Welcome to PSATS’ Online Classifieds!
PSATS accepts classified ads for open positions, items for sale, items wanted, and requests for proposals/bids 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 online for 30 days. The printed ad will appear in the next available issue of the magazine as shown below:
Submit ad by:
- November 30 for the January 2016 issue
- December 30 for the February 2016 issue
- January 28 for the March 2016 issue
To submit a classified ad for this website and/or the Township News magazine:
Email it to Brenda Wilt at firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred) or fax to (717) 763-9732. Include the township AND county,
the text of the ad, and a billing address. Questions? Call Brenda at (717) 763-0930, ext. 127.
SEWER SYSTEM OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Upper Macungie Township in Lehigh County is seeking an experienced leader to serve as its sewer system operations director, who will manage all administrative, financial, and technical operations. The township operates a collection system of 120 miles, with 3,000 manholes and six pump stations with an average flow of 5,800 GPD. The total budget is $7 million per year with 11 employees, including six crew members responsible for system maintenance. In 2000, the township’s population was 22,000. The township does not own a wastewater treatment plant.
The township is a customer of the Lehigh County Authority, which owns and is responsible for the major interceptor lines, a 5.75-MGD pre-treatment plant, and a 40-MGD treatment plant located in Allentown. The main plant handles the treatment requirements for 14 municipalities. The township has 7,000 residential customers and 450 commercial/industrial customers, including large factories and other heavy sewer users.
The township has a very proactive program to combat flow and infiltration problems, and the collection system is in excellent physical condition. The township is also responsible for administering the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act 537 governing 775 on-site sewer systems. The township has a monthly/quarterly billing cycle and is in good financial condition with no outstanding debt.
The director will report to the township manager. Candidates should have management experience, leadership skills, and financial/budget experience and skills; technical knowledge of sewer collection systems and wastewater treatment plants not required. Public sector experience is preferred but not required, and the township will consider relevant experience in all facets of the operations. Engineering and/or finance experience will be helpful. Salary is $75,000 to $85,000, depending on experience/qualifications, plus excellent employer-paid benefits. A full job description is available at www.uppermac.org.
Send a cover letter, resume, list of accomplishments, employment references, and salary expectation to UMT, Attn.: Greta Slifer, Human Resources Coordinator, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031 or email to email@example.com. Deadline is noon on December 18, 2015. EOE.
Monroe Township in Cumberland County, population 5,400, is seeking an experienced, customer service-focused township manager. The manager will serve as the chief administrative officer and be responsible for the daily operations of the township and administration of a $6 million annual budget. The township currently has seven employees. Preference will be given to candidates with proven experience in municipal management, budget development, grant writing, and administration. Candidates need not be residents of the township.
Annual salary, plus a comprehensive benefits package, will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Submit resume and salary requirements to Dethlefs-Pykosh Shook & Murphy, Attn: Michael J. Pykosh, P.O. Box 368, Camp Hill, PA 17011 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the position, visit the township’s website at www.monroetwp.net. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2015.
ITEMS FOR SALE ...
Wolf Creek Township in Mercer County is selling a Wausau snowplow, model WW2452. The 11-foot plow is reinforced and has new shoes. Asking $3,500, or make an offer. The plow may be viewed anytime at the township garage, 845 Centertown Road, Grove City, PA 16127. For more information, call the township at (814) 786-8102.
ITEMS WANTED TO BUY...
The Elizabethtown Area Water Authority in Lancaster County is seeking a portable/towable 100-kW diesel generator. Unit should have an acoustical enclosure or be a silent model, must be rated for 24-hour duration at 100 percent load on one tank of fuel, and must be EPA-compliant for emissions. Contact Authority Manager Mike Skelly at (717) 367-7448.
REQUESTS FOR BIDS/PROPOSALS ...