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Welcome to PSATS’ Online Classifieds!        

PSATS accepts classified ads to run on this website, in the Pa. Township News magazine, or both.

Pricing is the same whether you run a classified on this website or in the Township News. However, you’ll get the most bang for your buck by advertising in both the magazine and online for only $10 more! See the box at right for details.

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:

  • May 4 for June 2015 issue
  • May 29 for July 2015 issue
  • June 26 for August 2015 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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POSITIONS OPEN ...

 

TOWNSHIP TREASURER

Millcreek Township in Erie County is seeking a professional for the executive-level position of township treasurer. This position reports to a three-member board of supervisors and is responsible for all facets of finance, revenues, budgeting, and other administrative functions.

An undergraduate degree in finance is required and a CPA or master’s degree is preferred. The individual selected will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience with direct responsibilities for the financial function in a municipal or township environment, preferably in Pennsylvania, with additional private-sector experience being a plus. This position offers an excellent benefits and compensation package.

Qualified individuals should submit a detailed résumé and salary requirements at this link. EOE.
(Posted 4-8-15)

 

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

The City of Altoona in Blair County is seeking an experienced, progressive, and dedicated individual as its next city engineer/public works director. This is a key management position reporting directly to the city manager, responsible for directing and overseeing all operational and administrative activities of the city’s public works department.

The City of Altoona is located in scenic central Pennsylvania, with a population of 46,000 and 125,000 in the metro area. The city operates under a council-manager form of government and has recently adopted a home rule charter. The incumbent in this position is retiring after 19 years of service to the city. The city’s operating budget for public works is $4.1 million with 55 employees.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field and a minimum of six years of previous public works experience. The ideal candidate would be registered as a professional engineer, have significant experience in budgeting and finance and supervision of a large workforce, preferably in a unionized environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Desired qualifications include knowledge of capital improvement project administration and federal and state regulations related to stormwater management, plus the ability to maintain positive relationships with employees, the public, and city officials.

Salary range for this position is $80,000 to $88,000, DOQ/DOE. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, along with salary history and five professional references, to candidates@altoonapa.gov. For more information, call the city manager’s office at (814) 949-2408, email candidates@altoonapa.gov, or write to City Manager’s Office, 1301 12th St., Suite 100, Altoona, PA 16601. EOE.
(Posted 4-8-15)

 

TOWNSHIP MANAGER

Valley Township in Chester County is seeking an experienced township manager. The manager will serve as the chief administrative officer and be responsible for the daily operations of the township. Candidates must have proven experience managing a municipality and developing and managing a municipal budget. Salary Range is $80,000 to $100,000 (relocation package available). To apply for this position, please visit https://cciu.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1261.  Applications are due no later than May 11, 2015. EOE.
(Posted 4-6-15)

 

BOROUGH MANAGER

The Borough of Slatington in northern Lehigh County, with a population of 4,200 and a budget of $4.2 million, is seeking candidates for the position of borough manager.  Slatington is situated along the Lehigh River about 15 miles north of Allentown.

The position entails supervising 12 to 15 borough employees, planning and supervising borough projects, searching and applying for grants, and preparing an annual budget. The manager is also principally responsible for all nonlegislative and nonjudicial powers and duties of the borough council.

The ideal candidate will have a college degree in public/business administration or civil engineering and municipal management or equivalent experience; municipal experience is a plus. Candidates should have strong supervisory and planning skills and be familiar with currently supported versions of Windows and Microsoft Office software.

Submit a resume with cover letter to Slatington Borough, 125 S. Walnut St., Slatington, PA 18080 or email to slatebor@ptd.net no later than April 30. EOE.
(Posted 3-31-15)

 

PLANNING/ZONING SECRETARY

Upper Macungie Township in Lehigh County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of planning/zoning secretary. This position will serve as the secretary to the planning/zoning department and be the first line of contact with the public. It will entail a variety of duties, such as performing customer service, maintaining township records, helping the public with the application process, recording meeting minutes, reporting, scheduling, advertising public notices, and answering incoming phone calls. The secretary will work closely with the director of planning and zoning and coordinate and interact with other township departments and officials, as well as with the township’s zoning hearing board and planning commission.

This position requires a basic knowledge of state regulations, township ordinances, the Right-to-Know Act, procedures and regulations for handling permits, and municipal government. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively, have great customer service skills, and be able to prepare letters and reports. The successful applicant must have a minimum of one year of experience in municipal government and strong computer skills and be willing to learn and maintain the township’s project database system. A full job description is available at www.uppermac.org. Excellent benefits.

Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, employment references, and salary expectations to UMT, Attn.: Greta Slifer, Human Resources Coord., 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031 or email to gslifer@uppermac.org by April 20, 2015. EOE.
(Posted 3-27-15)

 


ITEMS FOR SALE ...

 

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Harrison Township in Potter County is selling the following equipment:

    • A 1990 Volvo dump truck: $6,000.

    • A 1987 John Deere Model 672A grader, with a 14-foot mold board: $6,000.

For more information, call Harrison Township at (814) 334-5425.
(Posted 4-24-15)

 

AIR SWEEPER

Adams Township in Cambria County is accepting sealed bids for a 1998 Athey Mobil 730 regenerative air sweeper. For more information, call the township at (814) 487-5054 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or email adamstwp@comcast.net for the sweeper specifications. Bids will be opened during the supervisors meeting May 18, 2015.
(Posted 4-6-15)

 

 


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