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PSEG Apprentice Clerk in Secaucus, New Jersey

Requisition : 73601

PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.

Salary Range : $ 20.291 - $ 26.217

Incentive : Not applicable

Work Location Category : Onsite

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

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Performs advanced clerical work requiring the exercise of judgment and initiative as qualified through formalized and/or on the job training.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Complete, consolidate, or verify the work of others such as payrolls, general stores reports, reports of value of material carried in general stores, authorization completion reports, and Meter Group operation.

  2. Compute costs, such as sundry sales, accident costs, interchange and auditors' charges, Telephone Company or other utility company billing.

  3. Assign account numbers on various documents in accordance with the appropriate accounting guidelines.

  4. Perform posting and clerical work, such as compilations and computations, prepare requisitions from material orders, and check purchase order information.

  5. Maintain continuing property records and maintain and validate inventory levels.

  6. Prepare scrap recommendations, issue credit tickets with line material tally sheet, and post and process time sheets.

  7. Prepare and check work orders and material lists from sketches prepared by others.

  8. Compile and record data on maps and records such as substation apparatus records, meter history records, and transformer records.

  9. Prepare reports from information posted on summary sheets such as retirement reports, payroll analyses, reports of work for customers covered by blanket policies, watt hour meters on lines and in stock, watt hour meter performance, meters with billing constants, transformer reports, reports of poles replaced and construction transferred, street lamp reports, petty cash reports and summaries of fuel issues.

  10. Perform other office duties including but not limited to: meter, wiring inspection and externally generated work and underground utility facility location functions.

  11. Arrange, file and handle correspondence; compose correspondence for approvals, utilize computer applications such as word processing, spread sheets and graphic programs to prepare letters and charts from information gathered and/or provided.

  12. Operate automated office equipment.

  13. Duplicate engineering drawings on engineering copiers and plotting equipment.

  14. Assist others by driving car or light truck, process mail, serve as messenger, and run errands.

  15. Assist other employees in office work.

  16. Perform other similar skilled work. ​

Job Qualifications

Must meet the Company’s general requirements:

  1. Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent and be able to operate automated office equipment, perform operations in arithmetic, such as add, subtract, multiply, divide, use decimals and fractions, and figure percentages.

  2. Must pass the Company clerical proficiency and typing test.

  3. Must have the ability to acquire a working knowledge of the information associated with the department or section to which assigned, and to perform the work in an acceptable manner.

  4. Must have the ability to acquire a working knowledge of the application of corporate and departmental administrative and accounting procedures.

  5. Must be patient, neat, clean, orderly, precise and able to exercise care in work performance.

  6. Must possess a valid auto driver’s license to operate motor vehicles in the State of New Jersey.

  7. Must be able to learn to apply the approved methods of manual artificial respiration, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


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Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

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PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

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PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.