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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
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.
 
Part-Time Recycling Attendant
Department
CED – Recycling Bureau
Type of Position
Part-Time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$12.00 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 part-time, union position works no more than 29 hours per week at the City of Bethlehem's Theis/Cornfeld Recycling Center and the Bethlehem Yard Waste Facility and is responsible for assisting visitors with the handling of yard waste, compost, and other recyclable materials.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
  • Reviews driver's licenses and compost cards of visitors to confirm residency and accuracy; reports financial transactions and submits money to Recycling office; opens and secures the facility as scheduled; ensures proper placement of recyclable materials by assisting visitors and monitoring containers; maintains a safe and clean facility; completes required paperwork including payroll forms; assists in the distribution of recycling containers, lids, and bags; informs visitors of items that are accepted at Recycling facilities; safely operates Styrofoam machine, weed-wacker, compactor, shredder, baler, and other equipment.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Good customer service skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; ability to work well with others; ability to work outdoors in adverse conditions (snow, rain, heat & cold); ability to lift or handle boxes/bags/materials of up to 50 pounds; ability to stand, walk, and bend for long periods of time; ability to safely operate Styrofoam machine, weed-wacker; compactor, baler, shredder, and other machinery as required; must be able to assist in snow removal activities when necessary; weekend work is required.
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.
Maintenance Worker II - Utility Maintenance
Department
Water & Sewer Resources – Utility Maintenance Bureau
Type of Position
Full-Time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$22.39 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.
Part-Time Custodian
Department
Public Works/Building Maintenance
Type of Position
Part-Time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$12.00 per hour
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent.  Minimum of 1 year of commercial building cleaning experience required.  Must be available to work between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass criminal background investigation and pre-employment physical.
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position is responsible for performing routine custodial maintenance duties throughout City Hall.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Routine custodial maintenance tasks including dusting, mopping, vacuuming, and cleaning restrooms.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to perform manual work requiring efficient performance of cleaning tasks of a recurring nature; ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions; ability to operate vacuums and other related equipment; ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies; some knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment is preferred.  Must be able to work weekdays between hours of 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. with a maximum of 29 hours per week.
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.
 
Maintenance Worker I - Streets
Department
Public Works/Streets Bureau
Type of Position
Full-time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$17.80 per hour
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 High school diploma or equivalent.
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test.  CDL B required, CDL A preferred.
 
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of City streets.  Also responsible for leaf collection and snow removal.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Operates dump truck, flat bed truck or other vehicle in hauling gravel, cement, brush, or other materials involved in the maintenance of City streets.  Operates a light tractor with gang or sickle bar mower attachment, roller or comparable attachments.  Spreads and rakes gravel or asphalt in the patching and resurfacing of streets.  Operates power tools including air compressor and jackhammer.  Prunes, sprays, feeds and fertilizes, stakes, and otherwise cares for trees and shrubs along City streets.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Experience operating dump truck, flat bed truck, and tractor required.  Ability to operate power tools such as air compressor and jack hammer.  Ability to work various shifts during winter months. Ability to lift 50 pounds and work outdoors in adverse conditions (snow, rain, heat and cold).  Required to work overtime during emergency situation.
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.
 
Maintenance Worker I - Grounds
Department
Public Works/Grounds Maintenance
Type of Position
Full-time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$18.52 per hour
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Construction or maintenance experience at level of Laborer or above and education equivalent  to completion of 12th school grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides required knowledge’s and abilities. Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License 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 required. 
 
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position is responsible for the landscape maintenance of City owned properties and facilities.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Performs landscape maintenance including grass cutting and trimming, pruning and trimming of trees and hedges; assists with collection of leaves; assists with snow removal.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to operate mower and power tools; landscape maintenance experience; demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness; ability to climb ladders, bend, stoop, climb, twist, walk, stand for long periods of time and work in inclement weather. 
 
