Archived CALED Job Advertisements

CALED maintains this list of expired job ads for one year as examples for future postings.

Expired Job Advertisements:

Development Project Manager (Workforce Development)

City of Sacramento

Salary – $43.53 – $57.12 Hourly; $3,482.63 – $4,569.51 Biweekly

Final Filing Date: 06/25/22

The City of Sacramento is seeking a Development Project Manager to join the Office of Innovation and Economic Development – Workforce Development. The selected applicant for this newly created position will be a key member of the workforce development team.

Under general supervision, the Development Project Manager performs professional-level research, analysis, planning, and implementation assignments in the areas of City economic, development, and/or special district activities and projects; assists in formulating and administering economic, development, and/or special district strategies; coordinates with customers, businesses, and government entities regarding development, redevelopment, business development, or district formation projects and activities; maintains liaison with developers, business associations, community/neighborhood organizations, City departments, and other public agencies regarding development projects and activities.

Experience: One (1) year of professional-level experience in project management, economic development, redevelopment, business development, private development, district formation, or a closely related field.

For a complete job description and how to apply, click here.

Date posted: 06-13-22


Community & Economic Development Director (Non-Classified)

City of Riverside

Salary range – $165,720.00 – $239,496.00 Annually

Application due date – June 19, 2022

The City of Riverside is seeking a highly experienced professional with 10 or more years of administrative and supervisory management experience in community development, urban planning or redevelopment to lead, inspire, and manage the day-to-day activities of the Community & Economic Development Department. The successful candidate will have a broad background in economic development, and city planning, and a strong track record of success in managing a multi-faceted department.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Advance the City’s sustainability triple bottom line approach of economic prosperity, environmental stewardship and social responsibility through innovation, outreach, assistance, and collaboration.
  • Align department activities with City Council’s Envision Riverside 2025.
  • Ensure efficient and effective community development services in partnership with other City departments and regulatory agencies.
  • Promote, articulate, and be responsible for a commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Implement continuous improvement of development review systems and practices to ensure great outcomes with minimal regulatory and procedural impact.
  • Manage city planning and economic development activities to advance a prosperous City by promoting orderly growth and development.
  • Cultivate and strengthen the City’s partnerships with local and regional external organizations.
  • Administer the City’s economic development initiatives, as well as business expansion, attraction, and retention through implementation and coordination of strategies and tactics focused on encouraging a healthy and stable business environment; and
  • Coordinate with other City departments and external organizations to advance and communicate the city initiatives and accomplishments in economic development to local, regional, national, and international audiences.

For additional information and to apply visit  RiversideCA.gov/Jobs

Date posted: 5-24-22


Executive Director

Madera County Economic Development Commission

Madera, CA

Salary Range: $110,000 – $133,678, plus benefits

Application Due Date: June 17, 2022

The Executive Director (Director) is the chief executive officer of the Madera County Economic Development Commission (MCEDC), a joint powers agency comprised of the County of Madera, City of Madera, and the City of Chowchilla. The Director is charged with the overall formulation and implementation of a comprehensive program of economic development that serves the entire County of Madera; the hiring, training and supervision of the MCEDC staff and generating the MCEDC budget.  The Director will report directly to and receive supervision from the MCEDC Executive Committee.

Contact Information: Bobby Kahn, bkahn@maderacountyedc.com, 559-675-7768

Dated posted: 5-26-22


Director of Economic Development

City of Desert Hot Springs

Annual salary range – $141,290 to $171,739

Filing deadline – June 17, 2022

Known for a strong focus on public safety, booming economy, award winning water, excellent school district, and exceptional recreational resources, the City of Desert Hot Springs (32,000 population) is one of the best cities in Southern California to live and conduct business.  Residents and visitors alike enjoy the City’s renowned natural mineral waters, clean air, small-town atmosphere, safety, and business friendly environment.  As the fastest growing city in the Coachella Valley, Desert Hot Springs encompasses approximately 30 square miles; attractive, low density and affordable housing; and an economically and racially diverse population.  During the past several years, the City has approved more than 2 million square feet for development projects and expects job growth of approximately 38% over the next 10 years.

The City of Desert Hot Springs is seeking its first Director of Economic Development to embark on a new, high level, deliberate and aggressive focus on economic development to attract retail, commercial, hospitality, housing and industry.  The goal of the new Director of Economic Development is to generate local services desired by residents and workers, create a diversified business sector, expand the local economy, and generate tax revenue for the City’s long term financial stability and resiliency.  The successful candidate will be in the forefront of the economic development program with the responsibility to lead, develop, guide, facilitate, and manage the City’s economic development efforts as part of the City’s executive team.  Typical background and experience include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; 5 to 7 years of increasing responsible municipal management and planning experience; and knowledge of development, entitlement, and permitting processes including CEQA.  The annual salary range of the position is $141,290 to $171,739, and the City provides an excellent benefit package.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit:

Peckham & McKenney – www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Call Tony Dahlerbruch at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Filing deadline is June 17, 2022.

Date Posted: 5-17-22


Senior Advisor for Economic Development

Regional Government Services (RGS)

Remote and Onsite, CA

Salary: DOQ – $41.00/hour- $75.00/hour 

Application due by 6-17-22

Regional Government Services (RGS) is seeking candidates to fill one vacancy as either a Senior Advisor or Advisor. The selected candidate must have significant experience working with public agencies in projects related to supporting and managing community economic development projects.

This consulting role offers remote consulting which allows for a work/life balance.  The RGS Economic Development Team supports our clients in all aspects of projects related to community economic development. Our team assists with strategic planning and projects to attract, retain, and expand businesses within the community.

For complete job description and how to apply, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/3540673-0/rgs-advisor-senior-advisor-for-economic-development?keyword=RGS%20Advisor&location=&pagetype=searchPage

Date Posted: 5-20-22


Executive Director

Superior California Economic Development

Salary Range: $90,000-$125,000 annually

Open until filled

The Superior California Economic Development District (SCEDD) was formed in 1979 through a Joint Powers Agreement with the four counties (Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity) and operated as a Joint Powers Authority until 2009, when it transferred its operations to Superior California Economic Development, Inc. (SCED) and now operates as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

The Executive Director is responsible for providing high-level support and guidance toward administering the approved Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and managing the organization consistent with its business objectives. In collaboration with management staff, the Executive Director drafts and proposes long- and short-term corporate goals and objectives and directs staff to implement board directives and policies. The Executive Director regularly and actively engages with the communities of all four counties in SCED’s service area to assist with their economic development needs.

For a complete job description, download here

For compensation package, download here

For application, download here

For Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, click here

Date posted 5-3-22


Business Development Manager

City of Cypress

Salary range – $106,860 – $144,876 plus generous benefits including $2,200/mo cafeteria plan allowance  

Application due date – Open Until Filled; first review of applications will take place the week of May 9

The City of Cypress is seeking a self-motivated and savvy professional to join its team as the Business Development Manager.  Working with Cypress’ A-list business residents, including Rolls-Royce, ECOS, Yamaha Motor Corporation, United Health Care, and Amazon, this newly created position will be responsible for creating and implementing a variety of programs to strengthen Cypress’ reputation as a business friendly community.

The Business Development Manager will lead business recruitment, attraction, and retention initiatives, as well as develop and implement strategies to encourage business expansion and revitalization and work on transformative projects including modernization of the Business Parks’ specific plans and the redevelopment of Los Alamitos Race Course.

To successfully engage and develop relationships with the City’s diverse business community, the ideal candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills, be an effective public speaker who is comfortable with presenting to a variety of audiences, and possess excellent marketing and negotiating abilities.  Understanding of business and real estate development, land use planning, and economic development programs is a plus.  While this position reports to the Planning Director, the incumbent will work with minimal supervision and come prepared with innovative ideas and solutions!

The ideal candidate will have six years of experience in business or economic development. Business administration, or community development and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Apply online at www.cypressca.org.  The first review of applications will take place the week of May 9 so interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

Date Posted 04-20-22


Community Development Director

City of Cudahy, CA

Depending on qualifications, the salary range is $119,940 to $149,784, annually with an anticipated COLA increase in the next fiscal year

Candidates will be considered upon submission

The Community Development Department is an integral part of the City’s growth and development encompassing Economic Development; Planning; Building and Safety; and Housing. The Director will lead the City’s efforts to achieve its bold growth and development goals. Internally, the Director will engage the department’s current team of 6.5 FTE and prepare for increased department staffing over time. Externally, the City’s regional location has led to increased interest in business and housing development and the City is planning for significant opportunities in the near future.

Existing plans to upgrade the central commercial and retail Atlantic Avenue Corridor and the newly approved expansion of LA Metro Light Rail, along with a new entertainment zone will place a focus on economic development in the short and long term. In addition, there is an expectation of expanding an already established cannabis production industry.

The City is seeking a highly engaged community development professional capable of working with existing consultants in the development of an Economic Development Strategic Plan. Once set, the Director and department staff will be responsible for implementation and successful outcomes. In addition, the department will be responsible for transitioning from consultant-provided planning and building services to a new full-time staffed Associate Planner and overseeing the development of design guidelines.

More information is available here.

Questions may be directed to Nancy Hetrick of Management Partners via email: nhetrick@managementpartners.com or 408-437-5400.

Date posted: 4-18-22


Associate Planner

City of Cudahy

$58,692 – 73,308 annually with an anticipated COLA increase in the next fiscal year

Applications reviewed upon submittal

The City is seeking a motivated planning professional who sees the potential in the City of Cudahy and can lead economic development and regional planning efforts under the direction of a new Community Development Director. The position will engage with peer agencies to help raise the profile of the City in the region. Internally, the Associate Planner will work closely with the Community Development Director to set new design guidelines and implement strategic plans for new development. The cannabis production industry is established in the City and the Director will seek assistance from the Associate Planner to both guide and help grow this sector of local economy.

Full job description and application links at:

https://managementpartners.hire.trakstar.com/jobs/fk02mmm?source=MP

Date posted: 4-15-22


Business Development Project Manager

Greater Sacramento Economic Council

Salary range is dependent on experience

Open until filled

The Business Development Project Manager brings experience and creativity to the sales process and is a driving force in lead generation, pipeline development and relationship management. To be successful in this role one must build and grow relationships with business and community leaders, the commercial real estate development community, site selection consultants and strategic partners in the industry. It Is differentiated from specialist roles due to an increased level of responsibility for client communications and project management, and for the expectation that this position operates independently and externally under general supervision on behalf of the Greater Sacramento Economic Council.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working independently to develop a strong pipeline of industry targets for recruitment or expansion into the Greater Sacramento market. This may include being individually responsible for building expertise and networks in a designated industry or ecosystem.
  • Under general supervision, manage a portfolio of recruitment projects assigned by the VP of Business Development.
  • Relationship management of a portfolio of high-value partners and clients (company decision-makers, multipliers, site consultants, brokers, etc.).

For a complete job description, qualifications and how to apply, download here.

Date posted: 4-13-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Inglewood

Salary: TBD
Open Until Filled

Nestled between the energetic Westside of Los Angeles and the South Bay, the City of Inglewood is seeking a dynamic and strategic leader who possesses a passion for public service to serve as the Economic Development Manager.

Reporting to the Economic & Community Director, the Economic Development Manager works closely with the Mayor, City Council and City Manager to promote economic development opportunities and serves as an economic development advocate for the city.

The city’s economic development mission is to drive economic growth with a diverse mix of businesses that serve residents and visitors, complement the existing City environment, reinforce the Citywide   of “Sports, Entertainment, Recreation and Culture,” including Class A Office Businesses, preserve a high quality of life for residents, and encourage business and neighborhood compatibility.

The Economic Development Manager carries out the mission and oversees the city’s economic development strategies and implementation, which includes, but is not limited to business retention and expansion, the attraction of new programs, creating financial incentives, and managing property acquisitions, dispositions, and relocation assistance.

The desirable candidate must be an experienced leader and manager within economic development and/or business development with program, people, and administrative management experience within a comparable or similar program.

To be considered, applicants must have four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in Economic/Community/Business Development and hold an earned bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from an accredited college or university.

Confidential inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Ms. Yonnine Hawkins Garr at (323) 252-1655, yonnine@thehawkinscompany.com; Ms. Adrienne Montgomery at (310) 995-3884; adrienne@thehawkinscompany.com; or Tisa Jones at (213) 309-7984; tisa@thehawkinscompany.com


Director of Community Development

City of Glendale

Annual Salary Range – $162,147 – $220,960

Apply by Friday, June 10, 2022

The City of Glendale, CA is searching for a strategic and visionary individual to lead the City’s Community Development Department.  The City of Glendale (population 196,543) is a charter city, which operates under a Council-Manager form of government.

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Director of Community Development plans, manages and directs the functions, activities and programs of the Community Development Department which include Planning, Building & Safety, Economic Development, Housing, Neighborhood Services, and Administration.

The ideal candidate will be a demonstrated leader capable of guiding a team through coaching, mentoring, and training in order to visualize the potential of the City and help achieve its goals. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in city or urban planning, architecture, engineering, geography, economics, public or business administration or a related field.  In addition, candidates must have ten years of comprehensive management level experience in one or more of the following areas: municipal planning; community development; economic development; redevelopment; building and safety; or housing. This experience must include two years as a department or section head over a complex organization.  A Master’s Degree in a related field is highly desirable.

The annual salary range for the Director of Community Development is $162,147 – $220,960. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.  If you are interested in serving as the next Director of Community Development for a premier agency, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically to Aymee Martin:  amartin@glendaleca.gov by no later than Friday, June 10, 2022.  A detailed brochure including information regarding the application process is available at https://bit.ly/3wxJ9ez.

