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 to:
mnestico@tarentumboro.com

Current Openings:

Public Works Director (Full Time) (Updated 2019.03.12)

Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is seeking a qualified applicant for the full-time, managerial position of Public Works Director. Salary range of $55,750 to $80,600 is partly dependent on experience and current certification(s). Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, or a related field and five years of public works experience, including at least three in a supervisory capacity. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

The successful applicant will administer planning and supervising of Public Works division employees, and coordinating operations with other departments. Work involves responsibility for supervising the safe, timely and effective maintenance of Borough streets and roads, water systems, sewer systems, electric systems, shade trees, traffic signals, street lights, facilities maintenance, and Borough fleet. Requires substantial knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices as applied to public works construction, pavement, traffic, environmental, storm water and waste water activities.

Applicant should have a strong ability to use and comprehend technology, GIS mapping software, mobile phone and computer to manage inventory, communicate efficiently and compile data regarding Borough infrastructure. Provides daily oversight of approximately 7 employees and coordinates activities among public works divisions and with other departments and agencies. Administers union contract provisions, and issues oral and written warnings. Assures safe work practices.

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: mnestico@tarentumboro.com. For more information including a complete position description please visit tarentumboro.com/openings. EOE

Water Plant Operator (Updated 2019.03.12)

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: mnestico@tarentumboro.com. For more information including a complete position description please visit tarentumboro.com/openings. EOE

Police Officer (PartTime) (Updated 2019.03.12)

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 4,000 experience hours. Successful candidates are required to complete an oral interview and comprehensive background check. Tarentum Borough employment application available at tarentumboro.com/openings or at Borough Office, 318 Second Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084.

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