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West Homestead Office

456 West Eighth Avenue
West Homestead, PA 15120
412-461-1844 ext. 1
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

West Homestead Public Works Department

Public Works Foreman – Glenn Guckes
Phone – 412-461-1844


The West Homestead Public Works Department employs 3 Public Works Laborers along with the departmental foreman.

The Departments essential job functions include but are not limited to:

    • Oversees the maintenance of Borough streets, including repair and resurfacing, snow removal and the application of salt and deicing material, and the installation and repair of road signs.
    • Supervises Public Works staff in the collection and disposal of residential solid waste and recycling waste.
    • Monitors and supervises the cleaning and maintenance of the Borough building.
    • Participates and supervises in the maintenance and operation of Borough parks.
    • Ensures storm and sanitary sewers are maintained and kept in good repair.
    • Provides for the maintenance of the Department’s vehicles and all small equipment.
    • Supervises Public Works personnel in landscaping tasks, including mowing, planting, and trimming.
    • Performs manual labor as required.
    • Operates all Public Works vehicles and heavy equipment.
    • Works with the Borough Manager to develop an annual Public Works departmental budget and complies with budget appropriations.
    • Provides monthly reports for the Borough Manager, detailing Department activities.
    • Manages training for Public Works employees on the proper use of equipment and materials.
    • Evaluates Public Works personnel.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Borough Manager.