Employment Opportunities

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Compost Facility Attendent (part-time) - Lower Paxton Township possesses a vacancy in the position of Compost Facility Attendant at the Compost Facility on Conway Road.  This is a part-time, seasonal position that averages up to fifteen hours per week in season. The Compost Facility Attendant reports to the Public Works Director.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Regular and predictable attendance, including weekends.
2. Communicate effectively with individuals entering the facility.
3. Prepare written reports and daily logs in a clear concise manner.
4. Verify items delivered comply with compost facility standards.
5. Verify vehicle displays a valid permit.
6. Exercise sound judgment and be capable of working independent of direct supervision.
7. Stand or walk for extended periods of time.
8. Perform duties in extreme outside weather conditions where they are occasionally exposed to heat, cold, wet/ humid conditions and to airborne particles/ dust.
9. Provide direction on proper placement and disposal of yard waste.
10. Assure compliance with established rules/ guidelines for the Compost Facility.

The Compost Facility Attendant is a part-time seasonal employee.  Hours of work shall be 7:15 AM to 5:15 PM, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of each week. The compost facility operates from the first Tuesday in April until the third Tuesday in December, weather permitting.

Interested candidates must submit a “Lower Paxton Township Application for Employment”.  Copies of the application are available at the Municipal Center or on-line at www.lowerpaxton-pa.gov.

Candidates must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.

Submit applications to:

Public Works Director
Lower Paxton Township
5975 Locust Lane
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Deadline for applications is 4:00 PM on Friday, May 25, 2018

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Summer Intern- Sewer Department
Lower Paxton Township is accepting applications for a Summer Intern positon for 2018. 
The successful candidate will be assigned to various duties both in the office and in the field.  This is a paid internship opportunity estimated to last through the month of August, depending on school schedule and candidate availability.    
Essential Job Functions
• Collect GPS location data for various sanitary sewer surface features (ie: lateral cleanout covers, manholes, etc.).
• Independently coordinate the processing, organization, and transfer of collected data to the Township’s consultant for inclusion in the Township’s GIS Database.
• Organize files and electronic records as requested by the Township.
• Data entry of information into established databases.
• Perform duties in extreme outside weather conditions where they are occasionally exposed to heat, wet/ humid conditions.
• Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time with a handheld GPS unit.
• Other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
The following are minimum qualifications for the position:
• Candidates must be at least 18 years old and have completed one year of college.
• Experience with the field collection of data points using GPS data collectors.
• Knowledge of Microsoft suite of tools required.  
• Possess a valid driver’s license. 
The following are additional preferred qualifications for the position:
• Undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree program with a major in Geographic Information Systems or a related field.
• Experience with Trimble handheld GPS units.
• Experience using TerraSync Professional, Pathfinder Office and/or ESRI ArcGIS software.   
Interested individuals must submit a Lower Paxton Township application and resume to the William Weaver Sewer Department Director, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109 by 4:00 PM on May 18, 2018

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LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, GENDER, MARITAL STATUS, RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, RELIGION OR DISABILITY. APPLICANTS REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION IN THE APPLICATION OR HIRING PROCESS SHOULD CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES.

Frequently Called Numbers

Main Switchboard
717-657-5600
Police Administration
717-657-5656
Public Works Department
717-657-5615
Sewer Department
717-657-5617
Parks and Recreation
717-657-5635
Supervisor's Voice-Mail
717-724-8327

Office Hours

Municipal Center (Administration, Community Development, & Sewer)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Police Department Records Office
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Public Works Department
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sanitary Sewer Operations
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Friendship Center and the Parks and Recreation Department
Monday to Thursday -  5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday - 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.