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Chief Technology Officer/Chief Information Officer (Unclassified Appointment)

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Job Summary:

The position of Chief Technology Officer/Chief Information Officer (CTO/CIO) is a senior-level position responsible for deploying technology across an array of departments and services to improve government operations and positively impact quality of life for Mercer County residents. The role of the CTO/CIO is to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives. Under the direction of the County Administrator, the CTO/CIO is expected to plan and execute an ambitious agenda to eliminate siloed systems, transform existing legacy systems, and increase organizational performance with relation to technology to support Mercer County’s operational priorities. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead strategic and operational planning to achieve Mercer County goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization
  • Manage the implementation of county wide information systems.This includes telephones, data imaging and office automation
  • Develops and monitors the approved annual operating and capital budgets for information and technology systems
  • Approves, coordinates and controls all projects related to selection, acquisition, development and installation of major IT systems
  • Manages relationships with vendors for sales, service and support of all IT systems and technology
  • Supervises in-house IT staff
  • Develop and enforce policy and procedures to ensure the protection of the County’s IT assets and the integrity, security and privacy of information entrusted to or maintained by Mercer County
  • Related work as required

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Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited college or university in the field of Information System Management, Computer Science, Business Management and/or Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field.Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience working in a technological role
  • A minimum of seven years managerial experience in a governmental setting

Mercer County residency required within (6) months of emplyoment. Send resume and application with cover letter no later than March 31, 2020 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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Program Development Specialist - ADRC

Position available for the County of Mercer, Department of Human Services, Aging Disabilities Resource Connection (ADRC).  The candidate will oversee the implementation of community screening services, triage and prioritize home and community based services for older adults, those living with disabilities and their caregivers including mental health, health promotion, Medicaid, adult protective services, housing etc.

Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and one year experience.  A Master’s degree in a field of human services is desired.  A bilingual candidate is preferred.

Salary range $54,822 - $70,860

Mercer County residency required.  Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations.  Send resume with cover letter by January 15, 2020 to: Raissa 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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Seasonal Naturalist (Tulpehaking Nature Center)

The Mercer County Park Commission seeks a Seasonal Naturalist to help lead programs at the Tulpehaking Nature Center. The nature center is the main educational facility for the Abbott Marshlands, a historically important area south of Trenton containing 3000 acres of forest, tidal freshwater wetlands, and one of the most significant American Indian archaeological sites in the Eastern United States.

The main duty of the Seasonal Naturalist is to lead engaging environmental education programs on the weekend for scout groups, families, and the public, with opportunity for additional hours during the week for leading school field trips, after school, and other programs if desired. This position will also assist the Director of Environmental Education as needed, including but not limited to: staffing information tables at fairs/festivals, coordinating volunteer events, and trail monitoring. Weekend availability required.

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Wage: Hourly wage commensurate with experience. 14-29 hours/week.

Please send a County application, cover letter and resume with two references to: Kelly Rypkema, Director of Environmental Education at krypkema@mercercounty.org

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Seasonal Naturalist (Summer AM)

The Mercer County Park Commission seeks a Seasonal Naturalist to join the environmental education team in leading nature camp programs at Baldpate Mountain, Mercer County Park, and the Tulpehaking Nature Center. Nature Camp programs encourage children to explore the outdoors during hikes through the forest, hands-on experiments, and nature craft projects. The seasonal Naturalist will be responsible for the safety and supervision of a group of 12-15 children ages 6-14 and one or two assistant counselors throughout the camp day.

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Dates: June 1 thru August 21 for 10-12 weeks; Mon-Fri. 8am-4pm during camp weeks.

Wage: Hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Please send a County application, cover letter and resume with two references to: Kelly Rypkema, Director of Environmental Education at krypkema@mercercounty.org

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Seasonal Naturalist (Summer PM)

The Mercer County Park Commission seeks a Seasonal Naturalist to join the environmental education team in leading nature camp programs at Baldpate Mountain, Mercer County Park, and the Tulpehaking Nature Center. Nature Camp programs encourage children to explore the outdoors during hikes through the forest, hands-on experiments, and nature craft projects. The seasonal Naturalist will be responsible for the safety and supervision of a group of 12-15 children ages 6-14 and one or two assistant counselors throughout the camp day.

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Dates: June 1 thru August 21 for 10-12 weeks; Mon-Fri. 12pm-6pm during camp weeks.

Wage: Hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Please send a County application, cover letter and resume with two references to: Kelly Rypkema, Director of Environmental Education at krypkema@mercercounty.org

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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 $11.00 - $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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Technical Assistant/Contract Administrator

Position available for the County of Mercer, Department of Human Services, Contract Unit. Candidate will be responsible for the provision of technical services/support and troubleshooting of basic end user issues for in-house staff and community agencies applying for funding through an online proposal application management system.  Candidate will have the ability to extract data and translate soft copy material into hardcopy contract documents to facilitate the completion of an internal routing process. This includes summarizing program content for the purpose of writing memorandums and supporting contracting documents, and conducting follow-up on pending and/or routing contracts.   

Candidate must possess an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of experience in the various phases of contract and/or grant monitoring. Strong interpersonal skills as well as an ability to meet deadlines with a high level of computer literacy and ability to learn new computer data systems are essential.

Salary range $37,262 - $59,737

Mercer County residency required.  Send resume 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)

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 March 2, 2020