Employment Opportunities

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.



Bethel Park is seeking an individual for the position of Municipal Planner.  The Municipality of Bethel Park is approximately 11.7 square miles, population of 33,000 and is located in southwestern PA.  Municipal Planner is primarily responsible for providing recommendations regarding the approval of the land development and subdivision applications, the oversight of the Comprehensive Plan and Ordinance updates and grant applications. Must possess strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, manage public meetings.

The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Planning or a related field of study and two years related experience in planning, community development, redevelopment and/or zoning and subdivision enforcement; or a Master’s degree in Planning or related field of study.

Highly competitive starting salary plus comprehensive benefits package. Candidates are required to undergo a thorough background investigation and pre-employment drug screening and to comply with all requirements of state law. Bethel Park’s Home Rule Charter requires the Municipal Planner to become a resident within one (1) year of hiring.

All candidates must submit resume, salary history, and professional references to:  Municipal Manager, Municipality of Bethel Park 5100 West Library Avenue, Bethel Park PA 15102 or by email to resume@bethelpark.net on or before noon on Friday, February 7, 2020.  Applicants are also encouraged to submit a letter/narrative explaining why they believe they are able to perform the duties of the position.


The Municipality of Bethel Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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