Borough Manager – New Britain Borough

Deadline: Friday, May 21, 2021

Position Summary

New Britain Borough (population 2,600 plus approximately 700 Delaware Valley University students), Bucks County, PA seeks an experienced leader to serve as its Borough Manager/Treasurer. The Borough Manager supervises all day-to-day operations and coordinates activities of a seven-member Borough Council and staff.   The Borough Manager is responsible to Borough Council for the proper and efficient administration of the affairs of New Britain Borough. The powers and duties of administration of all New Britain Borough business shall be vested in the Borough Manager, unless expressly imposed or conferred by statute or ordinance upon other New Britain Borough officers.

New Britain Borough is located in beautiful Central Bucks County and has maintained a small town atmosphere. The Borough is currently experiencing mixed-use development along its main street which is expected to stimulate further economic revitalization. The Borough Manager administers an annual general fund budget of $1.6 million and supervises an Assistant to the Manager plus additional contracted and third party staff including administration, public works, and zoning. The Borough is part of a Regional Police Department. 

Qualifications

Candidates should have (1) at least 3-5 yrs of municipal management experience; (2) knowledge of local government management principles and practices; (3) strong organizational and financial management skills; (4) planning/land development experience; (5) strong communication and interpersonal skills; (6) ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of constituents including a highly-engaged citizenry; and (7) proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. QuickBooks experience a plus. Bachelor’s Degree (in Public Administration preferred) or equivalent experience required. Master of Public Administration desirable. Salary with benefits based on experience/qualifications.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, the names and contact information for three professional references, and salary requirements to: NBB Appointment Advisory Committee, 45 Keeley Avenue, New Britain, PA 18901 or by e-mail to Managersearch@newbritainboro.com.  Open until filled. EOE.