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.
Office Assistant (PT)
The Tulpehaking Nature Center seeks a Weekend Office Assistant to help keep the main desk and visitor information
area running smoothly. The nature center is located three miles south of downtown Trenton with programs and exhibits
about the nature and history of the Abbott Marshlands.
The main duty of the Weekend Office Assistant is to operate the main desk area of the nature center, taking care of
administrative tasks, keeping track of program data, and serving as the first point of contact with visitors. This person
will also assist with program marketing and communication of nature center activities through social media, online
calendars, and maintaining bulletin boards in the entry way. Science knowledge is not required, but a warm personality,
strong organizational skills, and interest in nature are important qualifications for this job. While mainly an
administrative position, there will be opportunity to work on projects outside in the park and to assist with animal care
and education programs if desired. Saturday and Sunday availability required.
Salary: $10/hr, approximately 10 hrs/week
- Must be a resident of Mercer County
- Ability to speak Spanish preferred
- Available Saturdays and Sundays
- Good phone and computer skills (especially Google Documents, Microsoft Word, Excel)
- Must be people oriented, have a positive attitude, and the ability to professionally represent the NatureCenter to the public
- Strong organizational skills
- Must be self-motivated and willing to work as a member of a team
Interested candidates should send resume with cover letter to Kelly Rypkema, Nature Center Manager at email@example.com.
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.
The Mercer County One-Stop Center is looking for two (2) qualified candidates to provide round trip transportation to youth for summer employment at Six Flags Great Adventure from July 1, 2019 to August 30, 2019. Candidates are required to possess a CDL with passenger endorsement.
Salary: $14.00 per hour
Interested candidates should contact Deputy Director Kendra Lee at (609) 278-4899 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an interview.
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.
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 March 29, 2019