The Department of Administrative Services is responsible for performing staff functions for the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer and assisting departments in carrying out their duties. The Department is directly responsible for several of the Township's services. Those services consist of the Townships communication & computer systems, housekeeping and maintenance for the Municipal Buildings, employee insurance benefits and the Request Department.
The duties of the Administrative Director are:
Request Department is where the residents of Upper Darby can call to request township services. The department is staffed by two service representatives who can take requests concerning health issues, animals, trash, signs, sewers, graffiti, fire hazards, abandoned vehicles and license/permit/zoning violations. You can reach a Service Representative by phone at 610-734-7625 or by submitting your request online
The Maintenance & Housekeeping Department is responsible for the management, care, and servicing of property and equipment at the Municipal Building. It performs both preventative maintenance and general repairs on office equipment, air conditioning units, heating system, and the interior & exterior of the building structure. In addition, it is responsible for overall cleanliness, maintenance and aesthetic upkeep of the property.
The Human Resources Department is responsible for supporting the Township’s employee relations, benefits and compliance functions.
The Township staff consists of nearly 500 full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal employees creating a diverse workforce of non-bargaining and unionized employees, including administrative, clerical, and skilled workers, Police and Fire Fighters.
In an effort to create a professional experience for our employees, we focus on recruitment, orientation, training, retention and retirement planning. Upper Darby Township strives to maintain a workforce of capable and dedicated employees. Additionally, Human Resources and Township Administration ensure that its employees adhere to the Home Rule Charter, Administrative Code, Collective Bargaining Agreements and Township policies.
The Insurance Department processes all property, casualty, automobile, and workers' compensation claims as well as coordinates and communicates medical benefits and COBRA to our employees and retirees.
The Human Resources Department supports our employees in a fulfilling career, which in turn provides dependable and professional services to the residents of Upper Darby Township.
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