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NJ State Certified Public Works Manager

The Borough of Swedesboro is looking to hire a NJ State Certified Public Works Manager to manage its Public Works Department that includes 5 employees. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of direct supervisory experience and demonstrated knowledge of the management of street and roads, stormwater requirements, buildings and grounds, vehicles/equipment, and water/sewer utilities. Water Treatment and Sewer Licenses and experience with Code Enforcement are a plus.

He/she will be a progressive leader who is flexible, organized, consistent and capable of planning for future needs to ensure that the department is well positioned to thrive in an ever-changing environment.  Candidates should possess above average computer proficiency, communication skills and be capable of interacting with employees in all departments, government officials, professionals and the public.

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Send cover letter, resume, salary history and salary requirements to Borough of Swedesboro, Attn:  Lois Elder, Borough Clerk, 1500 Kings Highway, Swedesboro NJ 08085 or email no later than Wednesday November 6, 2019.  The Borough reserves the right to review resumes and conduct interviews as they are received. EOE ALL APPLICATIONS ARE CONFIDENTIAL

(Posted Oct 21, 2019)


The Township of Hanover seeks a full-time employee for the position of Truck Driver/Equipment Operator for the Department of Public Works. This position includes, but is not limited to, manual work with extensive muscular exertion, safe operation of heavy equipment such as an automated sanitation truck, jet truck, loader, dump truck, sweeper, and smaller equipment, when needed.  May supervise crews of men engaged in the same work.  Responsible for the safe operation of an automated sanitation truck when crews are collecting sanitation and other household debris curbside and for notifying supervisors when items are not properly prepared for curbside collection.  Performs related work when required and may be temporarily assigned, as needed, to work within another Division of Public Works such as Parks Maintenance or Buildings and Grounds.

Successful candidate will be required to work all storm and emergency related incidents, including, but not limited to, plowing snow and salting roads, and must be willing and able to work overtime, as needed.  Candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds and be in possession of a valid New Jersey State Class A CDL license.  Knowledge of mechanics and heavy equipment are a plus.   To obtain an application, go to the Township of Hanover website at   Go to “Government” tab and click on “Employment Opportunities.”  Click on “Truck Driver/Equipment Operator” and download application or apply on-line.   Applications are also available at Town Hall, 1000 Route 10, Whippany, New Jersey, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  EOE/ADA. Completed applications are due by 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 25th and must be returned to: Department of Administration, c/o William Byrne, Human Resource Specialist, Township of Hanover, P.O. Box 250, Whippany, NJ 07981.
(Posted Sept 30, 2019)

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