Current Employment Opportunities


Lower Southampton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Township only accepts applications for posted vacancies. Lower Southampton Township does not keep applications on file.

THERE ARE 4 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.  SEE BELOW.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE – FULL TIME

Lower Southampton Township is seeking applicants for one (1) full time Receptionist / Finance Support Clerk. This is a Union/Non-Exempt position. The Receptionist / Finance Support Clerk provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. The receptionist will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, mail distribution, flow of correspondence, requisition of supplies as well as additional clerical duties.

Essential duties include the following:

  1. Answer telephone and directs caller to the appropriate associate. Transfers caller to an associate’s mailbox when the associate is unavailable.
  2. Assist with problems and changes with the phone system (main contact with vendors).
  3. Answer all calls on the trash complaint line. Follow up with the trash company and residents to assist and resolve problems. Tracking complaints in excel format.
  4. Greets and directs visitors to the appropriate associate. Handle visitors requesting public information, requests for a recycle bin and/or paying sewer bills.
  5. Retrieve newspaper articles pertaining to the Township. Distribute relevant copies to the Township Manager.
  6. Receives, sorts and forwards incoming US mail. Opens and stamps sewer payments
  7. Postage meter – Reimburse postage, replace cartridge, assist with problems
  8. Coordinates the pick-up and delivery of express mail (Fed Ex., UPS etc.)
  9. Orders, receives, stocks and distributes office supplies
  10. Reviews insurance bills for accuracy and make appropriate corrections with insurance carriers.
  11. Assist employees with insurance questions/problems but having knowledge of HIPPA Laws as well.
  12. Complete and submit claims forms for workers compensation, disability, general liability and auto as well as monitor claims. Communicate with Personnel Admin / Payroll regarding employees on Workers Comp & disability.
  13. Call for new or revised insurance certificates
  14. Keep schedule for using the auditorium and conference rooms.
  15. Petty Cash – Disburse and reimburse petty cash for Administrator.
  16. Annual follow up of driver’s license from employees who drive township vehicles. Coordinates also with Public Works garage. Annual follow up the ensure worker compensation rights and responsibilities form is signed by each employee. Gatekeeper of all workers compensation.
  17. Assist with other related clerical duties (i.e. photocopying, faxing, filing, collating), as well as working on technology / computer related projects.
  18. Back up sewer coordinator and accounts payable clerk (as needed); trainable with computer skills
  19. Updates monthly insurance worksheets and registers new personnel with insurance and adjusts insurance when a person leaves employment. Communicate with Personnel Admin / Payroll with changes.

Applicants must have minimum of an Associates Business Degree and 4 years of relevant experience. A Bachelors Degree in business is preferred.  Must have very good computer skills, effective communication skills both written and oral; excellent customer service skills, ability to work independently on assigned tasks and ability to become knowledgeable of department procedures.

Applicants should submit a completed application to Lower Southampton Township c/o Personnel Administrator, or e-mail at Ladams@lstwp.org. Starting rate is $19.00 – $23.00 per hour; hourly rate may be increased for applicants depending on qualifications. Benefits are available. Lower Southampton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Crossing Guard positions available

The Lower Southampton Township Police Department is seeking part time crossing guards for the upcoming school year for the Neshaminy School District schools located in the Township.  The guards will be responsible for safely crossing students and other pedestrians during school hours at crosswalks and intersections in school zones.  All necessary equipment and training will be provided by the Lower Southampton Township Police Department.  Interested individuals must be able to:

  • Be on time and stand at their post as needed and be able to move safely across roadways.
  • Be available for on-call status should they be needed to fill in on short notice.
  • Be available to work both mornings approximately 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. and afternoons approximately 2:30 p.m. to 4:15p.m. Hours may vary due to early dismissals etc.
  • Candidates must be able to work in variable weather conditions.

Applications can be picked up at the Lower Southampton Township Police Department, 1500 Desire Ave., Feasterville ~ Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


PUBLIC WORKS ROAD CREW / ASSISTANT MECHANIC

 (1) Vacancy – Union covered (after 180 days probation)

Lower Southampton Township is seeking applicants for one (1) full time Road Crew/Assistant Mechanic. Candidates must be able to perform a variety of tasks relating to vehicle maintenance, engine replacement, tire work, and hydraulic work. Must also be able to operate and perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on large and small equipment (i.e. dump truck, tractors, backhoes, street sweepers) and all lawn and landscaping equipment.

