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Sandy Township is Hiring!  

WATER AND SEWER OPERATOR - Employment Application

Sandy Township is seeking a certified water and sewer operator for a position in the Public Works Department.  5 years of relevant experience is preferred.  Operates and maintains sanitary and drinking water collection, conveyance, and treatment systems; performs water and wastewater testing and regulatory agency reporting.  Position requires water and sewer certifications; and PA Commercial Driver’s License Class B or willingness to obtain Class B license within one year of hire.  2021 pay rate is $22.52 per hour.   Full benefit package.  EOE.  Pre-hire criminal background check and drug test are conducted.  Interested candidates should send application and resume with references to Matt Cook, Public Works Director, 1094 Chestnut Ave., PO Box 267, DuBois, PA 15801, or email to no later than Wednesday, June 30, 2021.




Sandy Township is seeking a Municipal Engineer.  This position will manage the operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation of the municipal water and wastewater systems, manage the municipal road and capital improvement programs, review land development and subdivision plans, and assist with administration of the Township’s CDBG program.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: development of the design, analysis, specifications, cost estimates, inspections, tabulations of contract bids, and contract payments related to the water and wastewater systems, road program, capital improvement projects and storm sewer system; review plans and oversee inspection of land development and subdivision site work; conduct grant writing; and produce maps and drawings utilizing standard engineering software programs.  Thorough knowledge of principles/practices of civil engineering; ability to perform difficult engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations on engineering problems; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors and the general public.


A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field is required, with a minimum of 4 years of relevant engineering experience.  Professional Engineer license preferred.  Salary range is $50,0000 - $80,000 commensurate with experience/qualifications.  A generous benefit package including health insurance and pension plan is provided.  EOE.  Pre-hire criminal background check and drug test are conducted.  Interested candidates should send application and resume with references to Shawn Arbaugh, 1094 Chestnut Ave., PO Box 267, DuBois, PA 15801, or email to no later than Friday, July 16, 2021.



The Sandy Township Board of Supervisors and Municipal Authority will meet at 7:00 PM on June 21, 2021, at the Sandy Township Municipal Building located at 1094 Chestnut Avenue, DuBois, PA.  The meeting will be open to the public.  The public can also call in 814.371.1815, Pin No. 223344 to participate in the meeting.

Sandy Township Municipal Authority Customers:

Beginning in May, 2021, your utility bill will come in the form of a paper statement inside an envelope.  The new statement form will be much easier to read and understand, and has a perforated portion to return with your payment to Farmers Bank.   You should receive your utility bill between the 10th and 15th of every month. 


We also are going to offer customers the option to receive theirs bills electronically.  This will save time and expense and ensure delivery of your bill.  We hope to start electronic billing by this July.  If you are interested in receiving your bills electronically, please write your email address on your bill stub and return with payment, or submit your email via the contact link on our website.




Click here to view the full    Consolidation Study Report      Comments and Q/A Report Addendum


The presentation from the March 16, 2021 meeting can be found here:  PEL Presentation         Fire Study Presentation






**Phase 1 of the project is underway and expected to be completed in June 2021.  Phase 2 (Cardinal Dr., Wren Dr., Blue Jay Dr.) is projected to begin June 2021.  Township staff recently distributed easment agreements to applicable property owners in Phase 2.  If you have any questions on the easment agreement, please contact Matt Cook or Shawn Arbaugh at 814-371-4220. 




Pennvest Loan Information


USDA Loan/Grant Information




Important information regarding Zito Media service in Treasure Lake can be found at the link below.  Zito Media can be reached at 800-365-6988 or emailing 24 hours/365 days/year.  Zito Media also has an office staffed 1 PM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday located at 3215 Bee Line Highway, DuBois, PA.

Zito Media






/media/files7/2/7Jun2021 Planning Agenda.pdfSandy Township, Clearfield County


Sandy Township was established as a second-class township in 1878, and it is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors. It is home to a myriad of businesses, industrial parks, and an intermodal rail hub. A growing residential, commercial, and industrial community that encompasses 52 square miles. The 2010 census shows the total population of Sandy Township at 10,625, with 5,058 housing units; the largest municipality in Clearfield County. Within the borders of the township is a gated recreational subdivision known as Treasure Lake with a population of 3,861 and 2,034 total housing units.

The township contains a 12-acre recreational park which offers rental pavilions, a playground, volleyball court, walking paths, a groomed and fenced baseball/softball field, concession stand, and full running water bathrooms. The park is open seasonally from May through October each year. During the seasonally open times, the park is unlocked and available from dawn to dusk and is attended part time by a maintenance official.

In a constant effort to continue growing the economy of the area, Sandy Township has partnered with the City of DuBois and Falls Creek Borough to form the SDF Enterprise Zones within the state efforts of the Department of Economic and Community Development. Because of this state designation the SDF EZ group is afforded the ability to apply, on behalf of industrial and manufacturing businesses located within the EZs, for the competitive grant to loan program that they offer to provide businesses with very low interest loans for various projects. If you own a business currently in the Sandy Township, DuBois, or Falls Creek area or are looking to relocate to the area; check out the Economic Development department page for more information. We can help!

Sandy Township

(814) 371-4220 1094 Chestnut Ave.
PO Box 267
DuBois PA 15801 US
41.12101150 -78.75832570