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All Job Postings

Updated: 4/9/21 4:50 p.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

None at this time.

Division on Civil Rights (DCR)

None at this time.

Division of Administration (DOA)

#21-108: Software Development Specialist 3 (Information Technology 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 #21-108 and a current resume on or before the closing date of April 13, 2021.

Division of Consumer Affairs

#21-128: Technical Assistant 3 – (Board of Medical Examiners – 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 #21-128 and current resume on or before the closing date of April 23, 2021.

#21-120: Executive Secretary – (2 Vacancies – Professional Board – Newark, NJ)
These unclassified positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-120 and current resume on or before the closing date of April 21, 2021. 

#21-126: Investigator 4, Law and Public Safety – (Board of Medical Examiners – 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 #21-126, current resume and a copy of the college transcripts (for internship substitution only) on or before the closing date of May 7, 2021. 

#21-127: Program Specialist 4 – (Board of Medical Examiners – 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 #21-127 and current resume on or before the closing date of April 21, 2021. 

#21-129: Investigator 3, Law and Public Safety – (Board of Medical Examiners – 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 #21-129, current resume and a copy of the college transcripts (for internship substitution only) on or before the closing date of April 21, 2021. 

#21-131: Accountant 2 (Administration Section – Newark, 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 #21-131 (required from all applicants) and a current resume on or before the closing date of April 19, 2021. 

#21-30: Legal Specialist – (Office of Consumer Protection – 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 #21-30 and a current resume on or before the closing date of April 30, 2021.

#21-65: Agency Services Representative Trainee (14 Vacancies – Newark NJ)
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 vacanciesResumes will be accepted until all vacancies have been 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.

#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

#D21-96: Deputy Attorney General 4 or Deputy Attorney General 3. Specialized Crimes Bureau –Casino Prosecution – Atlantic City 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 #21-96, 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 May 5, 2021.

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

#21-116: Personnel Assistant 2 (Administrative Services Bureau – Atlantic City NJ)
This unclassified position is open to current State employees who meet the requirements. If qualified, a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-116 and current resume must be received before 5:00 PM on the closing date of April 21, 2021.

#21-98: Deputy Attorney General 4 (Casino Licensing Bureau – travel between Atlantic City, NJ and Trenton, NJ offices required) AMENDED
This unclassified position is open to attorneys who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-98 current resume, completed application found at http://www.nj.gov/oag/ge/docs/JobPosting/DAGApplication.pdf and copy of college and law school transcripts must be received before 5:00 PM on the closing date of April 12, 2021.This announcement has been amended to increase the number of vacancies.

#21-112: Deputy Attorney General 4 (Regulatory Prosecutions Bureau – Atlantic City, 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 #21-112, current resume, completed application found at http://www.nj.gov/oag/ge/docs/JobPosting/DAGApplication.pdf and copy of college and law school transcripts must be received before 5:00 PM on the closing date of April 12, 2021.

 

Division of Highway Traffic Safety

None at this time.

Division of Law

#21-143: Clerk Typist (Trenton, NJ & Newark, NJ) (Repost)
These classified positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please submit a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-143 with desired location preference and 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 April 15, 2021. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-13; previous applicants need not reapply.

#21-138: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Assistant Section Chief – Administrative Practice Group – Environmental Permitting & Counseling – Trenton, NJ)
The Permitting and Counseling Section provides legal counsel and representation to the Department of Environmental Protection and other State agencies and commissions whose responsibilities include protection of the environment. These agencies include the Department of Agriculture, New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Pinelands Commission. The matters handled include trial court and administrative defense of permitting decisions by these agencies. The section also provides legal counsel to its clients with respect to administrative determinations on penalty enforcement actions, the issuance and denials of permits and the promulgation of regulations.  The Assistant Section Chief works under the supervision of the Assistant Attorneys General in the Administrative Practice Group in Trenton, and the Section Chief of the Permitting and Counseling  Section, to provide counsel and representation to the Section’s clients; assist with planning and managing the supervision and operations of the Section; assign matters and supervise Deputy Attorneys General in the Section; litigate and supervise litigation, as needed; evaluate the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General; conduct case file reviews; and perform other duties as required. Online application packages will be accepted through May 1, 2021.

#21-139: Clerk Driver (Newark, NJ)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please submit a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-139 and a current resume on or before the closing date of April 15, 2021.

#21-69: Deputy Attorney General 4 (3 Vacancies – Financial Affairs & State Contracting Practice Group – Transportation, Construction and Condemnation Section – Trenton, NJ)
The Transportation, Construction and Condemnation Section provides representation and counsel to the Department of Transportation, the Motor Vehicle Commission and the Division of Property Management & Construction in the Department of the Treasury with respect to transportation, construction and maintenance projects (roads, bridges and buildings), eminent domain and real property issues. Representing these agencies involves litigation and counseling as well as transactional work. The Deputies represent their State agency clients in state and Federal courts and handle every aspect of preparing a case for trial. The Section also provides ongoing legal counsel to its State agency clients on a wide range of statutory and regulatory matters. Deputies typically have the opportunity to become well versed in one or more of the specialty areas that our client agencies regulate and advise State agencies regarding procurement issues. This announcement will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.

Division of NJ State Police

#DHRS 03-21S: Technical Assistant Personnel (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 03-21S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of April 8, 2021.

#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

#21-27 (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

#21-52: Deputy Attorney General 4 or Deputy Attorney General 3 (Private Insurance Unit –Whippany 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 #21-52, 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 April 16, 2021.   

#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

#21-134: Deputy Attorney General 2 (AMENDED) (Office of Policing Policy –Trenton 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 #21-134, 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 April 14, 2021.   This announcement has been amended to shorten the application timeframe

#21-123: Administrative Analyst 3 (Program Coordinator – Office of Policing Policy – 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 #21-123 and current resume on or before the closing date of April 19, 2021.

Victims of Crime Compensation Office

None at this time.

State Ethics Commission

None at this time.

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