Township of Stafford, NJ
Ocean County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Stafford 2-19-1985 by Ord. No. 85-22. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administrative Code — See Ch. 5.
Boards and commissions — See Ch. 10.
Committees — See Ch. 17.
Defense and indemnification — See Ch. 20.
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 23.
Personnel — See Ch. 39.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 44.
Special law enforcement officers — See Ch. 46.

§ 35-1 Township Attorney.

§ 35-2 Township Engineer.

§ 35-3 Township Auditor.

§ 35-4 Township Administrator.

§ 35-5 Township Clerk.

§ 35-6 Deputy Township Clerk.

§ 35-7 Chief Financial Officer.

§ 35-8 Assistant Chief Financial Officer.

§ 35-9 Purchasing Agent.

§ 35-10 Tax Collector.

§ 35-11 Deputy Tax Collector.

§ 35-12 Tax Assessor.

§ 35-13 Deputy Tax Assessor.

§ 35-13.1 Assistant Tax Assessor.

§ 35-14 Public Works Superintendent and Foreman.

§ 35-15 Assistant Public Works Superintendent and Foreman.

§ 35-16 Zoning Officer.

§ 35-17 Deputy Zoning Officer.

§ 35-18 Confidential Secretary to the Mayor.

§ 35-19 Confidential Secretary to the Administrator.

§ 35-20 (Reserved)

§ 35-21 Recreation Director.

§ 35-22 Recreation Assistant.

§ 35-23 Supervisor of Recreation Programming.

§ 35-24 (Reserved)

§ 35-25 Confidential Secretary to the Chief of Police.

§ 35-26 Code Enforcement Officer.

§ 35-27 Deputy Code Enforcement Officer.

§ 35-28 Secretary for Environmental Commission.

§ 35-29 Deputy Tax Search Officer.

§ 35-30 Secretary for Historic Preservation Commission.

§ 35-31 Secretary for Juvenile Conference Committee.

§ 35-32 (Reserved)

§ 35-33 Adult School Crossing Guard.

§ 35-34 Computer Network Administrator.

§ 35-35 (Reserved)

§ 35-36 Program Director of Municipal Alliance Committee.

§ 35-37 Construction Code Official.

§ 35-38 Building Subcode Official.

§ 35-39 Plumbing Subcode Official.

§ 35-40 Electrical Subcode Official.

§ 35-41 Fire Prevention Subcode Official.

§ 35-42 Confidential Administrative Assistant to Mayor.

§ 35-43 Confidential Administrative Assistant to Administrator.

§ 35-44 Municipal Court Attendant.

§ 35-45 (Reserved)

§ 35-46 (Reserved)

§ 35-47 Chief Animal Control Officer.

§ 35-48 Animal Control Officer.

§ 35-49 Assistant Animal Control Officer.

§ 35-50 Animal Cruelty Investigator.

§ 35-51 Affordable Housing Coordinator.

§ 35-52 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator.

§ 35-53 Safety Coordinator.

§ 35-54 Census Coordinator.

§ 35-55 Deputy Director of Community Development.

§ 35-56 Assistant Computer Network Administrator.

§ 35-1 Township Attorney.

[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Township Attorney.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Township Attorney shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of office of one year commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. The Township Attorney shall be a duly licensed attorney at law of the State of New Jersey.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the Township Attorney shall be as follows:
(1) 
The Township Attorney shall represent the Township in all legal matters and shall advise and assist the Mayor, the Council and the various department and division directors as may be required. He shall attend meetings of the Council, draft ordinances and resolutions and give opinions and rulings on questions of law which may arise at Council meetings. He shall prepare or approve all legal instruments relating to the business of the Township and shall represent the Township in any litigation and conduct trials, appeals and other proceedings in which the Township is interested as he may, in his discretion, determine to be necessary or desirable, or as directed by the Mayor or Council.
(2) 
The Township Attorney shall have the power to enter into any agreement, compromise or settlement of any litigation in which the Township is involved, subject to the approval of the Council.
(3) 
Whenever he or she deems it to be in the best interest of the Township, the Township Attorney may recommend the appointment of special counsel. Said appointment may be made by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council, to assist him or her in the handling of any legal matter. If the Township Attorney should be disqualified with respect to any matter, the Mayor may, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, appoint special legal counsel to represent the Township with regard to such matter.

§ 35-2 Township Engineer.

[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Township Engineer.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Township Engineer shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of office of three years commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the third year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. The Township Engineer shall be a duly licensed professional engineer of the State of New Jersey.
D. 
Duties. The Township Engineer shall have full charge of matters pertaining to engineering in relation to any public improvement or other public work. In addition, he shall perform all duties required by statute or ordinance of the Township Engineer and shall perform such engineering assignments and other services, including attendance at meetings of the Township Council, as may be required by the Mayor and Council.

§ 35-3 Township Auditor.

[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
A. 
Position. The Township Auditor shall not be a municipal officer but shall serve as a consultant under contract to the municipality.
B. 
Appointment. The Township Auditor shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
C. 
Qualifications. The Township Auditor shall be a registered municipal accountant.
D. 
Duties. The Township Auditor shall perform such duties as are set forth in the Local Fiscal Affairs Law, as well as such other services as may be requested by the Mayor or Township Council.

§ 35-4 Township Administrator.

