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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

With many opportunities for both professional and personal growth, employment with the City of Lebanon represents more than a job. It's a commitment to enhancing the quality of life for our community while contributing through public service. Working for the city is a chance to directly impact your community in a meaningful way. 

For more information on positions available please contact Melissa Quinones, Director of Administration at 717-639-2800, Ext. 303 or at mquinones@lebanonpa.org.  Please complete a City Employment Application and email to mquinones@lebanonpa.org or mail to City of Lebanon, 735 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA  17042.  Applications can also be pick up at 735 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA in the Department of Administration, 2nd Floor. 

Current Positions

Administration Department:


Accounts Receivable/Payroll position is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely receipt of accounts receivable. Enters daily cash receipts and prepares daily balancing report for deposit. Enters monthly invoices and tracks payment history of customers. Monitors accounts receivable subsidiary ledger and reconciles it to the general ledgers.  This position also processes payroll biweekly and all related federal, state, local payroll tax reports as well as other mandatory and voluntary deductions.  Processing all quarterly and yearly payroll reports. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fire Department:


The Volunteer Fire Chief serves as the Officer In Charge (OIC) at fire calls and fire-related incidents in the absence of or direction by the Fire Chief. Responsible for overseeing hazardous materials responses to the operations level in the absence of the Fire Chief. The work involves responsibility for the prevention and protection of life and property from fires through the direction of all fire-fighting forces and activities. The position makes administrative and operational decisions pertaining to fire fighting and fire prevention standards. The Volunteer Fire Chief is directly responsible to the Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief.


  • Working knowledge of modern firefighting, fire prevention and rescue methods. 5 years (Preferred)


  • PA State Fire Academy Firefighter II Certification or a related field, supplemented by considerable administrative experience or equivalent on-the-job experience. (Required)


  • Residency must be within a reasonable distance of the City limits, as approved by the Mayor and Fire Chief.

Police Department:


Part-time Crossing Guard Positions available. Safely cross school students on their way to and from school in the City of Lebanon. $15.44/hour.   


This is a highly responsible administrative assistant position. This employee is expected to perform highly responsible and confidential tasks assigned by the Chief of Police or his/her designee. This employee must make a variety of decisions requiring knowledge of municipal and departmental organization, rules, regulations and procedures and maintains important, complex and confidential records and composes letters and reports. This employee must have knowledge of and ability to assist the Chief of Police in budget preparation and maintenance of budgetary records. Performs as Secretary to the Civil Service Commission for both Police and Fire.  Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

POLICE OFFICER (full-time):

The Police Civil Service Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications may be obtained on-line at www.PoliceApp.com. No mailed applications will be accepted. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 31, 2023.


  • All applicants must be a U.S. citizen. 
  • All applicants must be twenty-one (21) years of age upon return of the application. 
  • All applicants must possess a high school diploma or a GED. 
  • The City of Lebanon will waive the $35.00 fee for the written test.
  • Please be advised that PoliceApp will charge a non-refundable processing fee. 


The Lebanon City Police Department will be conducting a physical agility examination on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM at the Lebanon Middle School, 350 N. 8th Street, Lebanon, PA. In addition, all Non-Act 120 applicants will be given the physical agility entrance exam for the HACC Police Academy immediately following.


The written examination will be conducted following successful completion of the physical agility test.

For more information, visit  www.PoliceApp.com

Please direct questions regarding this position to mremlinger@lebanonpa.org

Public Works Department: 


This position will have primary responsibility for coordinating the recycling efforts of the City of Lebanon and for providing public education regarding recycling activities. The position is also responsible for grants applications and disbursements and statistical reporting. This is a part-time position Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


This employee performs highly responsible work directing all municipal public works activities.  This employee is responsible for the supervision, operation and maintenance of a wide variety of municipal public works activities.  Responsibilities include overseeing contracted engineering services and providing assistance and services to other departments in connection with the planning and execution of public works improvements. This employee directs the City’s maintenance and repair of public works, ensuring the prompt, accurate and logical execution of the priority tasks of the various departments of the City. 

This employee supervises technical, skilled and unskilled employees engaged in maintenance, operation and repair of public works facilities.  This employee’s work is performed under the direction of the Mayor. 


This full-time position performs general maintenance and repair of signs, meter posts and road materials. Assists with general repairs, painting, leaf collection, yard waste removal, salting and plowing in the highway department.  MINIMUM of Class "B" CDL required.


The City of Lebanon is seeking maintenance workers for the 2023 summer season. The employee performs seasonal manual labor at City parks, playgrounds, recreation areas, streets, creeks, storm sewer channels, outfalls, drainage areas, and on buildings and equipment. Previous maintenance experience is desired. Monday -Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  $15.00 per hour. Must be minimum age of 16 and possess a valid PA Driver's License. 


This employee conducts specialized technical work in the enforcement of zoning and various land use codes. Performs zoning permit inspections based on approved plans to ensure compliance with zoning codes and regulations. The Zoning Officer prepares packets and advertisements for zoning hearings and appeal hearings. The Zoning Officer will be required to conduct field inspections to confirm setbacks, structure size and location, verify complaints, and gather evidence for hearings. Additionally, the Zoning Officer processes and oversees the issuance of building code permits by a third party contractor.  The Zoning Officer shall be proficient in Microsoft Office and in the use of computer systems. The Zoning Officer shall be able to write notices, issue permits, and Notices of Violation. The  Zoning Officer shall be neat in appearance and polite in character and a public servant who can cheerfully and professionally interact with the public on a daily basis. 

Equal Employment Opportunities

It is the policy of the City of Lebanon to provide fair and equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment. Applicants are recruited, selected and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability and without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, age, handicap, disability, veteran status or national origin.