Administrative Assistant/Secretary (Full-Time)

Plainfield Township, Northampton County, PA (population 6,263) seeks a skilled individual to serve as its Administrative Assistant.

The Administrative Assistant position is primarily clerical in nature, and the employee is largely responsible for the maintenance and preservation of Township records, taking notes, assisting with the preparation of meeting minutes for approval by the Board of Supervisors, providing administrative support to both the Planning Commission and the Zoning Hearing Board, providing administrative support to the Zoning Officer, Township Treasurer and the Township Manager, preparing and distributing official correspondence, advertising and filing legal notices in conjunction with the Township Manager/Secretary, communicating with citizens and consistently maintaining appropriate levels of office supplies. The Full-Time Administrative Assistant also serves as the appointed Planning Commission Secretary, at the sole discretion of the Board of Supervisors.

Candidates should have (1) an Associates or Bachelor Degree in Public Administration or previous experience in a similar position; (2) excellent computer aptitude and software skills; and (3) a positive approach to training and customer service. Municipal experience is preferred, but not required. Compensation is consummate with experience; Plainfield Township offers excellent employer-paid benefits for its full-time employees.

Applicants must send a cover letter and resume with salary expectation all in one attachment to Alternatively, applicants may apply on by the same deadline. A copy of the full Job Description is available below.

Plainfield Township is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity pursuant to Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act as amended by the Equal Opportunity Act of 1972 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act. In the administration of this policy, the Township does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or political status, civil union status, atypical heredity, cellular or blood trait, genetic information, disability, liability for service in the United States armed forces, and/or any other characteristic protected by law.


                                                                                         Road Department Laborer (Seasonal Part-Time)

                                                                                                                 Winter Season of 2022/2023

Plainfield Township, Northampton County, is currently accepting applications for temporary Seasonal Employees to join the Road Department for the 2022-2023 winter season only. The duties of this hourly position consist of snow plowing and snow removal, as well as other labor tasks associated with Road Department operations. This position will run from approximately November, 2022 to April, 2023. Applicants are required to be available on an on-call basis for snow storms and other weather and non-weather related emergencies. Snow Plow experience is preferred. Possession of a PA-issued driver’s license in good standing is a mandatory job requirement; CDL is a plus.

Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. Applications are available at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building between 8:00AM and 4:30PM, M-F, as well as on the Plainfield Township website (link below).  Return application to Plainfield Township, 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064 ATTN: Township Secretary or via email to The rate of compensation for this position is $20.00 per hour. 

Plainfield Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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