Archived CALED Job Advertisements

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

Expired Job Advertisements:

Economic Development Coordinator I/II (PT with benefits)

City of Santa Cruz

$6,905.00 – $9,343.00 Monthly; $82,860.00 – $112,116.00 Annually

Deadline to apply is Thursday, November 24, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. 

The City of Santa Cruz invites you to join a team of creative and talented professionals committed to supporting the economic vitality of Santa Cruz, a beautiful place where work & culture converge!  The current vacancy is in the Economic Development Department. This is a regular part-time position with benefits, working 20 hours per week.

Under direction, the Economic Development Coordinator I/II performs economic development research and related activities; implements and monitors programs which encourage economic development in the city; develops a strong public relationship with the economic community, including government agencies, non-profit organizations, academic and business institutions, as well as entrepreneurial and civic groups. The position is also responsible for implementing a comprehensive citywide economic development and development program for areas throughout the city.

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.

For the full job description, requirements, and to apply online go to www.cityofsantacruz.com and click on Jobs.

Date Posted: 11-7-22


Economic Development Coordinator III

San Bernardino County

Salary range – $74,568.00 – $102,648.00 Annually

Application due date –10/14/22, 5 PM

The San Bernardino County Economic Development Department is accepting applications for an Economic Development Coordinator III position who build the bridges that connect businesses with opportunities, tools, people, and resources that will help them succeed and grow.

Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, planning, economic development, finance, or a closely related field. – AND – Four (4) years of experience working for a public or private agency with experience that included primary responsibility for a combination of economic development, business development, marketing, public relations, commercial/industrial real estate and/or legislative research, analysis and development.

For more details, please review the announcement at www.sbcounty.gov/jobs.

Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP – open until 10/14/22 at 5 PM. (909) 387-8304

More information available at the online bulletin:

Economic Development Coordinator III | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

EEO/ADA

Date posted: 10-04-22


Director Of Mobility & Housing

City Of Tracy

Salary range $178,536 – $216,837 DOQE

Recruitment closes Sunday, November 20, 2022

Ideally positioned at a focal point of opportunity, the City of Tracy is an hour’s drive from San Francisco, San Jose, and Sacramento, in the heart of California’s Central Valley and at the center of a triangle formed by three major interstate Freeways: 580, 205, and 5. The newly created Mobility & Housing Department is supported by 13 staff members and a nearly $12 million FY2022-23 budget. It is organized across three divisions: Homeless and Housing Services, Economic Development, and Mobility Services (Airport and Transit).

Tracy seeks a strategic thinker with a history of leveraging resources and developing strategies to improve access to affordable housing and transportation. Displaying a strong partnership orientation, they will be committed to positive relationships and demonstrate experience in collaboration, consensus building, and engagement to creatively approach complex situations. Seven years of project management experience in community and housing development or transportation, including two years of supervisory experience, and a Bachelor’s degree is required.

Salary range $178,536 – $216,837 DOQE, with competitive benefits. For brochure and to apply visit www.tbcrecruiting.com. Recruitment closes Sunday, November 20, 2022.

Tina White, 619.948.1786, TERI BLACK & COMPANY, LLC www.tbcrecruiting.com

Date Posted: 10-25-22


Deputy City Manager/Economic Development

City of San Fernando

Salary: $166,116 – $201,948/year, plus excellent benefits

Open Until Filled – First Application Review on Friday, October 21, 2022

Located in the San Fernando Valley, about 23 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, California, the City of San Fernando is about 2.4 square miles, with about 25,000 population. The City has a rich history and culture, a small town atmosphere, and a well-planned blend of residential, commercial and industrial development.

Under limited direction of the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager/Economic Development is an executive management position that manages the City’s economic development projects and program activities; provides administrative support to the City Manager, City Council and Department Heads; plans, strategizes and administers business attraction, retention and assistance activities.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in urban planning, public administration, business administration or a closely related field; and at least five years of progressively responsible experience in a municipal economic development dept., redevelopment agency, and/or economic development corporation is required. A master’s degree in planning, business administration or public administration is preferred.

