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Senior Timekeeper

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Job ID: 31850
Department: Operations Services
Location: New Jersey Marine Terminals

Bulletin Information

TITLE: Senior Timekeeper
DEPARTMENT: Operations Services Department
POST DATE: May 31, 2018
CLOSE DATE: June 6, 2018


•This position is located at Port Newark, 255 Port Street, Port Newark, NJ..
•This position is represented by the Communications Workers of America Union – Local 1032.
•The working hours for this position are from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
This bulletin will be used to fill ONE permanent position, dependent on current incumbent’s RETIREMENT.The selected candidate will be hired provisionally, until said incumbent retires in June 2018.


Reporting to the Supervisor, Sign Shop, Facility Construction Support Division, the selected candidate will be responsible for a variety of clerical duties including, but not limited to:  performing timekeeping for unionized staff; monitoring the Absence Control Program; coordinating the Sick Incentive and Perfect Attendance Programs; generating overtime and comp time reports via PeopleSoft, SAP bill payment and process the receiving and close-out of Sign Service Requests.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Port Authority administrative and timekeeping policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize and prioritize work assignments, work independently with minimal supervision, and handle various tasks simultaneously in a timely and competent manner.
  • Ability to interpret contract/memorandum of agreement language;
  • Excellent computer skills with demonstrated proficiency using Excel to prepare spreadsheets;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize work and handle various assignments simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including demonstrated experience interacting effectively with all levels of internal staff.
  • Proficiency using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience with O/M/P timekeeping.
  • Receiving and close out of Sign Service Requests.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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