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New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Analyst Trainee


Data Analyst



Trenton, New Jersey, United States

The Department of Children and Families (DCF), Office of Information Technology seeks a qualified candidate for an Analyst Trainee position. This position will report in-person to the Office of Information Technology in Trenton, NJ.

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

DEFINITION: Under the direction of a supervisor in a State department or agency, as a trainee and productive worker, receives on the job training in analytic practices/procedures and application and research and preparation of reports, completes assignments which will provide practical analyst experience and/or learns to review and analyze financial reports; does other related work.

SPECIAL NOTE: These positions will be a part of the DCF IT Procurement, IT Planning, and CCWIS Federal Reporting Unit.


EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.

SPECIAL NOTE: Preferred experience with IT procurement, Tactical planning, and/or Federal Reporting. Strong writing skill required.

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.

ADVANCEMENT: Appointees who successfully complete the 12-month training period will be eligible for advancement to the Administrative Analyst 1 title under Civil Service Commission procedures. The inability of an employee in this title to attain a level of performance warranting advancement to the title listed above shall be considered as cause for separation.

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 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

COVID-19 VACCINATION/TESTING REQUIREMENT - Per Executive Order 253, all State employees are required to be vaccinated by October 18, 2021 or undergo frequent testing. Please do not submit your vaccination card at this time.

SALARY: $46,431.86 - $48,531.07.

TO APPLY: You must submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF document, saving the file by your Last Name, First Name. Please indicate in your cover letter where you found this job opportunity and 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.