The Department of Children and Families (DCF), Office of Education seeks a Maintenance Worker/Driver at the Bergen Campus located in Paramus, NJ. This position transports children in a small bus or van; cleans office facilities, equipment and grounds; makes minor repairs; does related work as required and may be required to work a split shift as Child Care Center needs dictate.
EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience in the inspection, cleaning and maintenance of furniture, fixtures, offices and buildings. One (1) year of experience in driving passenger automobiles, bus or light trucks.
LICENSE: Appointee must possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey. SEE SPECIAL NOTE BELOW.
SPECIAL NOTE: Possession of a valid New Jersey Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Passenger and School Bus (“P” and “S”) Endorsement is required.
RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only.
VETERANS PREFERENCE: Are you a veteran? If so, proof of your NJ Veterans Preference is required at application. Please provide a copy of your New Jersey Civil Service Commission NOTIFICATION OF VETERANS STATUS along with your cover letter and resume. For information on how to apply for Veterans Preference in the State of NJ, please visit the Civil Service Commission's website at http://www.state.nj.us/csc/seekers/veterans.
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS: As a prospective employee of the State of New Jersey, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at StudentAid.gov/PSLF.
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 visit their Website at: https://nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml , email: SAME@csc.nj.gov , or call CSC at (833) 691-0404.
RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ website at www.state.nj.us/dcf.
SALARY: $35,137.97 - $48,962.60 per year.
TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of a valid New Jersey CDL with P & S endorsements as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name.
Please indicate in your cover letter the Posting # and where you found this job opportunity. Send the file to:
The Department of Children and Families is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment which reflects the diversity of the state we serve.