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Updated: 11/24/20 1:20 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)  
   
#20-260: Program Specialist 2 (Education and Training Specialists – 2 Vacancies – Education and Training Unit – Newark, NJ – Trenton, NJ – Atlantic City, NJ OR Cherry Hill, 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 #20-260 with desired location preference, a current resume, and a writing sample, which follows the criteria indicated on the vacancy announcement, on or before the closing date December 30, 2020.

 

Announcement has been updated to extend the closing date and reflect the new Atlantic City, NJ office location.

#20-263: Program Specialist 3 (Education and Training Lead Curriculum Specialist – Education and Training Unit – Newark, NJ – Trenton, NJ – Atlantic City, 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 announcement #20-263 with desired location preference, a current resume, and a writing sample, which follows the criteria indicated on the vacancy announcement, on or before the closing date December 30, 2020.

 

Announcement has been updated to extend the closing date and reflect the new Atlantic City, NJ office location

 
Division of Administration (DOA)  
    #20_272_AdminAsst2_BGO.pdf20-263: Program Specialist 3 (Education and Training Lead Curriculum Specialist – Education and Training Unit – Newark, NJ – Trenton, NJ – Atlantic City, NJ OR Cherry Hill, 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 #20-272 and a current resume on or before the closing date December 9, 2020.
 
Division of Consumer Affairs  
   
#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.
#20-119: Government Representative 2 (6 Vacancies – Newark NJ OR Trenton, 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 #20-119 with desired location preference and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 20, 2020.
#20-205: Executive Secretary (Executive Director of a Professional Board) (3 Vacancies – Board of Dentistry – Board of Professional Engineers – Board of Respiratory Care/Ophthalmic Dispensers – 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 #20-205 and a current resume on or before the closing date of December 20, 2020.
 
Division of Criminal Justice  
   
#20-249: Investigator 3, Law and Public Safety (3 Vacancies – Trenton, NJ, Police Training Commission)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #20-249, college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) and a resume on or before the closing date of December 1, 2020.
#20-250: Technical Assistant 2 (6 Vacancies – Trenton, NJ, Police Training Commission)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #20-250. 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.
 
Division of Gaming Enforcement
 
   
#20-203: Manager 1, Fiscal Resources (Administrative Services 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 announcement #20-203 and current resume before 5:00 PM on the closing date of December 4, 2020.
#20-201: Analyst Trainee (Technical Services Bureau – Atlantic City NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #20-201, 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 must be received before 5:00 PM on the closing date of November 27, 2020.
#20-242: Software Development Specialist 1 (Information Technology Management & Support – Atlantic City NJ, Trenton NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #20-242 with desired location preference, transcripts, and current resume must be received before 5:00 PM on the closing date of November 27, 2020.
#20-243: Deputy Attorney General 4 (Casino Licensing Bureau – Records & ID Bureau – Trenton NJ, Atlantic City NJ)
This unclassified position is open to attorneys who meet the requirements. If qualified, a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #20-243, current resume, completed application and copy of college and law school transcripts must be received before 5:00 PM on the closing date of November 28, 2020.
#20-214: Analyst Trainee (Technical Services 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 #20-214, a current resume and a copy of your final, unofficial transcripts (issued after graduation) that indicates the date your degree was awarded and the type of degree earned before 5:00 PM on the closing date of December 18, 2020.
#20-252: Analyst Trainee (Technical Services Bureau, Engineering – 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 #20-252, a current resume and a copy of your final, unofficial transcripts (issued after graduation) that indicates the date your degree was awarded and the type of degree earned before 5:00 PM on the closing date of December 22, 2020.
 
