Borough Manager – Ford City Borough

Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2021

Position Summary

Ford City Borough, Armstrong County, PA, population 2,991, approximately $3M budget and 13 FT/PT/Seasonal employees has a council/manager form of government with a six (6) member Borough Council and Mayor.  Major services include administration, police, public works, code enforcement/building inspection, water treatment system/waterline distribution and recreation.


The position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a (1) degree in public administration, political science, business management or a closely related field, and five (5) years of experience as a municipal administrator or assistant; or, (2) degree in a related job field with at least five (5) years job experience as a full-time municipal manager.  Master’s degree in applicable field highly preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated skills in municipal financial/personnel administration/management; hands-on experience in municipal service delivery, planning/land use, community/economic development and collective bargaining.  The position requires strong analytical and computer skills and successful grant writing experience.

How to Apply

Salary dependent upon qualifications/experience; benefit package available.  Send electronic cover letter, resume, salary history and three professional references to:  Michael Foreman at The deadline is Friday, January 29, 2021. EOE.