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Borough Administrator

The Borough of Highlands, Monmouth County, ~5,000 population, is seeking a full-time Borough Administrator to assist Mayor and Council with overseeing the daily operations of the Borough with a Municipal budget of approximately $11 million. The Borough Administrator works to serve the municipality and will work directly with the Mayor and the Borough Council in the following manner: Address and resolve issues and concerns of the general public; Assist with the preparation and presentation of the Municipal Budget; Work with the Chief Financial Officer, management and implementation the Borough’s development initiatives; Provide management and oversight of Department Directors; Research and prepare various records, reports and other related documentation’ grant management; project coordination; Attend and participate in various committee meetings as the Borough Administrator; and perform other related duties, as assigned. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in Municipal Administration or any combination of education, training and work experience which provides the required skill sets to perform the essential functions of the job. QPA accreditation is a plus. Applicant must be organized, efficient, responsive, and able to speak effectively to individuals or groups and manage multiple tasks. Work is typically performed in an office setting and is subject to pressure from deadlines. Irregular activity schedules are common, as are night and/or weekend meetings.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Michelle Hutchinson, Act-Clerk at or mail to: Borough of Highlands, 42 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732, Attention: Michelle Hutchinson, Acting-Clerk.

Application deadline: December 4, 2020 by 4:00 pm. The Borough of Highlands is an equal opportunity employer. The applicant must be a New Jersey resident.


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

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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

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