Assistant to the Township Manager – South Strabane Township

Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2023

Position Summary

South Strabane Township, a growing suburban community situated in the South Hills 26 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, and sitting at the heart of Washington County, is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as Assistant to the Township Manager. This is an at-will, full-time exempt position that will serve the Township in a variety of capacities including assisting the Township Manager in the day-to-day operations of the Township. Responsibilities will include serving as Staff liaison to Township Boards & Commissions, coordinating land-development and zoning applications, and the execution of a high-level of customer service. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to offer innovative and creative solutions to solve complex problems. Candidates will have a unique opportunity to shape this position given current knowledge, skills, abilities and desire for professional growth. Additionally, training and career development opportunities are available.


Perspective candidates must have a four-year college degree in public administration, urban planning, political science, or related field with a master’s degree being preferred. Candidates are expected to have at minimum three (3) years of experience in performing similar duties and functions in a municipality of similar size and complexity. Experience in land use planning/zoning is a plus. This position will include a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance and participation in a PMRS retirement plan.

How to Apply

Additional details including the full job description and employment application are available at Application packages which shall include a cover letter, resume, and a list of five work-related references are due by Monday, March 20, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. and shall be submitted in person to the Township Municipal Building (South Strabane Township, ATTN: Jim Sutter, 550 Washington Road, Washington, PA 15301) or by email to

South Strabane is an Equal Opportunity Employer.