A. 
Position created. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-136, there is hereby created the position of Township Administrator.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Township Administrator shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:9-137. The term of office of the Township Administrator shall be at the pleasure of the governing body.
C. 
Removal from office. The Township Administrator may be removed by a two-thirds vote of the governing body. The resolution of removal shall become effective three months after its adoption by the governing body. In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:9-138, the governing body may provide that the resolution of removal shall have immediate effect; provided, however, that the governing body shall cause to be paid to the Administrator forthwith any unpaid balance of his salary and his salary for the next three calendar months following adoption of the resolution.
D. 
Qualifications. The Township Administrator shall be chosen on the basis of his executive and administrative abilities and qualifications, with special regard as to education, training and experience in governmental affairs.
E. 
Vacancy. Any vacancy in the position of Township Administrator shall be filled by appointment by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
F. 
Duties and responsibilities. The Township Administrator shall, under the supervision and control of the Mayor and Township Council and to the extent not prohibited by law, have the following duties and responsibilities:
(1) 
To serve as the chief administrative officer of the Township on a daily basis representing the Mayor and Township Council.
[Amended 6-13-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-42]
(2) 
To supervise the administration of all departments and offices on a daily basis.
[Amended 6-13-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-42]
(3) 
To represent the Township in its relation to the federal, state and county governments and to other municipalities and to evaluate the Township's interest in contracts, franchises and other business transactions as assigned by the Mayor and Township Council.
(4) 
To keep the Mayor and Township Council informed of the financial condition of the Township and to make such reports thereon as required and to prepare, annually, a comprehensive report on the financial condition of the Township.
(5) 
To study the administrative and other operations of the Township and make recommendations for plans and programs to meet the changing needs of the Township.
(6) 
To receive and reply to inquiries and complaints concerning Township business and to provide information and assistance in respect thereto.
(7) 
To attend all meetings of the Township Council as required.
(8) 
To establish and maintain sound personnel practices and maintain appropriate records of all employees. Also, the Administrator shall have the authority to recommend to the Mayor and Township Council the initial hiring of employees. In addition, the Administrator shall have the authority to take disciplinary action against employees as necessary. The Administrator shall report all such disciplinary action in writing to the Mayor with a copy to the Township Council prior to the next regularly scheduled meeting of the governing body.
[Amended 6-13-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-42]
(9) 
To recommend the nature, location and extent of public improvements and to coordinate the execution of the same when authorized by the Mayor and Township Council.
(10) 
To implement and enforce the policies of the Mayor and Township Council with respect to the compiling and release of public information.
(11) 
To receive from each department, office and board their annual budge requests and to review and transmit the same, along with his comments and recommendations, to the Mayor and Township Council.
(12) 
To consult with the Mayor and Township Council on the preparation of the tentative budget, recording changes, additions and deletions thereto and to submit final recommendations in the form required by law, together with an analysis of the various items of expenditure and revenue and such explanatory comments as may be required.
(13) 
To maintain a continuing review and analysis of budget operations, work progress and the costs of municipal services.
(14) 
To supervise the disbursement of all Township funds and to approve all vouchers and bills before submitting the same to the Township Council for final approval, as directed by the Township Council.
(15) 
To supervise and continually review the Township's insurance program.
(16) 
To assist the Township Council in negotiating contracts for the Township, as authorized by and subject to the approval of the Township Council.
(17) 
To act as a liaison on behalf of the Township with all utility companies serving any portion of the Township to be sure that such utilities are providing adequately for the needs of the residents of the Township.
(18) 
To assure that the provisions of all franchises, leases, permits and privileges granted by the Township are complied with.
(19) 
To require each department to maintain adequate inventory records of all equipment and materials owned and used by the Township and to arrange for the disposal of all inadequate or obsolete materials when directed to do so by the Township Council.
(20) 
To assign responsibilities for departmental duties and coordinate interdepartmental operations, as authorized by the Township Council.
(21) 
To assist the residents of the Township in matters within his jurisdiction, to maintain a record of complaints submitted to him for his attention and to take proper steps to remedy the causes for such complaints.
(22) 
To keep the Township Council currently informed of all matters within his jurisdiction by such reports, verbally or in writing, as he deems advisable or as may be requested by the Township Council and to submit an annual written report of his work accomplished, at the request of the Township Council, for the benefit of the public.
(23) 
To perform such other duties as may be assigned to him from time to time by the Mayor and/or Township Council.
G. 
Position to be full time. The Township Administrator shall devote full time to the interests of the Township. The Township Council reserves the right at any time to set specific hours for the Administrator by resolution.
H. 
Construal of provisions. Nothing in this section shall derogate from or authorize the Township Administrator to exercise the powers and duties of the elected and appointed officials of the Township.

§ 35-5 Township Clerk.

[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
A. 
Office created. There is hereby created the office of Township Clerk for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Township Clerk shall be appointed by the Township Council and shall serve a term of three years as provided by N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133.
C. 
Duties. The Township Clerk shall serve as the Clerk of the Council, perform such functions as may be required by law and shall maintain the records and minutes of the Council.

§ 35-6 Deputy Township Clerk.

[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Deputy Township Clerk for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Deputy Township Clerk shall be appointed by the Township Council.
C. 
Duties. The Deputy Township Clerk shall have all the powers and perform all the duties of the Township Clerk during such times and for such specific periods as the Township Clerk is absent, disabled or otherwise unable to perform his duties. The Deputy Township Clerk shall assist the Township Clerk in the performance of the duties of the Township Clerk's office.

§ 35-7 Chief Financial Officer.

[Amended 1-31-1989 by Ord. No. 89-12]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Chief Financial Officer for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Chief Financial Officer shall be appointed by the Township Council of the Township of Stafford. The Chief Financial Officer shall serve a term of office of one year, commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer an individual must meet the qualifications established under N.J.S.A. 40A:9-140.1 et seq., as amended.
D. 
Duties. The Chief Financial Officer shall have the duties set forth in N.J.S.A. 40:69A-129, shall assist the Mayor in the preparation of the annual budget and shall ensure that the municipality complies with all requirements of the Division of Local Government Services concerning municipal finances.

§ 35-8 Assistant Chief Financial Officer.

[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 3-1-1988 by Ord. No. 88-23; 6-25-1991 by Ord. No. 91-35; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
A. 
There is hereby created the position of Assistant Chief Financial Officer for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Assistant Chief Financial Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Assistant Chief Financial Officer, an individual must meet the following requirements. He must have:
(1) 
Two years of college education with a major course of study in business or accounting; or possess a municipal finance officer's certificate; or possess at least two years' experience in the position of Purchasing Agent for a municipality of the State of New Jersey; or possess five years' experience in the municipal finance office for a municipality of the State of New Jersey.
(2) 
Two years of varied accounting experience and work involving the installation, operation and keeping of large scale systems of accounts or possess a municipal finance officer's certificate.
(3) 
Thorough knowledge of the principles, methods and procedures used in modern accounting and auditing, of the laws, rules and regulations governing the installation, operation and keeping of accounts and their application to specific situations and of the preparation of involved and detailed accounting and other financial reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
(4) 
The ability to analyze complex financial problems, to give suitable assignments and instructions, to prepare suitable reports and to direct the establishment and maintenance of extensive financial and related records and files.
(5) 
Good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the Assistant Chief Financial Officer shall be as follows. He shall:
(1) 
Assist the Treasurer in supervising and performing the work involved in the disbursement, accounting and auditing of funds received and disbursed by the Township and assist in the negotiation of loans and the sale of bonds for the Township.
(2) 
Perform all related work as required by the Treasurer.

§ 35-9 Purchasing Agent.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Purchasing Agent for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Purchasing Agent shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of office of three years commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the third year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Purchasing Agent, a person must have:
(1) 
The ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
(2) 
Two years of experience in work involving receiving, checking and distributing of supplies, materials and equipment.
(3) 
Considerable knowledge of the problems, procedures and practices involved in ensuring that supplies, materials and equipment are shipped by vendor on the promised shipping date and in arranging for proper distribution as required.
(4) 
The ability to perform expediting work under a variety of circumstances, to be courteous at all times and to perform the clerical work involved in this kind of function.
(5) 
Basic supervisory knowledge.
(6) 
The ability to maintain effective relationships with vendors, suppliers, supervisors, department heads, employees and the general public.
(7) 
Completed the purchasing and administration courses offered by Rutgers University or the equivalent in experience and demonstrated training and knowledge.
D. 
Duties. The Purchasing Agent shall act as contracting agent for the Township of Stafford and shall have the authority to prepare public advertising for bids; to receive bids for the purchase of work, materials and supplies on behalf of the Township Council; and to negotiate and award contracts which do not exceed the sum of $4,500 and are not required to be submitted for public bidding pursuant to the Local Public Contracts Law (P.L. 1971, c. 198),[1] as amended; provided, however, that no contract in excess of $1,000 shall be awarded without the approval of the Councilman in charge of the department for which the purchase is made, or the approval of the Mayor in those cases where either the purchase is not being made for any specific department or the Councilman in charge of said department is not available. In addition, the Purchasing Agent shall:
(1) 
Be responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and supervision of the complete municipal purchasing program.
(2) 
Perform all necessary purchasing functions, including requests for bid submission, inventory control, inventory distribution and inventory receiving; and perform necessary overseeing for security functions as it relates to purchasing inventory protection.
(3) 
Perform other assignments as assigned at the discretion of the employee's immediate supervisor on an as-needed basis as determined by the immediate supervisor. The Township Administrator shall be the immediate supervisor for the Purchasing Agent.
[Amended 9-3-1991 by Ord. No. 91-51]
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.

