Public Employment Relations Specialist 3

An opportunity currently exists in the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) within the unclassified State service for a candidate who meets the minimum job requirements specified

TITLE: Public Employment Relations Specialist 3
STARTING SALARY: $67,448.21 – $77,028.38
LOCATION: Public Employment Relations Commission, 495 West State Street, Trenton

DEFINITION: The position represents the Public Employment Relations Commission in unfair practice, representation, scope of negotiations matters, unit determinations, and alleged violations of the Act, as governed by the New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act. Analyzes, interprets and applies the Commission’s rules, Rules of Evidence, relevant statutes and case precedent in handling all matters.


Graduation from an accredited college and a law school with a J.D. degree.

At least one year of experience as a mediator, hearing officer, labor relations neutral or advocate involving public sector labor relations.

New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ​

Please note Effective 9/​1/​11, NJ PL 70 (NJ First Act), requires all State employees to reside in New Jersey, unless exempted under the law, or current employees who live out-of- state and do not have a break-in service of more than 7 calendar days, as they are “grandfathered.​” New employees or current employees who were not grandfathered and who live out-of- state have one year after the date of employment to relocate their residence to New Jersey or request an exemption.​ Current employees who reside in NJ must retain NJ residency, unless he/​she obtains an exemption.​ Employees who fail to meet the residency requirements or obtain an exemption will be removed from employment.

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: or to

Christopher Leavey
Director of Administration
P.O. Box 429
Trenton, NJ 08625-0429

No later than September 15, 2017

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