Borough of West Pittston, Pennsylvania


~ The Garden Village ~


EST. 1857


West Pittston Borough

Address
555 Exeter Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643

Office Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm weekdays

Phone Numbers
Main Office: 570-655-7782
Public Works: 570-655-7786
Police (non-emergency): 570-655-7780
Emergency: 911

Recycling Center
505 Delaware Avenue
Open for Recycling 8:00am to 12:00pm Saturdays

Borough Manager
Savino Bonita
manager@westpittstonborough.com

Borough Secretary
Gloria Kijek
secretary@westpittstonborough.com

Borough Council President
Ellen Quinn

Members
James Butera
John Hood​
Barry Hosier
Ray Judge
Bill Bohn
Ian Stevenson

Mayor
Barry D. Hosier

Tax Collector
George Miller
555 Exeter Ave.
570-655-7782 ext.232

Council Meetings
First Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Borough Building.

Council Work Sessions
Third Wednesday of the month unless otherwise published at 6:30pm in the Borough Building.

Police Chief
Michael Turner

Fire Chief
John Hood
West Pittston Hose Company #1

Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer
Alan J. Brezinski
code-zoning@westpittstonborough.com

Public Records Officer
Savino Bonita

FULL TIME POSITION AVAILABLE


ZONING/CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND FLOOD PLAIN MANAGER

THE BOROUGH OF WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY, PA is seeking applications for the position of a Full Time Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer and Flood Plain Manager.  Qualified candidates shall meet the minimum requirements of having a strong background and a working knowledge of Zoning, Act 247, Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code, Municipal Codes/Ordinances, and Flood Plain Management Regulations.  Qualified candidates shall also have prior work experience in serving in the positions of Zoning Officer/Code Enforcement Officer and also possess a strong background and experience in condemning properties and dealing with its laws and procedures, addressing blighted, overgrown, and nuisance properties, and the filing of non-traffic citations.  Experiences in attending and providing testimony at courtroom hearings along with excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.  This full time position pays a Salary of $43,045.56 plus benefits for qualified applicants.

Detailed job descriptions can be requested and obtained by calling the West Pittston Borough Building at (570) 655-7782, Extension 223 or by email at manager@westpittstonborough.com.

Qualified applicants must send a cover letter, a resume, and at least 3 references, on or before October 30, 2020 by email to manager@westpittstonborough.com or by US mail to:

West Pittston Borough Council
C/O Borough Manager
555 Exeter Avenue
West Pittston, PA  18643

The Municipality of West Pittston Borough is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or family status in employment or the provision of services.

Sign Up for CodeRED

CodeRED is an emergency notification service that allows borough officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive, general and emergency information. Only authorized officials have access to the CodeRED system. . Any message regarding the safety, property or welfare of the community will be disseminated using CodeRED. These include AMBER alerts, hazardous traffic or road conditions, boil water advisories, evacuation notices or community events.

For registration help, call 1-866-939-0911. Required information includes contact name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number and whether the property is a residence or business.


Police Department Website

The West Pittston Police Department has a new website. Be sure to check it often. The site is intended to help the West Pittston Police Department with its law enforcement duties. You may email tips, retrieve forms, access other law enforcement sites, or register for code red on the site.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the website please email turner@westpittstonpd.com

Crime tips may be emailed to tip@westpittstonpd.com.

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