Training Technician 2
The NJ Department of Children and Families (DCF), Office of Training and Professional Development (OTPD) leads training and professional development initiatives for all DCF divisions and offices with a large focus on the child welfare workforce. OTPD is finalizing 2-3-year strategic priorities that will be responsive to DCF’s changing landscape and needs.
The OTPD seeks various qualified candidates for Training Technician 2 positions. These positions will be in-person, reporting to the Office of Training and Professional Development in New Brunswick, NJ and may be eligible to work remotely for up to two days in a calendar week.
Under close supervision and monitoring in a state or local government agency, the Training Technician 2 organizes and conducts the more complex training courses, classes and seminars for the purpose of improving individual and/or organizational performance; assists in the planning, development, administration and implementation of a small segment of a department/agency employee training program; does other related duties as required.
These positions will require the ability to train on both virtual platforms (e.g. Zoom and MS Teams) and in person, collaborate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, and utilize the Microsoft Office suite (specifically Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams). Training and facilitation skills and an openness to emerging training technology are also essential. These positions will require knowledge and investment in current DCF child welfare practice and initiatives, an understanding of DCF’s strategic plan, and a commitment to learning, growth, leadership and self-reflection.
SPECIAL NOTE: This title is subject to NJ Civil Service Commission (CSC) Open Competitive examination procedures. Applicants are encouraged to review the CSC’s website and also apply for the examination when announced at http://info.csc.state.nj.us/Vats/JobView.aspx.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience in work involved in planning and carrying out training programs of varied types, such as employee training, adult education, and/or group education; or two (2) years of teaching experience in elementary school through college which shall have included curriculum development and/or the organization of learning programs.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated above on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.
NOTE: A Master’s degree in Education or a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.
RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only. Applicants who possess a degree from a college or university outside the United States must provide an evaluation of one’s transcripts from a recognized evaluation service at the time of submission by the above closing date. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.
LICENSE: 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 the essential duties of the position.
RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ website at www.state.nj.us/dcf.
SALARY: $60,711.81 - $86,030.97
TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document, saving the PDF by your Last Name, First Name.
Please indicate in your cover letter the Posting # and where you found this job opportunity. Send the file to:
The Department of Children and Families is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment which reflects the diversity of the state we serve.