Economic Development Job Postings

Economic Development Job Postings

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CURRENT 2016 – 2017 JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Community & Economic Development Director

City of Tulare
Salary: $114,730 – $139,455 Annually
Deadline Date: June 4, 2017

Job Description: The Community and Economic Development Director will direct and oversee the divisions of Building, Economic Development, Engineering, Planning, and Project Management.
The ideal candidate will assist the City Manager and City Council in addressing issues relating to mutually agreed upon policies and projects relating to well managed growth, infrastructure improvements, and economic development. It is expected that the Community and Economic Development Director will possess strong interpersonal skills, be loyal to and embrace the community, be customer oriented, and be visible and accessible to residents as well as representatives of the business community.
The candidate selected will have extensive experience in managerial roles in a public agency; demonstrated experience preparing and administering budgets in a public agency setting; and, excellent written communication skills. The successful candidate will have five years of progressively responsible experience in municipal planning, community development, economic development, construction management, infrastructure planning/land development or engineering services, three years of which include working in a public sector environment, and three years of which involve management and supervision of professional staff; and will possess a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, civil engineering, construction management, public or business administration, or a related field.

Contact Information:  Apply Online at: http://www.tulare.ca.gov

Deputy Director of Economic and Community Development

City of South San Francisco
Salary: $131,629 – $159,996 Annually
Deadline Date: June 1, 2017

Job Description: South San Francisco, a major hub of industry and innovation for 110 years, is home to the largest biotechnology cluster in the world. The city is also known as a center for food processing, manufacturing, and has attracted Google and other tech firms.   The City of South San Francisco seeks an experienced and innovative leader who can think strategically and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, environment.  The Deputy Director of Economic and Community Development will oversee the implementation of the City’s Economic Development and Housing projects; provide administrative support and prepare and present reports to the Economic and Community Development Director; develop and implement policies, goals and objectives and ensure compliance with applicable laws, ordinances and regulations; serve as the acting Director as assigned; and assist in the strategic planning, organization, and management of the ECD Department.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be five years of experience in economic development and housing program development and implementation, with two years in a supervisory capacity and a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, economics, or related field.  Please email your cover letter, salary history, resume, and five references to bdavis@koffassociates.com.

Contact information:  Barbara Davis, bdavis@koffassociates.com, 925.817.7728

President & CEO

Solano EDC, Fairfield, CA
Salary: $100,000 – 135,000, DOQ
Deadline Date: May 31, 2017

Job Description: The Solano Economic Development Corporation is a collaboration of private and public investors whose mission is to attract, grow, and retain business and industry in Solano County that will enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in our communities, which includes Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville and Vallejo.

SEDC is seeking an experienced and innovative leader who can think strategically, create synergistic opportunities and thrive in a collaborative, problem-solving environment while focusing on marketing and business attraction, business retention, competitiveness, and resource hubs.   Successful candidate must have the ability to develop long and short-range strategic plans, demonstrated experience in designing and implementing marketing campaigns, an understanding of industry sectors, and the initiative to achieve results.

Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree with five years of proven increasingly responsible economic development related experience.  For complete profile, please visit SEDC website at http://solanocountybusinessnews.blogspot.com.  Submit cover letter, resume, ad supplemental questionnaire to Louise Walker, Chair of Solano EDC, lwalker@thatsmybank.com

Economic Development Manager

City of Berkeley
Salary: $10,663.00 – $14,264.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: May 30, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description:The City of Berkeley is currently accepting applications for Economic Development Manager in the Office of Economic Development.

The Manager of Economic Development has overall responsibility for the direction and administration of the City’s economic development programs. The incumbent is responsible for formulating and recommending both short and long term policies, developing goals and objectives, supervising a small staff, developing the budget, and developing a strong public relationship with the economic community, including government agencies, non-profit organizations, academic and business institutions, as well as entrepreneurial and civic groups. Responsibilities require a high degree of administrative discretion in their execution.

Please follow this link to view the recruitment brochure.

Qualifications and Experience
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major work in public or business administration, economics, urban planning or a closely related field and

Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible planning and administrative experience in economic development, including the successful implementation of large projects. Lead or supervisory experience and experience with publicly funded programs and citizen groups is desirable

This classification is excluded from the career service and the incumbent will hold an at-will appointment.

To apply and for more information about this opening, please visit our website at http://www.cityofberkeley.info/hr/, no later than Monday, May 30, 2017 at 5:00 PM (PST).

Senior Development Project Manager

City of Sacramento
Salary: $7,644.80 – $10,015.72 Monthly
Deadline Date: May 30, 2017

Job Description: The City of Sacramento is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as a Senior Development Project Manager in the Economic Development Department.  Sacramento is amid a dynamic transition that is resetting its economic position and cultural identity in the nation and around the globe.  Under general direction, the Senior Development Project Manager coordinates all aspects of City economic development projects, programs, and activities, including: research, technical analysis, marketing, and ongoing evaluation; assists business and development customers and organizations; serves as primary source of information concerning projects and programs; and coordinates projects and programs with City departments and outside agencies.  The Senior Development Project Manager will assist in implementing significant growth opportunities in the community.

The idea candidate will have progressive experience in Economic Development principles, practices, and implementation, with a strong focus on business, community, real estate, and place-based neighborhood development.

View full announcement or apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/saccity

Community Development Manager

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
Salary: DOQ with exceptional benefits

Job Description: The Community Development Manager will implement the direction of the Tribal Council as related to the use and implementation of compact credits, including implementing local investments or programs, initiating and funding economic development, overseeing resource allocation with the distribution of monies, and providing technical assistance. Under the direction of Tribal Council, the Manager will coordinate work with tribal departments and consultants, and serve as the primary contact for local community engagement, and economic and community development. The Manager will also provide research and analysis on complex planning, public policy, and finance issues; keep the Tribal Council and tribal departments informed; ensure compliance of allocated funds and preparation of needed annual reports to the State regarding compact compliance; and work with Tribal Council and tribal departments to develop strategies and seek approval for recommendations and activities. This position requires the ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced office environment and is expected to handle highly sensitive, confidential, and political information.  Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Economic Development, or related fields required with seven to ten years of professional planning and development experience at the tribal, local, state or federal levels.

Contact Information:

Alford Walker
Benefits/Recruitment Specialist

Program Manager: Economic Development

Tourism Business Improvement District: Siskiyou County
Salary: DOQ

Job Description: Community focused nonprofit recruiting a vibrant, highly professional individual to fill a recent vacancy in a key position supporting the tourism business sector alongside a small, talented team of economic developers dedicated to supporting the communities and businesses in Siskiyou County California. The Organization is fast-paced, highly dynamic with responsibilities varying from traditional business support services to contemporary initiatives in tourism promotion. Candidates should be prepared to hit-the­-ground-running with relevant education and experience in tourism, economic development, marketing promotions, and/or public relations. Must have up-to-date professional aptitude and attitude. Email resume and cover letter to tonya@siskiyoucounty.org