CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Administrative Assistant (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 manager@plainfieldtownship.org. Alternatively, applications may apply on Indeed.com by the same deadline. A copy of the full Job Description is available online at the Plainfield Township website (https://plainfieldtownship.org/employment-opportunities/).

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 (Regular Full-Time)

Plainfield Township (Northampton County) is seeking a full-time Road Department Laborer, whose work involves the operation of equipment and the performance of manual work in the care of Township owned and maintained roads and property. The employee also performs maintenance and repair jobs on automobiles, trucks and other Plainfield Township road and property maintenance equipment.

Possession of a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania-issued Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B motor vehicle operator’s license is required. This employee is required to submit to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with USDOT CDL Drug and Alcohol Testing Requirements and as per the existing Plainfield Township policy, as amended. This position has a six (6) month probationary period.

Road Department employees are required to be available to be called out for emergency work outside of normal working hours any time of day or night, year-round, regardless of weather conditions. Must be willing to work weekends when assigned or called out for emergency work.

Wages and benefits will be as provided by the Township and/or as negotiated between the Township and the Union.

A copy of the full Job Description is available at the Plainfield Township website. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis by the Township. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Plainfield Township, 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064 ATTN: Tom Petrucci, Township Manager or email to manager@plainfieldtownship.org.

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.

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