§ 35-10 Tax Collector.

A. 
Office created. There is hereby created the office of Tax Collector of the Township of Stafford pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-141.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Tax Collector shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of office of four years commencing on January, 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the fourth year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified. A vacancy in the office of Tax Collector, other than due to expiration of term, shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term.
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Tax Collector shall be as prescribed by law. The Tax Collector shall perform such other duties which are related to her work as are prescribed by the Mayor and Township Council.

§ 35-11 Deputy Tax Collector.

A. 
Office created. There is hereby created the office of Deputy Tax Collector of the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Deputy Tax Collector shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The Deputy Tax Collector shall work in conjunction with and under the direction of the Tax Collector. The Deputy Tax Collector shall perform all duties and functions as directed by the Tax Collector, and in the absence of the Tax Collector, shall perform all of the duties of the office of Tax Collector.

§ 35-12 Tax Assessor.

A. 
Office created. There is hereby created the office of Tax Assessor pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-146.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Tax Assessor shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, for a term of four years commencing on July 1 next following the appointment.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the office of Tax Assessor for the Township of Stafford, a person must hold a certified tax assessor's certificate from the State of New Jersey.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the Tax Assessor shall be as prescribed by law. The Tax Assessor shall perform such other duties which are related to her work as are prescribed by the Mayor and Township Council.

§ 35-13 Deputy Tax Assessor.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Deputy Tax Assessor for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Deputy Tax Assessor shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Deputy Tax Assessor for the Township of Stafford, an individual must hold a certified tax assessor's certificate from the State of New Jersey.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the Deputy Tax Assessor are to assist the Tax Assessor of the Township in assessing the real properties in the Township of Stafford in accordance with the appropriate state statutes and regulations in regard thereto. The Deputy Tax Assessor shall do all work as is required of him by the Township Tax Assessor in regard to the assessing of real properties and all various other work as is required from time to time by the Tax Assessor.

§ 35-13.1 Assistant Tax Assessor.

[Added 2-5-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-04]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Assistant Tax Assessor.
B. 
Duties. The duties of the Assistant Tax Assessor shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) 
Report directly to the Tax Assessor, or in his or her absence, the Deputy Tax Assessor.
(2) 
Assist in determining all real property assessments within the Township.
(3) 
Assist in conducting field investigations of real property, including measuring properties and preparing diagrams and sketches to obtain essential information for each property so as to assure appropriate property valuations.
(4) 
Assist in the preparation of tax appeals.
(5) 
Respond to questions and complaints from the citizens.
(6) 
Assist in the review and analysis of property sales to determine suitability and utility in sales ratio studies and equalization programs.
(7) 
Assist in the preparation of reports, as directed, pertaining to property valuation and assessment processes.
(8) 
Assist in analyzing and establishing real estate market trends as delineated by neighborhood.
(9) 
Assist in the analysis and preparation of reports through utilization of the Marshall and Swift Commercial Estimator Program.
(10) 
Assist in the maintenance property assessments on an on-going basis through authorized or approved reassessments and/or approved assessment compliance plans.
(11) 
Assist in the updating of a property record files as required.
(12) 
Perform any and all other duties as assigned by the Tax Assessor or Deputy Tax Assessor.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Assistant Tax Assessor, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Valid certified tax assessor's certificate from the State of New Jersey.
(2) 
High school diploma or the equivalent.
(3) 
Minimum of five years' work experience in mass appraisal industry.
(4) 
Extensive work related and personal knowledge of the Vital Computer Appraisal (CAMA) Package and the Marshall and Swift Commercial Estimator Program.
(5) 
Possess knowledge of:
(a) 
State and municipal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applying to assessment for tax purposes.
(b) 
Ability to prepare the appropriate and necessary reports in a timely manner as requested.
(c) 
Ability to work harmoniously with citizens and others.
(d) 
General working knowledge of computers and tax assessment computer software programs.
(6) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
(7) 
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitation. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undo hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-14 Public Works Superintendent and Foreman.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Public Works Superintendent and Foreman.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Public Works Superintendent and Foreman shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of office of two years commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the second year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Public Works Superintendent and Foreman, an individual must meet the following requirements. He must:
(1) 
Read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
(2) 
Possess the ability to prepare and execute work orders and supervise and direct employees of the Public Works Department to ensure proper and efficient performance of duties.
(3) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of himself or others.
D. 
Duties. The Public Works Superintendent and Foreman shall organize and develop suitable work programs for the varied functions of public works; give suitable assignments and instructions to individuals and groups and supervise their work; supervise the cleaning and repair of streets and sewers, the paving of streets, the maintenance of piers, the maintenance and care of the garbage dumps, the cleaning, maintenance and repair of public buildings and the making of improvements; make investigations of complaints dealing with public works and take proper action to see that needed repairs are made with a minimum of delay; prepare suitable reports; obtain, store, safeguard and supervise the proper use of needed equipment, materials and supplies; and keep needed records and files and perform such other related tasks as are required by the Mayor and Township Council.
E. 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.6, an individual holding the position of full-time Superintendent of Public Works continuously for five years shall have tenure of office for the position of Superintendent of Public Works.
[Added 9-5-1995 by Ord. No. 95-86]

§ 35-15 Assistant Public Works Superintendent and Foreman.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Assistant Public Works Superintendent and Foreman.
B. 
Appointment. The Assistant Public Works Superintendent and Foreman shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Assistant Public Works Superintendent and Foreman, an individual must meet the following requirements. He must:
(1) 
Read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
(2) 
Possess the ability to prepare and execute work orders and supervise and direct employees of the Public Works Department to ensure proper and efficient performance of duties.
(3) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of himself or others.
D. 
Duties. The Assistant Public Works Superintendent and Foreman shall assist the Public Works Superintendent and Foreman by performing varied supervisory and administrative tasks and other related work as required. In addition to these duties, the Assistant Public Works Superintendent and Foreman shall assist in the organization and development of suitable work programs for the varied functions of public works; give suitable assignments and instructions to individuals and groups and supervise their work; assist in the supervision of the cleaning and repair of streets and sewers, the paving of streets, the maintenance of piers, the maintenance and care of the garbage dumps, the cleaning, maintenance and repair of public buildings and the making of improvements; make investigations of complaints dealing with public works and take proper action to see that needed repairs are made with a minimum of delay; prepare suitable reports; obtain, store, safeguard and supervise the proper use of needed equipment, materials and supplies; and keep needed records and files.

