Parkland Press

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Employment

ASSISTANT TOWNSHIP MANAGER Upper Milford Township (population 7,292), Lehigh County, PA seeks a dynamic, experienced, and skilled person to serve as Assistant Township Manager. This person may be assigned to fulfill any of the duties of the Manager. The Manager has authority to direct and supervise all day-to-day operations of the government, and serves as the central point of contact for the three-member Board of Supervisors, staff, and the community. The Manager administers an annual budget of $2.6 million (including a GF budget of $2.3 million and State Liquid Fuels budget of $300,000). Current staff consists of: 1). Township Manager; 2). Zoning Officer/Building Code Official and Code Official; 3). Planning Coordinator and Sewage Enforcement Officer; 4). Secretary/ Treasurer; 5). Administrative Assistant. Other employees include; six fulltime public works employees and 4-5 part time or seasonal employees. Assets currently include eight properties equaling approximately 137 acres with three active Parks and Facilities, two active Administrative and Maintenance Facilities and 55 miles of roadways and related infrastructure within an 18.5 square mile area. Police service is through The Pennsylvania State Police. Candidates should have and must demonstrate; (1) municipal management experience in a municipality of similar size and complexity; (2) knowledge of modern local government management principles, practices, programs, and innovation; (3) Degree in related field; and (4) dynamic leadership ability and strong organizational skills. Salary range $56,000 or more D.O.Q. with benefits; actual salary to be based on experience and qualifications. Candidates should send cover letter, r‚sum‚, salary history & expectation limited to 6 pages and contained in a single attachment to Deadline is noon on Thursday January 12, 2017. Upper Milford Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.