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Updated 03/27/20 2:25 P.M.

 
     
   
       
 
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- #20-108: Special Services – (Speechwriter) Office of Communications - Trenton, NJ
The speechwriter position is a part-time opportunity open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #20-108, a writing sample (speech, editorial, or other writing prepared for public consumption) and a current resume on or before the closing date of March 27, 2020.
- #20-126: Director of Communications (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 #20-126 and a copy of your current resume on or before the closing date of April 6, 2020.
 
Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control  
   
- None at this time
 
Division on Civil Rights (DCR)  
   
- None at this time
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Division of Administration (DOA)  
   
- #20-124: Analyst Trainee (Grant Operations 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 #20-124, a copy of your college degree or unofficial transcript with date degree awarded and type of degree conferred (one is required for consideration), and current resume. This announcement will remain open until all positions have been filled.
- #20-128: Investigator 2, Law and Public Safety (Office of Equal Employment Opportunity - Trenton, NJ)
This classified position is to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #20-128, a current resume and copy of college transcripts (for internship substitutions only) on or before the closing date of April 30, 2020.
- #20-125: Administrative Analyst 3 (Grants Operation 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 #20-125 and a current resume on or before the closing date of March 27, 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.
- #20-18: Investigator 3, Law and Public Safety – Specialized Credentials - RN, (Enforcement Bureau – Newark and Cherry Hill)
This classified announcement is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #20-18 with desired location preference, current resume, a copy of college transcripts (for internships only), and proof of specialized credentials (copy of RN License required for consideration). Applications will be accepted until the vacancy has been filled.
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Division of Criminal Justice  
   
- #20-112: Management Assistant (Specialized Crimes Bureau - Trenton, NJ)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in vacancy announcement #20-112 and a current resume on or before the closing date of March 27, 2020.
- Internships
 
