Employment

WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS FOREMAN

The Borough of Shippensburg seeks applicants for the position of Water System Operations Foreman.  The ideal candidate will have minimum qualifications that include: current Pennsylvania Water Operators License Class AE Subclass 1, 7,8,11 and 12.  5 years of experience with water operations is preferred, and managerial experience is highly desirable.  Valid Class B Pennsylvania Driver’s License; high school degree required and college degree is preferred.

Successful candidate for this full-time, exempt position will be responsible for operations and maintenance of the public water system.  This position may lead to advancement in upper level administration duties.  This position will be required to respond to occasional call outs and emergency work and attend monthly meetings.  Successful candidate must pass complete background investigation including reference, employment, criminal, driving, personal records check and pre-employment drug screening test.  Successful candidate must reside within 25 minutes of the Borough of Shippensburg.

 

The Shippensburg Borough Authority’s public water system serves approximately 6,200 customers and an estimated population of 17,000 persons in Cumberland and Franklin Counties. Drinking water currently provided by Shippensburg comes from the Gunter Valley Water Treatment Plant that is fed from a surface water reservoir and is capable of 1,600,000 gallons per day, and three groundwater wells. Shippensburg has seven finished water storage facilities, four booster stations, and eleven pressure regulating valve stations.  The Authority owns approximately 150 miles of distribution system piping.
Applications may be obtained online at www.borough.shippensburg.pa.us or by mail, upon request. Please submit a completed application form, resume, certifications, and three references to: John M. Epley, Borough Manager, Borough of Shippensburg, 111 North Fayette Street, P.O. Box 129, Shippensburg, PA 17257, NLT 4:00 PM, Monday, April 9, 2018.  Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

The Borough of Shippensburg is accepting applications for a Maintenance Worker I.

 

Maintenance Worker I is a full-time laborer position.  The primary duties for this position are general maintenance tasks directly related to the operations of the wastewater treatment facility.  Successful candidates must reside within 10 miles of the Borough of Shippensburg within one year of being hired; possess high school diploma and have ability to obtain Class B motor vehicle license within one year if not already obtained.  Prior experience in wastewater preferred but not required.

 

Positions will work Monday through Friday 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM; participate in weekend rotations and respond to emergency calls as necessary.  Applicants should submit a resume along with a Borough Application for Employment which is available at www.borough.shippensburg.pa.us.  The deadline for application submittal is April 27, 2018.  The Borough of Shippensburg is an equal opportunity employer.