Date posted: 05-19-22


Director of Community & Economic Development

City of San Bernardino

Salary Range: $172,572.96 – $209,754.48 Annually

Open until filled

City of San Bernardino Director of Community & Economic Development is responsible for directing, managing, and integrating the functions, programs, and activities of the Planning Division, Building Division, Code Enforcement, Economic and Housing Development.

EXPERIENCE: At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in community development and engineering services, including planning, building, economic development and housing; at least five (5) years of which were in a management capacity.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration urban planning or closely related field.

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, strategic leader and excellent communicator who can represent, promote, and market the City through participation with various local, state, and regional business groups and has experience in leading a successful community and economic development team.

Please follow this link to view the Director of Community & Economic Development brochure. To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a compelling cover letter and your detailed resume electronically to apply@bobhallandassociates.com. Please contact Bob Hall at (714) 309-9104 should you have any questions regarding this position or the recruitment process.

Date posted: 3-22-22


Director of Community and Economic Development

City of Fullerton

Annual Salary – up to $135,950 to $203,926 DOQ

Apply by May 31, 2022

The City of Fullerton is recruiting for a highly experienced Director of Community and Economic Development to manage the day-to-day activities of the Community and Economic Development Department. The successful candidate will have a broad background in urban planning, community development, and economic development principles, and a strong track record of success in managing a multi-faceted organization. The new Director will work closely with the City Manager’s Office and will be directly responsible for a department of 31 full-time employees in addition to contract staff serving a specific need, with an operating budget of $5.5 million. This senior-level executive will be results-driven with well-grounded, ethical decision-making skills, superior interpersonal and communication skills, and strong leadership characteristics.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in community development, economic development, urban planning, or a related field. A Master’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or a closely related field is desirable. This position requires a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory management experience in community development, economic development, urban planning, redevelopment, or a closely related field, including three years at the mid-management/supervisory level in an organization comparable to Fullerton in terms of the scope of activity.

The annual salary for the Director of Community and Economic Development is up to $135,950 to $203,926. Placement within the range is negotiable and dependent upon qualifications (DOQ).

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by May 31, 2022 by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available online at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/dir-community-economic-development-fullerton-ca/.

Date Posted: 4-26-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Indio

$90,844.00 – $134,217.82 Annually

Open until filled

Under general direction, performs a wide variety of complex professional, technical and administrative work and problem solving in areas relating to economic and business development, business services, community marketing and development and general administrative services to strengthen, expand and improve the local economy; acts as primary point of contact for all existing and potential businesses within the City; performs various tasks requiring relationship and community building, innovative thinking, creative problem-solving, collaborative leadership; provides highly responsible professional assistance to the Economic Development Director in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.

The Economic Development Manager is a mid-management classification responsible for overseeing, directing, and managing the City’s economic development programs, projects, and activities including business and community outreach and marketing. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive professional background as well as skill in coordinating departmental work/activities with that of other City departments and public agencies.  The incumbent works closely with the Economic Development Director in developing strategic short- and long-range planning for the City’s economic growth.

Additional information can be found and application can be submitted at: https://www.indio.org/your_government/hr/emp_oppo.htm

Date Posted: 4-6-22


Assistant Director of Economic Development

City of Fresno

Salary range:  $9,588 – $13,460/mo

Application due date: Open until filled

The City of Fresno is offering an exceptional career opportunity for an outstanding professional who is innovative and will serve as a strategic partner to implement the Mayor’s vision for making Fresno a more prosperous and inclusive city as an Assistant Director of Economic Development.

Working in partnership with organizations across the community and reporting to the Economic Development Director, the Assistant Director of Economic Development will be an integral partner in planning, directing, organizing and reviewing the operation, development, promotion and administration of the Economic Development Department. The successful candidate will be actively engaged in the design of inclusive economic development strategies and programs related to business attraction, expansion and retention efforts, and related infrastructure planning and coordination.  Responsibilities include oversight of downtown revitalization projects, as well as other commercial corridor revitalization projects, which includes collaboration with other City departments and organizations regarding urban development and providing support services for property owners, investors and entrepreneurs to facilitate development projects.

The Assistant Director conducts tactical level planning related to strategic plans and policies and develops operational goals. Responsibilities include supervision of management and non-management employees and oversight of forecasting, preparing and administering of the department budget. The Assistant Director represents the Economic Development Department and the City and has significant interaction with elected officials.

This is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the will of the Department Director.  Please review the Assistant Director job specification link below for all responsibilities including budget administration for this critical position.  https://www.fresno.gov/personnel/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2016/10/JS-Assistant-Director.pdf

Please visit the department website below for additional information and to view the One Fresno Economic Development Strategy
https://www.fresno.gov/economic-development/

Complete job posting and application instructions can be found on the City of Fresno Website:  jobs.fresno.gov

Contact information:  Inquiries should be directed to:Vanessa Perales, Senior Human Resources Analyst, (559) 621-6950, Vanessa.Perales@fresno.gov

2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93721-3614

Date Posted: 3-4-22


Community & Economic Development Director

City of Lomita, CA

Monthly Salary Range: $10,338 – $13,063 DOQ

Filing Deadline: May 27, 2022

The City of Lomita is an energetic and engaged community of approximately 20,000.  Team Lomita is committed to providing a healthy, safe, and friendly small-town community where everyone can successfully live, work, and play, and is has established visions and plans for future growth and development to make that a reality. The City is now seeking a Community & Economic Development Director help build and implement that vision. A highly motivated, innovative, and results-driven individual is sought. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and creative problem solver with the ability and confidence to build and lead a strong team in support of the City’s efforts to proactively identify and address issues on an array of topics related to Community and Economic Development.

The position requires excellent communication skills and someone who is experienced in having interaction with the City Council, commissions, civic groups, and the general public, and is confident translating and conveying the City’s vision.  The individual will quickly become a part of Team Lomita and be able to work well within a face paced, friendly environment. Candidates must possess a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible full-time work-related experience, with at least two years of supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized four-year college or university in a related field is required; a Master’s degree is desirable. The City provides for a comprehensive compensation package and the salary and benefits for this position are currently under review as part of a City-wide Classification and Compensation Study expected to be completed in the coming months. The monthly salary range for the Community & Economic Development Director is currently $10,338 – $13,063; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. The City of Lomita offers an attractive benefits package.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. Contact Ms. Carmen Valdez at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions.

Date posted: 4-27-22


Planning and Economic Development Director

City of Rancho Cucamonga

Salary Range – $123,792 to $175,524 DOQE

Apply by Monday, May 16, 2022

The City of Rancho Cucamonga, California, is conducting a national search for an experienced and innovative urban planning professional to serve as their next Director of Planning and Economic Development. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a deep and effective understanding of urban, suburban, and rural environments, economic development strategies, and outstanding communication skills. Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, the Director of Planning and Economic Development is a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Team and provides day-to-day management of the Planning Department. The Planning Department’s primary responsibilities are developing and implementing comprehensive plans that reflect the goals and policies of the City; ensuring the long-term success of the community through effective management of the City’s growth; conducting a detailed analysis of all development proposals to verify consistency with the City’s Goals and Policies; and working with other City departments to build and maintain a high quality, balanced, and sustainable community for Rancho Cucamonga residents, businesses, and visitors.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree and 8 years of progressively responsible management or supervisory experience in municipal planning and/or community development, economic development, or any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge and abilities. A Master’s degree is desirable. Certification such as AICP or CNU-A is strongly preferred.

The annual salary range for this position is $123,792 to $175,524 DOQE. The City also offers an attractive benefit package including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately for optimal consideration by submitting a cover letter, comprehensive résumé, and detailed project listing via email to: apply@ralphandersen.com no later than Monday, May 16, 2022. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/planning-economic-dev-dir-rancho-cucamonga-ca/.

Date Posted: 4-14-22


Assistant City Manager

City of Santa Rosa 

Salary range: up to $234,592

Application due date: Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ideally located an hour’s drive north of San Francisco and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean, Santa Rosa (pop. 175,155) is the 5th largest city in the Bay Area, encompassing 41.5 square miles in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country.  The Assistant City Manager supports the City Manager as a trusted partner coordinating department activities and helping lead major projects while also engaging in the day-to-day operations of the City.

The ideal candidate is a strong local government generalist who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment on challenging projects.  Reflecting a proactive attitude, the successful professional will be a team player adept at collaborating with City staff, elected officials and community partners to deliver priority projects.  Sufficient years of progressively responsible experience managing work activities and projects, typically as a department head or deputy director, and a bachelor’s degree, with major coursework in public administration or related field are expected.

The salary range goes up to $234,592; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. Closing date:  Sunday, May 15, 2022. To download recruitment brochure and apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Date Posted 4-15-22


Economic Development Administrator (Redevelopment)

City of Corona

Salary range:  $7,455.00 – $9,062.00 Monthly

Application due date:  Continuous – first review of applications is April 25

Under direction, administers innovative business attraction, marketing, and development strategies to support the City, attract new businesses to the community, and support the growth of businesses and key industries; fosters dialogue and working relationships with businesses and developers in the Downtown District; assists with the revitalization of the Corona Mall and medical office developments; collects, compiles, and analyzes data related to economic development and redevelopment projects and programs; acts as a liaison to local businesses and developers regarding Downtown Revitalization, redevelopment and general economic development matters; collaborates with landlords and property managers of Corona business parks and shopping centers to support the revitalization of distressed parcels; and performs related duties, as assigned. The selected candidate will report directly to the Director of Economic Development and administer the City’s Downtown revitalization and citywide redevelopment efforts including the successful implementation of a Downtown Revitalization Plan. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, convener, and collaborator with a proven record of successfully implementing revitalization strategies and attracting private investment that support a diverse and thriving local economy.

Application:  Apply Online https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/coronaca/jobs/3500519/economic-development-administrator-redevelopment?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Contact information:  Andrew Tsang, City of Corona Human Resources, 951-736-2209

Date Posted: 4-12-22


Senior Economic Development Analyst

City of Indio

$75,535.41 – $111,581.60 Annually

Open until filled

Under general direction, leads and performs a variety of routine to complex administrative technical and professional work in analyzing and administering various components of the City’s Economic Development programs and projects; performs related work as required.

The Senior Economic Development Analyst is the advanced/lead journey level classification in which incumbents are expected to perform the full scope of professional economic development related duties with minimum supervision.  Successful performance requires a thorough knowledge of Economic Development, Project Management, City Planning Principles, Contract Management, Marketing, Redevelopment Dissolution, Real Estate Transactions, Property Management, Public Works infrastructure projects, governmental operational procedures, and the ability to exercise sound independent judgment.

Additional information can be found and application can be submitted at: https://www.indio.org/your_government/hr/emp_oppo.htm


Senior Economic Development Coordinator

City of Glendale, CA

$6,382.83 – $9,284.54 Monthly

Continuous – May close at anytime

This upper management classification develops and manages a wide range of economic development projects aimed at promoting and improving the City’s business and visitor environment.

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

Ensures Departmental services are provided with the highest customer service and ethical standards.

Performs complex work to coordinate and assist with a wide range of economic development programs, including but not limited to, business attraction, retention and expansion, marketing and promotions, event oversight, business outreach and concierge services.

Coordinates and assists with research and collection of data; undertakes analysis, report writing and presentation tasks in connection with economic development program delivery.

Works closely with other City Departments to help coordinate and facilitate permit processing of economic development projects, as well as to assist local businesses in resolving problems or issues in their permit applications.

Maintains and develops data on business climate, business clusters and composition, growth and opportunity sectors.

Establishes and maintains communication and cooperation with a wide variety of business organizations and individual businesses.

Serves as internal consultant to other departments on business outreach and marketing, as they relate to economic development issues.

For a complete job description, go to – https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/glendaleca/jobs/3403589/senior-economic-development-coordinator?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs or download job description and supplemental questionnaire here.

Human Resources Contact #: 818-548-2110

Date Posted: 2-8-22


County of San Bernardino, CA

Director of Economic Development

Base Salary Range – $123,219.20-$166,296.00

Open Until Filled

The County of San Bernardino is seeking candidates with interest in the position of Director of Economic Development. Located in the heart of Southern California, the County of San Bernardino is the largest county in the contiguous United States and is known for its scenic beauty and strategic location.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, innovative, visionary, and results-driven individual that can build and lead successful team and cultivate trusting, sustainable relationships.

As a minimum requirement, candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in business of public administration, economics, behavioral science, or a closely related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Five (5) or more years of executive or management level experience in economic development, community development or redevelopment activities for the public sector is required; local government experience within a complex, multifaceted economic development work environment is highly desired.

The annual base salary range for the Director of Economic Development is $123,219.20-$166,296.00; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Please contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Open Until Filled. Applications and resumes to be reviewed upon receipt. 

Posted 1-10-22


City Manager

City of Pasadena

Salary range: $290,000 – $330,000 DOE/DOQ

Application due date: 5/2/2022

The City of Pasadena is looking for a City Manager who is passionate about serving the people of Pasadena! They will have considerable municipal city leadership experience to manage a dynamic and complex city.

This City Manager will oversee a complex public sector agency, public/private partnerships, and a full-service City with robust services, including a water and power utility. The City Manager will oversee an approximate budget of $900 million and a dedicated and talented staff of approximately 2,000. They will support an experienced and committed City Council and an engaged community of approximately 140,000.

In addition to overseeing the municipal administration, the ideal candidate will also partner in the oversight and management of the City-owned Rose Bowl Stadium, Convention Center and Visitors Bureau, and Pasadena Media cable channel. If you have the above experience and an ability to think creatively about challenges, are passionate about serving a diverse community, possess great leadership strengths, and are driven by making a difference and improving the standard of living in Pasadena, then apply today!

See the full recruitment brochure here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/d24cdfce-f990-463b-90f5-ee06d88e2a68

HOW TO APPLY

For first consideration, apply by May 2 by completing an application and attaching your cover letter and resume at wbcpinc.com/job-board/

Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:

Save the Dates:

  • Interviews will take place in person on June 3rd & 4th. (Candidates selected to interview need to be available for both days).

Date Posted: 4-12-22


Assistants to the City Manager

City of Palo Alto

Salary range: $114,317 – $171,475

Application due date: Sunday, May 1, 2022

As the birthplace of the Silicon Valley, the City of Palo Alto is recognized worldwide as a leader in cutting-edge technology, medicine, and green innovation. It is located on the mid-Peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose. The City is seeking to fill three Assistant to the City Manager positions. Two of selected candidates will be assigned specific roles in either Economic Development or Housing and the third will serve as a generalist and support a variety of projects in the City Manager’s office. These rare openings represent incomparable opportunities to rapidly advance your career!

Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, accountable, and civic minded team players who perform well in a fast-paced complex environment. Successful candidates will be hands-on, highly organized, and pride themselves on doing excellent work.

Competitive candidates will have six years professional experience in public administration. Combinations of public and private sector experience will be considered. A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. For additional information and to apply, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com. This recruitment closes on Sunday, May 1, 2022.

Date Posted 4-4-22


Assistant Director of Economic Development

City of Stockton

Annual Salary: Up to $156,163.08 DOQ

Final Filing Date: 4-29-22 5 p.m.

The City of Stockton Assistant Director of Economic Development assists the Director of Economic Development in all activities throughout the City related to the broad function of the Economic Development Department. The incumbent will have extensive contact with business associations, developers, and neighborhood/community organizations and take an active role in implementing strategy and project development for the entire department.

Education/Experience: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in urban or regional planning, finance, real estate financing and development, public administration, business administration, political science, economics, or a closely related field and three (3) years of lead or supervisory experience which has included responsibility for redevelopment or economic development programs and staff. Possession of a Master’s degree in an appropriate field is desirable.

Other Requirements: Must possess a valid California Class C driver’s license.

For a full job description and on-line application, please go to www.stocktonca.gov/jobs

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Date Posted: 3-29-22


City of Fairfield, CA

Economic Development Project Manager

$98,250.88 – $119,425.28

Application due date:  April 27, 2022  5:00PM

The Community Development Department is currently accepting applications to fill a vacant Economic Development Project Manager to perform a wide variety of economic development activities relating to commercial and industrial business attraction and retention, financing, downtown revitalization, and public real estate transactions involving commercial, industrial and residential projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • A minimum of three (3) years responsible experience in the area of economic development, financing, redevelopment, commercial real estate, or affordable housing are required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with major work in business administration, economics, finance, or related field is required. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

For more information about the position, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfield

You may also download the complete job description here.

HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates must submit an online application via NeoGov/Governmentjobs.com by 5:00 p.m. of the closing date. If you have any difficulties submitting your online application, please call NeoGov’sApplicant Support Line at (855) 524-5627.

Date Posted: 4-11-22


City of Fremont

Economic Development Director

Annual Salary Range: $173,288 to $233,938

Application Due Date: April 25, 2022

The City of Fremont is seeking an experienced Economic Development Director. This entrepreneurial leader will excel in business development strategies, stimulating interest in a wide range of development opportunities and cultivating strategic partnerships. Working collaboratively with the Assistant City Manager, the Economic Development Director will also lead the City in exploring options for supporting the City’s ‘main street’ small business environments, while at the same time, serving as the point person for a business dominated platform that includes a full range of stakeholders (business community, civic leaders, developers, educational partners, and the broader community).

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of professional level experience in economic or community development, research, business administration, or closely related field. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for 1 year of experience. California experience is desirable.

Annual salary range is $173,288 to $233,938 DOQE. The City offers a competitive benefits program including CalPERS retirement.

Apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive résumé to: apply@ralphandersen.com by April 25, 2022.Confidential inquiries should be directed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/economic-development-director-fremont-ca/.


Business Development Manager

City of West Hollywood, CA

Annual Salary Range: $159,075 – $209,364

Resume filing deadline is April 15, 2022

The City of West Hollywood is like no other city in the world. Located in the heart of metropolitan Los Angeles and only 1.9 square miles, the City of West Hollywood was incorporated in 1984 by a unique collaboration of people including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activists; seniors; and advocates for affordable housing.  Annually the City hosts 1.5 million visitors from all over the globe in its 20+ hotels, and at its more than 260 restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, and nightlife establishments.

The City of West Hollywood has recently re-established its Economic Development Department. The City is seeking a dynamic individual to be its Business Development Manager.  The new Manager will assist the Economic Development Director with the management of the department, be experienced in building supportive and productive relationships; serve as the City’s ombudsman to fuDtture businesses seeking to establish themselves in the City; and develop and implement economic development strategies and programs aimed at maintaining and enhancing West Hollywood as a premier city.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field.  A Master’s degree is preferred.  Five to seven years of progressively responsible related experience is required or, any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  The annual salary range is $159,075 – $209,364.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit website at: Peckham & McKenney

www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes are acknowledged within two business days.  Contact Tara Schultz at 866.912.1919.  A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Date Posted: 3-14-22


Sustainable Growth & Development Manager

Beacon Economics, LLC

Salary range: $95,000/Annually – $130,000/Annually (Based on Experience) 

Application due date: April 14, 2022

The Sustainable Growth and Development (SGD) Manager’s primary focus is to manage and develop the firm’s products and services as well as its client base within the Sustainable Growth and Development practice area. Topically, that may include engagements related to industry sector strategies, economic development, workforce development, entrepreneurship, and broader strategic planning. 70% of the Sustainable Growth and Development Manager’s FTE will be spent on managing and leading a project portfolio, 30% will be related to Beacon’s ongoing organizational mission.

Qualifications & Desired Skills

  • 3+ years of experience working in or at the intersection of policy and research (private sector, government, academia, nonprofit)
  • Excellent writing skills both with regard to proposal writing and formal report writing and editing; writing sample required
  • Excellent verbal communication skills including presentation skills
  • Familiarity with data analysis using statistical software (Python, R, STATA) and/or willingness to cultivate that expertise
  • Demonstrable expertise with PowerPoint and presentation creation; proficient in Microsoft Office
  • A graduate degree in economics, public policy, political science, urban planning desired; B.A./B.S.
  • Membership in related professional organizations (APA, IEDC, Urban Land Association)

You may download the complete job description here. Please submit resume and cover letter to Danielle@Beaconecon.com.

Date Posted: 3-16-22


Management Analyst I/II – Economic Development

City of Escondido

Salary: Management Analyst I: $4,730 – $6,387 per month; Management Analyst II: 5,477 – $7,394 per month

Open until filled; first review of applications will take place during the week of March 6, 2022.

Under general supervision (Management Analyst I) or direction (Management Analyst II), performs a wide variety of analytical and administrative duties in support of assigned functions, operations, department, and/or division including special projects, research studies, budget analysis and other specialized functions; coordinates and performs a variety of contract and grant administration duties; prepares various reports to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations; coordinates assigned activities with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the general public; and provides information and assistance to the public regarding assigned programs and services.

For a complete job description, requirements and how to apply, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/escondido/jobs/3380506/management-analyst-i-ii-economic-development?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Management Analyst I
Education/Training:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, economics, or a related field.
Experience: One year (full-time equivalent) of increasingly-responsible administrative, analytical and/or budgetary experience related to assigned area. Experience in administering programs in a governmental jurisdiction is highly desirable.

Management Analyst II
Education/Training:
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, economics, or a related field.
Experience: Three years (full-time equivalent) of increasingly responsible administrative, analytical and/or budgetary experience at a level comparable to a Management Analyst I with the City. Experience in administering programs in a governmental jurisdiction is highly desirable.

Date posted: 2-14-22


Economic Development Manager

Contra Costa County

$112,597.20 – $150,891.00 Annually

Applications due by April 4, 2022 at 11:59 PM

The Department of Conservation and Development (DCD) is seeking to fill one Economic Development Manager – Exempt vacancy.  The selected candidate will develop, plan, organize and direct the activities and operations of the County’s Economic Development Program including business retention, expansion, attraction, and creation efforts to improve the economic well-being of the County and its residents, with primary focus on unincorporated areas. As well as coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies and the general public.

Link for more info and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/3436705/economic-development-manager-exempt

Date Posted 3-8-22


Development Project Manager

City of Sacramento

Salary range $42.06-$55.18 Hourly $3,364.80-4,414.40 Biweekly

Application due date:  04/01/2022

Under general supervision, the Development Project Manager performs professional-level research, analysis, planning, and implementation assignments in the areas of City economic development, and/or special district activities and projects; assists in formulating and administering economic, development, and/or special district strategies; coordinate with customers,businesses, and government entities regarding development, redevelopment, business development, or district formation projects and activities; maintains liaison with developers, businessassociations, community/neighborhood organizations, City departments, and other public agencies regarding development projects and activities.

For a complete listing of the responsibilities, job description and how to apply, go to:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/saccity/jobs/3448538/development-project-manager?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Date Posted: 3-7-22


City of Rialto

Community Development Director

Salary Range: $153,847 to $206,167

Deadline to Apply: Monday, March 28, 2022

The City of Rialto, California invites applications for an exciting career opportunity to serve as the new Community Development Director.

Widely recognized as a city on the move, the City of Rialto is seeking an energetic and experienced professional to lead the robust activities as the City traverses through a well-planned renaissance period. Rialto is a full-service city with a FY2021/22 total budget of $196.3 million and a $104.2 million general fund. The Community Development Director is a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Team and provides day-to-day management of the Community Development Department, which consists of Building and Safety, Planning, Business Licensing, Economic Development, and Housing. Currently, the Community Development Department is budgeted with 37 full-time positions serving the purpose of planning and maintaining safe, sustainable, and livable neighborhoods for Rialto residents, to encourage high-quality development that strengthens the local economy and improves the quality of life for future generations. Ideally, the new Director will have notable success in economic development, business enterprises, property acquisition, and project delivery.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of progressively responsible experience in the administration of planning, land use, zoning, building, economic development, and redevelopment programs in a municipal planning environment including 3 years at a management or program administration level. A Master’s degree is highly desirable.

The compensation for this position will be negotiated with the City Manager within the annual salary range of $153,847 to $206,167. The City also offers an attractive benefit package including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates should are encouraged to apply immediately for optimal consideration and prior to Monday, March 28, 2022. Submittal requires cover letter, comprehensive resume, and detailed project listing to Ralph Andersen & Associates at apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/community-development-dir-rialto-ca/.

Date Posted: 2-23-22


Economic Development Management Analyst I/II

City of Tracy 

Salary range – $6,599.26 – $9,224.43 Monthly + EXCELLENT BENEFITS

Application due date – 3/24/22 @ 3:00 p.m.

The City of Tracy is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual who excels in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment with a strong background and knowledge of economic development to join our team.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in marketing, communications, mapping, project management; experience with Federal grant programs will be a plus. The ideal candidate possesses a positive attitude, is a creative problem solver, strong communicator, can work independently, and can adapt to change. Under general supervision or direction, performs a variety of routine to complex duties in support of the City’s economic development projects and programs; administers complex economic development projects and programs; performs administrative, analytical, and program evaluation work; and performs related duties, as assigned. The incumbent in this position receives general supervision or direction from assigned supervisory or management staff.

For a complete job description and to apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tracyca

Date Posted: 3-7-22


Research Assistant (Bilingual) and

Research Assistant

RSG, Inc.

Salary: $45,600 – $61,800, commensurate with pertinent experience, along with an excellent benefits package

First Review of Applications – Wednesday, February 16, 2022.

RSG is seeking a passionate, intelligent, and capable individual for an entry level opportunity with our consulting business. The Research Assistant performs data collection and analysis on housing and economic development projects, and provides opportunities for growth and advancement. Candidates who succeed at RSG align with our core values, are quick learners, and are motivated not only by their own professional growth, but the outcomes they can help deliver to our public agency and private sector clients.

For complete description of Research Assistant (Bilingual) position download here

For complete description of Research Assistant position download here

Date Posted: 01-18-22


Real Property Agent

City of Riverside

Salary: $63,216.00 – $98,052.00 Annually

Open until Filled

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of REAL PROPERTY AGENT to fill one (1) vacancy in the REAL PROPERTY DIVISION of the COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT.   The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

The Community & Economic Development Department is comprised of eight distinct divisions; each having a role to serve the public, facilitate investment consistent with community expectations, and advance our City’s outstanding quality of place through efforts aligned with important programs and initiatives within the City of Riverside. We are committed to the highest level of public service through neighborhood enrichment, arts, innovation, safety in our built environment, and economic growth that collectively improves the quality of place for our community.

The Real Property Agent, under general supervision, performs a wide variety of journey-level professional office and field duties in the management, acquisition, appraisal, and relocation of real property interests; and perform related work as required.

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major work in business administration, economics, real estate, or a closely related field. Two years of additional qualifying experience may substitute for two years of education.

Experience: Three years of experience in the appraisal, acquisition, management, and/or record keeping of public property.

Highly Desired Qualifications: Leasing and property management experience.

For a complete job description and requirements, go to https://www.careersingovernment.com/job/469555/real-property-agent

Date Posted: 11-22-21


Management Technician

City of Rancho Cordova

Salary Range:  $66,000 – $77,000 /year + Robust Benefit Plan
First review of applications: 
February 22, 2022. First round of interviews: March, 2022.

