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Grounds Worker

By November 23, 2022


The New JerseyDepartment of Transportation (NJDOT) is seeking applications for candidates for the position of Grounds
Workerwithin the Division of Transportation Operations Systems and Support. Work location forGrounds Workeris
Knowlton Rest Area. Grounds Workers are assigned a 40 – hour work week. Current starting salary is between $35,137
and $39,746, based on experience. As a NJ State Department, NJDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package including
Health Care (medical, prescription drug, dental and vision care), Pension, Deferred Compensation, 13 paid holidays, and
Benefit Leave (12 vacation days, 15 sick days and 3 administrative days).
Within Transportation Operations Systems & Support, the Division of Support Services provides all NJDOT employees with
a safe, comfortable, effective, and efficient work environment. Support Services is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance
and repair (electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, landscape, to include snow and ice removal) of the NJDOT facilities and
grounds statewide, which include the Main Headquarters Complex in Ewing, Regional Headquarters Buildings, Maintenance
Yards, Rest Areas, Weigh Stations, Airports and more. The Division is also responsible for the janitorial services, groundskeeping,
heating, air conditioning and ventilation services, warehouse and shipping, mail room, parking and security. The Division is also
responsible for the development of floor plans and space allocation including the planning, designing and
construction/reconstruction of all systems furniture layouts.
The Landscape/Janitorial Crew is responsible for the upkeep of the grounds and the cleanliness of these facilities. Under the
direction of a head Grounds Keeper or supervisory official, appointee does varied types of work involved with the maintenance
of DOT grounds; does other related work as required.

One (1) year of experience in work involving the performance of semiskilled grounds keeping work.
LICENSE: Appointee required to possess a Driver’s License valid in New Jersey.
For more information regarding this position, please refer to: http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/42744.htm
Work Authorization: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of Homeland
Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. NJDOT does not provide sponsorship or accept
student OPT/CPT programs, F1 or H1B work authorization visas.
Residency: All persons hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of appointment 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 (P.L. 2011, c. 70),
also known as the “New Jersey First Act.”
You must apply through the NJDOTwebsite at: https://www.state.nj.us/transportation/about/employ/openings.shtm
Submit a complete packet by the closing date that includes the following documents:
• NJ State Application for Employment (Application and instructions can be found at link above)
• Current resume

To apply for this job email your details to DOT.NJDOTJOBS@dot.nj.gov

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