Economic Development Job Postings

Economic Development Job Postings

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CURRENT 2017-2018 JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Program Manager III-Economic Development Manager

City of Stockton
Salary: $7,015.91-$9,007.56 Monthly, Includes Competitive Benefits Package
Deadline Date: August 17, 2017

Job Description: The City of Stockton’s Economic Development Department is seeking an innovative, sel-motivated, highly professional candidate to serve as its Economic Development Manager. The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Implementation of economic development strategies and/or redevelopment plans;
  • Development of creative economic development incentives and tools;
  • Downtown and neighborhood revitalization projects and/or programs;
  • Experience working with entrepreneurs, small businesses, and large industries;
  • Experience with traditional economic development activities, such as business retention and attraction;
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to collaborate effectively with the business community; and
  • A desire to make a positive impact on the economic vitality of the Stockton community.

One (1) vacancy currently exists in the Economic Development Department. The Program Manager II-Economic Development Manager will work a City of Stockton 9/80 schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fridays, with alternating Fridays off. The incumbent in this position may be required to work additional hours and/or weekends as needed by the department.

This is an At-Will (unclassified/unrepresented) position that reports to the Assistant Director of Economic Development. Only those applicants who best fit the needs of the City will be referred to the hiring department. Applicants who fail to fully complete the online application/supplemental questionnaire will be subject to rejection. Prior to appointment, eligible candidates will be required to submit to and successfully pass a background investigation, which will include fingerprinting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business or public administration or a closely related field, or the filed of the program in which assigned, and four (4) years of experience managing or supervising highly visible programs or projects with major departmental or citywide impact.

APPLY BY: 5:30 p.m., Thursday, August 17, 2017. For requirements and detailed information go to: www.stocktonca.gov/jobs or visit the City of Stockton’s HR Dept., located at 400 E. Main St., 3rd Floor, Stockton, CA 95202. 209-937-8233. EOE

Community & Economic Development Director

City of Carlsbad
Salary: $Up to $185,000, salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package
Deadline Date: August 6, 2017

Job Description: Spanning nearly 40-square miles, the City of Carlsbad is known for offering an outstanding quality of life that is evidenced by beautiful beaches, world-class resorts, well-planned neighborhoods and abundant open space. Located in North San Diego County, Carlsbad is a community of approximately 110,000. Supported by 66 staff, the Community & Economic Development Department encompasses Planning, Development Services, Economic Development, Housing and Neighborhood Services, Building, and Land Development Engineering.

The ideal candidate will be an inspiring and nimble leader who is committed to high standards and an exceptional customer orientation. He/she will be a superior mentor who values strong cohesive teams and is known for a strong work ethic. A combination of public and private sector experience will be considered favorably. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible relevant experience at the management/supervisory level in a comparable setting and a Bachelor’s degree are required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

For recruitment brochure and to apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Teri Black · 424.296.3111
Bradley Wardle · 650.450.3299

Business and Industry Manager

Prosper Portland
Salary: $106,964 – $155,102 Annually
Deadline Date: July 24, 2017, 11:59pm

Job Description: Working at Prosper Portland offers a rare opportunity: to be an integral part of a dedicated, nationally-admired team that guides the city in its aspirations in channeling Portland’s rapid, but unequal, post-recession growth towards a widely-shared prosperity for all Portlanders. The Business & Industry Manager will lead a team which is responsible for programs, partnerships and business development that support five target industry clusters, innovation, entrepreneurship and international trade. Tasked with delivering on the vision of Prosper Portland’s Strategic Plan (“Portland will be one of the most globally competitive, healthy and equitable cities in the world”), the position oversees the City’s traded sector business retention, expansion and recruitment activities focused on growing family wage jobs, generating wealth creation while improving access and opportunity throughout the Portland community.

To Apply :You must submit a resume, cover letter and online application to be considered for this position. Please note – Your application must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017. Visit www.prosperportland.us for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.

Contact Information: Melissa Cordial cordialm@prosperportland.us

Economic and Community Development Director

County of Calaveras
Salary: $102,668.80-$124,820.80 Annually + Comprehensive Benefits Package.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Apply Now!

Job Description: Calaveras County, in the heart of California’s Gold Country is seeking an Economic and Community Development Director. Using this recently created position, we are aiming to build a strong economic and community foundation for the County. We are looking for a creative, energetic and highly motivated professional who is results-oriented and customer and relationship focused. The incumbent will have an opportunity to create an economic development program from the ground up for the County. The incumbent will serve at the will of the County Administrative Officer and under general direction, will manage the economic and community development functions and direct the programs to achieve the departmental missions.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Planning or a closely related field from an accredited university and four years’ experience in economic and community development, including two years of supervisory experience. Applicants with Master’s degrees are encouraged to apply.

For full details, including application requirements and instructions, please visit our website at: HumanResources.co.calaveras.ca.us

Economic Development Management Analyst

City of Carlsbad
Salary: Up to $85,400, and is under review

Job Description: The City of Carlsbad is ideally situated in North San Diego County with an approximate population of 110,000. It offers a great climate, beautiful beaches, lagoons and abundant natural open space. World class resorts, family attractions, well planned neighborhoods, a diverse business sector and a charming village atmosphere combine to create the ideal California experience.

Community and Economic Development Department
The Economic Development Division of the Community and Economic Development Department is happy to announce an opportunity for a development professional with specific experience working in economic development or supporting a business community. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, ready to adapt messaging to a variety of audiences. The candidate will be able to exercise strong analytical skills, identify and anticipate problems and issues and be able to work on projects with interdepartmental groups effectively. The positions performs both internal and external facing functions such as contract administration, budget tracking/preparation, customer service assistance to businesses, and managing data and social media for the city’s economic development program. The division is looking for a motivated professional seeking to make an impact on the strategic work related to supporting Carlsbad’s businesses and long term economic vitality.

The equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in public administration or related field, plus a minimum of three years of related experience. A master’s degree is highly desirable and may be substituted for one year of experience.

Apply online www.Carlsbadca.gov

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