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Updated: 5/16/22,  1:15 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.
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Attorney General’s Office

#22-268: Public Information Officer (Office of Communications – Trenton, NJ or Newark, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  Preference will be given to applicants with extensive journalism or public relations experience. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-268 and current resume on or before the closing date of May 20, 2022.  Applicants must provide their desired location preference in the cover email or letter

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control

#22-220: Special Services (Hourly Senior Management Assistant) (Director’s Office – Trenton, NJ)
This temporary employment services position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-220, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only).  This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.  This is repost of vacancy announcement #22-112; previous applicants need not reapply.

#22-221: Special Services (Hourly Licensing Investigator) (Licensing Bureau – Trenton, NJ)
This temporary employment services position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-221, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only).  This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.  This is repost of vacancy announcement #22-106; previous applicants need not reapply.

Division on Civil Rights (DCR)

#22-242: Investigator 2, Law & Public Safety OR Investigator 3, Law & Public Safety (Enforcement/Investigations Units – Trenton, NJ; Newark, NJ; Atlantic City, NJ or Cherry Hill, 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 #22-242 with desired location preference, copy of college transcripts for internship substitutions only and a current resume.  The Department will determine the level at which an appointment to the titles indicated will be made. Announcement has been amended to update the number of vacancies.

#22-244: Investigator Trainee, Law & Public Safety OR Investigator 1, Law & Public Safety (Enforcement/Investigations Units – Trenton, NJ; Newark, NJ; Atlantic City, NJ or Cherry Hill, 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 #22-244 with desired location preference, copy of college transcripts for internship substitutions only, and one of the following proofs of degree completion for the trainee title: (1) a copy of your college diploma or (2) a copy of your final unofficial transcript, which indicates the date your degree was conferred and the type of degree awarded (one is required for consideration) and a current resume.  Applicants will be considered based on information in resume and proof of degree.  The Department will determine the level at which an appointment to the titles indicated will be made. Announcement has been amended to update the number of vacancies.

#22-271: Special Services (Hourly Intake Legal Specialist) (3 Vacancies – Investigations Unit – Trenton, Newark, Atlantic City OR Cherry Hill, NJ)
These temporary employment services positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-271 with desired location preference and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 10, 2022.

#22-272: Investigator 1, Law and Public Safety (Trenton OR Newark, 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 #22-272 with desired location preference, copy of unofficial college transcripts (for internship substitutions only), and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 10, 2022.  This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-373; previous applicants need not reapply.

#22-232: Program Specialist 2 (Education and Training Specialists – Trenton, NJ; Newark, 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 #22-232 with desired location preference and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 1, 2022.

Division of Administration (Administration)

#22-233: Database Architect 1 (Information Technology Section – Trenton, NJ) (Repost) (Amended)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-233 and a current resume. Appointment to this title may be made provisionally, pending the outcome of an open-competitive examination (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. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #22-105; previous applicants need not reapply. Announcement will remain open until the vacancy is filled.

#22-209: Technical Support Specialist 1 (Information Technology Section – Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title, or the approved non-competitive title. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-209 and current resume on or before the closing date of May 24, 2022.

#22-264: Information Technology Specialist (Information Technology Section – 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 #22-264 and current resume on or before the closing date of May 24, 2022. This position will report to the Division of Administration but will be assigned to the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.  As such, travel between offices may be required.

#22-258: Manager 1, Human Resources (Human Resource Management – Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title and current unclassified Department of Law & Public Safety employees who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-258 and current resume on or before the closing date of May 20, 2022.

#22-254: Auditor 3 (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 #22-254, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (to verify the required 21 credits in accounting) on or before the closing date of May 22, 2022. A copy of your unofficial college transcript is required to verify possession of the required accounting credits.

