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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.

Palmyra Employment Application Revised 2019

 

POLICE OFFICER – (AS NEEDED)

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 March 5, 2021. 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 select Hiring Notice 2021.

 

REGULAR AND SUBSTITUTE CROSSING GUARDS – (ONGOING NEED)

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.

 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT TO THE CONSTRUCTION OFFICIAL/GENERAL OFFICE CLERK

BOROUGH OF PALMYRA, seeks a full-time Technical Assistant to the Construction Official (TA) and general office/scheduling clerk. The TA reports to the Construction Official and provides assistance in the issuance of construction permits to ensure compliance with the provisions of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code. DCA Certified Technical Assistant highly preferred; may consider someone with relevant experience and able to obtain certification within 12 months. Knowledge of the provisions of the NJ UCC as it relates to the activities of the office required. Work includes extensive interaction with the public, scheduling inspections, collecting permit fees, data entry, and other duties as required for a busy office. Successful candidate must be computer literate and experienced in Microsoft Office and MC Systems. Excellent customer service skills are a must, and candidate must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Borough reserves the right to interview and hire before the deadline however. Prospective applicants should send a cover letter, resume and employment application to Municipal Clerk Doretha Jackson, 20 West Broad Street, Palmyra, NJ 08065 or via email to djackson@boroughofpalmyra.com by September 10, 2021.


CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

BOROUGH OF PALMYRA, is accepting applications for a part-time Code Enforcement Officer (CEO). The CEO is responsible for enforcement of property maintenance codes and related ordinances such as non-compliant conditions on private and public property including unsanitary or potentially dangerous conditions; accumulations of garbage and refuse; and unsightly conditions of property and structures. The CEO is also responsible for proper administration of the Borough’s vacant and abandoned property ordinances. At a minimum the successful applicant will have two years related experience; a licensed NJ Housing Inspector or UCC Building or Fire Inspector is highly preferred however. To review the complete job description and specific duties see the Borough’s website at http://boroughofpalmyra.com/employment. Submit applications including salary requirements to Municipal Clerk Doretha Jackson, Borough of Palmyra, 20 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ 08065, or via email to djackson@boroughofpalmyra.com by September 10, 2021. The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER_job description_08-05-2021

 

JANITORIAL AND LIGHT MAINTENANCE

BOROUGH OF PALMYRA is seeking a part-time seasonal Janitor and Light Maintenance person to clean the Concession Stand restrooms located at Legion Fields. Hours are 20 maximum per week, nights and weekends only. Duties include cleaning restrooms, mopping, disinfecting, trash removal, light maintenance and other duties as assigned. Must be able to lift 75 pounds, follow specific directions, handle cleaning chemicals, and have driver’s license and reliable transportation. Facilities responsible for include Concession Stand and park areas. Reports to Maintenance Supervisor. Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test, criminal background check, physical and motor vehicle records check. The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective applicants should send an employment application to Municipal Clerk Doretha Jackson, 20 West Broad Street, Palmyra, NJ 08065 or via email to djackson@boroughofpalmyra.com by September 30, 2021.

 

PUBLIC WORKS LABORER/DRIVER

The Borough of Palmyra is accepting applications for a full-time Public Works Laborer/ Driver. Responsibilities include loading & unloading; cutting/mowing brush & grass; collecting bulk trash, brush, limbs & leaves; road repair; plowing/shoveling snow; and other duties as assigned. Must have the ability to operate handheld and driven motorized equipment in a safe manner. Employees are provided with all safety equipment as needed. Hours are Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM-3:30 PM, and overtime as needed and during emergencies. Must pass pre-employment physical, drug test and criminal background check. Must have valid NJ Driver’s license with ability to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License and applicable endorsements within 6 months. Salary commensurate with experience. If interested, please submit your resume and employment application by October 8, 2021 to Municipal Clerk Doretha Jackson, 20 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ 08065 or via email to djackson@boroughofpalmyra.com. The Borough reserves the right to interview and hire candidates before application deadline. Applications may be downloaded from the Borough website at http://boroughofpalmyra.com/employment or picked up at Borough Hall (call ahead at 856-829-6100).

Palmyra Employment Application Revised 2019

The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.