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Atlantic County offers its residents an outstanding quality of life with 14 miles of coastline beaches, 18 passive and non-passive county recreation facilities including a 7.5 mile bikeway, park trails, historic ruins, canoeing and camping.

Atlantic County also offers world class dining and entertainment, multiple casino resorts, arts and cultural opportunities, a growing number of wineries, breweries and distilleries, wildlife refuges and championship golf courses.

Atlantic County is undergoing growth in the area of higher education providing for MBA, MPA and physical therapy pursuits.

Atlantic County government values the diversity of our workforce and intends to provide a working environment that enhances and supports each employee’s ability to contribute to the achievement of personal objectives and the goals of Atlantic County.

Atlantic County government has earned a well-deserved reputation for the dedication and professionalism of our employees. Our workforce takes very seriously its responsibility to provide for the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of Atlantic County.

Considering a career with Atlantic County?

Working for Atlantic County Government brings the satisfaction of knowing you can make a difference in the lives in your community.  There are an abundance of career paths from nursing, information technology, engineering, accounting, and several other fields providing opportunities for applicants with all skill sets.  You would be part of a diverse workforce and serving among a highly trained and experienced staff providing services to the public.  We offer comprehensive medical healthcare coverage options, retirement savings options, wellness programs, an employee assistance program, paid holidays, paid sick and vacation time, and entry into the State pension system for most positions. All this while doing meaningful work that helps the people around you!

If you have student debt, you may even qualify for forgiveness of any remaining balance on your eligible federal student loans thanks to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. As a government organization, Atlantic County is an eligible employer for loan forgiveness! Learn More

Request a Job Application

To request that a Job Application be mailed to you please call (609) 343-2211, or send an email with your name and address to human_res@atlantic-county.org.  Applications can also be printed from "Documents" box on this page.

Applications are normally accepted during the following hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Atlantic County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Office of Equal Opportunity monitors county government for compliance with appropriate laws and guidelines regarding equal opportunity and nondiscrimination. This Office provides direct service to the citizens of our county through its effective oversight of these sensitive issues.

Atlantic County has great jobs to offer! We are always looking for qualified job candidates who are enthusiastic, natural team players with a great work ethic. We often seek candidates in varied positions ranging from Accountant, Animal Attendant, Animal Health Technician, County Investigator, Park Ranger, Librarian, Engineer, Planner, Transportation Driver, Clerical, Human Services Specialist, Network Administrator, Environmental Health Specialist, Corrections Officer, GIS Specialist, Nurse, Certified Nursing Attendant, and many more! Apply today!

Volunteer Opportunities are also available

Atlantic County is an Eligible Employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Considering a career with Atlantic County, but worried about your student debt?   You may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)! The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. To qualify for PSLF, you must:

  • work full time for a U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal government or not-for-profit organization;
  • have Direct Loans (or consolidate other federal student loans into a Direct Loan);
  • repay your loans under an income-driven repayment plan; and
  • make 120 qualifying payments.

If you don’t already repay your loan under an income-driven repayment plan, and want to learn more, click here.
To learn more about Public Service Loan Forgiveness, click here.

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Applicant Information

  • All applicants must complete an Atlantic County Employment Application to be considered for employment.

  • Submission of a resume with the application is recommended.

  • For positions requiring a license or certification, copies must be submitted with the application.

  • Drug testing may be required depending on the specific position.

  • A background check of a prospective new hire will be conducted.

Applications are normally accepted during the following hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Title:  County Correctional Police Officer

Salary:     $17.31/hour

Department:      Department of Public Safety

Division:  Division of Adult Detention

Location:     Mays Landing

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: 11/22/2021

Closing Date: 12/7/2021

Definition: This is a temporary position.

Under supervision during an assigned tour of duty within an adult county correctional facility or institution, performs a wide variety of tasks in support of the safety, security and welfare of inmates, facility personnel
and visitors; performs other related duties as required.

NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may
not be listed.

Requirements: EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

AGE:

Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.

LICENSE:

Appointees must possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey.

NOTE: Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated. The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type of vehicles the operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.

CITIZENSHIP:

Must be a citizen of the United States.

