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Darlene Norwood, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources Manager
The goal of Norristown's human resource team is to provide quality service in all personnel operations with integrity, respect and sensitivity; provide a work environment that is safe, healthy and secure; establish, administer and effectively communicate policies, rules and practices that treat employees with dignity and equality while maintaining municipal compliance with employment and labor laws, labor agreements and municipal directives.
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ENTRY LEVEL FIREFIGHTER
NORRISTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT
Applications for the position of ENTRY-LEVEL FIREFIGHTER for the Municipality of Norristown, a Civil Service position, will be available beginning Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Office of the Municipal Administrator, Norristown Municipal Hall, 235 E. Airy Street, Norristown, PA 19401. Applications may be picked up on that date between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and thereafter during regular business hours between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATOR’S OFFICE at the above address PRIOR TO 3:00 P.M. on May 16, 2017. Completed Applications must be accompanied by payment in the amount of $35 to cover the administrative cost of testing. Payment is by check only, payable to “Municipality of Norristown,” and is non-refundable.
Every applicant for any position in the Fire Department must: (1)possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma; (2) be a United States citizen, 21 years of age by May 16, 2017; (3) be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a firefighter (4) prior to appointment, possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; (5) have served as a firefighter in a combination fire department, and include with the completed Application a letter from the fire chief, on official department stationery, confirming same; (6) be a Pennsylvania State Certified Level II Firefighter or equivalent and have an issued certification number in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 consensus standards (PROOF MUST BE PROVIDED); (7) must possess current certificates (either the full course within the last 12 months, or a refresher course within the last 12 months for Hazardous Materials Operation) from an approved training facility for Hazardous Materials Operations in accordance with the NFPA 472 consensus standards (PROOF MUST BE PROVIDED), Emergency Vehicle Operations Course – Fire Apparatus or equivalent (PROOF MUST BE PROVIDED, and Pump Operations Course (PROOF MUST BE PROVIDED).
The written examination will take place as follows:
DATE: JUNE 6, 2017
TIME: 7 PM
LOCATION: BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1760 SOUTH EASTON ROAD
The Reading List of study materials for the exam consists of the following:
IFSTA, “Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations,” 6th Ed.
“Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations,” Jones & Bartlett, 2nd Ed.
IFSTA, “Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook,” 3rd Ed.
DOT, “Emergency Response Guidebook,” 2012 or 2016 Ed.
Other mandatory components of the complete testing process are an oral examination, physical agility testing, background check, and medical and psychological examinations.
The Municipality of Norristown is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require any special accommodation in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act to complete the testing, please provide evidence of such recognized disability to the Municipal Administrator at the time the application is submitted.
Any questions, please contact the Norristown Civil Service Commission Attorney Karen Lee DeMerlis, Esq., at 215.633.1890, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY NOTICE
April 4, 2017
POSITION: SENIOR GRANTS COORDINATOR
LOCATION: MUNICIPALITY OF NORRISTOWN - PLANNING DEPT.
HOURLY WAGE: $28.7102 BASE PER HOUR
HOURS: 8:30 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
APPLY TO: HUMAN RESOURCES, HR@norristown.org
DEADLINE: Until filled
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The Senior Grants Coordinator shall have a Bachelor's Degree and/or seven years progressively responsible Planning and Community Development grant experience; any equivalent combination of education and experience. A writing sample is required. Must have proficient computer skills; financial/record keeping skills. Successful backgroud checks required.
GENERAL DEFINITION: A mid-level position to assist the Director of Planning with a wide range of community development activities, including, but not limited to housing rehabilitation, economic development, historic preservation and infrastructure restoration. Must have grant research/management experience in community development; provide assistance in the administrative duties related to implementing the CDBG program, PA Dept. of Community & Economic Development projects; working familiarity of the HUD IDIS accounting system. Must be able to work effectively with community groups, specific interest groups, as well as Municipal Council and Administration.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Municipality of Norristown will make resonable accommodations during any and all phases of the selection process for individuals with a disability.
POSITION: SUMMER CAMP PLAYGROUND ASSISTANT
LOCATION: MUNICIPALITY OF NORRISTOWN
HOURLY WAGE: 8.50 PER HOUR
HOURS: 9:00 AM TO 2:45 PM - MONDAY- TUESDAY- THURSDAY- WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY VARIES
June 26th - August 4th
APPLY TO: HUMAN RESOURCES
DEADLINE: April 17, 2017
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age; have a Penn. Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police and FBI clearance and previous experience working with children. Must have knowledge of children's games, arts, and crafts and sports. First Aid and CPR certified preferred.
GENERAL DEFINITION: This position requires strong and diverse knowledge of summer camp activities. Supervision; tracking of inventory and attendance; excellent communication skills and the ability to work with large or small groups of children.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Municipality of Norristown will make reasonable accommodations during any and all phases of the selection process for individuals with a disability.
The Norristown Police Department is looking for an Intern (unpaid position) for more information please click HERE.
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