Tenafly Borough Hall, 100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670    201-568-6100    HOURS: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm

Employment Opportunities

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS – The Borough of Tenafly (pop. 15,000) is accepting applications for Director of Public Works. Department functions include: Streets and Roads; Sewers; Recycling; Shade Trees; Parks and Field Maintenance; Facilities Management; Vehicle Maintenance; and Stormwater Management.

The Director supervises a staff of 40 employees, plus seasonal laborers. This is a vital management position requiring supervisory experience in all the above areas, as well as administering a $4 million budget. Successful applicants should have six (6) years municipal or county government experience with planning, organizing, budgeting, purchasing, interacting with labor unions, and being part of the administrative management team. Attention to detail, hands-on work style, and customer service skills are critical.

A college degree is required, but a solid public works background or an advanced degree may be counted toward overall career experience. CPWM certification is required at time of application. Strong leadership skills, staff supervision, project management, communication skills (oral and written) and commitment to customer satisfaction are essential. Recycling Coordinator Certification, Licensed Pesticide Applicator, Arborist Certification, Clean Communities and Sustainable NJ experience are preferred. Salary is negotiable DOQ. Anticipated start date in December 2017. Click here for a full job description.

Candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and 3-year salary history to: Lissette Aportela, Borough Clerk, 100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670 or laportela@tenafly.net

The deadline for accepting applications is: September 27, 2017. Tenafly is an EOE.


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