COMMUNITY SERVICE AIDE
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.
NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for
illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this
title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification.
Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
NOTE: Appointments may be made to positions requiring
01314 - Bilingual in Spanish and English
Applicants must be able to read, write, speak, understand, or
communicate in Spanish and English sufficiently to perform
the duties of this position.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Assists in gathering/disseminating community relations information
and aids in making community residents aware of existing programs
available to them in areas such as housing, urban renewal, education,
welfare, unemployment, and crime prevention.
Assists in the implementation and delivery of community-oriented
service programs which benefit community residents.
Meets with residents to help determine their home, financial, and social
conditions which might qualify them for assistance with various
May set up appointments for residents with appropriate public or
May attend community meetings or help organize community residents
to work together to deal with specific community concerns.
May disseminate information on various community-oriented
Refers information to appropriate agencies regarding needs for
new/altered programs for community residents.
Conducts surveys, gathers data/information, and projects anticipated
problems concerning activities and changes in the community.
Keeps essential records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
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
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
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.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code(s) which
are different work week or work month and/or variants of the job class title:
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This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.