Economic Development Job Postings

Economic Development Job Postings

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CURRENT 2016 – 2017 JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Executive Director

City of Sierra Vista, AZ
Salary: $89,811-$134,716 Annually with appointment not to exceed midpoint, DOE.
Deadline Date: First review May 23, 2017

Job Description: The City of Sierra Vista, AZ (pop. 45,794) is seeking a dynamic, experienced individual to serve as its Economic Development Manager to lead the City’s business attraction, retention and expansion efforts. A relatively new department, the manager will work in close partnership with local, regional and state organizations and leaders. The position will also oversee a recently awarded $720,000 DoD grant to help diversify the local economy, including standing up an accelerator program. He/she will also lead an update of the community’s economic development strategy.

Located in beautiful SE Arizona 70 miles from Tucson at the base of the Huachuca Mountains, Sierra Vista is the hub of Cochise County and home of the largest military installation in the state. At an elevation of 4,600 feet, the community boasts enviable weather with temperatures typically 20 degrees cooler than Phoenix, and an exceptional quality of life. The opportunities for business growth in the Sierra Vista area are strong, and the Economic Development Manager can have a significant impact on the future of the community.

Job brochure, generous benefit package and application found at www.SierraVistaAZ.gov. EOE

Executive Director

Workforce Development Board, Contra Costa County, CA
Salary: Up to $127,821 and is supplemented by an attractive benefits package.
Deadline Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017

Job Description: Located in northern California, Contra Costa County, with 19 cities and one of the fastest growing work forces, extends from the northeastern shore of San Francisco Bay east to San Joaquin County.  With a population numbering just over 1 million, Contra Costa is among the top ten most populous counties and home to one of the State’s most ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse populations.

The Executive Director, who manages a budget over $7.5 million and supervises 15 FTEs, will be a visionary leader passionate about boosting local economic vitality through workforce investment measures. Understanding the connection between education, workforce readiness and industry needs, the ideal candidate will leverage WDB’s resources and networks to promote economic development and job creation strategies. Individuals with governmental and administrative experience, and outstanding interpersonal and communications skills will be competitive for the position. Bachelor’s degree and four years similar experience required (see brochure for full details).

To download recruitment brochure and apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.


Julie Yuan-Miu • tel 925.820-8436

Teri Black • tel 424.296.3111



Senior Management Analyst

City of Redondo Beach
Salary:  $6,047.00 – $7,809.00 Monthly; $72,564.00 – $93,708.00 Annually
Deadline Date: April 30, 2017, at Midnight

Job Description: The City of Redondo Beach is excited to announce we are now accepting applications for a Senior Management Analyst in our Waterfront & Economic Development Department! The Waterfront & Economic Development Department oversees the property management and operations of King Harbor and serves as lead department for the revitalization effort underway in the Waterfront and key commercial districts within the City. Under the general direction of the Department Director, the position is accountable as a team member for performing professional level administrative duties and specialized analytical duties and performing related duties to achieve successful results in support of the City’s mission, goals, policies and objectives. Minimum qualifications include possession of a valid Driver License, graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, and at least three years of related work experience.

•Contact information: Human Resources, 310-318-0659. Applications will be accepted online only via the City’s website in association with GovernmentJobs.com at www.Redondo.org/humanresources.

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