Employment Opportunities

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The Lower Paxton Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Preliminary applications and all accompanying documentation for the position may be obtained at www.lowerpaxtonpd.org.

Interested applicants must return a completed application form, along with a non-refundable $35.00 check or money order, to the Lower Paxton Township Police Department no later than Friday, March 23, 2018 at 4:00 PM.  Applications may be mailed or dropped off.

A physical agility test will take place on Saturday April 7, 2018, beginning at 7:30 AM.  Applicants successfully passing the physical fitness test will be eligible to report on Sunday April 8, 2017 at 9:00 AM, for registration for the written exam, with the exam to commence at 10:00 AM.  See application package for additional information.

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Lower Paxton Township possesses a vacancy in the position of Maintenance Mechanic I in the Sewer Dept.  This is a full-time position.

The Maintenance Mechanic I is an entry level position in the Sewer Department. The position performs skilled manual work in construction and maintenance of the sanitary sewer systems. The Maintenance Mechanic I performs manual work in the sanitary sewer system using hand and power tools, operates vehicles and mechanical equipment, and acquires skills on the job. Work also involves equipment maintenance duties and the performance of related work of an unskilled nature.

The Maintenance Mechanic I is required to apply judgment based upon training and work experience.  This employee works independently under general supervision.  Duties are assigned with detailed instructions; proper work methods are often demonstrated; and work is subject to supervision in progress.  Duties are often routine in nature and, once learned, may be performed independently.  The Maintenance Mechanic I is directly responsible to the Crew Leader.

The rate of pay for the Maintenance Mechanic I shall be in accordance with the Sewer Department collective bargaining unit agreement for existing personnel which is $16.96 hour. The hours of work for this position will typically be between 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Interested candidates must submit resumes, including a “Lower Paxton Township Application for Employment”.  Copies of applications are available at the Municipal Building or on-line at www.lowerpaxton-pa.gov. (resource page - employment opportunities).

Candidates must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.

Submit applications to: Human Resource Manager, Lower Paxton Township, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109.

Deadline for applications is 4:00 PM on Friday February 2, 2018.

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Lower Paxton Township is seeking an experienced individual to join the management team at the Friendship Center as PROGRAM/FACILITY MANAGER.  Responsibilities include: customer service, activity planning and supervision; employee supervision; facility management; rental coordination; budget; maintaining records; inventory.  The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Climbing wall and/or rock climbing experience is highly desirable for this vacancy. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge in fitness programs and climbing wall operation.

Experience in facility maintenance and personnel supervision required.

Applications are available at the Friendship Center, 5000 Commons Drive, Harrisburg, or downloaded from www.lowerpaxton-pa.gov. 

BENEFITS: Full benefits package

CLOSING DATE: February 16, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Send resume and completed application to: Human Resource Manager, Lower Paxton Township, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA  17109.   

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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.