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Archived CALED Job Advertisements

Expired Job Advertisements:
CALED maintains this list of expired job ads as examples for future postings.

Economic Development Coordinator
City of El Segundo
Salary: $63,620.64 – $77,331.36 Annually
Deadline Date: December 2, 2018

Job Description: The economic development coordinator with assist in implementing program activities related to business attraction and retention for the city; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the real estate community and businesses; and assist in the implementation of marketing campaigns. For more information, go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elsegundo/jobs/2251247/economic-development-coordinator?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Contact information: HR@elsegundo.org  (310) 524-2328

Community and Economic Development Director
City of San Bernardino
Salary: $164,712 – $200,208, DOQ
Deadline Date: December 3, 2018

Job DescriptionJoin a City on the Move. The City of San Bernardino is recruiting for a highly skilled, innovative, and results driven individual to lead the Department of Community and Economic Development. The new Director will play a critical role in realizing the City’s vision of being a world class, “Strong and Prosperous,” community. The Director will report directly to the City Manager while maintaining close working relationships between departments and will be responsible for an eager staff of 29 and a 2018/19 budget of $11.5 million. Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential job duties of the position is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above is a Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of progressively responsible community development and engineering services, including planning, building, economic development and housing; at least 5 years of which were in a management capacity or equivalent combination of training and experience. Salary range is $164,712-$200,208 DOQ. Submit cover letter, resume, and 5 references to apply@ralphandersen.com by 12/3/18. Confidential inquiries to 916.630.4900. Detailed brochure at www.ralphandersen.com.

Move to Archive Community and Economic Development Director
City of Riverside
Salary: $151,992 – $219,660 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: November 30, 2018

Job Description: The City of Riverside is a leading Southern California city offering a blend of hometown charm, history and hospitality with the vision, energy, culture and diversity of a sophisticated metropolitan area.

This at-will position is a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Leadership Team. Key responsibilities include advancing the City’s economic development and city planning priorities, ensuring efficient and effective community development services in partnership with other City departments and regulatory agencies, and implementing continuous improvement of development review systems and practices. The new Director must have a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory management experience in city planning, economic/community development, commercial real estate or a closely related field.  This position also requires a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in city planning, urban design, public/business administration, real estate development or a closely related field.

To apply, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by November 30, 2018.

Economic Initiatives Director
City of Tucson, AZ
Salary: DOQ, excellent executive benefit package
Deadline Date: November 19, 2018

Job Description:  The City of Tucson is recruiting nationally for a highly experienced Economic Initiatives Director. The Economic Initiatives Director is a newly created, senior-executive level opportunity. This at-will position is a key member of the City Manager’s Economic Development Leadership team along with other regional and local key stakeholders. The Director will continue to aggressively focus attention towards business recruitment and redevelopment.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of ten years of executive experience in domestic and international economic development, redevelopment, and business assistance programs, with at least seven years of experience in municipal government. Due to the City’s size, scope, and complexities, broad management skills and a sophisticated approach to economic and business development challenges are essential, including experience in populations of at least 250,000. A Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) or Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) is a plus. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent executive benefit package.

Apply prior to November 19, 2018 by submitting a cover letter, resume, current salary, and 6 professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com. For confidential inquiries contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Business Development Analyst
Greater Sacramento Economic Development Council
Salary: $50,000 – $75,000 Annually
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: This position will support the business development efforts of GSEC by identifying and tracking new business development leads with the goal of converting them to new ‘locates’ In the community; leading the compilation and submission of all requests for information from prospects and site selectors, and preparing the team for trade shows and sales missions. A full job description is available at https://www.selectsacramento.com/about/careers/

Director of Planning and Development
County of Santa Barbara
Salary: $162,304 to $182,998 Annually DOQ/DOE
Deadline Date: November 2, 2018

Job Description: A background of leadership in a large, public sector organization is ideal. Strong technical knowledge (CEQA, Subdivision Map Act, etc.) and regulatory planning skills combined with a willingness to invest in staff development and community relationships, and a commitment to the organizational vision and mission are a must – a passion for the work and a sense of humor are helpful.

A Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration or a related field AND eight (8) years of administrative and/or management experience in a complex organization with responsibility for budget development and management, financial analysis, capital improvement projects, and intergovernmental liaison is required. Experience working for a city, county, or public sector special district including in-depth knowledge of service programs, and oversight and responsibility for budget and fiscal administration is expected. Experience in California is highly desired but not required. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and six professional references to: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=387

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 471-3111
Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search
County of Santa Barbara website: www.countyofsb.org
EOE

Economic Development Specialist
City of Concord
Salary: $82,160.00 – $104,852.80 Annually
Deadline Date: October 30, 2018

Job Description: The City of Concord’s Community and Economic Development Department is seeking a highly motivated self-starter with excellent communication skills to serve as their next Economic Development Specialist. The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, Planning, or a related field, coupled with three years of progressively responsible professional experience in economic development, including areas such as non-profit economic development corporation work, city or state economic development, or redevelopment experience including financing, project management, property acquisition, or closely related assignments. Strong public relations and writing skills are highly desired. The deadline to submit an online job application for this position is Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The City of Concord is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact information: Please visit http://apptrkr.com/1301298 for more
information and to apply online.
Economic Development Manager
City of Citrus Heights
Salary: $88,962.62 – $114,228.00 Annually
Deadline Date: October 26, 2018

Job DescriptionThe City of Citrus Heights is seeking a full-time detail-oriented, dynamic, independent and versatile individual to serve as the Economic Development Manager.

The position plans, organizes and implements economic development functions from conception to completion, including business retention, business attraction, incentive programs and city awareness marketing. Performs a variety of responsible administrative, professional and highly technical tasks, implements economic development goals and objectives for the city; interfaces and coordinates with the development community, local businesses, business organizations and various city departments as well as provides highly complex staff assistance to the City Manager. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible experience in development and implementation of economic development, community development strategies and business assistance programs and services. Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in economics, economic development, urban or regional planning, public administration, business administration or related field. License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid California driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance as required by the position.

You may apply on-line by visiting www.CalOpps.org

Project Manager I
Prosper Portland
Salary: $81,996 – $107,973 Annually
Deadline Date: October 14, 2018

Job Description: Prosper Portland seeks two Project Managers who will apply their skills in development, real estate, and project management to lead projects and programs that realize healthy, complete neighborhoods and equitable prosperity for the City of Portland. You will be a vital member of a team that collaborates with public, private and community-based partners to realize growth in a way that benefits communities across the city. This rare opportunity offers an intimate role in making our city a better place to live for all Portlanders.

The ideal candidate will possess comprehensive project management capabilities and a passion for community-based development, along with the flexibility and talent to manage complex, community responsive, and sometimes politically charged projects. This person will also have strong self-awareness, sharply honed listening skills and an intuitive ease with broad and inclusive community engagement.

Interested parties must complete an online application to be considered. Applications are available at http://prosperportland.us/for-job-seekers/.

Community Development Coordinator 
City of South San Francisco
Salary: $39.58 – $48.11 Hourly
Deadline Date: October 12, 2018

Job Description: This is a single-position, journey-level professional classification and it is distinguished by its specialization in community development and housing projects and programs.  Assignments primarily consist of administration of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and may also include neighborhood revitalization, grant writing, capital projects, affordable housing, real property acquisition, disposition and management, seismic retrofits, and affordable housing rehabilitation.

Please apply through the link: https://www.calopps.org/south-san-francisco/job-19000472

Economic Development Specialist
City of Stanton
Salary: $4,971 – $6,344 Monthly
Deadline Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Job Description: The City of Stanton is seeking an Economic Development Specialist to perform a variety of journey level professional duties in support of the Community Development Department including planning and implementing economic development/redevelopment and housing/Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects and programs; act as a liaison for the City to a variety of private, public, and community organizations and regulatory agencies; conduct studies and develop recommendations for action, policies and procedures; provide responsible staff assistance to the Community/Economic Development Director.

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Two years of responsible professional economic development, housing, land use planning or related experience.
  • Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, economics, public or business administration, or a related field.

Please submit a completed City application to Human Resources, City of Stanton, 7800 Katella Ave., Stanton, CA 90680 or via e-mail to hr@ci.stanton.ca.us. For a detailed employment announcement, visit the City’s website:www.ci.stanton.ca.us. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Cynthia Guzman at (714) 890-4225 or via e-mail atcguzman@ci.stanton.ca.us.

Housing and Community Development Manager
City of Santa Cruz
Salary: $7,776.00 – $10,523.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: September 27, 2018 at 5pm.

Job Description: Under administrative direction, the Housing and Community Development Manager assists in the implementation and administration of the city’s affordable housing and federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs by organizing outreach, processing loans, developing and refining program components, coordinating with other agencies and monitoring compliance with program conditions. Performs other related duties as assigned.

To apply online, go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department.

    Human Resource Department
809 Center St., Room 6
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 420-5040
HR@cityofsantacruz.com
EOE/ADA

 

 

Economic Development Specialist
City of Fremont
Salary: $73,252 – $89,039 Annually
Deadline Date: September 10, 2018

Job Description: The City of Fremont’s Economic Development Department is seeking a dynamic, customer service driven candidate to join its team as an Economic Development Specialist.  The position will: support the Department’s daily operations and assume roles on several team-based projects; help retain existing businesses; assist new-businesses and perform outreach and marketing designed to promote Fremont as a business destination; and serve as a City contact with businesses.

This position requires either a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Urban Planning, Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, Public Administration or related field; or 3 years of experience in economic or community development that includes one year of experience in the public sector and/or in marketing.

A successful candidate will have the basic knowledge and skills of the principle, practices and issues of economic development including business recruitment, expansion and retention, basic principles and practices of demographic research and analysis, program coordination, automated information systems and public presentations, modern marketing practices, public relations techniques; and promotional events planning.  This includes the ability to speak publicly, work with graphics design software, and plan and organize public relations/promotional programs and campaigns.

To view the complete job announcement and application instructions, visit www.fremont.gov/cityjobs.

Director, Department of Planning and Development 
County of Santa Clara
Salary: $176,073 – $225,939, Annually
Deadline Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Job Description:  Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Business or Public Administration AND a minimum of four (4) years recent experience managing staff and operations in a complex organization in two or more of the following areas: community development, land use planning, policy development, or civil engineering/surveying is required. A portion of the management experience must be in or related to public sector planning. Candidates should possess thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends in land use, environmental law, urban and regional planning, building inspection, land development and the development permit process. Experience or the ability get up to speed quickly in Intergovernmental agency relationships; State Planning Act, Subdivision Act and California Environmental Quality Act is a must.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and six work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment). Resumes should reflect years and months of employment, positions held. Apply on our website here: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=370

For additional information, contact:
Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: (916) 471-3111

Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search

Santa Clara County Department of Planning and Development: www.sccgov.org/sites/dpd EOE

 

Economic Development Specialist II
City of Santa Ana
Salary: $6,670 – $8,941 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 31, 2018

Job Description: Under direction, performs difficult and responsible professional work in various economic development-related activities, project management, and other business assistance programs. Three years of progressively responsible experience in government, international trade or private enterprise in the area of international trade development.  Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Economics, Business or Public Administration, Commercial and Mortgage Finance, Real Estate or other related field. Must possess and retain a valid California Class C Driver’s License as a condition of employment. Willingness and ability to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends as needed. Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is highly desirable but not required.

For more information, please visit www.santa-ana.org or contact Human Resources at (714) 647-5371.

Economic Development Specialist
City of Vista
Salary: $5,044 – $6,131 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 30, 2018 by 5:30pm

Job Description: The City of Vista’s Economic Development Department is seeking an energetic, motivated team player to serve as an Economic Development Specialist. This position will support the general operations of the Economic Development Department with activities related to proactive business attraction, retention and expansion. In addition, the incumbent develops small business assistance plans; acts as liaison to outside local, regional, state and federal economic development agencies and organizations; develops staff reports; coordinates and facilitates meetings with local businesses and associations; develops marketing materials; and prepares reports and speeches. The incumbent will also assume responsibility for coordinating and managing various Economic Development programs.

A typical qualifying background would include college coursework in public or business administration, or a closely related field, and at least one year of technical level experience performing varied responsible economic development activities, including special events.

A City application form and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted and received by the closing date. Application materials may be obtained from the City of Vista, Human Resources Office, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084 OR applicants can apply online at www.cityofvista.com.

Contact information – City of Vista – Human Resources
200 Civic Center Drive
Vista, CA  92084
P:760-639-6145
F:760-639-6146

Research Assistant/Analyst
RSG, Inc.
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience, along with excellent benefits
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description:  Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college/university with major coursework in Economics, Finance, Real Estate, and/or related field.

Technical Abilities:  Highly proficient in Excel and Word, demonstrated abilities to analyze complex topics quickly and present findings to management and clients, articulate, detail-oriented, and highly effective time/project management skills. Fluent in Spanish highly preferred, but not required.

Abilities: Collect, research, and analyze property and financial data; create and update Excel spreadsheets using advanced formulas (some involving vlookups and pivot tables); prepare written reports; assist with housing compliance monitoring (requires travel by car to various Southern California counties approximately one day per week) and have outstanding oral and written communication skills.  Must be capable of working collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a team of driven and intelligent colleagues.

Candidates who succeed at RSG align to 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.

Applicants must have a car (mileage is reimbursed by the company at current federal rates), a valid California Driver’s license, and proof of car insurance.

  • Contact information:

Submit all resumes and cover letters to jobs@webrsg.com

Address: 309 W 4th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Phone: (714) 541-4585

 

 

 

Economic Development Manager #2564
City of Redwood City
Salary: $11,300 – $15,255 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 23, 2018

Job Description: Under direction of the Deputy City Manager, this position will identify opportunities to support a diverse and strong business community using both traditional and innovative techniques, and will initiate key economic activities based on the City’s General Plan, Downtown Precise Plan, and regional initiatives. As a key member of the City Manager’s Office, the incumbent will develop strong internal and external Relationships that will foster a positive business climate, and will recommend the tools to facilitate desired objectives.  The Economic Development Manager will initiate Marketing and outreach activities to identify retail, restaurant, entertainment, and business opportunities for the downtown area and other key business districts.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for success in this position. The ideal candidate will also possess demonstrated past knowledge and success with the on-going implementation of economic development initiatives including marketing, outreach and business retention efforts. Professionalism and skill in working with a wide range of stakeholders including internal City departments and business entities is critical.

Please click here review the complete job announcement and apply for the job.
Contact information: Jane Yang, jyang@redwoodcity.org, (650) 780-7282

Economic Development Director (M/C)-County Administrative Office
County of Humboldt
Salary: $7,209.66 – $9,251.62 Monthly/ $86,515.92 – $111,019.44 Annually
Deadline Date: August 23, 2018

Job Description: Under general direction of the County Administrative Officer, the Economic Development Director focuses on the retention and expansion of existing companies, attracting new business by targeting key industry sectors and clusters, and the continuous development, refinement and strengthening of successful economic development strategies.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a valid California driver’s license.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills outlined above is:

An advanced degree in business or public administration, marketing, economics, political science, community and regional planning or a closely related field and eight (8) years of increasing supervisory or administrative responsibility experience in business and economic development which has included community development, economic development, redevelopment, real estate, business financing, or related field.

For more information about this position please click here.

Contact information
County of Humboldt – Human Resources
Personnel@co.humboldt.ca.us
707-476-2349
Candidates must apply online at https://humboldtgov.org/HR/jobs

Associate Governmental Program Analyst-CA Competes Tax Credit Analyst
GO-Biz Headquarters
Salary: $4,784.00 – $6,168.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 21, 2018

Job Description: The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) Analyst will receive direct supervision from the Staff Services Manager II (SSMII), Assistant Deputy Director of the CCTC program, and indirect supervision from the Deputy Director of the CCTC program. The CCTC Analyst will work independently and with the CCTC team to promote and achieve the goals of the CCTC program and GO-Biz.

For more information and to apply for this position, please click here.

Economic Development Manager
City of Eastvale
Salary: $88,055.57 – $118,002.88
Deadline Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018 by 5:00pm

Job Description: The City of Eastvale has an opportunity available for one (1) full-time/benefitted Economic Development Manager. This is a FLSA exempt position that works under the general supervision and reports directly to the City Manager or designee to plan, coordinate, recommend and implement the strategies, activities and operations of the City’s economic development program; to develop and implement marketing programs emphasizing business retention, attraction and development; to serves as a resource for the public including developers, property owners, community organizations, businesses and residents; and to perform related duties as required. The typical work schedule is a 4/10 Plan, and the assigned work days may vary depending on the needs of the City, which at times may include evening and/or weekend work.

HOW TO APPLY

A City Employment Application must be completed and submitted along with the supplemental questionnaire, a resume, cover letter, and references. The City’s Employment Application is available on the City’s website at http://www.eastvaleca.gov/city-hall/employment.

Completed City Employment Applications may be submitted to the City of Eastvale at 12363 Limonite, Suite 910, Eastvale, CA 91752 or via email hr@eastvaleca.gov and must be received no later than 5:00 PM Thursday, August 16, 2018. No late applications will be considered.

  • For specific questions regarding this position, contact Human Resources at (951) 361-0900, or emailhr@eastvaleca.gov.
Economic Development Manager #2564
City of Redwood City
Salary: $11,300 – $15,255 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 23, 2018

Job Description: Under direction of the Deputy City Manager, this position will identify opportunities to support a diverse and strong business community using both traditional and innovative techniques, and will initiate key economic activities based on the City’s General Plan, Downtown Precise Plan, and regional initiatives. As a key member of the City Manager’s Office, the incumbent will develop strong internal and external Relationships that will foster a positive business climate, and will recommend the tools to facilitate desired objectives.  The Economic Development Manager will initiate Marketing and outreach activities to identify retail, restaurant, entertainment, and business opportunities for the downtown area and other key business districts.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for success in this position. The ideal candidate will also possess demonstrated past knowledge and success with the on-going implementation of economic development initiatives including marketing, outreach and business retention efforts. Professionalism and skill in working with a wide range of stakeholders including internal City departments and business entities is critical.

Please click here review the complete job announcement and apply for the job.
Contact information: Jane Yang, jyang@redwoodcity.org, (650) 780-7282

Economic Development Director (M/C)-County Administrative Office
County of Humboldt
Salary: $7,209.66 – $9,251.62 Monthly/ $86,515.92 – $111,019.44 Annually
Deadline Date: August 23, 2018

Job Description: Under general direction of the County Administrative Officer, the Economic Development Director focuses on the retention and expansion of existing companies, attracting new business by targeting key industry sectors and clusters, and the continuous development, refinement and strengthening of successful economic development strategies.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a valid California driver’s license.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills outlined above is:

An advanced degree in business or public administration, marketing, economics, political science, community and regional planning or a closely related field and eight (8) years of increasing supervisory or administrative responsibility experience in business and economic development which has included community development, economic development, redevelopment, real estate, business financing, or related field.

For more information about this position please click here.

Contact information
County of Humboldt – Human Resources
Personnel@co.humboldt.ca.us
707-476-2349
Candidates must apply online at https://humboldtgov.org/HR/jobs

Associate Governmental Program Analyst-CA Competes Tax Credit Analyst
GO-Biz Headquarters
Salary: $4,784.00 – $6,168.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 21, 2018

Job Description: The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) Analyst will receive direct supervision from the Staff Services Manager II (SSMII), Assistant Deputy Director of the CCTC program, and indirect supervision from the Deputy Director of the CCTC program. The CCTC Analyst will work independently and with the CCTC team to promote and achieve the goals of the CCTC program and GO-Biz.

For more information and to apply for this position, please click here.

Economic Development Manager
City of Eastvale
Salary: $88,055.57 – $118,002.88
Deadline Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018 by 5:00pm

Job Description: The City of Eastvale has an opportunity available for one (1) full-time/benefitted Economic Development Manager. This is a FLSA exempt position that works under the general supervision and reports directly to the City Manager or designee to plan, coordinate, recommend and implement the strategies, activities and operations of the City’s economic development program; to develop and implement marketing programs emphasizing business retention, attraction and development; to serves as a resource for the public including developers, property owners, community organizations, businesses and residents; and to perform related duties as required. The typical work schedule is a 4/10 Plan, and the assigned work days may vary depending on the needs of the City, which at times may include evening and/or weekend work.

HOW TO APPLY

A City Employment Application must be completed and submitted along with the supplemental questionnaire, a resume, cover letter, and references. The City’s Employment Application is available on the City’s website at http://www.eastvaleca.gov/city-hall/employment.

Completed City Employment Applications may be submitted to the City of Eastvale at 12363 Limonite, Suite 910, Eastvale, CA 91752 or via email hr@eastvaleca.gov and must be received no later than 5:00 PM Thursday, August 16, 2018. No late applications will be considered.

  • For specific questions regarding this position, contact Human Resources at (951) 361-0900, or emailhr@eastvaleca.gov.
Management Analyst – Economic Development 
City of Palm Desert
Salary: $5,785 – $7,940 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 03, 2018

Job Description: The City of Palm Desert is seeking a self-starter and organized person to join its Economic Development team. This person will be responsible for marketing and research activities to promote the City of Palm Desert as a place to work, live, and play. The Economic Development Management Analyst will act as point of contact for business and property owners to enhance economic development and act as the liaison to El Paseo Merchants Association, Chamber of Commerce, Westfield Shopping Center, El Paseo and the business community.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of local government development entitlement process (Ombudsman Service) and have the ability maintain great working relations with City Staff and other governmental agencies (CVWD, Riverside Co. Utility Companies). Experience with preparing commercial vacancy reports, demographic reports, TOT/Sales Tax reports is highly desired.

Closing Date: 08/03/2018

For more information, please visit www.CityofPalmDesert.org/jobs.

Senior Management Analyst – Economic Development 
City of Palm Desert
Salary: $6,386 – $8,764 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 03, 2018

Job Description: The City of Palm Desert is seeking a professional and energetic individual to join the Economic Development team as a Senior Management Specialist. This advanced journey-level position will be a key role in implementing the goals of the Economic Development Strategic Plan. The selected candidate will assist with negotiations of property sales, development agreements, along with prepare, implement and manage the City’s Economic Development Inventive Program.

The ideal candidate will effectively represent the department and the City in meetings with the media, governmental agencies, community groups, and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and in meetings with individuals. Knowledge of real estate principles, local government entitlement process, financial analysis, appraisals, and proformas will make you a successful Senior Management Specialist.

Closing Date: 08/03/2018

For more information, please visit www.CityofPalmDesert.org/jobs.

Economic Development Director
City of Roseville
Salary: $137,184 – $183,840, DOQ, and is supplemented with comprehensive benefit package including CalPERS retirement.
Deadline Date: July 30, 2018

Job Description: The City of Roseville is conducting a national search for the position of Economic Development Director. As a vibrant and growing community, the City of Roseville is seeking an experienced individual that will recognize this incredible opportunity to aggressively pursue new development, diversification, and adaptive reuse as well as stimulate innovative public-private partnerships for this maturing city. Working collaboratively with the City Manager, the Economic Development Director will further assist the City Council in exploring options for strategic decisions on investments, infrastructure, and funding, while at the same time, serve 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 7 years of progressively responsible experience in community development including three years of administrative and management responsibility in a public-sector municipality. A Master’s degree may be a plus. Interested candidates should submit a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Economic Development Director
City of Roseville
Salary: $137,184 – $183,840, DOQ, and is supplemented with comprehensive benefit package including CalPERS retirement.
Deadline Date: July 30, 2018

Job Description: The City of Roseville is conducting a national search for the position of Economic Development Director. As a vibrant and growing community, the City of Roseville is seeking an experienced individual that will recognize this incredible opportunity to aggressively pursue new development, diversification, and adaptive reuse as well as stimulate innovative public-private partnerships for this maturing city. Working collaboratively with the City Manager, the Economic Development Director will further assist the City Council in exploring options for strategic decisions on investments, infrastructure, and funding, while at the same time, serve 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 7 years of progressively responsible experience in community development including three years of administrative and management responsibility in a public-sector municipality. A Master’s degree may be a plus. Interested candidates should submit a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Program Manager (Grant Management Professional)
Siskiyou Economic Development Council, Yreka, CA
Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 Annually, DOQ, benefit package available
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Local Nonprofit seeking dynamic individual willing to work as a manager for various economic development grant programs.  This is a career opportunity working with communities in Siskiyou County helping them prepare for economic development. Project examples include workforce strategies, brownfield development, and alternative-transportation fuels.

Key duties:

  • Interpret and implement programs
  • Review and analyze contracts under strategic goals
  • Strategic planning
  • Project and grant management, documentation tracking, data entry and file maintenance
  • Troubleshoot issues that may arise
  • Budgeting, financial management, and billing
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) or 4 years position-related experience equivalent
  • Grant writing and project management experience
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must have excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently and be a team player
  • Show strong initiative to seek out new opportunities
  • California Class C driver’s license in good standing as some travel is required

Contact information: Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to tonya@siskiyoucounty.org
To learn more visit: https://www.siskiyoucounty.org

City Planner
City of San Clemente
Salary: $123,054 – $149,573, DOQE
Deadline Date: July 23, 2018

Job Description: The beautiful southern California coastal city of San Clemente is a family-oriented community of 65,400 residents and encompasses 18.5 square miles. With its natural beauty and outstanding amenities, San Clemente maintains an exceptional quality of life for its vibrant and engaged citizenry. This coastal jewel embraces a higher standard for development, historic preservation, and urban design. The City of San Clemente enjoys a stable organization with strong, award-winning financial planning, and a supportive, stable, and fiscally conservative City Council.  The Community Development Department has a professional and dedicated staff of 32.75 FTE’s and operates with a proposed FY 2018/19 budget of $5,350,990.  The department consists of Community Development Administration, Building, Planning, and Code Compliance divisions.

Reporting to the Community Development Director, the City Planner will oversee a proposed budget of approximately $1.6 million and staff of 10 within Long-Range Planning, Current Planning, Planning Administration, and Commissions/Boards/Committees.  The Planning Division provides guidance and support to help create a high quality of life by implementing the city’s vision and goals within the City Centennial General Plan.  At least five years of increasingly responsible experience in current or advanced urban planning, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility is required.  In addition, the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in urban planning, regional planning, urban design, public administration, business management or a related field is required.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at: Peckham & McKenney www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

Development Manager
City of Santa Cruz
Salary: $7,174 – $9,708 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 19, 2018

Job Description: TheDevelopment Manager for the City of Santa Cruz plans, organizes, supervises and directs the City’s economic development planning and implementation; provides financial analysis for department/divisions; and makes recommendations to City Advisory bodies and the City Council/Successor Agency.

Go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs.
City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department
(831) 420-5040
HR@cityofsantacruz.com
EOE/ADA

Associate Planner
Monterey County
Salary: $5,463 – $7,456 Monthly
Deadline Date: Friday, July 13, 2018

Job Description: Apply On-line! Our Website: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/montereycounty

For a detailed description about the Associate Planner position for the County of Monterey please click here.

Applications may be obtained from and submitted to: Monterey County Resource Management Agency, Human Resources Department
Attn: Channelle Ceralde
1441 Schilling Place, First Floor – Human Resources, Salinas, CA 93901
Email: ceraldec@co.monterey.ca.us
Phone: (831) 755-5373 Fax: (831) 784-5603

Economic Development Coordinator
City of Stanton
Salary: $5,624 – $7,178 Monthly
Deadline Date: Monday, July 9, 2018

Job Description: The City of Stanton is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator to perform a wide variety of professional support in planning and implementing economic development/redevelopment and housing/Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects and programs; act as a liaison for the City to a variety of private, public, and community organizations and regulatory agencies; conduct studies and develop recommendations for action, policies and procedures; provide responsible staff assistance to the Community/Economic Development Director, City Manager, various commissions, and the City Council.

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Three years of responsible professional economic development, housing, land use planning or related experience.
  • Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, economics, public or business administration, or a related field.

Apply by Monday, July 9, 2018. Please submit a completed City application to Human Resources, City of Stanton, 7800 Katella Ave., Stanton, CA 90680 or via e-mail tohr@ci.stanton.ca.us. For a detailed employment announcement, visit the City’s website:www.ci.stanton.ca.us. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Cynthia Guzman at (714) 890-4225 or via e-mail at cguzman@ci.stanton.ca.us.

Chief Financial Officer
Prosper Portland
Salary: $142,376.00 – $206,436.00 Annually
Deadline Date: June 19, 2018

Job Description: Prosper Portland, the economic and urban development agency for the City of Portland, seeks to complement its workforce with a Chief Financial Officer.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for strategic guidance and oversight of the agency’s financial and internal operations to enhance Prosper Portland’s ability to be an equitable, innovative, and financially sustainable agency. The position leads the managers and professional staff of the Finance and Business Operations Department, which is responsible for the agency’s overall fiscal, budget, procurement, administrative, and risk management; the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve assets and report accurate financial results; information technology systems; and compliance with applicable laws, professional standards and internal policy. The CFO provides financial analyses and recommendations that support enterprise-wide policy, strategy, and operating objectives.

Interested parties must complete an online application to be considered. Applications are available at http://prosperportland.us/for-job-seekers/

Workforce and Economic Development Program Manager
Contra Costa Community College District
Salary: $7,298 – $8,892 Monthly
Deadline Date: June 14, 2018

Job Description: For complete job description and application please visit us at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/5208

This Program Manager plans, directs and evaluates the activities of specially funded programs and services. This position works under the general direction of a higher-level manager. Supervision is exercised over assigned staff members.
Distinguishing Characteristics
A Program Manager is the first level of classified management in the District. This position will serve as an administrator overseeing up to several small programs or projects for a college. Such programs or projects are typically funded by grants or other special funds.
Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Education: Earned Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university. Certain programs may require a specific major as required by law.
Experience: Equivalent to at least three (3) years of full-time instructional, administrative, student, and/or other relevant support services experience. EOE
Director of Community and Economic Development
City of Modesto
Salary: $140,749 – $175,937 Annually (DOQ)
Deadline Date: June 18, 2018

Job Description: The City of Modesto is recruiting nationally for a highly motivated, innovative, and result driven individual who can lead the community and Economic Development Department i the support of ” Building a Healthy Economy and Great Quality of Life” initiative in Modesto. The new Director will work closely with the City Manager’s Office while maintaining close working relationships between departments and will be responsible for a highly capable staff of 83 full-time employees, with an operating budget of almost $14.5 million.

A bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Urban Planning, Community Development, or a closely related field of study is required. An advanced degree is highly desirable. This position requires a minimum of five years experience in economic development, commercial real estate, or a closely related field. The City s offering a competitive annual executive salary and a car allowance of $400 per month.

Apply prior to June 18, 2018 by submitting a cover letter resume, and 6 professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com. For confidential inquires contact Robert Burg, (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Deputy City Manager
City of Hayward
Salary: $174,741 – $212,241 Annually
Deadline Date: June 22, 2018

Job Description: The City of Hayward (pop. 153,600) is strategically positioned at the epicenter of a metropolitan area synonymous with innovation, bold thinking, and entrepreneurship.  The sixth-largest municipality in the Bay Area, Hayward is a thriving regional center of commerce, manufacturing activity, and trade. Known as the “Heart of the Bay,” Hayward has capitalized on its unparalleled location, relative affordability, and a wide range of quality of life benefits to catch the eye of everyone from Fortune 500 companies to young professionals, families, tech startups, and major developers.

The newly created position of Deputy City is an executive level classification reporting to the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager.  Overseeing 11 staff in the divisions of Community Services, Housing, and Economic Development, the Deputy City Manager will also oversee a variety of special projects, primarily focused around development and negotiations (including the Route 238 Properties Master Development Plan). The ideal candidate is an “uber negotiator” who understands high-level policy implications and how to creatively and strategically enter into development and land use transactions.

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or related field is required; a Master’s Degree is highly desirable.  This position requires at least seven years of progressively responsible professional level administration and/or operational support duties on programs, three years of which were at the managerial or executive level.  Those individuals experienced in redevelopment and economic development are strongly encouraged to apply.

The annual salary range for the incoming Deputy City Manager is $174,741 to $212,241; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website:

Peckham & McKenney
www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

 

Deputy Director, Economic & Workforce Development (Business Development Manager)
City of Oakland
Salary: $135,143 – $165,936 Annually
Deadline Date: June 8, 2018

Job Description: The City of Oakland seeks an experienced professional to lead the Business Development Division, oversee implementation of the City’s new Economic Development Strategy, and help position the City to harness business growth and new development so that all Oaklanders can achieve economic security and have an opportunity to thrive.

Key duties:

  • Implement the City’s recently adopted Economic Development Strategy;
  • Oversee programs and activities to support business retention, expansion, formation, and attraction, especially in key sectors of manufacturing, retail, and technology;
  • Reposition the Oakland Business Assistance Center to better support small businesses with permitting, registration, financing, and technical assistance;
  • Promote opportunity sites for new development and assist in implementation of Specific Plans;
  • Oversee communication strategies and development of marketing messages and materials;
  • Oversee the formation and management of community benefit/business improvement districts;
  • Assist with strategic planning, budgeting and fiscal management, staff performance, internal and external coordination and collaboration, and representation of the Department with external partners and the community.

Requires Bachelor’s in Public Policy, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Urban Planning, or a closely related field (Master’s desirable) and 5 years of progressively responsible experience performing complex administrative duties in an economic or business development environment, including 2+ years in a supervisory capacity.

To learn more, visit the online brochure at: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/w/OAK070568. Apply at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. EOE

Senior Economic Development Project Manager
City of Fairfield
Salary: $99,299.20 – $120,702.40 Annually (DOQ)
Deadline Date: June 8, 2018, applications due by 5pm.

Job Description: The City of Fairfield’s Economic development Division is recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to lead the implementation of the Heart of Fairfield Specific Plan and continue the advancement of the City’s commercial sector. Situated between two of the fastest growing areas in California, Fairfield bridges the gap between  the San Francisco Bay Area and the Sacramento metropolitan region. Fairfield boasts a ” Bay Area experience without Bay Area costs,” and affords an economic development professional and amazing canvas of opportunity for the ongoing and future development of this vibrant Northern California community. This position will have the opportunity to affect the transformation of the Downtown and West Texas Street commercial areas through the creation and implementation of strategies to rehabilitate, revitalize and develop of properties and businesses.

This journey level position requires a highly motivated and results driven individual that can conduct complex, economic development analyses and activities relating to business recruitment, retention and expansion and redevelopment of existing commercial areas throughout the City. The ideal candidate will have strong written skills and be a flexible, detail-oriented person that can work effectively with public and private sector stakeholders. Experience in marketing, research and small business development is highly desired. Coordination with other City departments to facilitate zoning, permitting, licensing and other related issues is required.

