Employment Opportunities

Borough Manager

Indiana Borough is seeking candidates for the position of Borough Manager who can lead with a well-articulated vision, strong leadership, motivation and encouragement, and a desire to accomplish goals in a team setting.

Indiana Borough serves a population of 15,000 with an annual budget of over $10 million and is home to Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The Manager reports to a twelve-member council through the Council President and Committees of Council. The Manager is responsible for the administration of the budget and finances and directs the work force of the Borough Administrative Office and the operational departments, including Planning; Code Enforcement; and, Public Works, which includes the Street Department, Waste Water Treatment Plant, and grounds and facility maintenance.

The manager is the key to efficient and effective delivery of municipal services and will facilitate strategic plans, both short and long term. Important considerations include knowledge/experience in a municipal government setting; finance and budgeting; computer skills; human resource functions; staff management and supervision of municipal operations; public works; code enforcement; planning and economic development; parks; grant administration; and overall service delivery.

Requirements include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field and experience within a municipal government structure. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and high personal integrity and ethical behavior are a must.

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who display a commitment to continuous learning and professional growth and the desire and ability to lead the Borough in a positive direction by overseeing a multitude of projects in an effort to enhance the community.

It is expected that the successful candidate will become a resident of the Indiana community. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits are provided.

Application can be made by submitting a letter of interest, resume, and salary history to:

Indiana Borough
Attn: Manager Search Committee
80 North 8th Street
Indiana, PA 15701

Materials can be sent via postal mail or emailed to contact-us@indianaboro.com.

A review process will commence October 4, 2021. Materials of interest are accepted until the position is filled.

Job Advertisement for Borough Manager Position

Building Custodian

The Building Custodian is a union position (full or part time) appointed by the Manager in accordance with the hiring provisions outlined in the collective bargaining agreement and the regulations set forth with the personnel policy manual and upon approval of


The Building Custodian shall be able to understand written and verbal instruction, shall have basic mechanical skills and able to operate minor equipment, e.g. lawn mowing and trimming tools, sanding and painting equipment and, manual and motorized cleaning equipment, etc. The Building Custodian shall have the ability to orchestrate a routine cleaning and maintenance schedule as well as to respond to immediate cleaning and maintenance needs as they arise.

  • Rate of Pay: $11.56 per hour (or current contract rate)

  • Minimum Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalency

  • Must possess a valid PA driver's license, be able to drive, and must have an insurable driving record

Essential duties and other qualifications can be found in the job description below:

Notice of Building Custodian Position

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their resume to contact-us@indianaboro.com or via mail to 80 N. 8th Street, Indiana PA, 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
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.

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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.