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Cumberland Township Seeking Township Manager

Job Position


Township Manager



Cumberland Township, located in Adams County, PA seeks an experienced Municipal Manager to serve a community of 7,000 residents.

Competitive candidates must be able to demonstrate a high level of successful performance in municipal management, budgeting, and planning. Ability to build community consensus and communicate effectively with engaged citizenry are important attributes. A strong record of leadership in a comparable community is important, along with experience with oversight of municipal departments such as Public Works, Administration, Planning and Zoning, and Police.



A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, finance, planning or a related field is required. A Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Political Science, or a closely related field or Equivalent Degree is preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years municipal management experience. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and must qualify for a surety bond.

How to Apply 


Send cover letter, resume, salary history/expectation and at least three professional references in a single PDF document to: cmerryman@cumberlandtownship.com or to Carol Merryman, Township Secretary, 1370 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325.