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Seasonal Recreation Aides

We are currently recruiting seasonal recreation aides for 2021, ages 16+, for the Borough of Highlands Recreation Department.

  • Mature, responsible, kid-friendly people with the love of games, arts, crafts, and sports
  • Assist in preparing, organizing, planning, and supervising during sessions and events
  • Lead in activities, sports, games, etc.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with the community and fellow employees
  • Background check required
  • Training required

To apply, fill out and return the completed employment application to



Performs manual work varying in nature from unskilled to skilled in all public works and related activities including but not limited: roads, buildings and grounds construction, repair and maintenance work and sewer maintenance. Assists with snow and ice removal. May be required to work overtime and respond to emergency callbacks. Job duties include but are not limited to mowing, trimming, weed whacking. Candidates should have a general knowledge in the use of common and specialized tools, small equipment, driving a truck and maintenance of mechanical equipment. This position is a 40 hour/week. The Borough of Highlands offers excellent benefits which include health, dental, pension, vision, paid vacation, sick and personal time. NJ Driver’s License required, CDL B preferred. Starting salary based on knowledge and experience. EEO

Email completed application with cover letter to:


Motor Broom Driver / Public Works Repairer

Full time laborer in the Public Works Department. Public Works maintains streets, parks, and public sewer system. Under direction drives a motorized sweeping machine that cleans streets; occasionally drive a truck or operate one or more types of gasoline or diesel powered equipment. May operate excavating, grading, paving, earth moving, or related construction vehicles. Perform manual and unskilled laboring tasks. Maintains and makes repairs to streets, roads, and sewers. Loads, unloads, and applies sand, salt and street repair materials. Cuts brush and mows grass. Does cold patching of damaged streets and roads. Installs, paints, and maintains road and street signs. Operates, checks, services road equipment. Knowledge of adjusting, oiling, greasing, and maintaining motor vehicle equipment to ensure good working conditions. Be able to work without close/constant supervision to perform the work assignment. Must be able to work harmoniously with others; to work for long periods in emergency situations and remain on the job until all repairs have been made; follow specific oral or written instructions concerning the work assignment. Appointees must possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL B). EEO

Please send cover sheet and resume to: