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 our specialized on-the-job apprenticeship program. 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:


Food Service & Housekeeping Manager

The Seeing Eye, Inc., the oldest existing guide dog school in the world, is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Manager in our Food Service & Housekeeping department.

In support of The Seeing Eye’s Mission and the blind and low vision students living in residence that we serve, this position is responsible for managing the food service and housekeeping operations for optimal safety and sanitary conditions in accordance with applicable regulations.

Essential functions:

  • Perform managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws, which may include interviewing, hiring, training, assigning and supervising work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Manage the overall production of food served by the facility, maintaining appropriate quality and quantity controls in accordance with food service regulations and dietary requirements
  • Plan menus, modify recipes for optimal nutritional value and advise cooks of special dietary requirements
  • Prepare and place orders to maintain inventories for all food and non-food supplies required for the production of meals and the housekeeping needs of the facility
  • Manage the handling, preparation and storage of food, the maintenance of food service equipment, and the sanitary conditions of the food service and dining environments
  • Manage the overall housekeeping services to ensure a safe, sanitary and comfortable environment for students, staff members and guests
  • Provide on-the-job training to ensure staff performance is in compliance with industry regulations and meets applicable standards for food service and housekeeping
  • Prepare student shopping lists, coordinate student shopping with volunteers and keep accounts for students
  • Prepare annual budget and track expense activities related to the food service and housekeeping operations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in hotel management, food service or other related field
  • 5-7 years experience in hotel management, commercial or institutional food service preferred.
  • ServSafe Food Safety Manager certification required
  • Experience with managing a staff, including hiring, firing, skill development, task delegation and performance management
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in an easy-to-understand, professional manner, both in oral and written form
  • Possess excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service, even under stressful situations
  • Ability to analyze and improve work processes and policies
  • Ability to understand and comply with federal, state, and local sanitation standards

For further consideration, send cover letter and resume to:

Linda Swanson, Sr. Specialist, Human Resources
The Seeing Eye, Inc., P.O. Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
jobs2@seeingeye.org or (973) 644-5398 – FAX


Associate Veterinarian

The Seeing Eye, Inc., North America’s pioneer guide dog school, is dedicated to helping people achieve greater independence, dignity, and self-confidence through the use of Seeing Eye dogs. Renowned for its rich tradition of excellence, the organization presently has an opportunity available for an experienced veterinarian at its scenic quarters in Morristown, New Jersey.

We are seeking a motivated individual with excellent clinical, surgical, organizational and communication skills to work as an associate in a state of the art, AAHA accredited facility in a team environment. We have a highly skilled support staff. This is a unique opportunity to practice the highest quality veterinary medicine in a "mission driven" setting, without many of the stressors of private practice.

Areas of emphasis include ophthalmology, pediatrics, reproduction, and gastroenterology. Practice includes working closely with local veterinarians of puppy raising families as well as veterinary researchers and specialists at a number of veterinary schools and specialty facilities including Cornell and Penn.

Equipment includes ultrasound, digital x-ray and digital dental x-ray unit, endoscopes, indirect ophthalmoscopes, slit lamps, digital retinal camera, anesthetic monitoring devices including capnography, and IV infusion pumps.

Candidates must have a N.J. veterinary license or be eligible to sit for the next N.J. licensing exam. Valid driver’s license required.

The position offers a competitive salary, outstanding employee benefits, and a superior work environment. For consideration, please send resume and cover letter with details of qualifications to:

Linda Swanson
Human Resource Associate
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
jobs@seeingeye.org
(973) 993-1714 - FAX
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Veterinary Technician

The Seeing Eye is seeking an experienced certified veterinary technician to fill an opening at our breeding station in Chester, New Jersey.

In addition to routine clinical duties such as administering and monitoring anesthesia, responsibilities focus on all aspects of canine reproduction as well as care of adult dogs and neonates.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology. animal science, or related area with 1 or more years’ experience. Certified technician preferred.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities while providing consistent and professional service.
  • High degree of self-motivation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Computer experience and valid driver’s license required.

Forty-hour work week. This position is a combination of daytime and evening shifts. Coverage of overnight shifts as needed. Some holiday work required. Competitive salary with outstanding benefits.

Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction along with their resume to:

Linda Swanson
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
jobs2@seeingeye.org
FAX (973) 644-5398
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Kennel Assistant

The Seeing Eye, the pioneer of dog guide schools, is seeking candidates for the position of Kennel Assistant. For 92 years, The Seeing Eye has enhanced the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind people through the use of Seeing Eye® dogs. From its campus outside Morristown, NJ, and a nearby state-of-the-art breeding station, The Seeing Eye’s 155-member staff matches and trains about 275 teams of graduates and dog guides each year.

Reporting to the Manager of the Washington Valley Kennels, the Kennel Assistants are responsible for the physical and mental well-being of the dogs kenneled at the Morristown campus.

Kennel Assistants assist in the overall care of 40+ dogs including cleaning kennels (inside & outside), feeding, bathing, grooming, exercising & other duties. 40 hr. work week. 6:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. four days per week. Weekend and holiday work required. Three days off during the week. Prior kennel or barn experience preferred. $14.50 per hour & excellent benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life, 403(b), paid time off, etc.

For further consideration send cover letter and resume to: Linda Swanson
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
jobs2@seeingeye.org
(973) 644-5398 – FAX #
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Housekeeping/Food Service Assistant – Part-Time

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. $13.75 per hour.

For further consideration, please contact Linda Swanson at (973) 993-1707 or send resume to jobs2@seeingeye.org or fax to (973) 644-5398.


The Seeing Eye is an Equal Opportunity Employer