(An Equal Opportunity Employer)
New Sewickley Township, Beaver County, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Township Manager/Zoning Officer. New Sewickley is the home to 7,360 residents and consists of 33.94 square miles with approximately 50 miles of local roads.
A bachelor’s degree in public administration and or related field with at least five years of experience in local government administration. A varied background in municipal operations and the ability to carry out key policy initiatives are preferred. Experience must include, managing multiple municipal departments, the ability to work with capable experienced staff, experience with team building and excellent communication, supervisory and people skills.
The successful candidate will report to a five-member Board of Supervisors and oversees a $3.5 million dollar budget, 18 full-time and 6 part-time employees. Competitive salary, pending experience and education.
Applicants are to submit a cover letter along with resume and salary history by December 4, 2020 to: Township Manager, New Sewickley Township, 233 Miller Road, Rochester, PA 15074 or email to email@example.com. For more information go to New Sewickley website at www.newsewickley.com
The manager/Zoning Officer is appointed by a five member Board of Supervisors. He/She is responsible for the general oversight and day-to-day operations of the Township which includes full management responsibilities, a leadership role and accountability for all Township functions which includes overseeing administration and managing the internal staff, finance, human resources, planning, zoning, code enforcement, police, public works, parks and recreation and open spaces. Technological competence is assumed across a variety of typical business platforms and devices which includes proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, email, data bases, etc. He/She must be able to perform basic problem solving and maintenance of office equipment and technology. He/She must demonstrate the ability to interact effectively with the public and employees and other professionals, (i.e. Attorneys, Engineers). He/She must possess excellent communication skills, both spoken and written. He/She should demonstrate knowledge of modern Township administrative methods and procedures; organization and functions; current social, political, and economic trends and operating problems of county/municipal/township government; applicable Federal and State laws, rules and regulations regarding local government operations; principles of effective public relations and inter-relationships with community groups and agencies, private businesses and firms, and other levels of government.
He/She is responsible to keep updated job descriptions for all Township employees. He/She will be responsible for yearly meetings with all employees to update them on their strengths and weaknesses.
The manager must ensure that operations conform with policy directives and set by the Board of Suprvisors and rules and regulations as set b y the Second Class Township Code. The Manager must display a high level of performance in finance and budget, labor management, contract negotiations and have good grant writing skills. He/She must demonstrate a high level of personal integrity and ethical behavior at all times.
The manager must be able to attend all auxiliary meetings which may take place in the evenings. He/She must also be available to attend special Township functions if necessary as it pertains to the job. If and when an emergency would occur, the Manager needs to be able to step in and take control of the situation. Most importantly, someone who is personable and sees the Township residents as “His People”. Residents must believe they can look to Him/Her to help them when they have problems and believe they will get results.
New Sewickley Township is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a full-time secretary. Applicant must be familiar with Exel, Microsoft Word and possess strong keyboard and typing skills. Knowledge of Quick Books would be useful. Salary pending experience. Send resume with references to New Sewickley Township, 233 Mill Road, Rochester, PA 15074 or email the Township Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30, 2020.