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Assistant Personnel Director

The Mercer County Office of Personnel is seeking an Assistant Personnel Director with at least three (3) years of supervisory personnel experience, one (1) of which shall have included responsibility for a major public or private industry personnel program including the review of classification problems and wage studies, handling personnel problems, and coordinating the training needs of a jurisdiction. Note: A Master's degree in Personnel Administration, Applied Psychology, or other related fields from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of indicated supervisory experience. 

Education Requirement: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree. Strong preference for Masters in Business Administration, Applied Psychology or Public Administration or Juris Doctorate in Employment Law. 

Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations including an Open Competitive Examination. Send resume and application with cover letter to: Raissa L. Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068.

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Barn Laborer

The Mercer County Equestrian Center is hiring a Barn Laborer to perform daily tasks with direct care for the horses, programs, and facility. Candidates should have at minimum a high school diploma or GED; have some knowledge of horse health care and first aid; experience working in equestrian related activities and/or teaching riding lessons; and must be able to meet physical demands as outlined in the job description. Click here for full description

Interested candidates should send resume, application, and cover letter to Christine Cardinal, Director of the Mercer County Equestrian Center at ccardinal@merercounty.org or contact (609) 730-9059 ext.3.

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Fiscal Officer - Mercer County One-Stop

Responsibilities: Preparation and submission of One-Stop’s monthly financial statements for all grants to the Department of Labor Wage Division (DOLWD) Accounting Office, analysis of financial statements, budget preparation , audit of monthly input reports for all expenditures, preparation of requests for draw downs from DOLWD; monthly reconciliation of One-Stop and County records, preparation for annual audit conducted by  the LWD Office of Internal Audit, supervision of fiscal analyst and fiscal assistant, etc. Note: County One-Stop employees are not eligible for the State Pension System

Requirements – Accounting degree preferred. Candidate must be skilled in the application of accounting principles, experienced in grant/government accounting, analysis and preparation of financial statements,  budget preparation & oversight, and proficient in Excel. Good communication and inter-personal skills a plus.  Must be a Mercer County resident at time of hire or within six months of hire.

Salary: $60,106 - $72,054 dependent upon skills and experience

Send application and resume with cover letter by September 6, 2019 to: Virgen Velez, MCOTESvia e-mail at vvelez@mercercounty.org.

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Mental Health Program Coordinator

Position available for the County of Mercer, Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health.  The candidate will possess strong organizational skills with experience in meeting facilitation, training organization and community outreach and education as well as community crisis intervention experience.  Strong interpersonal and writing skills, grants management and the ability to meet deadlines and problem solve are essential.

Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of supervisory experience in the operation of a community mental health clinic, center, hospital, or other mental health care facility.

Salary range $37,262 - $59,737

Mercer County residency required.  Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations.  Send resume with cover letter by September 16, 2019 to: Raissa L. Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068. 

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Planning Office Aide (PT)

Description: Planning Office Aide is a part time position within the Mercer County Planning Department.  The duties of the position include assisting the office administrator with clerical duties and providing support to the professional planning staff with non-complex tasks related to planning projects, grants and programs. This part time position is perfect for a college student, stay at home parent or retiree.  The hourly rate is $14/hour, not to exceed 28 hours a week.  The position does not come with benefits but includes the ability to earn paid sick and vacation time. 

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to perform routine clerical tasks such as, opening, distributing and sending out mail, maintaining files and answering the phone
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to respond to public inquiries and interact with the public, the Planning Department staff and other County offices
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail needed to input and maintain data for personnel and financial reports and to be able to work efficiently in a busy office with many diverse programs and personnel
  • Basic computer skills such as email, Microsoft Word and Excel; more advanced skills are desirable
  • Ability to learn various computer programs for the administration of payroll, financial accounts and personnel records
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position

Mercer County residency required.  Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations.  Send resume with cover letter by September 25, 2019 to: Raissa L. Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068. 

