Employment

Current employment opportunities with the City of Rahway are listed below. The City also accepts applications throughout the year, which may be reviewed as new opportunities arise.
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Completed employment applications can be returned via email to resume-admin@cityofrahway.com.

Applications may also be obtained and returned by mail or in person to City of Rahway, Department of Administration, 1 City Hall Plaza, 2nd floor. Office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds – 35 hrs. wk.
Parking Utility
$14 – 17 per hour

The City of Rahway is recruiting a Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds employee to maintain the downtown area.  Hours are Mon-Fri, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.  Duties include a variety of routine, repetitive, noncomplex labor tasks which involve cleaning and maintenance of public properties; sweeping sidewalks; water and replace plants/flowers when needed; removal of weeds and grass from sidewalks, curbs and streets; snow removal; refuse and litter collection and other duties outlined in and not limited to the Civil Service Commission title Maintenance Worker 1 Grounds (https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/01940@.htm).  Job qualifications are ability to follow direction – both oral and written and work in varying weather conditions.  Candidate may be required to get pesticide license.  Pre-employment driver abstract, physical, drug screen and background checks are performed.  The City of Rahway is a CSC and EEO employer, preference given to Rahway residents.

If further details of the position are needed, please contact Cynthia Solomon, Rahway Arts and Business Partnership Director.

REQUIRED:  Valid New Jersey Driver’s License and 18+ years old

Interested candidates should submit an application (found on City of Rahway website under Employment link) via email or regular mail by Friday, April 3, 2020 to:

resume-admin@cityofrahway.com

or

Michelle Dalesandris, Human Resource Coordinator
City of Rahway
One City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065

Laborer 1 – Seasonal (37.5 hrs. wk.)
Public Works
$11 – 14 per hour

The City of Rahway, Department of Public Works is recruiting Seasonal Laborer 1 personnel (April – December) with potential for F/T employment based on performance and availability of positions.  Hours are Mon -Fri, 6 am – 1:30 pm or 7 am – 2:30 pm.  Duties include a variety of routine, repetitive, noncomplex labor tasks which involve cleaning and maintenance of public properties, cutting grass, snow removal, recycling and solid waste collection and other duties outlined in and not limited to the Civil Service Commission title Laborer 1 (https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/02248.htm).  Job qualifications are ability to follow direction – both oral and written; and to lift heavy objects continuously under varying weather conditions.  Pre-employment driver abstract, physical, drug screen and background checks are performed.  The City of Rahway is a CSC and EEO employer, preference given to Rahway residents.

If further details of the position are needed, please contact the Public Works Director, Michael Smalling.

REQUIRED:  Valid New Jersey Driver’s License (Class B a plus) and 18+ years old

Interested candidates should submit an application (found on City of Rahway website under Employment link) via email or regular mail by Friday, May 1, 2020 to:

resume-admin@cityofrahway.com

or

Michelle Dalesandris, Human Resource Coordinator
City of Rahway
One City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065

 

Clerk 1 – R4

Municipal Court – P/T (15 hrs. wk.)
$18,027 Annual Salary (hired prior to 7/1/11)
$16,577 Annual Salary (hired after 7/1/11)

This Part-Time position is included in the City Hall Union Local 32 OPEIU bargaining unit.  The primary duties consist of collecting fees for traffic violations; routine clerical work involved in filing and retrieving violation records; phone coverage; strong computer skills; the ability to interact with the public and other departments; and other duties outlined in and not limited to the Civil Service Commission title Clerk 1 (https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/01245.htm).  Special skills required are the ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English and experience working in a court.  Pre-employment drug screen and background checks are performed.  The City of Rahway is a CSC and EEO employer, preference given to Rahway residents.

If further details of the position are needed, please contact the Court Administrator, Ms. Sheppard.

Interested candidates should submit an application (found on City of Rahway website under Employment link) via email or regular mail by Tuesday, March 24, 2020 to:

 resume-admin@cityofrahway.com

or

Michelle Dalesandris, Human Resource Coordinator
City of Rahway
One City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065