Recycling Center & Compost Facility Closure

The Recycling Center and Compost Facility will be closed on Thursday, 11/22, Friday, 11/23, and Saturday, 11/24, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
 Public Works   Phone: (609) 652-3700 ext. 244  |  Fax: (609) 652-1976  |  Email: dpw@gtnj.org  |  Director: Kevin R. McDowell
 

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP PUBLIC WORKS

 
The Galloway Township Department of Public Works is a multidimentional workforce that has a broad range of functions.  Divisions within the Department of Public Works are: Administration, Facilities, Grounds, Roads, Snow & Ice Control, Fleet Maintenance, Storm Water Management, Engineering, Inspections, Sewer Utility, Community Services, Senior Services and Capital Improvements.
  
 
 
MISSION STATEMENT
The Public Works Department mission is to strive to provide the highest quality of services and enhance the safety to our residents and the traveling public, working together to develop a vision for the Township's present and future of our community.
 
 
 
Administration
 
- Support all divisions administratively
- Project management
- Inventory control
- Prepare residential and departmental request for services
- Budget preparation and implementation
- Township auction
- Road opening permits: sewer laterals, driveway and utilities applications
- Condominium Services Act
- Maintain maps and asbuilts
- Sell wood chips and leaf compost
- Coordinate Bulk collection
- Senior citizen registrations and bulk pickup
- Initiate in-house improvements
- Underground mark out coordination
- Storm Water Management Compliance
- Work with Township Engineer on various projects
- Coodinate purchase order and project payments
- Sell surplus equipment vehicles and various other used Township items
- Snow & Ice Control operations
- Coordination of special events
- Coordination of Township events 
 
 
Facilities
- Township events; set up, break down and maintenance
- Maintain various Township buildings
- Maintain various grounds, fields and playgrounds
- Maintain Township owned flags
- Maintain irrigation systems; opening up and winterizing
- Oversee cleaning of Township facility buildings
- Perform various weekly and monthly inspections
- Removal of Township trash and recycling
- Residental request for services
- Tool box meetings
- Special events
- Snow & ice control operations at Township owned facilities
 
 
Grounds
- Maintain various grounds, fields and playgrounds
- Maintain irrigation systems; opening up and winterizing
- Perform various weekly and monthly inspections
- Maintain GTAA; cut grass, line fields and grounds
- Maintain all Township owned playground equipment
- Residental request for services
- Tool box meetings
 
 
Roads
- Maintain roadways; shoulders, grading, street sweepint, potholes, patching and resurfacing
- Fall leaf collection
- Mowing and tree trimming roadsides throughout Township
- Snow & ice control operations
- Make, install and maintain Township signs
- Respond to emergencies
- Maintain storm drains and catch basins
- Oversee all operations of Waste Management
- Management of bulk drop off program
- Pick up items for senor citizens
- Oversee compost site
- Inspection retention ponds and ditches
- Maintain Township vehicles and equipment inventory
- Residential request for services
- Tool box meetings
- Special events
 
 
Fleet Maintenance
- Maintains and oversees utility, public works, police vehicles and equipment
- Residential request for services
- Emergency road side services for police vehicles; tire repair and towing
- Respond to Township emergencies
- Provide preventative maintenance with all Galloway Township vehicles and equipment
- Verify all vehicles safety DOT inspections and recalls
- Provide electrical and diagnostic scans and repairs
- Decommission and prepare vehicles for auction
- Operate, test and repair equipment
 
 
 
Sewer Utility
- Operates and maintains all phases of waste water collection
- Maintain, maintenance and cleaning of wet wells
- Sewer mark outs
- Residental request for services
- Flow meter analysis
- Perform generator maintenance
- Manhole maintenance
- Storm Water Management
- Respond to emergencies
- Tool box meetings
- Video Township sewer lines
- Maintain Township utility easements, sewer lines and laterals
- Complete weekly and monthly reports
- Perform required safety and PEOSHA required departmental training
- Work with Township engineer
- Snow & ice control operations
- Maintain storm drains and catch basins
 
 
 
 
 
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Galloway Township Municipal Government
300 East Jimmie Leeds Road
Galloway, New Jersey 08205
Phone: (609) 652-3700
 
Township Office Hours:
Monday - Friday  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
 
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