Town Manager – Town of McCandless

Deadline: Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Position Summary

The Town of McCandless is seeking qualified, visionary applicants for the position of Town Manager. The Town is a flourishing, financially sound Home Rule Municipality, located in Allegheny County north of Pittsburgh, population of approximately 30,000. This highly visible, accountable position reports to a 7-member Council elected by ward and is responsible for overall management of all town departments. The manager serves as the chief executive and administrative officer for a premier established community. Managerial responsibilities include municipal administration of an approximately $23 million consolidated municipal budget, staff of 72 full time, 5 part time, 2 seasonal employees in the areas of administration, finance, communications, public safety, public works, planning, land use, zoning, and stormwater management.


A bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, Civil Engineering, or a related field is required with a minimum of 5 years of municipal management experience & understanding of Pennsylvania municipal law. Graduate degree or credentialed manager preferred. A strong work ethic and excellent communication skills are a must. Candidates with skills/experience in collective bargaining, financial management, project oversight/contract performance, and personnel administration are encouraged to apply.

Salary is negotiable, DOQ/DOE + excellent benefits.

How to Apply

Additional information is available on the website. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Resumes will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Town of McCandless is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

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