Borough of Bellefonte

Human Resources

06.26.2010  |  Email This Page   |  Print This Page

Bellefonte Borough is seeking applicants for the following positions:

Zoning Officer/Planning Administrator – This is a Part-Time Borough position anticipating anywhere from 15-20 hours per week. Duties include but are not limited to: Reviews applications for variances, conditional use permits, subdivisions and zoning changes; prepares recommendations to the Planning Commission, the Borough Manager; and/or Borough Council consistent with the Borough Code; Coordinates assistance on planning and zoning issues with Borough Engineer, Building Code Inspector, etc.; Reviews building permits, including review of site plans; Provides planning and technical support to the Borough Authorities as needed; Meets with property owners to resolve conflict with neighbors; Answers general questions regarding legal descriptions, floodplain information, zoning, census, and general community information; Reviews development plans for local zoning requirements with other staff members; Reviews and approve routine sign applications prior to HARB review and approval; Maintains all necessary records for day-to-day activities and permanent file.

Keystone Community Development Coordinator – The Keystone Development Coordinator is a contracted activity with a term of 18 months with an excellent chance for renewal. The contractor will promote downtown activities, educate businesses, serve as a listener, collaborator, clearinghouse, visionary, facilitator and coordinator based on the four points (organization, promotion, design and economic restructuring) of the Main Street Program. The Keystone Development Coordinator will encourage public awareness of the program activities and act as a liaison to other communities in the Center Region or statewide who could benefit from the programs of the Main Street Program.
Coordinates all project activities within the downtown revitalization program to promote economic development and historic preservation. Represents the community locally, regionally, and nationally.
Attending a quarterly conference is a requirement. This training is provided by the Pennsylvania Downtown Center.

HARB Consultant/Administrator – The HARB consultant is a skilled position that requires a highly motivated, energetic, creative and detail oriented individual capable of exercising good judgment and who possesses relevant experience as it applies to the administration of an historic district ordinance. The consultant will be responsible to the Borough Manager.

This position is estimated to encompass approximately 5- 15 hours per week. Duties of the Consultant include but are not limited to: Provides guidance on a variety of preservation techniques and approaches; Conducts site visits as needed to assess project effect on historic properties; Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing, with the public, elected officials, department heads, and other employees of the borough; Prepares meeting materials for distribution to HARB and Borough Council including HARB agenda, minutes, and preliminary review forms for all projects; Performs job responsibilities in a timely manner in order to meet weekly deadlines; Facilitates the recognition of historic district property owners by arranging a local award program and prepares news releases for public distribution.

A completed Bellefonte Borough Employment Application is required for a position and is available at the Borough office, 236 West Lamb Street, Bellefonte during regular business hours (8:00AM – 4:30PM); can be accessed below or can be obtained via email by contacting Kathy Stanton at [email protected] Please place “Employment Application” in your Subject Line.

An Employment Application for any one of these positions is being accepted through Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:00 PM.

Zoning Officer-Planning Coordinator Application and Job Description

Keystone Community Development Coordinator Application and Job Description

Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB) Consultant Application and Job Description