Labor Day Holiday Refuse Schedule

The Lewisburg Borough Office and Public Works Department will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022, to observe the Labor Day Holiday. Refuse normally picked up on Monday will be picked up Tuesday, September 6, 2022, and refuse normally picked up on Tuesday will be picked up Wednesday, September 7, 2022, along with refuse normally picked up on Wednesday.

Borough Office access restricted on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 1:00 pm.

The Borough’s Public Works crew will be sealing the rear deck and ramp used for public access to the Borough Office. Borough staff will still be available on Friday afternoon to assist you via phone. Feel free to call us at 570-523-3614. If you need to drop off something at the Borough Office, please use the silver box attached to the building on the South Fifth Street side. Normal access to the Borough Office will resume at 8:00 am on Monday, June 20, 2022.

LEWISBURG BOROUGH COUNCIL FOURTH WARD VACANCY NOTICE

Lewisburg Borough is announcing a vacancy on Borough Council in our Fourth Ward.  In general, the Lewisburg Borough Fourth Ward consists of areas in the Borough located west of U.S. Route 15 and areas located north of St. Anthony Street on the east side of U.S. Route 15.  To be considered for a position on Borough Council representing the Fourth Ward, you must:

  • be a registered elector of Lewisburg Borough;
  • have resided in Lewisburg Borough continuously for at least one year immediately prior to the appointment;
  • be a current resident of the Fourth Ward in Lewisburg Borough;
  • not be a school board member, a trustee of a charter school, or an employee of Lewisburg Borough;
  • not hold more than one elective Borough office at the same time;
  • submit an affidavit of residency to the Borough Secretary prior to being sworn in as an elected official.

The Borough Council of Lewisburg invites residents of the Fourth Ward who meet the above criteria to submit a letter/email of interest and any supporting documentation (such as a resume or CV) for the purpose of filling the vacancy on Council.  The term expiration for this appointment is 12/31/23.  Please submit your letter/email of interest by noon on Friday, June 17, 2022, to the Lewisburg Borough Secretary at 55 South Fifth Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or by email to office@lewisburgborough.org.  Lewisburg Borough Council is expected to discuss filling this vacancy at its meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at 6:30 pm.  Individuals interested in learning more about the vacant Borough Council Member position and the time commitments associated with serving as a Borough Council Member are welcome to contact William Lowthert, Lewisburg Borough Manager at 570-523-3614 or wlowthert@lewisburgborough.org.

FULL TIME MECHANIC/OPERATOR OR MECHANIC/LABORER

MECHANIC/OPERATOR OR MECHANIC/LABORER POSITION
BOROUGH OF LEWISBURG
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Borough of Lewisburg is accepting applications for a full-time Public Works employee to work primarily as our Mechanic/Operator or Mechanic/Laborer. Only one position is open, and that position may be filled at either level. The employee will typically work 40 hours or more per week. Applications can be obtained from the Borough Office, 55 South Fifth Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or click on the link below. The successful applicant must either have or must obtain within the 90-day probationary period a Class B Pennsylvania Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator’s License with Air Brakes Endorsement. A minimum of five years’ experience working as a mechanic and five years’ experience operating construction-related equipment is required to be hired as a Mechanic/Operator. A minimum of two (2) years of experience working as a mechanic or the completion of specialized training in mechanical repair from a reputable educational or apprentice program is required to be hired as a Mechanic/Laborer. Previous experience working in the public sector or municipal government is a plus.

Position requires the ability to follow written procedures/oral instructions, perform a variety of manual tasks including mechanical repairs of equipment routinely used by municipalities, read diagrams associated with equipment, troubleshoot electrical issues on equipment, and perform heavy, repetitive, manual labor for prolonged periods, often under adverse weather conditions with random drug-testing a requirement of a CDL license. This is a full-time position with a pension and benefits as defined by a union contract. Wages during the ninety-day probationary period are $17.95/hour per the union contract. Upon successful completion of the probationary period, full-time wages for a Mechanic/Operator are $28.48/hour per the union contract or full-time wages for a Mechanic/Laborer are $27.06/hour per the union contract. Applications will be accepted until the close of business on Friday, June 3, 2022. Applications can be sent via mail, dropped off at the address noted above, or sent by email to: office@lewisburgborough.org.

Application for Employment

Mechanic-Operator Job Description

Mechanic-Laborer Job Description

LEWISBURG BOROUGH BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS VACANCY NOTICE

Lewisburg Borough is announcing vacancies on the following Boards and Commissions:

  • Planning Commission with terms expiring December 31, 2022, December 31, 2023, and December 31, 2025;
  • Zoning Hearing Board Alternate with term expiring December 31, 2023;
  • Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) with terms expiring December 31, 2022, December 31, 2023, December 31, 2024;
  • Shade Tree Commission with a term expiring December 31, 2023;
  • Buffalo Valley Regional Police Commission (BVRPC) with term expiring 12/31/24.

Some of the open positions require specific knowledge or educational backgrounds. 

The Borough Council of Lewisburg invites Borough residents to submit a letter/email of interest and any supporting documentation (such as a resume or CV) for consideration of appointment.  Please submit your letter/email of interest to the Lewisburg Borough Secretary at 55 South Fifth Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or by email to office@lewisburgborough.org.  Your letter/email of interest will then be forwarded to the appropriate Board or Commission Chairperson for review (with the exception of the BVRPC).  The specific Board or Commission will then make a recommendation to Borough Council who make actual appointments.  Letters/emails of interest for the BVRPC will be reviewed directly by the Administration/Public Safety Committee of Lewisburg Borough Council.  Borough Council will then make the actual appointment. 

Individuals interested in learning more about the vacant Board and Commission positions and the time commitments associated with these volunteer public service opportunities are welcome to contact William Lowthert, Lewisburg Borough Manager at 570-523-3614 or wlowthert@lewisburgborough.org.  It is also suggested that interested individuals attend the next Board or Commission Public Meeting.  Meeting dates/times are posted on the Lewisburg Borough website (www.lewisburgborough.org). 

 

LEWISBURG BOROUGH COUNCIL FOURTH WARD VACANCY NOTICE

Lewisburg Borough is announcing a vacancy on Borough Council in our Fourth Ward.  In general, the Lewisburg Borough Fourth Ward consists of areas in the Borough located west of U.S. Route 15 and areas located north of St. Anthony Street on the east side of U.S. Route 15.  To be considered for a position on Borough Council representing the Fourth Ward, you must:

  • be a registered elector of Lewisburg Borough;
  • have resided in Lewisburg Borough continuously for at least one year immediately prior to the appointment;
  • be a current resident of the Fourth Ward in Lewisburg Borough;
  • not be a school board member, a trustee of a charter school, or an employee of Lewisburg Borough;
  • not hold more than one elective Borough office at the same time;
  • submit an affidavit of residency to the Borough Secretary prior to being sworn in as an elected official.

The Borough Council of Lewisburg invites residents of the Fourth Ward who meet the above criteria to submit a letter/email of interest and any supporting documentation (such as a resume or CV) for the purpose of filling the vacancy on Council.  The term expiration for this appointment is 12/31/23.  Please submit your letter/email of interest by noon on Friday, May 13, 2022, to the Lewisburg Borough Secretary at 55 South Fifth Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or by email to office@lewisburgborough.org.  Lewisburg Borough Council is expected to discuss filling this vacancy at its meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 6:30 pm.  Individuals interested in learning more about the vacant Borough Council Member position and the time commitments associated with serving as a Borough Council Member are welcome to contact William Lowthert, Lewisburg Borough Manager at 570-523-3614 or wlowthert@lewisburgborough.org.