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Application Process


Thank you for your interest in the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). You must identify the title(s) for which you are applying or your application will not be accepted.

By submitting the application you are stating you meet the requirements of the title(s) by the date submitted.

If you are interested in more than one title, specify each job title in Section 5 of the application; a separate application is not required. Your signature is required on page three (3) of the application. Please be sure to attach a copy of your resume and unofficial copy of your transcript or course-by-course foreign evaluation if applicable to the "Attach Files" section of the PDF Application. Do NOT attach copies to the email itself but inside the PDF Application.

Notes:
  • NJDOT will only accept applications submitted using the Application for Employment Instructions (pdf 1.5m). Paper applications will no longer be accepted.
  • NJDOT recruits for Highway Operations Technician Trainee’s (formally known as Maintenance Workers) only once a year in the spring. Submit applications by January 31 of each year.
  • We are required to appoint from Civil Service Commission (CSC) employment lists for competitive titles when available. When a list is not available, we will consider those in our Application Bank, but can only offer a provisional appointment pending CSC's open competitive testing process.
If you wish to submit an Application for Employment for consideration, please follow the instructions below
(NOTE: DROID/APPLE devices have separate instructions below):
  • You must have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader which is available at our state Adobe Access Page.
  • The Application for Employment (pdf 1.5m) file will open in your browser. Application for Employment Instructions (pdf 1.5m).
  • Complete the required information in the light blue cells
    (pages 2 to 5).
  • When complete, click on the “Submit Application” button.
  • If a message pops up asking you to choose either a desktop e-mail application or an internet e-mail application, choose the internet
    e-mail.
  • The application you submit will be sent to the email address you provide within the application.
If you wish to submit an Application for Employment using a DROID/APPLE Device, please follow the instructions below:
  • If using DROID/APPLE Device version of application submit using the Application for Employment Instructions DROID/APPLE Devices (pdf 500k).
  • You MUST have Adobe Reader Application downloaded on your device. It is a free download from Google Play/App Store
  • The Application for Employment DROID/APPLE Devices (pdf 1.5m) file MUST open in ADOBE Reader. Application for Employment Instructions DROID/APPLE Devices (pdf 500k).
  • Application MUST be openend in ADOBE Reader. Depending on your device you may need to open the browser version to ADOBE READER by clicking "Open In" located top of browser window
  • Complete the required information in the light blue cells
    (pages 2 to 5).
  • When complete, SHARE Application to Email Application. Do NOT PRINT completed application
  • Please read the instructions to assist in Opening up the application in ADOBE READER and SHARING application to email to properly submit this application for processing
 
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  Last Updated:  August 25, 2016