732-657-8121 Ext 3010 – Fax 732-657-1690

James Gant – Director- Personnel Division

The Division of Personnel processes applications for employment. 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.


Manchester Township Application for Employment


Employment Opportunities:

  • ELECTRICIAN/HVAC SPECIALIST – Needed for immediate opening. The Electrician/HVAC Specialist will report directly to the Director of Public Works while performing installation, inspection, repairs, servicing and maintenance of electrical and HVAC equipment for all Township owned and operated facilities.  Applicants must be qualified in the following areas: High School diploma or equivalent, five (5) years experience in electrical/heating and air conditioning repair & maintenance preferred. Appointees  will  be  required to be a licensed electrician in the State of New Jersey and to possess a valid Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Certification  of  the appropriate  level, commensurate with the type of equipment serviced, issued under the authority of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency. Knowledge of the problems, equipment, and techniques involved in installing, inspecting, repairing, and maintaining cables, wiring, motors, generators, pumps, refrigerators, radios, sound equipment, switchboards, oil machinery, and circuits, ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, and diagrams. Ability to analyze problems involving electrical installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair work, and develop effective work methods, Ability to install, inspect, repair, and maintain cable wiring, motor, generators, pumps, refrigerators, radios, sound equipment, oil burners, and other types of electrical equipment, appliances, fixtures, machinery, and circuits under varying circumstances. Knowledge of principles and theories of refrigeration cycles and temperature measurement. Knowledge and experience with Barber-Colman Control Systems, Johnson Controls (Metasys Systems and Facility Explorer FX60) and Amana Digilink Control. Knowledge of  standard tools, materials, methods, and  practices involved  in  the repair and maintenance of electrical, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment.Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in the repair and maintenance of electrical, heating, ventilating, and  air conditioning equipment. Must possess a valid New Jersey Drivers License. Salary Range: $50,000 – $85,000. Manchester Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • SENIOR OUTREACH COORDINATOR – Reports to the Director of Social and Senior Services while performing field and office work, providing and promoting local community resources to meet the needs of residents. The Senior Outreach Coordinator also provides referrals to other agencies, promotes federal, state, county and local resource programs for residents, establishes and maintains essential records and files using the State Harmony System, knowledge of the Jersey Assistance for Community Caregivers (JACC) program, knowledge of Meals on Wheels program, and assists in the distribution of Farm Market vouchers. Applicants must be qualified in the following areas: Prior experience with Harmony Information System/ Social Assistance Management System (SAMS), must obtain State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) certification within first year of employment, must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Salary Range: $24,000 – $38,000. Manchester Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • FIELD AND METER SERVICE WORKER – Needed for immediate openings.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.  A minimum of 5 years of experience in water and sewer utility operations and/or installations is required.  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:  $21,000 – $50,000 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.  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 above link and mailing or emailing the completed application to the Township’s Personnel Officer.  Send emails to  If you have any questions, please call Personnel at 732-657-8121, extension 3010.


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