732-657-8121  – Fax 732-657-1690


James Gant – Asst. Business Administrator, Director (Ext 3010)

Sheri Gumina – Confidential Aide (Ext 3009)

The Division of Personnel processes applications for employment, manages employee benefits, workers compensation claims, OSHA reporting, employee relations, recognition events and employee wellness initiatives. For more information or to fill out an application contact the Manchester Township Personnel Office located in the Municipal Building, 1 Colonial Drive, Manchester, New Jersey. Hours are 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday or retrieve an employment application from the Town Hall lobby receptionist. Applications for employment can also be found below and emailed to personnel@manchestertwp.com.



  1. Click Link below to DOWNLOAD Application
  2. Save application to your computer before filling out.
  3. Complete application and save the file again
  4. Attach the completed application in an email to PERSONNEL@MANCHESTERTWP.COM

Manchester Township Application for Employment

Part Time Seasonal Job Application for Recreation Only


Manchester Township Civil Rights Resolution 2018 2019

Employment Opportunities 

Manchester Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Either apply in person at Manchester Township, 1 Colonial Drive, Manchester, NJ, 08759 or complete an Application for Employment by clicking the link above and mailing or emailing the completed application to the Township’s Personnel Officer.  Send emails to Personnel@Manchestertwp.com.  If you have any questions, please call Personnel at 732-657-8121, extension 3009.


MECHANIC – DPW – $36,000 – $65,000 – FULL TIME – Needed for Immediate opening. This position consists of the following responsibilities: At the direction of the Supervisor, repairs engines and components, power trains, suspension systems, and other mechanical units of motor vehicles; automobiles, pickup trucks, vans and construction equipment trucks bulldozers, tractors, wheel loaders, backhoes, road graders, paver, articulating rollers and similar equipment, as well as emergency generators, landscape equipment, shop equipment, tools, and accessories. Candidate will also, perform preventive maintenance on motor vehicles and equipment, including inspecting safety items, checking for deficiencies, tune- ups, oil changes, lubrication, filter changes, spark plug and point replacement and will transport vehicles as needed. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years experience in automotive maintenance and repair, ASE Certified technician, or diesel gasoline equivalent preferred (successful completion of a 2-year technical school with certification may be substituted for 1-year experience). Applicant must possess a valid Class B NJ Commercial Driver’s License or be able to obtain within 90 days of start of employment. A full job description can be furnished upon request or at time of interview. 

LABORER/LIGHT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/ TRUCK DRIVER – DPW – $31,000 – $60,000 – FULL TIME – Needed for immediate openings. The position of Laborer/ Light Equipment Operator/ Truck Driver performs a variety of work, manual in nature and in connection with various projects for varying periods of time. The Laborer/ Light Equipment Operator/ Truck Driver is expected to work in various weather conditions and locations within the Township. A Laborer/ Light Equipment Operator/ Truck Driver may occasionally operate heavy equipment under conditions which do not require the ability of a skilled operator. The Laborer/ Light Equipment Operator/ Truck Driver reports to the General Foreman and does not supervise other employees. An excellent benefits package is included.  Must have valid Class B CDL or must obtain it within 90 days of employment. All applicants must have a valid NJ Drivers License.

FIELD AND METER SERVICE WORKER – $33,000 – $60,000 – Full-Time – Needed for immediate opening. This position requires the ability to perform work in the operation, maintenance and repair of water supply and distribution facilities as well as sewage collection facilities.  3- 5 years of experience in water and sewer utility operations and/or installations is preferred.  Proficiency in the operation of a backhoe to excavate in the vicinity of other utilities is preferred.  Heavy lifting of up to 100 lbs. is frequently required.  Work is performed in all types of weather conditions.  Due to the nature of this position, overtime and weekend work are a job requirement.  The Field and Meter Service Worker reports to the General Foreman and does not supervise other employees.  Salary range:  $33,000 – $60,000 with compensation based on qualifications and experience.  An excellent benefit package is included.  Must have valid Class B CDL or must obtain it within 90 days of employment.



Please Complete Recreation Application ONLY (posted above)


BADGE SELLER: Min. Wage – $12.00 p/hr –  Under the general supervision of the Badge Supervisor.   Responsible for the care, distribution and record keeping associated with the sale of beach badges. Must be 18 years of age or older. Employment from Memorial Day thru Labor Day 2019.

LIFEGUARD: $11.00 – $16.00 p/hr – Responsible for ensuring the safety of the facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies.  Current certifications required in the following: American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training, American Red Cross First Aid & Safety Training, American Red Cross CPR/AED Training. Employment from Memorial Day thru Labor Day 2019.

CONCESSION STAND WORKER: Min. Wage – $10.00 p/hr – Position requires an individual to have customer service skills, positive attitude, food preparation, assist in cleaning and preparing area day to day operation, responsible for accurate counting and assisting with inventory controls. Must be 18 years of age or older. Employment from Memorial Day thru Labor Day 2019.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (LAKE) – $15.00 – $25.00 p/hr – The Lake Supervisor is responsible for the overall operation of Harry Wright or Pine Lake.  The Lake Supervisor is responsible for staff supervision of lifeguards, beach attendants, badge sellers & concession workers and all administrative work (scheduling, payroll, etc.) relating to on-site tasks. Must be 21 years of age or older. Must possess a valid drivers license. Employment from Memorial Day thru Labor Day 2019.