New Jersey disability laws apply to civil service employment decisions such as hiring and promotion. However, applicants with physical or psychological conditions must still be able to perform the essential functions of their prospective jobs with reasonable accommodation. Fortunately, New Jersey civil service law provides a process to protect the rights of applicants while ensuring that they are able to provide the vital public services of their prospective positions.
The Hiring and Promotion Process
The Civil Service Commission’s Regulations provide for disqualification from employment if an applicant: