Current Openings

Part-Time Entry Level Accountant


The County of Morris is currently seeking a qualified professional for a part-time entry level accountant position for approximately four hours per day, five days per week. All applicants must have a college degree in accounting. Key duties include maintaining monthly ledgers, monthly bank reconciliations, report compilation and working with auditors at year end.

Please click on the link below to obtain an application. Complete and remit to:
Attn: Glenn Roe, Director of Finance
County of Morris
PO Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900
Or fax # 973- 285-0986

Part-time Fire Instructor


The County of Morris is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Fire Instructor. This position is being filled on a Provisional basis consistent with the State’s Civil Service Commission rules for permanent appointment based on testing and/or credential review.

The Morris County Public Safety Training Academy’s Fire Division is one of the most dynamic and progressive Fire Training academies in the State of New Jersey.

Under direction, gives instructions and demonstrates various fire- fighting techniques and procedures; instructs students in the use and care of fire-fighting apparatus and equipment, and supervises the activities of students participating in fire drills; does related work as required. NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

  • Provides training and instruction in all phases of fire-fighting, fire prevention, and salvage operations.
  • Lectures and demonstrates fire prevention and fire protection methods.
  • Oversees activities of fire companies engaged in simulated exercises.
  • Instructs students in the use and care of various fire-fighting apparatus, the methods of responding to fire alarms, and the use of fire vehicles.
  • Provides instructions and demonstrates various fire-fighting techniques including forcible entry into burning buildings, use of portable fire extinguishers, ladder climbing, salvage operations, hose layout and hydrant connections, use and care of hoses and protective breathing equipment, rescue and first-aid practices and procedures, and methods of extinguishing fires.
  • Shows films in fire-fighting techniques and fire protection.
  • Prepares visual aid material for instructional use.
  • Maintains equipment and facilities at the fire training center.
  • Prepares and maintains records and files.
  • Monitors student attendance and administers tests to determine student progress and under standing of subject matter.
  • Returns apparatus, equipment, training aides, and records to proper storage areas.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
REQUIREMENTS EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of experience as a paid or volunteer fire fighter and/or instructor in the use of various fire fighting techniques and procedures in the control and extinguishing of fires in either a paid or volunteer capacity.

CERTIFICATE: Applicants must possess a valid Fire Service Instructor Certificate of the appropriate level, issued by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Level 1 is the minimum requirement. The Appointing Authority may determine that a Level 2 is required, based upon the specific needs of their jurisdiction.

LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a valid NJ driver's license is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

  • Knowledge of fire rescue operations.
  • Knowledge of fire-fighting techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of fire protection and prevention methods.
  • Knowledge of fire response methods and the use of fire vehicles.
  • Knowledge of the use and care of fire-fighting apparatus and equipment.
  • Knowledge of training techniques and instructional tools.
  • Knowledge of methods and materials used to develop lesson plans.
  • Knowledge of the methods used to evaluate student progress.
  • Ability to provide instructions and demonstrate fire-fighting methods, and the use of fire-fighting equipment.
  • Ability to determine the point of origin, cause, and protection of evidence in fires.
  • Ability to properly maintain protective breathing apparatus and other fire-fighting and protection equipment.
  • Ability to use various fire-hoses, nozzles, couplings, and other fire-fighting equipment.
  • Ability to ventilate a burning building.
  • Ability to use rescue equipment and follow rescue procedures.
  • Ability to use both mobile and portable communications equipment.
  • Ability to prepare instructional materials.
  • Ability to identify student progress and understanding of subject matter.
  • Ability to maintain records and files.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units. Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
  • Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
Residents of Morris County will be given preference in hiring. Residents of contiguous counties are also eligible for consideration.

Interested candidates please send a completed application, resume and relevant certifications to Louis Pepe, Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, PO Box 900, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900. Deadline for filing applications is April 20, 2014.

Director of Finance and County Treasurer


Job Requirements/Qualifications:

Reporting to the County Administrator and as prescribed in the Morris County Administrative Code, the Director of Finance and County Treasurer shall have a Master’s degree in public or business administration, public finance or accounting, including courses in business and governmental accounting and seven (7) years of progressively responsible and successful experience in administration in the public sector, including two or more of the following areas: accounting, auditing, and centralized purchasing. A bachelor’s degree in related work experience beyond the above requirements will be given due consideration.

The Director of Finance and County Treasurer must also be a Certified County Finance Officer. Consideration will be given for those having this certification completed within two (2) years of hiring.

The Director of Finance and County Treasurer must have demonstrated senior management experience and collaborative leadership skills in a public entity of comparable size and complexity.