Working with the Community Enhancement team, the Management Technician will support a variety of projects and programs from public safety to public works, community-based and grassroots programs and initiatives, plus opportunities for residents and businesses.    Some tasks include:

  • Prepare and manage contracts for the City’s Community Enhancement & Investment Fund
  • Process payments and reconcile payments to grant recipients
  • Monitor and track grant progress and results
  • Analyze reports for compliance
  • Update the City’s open data platform
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the grant process
  • Write memos
  • Coordinate meeting logistics
  • Assist in the development of marketing materials
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks to support the department
  • Represent the City at community meetings and events

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE is detail oriented, with outstanding organizational skills who can easily manage multiple assignments and deadlines.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter, who is eager to learn, and who can problem solve and solicit information with diplomacy and professionalism.  Excellent interpersonal skills are important, to build and maintain good working relationships in the community and with City staff. Apply at www.cityofranchocordova.org/jobs

Date posted: 2-14-22


Economic Development Director

City of Vista, CA

$135,000 to $175,000 annually

First Review of Applications – December 3, 2021

The City of Vista is seeking an experienced and dynamic leader to oversee its Economic Development Department. The City ‘s Economic Development team works to attract, retain and expand businesses within the City through support services and programs in order to strengthen the City’s financial base and provide quality jobs for residents. The Director serves as the City liaison and ombudsman to the business community and controls City-wide economic development programs; including marketing, financing, negotiation of agreements, site analysis, business recruitment, assistance, and retention.

The ideal candidate for the position of Director of Economic Development will be a creative problem solver, an excellent administrator who can collaborate and work with all constituencies, both internal and external, and is a strong communicator. A leadership style that is action oriented and focused on positive results, accountability, and confidentiality is expected in this role.

The successful candidate will typically have a Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or a closely related field; and at least five years of progressively responsible public sector management experience related to economic development programs. A Master’s degree is desirable. The Accredited California Economic Developer (ACE) and Certified Economic Director (CEcD) designations are highly encouraged.

Click here to download brochure.  Interested candidates will be able to apply for this position and obtain additional information at cityofvista.com.

Date posted: 11/24/21


Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) – Greater Los Angeles Region

Full Time /Limited Term (12 months)

Salary: $5,383.00 – $6,739.00 per month

Filing Date: March 13, 2022

Web Link: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=294850


Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) – Bay Area Region

Full Time /Limited Term (12 months)

Salary: $5,383.00 – $6,739.00 per month

Filing Date: March 13, 2022

Web Link: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=294858


Staff Services Manager I (Specialist)

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) – Greater Sacramento Area Region

Salary: $6,403.00 – $7,954.00 per Month

Filing Date: March 12, 2022

Web Link: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=294658


Staff Services Manager I (Specialist)

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) – Central & Eastern Sierra Region

Salary: $6,403.00 – $7,954.00 per Month

Filing Date: March 12, 2022

Web Link: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=294734


Redevelopment & Economic Development Manager

City of Ceres

$8,460 to $10,284 per month

Open until filled

Under administrative direction, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of the City’s Economic Development and Redevelopment activities; provides professional assistance to City management staff on community-wide economic development and redevelopment issues; and coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of:

  • Operational characteristics, services and activities of an economic development and redevelopment program.
  • Requirement and procedures of Community Development Block Grants.
  • Principles, practices and programs related to community and urban development.
  • Principles and practices of contract administration and evaluation.
  • Principles and practices of program development and administration.
  • Principles and applications of real estate and real property management.
  • Basic construction methods, terminology and financing techniques.
  • Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
  • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations including those affecting redevelopment projects.

To download complete job description, click here.

To apply, go to https://www.calopps.org/ceres/job-20152503


Economic Development Manager / Principal Planner

City of Fullerton

Salary Range:  $106,672.80 – $129,663.04 Annually

Application Due Date: February 27, 2022

Senior Planner

City of Fullerton

Salary Range: $81,712.80 – $99,322.08 Annually

Application Due Date: February 27, 2022

Planning Manager

City of Fullerton

Salary range: $115,812.32 – $140,770.24 Annually

Application Due Date: February 27, 2022

For Economic Development Manager/Principal Planner: Under general supervision, performs expert legal professional planning work; manages economic development projects and programs including primary responsibility for the day-to-day management and operations of the City’s Economic Development Program; provides competent advice to City policymakers, advisory committees, management and the general public; manages complex planning and development projects; responsible for continued redevelopment/successor agency wind-down efforts; and performs related work as required.  Areas of activity include economic development, urban planning, redevelopment/successor agency program administration, transportation, housing, contract management and other related areas. A full job description is available at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fullerton/jobs/3394125/economic-development-manager-principal-planner

For Senior Planner: Under general direction supervises and coordinates the activities of an assigned section of the Planning Division; reviews and evaluates major development proposals and acts as a project leader; performs a variety of complex and difficult professional-level planning duties; prepares agenda letters; supervises assigned staff and performs related work as required.  A full job description is available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fullerton/jobs/3392545/senior-planner

For Planning Manager: Under general direction plans, organizes, manages and coordinates the activities of the Planning Division in the Community and Economic Development Department; acts as an advisor to the City in interpreting zoning and subdivision codes, evaluating environmental issues and addressing legal issues; performs a variety of highly complex and difficult professional-level planning duties; prepares agenda letters and staff reports; supervises assigned staff, manages the division budget and performs related work as required. A full job description is available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fullerton/jobs/3392471/planning-manager

EOE

Contact Information: Christine Pilapil, Human Resources Manager, christinep@cityoffullerton.com

Date Posted: 2-2-22


Director of Planning & Community Development

City of Patterson

Salary range: $118,392 – $157,860 annually, dependent on experience and qualifications

Application due date: Open Until Filled

The City of Patterson is seeking an exceptional, solution oriented, innovative, creative, adaptable, flexible, professional, and accountable team leader with a broad knowledge of planning and community development to lead the department towards the achievement of the City Council’s and the City’s long-term plans, goals, objectives, and priorities for the growth and development of the City.

The ideal candidate will be very experienced and knowledgeable in contemporary and urban planning practices. The individual will have a leadership style that is highly credible. He/she will manage the department using proactive leadership, integrity, vision, and excellent communications skills to create a high-performing team and department.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, city or regional planning, law, or a related field. Eight (8) years of progressively responsible management and administration experience in municipal planning and development, at least three (3) of which were at managerial level responsibility as a Director, Deputy Director or Manager.

If you desire to work for a small and growing community and be an integral part of its development and to be considered for this outstanding career opportunity, visit the City’s website http://www.ci.patterson.ca.us  under “Employment Opportunities” for more information and to apply.


Associate Regional Planner (Limited Term)

Southern California Association of Governments

Salary Range: $83,033.60 – $107,931.20 Annually

Application due date: The first application review will take place on February 14, 2022, but we are accepting applications through February 21, 2022.

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is seeking to hire four independent, self-starters with excellent analytical, problem solving, and communication skills to fill the role of Associate Regional Planner within our Housing and Economic Empowerment and Inclusive Economic Growth departments. If you have a background in housing planning and policy, economic and/or community development, and/or environmental justice and are seeking a role where you can support the development and implementation of several grant-funded initiatives, these positions are for you! These positions are full time, two-year limited term positions funded by the REAP 2021 grant and a State grant for implementation of SCAG’s Inclusive Economic Recovery Strategy (IERS). By applying to this posting, you will be considered for any of the four positions outlined below.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, economic development, public policy or a related field.

EXPERIENCE: Two years of professional urban and/or regional planning experience with focus on housing, economic and/or community development or environmental justice.

Click here for the full job description.”

Applicants must submit an application through Neogov, the applicant tracking system. Click here to apply. Please contact HumanResources@scag.ca.gov with any questions.

Date posted: 2-1-22


Supervisory International Trade Specialist

Department of Commerce – U.S. Commercial Service/Global Markets

Central California

Application Due Date: 02/2/2022

These positions are for three USEAC Directors within North/Central Florida, Central and Central Coastal California, and Austin/San Antonio, Texas territories within the Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service/Global Markets. The primary purpose of these positions is to manage and supervise USEAC functions, programs, employees, and resources dedicated to the U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEACs) throughout the area.

  • Manages and supervises all U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) functions, programs, personnel, and budget resources dedicated to the USEAC, and is responsible for planning, leading, and assuring effective and timely delivery of all services.
  • Provides oversight of trade promotion operations and agency metrics.
  • Collaborates with other federal agencies, state and local government entities, business and industry associations, commercial and multilateral banks, other financial institutions, and prospective trading partners worldwide.
  • Counsels current and potential U.S. exporters to meet their export market development objectives.
  • Develops and disseminates trade information and materials on government products and services to U.S. businesses and associates.

For more information and how to apply, go to

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/631001600

Date Posted: 01-18-22


GO-Biz Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator Positions

North State

Imperial County

Inland Empire

Application Due Dates: 01-28-22

For information on these positions, please go to the following links:

Associate Governmental Program Analyst – Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator (North State) – Final Filing Date: 1/28/2022

Associate Governmental Program Analyst – Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator (Imperial County) – Final Filing Date: 1/28/2022

Associate Governmental Program Analyst – Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator (Inland Empire) – Final Filing Date: 1/28/2022

Date Posted: 01-18-22


Economic & Community Development Planner II

City of Bakersfield

Monthly Salary: $5,954.69-$7,239.79

Deadline: Continuous, may close any time after 10 days

Apply: www.bakersfieldcity.us

Under general direction, is responsible for performing complex, specialized office and field work related to a variety of subjects based on assignment within the Department; including: economic development, redevelopment, community development, affordable housing development, neighborhood vitality and homeless services; including planning, financial management, monitoring grant compliance, contract administration, subrecipient and development monitoring, preparation of plans and reports, and serving as a resource to other City staff, outside agencies, and the public in answering questions, providing information, and assistance; and performs other duties as assigned.

For a full job description click here.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Applications will be accepted only from those applicants who clearly demonstrate on the City Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, and Resume that they have: 

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, Planning or related field; AND
  • Three (3) years of professional planning, economic development, community development, and / or real estate experience preferably at the local government level; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the capabilities to perform the described duties.
  • Possession of a valid Class “C” California driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Highly Desirable:

  • Certification via the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), or similar

Date Posted: 11/1/21


Economic Development Specialist I

City of Santa Ana           

Salary range: $76,980.00 – $103,188.00 Annually

Application due date: January 17, 2022

The City of Santa Ana’s Community Development Agency has two limited-term, Revive Santa Ana funded vacancies for Economic Development Specialist I to assist and participate in the economic research, planning and program development marketing, and project management activities of the City’s Economic Development Division.

Minimum Qualifications include education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with specialization in urban economics, urban planning, business or public administration, or a related field; and two years of responsible urban economic development or directly related experience; or any combination of education, training, and experience listed in the job bulletin on the City’s website.

To apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santaana/jobs/3339240/economic-development-specialist-i?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Application Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santaana/jobs/3339240/economic-development-specialist-i?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Date Posted 1-3-22


Economic Development Manager

Placer County 

Salary range: $54.66 – $68.28/hour; $9,474.40 – $11,835.20/month; $113,692.80 – $142,022.40/year

Application due date: 1/14/2022 @ 5pm

Placer County is currently accepting applications for Economic Development Manager.

As the Economic Development Manager, you will plan, organize, direct, and review the activities and operations of the Economic Development Division; formulate policies and strategies related to the County’s economic development program; coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the County Executive Officer.

For a complete job description, go to : https://www.jobapscloud.com/Placer/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=2021&R2=19924&R3=01

To apply for this exciting career opportunity please visit Placer County at www.JobsAtPlacerCounty.com. All applications must be received by the final filing deadline of 1/14/2022 at 5pm PST.

Date posted: 12-20-21


Regional Economic Competitiveness Officer (RECO) NEW

StopWaste

Salary Range: $9,622 – $11,834

Application due date: Friday, January 14, 2022 – 5:00pm

StopWaste is hiring a Regional Economic Competitiveness Officer (RECO) to support a Bay Area construction innovation cluster that will build regional economic resilience, help alleviate the housing crisis and reduce waste and greenhouse gas emissions. We’re looking for a seasoned coalition-builder that can integrate economic development and sustainability objectives. Responsibilities include advancing circular economic business models, promoting clean tech building material supply chains and pursuing construction innovation opportunities.

For more information, go to:

https://www.stopwaste.org/about-stopwaste/jobs/program-manager-ii-regional-economic-competitiveness-officer

Contact information: jobs@stopwaste.org

Date posted: 12-20-21


Economic Development Manager and

Economic Development Associate

City of Merced

Salary Range Manager – $96,120.12 – $116,834.04

Salary Range Associate – $58,614.40 – $71,260.80

Closing Dates for both: January 14, 2022 11:59 PM

For Economic Development Manager – Under general direction, to plan, schedule and manage a variety of projects related to the City’s Office of Economic Development to recruit and attract new businesses and industry to Redevelopment Areas and Enterprise Zones; to provide staff support for committees, boards, and commissions; and to do related work as required. To download the complete job description, click here

For Economic Development Associate – Under direction, to perform professional functions and assignments in the field of economic development and redevelopment; to conduct special projects and studies as assigned; to prepare reports and recommendations relative to assigned area of responsibility; and to perform related work as required.  To download the complete job description, click here.

Applications may be filed online at http://cityofmerced.org

Date posted: 12-7-21


Economic Development Housing Manager

City of West Covina

$83,820.00 – $113,172.00 Annually

Open Until Filled

Under the general direction of the Redevelopment Director, the Economic Development/Housing Manager (ED/HM) will be a division head of the Economic Development/Housing Division. The ED/HM will assist with the planning, organizing, coordinating and managing of the City’s Economic Development and Housing programs which include: marketing, business assistance, attraction, retention and expansion efforts, as well as the implementation of housing programs and other projects. This position will also supervise the day-to-day activities involved in the administration of the Economic Development and Housing programs; work with staff to coordinate related activities with other departments, outside agencies, and the business community to provide highly responsible and effective staff assistance; serve as the official business liaison representing the City’s Community Development Commission at various marketing events; identify, apply, and oversee the application process for State and Federal grant opportunities; serve as a member of the Community Development Commission’s management team, and perform related work as required.