Division of Highway Traffic Safety
 
   
None at this time
 
Division of Law  
   
#20-224: Assistant Attorney General (Financial Affairs & Procurement Practice Group – Trenton NJ)
Under the supervision of the Assistant Attorney General in Charge of the Financial Affairs & State Contracting Practice Group and/or the Director or Deputy Director of the Division of Law, will be responsible for the oversight and management of the Financial Affairs & State Contracting Practice Group in Trenton; will oversee and supervise the work of the assigned Sections within the Practice Group; will oversee counseling and representation of client agencies of the practice group; will oversee all aspects of litigation within assigned Sections, including screening of matters, discovery, motion practice, trial work and appellate briefings; will oversee all aspects of transactional matters and counseling assignments; will participate in evaluations of Section Chiefs and Assistant Section Chiefs; and, will perform other duties as assigned.
#20-209: Deputy Attorney General 2 – Assistant Section Chief (Administrative Practice Group – Employment Counseling and Labor Section, Trenton NJ)
Under the supervision of the Assistant Attorneys General in the Administrative Practice Group in Trenton, and the Section Chief of the Employment Counseling and Labor Section, provides counsel and representation to all of the Section’s clients; assists with planning and managing the supervision and operations of the Section; assigns matters and supervises Deputy Attorneys General in the Section; litigates and supervises litigation, as needed; evaluates the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General ; conducts case file reviews; performs other duties as required.
#20-210: Deputy Attorney General 2 – Assistant Section Chief (Administrative Practice Group – Education and Higher Education Section – Trenton, NJ)
Under the supervision of the Assistant Attorneys General in the Administrative Practice Group in Trenton, and the Section Chief of the Education and Higher Education Section, provides counsel and representation to all of the Section’s clients; assists with planning and managing the supervision and operations of the Section; assists matters and supervises Deputy Attorneys General in the Section; litigates and supervises litigation, as needed; evaluates the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General; conducts case file reviews; performs other duties as required.
 
Division of NJ State Police
 

#ADMIN 01-20S: Automotive Mechanic (Hamilton, NJ & Totowa, NJ)

This classified position is open to State employees with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #ADMIN 01-20S, a current resume, and a copy of the transcripts, before the closing date of December 2, 2020.

#ADMIN 02-19S: Technical Assistant 1, Purchasing (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)This classified position is open to State employees with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #ADMIN 02-19S, a current resume, and a copy of the transcripts, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), before the closing date of December 2, 2020.
#COS 01-20S: Management Assistant (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)This classified position is open to State employees with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #COS 01-20S, a current resume, and a copy of the transcripts, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), before the closing date of December 2, 2020.
#DHRS 01-20S: Charge Nurse, 12 Months (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)This classified position is open to State employees with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #DHRS 01-20S, a current resume, and a copy of the transcripts, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), before the closing date of December 2, 2020.
#SUP 01-20P: Coordinator New Jersey State Police Employee Assistant Program (Trenton, NJ)This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #SUP 01-20P and a current resume, before the closing date of December 2, 2020.
    #FOS 05-20S: Building Maintenance Worker (Buena Vista, NJ)This classified position is open to State employees; with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #FOS 05-20S and a current resume, before the closing date of December 7, 2020.  
   

#SIS 01-20S: Investigator 2, Law and Public Safety (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)

This classified position is open to State employees; with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #SIS 01-20S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required) and a current resume, before the closing date of December 7, 2020.

   

#SIS 02-20S: Investigator 3, Law and Public Safety (Division Headquarters, West Trenton, NJ)

This classified position is open to State employees; with permanent status who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #SIS 02-20S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required) and a current resume, before the closing date of December 7, 2020.

Election Law Enforcement Commission
 
   
None at this time.
 
Insurance Fraud Prosecutor
 
    #20-270: Special Services (Bilingual Hourly Agency Services Representative – Trenton, NJ)

This temporary employment services opportunity is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #20-270 and a current resume on or before the closing date December 9, 2020.   Please indicate your Spanish/English bilingual abilities in your cover letter or email when applying.  Please note, Special Services positions are filled on a part-time, temporary basis during normal business hours. Candidates appointed to a Special Services title will be limited to 944 work hours in a fiscal year.

 
Juvenile Justice Commission
 
   
#19-397: Youth Worker (Multiple Vacancies – Statewide Locations)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with desired location preference, indicating interest in vacancy #19-397. This is a continuous recruitment effort, as such, resumes will be accepted until all vacancies have been filled.
#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 Law Enforcement Professional Standards  
   
None at this time.
 
Office of Public Integrity and Accountability  
   
#20-245: Attorney Assistant (Cedar Knolls, Trenton, 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 announcement #20-245 on or before the closing date of December 1, 2020. Location preference is required to be considered. Please indicate your location preference in your cover letter or email. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #20-195; previous applicants need not reapply.
#20-256: Lieutenant – State Investigator, Law & Public Safety (Special Investigations Bureau – Trenton NJ) (REPOST)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #20-256 on or before the closing date of December 3, 2020. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #20-244; previous applicants need not reapply.
 
Victims of Crime Compensation Office  
   
None at this time.
 
State Ethics Commission  
   
None at this time.
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