Joint Meeting of Essex & Union Counties

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02/01/2022 Purchasing & Procurement Officer Purchasing and Procurement Officer Joint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties, a Wastewater Treatment facility, is seeking an individual who will be responsible for the management and control of all purchasing procedures. This involves the procurement of equipment, materials, supplies and services for the Joint Meeting. The Purchasing and Procurement Officer will maintain records in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Joint Meeting and the New Jersey Public Contracts Law. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting the Purchasing Agent overseeing public advertising, receiving bids and requests for proposals and awarding of contracts. Reviews requisitions, locates reputable sources of supply, prepares bid specs and reviews bids. Extensive vendor interaction. This position will be under the direction of the Director of Finance and will assist with the daily operations of the office and the supervision of staff. Candidates should be familiar with Edmunds Financial Accounting System or a large scale Windows based purchase order accounting system and experienced with the purchasing of equipment, materials and supplies on a large scales. Candidate must have effective planning, organizational and communications skills. The successful candidate will possess a QPA certification issued by the NJ Division of Local Government Services and five (5) years of experience working in a public purchasing department or performing purchasing functions in an executive capacity as a Purchasing Officer. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred. Interested candidates may forward their resume with salary history and salary requirements to Director of Human Resources, Joint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties, 500 South First Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202. No Phone calls. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
2/1/2022 Operations Shift Supervisor Wastewater Treatment Facility in Northern NJ is seeking an individual who will supervise and coordinate the activities of the plant operators during the assigned rotating shift. Also responsible for monitoring the plant operation and process. Summary of Qualifications: Candidate must possess a High School degree or GED. College degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field preferred. Minimum 3 years experience in a wastewater treatment plant operations department plus 3 years supervisory experience. Satisfactory completion of NJDEP certified basic and advanced wastewater operations courses required. Possession and maintaining of a minimum of an S-1 license required or ability to obtain same within one year from the date of hire. Applicant shall have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to all levels of employees. Applicants who possess an equivalent combination of education and experience listed above may be considered. Interested and qualified applicants who are interested in applying may forward their resume, along with salary requirements to
4/1/2022 Maintenance Mechanic Working under the direction of the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all the Joint Meeting’s machinery, control equipment and vehicles, with extremely limited supervision. Persons filling this position are assumed to be proficient in the positions, duties and responsibilities and to be developing or refining individual skill sets in anticipation of potential upward career mobility as a Supervisor should position vacancies develop. • High school diploma, GED certification • Completion of a course of study at a Technical School resulting in certification in applicable Mechanical Maintenance knowledge skills and abilities. • A valid driver's license is required. • Minimum of five years of experience on pumps and/or related machinery and equipment commonly used in the wastewater treatment industry. Salary range $30.00 to $38.00 per hour Position is represented by Teamsters Local 641. Salary range $30.00 to $38.00 Benefits include Pension (NJ Public Employees), Health Benefits, Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Days, 457B Plan Resumes may be forwarded to

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Please send an e-mail to Robert Barry if you are interested in applying for a job at Joint Meeting. Include a brief message and attach your resume to the e-mail (preferably in Word format). If you prefer to fax your resume, you may do so at (908)-353-7925. If you'd like to mail your resume, please write to: Robert Barry, Director of Human Resources, at 500 South First St., Elizabeth NJ 07202.

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