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All Job Postings

Updated: 8/3/21 9:20 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

None at this time.

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control

#21-281: Deputy Attorney General 4 or Deputy Attorney General 3 (Counsel’s Office and/or Enforcement Bureau – Trenton, NJ)
These unclassified positions are open to attorneys who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-281 and a current resume on or before the closing date of September 2, 2021.

Division on Civil Rights (DCR)

#21-258: Supervising Investigator, Law & Public Safety (Enforcement Unit – Atlantic City, 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 #21-258, a current resume and college transcripts (for internship substitutions only), on or before the closing date of August 23, 2021

#21-251: Program Specialist 2 (Community Relations Unit – Trenton, NJ OR Cherry Hill, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #21-251 with desired location preference and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 13, 2021.

 

Division of Administration (DOA)

#21-210: Special Services – Hourly Clerk Typist (2 Vacancies – Human Resource Management – Trenton, NJ)
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 #21-210 with a typing proficiency certificate or score report from a CSC approved typing/keyboarding test (if applicable) and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 5, 2021.

Division of Consumer Affairs

#21-241: Investigator 1, Law & Public Safety (Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission – Newark, 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 #21-241, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) on or before the closing date of August 11, 2021.

#21-267: Supervising Investigator, Law & Public Safety (Criminal History Review Unit – 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 #21-267, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) on or before the closing date of August 11, 2021.

#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 21 to 26 available positions. 

#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.

#20-110: Medical Director (Board of Medical Examiners – Trenton, NJ)
This unclassified announcement is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #20-110, current resume and a copy of your license to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey, including Psychiatry Certification as indicated on the vacancy announcement. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.

Division of Criminal Justice

#21-286: Administrative Assistant 1 (Director’s Office – 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 #21-286 and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 17, 2021.  This position requires travel between Trenton and Whippany, NJ for work purposes.

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, and completed application. Interested attorneys must also submit a transcript and writing sample. For more information, click here.

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Division of Gaming Enforcement

#21-262: Analyst Trainee (2 Vacancies – Technical Services Industry Bureau/ Engineering 1– Atlantic City, NJ)
These unclassified positions are open to applicants who possess a Bachelor’s degree. If qualified, a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-262, a copy of your final unofficial transcripts, which indicates the date your degree was conferred and type or degree earned or a foreign degree evaluation with a course-by-course breakdown, and current resume must be received before 5:00 PM on the closing date of August 16, 2021.

#21-268: State Investigator Trainee, Law & Public Safety (Casino Licensing Bureau – Atlantic City, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who possess a Bachelor’s degree.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-268, a current resume and a copy of college transcripts (or foreign degree evaluation, if applicable) as indicated on the posting before 5:00 pm on the closing date of August 12, 2021.

#21-265: Software Development Specialist 2 (Administrative Services Bureau – Trenton, NJ with travel to Atlantic City, NJ required for job responsibilities)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-265, current resume and a copy of college transcripts before 5:00 pm on the closing date of August 27, 2021.

Division of Highway Traffic Safety

#21-256: Analyst Trainee (Fiscal Unit – Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who have earned a Bachelor’s degree.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-256, a current resume and a copy of your final unofficial transcripts, which indicates the date your degree was conferred and the type of degree awarded on or before the closing date of August 6, 2021.

Division of Law

#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

#DHRS 12-21S: Program Specialist 2 (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 #DHRS 12-21S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of August 9, 2021.

#DHRS 13-21S: Technical Assistant (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 #DHRS 13-21S, and a current resume, before the closing date of August 9, 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 19-21P: Technical Support Specialist 2 (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 19-21P, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of August 4, 2021. 

#SIS 05-20P: Data Entry Operator 2 (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 #SIS 05-20P and a current resume, before the closing date of August 4, 2021. 

#SOS 03-21P: Maintenance Worker- Boat Operator (Point Pleasant, 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 03-21P and a current resume, before the closing date of August 4, 2021.

#SUP 02-21P: Seasonal Employment Services (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #SUP 02-21P, required licenses and a current resume, before the closing date of August 4, 2021. 

#DHRS 04-21S:Personnel Assistant 3 (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 #DHRS 04-21S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of August 4, 2021.

#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 09-20P: Network Administrator 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 09-20P, 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

#21-222: Institutional Trade Instructor 1, General Maintenance (Community Programs – Voorhees Residential Community Home – Glen Gardner, 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 #21-222 and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 16, 2021.

#21-277: Cook 12-Months (New Jersey Training School – 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 #21-277 and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 16, 2021Appointment to this title may be made provisionally, pending the outcome of a Civil Service Commission open-competitive vacancy announcement (PAOC).  If selected for the position and appointed PAOC, you will be required to apply for the open-competitive examination, when issued by the Civil Service Commission for this title, pass and be reachable on the resulting eligible list to become permanent in the position. Appointees who fail to be reachable on the resulting CSC eligible list are subject to removal.

#21-269: Supervising Administrative Analyst (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 #21-269 and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 9, 2021.

#21-239: Education Program Development Specialist 1 (Voorhees Residential Community Home – Glen Gardner, NJ and Warren Residential Community Home – Oxford, 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 #21-239, proof of Master’s degree, and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 6, 2021.

#21-271: Deputy Executive Director (Office of the Executive Director – Programs – Trenton, 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 #21-271 and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 6, 2021.

#21-274: Deputy Executive Director (Office of the Executive Director – Operations; Trenton, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to qualified applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-274 and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 3, 2021.

#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.

#19-435: Driver (Various Locations)
This announcement is open to applicants who possess a CDL with Class “P’ and “S” endorsements. Applicants must provide location preference(s) in cover letter and copy of CDL with endorsements. Recruitment for this title will be continuous; resumes will be accepted until all existing vacancies have been filled.

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

None at this time.

New Jersey Racing Commission

#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

#21-283: Deputy Attorney General 4 or Deputy Attorney General 3 (Corruption Bureau – Cherry Hill, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to attorneys who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-283, a current resume, a writing sample (unedited by others), and a completed Division of Criminal Justice Application for Employment, found at: https://www.nj.gov/oag/dcj/pdfs/DCJ–Employment-Application-v03.27.18.pdf, on or before the closing date of September 2, 2021. Current Division of Criminal Justice employees need only send a resume and cover letter.

#21-248: Detective 2, Law & Public Safety (Special Investigations Bureau – Central – 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 #21-248 and a current resume on or before the closing date of August 10, 2021.

Victims of Crime Compensation Office

None at this time.

State Ethics Commission

None at this time.

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