Borough of Palmyra hiring Public Works and Sewer Utility Department Head

The position requires supervision of eight full-time staff members.

The Borough of Palmyra is seeking an experienced self-starter to perform all Public Works and Sewer Utility Department Head duties. The position requires supervision of eight full-time staff members including a foreman and a licensed sewer plant operator, and management of all requirements including but not limited to plant and facility maintenance, scheduling, road repairs, maintenance of equipment, vehicle and fleet management, purchasing, budgeting including assisting with capital improvement requirements, recycling activities, storm and sewer main repairs, state reporting and solid waste.

Interested candidates must have five years of management or supervisory experience and possess excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and customer service skills. Candidates must also be able to interact effectively with governing body, administrator, engineering and other professional consultants and the public and must possess Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) certification.

Sewer and Collection System S-1 & C-1 licenses are preferred. A commercial Driver’s License (CDL), or the ability to obtain one within 12 months, is also preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements by March 31 to borough clerk Doretha Jackson, 20 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ 08065 or via email to djackson@boroughofpalmyra.com.