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Director, Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Director for the Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, who will oversee and direct the activities of workers engaged in operating and maintaining diocesan facilities and equipment in office buildings, schools, parish centers and retreat houses. The position includes the following duties:

  • Develops long range plans, conceptual designs and capital outlay requirements and documentation for Diocesan facilities; performs regular audits in support of facility planning.
  • Inspects, plans and evaluates use of space and facilities; inspects facilities and equipment to determine need and extent of service, equipment required, and type and number of operation and maintenance personnel needed.
  • Oversees and directs maintenance personnel and workers engaged in equipment installation, event set-up and break-down, cafeteria/food services, facilities repair and preventive maintenance.
  • Ensures that staff work in a safe manner utilizing appropriate equipment and procedures; Oversees and administers a comprehensive Facilities Policy at the Pastoral Center to ensure the safety and security of the facility, diocesan employees and visitors. Oversees on-site security staff.
  • Oversees the coordination of building space allocation, layout and office support services.
  • Assembles and analyzes contract bids, and submits bids and recommendations for action; Serves as liaison to public utility, environmental and energy agencies.
  • Directs contracted projects to verify adherence to specifications.
  • Plans and administers departmental budget.
  • Works closely with construction, maintenance and real estate consultants on a range of projects and initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university
  • One to three years related experience and/or training
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and event management systems 

Interested candidates should forward their resume to hr@diometuchen.org.

Or mail to:     Human Resources Director
                      Diocese of Metuchen
                      PO Box 191
                      Metuchen, NJ 08840-0191

** Please note that due to the anticipated level of response, we will only contact those candidates who we are interested in pursuing.


Maintenance Supervisor, Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor for the Office of Property and Facilities Ownership and Management, who will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the work of employees in general maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds and equipment of the Diocese of Metuchen. The position includes the following duties:

  • Supervises and assigns the work of maintenance employees; inspects work for completeness.
  • Plans, schedules, and conducts routine and preventative maintenance activities as required.
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks such as painting, plumbing, electrical wiring, and other related maintenance activities using appropriate hand tools and equipment.
  • Detects and reports defective materials, structural problems, and any unsafe or questionable conditions to the Director.
  • Maintains facilities, grounds and equipment in a clean, safe, and orderly condition; follows prescribed safety regulations; utilizes/wears safety gear and protective equipment as required.
  • Assists with snow removal by shoveling walks and driveways; spreads salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup.
  • Schedules and performs prescribed preventative maintenance on machinery and the building or grounds as required.
  • Oversees and monitors various contractors as directed (landscapers, HVAC, electricians, etc.)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • One year certificate from college or technical school
  • One to three years related experience and/or training
  • Supervisory experience
  • Valid Driver's License

Interested candidates should forward their resume to hr@diometuchen.org.

Or mail to:     Human Resources Director
                      Diocese of Metuchen
                      PO Box 191
                      Metuchen, NJ 08840-0191

** Please note that due to the anticipated level of response, we will only contact those candidates who we are interested in pursuing.


Cook, Maria Regina Residence, Somerset, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Housekeeper/Cook for the Maria Regina Residence located in Somerset, NJ. The qualified candidate will be responsible for cooking meals for the priests in residence. The cook will prepare meals for the priests in residence and guests as requested; plan meals, purchase food and related items, prepare meals and clean the kitchen.

 The ideal candidate will have one to three years' experience.

Interested candidates should forward their resume to hr@diometuchen.org.

Or mail to:     Human Resources Director
                      Diocese of Metuchen
                      PO Box 191
                      Metuchen, NJ 08840-0191

** Please note that due to the anticipated level of response, we will only contact those candidates who we are interested in pursuing.


Administrative Assistant, Secretariat for Family and Pastoral Life, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking an Administrative Assistant who coordinates, administers and supports preparations, programs and processes to accomplish the mission of the Offices in the Secretariat for Family and Pastoral Life. The position includes the following duties:

  • Coordinates and oversees the daily operations of the Offices and frequently communicates a status report to the Directors
  • Schedules meetings, mailings, events, courses, speakers and office activities as directed; attends and coordinates the logistics of these events as required; maintains calendars
  • Assists in the development (layout and format) of publicity and materials for presentations, workshops, courses, manuals, including newsletters, brochures, pamphlets etc., utilizing Word, Excel, Publisher, Constant Contact, etc. 
  • Maintains and updates departmental databases and files in a well-organized and accurate manner with Access
  • Provides administrative support to the offices; oversees general office affairs (telephone calls, supply ordering, photocopying, requisitions, expenses, filing, etc.); maintains office files and records in a well-organized and confidential manner. 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school 
  • One to three years related experience and/or training 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database systems 
  • Religious Requirement: Must be a practicing Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church and who possesses a sound working knowledge of the Catholic faith and Church hierarchy 

Interested candidates should forward their resume to hr@diometuchen.org.

Or mail to:      Human Resources Director
                      Diocese of Metuchen
                      PO Box 191
                      Metuchen, NJ 08840-0191

** Please note that due to the anticipated level of response, we will only contact those candidates who we are interested in pursuing.


Cemetery Worker, Piscataway, NJ 

Presently, the Diocese of Metuchen is seeking a Cemetery Worker who will be responsible for performing manual labor, including the regular operation of backhoes or other medium construction equipment. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Helps dig graves with backhoe and shovel and positions casket on casket loading device
  • Helps set up equipment including folding chairs for public functions
  • Refills open graves with soil
  • Installs flower vases and markers on graves
  • Pours and finishes concrete borders around headstone markers
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications include a high school diploma or possession of a G.E.D.; or one (1) year recent experience in grounds, landscape, street, water/sewer, or building maintenance, or in construction; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates must be able to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and have a valid driver's license.

Compensation includes a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program. Interested candidates should submit a resume and salary requirements via e-mail to hr@diometuchen.org.

** Please note that due to the anticipated high volume of responses, only those candidates who we are interested in interviewing will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Parish Secretary (Bilingual), St. John Paul II Parish, Perth Amboy, NJ 


The Parish Community of Saint John Paul II in Perth Amboy is seeking a bilingual (Spanish) Parish Secretary. The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing administrative, secretarial and office support to the Pastor
  • Maintaining parish calendar, scheduling appointments/meetings
  • Generating routine correspondence, forms and documents
  • Maintaining parish membership and sacramental records; Preparing Baptismal, Holy Communion, Confirmation and Marriage Certificates

Preparing and printing Mass booklets, church bulletin, contributions envelopes and other parish announcements

Education/Experience:  Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Religious Requirement:  Must be a practicing Roman Catholic who upholds the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church and who possesses a sound working knowledge of the Catholic faith and Church hierarchy.


Part Time School Bus Driver (St. Anthony Study Hall Program) – St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Port Reading, NJ 

 

St. Anthony Study Hall is in need of a part time bus driver. CDL License is preferred, however, the candidate will be trained and have their license paid.

 

Hours are approximately an hour in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon.  Will need someone to be a substitute/bus aide, as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be over 21.
  • Must pass background and MVR report. 

If you are interested, please contact Frank Cacece at studyhalldirector@gmail.com