Environmental Services Specialist
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Healthcare-Environmental Scientist
Specialty Environmental Chemistry
Location 08638, Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Notice of Vacancy

CSC Title: Environmental Services Trainee

Posting Number: HB-2023-4

Workweek: NL (35-hour) Workweek

Salary: (P95) $48,531.07 (Non-Negotiable)

Closing Date: April 10, 2023

Existing Vacancies: Twenty Three (23)


Department of Environmental Protection

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Contaminated Site Remediation & Redevelopment Program

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Water Resource Management

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Watershed & Land Management

(3 Vacancy) Trenton, NJ 08625

Scope of Eligibility: Open to applicants who meet the requirements below.

Description: Under close supervision of a supervisory official, in an Environmental Services Program, learns to conduct routine surveys, studies, inspections, and/or investigations relating to the improvement and/or monitoring of environmental conditions, and/or the enforcement of environmental laws/regulations; does other related duties.

Specific to the Position: To read more about the above-mentioned positions, please visit the Notice of Vacancy on our Employment Opportunities Page and click on the specific program description.


Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in one of the Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences/Studies, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Environmental Planning, Physical Geography or in Civil Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Mining Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Bio-resource Engineering.

NOTE: All U.S. degrees and transcripts must be from an accredited college or university. All foreign degrees and transcripts must be evaluated for accreditation by a recognized evaluation service by the closing date of this posting. Failure to provide documentation may result in ineligibility.

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

Residency: All persons newly hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L.2011, Chapter 70), also known as the "New Jersey First Act".

Authorization to Work: Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States per the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. Note: The State of New Jersey does not provide sponsorship for citizenship to the United States.

Veteran's Preference: To qualify for New Jersey Veteran's Preference/status, you must establish Veteran's Preference through the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs. Please submit proof of your Veteran's Preference along with your resume as indicated below. For more information, please visit https://nj.gov/military/ veterans/services/civil-service/preference/

Advancement: Appointees who successfully complete the 6-month training period will be eligible for advancement to the Journeyman title, in accordance with Civil Service Commission procedures. The inability of an employee in a Trainee title to attain a level of performance warranting advancement shall be considered cause for separation.

Submit Letter of Interest, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts (if college degree is required), and the Personal Relationship Disclosure Statement by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date to:

Talent Acquisition Team

Division of Human Resources

E-mail Address: Recruitment@ dep.nj.gov

Please include the title and posting # of this Notice of Vacancy in the subject line of your e-mail.

SAME applicants: If you are applying under the NJ SAME program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B letter) must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the SAME program, please visit https://nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml, email SAME@ csc.nj.gov, or call CSC at [Register to View] .

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusive hiring and a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Accommodations under ADA will be provided upon request.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $48,531.07 per year


Flexible schedule
Health insurance


Monday to Friday
No weekends

Work Location: One location

Health insurance