For more information about this opportunity, the generous compensation and benefit package, and to apply click here.

Principal (2018-2019 School Year)
Alliance College-Ready Public Schools
Salary: $115,000 – $127,000
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Alliance is seeking outstanding instructional leaders and managers to shepherd its schools into the next chapter of greater academic excellence. We expect our Alliance school leaders to possess knowledge of great teaching and instruction, and to have demonstrated success in engaging and inspiring a school community to achieve high levels of student achievement. We want culturally competent and self-reflective leaders who understand the effects of race, class, ethnicity, income, disability, and other issues of difference and have personally worked in communities like Alliance’s to ensure that students have an opportunity to succeed.

Our Principals enjoy a significant degree of autonomy and flexibility to lead their schools toward these academic results and to build engaged, rewarding work environments that retain talented educators committed to college and career success for all students. Alliance Principals receive substantial professional development to hone their craft, including monthly full-day professional development sessions, semi-annual network-wide leadership retreats, and coaching from Area Superintendents and a Director of School Leadership. Principals receive support from the Alliance Home Office to enable their leadership autonomy, including support selecting and implementing research-based, rigorous curriculum and utilizing assessment data to drive instruction, as well as back-office supports (e.g., finance, operations, HR, IT, facilities).

Contact information: Oscar Barajas – obarajas@laalliance.org

Chief Executive Officer
Regional Trade and Economic Development Alliance
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The Regional Trade and Economic Development Alliance is a new regional organization developed to enhance economic development efforts and bring a broad-based and inclusive economic growth and prosperity of the Puget Sound. The CEO will have the opportunity to lead and support the founding of this new organization for the Puget Sound region. This will be a new 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 opportunity for all of the region’s residents. A complete job profile can be requested at SeattleREDA@jci-inc.net

Contact information – Todd Jorgenson SeattleREDA@jci-inc.net 866.564.3138

Economic Development Director
City of Antioch
Salary: $127,392 – $154,836 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: March 30, 2018

Job Description: Antioch is known as the “Gateway to the Delta” for its location on the banks of the San Joaquin River. Families with dreams of home ownership come to Antioch for its stunning neighborhoods, parks, and natural beauty.

The new Economic Development Director reports to the City Manager and will have the exciting opportunity to foster the burgeoning economic growth and development of the City. As a key member of the City’s Executive Management Team, the Director will work collaboratively with department head peers and community partners in mobilizing, identifying, coordinating and unifying efforts within the greater community to drive economic vibrancy within Antioch. The selected candidate will have at least six years of professional and responsible economic development experience, including three years with management and administrative responsibilities. The educational requirement includes a Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, economics, planning or a related field.

To apply, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by March 30, 2018.

 

Economic Development Director
City of Goodyear, Arizona
Salary: $111,315.82 – $14,766.82 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: March 23, 2018

For more information regarding the job, please click here.

 

Marketing and Outreach Coordinator
City of Santa Rosa
Salary: $7,119.42 – $9,089.67
Deadline Date: March 3, 2018

For a full description of this position, please click here.  To apply for this position, please visit the online portal here.

Economic Development Manager
City of San Luis Obispo
Salary: $89,284.00 – $111,592.00 Annually
Deadline Date: March 2, 2018 by 5pm

Job Description: The City is seeking professionals who are looking to serve as an ambassador for the business community in SLO, which is recognized as one of the happiest towns in North America, with well managed finances and several active business sectors.

For insight into what SLO has to offer and how you will contribute to this community please visit:http://www.slocity.org/home/showdocument?id=18966

If you are interested in applying your background as a successful business person or economic development professional to the future of our community through creating and implementing proactive strategies, please apply by 5pm on Friday, March 2, 2018.
http://www.slocity.org/government/department-directory/human-resources/job-openings 

Development Services Director
City of Suisun City
Salary: $108,648 – $131,856 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: February 11, 2018

Job Description: New development and strong business attraction, retention and expansion programs are critical for Suisun City’s long-term success.  The Development Services Director is an integral part of our development team who serves on the executive management team, and is responsible for all program activities of the Department, including economic development, planning and housing.  In addition to managing the department, the Director is directly responsible for participating in and coordinating the City’s economic development efforts, including development of properties controlled by the city, housing authority, successor agency and private parties.  The Director coordinates activities of the Planning Commission, the Successor Agency to the RDA and the Oversight Board.  The Director reports directly to the City Manager and provides advice and counsel regarding strategic policy and problem solving issues related to the Department and the City overall.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university with major course work in real estate, business administration, economics, public administration, marketing, planning or a related field.  A Master’s degree desirable. Eight years increasingly responsible economic development and/or planning experience with emphasis economic development, including three years of management and administrative responsibility.

For details and application instructions, please visit www.Suisun.com

Director of Community Development
City of Bell
Salary: $10,833 – $12,133 Monthly
Deadline Date: February 9, 2018

Job Description:  The City of Bell is a warm and friendly town composed of young families, small businesses, and an industrial district located on the east bank of the Los Angeles River in southeast Los Angeles County. Bell is known as the key to industry, given it is located in the heart of the central Los Angeles industrial market.

A Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning with an emphasis in economic development, or a related field, AND seven (7) years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory management experience in community development, planning or redevelopment is required. A Master’s degree preferred; AICP desirable.

To be considered, please submit your cover letter with current salary, résumé (reflecting years and months of positions held), and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) by applying on our website here: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=275

For more information about this recruitment, please contact:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Tel: 916 471-3111

Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search

City of Bell website: www.cityofbell.org

 

EOE

 

Economic Development Analyst
City of Stockton
Salary: $5,621.24 – $7216.86 Monthly
Deadline Date: January 26, 2018 by 5:30pm

Job Description: The City of Stockton’s Economic Development Department is seeking an Economic Development Analyst to assist with the implementation of programs and projects focused on business retention, attraction, and expansion. There is currently one (1) vacancy in the Economic Development Department. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and be a flexible, detail oriented person that can work effectively with members of the public. Experience in marketing, research, and small business development is highly desired. Coordination with other City departments to facilitate zoning, permitting, licensing and other related issues is required.  This incumbent will work a City of Stockton 9/80 schedule: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fridays; with every other Friday off.

APPLY BY: 5:30 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018. For requirements and detailed information go to: www.stocktonca.gov/jobs or visit the City of Stockton’s HR Dept., located at 400 E. Main St, 3rd Floor, Stockton, CA 95202. 209-937-8233. EOE

Economic Development Management Analyst
City of Tracy
Salary: $6,550 – $7,961 Monthly
Deadline Date: January 25, 2018 by 3:00pm

Job Description: The City of Tracy is seeking an Economic Development Management Analyst to join its Economic Development team.  The professional selected for this position will report directly to the Economic Development Manager, and must be able to work independently while being a team player.  The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects that support the goals and objectives of the City’s Economic Development Strategic Priorities.  This professional will be expected to engage in all aspects of traditional economic development with specific duties related to Business Retention & Expansion activities.  As part of the Economic Development team, this professional will also coordinate, participate and support marketing and outreach activities that promote investment, development, and job growth in the City of Tracy.

For more information and to apply online, please visit the City of Tracy’s website atwww.cityoftracy.org and click on Employment Opportunities in the upper right hand corner.

 

Assistant Program Manager
California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED)
Salary: $4,500 – $5,800 Monthly
Deadline Date: January 25, 2018

Job Description: The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) is the premier statewide professional economic development organization dedicated to advancing its members’ ability to achieve excellence in delivering economic development services to their communities and business clients. CALED’s membership consists of public and private organizations and individuals involved in economic development: the business of growing local economies by helping businesses thrive. We do this through managing three organizations: CALED, the California Academy for Economic Development (the Academy), and the California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA). We collectively refer to these as CALED and our affiliates.

Over the past several years, our organizations are growing, and we are achieving major milestones in supporting economic development professionals and promoting the value of economic development. We are looking to add an Assistant Program Manager to our team that can help us share those milestones, engage with the purpose of gathering input from members and partners to inform future programs, and work with the CEO to manage and implement special programs and projects.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for our mission and will understand and value being part of a high-functioning team.  The Assistant Program Manager will need to focus on accuracy, adhere to high standards for the quality of his/her work, have excellent analytical skills, and have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.  Please see the full job description for more information. For more information about the position and how to apply please click here.

Deputy Director of Development Services-Economic Development
City of Murrieta
Salary: $119,579 – $145,350 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: January 21, 2018

Job Description: Located just north of San Diego County, the City of Murrieta is home to approximately 114,000 residents. The community is known for being family oriented and offering exceptional quality of life amenities. Reporting to the Development Services Director, the Deputy Director is charged with ensuring that the City maintains a business-friendly environment that facilitates growth of businesses and employment for Murrieta residents.

The ideal candidate will be a people-focused visionary and open-minded economic development professional with a notable passion for business retention, expansion, and sustainability. He/she will be an accessible and responsive relationship builder with a strong customer orientation. Extensive project experience and a sophisticated understanding of the development process will be expected. A proven track record of designing and implementing innovative business retention initiatives will be considered favorably. Supervisory experience is desirable, but not required. Competitive candidates will bring at least five (5) years of progressively responsible economic development, community development or redevelopment experience, service in a local government setting, and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for recruitment brochure and to apply online.

Teri Black · 424.296.3111
Bradley Wardle · 650.450.3299
www.tbcrecruiting.com

Economic Development Analyst
City of Thousand Oaks
Salary: $35.90 – $53.85 Hourly
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, or until sufficient qualified applicants

Job Description: This position will provide Citywide economic and community development in support of business attraction, expansion, retention, marketing and economic research activities; recommend action and assist in policy, procedure, work methods and budget development and implementation related to economic growth and development.

  • Participate in the analysis, review, and implementation of economic and community development activities to enhance and promote Citywide economic development, support business attraction, expansion, retention and economic research.
  • Meet with business representatives and community officials to assist in determining needs for overall growth and development of plans, support activities, and programs.
  • Act as a point of contact for business and property owners to discuss issues regarding economic development, business vitality, and development processing.
  • Provide information and services to businesses and communities concerning issues such as financial analysis, impact, planning, development, resources and/or issues.

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, economics, urban planning or a related field.
  • Governmental agency experience relative to economic development, or experience in the private sector working with government officials in areas related to local economic development.
  • Four or more years or responsible professional level administrative and management analysis experience.

View recruitment and apply online at:

https://www.calopps.org/thousand-oaks/job-17360911

Contact Information:  Human Resources, 805/499-2144, humanresources@toaks.org

 

Project Analyst
Kosmont Companies
Salary: Compensation is up to $30 per hour, commensurate with experience
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Kosmont & Associates, Inc., doing business as “Kosmont Companies” is currently seeking a Project Analyst related to real estate, economic development and financial analysis services which we provide to clients. The Project Analyst will work with the President and senior-level Kosmont Companies’ staff, and will consistently interface with private sector clients, government officials and Kosmont staff on a range of ongoing consulting projects, research, and marketing assignments. 

Kosmont Companies (www.Kosmont.com) is a respected advisory services and transaction firm offering a full range of real estate and economic advisory, project finance, investment and planning services for both the public and private sectors. Founded in 1986, Kosmont Companies is a nationally recognized expert in economic development, public finance and real estate development projects involving government and private sector partnerships. 

Kosmont Companies’ headquarter offices are located at 1230 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 630, Manhattan Beach, California. Our mailing address is 1601 N. Sepulveda Blvd., #382, Manhattan Beach. 

Job Description:
Project Analyst duties will include: 

• Economic analysis 

• Financial modeling/pro forma analysis 

• Real estate and financial transaction due diligence efforts 

• Market studies (various real estate products) 

• Urban infill/mixed use transactions 

• Economic Development strategies and implementation 

• Marketing tasks and social media 

• Proposal and presentation writing 

Requirements: The ideal candidate will possess exceptional organizational skills, a strong analytical background, a proactive attitude, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work independently and the capacity to comprehend complex information. Candidate must be competent with MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and should possess relevant experience in finance, economics and/or real estate development and should have a passion for real estate. GIS and Internet/website capabilities are a strong plus. 

This full time Position will require attendance at Client and business meetings in various locations, primarily in Southern California. Compensation is up to $30 per hour, commensurate with experience. Review after 9 months with consideration of a full-time staff position. 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to: 

Susan Perry, Chief Operating Officer 

Kosmont Companies
(sperry@kosmont.com) 

Economic Development Manager
City of Ventura
Salary: $97,782.26 – $131,030.02 Annually
Deadline Date: December 4, 2017

Job Description: Are you an energetic and collaborative leader with a focused commitment to business attraction, retention and expansion?  The City of Ventura is seeking a progressive Economic Development Manager to lead the City’s economic development efforts, programs and services.  To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, apply on line atwww.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs by the December 4, 2017 filing deadline.

To learn more about the City’s economic development efforts, visit https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/913/Economic-Development.

To learn more about the City of Ventura, visit https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/.

Economic Development Project Manager
City of Huntington Beach
Salary: $8,011 – $9,925 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 30, 2017

Job Description: The current vacancy is in the Office of Business Development and is responsible for overseeing the City’s Economic Development Program and administering the CDBG/HOME Program.  The position is primarily responsible for coordinating the economic development programs and projects and assisting with the Office’s website and marketing programs.

The Ideal Candidate has a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree that includes coursework in Public Administration, Marketing, Business Administration, Economic Development or related areas and at least four years of experience performing research, analysis, contract management, report writing, evaluation and program implementation in the economic development field.  The Preferred candidate will show demonstrated leadership and experience in implementing and managing economic development attraction, retention and expansion programs, in addition to the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Requires a valid CA driver license with an acceptable driving record

For a complete job description, benefits information, and to APPLY ONLINE, visit www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/jobs and select “Full & Part-time Job Opportunities”.

Economic Development Manager
City of Fairfield
Salary: $110,737 – $134.604 Annually
Deadline Date: November 22, 2017

Job Description: The scenic, progressive and growing City of Fairfield (population 110,000) seeks a proactive, creative and forward thinking economic development professional. Reporting to the Community Development Director and with oversight of the Economic Development Division comprised of 3 staff and a budget of $1.3 million, the Manager leads the City’s efforts in working with businesses wanting to start, relocate, develop or expand in the City.

The ideal candidate is a creative, sophisticated, and service-oriented local government professional with an entrepreneurial spirit who has outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, and who is experienced in municipal economic development. Candidates who are experienced dealing with the challenges of a growing community will be favorably considered. Candidates who thrive on the City’s focus on collaboration with internal and external stakeholders will be favorably considered. Five years of progressively responsible experience, including at least one year of supervisory experience, and a Bachelor’s degree are required.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your cover letter with current salary, résumé, and six work-related references by applying on our website here: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=290

For additional information:
Stuart Satow
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 471-3134

City of Fairfield website: www.fairfield.ca.gov

 

Workforce Development Manager
Port of Oakland
Salary: Apply for more information
Deadline Date: November 17, 2017

Job Description: The Port of Oakland is seeking a visionary and collaborative workforce development leader to serve as the Workforce Development Manager.  The Port of Oakland (“Port”) is the fifth busiest container port in the U.S.; operates the Oakland International Airport, the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport; and manages the Port’s real estate which includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. The Port is an independent department of the City of Oakland, employs 492 individuals and has annual revenues of $304 million.  The Port’s operations and those of its tenants and users generates more than 70,000 jobs in the region.

Reporting to the Director of Social Responsibility, the Workforce Development Manager serves as the strategic and technical advisor to all of the Port’s business lines and stakeholders on workforce development.  The Manager will provide the strategic vision and leadership in the development of a comprehensive and integrated workforce development program that supports local workforce/economic growth.  In partnership with the local community nonprofits, labor and educational institutions, the Manager will implement a high-quality workforce development program that ensures that the Port is a regional leader in preparing and impactfully growing the local workforce and preparing local residents for future Port careers and career opportunities of its partners.

The ideal candidate will have experience with program and project development, administration, implementation and management. A professional team player with collaborative problem-solving skills in political and complex public-sector environments is essential.   Candidates who are empathetic listeners, politically astute, possess strong interpersonal, collaboration and consensus building skills and understand the mechanics of trade unions are preferred for this important position.

Candidates must possess a BA/BS degree and a minimum of five years of responsible administrative experience in complex public or private sector enterprises with an emphasis on creating programs that enhance workforce development. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume by November 17, 2017 electronically to workforce.port@thehawkinscompany.com. The position is open until filled.  Materials should reflect size and scope of program management experience including staffs managed, budgets administered, programs directed, and significant workforce development accomplishments.  A complete brochure is available at www.thehawkinscompany.com.

Confidential inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Ms. Brett Byers, 323-403-8279.  brett@thehawkinscompany.com or Bill Hawkins, 213-308-0945, bill@thehawkinscompany.com.

Project Coordinator II-Business Development &International Affairs
Prosper Portland
Salary: $69,784 – $91,892 Annually
Deadline Date: November 19, 2017 by 11:59 pm

Job Description: The Project Coordinator II – Business Development and International Affairs within the Business & Industry team has the opportunity to apply their skills to market the City of Portland internationally and help grow our targeted industry clusters through strategic recruitment.  You’ll work with the seasoned cluster experts on the Business & Industry team and our regional and state partners to develop and execute holistic strategies for attracting high quality, middle-income jobs, making our city a better place to live for all Portlanders.

The ideal candidate will possess a penchant for innovation, strong intercultural competencies, comprehensive project management capabilities, and a passion for collaborative economic development.

Interested parties must submit a resume, cover letter, online employment application, and answers to the supplemental questions to be considered. Applications are available as a paperless, on-line process at http://prosperportland.us/for-job-seekers/All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on November 19, 2017.

Project Coordinator II-Healthcare Sector
Prosper Portland
Salary: $69,784 – $91,892 Annually
Deadline Date: November 19, 2017 by 11:59 pm

Job Description: The Project Coordinator II – Healthcare within the Business & Industry team will apply their creative ideas to a critical part of Portland’s economy:  the healthcare sector. You’ll work with stakeholders throughout the healthcare ecosystem to solve critical workforce challenges, tie local suppliers and workers (particularly from communities of color) to hospitals and universities through the development of anchor strategy, and develop new approaches to grow the healthcare ecosystem of Portland. Your work will support Prosper Portland’s mission of creating an equitable economy that fosters business growth, promotes mixed-income neighborhoods and honors the cultural diversity of Portland.

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to align a wide coalition of stakeholders around common goals, a passion for social equity, and experience in combining workforce development with economic development strategies to achieve scale and measurable outcomes.

Interested parties must submit a resume, cover letter, online employment application, and answers to the supplemental questions to be considered. Applications are available as a paperless, on-line process at http://prosperportland.us/for-job-seekers/All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on November 19, 2017.

Director of Community Development
City of Bell, CA
Salary: $10,833 – $12,133 Monthly, DOQ and The City offers an excellent benefits package.
Deadline Date: November 9, 2017

Job Description: Plan, direct, manage, coordinate, and supervise programs, functions and activities for the Community Development Department encompassing Building and Safety, Code Enforcement, Engineering, Planning, Economic Development and the Community Redevelopment Agency; conduct strategic planning for the department; develop and implement departmental policies and procedures; develop and manage the department’s annual budget; provide highly complex technical and administrative support, and serve as an advisor to the City Manager and City Council.

A Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning with an emphasis in economic development, or a related field, AND seven (7) years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory management experience in community development, planning or redevelopment is required. A Master’s degree preferred; AICP desirable.

Please submit your cover letter with current salary, résumé (reflecting years and months of positions held), and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) by applying on our website here: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=275

Project Manager I – Development
Prosper Portland
Salary: $80,784 – $106,377 Annually
Deadline Date: November 7, 2017 by 11:59pm

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

The Project Manager I within the Development & Investment Department has the opportunity to apply their skills in project management, real estate, or development and to partner with the community to realize projects that create vibrant communities and equitable prosperity for the City of Portland. You’ll be a vital member of a team that works collaboratively with public, private, and community-based organizations to coordinate investment in different areas of the city to help communities realize growth in a way that would not happen on its own, making our city a better place to live for all Portlanders. Your work will support Prosper Portland’s mission of creating an equitable economy that fosters business growth, promotes mixed-income neighborhoods and honors the cultural diversity of Portland.

The ideal candidate will possess comprehensive project management capabilities, along with strong self-awareness, sharply honed listening skills, and an intuitive ease with broad and sometimes contentious community engagement.

How to apply:

Interested parties must submit a resume, cover letter, online employment application, and answers to the supplemental questions to be considered. Applications are available as a paperless, on-line process here . All applications must be submitted by 11:59pm on November 7, 2017

Building and Safety Services Manager
City of Lompoc
Salary: $7,555.45 – $9,156.76 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 3, 2017

Job Description: The Building and Safety Services Manager is designated as the Building Official and is responsible for management of the Building and Safety Services Section of the Fire Department’s Life Safety Division. The section is responsible for all building regulation services and programs, including: plan checking, electrical, structural, plumbing, mechanical, and other relevant codes and regulations. The incumbent is involved in a high level of contact with contractors and the general public. The incumbent receives direction from the Fire Chief, or his designee, on policy and day-to-day operations.

Apply online at www.cityoflompoc.com/humanresources or call (805) 875-8208 with any questions.

Economic Development Analyst (Management Analyst)
City of Temecula
Salary: $66,268.80—$93,641.60 Annually
Deadline Date: October 29, 2017

Job Description: The City of Temecula is inviting applications for Economic Development Analyst. The incumbent will be responsible for performing routine, professional-level activities in support of business attraction, expansion and retention efforts, market research relating to the commercial, industrial and office markets, assist in the design and production of marketing and promotional materials, and the ability to give presentations to City Officials, business community, community stakeholders and to potential business investment and development representatives. An employee in this position must be skilled in research techniques and have the ability to comprehend and make inferences from data in order to prepare statistical comparisons and trend analyses to be used in marketing and promotional materials. Information must be presented clearly and accurately in both print and electronic media. Responsibilities also involve working with citizen advisory groups, media representatives, and working in close cooperation with other City departments, the Chamber of Commerce, and other agencies. Work requires initiative and independent judgment, and the employee is expected to exercise discretion in planning and executing assignments. Please visit TemeculaCA.gov/jobs for more information.

 

Program Coordinator
Town of Danville
Salary: The current salary range for this 37.5/hr. week benefited position is $4,440 to $6,082 per Month
Deadline Date: October 20, 2017

Job Description: The Town of Danville is seeking a Program Coordinator to support the Community Events and Economic Development.  The successful candidate will possess effective leadership skills; someone who desires to be part of a challenging and dynamic team environment.  The candidate is expected to creatively solve problems and provide outstanding customer service, and  act as the Town Liaison to internal and external groups as they oversee, coordinate and participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of a broad range of events and services as they relate to the Town.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Program Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, organizing and implementing of the Town’s community events program and works with independent contractors and outside organizations to conduct events in the Town. Responsible to act as a liaison to the business community and support established programs; Maintain webpages on the Town’s website; assist with the Community Marketing and Branding campaign; development articles for the quarterly newsletter, etc. Strong writing skills preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
Specific to Economic Development – Professional knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of providing programs and services for the business community. Federal, State and local laws concerning economic development, redevelopment and land use.

Specific to Community Events– Principles and techniques of program and community event administration.  Techniques of developing and managing fiscal resources. Contemporary issues in program/event administration.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS POSITION AND TO APPLY

https://www.calopps.org/danville/job-17092051

Economic Development Manager
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
Salary: Up to $65,000 Annually
Deadline Date: October 20, 2017

Job Description: EDC has an immediate opening for a full-time professional with strong communication, client focused approach, self-motivated personality, and a proven flexible team player, as well as the ability to interface effectively with C-level executives. Minimum of three years of experience in economic development, policy, government, business organization, or public relations is required. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Under the general supervision of the Director, Economic Development, this position will both lead and assist with the delivery of business development services in support of the EDC’s mission to retain, expand and attract high-wage, high-growth industries to the San Diego region. Through the “Innovate78” initiative, this individual will have the opportunity to shape and execute collaborative strategies in the North County region.

For more information please click here. Please submit you application and cover letter to Catherine DeYoung

Economic Development Director
Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce, Paso Robles, CA
Salary: Permanent, Full-Time, DOQ
Deadline Date: October 20, 2017

Job Description: The Economic Development Director reports to the CEO/President and is responsible for executing the economic development needs for the Chamber in its role as the Lead Economic Development Agency for the greater Paso Robles area. As needed, the Economic Development Director may be required to work a varied schedule that includes evenings, nights and weekends.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  1. Develop a Strategic Plan, working in consultation with both internal and external area stakeholders in economic development, then oversee and manage the tactical implementation of the Plan
  2. Provide and manage a coordinated economic development effort that focuses on the principles of project management, prospecting, branding, and area job retention and expansion
  3. Direct the design, development and distribution of specific program marketing and promotional materials, both print and electronic, including economic development website maintenance
  4. Organize various opportunities to capture data and market research for utilization in program development and evaluation
  5. Coordinate and execute programs and events related to economic development
  6. Develop policies, procedures, programs and platforms related to economic development
  7. Identify and develop diverse sources of revenue, seeking out and overseeing grant management, and necessary financial reporting
  8. Prepare press releases, reports, correspondence and other documents and materials regarding the activities and accomplishments as needed
  9. Collaborates with others to manage coordination of meetings for multiple committees including setting timing, location, agenda and minutes
  10. Oversee the creation and implementation of consulting programs and serve as the central point person for distributing information and/or providing access to resources available for business development, growth and opportunities in the greater Paso Robles area
  11. Cultivate and maintain relationships with key economic development partners
  12. Act as liaison and represent PRCC and its economic development efforts at various community meetings, public hearings, events and conferences
  13. Attend industry tradeshows and continuing education programs to represent the greater Paso Robles area as a place to do business
  14. Assist with other special projects and assignments as directed

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in economic development
  2. Experience working with City general plan and zoning requirements
  3. Experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholder interests
  4. Ability to effectively capture and assess market research
  5. Familiarity with division budgetary oversight
  6. Strong ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to accomplish objectives timely
  7. Superior communication and presentation skills
  8. Advanced level of writing proficiency and reporting capabilities
  9. Flexibility and responsiveness to client and organizational needs
  10. Ability to work well under pressure with a high level of integrity
  11. Professional appearance
  12. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new computer programs

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: This position requires reliable transportation for work-related matters with mileage reimbursement.

RELATIONSHIPS: Maintain appropriate relationships with other private and public associations, vendors and media to enhance the image of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce in the attainment of its objectives.

Please send you cover letter and application to lwoods@pasorobleschamber.com

Senior Planner

City of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Salary: Up to $86,181 – $111,933 Annually, with excellent benefits
Deadline Date: October 9, 2017

Job Description: For those looking for a supportive environment to accomplish some exciting projects, this is the position you’ve been seeking.  The City of Rancho Palos Verdes (pop. 42,000), situated atop the hills and bluffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles County, is a contract city that has maintained its low-tax, low density, semi-rural environment with expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and Los Angeles basin.  Residents enjoy 7.5 miles of Pacific coastline, the 1,400-acre Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, and hundreds more acres of open space.  The Senior Planner will have an integral role in the zoning and planning within the Community Development Department.  The Senior Planner’s essential functions will include the interpretation of planning, zoning, and other codes and regulations that vary with a wide variety of complex assignments, and just as important, interacting and working effectively with private developers, regional agencies and the public in an effort to enhance and further develop these relationships.  A Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or a closely related field and four years of professional planning experience is required. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred, but not required.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com
Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information.
Detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Director of Economic and Housing Development

City of San Bernardino
Salary: $142,536 – $173,244, DOQE Annually and benefits package for this position.
Deadline Date: October 9, 2017

Job Description: The City of San Bernardino (213,000) is the second largest city in the Inland Empire. Its strategic location has made it home to nationally known companies such as Mattel, Amazon, Kohl’s and BNSF Railway.  Last year San Bernardino voters approved a charter revision to the Council Manager form of government, and the City has now successfully exited its bankruptcy process. The Director is a new entrepreneurial position reporting directly to the City Manager and oversees a new department with 8 full-time employees managing the consolidated functions of economic development, housing and property management. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic, ethical, creative and effective professional to make a significant impact in the community and contribute to San Bernardino’s renaissance. The position requires at least ten years of increasingly responsible professional experience in economic development, housing, municipal planning, property management, or land development including a minimum five years in a management capacity.  Related experience in a government agency within California is highly desirable. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, finance, economics, housing, planning, urban studies, real estate, marketing or a closely related field is a typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities required.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

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

Housing Manager – Program Manager III

City of Stockton
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: October 6, 2017, by 5:00 pm

Job Description: The City of Stockton is seeking an innovative, self-motived, highly professional candidate to serve as its 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 home ownership,
  • 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.

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

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.

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

Chief Executive Officer
California Association for Mirco Enterprise Opportunity
Salary: $112,000 – $140,000 Annually
Deadline Date: October 2, 2017

Job Description: The CEO will lead all aspects of the organization with a specific focus on communicating the impacts of micro business, enlivening the member network, setting strategy, and securing resources that help our members expand and sustain CAMEO’s operations.

For more information, please click here.

Community Development Director
City of Fairfield
Salary: $150,000 – $180,000 Annually
Deadline Date: October 2, 2017

Job Description: The City of Fairfield is seeking an experienced and innovative leader who can think strategically and thrive in a collaborative, problem-solving environment.

With policy direction from the City Manager, the Community Development Director (CDD) plans, organizes, directs and reviews the activities and operations of the Community Development Department by providing long range planning, economic development, redevelopment, and affordable housing; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning or a related field, a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible professional experience in areas such as planning, economic development, and housing, which should include four years of administrative and management responsibility, and a valid California drivers’ license.

To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please visit the Koff & Associates website atwww.koffassociates.com to download the application. Please email your cover letter, resume and application to infokoff@koffassociates.com or mail it to Koff & Associates, 2835 7th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 by October 2, 2017.

Economic Development Manager
Contra Costa County
Salary: Up to $132,775 Annually, and supplemented by an attractive benefits package.
Deadline Date: October 1, 2017

Job Description: Located in northern California, Contra Costa County covers approximately 733 square miles extending from the northeastern shore of San Francisco Bay east to San Joaquin County. With a population numbering just over 1 million, Contra Costa is among the top ten most populous counties and home to one of the State’s most diverse populations and fastest growing work forces.

The County is seeking a self-initiated individual considered an acknowledged specialist in economic development for the newly created Economic Development Manager position.  Politically astute and intuitive, this Manager will be equally adept at developing strategic plans and delivering projects intended to boost the local economy.  Persuasive communication skills and ability to present before a variety of audiences are also required.  As an experienced collaborator, the successful candidate serves as the County’s liaison to other agencies in the effort to advance economic development opportunities in the region.  Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree and 6 years relevant experience, at least 2 as a manager.

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

Julie Yuan-Miu • tel 925.820.8436

Teri Black • tel 424.296.3111

TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC

www.tbcrecruiting.com

Economic Development Project Manager
City of Monterey Park
Salary: $7,215 – $9,231 Monthly
Deadline Date: September 29, 2017 by 4:30pm

Job Description: Under general direction of the Director of Community and Economic Development, the Economic Development Project Manager assists in the planning, management, coordination and implementation of a variety of complex economic development activities, projects and programs; and performs related duties as assigned. This mid-management position leads a staff of three in the Economic Development Division.

Formulates, organizes and directs programs, specific plans, policies, and procedures related to economic and real estate development activities, analyzes the economic and financial feasibility of proposed economic and real estate development projects; analyzes alternative methods of financing; makes appropriate recommendations, negotiates terms of developments with developers, business persons, homeowners and commercial tenants; conducts complex research, studies, surveys and produces reports recommending appropriate courses of action; prepares and/or oversee the preparation of commercial proformas and feasibility studies; supervises acquisition and deposition of property; prepares and disseminates information; performs contract preparation; and participates in a variety of meetings with the Director.

For more details regarding qualifications, benefits, and the selection process, please visit the City website at www.montereypark.ca.gov.

For more information about this position please click here.

Economic Development Specialist
City of Elk Grove
Salary: $59,985.00 – $80,386.00 Annually + Excellent Benefits
Deadline Date: Friday, September 15, 2017

Job Description: The City of Elk Grove is looking for a dynamic candidate with strong communication skills, who is enthusiastic about local government and what our community has to offer to existing and potential businesses and agencies.

This position will report to the Economic Development Director and under general supervision will perform responsible administrative, technical, program and project management duties in support of the City’s economic development initiatives.  Some of the duties may include research and analysis, report and presentation preparation, managing incentive programs, assisting businesses with startup, expansion and relocation needs; contract review, preparation, and monitoring special projects as assigned.  This position will also collaborate with other City staff regarding special event planning and marketing efforts.

Education/Training:  A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public or business administration, real estate, economics or a closely related field.  One (1) year or more of progressively responsible technical or professional experience in economic development activities, or closely related activities.

For job description and details, please visit our website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/elkgrove

The City of Elk Grove is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and professionalism.

 

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

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

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

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

 

Community Development Manager
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
Salary: DOQ with exceptional benefits
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Contact Information:

Alford Walker
Benefits/Recruitment Specialist
recruitment@yochadehe-nsn.gov

 

Economic Development Management Analyst
City of Carlsbad
Salary: Up to $85,400, and is under review
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

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

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

Apply online www.Carlsbadca.gov

Management Analyst II (Economic Development)
City of Dublin
Salary: $7,552 – $9,441 Monthly
Deadline Date: September 7, 2017 at 5 PM

Job Description: The City of Dublin is currently seeking one full-time Management Analyst II in the City Manager’s Office to provide administrative and analytical support in the Economic Development division. This position will assist the Assistant to the City Manager in economic development activities, legislative analysis, and special assignments. Most importantly, the City is looking for an enthusiastic, creative individual who enjoys varied work assignments and is effective in working with others.

Click here for a full job description.

Contact information: Apply online at https://www.calopps.org/dublin/job-16773201

Downtown Revitalization Manager
City of Oxnard
Salary: $97,950 – $148,409 Annually, DOQ.
Deadline: September 6, 2017

Job Description: Located on the beautiful Southern California coast, the City of Oxnard is 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 35 miles south of Santa Barbara.  Residents enjoy an unsurpassed quality of life enhanced by the clean air of this coastal community, the charm and solitude of the nearby Los Padres National Forest, and the cultural and educational amenities of a vibrant urban setting.

