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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

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

Building Services Worker – Public Works Department, Full-Time.  Applicants must be a resident of the State of New Jersey or must relocate within one year of employment date.   Seeking applicants with experience cleaning offices, corridors, stairways and restrooms. Keeps stock of cleaning materials/equipment. Snow removal and reporting for after-hours emergencies is mandatory. Work hours are 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Mason - Public Works Department, Full-Time. Candidate shall have a minimum of three (3) years experience in masonry work involving a variety of tasks in brick, stone and general concrete work. Assisting with snow removal and all other public works tasks is essential. Prefer candidates with a CDL Class "A" license with air brake endorsement. Appointment is provisional pending a New Jersey Civil Service Open Competative Exam. Please see Civil Service link.

Plumbing Sub-Code Official - Contruction, Part-Time Temporary. Applicants must posses a valid license as a Plumbing Sub-Code Official HHS Class 1 issued by the NJ Department of Community Affairs. Please attach license to your application. Applicants will be requried to possess a valid NJ drivers license.

Electrical Inspector - Part-Time Inspector. Applicants must posses a valid license as an Electrical Inspector HHS issued by the NJ Department of Community Affairs. Please attach license to your application. Applicants will be requried to possess a valid NJ drivers license.

Recreation Leader - The Lawrence Township Recreation Department is seeking a full-time Recreation Leader to plan, organize and implement a variety of community-oriented recreation/aquatic programs for youth, adult and seniors.  The Recreation Leader, under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, will have a varied set of responsibilities as detailed in the attached

Please submit application, cover letter of intent and resume to:
Richard Krawczun, Municipal Manager
2207 Lawrence Road
Lawrence Township NJ 08648