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Job Opportunities

The Bethlehem Police Department is currently seeking applications for the position of Reserve Adult Crossing Guards with the potential of Permanent Adult Crossing Guard. The position pays $10.98 per hour to start and hours vary week to week. Applicants must be able to drive and pass a background investigation. For more information please contact Sergeant Robert Kieffer at 610-865-7153 or e-mail rkieffer@bethlehem-pa.gov.

Department: Community & Economic Development – Recycling Bureau
Type of Position: Part-Time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate: $10.10 per hour
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent.

REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a criminal background investigation and pre-employment physical.

NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED: This position assists residents and clients with handling of recyclable materials and monitors placement of recyclable items in the proper containers.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Politely assists residents and clients to ensure proper recycling procedures adhered to; removes incorrectly placed items from containers and moves to correct container; maintains a professional appearance and work area; educates residents and clients of what recyclables are acceptable at Center; safely operates compactors, shredder, baler and any other equipment used on site, as required; adheres to and enforces current Recycling Center Policies and Procedures; sells recycling containers, lids and bags as needed.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with a wide variety of persons and groups. Must be able to work outdoors in adverse conditions (snow, rain, heat & cold) andable to lift or handle boxes/bags/materials of up to 50 pounds if necessary. Must be able to assist in snow removal activities when necessary.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to jobs@bethlehem-pa.gov of City of Bethlehem, Human Resources, 10 E. Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018 by May 1, 2019. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Department: Community & Economic Development – Health Bureau
Type of Position: Full-Time, Contract
Salary/Pay Rate: $24.88 – $28.87 per hour based on experience
Deadline to Apply: July 15, 2019

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a Pennsylvania RN license and a BSN/BS degree in related field. Bilingual Spanish candidates are encouraged to apply. Must possess valid PA driver’s license and have reliable transportation.

REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must work some evenings.

NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED: This is position works on the public health team in the City of Bethlehem’s Maternal Child Health, Family Planning, Immunization, Tuberculosis, Wellness and Sexually Transmitted Disease clinic areas.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Performs immunizations, disease investigation, patient education, treatment and case management of individuals in the areas of Maternal Child Health, Family Planning, Immunization, Tuberculosis, Wellness and Sexually Transmitted Disease programs. Home visitation to families living in the City of Bethlehem is required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must possess adequate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Must possess phlebotomy skills. Bilingual Spanish candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidate must demonstrate interpersonal and team-building skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to jobs@bethlehem-pa.gov of City of Bethlehem, Human Resources, 10 E. Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018 by July 15, 2019. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Department: Community & Economic Development – Code Enforcement Bureau
Type of Position: Full-Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $53,529 – $74,953 per year
Deadline to Apply: August 15, 2019

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school, three years’ experience in building construction and inspection work; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Current certification through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in electrical for residential, commercial, electrical plan review, and commercial building.

NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED: Reviews a variety of electrical inspections (commercial and residential) to ensure compliance with City and National Electrical Code Standards. This position works independently and reports to the Chief Building Inspector.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Inspects new and existing wiring and electrical installations in residence, business, public, and other buildings for conformance with safety standards, laws, ordinances, safety and zoning codes; plan specifications; and Uniform Construction Code. Interprets code requirements and recommends compliance procedures to contractors, builders, and owners. Issues notices for corrections. Performs inspections for certificates of use and occupancy for new construction and additions. Maintains inspection records. Investigates complaints received from the public. Issues citations and appears in court for hearings.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of City Ordinances relating to electrical appliance and installations and of National Electrical Code standards. Must be well versed in Uniform Construction Code (UCC), state laws, and process for issuance of UCC permits and Certificates of Occupancy. Through knowledge of the methods and practices involved in constructing, installing, maintaining and operating a variety of electrical installations, equipment and appliances. Ability to understand and work from construction and wiring plans, blueprints, drawings and diagrams. Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to build good working relationships with residents, vendors, contractors, government officials, and employees.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to jobs@bethlehem-pa.gov of City of Bethlehem, Human Resources, 10 E. Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018 by August 15, 2019. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Department: Water & Sewer Resources – Utility Maintenance Bureau
Type of Position: Full-Time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate: $20.49 per hour
Deadline to Apply: August 15, 2019

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school; considerable experience in water and sewer utility maintenance field. Class B Commercial Driver’s License with air brake endorsement required.

REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test. Must be able to work overtime or on call as needed and possess a valid driver’s license. Class A Commercial Driver’s License preferred, Class B with tanker endorsement required. Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL with an O endorsement (dump truck with tag trailer) within 2 years of date of hire. Must possess or obtain PA-DEP Operator Certification exam in Water Distribution System Operations (Class E Certification) and/or Wastewater Collection Systems Operations (Class E, 4 Certification) within 2 years of date of hire.

NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED: This position operates motorized equipment and performs semi-skilled manual tasks in the maintenance of water and sewer lines and supporting facilities.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks to construct, maintain and operate water and sewer lines, reservoirs, pump stations and all other related facilities. Utilizes all types of water and sewer maintenance filed equipment to perform tasks (includes various motor vehicles such as trucks, sewer rodding machine, flusher, and similar maintenance or construction equipment). Repairs/maintains mechanical and pumping equipment. Repairs pavements, manholes, culverts, and all other concrete/brick structures.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to operate a laptop/desktop computer; ability to analyze water samples in the field utilizing a hand-held chlorine analyzer; ability to operate leak detection equipment; demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness; ability to climb ladders, safely enter underground structures, bend, stoop, climb, twist, walk, stand for long periods of time and work in inclement weather.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to jobs@bethlehem-pa.gov of City of Bethlehem, Human Resources, 10 E. Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018 by August 15, 2019. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Contact Human Resources

Phone: (610) 865-7015
Address: 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA, 18018

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