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PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT - FULL TIME LABORER - posted May 14, 2024

Towamencin Township is seeking applications for a full time Public Works Laborer. This position performs work assigned and supervised by the Public Works Director and Parks Supervisor. The majority of the work consists of the maintenance of Township grounds and facilities. The position operates various hand and power tools, including zero-turn mowers, weed whackers, pole saws, chainsaws, brush cutters, tree chippers, and other equipment of similar complexity.  

The position also drives trucks and operates heavy construction equipment and requires a minimum of a class B PA license. Specific work examples include: loading and unloading of materials and tools from trucks, cutting grass, brush and branches, using hand and powered tools, application of snow and ice control materials and other maintenance chemicals, performing minor maintenance and repair operations on equipment and vehicles and the cleaning and painting of Township facilities. The position will operate vehicles to transport tools and equipment, apply road construction materials, plow snow and spread ice and snow control materials. The position is responsible for performing preventative maintenance operations on the vehicles operated and for reporting other needed maintenance. Equipment operation will include: trucks, mowers, rollers, backhoes, material loaders and other vehicles of similar complexity. The position will be responsible to perform other related work as may be required or assigned.

Primary Duties/Accountabilities: 

  •     Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. 
  •     Ability to learn and carry out simple mechanical operations. 
  •     Knowledge of the proper operating procedures and safety practices associated with trucks, construction and maintenance equipment. 
  •     Ability to recognize defective operation of vehicles and to perform routine maintenance operations. 
  •    Knowledge of state laws pertaining to the operation of motor vehicles on highways.

Towamencin Township offers a great opportunity, with excellent benefits and a competitive starting salary range of $57,000.00 - $60,000.00, negotiable depending on experience. Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications are available here. Resumes/applications can be mailed to Towamencin Township, 1090 Troxel Road, Lansdale, PA 19446 or emailed to Colleen Ehrle at HR@towamencin.org. 


PART TIME POLICE OPERATIONS ASSISTANT - posted May 9, 2024

The Towamencin Township Police Department is seeking a part-time Police Operations Assistant. This non-sworn position provides operational support to the police department, performing various administrative duties that include, but are not limited to, fielding calls and inquiries from the public, managing equipment and supply orders, monitoring and posting to the department’s social media accounts, and clerical duties including processing police reports and right to know requests. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED, a valid PA driver's license, and be able to pass a background check for security clearances. Administrative experience in a law enforcement setting and the use of Microsoft Office products is preferred. This is an in-person position based at the police department. The required schedule and hours for this position are currently Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Starting salary is $22.25 per hour. For more information on this position, or to submit a resume, please contact Lieutenant Geoffrey Wainwright via email at gwainwright@towamencinpd.org or by phone at 215-368-7606. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.


Towamencin Township, Montgomery County, PA is a beautiful suburban and rural community conveniently located in central Montgomery County. Towamencin Township is recognized as a progressive local government in the region. We offer career opportunities in fields such as Planning, Building, Code Enforcement, Finance, Administration, Public Safety, Public Works and Recreation.

In addition, we offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health and dental coverage, life insurance, a retirement program, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. Towamencin Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Towamencin Township accepts resumes or applications for currently advertised openings only. The Township does not accept unsolicited resumes. You may submit a resume or application either by mail, email, fax or in person:

Towamencin Township
1090 Troxel Rd
Lansdale, PA 19446
info@towamencin.org
Fax: (215) 368-7650

  • Employment applications are available from our receptionist at 1090 Troxel Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • Submit a separate resume or application for each position for which you apply, including job title and close date on each submittal.
  • Depending on the position, candidates may be required to take job-related skill, physical or medical assessments as part of the selection process.
  • All submittals must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the ad close date to be eligible for consideration.
  • Contact (215) 368-7602 for additional information regarding our process.

Volunteering

Towamencin Township has many volunteer organizations that are integral to the effective operation of the Township.

These organizations include:

  • Zoning Hearing Board
  • Planning Commission
  • Environmental Advisory Council
  • Agricultural Security Area Advisory Committee
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Emergency Operations Committee
  • Open Space and Parks Advisory Committee
  • Special Events Advisory Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • Technology Assessment and Innovation Committee
  • Towamencin Authority
  • Towamencin Municipal Authority 
  • Traffic Impact Fee Advisory Committee
  • UCC (Uniform Construction Code) Board of Appeals
  • Veterans Memorial Committee

In accordance with Act 45 of the Pennsylvania Labor and Industry Law, the Township is establishing a five person Appeals Board to administer and enforce the Uniform Construction Code (UCC).

The Board members must be persons "who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction...".

If you are interested, please submit a letter detailing your interest in volunteering to:

Township Manager
Towamencin Township
1090 Troxel Rd
Lansdale, PA 19446