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The Mercer County Board of Social Services located at 200 Woolverton Street, Trenton, NJ will be renovating the customer service front end lobby on Friday February 16, 2018 through Tuesday February 20, 2018. During this renovation Mercer County Board of Social Services will provide limited services which will include emergency services and scheduled appointments only. We will resume full customer services on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

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County Engineer

The senior-level position oversees highly technical professional engineering for the Engineering Division and provides oversight for all engineering and public works technical departmental functions.  The County Engineer serves as a manager and is responsible for overseeing overall planning and administration of capital projects relating to roadway, bridges, traffic and buildings, as well as overseeing activities of the Engineering Division and Public Works.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university required. Candidate must be a registered Professional Engineer in New Jersey and must have at least ten (10) years’ progressively responsible experience in civil plan review and project management, including eight to ten years’ supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work and that meets licensing requirements.

Candidate should have knowledge of current engineering design, construction and maintenance functions; previous experience with County and/or Municipal infrastructure master plans and implementation; recent experience with interpretation and enforcement of federal, state and local civil engineering requirements; candidate Registered Professional Land Surveyor in New Jersey preferred.This is an appointed position for a term of five (5) years. 

Full list of essential functions may be found here.

Mercer County offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Mercer County residency is required within one year of appointment.

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.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

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Chief of Sustainability Programs and Operations

Responsible for guiding and collaborating with county departments and facilities, municipalities, and businesses to promote and enact sustainable operations with a goal towards reducing Mercer County’s carbon footprint. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in preparation and implementation of an environmental sustainability plan for Mercer County government.  Plan will include “greening” of county facilities and operations, research, development and implementation of sustainable practices throughout county government, including county motor fleet, purchasing practices, energy purchase and usage, educating staff on sustainable daily work practices, and other programs with the goal of reducing Mercer County Government’s carbon footprint.
  • Serve as a resource to agencies, departments, municipalities and organizations interested in initiating sustainability projects.
  • Outreach to Mercer County businesses to provide information and guidance in implementing and/or improving their business sustainability plans and practices.
  • Assist in development of strategies aimed at attracting and encouraging growth of green collar industry in Mercer County.
  • Serve as Mercer County liaison to the Mercer County Sustainability Coalition – a group of green team and environmental committee members from various Mercer municipalities meeting monthly to share best practices and resources.
  • Explore potential grants and other funding sources for sustainability programs; prepare funding application requests.
  • Complete and submit biannual reports regarding sustainability efforts.

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in sustainability-related field.  Three to five years work experience in sustainability field, preferably including interaction with governmental entities and/or programs. Candidate should have knowledge of governmental sustainability policies, programs and best practices. Candidate should also have the ability to identify and analyze information pertaining to energy audits of governmental facilities. Additionally, candidate should possess excellent research and writing skills; previous experience, whether educational or professional, in researching and/or implementing sustainability policies and practices. Grant writing experience is a plus.

Mercer County offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Mercer County residency is required within one year of appointment.

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.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

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Correctional Health Nurse

The Mercer County Correction Center is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) to provide direct and indirect nursing care to our inmate population. This is a full-time position. Prospective employees must be available to work shifts in a 24-hour facility. All candidates must possess a valid New Jersey driver's license. Prior correctional experience is preferred but not required.

Mercer County offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Mercer County residency is required within one year of appointment.

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.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

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OTES Plan Specialist

The Mercer County One Stop is seeking an OTES Plan Specialist to act in the capacity of Fiscal Officer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to,  the preparation and submission of monthly financial statements for all grants to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD) Accounting Office; analysis of financial statements; preparation of budgets for internal and external use in conjunction with program services; audit of monthly input reports for all expenditures; preparation of requests for drawdowns from DOLWD; monthly reconciliation of MCOTES and County records; preparation for annual audit conducted by the Labor Workforce Development Office of Internal Audit; and supervision of fiscal analyst and fiscal assistants.

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 and oversight, and proficient in Excel. Good communication skills and inter-personal skills is a plus.

Salary Range $47,732.00-$70,621.00

Mercer County residency required. 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.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

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Parking Attendant (PT)

Position available for the County of Mercer, Department of Transportation & Infrastructure. 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 Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

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Entry Level Law Enforcement (LEE) 

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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All applicants are subject to pre-employment test including drug text, physical examination and background check.

 


  Updated December 5, 2017