Borough of 

500 Main St.
Metuchen, NJ 08840

Employment Opportunities

Borough of Metuchen Employment Opportunities



Title:  Borough of Metuchen, NJ Middlesex County


Immediate Opening

Municipal Clerk Position:

The Borough of Metuchen, NJ, Middlesex County is seeking a full time Municipal Clerk.  Qualified candidates must have excellent communications, clerical, strong organization and computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.   Registered Municipal Clerk Certification (RMC) is required along with a minimum of 3 years NJ local government experience.   Certified Municipal Registrar Certification (CMR) license preferred, but not required.   Applicants must have the ability to interact well with the public and will be responsible for attendance at all Council Meetings, preparation of agendas and minutes, processing of OPRA requests, licensing, records management & conduction of elections and all other duties specified by the State of NJ for clerk licensing.   Candidate must be self-motivated, able to multi-task and complete tasks in a timely manner. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Please forward resume, list of references and salary requirements to the attention of:

Melissa Perilstein, Borough Administrator


500 Main Street

Metuchen, NJ 08840


Applications must be received no later than April 15, 2021.

The Borough of Metuchen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, religion, or any other legally protected status.





The Metuchen Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Telecommunications Operator (Dispatcher)


Applicant must have a High School Diploma or an equivalent (GED). Must also possess NJ EMD and 911 certifications, as well as CPR certification within 3 months of appointment to position. Applicant must also pass a background check.

Starting salary

Person selected will start as a part-time employee at $15.00 per-hour with the opportunity to become a full-time employee after a 30-60-day training/evaluation period. If offered full-time employment, salary will be commensurate based on experience.


Application can be found on our website at

or email Captain Therrien at and request an application.


The Metuchen Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, religion, or any other legally protected status.



Notice of Employment:


 The Borough of Metuchen, Middlesex County is accepting applications for the full-time position of driver/laborer for the Department of Public Works. Duties include but are not limited to: • Buildings and ground maintenance • Grass cutting • Storm sewer maintenance • Road maintenance • Snow plowing • Paving • Driving vehicles that require a Class B CDL.

Requirements: • Applicants should be able to perform manual labor under all weather conditions and be able to understand and carry out verbal instructions. • Applicants must be able to safely operate grass cutting equipment, chainsaws, chippers, snow blowers, leaf machines, and similar equipment as directed. • Applicant must also have a valid NJ Driver's license with a Class B CDL endorsement with air brakes. • Successful applicants must undergo a background check and drug test prior to employment. Employment is expected to begin as soon as possible. Starting salary is $29.27 per hour. Current hours of employment are 6:00am-2:30pm, with some occasional required overtime. Interested applicants must complete an employment application or apply with a resume.

ADDITIONAL HOW TO APPLY INFORMATION: Applicants can complete an employment application by contacting the DPW department or by emailing their resume to the Director of the Department of Public Works at Applications or resumes can also be faxed to 732-632-8557 or mailed to the attention of Fred Hall, 44 Jersey Ave., Metuchen, NJ  08840 in an envelope marked ATTN: DPW Director.

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