Pocono Township was created as a separate Township by a decree of the courts of Northampton County in November 1816. – learn more



Pocono Township Community Information, Phone Numbers, Services, Schools, Library and Places of Worship. – learn more



Pocono Township is in the Heart of the Poconos, located in the center of Monroe County, Pennsylvania. – learn more




Position Vacancy – Patrolman

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that application forms which are required to be completed in order to apply for the position of patrolman in the Pocono Township Police Department are now available in the office of the Township Manager at the Pocono Township Municipal Building, 112 Township Drive, Tannersville, PA 18372. Completed application materials must be received in person or through the U.S. Mail at the Municipal offices of the Township Manager not later than the filing deadline of 4:00 pm, January 9, 2015, with a $50 (fifty), non-refundable fee.  Applications received after the filing deadline will be rejected.  Applicants must be certified Act 120.


Position Vacancy – Public Works Director

Pocono Township, PA is accepting applications for Public Works Director. The director is responsible for overseeing all Township infrastructure including roads, facilities, parks, and the sewer collection system. Applicants should have 7+ years of increasing responsibility in public works and sewer systems. More information and the full job description can be found on the Township website at . Salary commensurate with experience.

Resumes and cover letters can be sent to Township Manager Gregg Schuster at  . Please include required salary range when applying. Position open until filled.

Job Notice and Description



Board of Commissioners Proposed 2015 Budget Available

The Board of Commissioners voted to propose the budget below for 2015. The Board will take final action on the budget in December.

Board of Commissioners Proposed 2015 Budget


Recreation Committee Vacancy

Pocono Township has a vacancy on the Recreation Committee. Interested residents can apply by submitting their resume to .



New Zoning Hearing Board Schedule 

The Zoning Hearing Board will meet the fourth Tuesday of every month when necessary.



Community Vision
The HSPS (Hamilton Twp., Stroud Twp., Pocono Twp., and Stroudsburg Borough) Region is an attractive community in which to live, work, and vacation, characterized by a high quality of life; diversity of landscapes and settled areas; a balanced and vital economy providing family sustaining jobs for residents; efficient alternative modes of  travel; extensive preserved open space; access to protected scenic, natural, historic, and cultural resources; a variety of recreational and social opportunities; managed, balanced and controlled development consistent with available infrastructure and the Region’s Plan for the Future; reasonable taxation; intermunicipal cooperation; social cohesion; and assimilation of new residents. – read more

Meeting Schedule

Planning Commission Meeting, Monday, December 22nd has been canceled




Mountain View Park

Mt. View Park, situated off of Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, Pa, is one of the most beautiful parks in Monroe County. The park was opened in 1978 and offers three ball fields, one soccer field, two tennis courts, two basketball courts, four pavilions- including grills, well-equipped playgrounds, rest rooms, and nature trails.
The park is open in May – weather permitting, and closes on Labor Day, but is open on weekends after Labor Day through Columbus Day. – learn more