Employment Opportunities

Full-time Public Works Assistant Mechanic

40 hours a week
$26.38/ hour

Closes: September 26th, 2018

The Department of Public Works is seeking a full time Asst. Mechanic

Job Description:

The Assistant Mechanic, under direction, will assist the Mechanic in his function, and in his absence, will continue to perform various mechanical work that the Mechanic performs, and does other Public Work assignments as required by his superiors.

Job Qualifications:

A valid NJ CDL Class B with Air Brake endorsement Driver’s License is required as well as knowledge and ability to operate Heavy vehicles and equipment, light duty dump trucks, pickups, snow plows, salt spreaders, power tools, chain saws, and hand tools, etc.  The ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and work independently is required.

The candidate, if required, is expected to work in all type of weather conditions.  Safety procedures and practices are required, as well as wearing safety equipment.  The candidate must be available to for emergencies 24/7 such as snowfall, floods, downed trees and any public safety related event.

Applicant should have a High School Diploma and be certified in Diesel Engine Repair.  Knowledge of hydraulics, welding, fabrication, electrical systems and general vehicle maintenance is a plus.

Tools must be supplied by the employee.

The Township of Mantua Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applications available at the Township Clerk’s Office, 401 Main Street, Mantua NJ 08051, or email resume along with a letter of interest to Steve Alexander, Supt. Of Public Works, salexander@mantuatownship.com


Class Two Special Police Officers

 The Mantua Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for Class Two Special Police Officers. 


1. Currently certified by the NJ Police Training Commission as a Class 2 Officer 

2. Is a citizen of the United States and a resident of New Jersey 

3. Is able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently 

4. Is of good moral character and has not been convicted of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude 

5. Possess a valid NJ driver’s license. 

6. An offer of employment is contingent upon a favorable background check, drug screen, as well as a medical and psychological examination. 

Duties Include: 

 General patrol duties 

 Back up support for police officers 

 Traffic direction 

 Parking enforcement 

 Security / spectator control at special events 

 Municipal building and facilities security 

 Arrestee processing and transportation 

 Municipal Court security 

Officers will be required to work between 15-25 hours per week, usually during the evening, but also some weekend days and Mondays during Court. Class 2 officers are compensated at $18.00 per hour. 

Interested applicants can submit a resume at Police Headquarters, Monday – Friday between the hours of 8am to 430pm. Application deadline is Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 at 4:30pm. 

Mantua Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer