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Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

Part-Time Reserve Adult Crossing Guard
Department
Police Department
Type of Position
Part-Time
Salary/Pay Rate
$11.20/hour; increase to $12.42 after first year of employment.
Deadline to Apply
Ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent.
REQUIREMENTS
Crossing Guards must have their own transportation; Must be available to work 2 shifts per day (both morning and afternoon). Each shift is 60 - 90 minutes. Start time for morning shift is between 7:00
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
Reflective vest and stop paddle are provided.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
n/a
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
n/a
HOW TO APPLY
For more information please contact Sergeant Robert Kieffer at 610-865-7153 or e-mail rkieffer@bethlehem-pa.gov.
Maintenance Worker II
Department
Water & Sewer Resources – Utility Maintenance Bureau
Type of Position
Full-Time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$20.49 per hour
Deadline to Apply
Ongoing
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 Drive
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 an application to jobs@bethlehem-pa.gov of City of Bethlehem, Human Resources, 10 E. Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Seasonal Golf Course Groundskeeper
Department
Golf Course
Type of Position
Seasonal
Salary/Pay Rate
$13.96 per hour
Deadline to Apply
Ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent; must be at least 16 years of age with a valid driver’s license; minimum of 1 year landscaping experience preferred.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation and pre-employment physical.
 
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position assists Golf Course employees with maintenance of the Course including mowing and landscaping between the months of March through November.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Mows greens, tees, fairways, and rough; operates small equipment including string trimmers, hedge trimmers, and rake.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Must have the ability to operate mowers; lift up to 50 lbs.; and ablility to be flexible with scheduling including ½ days, weekends, and early morning shifts starting at 5:30 a.m.

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should send a resume or application to jobs@bethlehem-pa.gov or mail to City of Bethlehem, Human Resources Bureau, 10 E. Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
 
Recycling Enforcement Technician
Department
CED - Recycling
Type of Position
Part-Time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$10.10 per hour
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent.  Must possess valid Driver’s License and cleaning driving record.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation and pre-employment physical.
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position is responsible for monitoring and enforcing the City's commercial and residential recycling programs in accordance with Federal, State, and City laws and policies. This position reports directly to the Director of Recycling.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Investigates complaints of unsanitary recycling conditions throughout the City of Bethlehem including photographing all complaint areas; investigates violations of recycling laws; performs commercial recycling waste audits; makes recommendations regarding enforcement of recycling laws where applicable; assists in monitoring residential recycling contract; keeps detailed records and provides statistical and historical reports; reports any/all noticeable violations within City limits to appropriate City Department; and works in cooperation with other city Departments and Bureaus to provide support for programmatic implementation and monitoring.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; proficient in Microsoft Excel required; knowledge of relevant State and Local laws as they apply to recyclables storage, transport and processing preferred; must have the ability to reason with, be flexible and open minded when dealing with residents, business owners and general public.

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 or mail to City of Bethlehem, Human Resources Bureau, 10 E. Church St, Bethlehem, PA 18018.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
 
Community Health Practitioner
Department
Community & Economic Development/Health Bureau
Type of Position
Part-Time, Contract (22.5 hours per week)
Salary/Pay Rate
$31.36 - $35.48 per hour
Deadline to Apply
June 26, 2020
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Master's degree in nursing; completion of a state acceptable Nurse Practitioner's program; a minimum of one year’s experience in related field is desirable. National certification in specialty is preferred.  Pennsylvania State Registered Nurse License and if applicable State of Pennsylvania Nurse Practitioner certification with prescriptive privileges; proficiency in technology including: electronic health records, Microsoft Office, public health surveillance and database programs.
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and current certification in CPR.  May be required to work evening and weekend events and clinics.
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This is a professional nursing position which assures holistic care in the area of maternal and child health, sexually transmitted disease, family planning, immunizations, tuberculosis and related communicable disease programs.  Work is performed independently under the direction of the nursing director and health director.  Responsible for providing guidance to Health Bureau staff in clinical settings.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Provides comprehensive professional, public health nursing services through assessment, implementation, management and evaluation for individuals and their families in both the clinical and home setting; develops, implements, and evaluates public health prevention interventions in the community; coordinates the referral of patients to appropriate community agencies to ensure continuity and comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention; participates in health bureau and Pennsylvania Department of Health trainings and conferences related to personal health; prepares necessary correspondence and statistical reports as required; assists with orientation and supervision of new staff and student nurses; participates in regular preparedness drills and trainings; diagnoses, treats and plans appropriate health care for clients in the area of women's health care, family planning care and sexually transmitted diseases as appropriate for specialty; performs comprehensive physical assessment (including biological, social and psychological needs) as part of a women’s health/STD examination; and interprets lab test results and prescribes medications within area of specialty.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the principals and practices of public health nursing; knowledge of interactions and effects of physical, social, and emotional illness in individuals and families; and knowledge of local, state, and national health and welfare resources and their applications at the local level. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, co-workers, subordinates and personnel of other agencies. Ability to oversee clinic operations and to prioritize office procedures. Interviewing and interpersonal communication skills sufficient to oversee and implement needs of clients exhibiting transient, evasive or non-compliant behavior in a confidential clinic setting. Ability to work independently and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Provide cultural competent care, deal tactfully and patiently with clients; perform and document related physical examination; obtain vaginal, cervical, urethral, oral and rectal cultures, papanicolaou smears, and other laboratory specimens as appropriate. Skill in diagnostic procedures for diseases and the drug therapy needed for treatment of these medical conditions. Must be proficient in the use of medical and laboratory equipment.
 
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 June 26, 2020.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.