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All Job Postings

Updated: 11/30/21, 9:00 a.m.

Build your career at the Department of Law & Public Safety, an agency committed to protecting the safety and well-being of New Jersey’s residents. The Department offers a wide range of professional opportunities across sixteen Divisions, with positions available for lawyers, investigators, law enforcement officers, administrators, tradespeople, and support staff. The Department’s employees pride themselves on their professionalism, their integrity, and their commitment to public service.
As a Department employee, you’ll have access to first-rate benefits – including healthcare, dental, and vision plans – while working in a team-oriented, mission-driven environment that values work-life balance.
Attorney General’s Office

#21-397: Investigator 3, Law and Public Safety (Office of Law Enforcement Professional Standards – Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-397, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) on or before the closing date of December 2, 2021.

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control

None at this time.

Division on Civil Rights (DCR)

#21-412: Legal Specialist (2 vacancies – Trenton, NJ OR Newark, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-412 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 27, 2021.

#21-411: Management Assistant (Trenton, NJ OR Newark, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-411 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 27, 2021.

#21-410: Supervising Investigator, Law and Public Safety (Trenton, NJ OR Newark, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-410, college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 27, 2021

#21-373: Investigator 1, Law and Public Safety (3 vacancies – Trenton, NJ OR Newark, NJ)
These unclassified positions are open applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-373, college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 27, 2021.

Division of Administration (DOA)

#21-405: Administrative Analyst 2 (Budget Operations Section– Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-405 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 13, 2021. Current Department of Law and Public Safety employees serving in an unclassified appointment will also be considered, if interested. Applicants outside of State service or appointed to an unclassified title in another Department or State agency cannot be considered.

#21-404: Administrative Analyst 3 OR Administrative Analyst 4 (Budget Operations – Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title, or the approved non-competitive title, who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-404 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 6, 2021.

Division of Consumer Affairs

#21-401: Legal Specialist (Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs) (Director’s Office – Newark, NJ) AMENDED
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-401 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 1, 2021.  This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date.

#21-65: Agency Services Representative Trainee (21 Vacancies – Newark, NJ) (AMENDED)
These classified positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-65 and a current resume. Please note, this is a continuous recruitment effort due to the number of existing vacancies.  Resumes will be accepted until all vacancies have been filled.  The announcement has been amended to increase the number of vacancies from 19 to 21 available positions

#21-308: Medical Director (Board of Medical Examiners – Trenton, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-308, current resume, and a copy of your license to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey with Psychiatry Certification.  This announcement will remain open until the vacancy is filled.

#21-42: Investigator 3, Law and Public Safety – Specialized Credentials: Registered Nurse (3 Vacancies – Enforcement Bureau – Newark, NJ)
These classified positions are open to applicants with a NJ license as a Registered Nurse (RN) who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-42, a current resume, a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only), and proof of specialized credentials (copy of NJ RN license must be submitted to be considered). This announcement will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.

Division of Criminal Justice
The Division of Criminal Justice accepts applications for full-time attorneys and detectives on a rolling basis. If you are interested in becoming a Deputy Attorney General or Detective with the Division, please apply with your cover letter, resume, transcript, and completed employment application. Interested attorneys must also submit a writing sample. For more information, click here.

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Division of Gaming Enforcement

None at this time.

Division of Highway Traffic Safety

#21-406: Principal Public Information Assistant (Administration – Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title who meet requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-406 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 6, 2021.

Division of Law

#21-402: Special Services (Hourly Clerk Typist) (2 Vacancies – Department of Children and Families Section – South – Voorhees, NJ) (Repost)
These temporary employment services positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please submit a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-402 with a typing proficiency certificate or score report from a CSC approved typing/keyboarding test (if applicable) and a current resume. Announcement will remain open until the vacancy is filled. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-350; previous applicants need not reapply.

#21-407: Secretarial Assistant 3 Non-Stenographic (Director’s Office – Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title who meet requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-407 and current resume on or before the closing date of December 6, 2021.

#21-319: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Assistant Section Chief) (Department of Children and Families Section – Voorhees, NJ)
The DCF-South Section provides representation to the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the agency tasked with protecting children and strengthening families. The deputies in this section represent DCF when it seeks supervision or custody of abused and neglected children or is seeking termination of parental rights when deemed necessary. The work is litigation intensive but also touches on aspects of social work. There is also significant appellate work undertaken by all deputies in the section. The section provides representation in matters originating in South Jersey counties.

#21-189: Deputy Attorney General 4 (7 Vacancies – Department of Children and Families Practice Group – Department of Children and Families Essex Section OR Department of Children and Families North Section – Newark, NJ)
The Department of Children and Families North and Essex Sections provide representation to the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P), the agency within the Department that is tasked with protecting children and strengthening families. The deputies in this section represent DCP&P when it seeks supervision or custody of children, termination of parental rights or kinship legal guardianship. The work is litigation intensive but also has a significant counseling component. The section provides representation in matters originating in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties. All items must be submitted together, in one package. Announcement will remain open until the vacancy is filled.

