Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General - Program Specialist 4

16 Oct 2018 10:43 PM | Anonymous

An opportunity currently exists in the unclassified service with the Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General, for applicants who meet the requirements specified below: 

TITLE: Program Specialist 4 

SALARY: $77,251.57 to $110,169.34 

LOCATIONS: Office of the Attorney General 

Human Resource Management 

25 Market Street, 3rd Floor 

Trenton, NJ 08625 


DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Director, Human Resource Management and/or other supervisory official within the Department of Law and Public Safety, supervises, maintains, and administers a new unit focusing on recruitment, retention, promotion, and professional development for the Department with a particular emphasis on promoting diversity, inclusive of internal procedures, rules and regulations regarding same; supervises professional and/or technical staff engaged in program activities; prepares and signs official performance evaluations for subordinate staff; performs the most difficult and sensitive professional, administrative and analytical work to promote the planning, operation, implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of programs and services administered within the Unit; does other related duties. 


EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree. 

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience in planning, monitoring, coordinating, implementing, modifying and/or evaluating agency programs and services; one (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity over professional or technical staff. 

NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience on a year-for-year basis. 

NOTE: A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline appropriate to the position may be substituted for one (1) year of non-supervisory 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. 

PREFERENCE: Preference will be given to applicants with experience in State government and who have experience promoting diversity and/or developing and implementing diversity objectives in a large private or public entity; creating and overseeing employee training programs or staff development; and/or with managing and organizing job fairs or employment outreach programs related to recruitment. 

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented in resume only. Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are required to provide an evaluation indicating the U.S. equivalency prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in your ineligibility. 

If interested, please send a cover letter indicating job vacancy #18-169 and current resume before the closing date of October 19, 2018: Recruitment Coordinator 


Office of the Attorney General 

P.O. Box 081 

Trenton, NJ 08625-0085