*New Tarentum Borough Job Openings*

Tarentum Borough is accepting employment applications for three (3) different positions in the Borough. Public Works Laborer, Water Distribution Operator and Part-Time Summer Laborer.

Please see the job advertisements below and the applicable job descriptions. Please email Borough Manager Michael Nestico with any questions. mnestico@tarentumboro.com

Public Works Laborer (Updated 2022.04.13)

Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Laborer. Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 29, 2022. This position entails construction, contracting, maintenance, repair and upkeep for various labor projects within the Borough and driving a variety of vehicles in the performance of duties including winter maintenance, groundskeeping, general maintenance and repair.

Duties include pavement cutting, ditch digging, manhole and line cleaning, main and pipe repair, laying and backfilling; driving trucks and winter plow operations; operation of special equipment such as street sweeper, backhoe, front end loaders; other labor, maintenance and upkeep for municipal projects, groundskeeping, landscaping and public property.

Successful candidates shall be proficient in troubleshooting; have demonstrated an ability to analyze complex problems and make sound recommendations; and experience with equipment maintenance. Candidates must 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. Hand deliver or 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

JOB DESCRIPTION – PUBLIC WORKS LABORER

Water Distribution Operator (Updated 2022.04.13)

Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is accepting applications for the position of Water Distribution Operator. Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 29, 2022. This position entails skilled maintenance, repair, and construction work on the potable water treatment and distribution system of the Water Utility System; operates maintenance and construction tools and equipment; performs a variety of maintenance tasks relative to water distribution and treatment; performs a variety of routine and complex tasks as described in the Public Works Laborer position.

Duties include performing field duties related to the water system; take water samples and inspect new construction; excavate trenches and install shoring; identify service and main line leaks; operate pipe locators; install and inspect backflow devices; perform emergency repairs to water lines as necessary and similar related responsibilities.

Successful candidates shall be proficient in troubleshooting; have demonstrated an ability to analyze complex problems and make sound recommendations. Candidates must 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. Hand deliver or 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

JOB DESCRIPTION – WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR

Part Time Summer Laborer (Updated 2022.04.13)

Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is accepting applications for a part-time summer laborer opening in the public works department. Applicants must have a valid PA Drivers License. The summer laborer position will include general public works duties including grass cutting, weed whacking, landscaping and the like. Tarentum Borough employment application available at tarentumboro.com/openings or at Borough Office, 318 Second Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084.