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Employment Opportunities & Employee Information

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Employment Opportunities

The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Palmyra Employment Application Revised 2019

ALL NEW HIRES, FOR ALL POSITIONS, MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH THE BOROUGH OF PALMYRA.

The Borough reserves the right to interview and hire before any application deadline.


POLICE OFFICERS

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 (open). 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 – NEEDED NOW!

$20 per Shift (beginning April 1st) and a onetime $200 Sign-On Bonus for all Regular Crossing Guards!

Interested parties should complete an Employment Application that can be picked up at Police Headquarters or found on the Borough’s website and submit it to the Palmyra Police Department via US Mail, or by putting it in our drop box in front of Borough Hall. Applications can also be emailed to police@palmyrapd.org or dropped off at Police Headquarters.  Applicants must be 18 years or older.  A 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.  The position pays $17.58 per shift for a Regular Crossing Guard ($20 per shift beginning April 1st plus a $200 Sign-On Bonus now!) and $14.60 per shift for an Alternate (works as needed).  The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


DEPUTY MUNICIPAL CLERK

The Borough of Palmyra seeks a full-time Deputy to the Municipal Clerk. Successful candidate must be highly self-motivated, with excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and have the ability to multitask efficiently. Must be computer proficient and experienced with municipal software programs. Position requires ability to assist the Municipal Clerk with all statutory duties, including but not limited to; preparation of agendas, resolutions, minutes, ordinances, public record requests, issuing various permits and licenses, record management, attendance at Council meetings and elections. Candidate must have ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality and be customer service oriented. Must be able to effectively manage and meet multiple deadlines, and interface effectively with the Governing Body, Administrator and other Department Heads, residents, employees, volunteers, business owners and professional consultants. Must be able and willing to assume duties, responsibilities, and authority of the Municipal Clerk when the Municipal Clerk is not present. Registered Municipal Clerk Certification (RMC) is strongly preferred with minimum 3 years of government experience or must be willing to obtain RMC certification within 2 years. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Part-time will be considered for right person. Please submit cover letter, resume, and completed Application for Employment to Municipal Clerk Doretha Jackson, 20 West Broad Street, Palmyra, NJ 08065 or via email to djackson@boroughofpalmyra.com by October 28th, 2022.


PART-TIME COMMUNITY CENTER STAFFERS

The Borough is seeking motivated, organized self-starters, with a friendly, professional attitude to coordinate scheduled 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 Community Center Staff members will also have responsibility for securing the Community Center at night and on weekends. Some supervisory experienced is preferred. Excellent customer service, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required, with ability to prioritize tasks. Selected individuals 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 weekends and is a great opportunity for energetic multi-taskers who want to be part of a hard-working team in a fast-paced environment. Palmyra residents are strongly encouraged to apply and given hiring preference. If interested please submit your resume and employment application by December 16, 2022, to Municipal Clerk Doretha Jackson, 20 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ 08065 or via email to djackson@boroughofpalmyra.com.


DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS-LABORERS/DRIVERS WANTED

The Borough of Palmyra is accepting applications for full-time Public Works Laborers/Drivers. Responsibilities include loading & unloading; cutting/mowing brush & grass; collecting bulk trash, brush, limbs & leaves; asphalt 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, and be COVID-19 vaccinated. Must have valid NJ Driver’s license with ability to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License and applicable endorsements within 12 months. Hourly rate commensurate with experience. BONUS RATE PAID FOR CDL DRIVERS! If interested, please submit your resume and employment application by December 31, 2022 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 https://boroughofpalmyra.com/employment or picked up at Borough Hall.

The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: December 5, 2022


DEPARTMENTS OF PUBLIC WORKS AND SEWER SUPERINTENDENT / CPWM

The Borough of Palmyra is accepting applications for full-time Public Works and Sewer Superintendent / Certified Public Works Manager. Must be experienced self-starter to perform all Public Works and Sewer Utility Department Head duties. Supervise full-time staff of 8+ and manage 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/management, and state reporting.  Must have 5 years management/supervisory experience and possess excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills. Must be able to interact effectively with Governing Body, Administrator, engineers and other professional consultants, and the public. Must be CPWM and have experience with solid waste/water treatment systems. S-1 & C-1 preferred but not necessary. CDL or ability to obtain within 12 months, and refuse collection experience highly preferred.  If interested, please submit your resume and employment application by January 31, 2023 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 https://boroughofpalmyra.com/employment or picked up at Borough Hall.

The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: December 5, 2022


Palmyra Employment Application Revised 2019

The Borough of Palmyra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.