The Downtown Revitalization Manager reports directly to the City Manager, and works in conjunction with the City Manager’s Office, Economic Development, Development Services, other City departments, local stakeholders and the community to lead the bold Downtown Revitalization activities. The ideal candidate will have at least six years of community development, redevelopment, economic development or directly related experience. A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning or a related field is required and a Master’s degree is desirable.

To apply, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery by September 6, 2017.

Program Manager: Economic Development
Tourism Business Improvement District: Siskiyou County
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Director, Economic and Housing Development Division
Community Development Commission-County of Los Angeles
Salary: $116,505.36 – $171,297.24 Annually DOQ
Deadline Date:  Friday, September 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Job Description: As a member of the Executive Management Team, the Economic and Housing Development Division (EHD) Director serves as the principal administrator of EHD, which is heavily involved in many of the county’s major initiatives.  The Director will plan, organize, direct, review, and manage all Division activities and functions; provide highly responsible and complex professional advice; oversee an annual budget of approximately $55 million including grant funding, program income and revenues; and manage a staff of approximately 57 FTE’s across three units – Housing Development, Economic Development, and Asset Management/Capital Finance.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Housing
Oversee a comprehensive housing program including: the development of affordable rental housing by subsidizing projects serving special needs, homeless, families, seniors, transition age youth and veteran population.

Economic Development
Responsible for directing and supervising the economic development programs, in addition to collaborating with other County departments responsible for the delivery of workforce development and business services to create improved cross-department service delivery.

Asset Management and Capital Finance
Oversee the Asset Management and Capital Finance Unit, which monitors, coordinates and manages the financial, physical and regulatory operations of the affordable housing portfolio.

Administrative Oversight
Oversee the work of the Assistant Director, who is responsible for managing Division administrative functions to include budget planning and oversight of all revenues, tracking expenditures, and year-end closeout.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Proven leader with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to foster working relationships with management, employees, and the public
  • Demonstrates financial analytical skills with an understanding of commercial and multi- and single-family housing finance and development; low-income housing tax credits; bond financing; real estate accounting; and development and operating budgets

QUALIFICATIONS:
A Master’s Degree in a related field and Ten (10) years experience, including seven (7) years at the senior management level with broad experience in planning, development and regulatory issues, and knowledge and understanding of policies and practices governing affordable housing, economic and community development, and asset management.  Equivalent experience may be considered.

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacdc

Senior Development Analyst (Economic Development)
City of Santa Monica
Salary: $93,852.00 – $115,860.00 Annually
Deadline Date: August 21, 2017, by 5:30 pm (PST)

Job Description: The current Senior Development Analyst vacancy is in the Economic Development Division, serving as project manager for various economic development projects, programs and other initiatives. Key responsibilities include managing complex public/private partnerships, soliciting tenants for and negotiating leases of City property, implementing real estate transactions, researching key economic and business trends, and assisting a variety of businesses and business districts.

Plans, organizes, implements, monitors and manages affordable housing and economic development projects and programs.  Performs analytical studies, conducts surveys, researches and analyzes data and makes recommendations.  Coordinates and manages the activities of consultants and developers.

Prepares requests for qualifications (RFQ’s) and requests for proposals (RFP’s).  Negotiates, drafts and monitors compliance with loan agreements, lease agreements, license agreements, professional service agreements, disposition agreements and development agreements.

Analyzes the economic feasibility of proposed real property transactions and makes recommendations.  Assesses, evaluates and negotiates real property transactions.

Reviews, monitors and evaluates trends in affordable housing, economic activity and assessed property valuations.  Participates in the development of tax revenue projections, including property tax increments.

Contact information –http://www.smgov.net/hr

Economic Development Analyst II
East Bay Economic Development Alliance (EDA)
Salary: $38.37 – $58.80 Hourly, $79,809.60 – $122,304 Annually
Deadline Date: August 18, 2017

Job Description: The East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) is a cross-sector membership organization with 27+ years of high-level leadership and collaborative history serving Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.  East Bay EDA has over 130 active organization members, including 27 cities/towns.

As a regional economic development organization recognized by the Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development, East Bay EDA represents a broad network of resources, information and services that connects business, government, special district and nonprofit leaders to enhance economic development and quality of life assets.

East Bay EDA provides research, analysis, support and direct business services with guidance from its Economic Development Directors’ Council, composed of economic development representatives from member cities/towns, local Workforce Development Boards, county unincorporated areas, and Small Business Development Centers.  East Bay EDA also provides professional development training opportunities for its counties and member cities/towns.

For more information and to apply for this position please click here.

Management Analyst II- Tahoe Area
Placer County
Salary: $36.28 – $44.11 Hourly
Deadline Date: August 21, 2017 by 12 pm

Job Description: Outstanding career opportunity for Management Analyst – II with the County of Placer in our Lake Tahoe Office located in the Tahoe City Administrative Center, 775 North Lake Blvd, Ste 200, Tahoe City, CA.  For information and to apply please visit jobsatplacercounty.com.  The filing deadline is 12PM on 8/21/17.  EOE”

Apply on our jobs website at www.jobsatplacercounty.com.

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

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

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Business Retention & Expansion Program Manager
County of Sonoma
Salary: $6,122 – $7,422 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 16, 2017

Job Description: The Sonoma County Economic Development Board is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Economic Development professional to fill the position of Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) Program Manager. As the BRE Program Manager, you will focus on results-oriented, business retention and expansion services, visiting approximately 200 businesses a year throughout the County and collaborating with other local partners. In this role, you will serve as a liaison to the business community as the primary point of contact on all County marketing, recruitment, and business expansion activities; connecting business owners and entrepreneurs with business services, programs, and resources provided by the EDB and the County. You will also:

  • Serve as a key customer service representative in assisting new and expanding businesses in areas of County and city building code requirements and permitting
  • Research and maintain demographic, socioeconomic, and quality of life data to assist and support businesses and business development initiatives
  • Establish a network with local chambers of commerce, business and trade groups, and other regional partners, through regular community visits, attending business events and chamber mixers, etc.
  • Track interactions with current and prospective businesses

The Ideal Candidate for this position will possess:

  • Strong communication skills to support the local business community to identify, mitigate, and overcome barriers
  • The ability to facilitate and coordinate long-range economic planning activities for the County
  • Working knowledge of planning, land use, and commercial real estate
  • Knowledge of commercial lending practices and non-banking alternative forms of financing, marketing and sales, and real estate transactions
  • The ability to utilize software including Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software and databases to provide business intelligence, location information, and data to local business
  • Working knowledge of web design and social media to oversee a digital business retention and expansion campaign

Qualifications for this position normally include significant college coursework in business or public administration, finance, economics or a closely related area, and three years of experience supervising or coordinating a program including some responsibility for program coordination, planning, analysis and administration, including at least one year leading or supervising staff.

For further information regarding this opportunity, including the selection procedure and timeline, please visit us at:www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 8/16/17!

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

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

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

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

Teri Black · 424.296.3111
Bradley Wardle · 650.450.3299
TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC
www.tbcrecruiting.com

 

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

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

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

Contact Information: Melissa Cordial cordialm@prosperportland.us

Administrative Analyst, Business Development
City of Santa Clarita
Salary: $5,692 – $6,919 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 19, 2017

Job Description: Under supervision of the Economic Development Associate – 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. An online completed City application form is required to apply for this position. Please visit www.santa-clarita.comto apply.

Contact: City of Santa Clarita Human Resources at (661) 284-1418

Development Director
City of Santa Cruz
Salary: $6,999 – $9,471 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 13, 2017

Job Description: The Development Manager for the City of Santa Cruz plans, organizes, supervises and directs the City’s economic development planning and implementation; provides financial analysis for department divisions; and makes recommendations to City Advisory bodies and the City Council/Successor Agency.

Contact Information: Go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs.

City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department

(831) 420-5040

HR@cityofsantacruz.com

EOE/ADA

Executive Director, Economic Workforce Development
Pasadena Area Community College District
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: July 7, 2017 by 4:00 pm

Job Description: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

    • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, marketing, education or other subject reasonably related to the position.
    • Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in the development and administration of grant writing and budget management, workforce development, career and technical education programs and community and contract education and services in an educational environment.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience performing similar duties in a post secondary institution

To view/download the Executive Director, Economic Workforce Development announcement, please click here

To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/1021242

Economic Development Coordinator
City of Martinez
Salary: $7,725.00 – $9,863.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 7, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description: Performs professional level assignments involving research, design, implementation, and monitoring of programs encouraging economic development. Work includes developing and administering plans and programs related to commercial and industrial business attraction, retention and expansion; basic financial and economic analysis; marketing, branding and event coordination; and other duties related to the administration of programs and projects.

Requires: Bachelor’s in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Planning or closely related and 3 yrs exp in land use or economic development.  See full job announcement for details.  Online application process and supplementary questions required.

Contract Information: Human Resources (925) 372-3507,www.cityofmartinez.org, visit 525 Henrietta St, Martinez

Deputy Director of Economic and Community Development
City of South San Francisco
Salary: $131,629 – $159,996 Annually
Deadline Date: June 6, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

Please follow this link to view the recruitment brochure.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

Community & Economic Development Director
City of Tulare
Salary: $114,730 – $139,455 Annually
Deadline Date: June 4, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Community Development Director
City of Fairfield
Salary: $150,000 – $180,000 Annually
Deadline Date: May 22, 2017

Job Description: The City of Fairfield is seeking an experienced and innovative leader who can think strategically and thrive in a collaborative, problem-solving environment. 

With policy direction from the City Manager, the Community Development Director (CDD) plans, organizes, directs and reviews the activities and operations of the Community Development Department by providing long range planning, economic development, redevelopment, and affordable housing; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager. 

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning or a related field, a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible professional experience in areas such as planning, economic development, and housing, which should include four years of administrative and management responsibility, and a valid California drivers’ license.

For more information or to submit your application, please visit the Koff & Associates website atwww.koffassociates.com/jobs on or before May 22, 2017.

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

Management Assistant
City of Moreno Valley
Salary: $4,918 – $6,924 Monthly
Deadline Date: May 21, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description: Under general direction, performs diverse and specialized administrative, financial, and management analyses in support of the Economic Development Department; assists in formulating programs related to business attraction, business retention, and marketing.  Support the Economic Development team and work with business attraction efforts and work with business community.  Promote City Economic Development initiatives and programs.  Prepare reports and memorandums. Making presentations to community groups and trade organizations may be required; and perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in finance, public or business administration, engineering, urban planning or a closely related field; and at least one year of professional experience performing administrative, operations, budgetary and similar analyses.

View full recruitment ad or apply at:  www.moval.org or https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/moval

Must apply online, resume not accepted in lieu of online City application City of Moreno Valley is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

City of Moreno Valley
Human Resources Department
951-413-3045

Community & Economic Development Director, Assistant
City of Tacoma
Salary: $109,782.40 – $140,753.60 Annually
Deadline Date: May 19, 2017

Job Description: The City of Tacoma offers a unique opportunity to join CED as an Assistant Director. This management position oversees the day-to-day administration of internal systems such as budget, personnel and department functions related to the effective management of programs and fulfillment of City policies. The position also reports directly to the CED Director and is often relied upon to execute key assignments on behalf of the Director including presentations, preparation of technical reports and documents, as well as attendance at meetings with private investors and developers and governmental officials.

For additional information on the position and to apply, please visit our website athttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tacoma

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

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

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

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

Julie Yuan-Miu • tel 925.820-8436

Teri Black • tel 424.296.3111

TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC

www.tbcrecruiting.com

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

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

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

Economic Development Manager
City of Anaheim
Salary: $104,675 – 143,928, including CalPERS retirement
Deadline Date: April 10, 2017

Job Description: This is an extraordinary opportunity to help lead the economic development efforts for one of the nation’s most dynamic cities. As the City continues to attract population growth and economic expansion, it wants to strategically pursue initiatives that provide a balanced approach to encouraging large scale developments as well as neighborhood scale business improvements. The City is committed to enhancing the business community across the City with increased emphasis on the western part of Anaheim. The Economic Development Manager, under the direction of the Community & Economic Development Director, will identify priorities to assist in determining the path for the City’s future. As one of the largest cities in the State of California, with more than 25 million visitors a year, Anaheim is leading the way in advancing new economic development initiatives following the dissolution of its Redevelopment Agency. The ideal candidate should be familiar with current and emerging city planning and real estate development trends. The new Economic Development Manager will possess excellent interpersonal skills. He or she will create an open, collaborative, and successful working relationship with the City Council, community groups, developers, and other City executives. This individual will be politically astute, yet apolitical, and possess the ability to establish trust and sustainable relationships. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in presenting and coordinating economic and community development activities and related programs, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility. An equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by April 10, 2017. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred to apply@ralphandersen.com and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, 5 work related references, and salary history. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Dave Morgan at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Economic Development, Housing, and Workforce Manager
County of Monterey
Salary: $6,761.73 – $9,230.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: March 31, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description:The Economic Development Department is seeking a Manager with experience in economic development, housing or workforce. A combination of any of the two or more is preferred. This classification manages the County’s economic development and workforce program areas with responsibility for some affordable housing project compliance and grant compliance within the workforce division to meet the new requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM AND SUBMITTED TO:
County of Monterey
Human Resources Division
168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor
Salinas, CA  93901
Phone: (831)796-609

Village Manager
City of Carlsbad
Salary: $70,000.00 – $96,200.00 Annually
Deadline Date: March 29, 2017

Job Description: The Economic Development Division is a part of the city’s Community & Economic Development Department which processes all private development activity in the city. Economic development is charged with ensuring businesses find Carlsbad as an ideal location to start and grow businesses, especially in the city’s strongest innovation clusters.  The Village Manager is a limited term funded program through June 30, 2019. The successful candidate will support economic development efforts in the Village and Barrio area and serve as a city liaison and Ombudsmen to the residents and businesses of the area. They will be a key city resource to assist with major city efforts in the area as well as helping to strengthen the downtown village association as an organization.  The Village Manager will be expected to work in a variety of economic development areas including but not limited to business expansion, attraction and retention, project management and facilitation, and placemaking.

Equivalent to completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of business or public administration, urban planning, or a closely related field; and a minimum of (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in economic development, business development, community development or redevelopment.  An advanced degree in a related field is desirable.

City of Carlsbad is an equal opportunity employer TO VIEW A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLY FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: http://www.carlsbadca.go

Community & Economic Development Director
City of Martinez
Salary: $11,337 – $14,991 Monthly
Deadline Date: March 27, 2017 at 5pm

Job Description: The Director of Community & Economic Development is responsible for the planning, administration, and operation of City’s community & economic development activities; performs responsible, innovative administrative management in support of City’s goals and objectives.

Requires: BA in Public or Business Admin, Economics, Urban Planning or related and 5 yrs exp in community & economic development mgmt, with 3 yrs administrative supervisory exp, involving program development; business attraction, retention and marketing; real estate development; commercial property brokerage/mgmt; financial analysis; or chamber of commerce exp.

Online application process required.  See full announcement for details & supplemental questionnaire at www.cityofmartinez.org, call (925) 372-3522,  or visit 525 Henrietta St, Mtz.

Economic Development Analyst
City of Stockton, CA
Salary: $5,362.85 – $6,885.12 Monthly
Deadline Date: March 20, 2017

Job Description: The City of Stockton’s Economic Development Department is seeking an Economic Development Analyst to assist with the implementation of programs and projects focused on business retention, attraction, and expansion. There is currently one (1) vacancy in the Economic Development Department.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and be a flexible, detail oriented person that can work effectively with members of the public. Experience in marketing, research, web content and design, social media, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is desired. Coordination with other City departments to facilitate zoning, permitting, licensing and other related issues is required.

Under general supervision, performs responsible administrative, statistical, program and other analyses in support of City economic development programs and projects; performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, urban planning, economics or a closely related field and one year of professional level experience in economic development activities and/or development of affordable housings or management of housing programs.

APPLY BY: 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 20, 2017. For requirements and detailed information go to: www.stocktonca.gov/jobs or visit the City of Stockton’s HR Dept., located at 400 E. Main St, 3rd Floor, Stockton, CA 95202. 209-937-8233. EOE

Community & Economic Development Housing Division Manager
City of Tacoma
Salary: $95,451.20 – $122,366.40 Annually
Deadline Date: March 10, 2017 by 5:00pm

Job Description: The Community and Economic Development Department (CEDD) is seeking a Housing Division Manager who is creative, pro-active, results-oriented and displays strong financing and development expertise. The incumbent will serve as mentor to subordinate staff and should be an excellent communicator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitation and preparation of Annual Action Plan and CAPER.
  • Administering HUD and other housing programs including: CDBG and HOME funds.
  • Preparing the 5-year Consolidated Plan.
  • Negotiating agreements with non-profit developers.
  • Serving as lead staff to support the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Agency (TCRA) Board of Directors.
  • Administering the City’s Business & Real Estate Loan Program.

For further information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at www.cityoftacoma.org/jobs

Economic Development Manager
City of San Mateo
Salary: $10,839.08 – $12,928.09 Monthly
Deadline Date: March 10, 2017 at 5pm or upon receipt of the first 100 applications

Job Description: The individual hired for the Economic Development Manager will report to the Deputy City Manager, and will plan and implement the City’s economic development program; outreach to existing businesses; assist applicants and businesses in their dealings with the City; serve as a liaison with economic development and business groups; develop and implement programs to retain and attract businesses to San Mateo; and other duties as required. The position plays a key role in maintaining and expanding a healthy local economy and City tax base

APPLY ON-LINE DIRECTLY at: https://www.calopps.org/profile_agency.cfm?id=5 . Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials

Or go to www.cityofsanmateo.org click on “I want to…”, “Apply for…”, “A Job with the City”, then Economic Development Manager to complete an on-line employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Resumes are required and cannot be substituted for a completed employment application. You may also mail a completed employment package to:

City of San Mateo
Human Resources Department
330 West 20th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403

Employment applications, resumes and supplemental questionnaires may also be faxed to: (650) 522-7261.

The interview date has been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

CEO
San Diego North EDC
Salary: $100,000, Neg.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description:The SDNEDC seeks a dynamic leader with a strong commitment to North County San Diego, and familiarity with the region. The CEO has ultimate responsibility for both the financial and operational success of the organization, and reports to the board of the 501c6, in addition to supporting the 501c3 board as well. This is an extremely hands-on role, requiring an experienced executive who enjoys working alongside staff and leading from the front. This is a multi-faceted position, built around six priority areas:

  1. Relationship building with North County businesses and municipalities
  2. Growing membership
  3. Developing new revenue sources
  4. Building a high performance organization (enhance internal operations)
  5. Maintaining and growing existing programming
  6. Collaborate and partner with complementary organizations

For more information about this position please click here.

Contact information: Trevor Blair, tblair@manpower-sd.com / 760 889 2707

Business Development Analyst
City of West Hollywood
Salary: $7,777 – $9,937 Monthly
Deadline Date: February 6, 2017 at 5:00pm

Job Description: Performs a variety of complex professional functions related to the coordination, marketing, implementation, and monitoring of various Business Development programs and special projects, including: conducting technical and administrative analysis; researching and drafting contracts and agreements; developing and coordinating special projects; researching and preparing reports and recommendations; and coordinating projects with other City departments and constituents.

Knowledge of: urban planning and zoning policies; project management; GIS mapping/analysis; commercial/retail recruitment and retention principles, practices and implementation; experience with design programs and development of marketing and presentation materials.

Ability to: present and translate technical economic reports and analyses; work effectively with various groups, including high-level individuals; coordinate constituent relations and community outreach functions.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field; and,

Three to four years of progressively responsible experience; or,

Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Job Flyer: http://weho.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=30218
Apply at: www.weho.org/services/employment

Clarice Trinidad (323) 848-6418 or ctrinidad@weho.org

Economic Development Project Coordinator
City of Berkeley
Salary: $8,999 – $10,861 Monthly
Deadline Date: January 23, 2017

Job Description: The City of Berkeley’s Office of Economic Development is currently accepting applications for Economic Development Project Coordinator. The ideal candidate for this position would be an experienced, results-oriented professional to join the Office of Economic Development team at a senior project manager level. Through expertise in community engagement and development, real estate, marketing, planning, public policy and analysis of the local economy, our office provides assistance to new and growing businesses in Berkeley. Trendsetting companies in fields ranging from alternative energy to artisanal foods to bio-engineering to sustainable construction, start up or locate here to take advantage of our culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Berkeley is home to one of the nation’s leading research universities, a major government laboratory and one of the most highly-educated resident workforces in the country. Berkeley also boasts award-winning arts and entertainment, a renowned food and dining scene, excellent transit access and a high quality of life.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education
Graduation from a four-year college with major coursework in business or public administration, economics, or a closely related field.

AND

Experience
Four years of professional level experience in economic or business development, employment, or similar administrative capacity. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis. Project management and lead or supervisory experience is desirable.

The City offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes CalPERS Retirement, 100% paid medical up to the Kaiser family rate, 100% paid dental, 13 Holidays, 3 Floating Holidays, 2 weeks’ vacation to start, Basic Life Insurance, city-paid Long Term Disability, and more.

For more information about this opening and to apply, go to the City’s website at www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/hr.  Apply by January 23, 2017 5:00 p.m. PST.

Senior Project Director
Economic Vitality Corporation, San Luis Obispo, CA
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: January 16, 2017

Job Description: The EVC Senior Project Director will provide strategic leadership and management oversight to new and ongoing projects and economic development initiatives; steward and administer grants and other funding sources; conduct industry research; monitor and track EVC projects and initiatives; build and foster relationships with government officials and business leaders as well as with local businesses and entrepreneurs; manage groups of volunteer business leaders; organize and facilitate meetings; and communicate via written reports and public presentations with government officials, boards of directors, business leaders, and community members.  The Senior Project Director coordinates closely with the President/CEO and its Board of Directors.  This is a highly public role within the community. Permanent, full‐time position. Benefits: health insurance, 401K Plan. About the EVC: Established in 1994, the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) is the only economic development organization that serves all of San Luis Obispo County. A 501(c)(3) non-profit and public/private partnership, the EVC mission is to create jobs, foster investments, and promote business. This highly-respected organization works directly with local business and government leaders on key issues to support the regional economy.  See description: www.sloevc.org/jobs

Development Services Director
City of Redlands
Salary: $153,372 – $186,204 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: December 23, 2016

Job Description: The Development Services Director reports to the City Manager and is responsible for planning, managing, directing, overseeing, and coordinating the activities of the Development Services Department including building and safety, code enforcement, business development, urban redevelopment; and housing programs.

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, public or business administration engineering, or a related field AND seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in planning, redevelopment and economic development experience including five (5) years of management and supervisory experience which includes recruitment of, and negotiation with, potential developers is required. A Master’s Degree is desirable.

Contact information:
To be considered, submit a cover letter, list of six professional references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment), indication of current salary and a résumé that indicates both months and years of positions held, as well as the size of staff you have managed. Submit the requested materials to:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916-471-3111
Email: resumes@cpshr.us

Online brochure: www.cpshr.us/search
City of Redlands website: www.cityofredlands.org

Housing Development Manager
Community Development Commission
Salary: $7,368 – $12,070 Monthly
Deadline Date: December 16, 2016

Job Description: Under general direction of the Director and Assistant Director, the Housing Development Manager serves as a member of the management team and has the responsibility to plan, direct, coordinate, supervise and manage directly and/or through subordinate supervisory staff the activities in the Housing Development Unit of the Economic and Housing Development (EHD) Division.

The Housing Development Manager is responsible for managing the strategy for advancing the housing development program in collaboration with public and private partners and for issuing Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) and/or Requests for Proposals or Bids that are utilized to provide financing and program support for the development and operation of affordable and permanent supportive housing projects.

The Manager’s primary responsibility is to manage funding for current CDC programs and ensure that there is sufficient coverage of administrative costs.

The Manager also ensures that rental assistance and supportive services are available for ongoing program and project viability and that there is compliance with County and CDC policies in all operations and that the standards of underwriting are current.

The Manager is also responsible for supervising the Residential Sound Insulation Program.

Contact information: www.lacdc.org

Economic Development Manager
City of Vallejo
Salary: $113,547 – $138,028 Annually
Deadline Date: December 13, 2016

Job Description: The  Economic Development Manager will plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Economic Development Division of the Community and Economic Development Department including economic development, program marketing, business retention and attraction, management of City-owned assets, successor agency oversight;  to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Community and Economic Development, City Manager, City Commissions and City Council. For a full job description and additional duties, please visit: www.cityofvallejo.net under ‘Employment Opportunities’.

Experience: Four years of increasing responsible experience in economic development, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

Training: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, business or public administration, or a related field.

For more information please click here.

Contact information: Robin Tilley at 707-649-4852 robin.tilley@cityofvallejo.net

Economic Development Manager
City of San Leandro
Salary: $10,247.00 – $12,455.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Job Description: The Economic Development Manager is responsible for the overall management of the Economic Development Division in the Community Development Department.  The Economic Development Manager is the designated authority charged with recruiting and retaining businesses to sustain economic diversity and growth.  This individual resolves land development and entitlement processing issues for businesses and developers, designs and implements marketing campaigns to promote the City as a center of innovation, and ensures regulatory and legal compliance related to activities of the former Redevelopment Agency.  S/he also identifies and implements programs to improve the physical appearance of businesses and the City and create vibrant places for people to live, work and play.  Responsibilities are varied and include economic studies, needs assessments, research and financial analysis, and negotiation and preparation of contracts. The Economic Development Manager is active in the community, regularly attending community meetings, making presentations and participating in associations.  Additionally, s/he makes recommendations to Council.

Minimum requirements include:  The ideal candidate is a proven leader who has at least five years of economic development and real estate experience, with experience developing and implementing public sector business and development programs, including a minimum of three years public sector management experience.  Other qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, economics, business or public administration, or a closely-related field.  A Master’s degree is highly desirable.

Click here to view the Economic Development Manager brochure.  Applications along with a current resume and responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on November 9, 2016.

 

Economic Development Manager

City of Carlsbad
Salary: $92,900 – 134,700 Annually (currently under review). Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package.
Deadline Date: October 2, 2016

Job Description: Known for its beautiful beaches, world-class resorts, well-panned neighborhoods and abundant open space, Carlsbad is located in North San Diego County and is home to a population of approximately 110,000. The city’s diverse economy is centered around action sports manufacturing, life sciences, information and communication technology, clean tech, as well as hospitality and tourism. The Economic Development Manager is a division manager reporting to the Community & Economic Development Director.

The City is seeking an economic development professional who is capable of being a passionate and effective advocate of Carlsbad and its incomparable assets. He/she will be adept at identifying and creating forward thinking opportunities that complement the city’s vision and values. Outstanding relationship building abilities and a track record that reflects demonstrated effectiveness with an entire business community will be expected. The ideal candidate will possess five years of increasingly responsible economic development-related experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline. An advanced degree is desirable.

A detailed recruitment brochure available at www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Teri Black – 424.296.3111
Julie Yuan-Miu – 424.296.3111
TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC

Administrative Analyst – Economic Development
City of Menifee
Salary: $56,978 – $69,559
Deadline: Open Until Filled

Performs a wide variety of professional level research, analytical and administrative duties in support of the City’s Economic Development functions, operations, and programs; performs research and studies including economic or financial studies; analyzes and identifies trends.

Click here to download the Administrative Analyst – Economic Development job description.

Contact:

Pat Grob, Human Resources Manager
www.cityofmenifee.us

 

Economic Development Coordinator
City of South San Francisco
Salary: $8,604 – $10,460, Monthly (effective July, 1, 2016)
Deadline Date: July 12, 2016 by 5 pm. Or upon receipt of the first 100 applications & supplemental questionnaires, whichever occurs first.

Job Description: Applications are being accepted for the position of Economic Development Coordinator with the City of South San Francisco

This position will focus on:
•  Implementing Specific Plans and select planning initiatives that will facilitate medium to high density urban infill mixed use projects.  Residential components may include both market rate, mixed income and 100% affordable developments.
•  Transitioning older low density commercial suburban strip developments and select industrial nodes to projects that have greater density.
•  Business attraction initiatives that will enhance the City’s well established biotech and wholesale food clusters as well as its light manufacturing base.  These initiatives will need to be implemented in such a way that balances the local economy with aforementioned urban infill efforts.

Experience:  Five years of progressively responsible professional economic development experience with knowledge of economic development.  Training:  Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, economics, political science, urban planning, or a related field.

To review the complete job announcement (position details, additional desired training & experience, benefits, etc.) and to apply for this position, click here.

Contact: Barbara Hanna  ; 650-877-8522

Deputy City Manager
City of Morro Bay
Salary: $177,000 – $153,000, Annually
Deadline Date: July 8, 2016

Job Description: Our new Deputy City Manager (DCM) will be a crucial member of the City Manager’s executive team.  The previous DCM had broad and significant responsibilities in the areas of Economic Development (including Tourism) and Public Engagement, provided oversight to IT, and also supervised the Recreation Services Division.  Ideally, our new DCM will possess the skills and management expertise to perform similarly.  Economic development and revitalization is crucial for our city and thus those interpersonal business recruitment, retention and expansion skills are essential.  The DCM supervises the Tourism Manager / Division as part of Economic Development. Public engagement is also critically important – crafting and executing the city’s listening and speaking functions including social media, traditional media, and other communication tools. The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and skills to supervise a 1-person IT services division.  Any candidate must be able to provide oversight for our recreation division. While municipal experience is certainly a plus, the City Manager is far more interested in intellect, precision, communication, innovation and dedication to excellence. A wide range of candidate experiences will be considered positively.

To learn how to apply or for more information about this job please click here.

Controller
Fresno County Economic Development Corportation
Salary: $70,000 Annually, plus comprehensive benefit package
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Under the supervision of the President/CEO , the Controller is responsible for managing all of the organization’s financial operations, accounting, reporting, planning, budgeting, controls, and systems.  For more information please see our full job description .

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Bea Ramos bramos@fresnoedc.com. For more information please visit our website.

Community Development Resource Agency Director
Placer County, CA
Salary: $160,742.40 – $195,332.80 Annually DOQ
Deadline Date: June 30, 2016

Job Description: This is an outstanding career opportunity to lead the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) and play a key role in the County’s future.  Consistently ranked first for its quality of life and in the top healthiest counties in California, Placer County is currently experiencing unprecedented development activity in all areas of the County.  Reporting to the County Executive Officer, this position oversees a dynamic organization (105 FTEs and FY 2015-16 budget of $22.3M) comprised of six operating divisions including Building Services, Code Enforcement, Engineering and Surveying, Environmental Coordination, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Planning Services, with offices in Auburn and Tahoe City.  At least seven years of increasingly responsible experience in planning, community development or related field, including three years of executive level responsibility is required.  A Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in planning, urban design, public administration or a related field is required; Master’s degree is preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure.  The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Project Manager
City of Watsonville
Salary: $6,479.23 – $8,682.80/Month
Deadline: June 30, 2016 by 5:00 P.M.

To plan, organize, direct, coordinate and supervise economic development programs and projects with the City of Watsonville; to develop and implement construction and rehabilitation programs; to provide technical and administrative support to the Assistant City Manager; to perform and direct studies and analysis; to development and implement public relations programs; to prepare budgets. Employees in this classification receive administration direction within a framework of general guidelines. Employees in this classification direct, supervise, and formally evaluate the work of others.

Click here to download the Project Manager job description.

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Deputy Director, Northern California
Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF)
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Jon Description: Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) is a national non-profit community development financial institution that is dedicated to creating pathways of opportunity for low income people and communities. Since our founding in 1984, LIIF has mobilized more than $1.8B in capital, improved the lives of more than 1.7 million people, and been recognized for our leadership on innovative community development initiatives.

The Deputy Director, Northern California, will be the external face of LIIF in the region, with the goal of discovering loan fund opportunities and other community development activities. The Deputy Director will cultivate relationships with influential partners throughout the Northern California region.

This opportunity will allow a dedicated community development professional to represent one of the strongest community development financial institutions in the country, working with a collaborative and passionate team to drive change for low income people and communities.

To learn more, please contact Evan Carper or see the full job description available at: commongoodcareers.force.com.

Economic Development Manager
City of Redlands
Salary: $8,404.75 – $10,216.00 Monthly
Deadline: June 27, 2016 by 5:00 P.M.

Under general direction, manages, plans, organizes, directs, and participates in the development and implementation of Economic Development programs and activities for the City emphasizing on the stimulation of business retention, expansion, attraction and workforce development while enhancing Redlands’ economic base; serves as a coordinator for major Economic Development projects; prepares studies and reports; and performs other related duties as assigned including Successor Agency and Oversight Board duties.

Click here to download the Economic Development Manager job description.

Economic Development Officer
City of Henderson, Nevada
Salary: $64,650 – $86,200 Annually
Deadline Date: June 20, 2016

Job Description: The City of Henderson, NV seeks candidates for its Economic Development Officer position that coordinates and implements business recruitment efforts for the City’s Economic Development program. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in Southern Nevada. Ideal candidate is skilled in marketing, site selection analysis, incentives and deal structuring, and will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Marketing, or related field, and minimum three years’ experience in economic development.  Desirable: Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), Master’s degree. Learn more or apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/henderson.

Economic Development Specialist
City of Henderson, Nevada
Salary: $58,950 – $78,600 Annually
Deadline Date: June 20, 2016

Job Description: The City of Henderson, NV seeks candidates for its Economic Development Specialist position that coordinates and implements marketing and research initiatives and directs the local business program for the City’s Economic Development division. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in Southern Nevada. Ideal candidate is skilled in marketing, research, grant administration and program coordination, and will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or related field, and three years’ experience in economic development or similar professional experience.  Learn more or apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/henderson.

Executive Director of Community Development
City of Santa Ana
Salary: $122,580 – $173,124 Annually (Plus comprehensive executive benefit package)
Deadline Date: June 18, 2016 by 5:30 pm

Job Description: Santa Ana, in Orange County, is the eleventh largest city in California with a population of 325,000.  The city is 10 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean and 33 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

The Executive Director will lead the Community Development Agency in initiatives related to new business opportunities, new venues for visual and performing arts, renovation of commercial and industrial areas, affordable housing programs, and management of a full-service job search/training center.  Challenges include implementing the City’s 5-year Strategic Plan and assisting the Planning & Building Agency in updating the City’s General Plan.  The ideal candidate has impressive experience working with city staff, elected officials and community stakeholders under the City Manager’s guidance.

Requires five years of responsible management-level experience involving the administration and management of a comprehensive community development program; B.A. (Master’s preferred) in public or business administration or related field.