#22-255: Auditor Accountant Trainee (3 Vacancies – Trenton, NJ)
These unclassified positions are open to applicants with a Bachelor’s degree. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-255, a copy of your final unofficial transcripts, which indicates the date your degree was conferred and the type of degree awarded and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 22, 2022. A copy of your unofficial college transcript is required to verify possession of the required accounting credits.

Division of Consumer Affairs

#22-223: Manager 2, Department of Law and Public Safety (Director’s Office – Newark, NJ) (Repost) (Amended)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-223 and a current resume on, or before, the closing date of June 9, 2022. Appointment to this title may be made provisionally, pending the outcome of an open-competitive examination (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. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #22-103; previous applicants need not reapply. This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date.

#22-168: Investigator 3, Law and Public Safety (4 Vacancies – Enforcement Bureau – 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 #22-168, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only).  This announcement will remain open until all vacancies are filled.  Please note, to receive preference a copy of your NJ RN license must be submitted with your resume.

#22-166: Government Representative 1 (Medical Director) (Board of Medical Examiners – 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 #22-166, current resume, and a copy of license to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy is filled.

#22-167: Agency Services Representative Trainee (26 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 #22-167 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.

Division of Criminal Justice

#22-261: Technical Assistant 1 (CODIS Compliance 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 #22-261 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 23, 2022.

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

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Division of Gaming Enforcement

#22-235: Administrative Analyst 3, Information Systems (Administrative Services Bureau – Information Technology Unit – Trenton, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-235, copy of college transcripts, and current resume must be received before 5:00 PM on the closing date of May 20, 2022.

Division of Highway Traffic Safety

None at this time.

Division of Law

#22-249: Deputy Attorney General 1 (Section Chief) (Department of Children & Families Practice Group – Essex Section – Newark, NJ)
The Section Chief works under the supervision of the Assistant Attorneys General in the DCF Practice Group, to provide counsel and representation to the Section’s clients; assists with planning and managing the supervision and operations of the Section; assigns matters and supervises Assistant Section Chiefs and Deputy Attorneys General in the Section; litigates and supervises litigation, as needed; evaluates the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General; conducts case file reviews; and performs other duties as required. All items must be submitted together through the DOL online attorney application portal on or before the closing date of June 6, 2022.

#22-248: Technical Assistant 2 (Director’s Complex  – 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 #22-248 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 17, 2022.

#22-203: Deputy Attorney General 4 (4 Vacancies – State Police, Employment and Corrections Section – Trenton, NJ) (Repost)
Deputies assigned to the State Police, Employment and Corrections (“SPEC”) section practice in the U.S. District Court, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, N.J. Superior Court, N.J. Appellate Division, OAL, Government Records Council and the EEOC. SPEC provides primary representation to the N.J. State Police, Department of Corrections, Parole Board and the Juvenile Justice Commission. Individual and class action civil rights claims include matters such as excessive force, fatal shootings, wrongful arrest, conditions of confinement, religious, medical and legal access and ADA violations. Deputies hone their written advocacy skills through a significant appellate practice, with opportunities to argue in the Appellate Division. Trial skills are sharpened in defense of employment claims brought against State agencies, with opportunities to try cases in State and Federal court.  All items must be submitted together through the DOL online attorney application portal. This announcement will remain open until all vacancies have been filled. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-416; previous applicants need not reapply.

#22-122: 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.

#22-28: Special Services (Hourly Legal Secretary) (13 Vacancies – Newark, NJ – Trenton, NJ – Voorhees, NJ) (Repost)
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 #22-28 with desired location preference and typing proficiency certificate or score report from a CSC approved typing/keyboarding test (if applicable) and a current resume. A five-minute qualifying typing/keyboarding test (scored on a pass/fail basis) will be scheduled or administered during the interview process only for candidates selected for consideration. This announcement will remain open until all vacancies are filled. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #21-349 & #21-418; previous applicants need not reapply.

Division of NJ State Police

#ADMIN 08-22S: Accountant 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 #ADMIN 08-22S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2022.

