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Positions Available


Chartiers Township is seeking a qualified professional planner to serve as Planning Director/Zoning Officer.  Responsibilities include site plan review, planning process administration, zoning ordinance administration, coordination efforts with planning agency and zoning hearing board, managing projects, preparing and administering grants, etc.

Qualifications include a minimum of a BA/BS in planning or related field (master’s preferred), knowledge of municipal planning principles, laws and procedures, a thorough understanding of the Pennsylvania MPC and ability to work with a GIS system is a plus.  Salary $40,000-$55,000 DOQ.

The Job Description is available at the Township office or on the Township website at  Chartiers Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons interested should submit their letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to the Chartiers Township Manager at 2 Buccaneer Drive, Houston, PA 15342 or by May 12, 2017. 




Qualified persons are invited to apply to Chartiers Township to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Full-Time Police Officer for the Chartiers Township Police Department.

Minimum requirements: Valid PA Drivers License, Act 120 certified, Associates degree or two (2) years of Law Enforcement experience.  Applications can be picked up at the Municipal Center Office or the Police Department Monday – Friday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm

Successful applicants must also meet all the requirements of the township’s hiring policy that will include a background investigation, and if selected, be required to successfully pass a physical and psychological examination.

An application package including the application form, township’s physical agility requirements (waiver form) may be obtained at the Chartiers Township Building, located at 2 Buccaneer Drive, Houston, PA 15342 or  A completed application, with a $50.00 non-refundable application fee, must be filed before 12:00 PM on May 26, 2017 at the township building address, as noted above.                                      

The physical agility test and written exam will be conducted at the Allegheny County Police Academy, located at 700 West Ridge Drive (North Park) – Allison Park, PA 15101 on June 27, 2017, with the physical agility test starting at 10:00 AM.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

Police Officer Application

Police Officer Agility Waiver

Police Officer Hiring Policy



Seasonal Work

Chartiers Township is accepting applications for summer employment with the Township’s Department of Public Works.  Applications are available at the Township office located at 2 Buccaneer Drive, Houston, PA or on the Township website at and should be submitted to the same address by no later than April 10, 2017.


Summer Camp Counselors

We are accepting applications for summer employment at it Summer Playground Program. The department is looking for a program lead, and camp counselors.   PA Act 153 clearances are required and, if offered the position, a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check are also required. Great summer job for college students in education! Applications available at the Township office or and should be returned to Jodi L. Noble, Township Manager, 2 Buccaneer Drive, Houston, PA 15342 Accepting applications until Thursday , April 13, 2017.


APPLICATION For Season work and Summer Camp Counselors


Boards and Commissions

Chartiers Township is now seeking residents willing to serve on the following volunteer Boards and Commissions:


Planning Commission:

  This Commission reviews subdivisions and land developments in the Township as well as makes recommendations on zoning and subdivision ordinances.  It is also responsible for planning initiatives throughout Chartiers Township.  The current vacancy is a 4 year term that runs through calendar year 2020.

Transportation Impact Fee Advisory Committee, seven (7) members:

      At least three (3) members of this seven (7) member Committee must be from the real estate, residential and commercial development and building industries.  Members of the Committee may be residents or business people within the Township.


Anyone wishing to serve on any of these Township Boards, please send a cover letter and resume of relevant experience to the Township Manager, Jodi Noble at 2 Buccaneer Drive, Houston, PA 15342 or via email at

We appreciate your interest in serving your community!!!!!