§ 35-16 Zoning Officer.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Zoning Officer of the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Zoning Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Zoning Officer shall be as follows:
(1) 
To enforce the zoning ordinances of the Township of Stafford.
(2) 
To issue zoning permits.
(3) 
To issue flood hazard letters in writing when requested.
(4) 
To answer all inquiries with regard to zoning.
(5) 
To keep a record of all applications for permits and of all permits and certificates issued, with a notation of all special conditions involved.
(6) 
To file and safely keep copies of all plans submitted.
(7) 
To collect and record fees for zoning permits and flood letters.
(8) 
To prepare a monthly report for the Township Council summarizing all activity of the previous months concerning the duties of the Zoning Officer.
D. 
The Zoning Officer shall be deemed to be the administrative officer as defined in N.J.S.A. 40:55D-3 and shall also issue certifications on behalf of the Township of Stafford certifying whether or not a subdivision has been approved by the Stafford Township Planning Board, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:55D-56 and, in general, shall coordinate the efforts of the Planning Board of the Township of Stafford and have such other duties or responsibilities as may, from time to time, be imposed with regard to the Planning Board.
E. 
The Zoning Officer shall conduct field inspections and special investigations to ensure compliance with various municipal ordinances, initiate and enforce rules and regulations in relation to enforcement of ordinances, initiate necessary legal action against violators of various municipal ordinances, prepare needed reports, establish and maintain the records and files and may assist in the promulgation of municipal ordinances.

§ 35-17 Deputy Zoning Officer.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Deputy Zoning Officer.
B. 
Appointment. The Deputy Zoning Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Deputy Zoning Officer shall be:
(1) 
To assist the Zoning Officer to enforce the zoning ordinances of the Township of Stafford.
(2) 
To perform all of the duties of the Zoning Officer at his direction or in his absence.

§ 35-18 Confidential Secretary to the Mayor.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Confidential Secretary to the Mayor.
B. 
Appointment. The Confidential Secretary to the Mayor shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Confidential Secretary to the Mayor, an individual must meet the following requirements. He must:
(1) 
Read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
(2) 
Possess some knowledge of modern office methods, practices and equipment, of performing routine, repetitive and noncomplex typing work from varied types of copy and of taking and transcribing dictation of limited complexity.
(3) 
Possess the ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions.
(4) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of himself or others.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the position of Confidential Secretary to the Mayor shall include but not be limited to the following:
[Amended 8-19-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25A]
(1) 
To perform all those secretarial and clerical duties of a varied nature and related work as directed by the Mayor.
(2) 
To perform those clerical duties assigned to her by the Mayor concerning the preparation of the budget.
(3) 
To perform those clerical duties directed by the Mayor in processing disciplinary and/or grievance matters.
(4) 
To perform whatever clerical duties are necessary pertaining to matters of a confidential nature between the Mayor and any other elected officials, appointed officers or employees.
(5) 
Any other clerical duties as directed by the Mayor.

§ 35-19 Confidential Secretary to the Administrator.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Confidential Secretary to the Administrator.
B. 
Appointment. The Confidential Secretary to the Administrator shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Confidential Secretary to the Administrator, an individual must meet the following requirements. He must:
(1) 
Read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
(2) 
Possess some knowledge of modern office methods, practices and equipment, of performing routine, repetitive and noncomplex typing work from varied types of copy and of taking and transcribing dictation of limited complexity.
(3) 
Possess the ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions.
(4) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of himself or others.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the position of Confidential Secretary to the Administrator shall include but not be limited to the following:
[Amended 8-19-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25A]
(1) 
To perform all those secretarial and clerical duties of a varied nature and related work as directed by the Administrator.
(2) 
To perform those clerical duties assigned to her by the Administrator concerning the preparation of the budget.
(3) 
To perform those clerical duties directed by the Administrator in processing disciplinary and/or grievance matters.
(4) 
To perform whatever clerical duties are necessary pertaining to matters of a confidential nature between the Administrator and any other elected officials, appointed officers or employees.
(5) 
Any other clerical duties as directed by the Administrator.

§ 35-20 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 35-20, Assistant Welfare Director, was repealed 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21.

§ 35-21 Recreation Director.

[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Recreation Director of the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Recreation Director shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Recreation Director, an individual must meet the following requirements. He must:
(1) 
Read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
(2) 
Have the ability to organize, develop and coordinate a recreation program, the ability to give suitable assignments and instructions to subordinates and to supervise their work.
(3) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of himself or others.
D. 
Duties. Under the direction of the Councilman in charge of recreation, the Recreation Director shall be responsible for the planning, promotion, development and supervision of a community-wide program of recreation activities for various age groups in the Township. The Recreation Director shall be required to do related work as directed by the Councilman in charge of recreation. The Recreation Director plans, initiates, organizes and supervises an extensive program of recreation activities for the entire community. She supervises, trains, evaluates, and advises assigned recreation personnel. She recommends, demonstrates and applies techniques, procedures, materials, equipment and supplies for use in special activities and assists in the interpretation of the recreation program to the general public through the use of press releases and other related techniques involving news media, as well as through participation in public and organization meetings.

§ 35-22 Recreation Assistant.

A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Recreation Assistant to the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Recreation Assistant shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Recreation Assistant, an individual must meet the following requirements. He must:
(1) 
Read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
(2) 
Have the ability to organize, develop and coordinate a recreation program, the ability to give suitable assignments and instructions to subordinates and to supervise their work.
(3) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of himself or others.
D. 
Duties. Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Assistant shall be responsible for the planning, promotion, development and supervision of a community-wide program of recreation activities for various age groups in the Township. The Recreation Assistant shall be required to do related work as directed.

§ 35-23 Supervisor of Recreation Programming. [1]

[Added 8-15-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-59]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Supervisor of Recreation Programming.
B. 
Appointment. The Supervisor of Recreation Programming shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Supervisor of Recreation Programming, an individual must meet the following requirements. He or she must:
(1) 
Be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
(2) 
Have the ability to plan, promote, develop, supervise and monitor a community-wide program of recreation activities for the Township residents.
(3) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of himself or others.
(4) 
Possess a bachelor's degree in a field of study reflecting planning and implementation of recreational programming.
(5) 
Possess practical knowledge and experience in working with children in planning, conducting and evaluating programs for recreation.
(6) 
Possess a valid New Jersey driver's license.
(7) 
Have transportation to and from work.
D. 
Duties. Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the Supervisor of Recreation Programming shall be responsible for the planning, promotion, development, supervision and monitoring of a community-wide program of recreation activities for the Township residents. The Supervisor of Recreation Programming shall also be able to disseminate information to the general public on recreation programs, prepare necessary correspondence, answer inquiries from the public regarding recreation programs and other duties as assigned by the Recreation Supervisor.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 35-23, Animal Control Officer, was redesignated § 35-47, Chief Animal Control Officer, 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 95-70.

§ 35-24 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 35-24, Construction Official, was repealed 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21.

§ 35-25 Confidential Secretary to the Chief of Police.

[Added 5-20-1986 by Ord. No. 86-17]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Confidential Secretary to the Chief of Police.
B. 
Appointment. The Confidential Secretary to the Chief of Police shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Confidential Secretary to the Chief of Police, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
To read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
(2) 
To possess some knowledge of modern office methods, practices and equipment, of performing routine, repetitive and noncomplex typing work from varied types of copy and of taking and transcribing dictation of limited complexity.
(3) 
To possess the ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions.
(4) 
To possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the position of Confidential Secretary to the Chief of Police shall include but not be limited to the following:
[Amended 7-1-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25; 8-19-1986 by Ord. No. 86-25A]
(1) 
To perform all those secretarial and clerical duties of a varied nature and related work as directed by the Chief of Police.
(2) 
To perform whatever clerical duties are necessary in preparing the Police Department budget at the direction of and under the supervision of the Chief of Police.
(3) 
To perform whatever clerical duties are necessary in processing disciplinary and/or grievance matters at the direction of and under the supervision of the Chief of Police.
(4) 
To perform whatever clerical duties are necessary pertaining to matters of a confidential nature between the Chief of Police and the Administrator, the Mayor and Township Council as directed by the Chief of Police.
(5) 
Any other clerical duties as directed by the Chief of Police.

