Ordinance No. 18-19

Introduced: May 31, 2018
Public Hearing: June 11, 2018
Status: Adopted

Ordinance Amending the Salary Ordinance for “Non-Union” Employees

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:9-165 permits a municipality to establish salaries, wages or compensation to be paid to the officers and employees of the municipality, and

WHEREAS, the Township Council has determined that the salary guidelines should be amended in order to establish salary ranges for non-union employees.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Township Council of the Township of Vernon, County of Sussex, State of New Jersey, that the following are the salary ranges.

General Administration
Business Administrator$80,000$110,000
Confidential Aide to the Mayor$40,000$65,000
Clerk’s Office
Municipal Clerk$70,000$95,000
Finance and Tax
Chief Financial Officer75,000110,000
Principal Payroll Clerk40,00065,000
Tax Assessor75,000110,000
Tax Collector65,00080,000
Construction and Land Use
Construction Code Official65,00090,000
Sub Code Official-All50,00070,000
Land Use Department Head50,00075,000
Zoning Code Enforcement Officer50,00070,000
Public Works
DPW-Department Head85,000105,000
Assistant Supervisor60,00080,000
Supervising Mechanic60,00080,000
Municipal Court
Municipal Court Administrator60,00090,000
Judge of Municipal Court25,00045,000
Chief of Police135,000175,000
Records Support Technician40,00070,000
Fire Prevention
Fire Official45,00075,000
Community Affairs
Director of Community Affairs45,00065,000
Recreation Supervisor40,00060,000
Animal Control
Animal Control Officer- Division Head45,00065,000
Animal Control Officer30,00040,000
Municipal Offices
OEM Coordinator$1,500/year$5,000/year
Deputy Registrar$2,500/year$5,000/year
Keyboarding Clerk (All Depts.) $10 per hour$20 per hour
Accounting Assistant$25 per hour$30 per hour
Construction and Land Use
Sub Code Officials/Inspectors (All)$30 per hour$45 per hour
Code Enforcement Officer (Zoning)$15 per hour$25 per hour
Animal Control
Assistant Animal Control Officer$15 per hour$25 per hour
On Call Animal Control Officer$125 per week$225 per week
Animal Attendant$8.60 per hour$12 per hour
Public Safety
Fire Prevention Specialist$16 per hour$25 per hour
Court Security Guard$20 per hour$25 per hour
Public Works
Laborer- General$10 per hour$20 per hour
Laborer- Summer Seasonal$10 per hour$15 per hour
Laborer/Driver- Winter Seasonal$15 per hour$20 per hour
Garage Attendant$10 per hour$20 per hour
Public Safety Trainee$15 per hour$20 per hour
Public Safety Tele-communicator$15 per hour$25 per hour
Police Special I$20 per hour$25 per hour
Police Special II$25 per hour$30 per hour
Senior Citizens
Nutrition Site Manager$15 per hr.$20 per hr.
Food Service Worker$9 per hr.$15 per hr.

All ordinances of the Township of Vernon which are inconsistent with the provisions of the Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of each inconsistency.

If any chapter, article, division, section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause, or provision of the Ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect all remaining portions of this Ordinance.

The Ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after final passage, approval and publication after adoption by the Township Council and shall be retroactive to January 1, 2018.