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  Updated 10/21/19 11:54 A.M.  
     
   
       
 
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- #19-345: Secretarial Assistant 3, Non-Stenographic
This classified position is open to current State employees with permanent service in a competitive title who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-345 on or before the closing date of October 30, 2019. 
- #19-364: Clerk Typist (Human Resource Management)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-364 on or before the closing date of October 25, 2019. 
- #19-288: Administrative Analyst 2 (Budget & Grant Operations)
This position is open to classified and unclassified State employees who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-288 on or before the closing date of November 1, 2019. 
- #19-298: Administrative Assistant 2 (2 vacancies)
This classified position is open to current Department of Law and Public Safety (DLPS) employees in the classified and unclassified career service who meet the requirements. If qualified, current DLPS employees must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-298 on or before the closing date of October 21, 2019.
- #19-348: Deputy Attorney General 4 or Deputy Attorney General 3 (Office of Equal Employment Opportunity)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-348 and date of NJ Bar admission, and a writing sample (unedited by others) on or before the closing date of October 31, 2019.
 
Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control  
   
- None at this time.
 
Division on Civil Rights (DCR)  
   
- #19-362: Legal Specialist (Amended)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-362 and a writing sample (unedited by others) on or before the extended closing date of October 31, 2019.
- #19-356: Executive Assistant 4 (Assistant Director for Prevention, Outreach and Public Education)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume, a writing sample (unedited by others) and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-364 with desired location preference on or before the amended closing date of October 28, 2019. 
- #19-280: Investigator Trainee (Trenton, Newark, Cherry Hill and/or Atlantic City, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #19-280, a current resume, a writing sample (unedited by others) and a copy of your college diploma and/or unofficial undergraduate transcripts, which indicates the type of degree awarded and the date conferred. This is a continuous recruitment effort, as such, resumes will be accepted until all vacancies have been filled.
- DCR Employment Opportunities Page
- Internships
 
Division of Consumer Affairs  
   
- #19-246: Government Representative 2 (4 Vacancies)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-246 on or before the closing date of October 25, 2019. 
- #19-361: Helper (2 Vacancies)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-361 on or before the closing date of October 25, 2019. 
- #19-365: Executive Secretary (Executive Director of a Professional Licensing Board (2 Vacancies)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-365 on or before the closing date of October 25, 2019. Please note, this is NOT a secretarial position; this is a senior-level supervisory position.  Applicants must meet the indicated requirements to be considered.
- #19-290: Investigator 4, Law and Public Safety (4 vacancies)
This classified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-290 on or before the closing date of October 23, 2019.
- Internships
 
Division of Criminal Justice  
   
- #19-116: Special Services (Hourly Attorneys) 3 Vacancies – AMENDED TO REMOVE CLOSING DATE
This unclassified announcement is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If interested, please send a cover letter indicating job vacancy #19-116, current resume and a writing sample unedited by others. Applications will be accepted until all existing hourly positions have been filled.
- Employment Opportunities/Applications
- Internships
 
Division of Gaming Enforcement
 
   
- #19-357: Analyst Trainee (Technical Services Bureau, Atlantic City, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume, final unofficial college transcripts and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-357 before 5:00 pm on the closing date of October 30, 2019.
- Internships
 
Division of Highway Traffic Safety
 
   
- None at this time.
 