Occasionally the candidate will fill in for the lead mechanic.

Candidate MUST have a PA State Inspection License. Candidate must also have a valid “Class B” CDL Driver’s License or obtain within 6 months.

Candidate must be able to perform and participate in maintenance and repair of all Township owned properties, buildings, parks, grounds, streets, signs, drainage systems, sanitary sewer systems and pump stations.

Candidate must be able to maintain all lawn and landscaped areas under the Township’s jurisdiction, including but not limited to: cutting, weed whacking, planting, watering, weeding, fertilizing, and pruning. Inspect, maintain and repair fences, gates, playground equipment, athletic fields, picnic tables, and other park equipment and facilities.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and be in good physical condition.

All employees must participate in snow removal operations and on-call duty (which includes nights, weekends and holidays).

Starting hour rate is $21.00 – $23.00 per hour DOQ. Upon positive 6 month review the hourly rate will increase up to $25.00 per hour.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest to administration@lstwp.org.


FULL TIME SECRETARY/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Lower Southampton Township is seeking applicants for one (1) Full Time Secretary/Administrative Assistant. This is a Union/Non-Exempt position. Starting rate is $19.00 – $23.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits are available. Candidates must have an Associates Business Degree; College degree (4 yrs.) preferred. Also, must have at least three years of clerical or secretarial experience (public works or construction background desired).

The Secretary/Administrative Assistant is responsible to assist the Director of Public Works with the administrative functions of the Department. This is a highly responsible confidential position, performing a variety of complex administrative duties requiring excellent clerical, computer, communication, social and customer service skills with the ability to work independently.

Duties include answering large volumes of complaints and requests for information from residents, contractors, engineers, lawyers and other staff members. Perform routine clerical work, such as composing and preparing documents through word or excel, filing, placing work orders and scheduling appointments and meetings. Independently compose and prepare correspondence for the Director. Process the Public Works Departments payroll time records biweekly.  Record attendance for the Public Works employees and prepare end of year reports. Prepare and modify On Call Duty list as needed. Process the City of Philadelphia’s Wastewater Treatment and flow assessment invoices timely and accurately. Invoice Upper Southampton Municipal Authority’s share of costs based on the flow assessment monthly percentage. Process invoices related to bids, major purchases, and all other Public Works expenses. Process Road Opening and Right of Way permits. Calculate and invoice other Township’s share of Traffic Signal Maintenance agreements. Prepare paperwork for insurance reimbursement of street light and traffic signal damages and work with Finance and Administration Department on this task.  Process sewer connection, sewer re-connection and road opening permits; sewer and road opening escrow accounts. Process Public Works invoices including vehicle repairs for police department. Perform other related duties as required.

Required skills, knowledge and abilities include having a high level of ethics, knowledge of general office practices, standard office equipment and payroll policies and procedures. Ability to effectively assist the public in a professional manner. Ability to prepare records, reports and correspondence neatly and professionally. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Maintain records and files with precision and accuracy. Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments. Must have good command of the English language, oral and written. Must be dependable. Ability to sit for long periods of time

Please submit letter of interest and resume to Administration@lstwp.org.

Lower Southampton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  See below for instructions on how to apply.


Please read the following instructions to apply for employment:

  1. Click here for application: Employment Application
  2. Once you complete the application, save to your device.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of this page and complete the form below.
  4. Click Browse to attach your completed application.
  5. Click Submit Application.

Applicants are subject to a pre-employment physical and drug and alcohol screening. Applicant must supply current copy criminal history record check from https://epatch.state.pa.us upon offer of employment. Lower Southampton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants should submit a complete application, resume and references to Lower Southampton Township c/o Personnel Administrator, 1500 Desire Avenue, Feasterville, PA  19053 or e-mail at Ladams@lstwp.org.

Lower Southampton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants can submit an application online from our website at LowerSouthamptonTownship.org; print out and mail c/o Personnel Administrator, 1500 Desire Avenue, Feasterville, PA  19053; scan and e-mail to Ladams@lstwp.org or come to the Lower Southampton Township Building to complete and submit an application.

Applicants can submit an application by:

  1. Online from our website (see above instructions).
  2.  Print out the application and mail to:  Lower Southampton Township, c/o Personnel Administrator, 1500 Desire Avenue, Feasterville, PA 19053.
  3. Scan and email to administration@lstwp.org.
  4. Come to the Lower Southampton Building to complete and submit an application in person.

 

 

 

 




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