Download application and detailed job flyer via the City of San Fernando website: https://ci.san-fernando.ca.us/hiring-now

EOE/AA

Date Posted: 9-26-22


Housing Programs Specialist

City of Santa Cruz

$28.78 – $44.64 Hourly/$59,868.00 – $92,856.00 Annually

Deadline to apply is Thursday, November 10, 2022, 5 p.m.

The Economic Development Department for the City of Santa Cruz is seeking a thoughtful, motivated, and community-oriented candidate who wants to make a difference in the position of Housing Programs Specialist. Under direction, the Housing Programs Specialist assists in the implementation and administration of the city’s affordable housing and federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs by organizing outreach, processing loans, developing and refining program components, coordinating with other agencies and monitoring compliance with program conditions. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Urban Planning, Environmental Design, Public or Business Administration, or a related field and one (1) year of responsible experience with housing programs, or finance and real estate, or HUD programs OR high school graduation or tested equivalent AND four (4) years of progressively responsible experience with housing programs, or finance and real estate or HUD programs. The bilingual ability to speak Spanish is a desirable (not required) qualification for this position.

The City of Santa Cruz offers excellent benefits for regular employees 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.

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

EOE/ADA

Date Posted: 10-20-22


Executive Director

Capitol Area Development Authority, Sacramento, CA

Base salary range: $139,368-$209,040; Excellent Benefits

Filing Deadline: November 9, 2022

The Capitol Area Development Authority (CADA) is located in California’s capital city, Sacramento. California’s sixth largest city, the City of Sacramento boasts a citywide population of just over a half million residents and more than 2.1 million residents countywide. As one of the fastest growing regions in the United States, Sacramento’s residents enjoy professional ballet, opera, theater, outstanding museums, one of the best small zoos in the county, the NBA’s Sacramento Kings, and the AAA baseball team River Cats. Each year the City hosts a variety of recreational, entertainment, and cultural activities.

CADA’s Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director to serve as the Chief Executive Officer and manage the five service units of the Authority: Administration, Asset Management, Property Management, R Street Project Area, and Development. The Capitol Area Development Authority is a public agency charged with creating new urban infill housing, managing residential and commercial properties owned by the state, and enhancing the State Capitol environment. CADA functions much like a private property management and development company. It is a “joint powers authority,” created by a partnership between the California State Department of General Services and the City of Sacramento. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors, which consists of two State of California appointees, two City of Sacramento appointees, and one member appointed by the Board.

The Capitol Area Development Authority is seeking candidates who pride themselves on being consensus builders and who possess a collaborative approach to working with others. Strong candidates will have a commitment to CADA’s role in mixed-use urban redevelopment and will motivate others through the use of creativity and high ethical standards. Those with exceptional experience in commercial and property redevelopment, especially in regard to initiating and collaborating with public and private partnerships on redevelopment projects will be most competitive. Candidates who have the ability to develop a vision of Sacramento’s downtown commercial and residential property market and to strategize with stakeholders to achieve that objective are particularly desired. The Board of Directors of CADA offers an exceptional opportunity to lead the implementation of CADA’s compelling urban vision.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, call Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080.

Date Posted: 9-26-22


Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

Regional Business Development Specialist

Location: Varies – see job descriptions

Salary: $6,563.00 – $8,153.00 Monthly

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has four business development specialist job postings currently open (see below). These specialists will be working in territory with EDC partners to attract and retain businesses through incentive navigation and site selection services. The roles are open for telework within California, but regional specialists do need to reside in their respective regions as mentioned in the individual duty statements.

GO-Biz also has openings for three business development analyst positions (see posting below). These positions can be located anywhere and will collectively assist the regional specialist on statewide engagements and will also support in carrying out programmatic and outreach efforts.

Dated posted: 10-31-22


Business Development Specialist

City of Mountain View

Salary Range: $86,535 – $144,225 Annually

Filing Deadline:  November 2, 2022

The City of Mountain View is looking for TWO proactive, resourceful, and forward thinking economic development professionals to take on the role of Business Development Specialist (full-time and three-quarter time). You will join a fast-paced, dynamic team environment, assisting with planning, coordinating, and implementing various economic development projects and programs within the Community Development Department. This position receives direction from the Economic Vitality Manager. If you are looking to have a positive impact on the Mountain View Business Community in an essential economic development role, this position is for you!

