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Crew Supervisor Equipment Operators


Posting Number: NHRDFW-2021-32

Open to: Division-Wide

Workweek: 40 (40-hour) Workweek

Salary: (R19) $50,990.20 - $71,997.10

Opening Date: 10/21/2021

Closing Date: 11/4/2021

Existing Vacancies: One (1)


Department of Environmental Protection
Natural & Historic Resources
Fish and Wildlife
Bureau of Lands Management
1670 E. Buckshutem Rd.
Millville, NJ 08332

Scope of Eligibility: Open to permanent employees in a competitive title in the Division of Fish and Wildlife, who meet the requirements below.

Description: Under the direction of the Master Mechanic or other supervisor in a state department, supervises Equipment Operators and Heavy Equipment Operators engaged in highway construction and maintenance. Supervises staff and work activities. Prepares and signs official performance evaluations for subordinate staff; does related work as required.

Specific to the Position: Position supervises staff in the creation, modification of habitat improvement projects, maintenance of boat ramps, parking areas, and water control structures, utilizing heavy equipment within NJDFW's Bureau of Lands Management, Southern Region. Ensures that projects are implemented in accordance with approved designs and within project scope. Ensures equipment is operated and maintained in a safe and effective manner.

Preferred Skill Set: Familiarity with and experience in operating heavy equipment owned by the Division; familiarity with the numerous Wildlife Management Areas in the Southern Region.


Experience: Four (4) years of experience in work involving the use, maintenance and adjustment of heavy mechanized highway construction and maintenance equipment.

License: Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey. Appointees will be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) only if it is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

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".

Authorization to Work: Selected candidates must be authorized to work in the United States per the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. Note: The State of New Jersey does not provide sponsorship for citizenship to the United States.

Note: Interviews will be granted based on the cover letter, resume and credentials submitted in response to this notice. Applicants may be required to provide a copy of their transcripts at time of interview. Selected candidate(s) shall not be serving a working test period at the time of the appointment. Please include the posting number in the subject of the e-mail when submitting your credentials.

Veteran's Preference: To qualify for New Jersey Veteran's Preference/status, you must establish Veteran's Preference through the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs. Please submit proof of your Veteran's Preference along with your resume as indicated below. For more information, please visit

Submit Letter of Interest, Resume and e-mail address by 4:00 PM on the Closing Date to:

Amanda Burns
S Clinton & E State Station Plaza, Bldg 5
Trenton, NJ 08625
E-mail Address:

Posting Authorized By:

Phiroza Stoneback, Manager
Division of Human Resources
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusive hiring and a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Accommodations under ADA will be provided upon request.

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