Public Works Department

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The Department of Public Works maintains the Townships streets, shade trees, storm and sanitary sewers, traffic signals, public parks, buildings, and grounds.

Public Works also efficiently maintains a large assortment of service vehicles and equipment to provide excellent maintenance in the Township of Chatham.

F/T Laborer – Township of Chatham Public Works (Morris County) an EOE. Entry level position. Duties include but are not limited to: grass cutting, field and grounds maintenance, ball field upkeep, road repairs, snow plowing, trash pick up at parks and municipal facilities, general maintenance of buildings, carpentry and electrical as needed. Masonry, Tree maintenance, and Technology experience a plus. Applicant must possess High School diploma or equivalent, as well as a CDL Class B driver’s license. A criminal background check, pre-employment drug test and physical are required. Starting salary $35,000 plus benefits. Could be higher DOQ. Applications can be obtained at 405 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ 07928. Or, downloaded from website at  Applications due by Friday, August 31st to Rich Young, Director of Public Works at Township reserves the right to interview qualified candidates prior to the deadline for submission.

Chatham Township offers single stream recycling every other Friday. Morris County MUA is responsible for picking up recyclables. Residents are encouraged to put recyclables at their curb before 6:00 AM. If you have questions, please call 973-659-3490.

  • View additional information about recycling programs here.

Residents hire a private contractor for garbage collection and are free to choose any licensed refuse hauler. Many residents utilize Chatham Disposal who can be reached at 973-379-1268.

Learn about the Tanglewood Compost facility here.

Learn about the benefits of leaving your grass clipping on your lawn here.

View the Chatham Township Perspectives video about the Department of Public Works here.

2020's FREE Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Events here.

Rich Young
Office Hours: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

405 Southern Boulevard