The City of Easton offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by the law. Please note that candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and that only qualified candidates will be contacted.
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 seeking qualified applicants for the listed positions. The job description and accompanying documents for each position are available by clicking on the applicable link. Once downloaded they can be filled out and mailed or dropped off at the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 123 South Third Street, Easton, PA 18042 between 8:30AM and 4:30PM, Monday thru Friday.
Full Time Positions
The City of Easton is seeking a collaborative, detail-oriented City Administrator to join our group of dedicated and public service-oriented professionals who have helped to initiate a renaissance in this city of 28,000 with a $34 million General Fund budget. The City has 240 full time employees including professional police and fire departments.
A Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a related field and five or more years of progressively responsible experience in the administration and management of a comprehensive public or private agency is required; a Master’s degree in public administration is preferred but experience will also be considered.
As the leader of the Executive Management Team, the ideal candidate for this position will work closely with the full-time Mayor; be a proactive, strategic thinker & decision maker who possesses outstanding integrity and judgment. He/she should have an engaging & collaborative management style and excellent communication & interpersonal skills that enjoys the challenge of a fast-paced, progressive, team-oriented work environment. He/she must be an exceptional problem solver who embraces challenges with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity and can demonstrate knowledge of current advances and best practices in all aspects of municipal administration and provide recommendations and solutions which reflect this knowledge and awareness.
Duties: As provided for by City Charter, the City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the City and is responsible for the efficient administration of all affairs of the City. The City Administrator directs the work of all City departments. The City Administrator works closely with and reports to the Mayor.
To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your cover letter with current salary, resume, and five work-related references to: firstname.lastname@example.org Resumes are due on or before June 10, 2016.
Class Title: Fiscal Officer
Easton Redevelopment Authority
The position of Fiscal Officer at the Easton Redevelopment Authority (RDA) includes management of all RDA expenses, revenues and agency funding accounts. Other job details are employee payroll, agency audit, record keeping, file system knowledge and organization, contractor and sub contractor invoice and payment, quarterly and annual taxes, coordination with outside agencies and city as it relates to fiscal matters, bill payment for RDA redevelopment properties, maintenance contracts for RDA subcontractors/services. Software knowledge should include: Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and email and general internet functions. This position requires strict organization as it relates to billings, invoices, taxes and agency drawdown and reporting schedules. The position includes CDBG program administration duties including: sub-grantee coordination, public notifications and program Council resolutions. Similarly, the job does entail a familiarity and or on-the-job training with grant accounting specifically with CDBG, HOME, NSP funding and HUD IDIS system. The Fiscal Officer shall also take on tasks as needed by the Executive Director relevant RDA projects and mission.
Associate’s degree and a minimum of 2 years previous experience within an accounting setting or a Bachelors with similar credentials preferred, municipal or non-profit experience is a plus. Familiarity with Federal or State grant programs, particularly with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Experience with maintenance and reconciliation of ledgers and accounts with budget monitoring. Must have the ability to communicate and coordinate tasks with RDA staff, Executive Director and Board about fiscal matters, challenges and relevant due dates.
To apply for this position, go to www.easton-pa.gov/employment. A completed application of employment, background investigation form, letter of interest and resume should be sent to The City of Easton, Attn: Fiscal Officer, 123 South Third Street, Human Resources, Easton, PA 18042. The deadline for applications is – Thursday, June 30, 2016.
Completed packets can also be emailed to HRFiscalOfficer@easton-pa.gov .
The City of Easton offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please note that candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and that only qualified candidates will be contacted
THE CITY OF EASTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
There are no Part-time Positions available at this time.
All information should be submitted to:
Human Resources Manager
123 South Third Street
Easton, PA 18042