§ 35-26 Code Enforcement Officer.

[Added 9-16-1986 by Ord. No. 86-44]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Code Enforcement Officer for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Code Enforcement Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The duties of Code Enforcement Officer shall be as follows:
(1) 
To conduct field inspections and special investigations to ensure compliance with various municipal ordinances, enforce rules and regulations in relation to enforcement of ordinances, prepare needed reports, assist in the establishment and maintenance of the records and files and assist in the promulgation of municipal ordinances.
(2) 
To assist the Zoning Officer in the enforcement of the zoning ordinances of the Township of Stafford.
(3) 
To perform such duties as are directed by the Mayor, Administrator, Director of the Department of Community Development, the Zoning Officer or the Deputy Zoning Officer.

§ 35-27 Deputy Code Enforcement Officer.

[Added 9-16-1986 by Ord. No. 86-44]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Deputy Code Enforcement Officer for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Deputy Code Enforcement Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The duties of Deputy Code Enforcement Officer shall be as follows:
(1) 
To assist the Code Enforcement Officer to enforce the ordinances of the Township of Stafford.
(2) 
To perform all of the duties of the Code Enforcement Officer at his direction or in his absence.
(3) 
To perform such duties as are directed by the Mayor, Director of the Department of Community Development, the Zoning Officer or the Deputy Zoning Officer.

§ 35-28 Secretary for Environmental Commission.

[Added 2-17-1987 by Ord. No. 87-17]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby established the position of Secretary for the Stafford Township Environmental Commission.
B. 
Appointment. The Secretary for the Environmental Commission shall be appointed by the Environmental Commission.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The Secretary shall perform such secretarial and clerical duties as assigned by the Environmental Commission.
D. 
Salary. The salary for the Secretary shall be established by the Township Council in its Salary Ordinance.

§ 35-29 Deputy Tax Search Officer.

[Added 7-21-1987 by Ord. No. 87-61]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Deputy Tax Search Officer for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Deputy Tax Search Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Deputy Tax Search Officer shall be as follows:
(1) 
To assist the Tax Search Officer to perform the necessary examination of the records of the Township and issue a tax search certificate.
(2) 
To perform all of the duties of the Tax Search Officer at the direction of the Tax Search Officer or in the absence of the Tax Search Officer.

§ 35-30 Secretary for Historic Preservation Commission.

[Added 9-15-1987 by Ord. No. 87-72]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby established the position of Secretary for the Stafford Township Historic Preservation Commission.
B. 
Appointment. The Secretary for the Historic Preservation Commission shall be appointed by the Historic Preservation Commission.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The Secretary shall perform such secretarial and clerical duties as assigned by the Historic Preservation Commission.
D. 
Salary. The salary for the Secretary shall be established by the Township Council in its Salary Ordinance.

§ 35-31 Secretary for Juvenile Conference Committee.

[Added 2-16-1988 by Ord. No. 88-13]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby established the position of Secretary for the Juvenile Conference Committee.
B. 
Appointment. The Secretary for the Juvenile Conference Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The Secretary shall perform such secretarial and clerical duties as assigned by the Juvenile Conference Committee.
D. 
Salary. The salary for the Secretary shall be established by the Township Council in its Salary Ordinance.

§ 35-32 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 35-32, Clean Communities Supervisor, added 11-22-1988 by Ord. No. 88-87, was repealed 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21.

§ 35-33 Adult School Crossing Guard.

[Added 12-6-1988 by Ord. No. 88-91]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby established the position of Adult School Crossing Guard for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. Adult School Crossing Guards shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council. Adult School Crossing Guards shall serve for a term of one year, commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31. An appointment of an individual as an Adult School Crossing Guard can be revoked in accordance with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.1.
C. 
Duties. Every Adult School Crossing Guard shall be under the supervision and direction of the Chief of Police. He shall comply with the rules and regulations applicable to the conduct and decorum of the regular police officers of the municipality. He shall perform such work concerning the direction of traffic as are required by the Chief of Police, including but not limited to the following:
(1) 
Direct street traffic at school crosswalks.
(2) 
Direct and assist children in crossing street.
(3) 
Supervise the safe crossing of children and other pedestrians by controlling traffic flow.
(4) 
Perform related work as required by the Chief of Police.
D. 
Qualifications. In order to be appointed to the position of Adult School Crossing Guard, an individual must possess the following qualifications:
(1) 
Meet the requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.1.
(2) 
Possess knowledge of proper procedures for directing traffic and possess the ability to handle traffic conditions properly and professionally.
(3) 
Possess the ability to recognize conditions which require administrative action or attention.

§ 35-34 Computer Network Administrator. [1]

[Added 12-19-1995 by Ord. No. 95-115]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Computer Network Administrator.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Computer Network Administrator shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council. The term of office of the Computer Network Administrator shall be at the pleasure of the governing body.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Computer Network Administrator, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess an undergraduate degree in computer science or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning. Work experience may be substituted for an undergraduate degree if the actual work experience meets the work experience requirements of the job as stated herein.
(2) 
Computer Network Engineer (CNE) or Computer Network Administrator (CNA) certification required.
[Amended 6-4-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-52]
(3) 
Possess at least three years of work experience as a network administrator, or in a similar position, including three years of experience in diagnosing and correcting computer hardware and software problems.
(4) 
Extensive experience with Novell network systems required.
[Amended 6-4-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-52]
(5) 
Possess the ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form and to interact effectively on a daily basis in a work setting with employees and vendors (software and hardware).
(6) 
Possess extensive experience with both Novell and Microsoft networks. Possess experience with software, including GroupWise, Outlook, Microsoft Office, Windows and 2003 Server.
[Amended 6-4-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-52]
(7) 
Familiarity with public sector software programs in New Jersey is also desirable.
(8) 
Possess the ability to prepare reports in a timely manner.
(9) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
(10) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties, or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible, as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship such person may not be eligible.
D. 
Duties. The duties of the Computer Network Administrator shall include, but not be limited, to the following:
(1) 
To design and administer all changes, alterations and enhancements to the local access network (LAN) which includes all Township departments.
(2) 
To determine the need and to formulate the specifications for the purchase/lease of computer hardware or software for use by the Township departments. This will entail a review of equipment and software available in the private sector and/or under state contract with the Township's purchasing agent.
(3) 
To identify and correct computer software and hardware problems for any and all Township-owned computer equipment.
(4) 
To review the equipment and to write recommendations to the administration for the purchase of any computer hardware or software by any department and to prepare annual written recommendations to the Township Administrator of equipment and software necessary to address the Township's computer needs.
(5) 
To perform such other duties as assigned by the Township Administrator.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 35-34, Assistant Animal Control Officer, was redesignated as § 35-49, 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 95-70.

§ 35-35 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 35-35, Secretary for Economic Advisory Board, added 2-20-1990 by Ord. No. 90-16, was repealed 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21.