Division of NJ State Police

#FTSS 10-21P: Senior Executive Service (Hamilton, NJ)
This position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #FTSS 10-21P, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of December 29, 2021

#ADMIN 01-19P: Repairer (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #ADMIN 01-19P, and a current resume, before the closing date of November 30, 2021.

#ADMIN 15-20S: Senior Stock Clerk (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to State employees only; with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #ADMIN 15-20S, and a current resume, before the closing date of November 30, 2021.

#ADMIN 03-21P: Boiler Operator Repairer (Hamilton, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #ADMIN 03-21P, black seal boiler license and a current resume. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.

#ADMIN 16-17P: Mechanical Equipment Specialist (Totowa, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #ADMIN 16-17P and a current resume. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.

#I&IT 08-20P: Information Technology Specialist (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #I&IT 08-20P, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required) and a current resume. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filed.

 #I&IT 16-20P: Agency Services Representative Trainee (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #I&IT 16-20P and a current resume. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.

#SOS 02-21P: Aviation Mechanic (Trenton-Mercer Airport, Ewing, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #SOS 02-21P, copy of certifications and/or licenses, and a current resume. Appointment to this position may be made provisionally, pending the outcome of an open-competitive examination (PAOC) to be issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC).  If selected and appointed PAOC, the applicant will be required to file for the open-competitive examination, pay the application fee established by CSC, and be reachable on the resulting eligible list to be permanently appointed to the title. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.

#I&IT 15-21P: Paralegal Technician 1 (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #I&IT 15-21P, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume. This announcement will remain open until the vacancies have been filled.

#I&IT 16-21P: Paralegal Technician Assistant (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #I&IT 16-21P, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume. This announcement will remain open until the vacancies have been filled.

Election Law Enforcement Commission

None at this time.

Juvenile Justice Commission

#21-398: Assistant Director, Juvenile Justice Commission (Office of Community Programs – Trenton, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-398 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 13, 2021.

#21-408: Education Program Development Specialist 1 (New Jersey Training School – Office of Education – Monroe Township, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-408, proof of Master’s degree and a New Jersey teacher’s, supervisor’s or school administrator’s certificate (if applicable) as indicated above, and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 13, 2021.

#21-396: Secretarial Assistant 2, Non-Stenographic (Office of Community Programs – Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-396 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 1, 2021.

#21- 371: Special Services (Hourly CDL Bus Driver) – (Multiple Vacancies – Various Locations Statewide)
These temporary employment services opportunities are open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #21-371 which must indicate the location preference(s), a copy of CDL with P and S endorsements, and a current resume.  This announcement will remain open until all vacancies have been filled. 

#21-27 (AMENDED): Youth Worker (Various Locations – Location Preference Required – Continuous Recruitment)
This non-competitive classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-27 with desired location preference, copy of college transcripts, and a current resume as indicated on the posting. This announcement was amended to remove the Green Residential Community Home location in Ringwood, NJ.

New Jersey Coordinator of Addiction Responses and Enforcement Strategies (NJ CARES)

None at this time.

New Jersey Racing Commission

#21-339: Special Services – Hourly Official, NJRC (Associate Steward/Judge) – (5 Vacancies – Monmouth Park Racetrack, Meadowlands Racetrack and Freehold Raceway)
These unclassified hourly positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-339 and a current resume.  Please note, mandatory weekend hours during live racing are required. This announcement will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.

#20-77: Special Services (Hourly Official – Associate Steward/Judge – Freehold, NJ and Oceanport, NJ)
This special services position is a part-time opportunity open to applicants who meet the requirements. Please note, travel to various Racetracks is required and mandatory weekend hours during live racing. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #20-77 and a current resume. Applications will be accepted until both vacancies have been filled.

#19-390: Veterinarian 2 (3 Vacancies – East Rutherford, Freehold, and Oceanport) AMENDED
This unclassified announcement is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-390. Announcement has been amended to increase the number of vacancies.

#19-213: Special Services (Hourly Veterinarian) – (Amended) (3 Vacancies)
This Special Services position is a part-time opportunity open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume, and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-213.

#19-212: Special Services – Hourly Inspector Animal Health (10 Vacancies with travel between East Rutherford, Freehold, and Oceanport Racetracks) – AMENDED
These temporary employment services positions are part-time opportunities open to applicants who meet the requirements. Please note, travel to various Racetracks is required including mandatory weekend hours during live racing. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-212. Applications will be accepted until all vacancies have been filled.

Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor

#21-11 (AMENDED): Special Services – Hourly Investigator – Specialized Credential: Registered Nurse (Medicaid Fraud Control Unit – Trenton, NJ)
This temporary employment services position is open to applicants with a NJ license as a Registered Nurse (RN) who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-11, a copy of your NJ RN license (required), a copy of your college transcripts (for internship substitutions only).  This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.

Office of Law Enforcement Professional Standards

None at this time.

Office of Public Integrity and Accountability

None at this time.

Victims of Crime Compensation Office

None at this time.

State Ethics Commission

None at this time.

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