Borough of Avalon Job Posting—January 29, 2024

TITLE:                      Assistant to the Administrator

Position:  The Borough of Avalon is seeking an Assistant to the Administrator, a full time, non-exempt position to serve in the Department of Administration

Availability:  The position is available on March 4, 2024.

Duties:  The Assistant to the Administrator provides support to the Department of Administration, which includes an Administrator, and Assistant Administrator.  Duties include but are not limited to performing varied, complex administrative secretarial and advanced clerical and support functions of a general or specialized nature.  The successful applicant will complete and organize files, answer phone calls and emails, correspond with employees, citizens, and professionals, and process vouchers and purchase orders.  The individual will work with the Department of Administration on necessary payment of bills approved by Administration.  The individual shall be expected to demonstrate the utmost in job confidentiality and initiative and be proactive with providing support for Borough policies and procedures.

Skills for the potential candidate include but are not limited to:  Detail-oriented, ability to interact with Borough staff, professionals, and members of the public; typing, filing, and maintenance of critical files and records; and other related duties.  The candidate shall be expected to demonstrate the utmost in job confidentiality. The successful candidate shall have a high school or trade school diploma; five years of experience office management or secretarial support and possess strong communication skills.

Compensation:  Commiserate with ability and experience.

Application:  Please complete a letter of interest, a job application available at and submit a resume to Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl ( and attach a copy of your most recent resume.  Application deadline is February 9th, 2024 at 4:00pm.

Borough of Avalon Job Posting-January 29, 2024

Avalon Department of Public Works/Part Time Seasonal Positions for 2024 and Full Time Career Positions

The Avalon Department of Public Works is hiring solid waste and recycling collectors for the 2024 summer season.  Summer season is defined as April 19th – September 24th, 2024.

Duties include solid waste and recycling collectors, emptying/maintaining beach and public trash/recycling cans and other duties as needed.

New seasonal hires start at $23.00/hour.

Full Time Career Positions

Salary depends on experience and certifications

Includes benefits and pension

CDL preferred. Required before 1 year of employment completed

Duties similar to seasonal position description and other type of work depending on experience.

Please fill out an application available at

Call (609) 967-7697 with any questions.

Borough of Avalon Job Posting—January 11, 2024

TITLE:                      Fire Inspector

CLASSIFICATION:        Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT:              Administration

DIVISION:                       Construction

BUREAU:                        Fire Prevention

The Borough of Avalon is seeking candidates for the position of full-time Fire Inspector, serving in the Department of Administration, in the Division of Construction, and in the Bureau of Fire Prevention.  Under the direction of a certified Fire Inspector, the individual will be responsible for conducting fire inspections of rental properties in Avalon.  Buildings and premises will be inspected to enforce provisions of relevant fire safety codes and regulations.  Additional duties may be assigned.  This position is available immediately.

The successful candidate will possess previous fire service experience, interest in conducting fire inspections, a valid New Jersey driver’s license, and a high school diploma/GED/technical school equivalent.  Hours are generally Monday through Friday, 8:15am-4:15pm.  Training shall be provided by certified Fire Inspectors. 

The Borough shall require the candidate to enroll in, and complete, training to earn a New Jersey Fire Inspector certificate within the first 12 months of employment.

Please submit an Avalon Employment application available on the Borough website along with a statement of relevant prior experience regarding fire service, construction, or municipal code enforcement, to Ed Dean, Construction Official, Avalon Borough Hall, 3100 Dune Drive, Avalon NJ 08202 or email your application package to