The Human Resources Department is responsible for coordinating the recruitment and hiring of all Township employees. The department administers the Township's retirement system, compensation, benefits, orientation and other support services for the departments and divisions.
The Human Resources Department is committed to hiring, compensating and developing the Township's workforce to ensure its ability to serve the Township's residents and make it better.
The employees of the Human Resources Department are dedicated to providing quality, professional services for the employees of the Township. We are committed to exceed the expectations of residents and employees with diligence, integrity and innovation.
- What is the mission of the Human Resources Department?
The Township of Freehold has approximately 250 full-time, 30 part-time, and 390 seasonal employees. The Human Resources Department is responsible for assisting the Township in achieving its mission by effectively managing its human resources. This involves wage and salary administration, benefits and position classification, recruitment and selection, employee relations, performance evaluations, workers’ compensation, and equal employment opportunity.
- How can I find information on employment opportunities with the Township of Freehold?
You may either call the Human Resources Department directly at 732-294-2024, or if you are looking for a listing of civil service positions available in Freehold Township or in other municipalities or state agencies, connect to the New Jersey Department of Personnel homepage. Job vacancies for Freehold Township and for other municipal or state positions are also available in the Automated Labor Exchange (ALEX). ALEX, also known as the New Jersey Department of Labor Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network, can be accessed at all state unemployment offices.
For information on the requirements to be a Police Officer in Freehold Township, visit the Police Department.
- What is the job application process with the Township of Freehold?
Freehold Township hires and retains personnel according to the guidelines of the New Jersey Department of Personnel. These guidelines were formerly called the Civil Service Regulations. Applicants for most vacant positions in the Township must file an application with the New Jersey Department of Personnel and may have to take a civil service examination. A small number of positions are not subject to the civil service regulations and are hired directly by the Township.
- What are the benefits the Township of Freehold offers its employees?
The Township of Freehold provides excellent compensation and benefits for its employees. Some of the benefits include:
- Sick Leave
- Military Leave
- Vacation Leave
- Life Insurance
- Bereavement Leave
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Holidays Per Year
- Worker's Compensation Insurance
- Local Government Retirement Plan
- Health and Dental Insurance
- What happens if I’m offered a job with the Township of Freehold?
If you are selected for hire by the Township of Freehold, you will be contacted by the Human Resources Department and a "conditional offer of employment" will be made based on the successful completion of a physical examination. Once a candidate has met all of the requirements and conditions of employment, a start date is scheduled.