Please apply at www.santa-ana.org.  Contact: Ellen Smiley esmiley@santa-ana.org.  EOE/ADA

Planning & Economic Development Director
City of Santa Rosa
Salary: $128,659 – $160,965 Annually DOQE
Deadline Date: May 23, 2016

Job Description: Just 55 miles north of San Francisco, you’ll find a vibrant City overflowing with all there is to love about California. Welcome to Santa Rosa, where everything comes together. With a growing population of 175,000, Santa Rosa is the North Bay’s premier location for technology and entrepreneurial businesses and the economic engine that drives the region. The Department of Planning & Economic Development has a $5.3M budget and staff of 50 in the divisions of Building, Planning, Engineering Services, and Economic Development.  The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership, energy, and clarity in translating community objectives into definable goals for the Department.  A background in economic development as well as knowledge of local government planning and building is required. Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, civil engineering, public or business administration or a related field required; Master’s desired.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes acknowledged within two business days.  Call Bobbi Peckham or Clay Phillips at (866) 912-1919 for more information.  A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Director of Economic Development & Innovation
City of San Rafael
Salary: $130,872 – $159,072 Annually DOQ/DOE
Deadline Date: May 11, 2016

Job Description: The ideal candidate will have a history of pushing the envelope to bridge the public-private divide, think beyond bureaucracy and grow a strong and innovative business community. The successful candidate will be well-versed in contemporary aspects of urban design, economic development and community engagement.  This position requires skill in change management, collaboration and ability to build strong relationships with the Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Business Improvement District and the business community at-large.  Come join a first-rate executive team.  This is your chance to bring a new economic development approach to enrich quality of life in San Rafael.

The City is seeking a candidate with exceptional communication skills, a deep understanding of community building and polished facilitation skills to promote healthy debate that supports diverse opinions and creative solutions.  Five years of progressively responsible experience in economic and business development including two years of experience in a management capacity and a Bachelor’s degree in economics, business administration, public policy, public administration, marketing/communications, regional land-use planning, urban planning, or closely related field are required; Master’s degree preferred. Full job description/details

Contact information: Sylvia Gonzalez, (415) 485-3391

Community Development Director
City of Thousand Oaks
Salary: $141,373 – $212,060
Deadline Date: May 6, 2016 at 5 pm

Job Description: Fifty years of achievement have made Thousand Oaks one of the most sought after places to live, work and play in California. The community of 129,000 residents is home to excellent schools, outstanding parks, numerous corporate headquarters, diverse retail opportunities, cultural amenities and 15,500 acres of open space.

The new Director will be an innovative and proactive leader with a positive, forward thinking perspective; and be responsible for the delivery of planning, open space management, building, inspection, plan review, code compliance, housing, and permit approval services. The City is in the midst of an organizational renewal with major emphasis on community engagement, innovation, collaboration, use of technology and continuous improvement.

Ten years of increasingly responsible community development experience, including at least three years of responsibility for urban planning/development, and a Bachelor’s Degree are required (Master’s preferred).  For more information please visit our website:  www.toaks.org or contact Gary Rogers or Sandra Bill at 805-449-2144

Economic Development and Housing Manager
City of La Habra
Salary: $97,624 – $121,919 Annually
Deadline Date: April 28, 2016

Job Description: The City of La Habra is recruiting to fill the position of Economic Development and Housing Manager in the Community Development Department.  This position is an exempt management at-will position which reports to the Director/Deputy Director of Community Development. Applications are available through the City’s website at www.lahabraca.gov or in the Human Resources Department. Applications will be accepted until 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2016. For more information please visit our website at www.lahabracity.com

Community Development Director
Town of Windsor
Salary: $122,628 – $153,144 DOQE (increasing by 3.5% on July 1st) with excellent benefits.
Deadline Date: April 4, 2016

Job Description: The Town of Windsor is famous for its family-friendly environment in a region known for its wine making, culinary arts, and breathtaking vistas.  With a population of over 27,000 – 5,300 of which are school age – and an ongoing focus on family and community values, the Town continues to grow and thrive.  The Director reports to the Town Manager and with a staff of seven is responsible for the current, advance and environmental planning, building plan check, permitting, inspection, historic preservation, and code compliance activities of the Town.  The new Director will provide proactive visionary leadership to the department and will successfully oversee an active development environment with multiple priorities including an on-going General Plan update.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills are needed in order to effectively stay abreast of the large project load and to ensure timely processing of permits, development plans, and project delivery.  This is a tremendous opportunity to join a team where you will be provided the tools and support needed to be successful.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of management and/or administrative experience required.  Master’s degree, AICP certification, and/or public sector experience preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Deputy Director
Department of Development Services
City of Long Beach
Salary: Attractive salary and benefits; appointment is DOQ.
Deadline Date: March 21, 2016

Job Description: Boasting amenities few cities can offer, Long Beach blends big city convenience with the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of an ocean-side community.  With a diverse population of nearly 470,000, Long Beach provides exciting future development opportunities.  Within Long Beach Development Services, the Deputy Director represents the department as 2nd in command, directly overseeing the Building & Safety Bureau and the Neighborhood Services Bureau (130+ FTEs).  The ideal candidate brings proven leadership and management skills with a background in community development, planning, building, and code enforcement.  Strengths in customer service, collaboration with other operating departments, decision-making, and political acumen are strongly desired.  A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

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

Economic Development Manager
City of Seaside
Salary:  $92,689 – $110,698 Annually
Application Due Date:  March 6, 2016

Job Description: Under administrative direction of the City Manger, the Economic Development Manager plans, organizes, directs and administers the City’s economic development activities and performs other work as required. For the complete job description please click here.

Apply online at the City of Seaside

Marketing Manager
City of Oakland
Salary: $107,932 – $132,531 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: March 7, 2016

Job Description: Oakland is a dynamic city with 50 distinct and eclectic neighborhoods, 17 commercial districts, an increasingly vibrant downtown, a strong economic base, world-class arts and entertainment venues, superior cultural and recreational amenities, and a rich multicultural heritage. Oakland is the eighth largest city in California with an estimated population of 413,000 residents.

The Marketing Manager will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to plan, organize, and implement marketing program(s) that position the City of Oakland as a prime location for business and investment, and as a center of creativity and innovation. The Marketing Manager is a senior member of the Economic and Workforce Development Department and reports directly to the Director. The position will represent the department and the City at meetings and conferences, and will train and supervise assigned staff, including a part-time graphic designer.

A bachelor’s degree and experience in developing marketing/branding strategies are required; a master’s degree and public sector experience are desirable.

To learn more about this exciting career opportunity review a complete position brochure at

www.managementpartners.com and visit the City’s website at www.oaklandnet.com.

Submit a cover letter and resume to search@managementpartners.com

Business Expansion, Attraction and Retention Manager – U1606 (Unclassified)
City of San Diego
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: March 11, 2016 by 5:00 pm (PST)

Job Description: To view the complete announcement please click here.

Director of Planning and Neighborhood Services
City of Milpitas
Salary: $152,199 – $197,950 Annually, DOQE with excellent benefits
Deadline Date: February 29, 2016

Job Description: Located at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, Milpitas is a progressive community that is an integral part of the high tech Silicon Valley, often called the “Crossroads of Silicon Valley,” with most of its 13.63 square miles of land situated between two major freeways.  With a very diversified resident population of over 71,000, Milpitas features quality schools and conveniently located neighborhood parks and shopping centers.  The city is seeking an experienced, creative and passionate Director to lead the city’s efforts in land use and long-range planning and to take the department from great to fantastic.  Bachelor’s degree and eight years experience with at least three years of supervisory experience required, Master’s degree highly desirable.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Economic Development Manager/Business Operations Director
City of Ontatrio
Salary: Economic Development Manager ($8,223 – $9,995 Monthly), Business Operations Director ($9, 145 – $11,116 Monthly)
Deadline Date: February 19, 2016

Job Description: The City of Ontario, one of the fastest growing and most financially stable communities in Southern California, is seeking an individual with a natural gift for leadership and brand management to join our team.  The Economic Development Manager position is designed for a qualified individual with strong leadership qualities who has advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of economic development programming and administration. The Business Operations Director position performs the same essential functions but will take an expanded role in long range planning for Department operations, business negotiations, and will take a critical (high profile) role in supporting the Office of the City Manager.  The successful candidate will be hired as either an Economic Development Manager or Business Operations Director depending on the candidate’s qualifications for the position and the needs of the hiring department.

For a complete job announcement and to apply online, please visit the City of Ontario’s website at www.ontarioca.gov/employment. Contact information – hr@ci.ontario.ca.us

Economic Development Manager
City of Corona
Salary: $8,468 – $10,338 Monthly, DOQ
Deadline Date: February 19, 2016

Job Description: The City of Corona (approximate population 162,087) is now seeking an Economic Development Manager who is experienced and proactive. The ideal candidate will be someone who stays abreast of current trends in the industry and is aware of realities in the field. It is critical that the new incumbent be politically astute, have outstanding communication skills, and understand the need for creative solutions to economic development issues. Equally important will be experience and abilities in developing effectual community outreach and facilitating cooperation and consensus among diverse stakeholders. A typical candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Urban Planning, or a closely related field; a Master’s degree in one of these fields is preferred. Five years of increasingly responsible experience directly related to economic development and redevelopment, including several years of lead or supervisory experience is expected. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 with questions.

Chief Operating Officer
Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: February 19, 2016

Job Description: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (NV) – Chief Operating Officer. Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search for an outstanding executive to lead management and operation of all facets of organization while supporting the CEO. Top focus areas include economic development, finance, administrative and partnership building. The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a 501(c)6 membership organization dedicated to developing the economies of Las Vegas, Clark County, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City, and Mesquite through regional cooperation, global trade, and global connectivity.  A complete job profile can be requested at current searches at www.jci-inc.net or LVGEA@jci-inc.net.

Contact information – Todd Jorgenson 866.564.3138

Director of Economic Development
City of Indio
Salary: $112,013.42 – $165,494.84, plus a highly competitive benefits package.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: One of the fastest growing Cities in California is in search of a Director of Economic Development. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, driven, result-oriented, proactive, innovative, high energy, and articulate. A candidate that is creative in their approach towards economic development is highly desirable. In addition, the Director of Economic Development should have a vision for the future, anticipate issues and potential problems, and act as an agent for positive change.

Qualifications:
Eight (8) years of significant, directly related, and progressive economic development experience in the public or private sector in the State of California, including three (3) years administrative or supervisory capacity and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Urban Planning, Real Estate, Economics or a related field. Master’s Degree is preferred.

To apply, please visit http://www.indio.org/index.aspx?page=828

Community and Economic Development Director
City of Garden Grove
Salary: Up to $195,156, the City also offers a car allowance of $835 per month and participates in CalPERS.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, The first screening of resumes will occur on January 4, 2016

Job Description: The City of Garden Grove is conducting a search for a seasoned and highly energetic Community and Economic Development Director. Reporting to the City Manager, this newly structured, at-will position is a key member of the City Manager’s Leadership Team. The Community and Economic Development Director plans, directs, and oversees the activities of the Community and Economic Development Department (34 F/T, 3 P/T, and a budget of over $30 million). A Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of administrative and supervisory management experience are required. An advanced degree and/or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), or Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certificates are a plus but not required. Email compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, salary history, and 6 professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please call Robert Burg or Teddi Anderson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Deputy City Manager
City of Pomona
Salary: $8,775 – $11,759/Month; $105,295 – $141,105/Year
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, may close at any time

Job Description: The City of Pomona is looking for an individual with entrepreneurial drive and a vision that meets the challenges and opportunities for dynamic development and downtown revitalization. As a key advisor to the City Manager and City Council, the Deputy City Manager for Business Development will develop and implement a strategy to retain the businesses already in Pomona, promote economic opportunities in Pomona, and attract new and vital business to Pomona; manage the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency and city real estate transactions; and provide leadership to the Vehicle Parking District (VPD) and the VPD Commission.

Five (5) years of professional level experience in business or economic development, redevelopment, municipal program administration and analysis, or related field that includes interaction with elected or other high level officials and/or business executives.

Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, real estate, urban planning, or related field.

For the complete job description logon to: http://www.ci.pomona.ca.us/index.php/human-resources-home. Apply online at www.ci.pomona.ca.us. First screening – Week of October 12, 2015

Economic Development Analyst

Downtown Long Beach Associates
Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 Annually
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: This position is responsible for developing and executing marketing research activities including but not limited to collecting industry specific market data, maintaining and analyzing economic trends from business license, business retention and expansion program databases. Click here for full description: https://www.downtownlongbeach.org//Uploads/Economic-Development-Analyst-Job-Description-o_J9tWrD.pdf

Contact for application submission:

Please send cover letter resume, references, salary history and expectations to downtownlongbeach@gmail.com. No phone calls please. Only complete packets will be considered.

 

Economic Development Manager, Full Time

City of Chino
Salary: $6,556 – $8,523 Monthly
Deadline Date: January 25, 2016

Job Description: The Economic Development Manager plans the activities and operations of the City’s Economic Development program; develops marketing programs, emphasizing business retention and attraction; coordinates activities with other City departments, outside agencies and the general public; supervises support staff; assists in developing and monitoring the economic development budget; assists in negotiating financial agreements; and does related work as assigned.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, urban studies, marketing, or a related field, and 3 years of increasingly responsible work experience with economic development programs.  A High School Diploma/G.E.D. and valid Class C California Driver’s License, with a satisfactory driving record, are also required. Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination/drug screen, and an administrative review are required.

To view a detailed job announcement and job description, and to apply online, please visit our website at www.cityofchino.org, or call (909) 334-3267. EOE

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City of Ventura
Salary: I: $57,798 – $77,449 Yearly, II: $63,798 – $85,490 Yearly plus comprehensive benefits
Deadline Date: January 24, 2016

Job Description: Have you mastered the art of seamlessly juggling multiple projects? Do you have demonstrated professional level research, analysis, and administrative support experience? The City of Ventura is accepting applications for two Management Analyst I/II vacancies – one vacancy in the collaborative City Manager’s office supporting the City’s Economic Development programs and one vacancy in the innovative Ventura Water Department. Requires Bachelor’s degree plus 1 year related experience. To be considered for these rewarding career opportunities, apply on-line at www.cityoventura.jobs by the 1/24/2016 filing deadline!

President, Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County

Shasta EDC
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: January 15, 2016

Job Description: We are looking for a creative, high energy individual to lead our organization.  The Shasta EDC is a private non-profit corporation supported by local government and private stakeholders.  We have lead responsibility for economic development efforts in Shasta County, California.  See the video at this link for some of the reasons why we call Shasta “North of Expected” – http://www.shastaedc.org/Default.aspx?PageID=11744072&A=SearchResult&SearchID=12384502&ObjectID=11744072&ObjectType=1.  Duties of this position will include marketing and business recruitment, overall management of the Shasta Venture Hub, promoting the region’s growing tech industry, business retention, supervising staff, and reporting to the Board of Directors and stakeholders.  The successful candidate will have the ability to adapt to rapidly changing business practices and to articulate and implement a clear vision for the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct all operational aspects including operations, human resources and administration.
  • Develop and implement an Annual Business Plan for the organization.
  • Develop and implement a Marketing Plan for Business Recruitment.
  • Develop and manage Annual Financial Budgets.
  • Meet, coordinate and negotiate with prospect companies interested in Shasta County.
  • Oversee support services to promote business expansion.
  • Oversee the management of the Shasta Venture Hub, including the development of support services for the members.
  • Make presentations and create reports for public and private stakeholders.
  • Coach and train staff to achieve superior performance levels.

Qualifications:

  • Prefer proven experience in the field of economic development or a strong commercial real estate or corporate background.
  • Experience working with prospect companies of varying size from startup to Fortune 100 corporations is also a plus.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an existing relationship with the business and political leadership of the region or the ability to quickly establish such a relationship.

Please send cover letter, resume, references, and salary history and expectations to swilliams@iwins.com.  No phone calls please.  Only complete packets will be considered.

 

Management Analyst-Senior

Placer County
Salary: $38.91 – $47.28/hr. plus $775/mo. Tahoe Subsidy
Deadline Date: January 4, 2016

Job Description: Stretching from the suburban outskirts of the Sacramento Valley to the mountains of the North Lake Tahoe region, the quality of life in Placer County is truly the key to its attractiveness as a place to live and work. Voted “America’s Best Lake” by readers of USA Today, the North Lake Tahoe area is an outdoor recreation mecca, boasting numerous rivers, lakes, public parks, hiking and biking trails, and the greatest concentration of ski resorts in North America. This distinctive locale also has diverse education options, close-knit communities, and a small-town feel with access to fine dining, shopping and myriad cultural activities.

Located in the North Lake Tahoe County Executive Office, this position reports to and supports the Deputy County Executive Officer and the Economic Development Division, with a Tahoe region focus. This position is different in scope than typical Senior Management Analyst responsibilities, with less focus on departmental budgets and more focus on coordination of service delivery. Full description and online application are available at: www.jobsatplacercounty.com

Contact Information:

Dawn McCollum
Administrative Technician
Placer County Human Resources
145 Fulweiler Avenue, Suite 200
Auburn, CA 95603
530-886-4678

Director of Economic Development
City of Loveland, CO
Salary: $80,000 – $128,000, with an expected hiring range of $80,000 to $104,000, DOQ, with an excellent benefit package.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, first review December 11, 2015

Job Description: Loveland, Colorado is looking for an Economic Development Director to provide leadership, managerial and administrative services for its Economic Development and Visit Loveland Divisions. The position is responsible for downtown redevelopment efforts; business attraction, expansion and retention activities; visitor attraction and destination marketing and operation of the Visitor Center.

Requirements are a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, or public administration or related field and six years’ experience in economic development and three years managerial or supervisory experience in business, economic development or related field.

Applications will be kept confidential. To apply, go to http://thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs to complete a brief online form and then submit in one document a cover letter, resume, 3-5 professional references, and 5 year salary history.

 

Economic Development Division Manager
City of Fairfield
Salary: $9,889.53 – $12,020.67 Monthly
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, This is an open and continuous recruitment and may close at any time without prior notice

Job Description: The Economic Development Division Manager reports to the Community Development Director and leads a staff of six employees in managing the City’s economic development, Successor Agency, and affordable housing activities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to developing and implementing strategies of the City’s Economic Development plan, business recruitment and retention activities, and overseeing neighborhood revitalization and affordable housing programs.

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration or a closely related field is required. A Master’s degree in economics, public administration, finance or business administration is preferred. Five (5) years of professional experience in economic development/redevelopment activities of which at least two were in a supervisory position are required. Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License is required.

Applications and supplemental questionnaire must be filed online. Additional information available on the City website at: www.fairfield.ca.gov

Deputy Director, Economic Development
County of Merced
Salary: $90,584.00 – $110,115.20, Annually
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Under general direction, to assist the Community and Economic Development in planning, organizing, implementing and administering a comprehensive, county-wide program of business and economic development opportunities including Foreign Trade Zone and Fast Open Contracts Utilization Services (FOCUS) activities; to oversea department operations, supervise and coordinate the work of assigned staff, assist the Director with special projects; and to do related work as required.

This single position assistant executive classification with responsibility for administration and coordination of the economic development functions of the Department of Community and Economic Development.

Minimum Qualifications: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in economic development, business assistance programs, accounting and management information systems, including at least two (2) years in managerial position. A degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with course work in business or public administration, economics, or related field. A valid California’s driver’s license may be required at the time of appointment.

For a complete job description and to apply go to: www.co.merced.ca.us or call (209-385-7682)

Director of Economic Development
City of Cathedral City
Salary: $12818.67 – $15581.17 Monthly
Deadline Date: December 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Job Description:  Reporting to the City Manager, this position manages the Economic Development Department, and provides centralized leadership and coordination of activities and programs with existing and prospective commercial and industrial businesses to locate and/or expand in Cathedral City.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in business or public administration, economics, urban planning or a related field; and five years of directly related professional experience.

Candidates must submit an application on-line by December 20, 2015 5:00 pm. Applications must be submitted on-line at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cathedralcityca/default.cfm

Redevelopment Manager
City of Henderson, NV
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: December 1, 2015

Job Description: The City of Henderson, NV seeks candidates for its Redevelopment Manager position, which manages, plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the City’s Redevelopment program for its five redevelopment areas. Ideal candidate is passionate about redevelopment, especially related to downtowns, and will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Planning, Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Civil Engineering, or related field, seven years of experience with redevelopment districts, two years at a supervisory level.  Desirable: financial experience, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification, Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP). Apply here.  Visit www.cityofhenderson.com for more information!

Community Development Coordinator
City of South San Francisco
Salary: 6,177.60 – $7,508.80 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 30, 2015 by 5:00 pm or when 50 applicants have been received, whichever comes first.

Job Description: The ideal Community Development Coordinator will have a working knowledge of the federal, state, and local regulations dealing with neighborhood and housing improvement under the CDBG program and redevelopment housing set-aside mandates. Exceptional communication and facilitation skills and a commitment to a team approach for solving problems are essential for this position. The candidate shall also have responsible experience managing budgetary matters, preparing complex reports with minimal supervision, and motivating professional and clerical staff in meeting program goals and objectives. Further, the ideal candidate will have a commitment to developing cooperative relationships with other City departments, community groups and representatives from state and federal agencies.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical qualifying background would be three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience with housing programs, grant administration, or real estate in the areas of redevelopment or economic development and Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning, public administration, economics, business administration, policy development, or a related field.

Contact information:
Kevin Sledge, kevin.sledge@ssf.net
Phone: (650) 877-8522

Management Aide
City of Rancho Cucamonga
Salary: $18.62 – $29.90/hour, Part-time (30 hours a week)
Deadline Date: November 18, 2015 by 5:00pm, or until a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Job Description: The Economic and Community Development Services Division is currently seeking a Management Aide to provide support in a number of programs related to commercial and industrial business attraction, retention and expansion; marketing, branding and event coordination; and other duties related to the administration of programs and projects that support economic development. Full position description can be viewed by visiting the Employment Opportunities website at: www.CityofRC.us

Assistant City Manager, Economic & Development Services
City of Oceanside
Salary: $142,972 – $197,292, DOQE
Deadline Date: November 16, 2015

Job Description: Centrally located in the heart of the beautiful Southern California coastline, Oceanside (pop. 172,800) offers a unique combination of outstanding location, affordable housing, excellent schools, and multiple resources. This full-service agency provides a vast array of services through 935 FTEs and $431M budget. This new position will be responsible for leading the City’s economic development efforts as well as overseeing the Economic Development Division, Development Services (Planning, Building and Engineering) Department, Property Management Division, Water Utilities Department, and Public Works and Harbor Divisions. A creative, collaborative, proven leader with demonstrated experience in advancing economic development projects and initiatives is sought. Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, economics, or a closely related field is required; a Master’s preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to: Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

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

Business Development Project Manager
Stanislaus Business Alliance
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: November 9, 2015

Job Description: The Stanislaus Business Alliance is accepting resumes for a full-time Business Development Project Manager. This position will be responsible for assisting and providing input on Economic Development programs and participating in the implementation of aggressive business attraction and retention efforts for the Alliance. The successful candidate will be able to manage complex projects, creatively find solutions, and be a self-starter that can perform with minimal supervision. The candidate will be able to synthesize and analyze data, prioritize tasks and be flexible in an ever-changing environment.

The Business Development Project Manager should be proficient in Microsoft office Suite and have a strong understanding of Customer Relations Management software. Bachelor’s degree or 5 years of related experience preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to Eudys@stanalliance.com

Economic Vitality Manager
City of Manhattan Beach
Salary: Up to $155,364 and is supplemented by an attractive benefits package
Deadline Date: November 8, 2015

Job Description: The cosmopolitan coastal community of Manhattan Beach (pop. 35,423) is seeking a visionary economic development professional to serve as the City’s first Economic Vitality Manager (EVM). Located in Los Angeles County on the southern edge of Silicon Beach, Manhattan Beach is known for its clean beaches, vibrant downtown and popular iconic pier which help to consistently attract 3.8 million visitors per year. This new position reports directly to the City Manager.

The EVM will be responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive business attraction, retention and expansion strategies that are responsive to the shifting demographics, needs and desires of this highly desirable and dynamic community.

A history of interfacing successfully with business and residential stakeholders with high standards and expectations is expected. An action-oriented and credible economic development expert, the individual selected must also possess at least five years of increasingly responsible experience as well as a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline.

Detailed recruitment brochure available at www.tbcrecruiting.com. Teri Black • tel 424.296.3111, Julie Yuan-Miu • tel 925.820-8436 – TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC – www.tbcrecruiting.com

Economic Development Manager
City of Redwood City
Salary: $11, 067 – $14,050 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Job Description: To view the entire job advertisement please use the following link: http://redwoodcity.org/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/53/2358.  Please apply at the following link: https://www.calopps.org/ViewAgencyJob.cfm?ID=23088.

We will only take applications through Cal Opps, please contact Sandra Moniz at (650) 780-7285 for questions.

Principal Economic Development Officer
City of Glendale
Salary: $6,949.00 – $10,107.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: October 23, 2015

Job Description: Exciting employment opportunity in Glendale! The Principal Economic Development Officer is in charge of initiation, management and implementation of a broad range of economic development, business services, business attraction and retention, marketing, public relations and event programs. This position is expected to be able to evolve, develop and manage all aspects of programming. External relationship development with individuals and organizations, often at the highest corporate level, is a key component of this position. It requires five years of increasingly responsible experience in one or more economic development disciplines, which may include, but is not limited to: business attraction and retention; development and management of public/private partnership projects; business incentives; real estate development; assessment districts; visitor destination marketing and PR; downtown management and promotions. Must include 2 years of exp. in supervision of staff and consultants. Requires a BA in City Planning, Public Adm., Econ., Business Adm., or Marketing & Public Relations. Visit www.glendaleca.gov to apply.

Urban Economic Coordinator
City of Oakland
Salary: $7,844 – $9,631 Monthly
Deadline Date: October 23, 2015, 11:59 pm

Job Description: The City of Oakland is seeking an Urban Economic Coordinator in our Neighborhood Investment Division of the Economic & Workforce Development Department. This is an excellent opportunity to work on interesting projects in East Oakland, including transit-oriented development projects, commercial projects and mixed use and infill projects.

Will plan, organize, direct, coordinate and participate in major economic development projects in one or more of the following functional areas: business retention, expansion and recruitment, business development and financing, or redevelopment; act as project lead for the coordination of priority projects; initiate and lead development agreement negotiations; prepare staff reports for the City Council; develop and administer project budgets; and train and supervise staff.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Planning or related field, 5 years of professional experience coordinating major economic development efforts related to business retention, expansion and recruitment or major commercial office, retail or industrial real estate development OR 2 years of experience comparable to Urban Economic Analyst IV for the City of Oakland. Master’s degree is desirable.

Apply at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm.

Projects Assistant, Economic Development
City of Lancaster
Salary: $5,084 – $6,837 Monthly
Deadline Date: October 23, 2015, 5:00 pm (must receive by this date, postmarks not accepted)

Job Description: A Projects Assistant performs a variety of responsible administrative/analytical tasks in the collection and organization of data concerning operations and activities.

This position is responsible for preparing written and oral reports as well as carrying out policies and procedures using sound judgment; recordkeeping, collecting data, and assisting in preparing comprehensive and concise reports; and representing the Administration Department – Economic Development Division.

The professional/supervisory position interacts with clients and outside agencies to obtain information regarding services rendered; monitors internal program operations; participates in the formulation or implementation of improvements; evaluates statistical and information data; assists in conducting a variety of research to support objectives, plans, and activities in evaluating multiple factors involving economics and community needs and the implementation of program policies, regulations, and procedures; maintains and files a variety of records, files, plans, sketches, maps, and other materials used; and performs other related duties as required. Contact information: www.cityoflancasterca.org/edjob.

Economic Development Manager
City of Corona
Salary: $8,468 – $10,338 Monthly, DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The City of Corona (approximate population 162,087) is now seeking an Economic Development Manager who is experienced and proactive. The ideal candidate will be someone who stays abreast of current trends in the industry and is aware of realities in the field. It is critical that the new incumbent be politically astute, have outstanding communication skills, and understand the need for creative solutions to economic development issues. Equally important will be experience and abilities in developing effectual community outreach and facilitating cooperation and consensus among diverse stakeholders. Any combination of education and experience supplying the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying; a typical candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Urban Planning, or a closely related field. Five years of increasingly responsible economic development or redevelopment experience, including several years of lead or supervisory experience is expected. . Apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080 with questions.

Director of Economic and Community Development
City of Palmdale
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: September 28, 2015, first review of applications.

Job Description: Located 60 miles north of Los Angeles, Palmdale is a thriving city known for its good schools, vibrant recreation programs, affordable housing, and business friendly policies.

The Department of Economic and Community Development is a newly created department merging the functions of Economic Development with Development Services (Planning, Building & Safety, Business Licensing, and Economic Development).

The Director of Economic and Community Development reports to the City Manager and supervises division heads, professional and technical staff. He/She provides highly responsible professional and administrative direction in the administration and management of the Economic and Community Development Department, including economic development, planning, building and safety, and business licensing.

Requires a bachelor’s in economic development, urban planning, civil engineering or closely related field (a master’s degree is preferred) and five years of progressively responsible management experience in economic development, urban planning, building & safety or other applicable field.

Please apply online at www.allianceRC.com. For questions or inquiries, contact Cindy Krebs (ckrebs@alliancerc.com) or Sherrill Uyeda (suyeda@alliancerc.com) at (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA

Executive Director
Sonoma County BEST (Building Economic Success Together)
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: September 28, 2015

Job Description: BEST is a public-private partnership formed in 2011 with a goal of creating jobs throughout the region. Initial funding of $2.4 million was from 76 private sector investors and the County of Sonoma (population 490,000). Its three main objectives are business retention, expansion and attraction. BEST focuses its work on industry clusters that provide the best opportunity to create high value jobs for the region – food manufacturing and specialty foods; advanced manufacturing and technology; health care and wellness industry; professional and innovation services; and green building. BEST is governed by a 17-member Board of Directors.

The Executive Director reports to the Board and operates under the direction of the President/CEO of the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce. This position currently oversees two authorized positions. Prefer a relevant BA/BS and at least five years of economic development or equivalent experience. Detailed brochure at: www.robertsrcg.com/16401/best.

Send resume (email preferred) to Norm Roberts, Roberts Consulting Group, Inc., email: robertsrcg@msn.com; fax (818) 783-6377; phone (818) 783-7752. EEO/ADA

Community Development Director
City of Burbank
Salary: Up to $198,846 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: September 28, 2015

Job Description: Known as the “Media Capital of the World,” Burbank’s approximately 105,000 residents cherish the City’s small town charm and quality of life as well as abundance of amenities and wide range of services. Appointed by the City Manager, the Director will oversee a staff of 75 within the four divisions of Administration, Planning & Transportation, Building, and Housing & Economic Development (2014/15 budget of $7.3M). At least six years’ progressively responsible administrative or supervisory management experience in urban planning as well as a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or a related field is required; Master’s preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure. The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Principal Planner
City of Concord
Salary: $85,779 – $117,936, DOQ with excellent benefits
Deadline Date: September 28, 2015

Job Description: Concord, with 122,000 current residents, is poised to grow. The reuse of the 5,028-acre Inland Area of the Concord Naval Weapons Station is a significant opportunity for Concord and the region. The Concord Reuse Project Area Plan calls for a world-class transit oriented project and allows for 12,000 housing units and 6.1 million square feet of commercial space on 2,300 acres. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in high level project management, will be politically astute, and demonstrate the ability to move projects forward to completion required. Selection of a Master Developer is close at hand, thus creating this incredible opportunity. Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in City Planning or closely related field and eight years professional planning experience involving general plans, zoning or development services required.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney: apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Economic Development Manager
City of Alameda
Salary: $119,936 – $145,784 Annually (based on four days of work)
Deadline Date: September 21, 2015

Job Description: The City of Alameda, Ca, is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the economic vitality of Alameda as the Economic Development Manager. The Economic Development Manager is a key player leading the City’s economic revitalization efforts.  With increasing signs of economic recovery, the City’s focus remains on enhancing its sales tax and employment base in concert with spearheading city-wide economic development efforts strongly supported by the Mayor and City Council.  As the face of the Economic Development Division, the Manager will work on new and exciting initiatives funded in the two-year budget including:  establishing a Mayor’s Economic Development Advisory Panel; preparing an economic development strategy and a citywide branding campaign; supporting the expansion of economic development initiatives and activities at Alameda Point; establishing a commercial façade renovation program; and building the City’s sales and property tax base through workforce and business retention, expansion, and attraction. APPLY ON-LINE TODAY AT https://www.calopps.org/ViewAgencyJob.cfm?id=22453.

Economic Development Analyst
City of Rancho Cordova
Salary:  $5,172.16 – $6,314.15
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, First review of applications July 27, 2015

Job Description: Come join an All America City and Great Place to Work® as published by Fortune Magazine. The City is seeking an innovative economic development professional to support the Economic Development Department in increasing business activity in the City.

Position requires a four year degree in business or public administration, economics, urban planning, or closely related field AND 2 years of progressively responsible technical or professional experience in economic development, local land-use, community planning, marketing or sales.

Apply online by July 27, 2015, for 1st cut-off. Open until filled. www.cityofranchocordova.org   Please visit our website for details on our competitive benefits.

Economic Vitality Manager
City of Manhattan Beach
Salary: $115,412 – $155,364 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, Actively Screening

Job Description: The City of Manhattan Beach is seeking a highly skilled professional for the position of Economic Vitality Manager. This position reports directly to the City Manager in the Management Services Division. The city seeks an innovative, positive individual with a proven track record of working effectively with regional business leaders, financial institutions, citizens groups and internal directors/managers. A minimum of five years professional experience and a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in Urban Planning, Economics, Business Administration or related field is required.To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a resume with cover letter along with salary history to our Human Resources Department. Facsimiles, photocopies, and final postmarks will not be accepted. Applications are accepted by mail, email to hrjobrequest@citymb.info or in-person in the Human Resources Department: City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. For further details and the formal job announcement, please visit our website at www.citymb.info. EOE

Program Manager
Siskiyou County Economic Development Council
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Community focused nonprofit recruiting a vibrant, highly professional individual to add to a talented team of economic developers working for the communities and businesses of Siskiyou County. The position is often fast-paced and highly dynamic with responsibilities varying from traditional business support services to contemporary initiatives in tourism, alternative fuels infrastructure, and brownfield land redevelopment. Candidates should have relevant education and experience. Preference will be given to demonstrated skills in business development, community relations, grant writing, project management, and communications (internal/external). Must have up-to-date professional aptitude. Email resume and cover letter to tonya@siskiyoucounty.org.

