The Nutley Board of Commissioners announced Tuesday night that the township has six slots available for jobs with the township that could last up to six months and will pay $12,000 for each of the positions.
Commissioner Mauro Tucci said, "We have been given some help to put people in Nutley back to work."
He said he received an alert on his phone from state officials that slots were being given for temporary employment in municipalities.
"The officials said they would give us three," Tucci said. "I said that is okay, but six would be nice, and they agreed to give us six."
The details on what the jobs will be is not yet available, he said.
"This can really help, and we want residents to know they contact us about these slots," Tucci said.
For details, call the Recreation Department at 973-284-4966.
Hurricane Sandy caused power outages and flooding at the end of October into early November, and Tucci said many residents have said they lost their jobs because the Hurricane's damage to different companies.