Below are the current job listings with the Borough. Please reach out to HR@leonianj.gov with any questions.

FT Municipal Clerk/Deputy Administrator


Contact Name:
Alex Torpey

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Position Description:

FULL_TIME MUNICIPAL CLERK/DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR. BOROUGH of LEONIA – The Borough of Leonia, a small, bustling urban-suburb in the heart of the NYC metro area in Bergen County, NJ is seeking an enthusiastic, technology-savvy and publicly engaged individual to serve as full-time Borough Clerk/Deputy Administrator.

Interested applicants must possess Registered Municipal Clerk Certification (RMC) and have at least one-two years of experience in a New Jersey municipal clerk’s office as either as a Municipal Clerk or Deputy Municipal Clerk. Graduate degrees in public administration or management, and experience working in an Administration or Special Projects office is a plus.

Applicant must be confident in managing statutory requirements, possess solid management, written and verbal communication skills, must have the ability to work cooperatively with elected officials, department heads, employees, volunteers and the general public, and be technology-savvy, such as to help drive new digitization processes. In addition to performing all of the statutory duties pursuant to NJSA 40A:9-133 et. Seq., the Clerk (? of the job) is responsible for the following duties: Coordinate and manage Council meetings, attend and record minutes of meetings, records management, administration of local elections, issuing a variety of local licenses and permits, including interfacing with members of the public.

As Deputy Administrator (1/3), the individual would assist and work with the Borough Administrator in implementing an aggressive organizational development agenda, including overhauling the organization’s HR policies, assisting in new operating and capital budget processes, managing new communication and engagement platforms, identifying and implementing interlocal/shared services opportunities and more.

Competitive salary and benefits package starting at $72,000 for those with the requisite Clerk (required) and Administration (optional) experience. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Borough Administrator Alex Torpey at atorpey@leonianj.gov. Leonia is an EEO Employer. Background check required.

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Full Time

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