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NHSA Employment Opportunities

For more than 20 years, the North Hudson Sewerage Authority has partnered with Jacobs, a global, consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management firm based in Dallas, to operate and maintain the facilities and systems that serve our customers. Unless otherwise noted, the positions listed below are for employment with Jacobs specifically to serve the NHSA. In turn, Jacobs uses specialized staffing agencies, such as HKA Enterprises, to recruit qualified candidates. To apply for a position, click on the link and follow the instructions.

Billing and Collections Supervisor

*Note: This postion will be fulfilled by NHSA and not Jacobs.

Responsible for managing the billing and collection of over 22,000 sewer accounts, as well as supervising the billing and collections staff. The Billing and Collections Supervisor reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Position oversees and manages the billing and collections staff; obtains a thorough knowledge of billing and collections procedures and software (currently Edmunds); reviews daily reports, including exception reports, reviews and posts billing adjustments; reviews, investigates and posts credit adjustments; reviews and manages customer agreements; collaborates with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure proper accounting of all revenues and cash receipts; oversees the monthly processing of interest accruals and the quarterly process of sewer billing; manages the Authority’s participation in tax sales with its constituent municipalities; assists the Authority Collection Counsel with collection related issues; and in the absence of other employees, responds to and assists customers with the status of their sewer account.

The billing and collections supervisor must be able to follow procedures, plan, organize and develop all billing and collection activities, both orally and in writing, and be able to prepare clear, sound and accurate informative reports.

Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or a similar field, must have minimum of 10 years experience in the private or public sector in a comparable position; and knowledge of procedues related to tax sale process in the state of New Jersey is preferable.

Click here for complete job description including working conditions and physical requirements. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to lkish@nhudsonsa.com.

Operator-in-Training

Performs a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift. This position typically holds or is working on first level wastewater treatment certification. An NJDEP S1 Operators License will need to be obtained within the first two years of employment with Jacobs.

Position requires learning and gaining skills involving the maintenance of equipment and servicing work in the plant; operating treatment facilities to control flow and processing of water/wastewater, sludge, and effluent; and operating valves and gates either manually or by remote control, starts and stops pumps, engines and generators to control and adjust flow and treatment processes. Must monitor gauges, meters, and control panels; maintain shift log and records meter and gauge readings; collect samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analyses; assist in keeping maintenance records using a CMMS system, develop computer spreadsheets, and use Word and Excel; and ability to read and interpret construction plans, prints, specifications and Operations and Maintenance Manuals.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications include basic familiarity of the principles and practices of water/wastewater treatment plant operations; operating principles of valves, pumps, and motors; principles and methods of bacteriological and chemical sewage analyses; effects and problems of industrial waste in water/wastewater treatment processes; safe work practices. Knowledge or previous experience in water or wastewater treatment and operations, SCADA, PLC and VFD systems. Applicable OSHA training including but not limited to Confined Space Entry and Lockout/Tagout procedures and having obtained the NJDEP S1 Operators License.

Click here for complete job description including working conditions and physical requirements. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to omihob@jacobs.com.

Utility Worker

Performs a variety of tasks in the operations and maintenance of wastewater collection and treatment systems on an assigned shift.

Position requires performing routine servicing and corrective maintenance of water/wastewater systems; performing routine inspection of vehicles and equipment; performs minor maintenance and lubrication of machinery such as changing oil, greasing equipment, and cleaning; and operating and maintaining vehicles, equipment and tools required to load, unload, haul, and spread sand, gravel, dirt and/or waste products (sludge, product waste, packaging waste, etc).

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications include a basic knowledge in the operation and maintenance of vehicles, equipment, pumps and equipment used in and around water and wastewater systems; familiarity with hand and power tools and equipment commonly used in the maintenance of vehicles, equipment, structures, and buildings; knowledge or previous experience in water or wastewater treatment and operations; and has applicable OSHA training including but not limited to confined space entry and lock-out/tag-out procedures.

Click here for complete job description including working conditions and physical requirements. To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to omihob@jacobs.com.

 

 

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