Borough Manager

Millbourne Borough   Millbourne, PA   Part-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on September 14, 2023

Borough Manager

OVERVIEW: The Borough Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Borough, appointed by Millbourne Borough Council. The Manager is a highly visible position within the Borough and is responsible for the general oversight of all the Borough’s day to day operations. The position is responsible for management and leadership for, but not limited to: Finance, Police, Public Works, Emergency Services, Parks and Recreation, Zoning, Code Enforcement, Human Resources, Records/Right-To-Know Law, Information Services, Technology, Fleet and Facilities, Community Development, Engineering and Planning.

POSITION SUMMARY: Major responsibilities of the Borough Manager include: Coordinates Borough Council activities related to meetings and agendas. Keeps the Borough Council fully informed of proposed actions and initiatives. Ensures the implementation and enforcement of all laws, Borough ordinances, policies and directives. Facilitates, manages and administers the annual operating and capital improvement budgets, and keeps the Council fully advised at all times of the Borough’s financial condition and needs. Manages and supervises all public improvements and related Borough projects. Provides for the maintenance and repair of Borough buildings, facilities, and infrastructure. Reports to the Borough Council on the status and progress of strategic initiatives and goals for strategic planning and conducts and facilitates periodic update discussions. Provides for efficient operations by establishing and monitoring department goals and objectives. Assigns work and delegates appropriate authority and responsibility to staff. Sets the organizational culture of the Borough. Continuously develops the organization’s effectiveness and recommends changes in the organizational structure as appropriate. Provides for customer service and proper public relations by following up with all departments to ensure the efficient delivery of services and effective handling of concerns and complaints.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field and 10 years of progressively responsible experience in local government management. •Significant background in finance with demonstrated experience in developing, managing, and balancing an annual operating and capital budget of similar equivalency. • Experience and knowledge of human resources, management of workforce, administration, strategic planning, land development/re-development, organizing and directing municipal administrative and operational services and experience working with governing boards. • High-level leadership skills, outstanding organizational and management skills and excellent oral, spoken, and written communications in English, and ability to operate a computer and other office equipment. • Must be able to reason, solve problems and communicate with Borough personnel, residents, contractors, builders, engineers, lawyers, etc. in both written and oral form. • Must be able to use basic office equipment, have a basic skill level with computers and be able to read and understand architectural and engineering plans. • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

A part-time position salary negotiable, no benefits