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Richard S. Krawczun, Township Manager

Phone: 609-844-7005
Fax: 609-895-1668
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


The Township Manager is the chief executive and chief administrative officer of the Township government. Responsibilities of the Manager include the appointment and removal of Township personnel (except appointments made by Township Council pursuant to State law), the supervision of all departments of the Township government, the negotiation of contracts, the preparation of the budget, the management of municipal property and the coordination of departmental activities.


Lawrence Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a "civil service community," Lawrence Township is subject to the rules and regulations of the New Jersey Civil Service Commission. All appointments are made according to merit and fitness and in accordance with the constitution and statutes of the State. The Lawrence Township Employment Application is available to be downloaded and completed from the attached link.

Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law. If you do not reside in New Jersey, you have one year after the date you take your office, position or employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey. If you do not do so, you are subject to removal from your office, position or employment. "The New Jersey First Act" (P.L. 2011, c.70)

Regarding terms and conditions of employment, most employees are covered by employment agreements negotiated between a union or association and the Township Manager and subject to approval by Township Council. There are six (6) such bargaining units.

Current Opportunities

Under "The New Jersey First Act" (P.L. 2011, c.70), applicants must be a New Jersey resident.

Laborer - Public Works Department. Full-Time. Hours of employment are 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Applicants must be a resident of the State of New Jersey or must relocate within one year of employment date. Seeking applicants with custodial experience. Snow removal experience is a plus. Applicants will need to verify experience and employment. Submission deadline is Friday, June 3, 2016. Send copies of resume to Richard Krawczun, Municipal Manager, 2207 Lawrence Road, Lawrence Township NJ 08648

Certified Deputy Tax Assessor: Full time - three years' experience as a Deputy Tax Assessor or equivalent relevant experience. Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM. The Township is approximately 22 square miles and consists of 11,125 line items. Candidates must be well versed in all aspects of local assessing practices for all property classifications and tax appeal procedures. Applicants must be proficient with Vital Communications software. Salary range is $55,343 to $79,057, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Dead line for applying is May 27, 2016.  Forward letter of interest, resume and applicable proof of certification to Richard S. Krawczun, Township Manager, 2207 Lawrence Road, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lifeguards Needed: Please contact the Recreation Department if you have your lifeguard certification or are interested in acquiring your certification. Call 609-844-7065 or email:

Account Clerk: Police Department part-time position, Monday through Friday, five hours per day. See job description. Please send letter of interest with application and resume to Richard Krawczun, Municipal Manager, 2207 Lawrence Road, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648 by Friday, May 27, 2016.