Part-time DPW laborers sought

The Borough of Elmwood Park is seeking two part-time laborers to work in the Department of Public Works. The work includes production of signs, line painting, leaf/brush collection, road work, grounds maintenance, buildings maintenance, public work projects, snow plowing, sewer and water operations and repairs, operation of heavy equipment, and general maintenance of the Borough. Must possess a NJ driver’s license. Compensation is $16.50 per hour for the first 90 days then $18.00 per hour (20 to 24 hours per week). Please send a cover letter and resume to Michael Foligno, Borough Administrator, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407 or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 4, 2019. No phone calls please. EOE.

Mosquito Spraying Notice - Friday, September 13, 2019

Bergen County Mosquito Control will be performing a truck-mounted spraying mission to control adult Bergen County Mosquito Control will be performing a truck-mounted spraying mission to control adult mosquitoes using Scourge Aduliticde in Elmwood Park on Friday, September 13th. At the same time, we will be applying Vectobac WDG and/or Vectolex WDG to control mosquito larvae. These applications will be performed between the hours of 3-6 AM. In the event of rain during those hours, the operation will be postponed until Saturday September 14th. Please keep windows closed and pets indoors during the operation as well as the 2 hours after. For more information and possible updates please visit https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/mosquito-control/bergen-county-mosquito-control-spray-notice.


If you are not on this schedule and would like your property sprayed please contact Steve Spoto at Bergen County Mosquito Control at 201-634-2881

Employment Opportunity: Crossing Guards

The Borough of Elmwood Park is looking to hire 2 part time Crossing Guards. The pay rate is $16.60 per hour. This position is responsible for escorting children when crossing the street in designated school crossing zones. Applicants must be able to pass a comprehensive background check which includes fingerprinting. The hours applicants would need to be available for work is 8:00am-9am, and 3:00pm-4pm, Monday through Friday. Starting pay is pay is $15.00 per hour. Successful candidates must be pleasant with children and willing to ensure their safety in and around school crossing zones. Must understand the need for timeliness and must be able to maintain self-control under stressful situations without exhibiting negative behaviors. Must be able to assume responsibility and work with a high level of independence. The Borough of Elmwood Park is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Interested individuals must submit a complete application to Police Chief Michael Foligno. Applications may be obtained at the Elmwood Park Police Department dispatch desk or by clicking below. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Any questions regarding this position please contact Police Officer David Meyers 201-796-0700 ext 108.

Accreditation of Elmwood Park Police Department

The Elmwood Park Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.The Elmwood Park Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.

Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic areas: the administrative function, the personnel function, the operations function, the investigative function, and the arrestee/detainee function.

Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling (551) 225-2582 on August 12, 2019 between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 12:00 Noon. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Email comments can be sent to the police department at at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards. A copy of the standards is available for inspection at the Elmwood Park Police Department, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park NJ 07407. Please contact Lieutenant Jeffrey Sudol at (201) 796-0700 for more information.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Elmwood Park Police Department's ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them by email to Harry J. Delgado, Ed.S., Accreditation Program Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or write to the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12, Marlton, NJ 08053.

222 New Trees by 2022

222 New Trees 2022

222 New Trees 2022 is a program that seeks to partner up the governments (county, municipal, and school), private businesses, and homeowners to plant 222 new trees in Elmwood Park by the year 2022. Not only do trees lower emissions from homes and cars through shade cover, but they also add priceless value to the beauty of our community. Part of the launch of this program will be revising the Borough code's trees laws. Ultimately, we will assist residents with planting trees on their properties.

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST A TREE

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