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Job postings for the Borough of Rumson are posted here as they become available, and remain until they expire. Click here to download the Borough of Rumson Job Application form.

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Qualified candidate must have at least five (5) years’ experience in municipal zoning and land use development. Must have knowledge of general municipal regulations, policies, procedures and ordinances. Responsibilities include but are not limited to reviewing all zoning permit applications, subdivision and site plan applications, and conducting field inspections and special investigations to ensure compliance with various municipal ordinances. Must self- initiate and enforce rules and regulations in relation to various municipal ordinances and maintain records, files and reports. Candidate will serve as the Planning Board Secretary and Zoning Board Secretary. Management of stormwater permits and floodplain local permits will be required. CRS Program & GIS/Technology experience preferred. Monthly attendance at the Planning and Zoning Board meetings is required. Candidate will also serve as Representative for the Environmental Commission, Historic Preservation Commission and as a Liaison to the Affordable Housing Committee. Zoning Officer Certification preferred. Must possess a valid driver license in New Jersey. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application is available via the link at the top of this page. Submission deadline is March 1, 2023. Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:

Thomas S. Rogers, Municipal Clerk & Administrator
Borough Hall
80 East River Road
Rumson, NJ 07760

or via email to

Rumson Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant/Records Secretary to the Chief of Police

The Borough of Rumson is seeking an Administrative Assistant/ Records Secretary to the Chief of Police. This position provides assistance in the Police Department throughout the day-to-day processes. The successful applicant will work directly with the Chief of Police and departmental staff. Candidates applying must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • This position may be Full Time or Part Time.
  • Benefits included (Full Time Only).
  • College degree preferred, but not required.
  • Paralegal experience is a plus.

This position requires:

  • Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to work independently and as a team member in a busy office
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent letter writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with confidentiality
  • Knowledge of state/ federal records retention laws and archival protocols (Preferred)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Administrative Support
  • Financial Management
  • Information Management
  • Personnel Management

If you meet these qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration. In care of Captain Jeff Nixon; Borough of Rumson Police Department; 80 East River Rd. Rumson NJ 07760.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Please direct questions regarding this position to

SLEO 2 Police Officer

The Rumson Police Department is accepting applications for full-time, certified SLEO 2 Police Officers. Candidates applying must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of a New Jersey Police Training Commission Basic Course for Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers, and possess a NJ SLEO II PTC Certification.
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 34
  • Must have a valid NJ Driver’s License
  • Must be a high school graduate with a minimum of an Associate’s Degree or sixty (60) college credits from an accredited college or university.
  • Must be in sound body and of good health and able to perform the physical functions of the duties assigned.
  • Must be of good moral character and shall not have been convicted of any crime or offense involving moral turpitude.
  • This is a full time position with personal time off, health and pension benefits.

Applicants must submit their application on no later than
Thursday, April 6, 2023.

Please direct questions regarding this position to

School Crossing Guard

Position Available: Immediately
The Borough of Rumson Police Department seeks School Crossing Guards. Scheduled hours are Monday-Friday (when schools are in session). P/T during the school year. Must be 18 years of age or older. $40.00 per day. Position available beginning immediately. Must submit to background check.

Application is available via the link at the top of this page. Send completed applications to:

Sgt. Bryan Dougherty
Borough Hall
80 East River Road
Rumson, NJ 07760

or via email to

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80 East River Road Rumson NJ 07760 TEL 732.842.3300
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