Township Manager

East Cocalico Township

The Township of East Cocalico is one of the northeastern townships located in Lancaster County in southcentral Pennsylvania. The total area of the Township is approximately 20.4 square miles with 10,375 residents and one of the fastest growing municipalities in the region.

East Cocalico is a Township of the Second Class, governed by a three-person Board of Supervisors. Supervisors are elected at large on staggered six-year terms. The Municipal Manager is the principal administrative officer and is responsible for managing day-to-day operations as well as implementing the policies and procedures as set forth by Board of Supervisors.

Requirements for the Municipal Manager position include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, and/or the equivalent and at least five years of local government management experience preferably as a Senior Administrator, Department Head or Municipal Manager in a municipal government setting or in a comparable organization.The applicant must possess strong and proven financial and budgeting knowledge, analytical skills and abilities. Community economic development, grant writing, land development, and collective bargaining experience is preferred. The applicant must have strong interpersonal skills and promote teamwork within.

A competitive salary and benefits package a renegotiable depending upon qualifications and experience.

Candidates will be required to consent to and undergo a thorough background investigation/screening, pre-employment drug testing, shall give bond to the township, with sufficient surety and must comply with all requirements of state laws and second-class township codes.

All candidates must submit a resume and comprehensive history of all prior employment for a minimum of at least 15 years, salary history and references to: Township Manager, East Cocalico Township, 100 Hill Rd, Denver, PA 17517 or via one (1) document submitted to: on or before Friday, November 15, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to submit three professional references and a letter/narrative explaining why they believe they’re the right candidate for this position. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been located.

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