SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As part of the process of new hires, the Springfield Township Committee approved the appointment of Kenneth Nemiroff as a Traffic Control Officer.

Nemiroff was recommended for the position by Springfield Police Chief John Cook and Sargent Ryan Westover. In his role, Nemiroff will work less than 20 hours per week in a part-time role, as stipulated by township ordinances regarding the position.

He will not accrue any benefits for the position, including holiday, vacation or personal leave or medical benefits.

The duties of a traffic control officer mostly revole around traffic. these include managing incidents that do not involve loss of life, injury or potential criminal activity, supporting the police when they are managing incidents, particularly in managing traffic and dealing with accident damaged, broken down and abandoned vehicles, among other responsibilities.