Job Opportunities in Derry Township

Here you will find a listing of current job openings with the Township of Derry. Each posting will contain a detailed description, list of requirements, and where you can apply:

Derry Township Employment Application


Secretary

The Department of Community Development is seeking applicants for a full-time Secretary.

Duties and Responsibilities 

The Department of Community Development Secretary performs clerical tasks with a primary focus on processing building, zoning, and demolition permits, and coordinating code enforcement activities. Other duties include answering phones, greeting visitors, typing, filing, data entry, and processing of submissions for various boards.

Qualifications

Applicants must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and work well in a fast-paced environment and possess communication and customer service skills, a working knowledge of computers and modern office practices and procedures.   The starting wage is $18.00 per hour.

Contact Information

Send a resume and cover letter to Chuck Emerick, Director of Community Development, Township of Derry, 600 Clearwater Road, Hershey, PA 17033, or email chuckemerick@derrytownship.org.  For more information, call (717) 533-2057 option 2.


Seasonal Laborer

The Township of Derry Public Works Department has immediate openings for Seasonal Laborers.

Qualifications

Work will consist of grounds and parks maintenance, and leaf collection.  Starting wage is $13.00 per hour.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a current valid PA Driver’s License.

Contact Information

Applications are available at derrytownship.org or the Township of Derry Public Works Facility, 650 Clearwater Road, Hershey.  For more information, call 533-2057, option 4.


Lifeguard

Certified lifeguards are needed to work year-round at the Hershey Recreation Center.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must be 16 years of age and have current American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications. 1-2 years of lifeguarding experience is preferred. Looking for availability to work the following shifts: 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and/or 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 5:00p.m. to 9:15 p.m. (Monday through Sunday).  This is an hourly, part-time position.

Contact Information

Applications can be obtained at the Hershey Recreation Center, 605 Cocoa Avenue Hershey, PA 17033. For more information, call (717) 533-7138.


Swim Lesson Instructor

The Hershey Recreation Center is looking for Swim Lesson Instructors who will be able to work year round.

Qualifications

WSI certified or comparable experience preferred for this position, but not essential. Preferred experience teaching preschool and/or school age group swim lessons, but willing to train. Currently seeking instructors for Saturday mornings. This is an hourly, part-time position.

Contact Information

Applications can be obtained at the Hershey Recreation Center, 605 Cocoa Avenue Hershey, PA 17033.  For more information, call (717) 533-7138.


Concession Attendant 

The Township of Derry Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking applicants for the pool concession area at the Hershey Recreation Center. This is a seasonal position from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and serve food and beverage items to patrons
  • Work cash registers and perform opening and closing procedures
  • Maintain cleanliness of area. Clean, sanitize, sweeping/mopping work areas; food prep areas, other food contact surfaces, patio/condiment areas, and floors
  • Storing and rotating stock and food items
  • Must have excellent customer service skills, ability to work in a fast pace environment, and able to work evenings and weekend.

Contact Information

Applications can be obtained at the Hershey Recreation Center, 605 Cocoa Avenue Hershey, PA 17033.  For more information, call (717) 533-7138.