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City of Easton

Human Resources - Employment

The City of Easton's employment policies and practices are in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, and regulations.

Located just 50 miles north of Philadelphia, 70 minutes from New York City and 30 minutes from the Poconos, the City of Easton, PA is a city with an interesting history dating back prior to the Revolutionary War. Home to 26,000 people, Easton is part of the Lehigh Valley metropolitan area, the third largest market in Pennsylvania.

Today it is a city on the edge of great happenings and wonderful opportunities with the recent adoption of a new Home Rule Charter. We are home to superior healthcare, excellent academic institutions, affordable housing, great arts community, historic business center with easy access to everywhere from the ABE International Airport.

THE CITY OF EASTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


The City of Easton is seeking qualified applicants for the listed positions. The job description links, where applicable, are listed below and/or can be obtained from the Human Resources Office at 1 South Third Street, Second Floor, Easton, PA or by phone requests at 610-250-6622.


Full Time Positions




Code Compliance Officer


JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective
Working under the general guidance and direction of the Chief Code Administrator and the Assistant Code Administrator, perform various inspections and balance multiple complex objectives under time constraints utilizing various tools, software and technological devices to achieve these goals.

Position Responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Inspections of buildings and properties for the enforcement of the adopted municipal ordinances and to insure their conformity with safety standards and elimination of fire hazards.
  • Inspects buildings and structures in the process of construction, alteration or repair for compliance with approved plans and specifications and all requirements of applicable ordinances and laws.
  • Explains the requirements of the local building code, local zoning ordinances and other applicable laws to building contractors and to the general public.
  • Orders unsafe conditions in existing structures to be removed and arranges for condemnation notices to owners and builders of improper or hazardous structures.
  • Investigates complaints and assists in prosecuting violations of the building and fire prevention code and zoning ordinances.
  • Prepares reports and keeps related records.
  • Tabulates land use and other data; analyzes map data and drafts reports.
  • Develops planning data from interviews with agencies or persons involved in specific projects.
  • Reviews planning and environmental aspects of federal and state assisted projects; problems, zoning analyses, and performs related field studies;
  • Develops presentation material as assigned.
  • Attends day and evening meetings as required and/or requested.
  • Conducts field surveys of existing land use, urban renewal conditions, traffic.
  • Performs research investigations including statistical analysis, library research and personal contact with other agencies.

Analytical Ability
1. Demonstrate ability to identify problems and work creatively to resolve them.
2. Complete work within established time frames.
3. Communication proficiency.

Other Duties
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications Required for Appointment
Graduation from high school or GED, current certification by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry and the International Code Council in the following categories:
1. Residential Building Inspector
2. Two other inspection or plan review categories

Education supplemented by two (2) years of experience in the building trades, engineering, code enforcement, architecture, building inspection; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Code Compliance Officer (download description)
  • Employment Application



    THE CITY OF EASTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



    Part-time Positions




  • Parking Enforcement Officer (download description)
  • Employment Application



  • School Crossing Guard (download description)
  • Employment Application



    All information should be submitted to:

    Human Resources Manager
    1 South Third Street
    Easton, PA 18042
    email humanresources@easton-pa.gov




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