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should send a resume or 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.
Part-Time Auto Detailer
Department
PW/Mechanical Maintenance
Type of Position
Part-time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$12.00 per hour
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be at least of 18 years of age with a valid driver's license.
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation and pre-employment medical exam.
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
  • This part-time position works 20 hours/week (between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday) for the City's Mechanical Bureau detailing City vehicles after they have been serviced.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
  • Thoroughly cleans interior and exterior of vehicles including - vacuuming interior; shampooing carpets and upholstery; polishing dashboard, steering wheel and interior trims and moldings; cleaning glass and mirrors; steaming engine; and washing, waxing, and buffing exterior.
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  • Repairs minor scratches and paint chips.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • - Must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver's license.
  • - Must be detail oriented.
  • - Ability to manage time efficiently and multi-task.
  • - Ability to follow complex instructions.
  • - Must be able to work with strong detergents and chemicals.
  • - Auto detailing experience.
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.
 
Assistant Superintendent - Wastewater Treatment Plant
Department
WSR/WWTP
Type of Position
Full-time
Salary/Pay Rate
$61,169 – $86,005 annual based on experience
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in the natural or physical sciences, or engineering; five (5) years’ experience in municipal government or utility setting; Project Management certification preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skill and ability.Possess a PA DEP Wastewater Class A – Subclass 1 Activated Sludge, Subclass 2 Fixed Film Treatment Operator Certification upon hire or obtain certification within four years from date of hire.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test. 
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This is a direct report to the Superintendent of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and assists in carrying out administrative, managerial, and technical work for the WWTP focusing on project management of assigned tasks and activities including: planning, directing, and coordinating project activities and exercising judgment and considerable independence and versatility in carrying out assigned projects and assignments.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Responsible for coordinating and managing assigned projects and providing critical services to the wastewater treatment plant.  Projects may involve operation and maintenance activities, capital improvements, regulatory reporting tasks, data collection and analysis, technical writing and presentations. Areas of concentration include wastewater treatment plant activities, process and facility improvements, computerization efforts, and regulatory reporting. 
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
General knowledge of wastewater treatment plant and sanitary sewer system operations and maintenance; considerable project management experience; knowledge of Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office products, Geographical Information Systems; knowledge of asset management and CMMS programs a plus; working knowledge of wastewater regulatory reporting requirements to PA DEP and DRBC; general knowledge of SCADA system technologies; ability to write clearly and to communicate effectively both orally and in the written form; ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate assigned projects; ability to work both independently and as a member of a team; considerable independence, initiative, and judgment is required in carrying out projects and assignments within time constraints. 
 
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 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.
 
Engineering Assistant
Department
PW/Engineering
Type of Position
Full-time
Salary/Pay Rate
$50,519 - $70,663 based on education and experience
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Completion of a standard high school required, college and/or advance level courses in construction, Auto CAD and Civil Engineering preferred; minimum of one year of experience in construction, concrete, asphalt and utility construction; valid driver’s license; or equivalent experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation and pre-employment physical.
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position is responsible for engineering duties including surveying, inspecting construction projects, and assisting in construction project management.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Assists in preparation of construction plans and specifications; performs sidewalk and curb inspections and associated reporting and filing; assist Chief of Survey; creates reports, keeps records, and prepares as-built drawings; inspects Public Works construction projects; inspects construction in the right of way including curb, sidewalk, driveway and sewer connections; assists in the administration of Engineering Bureau permits using Community Plus; collects sewer meter data, utilizing special computer hardware and software.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
General knowledge of construction techniques, engineering principles, and material testing; ability to record data accurately and apply data to engineering activities; ability to prepare design and field drawings and specifications under direction; ability to read and understand contract drawings and specifications; experience in concrete, asphalt and utility construction; ability to perform work in a construction atmosphere in a safe orderly manner.
 
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 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.
 
Zoning Officer
Department
Community & Economic Development/Planning & Zoning
Type of Position
Full-time
Salary/Pay Rate
$64,000 - $90,000 annually based on education and experience
Deadline to Apply
7/22/22
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Extensive responsible zoning experience and completion of a 4-year college degree in architecture, building, public administration or planning; 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. 
 
