Catawissa Borough is seeking a part-time police officer for shift work up to 32 hours per week. All applicants must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, a high school diploma (or equivalent certificate); be 21 years of age at date of hire; and have completed Act 120 training; and also successful passing of MPOETC Test.

Applications can be obtained at the Catawissa Borough Office 307 Man Street Catawissa, PA, between 8:00 a.m. thru 4:30 p.m. (Monday thru Friday). All completed applications, with attached Resume, copy of Act 120 Certificate and copies of certificates verifying any and all additional training, can be returned to the Borough Office or submitted to cataboro@catawissaboro.com no later than Friday, March 1, 2019 for consideration.  EOE.

Connie M. Cole

Borough Secretary


APPOINTMENT:  Civil Service Commission Vacancy

Catawissa Borough is seeking to appoint a borough resident to be a member of the Civil Service Commission whose duties are to prescribe, amend and enforce rules and regulations governing police appointments, promotions and hold appeal hearings on disciplinary actions and dismissals, when appropriate.  Catawissa Borough residents that are interested in serving the unexpired term that ends in January 2021, please send letters of interest to Catawissa Borough, 307 Main Street, Catawissa, PA  17820 by 4:30 p.m. Monday, February 25th, 2019.

Catawissa Borough Council will consider an appointment for the vacancy at a public meeting to be held on Monday March 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the Catawissa Borough Hall 307 Main St., Catawissa, PA 17820.

Connie Cole

Borough Secretary


APPOINTMENT:  Zoning Hearing Board Vacancy

Catawissa Borough is seeking to fill a vacancy on its Zoning Hearing Board that will occur on January 1, 2019.  The appointment is for a three year term.  While the individual needs no prior experience, a willingness to familiarize oneself with the borough zoning ordinances and related Pennsylvania municipal regulations would be beneficial.

The individual cannot be a current holder of an elected and/or appointed office or position within the borough.  The individual cannot be a borough employee. The individual must be a resident of the borough.

The Zoning Hearing Board meets on an as needed basis to conduct hearings and make decisions related to borough zoning issues that include variances, special exceptions, validity uses, non-conforming uses, and procedural appeals.

Letters of interest will be accepted through 4 p.m. on February 25, 2019. The Catawissa Council will consider an appointment for the vacancy at a public meeting to be held on March 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at The Catawissa Borough Hall 307 Main St., Catawissa, Pennsylvania.


Connie M. Cole

Borough Secretary