Forms & Resources

Personnel Department

1st Floor
Phone: 973-470-5855 
Fax: 973-470-5260
Hours: Mon.– Fri. 8:15am - 4:15pm

Doug Johnson
Personnel & Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
Phone: 973-470-5756

Employee Info Link - Employee Personnel Documents

Employment Opportunities

The Personnel Office is located on the first floor of City Hall. The City of Clifton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are accepted by the Personnel Office from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, or ethic origin.

Applications for non competitive Civil Service titles, such as; Laborer 1 (Candidates must possess Class B Commercial Driver License), Keyboarding Clerk 1, Graduate Nurse Public Health, Parking Enforcement Officer and various seasonal park and recreational department positions are accepted only during the last week of July 25th through July 29th, 2016 from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Applications are accepted for the position of Clifton School Crossing Guard and Public Safety Telecommunicator on an ongoing basis. Temporary/Seasonal positions are recruited as they occur. 

Please visit our Employment Opportunities page for instructions and application. 

Opening and testing times for Police and Firefighter positions are advertised in area newspapers when an examination is scheduled by the New Jersey Department of Personnel.

Consideration for employment requires that the applicant be a resident of Passaic County or Essex County and reside within a 15 mile radius of the City on the date of their appointment.

For more information, call or stop in the Clifton Personnel Office Monday – Friday 8:15AM – 4:15PM.