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North Whitehall Township

Township Manager

North Whitehall Township, located in Lehigh County, Pa., seeks an experienced Township Manager for a community of 16,000 residents.

The Township Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Township, appointed by a three-member Board of Supervisors with each Supervisor elected at-large for six (6) year staggered terms. The Manager is responsible for the direct oversight of all Township departments including: Administration & Finance, Planning & Zoning, and Public Works. The Manager ensures operations are in conformance with policy directives, regulations, and the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code. The Manager attends meetings of the Board of Supervisors and, as required, other government authorities and volunteer committees.

The Township operates with a 2022 General Fund totaling nearly $5 million. Additional funds include street light, liquid fuels, sewer, road machinery, emergency services, farmland/open space preservation and capital. There are 18 full-time, 2 part-time and several seasonal employees. The Township is in excellent financial condition. The Township is nearing completion of updates to its Comprehensive Plan and Park, Recreation and Open Space Plans and plans to re-write its zoning ordinance upon completion of the plan updates. Several upcoming projects have received grant funding and/or are in the planning stages.

Competitive candidates will be able to demonstrate a high level of successful performance in municipal management, budgeting, planning, and land preservation. Ability to build community consensus and communicate effectively with the Board and an engaged citizenry are important attributes. A strong record of leadership in a similar sized community is important, along with proven experience with direct oversight of municipal departments such as Public Works, Administration /Finance, and Parks and Recreation.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration or other related field, and a minimum of five (5) years of municipal management experience. A Master’s degree is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have five (5) to ten (10) years of progressively responsible Pennsylvania municipal government management experience. The individual must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and be able to qualify for a surety bond.

Send cover letter, resume, salary history/expectation and three professional references in a single PDF document to: bnorder@northwhitehall.org

The position will remain open until filled with interviews commencing the first week of June or sooner. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early. Salary range of $100,000 - $150,000 commensurate with experience.

The advertisement can be found HERE
The Township is an equal opportunity employer.

Township Solicitor Request for Proposals

Through this Request for Proposal (RFP), North Whitehall Township, hereinafter the “Township” seeks to consider a vendor as Solicitor and Legal Counsel for the 2022 and 2023 Township years commencing July 1, 2022 or upon appointment, whichever is later. This contract will be awarded through a fair and open process.

The Township Solicitor shall be responsible for advising the Township Board of Supervisors (the "Board"), its committees, and the Township Manager on all legal questions arising in the conduct of Township business; provided, however, the Township reserves the right to appoint a special counsel to represent it in the specific matters. The selected firm(s) will provide legal support and render opinions in the following individual and/or combined areas:General Counsel, and Land Use,Labor/Employment.

Last day to submit questions May 16, 2022
Deadline for proposal submissions May 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
Solicitor interviews for selection June 6, 2022

All inquiries for information should be directed to:

Christopher Garges, Township Manager
cgarges@northwhitehall.org
610-799-3411
Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

An original, clearly marked as the “ORIGINAL”, and five (5) full, complete and exact copies of each proposal and an electronic copy shall be submitted in sealed envelopes and must be marked with “RFP Submission-Township Solicitor” and addressed to:

The sealed proposal should be mailed or delivered directly to:

North Whitehall Township
Attn: Christopher Garges, Township Manager
3256 Levans Road
Coplay, PA 18037

The entire Request for Proposal can be found HERE


Summer Rec Camp Counselor

Summary: North Whitehall Township, Upper Macungie Township, and South Whitehall Township are seeking applications for Summer Rec Camp Counselors. Counselors will report directly to their Supervisor and will be responsible for leading a schedule of diverse programs consisting of competitive and non-competitive recreation activities. Activities may include: sports, games, team building, arts and crafts, environmental education and special events. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Application deadline is Friday, May 13, 2022.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include:
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work independently
• Keep detailed records
• Interact with school age children

Availability:
• June 13, 2022 to August 5, 2022
• Monday through Friday
• 8:45 am - 3:00 pm

Documents:
Summer Rec Camp Counselor Employment Application
*Please submit your application to kmack@northwhitehall.org or drop it off at our Township Municipal Building



Be sure to check here periodically for any new openings.

All applications will be kept on file for one year from submission date.

North Whitehall Township is an equal opportunity employer. All new employees will require a back ground check, physical and drug screening prior to appointment.

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