Township of Ocean, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Ocean 8-14-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-17. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Length of service awards program — See Ch. 43.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 47.
Personnel policies — See Ch. 57.

§ 69-1 Eligible positions.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2, the following positions are deemed to be eligible for and shall participate in the Defined Contribution Retirement Program:
A. 
Township Administrator/Township Manager.
B. 
(Insert titles of positions with principal responsibility of a government function(s), commonly called "department heads" or similar title, that are filled by action of the governing body and who report directly to an elected official(s) or chief administrative officer.)
C. 
Township Solicitor.
D. 
Municipal Engineer.
E. 
Municipal Prosecutor.
F. 
Municipal Court Judge.

§ 69-2 Exempt positions.

Individuals serving in the following positions are exempt from Defined Contribution Retirement Program membership, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:15C-2:
A. 
Certified Health Officer;
B. 
Tax Collector;
C. 
Chief Financial Officer;
D. 
Construction Code Official;
E. 
Qualified Purchasing Agent;
F. 
Tax Assessor;
G. 
Municipal Planner;
H. 
Registered Municipal Clerk;
I. 
Licensed Uniform Subcode Inspector;
J. 
Principal Public Works Manager.

§ 69-3 Determination of exceptions.

If an individual is appointed to one of the positions listed in § 69-1 and the individual is not serving in a position as described in § 69-2 above, the Pension Certifying Officer of the municipality may determine that the individual is not required to join the Defined Contribution Retirement Program if that individual:
A. 
Was an active participant in the Public Employee Retirement System on July 1, 2007 and continuously since that time;
B. 
Has been appointed pursuant to a valid promotional process;
C. 
Is appointed on a temporary, interim, or "acting" basis to a position requiring State Certification as set forth in § 69-2 herein, and is in pursuit of the required certification; or
D. 
Meets such other exceptions that may be approved by the Local Finance Board or the Division of Pensions and Benefits.

§ 69-4 Implementation and construal.

This chapter shall be implemented, construed and subject to the aforesaid Chapter 92 of the Laws of 2007 (N.J.S.A. 43:15C-1 et seq.) as amended from time to time, and any regulations or guidance documents from the Local Finance Board or the Division of Pensions and Benefits.

§ 69-5 Filing of copy.

A copy of this chapter shall be filed with the Director of the Division of Pensions and Benefits of the New Jersey Department of the Treasury.