Archived CALED Job Advertisements

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

Expired Job Advertisements:

California Association for Local Economic Development

Project Coordinator

Part-Time/Full-Time Position based on Qualifications

Sacramento, CA

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

Open Until Filled

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

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

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

To download complete job description, click here.


Solano EDC President & CEO

Fairfield, CA

Salary: $150,000 – $170,000 DOQ;

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

Deadline: Open until filled

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

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

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

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


Economic Development Manager

City of Pittsburg

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

Application due date: October 1, 2021

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

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

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

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


Development Manager   

City of Santa Cruz

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

Apply by Thursday, September 30, 2021 by 5 pm

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

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

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

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


Vice President, Economic Development

REACH

$110,000-135,000

Open until filled 

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

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

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

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

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


City of Rialto

Community Development Director

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

Apply by Monday, September 13, 2021

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

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

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

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


Director of Economic Development

County of San Bernardino, CA

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

Open Until Filled

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

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

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

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


Housing Program Analyst or Manager

Homeless Program Manager

City of San Rafael, CA

3 Year Fixed-term Positions

Salary Range:

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

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

Open Until Filled

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

MORE INFORMATION & HOW TO APPLY:

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

https://apptrkr.com/2288988

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


Program Manager III – Housing Manager

City of Stockton, California

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

Open Until Filled

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

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

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

Download the complete job description here.

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

EOE


Economic Development Director

City of Roseville

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

Filing Deadline: September 5, 2021

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

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

You may download the complete job description here

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


Deputy Executive Director – Chief of Programs

Los Angeles County Development Authority

Salary Range – $139,360 to $204,942

Filing Deadline: September 3, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

For more information contact:

Maricarmen Peoples
CPS HR Consulting
mpeoples@cpshr.us

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


Business Liaison

City of Santa Cruz

$90,528 – $122,520 Annually

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

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

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

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

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

EOE/ADA


Economic Development Specialist 

City of Hayward 

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

Application due date – August 6, 2021 at 5pm

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

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

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

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

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


Economic Development Project Manager

City of Walnut Creek, City Manager’s Office

Salary range – $114,144 – $138,738

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

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

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

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

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


Grants & Contracts Manager

Economic Development Collaborative – Ventura County

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Open until filled

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

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

Job duties are concentrated in two areas:

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

The job announcement and application instructions document is available here.

Click here for the required application form.

For additional information see www.edcollaborative.com.

EDC – Ventura County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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

Siskiyou Economic Development Council

Salary: Varies by position

Open Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

Download job descriptions and requirements for all three positions here.

Email resume and cover letter to:

tonya@siskiyoucounty.org

Learn about our work at:

www.siskiyoucounty.org

www.discoversiskiyou.com


Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development Manager 

Prosper Portland 

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

Closes: Sun. 08/01/2021 11:59 PM PST 

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

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

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

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


Assistant City Manager

City of Rocklin

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

Application due date: August 1, 2021

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

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

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

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

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


Development Manager – Economic Development 

City of Alameda

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

Application due date: Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

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

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

You may download the complete job description here.

Apply online here.


Deputy Director of Community Development/Economic Development

City of Glendale, California

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

Applications due by 07/23/21

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

Minimum Requirements:

Experience

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

Education/Training

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

License(s)/Certification(s)

Valid California Class C driver’s license.

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


March Joint Powers Authority, CA

Executive Director

Salary Range – Competitive
Filing Deadline: July 16, 2021

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


Economic Development Manager

City of Pleasant Hill

Salary range: $131,520 – $174,924

Application due date: July 14, 2021

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

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

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


Community Development Director

City of Red Bluff

Salary range: $86,145 – $119,488

Application due date: Open until Filled

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

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

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

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

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


Business Operations Analyst I or II

Ventura Port District

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

Friday, July 9, 2021 by 5:00PM

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

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


Senior Economic Development Analyst

City of Indio

$74,413.66 – $109,942.98 Annually

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

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

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

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


Fellowship Openings

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

FUSE Corps

Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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


Fellowship Openings

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

FUSE Corps

Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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


Economic Development Manager

City of Modesto

$8,866 – $10,776 Monthly

Application due date – June 29, 2021

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

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

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

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


Credit Analyst

Superior CA Economic Development

Redding, CA

Open Until Filled

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

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

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

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

For a complete job description, download here.

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


Economic Development Specialist

County of Humboldt

$27.09 – $34.76 Hourly

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

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

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

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

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

For a complete job description, click here.

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


Economic Development Specialist

City of Concord

Salary: $41.90 – $53.48 Hourly

$7,262.67 – $9,269.87 Monthly

$87,152.00 – $111,238.40 Annually

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

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

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

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

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

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


Community and Economic Development Manager

City of Shasta Lake

Salary – $93,300, DOE

Application due date:  June 17, 2021

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

Partial List of Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

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

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


Economic Development Director

County of Alpine

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

Final Filing Date: UPDATED: Open Until Filled

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

You may download complete job description here.


Business Attraction and Expansion Specialist

Kern Economic Development Corporation

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Application Due Date: June 7, 2021

Kern Economic Development Corporation (Kern EDC) is seeking a dynamic candidate to play an important role in the organization’s business recruitment and expansion efforts.

Kern EDC is a private, non-profit organization, with the mission to promote Kern County’s boundless opportunities for business.

For more information about Kern EDC and the region’s incredible economic vitality and diversity, visit www.KernEDC.com.

To be considered, please submit a letter of interest and resume to kedc@kedc.com by June 7, 2021.

This position provides the opportunity to work in a fast-paced office, while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism, attention to detail, and follow-through on assignments.

The successful candidate will have the prerequisite knowledge of EDO best practices and the understanding of implementable business recruitment and expansion/retention strategies.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analysis of current market conditions, relative economic factors, and competitive markets
  • Providing support for request for information (RFI) inquiries with Vice President to produce high-quality and data-driven submittals
  • Ongoing CRM tracking and updating of project activity
  • Producing industry factsheets, quarterly consultant newsletters, and additional collaterals, as needed
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, or similar graphic design programs
  • Proficiency in JobsEQ, Emsi, Gazelle.ai, or similar analytic platforms

Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, finance, or a related field, and three (3) years to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in economic development, community development, or commercial development.


Economic Development Manager

City of Pleasant Hill

Annual salary range: $131,520 – $174,924

Application due date – May 28, 2021

Pleasant Hill is a modern and dynamic city in the East Bay Area of San Francisco and home to approximately 35,000 residents. Located at the center of the Interstate 680 corridor in Contra Costa County, Pleasant Hill is characterized by small-town charm and a strong sense of community.

