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 | Network Administrator | Developer
Network Engineer | Telecommunicator I - Part-Time

 

Telecommunicator I Part-Time

Position Summary::
Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:Answering telephones for emergency and non-emergency citizens requests for police assistance.

  • Complete Assignment Cards or Computerized Assignment entries and forwards them to the assigned Radio Dispatcher.
  • Signs out keys for unmarked police vehicles.
  • Retrieves and enters information into law enforcement computer systems.
  • Refers the public to other agencies for assistance.
  • Maintain various clerical duties as assigned.
  • Monitors burglar alarms, panic alarms, fire alarms, and security systems.
  • Operate police radio communications on a regular frequency.
  • Monitors City and County Fire, EMS, and Police Communications network if assigned.
  • Runs License checks on computer for use by Central records, District Courts, and authorized City Agencies.
  • Dispatch police calls on assigned and unassigned calls, including assignment and backup units.
  • Handle complaints in absence of desk sergeants.

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Network Engineer

Position Summary:
Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Install, configure and repair software/hardware, updates to the network, write specifications and assist in systems documentation and SOP’s.
  • Evaluate, recommend and implement new hardware and software for the entire network.
  • Work closely with vendors to correct and solve problems encountered.
  • Monitor traffic flow and volume on the networks, server performance and make recommendations to adjust network parameters to improve performance, and minimize user response times.
  • Diagnoses system hardware and software; recommends and performs remedial actions to correct problems.
  • Performs network system functions which include, but are not limited to, adding users, defining, establishing and enforcing security access to data, identifying device access paths and availability, and maintains DR, virus, back-up and security systems, as well as all other assigned infrastructure systems/operations.
  • On call 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

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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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Network Administrator

Postion Summary:
Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Install, configure and repair software/hardware, updates to the network, write specifications and assist in systems documentation and SOP’s.
  • Work with vendors to correct and solve problems encountered.
  • Monitor server performance and make recommendations to adjust server parameters to improve performance, and minimize user response times.
  • Diagnoses system hardware and software; recommends and performs remedial actions to correct problems.
  • Performs network administration functions which include, but are not limited to, adding users, defining, establishing and enforcing security access to data, identifying device access paths and availability, virus, back-up and security systems, as well as all other assigned systems/operations.
  • Performs other duties as needed.
  • On call 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

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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, and a Affirmative Action/EEO Information Request, 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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