Zoning and Codes Enforcement Officer – East Bradford Township

Deadline: December 15, 2023

Position Summary

Zoning and Codes Enforcement Officer – Join East Bradford Township (Chester County), a vibrant local government in southeast Pennsylvania, as our Zoning and Codes Enforcement Officer. With a population of over 10,000 residents, our community is a blend of rural open spaces and suburban development, adjacent to the bustling college town of West Chester.

The Zoning and Codes Enforcement Officer serves as the primary contact for inquiries and complaints related to zoning and code issues. Responsibilities include investigating, interpreting, and enforcing zoning and codes matters, as well as reviewing building and zoning permit applications for compliance with the Township Zoning Code. Additionally, the person in this role will prepare correction letters, notices of violations, and stop work orders, working closely with violators to resolve issues amicably whenever possible. The Zoning and Codes Enforcement Officer also plays a key role as a liaison to the Historical Commission, Historical Architectural Review Board, and Zoning Hearing Board.


We are looking for candidates with a high school diploma or its equivalent (post-high school education is preferred), along with a valid driver’s license in good standing. Prior municipal experience and a working knowledge of zoning and codes enforcement are desirable qualifications.  An ideal candidate will be assertive and self–confident and able to handle confrontational situations.  The position also demands someone who is analytical, detail–oriented, and thorough.

East Bradford Township offers competitive compensation with a salary range of $74,000 to $110,000, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance coverage (health, dental, vision), paid time off, life insurance, a pension plan, a 457 plan, and disability coverage.

How to Apply

Application information and forms are available at the East Bradford Township office (676 Copeland School Road, West Chester, PA 19380) or online at www.eastbradford.org.  If you are a dedicated, detail-oriented professional with a passion for public service, we encourage you to submit a cover letter, resume, and application to mcantlin@eastbradford.org. The submission deadline is 4:00 pm on December 15, 2023.  East Bradford Township is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity.