East Pittsburgh Borough is hiring a Borough Administrator

Borough Administrator

Located about 11 miles southeast of the City of Pittsburgh, the Borough of East Pittsburgh is a small municipality with a $1.4M budget and a population of roughly 1,800 residents. The Borough Administrator will serve as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Borough and will be responsible, as set forth by the five-member Council, for the proper and efficient administration of all Borough affairs. The Borough Administrator will report to Council and supervise all Borough staff, including secretary, public works, and zoning officer/fire marshal (and excluding police).


Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, political science, finance, planning or related field. Past relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of education. A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required. Before employment begins, the Borough Administrator shall give bond to the Borough. Though desired, it is not required to be an East Pittsburgh resident.


Skills:

The successful candidate will have a community service-oriented mindset, excellent interpersonal skills, and prior experience working in a government setting. They must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as the technical/computer and analytical skills needed to run a Borough office. Community development, finance and accounting, grant writing and administration, and collective bargaining experience is preferred.


Compensation:

Salary and benefits are negotiable and will depend upon experience and qualifications.


To apply:

Applicants can submit a resume (including a comprehensive history of all prior employment for a minimum of at least the last 10 years), salary history and requirements, and references to council representative Stacey Simon at epslsimon@eastpittsburghboro.com.

East Pittsburgh Borough is hiring a Public Works employee.

The Borough of East Pittsburgh is seeking full-time Public Works employee (no health insurance benefits offered). The desired applicant is preferred to have basic knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a municipal Public Works Department along with prior construction, maintenance or trade experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Operating Borough-owned vehicles, such as pick-up trucks, dump trucks, salt spreaders, snow plows, etc.
  • Snow plowing and salting of streets, as well as manual snow shoveling
  • Cleaning up litter and sweeping debris and materials from the roads
  • Repairing roads, curbs and sidewalks
  • Mowing grass, pruning and planting flowers and trees
  • Using a variety of hand tools, power tools and equipment
  • Cleaning offices, garage areas and other facilities
  • Other responsibilities as required

Requirements:

  • Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license with clean driving record
  • 24 hours on-call availability on a rotating basis, particularly during winter months — must report to work promptly (the Borough is located ~11 miles southeast of the City of Pittsburgh)
  • Ability to work in outside weather conditions all times of the year

Hours and salary:

  • Regular hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Position may at times necessitate working more than 40 hours per week as circumstances require.
  • Salary is negotiable ($12-17 per hour) depending upon experience.
  • Vacation time is negotiable after 90-day probationary period.
  • This position has no health insurance or other benefits available.

The Borough of East Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Recycle Your Aluminum Cans!

860909-color-aluminum-drink-cans-piled-Stock-PhotoThe East Pittsburgh Economic Development Corporation (EPEDC) is recycling aluminum drink cans. Please save your pop and adult beverage cans for us! Place your cans in a plastic bag, put the bag on your porch, and send an email to epghcdc@gmail.com or call 412-824-8313 to arrange a pick up. Thank you!