Pottsville Area School District

Crimson Tide P.R.I.D.E.

Employment Opportunities

POTTSVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is currently seeking applicants for the following positions available for the 2014-2015 school year:
** New Posting
School Security Services

The Pottsville Area School District is seeking to contract with current Act 120 certified police officers and/or recently retired police officers as school security.  These positions are part-time (three to four hour shifts) in all three of the Pottsville Area School District buildings during the normal school day, Monday to Friday.  The primary responsibility of the position is to consult with and coordinate activities through the school principal such as walking the schools hallways, grounds, parking lots and locations where students are known to frequent to observe behavioral patterns of students.

Successful candidates are required to have a current Act 235 certification along with a current Act 120 certificate if not retired. 
Compensation: $18.00 per hour Shifts:  7:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.
Please submit a letter of application or proposal, resume, copy of the Act 120 certificate, and Act 235 certificate to Dr. Jeffrey S. Zwiebel, Superintendent, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 W. Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville PA 17901.  To be considered, the following criteria must be met:  Must be at least 21 years of age· Act 120 Certification if not retired police officer· Act 235 Certification


Applicant must have minimum qualification, High School Diploma or GED Diploma, Three Years Experience in athletic field management and grounds equipment maintenance. Experience operating mowers, tractors, loaders, backhoe 580k, five ton roller, and scissor lift.     

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform Technical Work in Grounds Maintenance
Install and Maintain Sprinkler Systems

Implement and Maintain Campus Turf Care Program
Coordinate Athletic Field Maintenance
Pesticide Application (Qualified Applicator License Preferred, not required)
Must Possess and maintain Valid Class B CDL


Apply in writing to: Stephen C. Curran, Business Manager, POTTSVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT, 1501 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA   17901
Deadline to apply: October 30, 2014

Special Education Paraprofessional Positions

Part-time Learning Support Aides in multiple classrooms throughout the district.
Applicants must have current Acts 34; 114, and 151 clearances. Please submit your applications to Kelly A. Brennan, Director of MS Special Education, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901

Substitute Positions Available Special Education/ Regular Education Substitute Paraprofessionals needed. Please submit your applications to Kelly A. Brennan, Director of MS Special Education, 1501 West Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901
**Mechanic-Part Time Position Available- P.M. Shift
Hourly Rate: $14.32
Applicants must have satisfactory clearances if hired. Application can be found on the Pottsville Area School District Website
Please submit your application to Mr. Steve C. Curran, Business Manager, Pottsville Area School District, 1501 W. Laurel Blvd., Pottsville, PA 17901
Deadline to Apply: October 29, 2014

School Bus Drivers Wanted
CDL License a plus but will train Clearances needed Application available in the District Office 1501 W. Laurel Boulevard Pottsville, PA 17901