The Economic Development Manager will plan, organize, direct, coordinate and manage the activities of the economic development program utilizing specialized knowledge and skills to develop and implement strategies and projects to encourage business attraction, retention and expansion.

The City seeks a self-starter with excellent relationship building, communication skills, both spoken and written, and an upbeat attitude about economic development attraction, retention and expansion. This opportunity will serve an individual best if they are truly interested in becoming an integral part of a high performing organization.

To apply, go to https://www.calopps.org/pleasant-hill/job-20116311


California Department of Housing and Community Development

Sacramento, California
Staff Services Manager III — Branch Chief

Monthly salary: $8,173.00 to $9,280.00
Application deadline: 05/20/2021

As the Branch Chief (Staff Services Manager III) you supervise a team responsible for the design and implementation of Assembly Bill (AB) 434. AB 434 streamlines and aligns HCD’s multifamily affordable housing programs, improving the efficiency and impact of State housing investments. The Branch Chief will work closely with HCD’s Division of Financial Assistance (DFA) executive leadership to envision and implement these exciting changes. Also, you will oversee project planning, stakeholder engagement, guideline revision, and application development. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience managing multi-phase projects and overseeing multiple project-teams. Also, applicants should possess excellent time management, deadline management, people management and communication skills. Experience with affordable housing development and finance experience (for state and federally funded grant programs) is desirable.

This position requires a statement of qualifications in order to be considered. To view additional qualifications and submit your application, resume, and statement of qualifications, go to our website: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=248862

Download Duty Statement here.

For more information contact:
Maricarmen Peoples
CPS HR Consulting
916.263.1401


Program/Special Projects Manager

Superior California Economic Development, Inc.

Salary Range: $65K-$77K DOE

Application due date: Open until filled

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the preparation and administration of contracts, projects, plans, reports, grant applications and budgets.
  • Monitors program performance on existing contracts.
  • Maintains professional relationships with elected officials, government and agency staff, and the private sector
  • Coordinates with economic development agencies and workforce development agencies for implementation of comprehensive economic development projects and programs.
  • Conducts ongoing evaluation and follow-up.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal laws, program requirements, constraints and regulations applicable to projects and programs.
  • Represents SCED at community functions and events.
  • Reports to SCED Board of Directors on a timely basis

Download the complete job description here.


Deputy Administrative Officer – Economic & Community

Butte County

Salary Range: $99,132 – $132,849 annually

Application due date: Recruitment closes 5/21/2021 at 5pm

The 2018 Camp Fire destroyed over 14,000 homes and business causing broad impacts to the local and regional economies.  The Deputy Administrative Officer for Economic and Community Development will initially focus on economic and community development related to the Camp Fire recovery efforts.

In addition, he/she will organize, review and direct the County’s Economic and Community Development functions, which includes oversight of State and federal grant sources such as CDBG, HOME, CalHOME and EDA; manage and implement the County’s long-term economic development strategy; coordinate with other departments, outside agencies and other governmental agencies; and provide highly responsible and complex support to the CAO and Board of Supervisors. The position receives policy direction from the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and the Board of Supervisors.

Please apply online at  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/buttecountyca/jobs/3068149/deputy-administrative-officer-economic-community-development


Economic Development Manager

County of Monterey

Salary Range: $109,782 – $149,926 depending on qualifications

Application filing date: May 21, 2021

The Economic Development Manager is responsible for developing and recommending overall economic development policies. This innovative leader will coordinate activities with other agencies that promote financial health on a Countywide basis, while fostering opportunities for economic development programs. Duties include creating economic opportunity, providing analysis of proposals, overseeing implementation of programs and providing expertise to County departments and the business community.

The ideal candidate will have a solid background in federal and state economic development programs and financing methods and will serve as a resource to other departments and to the economic development community. They will be discerning in their review of proposals and contracts for economic feasibility, in their research and preparation of complex grant and funding applications. The Economic Development Manager will be well experienced in contract negotiation and administration, as well as preparation and oversight of program budgets. This very public, community-minded Manager will perform many public relations activities and may serve on various boards and committees.

You may download the complete brochure here.

To view more about this exciting opportunity and to apply, please visit by clicking the link: County of Monterey job opportunities. To apply, your completed Monterey County employment application, resume and answers to required supplemental questions must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2021.

For questions, please contact Ginger Ramirez at ramirezgb@co.monterey.ca.us or (831)759-6723.


Management Technician – Economic Development

City of Rancho Cordova

Salary range: $59,883 – $73,112 per year + benefits

Application due date: May 21, 2021

The Economic Development Department is recruiting for a MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN.  Working closely with the City’s Economic Development Analyst, the Management Technician will support local businesses and the City as we grow together.

  • Respond to commercial space availability inquiries
  • Research, collect and compile Economic Development data
  • Coordinate meeting logistics
  • Update web-based information
  • Liaison and problem-solve along with staff in Building and Planning
  • Assist in marketing materials development
  • Manage contracts, monitor the budget, assist in budget development
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks

The Ideal Candidate is detail oriented, with outstanding organizational skills who can easily manage multiple assignments and deadlines, while performing detailed data research.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter, who is eager to learn, and who is able to problem solve and solicit information with diplomacy and professionalism.  Excellent interpersonal skills are important, to build and maintain good working relationships in the community as well as with staff in various city departments.

Experience in Economic Development is preferred, but not required.  A sincere interest in building a career in the Economic Development field is essential!

Minimum Qualifications include at least 2 years of increasing responsible administrative support or technical experience, along with good computer skills and a valid California driver’s license.

Apply online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ranchocordova


County of Sonoma

Strategic and Resilient Initiative Analyst – Time-Limited

$5,963 – $7,247/Monthly*

Application due by 5/17/21

Please note: This is a time-limited position through June 30, 2022

This position will manage consultant contracting and community outreach, conduct data collection and industry research, and oversee the final federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) approval related to the CEDS development and implementation. Additionally, this position will:

  • Develop and implement specific and impactful programming related to approved CEDS recommendations for resiliency
  • Build and manage partnerships and project-based activities related to near-term strategies included in the County’s Economic Recovery Action Plan
  • Work closely with Economic Development Board (EDB) staff and community partners to develop and support projects recommended in the five-year economic development strategic action plan, Strategic Sonoma
  • Convene and lead workgroups and taskforces as needed to gain input, direction, and consensus on critical issues/actions
  • Maintain an understanding of key economic strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats
  • Facilitate and strengthen relationships with external partners, other County staff, and the community
  • Support EDB staff and other County departments with special projects and initiatives

*Salary is negotiable within the established range. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE


President/Chief Executive Officer

TeamCalifornia

Salary: Negotiable, including bonus based on growth

Cover letter and resume due by May 15, 2021

TeamCalifornia is actively recruiting for a President/Chief Executive Officer. This position can be fulfilled through direct employment or on a contract basis.

