Get to Know Jeff Dekker

Jeff began recruiting as his first career after graduating college in 2005. After building out a wastewater recruiting desk for a top 50 MRINetwork franchise he bought his practice and started Hire Process in 2013. After conducting over a 100 searches within the biological process niche within wastewater treatment he expanded into waste-to-energy and emerging contaminates removal which shared many of similar talent shortages and challenges that he helped solve for his clients in the biological treatment market.


Insights Driven Recruiting, Market Analysis, Story Telling, Data Capturing

Industries Served

High Strength Wastewater Treatment, Waste-to-Energy, Emerging Contaminant Removal
Technologies: Biological Process (MBR, SBR, BNR, MBBR), Advanced Oxidation Systems, Anaerobic Digestion, Ion Exchange, Activated Carbon, RO, UF etc.

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I have had the pleasure of working with Jeff for several years. Jeff became an integral part of our hiring process. He was much more than a recruiter - he was essentially an extension of our team. His knowledge of the market is on par with the leading CEO's in the space. Jeff was able to understand not only the technical expertise we were looking for but also which candidate would be a cultural fit. Grateful for his guidance and expertise.

Michael WalkerSenior Board Member (University of Southern California)

Jeff is an amazing recruiter. He is not only enthusiastic and dedicated but knows he specialization i.e. water/wastewater sector very well. He understands the strengths of the candidate and presents it accordingly to the company. It's fun to work with him and he helps the candidates in every step of the process. I'll highly recommend Jeff as your trusted partner for your job search. Whether you are a newbie or want to advance your carrier, Jeff has the right opportunity for you to advance your carrier goal.

Samik BagchiDirector of Innovation (Digested Organics)

Jeff’s professional acumen and in-depth wastewater knowledge was pivotal in placement steps to connect me with an emerging Food and Beverage wastewater manufacturer. His communication, placement management and follow-up efforts set him apart as a real asset. I’m looking forward to utilizing his intuitive talent recruiting methods as staffing and expansion needs warrant for my own company and other professional pursuits.

Sheldon SapoznikOwner | Winery Wastewater Specialist (Wine to Water Sales Group)

Jeff is not only a fantastic recruiter who matches excellent candidates with the right positions at great companies, he's a trusted adviser who sees and understands trends in the wastewater treatment and waste-to-energy sectors to guide candidates and companies in making the right moves for all involved.

Mathew Seng, P.E.Regional Sales Manager (Cambrian Innovation)

Jeff is the reason I am where I am, he took time to understand my skill set and matched me with the opportunity that best fit my strengths and expertise.

National Sales Manager (Veolia)Regional Sales Manager (Cambrian Innovation)

It was fantastic to work with Jeff. He consistently and proactively stayed in touch with me throughout the recruiting process. Jeff made me feel like I was his number one priority. It is rare to come across a standout talent like Jeff.

Christopher RinaldiUS General Manager (Montrose Environmental Group)

Leading With

Insight and the ability to gain it is by far one of the more important aspects of any search. It impacts the way we research, the questions we ask and the assessment of the answers we receive. It’s what gives candidates the confidence in sharing their backgrounds and clients the certitude that their search is in good hands.

Our Industry Insight is based on the Market…
Not Based on the Job

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