Employment

There are few workplaces as fulfilling as The Seeing Eye. Our employees do meaningful work and go home at the end of the day knowing they've made a difference. The Seeing Eye employs about 150 people at our Morristown, New Jersey campus, with jobs ranging from kennel workers to fundraising specialists.

Quite frequently, people ask us, "How can I become a Seeing Eye® instructor?" Staff instructors are full-time employees who hold college degrees from various fields of study and have successfully completed three years of specialized on-the-job training. They relate well to dogs and people and are physically fit, since their jobs are physically demanding and involve working outdoors in all weather.

Current Openings

The Seeing Eye is looking to fill the following positions:

Grant Writer - Foundation and Corporate Support

The Seeing Eye is distinguished by the clarity of its purpose, the excellence of its program, the strength of its finances, and the stability of its leadership.  Its budget is supported by annual giving, bequests, and an endowment.

Reporting to the Director of Donor and Public Relations, the Grant Writer is responsible for the preparation of proposals, reports, applications, letters of inquiry and other written materials directed at obtaining funding from foundation and corporate sponsors.  The individual manages an existing portfolio that annually secures $1.5M in revenue and successfully searches out new funding streams.  

Candidates for the position should have a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university, three to five years of relevant experience, excellent writing, analytical and research skills, familiarity with Raiser’s Edge, experience utilizing online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial and philanthropic information.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented and highly organized.  The individual must work well under pressure with the ability to manage a work function that is dependent on timeliness and meeting a consistently high standard of professionalism.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Linda Swanson, Senior Specialist, Human Resources, The Seeing Eye, Inc., P.O. Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375, or, via e-mail to jobs3@seeingeye.org, or by fax to (973) 644-5398.


Maintenance Technician

Reporting to the Manager of Facilities, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for repairs, maintenance and improvements to all Seeing Eye interior and exterior facilities, operating all systems in support of facilities on properties and/or structures owned, leased or maintained by the organization, and providing 24/7 emergency coverage on an assigned basis.

The successful candidate will ideally have five to seven years of experience in commercial building maintenance and repair that includes painting, carpentry, plumbing, and light electrical work.  Building Management Control System experience is preferred along with fundamental understanding of state and local building codes.  In performing one’s duties, there will be the need to lift materials and supplies, walk the grounds, climb ladders, and assist with general outside landscaping work requiring an appropriate level of fitness.  Additionally, the Maintenance Technician must be experienced in the safe operation of hand and power tools and be able to safely drive and operate company-owned vehicles. 

We are seeking an individual with good interpersonal skills, good judgement and problem solving skills, the ability to work independently with limited supervision, a willingness to work overtime when needed due to special events and other after-hours work situations and emergencies.  A valid driver’s license is required.
 
Cover letter and resume can be sent to Linda Swanson, The Seeing Eye, Inc., P.O. Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375, or e-mail Jobs@seeingeye.org (973) 644-5398.


Housekeeping/Food Service Assistant

Two part-time openings are available immediately for qualified individuals to join the Food Service and Housekeeping staff at The Seeing Eye’s Morristown campus.

The responsibilities of this position include all cleaning duties related to the student bedrooms, bathrooms and lounge areas. This includes dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping floors, change bedding, turn mattresses and a variety of other tasks. Food Service responsibilities include serving meals, dining room preparation and clean-up after meals.

One year of prior housekeeping experience preferred. Ability to lift/carry up to 20 lbs. Periods of standing, walking, reaching, bending and kneeling are required. Must be able to work independently and follow instructions regarding tasks and functions.

Days and hours will vary based on scheduling needs. 20 hours per week. Some holiday and weekend work required. Competitive salary.

For further consideration, send resume to Linda Swanson at jobs2@seeingeye.org or fax to (973) 644-5398.


The Seeing Eye is an Equal Opportunity Employer