As the brand ambassador for a diverse membership, the President/CEO is responsible for managing all facets of the organization. The position represents members and sponsors in the promotion of California’s competitive advantages to site selectors, real estate representatives, and industry-specific organizations.

The successful candidate will have experience managing a range of industry/trade events and programs, marketing and promotional creativity, understand the complexities and confidential nature of the economic development landscape, and have experience reporting to and working collaboratively with an active Board of Directors.

Compensation is negotiable, including bonus based on growth. The position will be located in the office of a TeamCA member, although remote work will be considered. A cover letter outlining your interest, along with a complete resume, should be submitted by May 15 to: info@teamca.org.


Economic Development Manager

City of Gilroy, CA

$9,704 – $12,941 per month plus excellent benefits

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The City of Gilroy is recruiting for a newly created Economic Development Manager position in the City Administrator’s Office. The person hired will be the face of Gilroy’s economic development efforts and will be Gilroy’s champion and advocate focused on Gilroy’s economic development strategy.

Implementing the City Council’s seven Economic Development Initiatives will be a top priority: focus on revenue enhancing development; evaluate return on investment and community benefit; recognize incentives are catalysts; promote a “can do” mindset for economic development; use data for insight and expand accessibility; be visionary; and sustainability is viability.

Access Gilroy’s Economic Development Guiding Principles here.

For more information and to apply, please go to:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofgilroy.


Economic Development Director

City of Anaheim

Salary: $145,060.00 – $217,590.00 Annually

Application Filing Date: 5/10/2021 5:00 PM

The City of Anaheim seeks a dynamic, professional leader to serve in the capacity of Economic Development Director.  This at-will executive level position will be responsible for planning, directing, managing, operating, and oversight of the administration and operations of the Economic Development Department, which include promoting, attracting, and supporting business development interests within the City.  Responsibilities of the position requires coordination with other departments and outside agencies, provide complex administrative support to the City Manager’s Office and City Council.  The Economic Development Director reports to the City Manager or Assistant/Deputy City Manager.

Candidates will possess ten years of increasingly responsible experience in coordinating economic development, redevelopment, or community development activities,  including three years of management and administrative experience, supplemented by a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, community development, public administration, or a related field. An equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

To see the full job description and how to apply, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/anaheim/jobs/3061161/economic-development-director?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Economic & Community Development Director

City of Bakersfield

Salary Range – $137,003 to $166,539

Open until filled with an initial review date of March 22, 2021

Under administrative direction of the City Manager or designee, manages activities of the Economic Development, Community Development, Homeless Services, and Convention and Visitors Bureau Divisions. Work involves planning, organizing, and coordinating the City’s Comprehensive Economic Development, Affordable Housing, Homeless Services and Community Development Programs; and performs other work as required.

Oversees the administration, development, implementation and supervision of the City’s economic and community development activities and homeless services program, and the coordination of those activities with other governmental agencies, private-sector developers and lending institutions; Develops and directs the City’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and other U.S. Housing and Urban Development programs; Directs the coordination, formulation, implementation and management of projects dealing with homeless services, economic development, and commercial revitalization; Coordinates program activities with City departments, other local governments, state and federal agencies, and citizens involved or interested in homeless services, economic development, affordable housing or redevelopment issues.

You may download the job bulletin here; you may download the recruitment brochure here.


Director of Economic and Urban Development

City of Las Vegas, Nevada

Annual salary: $112,951 to $180,724

Application deadline: Open until filled

First resume review: 02/22/2021

The incumbent will coordinate with potential developers, business interests, and other city departments and outside agencies while providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Chief Operations and Development Officer as well as the City Manager.

The Director will focus on Priority 3 – Diversify Economy – of the 2020 Citywide Strategic Plan. It will be particularly important to incentivize private investment to increase business development and housing options, and to support large scale business development in the undeveloped portion of the city.

Business attraction and retention are key to the community’s economic health and the department employs a variety of tools to this end such as incentives, tax increment financing, opportunity zones, and new market tax credits. Traditional sectors such as hospitality/gaming and healthcare have been bolstered by e-commerce and technology businesses like Zappos.com and many successful small businesses.

Submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1743

For additional information:

Josh Jones

CPS HR Consulting

916-263-1401

Online brochure: executivesearch.cpshr.us

Las Vegas website: www.lasvegasnevada.gov

EOE


Director of Community Development 

City of South Gate

Salary range – $146,172 to $177,672

Application due date – April 8, 2021

The City of South Gate is seeking an energetic individual with excellent management skills to lead the Community Development Department and be a key member of the City’s Executive Management Team. The Director of Community Development reports to the City Manager and is responsible for the management and direction of all economic development, planning, building & safety, code enforcement and housing authority activities.

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Director of Community Development plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Community Development Department to design and implement economic development and marketing strategies and programs that will attract, retain and expand the City’s commercial, retail and business base, as well as manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the housing, planning, code enforcement and building & safety activities of the City.

Download the complete job description here. Applications may be filed online at: http://www.cityofsouthgate.org


Research Assistant (Bilingual)

RSG, Inc.

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

Open Until Filled

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

In this role, the successful candidate must be a Spanish-English bilingual individual who will be working out of our Irvine office. {Note, RSG is currently operating 100% work from home and expect to reopen our office gradually in the coming months). Primary functions include collecting data, performing Excel spreadsheet analysis, and presenting error-free fact-based findings to senior staff and clients.

Additionally, the Research Assistant will support public engagement activities including but not limited to surveys, interviews, and workshop support in communities of color in Southern California.

Download complete job announcement here


Executive Director

Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Resume Due Date: April 2, 2021

The Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion (LBCEI) is a nonprofit community development corporation (CDC), with a mission to expand inclusive economic opportunities to build and sustain wealth for all communities in Long Beach with an emphasis on underserved areas. For more information, visit www.lbcei.org

Launched in March 2020, LBCEI quickly adapted and responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by directing more than $1 Million in funding and resources into the community in the areas of small business support, digital technology, food security and housing support services.

The LBCEI Board is actively recruiting for an Executive Director to grow the organization into a robust, highly trusted, and vital resource aligned with partner organizations committed to meeting the needs of underserved individuals and communities in Long Beach. LBCEI’s current annual budget is $350,000.

You may download the complete job description here.

To be considered, please submit a letter of interest and resume to The Hawkins Company at lbcei.ed@thehawkinscompany.com by April 2, 2021. The letter should outline why you are interested in joining LBCEI, and your relevant experience and accomplishments. Confidential inquiries should be directed to Ms. Yonnine Hawkins Garr; yonnine@thehawkinscompany.com,  323-252-1655, or Mr. Todd Hawkins; todd@thehawkinscompany.com,213-300-9342. Visit www.thehawkinscompany.com to view the profile.


