Community Service Aide (Specialist) – Human Services
Under supervision, performs a variety of routine field and office work involved in community-oriented programs such as housing, urban renewal, education, welfare, unemployment, and crime prevention; interviews community residents and assists them in obtaining government aid and support services, or makes referrals to other agencies; does other related duties as required.
Bachelors Degree strongly preferred
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties
of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the procedures, policies, programs, and resources of local community agencies after a period of training.
Knowledge of the problems encountered by community-oriented programs.
Ability to identify the needs of residents and the community as a whole and to identify resources to meet those needs.
Ability to work harmoniously with associates, families, individuals, and other agencies or organizations.
Ability to collect and make correct appraisals of factual information regarding individuals and families.
Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports.
Ability to maintain essential records and files.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.