The ideal candidate must have knowledge of local government principles, issues, and processes is expected, and a minimum of three years of experience in economic and business development is required. Additionally, a bachelor’s degree in economics, business administration, geography, urban planning, or a related field is required.  A master’s degree in these fields may be substituted for one year of required experience.

For a complete job description, qualifications, and how to apply go to: www.calopps.org/mountain-view/job-20304903

Date Posted: 10-13-22


Project Manager, Economic Development Division

City of Riverside

Salary Range: Full-time – $73,212.00 – $127,584.00 Annually

Application Due Date: 11/2/2022 11:59 PM

The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of Project Manager to fill one (1) vacancy in the Economic Development Division of the Community and Economic Development Department.   The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

Under general direction, to develop and implement strategies, policies and programs related to business attraction, retention and expansion; to plan, implement, schedule, coordinate and monitor capital improvement projects, public utilities, redevelopment or housing projects and programs, or special events; to work closely with other Divisions, City Departments, and outside agencies to coordinate timely and seamless service delivery of projects; to provide professional and technical staff assistance; and to do related work as required.

For a complete job description, qualifications, and how to apply, go to:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofriversideca?keywords=project%20manager

Dated posted: 10-3-22


Community Development Director

City of Millbrae

Salary Range: $168,267 – $227,161 Annually

Filing Deadline:  November 4, 2022

The new Community Development Director is a high-level leader proficient in all areas of community development and will function as a key member of the management team in implementing City Council priorities and shaping the future of the City. The successful candidate will be well versed in the principles and practices of city planning; governmental administration; Federal, State, and Local laws affecting public planning; uniform building codes; and other codes enforced by the department.

The ideal candidate will bring executive-level expertise in urban planning design and design review, creative leadership, effective negotiation skills, a collaborative approach to management, and will enjoy mentoring and developing employees to create a highly productive team-oriented environment. The successful candidate will have significant experience working with CEQA and current State Housing Element laws and processes; sophisticated experience working on General Plan implementation, commercial office, and hotel development projects; as well as current and long-range planning experience.

For more details visit: https://koffassociates.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Rev5-Millbrae-CDD-2022.pdf.

Apply at: https://koffassociates.com/community-development-director-2/.

Date Posted: 9-26-22


Economic Development Analyst II

County of Alameda

Salary Range: Full-time – $94,328.00 – $144,539.20 Annually

Application Due Date: 10/25/2022 5:00 PM

Founded in 1990, the East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) is a unique regional economic development organization that was born out of the recognition by top leaders from the public, private and nonprofit sectors of the need to work together and tackle shared challenges. Today, East Bay EDA is a 150+ member organization that receives administrative support from the County of Alameda and serves as the regional voice and networking resource for strengthening the economy, building the workforce, and enhancing the quality of life in our region.

East Bay EDA is seeking to fill multiple roles with people who are creative, talented, and passionate about economic development and position our unique public-private sector partnership to add even more value to regional business and community networks across Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Those who join our team will be given the opportunity to address key issues related to our region’s business climate, education and workforce development, land use and infrastructure, and more.

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

Date posted: 10-10-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Sunnyvale 

Salary Range: $140,879.00 – $174,028.00 Annually

Application due date: 10/10/2022 by 5:00pm

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and creative individual to manage the City’s economic development programs, within the Office of the City Manager. The Economic Development Manager will foster and maintain strategic partnerships with public and private entities to identify opportunities and deliver measurable results. The selected candidate will be tasked with finalizing and implementing a strategic plan that will guide the City’s economic development efforts. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to create a team-oriented environment that emphasizes cooperation with other departments and responsiveness to achieve the City’s goals and objectives. The selected candidate should possess excellent interpersonal skills and strive to create an open, collaborative, and successful working relationship with businesses, community groups, developers, and City officials.

Sunnyvale’s prime location in Silicon Valley offers access to one of the most vigorous, cutting-edge business environments in the world. The City of Sunnyvale’s thoughtful leadership, and dedication to the community makes Sunnyvale the true heart of Silicon Valley.

  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee and eligible dependents
  • Classic CalPERS members have 4% of the employee contributions paid by the city
  • 2% contribution of an employee’s gross pay to a deferred compensation plan
  • Retiree medical benefits available

A complete application packet consists of a city employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. For complete information regarding this opportunity, please visit https://www.sunnyvale.ca.gov/your-government/get-involved/city-jobs.

