Vernon Township

21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Phone: 973.764.4055


Ordinance No. 16-03

Introduced: February 8, 2016
Public Hearing: February 22, 2016
Status: Adopted

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WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A9-165 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
Administrative (Confidential) Assistant $40,000 $60,000
Confidential Assistant/Purchasing Agent $50,000 $70,000
Public Works
Asst. Supervisor $60,000 $80,000
Municipal Court
Court Administrator $60,000 $85,000
Fire Safety
Fire Official $45,000 $70,000
Chief of Police $145,000 $160,000
Records Clerk $40,000 $65,000
General Administration
Purchasing Agent $4,800 $6,000
Construction Code
Sub Code Officials All $25 per hr. $40 per hr.
Public Works
Laborer (Part-time) $10 per hr. $15 per hr.
Animal Control
Asst. Animal Control Officer $15 per hr. $20 per hr.
On Call Animal Control Officer $250 per pay $350 per pay
Animal Attendant $8.50 per hr. $10 per hr.
Special I $20 per hr.  
Special II $25 per hr.  
Public Safety Tele-Communicator $15 per hr. $25 per hr.
Financial Administration
Accounting Assistant $20 per hr. $30 per hr.
Public Safety
Fire Inspector $16 per hr. $25 per hr.
Senior Citizens
Nutrition Site Manager $14 per hr. $18 per hr.
Food Service Worker $9 per hr. $12 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All ordinances of the Township of Vernon which are inconsistent with the provisions of the Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of each inconsistency.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, 2016.


Vernon Township

21 Church Street
Vernon, NJ 07462

Phone: 973.764.4055 

Township Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Emergencies Dial 9-1-1
Non-Emergencies Dial 973-764-6155


Current Agendas

Township Council

Land Use Board