City of

Salem NJ

A Message From the Mayor

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Welcome to the great City of Salem!  A city full of rich history, great architecture, and a prominent future.

Salem City is located along the Salem River, with access to water and upgraded rail ways to support current and future industrial growth. Salem City occupies 2.8 square miles of residential, retail, commercial, and industrial community with great opportunities for private investment and city wide development.

Our City mission is to foster community pride that allows our residents to be active participants in the strategic, substantive and sustainable enhancement of resident’s quality of life, as the governing body stimulates citywide growth by demonstrating competent business savvy, transparent and trust worthy leadership and a commitment to delivering excellence in service.

Salem City is a reflection of the best Salem County and the State of New Jersey have to offer.  We look forward to you getting to know Salem City and invite you to make our home your home.

Mayor Charles Washington, Jr.

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The City of Salem has been chosen as the FIRST city in the state to receive help formulating and implementing a jobs-based redevelopment plan.

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If you are a SALEM resident, and you DID NOT get the 3rd edition of the Voice of Salem newsletter delivered to your address within the last few weeks, please contact us so we can track down undelivered mail that you paid for.

Municipal Court Career Opportunity

The Salem City Municipal Court is seeking to hire a qualified individual to perform the duties of Deputy Court Administrator (full time). Applicant must have a high school diploma.

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