TAX ASSESSOR FULL-TIME – TRENTON CITY, Mercer County, seeks an experienced Tax Assessor to manage the City’s assessment base. Requirements include CTA, expert knowledge in all aspects of local assessing practices for all property classifications (taxable & non-taxable), tax appeal procedures, tax deductions and tax abatements & exemptions. Applicants should have strong customer service skills and in depth knowledge of Microsystems and Vital’s CAMA software. Applicant must be a New Jersey resident and possess a valid Driver’s License. Salary range is $86,811 to $119,716, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The City is approximately 7.5 square miles and consists of 27,562 line items (which include 2,830 exempts, 2,274 commercials, 1,142 vacant & 21,316 residential. The 2016 sales ratio is 87.23%. Prior to completion of the revaluation the city is 50.53% tax exempt. The City is in the process of completing a revaluation that will be in place for the 2017 tax year. Send a letter or email of interest along with resume to Steven Ponella, Personnel Officer, City of Trenton, 319 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 or to email@example.com. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Exciting Water Utility Opportunities at Trenton Water Works
The City of Trenton, Trenton Water Works (TWW) owns and operates one of the largest water utilities in the State of New Jersey. The treatment facilities average about 27 million gallons of drinking water per day with a firm capacity of 60 million gallons per day.
The City of Trenton has a residency ordinance and prefers to hire qualified Trenton residents for its positions. However, the ordinance does allow for residency exceptions for positions with specialized licenses, if Trenton residents do not possess the required license.
TWW is currently recruiting candidates at various operational units for entry level and specialized positions. These positions include:
Laborers – entry level, City residency required
Assistant Water Treatment Plant Operators – entry level, City residency required, possess demonstrated knowledge and experience with the operation & maintenance of mechanical equipment.
Water Treatment Plant Operators – minimum of one year experience in operating, adjusting, regulating, repairing, and maintaining electric motors, pumps valves, and other electrical and mechanical equipment of the type used in a water treatment plant, pumping station, or filtration plant. City residency required.
Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator - minimum of two years of experience in operating, adjusting, regulating, repairing, and maintaining electric motors, pumps valves, and other electrical and mechanical equipment of the type used in a water treatment plant, pumping station, or filtration plant. Possession of a New Jersey DEP T1 or higher water treatment license.
Laboratory Technician Water Analysis – minimum of one year experience conducting basic chemical tests on water samples. Thirty semester hour credits at an accredited college with eight semester hour credits in chemistry and a course in organic chemistry may be substituted for the experience.
Senior Laboratory Technician Water Analysis - minimum of two years of experience conducting basic chemical tests on water samples. Sixty semester hour credits at an accredited college with sixteen semester hour credits in chemistry and a course in organic chemistry may be substituted for the experience.
< > – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor degree in science with twenty-four semester hour credits in chemistry with a minimum of six semester hour credits in analytical chemistry. Sr. Engineer – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
Mechanic – Two (2) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of various types of motor vehicles and/or construction equipment such as bulldozers, tractors, cranes, road graders, power shovels or similar equipment. Candidate must possess a Class B commercial drivers’ license with air brakes. City residency required.
Heavy Equipment Operator – Two (2) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of construction and maintenance equipment. Candidate must possess a Class B commercial drivers’ license. City residency required.
Water Repairer 1 – One (1) year experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of water mains, pipes, valves, hydrants and other water service equipment and/or in the operation of water treatment plan apparatus and/or in varied plumbing work “OR” one (1) year experience a laborer in a public works department. Candidate must possess a Class B commercial drivers’ license. City residency required.
All positions require a valid State of New Jersey Driver’s license. Successful applicants shall be required to pass a physical, background check and a drug/alcohol test.
Interested candidates may submit their resumes, cover letter (indicate position), and any supporting documents to the attention of: