Personnel Officer/Personnel Technician

Town Of Kearny   Kearny, NJ   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on June 28, 2024
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The Town of Kearny is seeking a fulltime Personnel Officer/Personnel Technician for approximately 400 fulltime municipal employees.  Under the direction of the Town Administrator, the Personnel Officer/Personnel Technician is a confidential position responsible for various activities associated with the hiring process for all departments including: recruitment, onboarding, training, testing, compensation, record keeping and recommendation for hiring; benefits administration, employee communications, conflict resolution, and training, labor/management relations, retirement processing, life insurance administration, and maintaining liaison with the New Jersey Civil Service Commission.

The position is also responsible for oversight of salary and wages in ADP platform, short term disability administration, FMLA/NJFLI notifications, OSHA reporting, and workers compensation tracking.  Provides consultation and guidance to all levels of staff and assists supervisors in identifying and resolving employee issues.  Candidates should be familiar with New Jersey Civil Service Commission rules and regulations as well as the County and Municipal Personnel System (“CAMPS”).



Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a related field, at least five (5) years of Human Resources/Personnel experience preferred.  The successful candidate should have excellent communication and organization skills; must be experienced in coordinating multiple tasks and meeting deadlines; must be proficient in Microsoft Suite; and other software proficiency a plus.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Enrollment in New Jersey Public Employees Retirement System (“PERS”), health benefits, paid holidays, as well as paid sick, vacation and personal time off.


Closing Date:

The position will remain posted until filled.


Qualified candidates should submit application, cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Stephen D. Marks, Kearny Town Administrator

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The Town of Kearny is an Equal Opportunity Employer.