Borough Manager

Borough of Columbia

The Borough Manager is the chief administrative officer of the Borough of Columbia and shall be responsible to Borough Council for the proper and efficient administration of the affairs of the borough. He or she manages and directs the Borough towards its primary objectives, based on established policies.

-Actively promotes the borough’ s interest to state, county, and local organizations.
-Develops new business within the borough.
-Develops a plan of support for community organizations, borough businesses, and other citizen projects including, but not limited to the pursuit of granting opportunities.
-Coordinates borough departmental activities, including the Police Department
-Develops current and long-range objectives based on community needs and goals.
-Establishes policies that will support these objectives.
-Provides leadership to implement major plans and procedures consistent with established policies
-Monitors the financial condition of the borough, ensuring that all procedures are followed, controls implemented and deadlines met. Ensures that funds are expended as designated in the Annual budget.
-Oversees the personnel functions of the borough. Gives guidance and support to the department managers. Addresses Step 2 grievances of non-uniform union employees. Participates as a resource to council during collective bargaining of both non-uniform and uniformed union contracts. Addresses management employee issues. Informs the Personnel Committee of substantive matters.
-Recommends to Borough Council a standard schedule of pay for each appointive office and position, including minimum, intermediate and maximum rates
-Attends, or designates another employee to attend, all meetings of Borough Council. The Borough Manager will be generally informed on all matters, relying on the department managers for detailed analysis.
-Establishes procedures to ensure that all ordinances and regulations are duly enforced and to investigate all complaints regarding borough services. Monitor compliance with established procedures.
-Assists Borough Council as required in fulfilling their responsibilities consistent with the Borough Code, laws or ordinances


Contact the Borough Office for additional information at (717)-684-2467 or visit their website to view employment opportunities.

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