Township Manager – Lower Makefield Township

Deadline: Thursday, August 11, 2022

Position Summary

Lower Makefield, Bucks County, PA
36,000 Population, $ 27 Million Budget, 100 Employees, 22 square miles.

The Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible to the Board of Supervisors for the proper, efficient and economical administration of all township affairs of a non-legislative nature.

In conformance with the Second-Class Township Code, the manager will supervise and be responsible for the activities of all municipal departments, except the police department. Subject to requirements of the law, have authority to hire, suspend, discharge and discipline all employees.  Administer the budget; prepare and submit to the Board of Supervisors a proposed budget for the succeeding fiscal year. Prepare the agenda for each meeting of the Board of Supervisors under the direction of the Board Chairperson, and attend all meetings.

The manager will act as a purchasing officer of the township and ensure that the provisions of all franchises, leases, permits and privileges granted by township are observed. The manager will oversee experts and consultants performing work on behalf of the township and oversee the awarding of contracts in accordance with the law.


Minimum Requirements:  In-depth knowledge and understanding of municipal government operations, and a working knowledge of the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code. Have 5 years of experience as a Municipal Manager in a comparable township, 10 years preferred.  Four year Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred. Salary range $170,000 to $210,000, DOQ/DOE.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Dan Mason at   Please include “Lower Makefield” in the subject line.