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Union Township, Pennsylvania
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Master's Degree

Township Manager






Union Township is a community in Washington County with a population estimated at 5,730.  It is on the Washington/Allegheny County border, approximately 15 miles from Pittsburgh.  It comprises 15.9 square miles with 2 major roads, Route 88 and Turnpike Route 43 with an interchange in the Township.  Union Township officials believe it is poised for growth and is seeking to hire a Township Manager that can guide and facilitate future growth as well as provide strong administrative leadership to the staff as well as provide professional support for the 5 member board of elected supervisors.


The position of Township Manager is that of Chief Administrative Officer, reporting to the board.  The Township is seeking someone with a master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field.  Ideally someone with at least 5 years’ experience in public or business administration or similarly related field with 2 years in a supervisory role in administration or finance.


Union Township is minimally staffed, meaning the successful candidate will be in a hands on role, working with the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board and Park and Recreation board.  The Township had recently completed an operational assessment, which will summarize the issues and direction of the Township.  It can be viewed by going to http://ecode360.com/documents/UN2852/public/338910791.pdf


Applicants must submit a resume with salary requirements and a representative sample of work by June 5, 2017 to M. A. Silvestri at masilvestri@outlook.com or 214 Stonebrook Drive, McMurray, PA 15317.




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