Human Resources


Available Positions

Current openings are listed below. Applications should be returned via e-mail to e.slye@yorktownship.com, or in person to the York Township Administrative Office located at 190 Oak Rd, Dallastown, PA 17313. Please contact Emily Slye, HR Administrator, for any additional questions at 717-741-3861×126 or by e-mail by following the link located on the bottom of the page. The employment application can be found here.

Current Openings:

Summer Camp Counselor (Seasonal)

DEPARTMENT:                  Recreation                       
REPORTS TO:                    Program Director and Playground Program Director
JOB CLASSIFICATION:    Seasonal/Part-Time              

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Playground Program Counselor plans, organizes, supervises, and evaluates activities necessary to provide a safe and fun atmosphere for the Summer Playground Program, a multi-week camp held at various park sites in the Township.  This employee supervises Playground Program participants throughout the summer season. In the absence of the Playground Program Counselor, a Playground Program Director or other Recreation Department staff will oversee the operation of his/her job.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise Playground Program participants.
  • Create, plan, and implement activities for Playground Program participants.
  • Maintain program records and reports related to each park, including attendance sheets, parent sign-in/sign-out sheets, accident reports, incident reports, safety issues, and activity schedules.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment at each playground park on a daily basis.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Respond to citizen questions and resolve complaints as needed.
  • Recommend policy development regarding the Summer Playground Program.
  • Assist the Playground Program Director in managing playground participants on fieldtrips, swimming pool outings, All Parks Days and special events.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Playground Program Director and Recreation Department staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Applicant must be 17 years of age or older with an interest in earning a degree in Parks and Recreation, Education or a closely related field.
  • Experience in recreation programs, athletic organizations, overseeing children either in a home setting or organized group setting. Experience can be substituted for educational qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to plan, organize and direct elements of recreation activities and games.
  • Use of creative skills in creating, planning, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive activities for Summer Playground Program participants.
  • Prioritize and schedule work and meet schedules and timelines.
  • Work independently within the set policies and procedures of programs.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Basic computer operation.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES:

  •  Valid driver’s license.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Mandated Reporter Training certificate.
  • Current PA Act 34 Child Abuse History Clearance.
  • PA State Police Background Check.
  • FBI Fingerprinting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
  • Communication skills using the spoken word.
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range.
  • Ability to move about in an outdoor environment.
  • Ability to work in an outdoor setting for township events.
  • Ability to work during day/evening hours, including occasional weekends on an as-needed basis.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying of objects weighing 35 pounds or less.

Camp counselors must submit the Supplemental Employment Application in addition to the York Township Employment Application

Crew Person – Recreation & Property Maintenance ( Seasonal)

DEPARTMENT: Public Works   
REPORTS TO: Working Foreman – Recreation & Property Maintenance
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Hourly/Non-Exempt          

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Crew Person operates equipment and machinery and performs manual labor tasks associated with maintaining the infrastructure, facilities, property and equipment of the Township.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform property maintenance at the Township Parks by cutting, trimming, fertilizing, aerating grass areas, repairing the walking paths, maintaining, repairing, and constructing new playground equipment, basketball courts, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, pavilions and the like.
  • Perform property maintenance on all other Township owned facilities including the Municipal Complex, storm water management facilities and sidewalks.
  • Operate turf equipment, including but not limited to, aerator, sod cutter, sprayers, turf vehicles, lawn mowers, tractors, athletic field equipment, line painter and chalker.
  • Operate hand and power tools.
  • Perform field maintenance activities related to MS4 program.
  • Operate heavy and highway equipment including, but not limited to, backhoes, road graders, front end loaders, skid steer loaders, lawn mowing equipment, dump trucks, pickup trucks, man lifts, street sweepers, bucket trucks, pavement rippers, backfill and compaction equipment, etc.
  • Perform duties associated with roadway maintenance including, but not limited to, bituminous material placement, maintaining traffic (flagging), cutting grass, trimming trees, chipping brush, raking leaves, clearing debris from catch basins, roadside mowing, street sweeping, traffic signals maintenance, joint sealing, base repair, etc.
  • Perform basic mechanical work on vehicles and equipment (change oil, lube, rotate tires, etc.)
  • Perform janitorial duties at all Township buildings and facilities.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by Public Works management.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be familiar with the methods, materials, and tools used in the maintenance of municipal infrastructure including but not limited to: a large municipal sanitary sewer collection system, fleet of vehicles, various types of construction equipment, facilities, parks, exterior properties, roads, bridges, culverts, storm water systems, traffic signs and signals, etc.
  • Must be familiar with York Township rules and regulations.
  • Read and interpret plans, specifications, schematics, and blueprints related to the collection system, roads, snow plow routes, leaf collection routes, etc.
  • Ability to work overtime (before and after normal shift, weekends and holidays).
  • Ability to respond to an on-call situation resulting from a natural or manmade emergency.
  • Make repairs to vehicles, and equipment utilizing hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, etc.
  • Make repairs to buildings and other physical properties.
  • Prepare and maintain a daily record of activity performed utilizing effective communication skills.
  • Ability to follow direction thru the supervisory chain of command.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES:

  • Valid Class B CDL license with air brake endorsement.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s).
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range. 
  • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and other equipment as described above.
  • Ability to walk, lift, bend, stand, sit, climb, stoop, squat , shovel, rake and drive for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work outside for prolonged periods of time in hot or cold climates (including rain, wind, sleet, and snow).
  • Ability to work during the day and/or at night.

Crew Person – Sanitary Sewer Collection System (Full Time-Permanent)

DEPARTMENT: Public Works
REPORTS TO: Working Foreman – Sanitary Sewer Collection System
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Hourly/Non-Exempt 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Crew Person operates equipment and machinery and performs manual labor tasks associated with maintaining the infrastructure, facilities, property and equipment of the Township.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Operate and maintain specialized sewer maintenance equipment such as vacuum trucks, closed circuit television equipment, high pressure jet rodders, diesel pumps, atmospheric test equipment.
  • Enter confined spaces such as wet wells, drywells, manholes, valve vaults, storm water pipes and catch basins.
  • Respond to after hour emergencies related to the sanitary sewer system, winter maintenance, storm-related damage, power failures and the like.
  • Clearing brush and debris from storm sewer and sanitary sewer right of ways and easements.
  • Respond to the PA One call utility locating system by marking all underground utilities owned and operated by the Township.
  • Maintain the Township sanitary sewer pumping stations and force mains by keeping them clean and in efficient operating condition including interior and exterior facility maintenance as well as equipment repair and replacement.
  • Maintain the Township gravity collection system including all manholes.
  • Maintain the fire hydrants located within the Dallastown-Yoe Water Authority franchise territory that serves York Township
  • Operate hand and power tools.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the Sewer crew’s onsite storage and work areas.
  • Perform winter maintenance duties, such as snow removal from roads and / or Township facilities, and the making and placement of de-icing materials.
  • Perform field maintenance activities related to MS4 program.
  • Operate heavy and highway equipment including, but not limited to, backhoes, road graders, front end loaders, skid steer loaders, lawn mowing equipment, dump trucks, pickup trucks, man lifts, street sweepers, bucket trucks, pavement rippers, backfill and compaction equipment, etc.
  • Perform duties associated with highway maintenance including, but not limited to  bituminous material placement, flagging, cutting grass, trimming trees, chipping brush, raking / collecting leaves, shoveling snow, clearing debris from catch basins, roadside mowing, street sweeping, traffic signals, installing pavement markings, making of and installation of road signs, base repair and adjusting manholes and catch basins prior to pavement resurfacing.
  • Undertake building repairs (painting, carpentry, plumbing, etc.), renovate and / or construct new facilities.
  • Perform janitorial duties at all Township buildings and facilities.
  • Undertake repairs to Township buildings, facilities and subsystems.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by Department of Public Works management.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be familiar with the methods, materials, and tools used in the maintenance of municipal infrastructure including but not limited to: a large municipal sanitary sewer collection system, fleet of vehicles, various types of construction equipment, facilities, parks, exterior properties, roads, bridges, culverts, storm water systems, traffic signs and signals, etc.
  • Must be familiar with York Township rules and regulations.
  • Read and interpret plans, specifications, schematics, and blueprints related to the collection system, roads, snow plow routes, leaf collection routes, etc.
  • Ability to work overtime (before and after normal shift, weekends and holidays).
  • Ability to respond to an on-call situation resulting from a natural or manmade emergency.
  • Make repairs to vehicles, and equipment utilizing hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, etc.
  • Make repairs to buildings and other physical properties.
  • Prepare and maintain a daily record of activity performed utilizing effective communication skills.
  • Ability to follow direction thru the supervisory chain of command.

 CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES:

  • Valid Class B CDL license with air brake and tanker endorsement.
  • Valid DEP Collection System License Class E minimum, or the ability to obtain licensure within a reason time frame.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s).
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range. 
  • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and other equipment as described above.
  • Ability to walk, lift, bend, stand, sit, climb, stoop, squat, shovel, rake and drive for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work outside for prolonged periods of time in hot or cold climates (including rain, wind, sleet, and snow).
  • Ability to work during the day and/or at night.
 
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Camp Counselor Supplemental Application PDF

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