Town of Orchard Park


Boards & Committees

Recreation Commission

   |   Permanent |   8:30AM - 4:30PM |   1 Openings


The seven member Recreation Commission was established pursuant to Town Law by the Town Board in 1998. Prior to this a Recreation Committee which met on an as needed basis to advise the Town Board, completed an initial survey of Town residents to assess recreational activities and needs in Orchard Park, and advised the Town Board of the need for a Recreation Commission. Members of the Recreation Commission are appointed to seven year terms by the Town Board. Each year one member’s term expires. The Commission’s main function is to develop a master plan for recreation, including parks, facilities and programs which meet the present and future needs of the community. The Commission is charged with providing well researched and well thought out recommendations to the Town Board to enhance and expand recreation. The members of the Commission work closely with the Recreation Director, the Town Board, the Engineering Department, the Parks and Grounds Superintendent, the Planning Board, and the Trails Task Force. In addition the Commission works to develop partnerships with various volunteer recreational groups to assist the Town in providing recreation as deemed appropriate by the Town Board.

Architectural Overlay District Committee

   |   8:30 PM - 4:30 PM |   1 Openings


The purpose of the Architectural Overlay District is to maintain and enhance the unique character of North Buffalo Road from the Village of Orchard Park north border to Southwestern Boulevard.

Historic Preservation Board

   |   Volunteer |   8:30am to 4:30pm |   2 Openings


The Historic Preservation Board is charged to protect and enhance the landmarks and historic buildings in the Town of Orchard Park that represent distinctive elements of Orchard Park’s historic, architectural and cultural heritage. This Board may recommend the designation of a property or group of properties as an historic site, subject to Town Board approval, as a Town Landmark. In addition, the Historic Preservation Board assists property owners seeking Town, State or National Historic Landmark designations, reviews all applications for building permits on Landmark designated properties and issues approvals prior to the issuance of building permits. The Board is also charged with the task of taking a photographic inventory and historic survey of old buildings in the Town and keeping all records of these properties identified as significant.


Part Time Clerk – Building Inspector’s Department

   |   Part-Time |   1 Openings

Title:                    Part Time Clerk – Building Inspector’s Department

Description:        Includes, but is not limited to:

Greeting visitors,

Administrative tasks including answering phones, filing, photo

copying, scanning & faxing documents,

Running reports,

Basic data analysis,

Data input on computer.

Skills required: Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook,

Above average customer service and communication skills to

deal with the public in person and by telephone,

Must possess the ability to do basic math computations,

Must possess above average organizational skills,

Must be experienced with scanning and use of copier.

Pay:                   $16.00 per hour

This is a part-time position; approximately 19 hours per week.


Please email your resume with hourly salary requirements to: [email protected]; referencing Part Time Clerk- Building Inspector Dept. in the subject line.

Accepting resumes through 2/15/2023.


The Town of Orchard Park is an equal opportunity employer.