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Parking Attendant (PT), Trenton-Mercer Airport

Parking Attendant candidate to operate shuttle bus transporting passengers from Airport parking lots to Airport terminal. Candidate will be required to possess Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement. Previous bus or heavy duty vehicle experience preferred. Will be required to assist elderly and handicapped passengers as needed. Must be 21 years old with a clean driving record. Candidate must have strong interpersonal and communications skills, be able to read, write and compute basic math. Ability to interpret and apply transit system operating rules, regulations, policies and routes.

Salary Range $16.39 - $21.78 hour
Ability to works shifts and flexible schedules

Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations. Send resume and application with cover letter to: Raissa L. Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068.

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Riding Instructor

The Mercer County Equestrian Center  is hiring a Riding Instructor to bring in and turn out lesson horses; teach & supervise grooming, tacking, and untacking; check to make sure blankets are put on correctly by students; check tack to make sure it is good condition; check messages on lesson phone; return rails, standards, etc. to their proper place at the end of your lesson day; make sure tack room is organized at the end of your day; record cancellations & make-ups in the lesson book; schedule make-ups in accordance with make-up policy and sables’ Management; answer visitors’ inquiries, when available; “oversee” barn staff when management is not on duty; visually inspect each horse before leaving; Follow proper closing procedures; barn work during non-teaching hours may be needed. 

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, be able to lift approximately 50lbs, and have teaching experience with all riding levels.Click here for full job description

Interested candidates should send resume, application, and cover letter to Christine Cardinal, Director of the Mercer County Equestrian Center at ccardinal@merercounty.org or contact (609) 730-9059 ext.3.

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Senior Citizen Program Aide

Position available for the County of Mercer, Department of Human Services, Community Services.  Responsibilities include receiving food from the caterer and reheating precooked meals for serving to a large group of participants for the Nutrition Program for the Elderly of Mercer County.  Assisting with the clean-up and storage of kitchen utensils and equipment.  Previous food handling experience a plus.

Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED, as well as strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Salary range $9.1849 - $13.3075 hourly

Mercer County residency required.  Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations.  Send resume with cover letter and application to: Raissa L. Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068. 

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Supervising Engineer

Under direction, in one or more branches of engineering, supervises the field and office engineering work involved in the review, design, maintenance, and construction of structures and/or systems; does other related duties as required.  

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Note: A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology (BSET) in a field related to Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university having a curriculum approved by the Accreditation Board of Engineering Technology (ABET) may substitute for the above education requirement.

NOTE: Possession of a Professional Engineer’s License issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors may be substituted for the college degree.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of related experience in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering, one (1) of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity. Note: A Master’s degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical engineering, or a Master’s of Science in Engineering Technology (MSET) in a field related to Civil, Electrical or Mechanical engineering may be substituted for one (1) year of non-supervisory experience.

LICENSE: Appointees may be required to possess a valid Professional Engineering (PE) license issued by the NJ State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, particularly for positions assuming “responsible charge” over staff as defined by NJAC 13:40-1.3

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Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations, including an Open Competitive Examination. Send resume and application with cover letter to: Raissa L. Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068.

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Entry-Level Law Enforcement (LEE) Accepting Applicants through August 31, 2019

The Law Enforcement Examination (LEE) has been developed to assess candidate readiness for entry into law enforcement titles considered to have common knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics. Applicants file only one application and indicate their interest in the title areas by checking the box(es) on the application. A $50 application processing fee is required for this announcement whether you check one or all title areas on your application.

To apply, please visit: https://info.csc.state.nj.us/Vats/WebAnno.aspx?FileNumber=28522 

In order to be considered for employment in an entry-level law enforcement position, candidates must pass a written exam called the Law Enforcement Examination (LEE). Those who pass will remain in the eligible pool for two years. The pool of eligible candidates that results from the LEE will be used to fill positions for law enforcement titles in all Civil Service jurisdictions. Please contact the New Jersey Civil Service Commission with questions regarding the LEE.

 

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  Updated August 28, 2019