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.
This Employer Participates in E-Verify. Click here for details
- 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:
Technical Assistant to the Construction Code Official
Part Time. Under the Direction of the Construction Official provides technical assistance in the issuance of construction permits to ensure compliance with the provisions of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code. Successful applicant should possess a current New Jersey Technical Assistant Certification and 2 years of experience in work involving construction, code enforcement, and inspection activities in a municipality or other government organization. 24.5 hours per week. Hourly rate dependent upon qualifications. Position is provisional and subject to Civil Service exam. NJ CSC title https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/05193.htm The following residency preference will apply: 1. Kearny and Newark residents 2. Hudson and Essex County residents 3. State of New Jersey Application available here: Application deadline July 23, 2021 The Town of Kearny reserves the right to hire any candidate before the Application Deadline
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: July 23, 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
Technical Assistant to the Construction Code Official
Full Time. Under the Direction of the Construction Official provides technical assistance in the issuance of construction permits to ensure compliance with the provisions of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code. Successful applicant should possess a current New Jersey Technical Assistant Certification and 2 years of experience in work involving construction, code enforcement, and inspection activities in a municipality or other government organization. 35 hours per week. Salary dependent upon qualifications. Position is provisional and subject to Civil Service exam. NJ CSC Title https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/05193.htm The following residency preference will apply: 1. Kearny and Newark residents 2. Hudson and Essex County residents 3. State of New Jersey Application available below. Application deadline July 23, 2021 The Town of Kearny reserves the right to hire any candidate before the Application Deadline
ELECTRICAL SUBCODE OFFICIAL
ELECTRICAL SUBCODE OFFICIAL, FULL TIME – KEARNY TOWN Under direction of the Construction Official, has the subordinate administrative responsibility for administering the electrical Subcode of the State Uniform Construction Code within the Town of Kearny, and inspects the electrical work in construction projects underway to ensure that compliance with plans and specifications approved in accord with the State Uniform Construction Code is achieved; does other related duties such as property maintenance, zoning and code enforcement. HHS license and valid NJ driver’s license required. Salary Range $78,002-$87,459 Application Deadline is 7/1/2021. Click below for application https://www.kearnynj.org/job-opportunities/ Position is provisional and subject to Civil Service exam.
Full-time Program Coordinator needed in the town of Kearny. Kearny Public Library seeks a dynamic and motivated para-professional to join our exciting public library, where we continue in our goal of serving as community center to a beloved, vibrant municipality. Be our boots on the ground and interact with all facets of the community, including our wonderful organizations, schools, businesses, local government and patrons. Help us grow our stellar programming by developing and executing unique new offerings. Contribute to a burgeoning social media presence and our growing digital resources. Come join the warm, productive KPL family in our commitment to being the heart of Kearny! This is a brand new position for us and we invite our new hire to help develop it with us. Bachelors degree required. Bi-lingual candidates with programming and community work a plus. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. For full NJ CSC title https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/04399.htm For application click below. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2021
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 firstname.lastname@example.orgPaula Cavalier Personnel Technician Town of Kearny 201-955-7894 fax: 201-246-4672
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