Director of Employment & Economic Development

Employment and Economic Development Department San Joaquin County

Annual Base Salary: $119,855 —$145,684

Final Filing Date: Friday, April 2, 2021

San Joaquin County is recruiting for the Director of Employment and Economic Development. The position will require a high level of integrity and strong sense of ethics with experience in developing and maintaining a high-performance culture. The incumbent of this exempt, at-will position is responsible for administering all functions and activities of the Employment and Economic Development Department, including the development and administration of the County’s job training and economic development programs, in coordination with various state and federal programs. This position is appointed by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.

Download the complete job description here.

To apply, please visit https://jobapscloud.com/sjq/


Community Development Director

City of Alameda

Salary range: $178,192 – $216,595

Application due date: Monday, March 22, 2021

This position provides an individual an exciting opportunity to see the continued development of the community including the continued redevelopment of the former Naval Air Station. The City is seeking a community oriented, collaborative professional with significant experience in one or more of the department’s service areas. This is a hands-on executive position that carries a diverse workload which includes meeting and working collaboratively with community groups, non-profit organizations, real estate development professionals, and regularly presenting to City Council and other City boards/commissions.

To download the recruitment brochure, click here.

Contact information: Sabina Netto, Senior Human Resources Analyst, 510-747-4921, snetto@alamedaca.gov


Community Development Director

City of West Sacramento

$150,000 to $180,000 depending upon qualifications

Applications Due Monday, March 22, 2021

The City of West Sacramento, California is conducting a search for a top caliber individual to join the City as the next Director of Community Development.

Located just across the Sacramento River from the State Capitol, the City of West Sacramento, with a population of just over 53,000, offers its residents and businesses a convenient location, quality housing choices, and numerous opportunities to work and live in the same community.

The Department consists of the Planning, Building, Development Engineering, Environmental Services, Code Enforcement, and Business License Divisions. Operating with an annual budget of $16.2 million, it is staffed with 33 employees and includes a large contract for solid waste collection.

Ten years of increasingly responsible professional and high-level management experience in planning, finance, redevelopment, housing, or economic development, including three years of supervisory experience. Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skill.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major in business, finance, urban planning, public administration, or related field.

The salary for the Community Development Director is $150,000 to $180,000 depending upon qualifications. The City offers an excellent benefits package including CalPERS retirement. Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to apply@ralphandersen.com. Apply by Monday, March 22, 2021. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.


Project Specialist II

City of San Leandro

$8,141.00 – $9,895.00

Application Due: March 19, 2020, 5:00 p.m.

The City of San Leandro’s Community Development Department consists of five divisions: Building and Safety Services, Economic Development, Housing, Code Enforcement, and Planning. Together, they work to promote quality development and increase investment in the community. There is one full-time position available in the Economic Development Division.

Incumbent will perform professional, specialized and complex program work involving economic development, planning, affordable housing development, or other designated areas and performs related work as required.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in urban planning, environmental design, public administration, business administration, city planning, architecture, economics, civil engineering, urban design or a closely-related field.

Possession and maintenance of an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certificate is highly desired.

Experience: Two years experience in economic development, planning, affordable housing, community development or a related area performing duties involving program development, administration, project and program evaluation and monitoring, capital improvement, and revitalization.

For additional information, please visit the City of San Leandro website at  www.sanleandro.org.

To apply go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofsanleandro


Economic Development Associate, Business Development

City of Santa Clarita

$42.76-$51.98/hour

Application due: Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Under the direction of the Marketing & Economic Development Manager, this position performs professional, technical, and administrative tasks related to economic development, specific to business development, including, but not limited to, business attraction, retention, and expansion. This includes administering City of Santa Clarita business development programs, such as the Business Incubator, the Business Sponsorship program, the Use Tax Rebate program, and others. This position researches and analyzes industry issues and trends and applies innovative strategies to strengthen Santa Clarita’s position as a leading Southern California destination for business. Download complete job description here.

Contact information: Chantelle White, Human Resources; Email: CWHITE@santa-clarita.com, 661-255-4320


Economic Development Program Manager

City of Vallejo

Salary range: $107,538.17 – $130,713.31

Application Due date: Monday, March 15, 2021 by 5:00PM

The Economic Development Division is seeking a dynamic candidate to play an important role in managing elements of the City’s economic development efforts, including programs and projects designed to expand the local economy, promote community vitality and expedite quality development and redevelopment in the City. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, creative problem solvers, experienced project managers who are versatile in all aspects of Economic Development, and can manage multiple projects within tight timeframes.

The most successful candidates will have a minimum of four years of increasingly responsible project management experience in Economic Development or Planning and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, or related field. While not required, senior-level experience with larger Economic Development and/or Planning projects and a project management certificate are highly desirable.

Download the complete job description here.

To apply for this amazing opportunity and for more information about the recruitment and selection process, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vallejo/jobs/2984295/economic-development-program-manager?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Economic Development Analyst

City of Ontario

Salary range: $69,659.20 – $84,676.80 Annually

Application due date: 3/12/21 5:00PM PST

The City of Ontario Economic Development Department is seeking an Economic Development Analyst to assist with marketing and promotions, business retention, attraction, expansion, business outreach and concierge services focused on the City’s large business community. As a member of our team, you will have an opportunity to interact with City Staff as well as local government, educational, and business leaders.

The ideal candidate will have excellent problem solving, communication, and listening skills; ability to be objective; ability to assess situations, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; be able to work accurately and efficiently in a fast paced environment; be knowledgeable about basic economic development principles and practices. Additionally, the successful candidate will be a role model for the City’s Approach to Public Service and exude the qualities of a “Five Tool Player” – Leader, Thinker, Communicator, Operator and Public Servant.

To download the complete job description, click here.

For more information and to apply, please visit the City’s website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ontario before the closing date of 3/12/21.

Contact information: Amaris Rodriguez arodriguez@ontarioca.gov


Business Attraction Manager

Fresno County Economic Development Corporation

Salary Range – $55,000 – $65,000

Application Due Date – March 8, 2021

The Fresno County Economic Development Corporation is now recruiting for a Business Attraction Manager. This is an at-will, exempt position reporting to the President & CEO.

The Business Attraction Manager manages the business attraction activities; provides premium customer service to all clients interested in pursuing job creation and investment in Fresno County; manages the flow of information internally and externally to clients, investors, and other staff members; and regularly collaborates with a variety of personnel in an effort to continually improve upon the service provided to clients.

