Harrison Township, a First-Class Township, situated in northeastern Allegheny County, PA, (population 10,300), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Township Manager. This highly visible, accountable position reports directly to a 5-member Board of Commissioners and is responsible for overall management of all departments in this well-established community and carrying out the policies of the Board of Commissioners. Managerial responsibility includes municipal administration of a $6 million general fund budget, staff of 30 full-time and 10 part-time employees in areas of administration, finance, public safety, public works, and planning and zoning.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, a Master of Public Administration or equivalent degree is preferred, plus five years of progressive municipal management or experience in a related field. Candidates must demonstrate effective verbal and written communications, strong financial and budgeting skills, strategic thinking and collaborative team building, progressive human resource leadership, knowledge of municipality governance and operational requirements, and advanced computer software skills.
Salary DOQ/DOE + excellent benefits. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, salary history and requirements, along with 3 professional references to: Public Partners, Two Gateway Center, 6th Floor, 603 Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or by email to [email protected] Job description available on line at www.harrisontwp.com.