Employment Opportunities

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act, ” all persons newly hired by the Borough on or after September 1, 2011, shall have 1 year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. Exemptions may be granted on the basis of critical need or hardship.


The Borough of Tenafly of seeks a qualified Electric Inspector. Duties include; field inspections and reviewing plans for new and existing buildings and structures to ensure compliance with the State Uniform Construction Code and enforces same to ensure public safety, health, and welfare, does related work as required. Position requires excellent time management, communication, customer relations and organizational skills. This is a part-time position 15  hours per week as needed, hours flexible, but must be between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm M-F.  Applicant must possess a current and valid Electric Inspectors license as issued by the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, H.H.S. license, Electric Subcode and multiple inspectors/subcode licenses preferred and a valid and current New Jersey driver’s license.   Salary is DOE/DOQ.  Interested applicants must submit a resume and letter of intent along with a brief description of their qualifications for this position. The Borough reserves the right to interview candidates before the application deadline. The Borough of Tenafly is an equal opportunity employer. Resume and letters of intent must be submitted to careers@tenafly.net  no later than Friday, September 9th. 


The Borough of Tenafly is accepting applications for a Part-Time Violations Clerk to work in the Tenafly Municipal Court.  Duties include collecting and recording fees for violations; working in the courtroom; interacting with court personnel, defendants, witnesses, police officers and attorneys. Must be able to deal with the public in a professional manner and have strong customer service skills. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to careers@tenafly.net 

Application deadline is August 30th. The Borough reserves the right to fill the position prior to the deadline.  


The Borough of Tenafly seeks a part-time Senior Service Program Coordinator in its Senior Services Center Department. The Senior Service Coordinator performs field and related office work involving the operation of a service program for less active older adults. The Coordinator will serve as the point person for the Borough residents. Interested candidates must be a graduate of an accredited school in social work or related field; having a Master’s degree in social work or a Master's degree in a human service field including but not limited to sociology, rehabilitation counseling, and psychology, State certified by the Board of Social Work Examiners as CSW or LSW. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in an agency or private practice operating programs relating to elderly people in the fields of social work, public health, social welfare, psychology, or a related field. Note: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in any of the previously stated fields of study may be substituted for one year of experience. Position requires demonstrated experience in care management processes. Interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to careers@tenafly.net   no later than Application deadline is June 30, 2022. 


Borough of Tenafly, Department of Recreation is seeking a part-time Recreation Aide (12:30pm-4:30pm) to assists in the organization, promotion, coordination of all recreation programs, activities, youth and adult sports, special events and leisure services. Requires 1 year minimum of experience in Recreation, or community based programming, or camps experience. Applicants are required to submit resume, and at least two professional references via email to careers@tenafly.net  , Attention: Human Resources by May 15, 2022. 

The Borough reserves the right to interview candidates prior to the deadline. E.O.E./A.D.A.


The Borough of Tenafly is seeking a driver/laborer to work within the Department of Public Works. Responsibilities include but are not limited to manual labor, recycling, road maintenance, sewers, buildings and grounds, vehicle maintenance, grass cutting and snow plowing. Applicants should be prepared to perform duties in all weather conditions and work mandatory overtime. This position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.  Applicants must possess a Class “B” CDL (Class “A” preferred). Hours are from 7:00am – 3:00pm, 35 hours per week. Must be available for weekend stand by and on call for emergencies.  Interested applicants should submit an application to careers@tenafly.net  by April 5, 2022. Applications are available at http://www.tenaflynj.org/DocumentCenter/View/329/Tenafly-Employment-Application?bidId=. The Borough reserves the right to interview and/or appoint a candidate prior to the deadline. Tenafly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Police Department - Substitute Crossing Guard

The Tenafly Police Department is accepting applications for a substitute school crossing guard.  The essential functions of a crossing guard can be found here.  Interested candidates are required to complete an employment application, which can be found on this link and submit it to the Tenafly Police Department.