§ 35-36 Program Director of Municipal Alliance Committee.

[Added 11-12-1991 by Ord. No. 91-64]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby established the position of Program Director of the Municipal Alliance Committee.
B. 
Appointment. The Program Director of the Municipal Alliance Committee shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The Program Director of the Municipal Alliance Committee shall be responsible for the implementation and supervision of the programs adopted by the Municipal Alliance Committee.
D. 
Salary. The salary for the Program Director of the Municipal Alliance Committee shall be established by the Township Council in its Salary Ordinance.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 44, Salaries and Compensation.

§ 35-37 Construction Code Official.

[Added 3-2-1993 by Ord. No. 93-13]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Construction Code Official for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Construction Code Official shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of four years, commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the fourth year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Construction Code Official, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess the necessary licenses and be certified by the State of New Jersey as a Construction Code Official;
(2) 
Meet the statutory requirements for appointment as a construction official as set forth in N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126.2;
(3) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
(4) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-38 Building Subcode Official.

[Added 3-2-1993 by Ord. No. 93-13]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Building Subcode Official for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Building Subcode Official shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of four years, commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the fourth year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Building Subcode Official, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess the necessary licenses and be certified by the State of New Jersey as a Building Subcode Official;
(2) 
Meet the statutory requirements for appointment as a subcode official as set forth in N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126.2;
(3) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
(4) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-39 Plumbing Subcode Official.

[Added 3-2-1993 by Ord. No. 93-13]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Plumbing Subcode Official for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Plumbing Subcode Official shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of four years, commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the fourth year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Plumbing Subcode Official, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess the necessary licenses and be certified by the State of New Jersey as a Plumbing Subcode Official;
(2) 
Meet the statutory requirements for appointment as a subcode official as set forth in N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126.2;
(3) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
(4) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-40 Electrical Subcode Official.

[Added 3-2-1993 by Ord. No. 93-13]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Electrical Subcode Official for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Electrical Subcode Official shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of four years, commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the fourth year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Electrical Subcode Official, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess the necessary licenses and be certified by the State of New Jersey as an Electrical Subcode Official;
(2) 
Meet the statutory requirements for appointment as a subcode official as set forth in N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126.2;
(3) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
(4) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-41 Fire Prevention Subcode Official.

[Added 3-2-1993 by Ord. No. 93-13]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Fire Prevention Subcode Official for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Fire Prevention Subcode Official shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council, and shall serve a term of four years, commencing on January 1 of the year of appointment and ending on December 31 of the fourth year, or until a successor shall be appointed and qualified.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Fire Prevention Subcode Official, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess the necessary licenses and be certified by the State of New Jersey as a Fire Prevention Subcode Official;
(2) 
Meet the statutory requirements for appointment as a subcode official as set forth in N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126.2 and N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126.1c;
(3) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
(4) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-42 Confidential Administrative Assistant to Mayor.

[Added 3-2-1993 by Ord. No. 93-13]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Mayor for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Mayor shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Mayor, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Have the ability to recognize conditions which require administrative action or attention and to perform the work necessary to carry out the required administrative action;
(2) 
To perform whatever duties are necessary pertaining to matters of a confidential nature between the Mayor and any other elected officials, appointed officers and employees;
(3) 
Possess the ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions;
(4) 
Possess the ability to perform expediting work under a variety of circumstances, to be courteous at all times and to perform the clerical work involved in this kind of position;
(5) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
(6) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-43 Confidential Administrative Assistant to Administrator.

[Added 3-2-1993 by Ord. No. 93-13]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Administrator for the Township of Stafford.
B. 
Appointment. The Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Administrator shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Administrator, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Have the ability to recognize conditions which require administrative action or attention and to perform the work necessary to carry out the required administrative action;
(2) 
To perform whatever duties are necessary pertaining to matters of a confidential nature between the Administrator and any other elected officials, appointed officers and employees;
(3) 
Possess the ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions;
(4) 
Possess the ability to perform expediting work under a variety of circumstances, to be courteous at all times and to perform the clerical work involved in this kind of position;
(5) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
(6) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-44 Municipal Court Attendant.

[Added 3-16-1993 by Ord. No. 93-14]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby established the position of Municipal Court Attendant.
B. 
Duties. The Municipal Court Attendant shall, under direction of the Municipal Court Judge:
(1) 
Attend sessions of the Municipal Court;
(2) 
Maintain order and security in and around the courtroom;
(3) 
May swear in witnesses, may serve papers issued from the court under direction from the court and may be responsible for safeguarding court property;
(4) 
Perform related work as required by the Municipal Court Judge.
C. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Municipal Court Attendant, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess some knowledge of the court practices and procedures and the techniques which could be useful in maintaining order and security in the courtroom;
(2) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position;
(3) 
Possess the ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions;
(4) 
Possess good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of the required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.

§ 35-45 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 35-45, Neighborhood Preservation Coordinator, added 7-6-1993 by Ord. No. 93-43, was repealed 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21.

§ 35-46 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 35-46, Senior Citizen Safe Housing Coordinator, added 9-6-1994 by Ord. No. 94-83, was repealed 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21.

§ 35-47 Chief Animal Control Officer.

[Amended 4-7-1987 by Ord. No. 87-38; 12-17-1991 by Ord. No. 91-74; 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 95-70]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Chief Animal Control Officer.
B. 
Appointment. The Chief Animal Control Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council. The Chief Animal Control Officer shall be reappointed unless, in the determination of the Township Administrator, there is good cause not to reappoint.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Chief Animal Control Officer shall include but not be limited to the following:
(1) 
Heading the Animal Control Department and reporting to and being directly responsible to the Township Administrator.
(2) 
Enforcing the provisions of the Township animal control ordinances and the state statutes, including the taking into custody, impounding, adoption, etc., of animals.
(3) 
Administering and enforcing rules and regulations and special emergency directives for the disposition and discipline of the department and its officers and personnel.
(4) 
Implementing, exercising and discharging the functions, powers and duties of the Department.
(5) 
Delegating duties and assignments of all subordinates and other personnel of the department.
(6) 
Overseeing the administration of the Animal Control Department, including but not limited to the keeping of needed records and files.
(7) 
Reporting annually, or as needed, to the Township Administrator on the operations of the department.
(8) 
Performing such other related tasks as are required by the Mayor and Township Council.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Chief Animal Control Officer, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Hold a certified animal control officer's certificate from the State of New Jersey.
(2) 
Have three years of animal control experience involving the enforcement of ordinances and/or statutes, including the taking into custody, impounding, adoption, etc., of animals.

§ 35-48 Animal Control Officer.

[Added 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 95-70]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Animal Control Officer.
B. 
Appointment. The Animal Control Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council. The Animal Control Officer shall be reappointed unless, in the determination of the Township Administrator, there is good cause not to reappoint.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
The duties of the Animal Control Officer shall include but not be limited to the following:
(1) 
Reporting directly to the Chief Animal Control Officer.
(2) 
Enforcing the provisions of the Township animal control ordinances and the state statues, including the taking into custody, impounding, adoption, etc., of animals.
(3) 
Assuming and performing all duties and responsibilities of the Chief Animal Control Officer in his absence.
(4) 
Assisting the Chief Animal Control Officer in formulating and implementing policy, regulations, goals and objectives of the Animal Control Department.
(5) 
Overseeing personnel and equipment to ensure that both meet department standards and safety requirements.
(6) 
Overseeing the supervision of the Assistant Animal Control Officers.
(7) 
Performing such duties as directed by the Mayor and Township Council.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Animal Control Officer, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Hold a certified animal control officer's certificate from the State of New Jersey.
(2) 
Have one year of animal control experience involving the enforcement of ordinances and/or statutes, including the taking into custody, impounding, adoption, etc., of animals. A person must hold a certified animal control officer's certificate from the State of New Jersey.

