NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
POSTING #: 21-00111
TITLE: Analyst Trainee
ISSUE DATE: 6/8/2021
TITLE CODE: 55300
CLOSING DATE: 6/22/2021
DIVISION: Inspector General
UNIT: OPRA/Records/Tort Unit
RANGE: P95 SALARY: $43,735.77-$45,731.91
WORK WEEK: 35 hours
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is seeking candidates for the position of Analyst Trainee within the Division of Inspector General, OPRA/Records/Tort Unit. Analyst Trainees are assigned a 35 – hour work week. Current starting salary is $43,753 and after six months is $45,731. As a NJ State Department, NJDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package including Health Care (medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision care), Pension, Deferred Compensation, 12 paid holidays, and Benefit Leave (12 vacation days, 15 sick days, and 3 administrative days).
The Office of Inspector General contains four units: Office of Internal Audit, Internal Investigations Unit, Ethics and Special Projects Unit and the Open Public Records Act (OPRA)/Records Management/Tort Litigation Unit. The OPRA or subpoena, records management, litigation holds and provides support to the Division of Law in matters filed under the Tort Claims Act.
This position will be responsible for logging, processing, analyzing, maintaining and fulfilling OPRA requests; Maintaining complete OPRA request files and accurate request status; Communicating with OPRA requestors: Loggings, processing analyzing and fulfilling subpoenas served upon the Department; Reviewing and processing Notices of Tort Claims and summonses/complaints served upon the Department; Issuing and tracking the Department’s litigation holds; Providing
guidance and direction to the Department on records management, including records retention, storage, disposal, retrieval and archiving of records; Managing the lawful preservation, storage and destruction of records; Providing support in tort litigation matters to the Division of Law, Tort Litigation & Judiciary Section through the collection of documentation and information requested by counsel, preparation of discovery responses in support of litigation and tracking of physical evidence relevant to settlement offers through established procedure; Arranging logistics
for depositions held on site; and Providing general support as needed.
Graduation from an accredited college or University with a Bachelor’s degree.
For more information regarding this position, please refer to: http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/55300.htm
• Ability to work in a fast – paced environment
• Ability to handle an large workload and meet deadlines
• Ability to adapt to changing circumstance and multi – task
• Ability to learn to prepare technically sound, accurate and informative reports
Work Authorization: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. NJDOT does not provide sponsorship or accept student OPT/CPT program, F1 or H1B work authorization visas.
Residency: All persons newly hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:14 -7 (L.2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act.”
You must apply through the NJDOT website at: https://www.state.nj.us/transportation/about/employ/openings.shtm
Submit a complete packet by the closing date that includes the following documents:
• NJ State Application for Employment (Application instructions can be found at link above)
• Letter of interest
• Current resume
• Copy of unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation
Proof of Degree: You must provide transcript or evaluation of your UNDERGRADUATE degree.
Foreign Degree Evaluation: If you obtained your undergraduate degree outside of the US, you MUST provide a Foreign Degree Evaluation from a USA recognized evaluation service agency that includes a course – by – course evaluation in order to be deemed eligible. Failure to provide evaluation will result in your application being disqualified.
Incomplete Packets: Applicants MAY NOT be considered if they fail to provide all requested documents upon initial submittal or fail to follow instructions when submitting electronically. Applicants will be selected for an interview on the basis of their application/resume.
Current State employees: Any appointments made that involve movement may result in a forfeiture of rights to any promotional lists in their former unit.
New Jersey Is An Equal Opportunity Employer