Division of Law  
   
- 19-347: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement & Environmental Justice Section)
The Environmental Enforcement & Environmental Justice (EE&EJ) Section is seeking an Assistant Section Chief. EE&EJ 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. The Assistant Section Chief helps supervise the work of this section in all areas. This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit for consideration on or before the closing date of October 30, 2019.
- 19-318 Pensions & Financial Transactions (PFT) – Public Finance
The PFT Section also represents the New Jersey Office of Public Finance with respect to all State public finance transactions and representing various New Jersey authorities who issue municipal bonds to finance various projects. Other duties include contract drafting, review and negotiation; State law compliance; State financial litigation support; complex financial transactions, including, but not limited to, redevelopment transactions, corporate securities and debt financing transactions, public finance, or bank lending transactions; and public-private partnership transactions. Applicants should have at least two (2) years specific experience in public finance and should provide a representative listing of at least three (3) transactions the applicant worked on as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel, bank counsel or any other financing transaction role.
- 19-268 Environmental Permitting & Counseling
Environmental Permitting & Counseling represents 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.
- 19-252 Pensions & Financial Transactions (PFT) – Pensions
The Pension and Financial Transactions Section (“PFT Section”) provides counsel and representation to the Division of Pensions and Benefits, the various State pension and health benefit boards and committees in the Department of the Treasury, and other divisions within the Department of the Treasury. An important part of the Pensions Unit’s work involves defending the Boards’ decisions in contested disability retirement applications filed by public employees who claim to be permanently and totally disabled from performing their job duties.
- 19-227 Special Litigation Section
The Special Litigation Section of the Division of Law challenges actions taken by the Federal Government in derogation of the rights of New Jersey residents. The Section pursues a range of legal strategies, including affirmative litigation in federal and state court, as well as regulatory comments and formal letters to the Federal Government; will perform other related duties as required. Excellent writing skills preferred. Prior experience with proceedings involving the Administrative Procedure Act would be helpful.
- 19-163 Environmental Enforcement & Environmental Justice
Environmental Enforcement & Environmental Justice (EE&EJ) 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. The Clean Air Unit of the section is dedicated to the enforcement of the Federal Clean Air Act, including enforcement actions brought in concert with other states and the federal government against coal-fired plants in New Jersey and other states. EE&EJ was recently moved to the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group to enhance its efforts in the areas of Cost Recovery and Natural Resource Damages cases as well as other federal-facing and multi-State litigation.
- 19-165 Education & Higher Education
The Education & Higher Education Section provides counsel and representation to the Department of Education. The work on behalf of the Department includes administrative litigation and appeals regarding State funding of education, charter schools, and special education. Representation has been provided in the ongoing Abbott v. Burke matter and related administrative litigation, regarding the constitutionality of the State's system for funding public schools. The section also counsels and represents State institutions of higher education, representing them in federal and State trial court litigation, handling labor arbitration, defending tenure decisions and providing advice on a wide variety of academic, health care, educational and business issues.
- 19-176 Division of Children & Families (Newark, Trenton & Voorhees)
Providing representation to the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the agency tasked with protecting children and strengthening families. The deputies in this section represent OCF when it seeks supervision or custody of abused and neglected children or is seeking termination of parental rights when deemed necessary. The work is litigation intensive but also touches on aspects of social work. There is also significant appellate work undertaken by all deputies in the section. This DCF section also provides representation at the Office of Administrative Law in OCF's administrative cases, advice to various units in OCF, on issues such as licensing and employment.
- 19-122 Board of Public Utilities / Clean Energy
The Public Utilities Section provides legal representation and counsel to the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) in matters involving the regulation of the provision of electricity, gas, telecommunications services, water, wastewater treatment and cable television, as well as enforcement of the Underground Facility Protection Act. In addition, the Section counsels the BPU on clean energy initiatives involving energy efficiency programs and the development of clean, renewable sources of energy including solar, wind, geothermal, combined heat and power and sustainable biomass.
Deputies handle complex administrative litigation before the Office of Administrative Law, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the United States Department of Energy, and the Federal Communications Commission as well as represent the BPU in litigation and appeals before State and federal courts. Counsel is also provided to the BPU with respect to administrative decision making, procurement issues, rulemakings, Open Public Records Act requests, and Open Public Meetings Act issues.
- 19-36 Tort Litigation & Judiciary
The Tort Litigation & Judiciary Section's members are the defenders of the State and its many departments and agencies, as well as State officials and employees, when sued in any tort lawsuit and in many civil rights lawsuits. They also represent the State Judiciary, as well as its judges and other employees, in any non-employment lawsuits. Pursuant to Wright v. State, they also defend certain tort and constitutional claims brought against county prosecutor’s offices and their employees. The Section’s members handle the lawsuits in all stages of litigation, from inception through arbitration and/or trial. They also handle any appeals resulting from these lawsuits. As such, they appear regularly before the Law Division and United States District Court throughout the State, frequently before the Appellate Division and Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and occasionally before the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
- 19-38 State Police, Employment & Corrections
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.
- Attorney Employment Opportunities
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Division of NJ State Police
 
   
- None at this time.
- Recruiting (Accepting Applications April 2019)
- Internships
 
Election Law Enforcement Commission
 
   
- None at this time.
 
Insurance Fraud Prosecutor
 
   
- Employment Opportunities/Applications
- Internships
 
Juvenile Justice Commission
 
   
- #19-382: Manager 2 Human Resources
This classified position is open to State employees with permanent service in a competitive title who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-382 on or before the closing date of October 25, 2019.
- #18-167: Driver (Various Locations)
This announcement is open to applicants who meet the requirements. Applicants must provide location preference(s) in cover letter and provide a copy of valid CDL with Class “P’ and “S” 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
 
   
- #19-346: Assistant Director, Racing Operations
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy #19-346 on or before the closing date of October 22, 2019.
- #19-316: Inspector 2 – NJ Racing Commission
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #19-316 and a current resume. This is a continuous recruitment effort, as such, resumes will be accepted until both vacancies have been filled.
- #19-212: Special Services (Hourly Inspector, Animal Health – 3 Vacancies)
This unclassified announcement is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If interested, please send a cover letter indicating job vacancy #19-212 and a current resume. Announcement will remain open until all existing vacancies have been filled.
 
Office of Law Enforcement Professional Standards  
   
- None at this time.
- 2019 Summer & Fall Internship
 
Office of Public Integrity and Accountability  
   
- None at this time.
 
Victims of Crime Compensation Office  
   
- None at this time.
 
State Ethics Commission  
   
- None at this time.
 
 
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