Employment

Palmer Township Any positions that are available within the Township will be posted to this page. In order to be fully considered for any positions, please follow the application instructions carefully. You will be notified of receipt of your application and notification will be given regarding potential interviews for any listed positions. Applications are kept in the township files for six months.

You can download our job application or stop by the Palmer Township Municipal Office for an application.

Palmer Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Zoning Hearing Board Vacancy
Palmer Township is looking for individuals to fill vacant seats on the Zoning Hearing Board. The Zoning Board hears and rules on requests for variances, special exceptions, and interpretations of the Zoning Ordinance. The zoning board follows the rules within the Pennsylvania Municipalities Code when considering and approving all requests. Hearings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month. There is no specific criteria for individuals to be a member of the zoning Board. Interested individuals can send a summary of their experience/qualifications to bdegerolamo@palmertwp.com.

Planning Commission 2024 Vacancy
Palmer Township is looking for a volunteer to fill a pending 2024 vacancy of the Palmer Township Planning Commission. The Planning Commission is an advisory board providing guidance directly to the Township Board of Supervisors. Ideal candidates should have background, interest, or experience in topics of land planning and land development, municipal government, comprehensive planning, and ordinance preparation. The Palmer Township Planning Commission is a seven-person board that meets on the second Tuesday of each month. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter of interest to bdegerolamo@palmertwp.com by February 16, 2024.

Building Code Board of Appeals
Palmer Township is looking for individuals to fill vacant seats on the Building Code Board of Appeals. The Board of Appeals hears and rules on appeals, requests for variances and extensions of time for the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code. Appeals are based on a claim that the true intent of the act or Uniform Construction Code has been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of the act or Uniform Construction Code do not fully apply or an equivalent form of construction is to be used. Hearings are held on an as-needed basis.

Individuals shall be qualified by training and experience to pass on matters pertaining to building construction. Training and experience may consist of licensure as an architect or engineer, experience in the construction industry, and training or experience as an inspector or plan reviewer. Interested individuals can send a summary of their experience/qualifications to bdegerolamo@palmertwp.com

Environmental Steering Committee Vacancy
The Palmer Township Environmental Steering Committee is looking to fill a current vacancy. The group is an advisory committee to the Board of Supervisors on issues affecting the natural resources within our municipality. The committee runs programs and/or initiatives like Earth Day, electronic ecycling events and township educational programs. Ideal candidates should have a background, interest or experience in environmental sciences or similar fields. The committee meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building Meeting Room. If you are interested, please send a resume and letter of interest to bdegerolamo@palmertwp.com.

Shade Tree Commission Vacancy
Palmer Township is looking for volunteers to fill a vacancy on our Shade Tree Commission. This Commission provides guidance and information on the location, health and safety of all shade trees located in and along all township lands, roads, and right-of-ways. Ideal candidates should have a background, interest or experience in trees, landscaping, or similar fields, and would need to be available for evening meetings on the last Monday of the month. If you are interested, please send a resume and letter of interest to bdegerolamo@palmertwp.com.

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