The Manager will create and manage relationships with site selectors, consultants, commercial brokers, developers, regional stakeholders, utility partners, and prospective companies and work in collaboration with all Fresno County cities, to oversee site inventory, promotion of available buildings, sites and properties;

The Manager will supervise one economic development coordinator and one attraction specialist. If you are interested in the exciting and challenging role of working with national and international companies we invite you to apply.

For more information and to apply, please visit the EDC’s website at  https://www.fresnoedc.com/about-the-edc/careers/ before the closing date of 3/8/21.


Director of Community Development

City of Brentwood

Salary range: $175,580.64 – $213,419.28 Annually

Application due date: 3/8/21

The City of Brentwood is now recruiting for a Community Development Director.  This is an at-will, executive management position reporting to the City Manager.

The Community Development Director plans, organizes, directs and personally performs professional work related to the City’s community development activities.  The Community Development Department shapes the existing and future development of Brentwood and is responsible for implementing City Council policies related to planning, economic development, building, code enforcement and housing.

Staffing includes approximately 24 FTEs.  The Director will supervise four division managers and a housing specialist as well as numerous consultants.  If you are interested in the exciting and challenging role of developing the future of Brentwood into a complete community we invite you to apply.

For more information and to apply, please visit the City’s website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/brentwoodca before the closing date of 3/8/21.

Contact information: Ashley Sosa asosa@brentwoodca.gov


Community and Economic Development Director

City of Soledad

$130,515 – $155,642 Annually

Apply by: February 26, 2021

The Community and Economic Development Director plans, organizes, manages, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Community Development Department, including current planning, advanced planning, zoning, building and code enforcement and environmental impact studies; coordinates assigned activities with other City departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies and various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to City management staff in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.

Qualifications include graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in urban planning, community development, economic development, business or public administration, or a related field, and five years of responsible professional urban planning or economic development experience with considerable supervisory or administrative experience.  Possession of a Master’s Degree is highly desirable. Must have valid California class C driver’s license with satisfactory driving record. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), desirable.

Download full job description here; apply online at https://cityofsoledad.com/jobs/. For additional information, call Human Resources at (831) 223-5013.


President/Chief Executive Officer

Tulare County Economic Development Corporation, California
Salary range:$100,000 to $120,000 annually
Application due date: Open until filled

The Tulare County Economic Development Corporation (https://www.tularecountyedc.com) located in central California, is seeking a President/CEO to implement programs and services for business and industrial attraction, recruitment, retention, expansion, and support.

The ideal candidate is a proven leader, collaborator and communicator who can successfully promote, market, and represent the Tulare County region and its eight incorporated cities in economic development efforts. With a staff of two experienced economic developers, the successful candidate will facilitate teamwork and collaboration among businesses, developers, brokers, local governments, and economic development organizations.

The CEO will coordinate economic development activities, provide input on development issues, and formulate strategies for successful project implementation. This position requires an energetic and enthusiastic leader who has had success in a dynamic economic development environment. He/she must also be a working manager, willing to pitch in on any and all tasks needed for successful project completion and organizational
operations.

Candidate knowledge and abilities must include economic development practices, public and private financing methods, business development, marketing and applicable technology. While technical skills are highly important, this person must also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, political acumen, and ability to maintain effective working relationships.

Submit a comprehensive resume, cover letter, and five work-related references to: Mike Olmos at ceo@tularecountyedc.com 


Regional Business Development Specialist (Central Coast)

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

Location: Central Coast

Salary Range: $6,124.00 – $7,608.00 monthly

Final Filing Date: 2/18/2021

Complete information available at https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=232847


Place-Based Business Development Specialist

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

Location: Sacramento

Salary Range: $6,124.00 – $7,608.00 monthly

Final Filing Date: 2/18/2021

Complete information available at https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=232586


Economic Vitality Manager

City of Mountain View, CA

Salary range – $136,553 – $204,830

Closing date: Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Mountain View is seeking a proactive and transformative economic development professional who will embrace the opportunity to design a comprehensive program that meets the robust expectations of a dynamic Silicon Valley municipality. Spanning over 12 miles, the City of Mountain View is home to approximately 81,000 residents and many internationally known corporations such as Google, Microsoft, Intuit, and LinkedIn.

The ideal candidate will exhibit a passion for enhancing the economic vitality of a community and naturally thrive in a demanding environment. An exceptional communicator and relationship builder, the ideal candidate will be a forward-thinking professional known for being innovative. Five years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, including one year of supervisory responsibility, along with a Bachelor’s degree is required. Experience working with small businesses will be expected; municipal experience will be considered favorably.

Pay beyond control point of $170,692 may be awarded for exceptional experience and qualifications.  Salary supplemented by a competitive benefits package. Closing date: Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Suzanne Mason ·  562.631.2500

Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111

TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC


Economic Development Manager

City of Huntington Beach

Salary – $9,535.07 – $11,810.93 Monthly

Closing Date: 02/01/21 05:00 PM

We’re looking for the “right person” to serve as the Economic Development Manager in the Community Development Department.

The Community Development Department consists of Planning, Building, Permit Counter, Housing, Code Enforcement, and Economic Development. Knowledgeable and experienced municipal, detail-oriented candidates with strong analytical and critical thinking skills are desired.

The Economic Development Manager position will report to the Deputy Community Development Director. Generally, duties related to the position include, but are not limited to; business development (retention, expansion, and attraction), managing business improvement districts, serving as the liaison between the City and business community, administering former redevelopment real estate contracts and economic development incentive agreements, lead interdepartmental teams on major economic development opportunities, creating and managing new programs to implements the City’s economic development goals and policies. The ideal candidate will have previous economic development experience with a government agency. Experience with a former redevelopment agency is a plus. Certification as a EDFP with the National Development Council or similar is highly desired.

To view the complete job description, click here

To apply, use this direct link


Economic Development Fellowship

County of Sonoma

Salary range: $24.38 Hourly

Application due date: 1/27/21

The Economic Development Fellowship* provides graduating seniors and recent graduates a twelve-month opportunity to participate in the following focus areas:

Economic Research and Program Development Fellow

Workforce Innovation and Public Policy Fellow

Additionally, Fellows support the continued coordination of county-wide programs that support the local economy, by:

  • Implementing special projects or new initiatives which may be tailored to align with their own professional interests
  • Working both independently and in collaboration with other County Staff, public officials, private industry, the public, and other stakeholders
  • Supporting EDB staff with special programs and projects such as Restaurant Week, the Sonoma County Film Office, Economic Briefings, and other duties as assigned

*The Fellowship is only open to applicants who had/will have their Bachelor’s degree conferred between September 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021 (e.g. obtained a Bachelor’s degree between Fall 2019 through Spring 2021).

Temporary, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of one calendar year. These employees must be off of work for three months before they can be re-employed on an extra help basis.

