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All Job Postings

Updated: 6/16/21 3:15 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

#21-223: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Trenton, NJ or Newark, 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 #21-223 with desired location preference and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 28, 2021.

#21-219: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Counsel to the Attorney General – 2 Vacancies – 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 #21-219 and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 22, 2021. 

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control

None at this time.

Division on Civil Rights (DCR)

None at this time.

 

Division of Administration (DOA)

#21-149: Information Technology Specialist (2 Vacancies – Information Technology Section – Trenton, NJ) (REPOST)
These classified positions are 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 #21-149 and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 28, 2021. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-44; previous applicants need not reapply.

#21-202: Software Development Specialist 3 (2 Vacancies – Information Technology Section – Trenton, NJ) (REPOST)
These classified positions are 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 #21-202 and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 22, 2021.  This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-108; previous applicants need not reapply

Division of Consumer Affairs

#21-224: Supervisor, Licensing Unit, Professional Board (Professional Boards Operations – Team 6 – 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 #21-224, and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 28, 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 19 to 21 available positions. 

#21-204: Supervising Investigator, Law and Public Safety (Office of Consumer Protection, Charities Unit – 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 #21-204, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) on or before the closing date of June 23, 2021.

#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

None at this time.

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

None at this time.

Division of Highway Traffic Safety

None at this time.

Division of Law

#21-228: Assistant Attorney General (Environmental Enforcement & Environmental Justice Section – Trenton, NJ) 
The Environmental Enforcement & Environmental Justice (EE&EJ) Section in the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group represents the Department of Environmental Protection and other State agencies and commissions in federal and State court and administrative litigation to enforce a wide range of federal and State environmental laws.   EE&EJ is dedicated to holding polluters accountable and the equitable enforcement of environmental law, sometimes in concert with non-governmental organizations, other states and the federal government to protect and enhance New Jersey’s air and water quality, and other natural resources. All items must be submitted together through the DOL online attorney application portal on or before the closing date of July 16, 2021. Current Division of Law employees need only submit a resume and cover letter.

#21-122: Investigator 2, Law and Public Safety (2 Vacancies –Newark, NJ)
These classified positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please submit a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-122 with desired location preference (required), copy of unofficial transcripts (for internship substitutions only) and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 28, 2021.

#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

#ADMIN 06-20P: Electrician (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 06-20P and a current resume, before the closing date of June 29, 2021.

#I&IT 13-21S: Secretarial Assistant 1, Non-Stenographic (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 #I&IT 13-21S and a current resume, before the closing date of June 29, 2021.

#I&IT 17-21S: Secretarial Assistant 1, Non-Stenographic (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 #I&IT 17-21S and a current resume, before the closing date of June 29, 2021.

#I&IT 18-21S: Information Technology Specialist (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 #I&IT 18-21S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of June 29, 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

#21-205: Occupational Safety Consultant 2 (Health Care and Safety Services Unit – 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 #21-205, and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 24, 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

#21-217: Chief Inspector, NJRC (Licensing – Monmouth Park, Freehold Raceway, New Meadowlands Racetrack and 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 #21-217, and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 28, 2021.

#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

#21-212: Sergeant – State Investigator, Law and Public Safety (Integrity Bureau South – 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 #21-212, a writing sample as indicated above, and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 25, 2021.

Victims of Crime Compensation Office

#21-07: Investigator, Victims of Crime Compensation Agency (Deputy Director, Victims of Crime Compensation 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 #21-07 and a copy of your current resume on or before the closing date of June 24, 2021. This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date.

#21-08: Investigator, Victims of Crime Compensation Agency (Chief of Investigations) (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 #21-08 and a copy of your current resume on or before the closing date of June 24, 2021. This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date.

#21-173: Investigator, Victims of Crime Compensation Agency (Counseling Unit Service Representative) (2 Vacancies – Intake Unit – Newark, NJ) AMENDED
These unclassified positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-173 with bilingual abilities in Spanish and English, and a copy of your current resume on or before the closing date of June 24, 2021. This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date

State Ethics Commission

#21-221: Legal Specialist (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 #21-221 and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 25, 2021.

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