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The HMUA is committed to providing the community with safe, clean drinking water and quality wastewater management, while maintaining the highest standards of customer service.


The Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority (HMUA) has an immediate opening for a full time Deputy Executive Director with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, five years experience in water and/or wastewater fields and strong computer skills.  BS in engineering discipline strongly preferred.  Water and sewer operation licenses also highly desirable. HMUA owns and operates public water supply and distribution facilities and sanitary sewer collection and treatment facilities serving five municipalities in Warren and Morris Counties. 

Position includes close coordination with Executive Director, management staff and professional consultants.  Responsibilities will involve working with engineering design drawings; maintenance of GIS information; SCADA systems; monitoring and tracking of operations performance objectives; oversight of construction and operations for quality assurance; tracking of system performance goals; tracking of regulatory compliance requirements and goals; and various other projects.   

Must have desire to work in innovative and team oriented environment. Position requires strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.  Successful candidate must possess strong understanding of water and wastewater operations and ability to understand engineering design and construction documents.

HMUA is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a strong benefits package, including NJ State health benefits, pension (PERS), and generous paid time off and holidays.  Qualified candidate must possess valid driver’s license, successfully pass a background check, and meet New Jersey residency requirements.

If interested, please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to or mail to HMUA, P.O. Box 450, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.


Get Help Paying For Water & Sewer Bills May 24, 2021

Assistance from the State of NJ may be available to help you pay your water and sewer bills. All Hackettstown MUA customers with outstanding balances are encouraged to apply for utility assistance programs now to lower their balances. You may be newly eligible for financial assistance programs to help you pay your bills. You can learn more and apply for utility help now using a new screening tool from the NJ Department of Community Affairs at Customers are required to pay for the entirety of the outstanding water and sewer bills whether or not they qualify for the program.


Fire Hydrant Flushing 

Flushing is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. on the following evenings:  May 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th.  Nightly flushing is normally completed by 6 a.m. the following morning.  In addition, on May 13th and 14th there will be daytime flushing in the Independence and Mt. Olive high pressure areas.

When we are flushing in your area you may draw some rusty looking water for a short time.  Just let it run for a while and it will clear up.  Please check your water before washing clothes (especially white clothing).  The best times to wash clothes during the flushing period is anytime on Saturday and Sunday before 10 p.m.

For exact dates and locations where flushing will be performed: 2021 Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule (PDF)

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