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Upper Macungie Township
8330 Schantz Road
Breinigsville, PA 18031

Upper Macungie Township provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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Director of Community Development:

Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, PA is seeking a highly professional, results-oriented individual to serve as the Director of Planning & Zoning. The candidate should possess strong organizational, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, and is computer proficient. The position is responsible for the enforcement of all Township Ordinances and state laws including but not limited to, building, zoning, and property maintenance. The Director is responsible for the reviewing and processing all Subdivision and Land Development Plans, Conditional Uses, Map and Text Amendments, Variance and Special Exception applications. Position is also responsible for interpretation and enforcement of the Township’s zoning ordinances; the Director will serve as the Township’s Zoning Officer. The Director, who reports to the Township Manager, provides overall direction and supervision over all aspects of the department, and provides support to the Zoning Hearing Board and Planning Commission.

The ideal candidate will have minimum 4 yr. experience in planning and 3 yr. experience in zoning with a valid PA driver’s license. Knowledge of PA Municipal Planning Code, Internal Property Maintenance Code, and any other relevant federal/state laws and guidelines for property maintenance, GIS, construction, and development. The successful candidate must submit to a background check and pre-employment screening. This position is required to attend township meetings, which are scheduled in the evening outside of normal working hours.

This position is full-time. Salary/wage is commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Salary ranges: $90k to $100k per year. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Upper Macungie Township, ATTN: Greta Slifer, Human Resources Mgr., 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031 or email: hradmin@uppermac.org. See full job description below with requirements. EOE, Excellent Benefits. This position is open until filled.

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Gatekeeper Attendant for Yard Waste/Compost Drop-Off Site (Public Works Dept.)

Duties involved are, but not limited to: greeting and working with the public, open & close gate, verifying customer residency, inspection of materials.  Work is performed in all types of weather; weekends included. Ensure all dumping is done within rules of the site. The position is 20-30 hours per week. ​ Applicant must be at least 18 years of age or older, pass pre-employment background check’s as well as a post-offer physical with drug screen.​ $9.50/HR

Completed applications should be directed to G. Slifer, Human Resources Mgr. (EOE /​ ADA Employer) hradmin@uppermac.org.





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