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Open Positions

Class III Special Law Enforcement Officer

The Highlands Police Department is NOW accepting resumes for the position of Class III Special Law Enforcement Officer.

For more info, click here.

To apply, email resumes to Any questions can be directed to Chief Robert Burton at (732) 872-1163


P/T Fire Official/Housing Inspector

The Borough of Highlands is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills to serve in the position of Part-Time FIRE OFFICIAL/HOUSING INSPECTOR.  NJ Civil Service job description can be reached by the following link:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and excellent time management skills.  The borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Civil Service jurisdiction.

Please send resume and cover letter to Michael F. Muscillo, Borough Administrator, at


Seasonal Recreation Aides

We are currently recruiting seasonal recreation aides for 2024, 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