Jobs Opportunities

The City of Bethlehem Department of Community & Economic Development is accepting applications to be considered for this contract position which is responsible for inspecting dwellings for compliance with minimum housing standards and related codes. Requirements include good knowledge of the building trade and ability to gain a thorough knowledge of the minimum housing standards ordinance; ability to gain a working knowledge of related codes; good judgement and tact in dealing with the public; and ability to secure cooperation and compliance of homeowners and the general public. Considerable construction and public contact experience and completion of a standard high school course preferable supplemented by college level course work; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess valid driver’s license. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package provided. Send resume to HR, City of Bethlehem, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 or Applications will be accepted through May 13, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Bethlehem Human Resources Bureau is accepting resumes to be considered for this part-time contract position. Responsibilities include processing payroll, completing related local, county, state and federal reporting, performing compensation surveys, and providing general HR customer service. Candidates must possess the following: Associates degree in Business, HR or related field or equivalent experience; minimum 2 years experience with automated payroll operations in multiple union environment. High level of basic math skills, accuracy and attention to detail; excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to understand complex organization structures, union contracts and agreements. Thorough knowledge of current HR and compensation laws. Experience working with confidential information; strong ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and meet deadlines. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; excellent verbal and written English. Send resume to HR, City of Bethlehem, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 or . Applications will be accepted through May 17, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of Bethlehem is accepting applications to be considered for this position. Requirements include: effective oral and written communication skills, knowledge of City Hall Departments and their services. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Must pass and provide copies of State and Federal Background checks and Child Abuse Clearance. Full job description is listed below. Send resume to HR, City of Bethlehem, 10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 or Applications will be accepted through March 11, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Parks & Public Property Director, the City Center Monitor is responsible for maintaining a welcoming presence at the front desk during business hours, providing security to the facility by monitoring the traffic flow through the lobby and visitor access areas.  The Monitor serves as a first point of contact for visitors entering the facility assuring that they have proper identification, directs visitors to appropriate personnel/offices, keeps a daily log of visitors, and checks City employs ID badges.

Essential Functions

  • Control access into City Hall through admittance process of verifying visitor has proper identification, logging in visitor’s information including time in/out, issuing a “Visitor’s Badge”.
  • Responds to visitor’s questions, directs or redirects visitors to appropriate location.
  • Answers phone calls coming in through the “information” line and directs caller to the appropriate office.
  • Follows safety and security procedures in responding to various situations.
  • Documents and reports any issues to the Director of Parks and Public Property.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to provide a courteous, respectful and pleasant interaction with each visitor and employee.
  • Ability to screen visitors in an efficient manner in order to expedite their admittance.
  • Ability to handle crisis appropriately.
  • Prior municipal work experience such as Police or Fire background preferred.
  • Position requires strong knowledge of City Hall departments and their services.
  • Additional knowledge of outside agencies and services is desirable.
  • Must clear background check.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

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 $10.76 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 Officer Scott Weber at (610) 997-7669 or e-mail

Contact Human Resources

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

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