Assistant County Counsel
The Mercer County Counsel’s Office seeks an attorney with 3-5 years’ experience in civil litigation (including Title 59, civil rights, labor & employment law). Experience in collective bargaining negotiations and working knowledge of New Jersey Civil Service system a plus. Must be admitted to New Jersey bar and United States District Court. Salary commensurate with experience. Mercer County residency required. EEO/AA/ADA Employer.
Please submit resume and writing sample in confidence to email@example.com; County of Mercer, Mercer County Counsel’s Office, 640 S. Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08650.
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.
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.
Mercer County is seeking a professional planner with three to five years of experience in the sustainability field, preferably including interaction with governmental entities and/or programs.
Join a team of talented professionals in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment dedicated to serving the residents of Mercer County. At the County, you will work alongside a team of enthusiastic, focused and highly motivated professionals, who contribute their talents and commitment in providing essential public services to our residents and businesses on a daily basis.
Here is an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified professional to join a great organization and make valuable contributions as a Senior Planner. The Planning Department is a tight-knit team who focuses on producing results in innovative planning projects. We are looking for a highly motivated, reliable, collaborative and detail-orientated individual who thrives in a fast-paced work environment. As such, the ideal candidate must be open minded, flexible, and exhibit a high level of emotional intelligence. This position will be involved in the preparation and development of an environmental sustainability plan for Mercer County government, serve as a resource for sustainability efforts, pursue grant opportunities, and serve as County liaison to the Mercer County Sustainability Coalition, in addition to many other planning-related duties. You can review the detailed job description for Senior Planner on the County’s website here.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban or regional planning, architecture, or a closely related field.
- Member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and/or New Jersey Professional Planner (PP) or qualified to pursue these certifications.
- Knowledge of governmental sustainability policies, programs and best practices.
- Ability to identify and analyze information pertaining to energy audits of governmental facilities.
- Excellent research and writing skills; previous experience, whether educational or professional, in researching and/or implementing sustainability policies and practices.
- Ability to manage and administer projects and coordinate programs with departments, municipalities, organizations and other administrative offices.
- Grant writing experience a plus.
Salary range $48,687 - $74,284
Candidate must be a Mercer County resident within one year of permanent employment. Candidate will be subject to all Civil Service regulations and processes. Send resume and cover letter no later than January 21, 2018 to: Raissa L. Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068.
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
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.
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.
Other Career Resources
- One-Stop Career Center
- New Jersey Civil Service Commission
- New Jersey Department of Labor
- United States Department of Labor
All applicants are subject to pre-employment test including drug text, physical examination and background check.
Updated January 23, 2019