Education: Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Urban Planning, Real Estate or a related field from an accredited college. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college in a related field is desirable.

You may download the complete job description here.


Economic Development Coordinator

City of Glendale

$5,463.69 – $7,949.10 Monthly

Due Date: Closing 1/10/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

The City of Glendale’s Community Development Department is looking for an Economic Development Coordinator to coordinate business assistance and concierge projects, act as a liaison for business improvement, and assist with business attraction and retention programs. If you possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, two years of professional experience in economic or community development, and you have a passion for economic development and business outreach, apply to join our Economic Development Division today!

Application link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/glendaleca/jobs/3356861/economic-development-coordinator

Dated posted: 12-28-21


Community Development Director

City of Oakley

Salary range—$155,448 to $223,236

Application due date—January 6, 2022, 5 pm

The Community Development Director is part of the City’s senior management team and provides advice and counsel to the City Manager regarding strategic policy and problem-solving issues within their respective department. Community Development encompasses the activities and operations in Code Enforcement, Housing Element Compliance, Planning, and Building Inspection & Compliance.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, public administration, business administration, or related field and six (6) years of broad and extensive experience in urban planning, community development, economic development, or related experience, including three (3) years of management and administrative responsibility. A Master’s degree and certification as a professional planner from the American Institute of Certified Planners are highly desirable.

To apply, complete the required Employment Application through NeoGov, the applicant tracking system. Comprehensive resume and a cover letter are required and can be submitted through NeoGov. Deadline to complete is before 5:00pm on Thursday, January 6, 2022.

CDD Brochure 

Benefits Guide

Link to apply

Date posted: 12/1/21


Economic Development Manager

City of Ventura

Salary: $105,043 – $140,760 Annually DOQ

Filing Deadline: Monday, January 3, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.

The City of Ventura is accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Manager.

The Economic Development Manager works under the general direction of the City Manager’s Office and is charged with leading the City’s overall economic development efforts, programs, and services. This position works closely with businesses, community groups, developers, commercial real estate brokers, internal staff, and outside agencies to achieve the City’s overall economic development goals, policies, and programs. The Economic Development Manager will lead a comprehensive and focused commitment to business retention, expansion, and attraction for the City. The position plans, organizes, manages, and provides leadership to staff in the activities and operations of various economic development programs.

The ideal candidate is a strong collaborator, who understands the value of internal and external relationships to achieving the City’s economic development goals.

The City offers a total compensation package that includes both a generous salary plus excellent benefits. Salary: $105,043 – $140,760 Annually DOQ.

To apply, candidates must submit a completed City job application, supplemental questions and attach a cover letter and resume. Application materials must be received by the filing deadline Monday, January 3, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.  Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and apply.  EEO/ADA

Date Posted: 12-2-21


Program Manager II (Housing and Economic Empowerment) – Limited Term

Southern California Association of Governments

Salary Range: $141,772.80 – $184,288.00 Annually

Application due date: The first application review will take place on Monday, December 20, 2021 but we are accepting applications through Wednesday, December 29, 2021. 

The Southern California Association of Governments is seeking an independent self-starter with excellent project management and interpersonal skills to fill the role of Program Manager II in our Housing and Economic Empowerment department. If you have a passion for housing policy and supporting the housing production needs of the Southern California region, this position is for you!  Under the direction of the Manager for Housing and Economic and Empowerment and the Deputy Director of Planning for Land Use, the Program Manager II will lead the development and implementation of SCAG’s Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) 2021 program.  Through REAP 2021, SCAG’s Housing and Economic Empowerment Department will launch a $75 – $100 million grant program focused on accelerating infill development, housing supportive infrastructure, and other housing related programs that support implementation of the Sustainable Communities Strategy and realization of the region’s Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) goals. This is a two-year limited term position, funded through REAP 2021.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public policy, geography or a related field.

EXPERIENCE: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional planning experience.

Click here for the full job description.

Contact Information: Applicants must submit an application through Neogov, the applicant tracking system. Click here to apply. Please contact HumanResources@scag.ca.gov with any questions.

Date posted: 12-7-21


Manager of Inclusive Economic Growth

Southern California Association of Governments

Salary Range: $141,772.80 – $184,288.00 Annually

Application due date: The first application review will take place on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 but we are accepting applications through Wednesday, December 22, 2021. 

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is seeking an economic development professional with a combination of “big picture” vision and on the ground implementation experience to manage implementation of a grant-funded initiative centered on SCAG’s recently adopted Inclusive Economic Recovery Strategy (IERS). Part of the newly formed Land Use subdivision of the Planning Division, this position will both develop and oversee a series of collaboratives, best practices toolkits and related studies focused on realizing the recommendations of the IERS and will support the integration of economic opportunity into other components of SCAG’s work, including development of the 2024 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS).  This is a two-year limited term position funded through a one-time grant from the State of California.

The Manager of Inclusive Economic Growth will lead program development and implementation for 4 key deliverables:

  1. Supporting the expansion of the number of, and access to, middle wage jobs.
  2. Strengthening supply chains and access to contracting opportunities.
  3. Construction apprenticeships and training.
  4. Addressing human capital needs.

Minimum qualifications:

EXPERIENCE: Equivalent to eight years of responsible economic development planning and/or implementation experience. Four years of management or supervisory experience is required.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Urban/Regional Planning, Public Administration, or Public Policy.

Click here for a full job description.

Contact Information: Applicants must submit an application through Neogov, the applicant tracking system. Click here to apply. Please contact HumanResources@scag.ca.gov with any questions.

Date Posted: 12-2-21


Administrative Analyst, Business Development

City of Santa Clarita 

Salary range: $36.50- 44.37 Hourly 

Open until filled  

Under the direction of the Economic Development Associate for Business Development, this position performs duties associated with all functions of the Economic Development division, including, but not limited to, business attraction, retention, and expansion, and oversees business development programs, such as the Business Incubator, various marketing campaigns, including Shop Local and Santa Clarita Business Minutes, the Use Tax Rebate Program and others.

Download complete job description here.


Community Development Director

City of Marysville
Salary: Not to exceed $135,000
Application deadline: Open until filled
First resume review: Monday, November 15, 2021

This is an exceptional opportunity for those looking to take the next step in their community development career or for those who can retire from another retirement system other than CalPERS, but who still have the desire to make significant contributions in the public sector.

Known for its close-knit, community-oriented rural/suburban environment, the City of Marysville (population 12,200) is a unique and charming city located in Yuba County, just 40 miles north of Sacramento. The City provides services through six departments that include the City Manager’s Office, Community Development, Finance, Fire, Police, and Public Works. Marysville is supported by 65 FTE and a General Fund budget of approximately $11 million for FY 2020-21.

Ideal candidates possess exceptional management, interpersonal, and communication skills. The new Director will be a solutions-oriented problem solver, versed on all aspects of the Planning and Development Review Process, from entitlement through plan check and inspections. Desirable attributes include: an understanding of economic development and of California land use development laws; experience in grantsmanship and how to secure Planning and other Community Development grants; experience working with Councils, Commissions, Boards and Committees; an understanding of technology based permit tracking with the ability to lead the organization toward electronic plan check and GIS; and experience with economic strategic plans and economic development incentives.

For additional information contact: Pam Derby, CPS HR Consulting, 916-471-3126
To view the online brochure for this position visit: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment-solutions/executive-search
City of Marysville website: https://marysville.ca.us

Posted: 10/28/21


CEO

Greater Seattle Partners

Salary range $225,000 – $300,000

Application due date 12/1/21

Greater Seattle Partners (WA) CEO – Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search for CEO.  The Greater Seattle Partners was founded as a public-private sector initiative to establish a leading regional economic development organization in the greater Seattle region.

Formed under the leadership of Challenge Seattle, an alliance of CEOs from 17 of the region’s largest employers, GSP is the culmination of efforts to support broad-based economic growth throughout the region and establish a bold vision for greater Seattle’s future.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will have the opportunity to lead and support the collaborative endeavor to foster greater coordination and cooperation within the Puget Sound region to support trade and economic development that is broad-based, inclusive, and provides an opportunity for all of the region’s residents.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will provide oversight, strategic guidance, and management direction to a staff of economic development professionals to support strategic initiatives to further economic development in the Puget Sound region.

To apply, nominate or request a detailed opportunity profile email GSP@jci-inc.net

Contact information Todd Jorgenson GSP@jci-inc.net

Dated Posted: 11/1/21


Executive Director

Inland Economic Growth & Opportunity (IEGO)

Inland Empire, CA

Salary: TBD

Application deadline – Open until filled

The Inland Economic Growth & Opportunity initiative, or IEGO, is a regional network of leaders from businesses, nonprofits, higher education, and state and local government working to grow sectors that can create and provide access to promising jobs for Inland Empire workers and students. It is the result of a two-year planning process facilitated by the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Program, with numerous participants across the two counties of Riverside and San Bernardino.

The Executive Director will be responsible for sustaining and growing IEGO by understanding the region’s key assets, including the talent and infrastructure within the Inland Empire that can be brought to bear on IEGO’s economic cluster development strategies. By being strategic and using a networked approach to leadership development, the Executive Director will support IEGO’s Executive Committee, Coordinating Council, and Design Teams, core groups that are focused on specific cluster opportunities. The Executive Director will be responsible for resource development to ensure funding for cross-sectoral partnerships, resourcing IEGO’s main strategies. An understanding of the Inland Empire is very important.

Download the complete job description and how to apply here


Executive Director

Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California

Salary Range: $82,000 to $92,000 DOE

Open Until Filled

The Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California is a community collaborative supporting small business development in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties of California.

The Executive Director will be responsible for Organizational Leadership and Strategy, Financial Management and Fund Development, Marketing and Outreach, and Nonprofit Management.

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience in the small business development field and nonprofit management. Excellent writing and public speaking skills are required. Demonstrated success with raising funds for a nonprofit is key. Knowledge and experience working with networks, collaboratives, or community coalitions are desirable. Basic computer skills are needed including database management, word processing, Excel, and PowerPoint. The office of the Microenterprise Collaborative is located in Ontario, CA.

While much of the work of the Executive Director can be conducted remotely, the E.D. will be expected to attend meetings in person throughout the region once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. A valid California driver’s license is required and at least a bachelor’s degree. A full job description can be found at https://microbizinsocal.org/about/job-opportunity/

Contact Information: Send resume and cover letter to Catherine Marshall catherine@microbizinsocal.org.


Research Assistant and Research Assistant (Bilingual)

RSG, Inc.

Irvine, CA

Salary: $45,600 – $61,800, commensurate with pertinent experience, along with an excellent benefits package

Open Until Filled

These positions require an individual who demonstrates attention to detail, extreme organization and time management, and the ability to form conclusive statements based on data. The ideal candidates will possess strong communication skills to conduct research and present findings to senior staff. Other desired skills include:

  • Demonstrated interest in community development, public engagement, and complex issues facing local governments such as gentrification, homelessness, affordable housing, and economic development.
  • An effective problem solver and self-starter capable of seeking out solutions and training to optimize their performance.
  • Articulate communicator both written and verbal.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects.
  • Possess creativity, innovation, and intellectual curiosity.
  • Capable of working collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a team of driven and intelligent colleagues.

To download the complete job description for the Research Assistant, click here.

To download the complete job description for the Research Assistant (Bilingual), click here.


Principal Planner

City of Indio

Salary : $92,213.26 – $136,241.04 Annually

Closing Date: Continuous until filled

Are you looking to grow your career and work on a variety projects in one of Southern California’s fastest growing cities?

Do you want to work in a culture that values POLITE, PROFESSIONAL & PROGRESSIVE interactions with colleagues and the community we serve?

If you answered yes, then come join us in Indio and EXPERIENCE 300+ days of sunshine, 2 hours to the Pacific Ocean and mountains and host city to the internationally known Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals.

The City of Indio Planning Department will engage you in a diversity of current and long-range planning projects in a fast-paced work environment. The City has several large-scale projects in the future, which may include several 1,000 housing units, mixed used develop projects and, affordable housing developments

The City of Indio is willing to offer top step salary placement to the right candidate who possess the expertise and character we are seeking.

Relocation reimbursement up to $5,000 for eligible expenses.

In addition, salary COLA’s and top step salary increases are under consideration over the next 2-3 years.

For more information visit https://www.indio.org/your_government/hr/emp_oppo.htm


Economic Development Manager

City of Modesto

Salary range: $108,526 – $131,900 annually, DOQ

Application due date: November 19, 2021

The Economic Development Manager reports to the Community and Economic Development Director and will be instrumental in facilitating and guiding the burgeoning economic growth of the City. This is a newly created role with a high profile with the community, businesses and City Council. The new Manager will bring a fresh vision and perspective to positively enhance economic vibrancy for both the city and immediate region. As a key member of the Department’s leadership team, the manager will establish credibility and confidence through a cohesive and collaborative relationship with city management and peers, and the wide array of community partners and businesses in identifying, mobilizing, and coordinating united efforts to drive economic initiatives.

This position requires a combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge to perform this role. This may include a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in community development involving administration, economic development and redevelopment, including one year of staff supervisory experience. An equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business/public administration, finance, economics or a related field is also required.To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your cover letter, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by November 19, 2021.


