Zoning Officer / Code Enforcement Officer Position

The Borough of Palmyra, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Zoning Officer/Codes Enforcement Officer. 

The Zoning Officer / Code Enforcement Officer shall be responsible for enforcing Borough ordinances regulating building construction, zoning, subdivision & land development, property maintenance, stormwater management, and health & safety. 

Minimum requirements:

  • A four-year college degree in the area of public administration, community development, engineering, architecture, or building construction preferred. Five (5) years’ experience in municipal code enforcement, subdivision & land development plan review, building construction, engineering, design, supervision, or inspection.
  • Certification by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry as a Building Code Official to serve as a PA Uniform Construction Code Administrator, or ability to obtain certification within one (1) year of employment. Continuing education to maintain certifications required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power-Point, ArcGIS and other government software applications.
  • Candidates must have effective written and verbal communication skills and hold a valid PA driver’s license.

The successful candidate will be required to reside within a 20-mile radius of Palmyra Borough within 12-months of date of hire.

Starting salary up to $54,392 dependent upon qualifications & experience, plus excellent benefit package.


Please submit cover letter & resume to rpowl@palmyraborough.org and enter “Zoning – Code Enforcement Officer” in the subject line, or; mail to Borough Manager, Borough of Palmyra, 325 S. Railroad Street, Palmyra, PA 17078


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