NOTE: Applicants for this position must submit acceptable proof of meeting the above indicated requirements.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Appointees must have successfully completed the Basic Course for County Correction Officers training program mandated by the New Jersey Police Training Commissions within 12 months of hire. Such training includes successful attainment of a satisfactory level of proficiency in the use of firearms.

NOTE: Appointees will be required to qualify/requalify in the use of firearms in accordance with State of New Jersey regulatory requirements.

NOTE: Appointees to positions in SWAT, SERT or related units must additionally qualify quarterly in the use of all weapons used by the unit.

NOTE: Every candidate shall undergo a thorough background investigation to verify his/her personal integrity and high ethical standards, and to identify any past behavior that may be indicative of the candidate’s unsuitability to perform duties relevant to the operation of Public Safety.

NOTE: MEDICAL EXAMINATION

Appointees will be required to pass a thorough medical and psychological examination administered by the appointing authority. Any medical psychological or physical condition or defect which would prevent efficient
performance of the duties of the position, cause the appointee to be a hazard to self or others, or become aggravated as a result of performance of these duties, will be cause for rejection. Appointees may be required to undergo a psychiatric examination. Failure to demonstrate sufficient capacity to perform duties of this position may be cause for rejection.


Title:  Nursing Home Administrator

Salary:     Applicants to provide salary requirements

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   NO

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Under immediate direction of the Department Head of Human Services administers, directs, and coordinates all activities of a nursing home facility to carry out its objectives as to care of sick and/or disabled, the furtherance of scientific knowledge, and participation in promotion of community health; does other related duties as required.

NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

Requirements: Possession of a valid license as a Nursing Home Administrator issued by the Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.

Three to five years of supervisory experience, as well as two to five years working in an administrative capacity in a nursing home.

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.


Title:  County Engineer

Salary:     Applicants to provide salary requirements

Department:      Department of Regional Planning and Development

Division:  Division of Engineering

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Note: Possession of an engineer's license issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors is required.

DEFINITION
The County Engineer is responsible for providing the vision, strategic planning and direction in overseeing the overall operations, plans, projects and staff of the division, directly or through designated supervisory personnel; is engaged in the planning, design and/or maintenance of roads, bridges, and drainage basins in the County. The County Engineer plans, designs, directs and/or coordinates capital improvements to the County’s road and bridge infrastructure in accordance with engineering principles and in compliance with state, federal and other agency standards, guidelines, rules and safety requirements.

NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular
position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
performed on the job may not be listed.

Requirements: EDUCATION:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering.

NOTE: Possession of an engineer's license issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers
and Land Surveyors may be substituted for the above education requirement.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 7 years professional civil engineering experience involving the design and oversight of civil engineering projects, that includes a minimum of 3 years management/supervisory experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

LICENSE:
Requires licensure as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of NJ and a Valid Driver’s license.


Title:  LABORER 1

Salary:     $27,500

Department:      Department of Public Works

Location:     Northfield, Estell Manor, Hammonton

NJCSC Test Required:   NO

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: NOTE: This position requires a valid New Jersey driver’s license.

Under supervision, performs varied types of manual and unskilled laboring work, and may drive a truck in connection with laboring work on occasion; does other related duties as required.

NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

Requirements: LICENSE:

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.

NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.


Title:  Traffic Engineer

Salary:     Applicants to provide salary requirements

Department:      Department of Regional Planning and Development

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Note: Possession of an engineer's license issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors is required.

Under direction, directs and performs engineering and other work involved in the regulation, flow, and other phases of traffic; does related work as required.

NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular
position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
performed on the job may not be listed.

Requirements: EDUCATION:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Traffic Engineering.

NOTE: Possession of an engineer's license issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers
and Land Surveyors may be substituted for the above education requirement.

EXPERIENCE:
Four (4) years of experience in traffic engineering work, two (2) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

NOTE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Traffic Engineering
may be substituted for one (1) year of nonsupervisory work experience.

LICENSE:

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.


