Help Wanted

Penbrook Borough Employment and Volunteer Positions

Penbrook Borough Volunteer Positions

Looking for a way to get involved in our community? One of the best ways is by volunteering to serve on a Borough Citizen Board or Commission. If you are interested in serving and would like further information, please contact the Penbrook Borough at 717-232-3 733 ext. 1. The application form is available for download on this page

Civil Service Commission: 3 Members (6 yr. Term)
The Civil Service Commission has the power to prescribe, amend, and enforce rules and regulations governing police appointments and promotions.
None needed at this time

Zoning Hearing Board: 3 Members (3 yr. Term)
The Zoning Hearing Board consists of three members appointed by Borough Council. The Board is responsible for hearing and making decisions regarding requests for variances and appeals from the Borough Zoning Ordinance. The Board meets on an as needed basis.
One Member needed (3 year term)
Two Alternates needed (3 year term)

Property Maintenance Board of Appeals: 3 Members (4 yr. Term)
The Property Maintenance Board of Appeals is the administrative hearing board that is established by
ordinance to hear appeals from individuals who own property in the Borough of Penbrook, and have
been sent a notice for property maintenance code and certain nuisance code violations. This Board is
appointed by the Borough Council.
No members needed at this time

Planning Commission: 7 Members (4 yr. Term)
The Planning Commission consists of persons residing in the Borough who have been appointed by the Borough Council. The Planning Commission members serve in an advisory capacity to the Borough Council. The Commission has many responsibilities which include advising the Council in matters relating to planning and zoning, reviewing and making recommendations on subdivisions and land development applications, planning modules, developing and updating the Borough Comprehensive Plan and reviewing proposed ordinances related to the planning function.
3 Members needed (4 yr. Term)

Shade Tree Commission: 3 Members (5 yr. Term)
The Shade Tree Commission regulates trees within the public right-of-ways. Among regulations enforced are the minimum height of limbs above public streets, alleys, curb lines and sidewalks or walkways; tree planting and removal within the right-of-ways (primarily in the area between the curb and sidewalk); and pruning of branches and roots.
2 Members needed (5 yr. Term)

Poll Worker:
The primary responsibility of the Poll Worker is to help conduct the election properly and lawfully. These are paid positions. Elections take place twice a year. For more information visit the County website at
Several people are needed

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