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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:

  • December 1 for January 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 ...

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The board of the Township of Falls Authority in Bucks County is seeking an experienced senior manager to be its next executive director. A full position description and authority details can be found on the authority’s website, www.tofa-pa.com. Required qualifications include management experience in the water and/or sewer fields and a bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience in a related field. Proficiency in Quick Books, utility billing software, and Microsoft Excel is strongly encouraged. Industry licensing will be considered a benefit.

Please mail a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to the Falls Authority solicitor: Edward J. Zanine, Esq., Flager & Associates, 1210 Northbrook Drive, Suite 280, Trevose, PA 19053 or email to edward@flagerlaw.com. EOE.
(Posted 11-19-14)

 

TOWNSHIP MANAGER

Upper Makefield Township, population 8,190, seeks a dynamic individual to serve as the community’s next manager. Located in historic Bucks County, Upper Makefield is a community with a strong history of environmental and historic preservation. Appointed by a five-member board of supervisors, the manager oversees the day-to-day operation of the local government, manages a $16 million budget, and implements policy established by the elected board. 

The successful candidate will have proven administrative skills in budgeting and financial management, personnel management, and collective bargaining; be a team-oriented leader with strong communication and interpersonal skills; and be able to interact effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, including a highly engaged citizenry. Municipal experience is preferred. A degree in public management or equivalent experience is expected.

Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: David R. Nyman, Interim Township Manager, Upper Makefield Township Board of Supervisors, 1076 Eagle Road, Newtown, PA 18940. The position will remain open until filled. EOE.
(Posted 11-17-14)

 

SEWER AUTHORITY ADMINISTRATOR/OFFICE MANAGER

Upper Macungie Township in Lehigh County is seeking an experienced office administrator with an accounting background and proven leadership, communication, and analytical skills. This position is responsible for accounts payable and receivable, billings, audits, spreadsheets, and reports, as well as managing and setting up accounts for new customers and construction and conducting yearly water flow audits.

The administrator must be able to interact politely and professionally with companies and residents over the phone and in person. The ideal candidate should be able to work in a team environment and have good oral, written, and organizational skills; attention to detail; proficiency with systems and technology, including Microsoft Office; and the ability to work with spreadsheets. Basic knowledge of municipal authority processes and IT experience are desired but not required.

The position offers excellent benefits. Applicants should send resume/application, employment references, and salary expectations to Upper Macungie Township, Attn.: Greta Slifer, Human Resources Coordinator, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031 or email to gslifer@uppermac.org by December 1, 2014. EOE. 
(Posted 11-5-14)

 

CODE SPECIALIST

Hempfield Township in Westmoreland County is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of code specialist. This position performs a variety of technical duties in support of the township’s code enforcement program, including monitoring and enforcing township codes and ordinances, performing residential building inspections, and other related duties as needed. Applicants should have a high school diploma or G.E.D, a valid driver’s license, one to three years of experience as a member of a building or code department, certification as a residential building inspector, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

A complete job description can be obtained at the Hempfield Township municipal building or at www.hempfieldtwp.com. Interested parties should submit a completed application and résumé to: Hempfield Township, ATTN: Township Manager, 1132 Woodward Drive, Suite A, Greensburg, PA 15601. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. December 12, 2014. EOE.
(Posted 10-31-14)

 

ASSISTANT TOWNSHIP MANAGER

Findlay Township, a township of the second class in Allegheny County, has an opening for an assistant manager. This position involves high-level administrative and financial work in providing assistance to the township manager.

A full job description is available at www.findlay.pa.us on the home page. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit a resume and three employment references to: Gary J. Klingman, Township Manager, 1271 Route 30, P.O. Box W, Clinton, PA 15026 or email to gklingman@findlaytwp.org. Resumes will be accepted until December 1, 2014.  EOE.
(Posted 10-28-14)

 

BOROUGH MANAGER

The Borough of Kennett Square in Chester County, population 6,500, is seeking a borough manager. The borough has a seven-member council elected at large, 42 employees, and an $11.5 million budget; professional staff, supportive council. The previous manager served six years.

Kennett Square is known as the “Mushroom Capital” and features such attractions as the Wyeth Brandywine Art Museum, Longwood Gardens, the famous Talula’s Table restaurant, and the Brandywine Battlefield. The borough has nationally recognized schools and is located near the University of Delaware and West Chester University.

A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree preferred. Three years of experience as a municipal manager or assistant manager are required; an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Successful experience in economic development and financial management is desired.

Salary is $95,000 to $105,000 DOQ, plus good benefits. Send electronic cover letter, resume, and three references to kscherer@kennettsq.org. For more information, call the borough manager’s office at (610) 444-6020, ext. 108, or write to Borough Manager’s Office, 120 Marshall St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. EOE.
(Posted 10-22-14)

 

CITY MANAGER

The City of Altoona in Blair County, population 45,000, is seeking applicants for the position of city manager. Altoona has a seven-member council elected at large, 250 employees, and a $32 million budget. The last manager retired after 17 years in the position.

The city, located in the picturesque mountains of central Pennsylvania, is home to the Altoona Campus of Penn State University, with 4,500 students, and the famous Horseshoe Curve Railroad Museum. Area residents also enjoy the arts, music, theater, and sports, including the Altoona Curve AA professional baseball team.

A bachelor’s degree and at least five years of municipal management experience are required; a master’s degree and additional years of experience are preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Successful experience in economic development and financial management are also desired.

Salary is $100,000 to $120,000, DOQ, with good benefits. Email a cover letter, resume, and three references to candidates@altoonapa.gov. Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2014. 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 10-22-14)

 

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)

 


ITEMS FOR SALE ...

 

PLOW

Sweden Township in Potter County is selling an 11-foot Tenco two-way plow with fiberglass moldboard; good condition. For more information, call the township at (814) 274-0656 or (814) 558-1596.
(Posted 11-4-14)

 

ITEMS FOR SALE

Salisbury Township in Lancaster County is selling the following items:
     • 2000 Ford F350 4x4 dual-wheel truck with aluminum tool body and 98,500 miles;
     • 2004 Pinehill drop trailer, 18 feet long, 19,000 pounds GVW;
     • Two Athey belt loaders;
     • Two large V-plows;
     • One 12-foot side plow;
     • Three CAT backhoe buckets — 28-inch, 18-inch, and 12-inch;
     • International front tractor weights, circa 1970s;
     • Miscellaneous steel I-beams and traffic light posts for use or scrap;
     • Truck-mount fuel tank with hand pump; and
     • Portable electronic speed sign.

Offers must be submitted on township bid form and received by noon January 20, 2015. For more information or photos, call (717) 768-8059 or email twp@comcast.net.
(Posted 11-4-14)

 


ITEMS WANTED TO BUY...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ...

 

FIRE SERVICE REVIEW AND STUDY

Upper Macungie Township in Lehigh County is accepting sealed bids for proposals to perform a review and study of municipal volunteer fire company services. Bids must be received by 10 a.m. December 15, 2014, at the office of Mr. Grant Grim, Fire Commissioner, Upper Macungie Township, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031.

Copies of the proposal documents and complete specifications may be obtained at the township office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or at www.uppermac.org.

The Upper Macungie Township Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and accept the proposal that is in the best interest of the township as set forth in the request for proposals.
(Posted 11-4-14)