Located about 11 miles southeast of the City of Pittsburgh, the Borough of East Pittsburgh is a small municipality with a $1.4M budget and a population of roughly 1,800 residents. The Borough Administrator will serve as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Borough and will be responsible, as set forth by the five-member Council, for the proper and efficient administration of all Borough affairs. The Borough Administrator will report to Council and supervise all Borough staff, including secretary, public works, and zoning officer/fire marshal (and excluding police).
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, political science, finance, planning or related field. Past relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of education. A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required. Before employment begins, the Borough Administrator shall give bond to the Borough. Though desired, it is not required to be an East Pittsburgh resident.
The successful candidate will have a community service-oriented mindset, excellent interpersonal skills, and prior experience working in a government setting. They must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as the technical/computer and analytical skills needed to run a Borough office. Community development, finance and accounting, grant writing and administration, and collective bargaining experience is preferred.
Salary and benefits are negotiable and will depend upon experience and qualifications.
Applicants can submit a resume (including a comprehensive history of all prior employment for a minimum of at least the last 10 years), salary history and requirements, and references to council representative Stacey Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org.