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$86,546.27 ~ $123,424.67 Per Year
35 Hours per Week

(1) New Jersey

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or a related engineering discipline, including 9 credit hours in a combination of courses in soil science, hydrology and/or hydraulics. Please upload a copy of your transcripts with your application. Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of professional engineering experience in work relating to land use and development, at least two (2) years of which shall have been in the design and application of soil erosion and sediment control practices.

NOTE: A Master’s degree in any of the subjects listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the indicated experience, other than that required in soil erosion and sediment control. If substituting a Master’s Degree for one (1) year of experience, please upload a copy of your transcripts with your application. Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.

Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a recognized evaluation service. Please upload a copy of your evaluation with your application. Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.

NOTE: Five (5) years of experience working in soil conservation districts with a demonstrated proficiency in the knowledge of erosion and sediment control and storm water management, including complex hydrologic and hydraulic engineering design analysis, can be substituted for the indicated experience.

LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a valid professional engineering license issued by the NJ State Board of Professional Engineers.

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

The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.

PLEASE NOTE:  Applications must be completed and submitted by 4:00pm on the closing date.

Customer Care and Technical Support:  If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, customer care and technical support are available duringregular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday - Friday, excluding holidays and emergency closings.  Please email: or call (609)292-4144.  Please note that application support requests received outside regular business hours on the closing date will not change the application filing deadline so PLEASE FILE EARLY.

  1. NJAC 4A:4-2.3(b) states that all requirements must be met as of the closing date.
  2. Online applications must be completed and submitted by the closing date listed above.
  3. You must complete your application in detail. Your score may be based on a comparison of your background with the job requirements. Failure to complete your application properly may lower your score or cause you to fail. NOTE: Auto-fill may cause incomplete information on your application. Please confirm your name, address and phone number prior to submitting your application.
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  5. Effective September 1, 2011, the New Jersey First residency law was enacted. Please click here for additional information. In accordance with Public Law 2010 c. 26, Veterans pay a reduced application fee of $15.00 if they have previously established Veteran's Preference with the DMAVA (as defined by NJSA 11A:5-1 et seq). Those claiming Veteran’s Preference but have not yet received approval from DMAVA must pay the full application fee and may request a refund if the claim is approved at least 8 days prior to the issuance of the eligibility list. Please note this reduced fee does not apply to Public Safety titles.
  6. Application fees submitted via personal check or money order must be postmarked within five (5) business days of submitting your application. If your fee is postmarked after five (5) business days, or is returned as invalid, you will be declared ineligible and denied admittance to the examination process.
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