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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 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

Industrial Pre-treatment Program (IPP) Manager

Department of Public Works/Bureau of Water Pollution Control

Under the general supervision of the Department Director and Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, this position manages the Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority’s (EAJSA) Industrial Pretreatment Program (IPP). This position will also be required to be accountable to the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the EAJSA as well as the EAJSA IPP Committee. The position’s priority task is to manage the IPP for the Authority which includes: managing the outside laboratory’s sampling operation at Industrial User’s (IU) and analysis of samples; sample analysis interpretation; data management; information management between the Authority and the IUs; IU inspections; IPP regulatory management; EPA and DEP reporting and other duties necessary for the effective and efficient management of the program.

As a City of Easton employee, this position will be a member of the Wastewater Treatment Plant’s staff and will report to the Plant Superintendent.

A completed application of employment, background investigation form, letter of interest and resume should be sent to The City of Easton, Attn: IPP Manager, 123 South Third Street, Human Resources, Easton, PA 18042. The deadline for applications is – Monday, May 30, 2016.

Completed application packages can also be emailed to .

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.

City Administrator

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: Resumes are due on or before June 10, 2016.

Staff Engineer

Department of Public Works/Bureau of Engineering

Working under the supervision and guidance of the City Engineer and Director of Public Works, the incumbent performs highly complex and professional engineering work for developing, planning, managing, and designing public projects and programs and ensuring that these are compliance with all pertinent standards, codes, and criteria.

• Prepares engineering plans, designs, specifications, estimates and reports; reviews comprehensive and land development plans for compliance.
• Assists in maintaining accurate engineering records and files.
• Collect field data using a GIS unit or surveying equipment then interpreting that data into AutoCAD or a GIS program.
• Participates in and conducts the development of consultant requests for proposal for professional and/or construction services and the advertising of bid processes; evaluates bids and proposals and makes recommendations on project awards.
• Properly responds to the public and other inquiries including issuing permits, receiving complaints, scheduling inspections, issuing citations, processing a variety of encroachments, and managing all activities within the right-of-way.
• Evaluation of traffic impacts and designs traffic signal, street signage/pavement marking and intersections; assists in development of a pavement management system.
• Reviews and monitors Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programs for base maps, including updates and maintenance of GIS mapping activities.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The 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.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, standard drafting tools, copier and printers and/or plotters.
Must be able to work outdoors to inspect various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities; occasionally works near vehicular traffic, construction equipment, on uneven ground, and in high precarious places. Lift and carry materials and equipment up to 40 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications Required
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering or a closely related field. Must have a minimum of two years previous professional engineering experience that is satisfactory to the City preferably in a municipal setting. Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Pennsylvania is preferred. The City will also consider candidates that possess a valid Engineer-in-Training Certification (EIT), who will be required to obtain a Pennsylvania PE license within a time frame established by the City. Thorough knowledge of GIS software and contemporary survey techniques are strongly preferred. Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Pennsylvania is preferred.

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.

Please see the below link for a more detailed job description. A completed application of employment, background investigation waiver, and resume should be sent to or mailed to:

The City of Easton, Attn: HR
123 South Third Street
Easton, PA 18042

The deadline for this posting is Friday, June 10, 2016.


Part-time Positions

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

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