Project Manager, Economic Development
City of Eureka
Salary: $5,154 – $6,265 Monthly
Deadline Date: September 11, 2015, EOE

Job Description: The City of Eureka is seeking a Project Manager for the Economic Development Division. This position is responsible for organizational, managerial and operational analyses and studies, as well as oversight and execution of division goals, and supervision of staff/consultants. Knowledge/experience with grant writing/management, economic analyses, business assistance, CDBG, EDA, revolving loan funds, and tax credits is preferred. For more information about the position and required qualifications, and to apply online please visit our website at: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.

Economic Development Manager
City of Tracy
Salary: $7,418  – $9,017 Monthly
Deadline Date: September 10, 2015 by 3pm.

Job Description: The City of Tracy is seeking a dynamic Economic Development Manager to provide day-to-day oversight for the administration and implementation of activities relating to Economic Development.  The professional selected for this position will act as the City’s economic development liaison, working closely and in conjunction with, community organizations, such as Chamber, Tracy City Center Association (TCCA), and the county-wide San Joaquin Partnership.  Additionally, this professional will have considerable latitude in managing and directing the Economic Development Program.  This position reports to the Development Services Director, who is the department head with overall responsibility for the City’s economic development, including economic and workforce development. This position oversees a staff of two Analysts.

Contact information – FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY ONLINE, VISIT THE CITY OF TRACY WEBSITE AT WWW.CI.TRACY.CA.US

Project Specialist II
City of San Leandro
Salary: $5,777 – $7,022 Monthly
Deadline Date: September 8, 2015

Job Description: This is an excellent opportunity for a person who wants challenging work in a fast paced environment and has the drive for enhancing economic development in the City of San Leandro.

Under the direction of the Business Development Manager, this position will perform a full range of professional and technical duties supporting the City’s economic development initiatives, promoting new development, and increasing overall business activity in the City. Objectives include attracting, expanding, and retaining businesses while creating jobs and revenue in the City.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in business and economic development, program development, administration, project and program evaluation and monitoring, and revitalization. Education and experience should meet at least two (2) years of responsible experience in economic development, redevelopment, community development or a related area performing duties involving program development, administration, project and program evaluation and monitoring, and revitalization.

APPLY IMMEDIATELY. Applications will be accepted until September 8, 2015 or when 75 qualified applications have been received, whichever comes first. Visit www.sanleandro.org

Economic Development Director
Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce
Salary: $65,000-$75,000 Annually
Deadline Date: September 1, 2015

Job Description: Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking an Economic Development Director with the professional, administrative and technical expertise to attract and facilitate new business development in Santa Maria, CA.

Santa Maria is located on the beautiful central coast of California with a growing and energetic workforce, excellent schools, low business fees, great weather, wonderful air quality and abundant water. Santa Maria offers commercial and industrial zoned land ready to be developed, an airport designed to support commerce, and a locally owned and operated short-haul railroad. Santa Maria is home to a diverse industrial and manufacturing sector, with strong local employment in the aerospace, military support, agriculture processing, and financial sectors.

The position will be instrumental in promoting Santa Maria’s ideal location, economic vitality and many lifestyle benefits to help attract high quality jobs and investment to the area.

In addition to new business development responsibilities the role provides essential support and assistance to the existing business community with an emphasis on job retention and expansion.

The position serves as the primary staff to the Economic Development Commission, a public-private partnership of the Chamber of Commerce, City of Santa Maria and the Santa Maria Public Airport District.

Competitive compensation and benefits are provided. For a complete job description and/or to apply, please visit http://yoursmartsource.yppjobs.com/job/23129/economic-development-director

Building & Safety Service Manager (Building Official)
City of Lompoc
Salary: $7,213.96 – $8,768.76 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 28, 2015

Job Description: The Building and Safety Services Manager is designated as the Building Official and  responsible for management of the Building and Safety Services Section of the Fire Department’s Life Safety Division. The section is responsible for all building regulation services and programs, including: plan checking, electrical, structural, plumbing, mechanical, and other relevant codes and regulations. The incumbent is involved in a high level of contact with contractors and the general public. The incumbent receives direction from the Fire Chief, or his designee, on policy and day-to-day operations.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in architecture, building/construction technology, engineering, fire protection engineering, or a related field AND four (4) years in plan checking and/or the enforcement of building codes; preferably with a public agency. Prior experience with a public agency working with Fire Codes is highly desirable.

Substitution: Qualifying experience in building trades, construction management, engineering, architecture, or a related field may be substituted for up to two (2) years of college course work on the basis of two (2) years of qualifying experience for one (1) year of college.

Apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/lompocca/default.cfm

Economic Development/Business Development Manager
City of Concord
Salary: $85,779.20 – $117,936.00 Annually
Deadline Date: August 25, 2015

Job Description: The Economic Development/Business Development Manager implements the City’s Economic Development Vitality strategy which includes business attraction, retention and expansion programs. This position manages one full-time Economic Development Specialist. Also performs related and other work as prequired all within the context of the City’s Mission of providing responsive, cost effective, and innovative local government services through a collaborative effort with the community to make Concord a city of the highest quality.

Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, urban planning, economics or a closely related field. Minimum of five years experience.

To view the full job description and to apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/647412

Economic Development & Housing Manager
City of Downey
Salary: $88,577 – $108,065 Annually with competitive benefits that include City paid medical
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The City of Downey seeks an energetic team player that is interested in participating with the development of Downey. The City’s commercial and retail corridors are undergoing exciting improvements, in addition to the revitalization of its Downtown area.
The position reports to the Director of Community Development. The position is responsible for the administration, management, implementation, and monitoring of any remaining needs of the City’s Successor Agency and Housing Successor Agency and economic development specifically in the recruitment, retention, and promotion of business and marketing of the community and housing programs to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local program guidelines and requirements. The City seeks a positive individual with a proven track record of working effectively with regional business leaders, citizen groups, and City officials. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible administrative experience which includes two years of direct supervisory experience and a Bachelor’s degree is required. www.downeyca.org.

Economic Development Division Manager
City of San Bernardino
Salary: $8,010 – $9,736 Monthly
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Under general supervision of the Deputy City Manager, plans, coordinates and implements the activities and operations of the City’s Economic Development program; develops and implements marketing programs emphasizing business retention, attraction and development; implements economic development functions from conception to completion; coordinates activities with other City departments, outside agencies and the general public; supervises subordinate economic development staff; assists in developing and monitoring the economic development budget; implements the goals and objectives outlined in the city’s economic development strategic plan; assists in negotiating financial agreements; and does related work as assigned. Supervise and evaluate personnel and provide assistance to management on special projects as necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in public administration, business administration, urban studies, economics, marketing, or a closely related field; and five years of progressively responsible professional finance experience, at least two years of which was at a supervisory level; or equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid California driver’s license.

Position opened: July 13, 2015. Please visit our website below to apply and obtain additional information: www.ci.san-bernardino.ca.us

Economic Development Coordinator/ Manager
City of Los Altos
Salary: $77,181 – $131,586
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Under general supervision of the City Manager, the Economic Development Coordinator/Manager is responsible for identifying needs and opportunities for enhancing the civic business environment and the profitability of businesses in the City’s seven commercial districts. The position develops the full range of policy, program and implementation strategies including targeted marketing of Los Altos as a retail and office destination. The position addresses both operational, real estate reuse needs for retail and office, and develops outreach programs, relationships and internal policies to recruit, retain and generally support Los Altos businesses.

To apply and view the full job description, please click the following link.
https://saas.hireby5.com:8484/losaltosca/View.app?loc=JobApply&link=11893&page=View.app%3Floc%3DJobListTable&op=reset&job=Economic+Development+Coordinator%2FManager

Development Program Specialist I
City of Lompoc
Salary: $4,001.86 – $4,864.29 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 22, 2015

Job Description: Performs a variety of paraprofessional duties which involve technical and analytical work in economic development, housing and community development; to serve as project or program technical staff; and to perform other related work as required.

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major coursework in business or public administration, behavioral science, social science, political science, public policy, urban studies, education, marketing, economics, environmental sciences, geography, or closely related field AND two (2) years of professional, technical, or administrative support experience in economic development, industrial development, or housing and community development, related public relations work, development marketing, development finance, commercial real estate transactions; OR program analysis of industrial, commercial, economic, housing and community development projects; OR development of plans, evaluations and recommendations.   Public sector experience is highly desirable.

Substitution: Qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of college course work on the basis of two (2) years of qualifying experience for one (1) year of college. Formalized economic development courses and certifications may be considered toward college course work requirement.

For more information or a detailed description about this position please call (805) 875-8206 or email hr@ci.lompoc.ca.us

Real Estate Manager
City of Carlsbad
Salary: DOE
Deadline Date: August 21, 2015 – Position will remain open until 200 applications have been reached

Job Description: The City of Carlsbad, located in sunny southern California is currently searching for a Real Estate Manager. The position will be instrumental in implementing a strategic plan for real property management as well as determining the short and long terms real estate needs of the city.

The ideal candidate will have a successful track record in property and real estate management. The successful candidate will be an astute business person that has a demonstrated track record in ensuring property and real estate performance. The new Real Estate Manager will be collaborative and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. He/she should be confident in their abilities to provide staff support to the City Council and/or other boards, committees and commissions in addition to working with property owners and contractors.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application, resume and cover letter to www.carlsbadca.gov. The City of Carlsbad only accepts online applications. The position will remain open until the close date or when 200 applications have been reached.

Senior Administrative Analyst
City of Dublin
Salary: $8,195 – $10,244 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 21, 2015 by 5:00 pm

Job Description: The City of Dublin is currently seeking one full-time Senior Administrative Analyst in the City Manager’s Office to provide administrative and analytical support in the Economic and Development division.  This position will assist the Economic Development Director/Public Information Officer in economic development activities, public information, program development, and special assignments. Most importantly, the City is looking for an enthusiastic, creative individual who enjoys varied work assignments and is effective in working with others.

A degree in public or business administration, political science, finance, or a closely related field is required, including four years of progressive experience in municipal government, preferably administrative experience involving the analysis of comprehensive administrative concerns, development of policies and procedures and supervising an administrative activity, including budget preparation responsibilities.

Apply at www.CalOpps.org.  See full brochure at www.dublin.ca.gov. EOE

Contact information: humanresources@dublin.ca.gov; (925) 833-6605 for more information.

Economic Development Project Manager
City of Fairfield
Salary: $6,344.00 – $8,944.00 Monthly
Deadline Date: August 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Job Description: Performs a wide variety of economic development activities relating to commercial and industrial business attraction and retention, business financing, and public real estate transactions involving commercial, industrial and residential projects of the Economic Development Division within the Community Development Department. There is one (1) vacancy to fill; placement will be based on years of experience and level of work performed.

A Bachelor’s degree with major work in business administration, economics, finance, or related field is required. For Project Manager, a minimum of three (3) years; and for Senior Project Manager , a minimum of five (5) years responsible experience in the area of economic development, financing, redevelopment, commercial real estate, or affordable housing are required A Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license is required. Possession of a California Real Estate License is preferred.

Applications and supplemental questionnaire must be filed online. Additional information about job duties and qualifications are available on the City website at: www.fairfield.ca.gov

Vice President Investor Relations
Stanislaus Business Alliance
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: August 9, 2015

Job Description: The Vice President Investor Relations has overall responsibility for managing the revenue base created by fundraising campaigns, building, securing and maintaining relationships with investors, and collaborating on the strategic development of Stanislaus Business Alliance.

Extensive and demonstrated experience in leading fundraising efforts with a minimum of five years’ experience in membership/investor fundraising ideally with a nonprofit organization. The candidate must be able to interface professionally with senior-level executives, the public, and peers. The position requires energy, strong organization and time management skills to handle multiple projects and priorities and have the ability to multi task. The candidate should have a broad based list of contacts within the Stanislaus County region and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Bachelor’s degree required or 5 years equivalent business experience. Please send resume and cover letter to Eudys@stanalliance.com

Economic Development Manager
County of Santa Cruz
Salary: $102,232 – $137,072 Annually
Deadline Date: Friday, August 7, 2015

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION REQUIRED. Apply Online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Job Description: Under administrative direction, to implement the goals, strategies, policies and programmatic framework for economic development in the unincorporated areas, in order to build on the economic base, enhance financial sustainability of the County, and promote community values for quality jobs, a protected environment, and a robust business climate. The incumbent will plan, direct, and evaluate the efficacy of economic development and revitalization strategies, programs and activities which will be undertaken in collaboration with public agencies, the cities, educational institutions, businesses and community groups in the region, and to do other work as required.

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in economics, business, finance, or a closely related field. (A master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable.)

AND

Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in economic development or a closely related field. A master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of professional experience.

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation, approved by the appointing authority.

Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com or call (831) 454-2600 for an application packet. For more information please call Nisha Patel, Employment Services Manager at (831) 454-2600.

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Economic Development Coordinator
County of Santa Cruz
Salary: $7,389 – $9,849 Monthly
Deadline Date: Friday, August 7, 2015

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION REQUIRED. Apply Online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Job Description: Under general direction, to plan, organize, coordinate and implement economic development strategies, projects and related activities in cooperation with public agencies, educational institutions, businesses and community groups; to develop, prepare and review grant funding applications and proposals; to analyze and evaluate County sponsored economic vitality programs including contract administration and compliance monitoring; and to perform other work as required.

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Equivalent to graduation from a four year college in business or public administration, finance, economics, community development or a related field AND three years professional experience in economic/business development program administration, community development or a related area.

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to provide suitable transportation approved by the appointing authority. Incumbent must be physically and mentally capable of performing the classification’s essential functions as summarized in the typical tasks section of this specification.

Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com or call (831) 454-2600 for an application packet.

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Economic Development Manager
City of Galt
Salary: $40.00 – $50.00 Hourly
Deadline Date: July 17, 2015

Job Description: The City of Galt is a community of 25,000 residents located midway between Sacramento and Stockton. Galt is proud of its small town character and family atmosphere and excited about the many projects, underway or on the horizon including the City’s industrial park expansion, siting of a future San Joaquin Delta College Education Center, development of the Wilton Rancheria gaming facility, approval the 500 acre Eastview annexation and active historic Old Town revitalization efforts.

This recently approved part-time Economic Development Manager position will work closely with the City Manager and Economic Development Director to more aggressively pursue economic opportunities for the community. The successful candidate will report directly to the City Manager and is estimated to work up to 20 hours per week with a very flexible schedule. If you are a self-starter requiring minimal direction with experience in economic development, land development, real estate or a related field, the City would like to review your application. For more information and to apply, please visit City of Galt Employment Opportunities.

Director of Economic Development
City of Bellflower
Salary: $136,056 – $165,372, DOQ
Deadline Date: July 17, 2015

Job Description: Bellflower sits in the heart of Los Angeles County along the San Gabriel River and just 20 minutes south of downtown Los Angeles. The community is a diverse population center of nearly 80,000 residents. The Economic Development Department manages the City’s economic development program to encourage economic growth including public and private development projects, business outreach, recruitment and retention; and marketing programs and related duties in support of these efforts. Reporting to the City Manager, the Director of Economic Development plans, manages the activities of the Economic Development Department, including economic development, housing, and business and public affairs programs and projects. Requires a bachelor’s in economics, planning, finance, urban planning, public or business administration, or a related field and five years of management experience in economic development, planning, or a related field. Candidates should have knowledge of real-estate law and real estate development. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Apply online at www.allianceRC.com. For inquiries, contact Sherrill Uyeda or Syldy Tom at info@alliancerc.com or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.

Economic Development Manager
City of San Marcos
Salary: $8,568.10 – $11,179 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 15, 2015 by 5:30 pm (PST)

Job Description: Under general direction, plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of a comprehensive economic development program in accordance with City policy, including resource identification, planning, marketing, public relations/public education activities, and establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with business, real estate and land development entities. Additionally, the Economic Development Manager is responsible for performing diverse, specialized and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility while providing professional-level support to the City Manager’s office in a variety of areas. For complete job descriptions, requirements, supplemental questionnaire and online application visit our website www.san-marcos.net.

Director of Economic Development
City of Sacramento
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The City of Sacramento is opening a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for an aggressive economic development professional to make an indelible imprint on the future of a great city. Sacramento is in the midst of a dynamic transition that is resetting its economic position and cultural identity in the nation and around the globe. At the forefront of this transition will be a dynamic leader of Sacramento’s multifaceted economic development efforts.

Reporting to the City Manager, the Director of Economic Development directs and coordinates revitalization activities aimed at the long-term economic success of Sacramento and the enhancement of the City’s overall economic health; evaluates and assesses the local and regional economy and economic trends; develops programs to attract new businesses to the City and to retain and expand existing businesses; implements an economic development strategy; evaluates City real estate opportunities; and provides highly-responsible assistance to the City Manager. The economic Development Department has an operating budget of $3.2 million and employs eleven professional staff.

The director has extensive contact with public officials, business leaders, developers, organizations and individuals, both public and private concerning the economic development work and goals of the City and serves as a member of the City’s Executive Team.

For more information and to download the brochure, please go to:

http://portal.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities

Transportation Planning Manager (At Will)
Metro-Joint Development
Salary: $88,171 – $110,219 – $132,246
Deadline Date: July 15, 2015

Job Description: Manages and executes activities associated with joint development and transit oriented development projects, multi-modal project and plan implementation, capital management, and technical analysis for all assigned projects in the Joint Development unit of the Countywide Planning & Development Department. Examples of Duties:Implements work related to the joint development of key Metro real estate assets, including work related to transit-oriented joint development projects at Metro rail and bus way stations, Conducts and plans work related to the development of special projects involving new business opportunities for Metro, Coordinates the work of staff involved with various major projects and/or programs in multiple geographic areas, Conducts complex joint development planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs, Coordinates and interfaces with consultants and other departments providing project support and input, Supports the planning and preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Quotation (RFQs) related to joint development projects and new business opportunities, Supports, plans and manages community outreach efforts in relation to joint development projects and new business opportunities,
Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their results, Represents Metro, provides consultation services, and makes presentations to local, regional, state, and other agency committees and boards related to joint development and new business opportunities, Reviews and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts, operating standards, and work projects; ensures productive use of contractors; and participates and takes leadership position in regional forums, Assumes management responsibility on transportation and research studies and projects
Provides technical support and makes presentations to public and private groups on Metro projects and programs, Participates in regional and statewide transportation forums, Participates in developing program guidelines, strategies, and policies.
Negotiates and executes cooperative agreements and Memorandums of Understanding with various agencies and private developers, Provides technical and policy guidance on Metro plans, programs and projects, Develops and negotiates scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, contracts, and agreements, Evaluates proposed legislation for impacts on specific plans, programs and projects, Develops and monitors forecasts, impacts, and budgets for plans, programs, and projects
Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects, Prepares invoices of revenues and allocates to accounts, Analyzes and manages contractor budgets, Conducts analyses and makes recommendations supporting station site development, Promotes supporting development along transit lines and transportation corridors, Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence and presentations, Supervises subordinate staff, Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency’s safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees, or Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree – Urban or Transportation Planning, Engineering (Civil, Transportation, Structural, Industrial, Mechanical, Architecture, etc), Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Economics, Real Estate or other related field, 5 years of progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, and travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or other related area, Master’s degree in a related field is desirable. Knowledge: Theories, principles, and practices of project and program management, business, real estate, real estate development, community development and transportation and land use planning and regulations, contract, and funding, Basic principles and funding mechanisms for community development
Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, real estate and development practices, Organization and processes of local, regional, state and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies, and Financial, analytical, statistical, and mathematical methods and procedures. Abilities: Communicate effectively orally and in writing to a variety of stakeholders, Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives, Represent Metro before the public, Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome, Think and act independently, Conduct comprehensive studies and analyses, Negotiate consensus solutions, Manage a project from start to finish, Monitor and evaluate the work of consultants, Understand complex planning concepts, Make financial decisions within a budget, Establish and implement relevant policies and procedures, Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data, Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions, Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements, Supervise subordinate staff, and Read, write, speak, and understand English.

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

To apply, visit Metro’s website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application.
Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (AM)
*Open to the public and all Metro employees

Economic Development Division Manager

City of Fairfield
Salary: $9,418.59 – $11,448.32  Monthly
Deadline Date: July 9, 2015 by 5:00 pm

Job Description: The Economic Development Division Manager reports to the Community Development Director and leads a staff of six employees in managing the City’s economic development, Successor Agency, and affordable housing activities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to developing and implementing strategies of the City’s Economic Development plan, business recruitment and retention activities, and overseeing neighborhood revitalization and affordable housing programs.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration or a closely related field is required. A Master’s Degree in economics, public administration, finance or business administration is preferred. Five (5) years of professional experience in economic development/ redevelopment activities of which at least two were in a supervisory position are required. Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s License is required.

Applications and supplemental questionnaire must filed online. Additional information available on the City website at www.fairfield.ca.gov

Economic Development Coordinator

City of San Carlos
Salary: $7,017 – $8,529 Monthly (effective 7/13/15, the monthly salary range increase to $7,578 – $9,211)
Deadline Date: July 8, 2015

Job Description: The City of San Carlos is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator. Under general direction from the Community Development Director, this position performs complex professional level assignments for the Economic Development Division involving research, design, implementation, and monitoring of programs encouraging economic development in the City of San Carlos. Work includes but is not limited to developing and administering plans and programs related to commercial and industrial business attraction, retention and expansion; financial and economic analysis; marketing, branding and event coordination; and other duties related to the administration of programs and projects.

A typical qualifying background would be equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Economics, Public Administration or Business Administration and three to five (3-5) years of experience in economic development, real estate or real estate finance or city planning. Graduate degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.

Please apply online at www.calopps.org. For more information visit our website www.cityofsancarlos.org. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Contact information: Human Resources Department hr-dept@cityofsancarlos.org

Economic Development Manager (At Will)
City of El Segundo
Salary: $7,951.97 – $9,665.67, Monthly (or $95,423.64 – $115,988.04, Annually)
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The City of El Segundo is recruiting for an experienced Economic Development Manager. The Economic Development Manager, among other things, is responsible for planning, coordinating, and managing the activities of the Economic Development Division, managing and coordinating activities of the Economic Development Advisory Council, and providing leadership, program development, administration and coordination of Division programs and services.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, Public Administration or a closely related; and five (5) years or professional marketing experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Contact information: www.elsegundo.org/jobs to apply or contact ebui@elsegundo.org for more information or questions. For a full job description, click on the following link: Economic Development Manager

Real Estate Consulting Senior Analyst
Keyser Marston Associates, Inc.
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: We are seeking a Senior Analyst to undertake complex financial analyses, assist in formulating methodologies/conclusions, and write technical documents. Examples of typical assignments include: analyzing the feasibility of a proposed hotel; evaluating the fiscal impacts of a large mixed use development; evaluating market support for a spectrum of land uses for transit district; preparing property tax projections; preparing impact fee analyses; and developing downtown revitalization strategies. We are seeking someone with: Interest in land use economics in the public realm; superb critical thinking; strong analytical skills; ability to undertake multiple assignments and work under pressure; ability to work well in a team environment; advanced excel modeling skills; and a Master’s Degree preferred, ideally in public policy, business, city planning, economics, or equivalent professional experience.

Keyser Marston Associates (KMA) has one of the largest P3 real estate advisory practices on the West Coast, providing a full range of predevelopment services. Please see www.Keysermarston.com for more information on the firm.

Please forward a resume, cover letter, and salary history to Reed Kawahara, RKawahara@keysermarston.com

Economic Development and Housing Manager
City of South San Francisco
Salary: Currently being evaluated through an internal classification and compensation study
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, first review of resumes by June 5, 2015

Job Description: Located on the San Francisco Peninsula, South San Francisco occupies the valley formed by the San Bruno Mountains on the north and the Coast Range on the west. The City is proud of its diversity and the community is known for its friendly residents, community groups and volunteerism.

The Economic Development and Housing Manager reports to the Economic and Community Development Director. This position leads a staff of six employees in managing one of three department divisions, with the others being Planning and Building Services. The new Manager will process a combination of education and experience, demonstrating progressively responsible roles in economic development, housing, municipal management, including proven success in managing staff. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in planning, economics, business or public administration.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary and contact information including email addresses for five-related references to Paul Kimura at jobs@averyassoc.net. A full job announcement is available at http://www.averyassoc.net.

Waterfront and Economic Development Director
City of Redondo Beach
Salary: $8,430 – $11,933 Monthly (or $101,256 – $143,196 Annually)
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, applications will be reviewed on March 30, 2015

Job Description: The scope of responsibility includes both the day-to-day asset management activities with the City’s real property portfolio as well as project management for several key economic development and revitalization activities currently underway. A centerpiece project is the $350M Waterfront Revitalization. A new zoning initiative passed by the voters of Redondo Beach in 2010 has triggered significant new private investments in the City’s Pier and Harbor Area. Several projects are currently underway or recently completed including new hotel and hotel renovations, new restaurants, retail, and major streetscape and circulation improvements. As much as 300,000 SF of new village – downtown oriented redevelopment is slated for the waterfront area in the next five years.

The ideal candidate has experience in real asset management, development, and/or community planning with meaningful exposure to finance and budgeting within either the public or private sector or both. He or she must have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills to help build and maintain positive, productive relationships with employees, department heads, external partners and tenants legal counsel, consultants and others. The new W.E.D. Director must have strong critical thinking skills and provide high-level strategic planning and problem solving. The new Director’s integrity must be of the highest caliber and his or her management skills must be exceptional to be able to help bring together a diverse and engaged group of external partners and stakeholders.

Contact information: www.Redondo.org to apply/submit your resume for review or contact anne.sandberg@redondo.org for more information or questions.

Assistant/ Associate Planner
City of Eureka
Salary: $3,846 – $5,154 Monthly
Deadline Date: June 19, 2015 by 5:00 pm, EOE

Job Description: The City of Eureka is seeking 2 qualified individuals for the field of (1) Economic Development and (1) Community Development (current/advanced planning). ED duties include preparing grant funding, serving as a liaison between the Development Services Department, the business community, and the public. CD duties include review of development and land use applications, and technical assessments. For more information or to apply online please visit our website at www.ci.eureka.ca.gov, or call the Job Line at (707) 441-4134 for a complete job description.

Director of Economic and Community Development
City of Palmdale, CA
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: June 12, 2015, resume review

Job Description: Located 60 miles north of Los Angeles, Palmdale is a thriving city known for its good schools, vibrant recreation programs, affordable housing, and business friendly policies. The department of Economic and Community Development is a newly created department merging the functions of Economic Development with Development Services (Planning, Building Inspection, Business Licensing, and Engineering and Signal Maintenance).

The Director of Economic and Community Development reports to the City Manager and supervises division heads, professional and technical staff. He/She provides highly responsible professional and administrative direction in the administration and management of the Economic and Community Development Department, including economic development, planning, building and safety, business licensing, engineering, traffic engineering, GIS, signal maintenance development engineering and special projects.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in economic development, urban planning, civil engineering or closely related field (a Master’s Degree is preferred) and five years of progressively responsible management experience in economic development, urban planning, building & safety, civil engineering or other applicable field.

Please apply online at www.allianceRC.com. Resume review will begin June 12, 2015

For questions or inquiries, contact Sherrill Uyeda or Cindy Krebs at suyeda@allancerc.com or ckrebs@allancerc.com or (562) 901-0769 EEO/ADA

Community Development Director
City of Irvine
Salary: $124,633.60 – $194,188.80
Deadline Date: June 12, 2015

Job Description: The City of Irvine is recruiting for a highly experienced professional to manage the day-today activities of the Community Development Department. The successful candidate will have a broad background in all aspects of urban planning, development, and environmental review as well as building safety programs and operations with a public agency, and a strong track record of success in managing a multi-faceted department. The new director will work closely with the City’s Manager’s Office while maintaining close working relationships between departments, and will be responsible for a highly capable staff. This senior-level executive will be results-driven, with well-grounded, ethical decision-making skills, superior interpersonal and communication skills, and outstanding public speaking abilities. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in planning, public administration, engineering, social sciences, or a related field and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in the fields of city planning, community development, redevelopment, or closely related field. A Master’s Degree; Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (ACIP), desired.

Interested candidates should apply via email to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquires welcomed to Dave Morgan at 916-630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com

Economic Development Manager
City of Vacaville
Salary: $8,831 – $10,734, Monthly
Deadline Date: June 8, 2015 at 5:30pm

Job Description: The City of Vacaville Economic Development Manager will develop and implement a broad-base marketing, recruitment, retention, and public information program in support of the City’s economic development goals. The incumbent will serve as liaison between the City organization and the private development community, providing assistance to high priority private development projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong marketing background and be skilled in industry, recruitment, business retention and expansion and building strong partnerships with area stakeholders in order to maintain and enhance the City’s overall economic health and revenue stream. Excellent negotiation abilities are key for this position.

Candidates should posses a Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration, planning, economics, or marketing and will have at least three years of increasingly responsible experience in the area of economic development, redevelopment, marketing, real estate or a closely related field.

A complete job description, including duties and responsibilities, along with detailed benefit information and online application, can be found on our website at www.cityofvacaville.com

Economic Development Specialist
City of Vista
Salary: $4,706 – $5,720 Monthly
Deadline Date: June 3, 2015

Job Description: This position ill support the general operations of the Economic Development Department with activities related to proactive business attraction, retention and expansion. In addition, the incumbent develops small business assistance plans; acts as liaison to outside local, regional, state and federal economic development agencies and organizations; develops staff reports; coordinates and facilities meetings with local businesses and associations; develops marketing materials; and prepares reports and speeches. The incumbent will also assume responsibility for coordinating and managing various Economic Development programs. This position reports to the Economic Development Director.

A typical qualifying background would include college coursework in public or business administration, or a closely related field, and at least one year of technical level experience performing varied responsible economic development activities, including special events.

Application materials may be obtained from the City of Vista, Human Resources Department, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084 or applicants can apply online at www.cityofvista.com, Telephone: (760) 726-1340 Fax: (760) 639-6146.

Community Development Director
City of Atascadero
Salary: $105,108 – $127,760 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: May 29, 2015

Job Description: Located in the heart of the California’s scenic Central Coast, the City of Atascadero combines the serenity of a rural lifestyle surrounded by natural beauty with an abundant mix of cultural, social, and recreational opportunities.

The Community Development Director reports to the City Manager and provides leadership to departmental staff and technical advice to the Planning Commission and City Council. The ideal candidate will have managed an active development portfolio within a community focused on quality projects, active participation from the community and where creative/innovative solutions are utilized. Land use issues and CEQA knowledge are essential requirements for this position. A background that includes at least five years experience in managing a community development division or department and a BA/BS in a related field are required. An MA/MS and AICP certification are desired.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary and contact information including email address for five work-related references to Bill Avery at jobs@averyassoc.net. A job announcement is available at www.averyassoc.net.

Economic Development Analyst
Town of Gilbert, AZ
Salary: $57,448.27 – $91,917.23 Annually
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Gilbert, Arizona, located in the southeast valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area, is seeking a highly skilled research and analysis professional to fill the position of Economic Development Analyst. The individual selected will be tasked with finding, verifying and maintaining economic data and statistics used by the Office of Economic Development to best represent the community. Ideal candidates for the position will have the ability to generate, gather, assemble and analyze facts and studies to investigate business and economic trends, have a general statistics understanding and base knowledge of economics and basic research practices, be deadline and results oriented and will be able to integrate well into a team environment.

Requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s degree in economics, urban planning, computer information systems, finance or a related field and three years of experience in one or more of the following: economic/business/community development; marketing; urban planning; real estate/finance; GIS or financial analysis.

For more information and to apply, visit www.gilbertaz.gov

Economic Development Manager
City of Chino
Salary: $6,185 – $8,040 Monthly
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED, applications will be reviewed on December 17, 2014.

Job Description: The Economic Development Manager plans the activities and operations of the City’s Economic Development program; develops marketing programs, emphasizing business retention and attraction; coordinates activities with other City departments, outside agencies and the general public; supervises support staff; assists in developing and monitoring the economic development budget; assists in negotiating financial agreements; and does related work as assigned.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, urban studies, marketing, or related field, and 3 years
of increasingly responsible work experience with economic development programs. A High School Diploma/G.E.D. and valid Class C California Driver’s License, with a satisfactory driving record, are also required. Satisfactory results from a background investigation, physical examination/drug screen, and an administrative review are required.

To view a detailed job announcement and job description, and to apply online, please visit our website at www.cityofchino.org, or call (909) 334-3267. EOE.

Economic Development Director
City of Elk Grove
Salary: $120,272 – $161,177
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The City of Elk Grove seeks an Economic Development Director who will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing ad executing the programs and activities of the city’s economic development functions. This position requires a hands-on professional with high level of visibility in leading the City’s economic development efforts, including representing the City with other agencies; business organizations and individuals; real estate brokers and developers; and the public.

The Ideal candidate will be a results-oriented leader skilled in: Supporting existing and attracting new business that provide increased opportunities for the City’s highly skilled workforce to work where they live, attracting and retaining a variety of industry sectors, Developing catalyst sites and redeveloping older corridors, supporting existing and attracting new high quality retail and commercial enterprises, assisting a variety of business interests with wide range of needs, and building strong relationships with staff, federal, state and regional entities, appointed commissions, professional and trade organizations, citizen groups, elected officials and the media.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Economics or Business Development or closely related field (Master’s degree is highly desirable.) Eight years of progressively responsible experience in economic development, redevelopment, planning, real estate, business administration, or closely related field (Experience in California preferred), Minimum of three years of experience leading and supervising successful municipal economic development efforts, training and/ or certification through the international Economic Development Council (IEDC) is desired, and proven track record of attracting and retaining businesses in a community through direct efforts.

Candidates should include with their application a detailed listing of business accomplishments and measurable achievements that are consistent with the scope and responsibilities of this position.

To apply and for more information about this position and its qualifications, please visit our website at www.elkgrovecity.org

Chief Business Attraction Officer
City of Peoria, AZ
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: May 15, 2015

Job Description: Peoria, Arizona (population over 160,000) is now seeking a Chief Business Attraction Officer. A candidate with broad knowledge in the field of economic development-particularly real estate development and business attraction-will be valued. The selected individual must be a seasoned professional with a record in success at attracting advanced industries and recognizing economic development opportunities marketed toward the City of Peoria. Candidates for this position will be expected to possess excellent written and oral communication skills and an understanding of advanced mathematical operations methods particular to economic development activities. A typical candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Sales, and Marketing, Communication, Real Estate Development, Economic Development, or related field. Candidates for the position of Chief Business Attraction Officer must have at least seven years of applicable experience.

