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Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tax Collector's Office: Open until 6:30 PM on Mondays
Tax Assessor's Office: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM on Mondays

Employment Opportunities

The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application for Employment_Rev. Date 09-17-2014



The Borough is seeking a motivated, organized self-starter with a friendly, professional attitude to coordinate scheduling activities for our community center, youth athletic fields, parks and other recreational facilities. Duties include managing and maintaining scheduling requests from various organizations that utilize the facilities; addressing questions and concerns; and providing interested parties with information, policies and procedures regarding the use of the facilities. The Scheduling Coordinator will also have responsibility for securing the Community Center at night and on weekends, with the potential to direct up to two additional part-time clerks, so some supervisory experienced is preferred. Excellent customer service, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required, with ability to prioritize tasks. Selected individual will be working with Borough staff and perform other duties as assigned, and must be proficient in MS Word and Excel. This position is part-time in the evenings and is a great opportunity for an energetic multi-tasker who wants to be part of a hard-working team in a fast-paced environment. Palmyra residents are given hiring preference. If interested please submit your resume and employment application by June 9th to Municipal Clerk Doretha Jackson, 20 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ 08065 or via email to



The Borough is seeking an experienced self-starter to perform all Public Works and Sewer Utility Department Head duties.  The position requires supervision of 8 full-time staff members including a Foreman and a Licensed Sewer Plant Operator, and management of all requirements including but not limited to; plant/facility maintenance, scheduling, road repairs, maintenance of equipment, vehicle/fleet management, purchasing, budgeting including assisting with capital improvement requirements, recycling activities, storm and sewer main repairs, state reporting and solid waste. Must have 5 years management/supervisory experience and possess excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and customer service skills. Must be able to interact effectively with Governing Body, Administrator, Engineering and other professional consultants and the public. Must possess Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) certification. Sewer & Collection System S-1 & C-1 licenses preferred but not necessary. Must have Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or be able to obtain within 12 months. Applicants shall submit letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements by April 28, 2017 to Borough Clerk Doretha Jackson, 20 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ 08065 or via email to

While the Borough of Palmyra is not a Civil Service Agency, the Borough substantially relies on the New Jersey Civil Service Commission Job Specifications and other criteria for the following positions when defining the full duties and responsibilities (Job Description) for Public Works and Sewer Plant Superintendent:



The Palmyra Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Officer. Applicants must be 18 – 35 years of age and be NJ Police Training Commission Certified as a Municipal Police Officer, a SLEO II within their wavier period, or alternate route. Applicants must be citizens of the US, residents of New Jersey and have a valid NJ Driver’s License.

Applications must be picked up at Palmyra Police Headquarters, 20 West Broad Street, Palmyra, NJ 08065, and completed applications must be received no later than May 5, 2016. Preference will be given to Palmyra residents, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more detailed information please click HERE.



Interested parties should complete an Employment Application and submit it to the Palmyra Police Department.  Pre-employment medical exam including a physical, hearing, and vision evaluations are required as well as a background check, including a criminal check, and pre-employment drug testing.


Application for Employment_Rev. Date 09-17-2014

The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.