§ 35-49 Assistant Animal Control Officer.

[Added 2-20-1990 by Ord. No. 90-16; amended 8-15-1995 by Ord. No. 95-70]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Assistant Animal Control Officer.
B. 
Appointment. The Assistant Animal Control Officer shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Assistant Animal Control Officer shall include but not be limited to the following:
(1) 
Assisting the Chief Animal Control Officer and Animal Control Officer in the enforcement of the provisions of the Township animal control ordinances and the state statutes, including the taking into custody, impounding, adoption, etc., of animals.
(2) 
Performing all of the duties which are assigned to him by his supervisor.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Assistant Animal Control Officer, a person must hold a certified animal control officer's certificate from the State of New Jersey. The Township may consider the appointment of a noncertified individual; however, in such an event, that individual must become certified within his first year of appointment.

§ 35-50 Animal Cruelty Investigator.

[Added 7-3-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-44]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Animal Cruelty Investigator.
B. 
Appointment. The Animal Cruelty Investigator shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
[Amended 4-17-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-21]
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Animal Cruelty Investigator shall include but not be limited to the following:
(1) 
Enforce all laws and ordinances enacted for the protection of animals, including but not limited to, animal control, animal welfare and animal cruelty laws of the state and local ordinances.
(2) 
Conduct investigations and initiate and prosecute complaints and/or violations of animal control, animal welfare or animal cruelty laws of the State of New Jersey, as well as local ordinances.
(3) 
Engage in the apprehension and arrest and detection of offenders who have violated animal control, animal welfare and animal cruelty laws of the state as well as local ordinances.
(4) 
Working in consultation and cooperation with the Stafford Police Department, the Chief Animal Control Officer and other animal cruelty investigators under the direction of the Chief Animal Control Officer as well as the Business Administrator, when applicable, and when necessary cooperatively determining whether probable cause exists for the application and issuance of a search or arrest warrant and implementing same.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Animal Cruelty Investigator, a person must hold a certified animal control officer certificate from the State of New Jersey and have and maintain the New Jersey State Animal Cruelty Investigators Certification pursuant to N.J.S.A. 4:19-15.16a.

§ 35-51 Affordable Housing Coordinator.

[Added 1-21-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-03; amended 1-19-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-05]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Affordable Housing Coordinator. The Affordable Housing Coordinator shall also be known as the “Municipal Housing Liaison” for COAH purposes.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Affordable Housing Coordinator or Municipal Housing Liaison shall be a part-time position and shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council. Said appointment shall be made by resolution and a copy of same shall be forwarded to COAH upon its execution.
C. 
The duties of the Affordable Housing Coordinator or Municipal Housing Liaison shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) 
Reporting directly to the Township Administrator.
(2) 
Coordinating all aspects of the Township’s affordable housing program in conjunction with the Township’s professional consultant. This includes data collection, preparation of reports, responding to inquiries, and attendance at the meetings in order to facilitate the implementation of the Township’s affordable housing program.
(3) 
Meeting with developers, members of the public, and officials in order to design and implement the various components of the Township’s affordable housing program, including housing rehabilitation, inclusionary development sites, accessory apartments, existing units (for credits), senior citizen housing, and regional contribution agreements (if applicable).
(4) 
Preparing reports as necessary in accordance with any requirements of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) or any court of competent jurisdiction.
(5) 
Monitoring the status of all restricted units in the Stafford Township's Fair Share Plan.
(6) 
Preparing any proposed Township ordinance changes as necessary for the implementation of the affordable housing program.
(7) 
Advising the Township Administrator on matters impacting the Township’s affordable housing program.
(8) 
Meeting all COAH requirements for qualifications, including initial and periodic training. Attending continuing education opportunities on affordability controls, compliance monitoring and affirmative marketing as offered or approved by COAH.
(9) 
Performing other duties as assigned by the Township Administrator.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Affordable Housing Coordinator or Municipal Housing Liaison, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, or five years of work experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree if the actual work experience meets the work experience requirements of the job as stated herein.
(2) 
Possess the ability to assign and supervise work performance of assigned employees.
(3) 
Possess the ability to maintain financial records.
(4) 
Possess the ability to obtain, store, record, distribute and supervise the use of needed equipment, materials and supplies.
(5) 
Possess the ability to develop public good will, inform the public, and maintain good public relations.
(6) 
Possess the ability to manage personnel.
(7) 
Posses the ability to read and understand blueprints and possess applicable mathematical skills.
(8) 
Possess the ability to interpret financial reports and to formulate budget recommendations.
(9) 
Conformance with the Township of Stafford dress code and other personnel policies as adopted by the Township.
(10) 
Possess the ability to pass preemployment physical exam, including a drug screening analysis, subsequent to offer.
(11) 
Possess the ability to work harmoniously with citizens and others.
(12) 
Have five years of experience working with or for a municipality, or related experiences in a similar field.
(13) 
Possess the knowledge of affordable housing issues and the ability to monitor changes in COAH procedures.
(14) 
Possess knowledge of:
(a) 
State and municipal laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and procedures relating to the operations of the affordable housing program.
(b) 
Preparation of clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports.
(c) 
Establishment and maintenance of necessary records and files.
(d) 
Construction and site work.
(e) 
New Jersey Municipal Land Use law and regulations and zoning.
(f) 
Computers and computer software programs.
(15) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
(16) 
Possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

§ 35-52 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator.

[Added 1-21-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-04]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Geographic Information Coordinator shall be a part-time position and shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) 
Reporting directly to the Township Administrator.
(2) 
Coordinating, implementing, installing, and administrating of the Township’s Geographic Information System program which will include specified Township Departments.
(3) 
Determining need and formulation of specifications, if necessary, for purchase/lease of computer hardware or software for the Township’s geographic information system program for use by specified Township departments. This will entail a review of equipment and software available in the private sector and/or under state contract with the Township’s purchasing agent.
(4) 
Identifying and correcting computer software and hardware problems for Township-owned/leased computer equipment associated with the Township’s geographic information system program for use by specified Township departments.
(5) 
Coordinating of all aspects of the GIS program with the Township’s GIS consultant.
(6) 
Performing other related duties as assigned by the Township Administrator.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess an undergraduate degree in computer science or a related field from an accredited institution of higher learning. Work experience may be substituted for an undergraduate degree if actual work experience meets the work experience requirements of the job as stated herein.
(2) 
Possess CNE (computer network engineer) or CNA (computer network administrator) certification.
(3) 
Possess at least three years of work experience as a network administrator or similar position, including three years of experience in diagnosing and correcting computer hardware and software problems. In addition, some experience with GIS programs is required.
(4) 
Must be Novell certified and must have extensive experience with Novell network systems.
(5) 
Possess the ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form and to interact effectively on a daily basis in a work setting with employees and vendors (software and hardware.)
(6) 
Possess experience with geographic information systems technology, including hardware and software alternatives.
(7) 
Possess experience with Microsoft software (i.e., Microsoft Office, Mail, Windows.)
(8) 
Possess familiarity with public sector software programs in New Jersey is also desirable.

