City Of Reading Employment Opportunities

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“The City of Reading, PA is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identities or expressions, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.  This policy applies to all employment decisions including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations."

 

Help Wanted -  Purchasing Assistant - Part Time | Developer
Community Development Manager

 

 

Community Development Manager
Position Summary:

Serve as manager for the Community Development Division of the Community Development Department. Manage federal entitlement programs such as the NSP2 and ESG programs. Oversee other federal entitlement programs such as Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME. In addition, this position manages and applies for state, and local grants, HUD 108 loans, Brownfield Economic Development Initiatives (BEDIs), microloans to small businesses, economic development initiatives and the Blighted Property Review Committee while establishing and maintaining coordination among various nonprofit organizations and economic development entities.

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Developer- Proven ability and flexibility to self-train and apply new principles and procedures, possess analytical, interpretive, organizational, and time management skills; demonstrable ability to multi-task and problem solve within a high stress environment, provable capability of maintaining a constant positive and professional attitude while under pressure, demonstrable ability to think quickly and effectively in the face of adversity, must be detail-oriented.
Position Summary:
Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Consult with users to identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives.
  • Read manuals, periodicals and technical reports to learn ways to develop programs that
  • Meet user requirements.
  • Design programs to accomplish goals of users request.
  • Write documentation on program design and user operating procedures.
  • Assist the Lead Developer with development of new systems, updates to existing
  • systems, database maintenance, and answering questions from users.
  • Perform Web site development and updating.

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Purchasing Assistant- Part Time
This position acts as an administrative assistant to the Purchasing Coordinator. The position is responsible for clerical duties within the office.
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Fire/Police

If you are interested in becoming a City of Reading Firefighter/EMT, Firefighter/Paramedic or Police Officer please click their respective link for information on upcoming civil service testing .

You can also visit the City of Reading Pennsylvania Civil Service Board page on Facebook for information on upcoming Civil Service testing dates for both the Police Department as well as the Fire Department.

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To apply for employment with the City of Reading, download and complete an Employment Application specifying the type of employment/position you are applying for, attach resume' if applicable and send to:

Human Resources
City of Reading
815 Washington Street – Room 3-03
Reading, PA 19601
FAX: 610/372-3722
EMAIL: jobs@readingpa.org

An EEO/AA Employer by choice.
Male/female/disability all given equal consideration

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