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Public Notice – Zoning Officer Vacancy


The Borough of Brookhaven is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Zoning Officer. It is the duty of the Zoning Officer to:

1. Administer the zoning ordinance and issue permits only when there is compliance with the provisions of the zoning ordinance.

2. Conduct inspections and surveys as prescribed by the Borough Council or ordinance to determine compliance or non-compliance with the terms of the zoning ordinance.

3. Enforce the zoning ordinance, including the issuance of enforcement notices and, where authorized by the Borough Council, the filing of summary citations with the magisterial district judge, and keep records of all enforcement activities.

4. Perform a review of applications for conditional uses, special exceptions, and variances for compliance with the zoning ordinance, post public notices and signs at subject properties, and provide testimony at hearings on such applications.

5. Perform a review of applications for subdivision and land development for compliance with the zoning ordinance, and provide review comments to the planning commission and Borough Council.

6. Upon request of the planning commission, Borough Council, or zoning hearing board, present facts, records or information to assist in making decisions.

7. Where authorized by the Borough Council, to take action on behalf of the Borough in any appropriate action or proceedings to prevent the unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, conversion, demolition, maintenance, or use of any building or structure, to restrain, correct, or abate such violation so as to prevent the occupancy or use of any building, structure, or land, or to prevent any illegal act, conduct, business, or use in or about such premises.

Candidates must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, leadership skills, organizational skills, and must be detail-oriented. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to the Borough of Brookhaven, Attention: John Wilwert, Office Manager, 2 Cambridge Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015 or email to john.wilwert@brookhavenboro.com. Deadline to apply is January 1, 2021. Brookhaven Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Municipal Office

2 Cambridge Rd
Brookhaven, PA 19015
Phone: (610) 874-2557
Fax: (610) 874-2612
Office Hours: Monday Thru Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Fire Department

2 Cambridge Road
Suite 52
Brookhaven, PA 19015
Emergency Phone: 911
Non-Emergency Phone: (610) 872-8093

Police Department

2 Cambridge Road
Brookhaven, PA 19015
Emergency Phone: 911
Non-Emergency Phone: (610) 876-6142
Police Tip Line: (610) 876-6142, Ext:32
Fax : (610) 874-2066

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