Local Government Career Center
NJ Civil Service Commission
The New Jersey Civil Service Commission's core mission is to advance New Jersey government with fair and efficient human resources responsive to the needs of the civil service workforce. Apply to public employment jobs by following a step-by-step guide to the job announcement and application process.
ICMA Career Resources
The ICMA's Career Resource Center contains information for Local Government Careers at all career stages. The site provides information on the different types of career paths, educational needs, job listings, and articles. Visit ICMA University for information on ICMA webinars, leadership development resources, and credentialing programs.
NLC University offers webinars, articles and tools to help the skill building of municipal leaders.
On its website, the NJDCA lists the professional certification programs for local government positions, including details on the certification processes, and related application forms.
Continuing Education Programs
Many of the League's Educational Seminars offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Rutgers University also offers continuing education programs for local government personnel.
The League's Classifieds page contains municipal job listings. Many of the League's affiliate organizations also provide job listings specific to their area of focus; see the listing below for links to affiliate pages.
League Affiliate Organization Resources
American Public Works Association
Association of Municipal Assessors of NJ
Listing of open assessor employment opportunities.
Community Recreation Society of NJ
Government Finance Officers Association of NJ
Listing of open finance positions.
Governmental Purchasing Assocation of New Jersey
Municipal Clerk’s Association of New Jersey, Inc.
- Listing of open clerk employment opportunities.
- Mandatory certification for municipal clerks: Registered Municipal Clerk (RMC). Information on obtaining and renewing certification.
- Additional certifications that can be obtained: Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) Program and Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) Program. Information on these certifications can be found on the International Institute of Municipal Clerks website.
Health Officers (NJACCHO)
New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers
- The Certified Municipal Engineer (CME) program,
- The Construction Inspection Program
- Engineering employment opportunities
New Jersey State Fire Prevention & Protection Association
New Jersey Building Officials Association
Listing of open building employment opportunities.
New Jersey Planning Officials, Inc
NJ State Plumbing Inspectors Association Inc.
Tax Collectors & Treasurer’s Assoc.
Listing of open positions on the TCTANJ website.