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Full-time Position – Township Manager

Position Summary: 

Hilltown Township is looking for an innovative, committed, and energetic leader to serve as our next Township Manager. The Township Manager is the chief administrative officer of the township, responsible for overseeing its day-to-day operations, implementing policies set by the Township Board of Supervisors, and ensuring efficient and effective delivery of services to residents. This role requires strong leadership, management, and communication skills, as well as a deep understanding of municipal governance.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Administrative Leadership:
  • Provide visionary leadership and strategic direction to township departments and staff.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and programs to enhance organizational effectiveness and service delivery.
  • Foster a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and accountability among township employees.
  1. Financial Management:
  • Develop and oversee the township budget, ensuring fiscal responsibility and transparency.
  • Monitor financial performance, identify trends, and make recommendations for adjustments as needed.
  • Work closely with the Township Board of Supervisors to develop long-term financial plans and strategies.
  1. Community Engagement:
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the township government and residents, businesses, and community organizations.
  • Facilitate public meetings, forums, and events to solicit input, address concerns, and promote community involvement in decision-making processes.
  • Keep the public informed about township initiatives, projects, and policies through various communication channels.
  1. Intergovernmental Relations:
  • Represent the township in negotiations and collaborations with other governmental entities, including neighboring municipalities, county agencies, and state officials.
  • Advocate for the township's interests at regional, state, and national levels, participating in relevant associations and committees.
  1. Legal Compliance and Risk Management:
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances governing township operations.
  • Work closely with legal counsel to address legal issues, mitigate risks, and resolve disputes.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation in accordance with legal requirements.
  1. Infrastructure and Development:
  • Oversee planning, zoning, and development activities to promote responsible growth and development within the township.
  • Coordinate infrastructure projects, including road maintenance, utilities, parks, and facilities improvements.
  • Collaborate with relevant agencies and stakeholders to address infrastructure needs and enhance quality of life for residents.


  • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, or related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Several years of progressively responsible experience in municipal management, administration, or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of municipal government operations, finance, and public policy.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with elected officials, staff, and community stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated commitment to transparency, integrity, and ethical conduct.

Working Conditions:

  • The Township Manager typically works in an office environment but may be required to attend evening meetings and community events.
  • This position may involve occasional travel within the township and region for meetings, conferences, or other purposes.

Salary and Benefits:

  • The salary range for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits typically include health insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and/or references to
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Full Time Position - Administrative Assistant

Position Summary: 

As a Hilltown Township Administrative Assistant, you'll be the backbone of our administrative operations, handling a wide range of tasks to ensure the smooth functioning of our township services. From regular engagement with residents to assisting with document preparation and maintaining records, you'll be at the forefront of keeping our administrative processes running seamlessly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to township officials and staff, including scheduling appointments, managing calendars, and handling correspondence.
  • Assist with the preparation of reports, presentations, and other documents for township meetings and events.
  • Maintain accurate records and files, both electronic and physical, ensuring information is easily accessible and organized.
  • Update, modify, configure, and identify new documents and forms to assist Township operations and improve professional appearance
  • Answering and screening phone calls and greeting residents, businesses, and other stakeholders, providing courteous and helpful assistance.
  • Assist residents, businesses, and other stakeholders with stormwater, land development, zoning hearing board, and other applications and requests.  
  • Assist with special projects and initiatives as needed, collaborating with team members to achieve common goals.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Township Manager or Board of Supervisors.


Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Pleasantly and confidently provide front desk staffing utilizing active listening skills in daily face-to-face interactions;
  • Communicate and explain procedures and processes effectively with public via telephone, email, and reception desk;
  • Maintain privacy of confidential records, correspondence, and files;
  • Exercise independent judgment and initiative in execution of job functions with or without direct supervision or instruction;
  • Work effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines and manage a number of different tasks concurrently with accuracy and attention to details;
  • Open to, and able to manage, changing priorities in daily activities.  Able to prioritize urgent requests and assignments over daily tasks
  • Ability to prepare, organize, and maintain inspection field data, reports, and systems;
  • Ensure Department website contains current communications and update content as needed;
  • Ability to familiarize and master all department procedures;
  • Carry out job functions without posing a health or safety threat to self or others;
  • Assist other departments as needed;
  • Maintain acceptable attendance standards.

Minimum Requirements to Hold this Position:

1) Education/Experience/Training:

  • High school diploma or or equivalent
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Prior municipal or customer service/administrative experience preferred.

2) Knowledge/Skills:

  • Working knowledge of standard computer functions, MS Office applications, Adobe;
  • Thorough knowledge of English in areas such as grammar, spelling, punctuation, typing, and filing procedures;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, enabling you to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with a customer-focused mindset and a passion for community service.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.

3) Licenses/Certificates/Registrations:

  • Valid Driver's License.

4) Ability to Operate or Use the Following:

  • Standard office equipment, including but not limited to: computer, printer, multi-line telephone, copy/scanner, postage machine;
  • Ability to operate PC-based permit software.

Physical Demands of Job:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time while working;
  • Constant hand, fingers and arm use, and excellent eye-hand coordination;
  • Ability to hear clearly and speak intelligibly;
  • To occasionally function in activities involving walking, bending, squatting, reaching, and climbing stairs;
  • Ability to see and perform visual activity such as close paperwork, using a computer monitor, reading, and writing;
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 lbs.

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and/or references to
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


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