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
- For proof or residency we also require that you provide copies of the first page (only) of your last three (3) 1040 tax returns with the financial data redacted
- Government issued ID IE: NJ Drivers License, Passport etc…
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:
The Town of Kearny is currently accepting applications for future hire for INTERN positions in Administration and Health Department. College or college bound students pursuing a career in government, or Health preferred . Salary $10—$13 per hr., 24.5 hours per week.
DPW is accepting applications for future hire for Full time laborer needed in the Department of Public Works to do street cleaning, street/sewer repairs, line painting, truck washing, maintenance/cleanup of parks and playgrounds, garage and shade tree maintenance and other related duties. Valid NJ commercial driver’s license class B with air brake endorsement required. 40 hours per week, Annual salary $36,649
The Town of Kearny is accepting applications for future hire for Full Time position to perform various office duties and assisting the public. Computer experience with MS Office and ability to type 40 wpm required. $37,570 annually. 35 hours per week.
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, $14 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