Apply at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Gary Phillips or Bob Murray (916) 784-9080. Brochure available.

RSG Associate
Rosenow Spevacek Group, Inc. (RSG)
Salary: DOQ, Competitive benefit package.
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: RSG is pleased to announce several openings for employment as we are growing in 2015. We are looking to expand our Southern California headquarters with people that have relentless passion for improving communities, are creative and entrepreneurial problem solvers, and possess a minimum of three years’ experience in areas of local government finance, real estate, economic development, and/or affordable housing projects.

RSG is a creatively charged counterpart to California cities and public agencies. As a consultant to over 100 local government and developers, we work with people responsible for creating vibrant places and propel them toward their goals.

The immediate positions are for two associates who will focus on client development and leading project teams. The position will work on a variety of projects that may include: fiscal impact analysis; development feasibility (pro forma) analysis; economic development strategies; real estate market analysis; infrastructure finance; and other projects that help local government best serve the 21st century. The ideal candidate will have three to five years’ experience in at least two RSG focus areas; Real Estate, Economic Development, Financial Analysis / Funding, or Affordable Housing Projects.

Day to day work includes helping clients design solutions, executing implementation efforts, obtaining buy-in. and managing complex projects. An associate will also manage internal resources to accomplish the engagements on time and within budget.

Experience with the public sector as a consultant or employee is preferred but not required. Candidate should have a BA or BS Degree in Business, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Real Estate or a related field. MA is desirable.

Check us out at www.webrsg.com On Facebook: www.facebook.com/webrsg

If you are looking to join a fast-paced firm that rewards creativity and innovation, values teamwork, and holds high standard for delivering excellent products and services to clients, you may find RSG a fit for you.

Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter, resume, and work sample to jobs@webrsg.com

Downtown Development Liaison
City of Santa Ana
Salary: $63,960 – $85,692 Annually
Deadline Date: April 30, 2015

Job Description: In our dynamic environment of authentic downtown, thriving arts and culture scene, an ideal mix of retail, restaurants, art galleries, and concert venues, you will use your expertise as a consensus-builder with excellent interpersonal skills to develop and oversee programs that promote economic growth and quality development in the Central City Business District. You’ll serve as a liaison between the City and business interests in the downtown to sponsor and support a variety or activities that enhance economic and community vitality.

Requires: two years of responsible experience in the development and coordination of economic development programs or land use planning. Bachelor’s Degree in urban studies, planning, economic development, marketing, or a related field may be used in conjunction with experience to meet the qualifications; possession and retention of a valid California Class C driver’s license; willingness and ability to work irregular hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.

For the job bulletin and to complete a required City application form (resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application form), go to www.santa-ana.org/jobs.

Economic Development Director
City of Elk Grove
Salary: $120,272 – $161,177
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The City of Elk Grove seeks an Economic Development Director who will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing ad executing the programs and activities of the city’s economic development functions. This position requires a hands-on professional with high level of visibility in leading the City’s economic development efforts, including representing the City with other agencies; business organizations and individuals; real estate brokers and developers; and the public.

The Ideal candidate will be a results-oriented leader skilled in: Supporting existing and attracting new business that provide increased opportunities for the City’s highly skilled workforce to work where they live, attracting and retaining a variety of industry sectors, Developing catalyst sites and redeveloping older corridors, supporting existing and attracting new high quality retail and commercial enterprises, assisting a variety of business interests with wide range of needs, and building strong relationships with staff, federal, state and regional entities, appointed commissions, professional and trade organizations, citizen groups, elected officials and the media.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Economics or Business Development or closely related field (Master’s degree is highly desirable.) Eight years of progressively responsible experience in economic development, redevelopment, planning, real estate, business administration, or closely related field (Experience in California preferred), Minimum of three years of experience leading and supervising successful municipal economic development efforts, training and/ or certification through the international Economic Development Council (IEDC) is desired, and proven track record of attracting and retaining businesses in a community through direct efforts.

Candidates should include with their application a detailed listing of business accomplishments and measurable achievements that are consistent with the scope and responsibilities of this position.

To apply and for more information about this position and its qualifications, please visit our website at www.elkgrovecity.org

Principal Redevelopment Fiscal Administrator
City of Henderson, NV
Salary: $84,093 – $112,125 Annually
Deadline Date: April 27, 2015

Job Description: The City of Henderson seeks a Principal Redevelopment Fiscal Administrator in the Redevelopment Agency. Position reports to the Redevelopment Manager. Ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting, finance and complex financial deal structuring related to development. This position has direct responsibility for accounting, budget, forecasting, strategic planning, job costing, legal compliance, contracts, asset management, business analysis and negotiations, and private and institutional financing.

Performs research and analysis on legislative, budget, bond, new and revised laws and accounting requirement issues. Analyzes the impact of pending legislation and assists in the coordination of the City’s efforts to support or oppose legislation. Partners potential developers with lenders and formulates infrastructure reimbursement. Develops and manages Administration or related field; four years’ experience in public sector accounting; CPA/GFOA/EDFP certifications desired. Apply online at http://www.cityofhenderson.com/human-resources/city-employment

Director of Community and Economic Development
City of Oxnard
Salary: $134,179 – $185,239 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: April 6, 2015

Job Description: Located on the beautiful Southern California coast, the City of Oxnard is an ideal place to raise a family, where Oxnard residents enjoy a spirit of community pride. The City offers and exceptional quality of life.

The Director of Community and Economic Development will report to the City Manager. Adaptability, patience and flexibility will be key attributes for the new Director who will need to be comfortable in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment. Strong administration/leadership skills are expected, as is participative and communicative management style. Experience with economic development, traditional city planning and CEQA/Coastal Act knowledge are essential requirements for this position. A background that includes staff management of a community development department or municipal planning consulting firm and a BA/BS in a related field are required.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary and contact information including email addresses for five work -related references to bill Avery at jobs@averyassoc.net. A job announcement is available at www.averyassoc.net

Alliance Worknet Director
Stanislaus County Alliance Worknet
Salary: $91,395.20 – $137,072.00 Annually
Deadline Date: April 3, 2015

Job Description: The Alliance Worknet Director is responsible for overseeing the provision of workforce development services to the residents of Stanislaus County through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In addition, the department provides Welfare to Work services to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients through a contract with the Stanislaus County Community Service Agency.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and five years of experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties and level of responsibility of an Alliance Worknet Director as described in the announcement.

The qualifying experience must include one of the following. 5 years experience in the administration of an employment or training program, social service agency, or a large division within an agency with overall program responsibility; OR 5 years experience in a management capacity, preferably in the public sector, demonstrating progressive achievement with 2 years involving the supervision of professional and/or technical staff.

To apply and for a detailed flyer, go to www.stanjobs.org. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form.

Community Development Director
City of Stockton
Salary: $129,300 – $165,000, DOQ
Deadline Date: March 12, 2015

Job Description: Rich in heritage and diversity, Stockton is the 13th largest city on California and rapidly becoming an integral part of the San Francisco Bay Area economy. With a population of 300,000, Stockton combines the amenities of a major metropolitan city with a more affordable lifestyle. Appointed by the City Manager, the Community Development Director will oversee a staff of 33 in the divisions of Building & Life Safety, Planning & Engineering, and Business Operations; FY 2015 budget of $7.7M. This position provides exciting new projects and opportunities for the Director and department to enhance the customer service and development within the city. A Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field is required; Master’s degree is preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmnkenney.com

Resume acknowledged within two business days. Call Bobbi Peckham at (886) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Community Development Director
City of San Clemente
Salary: $134,076 – $162,972, DOQ
Deadline Date: March 6, 2015

Job Description: Located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the beautiful coastal city of San Clemente is a family-oriented community of about 65,500 residents and encompasses 18.5 square miles. San Clemente enjoys a stable organization with strong, award-winning financial planning and supportive City Council. The City has approximately 185 FTEs, and the Community Development Director will report to the City Manager and oversee a staff of 29.75 FTEs in the divisions of Building, Planning, and Code Compliance; annual budget is $4.6M. Proven local government leadership experience and the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or related field is required. Coastal experience is strongly desired.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmnkenney.com

Resume acknowledged within two business days. Call Bobbi Peckham at (886) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com
Economic Development Director
City of Elk Grove
Salary: $120,272 – $161,177
Deadline Date: February 27,  2015

Job Description: Home to an entrepreneurial spirit and superior quality of life, Elk Grove is a family-oriented community of 160,000+ residents where opportunity is around every corner. Providing a safe, youthful, family-oriented environment, Elk Grove’s location lends to prosperous business community and a bright economic future. Appointed by the City Manager, the Economic Development Director will oversee a 2014/15 department budget of $853,737. Requirements include minimum of eight years’ progressively responsible (including three years’ management) experience in real estate development, economic development, planning, business administration or closely related field; Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, finance, real estate financing and development, public/ business administration, economics, or related field; Master’s degree desirable.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes acknowledged with two business days. Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com
Economic and Business Relations Manager
El Dorado County
Salary: $95,035.20 – $115,502.40 Annually
Deadline Date: February 12, 2015

Job Description: The County is working to enhance economic development by increasing business retention and expansion as well as new business opportunities. To assist with this process, the County is in the process of a Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance update to remove barriers for businesses. The County has a mix of communities that range from rural to suburban to even semi-urban. The Economic and Business Relations Manager (Manager) is responsible for the overall direction and administration of the County economic development function. The manager will work closely with the Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee (CEDAC), the Chief Administrative Office and the Community Development Agency on economic development. The County is seeking and individual who has experience with economic development with knowledge of land use, expansion of new business opportunities, facilitating relationships between business and County government. The position will require someone with great interpersonal skills, the ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to implement the Board of Supervisor’s vision for the County through its policies, and with a willingness to engage the community.

Contact information: www.edgov.us

Planning & Community Improvement Director
City of St. Helena
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: February 9, 2015

Job Description: The City of St. Helena (pop. 5,950) is located in the center of the world-famous, wine-growing region of Napa Valley. St. Helena provides a full range of services while striving to maintain a balance between the small-town, residential atmosphere; tourism; and surrounding agricultural lands. Economic vitality as well a preservation of the charm and ambiance of St. Helena neighborhoods are equally important goals. Reporting to the City manager, the Planning & Community Improvement Director will oversee a staff of two plus contract building inspection and plan check services and an annual budget of $700,000. The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership skills in planning practices, solid communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a respect and appreciation of the unique character of this community. A Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field is required; a master’s degree is desirable.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

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

Chief Deputy County Administrator
San Joaquin County
Salary: $124,550 – $151,382, potential cashable compensation $156,164 – $184,620
Deadline Date: February 6, 2015

Job Description: The county’s Administrator’s office is recruiting for a Chief Deputy County Administrator to lead the County’s Economic Development Program. The Board of Supervisors adopted the County’s Economic Development Vision and Implementation Plan., comprised of eight key strategic elements that are geared toward providing greater opportunities to facilitate value-added development that ill ultimately improve the quality-of-life in the community long-term.

Eight key recommendations in County’s Economic and Development Vision and Implementation Plan: Economic Development Focus, Economic Development Marketing, Business Climate/ Talent, Site and Infrastructure, Entrepreneurship, Tourism, Education and Workforce Development, and Quality of Life.

The Chief Deputy County Administrator will lead efforts to implement the Plan. Recent Outreach and marketing activities include: establishment of a satellite economic development office in San Jose; development of the Greater Silicon Valley branding; and became a member of the Silicon Valley Joint Venture. San Joaquin County has been designated by the Governor as iHub San Joaquin, which is one of 16 iHubs throughout the State of California that were designed to stimulate partnerships, economic development, and job creation around specific research clusters. IHub San Joaquin focuses primarily on health care, sustainable construction, and agri-business.

Desired qualifications include a Master’ s degree in public or business administration, accounting, economics, community development, planning, or closely-related field and five years of senior-level managerial experience with responsibility for developing, administering, and directing economic development programs in a county or municipal government setting.

Contact Information: please submit your application, supplemental application and resume to:
San Joaquin County Human Resources
Attn: Jennifer Goodman
44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330Stockton, CA 95202
Tel: 209.468.3370
Fax: 209.468.0508
or Online at www.sjgov.org/hr

Economic Development Manager
City of San Gabriel
Salary: $7,670 – $9,323 Monthly
Deadline Date: February 6, 2015 by 5:00 PM

Job Description: The City of San Gabriel is seeking an Economic Development Manager who is a seasoned professional that understands the methodology, practicality, and importance of economic development. The ideal candidate must be a creative thinker with outstanding interpersonal and group skills, capable of delivering quality tenants and development proposals to the negotiating table, while overseeing the economic development activities of the city. It is important for the ideal candidate to understand how historic corridors can be economic engines and think of unique ways to attract new retail opportunities to the community.

For a detailed brochure and instructions on how to apply, please visit www.sangabrielcity.com

Planning Director
City of Pacifica
Salary: $150,540 – $172,176; 2.5% @ 55 CalPERS
Deadline Date: February 2, 2015

Job Description: Located just south of San Francisco, Pacifica (pop. 40,000) feels worlds away. offering charming, small town ambiance, six miles of shoreline, beaches, vistas, and open space, Pacifica is a full-service city (157 FTE/50-100PT) with an overall budget of $72 million (General Fund of $27 million). Appointed by the City Manager, the Planning Director will oversee three functional divisions of planning, building, an Code Enforcement. The department has a 2014/15 budget of $1.2 million, staffs the Planning Commission and other committees as required, and is supported by one Associate Planner and one Assistant Planners, a Code Enforcement Officer, Permit Technician, and Administrative Clerk. Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field is required; Master’s degree is desirable.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

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

Director of Economic Development
Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Deadline Date: Immediate

Job Description: The DCBID, representing property owners of more than 2,200 parcels in the 65-block central business district, is committed to enhancing the quality of life in Downtown Los Angeles. The Director of Economic Development is responsible for the integrated management, strategic planning, and implementation of a comprehensive economic development program to retain and attract investment, development, residents, and businesses to Downtown Los Angeles.

The person selected will build relationships with investors, developers, real estate professionals, business owners, community leaders, elected officials, and local businesses with the goal of facilitating connections that result in increasing the economic viability of Downtown Los Angeles. The ideal candidate is personable, results-oriented, team-oriented, and a savvy and strategic thinker.

Reporting to the President & CEO, the position requires an advanced degree in business, urban planning or related field; a commercial real estate brokerage background and six years of experience in financial management, economic development or urban real estate development. The ideal candidate would be an active member of the Downtown Los Angeles community with 5+ years working and/or living in Downtown LA. Visit http://downtownla.com/5_08_staff.asp for full job description.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of work-related references via email to:

Suzanne Holley
Chief Operating Officer
sholley@downtownla.com

Director of Economic Development
City of Sacramento
Salary: Up to $187,000 Annually
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The City of Sacramento is opening a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for an aggressive economic development professional to make an indelible imprint on the future of a great city. Sacramento is in the midst of a dynamic transition that is resetting its economic position and cultural identity in the nation and around the globe. At the forefront of this transition will be a dynamic leader of Sacramento’s multifaceted economic development efforts.

Reporting to the City Manager, the Director of Economic Development directs and coordinates revitalization activities aimed at the long-term economic success of Sacramento and the enhancement of the City’s overall economic health; evaluates and assesses the local and regional economy and economic trends; develops programs to attract new businesses to the City and to retain and expand existing businesses; implements an economic development strategy; evaluates City real estate opportunities; and provides highly-responsible assistance to the City Manager. The economic Development Department has an operating budget of $3.2 million and employs eleven professional staff.

The director has extensive contact with public officials, business leaders, developers, organizations and individuals, both public and private concerning the economic development work and goals of the City and serves as a member of the City’s Executive Team.

For more information and to download the brochure, please go to:

http://portal.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities

Development Project Coordinator (Limited Term)
City of Napa
Salary: $77,262 – $93,355 Annually
Deadline Date: January 25, 2015

Job Description: The City of Napa is looking for a motivated professional with a background in project management; research and analysis of economic data and trends; public outreach; problem solving; and public process to join its expanding economic development team. This is a visible position within the community which will provide leadership for business attraction, expansion and retention activities, and the revitalization of key focus areas including Downtown Napa, commercial gateways/retail corridors, and industrial areas. The person selected will serve as a business liaison for the City and will have regular interactions with developers, real estate professionals, business owners, community leaders, elected officials, and other City employees, and local business organizations.

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and ability would be qualifying. A typical way to gain the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position would be:

At least two years of progressively responsible experience performing program management and/ or project coordination duties in economic development, redevelopment, planning, and /or community development for a public agency.

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, economics, public financing or another field of study applicable to the responsibilities and requirements of this job class.

The City of Napa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply online: www.cityofnapa.org 

Economic Development Manager
City of Arcadia
Salary: $96,912 – $121,044 Annually
Deadline Date: January 23, 2015

Job Description: The City of Arcadia is seeking an experienced, highly motivated, well-organized Economic Development Manager. Under general direction, this position will perform comprehensive professional level work related to the implementation of economic development, business assistance, and Successor Agency programs; and will provide highly complex administrative support to the Development Services Director. This position serves as the day-to-day manager of the Economic Development Division and the Successor Agency.

The ideal candidate should have at least five (5) years of responsible economic development experience , including two (2) years of management and supervisory experience, Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning or related field.

Please visit the City’s careers website at www.ci.arcadia.ca.us to submit an online application along with any application materials relevant to the position. Resumes may be submitted with your online application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City application.
Alliance Worknet Director
Stanislaus County Alliance Worknet
Salary: $91,395.20 – $137,072.00 Annually
Deadline Date: January 9, 2015

Job Description: The Alliance Worknet Director is responsible for overseeing the provision of workforce development services to the residents of Stanislaus County through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In addition, the department provides Welfare to Work services to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients through a contract with the Stanislaus County Community Services Agency.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and five years of experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties and level of responsibility of an Alliance Worknet Director as described in the announcement.

The qualifying experience must include one of the following:
5 years experience in the administration of an employment or training program, social service agency, or large division within an agency with overall program responsibility; OR 5 years experience in a management capacity, preferably in the public sector, demonstrating progressive achievement within 2 years involving the supervision of professional and/or technical staff.

To apply and for a detailed flyer, go to www.stanjobs.org. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form.

Economic Development and Housing Manager
City of South San Francisco
Salary: $109,324 – $132,891 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: January 9, 2015

Job Description:  Located on the San Francisco Peninsula, South San Francisco occupies the valley formed by the San Bruno Mountains on the north and the Coast Range on the west. The City of proud of its diversity and the community is known for its friendly residents, community groups, and volunteerism.

The Economic Development and Housing Manager will report to the Economic and Community Development Director. This position leads staff of five employees in managing one of three department divisions, with the others being Planning and Building Services. The new Manager will possess a combination of education and experience, demonstrating progressively responsible roles in economic development, housing, and municipal management, including proven success in managing staff. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in planning, economics, business or public administration.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary, and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura at jobs@averyassoc.net. A full job announcement is available at http://www.averyassoc.net.

Economic Development Manager
City of Pacifica
Salary: $107,364 – $123,468 Annually
Deadline Date: January 9, 2015, applications will be reviewed on December 29, 2014.

Job Description: You’ll find the new Economic Development Division within the City’s Manager’s Office headed by the Economic Development Manager, an at will appointment by City Manager Lorie Tinfow. To direct and provide project leadership, promote growth and development of the City’s economic base, assist in the retention and expansion of existing businesses, seek out new business for the City, and work with a wide variety of staff across departments. In particular, the Planning Director and staff will be essential partners for success as will the members of the Economic Development Committee.

A successful Economic Development Manager is a self-motivated, innovative leader with excellent communication and presentation skills who develops strong relationships with business and development interests while maintaining excellent relations with community groups, City leaders and staff. MQ: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business administration, economics, public administration, planning or a related field, and three to five years of progressively responsible professional economic development experience preforming professional level economic or community development, research, business administration, or redevelopment program work. A Master’s Degree in a related field is highly desirable.This is an excellent opportunity for a local government professional to make a significant impact on the community of Pacifica.

To apply please visit www.calopps.org. Contact Letty Juarez at City of Pacifica Human Resources at juarezL@ci.pacifica.ca.us, visit : www.cityofpacifica.org

Supervising Planner
County of San Luis Obispo
Salary: $34.64 – $43.31 Hourly
Deadline Date: December 26, 2014

Job Description: The San Luis Obispo County Planning and Building Department is currently recruiting for Supervising Planner. This position provides leadership and works with staff to create a high-performance, service-oriented work environment that supports the Department’s missions, objectives and service expectations. This position also requires skill in creatively solving problems and working to achieve solutions with a variety of stakeholders including internal customers, community groups, developers, politicians, and the media. This position is responsible for leading and supervising a team of professional planning and technical staff, coordinating effectively with other departments and agencies, and representing the County and the Department on various committees, working groups and at public meetings.

The ideal candidate is a demonstrated leader who is able to communicate and represent the Department effectively; supervise, mentor and coach staff; think creatively; and make well-reasoned and timely decisions. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge base of planning policies and programs as welll as current industry trends. Additionally he/she wil have strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/hr

Community Development Director
City of Benicia
Salary: $118,704 – $144,288 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: December 12, 2014

Job description: Benicia, a San Francisco Bay waterfront city, is known for its small town charm and quality of life. Citizens enjoy low crime, good schools, affordable housing, culture and a wide range of recreational opportunities.

The Community Development Director reports to the City Manager and overseas planning and building services, and a development services counter shared with public works. The ideal candidate will have managed an active community environment focused on quality projects, historical preservation and with an emphasis on sustainability. Land use and CEQA knowledge are essential requirements for this position. A background that includes staff management of a community development division or department and a BA/BS in a related field are required. An MA/MS and AICP certification are desirable.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery at jobs@averyassoc.net. A full job announcement is a available at http://www.averyassoc.net.

Economic Development Coordinator
City of San Carlos
Salary: $7,017 – $8,529 Monthly
Deadline Date: December 11, 2014

Job Description: The City of San Carlos is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator. Under general direction from the Community Development Director, this position performs complex professional level assignments for the Economic Development Division involving research, design, implementation, and monitoring of programs encouraging economic development in the City of San Carlos. Work includes but is not limited to developing and administering plans and programs related to commercial and industrial business attraction, retention and expansion; marketing, branding and event coordination; and other duties related to the administration of programs and projects.

A typical qualifying background would be equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Economics, Public Administration or Business Administration and three to five (3-5) years of experience in economic development, real estate or real estate finance or city planning. Graduate degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.

Please apply online at www.calopps.org. For more information visit our website www.cityofsancarlos.org. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Contact information: Human Resources Department hr-dept@cityofsancarlos.org

Channel Sales Manager
Figtree Financing
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Figtree Financing, a San Diego based clean energy financing company, is looking for a Channel Sales Manager. The Channel Sales Manager position requires developing partnerships with channel partners including acquisition and on-going relationship. Figtree’s partners are installers, contractors, consultants, and ESCOs that sell energy and water efficient upgrades like solar, windows, and air conditioning.

The Channel Sales Manager is expected to help build a network of partners to support Figtree’s mission in making it easier for homeowners and commercial property owners to reduce their utility bills via energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation improvements to their properties.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership and an entrepreneurial background. we are a developing company and are looking for an individual that it is results oriented, efficient, hands-on, and self-motivated.

For more information about this job announcement and to apply please send your cover letter and resume to info@figtreefinancing.com. For more information about Figtree Financing please go to www.figtreefinancing.com

Regional Director of Government Partnerships Bay Area
Figtree Financing
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The Regional Director of Government Partnerships will be responsible for advocating the Figtree Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program and its implementation with the cities and counties throughout Northern California. The position requires developing strategic partnerships with cities and counties including introduction, acquisition, and an on-going relationship management. As Figtree’s regional program lead, the Regional Director must be able to work independently to support municipalities through the entire process of adopting the PACE program. The Regional Director must be able to work remotely, with limited administrative support, and assume other responsibilities as assigned.

Figtree seeks a professional experienced in building public private partnerships and who possesses the ability to bring a mix of best practices and innovation to the job. The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership and possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit. We are a developing company and are looking for an individual that has proven experience, and is results oriented, effective, efficient, hands-on, self-motivated, and independent.

For more information about this job announcement and to apply please send your cover letter and resume to info@figtreefinancing.com. For more information about Figtree Financing please go to www.figtreefinancing.com

Bilingual Business Assistance Outreach Manager
County of Sonoma
Salary: $67,873 – $82,503 Annually
Deadline Date: December 1, 2014

Job Description:  The Sonoma County Economic Development Board is seeking a qualified candidate to fill one (1) full-time vacancy for Bilingual Business Assistance Outreach Manager – Bilingual. The Bilingual Business Assistance Outreach Manager will be responsible for helping to develop and operate a Bilingual Business Assistance Outreach Program within Sonoma County Economic Development Board. The Manager will work with bilingual Spanish-English speaking clients, who are starting or expanding their business, by providing technical assistance on a range of issues including business, legal, or regulatory requirements, permitting, access to capital, and workforce issues.

Any combination of education and training which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities stated herein. Normally, significant college coursework in business or public administration, finance, economics, or closely related area would provide this opportunity.

Any combination of training and experience, which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities, stated herein. Normally, three years of experience supervising or coordinating a program including some responsibility for program coordination, planning, analysis, and administration, including at least one year leading or supervising staff would provide such opportunity.

Possession of a valid driver’s license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment, to perform the essential job functions of the position.

Applications are accepted on-line at www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org.

CEO
Marin Economic Forum
San Rafael, CA
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: November 30, 2014

Job Description: The CEO will report to the Executive Committee of Marin Economic Forum. Marin Economic Forum is seeking candidates who are highly motivated, collaborative, and possess strong leadership and communication skills. With a current annual budget of roughly half of million dollars, we are looking for someone to take the organization to the next level in funding and programs. Candidates must have a track record of successful experience in economic development marketing and in business development and retention. The CEO will have responsibilities for profit & loss results, staff administration, fund development and working with the Board to develop and implement a three-year strategic plan and also an annual action plan. www.marineconomicforum.org

A bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or a related discipline is required along with at least 5 years of successful economic development experience. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply please email a cover letter and detailed resume to mkadel@marineconomicforum.org, attention of Chairman of the Marin Economic Forum Search Committee.

Economic Development Coordinator
City of South San Francisco
Salary: $7,862 – $9,557
Deadline Date: November 24, 2014 by 5:00 PM

Job Description: South San Francisco is accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Coordinator. This position will focus on revitalizing and redeveloping the City’s downtown. The Coordinator works to create a strengthened business climate, and assists with the development and implementation of physical improvements to downtown properties. Potential projects include, streetscape and facade improvements, development of a Business improvement District, grants, and mixed-use development project negotiations and management, affordable housing program management. The ideal candidate has the ability to acquire knowledge of recruitment processes. The ideal candidate should also be able to familiarize themselves with downtown development trend, principles and practices. Experience in dealing with the public and private enterprises; ability to network and develop relationships with the business community at large; and the ability to work with diverse community members and business representatives are desirable. To apply and view the complete job description visit www.calopps.org. 

Contact Information: Barbara Hanna, Barbara.hanna@ssf.net, phone number (650) 877-8522.

Planning Bureau Manager
Department of Development Services
City of Long Beach, CA
Salary: Midrange is $145,000 Annually, and Appointment is DOQ
Deadline Date: November 24, 2014

Job Description: Boasting amenities few cities can offer, Long Beach blends big city convenience with the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of an ocean-side community. With a diverse population of nearly 470,000, Long Beach provides exciting development opportunities to entice exceptional planning career professionals. Within Long Beach Development Services, the Planning Bureau Manager overseas a staff of 20 FTE’s and a $4.5 million budget in the divisions of Advance Planning and Current Planning. The ideal candidate brings proven leadership and management skills as well as hands-on technical planning and zoning knowledge; coastal zoning and Coastal Commission experience is highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field and seven years of experience are required; Master’s degree is preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com
Resumes acknowledged within two business days. Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at www.peckhamandmckenney.com

Economic Development Manager
City of Ventura
Salary: $90,566.53 – $121,360.51/year + Comprehensive Benefit Package
Deadline Date: November 23, 2014, EOE.

Job Description: The City of Ventura is seeking a progressive Economic Development Manager to Lead the City’s economic development efforts, programs and services. Reporting to the Assistant City Manager, plans, organizes, manages and provides leadership to staff in the activities and operations of economic development programs. Represents the city the business community and works with regional and state economic development organizations. A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in planning, economics, business or public administration, or related field and five years of increasingly responsible professional economic development experience, including two years of supervisory experience, in the public or private sector are required. A Master’s degree in planning, business or public administration is preferred. Visit our website at www.ciyofventura.jobs for more information and to apply on-line.

Economic Development Manager
City of Sierra Vista (AZ)
Salary: Competitive and Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Deadline Date: November 15, 2014

Job Description: City of Sierra Vista (AZ)- Economic Development Manager. Jorgenson Consulting has been retained to conduct a national search to recruit a self-motivated, innovative leader with excellent communication and presentation skills to occupy a highly visible position in the community to develop and execute initiatives and activities that help improve the City’s local economy. Responsible for oversight and coordination of the City’s economic development policies and programs, with emphasis on facilitating business recruitment. For a complete job profile email sierravista@jci-inc.net or visit JCI website, current searches at
www.jci-inc.net

Community and Economic Development Project Assistant (Non – Classified)
City of Riverside
Salary: $4,195 – $5,095 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 12, 2014 by 11:59 PM

Job Description: Located alongside the Santa Ana River, the City of Riverside has a rich history that has played a part shaping California’s development as an agricultural leader. Founded on the principles of education, culture, and beauty, Riverside has grown to be the 12th largest city in the State, with the population of 303,871. Riverside’s location approximately 60 miles east of Los Angeles puts it within driving distance to other Southern California’s attractions, like Disneyland, the Pacific Ocean and its beaches, Palm Springs, and many area wineries. As the City of Arts and Innovation, Riverside is truly a marvelous place to live, work and play.

The City of Riverside’s office of Economic Development is recruiting to fill a current vacancy for the position of Community and Economic Development Project Assistant (Non- Classified). Positions designated as Non-Classified are exempt from the classified service. The Incumbent shall be appointed “at-will” and service at the pleasure of the City Manager. The city is recruiting for a dynamic indivdual who has experience in website design and maintenance, writing a blog and press releases and has experience with email marketing.

To view a comprehensive job announcement and apply online, please visit the City of Riverside jobs website:
www.riversideca.gov/jobs

The City of Riverside, as an equal Employment Opportunity Employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Assistant Director of Finance and Operations
Alliance Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Salary: $60,000 – $72,000, depending on Education & Experience; Plus Benefits.
Deadline Date: November 12, 2014

Job Description: Based in Modesto, CA- The Assistant Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for a wide variety of complex and specialized administrative and financial tasks needed to support the successful operation of the Alliance SBDC. Primary duties involve: use of QuickBooks to prepare payment of all SBDC expenses and run financial reports; maintain compliance with various funding grants, prepare and submit completed funding invoices w/ required supporting documentation for grant reimbursement, grant writing; coordinate SBDC training programs; other duties as assigned. Strong organization and time management skills needed to handle multiple projects and priorities under pressure while providing excellent customer service. Demonstrated ability working with facts and figures while retaining a high level of accuracy. Bachelor’s degree and 5 years relevant experience is required. Master’s degree preferred. Please email resumes to Eudys@stanalliance.com.

Community and Economic Development Director
City of Moreno Valley
Salary: $127,219 – $202,620 Annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: November 7, 2014

Job Description: Moreno Valley is a rapidly growing city with a population of nearly 200,000. The City has become the residential hub for the rapidly expanding Inland Southern California region, and offers its residents easy access to the wide range of activities that constitute the Southern California lifestyle.

The community and Economic Development Director is an at-will position reporting to the City Manager and overseas a staff of 42 within three divisions consisting of Administration/ Economic Development, Planning and Building & Neighborhood Services. The ideal background will include solid and extensive experience in planning, building, community and economic development, consisting of 10 or more years of increasing responsibility in the development services field. This includes at least two years in a management capacity. The position also requires a Bachelor’s degree in a closely related field.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, current salary and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura at jobs@averassoc.net. A full job announcement is available at www.averassoc.net.

Business Recruitment Consultant
Destination Angels Camp Development Corporation
Angels Camp, Calaveras County, California
Status: Independent Contractor
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: Seeking a business recruitment consultant to support the business recruitment efforts of Destination Angels Camp Development Corporation, a public-private partnership set up to handle economic development for the City of Angels Camp, California.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Join a dedicated team of volunteer professionals to recruit retail, professional and tourism-related businesses to Angels Camp.
  • Develop and implement strategic action plan for business recruitment.
  • Use and recommend market research data.
  • Develop marketing packages for target businesses.
  • Develop relationships with commercial realtors, commercial developers, corporate re-location specialists, and business owners.
  • Network with state, regional and local economic development and planning agencies.
  • Work with and report to the Executive Committee of Destination Angels Camp.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Proven experience in business recruitment for cities, retail center, business improvement associations or similar organizations; Extensive contracts within the California ED industry and with decision makers of targeted industries and business sectors; Strategic thinker with proven ability to develop strategies for targeting business/industrial sectors that would be appropriate for Angels Camp and for marketing to those sectors; Experiencing recruiting businesses for a major tourism destination; and proven experience in using and commissioning market research data to support business recruitment.

POSITION DETAILS:
Independent consultant or contractor status; no benefits; hourly or retainer relationship open to negotiation; Separate expenses budget; Start Date: As Soon As Possible.

CONTACT DETAILS:
Destination Angels Camp Development Corporation
PO Box 984
Angels Camp, CA 95222
(209) 736-0088; info@destinationangelscamp.com
destinationangelscamp.com; www.destinationangelscamp.com

EEDD Economic Development Director
San Joaquin County
Employment and Economic Development Department (EEDD)
Salary: Annual base salary $83,075-$101,005 plus excellent senior management cafeteria plan benefit package.
Deadline Date: October 31, 2014

Job Description: The Employment and Economic Development Department (EEDD) Economic Development Director is responsible for leading, managing and administering economic development, business retention and expansion, and other programs of the Economic Development Center. The incumbent assures that all assigned programs are in compliance with government requirements; plans and implements economic development strategies and serves as a key liaison between public and private sectors and the community to increase the economic viability of San Joaquin County.