Senior Development Project Manager

City of Sacramento

Salary range: $97,198.40 – $127,524.80 Annually

Application due date: 11/16/21

The City of Sacramento is seeking a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as a Senior Development Project Manager in the Office of Innovation and Economic Development.

The City of Sacramento is committed to growing a strong, inclusive, and vibrant economy. 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 business, development, and job opportunities in the community.

The ideal 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.

For a complete job description and how to apply, click here.

Dated Posted: 10/28/21


Economic Development Manager

City of Moorpark, CA

$91,374.40 – $122,886.40 Annually

Application due date: November 8, 2021

Ranked as the 3rd safest city in California, the City of Moorpark is located 30 minutes from beaches near the communities of Malibu, Calabasas, and Thousand Oaks. Moorpark has spacious mountain views, a perpetual vacation climate, beautiful residential neighborhoods, cultural arts, shopping, a variety of restaurants, and outstanding schools.

This position offers a unique opportunity to imagine, create, and coordinate the City’s economic development programs and activities. The ideal candidate should have a strong desire to work in local government and willing to make a positive impact in the community with a passion for creativity and innovation while utilizing excellent customer service and communication skills. The culture and values of the organization are built on trust, collaboration, and constant support of employees through professional development. 2% COLA in July 2022 and eligible for 5% merit increase.

Click here to apply.


Economic Development Manager

City of Rialto

Annual salary range: $94,080- $126,072

Application deadline: 11/05/2021

You will be responsible for the application of professional knowledge and skills to effect research, analysis, planning, and the implementation of economic development programs. The ideal candidate will have proven success in managing multiple economic development projects. As a primary liaison between the City and downtown businesses and representatives, this position assists representatives of business, real estate, and the development community in working with the City, in developing and implementing business recruitment, retention, and expansion programs.

Excellent problem-solving aptitude and logical reasoning skills are a must to be successful in this position. Additionally, strong organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to manage and track milestones to ensure timelines are met, and knowledge of applicable laws are critical. A forward thinking and customer service-oriented approach to fostering business relationships within the community, and strong analytical and research skills for the planning and implementation of economic development programs are essential for success in this position.

Apply online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rialto/jobs/3246503/economic-development-manager

For more information:

Kyla Sinegal

CPS HR Consulting

916-471-3483

Online brochure: https://online.flipbuilder.com/kper/xykq/mobile/index.html

City of Rialto: https://www.yourrialto.com

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Assistant City Manager

City of Brentwood

Annual Salary Range $180,624 – $219,549

Filing Deadline: October 31, 2021

With the recent announcement by the current Assistant City Manager’s retirement, the City Manager seeks candidates with Economic Development and land use background to join his executive team.  A seasoned professional with a good understanding of City Management, Council relations, and community engagement skilled at relationship management and consensus building, is an ideal candidate who can add value to the Executive Team. The Assistant City Manager will supervise three staff and be primarily responsible for leading and implementing the city’s Economic Development Strategic Action Plan, overseeing the Public Information Office functions and will assist with community development related projects and other special projects, as needed.

The annual salary range is $180,624 to $219,549, and is currently under review. Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.

Download complete job description here.

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney

www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Feel free to contact Maria Hurtado at (831) 247-7885 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.


Economic Development Manager

City of San Bruno

Salary Range:  $113,856 – $139,716 annually

Application Due Date:  Friday, October 29, 2021 by 5:00 pm

The City of San Bruno is seeking a visionary leader to serve as the City’s Economic Development Manager. As the City continues to grow and develop within the burgeoning San Francisco Bay Area, now is an exciting time to join the City of San Bruno.

The Economic Development Manager promotes Economic Development program activities and provides expertise concerning the work and goals of the City in building a strong local and resilient economy. The role serves as the City’s connection for both current and prospective businesses to drive economic growth. This is an exempt “at-will” position reporting to the City Manager that must exercise competent discretion and judgment in the performance of duties and interactions with others. The position will also work closely with the Community & Economic Development Director and the Public Works Director.

For more information, a complete job description and to submit your application, go to https://www.calopps.org/san-bruno/job-20167857.


Director of Community and Economic Development

City of San Bernardino 

Salary range – $168,036 – $204,240 Annually

Application due date – October 25, 2021

The Director of Community and Economic Development is responsible for managing, directing, and integrating the functions, programs and activities of the Planning Division, Building & Safety Division, Code Enforcement, and Economic and Housing Development. Responsibilities are broad in scope and involve highly sensitive and publicly visible operations, projects and processes that require a high degree of policy, program and administrative discretion and high ethical standards. The incumbent reports directly to the City Manager, advises the Mayor and City Council on departmental matters, and collaborates with a broad range of officials both internal and external to the organization, business leaders, development professionals and the general public to achieve the cities goals and objectives.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for public service, especially serving an underserved community; an entrepreneur who recognizes this opportunity to assist in creating and establishing strategies for branding, reinventing, and stimulating the City of San Bernardino of the future.

Download more information at https://koffassociates.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Rev1-San-Bernardino-City-DCED.pdf

To apply visit: https://apptrkr.com/2497643 or contact Frank Rojas – frojas@koffassociates.com


Economic Development Specialist (Program Marketing and Promotion Specialist)

Placer County

Salary range – $67,662 – $84,510/year

Application due date – open until filled

Placer County is currently accepting applications for Economic Development Specialist (Program Marketing and Promotion Specialist) to fill two vacancies within the County Executive Office.

These positions are responsible for performing a variety of technical and analytical duties in support of the County’s economic development efforts, including program marketing, promotion, and outreach; data collection and analysis; and assistance to developers and the public. To learn more about this opportunity or to submit an application, please visit the Placer County Job Opportunities page here.


Economic Development Manager

Opportunity Stanislaus

Salary range – $80k – $100k, commensurate with experience

Open until filled

The Economic Development Manager will plan, organize, and manage Opportunity Stanislaus economic development (ED) programs.

Main duties:

  • ED operations including countywide business retention, expansion, and attraction efforts.
  • Coordinate projects/marketing strategies, analyze trends, schedule/coordinate meetings, implement strategies, and develop solutions and strategies.
  • Assist in site selection analysis by preparing information packets, working with developers/realtors/landowners, researching properties/businesses, and tour facilitation.
  • Prepare proposals to clients and respond to inquiries/requests.
  • Document, track and generate reports for OS Management and Board.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute the Opportunity Stanislaus ED Practitioner’s meetings.
  • Lead OS participation in Tech and Ag Tech attraction programs.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute Attract California, focused on attracting above average salary businesses.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute Opportunity Zones incentives.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Degree in business, economics, or related discipline and least three years’ experience in ED, business development (sales), community development or a related field.

Should be a leader with solid understanding of ED practices/tools, ideally of local ED. Must be a strong networker who can work independently.

Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and SalesForce.

This is a full-time position with competitive benefits.  Salary range is $80k – $100k, commensurate with experience.

Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to aedwards@opportunitystanislaus.com


Housing Program Coordinator

City of Clovis, CA

Salary Range: $88,560 – $107,640 Annually

Application Due: 10/19/2021 @ 4:30 pm

Located in the heart of the great San Joaquin Valley, Clovis has long been known as “a way of life”. With City leaders who continue to plan and adapt to meet the needs of present and future citizens, the growing community of over 120,000 has maintained a small-town community spirit. Clovis was recently named as the #1 “Best City of California to raise a family” and is proud to be ranked as the safest city in the Central Valley.

The Position

Under general direction to plan and coordinate the implementation of housing assistance and rehabilitation programs; to manage the Community Development Block Grant Program; to coordinate program activities with other City departments; to provide complex assistance to the director; and to perform related work as required.

This single position class performs work to coordinate technical housing assistance programs for the purposes of developing affordable housing for the low and moderate-income community under the general direction of the Community and Economic Development Director.  The incumbent regularly plans and executes the work required to implement the program, but also coordinates work which may be required from other City departments or from sources outside the City.

For further information, a complete job description or to apply, please visit: https://cityofclovis.com/general-services/personnel/employment/employment-opportunities/


California Association for Local Economic Development

Project Coordinator

Part-Time/Full-Time Position based on Qualifications

Sacramento, CA

Salary range – Full Time: Salary ranges from: $3,000 $3,900 per month, plus benefits; Part time: Salary range is between $20-$25 per hour with 24 hours of sick time available and $400 health and wellness benefit annually

Open Until Filled

Under the direction of CALED’s Program Director, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for association communication, marketing, and program coordination and implementation, as well as other duties as assigned related to the variety of economic development programs we support.

The programs supported by this position may include member/stakeholder outreach and engagement, event coordination and promotion, program implementation, assisting with economic development financing programs offered by CALED and CEDA.

Candidates must have current, relevant program implementation experience in a non-profit or government setting. Prior experience in economic development finance knowledge and/or understanding of public-sector processes relative to economic development are preferred but not a pre-requisite. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to work in both a team setting as well as independently. Aptitude for being a “fast learner” is essential.

To download complete job description, click here.


Solano EDC President & CEO

Fairfield, CA

Salary: $150,000 – $170,000 DOQ;

Benefits: Generous 457 Retirement plan, Health, Dental, Vision, Vacation and Sick Leave

Deadline: Open until filled

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, Vallejo and Winters.

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 excellent written and communication skills, Federal or State grant experience, 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 a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline. An advanced degree and/or economic development professional certification is preferred, but not required. Applicants should also have a minimum of five years management experience in economic development-related field with increasing levels of responsibility.

Visit (https://solanoedc.org/news/search-profile-solano-edc-president-ceo) for complete job profile and applicant submission requirements. To inquire, contact Pat Uhrich at pat@solanoedc.org or (707) 864-1855.


Economic Development Manager

City of Pittsburg

Salary range: $109,644.00 – $133,284.00 Annually

Application due date: October 1, 2021

The City of Pittsburg seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and hardworking individual to manage the City’s Economic Development Division for the vacancy of ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MANAGER.  This Division is within the Community and Economic Development Department and will create and maintain strategic partnerships with public and private entities to enhance competitiveness, entrepreneurial development and seek to deliver measurable results.  The selected candidate should be a self-starter who takes initiative to work in a newly established division, tasked with developing a strategic plan that will guide the City’s economic development efforts for the next 10 years. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to create a team-oriented environment that emphasizes cooperation with other divisions and departments and responsiveness in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the City.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  
Education/Experience/License:  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, economics, marketing or related field, supplemented by five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in a designated field of expertise.  Possession of a master’s degree is highly desirable. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid class C California driver’s license.

Download brochure and how to apply here: https://www.pittsburgca.gov/home/showdocument?id=13294&t=637659170597545991

Contact information: LaShonda Smith at LSmith@ci.pittsburg.ca.us


Development Manager   

City of Santa Cruz

$8,477.00 – $11,473.00 Monthly; $101,724.00 – $137,676.00 Annually

Apply by Thursday, September 30, 2021 by 5 pm

Under general direction, the Development Manager plans, organizes, supervises and directs major activities of the Economic Department/Successor Agency; provides the City’s economic development planning and implementation responsibilities; ensures compliance with City Development Plans, State Laws, contracts; prepares and monitors budgets including Department annual budget; prepares state and federal legislation; supervises financial matters such as debt issuance and contracts; provides financial analysis for department divisions; makes recommendations to City Advisory bodies and the City Council/Successor Agency; provides project management for City-owned assets including infrastructure, income-generating properties, and property acquisition and disposition.; Represents the City to other Agencies and the public; and performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in economic business, planning or closely related field; four (4) years of increasingly responsible, professional experience in community development, redevelopment, private development or Successor Agency operation; and a valid driver’s license.

The City of Santa Cruz offers excellent benefits including CalPERS retirement, medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, long-term disability, an Employee Assistance Program, vacation time, sick time, and up to 11 paid holidays per year.

Deadline to apply is Thursday, September 30, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.

For a complete list of job requirements and to apply go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs.


Vice President, Economic Development

REACH

$110,000-135,000

Open until filled 

REACH is a fast-growing economic impact organization that puts ideas into action across industry sectors, county lines and political aisles, advancing a mission to increase prosperity on the Central Coast through big thinking, bold action and regional collaboration.

We’re looking for an entrepreneurial executive to lead and manage the mission and operations of the organization, working in a cross-sector environment to support the attraction, growth and startup of new business enterprises across San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.

The Vice President will dive into long-term initiatives to develop world-class opportunities in the future of renewable energy and commercial space launch, as well as long-range planning to build infrastructure for economic growth and invest in our workforce.

This leader must be comfortable working in a dynamic and evolving environment, able to identify and drive positive change throughout the organization and region we serve and experienced in effectively convening and partnering across government, business, education and nonprofit sectors.

See the complete job description here and submit a cover letter and resume to careers@reachcentralcoast.org to be considered.


City of Rialto

Community Development Director

Annual salary range – $153,847 to $206,167

Apply by Monday, September 13, 2021

The City of Rialto, California invites applications for an exciting career opportunity to serve as the new Community Development Director. Widely recognized as a city on the move, the City of Rialto is seeking an energetic and experienced professional to lead the robust activities as the City traverses through a well-planned renaissance period. Rialto is a full-service city with a FY2021/22 total budget of $196.3 million and a $104.2 million general fund. The Community Development Director is a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Team and provides day-to-day management of the Community Development Department, which consists of Building and Safety, Planning, Business Licensing, Economic Development, and Housing. Currently, the Community Development Department is budgeted with 36 full-time positions serving the purpose of planning and maintaining safe, sustainable, and livable neighborhoods for Rialto residents, to encourage high-quality development that strengthens the local economy and improves the quality of life for future generations. Ideally, the new Director will have notable success in economic development, business enterprises, property acquisition, and project delivery.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of progressively responsible experience in the administration of planning, land use, zoning, building, economic development, and redevelopment programs in a municipal planning environment including 3 years at a management or program administration level. A Master’s degree is highly desirable.

