To be eligible for employment with the Town of Kearny, the following residential preferences shall apply:
- Residents of the Town of Kearny and the City of Newark
- Hudson and Essex Counties
- State of New Jersey
All job vacancies are advertised in the Sunday, Star Ledger, Saturday, Jersey Journal, the Kearny Observer and various unemployment offices, local community colleges and Urban Leagues.
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- We do not accept applications by email or fax
- Resumes must include a completed employment application
- Applications must be submitted prior to the posted deadline date
Submit completed applications to:
Town of Kearny Personnel Office
402 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032
All applications received are viewed, logged and sent to department heads and mayor and council for approval. Please do not call, email or stop in to check the status of your application. The hiring process takes time. You will know if you are being considered if you get a call from the department head for an interview. Thank you
Applications will only be accepted for the positions listed below:
Graduate Nurse Public Health
The Town of Kearny is seeking a full time Graduate Nurse Public Health to work in the Health Department. The annual salary range is $39,510-$62,201, depending upon qualifications. Application deadline: October 8, 2021. The Town reserves the right to hire a qualified candidate before the application deadline. NJ CSC job description here: https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/01930@.htm. The Town of Kearny is an equal opportunity employer.
INTERN positions in Administration Duties include administrative assignments College or college bound students pursuing a career in government or business administration preferred. Salary $10—$13 per hr., 24.5 hours per week. The following residency preference will apply: – Kearny and Newark residents – Hudson and Essex County residents – State of New Jersey deadline 10/08/21
Part time Clerk drivers
Part time Clerk drivers needed to deliver meals-on-wheels to town residents that are unable to purchase or prepare their own meals and to provide transportation services for our dial-a-ride program to go to doctor’s offices and hospitals for appointments. Hours will vary between 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday approximately 19.5 hours per week. Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license. $12—$18 per hour per job description https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/01257.htm deadline to apply is September 24, 2021
Account Clerk / Library Assistant
Full time position in main/branch municipal library to split duties of an account clerk and library assistant. Position will manage/cover circulation desk, process books and other materials, cover public computer areas, handle interlibrary loans, assist with planning & implementing all library programs. Position also performs varied clerical tasks involved in keeping accounts, prepares records of cash receipts & disbursements, reviews financial data, prepares vouchers, invoices & assists with preparation of periodic reports. Office/clerical experience preferred, valid NJ driver’s license required. 35 hours per week. Salary $37,570 plus benefit package. Application deadline: 9/24/2021. EOE/ADA Click here for job description https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/07872.htm
The Town of Kearny is seeking a full time licensed Health Officer to manage and oversee a full-service Health Department serving over 40,000 residents. State of NJ Health Officer license required. Bilingual skills desirable. Salary commensurate with education & experience. Submit application, resume and cover letter to: Town of Kearny, Personnel Office 402 Kearny Ave. Kearny, NJ 07032. Application deadline: October 22, 2021. The Town reserves the right to hire a qualified candidate before the application deadline. Download the application below. NJ CSC job description – https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/01988.htm
Part time bus drivers needed to transport residents on local routes. Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license CDL class B, passenger endorsement. Shifts: Mon – Fri 8am – 4pm or Sat – Sun 8am – 1pm. Up to 24.5 hours per week Salary up to $22.00 per hour The following residency preference will apply: Kearny and Newark residents Hudson and Essex County residents State of New Jersey
Part time positions in Recreation Department for Security Guard. Under direction, patrols recreation parks, playgrounds and fields, enforces policies, deters vandalism, controls users of facilities, closes buildings and other related duties. Possession of a valid NJ driver’s license required. Experience a plus. 24.5 hours per week, $12 hour. NJ Civil Service Job Description here https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/06124.htm
The Town of Kearny is currently accepting applications for future hire for part time per diem crossing guards. Applicants must be available for all shifts. Valid NJ driver’s license required. $17.16 hr. NJ CSC job description https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/03125.htm
If you applied before you must apply again.
Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee
The Town of Kearny is currently accepting applications for future hire for this position.
Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee receives and responds to telephone requests for emergency assistance, fire, medical or other emergency services, dispatches appropriate units to response sites and other related work as required. NJ CSC Job Description is https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/06229.htm
Part time position to work 24 hours per week.
Shifts include days, nights, weekends and holidays.
Salary range: $15.25 – $27.60 per hour One (1) year experience in dispatching emergency vehicles preferred.
A Basic Telecommunicator Certification approved by the Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services is required at the time of application.
1. Kearny and Newark
2. Hudson and Essex Counties
3. State of New Jersey