Desirable Qualifications: graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, business administration, economics or related field and six years of increasingly responsible experience in the area of economic development, including the financing of small businesses and technical preparation of government-guaranteed lending programs, with at least two years in a managerial position. Requires possession of a valid California driver’s license. EOE

Contact Information: www.sjgov.org/hr, San Joaquin County Human Resources, 44 N. San Joaquin St. Suite 330, Stockton, California 95202, Attn: Evelyn Oliveira, email: eoliveira@sjgov.org, phone: (209) 468-8579.

Director of the Workforce Development Office
County of Imperial
Salary: $6,942 – $8,438 monthly, approximately
Deadline Date: October 16, 2014

Job Description: Under the direction of the Board of Supervisors, plan, organize,  coordinate and administer assigned Workforce Development Office programs and services including Veteran Administration (VA) services for the County; assure compliance with applicable laws, codes rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; train, supervise and evaluate the performance assigned personal.

Education & Experience: A bachelor’s degree social science, public administration or a related field and five years increasingly responsible experience in an employment training agency including three years in a supervisory capacity.

Licenses & Other Requirements: Valid California’s Driver’s License and proof of current California auto liability insurance at time of appointment, and throughout employment in this classification. Personal transportation for job- related travel. Application deadline is October 16, 2014.

Applications may be picked up at: The Imperial County Human Resources Department, 940 W. Main, Ste #101, El Centro, CA 92243 or www.co.imperial.ca.us Fax: (760) 352-2652. Resume not accepted in lieu of application. An EEOE.

Deputy Sector Navigator, Advanced Manufacturing/Director, Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)
College of the Canyons
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: October 23, 2014

Job Description: College of the Canyons, located 35 miles north of downtown Los Angeles in the beautiful Santa Clarita Valley. This is a grant-funded Classified Management Position.

To view a complete job announcement click the link below:
http://bit.ly/1rpPSiH

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience: Five (5) years of full-time equivalent managerial experience in an advanced manufacturing or advanced technology organization.

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in business, education, industrial technology, manufacturing or a related field from an accredited college or university is required. Alternatively, possession of a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, plus an additional five years of experience as indicated above may be substituted for the specific Bachelor’s degree.

Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of day in the Human Resources Offices on October 23, 2014. Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications online. Please visit our website at http://apptrkr.com/526334

President and CEO
Longmont Area Economic Council
Salary: Competitive
Deadline: Immediate

The Longmont Area Economic Council (LAEC) has retained Jorgenson Consulting to conduct a national search to recruit an executive with the credentials, leadership and vision to further the economic development strategies and initiatives for the City of Longmont and Boulder County in Colorado. The LAEC works constantly to provide Longmont information to site selectors and individuals, to promote a strong business environment and to encourage Longmont economic development through business recruitment and retention. The ideal candidate will thrive in the unique collaborative environment that exists between the Longmont Area Economic Council, the City of Longmont and other development partners. Timing for responses from interested candidates is immediate. For a list of qualifications and a complete job description visit Jorgenson Consulting’s current searches at www.jci-inc.net or submit confidential resume to longmont@jci-inc.net.

Economic Development Administrator
County of San Bernardino
Salary: Total Compensation of up to $220,263 annually
Deadline Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Job Description: The County of San Bernardino, seeks a dynamic, highly motivated, and effective administrator to lead the County’s Economic Development Agency, which includes the departments of Economic Development, Community Development and Housing, and Workforce Development and the Successor Agency to the County’s Redevelopment Agency, and provide administrative and long range planning direction for the County’s Economic Development effort.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and five years of experience successfully managing economic, workforce, and community development programs.

This position offers a highly competitive compensation package, including a generous pension plan (vested after 5 years); 401k with County match of 2x employee contribution up to 8% of base salary; 457b deferred compensation plan with match; medical, dental, & vision coverage with subsidy; FSA with match; up to 11 weeks paid time off; long/short term disability and life insurance plans; retirement reciprocity with other California public sector plans; and automobile and cell phone allowances. Relocation assistance is available.

For additional information and to apply online visit www.sbcounty.gov/hr
Submit a detailed resume to ExecRecruit@hr.sbcounty.gov
(909) 387-5575 – EEO/ADA

Economic and Workforce Development Director
City of Oakland, CA
Salary: Up to $187,779 annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: September 26, 2014

Job Description: Oakland is the eighth largest city in California and is the center of commerce and trade for the Bay Area. It has a vibrant local economy and is one of the most diverse cities in the nation. Oakland is home to a thriving community of artists and makers.

This position directs the implementation of the City’s major economic and workforce development projects and programs, including business attraction and retention efforts, job growth and training initiatives, complex real estate transactions and marketing and cultural arts programs. The Director leads the Department of Economic and Workforce Development with a driven team of nearly 50 employees. The position reports to the City Administrator.

The Director position requires excellent leadership, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills. The successful candidate will have a background in economic development, including experience in real estate development and negotiation, business attraction and retention, workforce strategies, business incentive programs and marketing. A BA/BS degree and significant experience as a senior-level department or division head is required.

Contact Information
Nancy Hetrick
408-437-5400
Email cover letter and resume to: search@managementpartners.com
Position brochure: www.managementpartners.com

Senior Economic Development Analyst
City of Stockton
Salary: $5,891.13 – $7,562.86 Monthly
Deadline Date: APPLY BY: 5:30 p.m., Monday, September 22, 2014

Job Description: Opportunity abounds for an excellent communicator with business retention and attraction activities experience including working with entrepreneurs and start-ups. Complex real estate transactions, land use approval, and /or commercial/ mixed use development projects and proven ability to apply principles, practices and techniques of economic development, marketing and financing methods available to enhance economic growth in the City of Stockton.

Requirements include Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business or public administration, urban planning, economics or a closely related field and three years of economic development or redevelopment experience.

For requirements and detailed information, visit www.stocktongov.com/jobs or visit the City of Stockton’s HR Dept., Located at 22 E Weber Ave., Ste. 150, Stockton, CA 95202. 209-937-8233. EOE

Economic Development Director

Job Description: The Employment and Economic Development Department (EEDD) Economic Development Director is responsible for leading, managing and administering economic development, business retention and expansion, and other programs of the Economic Development Center. The incumbent models a strong work ethic and leadership skills and helps assure that all assigned programs and operations are in compliance with state, federal and local requirements; plans, designs, and implements economic development strategies and is a key liaison between public and private sectors and the community, with the goal to increase the economic viability of San Joaquin County. Desirable qualifications: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in public administration, business administration, economics or related field and six years of increasingly responsible experience in the area of economic development, including the financing of small businesses and technical preparation of government-guaranteed lending programs, with at least two years in a managerial position. Requires possession of a valid driver’s license. EOE

Contact Information: San Joaquin County Human Resources
44 N. San Joaquin St., Suite 330
Stockton, CA  95202
Attn: Evelyn Oliveira
Email: eoliveira@sjgov.org
Phone: (209) 468-8579

Economic Development Manager
City of Milpitas
Salary:$116,021-$150,897
Deadline Date: September 5, 2014

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public or Business Administration, Planning or Economics, Finance or a related field. Experience: Five years of progressive economic development experience with a track record of developing and implementing business attraction and retention programs and increasingly responsible experience in real estate financing, redevelopment/successor agencies, marketing, branding, and planning.

Only online applications with resume via CalOpps will be accepted. Visit the City of Milpitas website at www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov or www.CalOpps.org. A complete job description is available on the City of Milpitas website: www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov.

Director of Community Development
City of Compton
Salary: $121,992-$143,064 DOQ
Deadline Date: September 1, 2014

Education and professional experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in planning, architecture, civil engineering, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field is expected. Five to Ten years of progressively responsible experience as a professional urban planner, housing administrator, redevelopment administrator, grants manager or building administrator, including five years of supervisory/managerial experience is required. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two years of the required education, on a year-for-year basis. A Master’s Degree in any of the above related fields is highly desirable. Affiliation with related professional organizations and associations is also highly desirable.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of work-related references, as well as information on the size of staff and budget you have managed. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as relevant work experience. Forward your materials to:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
241 Lathrop Way
Sacramento, CA 95815

Ph: 916-263-1401
Fx: 916-561-7205
Email: resumes@cpshr.us

Recruitment brochure: www.cpshr.us/search
Compton website: www.comptoncity.org

Grants Specialist (Program Manager/Senior)
City of West Sacramento
Salary: $69,660-$103,452/Annually Plus Benefits
Deadline Date: 5:00 PM on August 29, 2014

Job Description: The Program Manager/Senior plans, organizes, administers and manages specialized city programs and projects; monitors program or project compliance; directs, coordinates and supervises the work of assigned professional and support staff, and explains and interprets policies and regulations to the public. This position is part of the Economic Development Division of the City Manager’s Office. Requires minimum graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major work in business administration, public administration or a field of the program which assigned, or a closely related field and two (2) years of professional experience in housing, community development, redevelopment, governmental administration or a related field. Graduate level course work may be substituted for up to one (1) year of experience requirement, on a year for year basis.

Contact Information: Barbara Usrey, Human Resources Analyst at (916) 617-4567. To apply (including a resume and supplemental questionnaire), please visit www.calopps.org and visit the City of West Sacramento’s employment page.

Management Analyst II – Tahoe City
Placer County
Salary: $5,995-$7,240 Monthly, plus $675 per month Tahoe Pay
Deadline Date: August 22, 2014 at 5:00 PM (PDT) Applications must be submitted online at www.JobsAtPlacerCounty.com.

Job Description: Stretching from the suburban outskirts of the Sacramento Valley to the mountains of the North Lake Tahoe region, the quality of life in Placer County is truly the key to its attractiveness as a place to live and work. Scenic Lake Tahoe was voted “America’s Best Lake” by readers of USA Today. The North Lake Tahoe area is an outdoor recreation mecca, boasting numerous rivers, lakes, public parks, hiking and biking trails, and the greatest concentration of ski resorts in North America. This distinctive locale also has diverse education options, close-knit communities, and a small-town feel with access to find dining, shopping and myriad cultural activities.

This professional position in the County Executive Office is responsible for establishing and managing administrative policies and initiatives in the North Lake Tahoe region. Duties are mostly related to economic development, tourism, land use/regulations, budget, and public outreach, as well as contract management and coordination of public services and projects in North Lake Tahoe.

Contact Information: For additional information and to apply, please go to www.JobsAtPlacerCounty.com. Email jobs@placer.ca.gov and/or phone (530) 886-4607.

Senior Development Project Coordinator (Limited Term-Application Available as of July 25, 2014)
City of Napa
Salary: $83,973-$101,441/Annually
Deadline Date: August 17, 2014 at 11:59 PM (PDT)

Job Description: The City of Napa is looking for a motivated professional with a background in project management: research and analysis of economic data and trends; public outreach; problem solving; and public process to join its expanding economic development team. The City is actively engaged in plans to continue its business and economic prosperity and build on its status as an international wine and food tourist destination. This is a visible position within the community which will provide leadership for business attraction, expansion and retention activities, and the revitalization of key focus areas including Downtown Napa, commercial gateways/retail corridors, and industrial areas. The person selected will serve as the primary business liaison for the City and will have regular interactions with developers, real estate professionals, business owners, community leaders, elected officials, other City employees, and local business organizations.

The initial hire from the eligible list created from this examination will be a Limited Term appointment for up to two years, with a possible one year extension. A Limited Term appointment is ‘at will’ and not part of the City of Napa classified service. Visit: www.cityofnapajobs.org for more information.

Economic Development Specialist

Job Description: The City of Burlingame’s Community Development Department has an immediate opening for the position of part-time Economic Development Specialist to work approximately 20 hours per week. The Community Development Department consists of the Planning Division and the Building Division. The Community Development Department staff works closely with other City departments and with City commissions in serving the citizens on a daily basis and planning for the City’s future.

Under the direction of the Community Development Director, the Economic Development Specialist is responsible for the performance of moderately complex technical and professional functions related to the coordination, marketing, implementation, and monitoring of various Economic Development programs and special projects. The incumbent will identify opportunities for economic growth, develop programs and actively implements Economic Development strategies, including business retention and attraction programs, and provides outreach to business owners, associations, districts, property owners and developers regarding economic development matters.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Economics, Public Administration, or Urban Planning, and a minimum of two-years of progressively responsible experience. Please contact HR@burlingame.org or at (650) 558-7206.

International Trade Specialist (DEU) – 9/11/12/13
Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Salary: $52,146-$116,901 Annually
Deadline: August 8, 2014

The office of SelectUSA is looking for an energetic, innovative trade professional who will enjoy working in a dynamic and mission driven organization as an International Trade Specialist. The ideal candidate will have foreign trade and investment experience applying forward-thinking leadership in promoting and implementing a vision that fosters organizational excellence. This position requires knowledge of economic, market, political, conditions, other factors and issues which U.S. and foreign direct investment objectives and positions. The candidate will take the lead in assisting the international field in supporting investment inquiries and investment actions.

For more information, please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/377283700.

Economic Development Specialist

The primary function of the Economic Development Specialist is to perform economic development recovery for the former Fort Ord military base by promoting educational and research based business development services through implementing the 1997 Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan.

Job responsibilities include attracting new businesses and aiding existing businesses in expansion, while also supporting efforts to strengthen and retain the Monterey Bay Region’s military mission. The successful candidate will implement economic development efforts in support of FORA’s general plan policy to generate or increase the area’s education, recreational, environmental, agricultural, and tourist industries. The ability to support and promote planning, research and markeing endeavors to attract new industries and businesses to Fort Ord are key talents required of this assignment.

The ideal candidate wil have excellent communication skills that allow for successful and effective interaction with FORA’s Board of Directors, community business members, Monterey County representatives, and other economic development professionals. The ideal candidate will also be innovative, flexible, a self-starter, highly energetic, and an efficient multi-tasker.

The position package is available at the following link: http://fora.org/Reports/HR/EDSpecialistApp-FINAL.pdf

The primary function of the Economic Development Specialist is to perform economic development recovery for the former Fort Ord military base by promoting educational and research based business development services through implementing the 1997 Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan.

Job responsibilities include attracting new businesses and aiding existing businesses in expansion, while also supporting efforts to strengthen and retain the Monterey Bay Region’s military mission. The successful candidate will implement economic development efforts in support of FORA’s general plan policy to generate or increase the area’s education, recreational, environmental, agricultural, and tourist industries. The ability to support and promote planning, research and markeing endeavors to attract new industries and businesses to Fort Ord are key talents required of this assignment.

The ideal candidate wil have excellent communication skills that allow for successful and effective interaction with FORA’s Board of Directors, community business members, Monterey County representatives, and other economic development professionals. The ideal candidate will also be innovative, flexible, a self-starter, highly energetic, and an efficient multi-tasker.

The position package is available at the following link: http://fora.org/Reports/HR/EDSpecialistApp-FINAL.pdf

Housing Manager
City of Bell
Salary: $78,252-$95,088 Annually + Generous Benefits Package
Deadline Date: July 31, 2014

If you are interested in joining a management team committed to re-establishing trust and public confidence in local government, this opportunity may be for you! The City of Bell (population 38,000) is seeking an experienced housing professional to become its first Housing Manager. This newly created “at-will” management position will report directly to the Community Services Director and will be a hands-on, Housing professional who is capable of providing direction, guidance and support to all members of the organization. This individual will be knowledgeable of federal and state laws dealing Housing such as CDBG, HUD, HCD, Los Angeles County Assessor’s office and LA County Courts.  This person will be required to work with personnel administration, contract negotiations, and property issues that pertain to abandonments, evictions, loans, deaths, property transfer, etc.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and will demonstrate the ability to manage and resolve conflict. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong understanding of the uses and applications of technology. Education and experience appropriate to these responsibilities will be required. A Bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning or business administration is required and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience with a public agency. A Master’s degree and bilingual skills are desirable.

If you are the kind of individual who wants to restore integrity to public administration, submit a resume no later than July 31, 2014 to the Human Resources Department, City of Bell, 6330 Pine Ave, Bell CA 90201, Attn: Housing Manager Recruitment.  Interviews are schedule to take place on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.  For further information, visit our website at: www.cityofbell.org.

San Fernando Valley Regional Manager

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation Salary Range: $5,667 – $6,667 monthly, DOE Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Works with San Fernando Valley (SFV) businesses and cities, LA County, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, partners and all levels of the LAEDC organization. Plans, develops, and implements strategies and marketing programs to attract, retain, and expand businesses and jobs in the SFV.

Duties:

  • First point of contact within the SFV region providing hands-on business attraction, retention and expansion, job growth and layoff aversion assistance to companies
  • Market and promote LA County and SFV region and outreach to targeted key industries and businesses through monthly business visits and in-person consultations
  • Assess needs of businesses, develop an action plan of resources and programs to help sustain companies and reduce the loss of businesses and jobs in the region
  • Develop a pipeline of business attraction, retention and expansion projects in the region
  • Provide Customer Satisfaction Survey from all businesses that participated in business assistance and layoff aversion services, earning a 90% customer satisfaction rate
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with established economic and workforce development partners, regulatory agencies and local governments within the region, identifying/matching/utilizing resources as needed to assist in business attraction, retention, expansion and job growth efforts

Qualifications: The successful candidate is an energetic, results-oriented professional with a background equivalent to fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proven experience in business attraction, retention and expansion in private sector, government or non-profit organizations; project management, customer service, business acumen, initiative, and high performance. Salary Range: $5,667 – $6,667 monthly, DOE

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume, references, and salary history to Carrie Rogers, VP Business Assistance, carrie.rogers@laedc.org. If you have questions, feel free to contact Carrie at: 213-236-4824.

Economic Development Coordinator I/II
City of Santa Cruz
Salary: $4,967-$7,059 Monthly
Deadline Date: July 17, 2014

Recruitment #14-104

Requires Bachelors’ Degree in business administration, public administration, urban planning, economics or related field and two years of highly responsible experience with economic or community research and development, and business administration.

To apply, submit completed City of Santa Cruz application form and response to supplemental questions by Thursday 07/17/14.

For list of required application materials and to apply online, go to City of Santa Cruz and click on Jobs or contact:

City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department
(831) 420-5040
HR@cityofsantacruz.com
EOE/ADA 

Community Development Director
City of San Gabriel
Salary: $9,864-$11,989/Month
Deadline Date: July 18, 2014

The City of San Gabriel is seeking a qualified professional to serve as the Community Development Director. This natural leader will have excellent communication skills capable of motivating their staff and building a rapport with those in the community. With extensive experience in economic development, this individual will pursue new technologies to improve processes in the department, and be enthusiastic for a challenging and groundbreaking opportunity.

A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, with a master’s degree and advanced professional certifications preferred, plus seven years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal community development, with at least two of those years served in a managerial capacity. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and proficiency in a second language such as Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, or Spanish is also desirable.

The brochure, including benefits information, and City applications are available on the City’s website: www.sangabrielcity.org or at City Hall. Please read it!

Economic Development Manager
Town of Windsor
Salary: $6,555.56-$8,187.95/Monthly
Deadline Date: July 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM

The award-winning Town of Windsor is located in Sonoma County amidst oak-covered hills and valleys, fields of vineyards and soaring hot air balloons.  The Town has a population of 26,584 and is situated 63 miles north of San Francisco, 20 miles east of the Pacific Ocean, and 8 miles northwest of the County Seat in Santa Rosa. Windsor provides a modern, relaxed lifestyle with a growing retail and industrial center for the North County, along with economic opportunity, temperate weather, and safe and well-maintained streets and parks. The Town is currently on a 4/10 work schedule from Monday through Thursday, and is closed on Friday, allowing employees more time to enjoy work-life balance.

This position provides complex professional assistance to the Community Development Director, Town Manager, Town Council, Planning Commission and others on matters related to the economic development of the Town; provides leadership for activities directed towards business recruitment, job development, business retention and revitalization within the Town of Windsor; organizes, facilitates, promotes and reviews economic development programs, sustainability initiatives, and related activities; and conducts research and provides analysis on matters of economic development, community development and sustainability.

A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Urban Planning, Economics, Community Development, Business or Public Administration, or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in economic or community development, research, business administration or closely related field; a Master’s Degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.

For a complete job description, and to apply online visit our website at www.townofwindsor.com.

Economic and Community Development Director
City of South San Francisco
Salary: Open and dependent upon qualifications
Deadline Date: July 11, 2014

Located on the San Francisco Peninsula, South San Francisco occupies the valley formed by the San Bruno Mountains on the north and the Coast Range on the west. The City offers a high quality of life to its residents with attractive residential areas, well-kept parks, and a beautiful marina and bay trail.

The Economic and Community Development Director reports to the City Manager and will have responsibility over three key divisions:  Housing & Economic Community Development, Planning and Building. The new Director will possess a combination of education and experience, demonstrating progressively responsible roles in economic and community development municipal management, including proven success in managing staff.  The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in planning, economics, business or public administration.

To apply, submit your letter of interest, resume, current salary and five work related references to Paul Kimura at jobs@averyassoc.net. A formal job announcement is available at http://www.averyassoc.net/jobs.

Economic Development Manager
City of Lincoln
Salary: $77,371-98,747 Annually
Deadline Date: June 27, 2014

The City of Lincoln, located 25 miles northeast of Sacramento, is seeking a dynamic professional to serve as the City’s Economic Development Manager, within the Community Development Department. With an award-winning General Plan and a forward-looking attitude toward expansion, the community offers a progressive business climate. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the City, the business community, the Economic Development Committee, state and regional economic development efforts, and community organizations with an emphasis on retention and expansion of existing businesses and attraction of new businesses.

The successful candidate is an energetic, results-oriented professional with a background that includes proven experience in business attraction, retention and expansion; marketing and advertising; development finance; and excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced organization is a must.  Experience in airport-related business development is a plus. Salary and benefits information is included in the recruitment brochure, available on the City’s website.

Economic Development Finance Business Development Manager
California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED)
Salary: $55,000-$68,000 D.O.E.
Deadline Date: June 20, 2014

Summary:  Under the general direction of CALED’s President & CEO, the Business Development Manager (“BDM”) will be responsible for managing CALED’s economic development finance programs, promoting them to potential clients, and serving as the staff expert on issues relating to economic development financing. The programs include bond financing for non-profits and manufacturing, a revolving loan fund from the Economic Development Administration (in partnership with VEDC), and a statewide PACE program (in partnership with Figtree).

The Business Development Manager should have previous or current business development, credit/lending experience, economic development finance knowledge, an understanding of public-sector processes, and must be able to work independently.

CALED is the premier statewide professional economic development organization dedicated to advancing its members’ ability to achieve excellence in delivering economic development services to their communities and business clients. CALED’s membership consists of public and private organizations and individuals involved in economic development: the business of creating and retaining jobs. Our financing programs were created to support our members and their customers in meeting their economic development finance needs, while also providing CALED a revenue stream to maintain the level of service our members deserve.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the marketing and outreach of the organization’s business loan program, PACE program, and bond issuance program
  • Manage CALED’s Northern California Loan Committee for the EDA RLF
  • Promote and package potential loan applications
  • Screens potential loan, PACE and bond financing applicants and assist businesses in completing necessary paperwork/steps to receive appropriate financing
  • Assist in gathering additional information from borrowers as requested by loan committee or VEDC for the EDA RLF
  • Complete and/or assist with collecting conditional approval items required by loan approval
  • Track and report weekly activity on EDA RLF, PACE and bond financing
  • Responsible for developing new & maintaining existing referral sources
  • Provide technical assistance to local economic development professionals seeking to develop resources and improve capacity in support of business access to capital
  • Actively participate in the community outreach program as directed by the CEO
  • Participate in the presentation of workshops to businesses, government entities and funders
  • Other duties as assigned or needed

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. Equivalent work experience of minimum 3 years is acceptable in lieu of degree
  • 3 + years of professional experience in small business loan packaging and/or lending and bond financing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public-sector processes and understanding of non-profit culture
  • Strong knowledge in general business practices, business financing, and economic development financing.
  • Demonstrated business development skills
  • Computer proficiency in spreadsheets and word processing in a windows environment is required.
  • Must have ability to work with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds and different geographic regions
  • Contacts within the cities, counties, non-traditional lenders, and banking community members a plus

Salary & Application Process:

Compensation range is $55,000 – $68,000 depending on experience and additional benefits are offered. You will be a CALED employee with a one-year contract. Please send resume and cover letter to Gurbax Sahota at gsahota@caled.org by June 20, 2014. For questions, call 916-448-8252.

Economic Development Specialist
City of Petaluma
Salary: $32.00-$38.90/Hourly
Deadline Date: Monday, June 16, 2014

View details at http://cityofpetaluma.net/hr/opportunities.html
Apply online at CalOpps.org

The Part-time Economic Development Specialist performs a variety of complex professional functions related to the coordination, marketing, implementation, and monitoring of various Economic Development programs and special projects. This position will work up to 29 hours per week, typically between Monday – Thursday with occasional evening and weekend events. The hours are generally flexible with occasional Friday, evening, or weekend work depending upon the program needs.

For questions, contact Sabina Netto, HR Analyst at snetto@ci.petlauma.ca.us or at 707-778-4551.

Management Analyst/Economic Development Specialist
City of Bell
Salary: $4,555.06-$5,536.70 with a generous benefits package
Deadline Date: June 13, 2014

This is an opportunity to join the team that is helping the City of Bell to recover and rebuild. The City of Bell (population 38,000) is seeking a Management Analyst/Economic Development Specialist. This newly created position will help develop and implement various economic development programs designed to retain and expand existing businesses, and attract to Bell new businesses that generate significant revenue, jobs and quality-of-life enhancements for the City and performs other duties as assigned. A Bachelor’s Degree in business, planning, public administration, economics, finance, urban studies, or a related field from an accredited college or university is required. A minimum of one (1) year of experience in economic development, real estate development, community planning, and/or industrial development, preferably in the public sector. Ability to communicate in Spanish is highly desirable. Compensation: Salary $4,555.06-$5,536.70 with a generous benefits package.

If you are the kind of individual who wants to restore integrity to public administration, submit a resume no later than June 13, 2014 to the Human Resources Department, City of Bell, 6330 Pine Ave, Bell CA 90201, Attn: Management Analyst/Economic Development Specialist Recruitment. For further information, visit our website at: www.cityofbell.org.

Community Development Project Coordinator
City of Berkeley
Salary: $7,031 – $8,500 monthly
Deadline Date: June 9, 2014, 5:00 PM

The City of Berkeley has an exciting opportunity for a full-time career Community Development Project Coordinator. We would like to invite you to explore this career opportunity and complete an employment application via our website at www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/hr .

The current vacancies are in the City of Berkeley’s Economic Development Division of the City Manager Department, and in the Housing Division of the Health, Housing and Community Services Department.

The City of Berkeley is widely known for trendsetting companies in fields ranging from alternative energy to artisanal foods to bioengineering to retail start-ups locate and grow here to take advantage of our culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Berkeley is home to one of the nation’s leading research universities, a major government laboratory and one of the most highly-educated resident workforces in the country. Berkeley also boasts award-winning arts and entertainment, charming and distinct local shopping districts and more restaurants per capita than any other city in Northern California.

For more information on this posting please visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/berkeley/default.cfm

Development Project Manager
City of Santa Cruz
Salary: $6,661 – $9,015 Monthly
Deadline Date: May 29, 2014

Formerly Redevelopment Manager, pending title change. Requires Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited college or university in economic business, planning or a closely related field and four years of increasingly responsible, professional experience in redevelopment or private development.

To apply, submit completed City of Santa Cruz application form and response to supplemental questions by Thursday 5/29/14.

For list of required application materials and to apply online, go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs or contact: City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department (831) 420-5040 HR@cityofsantacruz.com EOE/ADA

City Manager
City of Selma
Salary: $125,000 to $150,000, with excellent benefits
Deadline Date: May 21, 2014

The City of Selma is a city of 24,000 residents located in Fresno County, California, approximately 15 miles south of the City of Fresno. The City Manager is responsible for the implementation of City Council policies and serves as the administrative head of the City government directing all functions of the City and activities of all City departments. Graduation from an accredited college or university in public or business administration or closely related field, or equivalent experience, and five years of increasingly responsible experience in a California municipality, government agency or business is preferred. The salary range, depending on qualifications, is $125,000 to $150,000, with excellent benefits.

Candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume to the City of Selma City Clerk, 1710 Tucker Street, Selma, California 93662, on or before May 21, 2014. For more information about this employment opportunity, please visit the City’s website at www.cityofselma.com

Chief Executive Officer
Downtown Stockton Alliance
Salary: To be negotiated
Deadline Date: May 15, 2014

The Downtown Stockton Alliance (DSA) is a non-profit public tax-assessment district (PBID) of property owners in Downtown Stockton. Downtown Stockton is in the midst of a revitalization and is rich with historical buildings and unlimited potential. The CEO is expected to be the advocate who will help the Board continue the revitalization process. He/she facilitates communication and information gathering from the DSA constituency and implements aggressive outreach to attract developers and new projects to Downtown Stockton, whilst supporting existing residential and commercial activities.

CEO will be expected to advance the mission of the DSA: To promote business, housing, arts and entertainment to help create a vibrant, sustainable, urban community in Downtown Stockton.  Click here for the full job description.

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City of Pacific Grove
Salary: $117,036 to $135,732 DOQ
Deadline Date: May 12, 2014

Located on the very tip of the breathtakingly scenic, tree-shrouded Monterey Peninsula, Pacific Grove (pop. 15,522) boasts sandy beaches and rocky shores along 3.5 miles of accessible coastline; over 1,300 registered historic homes and other structures; an abundance of recreational and cultural activities; and small-town hospitality and friendliness. A charter city, “P.G.” has a 2013/14 overall budget of $34.3 M and 68 FTE’s. Seeking a proven manager to lead a staff of 7 with a $1.6 M department budget. Local government planning experience, CEQA, Coastal Commission, historic preservation, economic development, and tourism experience is strongly desired. Bachelor’s degree in planning, public or business administration, or closely related field required; Master’s degree and AICP is preferred. Salary range is $117,036 to $135,732 DOQ.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

Peckham & McKenney apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

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

Filing deadline is May 12, 2014.

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Destination Angels Camp Development Corporation Angels Camp,
Calaveras County, California Status: Independent contractor
Deadline Date: Position Filled as of May 28, 2014

Seeking a business recruitment consultant to support the business recruitment efforts of Destination Angels Camp Development Corporation, a public-private partnership set up to handle economic development for the City of Angels Camp, California.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Join a dedicated team of volunteer professionals to recruit retail, professional and tourism-related businesses to Angels Camp
  • Develop and implement strategic action plan for business recruitment
  • Use and recommend market research data
  • Develop marketing packages for target businesses
  • Develop relationships with commercial realtors, commercial developers, corporate re-location specialists, business owners
  • Network with state, regional and local economic development and planning agencies
  • Work with and report to the Executive Committee of Destination Angels Camp.

QUALIFICATIONS: Proven experience in business recruitment for cities, retail centers, business improvement associations or similar organizations; Extensive contacts within the California ED industry and with decision makers of targeted industries and business sectors; Strategic thinker with proven ability to develop strategies for targeting business/industrial sectors that would be appropriate for Angels Camp and for marketing to those sectors; Experience in recruiting businesses for a major tourism destination; and Proven experience in using and commissioning market research data to support business recruitment. POSITION DETAILS: Independent consultant or contractor status; no benefits; Hourly or retainer relationship open to negotiation; Separate expenses budget; Start Date: As soon as possible.

CONTACT DETAILS: Destination Angels Camp Development Corporation, PO Box 984, Angels Camp, CA 95222 209 736 0088; info@destinationangelscamp.com; www.destinationangelscamp.com

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County of Riverside, Economic Development Agency
Salary – $93,049.01 – $150,080.94 annually
Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Description – The County of Riverside, Economic Development Agency (EDA), is seeking to fill a Deputy Director of EDA to direct, coordinate and evaluate the planning and execution of all Economic Development and Marketing activities. Competitive candidates must have an extensive background in California Economic Development programs. Qualifications – Requirements include possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field and four years of experience in Economic Development. At least three years of experience in California Economic Development is required. How to apply – Interested candidates should email a current detailed resume in MS Word format clearly describing experience, education, certification and qualifications with Deputy Director of EDA in the subject line to HRAdminTeam@rc-hr.com. This position is eligible for the Performance Recognition Plan. Open until Filled. For more information, please visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/riverside/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=705764&hit_count

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City of Union City
Salary Range: $8,628-$10,328/month (Total Compensation)
Deadline Date: May 13, 2013

The City of Union City is seeking an Economic Development Manager (Salary: $8,628-$10,328 per month): The City is currently seeking a highly energetic, motivated individual with strong managerial skills for our Economic Development Manager position. Under direction of the Economic Development Director, the Economic Development Manager: performs professional-level assignments in economic development, including business recruitment, job development and business retention strategies; conducts research and provide analysis on matters of economic health, real estate trends, sales taxes, and international development; assists in the development of City policies that affect the local economy, and implements and monitors programs that encourage economic development in the City of Union City.
To apply: http://www.ci.union-city.ca.us/Employment/ucemploy.htm

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City of Firebaugh
Salary: $98,000 to $118,000 Per Year
Deadline Date Extended: May 1, 2013

The successful candidate must possess strong communication skills (written and oral); demonstrated budgeting abilities and outstanding leadership qualities. In addition to the normal management requirements, the City Manager must possess a commitment to community service and the highest public service practices, policies and ethics. The successful applicant will be expected to become an active civic member and leader in the community of Firebaugh.
Click here for more information on this position and how to apply.

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[gdlr_tab title=”Manager – Marketing & Business Retention“]

Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Coporation
Salary: Negotiable, depending on qualifications. Competitive benefits package available.
Deadline Date: Open Until Filled (Posted on April 16, 2013)

SUMMARY
This professional position is responsible for implementing community marketing activities and delivering regional business retention services.

ORGANIZATION
The Manager will serve in a dynamic economic development corporation, whose current strategic focus areas include business retention, community marketing, economic information & research and the recruitment of targeted industries including: Aerospace + Defense, Medical Devices, Digital Media + Entertainment, Information Technology and Advanced Manufacturing. The manager will work closely with the SCVEDC President/CEO, other staff members and partner organizations to achieve goals.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Email cover letter, resume, references and compensation history to SCVEDC President/CEO Jonas Peterson @ (jonaspeterson@scvedc.org).

