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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:  HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING MECHANIC

Salary:     $32,050

Department:      Department of Public Works

Division:  Division of Facilities Management

Location:     Farmington

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: 9/25/2020

Closing Date: 10/2/2020

Definition: NOTE: This position requires a valid Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Certification and a New Jersey driver's license.

Under direction, maintains and repairs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment; does related work as required.

Requirements: EXPERIENCE:

Three (3) years of experience in work involving the maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment.

LICENSE:

Appointees will be required to possess a valid Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Certification of the appropriate level, commensurate with the type of equipment serviced, issued under the authority of the Federal Environmental protection Agency.

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:  DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICES

Salary:     $44,545 - $52,904

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Office of Support Services

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: 9/25/2020

Closing Date: 10/2/2020

Definition: Under direction, plans, organizes, and directs the activities of a dietary department and food service operations of an institution; develops policies and procedures, fiscal resources; coordinates and manages food service operations with those of other units; does other related duties as required.

Requirements: CERTIFICATE:

Applicants must possess a valid Certification as a Dietary Manager issued by a vocational school or community college or,a current and valid Certification as a Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional issued by the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals.

NOTE: Applicants who possess a current and valid Certification of any of the following higher level certifications are considered to have met the above certificate requirement: Dietetic Technician, Registered
or Registered Dietitian issued by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

EXPERIENCE:

Six (6) years of experience in the management or supervision of dietary services in a hospital, institution, or health care facility,involving the application of the principles of dietetics and nutrition to the planning of menus and diets.

NOTE: An Associate's degree in Dietetics, Food Science, Nutrition, Food Service Management or other related area or, a current and valid Certification as a Dietetic Technician, Registered, issued by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics may be substituted for one(1)year of experience.

NOTE: A Bachelor's degree in Dietetics, Food Science, Nutrition, Food Service Management or other related area or, a current and valid Certification as a Registered Dietitian, issued by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics may be substituted for two(2) years of experience.

NOTE: The above requirements apply to positions assigned to long term care facilities. Applicants assigned to food service operations in other environments may substitute an Associate or Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Dietetics, Nutrition, Food Service Management or related area for the required certification. The Associate's degree may also substitute for one (1) year of the required experience; the
Bachelor's degree for two (2) years of the required 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 duties of the position.


Title:  Program Nutritionist

Salary:     $38,500

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Division of Intergenerational Services

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   YES

Posting Date: 9/24/2020

Closing Date: 10/2/2020

Definition: Under direction assesses nutritional needs of individuals and groups within a target population and provides direct nutrition care and nutrition education to members of the target population; 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: EDUCATION:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Nutritional Sciences, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Home Economics with an emphasis on nutrition, Food and Nutrition, Community Dietetics, or Dietetics.

NOTE: Applicants who possess either a Master's degree in any areas listed above or possess a current and
valid Certification as a Registered Dietitian issued by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are considered
to have met the education requirements.

EXPERIENCE:

Three (3) years of recent, relevant experience working with the elderly a food or nutrition-related capacity. Possession of a Master’s degree in foods, nutrition or institutional management may be substituted for one year of 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 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:  Institutional Attendant (CNA)

Salary:     $29,000

Department:      Department of Human Services

Division:  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Location:     Northfield

NJCSC Test Required:   NO

Posting Date: CONTINUOUS

Closing Date:

Definition: Note: 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:  Graduate Nurse

Salary:     $29.05

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:  Animal Attendant

Salary:     $13.17/hour

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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