For more information, including minimum qualifications, call 707-565-2331.

The direct link to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonoma/jobs/2941712/economic-development-fellowship?keywords=Economic%20Development%20Fellowship&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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Chief Financial Sustainability Officer (CFSO)

City of Pacifica

Salary range – $170,028 – $194,448

Application due date – first filing date is January 15, 2021

The Chief Financial Sustainability Officer is a NEW innovative opportunity with the City of Pacifica.

If you are an experienced financial professional with economic development experience seeking an amazing opportunity to work in a spectacular coastal city, we invite you to apply! Download brochure here.

Contact information – Lia Maksoud, Human Resources Manager, at hr@ci.pacifica.ca.us


Director of Small Business Development Center

Imperial Regional Alliance, Imperial County, CA

Salary: $40,000-48,000 Per Year Plus Benefits

Application Closing Date: January 13, 2021

Position Start Date: January 25 or February 1, 2021

Under the general direction of the Regional Director of the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center Network and the Imperial Regional Alliance, plan, organize, manage, and coordinate the operations and activities of the Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center (IVSBDC); assume responsibility for planning, developing, marketing, and overall administration of the IVSBDC in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Imperial Regional Alliance, the California Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges (COCCC), the U.S.

Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Development Center Program, and the Southwestern College SBDC Lead Center; develop programs to meet the specific technical assistance and training needs of the small business community; act as a liaison with both public and private sector small business assistance organizations; and provide the overall coordination of direct small business services within the Imperial Valley service area.

To download the full job description, click here.


Economic Development Director

City of Ontario, California

Salary range: $156,354 to $190,050

Application due date: Friday, January 8, 2021

The Economic Development Director leads a department of four staff members in the creation and implementation of economic development strategies for the City, including: business attraction and recruitment, retention, expansion, and small business support; directs and carries out the City’s efforts to attract domestic and international businesses, including site selection, development agreements and project management.

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Finance, or a related field AND eight or more years of experience in managing and coordinating economic development, marketing and redevelopment projects and programs (five years in an executive level or management capacity) is required. A solid history of consistent growth in a public agency, with an understanding of public and private project financing methods, as well as principles and practices of economic development, business development, marketing and finance is expected.

Submit a resume (reflecting years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed), cover letter and five work-related references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of recruitment) to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1721

For additional information:

Frank Rojas

CPS HR Consulting

(916) 471-3111

Online brochure: executivesearch.cpshr.us

City of Ontario website: www.ontarioca.gov

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Program Manager

Brownfield Redevelopment/Strategic Initiatives

Siskiyou Economic Development Council

Salary: DOE

Position Open Until Filled

The Siskiyou Economic Development Council is a well-established, community-focused, mission-driven, and growing nonprofit. We are currently offering an extraordinary opportunity to join our talented team of professionals dedicated to serving the communities and businesses in Siskiyou County California. The Organization has a very successful track-record of offering dynamic economic development services ranging from business outreach and development to strategic community planning to contemporary marketing initiatives in tourism promotion.

Candidates need to come prepared with compelling experience or education in business, economic development, program management, etc. Must have a contemporary professional aptitude and attitude. Detailed job description available upon request for the following position:

Program Manager/Strategic Initiatives

-Requires solid business acumen, financial and program management, professional/confident demeaner, and an entrepreneurial spirit

Email resume and cover letter to tonya@siskiyoucounty.org

Learn more about our work at 

www.siskiyoucounty.org

www.discoversiskiyou.com


Economic Development Administrator (2 Positions)

City of Corona

Salary: $87,060.00 – $106,284.00 Annually

Application Due Date: 1/5/2021 5:00 PM

The City of Corona is recruiting for two Economic Development Administrators desiring an opportunity to be at the forefront of innovative business attraction, retention, and workforce development programs. The selected candidates will report directly to the Director of Economic Development and will play a key role in administering new initiatives in support of more than 12,000 businesses in Corona spanning across growing industry sectors.

The current openings are for:

1) Economic Development Administrator – Business Attraction & Development; and

2) Economic Development Administrator – Business Retention & Expansion

These are new positions within the Office of Economic Development and selected candidates will have the opportunity to shape new programs and strategies.  The hiring Director will appoint selected candidates to either Economic Development Administrator-Business Attraction & Development, or Economic Development Administrator-Business Retention & Expansion, as deemed best suitable with candidates’ demonstrated experience.

For more information go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/coronaca/jobs/2935455/economic-development-administrator?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Vice President, Research & Strategy

Greater Sacramento Economic Council

Salary: DOQ

Open Until Filled

The Vice President of Research & Strategy role has experience in the many facets of work that is executed by the Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) each day. GSEC is seeking an experienced professional to manage a research and strategy portfolio with direct relevance to our mission to be the catalyst for innovative growth through a community led effort to attract, retain, grow and scale businesses in the Greater Sacramento region. The research efforts are wide-ranging, focusing on economic development, industry and competitiveness. This role acts in a thought leadership capacity leading organizational research priorities and efforts, ensuring connectivity among all areas of the action plan. This individual has demonstrated success in proof point development from a market analysis as well as a business development lens. The Vice President of Research & Strategy reports to the Senior Vice President and oversees a small team of dedicated researchers and interns who support the executive in all levels of research, data gathering and analysis and policy efforts.

For a complete job description, click here. To learn more about GSEC, visit https://www.greatersacramento.com

Interested applicants can send their resume and cover letter to hr@greatersacramento.com.


Economic Development Analyst

City of Oakley 

Salary range: $85,992.00 – $122,064.00

Application due date: November 27, 2020 

The City of Oakley is recruiting for an energetic and experienced professional to coordinate the various aspects of the City’s economic development activities. This is a new, full-time position, which reports to the Community Development Director.

Oakley’s Economic Development Analyst will have a broad range of opportunity to make a difference and the freedom to be innovative and proactive in efforts which support business attraction, expansion, and retention.

For additional information contact:
HR@ci.oakley.ca.us
925-625-7011


18 Disaster Recovery Positions

California Department of Housing & Community Development (HCD)
Sacramento, California

Annual salary: Depends on experience
Application deadline: Open until filled

The California Department of Housing & Community Development (HCD) is currently hiring 18 positions for the newly created Disaster Recovery Unit.

HCD needs your talent to assist in California’s recovery from the recent, unprecedented devastation to the State caused by wildfires, flooding, mud and debris flows. The Department is seeking qualified, experienced individuals to build a new unit solely committed to disaster relief and recovery efforts. HCD has received over $1 billion in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to aid in this critical effort.

