate certification or Early Childhood Teacher Certification required.
Day Care Center Aides: Teachers’ Aides needed for Early Learning Center.  Full-time; varied schedule.  Health benefits available.  Prior experience and a high school diploma required.
Computer Instructors: Part-time day and evening computer instructors needed.  Expertise in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office applications mandatory.  Good presentation skills, experience and Bachelor’s degree required. \
Parenting Instructor: Part-time trainer needed to implement the 24/7 Dads and Nurturing Parenting Program for Fathers curricula.  Strong written and verbal communication skills necessary.  Must possess ability to establish positive relationships with people of varied cultural backgrounds.  Bachelor’s degree required; education and public-speaking experience preferred.  Evenings required.
Application Information:   Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to
pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.

9/21/17
The Center for Prevention and Counseling, Newton, NJ

JOB OPENING: Do you have a passion for public health and prevention? Are you interested in creating lasting community level change? The Center for Prevention and Counseling is looking for someone who communicates well, learns quickly, and has experience working with community and school based initiatives. The ideal candidate will be able to adapt quickly to changing environments and be able to multi-task while staying organized.

General Summary:  The Full Time Coalition Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating activities associated with the Coalition to include providing: General oversight for coalition activities and associated projects; all grant reporting; and technical assistance to local/regional coalitions and partnerships that focus on substance use prevention. The Coordinator will work to develop and implement strategies that will lead to long-term involvement of community institutions, organizations and individuals in health promotion, assessment, and evaluation activities.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordination of a community-based coalition, recruit and maintain a diverse coalition membership with local and state partners through in-person and virtual activities and continually broaden expertise in the area of substance use disorder with a focus on environmental strategies
  • Represent the Coalition through professional associates locally, statewide and nationally and assist coalition members in conducting annual strategic planning and guide the Coalition to develop a comprehensive action plan
  • Develop and implement data collection methods, tools, and evaluation measures for coalition activities and associated projects in conjunction with coalition members and coordinate and facilitate coalition meetings and communicate effectively with members to promote collaboration, negotiation, and problem solving
  • Develop marketing and media materials, campaigns associated with coalition and community partners and continuously evaluate coalition effectiveness and coalition strategic plan
  • Coordinate (minimally) monthly coalition/task force meetings based upon Coalition’s annual strategic schedule (produce agenda/minutes/coordinate follow-up tasks) and ensure current data and community trends are collected, analyzed, and utilized for coalition efforts, including the creation of and updating of the logic model and action plans
  • Promote coalition platforms via press releases, advertising, media, fliers, community events, and other means deemed beneficial for increasing awareness and conduct/coordinate parent, youth, and community presentations on substance abuse topics as needed on behalf of the Coalition. Manage special projects for the Coalition and Agency.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Foundation of ATOD knowledge regarding evidence based prevention and treatment. Excellent verbal communication skills including one-on-one, public speaking and informative presentations as well as excellent written communication skills, including ability to contribute to newsletters, curriculum development and grant applications
  • Responsible, dependable, takes initiative and always strives to exceed expectations. Ability to work well independently, as part of a team, and in diverse professional and community environments
  • Must be able to attend evening and weekend meetings/events as needed and directed by Agency and be proficient in Miicrosoft Office programs

Education and Experience:: FT- Bachelor’s Degree required, preferred in the fields of Human Services, Public Health or Community Health.  ATOD prevention experience preferred. Must begin to obtain certification as a Prevention Specialist (CPS) once hired, E.O.E., reliable transportation required. Criminal background check conducted.  Salary based on experience and qualifications. No phone calls in regards to this position, interested persons must send resume to Tina@centerforprevention.org.

Posted on 8/29/17
CNC Technician, 2nd Shift, Thorlabs, Newton, NJ

The position is responsible for the manufacturing of precision optical components using the latest CNC technologies. Items include but are not limited to Aspherical Lenses, spherical lenses, Mirrors etc. made form specialty glasses and crystals. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations. Working hours are from 2pm - 11pm.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Perform all aspects of CNC / optical fabrication including grinding, polishing, surfacing, cleaning and inspection
  • Set up and adjustment of CNC machinery from supplied data without supervision
  • Installs all required tooling from tooling data and set-up instructions
  • Understands ISO9001 and MIL-PRF-13830B manufacturing standards.
  • Select and adjust tooling changes as needed without supervision
  • Read and understand spec sheets, blue prints, work orders and work instructions
  • Perform visual inspections of optics for defects related to fabrication.
  • Perform optical tests including interferometry and profilometer tests to determine optical quality
  • Perform cleaning operations to keep work area machinery maintained
  • Keeps supervisor apprised of unresolved and/or potential problems that would negatively affect production schedules.
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas.

Qualifications
Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar position preferred.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good manual dexterity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong ability to work well in a group atmosphere, and comply with high quality standards.
  • Strong ability to shift from one task to another to address changing production priorities.
  • Conventional Optics fabrication & polishing

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Please be sure to complete an application on the company’s career site for consideration:

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1700044