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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Somerset County is a great place to work offering a positive work environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for personal growth and development. Somerset County believes in building a workplace that is fully engaged to provide the highest level of public service.  The Human Resources Division recruits and retains a highly qualified, diverse staff, facilitating positive employee relations and provides training to enhance employee skills, performance, and job satisfaction.

Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of state and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law. The County of Somerset is a drug and alcohol free workplace. 

Online Employment Application Instructions - Read carefully before proceeding.

To apply, click on the job title then click on the ‘Apply Now’ icon.

Create an account or sign in using your Google or Facebook account.  Fill out the online application completely. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. You will not be able to proceed without entering information in these fields. If a question does not apply to you, select or type N/A in the answer field. Incomplete applications may be disqualified.

Be prepared to spend at least fifteen minutes to complete the online employment application.  To save time during the application process, please be prepared to provide personal information such as dates of employment, education, professional experience, and resume, etc. If you cannot complete the application in its entirety, you may select Save Progress. Note, Save Progress may store your information for up to ten days based on your computer settings.  

Do not use your browser's back button without hitting Save Progress. You will lose information. If you make a mistake you will have the opportunity to review and make corrections at the end of the process. You will also receive a copy of your application via email after you click Submit.

If you require assistance completing the online employment application, you may contact Human Resources at or 908.231.7120.

Below is a list of open vacancies. Click on the job title to view the details of the posting. We do not accept unsolicited or late applications. Read the employment announcement thoroughly and apply only if you feel reasonably certain that you meet the requirements.

JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Assistant Engineer I (Civil Engineer)Full Time04/26/2019 4:00 PM$49,400 - $65,900
ElectricianFull Time04/26/2019 4:00 PM$49,928
HRIS & Compensation SupervisorFull Time04/26/2019 4:00 PM$70,600 - $94,100
Licensed Mental Health PractitionerFull Time04/26/2019 4:00 PM$50,900 - $67,900
Maintenance WorkerFull Time04/26/2019 4:00 PM$24,400 - $32,500
Medical Director Casual (Part-time)04/26/2019 4:00 PM$165.00 Hour
Mini Bus DriverFull Time04/26/2019 4:00 PM$37,600
PATH Associate - Part TimeCasual (Part-time)04/26/2019 4:00 PM$23.46 Hour
Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerFull Time04/26/2019 4:00 PM$89,100 - $118,800
Recovery Support Specialist - PTCasual (Part-time)04/26/2019 4:00 PM$38.50 Hour
Substance Abuse Counselor - Part TimeCasual (Part-time)04/26/2019 4:00 PM$25.00 Hour