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Richard S. Krawczun, Township Manager

Phone: 609-844-7005
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 govenment 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

Police Officers - Lawrence Township Police Department is looking for police officers from Civil Service jurisdictions and Rice Bill officers for employment. Candidates must be a US citizen, possess a valid NJ driver's license, be able to pass an extensive background investigation including a psychological examination. Candidates must be able to pass a medical physical test including a stress test. Candidates employment status with their current employer must be in good standing, college preferred. Please submit your resume to Lt. Bryson Edgar at the Lawrence Township Police Department, 2211 Lawrence Road, Lawrence Township, New Jersey 08648 or email resume to