Emergency Management


The Carteret Office of Emergency Management (OEM), and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), are requesting members of the community that are interested in volunteering to please email oem@carteret.net for a membership application.
No prior experience is necessary. Anyone over the age of 18 is eligible for membership.

Contact Information

183 Roosevelt Avenue
Carteret, NJ 07008

Phone: 732-541-4007

Fax: 732-541-3921




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 Department Information:

The Carteret Office of Emergency Management (OEM) in a mutual partnership with Police, Fire, EMS, and other Borough Departments and in coordination with federal, state, county, and other local municipalities work to prepare for and respond to any man-made or natural hazard that may jeopardize life and property. The Carteret Office of Emergency Management is responsible for overseeing the borough’s Emergency Operating Plan (EOP) as one of the four phases of emergency management; mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Membership Information: Members of the public interested in volunteering in this professional public safety agency may do so by printing and filling out our Membership Application and mailing it to Office of Emergency Management, Borough of Carteret, 183 Roosevelt Avenue Carteret, NJ 07008. You may also e-mail us at oem@carteret.net if you have any further questions.

Membership Requirements: Requirements for membership are 18 years of age or older, must be a US citizen, possess a valid NJ drivers license, live within 20 minutes of the Borough of Carteret, interview with OEM Officer Staff and pass a New Jersey State Police background check.


Staff Information:

Municipal Coordinator/Chief of Department:

Bob Panazzolo

Chief Deputy Coordinator:

Greg Gadomski


Captain – Mickey Smith

Captain – Jerry Ondrick

Borough Council Liaison:

Council Member – Vincent Bellino

Police Liaison:

Chief Dennis McFadden

Retired Membership:

Chief Dan Beasley

Borough Coordinator John S. Wyatt

Chief Deputy Coordinator David Arsenault


Call Us at (732) 541-3801 | Open Mon-Fri 8:00a - 4:00p