Writing samples and/or statement of qualifications/interest are recommended. Position open until filled. Full Job Description – www.scvedc.org/careers/

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[gdlr_tab title=”Director of Workforce & Economic Development“]

San Mateo County
Salary Range: $118,643 – $148,320
Deadline Date: April 25, 2013

The County Manager’s Office of San Mateo County is seeking qualified candidates for the San Mateo County Workforce Investment Board – SMCWIB.

As an experienced leader and innovative administrator, you will embrace the vision and mission of the SMCWIB and ensure the successful implementation of both the WIB’s strategic plan and the County’s economic development strategy. The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented, strategic manager who will work effectively and collaboratively throughout the Peninsula region to create, align, implement and leverage workforce and economic development efforts and resources.

The Director will have the experience and foresight to create a support system of education, economic development, health care, transportation, housing and other services that will help job seekers find and keep sustainable employment opportunities and ensure the economic growth of the County.

To view the job description and supplemental questionnaire form, visit: www.smcgov.org/hr/Rec/Director-Workforce-Economic-Development or www.smcgov.org/hr/jobs.
To apply, email a cover letter, resume and responses to the Supplemental Questions by 5pm, 4/25/13 to: coverstreet@smcgov.org. Phone: (650) 363-4385. EOE

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[gdlr_tab title=”Economic Development Coordinator“]

City of San Rafael
$6,887.00 – $8,371.00 /per month
Deadline Date: 5:00 p.m., April 15, 2013

The City of San Rafael is recruiting for an Economic Development Coordinator. This mid-management position performs a variety of detailed, specialized, professional work for the Economic Development unit involving programs and projects in support of economic development and affordable housing. The Coordinator reports to the Economic Development Manager and is expected to work independently, with minimal supervision. Work includes but is not limited to developing plans and programs, financial and economic analysis, participating in financial arrangements for developments; and other duties related to the administration of programs and projects.

The City has a history of successful economic development and redevelopment projects/programs and is seeking a self-starter who understands retail and the needs of a downtown community. The City is seeking candidates with a thorough economic development background through a combination of practical experience, academics, and participation in industry groups such as the ICSC Idea Exchanges and Alliance Program.

Applications must be filed online at www.calopps.org. For general inquiries visit www.srhr.org, call (415) 485-3063 or e-mail Khelri.jhovahn@cityofsanrafael.org.

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[gdlr_tab title=”Economic Development Manager“]

City of San Mateo, CA
Salary: $117,853 to $140,566 DOQE, CalPERS 2%@55, 3 year final or 2%@62, 3 year final
Deadline Date: March 29, 2013

The City of San Mateo, with a population of 98,298, is one of the largest cities on the Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area. The City provides a full range of services and offers over 30 parks, six recreation centers, a golf course, and three libraries. The Economic Development Manager will be tasked with planning and implementing the City’s economic development program, assisting businesses in their dealings with the City, and marshaling resources from within the community to assist the City in attracting and retaining businesses. This position plays a key role in maintaining and expanding a healthy local economy and City tax base. Bachelor’s required along with significant economic development, business or planning experience. Salary range is $117,853 to $140,566 DOQE, CalPERS 2%@55, 3 year final or 2%@62, 3 year final.
Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney

apply@peckhamandmckenney.com Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com. Filing deadline is March 29, 2013.

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[gdlr_tab title=”Manager of Economic Development/Redevelopement“]

City of Henderson, NV
Salary: $96,513.42 – $152,032.31 Annually
Deadline Date: March 19, 2013

Under general direction of the City Manager or designee, plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the City’s Economic Development Program, and performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business or public administration, economics, finance, organizational development, management or closely related field and six years of increasingly responsible experience in economic and industrial development in either the public or private sector. Supervisory experience is desirable.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY ONLINE, GO TO:
http://www.cityofhenderson.com/human_resources

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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[gdlr_tab title=”Economic Development Manager – Management Analyst II“]

City of American Canyon
Salary: $81,093 – $98,569, plus generous benefits
(This is an Unrepresented Confidential Mid-Management position reporting to the City Manager)
Deadline Date: March 15, 2013

The City of American Canyon is seeking an individual with a strong background in municipal economic development for this newly created position. The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, economics, planning, or a closely related field AND four years of highly responsible professional experience in economic development activities in a local government environment.

If you are interested in pursuing this unique and exceptional career opportunity, please submit your fully completed City of American Canyon application and supplemental application to the Human Resources office by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013. (POSTMARKS NOT ACCEPTED), or go to www.cityofamericancanyon.org, “Job Opportunities”.

If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Dillon, Interim Human Resources Director at (707) 647-4577, bdillon@cityofamericancanyon.org or Carmela Santos, Human Resources Assistant at (707) 647-4361 or csantos@cityofamericancanyon.org.

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[gdlr_tab title=”Community and Economic Development Director“]

City of Phoenix
Salary: $107,931-$169,957 annually; placement within the range is dependent upon qualifications
Deadline Date: February 22, 2013

The City of Phoenix, AZ is now seeking a Community and Economic Development Director to oversee a staff of 102. Candidates for this position must possess five years of progressively responsible executive experience in domestic and international economic development, redevelopment, and business assistance programs, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field. Salary range $107,931-$169,957 annually; placement within the range is dependent upon qualifications. Apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Please contact Bob Murray at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Brochure available. Closing date February 22, 2013.

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[gdlr_tab title=”Marketing Manager – Office of Economic Development“]

City of Riverside
Deadline Date: December 30, 2012

The City of Riverside is recruiting for a Marketing Manager for their Economic Development Office. The position is Non-Classified and is exempt from classified service. The incumbent is considered “at-will” and shall serve at the pleasure of the City Manager.

Under general direction, to plan, direct, manage and participate in the activities of the Office of Economic Development; to create and implement the city-wide marketing program including branding, social media, and advertising; to develop and administer a Marketing Style Guide and Strategic Marketing Plan; to manage the City’s tourism and destination marketing outreach; to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to Economic Development and City Management; and to perform related work as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major work in marketing, business, communications, or a related field.

Experience: Five years of highly responsible experience in the management of marketing, customer business/account relations and/or related products and services, advertising, or public relations. Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Highly Desired: Experience in the development of destination and business recruitment marketing plans; supervisory experience; project management; and experience with leading a cross-department task force.

Necessary Special Requirement: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class “C” California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To view the complete job bulletin and to apply, go to the City of Riverside’s website at http://www.riversideca.gov/human/. Online applications must be received by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, December 30, 2012.

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Mesquite Regional Business, Inc.
Salary: $65,000-$85,000 with a negotiated benefits package, is available, depending on skills and experience.
Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Mesquite Regional Business, Inc. (MRB) was recently incorporated as a 501 (c) (6) organization to provide efficient, orderly economic and professional management and administration of an economic development program for the City of Mesquite, NV.

For the past two decades, Mesquite has been one of the fastest growing small cities. Business owners benefit from a favorable tax structure and a small town atmosphere with big city amenities. Mesquite is located on I-15 just 85 miles NW of Las Vegas, NV.

The CEO will plan, organize and implement an economic development program through marketing, targeted recruitment, business expansion, completion of strategic projects and the formation of effective public/private partnerships.

A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred), or comparable experience, is highly desirable. Five to ten years of progressively responsible experience in senior level economic development activities is a minimum requirement.
A salary range of $65-$85,000, with a negotiated benefits package, is available, depending on skills and experience.

Please send resume by email or contact George H. Gault, Chairman, 307-761-1440, georgehgault@gmail.com.

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Chief Executive Officer
Mesquite Regional Business, Inc.
Salary: $65,000-$85,000 with a negotiated benefits package, is available, depending on skills and experience.
Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Mesquite Regional Business, Inc. (MRB) was recently incorporated as a 501 (c) (6) organization to provide efficient, orderly economic and professional management and administration of an economic development program for the City of Mesquite, NV.

For the past two decades, Mesquite has been one of the fastest growing small cities. Business owners benefit from a favorable tax structure and a small town atmosphere with big city amenities. Mesquite is located on I-15 just 85 miles NW of Las Vegas, NV.

The CEO will plan, organize and implement an economic development program through marketing, targeted recruitment, business expansion, completion of strategic projects and the formation of effective public/private partnerships.

A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred), or comparable experience, is highly desirable. Five to ten years of progressively responsible experience in senior level economic development activities is a minimum requirement.
A salary range of $65-$85,000, with a negotiated benefits package, is available, depending on skills and experience.

Please send resume by email or contact George H. Gault, Chairman, 307-761-1440, georgehgault@gmail.com.

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Director of Community Development
City of Dana Point
Salary: DOQ
Deadline Date: December 14, 2012

Dana Point is home to 33,400 residents and is blessed with nearly seven miles of prominent coastal bluffs and rolling hills along the Pacific Ocean. Located in southern Orange County, the City of Dana Point is fiscally sound and has a strong commitment to customer service. The Director of Community Development will oversee an annual budget of $2.9 million and 21 FTE’s in the divisions of planning, building, code enforcement, and economic development. The City is seeking candidates with proven management or leadership experience, ideally involving coastal issues. A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or related field is required; a Master’s is desirable. Salary DOQ.

Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:
Peckham & McKenney
apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

Resumes acknowledged within two business days. Call Bobbi Peckham at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.

The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

Filing deadline is December 14, 2012.

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Business Development Manager
County of Placer
Annual salary: $96,345 to $117,104, plus excellent benefits!
Deadline Date: November 30, 2012

The County of Placer, California is seeking a highly skilled professional for the position of Business Development Manager in the County Executive Office.

To learn more about the position and the minimum requirements, please visit the Placer County Personnel Department at www.jobsatplacer.ca.gov. (Please note: see classification Principal Management Analyst)

To be considered for this excellent career opportunity, please complete and submit the on-line application for employment with the Placer County Personnel Department. Applications must be submitted via the County’s website. This recruitment will close on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 5:00 PM.

Annual salary: $96,345 to $117,104, plus excellent benefits!

PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Equal Opportunity Employer
145 Fulweiler Avenue, Suite 200
Auburn CA 95603
Main Telephone: (530) 889-4060
www.placer.ca.gov/Departments/Personnel.aspx

Housing Program Specialist, Senior
County of Santa Barbara
$65,612 – $80,099
Deadline date: November 26, 2012

Under general direction, coordinates, implements, and maintains assigned federal, state, and local housing finance and community development programs, including Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME, Homebuyer Assistance (HAP), homeless, and redevelopment housing and funding programs; acts as a lead worker; provides technical expertise and training to staff; and performs related duties as required.

Requirements

  1. Possession of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in urban studies/planning, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field, and two years of professional experience in the administration of affordable housing and community development programs, including HOME, Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), and affordable housing financing; or,
  2. possession of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in urban studies/planning, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field, and two years of experience equivalent to Housing Program Specialist II with Santa Barbara County; or,
  3. A combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Additional Qualifications: Possession of a California Class C Driver’s License may be required.

To view a full description and to apply for this position please visit www.sbcountyjobs.com. If you have any questions please contact Tarah Cronquist at 805-884-8098.

Position Closes: Monday, November 26th at 5:00 pm.

Community Development Director
Salary: $8,638 to $10,929 per month/salary under review
Deadline Date: November 21, 2012

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Director manages and directs the City’s advance planning functions, policy development, adoption and implementation of major policy and planning documents, including the City’s General Plan, specific plans, and corridor plans. Reviews and issues building and similar permits and conducts plan checks. The Community Development Director is responsible for directing the Community Development Department, coordinating meetings with property owners, businesses, and residents throughout the City; managing Environmental Impact Reports for large City projects and programs, adoption of major updates to the City’s Zoning Ordinance; coordinates contract building and landscape maintenance services, supervises the Animal Control Program, coordinates animal control contract services, and supervises the operational activities of the City’s Code Enforcement program, coordinates the City’s Emergency Services Program, including disaster planning and hazard mitigation.

This position will analyze data, carry planning assignments to completion through the formulation of creative planning proactive solutions, participate in technical research on economic sociological, engineering, and planning problems, develop effective working relationships with officials, other government agencies, the general public and staff; utilize effective management and supervisory techniques. Education: Bachelor’s degree in city or urban planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, business, public administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable. Five years of recent professional experience in local planning, zoning administration, economic development programs. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is highly desirable. Deadline: 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2012: To Apply: Call (626)285-2171 or visit City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Drive, Temple City, CA 91780 or the City website at www.ci.temple-city.ca.us

Economic and Workforce Development Director
City of Oakland, CA
Deadline Date: November 9, 2012

Oakland has been named the 5th most desirable place to travel in the world by The New York Times and the 2nd “Can-Do City in America” by Newsweek. It is the center of commerce and trade for the Bay Area and enjoys a diverse, vibrant economy. Major economic drivers include the Port of Oakland, the fourth busiest maritime port in the U.S., Oakland International Airport, and the former Oakland Army Base.

The position: The director of the Office of Economic and Workforce Development is a newly created position that will lead efforts to attract new businesses, retain and strengthen existing business, market to key industries, and strengthen economic development strategies for City neighborhoods. In addition, s/he will oversee opportunities for training, employment and job retention for Oakland residents. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience providing strong leadership, initiative and drive; interpersonal and cultural sensitivity; and the ability to direct and motivate a diverse staff.

Deadline for applications: November 9, 2012. A detailed position brochure is available at www.managementpartners.com. Contact Nancy Hetrick at 408-437-5400 or email search@managementpartners.com for more information.

Economic Development Specialist
City of Concord, California
Salary: $67,849.60 – $84,968.00 annually plus excellent benefits
Deadline Date: November 9, 2012

This position provides professional support for the implementation and administration of services and activities that are designed to implement the City’s Economic Vitality Strategy, promote new development, and increase overall business activity in the City. Objectives include attracting, expanding, and retaining businesses while creating jobs and revenue in the City.

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally, this will require:
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, Planning, or related field.
Experience: Three years of progressively responsible professional experience in economic development including areas such as non-profit economic development corporation work, city or state economic development, or redevelopment experience including financing, project management, property acquisition, or closely related assignments. Strong writing skills are highly desired.

APPLY BY: November 9, 2012. Qualified individuals must apply at the City’s website – www.cityofconcord.org.

EEDD Enterprise Zone Manager
San Joaquin County Employment and Economic Development Department (EEDD)
Salary: $5805 – $7058 Monthly
Deadline Date: November 2, 2012

EEDD is seeking an experienced and highly motivated EEDD Enterprise Zone Manager. The Enterprise Zone Manager will supervise and administer the Enterprise Zone Program for San Joaquin County, coordinate the delivery of economic development services to local employers, and be responsible for accomplishing the goals of the program and reporting to the State, Enterprise Zone Partners, and other stakeholders the Zone’s progress in meeting goals and objectives. Bachelor’s degree required with major in business administration, public administration, economics, marketing or closely related field and 3 years’ experience performing responsible technical, administrative or management work in the area of economic and business development, enterprise zone programs in a local, state, or regional agency, including one year in a supervisory position. Substitution pattern is available. Refer to website for detailed information. FFD is November 2, 2012. Apply online at www.sjgov.org/hr or San Joaquin County Human Resources, 44 N. San Joaquin St, Suite 330, Stockton, CA 95202 (209)468-3370. EOE.

Economic Development Director
County of Monterey
Salary Negotiable Depending on Qualifications
Deadline Date: October 22, 2012

Monterey County, CA seeks an experienced, visionary & entrepreneurial executive to be the Economic Development Director. Monterey County has world-class attractions, a spectacular coastline, and a thriving agricultural industry.

The Economic Development Director is appointed by the County Administrative Officer (CAO) and provides leadership, administration and direction to Economic Development Department staff responsible for economic development, redevelopment, housing and job creation. The Director advises and makes recommendations to the CAO and the Board of Supervisors on economic development issues and strategies, and recommends new programs, discontinuance of existing programs, and/or major program modifications to stimulate the County’s economy and jobs. Requires equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in economics, business, planning or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in economic and employment development. Graduate degree is highly desirable.

For more information visit our website at www.rjamanagement.com/Active_Recruitments.htm. Apply to: Dr. Richard Garcia, RJA Management Services, Inc. 2719 So. Mayflower Ave., Suite A, Arcadia, CA 91006, (626) 447-3318. Open Until Filled. First review begins October 22, 2012.

Hamilton Base Reuse Development Manager
City of Novato, California
Salary: This position is a half-time, 2-year limited term assignment. Total compensation for this position negotiable up to $80,000 per year depending on experience/qualifications.
Deadline Date: October 19, 2012

Over the last 25 years, the City of Novato has advanced a successful conversion of the former Hamilton Air Force Base into a thriving neighborhood comprised of residential and commercial development and community facilities. We are seeking a Hamilton Base Reuse Development Manager. The Manager will strategize, develop, and facilitate a process to maximize revenue potential from City-owned properties, restore numerous historic buildings, and continue to improve the Hamilton neighborhood. The position will work with numerous stakeholders such as the City Council, Hamilton community members, the federal government and private developers.
Please see brochure for education and training requirements. Resume, cover letter outlining qualifications and experience should be emailed to Kelly Gerhardt at hr@novato.org. This position is open and continuous, with first review of resumes Friday, October 19, 2012. For more information, view the position announcement brochure at the City’s website at: Hamilton Base Reuse Development Manager.

Administrative Analyst, Sponsorship
City of Santa Clarita
$5,094 – $6,191/month (A Step – E Step)
Deadline Date: October 15, 2012

Under supervision of the Economic Development Associate, this position provides technical and administrative support to the Economic Development Division. The position’s responsibilities include corporate sponsorship, retail attraction, marketing, business development, and serves as a liaison between City staff and the business community.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Economics, Business, Public Administration, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver’s license
Master’s Degree highly desirable
Two years professional economic development experience highly desirable
Experience with marketing and/or sponsorship highly desirable

An online completed City application form is required to apply for this position by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2012. For more information and to apply online please visit www.santa-clarita.com.

President
Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance
Deadline Date: October 11, 2012

The Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, a public private collaborative of businesses, local governments and other community organizations seeks candidates for the position of President. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President will lead the organization in its
mission to attract industry to one of the fastest growing regions in California. The President will also work with local businesses on expansion programs and in building partnerships to fund the organization. The position requires a self starter with strong communications and interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work with the business
community and local governments. Economic development, community development, marketing, non-profit management or related experience desired. Must have at least a B.A., (Master’s degree preferred). For more information on GAVEA, visit www.aveconomy.org. Please send resume, salary requirements and references by October 11, 2012 to GAVEA, Attn: Albert Gatton, 1028 West Ave. L-12, Suite #101, Lancaster, CA 93534 or email to Info@aveconomy.org. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Senior Vice President And Economic Development Director
Stanislaus Economic Development & Workforce Alliance
Salary: Up to $120,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience
Deadline Date: October 1, 2012

Overview:

The Alliance is a uniquely structured non-profit corporation that has been designated as the economic and workforce development agency for Stanislaus County. It has responsibility for business attraction, expansion and retention, entrepreneurial development, research, business education partnerships, along with workforce services provided by Alliance Worknet, a county department assigned to the Alliance.

Qualifications and Abilities:

Successful candidate will have:

  • Eight years senior level ED experience
    Experience building strategic partnerships, alliances and business recruitment
  • Successful track record in attraction of domestic/international start-ups or relocations
  • Existing relationships with site selection consultants
    Good management/communication/ marketing skills
  • Four year degree in field related to business development
    Experience working with state/ regional organizations
    Interacted with job training organizations/ boards (PIC or WIBs)

Duties and responsibilities:

The Senior VP will have responsibility for all ED programs and lead an aggressive business attraction effort. Position will support the President/CEO in overseeing Alliance programs. Candidate will possess thorough knowledge of economic development, small business and workforce programs and have the ability to build partnerships and consensus.
Salary up to $120,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications accepted until October 1, 2012.

Email resumes, cover letter and contact information to bassittb@stanalliance.com for more information please visit www.stanalliance.com.

Community Development Program Manager
City of Lompoc (Lompoc, CA)
Salary: $4,918.16 – $5,977.92 Monthly
Deadline Date: October 1, 2012 at 11:59 P.M. Pacific Time

Under general direction, the Community Development Program Manager, is responsible for the management of a variety of federal and state grant programs including CDBG, HOME, CHRP-O, and RHCP. The incumbent designs and implements grant related programs; directs preparation of grant applications and grant agreements; establishes program goals, measurable objectives and advises City Council and the public on program effectiveness; and performs other work as required.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning, or closely related field AND four (4) years in design and implementation of federal block grant and home programs.

For a detailed job bulletin go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/lompocca/default.cfm or call Human Resources at (805) 875-8208

CEO
San Diego North Economic Development Council
Salary: $85,000-$110,000 DOQ
Deadline Date: September 28, 2012

The San Diego North Economic Development Council seeks an experienced, dynamic economic development professional with strong entrepreneurial, marketing and communication skills. Reporting directly to the 22-member Board of Directors, this position will provide the leadership required to manage and grow a 501(c)6 nonprofit into a strategic organization that facilitates high-impact economic development in North San Diego County.

In particular, the Board is looking for an individual who: (1) demonstrates a successful track record working in a knowledge-based economy; (2) is a great communicator and facilitator; (3) understands the economic development process, including the required interface with appropriate entitling agencies; (4) has a minimum BA/BS degree from an accredited institution; and (5) has a strong ability to work with a volunteer board and Council membership.

Salary Range – $85,000-$110,000 DOQ; Start date by 12/1/12

Submit cover letter, resume with salary history and 3-6 references electronically to: Rick Gittings at rgittings@sdnedc.org by 5:00 pm on September 28, 2012. Full description available on SDNEDC website http://www.sdnedc.org

Please: no phone calls about this job; recruiters, don’t contact.

Economic Development Analyst
City of West Hollywood
Salary: $79,530 to $101,619 annually
Deadline Date: September 27, 2012

Under the direction of the Economic Development and Special Projects Manager, this position will perform a full range of professional and technical duties supporting the City’s economic development initiatives. You will put your skills in performing complex data analysis and direct outreach to business owners, associations and districts, property owners, and developers to good use. This is an excellent opportunity for a person who wants challenging work in a fast paced environment and has the drive for enhancing and developing all sectors that make West Hollywood the destination of choice for hospitality and entertainment.
Requirements: At least 3 years of experience working for a public agency that offers an urban experience with hospitality and entertainment venues preferred. A Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Communications, Business or a closely related field.

Applications are due September 27, 2012 by 5:00 p.m. Salary range $79,530 to $101,619 annually. To apply and review our benefit package go to www.weho.org/jobs. Contact Susan Schumacher if you have questions at 323-848-6325 or sschumacher@weho.org
Resumes only not accepted.

Economic and Community Development Director
City of Lake Elsinore
Lake Elsinore, CA
Salary: $9,226 – $11,214 PER MONTH
Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Oversees the programs, services, budgeting, and staffing of the City’s Economic and Community Development Department including Planning, Building and Safety, and Economic Development.

Required Education / Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in Economic Development / Community Development including urban or regional planning, and two years in a supervisory or management capacity with a bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning or a related field. A master’s degree in urban planning, public administration or business administration may be substituted for one year of the required non-supervisory experience.

Required Licenses / Certificates: Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California Class C driver’s license. AICP or Economic Development designation is highly desirable.

WHEN TO APPLY: Please apply immediately. This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED

WHERE TO APPLY: Please mail or hand-deliver a City of Lake Elsinore job application to the following address: City of Lake Elsinore, Attn: Human Resources, 130 South Main Street, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530. To obtain an application, please visit us at the above address or visit our website at www.lake-elsinore.org. Faxes and/or emails will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

City Manager
City of Pismo Beach
Salary: DOQE
Deadline Date: September 16, 2012

One of California’s most desirable coastal communities is seeking a new City Manager. Located on the Central Coast in San Luis Obispo County, the City of Pismo Beach is home to a permanent population of 7,655 and up to 32,000 seasonal residents. City operations and services are supported by 89 full-time and 35-50 part-time staff and a General Fund FY2012-13 budget of $15.9 million (total budget $30 million).

The ideal candidate will be a visionary and results-oriented leader with a history of admirable fiscal stewardship. He/she will be guided by a management style that supports a collegial culture and cohesive teamwork. Superior interpersonal and communications skills will also be expected. Ten (10) years of municipal management or administrative experience and a Bachelor’s degree are required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

Salary will be DOQE. Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Sunday, September 16, 2012. For detailed recruitment brochure and to apply online, visit www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Community Development Director
City of West Hollywood
Salary: Open and dependent upon qualifications
Deadline Date: September 14, 2012

The City of West Hollywood, with 37,000 residents and 1.9 square miles, is located in the center of one of the world’s greatest concentrations of creative arts and entertainment. As a premiere City, West Hollywood is proactive in responding to the unique needs of the diverse community and is creative in finding solutions to managing the urban environment.

The new Community Development Director will oversee the three divisions that comprise the department; Building & Safety, Current & Historic Preservation Planning, and Long Range & Mobility Planning. The Director reports to the City Manager and will serve as a key member of the City’s senior management team. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in city planning and a progressive leadership style with the ability to expand and develop organizational capacity through mentorship. Interpersonally, the need is for excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to listen and hear inputs from constituents and partners. A background that includes at least five years in managing staff within a planning or community development environment and a Bachelor’s degree in a related area are required. An MA/MS along with an AICP is highly desirable but not required.

To apply, submit your letter of interest, resume, current salary and five work related references (email preferred) to Paul Kimura. A formal job announcement is available on our website at http://www.averyassoc.net/jobs.

Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
jobs@averyassoc.net (email)

Assistant City Manager
City of Anaheim
Salary:  Competitive, DOQE, and supplemented by an attractive benefits package
Deadline Date: September 3, 2012

California’s 10th largest city is seeking an Assistant City Manager. A diverse metropolis in heart of Orange County, Anaheim (pop. 341,000+) is home to more than 8,500 businesses. The community is also known for its diverse neighborhoods, quality schools and appealing cultural arts. The City’s resort, convention and professional sporting venues help attract over 20 million visitors per year. A full-service municipality spanning 50 square miles, Anaheim is supported by approximately 3,100 employees and a total FY2012-13 budget of $1.5 billion.

The position will have line authority over assigned departments and will lead key community and economic development initiatives. Ten years of experience in municipal government with at least three years of senior management experience are required. Experience serving in a diverse community is strongly preferred. A Bachelor’s degree is required and a Master’s degree is desirable.

Salary will be competitive, DOQE, and supplemented by an attractive benefits package. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply immediately as resumes will be reviewed promptly upon receipt. This recruitment will close no later than midnight Monday, September 3, 2012. For detailed brochure and to apply online visit – www.tbcrecruiting.com.

Director of Microloan Lending
Valley Economic Development Center
Deadline Date: Until Filled

Under the general direction and supervision of the Vice President of Lending, the Director of Microloan Lending is responsible for supporting the strategic growth of the Microloan Program which includes, at a minimum, implementing and managing the business development component of VEDC’s Microloan programs, the management and development of all new and existing Loan Programs, in accordance with the established credit philosophy, policies, and procedures of the Loan Committees and coordinating with VEDC’s Marketing Department to implement a marketing plan for the Microloan Program. Click here for more information and how to apply.

Economic Development/Grant Manager
City of Dixon
$5,285 – $6,423 per mo. + benefits
Deadline Date: August 19, 2012

The City of Dixon is seeking an Economic Development/Grants Manager to develop, coordinate and implement the overall economic development plan for the City.  Acts as project manager to facilitate development projects within the city. Administers marketing and outreach programs for new businesses and for the retention and expansion of existing businesses.  Provides specialized administrative support for preparing state and federal grant applications and in the oversight of grant funds and project activities.

It is the intent of the City Council that the Economic Development/Grants Manager recognizes that the key objectives of the City’s General Plan and growth management ordinance are slow and balanced growth.  The community values business retention and rejuvenation in addition to attraction of quality new economic development activities.

The successful candidate should have three years of increasingly responsible and varied experience in economic development, redevelopment, marketing, grants acquisition and management, real estate or a closely related field.

Final Filing Date – 5 p.m. Sunday, August 19, 2012.  To apply, visit the City Website at www.ci.dixon.ca.us AA/EOE

Economic Development Analyst
City of Menifee
Salary: $56,978 – $69,559 Annually
Deadline Date: August 17, 2012

Under general direction, to assist the Economic Development Director, provides administrative, work-flow support to assigned departmental projects and programs; conducts needs analyses, feasibility studies, and evaluations for assigned projects and programs; develops, summarizes, and maintains administrative and fiscal records; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments and acts as liaison with various community, public, and regulatory agencies; and performs related work as required. Assist in the planning, developing, organizing, and managing of development programs, projects, and activities within one or more development project areas. Position provides multi-disciplinary assistance/solutions and coordinates all aspects of development projects to ensure project stays on time, and City and development goals are met.

Education and Experience:

Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. Specialized training or certificates related to planning, construction management, permit processing, or other closely related field is desirable.

Experience: A range of 3/5 years of professional administrative or analytical experience in economic development, real estate development, urban planning, architecture, or related field.  Click here for more information.

Economic Development Manager
City of Novato
Salary: $105,096 – $127,740 annually
Deadline Date: July 30, 2012

The City of Novato is recruiting for a dynamic Economic Development Manager to lead the City’s next phase of economic partnership and enhancement. Novato has a number of existing assets and projects for a strategic and innovative individual to build upon in creating and implementing a new economic development strategic plan. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and implementing economic development activities designed to encourage business investment, while simultaneously working as a partner with elected and appointed officials, employees and the public. To learn more about this career opportunity and view the application instructions, please visit http://www.novato.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=9006

The deadline for applications is July 30, 2012 at 5:00p.m.

Community Development Director
City of Santa Clarita
Salary: $142,212 to $172,860 annually, DOQ
Deadline Date: July 16, 2012

Located in a picturesque valley 35 miles north of Los Angeles, Santa Clarita is confident in its growing role as a first choice community for raising families and building businesses.

The Community Development Director (CDD) reports directly to the City Manager and oversees a department with abudget of approximately $10.9M and includes a full-time staff of 40 assigned to the areas of Planning, Community Preservation, Housing, Redevelopment and Economic Development.  The CDD plays an important role as a key member of the executive team, providing guidance and input on a number of citywide issues.  The successful candidate will possess the equivalent of six years of increasingly responsible experience in urban or regional planning, economic development and/or redevelopment, including at least two years in a supervisory or management capacity, and a Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, civil engineering, public administration or related field. Planning experience, a Master’s degree and certification as an AICP are highly desirable.

To apply, submit your letter of interest, resume, current salary and five work related references (email preferred) to Bill Avery. A formal job announcement is available on our website at http://www.averyassoc.net/jobs.

Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA  95030
jobs@averyassoc.net (email)

Vice President

Downtown Long Beach Associates
Deadline: Open Until Filled (Posted on June 25, 2012)

POSITION SUMMARY

Position requires an energetic, results-oriented professional eager to assume an increasingly responsible leadership and management role in a successful downtown organization. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years management experience in a downtown, private sector, government or non-profit organizations. Ability to manage complex issues and projects, work effectively with a variety of constituencies, supervise staff, work with volunteers and build consensus among diverse stakeholders are essential skills.

ESSENTIAL TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Establish strong working relations with downtown business and property owners, commercial brokers, developers and local economic development officials to advance downtown interests.
  • Play major role in facilitating public-private partnerships involving local government and private investors to support downtown master plan.
  • Provide and/or develop expertise not currently present at DLBA, including financing of complex development projects (e.g.: Planning and Zoning, Community Development Corporations, business incentive or loan programs, Enterprise Zone) and capital improvement projects.
  • Serve as an advocate for downtown business and property owners and prospective investors in the development process.
  • Track economic data trends.

GOVERNMENT LIAISON

  • Establish strong working relationships with local, regional and national government officials.
  • Facilitate communications and contacts between downtown stakeholders and government officials.
  • Represent DLBA and downtown on a variety of government committees and task forces.
  • Assist CEO in monitoring local, state and federal legislation, policies and issues which impact downtown.
  • Assist CEO in preparing organizational position statements on downtown issues and projects for review and adoption by DLBA Board prior to presentation before government bodies such as the City Council and Planning
    Commission.

MARKETING, PUBLIC RELATIONS AND EVENTS

  • Establish strong working relations with local media and marketing professionals.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with Marketing and Events Department to oversee, coordinate and integrate a wide range of communications materials(e.g.: newsletters, website, advertising visitors’ guides, brochures, news releases and annual reports).
  • Ability to make presentations on downtown and DLBA at local, state, and national events.
  • Assist CEO and Staff in positioning downtown Long Beach as premier destination and DLBA as recognized leader for downtown.

MANAGEMENT

  • Ability to work within and manage a complex organizational structure to prioritize and manage multiple projects and issues with frequent deadlines.
  • Would assume a variety of administrative and operational duties including supervision of DLBA staff; budget preparation and management; development and implementation of annual work programs, organizational planning and events.
  • Attend all Board, Executive Committee, Finance, and committee meetings, providing staff support as assigned by CEO.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in related field (i.e. business administration, public administration, urban planning).

Experience:

Five years downtown management experience within a city population of 500,000+ and a District with an annual budget of $2 million+ is preferred. Experience with the formation and/or operation of a property based assessment district preferred, including direct oversight of administration, finances, service delivery systems, and staff resources. Background in marketing, planning, economic development and/or redevelopment a plus. Experience working with public sector environment, managing media and extensive public speaking is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

Applicants who have demonstrated the following skills and knowledge will be highly regarded by the search committee:

  • Creative, entrepreneurial leader, able to articulate and implement a clear vision for the organization.
  • Skilled consensus builder, able to work well within the framework of a complex and politically sensitive public-private sector environment, with a broad cross section of personalities.
  • In-depth understanding of the wide range of issues facing Cities, Downtowns and business improvement districts in North America, as well as knowledge of successful programs in other districts that have addressed these issues.
  • Effectively facilitate multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrate proven integrity and sound judgment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer Proficient

COMPENSATION

The Vice President is a non-exempt employee. Salary commensurate with experience; full medical, dental and vision benefits. Employer contribution to 401(k).

POSITION ENVIRONMENT

Downtown Long Beach is a high energy, culturally diverse environment.  Board members, property owners and business owners reflect this diversity.  The DLBA is committed to complying with State and Federal laws included but limited to the Fair Employment Practice laws, which provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, veteran status, or disability.

MISSION STATEMENT

The DLBA is a non-profit, tenant and property based business improvement district, which is dedicated to the management, marketing, advocacy, economic and community development of the assessment district in cooperation with the City of Long Beach and the private sector.

TO APPLY

Please send cover letter, resume, references, salary history and expectation to downtownlongbeach@gmail.com. No phone calls please, and incomplete packets will not be considered.