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.

TO APPLY

To be considered you must apply at resume@bethelpark.net.

JOB 1 – OPERATER – GRADE 1 $26.88 / hour

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Public Works Director, our Operators are responsible for operating all pieces of No. 1 classified equipment including a front-end loader, backhoe, grader, paver, sewer flusher truck and roller, and 8-ton salt/dump trucks. This role also performs routine departmental work.

Selected applicant must reside within the Municipality of Bethel Park, PA or be willing to move to Bethel Park, PA within 2 years of employment, in accordance with the Home Rule Charter.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Operate all pieces of No. 1 classified equipment including front-end loader, backhoe, grader, paver, sewer flusher truck and roller;

• Operate 8-ton salt/dump truck;

• Operate all power tools associated with department operations;

• Assigned a snow route and provides snow and ice removal;

• Participates in emergency call outs;

• Performs routine departmental work, this includes excavation and paving operations, road base repair, pothole repair, crack sealing, and debris removal, storm and sanitary sewer system repairs, excavation, rebuilding catch basins, and flushing sewer lines;

• Performs medium laboring including shoveling, mixing, wheel barreling;

• Performs other assigned tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Obtain safety certifications associated with state or and local requirements;

• Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the operation of a backhoe and front loader;

• Must be able to operate Flusher Truck and other vehicles, as required.


DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• High School Diploma or GED;

• Must have the ability to read and write English;

Must possess and continue to maintain a valid Pennsylvania Commercial Driver’s License, Class B or Class A accepted, with air brake qualifications;

Backhoe Certification and Tanker license required;

Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the operation of a backhoe and front loader;

Must be available to participate in emergency call outs;

Position requires scheduled shifts, weekends, holidays, and emergency callout work. Normal shift is 7:00am to 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


CONDITIONS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment can vary from moderate to loud. This position may be assigned to work weekends, holidays, overtime, and will also be required to be on-call.


DRUG TESTING

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

PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

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


JOB 2 – PART-TIME SUMMER HELP – PUBLIC WORKS

The Municipality of Bethel Park is seeking part-time summer help to assist the Public Works Department perform labor work in the Municipal Parks. Bethel Park residency is required. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license. Position start and end dates are flexible through May – August. Positions hours are from 7a.m. – 3:30p.m. Rate of pay is $11/hour. Interested candidates must apply at resume@bethelpark.net stating that you are interested in the Part-Time Summer Help position no later than 4:00 pm, Friday April 2, 2021.


JOB 3 – COMMERCIAL COMMUNITY SERVICES SECRETARY – BUILDING/PLANNING

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Engineering Director, the Community Services Secretary is responsible for providing administrative support to the Municipal Planner, Code Enforcement and Building Inspection Departments. Performs difficult skilled clerical, confidential and administrative work for the Community Services Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists Municipal Planner in all areas of the Planning Commission including preparing correspondence, agendas, mailings, and updating Municipal Ordinance Code book;

• Assists Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Department including processing building permits, scheduling inspections, correspondence, preparing monthly reports and code inquiries;

• Answering incoming calls, ascertains nature of business, provides information, take messages/forwarding calls;

• Takes care of window traffic;

• Handles waste collection inquiries and complaints;

• Prepares annual Waste Management Newsletter;

• Provides administrative support using various computer programs;

• Creates, organizes and updates various office files and automated databases;

• Assists in development of office procedures;

• Operates standard office and data entry equipment;

• Sorts, processes, and distributes mail and other materials;

• Maintains files and records;

• Performs other assigned tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Thorough knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and office assistance techniques;

• Thorough knowledge of business English;

• Ability to type accurately and at a reasonable rate of speed;

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and general public;

• Ability to follow oral and written instructions;

• Skill in the operation of standard office equipment as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• High School Diploma

• Prior experience working on Community projects preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

CONDITIONS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment can vary from moderate to loud. This position may be assigned to work weekends, holidays, overtime, and will also be required to be on-call.

DRUG TESTING

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

PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

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

Interested candidates must apply at resume@bethelpark.net stating that you are interested in the Commercial Community Services Secretary position and attach your resume.