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Employment Opportunities

 TOWNSHIP MANAGER - Posted September 6, 2022

Towamencin Township, located in central Montgomery County, Pa., seeks an experienced Township Manager for a municipality of 9.7 square miles with a population of 18,500 residents.  Towamencin is a suburban community with a mix of residential, commercial and light industrial land uses.  The Township has numerous educational and recreational facilities, and open spaces.  The Township has direct access to the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. 

The Township Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Township, appointed by a five-member Board of Supervisors with each Supervisor elected at-large for six (6) year staggered terms.  The Manager is responsible for the oversight and day-to-day Township operations, which includes full management responsibility, leadership, and accountability for all Township departments including:  Administration, Finance, Planning, Zoning and Code Enforcement, Police, Public Works, Recreation, and Sanitary Sewer.  The Manager is also responsible for the administration of Federal and state grants, ensures operations are in conformance with policy directives, regulations, and the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code.  The Manager attends day and evening meetings of the Board of Supervisors and other government authorities and volunteer committees as required.

The Township operates with a 2022 general operating funds totaling $15 million, a $3 million Capital Fund and a $6,000,000 Sanitary Sewer Fund budget.  There are 45 full-time and 7 part-time employees.  The Township is in excellent financial condition.

Competitive candidates must demonstrate a high level of successful performance in finance and management, planning and land development, building community consensus and communicating effectively with an engaged citizenry.  A record of leadership in a similar community or organization is important.  Experience developing, managing and balancing capital and operating budgets of similar complexity is required. 

Position requires: a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, finance or a related field.  A Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a related field or degree is preferred.  The successful candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years of direct experience as a municipal manager, assistant manager, or senior executive.  The individual must have or be able to obtain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.  The successful candidate must be able to qualify for a surety bond.

Comprehensive benefits with an annual salary range of $160,000-$180,000, depending on qualifications and experience.  A copy of the Manager’s Ordinance is available on the Township’s web site, Chapter 17 of the Township Code.  Send cover letter with salary expectation and resume in one pdf. attachment to managersearch1728@gmail.com.   Deadline for submission is noon on October 7, 2022.    

Towamencin Township, Montgomery County, PA is a beautiful suburban and rural community conveniently located in central Montgomery County. Towamencin Township is recognized as a progressive local government in the region. We offer career opportunities in fields such as Planning, Building, Code Enforcement, Finance, Administration, Public Safety, Public Works and Recreation.

In addition, we offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health and dental coverage, life insurance, a retirement program, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. Towamencin Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Towamencin Township accepts resumes or applications for currently advertised openings only. The Township does not accept unsolicited resumes. You may submit a resume or application either by mail, email, fax or in person:

Towamencin Township
1090 Troxel Rd
Lansdale, PA 19446
info@towamencin.org
Fax: (215) 368-7650

  • Employment applications are available from our receptionist at 1090 Troxel Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • Submit a separate resume or application for each position for which you apply, including job title and close date on each submittal.
  • Depending on the position, candidates may be required to take job-related skill, physical or medical assessments as part of the selection process.
  • All submittals must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the ad close date to be eligible for consideration.
  • Contact (215) 368-7602 for additional information regarding our process.

Volunteering

Towamencin Township has many volunteer organizations that are integral to the effective operation of the Township.

These organizations include:

  • Agricultural Security Area Advisory Committee
  • Economic Development Committee
  • Environmental Advisory Council
  • Open Space and Parks Advisory Committee
  • Planning Commission
  • Recreation and Special Events Advisory Committee
  • Strategic Planning
    Technology Assessment and Innovation Committee
  • Towamencin Authority
  • Towamencin Township Infrastructure Authority
  • Traffic Impact Fee Advisory Committee
  • Upper Gwynedd/Towamencin Municipal Authority
  • Zoning Hearing Board

In accordance with Act 45 of the Pennsylvania Labor and Industry Law, the Township is establishing a five person Appeals Board to administer and enforce the Uniform Construction Code (UCC).

The Board members must be persons "who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction...".

If you are interested, please submit a letter detailing your interest in volunteering to:

Township Manager
Towamencin Township
1090 Troxel Rd
Lansdale, PA 19446