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The City of Bethlehem is actively working with government agencies, hospitals, schools, and businesses to prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Please refer to the Bethlehem Health Bureau’s coronavirus page for the most current information, best practices, and resources.

Based on Governor Wolf’s “Stay at Home” order issued for Northampton and Lehigh Counties, Bethlehem City Hall will be closed to the public effective 4:30 pm today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 until further notice.
 
City Hall will remain operational but closed to the public. City employees will be available to assist residents via phone, email and website.

Bethlehem residents concerned with businesses operating in violation of the shutdown, are requested to call the Bethlehem Service Center at 610-865-7000. Do not call 911 for this issue.

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Recruitment

Bethlehem EMS is continuously accepting applications for part-time paramedics and certified prehospital nurses (PHRN). Our service utilizes a dual-ALS system and multiple highly specialized teams to deliver advanced and high-quality prehospital care to the citizens and visitors of Bethlehem City. Join our ranks of passionate health care providers who manage an average of 11,500 emergencies per year. Scheduling is flexible as part-time employment relies on a per diem basis. Part-time employees are heavily considered for future full-time employment, which offers a highly competitive wage schedule, benefits, career advancement, and multiple other opportunities. Bethlehem City EMS is among the most well-respected prehospital organizations in the state of Pennsylvania and is considered a leader in EMS care, operations, community outreach, and education. 

Requirements:
• Pennsylvania State Paramedic Certification in good-standing
• Valid driver's license in good standing
• Current BCLS certification
• Current ACLS certification
• Current EVOC/EVDT certification
• NIMS 100/200/700/800
• Background Check Clearances completed within last 36 months including:
• FBI Background Check
• Pennsylvania State Police Background Check
• Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance

Benefits:
• Opportunities for Full-Time employment and career advancement
• Competitive wages
• Cooperative Police and Fire Departments
• Supportive municipal administration
• Supportive learning and teaching environment
• Flexible scheduling

How to Apply:
Please submit resumes and application to Director Thomas S. Decker via email at tdecker@bethlehem-pa.gov