Borough of Penns Grove, NJ
Salem County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Penns Grove 6-16-1998 by Ord. No. 98-10 (Ch. 176 of the 1986 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be established and maintained in the Borough of Penns Grove a Public Works Department.
The Public Works Department may, as the Council shall determine by resolution or ordinance, consist of the following personnel:
A. 
Administrative Supervisor.
B. 
Road Supervisor.
C. 
Regular employees.
D. 
Certified Public Works Manager.
Members of the Public Works Department shall be appointed as follows:
A. 
The Administrative Supervisor shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Council, for three years or until his successor is appointed and qualified.
[Amended 10-19-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-18]
B. 
The Road Supervisor shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Council, for three years or until his successor is appointed and qualified.
[Amended 10-19-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-17]
C. 
The Certified Public Works Manager shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of Council, for three years or until his successor is appointed and qualified.
[Amended 10-19-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-19]
D. 
The Administrative Supervisor, Road Supervisor and the Certified Public Works Manager positions will be incorporated by reference into the list of appointed officials listed in Chapter 103 of the Code of the Borough of Penns Grove.
E. 
All regular employees shall initially be appointed for a six-month probationary period by the Mayor, upon the recommendation of the Borough Council, and after such probationary period, or extension thereof, shall automatically be promoted to regular employee or dismissed.
F. 
The Road Supervisor may from time to time hire part-time employees as circumstances may dictate. All part-time hirings must be approved by the Councilperson who chairs the Public Works Department, and the Chief Financial Officer must be notified immediately.
Disciplinary action against any member of the Public Works Department shall be taken pursuant to the provisions of the Penns Grove Borough Personnel Policy. Any appeal of said disciplinary action will proceed in accordance with the Penns Grove Borough Personnel Policy.
A. 
Administrative Supervisor. The Administrative Supervisor is the administrative head of the Public Works Department and shall be responsible for all time records, vehicle maintenance, pump maintenance and repair, equipment inventory, recycling documentation, all commercial driver's license credentials and scheduled tests and any other duties that may be requested by the Mayor and Council.
B. 
Road Supervisor. The Road Supervisor shall be responsible for all work site activities, including street maintenance and road repair, trash collection and recycling, dispatching work detail on a daily basis, repairs of Borough vehicles and equipment and any other duties that may be requested by the Mayor and Council.
C. 
Regular employees. Regular employees' duties are governed by the provisions of the Penns Grove Borough Personnel Policy. All employees must recognize they serve the public and conduct themselves in a courteous, respectful and sober manner.
D. 
The Certified Public Works Manager will oversee the entire Public Works Department in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.6a et seq.