Tarentum Borough will list employment opportunities in the section below.

Applications available at the Borough Building:
318 Second Avenue
Tarentum, PA 15084

or e-mail inquiries/resume/cover letter to:
Michael L. Nestico, Borough Manager

Current Openings:

Water Plant Operator (Updated 2020.02.12)

Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position entails the operation of a Water Treatment Facility. The preferred candidate must possess DEP Water Operator Certification or obtain the appropriate certification within one (1) year of hire. Duties include operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility and compliance with regulations; process control; daily operations and maintenance experience. Candidates should be self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal direct supervision. 

Successful candidates will possess an understanding of chemical and biological processes; proficient in troubleshooting; have demonstrated ability to analyze complex problems and make sound recommendations; and experience with equipment maintenance and permit requirements. Candidates must be professional, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be team oriented, and flexible to the changing needs of the organization. Employee must be able to work weekends, holidays and emergency call-outs. The position requires a background check and drug testing. A valid driver’s license is required. 

Position is full-time with benefits. Mail cover letter, resume, and Tarentum Borough employment application to the attention of Michael Nestico, Borough Manager, 318 Second Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084, email: For more information including a complete position description please visit Applications will be accepted until March 6, 2020. EOE

Water Plant Operator Job Description

Police Officer (Part Time) (Updated 2019.08.01)

Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is accepting applications for part time Police Officer(s). Applicants must have a valid PA Drivers License, Act 120 Certification and a requirement of 2,080 experience hours. Successful candidates are required to complete an oral interview and comprehensive background check. Tarentum Borough employment application available at or at Borough Office, 318 Second Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084.

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