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:
- February 26 for April 2014 issue
- March 28 for May 2014 issue
- May 2 for June 2014 issue
To submit a classified: Email it to Brenda Wilt at email@example.com or fax to (717) 763-9732. Include the township AND county, the text of the ad, and a billing address
POSITIONS OPEN ...
Smithfield Township in Monroe County, population 7,300, is seeking applicants for the position of township manager. Located near East Stroudsburg, the township is nestled by the Delaware River, Historic Shawnee Village, and the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The manager acts as the chief executive officer of the township, reporting to a three-member board of supervisors. The position is responsible for the general oversight of all township operations, a $2.5 million budget, and 14 employees, including the road department, parks, and finance.
A bachelors’ degree in public administration or equivalent degree and a minimum of five years of direct experience in municipal management or administration are required. Proficiency with personal computer office software, including QuickBooks, and related IT experience are essential.
Salary range is $60K to $70K with a comprehensive benefits package; local residency may be required after one year of service. The complete job description is available at www.smithfieldtownship.com. Submit a cover letter and resume to: Search Committee, Smithfield Township, 1155 Red Fox Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 2, 2014. EOE.
Upper Makefield Township, population 8,190, is seeking a seasoned professional to serve as the community’s next township 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 township’s day-to-day operation, manages a $16 million budget, and implements policy established by the elected board. The successful candidate will demonstrate 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 variety of stakeholders, including a highly engaged citizenry. Municipal experience is preferred. A degree in public administration or equivalent experience is expected.
Forward a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: David R. Nyman, Interim Township Manager, Upper Makefield Township, 1076 Eagle Road, Newtown, PA 18940 by April 17, 2014. EOE.
SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Butler Township in Butler County, population 17,000+, is seeking a progressive, collaborative public works superintendent. The township has 12 full-time employees and a $2.3 million dollar budget. The superintendent is responsible for 92 township-owned road miles; storm sewer infrastructure; vehicle maintenance; and coordinated project administration with the township engineer and manager.
Liquid fuels administration experience and a CDL Class A license are required. Minimum qualifications include graduation from a technical school in engineering or a related field or five years of progressive experience; two years at a supervisory level in road and street maintenance and repair, including operation of maintenance vehicles, layout and construction of drainage structures, and supervision and scheduling of employees on permanent and emergency bases; two years of experience in budget and bid preparation; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
The successful candidate will have strong oral and written skills and the ability to supervise others. Candidates must have knowledge of federal, state, and local law as it relates to public works operations and must be able to use personal computers and a variety of software. Other duties include but are not limited to scheduling and assigning job duties, establishing and maintaining maintenance records, issuing purchase orders, and maintaining the department’s budget.
Salary with full benefits is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, completed application, salary history, and three references to Edward Kirkwood, Township Manager, Butler Township, 290 S. Duffy Road, Butler, PA 16001 by February 28, 2014.
Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment are subject to a criminal background investigation, physical examination, and drug screening. The application and job description are available at the township building or online at www.butlertwp.org (click on “Job Opportunity” in the left column). EOE.
The West Hanover Township Board of Supervisors in Dauphin County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of township manager. This is a visible and responsible management position that works closely with the five-member board of supervisors for a community with a population of 9,343, 14 full-time and 9 part-time employees, and a $2.6 million operating budget with 12 miscellaneous funds. The manager supervises all department heads and is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective administration of the township; preparation/coordination of the annual budget; monitoring of expenditures; contracts; intergovernmental relationships, community services, and grant writing; and making operational decisions on daily matters in consultation with appropriate department heads and in accordance with the Second Class Township Code.
Applicants must have strong interpersonal and consensus-building skills and a commitment to public service. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with five-plus years of management experience. Previous experience in local government, public personnel management, budgeting and financial management, and strategic planning is highly desired.
Salary, plus benefits, DOQ. Qualified applicants should submit an application available at www.westhanover.com, a resume with cover letter summarizing experience, and at least three professional references to West Hanover Township, ATTN: Twp. Manager Position, 7171 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112 by February 27, 2014. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.
ITEMS FOR SALE ...
Adams Township in Cambria County is selling a 1998 Athey RA-730 Mobile Sweeper with 7.2 hp 190 Detroit series 30D diesel engine; four-wheel disc brakes; Allison four-speed high/low-range transmission; 200-gallon stainless steel water tank; and 7.3-yard stainless steel hopper. Blower hydraulics, new hydraulic motor, pillow bearing, impeller, power steering, AM/FM cassette radio, air ride seats, electric mirrors, electric water sprays, on-board 1,000 psi power spray for wash down. Includes extra metal extension for cleaning catch basins, new screens for hopper, and extra suction hose. Starting bid $10,000. Submit bids to Adams Township, P.O. Box 112, Sidman, PA 15955. Bids will be opened May 16, 2014.
For photos of the sweeper, email email@example.com and photos will be made available to you. To view machine in person, call (814) 487-5054 to schedule a time.
South Middleton Township in Cumberland County is selling a Befco finish wing mower with 15-foot cutting swath; solid mower deck and tires; PTO driven with hydraulic lift wings; requires a 35 hp tractor to operate mower; tows with a 2-inch trailer ball. Mower is in great mechanical repair, and maintenance records will be provided to purchaser. Asking $4,500. Please call Kurt Uhler, director of parks and facilities, at (717) 258-5324.
Haycock Township in Bucks County is selling the following 1999 Case 590SN backhoe tires and wheels:
• One 21L-24 mounted on wheel, almost new condition;
• One 21L-24 tire only, very good condition, has been patched once; and
• One 14-17.5 mounted on wheel, good condition.
Asking $500 OBO for all three. Please call Chris or Dave at (215) 536-3641 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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