Title:  FOOD SERVICE WORKER

Salary:     $26,500

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Under direction of a Cook, Head Cook, Food Service Supervisor, or other supervisory official, does the less complicated tasks involved in preparing and serving food, and/or in cleaning food service facilities and equipment; does other related duties as required.

NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

Requirements: LICENSE:
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.


Title:  BUILDING MAINTENANCE WORKER

Salary:     $26,500

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Note: This position is located at the Meadowview Nursing Home and involves housekeeping, laundry, and environmental work duties.

Under direction of a supervisory official, performs varied simple and moderately physically strenuous tasks involved in cleaning and maintaining offices, furniture, buildings, and grounds; may assist in making minor repairs to buildings or equipment; does other related duties as required.

Requirements: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.


Title:  Supervisor of Nurses

Salary:     $64,000

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Note: Positions in the role of the Unit Manager and In-Service Coordinator, involves the task of infection prevention. Shift is 7AM – 3PM.

Under direction of the Director or Assistant Director of Nursing or other administrator supervises the operations of a group of patient-care units or of a specialized area, and directs the assignment and activities of professional and nonprofessional personnel; does other related duties.

NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

Requirements: EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years of experience as a registered professional nurse, one (1) year of which shall have included the supervision of direct care nursing staff.

LICENSE

Applicants must possess a current, valid registration as a professional nurse in the State of New Jersey.

NOTE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.


Title:  Practical Nurse

Salary:     $40,000

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   NO

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Note: Long-term care experience preferred.

Under direction of a Registered Professional Nurse in a health care facility, performs the duties required to care for clients; carries out medical orders prescribed by a licensed physician that require an understanding of elementary nursing, but not the professional service outlined in the definition of professional nursing; does related work as required.

NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this
title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may
not be listed.

Requirements: LICENSE:

Possession of a valid registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New Jersey. Persons who possess the registration by waiver must have satisfactorily completed an approved refresher program.

Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.


Title:  Graduate Nurse

Salary:     $29.05/hr.

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   NO

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Either (a) under direction of a supervisory registered nurse in a health care facility, assumes responsibility as a member of the treatment team; works with residents, their families, and community agencies, and provides assistance, counseling, and instruction to residents; carries out therapeutic and medical orders authorized by a registered nurse, licensed physician, or other supervisor; does related work as required; or (b) under direction of a nursing supervisor, physician, or other supervisory official in a municipal government services health care facility, provides professional nursing care and treatment; does other related work.

NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

Requirements: LICENSE:
Registration as a Professional Nurse in the State of New Jersey.

NOTE: Ability to physically lift, move, and position clients as needed.
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.


Title:  Institutional Attendant (CNA)

Salary:     $31,320

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   NO

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Note: Applicants must have a valid certification as a Nurse Aide from the New Jersey Department of Health.

Under direction in a hospital, training school, sanitarium or other institution, performs nonprofessional nursing duties involved in patient care and custody of patients who are mentally challenged and/or inmates, participates in patient re-motivation activities; does other related duties as required.

NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular
position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
performed on the job may not be listed.

Requirements: LICENSE:

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

NOTE: Appointees may be required to possess a Certified Nursing Assistant License (CNA) or a Licensed
Practical Nurse License (LPN) valid in the state of New Jersey.

NOTE: Appointees may be required to successfully complete an in-service training program in the care of
patients with mental disorders.


Title:  Animal Attendant

Salary:     $13.17/hr.

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Animal Shelter

Location:     Pleasantville

NJCSC Test Required:   NO

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Note: This is a part-time position, 19.5 hours per week. Schedule varies and may include weekends.

Under direction, cares for, feeds and grooms dogs, cats, and other animals; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class are primarily involved with the care, feeding, cleaning, and grooming of animals, and the cleaning of their living quarters and adjacent areas. In contrast to animal control officers, positions in this class are not responsible for the enforcement of state and local animal control regulations or for the capturing, impounding, and destroying of animals. Positions in this class do not require a knowledge of:

1. The law as it affects animal control and welfare.

2. Animal behavior and the handling of stray and diseased animals.

3. Community safety as it relates to animal control.

Requirements: REQUIREMENTS:

LICENSE:

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.


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