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
The Zoning Officer has the responsibility for the enforcement of the City Zoning Ordinance and other land use regulations as applicable.  The employee reports to the Director of Planning and Zoning.  The work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Community and Economic Development.  The employee also works closely with the City’s Bureau of Code Enforcement and develops recommendations for zoning policy implementation.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Enforces the City Zoning Code; explains and interprets ordinances to architects, engineers, contractors, homeowners and other citizens; supervises the issuance of zoning permits and assists the Chief Building Inspector in the issuance of other permits; reviews all applications for zoning-building permits, and issues permits; receives applications for special exceptions, variances, and other zoning matters requiring review by the Zoning Hearing Board; receives applications for appeals from the decision of the Zoning Officer and forwards these applications to the Zoning Hearing Board; attends and administers all Zoning Hearing Board meetings; prepares recommendations for Zoning amendments or updates to Planning policies as they relate to Zoning; conducts zoning plan reviews for all land developments and subdivisions and provides field inspections for such projects as they are developed; works with inspectors in Permits and Housing to oversee the inspections and field work of zoning complaints and   other violations of the Zoning Ordinance; conducts inspections and surveys to determine compliance or non-compliance with the terms of the Zoning Ordinance; works with code inspectors for correction of conditions found to be in violation of the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance; works with GIS Coordinator to maintain maps showing the current zoning classification of all land in the City; prepares facts, records or reports which City Council, the Planning Commission or the Zoning Hearing Board may request to assist in making decisions; resolves complaints and emergencies related to the Zoning Ordinance; works with Solicitor’s office for prosecution of Zoning Ordinance violations, as appropriate; compiles any necessary reports concerning the activities of the Zoning Office; assists the Director of Planning and Zoning and the Assistant Director of Planning on related assignments.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Comprehensive knowledge of zoning and land use codes including National, State and City codes and ordinances and the PA Municipalities Planning Code; thorough knowledge of city planning and the interrelationship between planning and zoning goals and objectives; ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form; ability to work with other departments in city hall and maintain effective working relationships with the public; ability to work independently with great attention to detail.
 
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.
 
Recycling Enforcement Technician
Department
CED/Recycling
Type of Position
Full-time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$19.30
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent, valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License-CDL Class B required.
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation and pre-employment physical.
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position is responsible for monitoring City trash and recycling programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and City laws and policies.  This position reports to the Director of Recycling.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Investigates complaints of unsanitary trash and recycling conditions in alleys, curbside, vacant lots, residential areas, City owned properties, and commercial and institutional establishments; investigates violations of trash and recycling laws, photographs all complaint areas; issues citations to residents and/or property owners for any violations of City ordinances; performs commercial trash and recycling audits; makes recommendations to Director regarding enforcement of trash and recycling laws; assists in monitoring residential recycling contract; provides record-keeping and compiles statistical and historical reports; reports any/all noticeable violations within City limits to appropriate City personnel; works in cooperation with other City Departments and Bureaus to provide support for programmatic implementation and monitoring; appears in court as witness against individuals violating City and State statutes and regulations; performs related work as may be required.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel is required; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; knowledge of relevant State and Local laws as they apply to trash and recyclables storage, transport and processing; and ability to communicate effectively using tact, patience, and courtesy to explain rules, codes and standards.
 
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 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.
 
Housing Inspector
Department
Community & Economic Development
Type of Position
Full-time, Contract
Salary/Pay Rate
$55,000 - $78,000 annual based on experience
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Considerable construction and public contact experience and completion of a standard high school course preferably supplemented by college level course 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. 
 
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position is responsible for the inspection of dwelling units to secure compliance with the minimum housing standards and related codes. This position is supervised by the Chief Building Inspector.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Inspects dwelling units to determine violations of the minimum housing standards ordinance with respect to structure, plumbing, electric wiring, sanitation, and other features; informs owners of the inspection findings and conditions which must be corrected; investigates complaints received from public; issues citations and appears in court for hearings.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Good knowledge of the building trade and applicable codes and standards; ability to apply knowledge of related codes including International Property Maintenance Code; excellent communication and customer service 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 or 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.
 
Northside Alive Neighborhood Coordinator
Department
Community & Economic Development
Type of Position
Contract - full or part time
Salary/Pay Rate
$20 - $30/hour
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required; experience in community organizing, leadership development, or facilitation of community-based programs and services required.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test. 
 
