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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Borough Clerk's Office

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IN MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT – BOROUGH’S CLERK’S OFFICE
In an effort to introduce young adults to government vocations, the Borough of Bergenfield has established an internship program. The municipal internship program offers college students with a minimum completion of 60 college credits an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a government office environment.   Interns will be responsible for assisting the Administration office with reception duties, assisting in programing Borough wide events, processing local permit applications, records management, and the preparation of public meeting packets and election materials.  Interns will have an opportunity to work cooperatively with government officials, department heads, volunteers and members of the public. 
The Borough is seeking students with coursework in Political Science, Public Administration, or other related fields of study.  Furthermore, students should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong computer skills, be self-motivated and dependable. 
Students are encouraged to make arrangements for academic credit through participating colleges and universities.  Interested students must submit a resume and cover letter electronically to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. EOE. Deadline for application submission is February 20 2022.

JOB POSTING: Borough Clerk's Office confidential aide

(FULL-TIME) CONFIDENTIAL AIDE – BOROUGH CLERK’S OFFICE
The Borough of Bergenfield is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the full-time position of Confidential Aide in the Borough Clerk’s office.  The position will report to the Borough Clerk and will be responsible for assisting and facilitating in the day-to-day operations of the office.  Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to greeting incoming visitors, scheduling appointments and events, processing permit applications, assisting in the administration of elections, preparing correspondence, maintaining files and other related duties.  The position requires someone who is punctual, detailed-oriented, well-organized, and able to multi-task. Proficiency in Word/Excel and various social media platforms is a must. The preferred candidate will have a strong commitment to confidentiality.  The candidate will also have strong communication skills and the ability to interact well with the public.  Ability to interface with borough staff, the public, and public officials is imperative.  The ideal candidate shall have an educational background in Public Administration, Political Science, or other related fields of study, and/or have public sector work experience. Send cover letter and resume via email to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. EOE. Competitive Benefits; Salary commensurate with experience. Deadline for application submission is February 15, 2022.

JOB POSTING: Fire Official's office assistant

(FULL-TIME) CLERK I - The Borough of Bergenfield is seeking an office assistant to work in the Fire Official’s office. Successful candidate must have excellent communication and writing skills with experience in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point preferred.  Candidate will be responsible with scheduling and tracking inspections, perform data entry, prepare monthly reports, and fulfill OPRA requests.  Starting salary begins at $44,000.00 along with competitive benefits.  EOE.  Send cover letter, and resume via email to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 15, 2022.

JOB POSTING: DPW laborer (full-time)

(FULL-TIME) DPW LABORER – BERGENFIELD BOROUGH, Bergen County. The Borough of Bergenfield is seeking applicants for several positions as Laborer within the DPW. The successful candidates must possess a CDL Class B Driver’s License with either mason, asphalt, plumbing, electrical, construction, or landscaping experience. Salary commensurate with experience along with competitive benefits. Applications can be picked up at the Department of Public Works or send cover letter and resume via email to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. EOE. Deadline for application submission is February 15, 2022.

JOB POSTING: DPW Laborer (part-time)

(PART TIME) DPW LABORER – BERGENFIELD BOROUGH, Bergen County. The Borough of Bergenfield is seeking applicants to fill several part-time positions as a Laborer in the DPW. Experience in the sanitation field is preferred. Starting salary is $20.00 per hour. Part-time position may lead to full-time opportunity. Applications can be picked up at the Department of Public Works or send cover letter and resume via email to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. EOE. Deadline for application submission is February 15, 2022.

JOB POSTING: Code Enforcement Officer(s)

Code Enforcement Officer(s) Full-time & Part-Time:  The Borough of Bergenfield is seeking both full-time and part-time candidates for this position. Under the supervision of the Construction Official, this position performs office, investigative and field work involving the enforcement of appropriate codes, laws, regulations and programs within the Borough of Bergenfield. Candidates will respond to complaints and inquiries, conduct inspections of non-owner occupied 2 family homes and will issue summons for those in violation of Borough Ordinances. This position is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. Excellent communicative, writing skills along with use of Word, Excel are required. UCC Building Inspector HHS License preferred. EOE. Competitive Benefits; Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter, and resume via email to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 15, 2022.

Sewer Back-up Reminder

Due to the unusual amounts of sewer back-ups, please remember to NOT put grease and/or baby wipes into sewer systems, as they could cause back-ups into your house.

Grease solidifies in the pipes and baby wipes get caught in the sewer pipes. 

The proper was to dispose of grease, is to put it in a used container, freezing it and putting it into your garbage pail for pick up. 

How to join Planning Board Reorganization Meeting on Monday, January 24, 2022

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jan 24, 2022 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Planning Board Reorganization Meeting

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How to join Mayor & Council meeting on January 18, 2022

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When: Jan 18, 2022 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Mayor & Council Regular Meeting

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