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New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Analyst Trainee (Posting #016-23)


Data Analyst


Trenton, New Jersey, United States

Analyst Trainee

(Posting #016-23)

The Department of Children and Families (DCF), Office of Data Management and Reporting seeks a qualified candidate for an Analyst Trainee position. This position will report in-person to the Office of Data Management and Reporting in Trenton, NJ and may be eligible to work remotely for up to two days in a calendar week.

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.


* Developing new, as well as, updating existing dashboards using Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep and Tableau Server* Assisting in database collection system development* Design visualizations with modular design of reports, worksheets and views in Tableau with an understanding of the appropriate chart types (Bar charts, Line, charts, scatter plot, Heat Maps) data* Enhance existing dashboards using Tableau Desktop, Tableau Prep and Tableau Server* Develop dashboards with Tableau parameters* Assisting in developing, testing, improving and maintaining new and existing databases to help users retrieve data effectively* Applying critical thinking to gather requirements from an internal stakeholder and adjust for external users to create interactive dashboards in Tableau* Validating figures from official sources* Organizing data in a clear and understandable format* Clean, standardize and validate data


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

SPECIAL NOTE: Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

* Hands on experience with SQL

* Some working knowledge of Tableau Desktop

* Proficient in MS Excel, i.e. Pivot tables, page layouts, VLOOKUP

* Proficient in data visualizations tools, i.e. Tableau

* Data analysis

* Experience with large data sets

* Critical thinking skills

* Detail oriented

* Strong written and strategic communication skills

* Attention to details to be able to validate values and provide deliverables

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

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 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.