The Director of Finance and County Treasurer for Morris County will have hands on responsibility for the following:
  • Budgetary, fiscal and financial management on a day-to-day basis for the County of Morris, including the preparation and monitoring of the County’s $300 million budget.
  • Supervision of the County’s Division of the Treasurer’s Office, Central Purchasing, County Adjustor’s Office and Office Services, as well as the Office of Payroll.
  • Budgetary, fiscal and financial management of the County’s Insurance Fund Commission.
  • Budgetary, fiscal and financial management of the County’s Improvement Authority.
  • Budgetary, fiscal and financial management of the County’s Park Commission, serving as Treasurer to the entity.
  • Management of all County fund investments.
  • Management of the entire capital process, inclusive of capital budgeting, capital funding decisions, and debt issuance.
  • Supervision of all staff within all divisions of the Department of Finance, including all personnel matters, performance reviews and other day-to-day supervisory functions.
  • Oversight and management of grants received by the County and all grant reporting.
  • Oversight of payroll and payroll tax reporting for all County employees, 1099 issuance and W-9 compliance.  
  • Oversight of contract funding certifications and the proper processing of all contract awards and change orders.
  • Preparation of numerous reports and studies as requested by administration and/or the Board of Chosen Freeholders.  
  • Serve as staff support to various committees dealing with financial matters for the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
  • Attend the Freeholder Work Sessions on the afternoon and evenings of the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.
  • Serve as the lead staff profession for the annual auditing process.
  • Assist in the preparation of all materials for rating agency visits and serve as liaison to the rating agencies for questions or issues that may arise throughout the year.
  • Provide financial consultation, support and information to the Board of Chosen Freeholders, the County Administrator, Department Directors, Constitutional Officers, and independent agencies as needed.
  • Participation in Department Directors meetings as a part of the County’s leadership team.
  • During times of emergency, the Director of Finance shall provide support and financial leadership to the County’s leadership management team.
  • Perform all other financial functions and related duties as assigned by the County Administrator.
Salary Range: $145,000 to $160,000 depending upon expertise and experience.

Download the application and please submit it, including resume, references and salary history, to the attention of Cathy Burd, Director of Employee Resources, by pressing "Submit" on the application. Applications will be accepted until NOON on April 21, 2104.

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (FT)


The County of Morris is seeking a full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist. Licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) from the NJ Department of Health and a valid driver’s license are required. Previous REHS work experience and certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor are preferred. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification is a plus. Position includes a benefits package.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via mail, fax, or email to:

Carlos Perez, Jr., Health Officer,
County of Morris
Office of Health Management
P.O. Box 300
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900

Fax: (973) 631-5490
Email: cperez@co.morris.nj.us

Please no telephone inquires.

Motor Vehicle Operator, Elderly and Handicapped Persons


Under direction, drives, cleans, services, and makes minor repairs to motor vehicles used in transporting elderly, handicapped, and mentally challenged passengers on assigned established routes and/or directly from their homes to desired destinations and back; does related work as required.
Examples of Work:              
  • Assists senior citizens and the handicapped into and out of vehicles and escorts persons to and from their homes, doctors’ offices, markets, and other places.
  • Operates a hydraulic lift mechanism to assist passengers confined to wheelchairs, on and off vehicle, and assists them into and out of seats.
  • Assists passengers boarding or dismounting vehicle by lifting heavy and cumbersome packages or, if needed, from the store and into person's home.
  • Drives a bus on established route and/or operates van to transport the elderly, handicapped, and mentally challenged to and from their homes to hospitals, doctors' offices, markets, etc. on a demand response basis.
  • May maintain general card file on regular passengers which lists nature of their illness, name, address, and telephone number of their doctor, and possible emergency treatment to be administered should passenger have epileptic seizure and/or heart attack.
  • Inspects vehicle at start and end of each trip for cleanliness and general condition to ensure it is operating safely.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • License:
    • Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.
    • Appointees will also be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.
The salary guide as per Council 6 contract is a starting salary of $25,041.
Please click on the link below to obtain an application. Complete and remit to:
Attn: Frank Corrente, Director of Personnel
County of Morris
PO Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900
Or fax # 973-631-5123

Public Safety Telecommunicator


If you want to join a hard-working team that shares a commitment to provide top-quality communications services in a prime Northern NJ location, consider a career with the County of Morris. We have vacancies for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicators in the Morris County Dept. of Law & Public Safety - Communications Division.

Responsibilities include: answering 9-1-1 police, fire and EMS emergency and non-emergency telephone calls; dispatching police, fire and EMS personnel and equipment according to standard operational procedures; maintaining, receiving, and recording pertinent information from the two-way radio communications with police, fire and EMS emergency field units; monitoring radio talk groups and multiple lines for all communications; using computer terminals to access various law enforcement systems, including CJIS and NCIC.

Ideal candidates will remain calm under pressure; exercise good judgment and make sound decisions in emergency situations; have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing clearly and concisely; have the ability to multi-task; have proficient typing and keyboard entry skills; bilingual English/Spanish highly desirable.

Position requires graduation from HS or equivalent; willing to work shifts on a rotating basis including holidays and weekends; prior experience using a computer aided dispatch (CAD) system is highly desirable; successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment psychological assessment. Candidates that possess Paramedic Certification are encouraged to apply.

Salary is commensurate with experience. All full-time employees receive a generous benefit package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health and pension benefits.

Interested candidates please send application, resume and certifications to Michael P. Peoples, Morris County Communications Division, PO Box 900, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900.