The Disaster Recovery unit will work on the cutting edge to design and implement critical recovery programs and long-term mitigation strategies to rebuild impacted California communities, while working to reduce impacts of future disasters. The unit will focus on key programmatic and policy areas including: Housing, Infrastructure, Economic Development, Environmental Mitigation and Procurement, Monitoring and Compliance.

For additional information contact:
CPS HR Consulting
916.263.1401

California Department of Housing & Community Development website: www.hcd.ca.gov

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Executive Director

Nevada County Economic Resource Council

Compensation: $75,000 – $90,000 DOQ

Application Filing Deadline: Monday, October 30, 2020 by 5:00 pm

The Nevada County Economic Resource Council is committed to promoting a thriving, attractive business environment in Nevada County. Our organization provides a forum for dialogue and collaboration to create strong, informed strategies for Nevada County’s economic ecosystem. Leaders from local public, private and major industry sectors represent different facets of the business ecosystem on our Board of Directors and Executive Team.

The Executive Director is the key management leader of Nevada County Economic Resource Council. The Executive Director directs, coordinates and administers all the functions of the organization. This is a professional management position responsible for performing a variety of economic development and organizational management functions including business recruitment, business retention and expansion and managing a strategic economic development strategy.

For a complete job description, click here.

How to apply: Please forward a cover letter and resume to: info@ncerc.org


Economic Development Specialist

Placer County

Salary: $32.53 – $40.63/hour; $5,638.53 – $7,042.53/month; $67,662.40 – $84,510.40/year

Filing Deadline: October 26, 2020 5 pm

To perform a variety of analytical and technical duties in support of the County’s economic development policy; to provide information and assistance to developers and the public; and to provide assistance to the Director of Economic Development.

Receives immediate supervision and direction from the Director of Economic Development and may receive technical and functional supervision from the Senior Economic Development Specialist.

To see full job description, click here

For supplemental question and to apply online, click here.

Placer County is an EEO Employer


Economic Development Manager

City of Gilroy, CA

$9,704 – $12,941 per month plus excellent benefits

Closing Date: October 23, 2020 at 5 p.m.

The City of Gilroy is recruiting for a newly created Economic Development Manager position in the City Administrator’s Office.

The person hired will be the face of Gilroy’s economic development efforts and will be Gilroy’s champion and advocate focused on Gilroy’s economic development strategy. Implementing the City Council’s seven Economic Development Initiatives will be a top priority: focus on revenue enhancing development; evaluate return on investment and community benefit; recognize incentives are catalysts; promote a “can do” mindset for economic development; use data for insight and expand accessibility; be visionary; and sustainability is viability.

Download Gilroy’s Economic Development Guiding Principles

For more information and to apply, please go to:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofgilroy.


Real Property Program Manager/Senior

City of West Sacramento 

Salary range – $78,492.00 – $118,416.00 Annually

Application due date – 10/16/2020

The City of West Sacramento is actively recruiting for a Program Manager/Senior who is responsible for Real Property Management. Candidates should have knowledge of principles, practices, techniques and terminology related to the acquisition, negotiation, appraisal, disposal/sale, leasing, easements, relocation assistance and escrow activities of real property transactions and related matters; applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and policies related to eminent domain, easements, right-of-entry, real estate title, and other right-of-way technical, legal, and financial activities; techniques and terminology to obtain, examine, and interpret property records and title reports to determine the extent and types of encumbrances and the status of interests in properties.

For more information click here


Deputy Director of Credit, Chief Credit Officer

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

$10,360.00 – $12,341.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

As a valued member of the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) team, you make it possible for IBank to contribute to the State’s economic development and job creation efforts by being innovative and flexible, reporting to work as scheduled, working cooperatively with team members and others, treating others fairly and honestly and accepting IBank core values of respect, trust, integrity, collaboration and accountability. Your efforts are important to each member of the team, as well as those we serve.

For more information, to go https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=211154


Loan Officer

Los Angeles Area

National Development Council – Grow America Fund

Salary DOQ

Position Open Until Filled

The Grow America Fund is seeking to fill a position for a Loan Officer.   The Grow America Fund, Inc, (GAF), a subsidiary of the National Development Council (NDC).  The National Development Council (NDC) is the oldest national non-profit community and economic development organization in the United States.  It was founded in 1969 with a mission of increasing the flow of capital for investment, jobs and community development to underserved urban and rural areas across the country.    For additional information about NDC, please visit: http://ndconline.org/

The NDC Grow America Fund (GAF), in cooperation with our Community Partners, provides financing to growing small businesses throughout the country. GAF operates as a community development lender to support the creation of jobs and the expansion of eligible small businesses in underserved areas, particularly minority and women-owned businesses. The financing provided is partially guaranteed by the U.S. Small Business Administration under GAF’s Small Business Lending Company license, and GAF has Preferred Lender status nationwide.  GAF is also Certified Development Financial Institution (CDFI).   GAF has lent to over 500 borrowers with an average size of $500,000.  GAF actively conducts business in approximately 40 different client communities throughout the United States and has ambitious growth plans.

For a complete job description, click here

To apply, submit a resume to Careers@NDCOnline.org


Director of Consulting Services

RSG, Inc.

Salary Range: $110,600-184,400

Due by 5 pm, Thursday, October 1, 2020 by electronic submission

RSG is seeking a qualified and experienced professional to help lead and deliver transformative projects in the fields of economic development, local community development, and fiscal resiliency in underserved communities throughout California.

The ideal candidate would bring dynamic expertise, creativity, and vision to deliver solutions to our client communities. This candidate would work closely with the Principals, assisting them in leading our next generation of RSG’s driven, passionate and intelligent team.

Candidates must possess a minimum of 15 years of direct and progressive experience in economic development, real estate or fiscal projects from both public and private sector organizations.

For a complete job description, please click here.

Applications are due no later than 5pm on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Only electronic submissions to jobs@webrsg.com by October 1 are acceptable. Please include a cover letter describing your qualifications, current resume, and three references.

If you have any questions, or need clarifications about the recruitment process, please call Crystal Mattingly at 714-316-2100.


Director, Community Development Agency

Organization: Marin County

Salary Range: $188,240 to $207,522

Application due date: Monday, September 28, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.

The County of Marin is currently seeking experienced planning professionals interested in leading the Community Development Agency. The Director, Community Development Agency is at-will and appointed by the County Board of Supervisors.

The Director leads approximately 90 full-time employees within the Community Development Agency and across the four divisions of Administration, Planning, Environmental Health Services, and Building and Safety. The FY20 budget for the Community Development Agency is anticipated to have revenues of $15 million. As community needs continue to evolve, the Director will be involved in a wide variety of planning and revitalization efforts, building, zoning, and environmental code enforcement, grant programs, and administrative functions. The Director will be personally and actively involved in promoting community engagement and encouraging open dialogue in the review and evaluation of various planning and community development initiatives.

