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Please note that if you submit a classified ad to appear both online and in the Pa. Township News magazine, the online ad will be posted within five business days of receipt and will remain for 30 days. The printed ad will appear in the next available issue of the magazine as shown below:

Submit ad by:

  • October 29 for December 2014 issue

To submit a classified:  Email it to Brenda Wilt at bwilt@psats.org or fax to (717) 763-9732. Include the township AND county, the text of the ad, and a billing address

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FINANCE DIRECTOR

The Board of Directors of the Borough of Conshohocken Authority in Montgomery County is seeking applicants for a full-time finance director. The position’s primary functions are the accurate recording of all receipts and expenditures and maintenance of all journals, general ledgers, escrow funds, and all other authority accounting records according to established authority practice and generally accepted accounting standards.

The finance director will help prepare quarterly and annual financial reports and the annual audit, and will review bookkeeping-related work by other clerical staff. The position will generally require a 40-hour week; however, additional effort may  be required at times. Attendance at regular and special board and/or committee meetings is expected.

Candidates should have considerable experience in bookkeeping and/or college accounting courses and extensive knowledge of accounting principles and office practices. An accounting degree is preferred but not required for the right candidate. A detailed job description, including the essential functions of the position, is available on the authority’s website at www.conshohockensa.com.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, salary requirements, and a resume by email to echerry@rudolphclarke.com or by regular mail to Michael P. Clarke, 7 Neshaminy Interplex, Suite 200, Trevose, PA 19053. EOE.
(Posted 10-20-14)

 

TOWNSHIP MANAGER

New Hanover Township in Montgomery County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of township manager. One of Pennsylvania’s fastest growing townships, New Hanover has about 11,000 residents and covers 21.6 miles of land. Appointed by a five-member board of supervisors, the township manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the local government, manages a $3 million budget, and implements policy established by the elected board.

Additional job responsibilities include:
      • overseeing all municipal financing;
      • directing all human resources activities, including benefits, payroll, employee relations, and overall personnel management, as well as overseeing the management of both full- and part-time employees, a police department, and a sewer authority;
       • working closely with elected supervisors to formulate a vision, priorities, and plans for short-, mid-, and long-term goals and objectives associated with the township’s character and future; and
      • promoting the township’s goals and objectives through regular and consistent interaction with residents, business owners, employees, and government officials.

Job requirements include:
      • five or more years of experience in municipal management or planning, public administration, or public works;
      • a bachelor’s degree in public administration, municipal management, or planning (master’s degree is desirable);
      • a working knowledge of the Second Class Township Code;
      • experience managing both union and nonunion employees (collective bargaining skills are strongly preferred);
      • an understanding of federal, state, local, and special interest grants available to municipalities;
      • demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills (ability to influence other stakeholders is a must); and
      • a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products and other types of office equipment.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and three professional references to: Andrew Kelly, New Hanover Township Supervisor, at akelly@newhanover-pa.org. Applications will be accepted through November 15, 2014. New Hanover Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(Posted 10-20-14)

 

TOWNSHIP MANAGER

Valley Township in Chester County is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the township manager. The manager will be responsible for serving as the township’s chief administrative officer and overseeing the township’s daily operations. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in municipal management and developing and managing a municipal budget.

For complete details and to apply, go to https://cciu.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1261. Applications are due no later than November 14, 2014. EOE.
(Posted 10-3-14)

 

CHIEF OF POLICE

The Township of Kingston, a home rule community with a population of 6,999 located in northern Luzerne County, is accepting applications for the position of chief of police. Minimum requirements are five years of law enforcement experience, with three years as police chief, assistant chief, or sergeant. Preferred qualifications are 10 years of law enforcement experience, with five years of supervisory experience in a similar or larger department as a shift sergeant, lieutenant, or assistant chief.

The police chief leads a force of 10 full-time uniformed officers and is responsible for all aspects of departmental management. The chief reports directly to the township manager, is part of the township’s administrative team, and shares responsibility for supporting programs and exercising control and supervision of the department budget. The chief must be willing to contribute as a member of the administrative team in achieving the township’s goals and overall mission.

Candidates must meet POST requirements established by Pennsylvania state statutes or secure reciprocity within one year. The successful candidate should have a combination of education and experience to ensure the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job. The ideal candidate will have excellent public and interpersonal skills and exceptional personnel management skills, be able to provide solutions to complex problems and issues, and have a proven leadership record in a law enforcement setting.

Salary will depend upon qualifications. Candidates must pass a physical examination, mental evaluation, drug screening, and background check. The chief must establish residency in Kingston Township within 36 months of the date of hire.

Candidates must complete a standard township-issued application and submit a cover letter, resume, five references, and any other law enforcement credentials the applicant feels would be helpful. An application form and a complete list of job expectations and responsibilities are available at the Kingston Township administration office Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on the township website at www.kingstontownship.com.

Applications are due no later than 3:30 p.m. December 1, 2014. Please send the completed packet of information to: Kingston Township Chief of Police Search, Attn: Kathleen J. Sebastian, 180 E. Center St., Shavertown, PA 18708. Kingston Township is an EOE and ADA-compliant employer.
(Posted 10-1-14)

 

SEWER AUTHORITY MANAGER

The Upper Macungie Township Sewer Authority in Lehigh County seeks an experienced leader to serve as its authority manager, who will oversee all administrative and financial technical operations. The authority owns and operates a 120-mile collection system with 3,000 manholes and six pump stations with an average flow of 5.8 million GPD. The total budget is $7 million per year with 11 employees, including six crew members responsible for system maintenance. In 2000, the township population was 22,000.

The sewer authority is a customer of the Lehigh County Authority, which owns and is responsible for the major interceptor lines, a 5.75-MGD pretreatment plant, and a 40-MGD treatment plant located in Allentown. The main plant handles the treatment requirements for 14 municipalities. The authority has 7,000 residential customers and 360 commercial/industrial customers, including large factories and other heavy sewer users.

The authority has a proactive program to combat inflow and infiltration problems, and its collection system is in excellent physical condition. It is also responsible for administering the state Sewage Facilities Act 537 plan governing 775 on-site sewer systems. The authority has a monthly/quarterly billing cycle and is in good financial condition with no outstanding debt.

The manager will report to the sewer authority executive director/township manager.  The authority is governed by a five-member board appointed by the township board of supervisors. Candidates should have management experience; leadership skills; financial/budget experience and skills, including knowledge of modern billing practices; and technical knowledge of sewer collection systems. Wastewater treatment plant experience and public sector experience are preferred but not required. An engineering degree is highly preferred, but relevant experience in all facets of the operations will be considered.

Salary range is $65,000 to $80,000 with excellent employer-paid benefits; actual salary will be based on experience/qualifications. Email a cover letter, resume, list of accomplishments, employment references, and salary expectations to Greta Slifer, Human Resources Coordinator, at gslifer@uppermac.org by noon on October 17, 2014. EOE.   
(Posted 9-22-14)

 


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