Division of Gaming Enforcement
 
   
- None at this time
- Internships
 
Division of Highway Traffic Safety
 
   
- None at this time
 
Division of Law  
   
- #20-20: Deputy Attorney General 1 (Section Chief – Law & Public Safety Section - Trenton, NJ)
The newly developed Law & Public Safety Section (L&PS) of the Division of Law in the Administrative Practice Group in Trenton is seeking a Section Chief. The Section Chief will help oversee the development of the new section. The L&PS Section is being created to provide a single source within the Division of Law for general advice, procurement review, defensive litigation and handling of appeals to Divisions including, but not limited to, Division of State Police, Office of Emergency Management, Juvenile Justice Commission and Homeland Security. In addition to carrying a substantive caseload, the Section Chief for the L&PS Section will assist with planning and managing the supervision and operations of the Section; assign matters and supervise Deputy Attorneys General in the Section; evaluate the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General; conduct case file reviews; and perform other duties as required. Submissions will be accepted through April 27, 2020.
- #20-137: Deputy Attorney General 1 (Section Chief – Affirmative Civil Rights & Labor Enforcement Section - Newark, NJ)
The Section Chief of the Affirmative Civil Rights & Labor Enforcement Section will be responsible for the management of the Section and will oversee and supervise affirmative cases involving civil rights and labor enforcement matters in the Division and/or Department.  In consultation with Division leadership, the Section Chief will also identify litigation priorities, develop legal strategies, and oversee the execution of the Section’s mission and vision.  This position will also be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Section’s operations, support staff and legal staff, who will focus on investigating and litigating systemic violations of the rights of protected classes and of workers under state and federal laws. The Section Chief will participate in evaluations of assigned Deputy Attorneys General and will perform other related duties as assigned. Submissions will be accepted through April 26, 2020.
- #20-134: Deputy Attorney General 1 (Section Chief – Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section - Newark, NJ)
The Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Section is part of the Newark Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group. The Section aggressively focuses on internet privacy and data security investigations on behalf of the Division of Consumer Affairs and the State of New Jersey and bring actions for damages and amended business/industry protocols. Under the supervision of the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group, will aggressively focus on internet privacy and data security investigations on behalf of the Division of Consumer Affairs and the State of New Jersey; bring actions for damages and amended business/industry protocols; provide counsel and representation regarding Data Privacy & Cybersecurity matters; will oversee the Section; plan and manage the supervision and operations of the Section; assign matters and supervise all Deputy Attorneys General in the Section; evaluate the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General; conduct case file reviews; and perform other duties as required. Submissions will be accepted through April 16, 2020.
- #20-135: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Special Assistant to the Director – Director’s Complex - Trenton, NJ) AMENDED
Under the direction of the Director of the Division of Law or other supervisory official in the Division, assists with administrative activities necessary for the efficient functioning of the Division; works on policy and guidance for statewide initiatives and priority projects; performs work of a complex nature concerning areas related to the delivery of legal services to the Division’s many clients; assists with interpretation and analysis of law, regulations and other official instrumentalities; performs extensive research and writing on complex legal issues; performs other related duties as assigned or required. Submissions will be accepted through April 25, 2020.
- #20-136: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Special Assistant to the Director – Director’s Complex - Newark, NJ) AMENDED
Under the direction of the Director of the Division of Law or other supervisory official in the Division, assists with administrative activities necessary for the efficient functioning of the Division with specific emphasis on the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Practice Group (“ACE PG”); works on policy and guidance for statewide affirmative initiatives and priority projects advanced by ACE PG; performs work of a complex nature concerning areas related to ACE PG; assists with interpretation and analysis of law, regulations and other official instrumentalities; performs extensive research and writing on complex legal issues; performs other related duties as assigned or required. Submissions will be accepted through April 25, 2020.
- #20-138: Deputy Attorney General 1 (Section Chief – Special Litigation Section - Newark, NJ)
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. The Section Chief of the Special Litigation Section will report to the Assistant Attorneys General of the Affirmative Civil Practice Group in Newark, New Jersey. The Section Chief will oversee daily operations of the section, plans and manages the supervision and operations of the Section; assigns matters and supervises Deputy Attorneys General in the Section; evaluates the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General; conducts case file reviews; and performs other duties as required. Submissions will be accepted through April 16, 2020.
- #20-131: Supervising Management Improving Specialist (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 #20-131 and a current resume on or before the closing date of March 27, 2020.
- #20-08: Deputy Attorney General 4 (Consumer Fraud Prosecution Section, Newark, NJ) AMENDED
The Consumer Fraud Prosecution Section provides legal representation to the Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection, in investigations as well as civil and administrative actions to address violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and related statutes and regulations, including the Contractors’ Registration Act, and the Charitable Registration and Investigation Act. The Section also represents the State of New Jersey and/or the Division in multistate group investigations involving consumer protection issues.
- #20-72: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
- #20-71: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
- #20-70: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
- #20-69: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
- #20-68: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
- #20-67: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
- #20-66: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
- #20-65: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
- #20-64: Deputy Attorney General 4 (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.
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Division of NJ State Police
 
   
- None at this time.
 
Election Law Enforcement Commission
 
   
- None at this time.
 
Insurance Fraud Prosecutor
 
   
- None at this time.
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Juvenile Justice Commission
 
   
- #20-95: Social Worker 1 (New Jersey Training School - Monroe, 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 #20-95 and a current resume on or before the closing date of March 30, 2020.
- #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.
- 2019 Summer & Fall Internship
 
Office of Public Integrity and Accountability  
   
- #20-130: Detective 1 State Investigator, Law and Public Safety OR Detective 2 State Investigator, Law and Public Safety (6 Vacancies – Whippany, NJ & 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 #20-130 with desired location preference and a current resume on or before the closing date of April 9, 2020.
- #20-75: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Deputy Bureau Chief – Integrity Bureau)
This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy #20-75 with desired location preference, a current resume, a writing sample (unedited by others), and a completed Division of Criminal Justice Application for Employment, found here, on or before the closing date of April 25, 2020.
- #20-90: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Deputy Bureau Chief – Corruption Bureau South – 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 #20-90, a current resume, a writing sample (unedited by others), and a completed Division of Criminal Justice Application for Employment, found here, on or before the closing date of April 24, 2020.
 
Victims of Crime Compensation Office  
   
- None at this time.
 
State Ethics Commission  
   
- None at this time.
 
 
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