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


Director of Library Services

The Township of Derry is seeking a Director of Library Services for the Hershey Public Library. The Hershey Public Library is an independent library serving a population of 24,600 in hospitable South Central Pennsylvania.  It circulates over 300,000 items annually, and has a collection of 140,000 items.  The 2017 operating budget is $1.175 million.  The Library has an award-winning Friends group and a separate Endowment Trust that support the library’s mission.

Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership skills include supervisory experience, thorough and broad knowledge of library operations and practices, strong computer skills and significant knowledge of current and new technologies affecting public libraries, budget preparation and management, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to maintain effective working relationships and partnerships.

Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science, (ALA accreditation)

PA Certificate of Public Librarianship – Public Librarian Professional

Five years of public library experience, including 3 years of supervisory experience

Current PA Child Abuse clearance; PA Criminal History Check; and FBI Fingerprint Based Record Check

Contact Information

The library is a department of the Township of Derry, municipal government in Hershey, PA. An attractive salary and benefits are provided.

Send a resume, cover letter and three references to James Negley, Township Manager, Township of Derry, 600 Clearwater Road, Hershey, PA 17033. Questions on the position may be directed to the current Director Barbara Ellis, via email, bsellis@derrytownship.org.


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.

Qualifications

  • 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.