Current Job Postings

Ferguson Township is currently accepting applications for the following positions. Please complete all required fields on the application and submit complete application packet in accordance with the instructions on each posting. If you have questions, please call the Ferguson Township Municipal Building at (814) 238-4651. Thank you.

  • Ferguson Township, Centre County, PA (18,310 population), located in central PA adjacent to The Pennsylvania State University Park campus, is seeking qualified candidates with a master’s degree and three (3) years of progressive responsibility in urban and/or regional planning or a related field in Pennsylvania, OR a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five (5) years of experience working in planning or related field in Pennsylvania, OR a combination of these qualifications. 

    Experience may be substituted for education at the discretion of the Township Manager as deemed appropriate. Furthermore, applicants must possess certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners or the ability to become certified within one year of beginning employment with the Township. Position requires excellent oral and written communication, research, analytical skills and innovative, enthusiastic, positive outlook. Ideal candidate has strong knowledge of all phases of community planning. Must have working knowledge of Pennsylvania Municipal Planning Code and ability to understand and follow township subdivision/land development and zoning ordinances. Primary responsibilities include reviewing subdivision/land development projects; assisting in preparation of land use planning policies and procedures; coordinating with township officials, residents, regional planning staff and developers; providing advice and recommendations to the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.

    Excellent benefits package with a salary range of $76,576 - $103,377

    Please send cover letter, completed Ferguson Township Employment Application and resume in confidence to Angela Kalke, Human Resources Administrator, Ferguson Township Municipal Building, 3147 Research Drive, State College, PA  16801 or by email to  

    Application deadline is 4 pm  Friday, June 21, 2019

    Director of Planning and Zoning Job Description

    Ferguson Township Planning and Zoning Director Brochure

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