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General Clerk- Clifton

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Clifton, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  71166 


Job Function/Category:  Administrative Support 


Employment Type:  Non-exempt Full Time 


This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire employment.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Union Local

UA 855

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under general supervision, performs clerical work pertaining to service, street, payroll, meter room and general clerical operation; prepares reports; performs duties such as: verifying invoices, preparing and processing miscellaneous records and reports for Service and Street Departments; determining costs of work done; Keeping daily, weekly and monthly records of work done and preparing summaries and reports; Preparing reports and compiling data on billing jobs for work done at the expense of others; Preparing applications for street opening permits issued by Civil Government Authorities; Classifying and checking time sheets; maintaining payroll record cards; preparing payroll recommendation forms; maintaining non-confidential personnel records; Maintaining record of vacation schedules, preparing vouchers for vacation pay advances; Preparing auditors charges and interchanges, preparing requisitions on Purchasing Department; Processing invoices, applying proper account classifications; Preparing and processing various miscellaneous storeroom records and reports; Checking meters received and shipped, checking and accounting for meters set, removed and changed by employees; Preparing monthly meter and regulator reports; taking and preparing meter and regulator inventories; Preparing petty cash statements and reports; Performing other similar or less skilled work of the occupational group.

Job Qualifications

  • Successful candidate must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.
  •  High School Diploma or GED required 
  • Minimum 1 year experience performing clerical, administrative or office-related work
  •  Must pass written clerical test.
  • Safety sensitive position. D.O.T. testing required.
  •  This position has a five year lock-in period.


High School

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

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