EFFECTIVE JUNE 25, 2012:
DUE TO THE PERMANENT CLOSING OF THE SEA ISLE CITY SCHOOL, WORKING PAPERS NEED TO BE PICKED UP AND DROPPED OFF AT THE OCEAN CITY HIGH SCHOOL. (609-399-1290 501 ATLANTIC AVE., OCEAN CITY, NJ 08226)
If you are under 18 years of age and want to work in the State of New Jersey, you need working papers each time you are hired by an employer. Working papers can be obtained through the Ocean City High School Main Office. Ocean City High School will distribute blank forms and complete working papers for all students who currently reside in Sea Isle City.
Section A (Person Information): Fill in all areas.
Section B (Employment information): To be completed by employer, except the last line is for signature of parent/guardian.
Section C (Physician's Certification): To be completed by licensed physician. You must have a physical in order to obtain working papers. If you have had a physical from the school nurse within the past year or while within high school, bring the form to the school nurse's office and have her fill out this area. If you have had a physical from your private doctor within the past year, he/she can fill out the area without getting a new physical.
Section D (Proof of Age): The office is required to keep a copy of your birth certificate, baptismal certificate, OR passport on file when you apply for working papers. Please note that Driver's Licenses are NOT acceptable.
Section E (Age Certificate): Issued to persons 18 to 21 years of age. Do not complete this section. Section F (School Record): To be completed by school that the minor attends.
Section G (Issuing Officer Certification): To be completed by Ocean City High School after all previous sections have been completed.
Once you have filled in all areas listed above, bring your completed working papers to Ocean City High School. As per state law, papers cannot be processed unless ALL AREAS are filled in prior to turning them in! You will receive the white copy of your working papers back to give to your employer.
Working papers are submitted to the State of New Jersey. The yellow copy is submitted to the State (or a photocopy if no 3-part forms are available) the school keeps the pink copy (or a photocopy if no 3-part forms are available).