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

NLC University offers webinars, articles and tools to help the skill building of municipal leaders.

Professional Certification

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.

Job Listings

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

The Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate is for supervisors and managers to expand their knowledge of winter weather, planning and equipment. APWA WorkZone Job Board.

Association of Municipal Assessors of NJ

Listing of open assessor employment opportunities.

Community Recreation Society of NJ

New Jersey Recreation and Park Association job board.

Government Finance Officers Association of NJ

Listing of open finance positions.

Governmental Purchasing Assocation of New Jersey

Training opportunities

Municipal Clerk’s Association of New Jersey, Inc.

Health Officers (NJACCHO)

Health employment listings

New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers

New Jersey State Fire Prevention & Protection Association

NJSFPPA Training References

New Jersey Building Officials Association

Listing of open building employment opportunities.

New Jersey Planning Officials, Inc

Planning employment listings

NJ State Plumbing Inspectors Association Inc.

Plumbing employment Listings

Tax Collectors & Treasurer’s Assoc.

Listing of open positions on the TCTANJ website.