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
This position is responsible for implementing the City’s Northside 2027 Neighborhood Plan and engaging in on-the-ground community organizing in the neighborhood; supporting neighborhood community development by working to expand residents’ and businesses’ capacity to collectively represent themselves as they seek to strengthen their neighborhood; and working with residents, businesses, and key stakeholders to accomplish the goals of the Northside 2027 Neighborhood Plan.  This position reports to the Deputy Director of Community Development.
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Furthers implementation of Northside 2027 Neighborhood Plan by strengthening and maintaining engagement and participation in the Northside Alive Steering Committee and various subcommittees; provides staff support for neighborhood committee meetings; develops and maintains strong partnerships among key stakeholders and institutions; builds relationships with residents and neighborhood groups; recruits residents and business owners to participate in implementation of projects;  works with residents in establishing and facilitating neighborhood associations and groups dedicated to building community, facilitating communication, and serving as centers for neighborhood-based problem solving; provides guidance to neighborhood business owners about the availability of training, technical assistance, and funding, and connects them with resources; works aggressively with renters and property owners to ensure properties are code compliant and individuals are aware of their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act and landlord-tenant law; provides referral services to residents and property owners; provides staff support to assist neighbors in advocating for public services and improvements, code enforcement, neighborhood branding and promotion, and other neighborhood-identified issues; ensures alignment of day-to-day responsibilities with program goals, objectives, outcomes, and methodology, including achieving contractual obligations outlined in grants and contracts; maintains information regarding outreach; and tracks progress on housing market variables.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills; demonstrated cross-cultural collaboration and competence; Spanish-English bilingual preferred but not required. 
 
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 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.
 
Full-Time Paramedic
Department
Fire/EMS
Type of Position
Full-time, Union
Salary/Pay Rate
$29.10 per hour
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Completion of a standard high school course, supplemented by satisfactory completion of the Pennsylvania DOT Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic course or National Registry Paramedic course; possession of a valid driver’s license; must be eligible for Full Medical Command privileges.
 
 
REQUIREMENTS
Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug test. 
 
NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED
Paramedics provide pre-hospital emergency medical treatment at a basic and advanced level.  This position is responsible for preventing loss of life and minimizing the effect of injuries in emergency situations and is frequently performed under hazardous conditions requiring rapid response and strenuous physical exertion.  Major elements of this work are: response to and management of medical and trauma emergencies; use and maintenance of specialized medical, trauma, communications and rescue equipment; participation in mandatory continuing education; and operation of an emergency vehicle. 
 
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Performs basic and advanced life support procedures in accordance with the United States Department of Transportation and the National Standards Curriculum for Paramedics in consultation with a medical command physician and/or use of State, Regional and Local standing orders/policies; completes a report on all emergency medical responses, detailing the nature of the emergency and treatment provided; performs first level Quality Assurance;  checks and maintains emergency medical equipment and vehicles; completes continuing education and skill competency requirements needed for medical command eligibility and recertifications; participates in precepting paramedic interns (upon approval of Service Medical Director); participates in the orientation of new employees; responds to emergency call-outs.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Must obtain and maintain all State and Regional EMS certifications required to maintain medical command status, i.e., current Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Hazardous Materials Awareness Course, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Prehospital Trauma Life Support, NIMS 100/200/700/800, Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course and Paramedic certifications; good knowledge of the Pennsylvania Statewide Advanced Life Support Protocols and Eastern PA Regional Protocols and Guidelines; knowledge of the City of Bethlehem streets and physical layout; ability to establish and maintain a working relationship with other city employees, hospital staff and the general public; ability to understand and effectively follow oral and written instructions and complete assigned tasks; ability to work with standard office and audio-visual equipment; ability to work with computer equipment and software to facilitate EMS activity; good physical condition and able to lift patients utilizing emergency medical equipment; ability to make quick accurate and effective decisions, good judgment, good driving abilities, self-discipline, tact and courtesy.
 
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 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.
 
Electrical Inspector
Department
CED/Code Enforcement
Type of Position
Full-time
Salary/Pay Rate
$58,000 – $75,000 per year based on experience
Deadline to Apply
ongoing
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 May 1, 2019.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.