The compensation for this position will be negotiated with the City Manager within the annual salary range of $153,847 to $206,167. The City also offers an attractive benefit package including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates should are encouraged to apply immediately for optimal consideration and prior to Monday, September 13, 2021. Submittal requires cover letter, comprehensive resume, and detailed project listing to Ralph Andersen & Associates at apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900.


Director of Economic Development

County of San Bernardino, CA

Annual Base Salary Range – $123,219.20-$166,296.00

Open Until Filled

The County of San Bernardino is seeking candidates with interest in the position of Director of Economic Development.

Located in the heart of Southern California, the County of San Bernardino is the largest county in the contiguous United States and is known for its scenic beauty and strategic location. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, innovative, visionary, and results-driven individual that can build and lead successful team and cultivate trusting, sustainable relationships.

As a minimum requirement, candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in business of public administration, economics, behavioral science, or a closely related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Five (5) or more years of executive or management level experience in economic development, community development or redevelopment activities for the public sector is required; local government experience within a complex, multifaceted economic development work environment is highly desired. The annual base salary range for the Director of Economic Development is $123,219.20-$166,296.00; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Please contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Open Until Filled. Applications and resumes to be reviewed upon receipt.


Housing Program Analyst or Manager

Homeless Program Manager

City of San Rafael, CA

3 Year Fixed-term Positions

Salary Range:

Manager: $93,396, – $144,900 annually DOQ/DOE

Analyst: $71,424 – $110,796 annually DOQ/DOE

Open Until Filled

The City of San Rafael is seeking to fill two fixed term positions (each with a three-year guaranteed term): A Homeless Program Manager and Housing Program Manager or Analyst. These positions will play a vital role in addressing homelessness and housing issues in our community and forward the overall goal of the City to end chronic homelessness. The City has had great success in dramatically transforming the local system of care for people experiencing homelessness and is looking for strategic and passionate individuals who can continue to champion these programs. The City of San Rafael is an innovative, forward thinking organization where you will have a lot of autonomy and take on exciting projects and become a key part of our dynamic leadership team.

MORE INFORMATION & HOW TO APPLY:

This is an open continuous recruitment and applicants will be interviewed as ideal candidates are identified. Interviews will be held in June and early July, 2021, apply ASAP for first consideration.

https://apptrkr.com/2288988

Please contact Carmen Valdez, with any questions  Carmen.Valdez@cityofsanrafael.org, 510-468-9883


Program Manager III – Housing Manager

City of Stockton, California

Salary: $7,299.35 – $9,372.50 Monthly, Includes Competitive Benefits Package

Open Until Filled

The City of Stockton is seeking an innovative, self-motived, highly professional candidate to serve as its Program Manager III – Housing Manager. The ideal person should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Implementation of affordable housing strategies and/or programs,
  • Management of affordable housing development projects, including assistance with site acquisition, project eligibility review, financing, contract administration, and monitoring,
  • Development of programs aimed at reducing homelessness and/or supporting homeownership,
  • Experience in administering federal funds such as CDBG, ESG and HOME,
  • Knowledge of underwriting practices,
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to collaborate effectively with the affordable housing and nonprofit community; and
  • Desire to make a positive impact in the Stockton community by creating and preserving affordable housing opportunities.

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 field of the program to which assigned, and four (4) years of experience managing or supervising highly visible programs or projects with major departmental or citywide impact.

Download the complete job description here.

For requirements and detailed information go to: www.stocktonca.gov/jobs

EOE


Economic Development Director

City of Roseville

Salary Range – $149,499 – $200,343 DOE/DOQ

Filing Deadline: September 5, 2021

The City seeks a visionary and progressive leader for their new Director of Economic Development.  The incumbent will bring a high level of energy and commitment to the Department, the organization, and to the community as a whole.  The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to create a team-oriented environment that emphasizes cooperation, accountability, and responsiveness in order to achieve the goals and objectives of the Department. The new Director will possess excellent interpersonal skills.  He/she will create an open, collaborative, and successful working relationship with the City Council, community groups, developers, and other City executives.  Someone who is politically astute, yet apolitical and has the ability to establish trust with these entities is essential.

At a minimum, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, engineering, public administration, or a closely related field, and have six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in economic development, community development, planning or a closely related field including two (2) years of administrative and management/project management responsibility. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License is also required by date of appointment.

You may download the complete job description here

Please visit www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. Contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions.


Deputy Executive Director – Chief of Programs

Los Angeles County Development Authority

Salary Range – $139,360 to $204,942

Filing Deadline: September 3, 2021

The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) seeks a passionate, collaborative, and dynamic leader to build upon years of successful efforts to Build Better Lives and Better Neighborhoods in Los Angeles County. LACDA is looking for a leader of hearts, minds, and people to improve the lives of Los Angeles County residents by providing affordable and public housing, constructing community improvements, and developing a suite of sustainable supportive services that address a wide range of needs.

The Deputy Executive Director (DED) is an executive management position reporting directly to the Executive Director. LACDA has two Deputy Executive Directors who serve as general managers overseeing a wide range of agency activities. The DED of administration, serves as the agency’s Chief of Operations and oversees Human Resources, Risk Management/Safety, Facilities & Fleet Management, Procurement, Information Technology, and Print Shop/Mail Room. The other DED serves as the Chief of Programs and oversees the service delivery of programs and facilitates special project activities for four (4) divisions in the agency that include Housing Assistance, Housing Operations, Housing Investment and Finance, and Community and Economic Development. Oversight also includes activities in the Traffic Administration Services unit.

The ideal candidate will be a key executive developer of, and contributor to, innovative strategic solutions in support of a variety of federally and locally funded programs. In partnership with elected officials and staff, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in building partnerships and working collaboratively in developing approaches to sustain and expand affordable housing and community development in the county. The candidate must possess a thorough and substantive, experience-based understanding of the principles and priorities of public sector administration and management, and have an extensive understanding of federal, state, and local regulations related to affordable and public housing, grant and loan management, construction management, project management, and community and economic development. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys the challenges and rewards of a fast-paced work environment and seeks a variety of current and future programs and projects. The Chief of Programs must embrace and advocate for the agency’s vision, the communities we serve, and will embody and inspire our continued commitment to deliver exceptional customer service. If your interests align with this agency’s vision and the people they serve and can generate momentum and readiness energize, engage and inspire others, join them in answering the call to Build Better Lives and Better Neighborhoods.

Imagine yourself working for a dynamic and innovative County agency with a high-profile role as a core participant in Los Angeles County’s broad-ranging efforts to address the region’s affordable housing and homelessness crises. The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) administers federal, state, and local funds that are made available to for-profit and non-profit housing developers for the development and preservation of affordable and special needs housing. Funded primarily with federal grants, the LACDA prides itself on sponsoring new solutions to local issues and forming partnerships with private and public agencies.

To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, submit your resume, and cover letter directly at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/CPSHRRS/jobs/3181794-0/deputy-executive-director-chief-of-programs

For more information contact:

Maricarmen Peoples
CPS HR Consulting
mpeoples@cpshr.us

To view an online brochure for this position, please visit: https://online.flipbuilder.com/kper/tzjw/mobile/index.html
To learn more about the agency’s work in support of its mission to Build Better Lives and Better Neighborhoods, please visit: https://wwwa.lacda.org


Business Liaison

City of Santa Cruz

$90,528 – $122,520 Annually

Recruitment closes 5 p.m. Thursday, August 26, 2021

The Business Liaison works closely with local businesses and recruits potential businesses; provides assistance to businesses navigating the start-up process to provide information about business plan assistance, financing and grant programs; serves as a single point of contact for businesses in the permitting process.

This position also develops and promotes economic development programs and services; gathers and analyzes business and economic data, works with other agencies and community partners, and contributes to marketing and communication efforts for the department. May exercise direct or indirect supervision of support, technical, and professional staff.  Requirements include Bachelor’s degree in business admin, public admin, urban planning, economics or closely related field and at least three (3) years of progressively responsible management analyst level experience in the area of economic development in a public sector organization.

To apply, submit completed City of Santa Cruz application form and response to supplemental questions.  Recruitment will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday 08/26/21.

For list of required application materials and to apply online, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santacruz or contact: City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department, 809 Center St., Room 6, Santa Cruz, CA  95060, (831) 420-5040, HR@cityofsantacruz.com

EOE/ADA


Economic Development Specialist 

City of Hayward 

Salary range – $97,760.00 – $118,684.80 Annually

Application due date – August 6, 2021 at 5pm

The Economic Development Specialist will work with the Economic Development Manager to plan and implement business retention, expansion, and recruiting programs, and to ensure that Hayward is the location of choice for a wide range of businesses.

The Economic Development Division is responsible for creating and supporting a positive climate for businesses in the Hayward community. The Division proactively works the business and development community for retention, expansion, and attraction of businesses to the community. In addition, the Division works to improve the image of Hayward through a variety of community focused activities and events.

You may download the complete job description here. A complete job description and list of duties can be found at www.hayward-ca.gov.

Candidates must submit a completed job application and a response to the Supplemental Questions. Application packets will be screened and candidates considered best qualified will move forward to a competitive examination process, which may include a writing exam, practical exam and/or an oral interview.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online at: www.hayward-ca.gov or www.GovernmentJobs.com.


Economic Development Project Manager

City of Walnut Creek, City Manager’s Office

Salary range – $114,144 – $138,738

Due date – Open Until Filled, with first review July 29, 2021

The city is seeking an excellent communicator and relationship builder as an Economic Development Project Manager to help grow the economic development program within the city. This position resides in the City Manager’s Office, with economic development having been established as a City Council priority for two years in a row. This is a great opportunity for the right person to use their economic development background and contacts to help build a strong program for Walnut Creek.

Reporting to the Economic Development Manager, the Economic Development Project Manager administers and provides project leadership for activities and programs of the City’s Economic Development Division, including:

  • Creation and implementation of business attraction, retention, and expansion strategies
  • Develop strong professional relationships with key stakeholders including the brokerage and investment communities
  • Serve as a liaison on projects and programs
  • Conduct research studies and provide analysis
  • Assist in the development of City policies related to the local economy
  • Working knowledge of city departments including Planning, Building and Safety, Engineering, and City Manager’s Office, particularly as their operations may relate to the program or project assigned
  • Serve as a member of the City Manager’s Office and participate in departmental policy development, administrative planning, and problem resolution

You may download a complete job description and how to apply here.


Grants & Contracts Manager

Economic Development Collaborative – Ventura County

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Open until filled

A regional public/private economic development organization, EDC-VC is a California 501c3 corporation dedicated to maintaining the region’s economic health and vitality, delivering programs that support business retention and growth, attraction and entrepreneurship.

This new position is responsible for identifying and applying for new funding resources and for supporting program service delivery and financial management teams in the administration, reporting, closeout and renewal of grants and contracts.

Job duties are concentrated in two areas:

  • Program development: grant and contract compliance, supporting program managers in tracking and reporting outcomes, supporting fiscal staff in tracking, reporting and projection of expenses and developing invoices, facilitating coordination between and among various program services for business clients.
  • Program management: grant and contract compliance, supporting program managers in tracking and reporting outcomes, supporting fiscal staff in tracking and reporting of expenses and developing invoices, facilitating coordination between and among the various program services for business clients.

The job announcement and application instructions document is available here.

Click here for the required application form.

For additional information see www.edcollaborative.com.

EDC – Ventura County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Positions (3): Grant Writing and Project Development; Project Manager/Strategic Initiatives; Business Development and Outreach Services

Siskiyou Economic Development Council

Salary: Varies by position

Open Until Filled

Siskiyou Economic Development Council is a non-profit organization serving Siskiyou County for over 30 years. Our mission is to facilitate business growth, retention, and attraction to promote community prosperity.  The SEDC provides expertise and leadership to help businesses locate, expand, and develop in Siskiyou County.

Come join our talented team and contribute to providing economic development opportunities, business outreach, and contemporary marketing initiatives in tourism promotion.

We are currently looking for professionals with compelling experience and education in business, economic development, and program management.

Candidates must possess a service-oriented focus, good business acumen and adaptability to changing environments. Foremost is an aptitude to partner and improve the business climate.

Join us in growing Siskiyou and invest in the future of the community we call home.

Download job descriptions and requirements for all three positions here.

Email resume and cover letter to:

tonya@siskiyoucounty.org

Learn about our work at:

www.siskiyoucounty.org

www.discoversiskiyou.com


Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development Manager 

Prosper Portland 

Monthly Salary Range: $9,601 – $13,922

Closes: Sun. 08/01/2021 11:59 PM PST 

Working at Prosper Portland offers a rare opportunity: to be an integral part of a dedicated team that guides the city in its aspiration to become one of the most globally competitive, equitable, and healthy cities in the world.

The Manager of Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development will use skills to nurture healthy teams, build inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems, stimulate equitable economic recovery, and foster collaborative relationships with public, non-profit, and private sector partners. This role places you at the helm of an innovative team.  As a thought partner and coach, you will support the team in developing and implementing best/emerging practices and programs that foster inclusive entrepreneurship and innovation, small business growth, community capacity to support business vitality, and increased access to middle wage jobs for priority communities.

The ideal candidate will possess strong self-awareness, sharply honed management and team building skills, an intuitive ease with broad community engagement, cross-cultural relationships and bridge building, and a passion to find smart solutions for complex issues.

Please apply at:  http://prosperportland.us/for-job-seekers/.


