We’re Hiring!


The Borough of Topton, Berks County, PA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Public Works Laborer/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.  The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, maintaining borough parks and other property; assisting in maintenance, repair, and construction of roads in the Borough; performing various maintenance and construction tasks; collecting leaves and branches seasonally; park maintenance, road work, and road maintenance, including mowing, planting, trimming, pruning, and snow plowing.  This position requires the knowledge of basic computer skills required for data entry, report filing, record keeping, and SCADA monitoring.  Applicant must have basic knowledge of sewage collection systems and sewage treatment processes.  Successful applicant must work “on call”, and must work two hours at wastewater treatment plant every other Saturday and Sunday.

Must have a history of safe work habits and the ability to interact with the public in a courteous manner.  Must have experience working as part of a team.  Experience in parks and road maintenance and the ability to operate specialized heavy equipment preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. PA CDL preferred but not required.  Two year college degree or technical training preferred but not required.  Advanced knowledge and experience with wastewater collection, processing, and testing systems preferred; state certification preferred.  Successful applicant must obtain wastewater license within two years of employment.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position, may include long varied hours, and is required to work in all types of weather conditions. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

The successful candidate must submit to background checks and pre-employment screening. Interested applicants may send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, and salary requirements to: Stacy C. Milo, Borough Manager, Borough of Topton, 205 S. Callowhill St., Topton, PA  19562 or smilo@toptonborough.com.  No telephone calls.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.