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MADISON BOROUGH is accepting applications for a P/T (up to 29 hours a week) Executive Assistant in the Department of Public Works. Hours Monday-Friday, times to be determined.  Responsibilities include day to day scheduling, purchasing, payroll.  Edmunds and electronic time keeping experience a plus. Must be familiar with government process.  Salary is $25 per hour. No benefits.  Interested candidates must complete a Borough application available in the Borough Clerk’s office, 50 Kings Road, Madison, NJ or online at  Mail or deliver application to Borough of Madison, Attn: Linda Sawyer, 50 Kings Road, Madison, NJ  07940.  Applications must be received by the Borough close of business on Friday, January 12, 2018

TEMPORARY DIRECTOR OF WATER SEWER, SALEM, NJ: City of Salem, NJ The City of Salem Department of Water and Sewer is seeking an individual or firm for a six (6) month period with possible extension to implement a completed System Evaluation Study and conduct a search for a permanent Director. The ideal individual or firm should have excellent management, communication and administrative skills with a broad background in public works administration. This collaborative leader will bring extensive managerial, interpersonal, creative problem solving, and communication skills along with a strong customer service orientation. The ability to work effectively with elected officials, employees and the public.

This is a temporary Director position that reports to the City Administrator and the appropriate Council Committees. Work is to be performed on-site. The temporary Director will provide strategic change leadership for the City of Salem Department of Water and Sewer and will implement a completed System Evaluation Study and develop programs and policies to carry out those objectives. In addition, the temporary Director will conduct a search for a permanent Director. The position requires working with an annual $3.6M plus budget. The temporary Director is also expected to provide oversight of all mandates and regulatory requirements related to public works and hold all necessary certifications, including a T4, W4, S3 and C2. The Director will be responsible for overseeing, a 2.0 MGD Water Treatment Plant with an average daily flow of 23 MGD, and the related sewer collection and water distribution systems.

Director Description: Associates Degree or the equivalent specialized training in public works/administration, engineering or related field is required. Thorough knowledge of state, federal and local regulations, policies, laws pertaining to Water/Wastewater, public health and safety are essential. Required Certifications for Sewer are Mandatory, but Certifications for both Sewer and Water are preferred.

Minimum of 5 years of experience with experience as a Director or Assistant Director of Public Works or a Water/Sewer Department or Utility.

Please send resume and fee proposal by 12/31/2017 to:

Attn: Tierra Jennings, City Clerk
City of Salem
17 New Market Street
Salem City, NJ 08079
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