Municipality of Bethel Park

Employment Opportunities

The Municipality of Bethel Park is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, age, gender, religion, disability or national origin.

When an employment opportunity becomes available it will be posted on this page until the application deadline. Individuals interested in employment with the Municipality must re-apply each time an employment opportunity is posted. Once a vacant position has been filled, the Municipality shall notify all applicants accordingly. Applications for employment are only accepted when a vacancy exists.



Performs all functions related to the operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer. This includes preparation of contracts, bidding, construction inspection and administration of various sanitary sewer related projects. Preparing and reviewing technical reports, flow monitoring studies, modeling studies as well as investigating and making recommendations on sewer system operations. Attends Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority meetings and works with the Authority on joint projects and system investigations. Completes related work, as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Director of Engineering.


• Attends Sanitary Sewer Municipal Authority Meetings

• Reviews and prepares technical reports related to the sanitary sewer system.

• Reviews sewer inspection video and logs to determine where sewer repairs are to be completed;

• Performs inspections, engineering analysis, construction administration and provides project management for the annual blanket sanitary sewer contract;

• Prepares drawings, specifications and letters to residents regarding the sewer project locations;

• Updates Municipal GIS sanitary sewer data base;

• Ensures proper restoration of all public and private property disturbed in conjunction with sanitary sewer work;

• Provides dye testing information to plumbers and monitors for compliance with Municipal ordinances;

• Assists public with information on right of way, easements, sanitary sewer laterals, storm sewer lines and topographical maps;

• Maintains files and records on status of engineering plans related to the sanitary sewer system;

• Assists in marking the storm and sanitary sewers for one call system requests;

• Provide engineering support, as needed, for the Inspectors;

• Interacts with residents, public utilities and businesses;

• Coordinates and resolves service requests;

• Performs other assigned tasks as required.


• General knowledge of construction techniques and materials used in construction projects;

• Some knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices and techniques of civil engineering;

• Ability to make arithmetic calculations; ability to enforce regulations with tact and diplomacy;

• Ability to draft plans and plot maps; ability to understand and work from oral and written instructions and sketches;

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; ability to utilize GPS and GIS technologies.


A minimum education would be a degree in Civil Engineering, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in sanitary sewers and conducting construction inspections.

Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of Pennsylvania. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is light work requiring the exertion of us to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, standing, and walking; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arm’s length, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise and hazards. The worker may be exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.


The Bethel Park Police Department is currently taking applications for School Crossing Guards for the 2021-2022 school year. This would be a part-time position that work under the direct supervision of the School Crossing Guard Sergeants, who then reports to the Administrative Lieutenant of the Police Department.

Duties include but are not limited to:

1. Assists elementary, intermediate, and high school children in crossing the street at designated intersections in a safe and orderly manner. The school crossing guard must position themselves in a highly visible and safe location and control traffic for the children’s safe crossing of streets and roads. Stand on the side of the street where the children approach if possible. The Guard, while at their assigned post, must remain in a position where they are easily observed by pedestrians seeking to cross the street and where they are able to observe anyone approaching the crosswalk. Crossing Guards may, during extremely inclement weather, use their vehicle for shelter if necessary. The safety of the children under their control is paramount.

2. Oversees the safe conduct of children while waiting for the school bus and when exiting the school bus and dispersing.

3. Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.


• Regular Guards-$15.77/hour Alternate Guards-$10.70/hour

• Uniforms, equipment, and training provided.

• Sick Leave and Bereavement


• Must be 21 years of age or older.

• Must be able to walk and stand for a minimum of 1 ½ hours in the morning and 1 ½ hours in the afternoon.

• Must have a working cell phone and valid email address.

• Must have access to reliable transportation and possess a valid Pa. Driver’s License.

• Applicant must complete all Act 34 and Criminal History Record Clearances as required prior to application (For more information contact 412-831-6800 x-102).

Complete a Bethel Park application.

• Bethel Park residency not required but preferred.

• Flexible to work a modified schedule, shift, or assignment location.

• Schedules will occasionally vary to accommodate early dismissal days and school holidays.

• The Guard must remain on their post for the full shift to receive payment for a shift worked.



The Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of aquatic programs, water exercise and swim lesson instruction. This position will be expected to perform all lifeguard and aquatic instructor job functions as needed. The individual is a team player who demonstrates excellent organizational, verbal, interpersonal, customer service, decision-making, problem solving and leadership skills. The Aquatics Supervisor works under the supervision of the Recreation Director.

Bethel Park Recreation provides our guests with a comprehensive range of recreation services including fitness programs, swim programs, summer camps, youth programs, older adult programs, and more.


• Develop, coordinate, implement, and teach aquatics programs, water exercise, swim lessons, and lifeguarding instruction within the aquatics department. Maintain and monitor program rosters of all aquatic programs.

• Maintain and monitor inventory of aquatic program supplies.

• Create revenue enhancement strategies through recreational programming to assist the quality of life for the community.

• Work cooperatively with visitors and Municipal employees of all age levels and socio-economic backgrounds. Resolve complaints, disciplinary problems, and violations of facility rules.

• Perform lifeguard and aquatic instructor job functions as needed.

• Lead quarterly lifeguard in-service trainings.

• Maintain a neat, clean, pleasant and safe environment in Aquatic facilities.

• Directs life guards and swim instructors on cleanings responsibilities.

• Other duties may be assigned by Recreation Director.


• Sound knowledge of proper swimming techniques and water safety rules.

• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; problem solving skills, as the employee must be able to resolve discrepancies and answer questions from residents and employees.

• Ability to deal with the public tactfully and courteously; ability to speak fluent and clear English. Ability to create new program ideas.

• Ability to coordinate multiple tasks/programs,

• Ability to supervise, lead, and motivate program staff.

• Ability to workdays, evenings, weekends.


• A Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation, Sport Management, or related field is preferred.

• Extensive experience as a swim lesson instructor with aquatics programs through a Parks and Recreation Department, YMCA, or community-based agency is required,

• Secure FBI Clearance, Child Abuse Clearance, and Criminal Clearance upon hire.



Employment is contingent upon the results of a post-offer (initial employment) drug screen.


Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a thorough investigation, consisting of a criminal history check, certification check, and education verification check.