This position requires education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university. An advanced degree is desirable. Additionally, 7 years of experience is required in urban of planning, redevelopment or economic development, code enforcement, environmental health, or a related field, including 3 years in a management capacity at a department head level, assistant level, or equivalent. AICP Certification is highly desirable.

The annual salary for this position is $188,240 to $207,522. The County also offers an attractive benefits package, including MCERA Retirement.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com no later than Monday, September 28, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/dir-community-dvlpmt-agency-county-of-marin/.

Contact Information: (for candidates) Heather Renschler, 916-630-4900, apply@ralphandersen.com


Program Manager

STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I

$6,124.00 – $7,608.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/15/2020

The Staff Services Manager I (SSM I) Specialist will support the mission of CalOSBA to foster economic growth and innovation in California by working to ensure that all of its small businesses and entrepreneurs have the resources they need to launch, connect to capital, connect to markets, and manage and grow their businesses.

The SSM 1 (Spec) will manage key programs and initiatives as assigned and directed by the Director and the Deputy Director of the California Office of Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA). The SSM I (Spec) will carry out complex and sensitive duties that help support, promote, coordinate, represent and administer the initiatives of the CalOSBA and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit as a project leader. These initiatives include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The Technical Assistance Expansion Program (TAEP), Capital Infusion Program (CIP), and the Technical Assistance Program (TAP), partnership with local federal technical assistance providers
  • The Innovation Hub (iHub) program, a regional innovation-based economic development program
  • CA Made, a labeling and promotion program for California manufacturers and producer
  • Disaster preparedness, response and recovery program

This position may require approximately 15% travel maximum.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


City Manager

City of Winters, California

Annual salary range – $160,000 – $185,000 DOQE

Filing Deadline: September 11, 2020

Are you ready to make your mark? This is one of the best City Manager opportunities available in years!  A full-service city, supportive and engaged City Council, and a small-town and walkable atmosphere with good schools, recreation, culture, community volunteerism, and a superior quality of life!

Winters has a population of approximately 7,300 residents (52% Hispanic) and is located in the southwestern corner of Yolo County.  This full-service city has a small, but mighty full-time equivalent staff of 48 employees and five employee associations.  The City’s Fiscal Year 2020/21 total budget is $12.3 million.

The Winters Council and community is looking for an outgoing and consistent leader who is fiscally conservative but progressive in their approach.  With recent and upcoming retirements of long-tenured staff, you’ll have the opportunity to build your own team.  The ideal candidate embraces diversity, is a people person, and is passionate for the small-town character of the community.  Experience in a local government agency and a strong understanding of municipal finance and budgeting, economic development, housing, and grant writing is desired.

This is an excellent opportunity to become a City Manager, and Assistant City Managers, Deputy City Managers, department heads, and “up-and-comers” are encouraged to apply.  A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in public administration, business administration, or a related field is required; a Master’s degree is desirable.

Annual salary range is $160,000 to $185,000 DOQE.  CalPERS 2% @ 55 Classic.  The City of Winters participates in Social Security and Medicare.

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 two business days.

Filing Deadline: September 11, 2020


Senior Business Development Specialist

STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

$6,124.00 – $7,608.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/11/2020

Exercising a high level of technical expertise and independence, manage statewide business development opportunities, presented by domestic and international companies, to establish and/or expand operations creating and/or retaining substantial numbers of California jobs and thereby increasing economic stability within the state.

Showcase the assets and attributes of California’s business climate to corporate real estate executives, site location consultants, and other high-level business professionals

Independently develop and execute a strategy to connect California businesses with full range of services provided by the GO-Biz.

This position is responsible for the North State Counties of: Del Norte, Siskiyou, Modoc, Lassen, Tehama, Shasta, Trinity, Humboldt, Mendocino, Lake, Glenn, Tehama, Plumas, and Butte. The incumbent should have a primary residence in or close proximity to this region, in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Senior Business Development Specialist

STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

$6,124.00 – $7,608.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/11/2020

Exercising a high level of technical expertise and independence, manage statewide business development opportunities, presented by domestic and international companies, to establish and/or expand operations creating and/or retaining substantial numbers of California jobs and thereby increasing economic stability within the state.

Showcase the assets and attributes of California’s business climate to corporate real estate executives, site location consultants, and other high-level business professionals

Independently develop and execute a strategy to connect California businesses with full range of services provided by the GO-Biz.

This position is responsible for the Central Coast Counties of: San Benito, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Monterey. The incumbent should have a primary residence in or close proximity to this region, in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Senior Business Development Specialist

STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

$6,124.00 – $7,608.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/11/2020

Exercising a high level of technical expertise and independence, manage statewide business development opportunities, presented by domestic and international companies, to establish and/or expand operations creating and/or retaining substantial numbers of California jobs and thereby increasing economic stability within the state.

Showcase the assets and attributes of California’s business climate to corporate real estate executives, site location consultants, and other high-level business professionals

Independently develop and execute a strategy to connect California businesses with full range of services provided by the GO-Biz.

This position is responsible for the Inland Empire Counties of: Riverside and San Bernardino. The incumbent should have a primary residence in or close proximity to this region, in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Senior Business Development Specialist

STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

$6,124.00 – $7,608.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/11/2020

Exercising a high level of technical expertise and independence, manage statewide business development opportunities, presented by domestic and international companies, to establish and/or expand operations creating and/or retaining substantial numbers of California jobs and thereby increasing economic stability within the state.

Showcase the assets and attributes of California’s business climate to corporate real estate executives, site location consultants, and other high-level business professionals

Independently develop and execute a strategy to connect California businesses with full range of services provided by the GO-Biz.

This position is responsible for the Central Valley Counties of: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Kern, and Mariposa. The incumbent should have a primary residence in or close proximity to this region, in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Community Development Director

City of Alameda

Salary range: $174,698 – $212,348

Application due date: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The Community Development Department is a dynamic, diverse, and collaborative department responsible for implementing the Council goals for an economically diverse and financially sustainable community, and fulfilling the community’s plans to revitalize Alameda Point into a mixed-use, transit-oriented development.

The Department seeks a balance between business development, retention, and maximizing City real estate assets and providing housing opportunities for all income levels, including the City’s unsheltered residents.

This position provides an individual an exciting opportunity to see the continued development of the community including the continued redevelopment of the former Naval Air Station. The City is seeking a community oriented, collaborative professional with significant experience in one or more of the department’s service areas. This is a hands-on executive position that carries a diverse workload which includes meeting and working collaboratively with community groups, non-profit organizations, real estate development professionals, and regularly presenting to City Council and other City boards/commissions.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter at:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alamedaca

Download the complete brochure here.