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:
COVID-19 Surveillance Support Staff Needed
The Town of Kearny, Department of Health is looking for Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS), healthcare workers, or recent college graduates with related experience to work on COVID -19 disease investigations (part time 9-5 weekly). All investigations will be done remotely and entered into the CDRSS. Please forward a resume and letter of interest to email@example.comPaula Cavalier Personnel Technician Town of Kearny 201-955-7894 fax: 201-246-4672
Summer positions in Administration and the Urban Enterprise Office. Duties include administrative assignments and interaction with the Farmer’s Market assisting the public and farmer businesses during the operation of the market. 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
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
Building Inspector /Code Enforcement Officer
Full Time. Under direction of Construction Official and Building Subcode Official, inspects new and existing buildings and structures to ensure compliance with the State Uniform Construction Code and enforces same, performs varied types of field and office work involved in seeing that residents, business places and citizens comply with various municipal ordinances, does property maintenance, zoning and code enforcement and other related duties. RCS license required, ICS/HHS a plus. Valid NJ driver’s license required. 35 hours per week. $71,660-80,955 annually. Position is provisional and subject to Civil Service exam. Deadline for application is April 9, 2020 The following residency preference will apply: Kearny and Newark residents, Hudson and Essex County residents State of New Jersey. For NJ CSC job description click here https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/05768.htm
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