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Updated: 5/14/21 4:15 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

None at this time.

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control

#21-158: Executive Assistant 1 (Licensing Bureau – Trenton, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the indicated requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-158 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 23, 2021.

#21-141: Deputy Attorney General 4 or Deputy Attorney General 3 (Counsel’s Office – Enforcement Section – 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 #21-141 and current resume on or before the closing date of May 22, 2021. 

Division on Civil Rights (DCR)

#21-150: Program Specialist 2 (Strategic Initiatives & Enforcement Unit – Newark, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the indicated requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-150 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 23, 2021.

 

Division of Administration (DOA)

#21-107: Database Administrator 2 (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 #21-107 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 25, 2021.

#21-124: Computer Operator Assistant (2 Vacancies – Information Technology Section – Trenton, NJ) (REPOST)
These classified positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-124 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 25, 2021. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-45; previous applicants need not reapply.

#21-186: Administrative Analyst 2 (2 Vacancies – Grant Operations Section – Trenton, NJ)
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 #21-186 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 25, 2021.

Division of Consumer Affairs

#21-166: Attorney Assistant (2 Vacancies – Office of Consumer Protection and Professional Boards – 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 #21-166 and current resume on or before the closing date of May 28, 2021.

#21-144: Investigator 2, Law and Public Safety (Professional Boards – 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 #21-144 and a current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) on or before the closing date of May 27, 2021.

#21-171: Government Representative 2 (Professional Boards – 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 #21-171 and current resume on or before the closing date of May 27, 2021.

#21-65: Agency Services Representative Trainee (19 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 vacancies.  Resumes will be accepted until all vacancies have been filled.  The announcement has been amended to increase the number of vacancies from 14 to 19 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

#21-85: Investigator 2, Law and Public Safety (Records & Identification Unit – 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 #21-85, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) on or before the closing date of May 28, 2021.

#21-180: Senior Management Assistant (Prosecutors Supervision and Training Bureau – 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 #21-180 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 28, 2021.

#21-181: Assistant Attorney General (Deputy Director, Division of Criminal Justice – 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 #21-181, 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 June 6, 2021. 

#21-135: Assistant Attorney General (Deputy Director, Division of Criminal Justice – 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 #21-135, 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 26, 2021.

#21-57: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Deputy Chief of Training – Police Training Commission – 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 #21-57, 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 16, 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

None at this time.

Division of Highway Traffic Safety

None at this time.

Division of Law

#21-183: Deputy Attorney General 4 (Financial Affairs Practice Group – Treasury, Revenue, Estates & Taxation Section – Trenton, NJ)
The Treasury – Revenue, Estates & Taxation (“TREAT”) Section provides legal representation and advice to many divisions and agencies within the Department of the Treasury, including the Division of Taxation on State tax law administration and defense of Taxation’s rulings challenged in court, the Unclaimed Property Administrator to protect property owners, and the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services on corporate recording and notary issues. Deputies in the TREAT Section are assigned a variety of cases and matters, including litigation, appellate, and counseling assignments. Deputies can expect to appear in all levels of State court, Federal Bankruptcy Court, and Federal District Court, with the guidance of seasoned supervisors. Deputy Attorneys General (DAsG) in the TREAT section report to the Section Chief or Assistant Section Chief of the TREAT Section or the Assistant Attorneys General of the Financial Affairs Practice Group. The TREAT Section plays an integral part in reviewing and approving complex sales, mergers and other hospital dispositions under the New Jersey Community Health Care Assets Protection Act and nonprofit dispositions under the Attorney General’s common law role.  TREAT DAsG are also involved in a wide variety of areas, including: oversight of charitable gifts through estates and trusts; representing the Division of Taxation, Department of Labor, and Motor Vehicle Commission in bankruptcy matters; advising state agencies on bankruptcy issues; State Lottery prize assignments; and tax matters at all levels statewide ranging from strategizing on a case involving a local property issue, or the corporate tax liability of a Fortune-500 company. All items must be submitted together, in one package, on or before the closing date of June 13, 2021.

#21-175: Deputy Attorney General 4 (Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group – Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section – Newark, NJ)
The Deputy Attorneys General in the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section work under the supervision of the Section Chief, Assistant Attorney General, and Deputy Director of the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group in Newark.  Deputies within the Section provide legal counsel and representation to the Division of Consumer Affairs and other State agencies related to technology, data privacy, and cybersecurity issues.  Deputies conduct investigations and litigate matters involving the compromise of personal information as a result of data breaches, the misuse of personal information collected from consumers, the use of online platforms and websites by children, and the security of personal health and financial information.  Deputies address and evaluate the legal sufficiency of security practices in response to the ever-evolving threats to consumer information, including malware, ransomware, phishing, and advanced persistent threat attacks. All items must be submitted via the Division of Law’s online attorney application portal on or before the closing date of June 4, 2021.

Division of NJ State Police

#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, before the closing date of May 19, 2021.

#DHRS 08-21S: Technical Assistant Management Information Systems (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open State employees only; with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #DHRS 08-21S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2021.

#I&IT 03-21S: 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 #I&IT 03-21S and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2021.

#I&IT 06-21S: Administrative Analyst 2, Procurement (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 06-21S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 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 09-21S: 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 09-21S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2021.

#I&IT 19-21S: Technical Support 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 #I&IT 19-21S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2021.

#OFS 05-20P: Senior Forensic Photographer (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 #OFS 05-20P and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2021.

#SIS 06-21P: Clerk Typist 2, Evidence-Handling (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #SIS 06-21P and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2021.

#SOS 01-20P: Marine Mechanic (Pt. Pleasant, NJ and/or North Wildwood, 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 01-20P, copies of the certifications, and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2021.

#SOS 03-21P: Maintenance Worker – Boat Operator (Point Pleasant, NJ & North Wildwood, NJ – 2 Vacancies)
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 May 12, 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

#21-177: Official, New Jersey Racing Commission (Associate Steward/Judge) (Trenton, NJ with travel to various racetracks and farms on assignment)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-177 and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 13, 2021.

#21-142: State Investigator 4, Law and Public Safety – (Trenton, NJ with travel to Freehold Raceway, Meadowlands Racetrack, and Monmouth Park Racetracks required)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-142 and current resume on or before the closing date of June 6, 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

#21-178: Secretarial Assistant 2, Non-Stenographic (3 Vacancies – Cedar Knolls, NJ – Trenton, NJ – Cherry Hill, 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 #21-178 with desired location preference and current resume on or before the closing date of May 28, 2021. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-132; previous applicants need not reapply

#21-192: Deputy Attorney General 4 or Deputy Attorney General 3 (3 Vacancies – Corruption Bureau – Cedar Knolls, NJ – Trenton, NJ) (REPOST)
These unclassified positions are open to attorneys who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-192 with desired location preference, 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 June 4, 2021. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #20-294; previous applicants need not reapply.

Victims of Crime Compensation Office

#21-07: Investigator, Victims of Crime Compensation Agency (Deputy Director, Victims of Crime Compensation Office) (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 #21-07 and a copy of your current resume on or before the closing date of May 28, 2021.

#21-08: Investigator, Victims of Crime Compensation Agency (Chief of Investigations) (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 #21-08 and a copy of your current resume on or before the closing date of May 28, 2021.

#21-173: Investigator, Victims of Crime Compensation Agency (Counseling Unit Service Representative) (2 Vacancies – Intake Unit – 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 #21-173 with bilingual abilities in Spanish and English, and a copy of your current resume on or before the closing date of May 28, 2021.

State Ethics Commission

None at this time.

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