Assistant City Manager

City of Rocklin

Salary range: $156,724 – $216,044 annually

Application due date: August 1, 2021

The City of Rocklin seeks an Assistant City Manager (ACM) with a passion for economic development, community engagement, and public administration. The next ACM will be a high-energy leader who embraces collaborative partnerships and will use those relationships to improve services and create efficiencies through the implementation of strategic objectives. Rocklin’s city manager began in November 2020; she is looking to build a strong partnership with the new ACM to further the City’s growth. Additionally, the successful ACM candidate will help lead and respond to the City’s opportunities and challenges in a strategic manner and be experienced in economic development, have exceptional communication skills, and have a leadership presence supported by tangible accomplishments.

As a starting point, the new ACM will have the opportunity to work on the following:

  • Create a robust Economic Development Strategy to foster and strengthen the City’s economic and employment base.
  • Create a Government Relations Program, including developing relationships and partnerships at all levels of government, collaborating with regional partners, and managing the City’s legislative advocacy program.
  • Oversight and implementation of the City Strategic Planning process.
  • Oversight and implementation of the City’s American Rescue Plan Act allocation.

You may download a complete job description here.  Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity – https://www.calopps.org/rocklin/job-20139156#instructions

Contact information: Elise Hardy elise.hardy@rocklin.ca.us or 916-625-5057


Development Manager – Economic Development 

City of Alameda

Salary range: $106,893.00 – $129,930.00

Application due date: Thursday, July 29, 2021

The Economic Development and Community Services division maintains and grows Alameda’s tax and employment bases through business recovery, retention, expansion, and attraction efforts, real property development, tourism support, façade and art grants administration, public art grants administration and public arts management, and workforce development; and works to end homelessness in Alameda, promotes positive child and youth development, and improves coordination and delivery of social services.

The focus of this position will be managing programs such as the following:

  • Manage Façade Grant Program
  • Manage Public Art Program
  • Economic Forecasting
  • Manage Development Projects

You may download the complete job description here.

Apply online here.


Deputy Director of Community Development/Economic Development

City of Glendale, California

Salary: $9,146.50 – $13,306.31 Monthly

Applications due by 07/23/21

Under general direction, this upper management level position manages the functions of the Economic Development Division in the Community Development Department.  Provides staff support to the City Council, Housing Authority, Commissions, Boards, and Committees as required.

Minimum Requirements:

Experience

Six years of comprehensive management level experience in the field of community development or related disciplines.  This experience must include three years as a division or section head, including supervisory experience, over a large, complex organization similar to that of the City of Glendale.

Education/Training

Bachelor’s Degree in city or urban planning, architecture, engineering, geography, economics, public or business administration or a related field.  A Master’s Degree in a related field is highly desirable.

License(s)/Certification(s)

Valid California Class C driver’s license.

In order to be considered for this position, please submit your application utilizing the provided website: www.glendaleca.gov/jobs


March Joint Powers Authority, CA

Executive Director

Salary Range – Competitive
Filing Deadline: July 16, 2021

The March Joint Powers Authority (JPA) is a public entity, created for the purpose of addressing the use, reuse, and joint use of the realigned March Air Force Base. March JPA is seeking a hands-on, strategic, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial Executive Director with strong communication and presentation skills, a proven track record in development, and a desire to develop and mentor Authority staff. Candidates must possess a Baccalaureate degree or equivalent plus an advanced degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. Eight (8) years of related work experience, including experience in an executive capacity is required. Military base reuse experience is highly desirable. The annual salary range for the Executive Director position is competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience of the selected individual. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: July 16, 2021


Economic Development Manager

City of Pleasant Hill

Salary range: $131,520 – $174,924

Application due date: July 14, 2021

Pleasant Hill is a modern and dynamic city in the East Bay Area of San Francisco and home to approximately 35,000 residents. It is widely recognized for being a well-managed, fiscally sound City and for its community focused programs that benefit its citizens as well as providing a dynamic, stimulating work environment for City employees. The City seeks an Economic Development Manager who will plan, organize, direct, coordinate and manage the activities of the economic development program.

Requires a BA/BS degree and four years of professional experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in municipal economic development and expansion.

Please apply on-line by July 14, 2021 at www.allianceRC.com. For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda at suyeda@alliancerc.com or Cindy Krebs at ckrebs@alliancerc.com or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.


Community Development Director

City of Red Bluff

Salary range: $86,145 – $119,488

Application due date: Open until Filled

Administer and coordinate updating of the provisions of the City’s General Plan, building and zoning regulations, annexation procedures, land and easement acquisition and trade procedures, land divisions and reversion regulations, occupancy housing and grading regulations, mobile home installation regulations, design review guidelines, trash enclosure regulations, condominium conversion regulations, sign regulations, flood protection regulations, and other development related regulations, standards and procedures as required. Administer and coordinate enforcement of State mandated regulations including Subdivision Map Act, California Environmental Quality Act, Mobile Home Parks Act, energy regulations.

Develop and coordinate the City’s Economic Development program. Promote local business, encourage new businesses to locate in the City, help reduce barriers encountered by current and prospective businesses.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Planning or closely related field; Masters Degree is preferred. Ongoing job-related formal training or education is encouraged.
  • Three (3) years of experience as a department head, supervisor or lead planner in Community Development or Planning.

You may download the complete job description and employment application here.

Contact information: hr.redbluff@cityofredbluff.org or 530-527-2605 ext. 3051


Business Operations Analyst I or II

Ventura Port District

The salary range is $4,500 to $6,400 for Analyst I; $5,100 to $7,200 for Analyst II per month. Categorization of Analyst I or II and placement within the salary ranges may be dependent on factors such as experience, education, and training.

Friday, July 9, 2021 by 5:00PM

Under administrative direction of the Business Operations Manager, the Business Operations Analyst I/II conducts administrative and management studies, analysis and investigations related to the activities and operation of the revenue-generating departments of the District. The Business Operations Analyst gathers, compiles, and interprets a variety of market, financial, and statistical data; and prepares administrative reports for the District Board of Commissioners as well as for grant applications. This work generally includes research, analysis, and gathering complex technical data into precise, compelling, and easy to understand reports and visuals for distribution to a wide variety of audiences. The Business Operations Analyst will also represent the District at public Board Meetings, to the business community, and works with other public agencies.

For a complete job description, including the application, download here.


Senior Economic Development Analyst

City of Indio

$74,413.66 – $109,942.98 Annually

First review after June 22, 2021. Last review, if necessary, after July 7, 2021

Under general direction, leads and performs a variety of routine to complex administrative technical and professional work in analyzing and administering various components of the City’s Economic Development programs and projects; performs related work as required.

The Senior Economic Development Analyst is the advanced/lead journey level classification in which incumbents are expected to perform the full scope of professional economic development related  duties with minimum supervision.  Successful performance requires a thorough knowledge of Economic Development, Project Management, City Planning Principles, Contract Management, Marketing, Redevelopment Dissolution, Real Estate Transactions, Property Management, Public Works infrastructure projects, governmental operational procedures and the ability to exercise sound independent judgment.

Additional information can be found and application can be submitted here: https://www.indio.org/your_government/hr/emp_oppo.htm


Fellowship Openings

Supporting Social Justice and Economic Growth through Arts and Culture in Los Angeles

FUSE Corps

Los Angeles, CA

This fellowship project begins on July 26, 2021, and ends on July 24, 2022

Los Angeles works to promote arts and culture to ignite robust dialogue on issues of equity, supporting and ensuring LA’s many unique and vibrant communities are recognized, and advancing the social and economic impact of arts throughout Black and Hispanic communities. The Department of Cultural Affairs will partner with a FUSE Executive Fellow for one year to develop new systems to operationalize equity in the department’s policies, practices, and service delivery, based on their newly finalized Racial Equity Assessment.

For more information and to apply, go to https://www.fusecorps.org/fellowship-openings-2/


Fellowship Openings

Building an Inclusive and Resilient Economy by Supporting LA’s Minority & Women-Owned Small Businesses

FUSE Corps

Los Angeles, CA

This fellowship project begins on July 26, 2021, and ends on July 24, 2022

Los Angeles has been a hot spot for small business losses during the pandemic, especially for minority and women-owned small businesses. The City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development will partner with a FUSE Executive Fellow for one year to build the capacity of its Business Source Centers, providing adapted services and resources to limit further closures and ensure small businesses proposer.

For more information and to apply, go to https://www.fusecorps.org/fellowship-openings-2/


Economic Development Manager

City of Modesto

$8,866 – $10,776 Monthly

Application due date – June 29, 2021

The Economic Development Manager is responsible to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate Community and Economic Development policies; to manage sensitive, high-priority projects; to plan, organize, direct, and supervise administrative functions, including budget and personnel activities; to plan, organize, and direct economic development and redevelopment; and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Director of Community and Economic Development.

The Economic Development Manager will lead the charge on all matters related to economic development in the City–a top priority for the City Council. This position will direct, supervise and lead the Economic Development Division, a small, but integral division for the work of the City. For the City, economic development includes both growth in the economy and improvements to the quality of life. With this in mind, the Economic Development Division coordinates with Planning, Building and Engineering to improve the overall community.

This exciting position will set the foundation for the City for the next 20+ years and will build off the many great things currently happening, including the significant progress in downtown, the overall improvement of the business climate and diversification of the economy.

For complete job description and how to apply, click here.


Credit Analyst

Superior CA Economic Development

Redding, CA

Open Until Filled

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Serves as the primary evaluation point for SBA 504 and business loan requests with responsibilities from application through funding.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of prior banking, economic development lending, or title and escrow work desired. Junior lending, credit analysis or title company relations preferred. Progressively responsible experience in commercial loan underwriting, processing and packaging a plus.

EDUCATION: BA/BS or equivalent in Business, Finance, Accounting or a closely related field or equivalent related work experience.

LOCATION: Although some duties may be periodically performed remotely, incumbent is expected to work locally out of the SCED office

For a complete job description, download here.

Application is through resume and letter of interest by email to sue@scedd.org. A letter of interest is required.


Economic Development Specialist

County of Humboldt

$27.09 – $34.76 Hourly

Filing deadline is June 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST

PLEASE NOTE: This recruitment is for an Economic Development Specialist in the County Administrative Office (CAO).

Under general supervision, plans, coordinates, monitors, and provides for the implementation of the County’s economic development programs and activities; performs administrative and analytical work related to coordination of public and private economic development resources leading to the enhancement of employment opportunities, housing and public infrastructure; performs related work as assigned.

This is a skilled administrative and support class that coordinates and prepares economic development programs resulting in projects and employment. Incumbents typically perform the data collection, statistical analysis, program design, and planning coordination, as well as implementation and monitoring of activities for projects and programs.

Applications may only be submitted online through the County’s automated application system at http://www.humboldtgov.org/hr  no later than the final filing date listed on the job flyer. All applications are screened by subject matter experts. The most qualified candidates may then be invited for further testing. It is important that your application show all the relevant experience and education you possess.

For a complete job description, click here.

Contact information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/humboldtcountyca


Economic Development Specialist

City of Concord

Salary: $41.90 – $53.48 Hourly

$7,262.67 – $9,269.87 Monthly

$87,152.00 – $111,238.40 Annually

Closing Date: 06/18/21 05:00 PM

The City of Concord’s Economic Development & Base Reuse Department is looking for an experienced, talented, and creative Economic Development Specialist to assist the City in rising to the next level of economic vitality.

The ideal Economic Development Specialist candidate is a highly motivated self-starter who has the ability to network effectively, and thrives on achieving successful partnerships. The ideal candidate is someone who is customer service-oriented, is creative, and has a background in business attraction, business retention, and business expansion (or equivalent work experience).

S/he possesses experience with project management, data collection and reporting, public relations, and marketing principles, including social media marketing on platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The ideal Economic Development Specialist candidate also possesses superb communication skills – both orally and in writing. The future incumbent will successfully administer program functions within budget allocations, scheduled deadlines, and within the City’s established policies, processes, and procedures.

The City of Concord is an Equal Opportunity/Veteran’s Preference Employer.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2277140


Community and Economic Development Manager

City of Shasta Lake

Salary – $93,300, DOE

Application due date:  June 17, 2021

This position is responsible for managing the City of Shasta Lake’s economic development, affordable housing, grant administration, and various community development programs and projects. This position is combined of both Community and Economic Development duties.

Partial List of Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with City Manager, City staff, Chamber of Commerce, and Shasta Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on business recruitment efforts.
  • Provide documentation and resources to potential business partners.
  • Assist businesses with expansion and relocation needs.
  • Research companies and contacts prior to business meetings.
  • Update team progress and activity reports.
  • Work with economic development leadership team to advance existing programs, including:
  • Establish strong working relationships with key partners in the community.
  • Provide programmatic support for existing businesses and potential clients.
  • Work with property owners (commercial and industrial) on future for property, develop a database to match those property owners with suitable businesses.

Download the complete job description here. Interested individuals must submit a City of Shasta Lake employment application, available on the City’s website, www.cityofshastalake.org to:

City of Shasta Lake
Attn:  Personnel Department
PO Box 777
Shasta Lake, CA  96019
kdavis@cityofshastalake.org


Economic Development Director

County of Alpine

Salary Range: $7,616-$8,406 Per Month

Final Filing Date: UPDATED: Open Until Filled

Serving at under general direction of the County Administrative Officer, manages the Administrative Department’s economic development functions and directs the programs to achieve the departmental missions; drafts, implements and maintains the Economic Development Strategic Plan; develops and implements policies aimed at business retention and recruitment programs; identify County policies and procedures that could be streamlined to make doing business easier in the County, markets, promotes and facilitates business attraction and retention efforts, including preparation of press releases; communicates the program’s strategy to  diverse groups; seeks and applies for grants to enhance, promote and support the plan; assures compliance of all activities with County goals and objectives, state and federal laws, and County policies and procedures.

You may download complete job description here.