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

Employment Opportunities

DRIVER/LABORER, DPW, TENAFLY. F/T, H.S. Grad. Must have Class “B” CDL (Class “A” preferred) and experience in all phases of DPW work. Responsibilities include but are not limited to recycling, road maintenance, sewers, manual labor, buildings & grounds, vehicle maintenance, snow plowing and some mandatory overtime. This position is subject to random drug testing.

Hours 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, M-F, 35 hour work week. Must be available for weekend standby and on call for emergencies. Starting annual salary is $38,113.

Applications available for download here. Submit to Lissette Aportela, Borough Administrator/Borough Clerk, Borough of Tenafly, 100 Riveredge Rd, Tenafly NJ 07670 by 2/1/19. The Borough reserves the right to review resumes and conduct interviews as applications are received. EOE


CUSTODIAN - F/T -  second shift, Tuesday through Saturday. The Custodian will be responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of Borough buildings. The ideal candidate will have hands on experience performing building maintenance, cleaning, floor maintenance, grounds maintenance, snow removal, carpentry, painting, lighting, emergency calls. Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license. Applications are available here and are due by 2/1/19.


DEPUTY BOROUGH CLERK - F/T position. Requirements include: Registered Municipal Clerk (RMC) certification or near completion of attainment (within 12 months) with experience of at least 3 years in municipal government. Duties include: agenda preparation; attendance at all Mayor and Council meetings; preparation of minutes; receive, track, and respond to OPRA requests; records management; liquor licensing; election responsibilities; and any other duties assigned by the Borough Administrator-Clerk or the governing body. Required skills are not limited to: proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook; ability to organize and manage multiple tasks; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to deal with the public in a professional manner; website posting; and strong customer service skills. The Borough of Tenafly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are required to submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and at least 3 professional references to Lissette Aportela, Borough Administrator/Borough Clerk at laportela@tenafly.net or via mail to 100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670. The deadline for submissions is Monday, February 11th.

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 budget of approximately $5 million. Successful applicants must have at least six (6) years municipal or county government experience with planning, organizing, budgeting, implementation of capital projects, purchasing, interacting with labor unions, human resources, and being part of the administrative management team. Attention to detail, hands-on work style, strong work ethic, horticultural experience and customer service skills are critical. A college degree is required as well as the CPWM certification at time of application. Recycling Coordinator Certification, Clean Communities Certification and Sustainable NJ experience are also required. Arborist Certification and Licensed Pesticide Applicator desired.  This position entails strong leadership skills, staff supervision, project management, communication skills (oral and written), attendance at meetings as assigned by the Borough Administrator (including, but not limited to the DPW Committee, as well as Mayor and Council meetings), and commitment to customer satisfaction, which are all mandatory. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications. Candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and 3-year salary history to: Lissette Aportela, Borough Administrator/Borough Clerk, 100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670 or laportela@tenafly.net The deadline for accepting applications is: January 21, 2019. Tenafly is an EOE.

BUS DRIVER -TENAFLY BOROUGH (Bergen County) has an opening for a part-time bus driver for a senior citizen minibus transportation program. All Bergen County trips originate in Tenafly by schedule. Applicants must possess a CDL Class B with a passenger endorsement, related experience, and demonstrate excellent customer service skills. Minimum 4 hours per workday, M-F at $17.00 per hour, no benefits. Submit cover letter and resume to Borough Clerk, Borough of Tenafly, 100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670 or forward to: laportela@tenafly.net. EOE.

SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL 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.