The Roselle Park Public Works Group, the union for the Department of Public Works (DPW), has agreed to to a five-year contract that will end in 2019. The contract provides a 2% increase for each year of the contract for the nine (9) positions in the union. Those positions are:
- Class I Laborer (Entry)
- Class II Laborer (Entry)
- Class II Laborer (2-Years)
- Equipment Operator
- Apprentice Operator
- Automotive Mechanic
- Shade Tree Bucket Operator
- Working Foreman
The entry level position of Laborer/Helper has a starting salary of $32,366.66 this year and a final salary of $35,034.71 in 2019. The position of Working Foreman has a 2015 salary of $68,104.64 with a 2019 salary of $73,718.65.
These amounts are the base pay and do not take into account overtime.
The contract was ratified by the union in October of 2014 and it is in line with a majority of the other union contracts agreed to by the municipality.
A copy of the ordinance is available below: