Employment Opportunities

Planning and Zoning Official

The Planning and Zoning Official is a non-union and non-supervisory position reporting directly to the Planning, Zoning & Code Supervisor. The Planning and Zoning Official shall be responsible for and participate in the operational functions of the Planning & Zoning Department and serve as the staff representative for the Planning Commission.

A Bachelor’s degree in Planning or equivalent level of education in a closely related field is required.

A Master’s degree in Planning and/or AICP certification is a plus.

Click here to view the job posting, which includes essential duties & minimum qualifications.

Please email a cover letter and resume to contact-us@indianaboro.com if interested in the position. Documents can also be deliver by mail or in-person at 80 N. 8th Street, Indiana Pennsylvania, 15701. Review of applications will begin on June 25th, 2021.

Seasonal Maintenance Workers

We are seeking temporary seasonal laborers various departments of Indiana Borough; including the Public Works Department, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Parking Department. Temporary seasonal laborer job responsibilities include:

• Performing various physical duties as assigned, including but not limited to landscaping, mowing, trimming, painting, repairs, and maintenance.
• Maintaining safety standards while performing assigned duties.
• Effectively using light equipment (hand tools and power tools) as needed, depending on the jobsite/assignment.
• Remaining flexible in reporting to and working in the various departments as needed.

Click here to view the job posting, which includes rate of pay & minimum qualifications.

Anyone interested in applying is asked to please submit a resume by Monday, June 14th, 2021. It can be either sent via email to contact-us@indianaboro.com or delivered by mail or in-person at 80 N. 8th Street, Indiana Pennsylvania, 15701.

Maintenance Worker - Streets Division

The Maintenance Worker -Streets Division position is a non-supervisory union position. Employee will perform manual tasks in the maintenance, construction and repair of Borough roads, streets, right-of-way, sanitary and stormwater infrastructure.

The position requires the operation of trucks, street sweeper, snowplow, heavy equipment, hand tools, motorized equipment, mowers, tractors and various other equipment.

Assignments are supervised and outlined by the Public Works Director who will delegate duties and inspect the progress of work completed, in conformance with established standards and specifications, safety and economy of operations. Employees in this position are expected to exercise some judgement in safety, work methods and planning detail.

 

Click here to view the full job posting, which includes rate of pay & minimum qualifications.

Anyone interested in applying is asked to please submit a resume. It can be either sent via email to contact-us@indianaboro.com or delivered by mail or in-person at 80 N. 8th Street, Indiana Pennsylvania, 15701.

Substitute Crossing Guard (Part-Time)

The Indiana Borough Police Department and Indiana Area School District are accepting applications for the position of Substitute Crossing Guard. There is currently a need for two (2) positions to be filled. 

 

Uniforms and equipment are provided as is training with emphasis on the safety and welfare of children enroute to and from school. A successful background check is required before final employment. Rate of pay and qualifications can be found in the link below:

Notice of Crossing Guard Position

Interested applicants should contact Administrative Assistant Donna Pellas at 724-349-2121. A successful background check is required before final employment.

Police Officer

Persons making application for the position of Police Officer must meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the Indiana Borough Civil Service regulations.  A short application is used to determine eligibility for Civil Service entry level testing.  The short application is available at the police station or can be downloaded and printed from this site, see below.

Short Application for Police Officer

Completed applications are accepted in hard copy form and can be delivered in person or mailed to:

Administrative Assistant
Indiana Borough Police Department
80 North 8th Street, Suite 104
Indiana, PA  15701

  • The minimum requirements for eligibility are outlined on the cover page of the application form.

  • Applications received on or before April 15 each year will be reviewed for the June testing period (testing periods subject to change).

  • All applicants will be notified of their eligibility status and eligible applicants will be invited to participate in the testing process, which includes an agility test, written examination and an oral examination.

  • Applications received after April 15 will be held until the next testing period the following year.

  • Successful candidates in the Civil Service testing process will be placed on an eligibility list, which is valid for one year.

  • Candidates considered for employment will complete the full employment application and will undergo a background investigation.

Civilian Positions

Civilian positions will be posted when a vacancy occurs.  Applications for civilian positions will be posted when a vacancy is posted.

9/22/2020: Zoning Hearing Board: Click here if interested in filling a vacancy on the Zoning Hearing Board  

Indiana Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Persons interested in employment in the law enforcement field, either as a sworn officer or civilian operational support member are encouraged to contact us for more information. Questions regarding employment opportunities with the Indiana Borough Police Department can be submitted to the Chief of Police in writing, in person or by telephone.