Swamp isn’t “Swampy.” The historical name for the village that lies at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Rt. 663 (North Charlotte Street) was “Swamp,” an English corruption of the German Schwam—for meadows, lowlands.


Employment Opportunities

FOREMAN/OPERATOR/LABORER - New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, PA seeks an interested and qualified individual to apply for an opening as either a Laborer, Operator or Foreman within our Public Works Department.  The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks required to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the Township’s roads, buildings, parks, vehicles, and other property.  FT, 36 hrs/wk (M-R standard schedule).  Must be able to perform manual labor and lift 80 lbs.  Depending on the position applied for, either a valid PA CDL B with air brakes or a PA CDL A and clean driving are required.  Must pass drug/alcohol/physical exam.  EOE.   Qualified candidates for Laborer: $38,000-$45,000.  Qualified candidates for Operator: $45,000-$55,000.  Qualified candidates for Foreman: $55,000-$65,000.

Interested candidates should review the full job description (LaborerOperatorForeman) and then fill out an employment application (let us know which position you want to be considered for) and email it to Jamie Gwynn at  Applications will be accepted until March 22.