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New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Clerk Typist (Posting #008-23)

Clerical and Administrative



New Jersey, New Jersey, United States

Clerk Typist

Job Posting #008-23

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is seeking qualified individuals to fill Clerk Typist positions located throughout the State of New Jersey.

NOTE: Positions located throughout all counties in New Jersey. Complete the Employment Area of Interest Form ( and submit it along with your resume and cover letter. Failure to do so may delay processing of your resume.

SPECIAL NOTE: This position may be eligible to work remotely for up to two days in a calendar week.


Under supervision, types and also performs routine, repetitive, clerical work of a varied nature; does other related duties as required.


The Civil Service Commission (CSC) requires a five-minute qualifying typing test (scored on a pass/fail basis with 25 net words per minute as passing) to be scheduled or administered during the interview process. If you have successfully passed a typing test administered by the CSC or an approved representative of the CSC, please attach a copy of the results with your resume.

VETERANS PREFERENCE: Are you a veteran? If so, proof of your NJ Veterans Preference is required at application. Please provide a copy of your New Jersey Civil Service Commission NOTIFICATION OF VETERANS STATUS along with your cover letter and resume. For information on how to apply for Veterans Preference in the State of NJ, please visit the Civil Service Commission's website at

LICENSE: Appointees are required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey to perform the essential functions of the position.

RESIDENCY LAW: Please refer to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ website at

SALARY RANGE: $30,227.90 - $41,848.79

STARTING SALARY: $30,227.90 - $34,101.53 based on experience.

TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter, resume and area of interest as a single PDF document, saving all PDFs 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.