§ 35-53 Safety Coordinator.

[Added 1-18-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-3]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Safety Coordinator.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Safety Coordinator shall be a part-time position and shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Safety Coordinator shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) 
Reporting directly to the Township Administrator.
(2) 
Scheduling and conducting Safety Committee meetings as required by the Ocean County Joint Insurance Fund and the Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund regulations.
(3) 
Compiling all workers' compensation claims on a monthly basis and reviewing the claims with the Township Administrator, including any recommendations for follow-up action on any claims.
(4) 
Making recommendations to the Township Administrator on safety issues impacting Township operations and/or Township personnel.
(5) 
Conducting safety inspections on at least an annual basis to determine the need for any improvements and/or changes to any Township operation, work site, or Township property.
(6) 
Serving as the Township's representative and liaison to the Ocean County Joint Insurance Fund and the Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund Safety Committees.
(7) 
Preparing and filing all required safety incentive program documentation with the Ocean County Joint Insurance Fund and the Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund as necessary on a timely basis for the Township.
(8) 
Scheduling of safety training for Township employees, including the MEL Safety Institute (MSI) and other training programs offered by either the Ocean County Joint Insurance Fund or the Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund.
(9) 
Meeting with department heads as required to discuss safety issues impacting their departments.
(10) 
Review of annual loss reports from the OJIF and the MEL and submittal of any recommendations to the Township Administrator.
(11) 
Performing other related duties as assigned by the Township Administrator.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Safety Coordinator, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, or five years of work experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree if the actual work experience meets the work experience requirements of the job as stated herein.
(2) 
Possess the ability to assign and supervise work performance of assigned employees.
(3) 
Possess the ability to maintain financial records.
(4) 
Possess the ability to obtain, store, record, distribute and supervise the use of needed equipment, materials and supplies.
(5) 
Possess the ability to develop public good will, inform the public, and maintain good public relations.
(6) 
Possess the ability to manage personnel.
(7) 
Possess the ability to interpret financial reports and to formulate budget recommendations.
(8) 
Conformance with the Township of Stafford dress code and other personnel policies as adopted by the Township.
(9) 
Possess the ability to pass preemployment physical exam, including a drug screening analysis, subsequent to offer.
(10) 
Possess the ability to work harmoniously with citizens and others.
(11) 
Have five years of experience working with or for a municipality, or related experiences in a similar field.
(12) 
Possess the knowledge of safety-related issues and safety management and extensive knowledge of the Ocean County Joint Insurance Fund and NJ Municipal Excess Liability Joint Insurance Fund safety programs and safety requirements.
(13) 
Possess the ability for:
(a) 
Preparation of clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports.
(b) 
Establishment and maintenance of necessary records and files.
(14) 
Possess the ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
(15) 
Possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

§ 35-54 Census Coordinator.

[Added 2-7-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-2]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Census Coordinator.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Census Coordinator shall be a part-time position and shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Census Coordinator shall include, but not be limited to the following:
(1) 
Reporting directly to the Township Administrator.
(2) 
Serving as Stafford Township's official liaison to the United States Census Bureau and any other federal or state departments and/or agencies charged with the responsibility of assisting with the completion of the decennial census.
(3) 
Coordination of all aspects of the Township's participation in the census including attendance at meetings, training sessions, dissemination of information to the public, and filing of all reports.
(4) 
Submittal of periodic reports to the Township Administrator and the Mayor concerning the census and any requirements that need to be met by the Township.
(5) 
Performing other related duties as assigned by the Township Administrator.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Census Coordinator, an individual must meet the following requirements: background, training and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position with a favorable recommendation from the Township Administrator.

§ 35-55 Deputy Director of Community Development.

[Added 2-7-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-2]
A. 
Position created. There is hereby created the position of Deputy Director of Community Development.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Deputy Director of Community Development shall be a part-time position and shall be appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Deputy Director of Community Development shall include, but not be limited to the following:
(1) 
Reporting directly to the Director of Community Development or in the absence of the Director, directly to the Township Administrator.
(2) 
In the absence of the Director of Community Development, assuming the duties of the Director of Community Development as outlined in § 18-3 of the Stafford Township Code.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Deputy Director of Community Development, an individual must meet the following requirements: background, training and experience sufficient to perform the duties of the position with a favorable recommendation from the Township Administrator.

§ 35-56 Assistant Computer Network Administrator.

[Added 6-4-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-52]
A. 
Position created. There shall be created the position of Assistant Computer Network Administrator.
B. 
Appointment and term of office. The Assistant Computer Network Administrator shall be a full-time position and shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Township Council.
C. 
Duties. The duties of the Assistant Computer Network Administrator shall include but not be limited to the following:
(1) 
Assist in the design and administration of changes, alterations, and enhancements to Stafford Township's local area network (LAN), which includes all Township departments.
(2) 
Assist the Network Administrator[1] in the determination of the need and formulation of specifications for purchase/lease of computer hardware or software for use by Township departments. This will entail a review of equipment and software available in the private sector and/or under state contract with the Township's Purchasing Agent.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: See § 35-34, Computer Network Administrator.
[2]
Editor's Note: See § 35-9, Purchasing Agent.
(3) 
Identify and correct computer software and hardware problems for Township-owned computer equipment.
(4) 
Review equipment, as well as written recommendations made to the Network Administrator, as directed, prior to the purchase of any computer hardware or software by any department.
(5) 
Assist with the design and daily administration of the Township's telephone systems, including cellular phones.
(6) 
Assist the Network Administrator in the daily administration of the Township's local access channel and information scroll.
(7) 
Assist the Network Administrator in the design and administration of the Township's Web page.
(8) 
Review and implement training required for system users for new and existing applications and/or hardware.
(9) 
Other related duties as assigned by the Computer Network Administrator or the Township Administrator.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: See § 35-4, Township Administrator.
D. 
Qualifications. To be appointed to the position of Assistant Computer Network Administrator, an individual must meet the following requirements:
(1) 
Possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in computer science or a related field. Work experience may be substituted for an undergraduate degree if the actual work experience meets the work experience requirements of the job as stated herein.
(2) 
Computer Network Engineer (CNE) or Computer Network Administrator (CNA) certification is required.
(3) 
At least three years' work experience as a network administrator, or similar position, including three years experience in diagnosing and correcting computer hardware and software problems.
(4) 
Extensive experience with both Novell and Microsoft networks is required.
(5) 
Possess the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form and to interact effectively on a daily basis in a work setting with employees and software and hardware vendors.
(6) 
Possess software experience including GroupWise, Outlook, Microsoft Office, Windows and 2003 Server.
(7) 
Familiarity with public sector software programs in New Jersey is also desirable.
(8) 
Possess the ability to prepare reports in a timely manner.
(9) 
Possess experience with Avaya PBX and voice telecommunications systems.
(10) 
Good health and freedom from disabling physical and mental defects which would impair the proper performance of required duties or which might endanger the health and safety of oneself or others. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodations have been made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.