Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Installs, repairs and maintains locks, exit devices and related door hardware. Services large master-key systems found in an institutional setting.
- Performs work on low-voltage electronic locks and related software.
- Performs preventive maintenance; and, is responsible for keeping detailed records of work done, materials used, and time spent.
- Repairs locks, padlocks, safe locks, door locks, and key locks.
- Makes and repairs keys of various types and operates key machines.
Required Education and Experience:
- Three (3) years of comprehensive experience in the repair, alteration, and installation of locks, door checks, and keys of varied types.
- High School diploma or GED
- Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
- Valid driver’s license in good standing.
- Four (4) or more years of comprehensive experience in the repair, alteration, and installation of locks, door checks, and keys of varied types preferred.
The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans as well as pension, paid leave time and tuition savings programs. This position is a New Jersey Civil Service position with the state title Locksmith. The starting salary for this position is $40,776.34, range 16 step 1. It is included for membership in the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) bargaining unit. Permanent appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a 4-month probationary period to assess the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Salary for an internal candidate will be determined in accordance with Civil Service rules.
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references. Resumes will be considered through March 14, 2017. Resumes received after that date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and a pre-employment physical funded by the employer.
Under a new residency bill signed into law by Governor Chris Christie, any individual hired on, or after September 1, 2011, will be required to establish a principal residence in New Jersey unless their position is exempt. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire. Any new employee who believes that they have a critical need to live outside of New Jersey, or that a move to a permanent residence within the state would constitute a hardship, may request an exemption from the provisions of the law by appealing to a five-member committee to be established by the State for the purpose of hearing such appeals.
TCNJ is a highly selective, public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the residential experience for its 5,900 undergraduate students, who benefit from a 12-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of only 20 students. TCNJ is one of only five public institutions included on Barron's Profiles of American Colleges list of the 75 "most competitive" colleges and universities in the United States, and of those five, TCNJ is the only primarily undergraduate institution included. TCNJ's campus encompasses 289 beautiful tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, NJ, which is located between Trenton and Princeton in the historic Delaware Valley, and is convenient to Philadelphia, New York, the Jersey shore, and the Pocono Mountains.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.