SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough is currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of sanitation laborer. The available position is fulltime and includes benefits. It is a union position. Starting salary is $32,469. Candidates must be able to read, write, speak, understand and/or communicate in English sufficiently in order to perform the necessary duties for this job as well as understand and carry out oral and written directions. Other duties include:

  • Necessary manual work involved in loading garbage and refuse from rear yards and curbs into trucks
  • Unloading trucks at dump site
  • Cleaning and maintenance of trucks
  • Snow plowing and blowing duties

The ideal candidate is able to perform heavy physical labor for extended periods of time under adverse weather conditions. A CDL-B license must be achieved during a six-month probationary period.

An application for this position can be downloaded at the Spotswood Borough website. Completed applications can be emailed to Cate Leedy at Applications can also be mailed to Leedy at the Spotswood Borough Administrative Offices on 77 Summerhill Road.

For additional information or questions regarding the above position, contact Spotswood Department of Public Works Director Rob Mitzelman by telephone at 732-416-1822 or by email at