Applications for Police Officer for the City of Altoona may be obtained from the City Manager’s Office at City Hall, 1301 – 12th Street, Suite 100, Altoona, PA, weekdays between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.  Applicants or their designees must file completed, NOTARIZED applications with accompanying documentation NO LATER THAN NOON ON FRIDAY, January 31, 2014.  Return IN PERSON OR BY MAIL to:

City Manager’s Office

Altoona City Hall

1301 – 12th Street, Suite 100

Altoona, PA  16601-3491

A $25.00 processing fee (check or money order) must be paid at the time the application is filed. Applications that are incomplete for any reason will not be accepted, and will be returned to the applicant.  Falsification, concealment, or misrepresentation of material fact on the application form may result in disqualification.  All previous applicants will be required to reapply and repeat the entire application process in order to be considered for employment.


•Must pass a physical agility test scheduled for Saturday,

February 8, 2014, at 8:30 A.M., in Altoona.

•Must pass a written Civil Service Test to be administered on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 8:30 A.M., in Altoona.

•Must have successfully completed a Pennsylvania Act 120 basic training program.

•Must be 21 years of age on or before the date of employment.

•Must be a United States citizen.

•Must have graduated from an accredited high school or have a Graduate Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) acceptable to the Commission.

•Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle.

•Must be of high moral character and free of felony or misdemeanor convictions.

•Must be physically and mentally fit for the full duties of a Police Officer.

•Must submit to a Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA).

•Must agree to psychological and physical examinations if offered employment.

Starting salary: $41,047.92

The City of Altoona is an Equal

Opportunity Employer



Maintenance Work Order

Program Manager

Port Authority is seeking an experienced Maintenance Work Order Program Manager to serve as the primary liaison for all requirements related to the Maintenance Work Order System (MWOS).  Coordinates and assists in troubleshooting and resolution of software and hardware problem; report generation; and designing user documentation.  Drafts, implements and audits preventive maintenance procedures to be used to test inspect and maintain equipment, systems and facilities. Oversees and coordinates day-to-day functional and operational needs for the MWOS.

Job requirements include:

•Two year technical degree in Building Construction, Electrical Construction Electrical Distribution, Facilities Maintenance, Electronic Engineering, Integrated Systems Engineering or directly related field.  Experience in directly related field may be substituted for education.

•Minimum five (5) years experience in facilities maintenance, building systems or preventive maintenance.

•Must have demonstrated experience in troubleshooting technical problems, and the ability to prepare preventive maintenance procedures of a technical nature.

•Demonstrated ability in the use of Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel.

•Professional and effective communication skills.

•Excellent customer service and problem resolution skills.

•Valid PA driver’s license.

Preferred attributes:

•Experience with SQL/Crystal Report Writing.

•B.S. Degree Civil, Industrial, Mechanical engineering or related field.

•Experience with maintenance work order systems.

•Experience with facility maintenance or transportation maintenance departments.

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.  Interested candidates should forward a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to:

Robyn Taylor

Employment Department

345 Sixth Avenue, 3rd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527








Allegheny County is accepting applications for a Director at Shuman Juvenile Detention Center. For application requirements, job description and online application check our web-

site at

or visit our office at 102 County Office Building, 542 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA.



Ridesharing Coordinator

Southwestern Pennsylvania Corporation (SPC) seeks Ridesharing Coordinator to provide outreach to commuters, employers, and the general public to promote commuting options and introduce CommuteInfo Program’s services. Salary low $30’s. Excellent benefit package. Please visit for more information.






Southwestern Pennsylvania Corporation seeks Transportation Planner with experience in traffic engineering to assist with regional traffic signal upgrade program, related congestion management/Intelligent transportation system improvements and regional plans. Minimum bachelor degree in planning/engineering, exceptional technical and communication skills, and three (3) years directly related experience. Visit for more information. Send letter of interest, resume, and salary history to  Equal Opportunity Employer.





Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC seeks a Pediatric Primary Care Physician to work in Pittsburgh and Uniontown, PA.  Requirements: Medical degree; 3 years of pediatric residency training; valid PA medical license. Apply at by following these steps; click Careers at UPMC, Start My Job Search, and follow the link to continue to search and apply for openings. Select Advanced Search and enter 2048556 in the job opening ID field. EOE

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