#ADMIN 13-22P: Printing Machine Operator 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 #ADMIN 13-22P and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2022.

#I&IT 42-21P: Supervisor 1, Expungement (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 42-21P and a current resume. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.

#OPS 01-22S: Research Analyst 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 #OPS 01-22S, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume, before the closing date of May 19, 2022.

#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 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.

 #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. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled.

#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.

#I&IT 43-21P: Supervisor 2, Expungement (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 43-21P and a current resume. This announcement will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. 

#SUP 04-21P: Senior Executive Service (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 04-21P, copy of the transcript, which indicates the date the degree was conferred (required), and a current resume.

Election Law Enforcement Commission

None at this time.

Juvenile Justice Commission

#22-259: Mechanical Equipment Specialist (Johnstone Campus – Bordentown, NJ)
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title, or the approved non-competitive title, who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-259, a copy of your valid Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Certification, and current resume on or before the closing date of May 26, 2022.

#22-269: Educational Program Assistant 1 (Vineland Preparatory Residential Community Home – Vineland, 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 #22-269 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 25, 2022.

#22-260: Communications Operator Trainee (4 vacancies – New Jersey Training School – Monroe Township, 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 #22-260 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 23, 2022. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #22-97; previous applicants need not reapply.

#22-257: Program Development Assistant (2 Vacancies – Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative & System Reform Unit – 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 #22-257 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 19, 2022.

#22-46: Youth Worker (Multiple Vacancies – Various Locations) (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 #22-46 with desired location preference (required), unofficial transcripts, and a current resume. Resumes will be accepted on a continuous basis until all vacancies are filled.  Applicants with no relevant experience who do not provide a transcript will not be considered. This announcement has been amended to update the locations

#21-371: Special Services (Hourly CDL Bus Driver) – (Multiple Vacancies – Various Locations Statewide)
These temporary employment services opportunities are open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #21-371 which must indicate the location preference(s), a copy of CDL with P and S endorsements, and a current resume.  This announcement will remain open until all vacancies have been filled. 

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

#22-236: Special Services (Hourly Grants Specialist) (NJCARES – Grant Program – Newark, NJ) (Repost)
This temporary employment services position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please submit a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-236, a copy of your unofficial college transcripts including twenty-one (21) semester hour credits in accounting or CPA certificate (one is required to be considered) and a current resume. This is a repost of vacancy announcement #22-33 & #22-127; previous applicants need not reapply. This is a continuous recruitment announcement. The announcement will remain open until the position is filled.

New Jersey Racing Commission

#22-237: Assistant Director Racing Operations (Trenton, NJ with travel to Oceanport, Freehold and East Rutherford, NJ with travel to various 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 #22-237 and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 3, 2022.

#22-126: Special Services (Hourly Official, NJRC (Associate Steward/Judge) (5 Vacancies – Monmouth Park Racetrack, Meadowlands Racetrack and Freehold Raceway)
These temporary employment services hourly positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-126 and a current resume.  Please note, mandatory weekend hours during live racing are required. This announcement will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.

#22-123: Special Services (Hourly Inspector Animal Health) – (10 Vacancies – Monmouth Racetrack, Meadowlands Racetrack and Freehold Raceway)
These temporary employment services positions are open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #22-123 and a current resume.  Please note, mandatory weekend hours during live racing will be required. This announcement will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.

#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

#22-276: Auditor 3 (Medicaid Fraud Control 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 #22-276, current resume and a copy of college transcripts (to verify the required 21 credits in accounting) on or before the closing date of May 27, 2022.

#22-263: Program Specialist 2 (Medicaid Fraud Control 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 #22-263 and a current resume on or before the closing date of May 19, 2022

#22-111: 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 #22-111, 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

#22-275: Detective 2 – State Investigator, Law and 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 #22-275 and a current resume on or before the closing date of June 3, 2022.

Victims of Crime Compensation Office

None at this time.

State Ethics Commission

None at this time.

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