Job Description

Ref No.:19-02060
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Project Assistant
Work Hours - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Lunch - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Job Summary

  • The position will be responsible for logging, processing, analyzing, maintaining, and fulfilling OPRA requests

  • Maintaining complete OPRA request files and accurate request status

  • Communicating with OPRA requestors; Logging, processing, analyzing and fulfilling subpoenas served upon the Department

  • Reviewing and processing of Notice of Tort Claims and summonses/complaints served upon the Department; Issuing and tracking the Department's litigation holds

  • Providing guidance and direction to Department on records management, including records retention, storage, disposal, retrieval and archiving of records

  • Managing the lawful preservation, storage and destructions of records

  • Providing support in tort litigation matters to the Division of Law, Tort Litigation &Judiciary Section through the collection of documentation and information as requested by counsel, preparation of discovery responses in support of litigation, and tracking of physical evidence relevant to litigation

  • Analyzing proposed tort settlements and assist in providing a response to settlement offers through established procedures
  • Arranging logistics for depositions held on site; and Providing general support as needed.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualities/Experience:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle a large workload with deadlines
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances and multi-task
  • Ability to learn to prepare technically sound, accurate and informative reports
  • Strong customer service, writing and software skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Professional
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Knowledge of the methods used to collect, compile and tabulate data
  • Ability to conduct reviews, studies, audits, evaluations and other assessments

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