Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]

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Where can I find a list of job openings for the state of New Jersey?

The Civil Service Commission Job Vacancy Announcements lists the employment opportunities currently available with the state.

Is exam information for civil service employment posted on the Web?

The following is the information the Civil Service Commission has posted about civil service exams:

All Civil Service Commission examinations are job-related in that they
assess knowledge, abilities, skill, and education and/or experience needed to
satisfactorily perform duties of the particular position. Based on an analysis
of the job, the Division of Selection Services will determine which test
format(s) are most appropriate; these can include written tests, oral tests, performance tests, physical performance tests, evaluations of education/training/experience, assessment exercises, or other appropriate selection methods.

Accidents or injuries: For all types of examinations, particularly performance
and physical performance, the Civil Service Commission takes appropriate precautions for maximum safety of candidates. However, this Department
cannot assume responsibility for accident or injury to candidates during the examination process.

How can I obtain an application for the State Police?

The State Police recruitment page takes you through the process of applying
for the State Police

Is there a New Jersey job site?

The Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network contains job search information for those seeking work as well as information for employers.

Where can I find a list of training seminars?

The Human Resource Development Institute Web page contains course descriptions, online registration, and a list of their current offerings.

Where can I find a list of sample questions that are often asked on job interviews?

Currently, New Jersey does not have a list of sample job interview questions. However, many commercial Web sites offer such information free. To find additional job interview Web pages, use a search engine.

Where can I find information about pensions and benefits for state and

The Division of Pensions and Benefits Web site contains information on a variety of topics related to pensions and benefits for public employees.

Where can I find the employment and unemployment laws in NJ?

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development has a list of legal links.

Where are the unemployment offices located in NJ?

New Jersey's One Stop Career Centers page lists all the job-related offices in the state. Choose your county and a town or center near you to view all the services offered, including unemployment insurance.

Where can I find unemployment and employment rates in NJ?

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development provides the unemployment rate in New Jersey and other labor statistics in the Labor Quick facts section on their home page.

How do I file for unemployment?

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development has a Web page dedicated to unemployment insurance, including information on how to file and frequently asked questions about unemployment.

How do I file for workers' compensation?

The workers' compensation site has information about how to file as well as frequently asked questions about workers' compensation.

What is the minimum wage in New Jersey?

$8.25 as of January 1, 2014. NJ State Wage and Hour Laws and Regulations

Where can I find information on workplace health and safety?

The Occupational Health Service Web page contains links and information on numerous resources and services provided by the Right to Know, Occupational Health Surveillance, and Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Programs.