To apply to go: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sunnyvale/jobs/3698045/economic-development-manager?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Date Posted: 9-21-22


Economic Development Specialist

City of Monterey Park

Salary range ­– $5,828 – $7,456

Application due date – Open Until Filled; First Review Date – September 30, 2022

The City of Monterey Park is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Economic Development Specialist. The ideal candidate has experience in economic development marketing and business attraction, including how to best utilize social media and web technologies as an economic development marketing tool, and to develop and maintain marketing programs promoting the City through various media.

The Economic Development Specialist develops programs for the revitalization of the City’s commercial and industrial areas; gathers and performs technical analysis and interpretation of pertinent economic, demographic and physical data; coordinate efforts among, staff, property owners, developers and business owners; and makes presentations before the community on revitalization activities of the City. The position may also serve as a liaison to the Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Business Improvement District and Economic Development Advisory Committee; helps secure grant funding for various programs and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Download the complete recruitment brochure here.

Applicants should apply through the city website, www.montereypark.ca.gov.

Date Posted: 8-31-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Riverside

Salary: $120,324.00 – $153,564.00 Annually

Closing Date: 10/14/2022 11:59 PM

For full description and how to apply, go to this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofriversideca/jobs/3685523/economic-development-manager-non-classified?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Date Posted: 8-18-22


Economic Development Manager

San Bernardino County

Salary Range: $91,020.80 – $123,614.40 Annually

Application due date Continuous until filled

The San Bernardino County Economic Development Agency is currently recruiting for an Economic Development Manager who will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing various attraction and retention programs and projects, marketing and promotional activities, and economic services and events. Responsibilities include planning, organizing and directing attraction, retention, and marketing projects, while establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with a variety of citizens, public and private organizations, and County personnel.

The Economic Development Agency provides a variety of programs and services designed to attract new industry to the County of San Bernardino, as well as retain existing businesses. The objective is to maximize employment opportunities and increase capital investment throughout the region. The Economic Development Agency includes Economic Development and Workforce Development.  Each plays an important role in ensuring San Bernardino County is well positioned to support expected resident and business growth.  Working together, they provide vital resources for residents and businesses, create a solid platform for investment, and ensure an inviting environment for Corporate America when considering a location for their operations and workforce.

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

Date Posted 8-11-22


Economic Development Management Analyst I/II

City of Rancho Cordova

Salary Range:  $6,580 – $8,837 monthly; $78,960 – $106,044 annually

 Application due date: Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately at https://www.cityofranchocordova.org/departments/human-resources. Rancho Cordova reserves the right to close this job posting at any time.

The City of Rancho Cordova’s Economic Development Department is seeking an innovative, self-motivated, highly professional candidate to serve as its Management Analyst. The Management Analyst provides professional staff support in the implementation of economic development strategies that increase overall business activity in the city.

The ideal candidate will support the Economic Development Department by regularly meeting with business owners and assisting in ways that favorably influence business development, recruitment, retention and expansion efforts.

Responsibilities include specific assignments related to business recruitment, outreach, development of market materials, research and analysis, and business retention, with direction from department professionals.  As experience is gained, assignments may become more complex and project-oriented, requiring more independent work. The incumbent would require program expertise to function independently, with little direction, to recruit and retain businesses and accomplish broader economic development goals.

Depending on the qualifications of the candidate selected, this position may be filled at one of the following 2 levels:  Management Analyst I       Management Analyst II

Full information is available at this link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ranchocordova/jobs/3701983/management-analyst-i-ii-economic-development?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Date posted: 9-12-22


Economic Development Manager

The City of Selma (recruitment by Regional Government Services)

$62,148 – $75,552 Annually DOE

Applications due September 26, 2022, 11:59 pm

Are you an innovative, forward-thinking professional in the field of economic development looking for a leadership role? Are you a self-starter with exceptional communication skills who excels at working with members of the community and public officials in helping provide a community excellent service? If so, the City of Selma invites you to submit your application to join their management team!

Regional Government Services, and its staff are conducting the recruitment on behalf of the City of Selma.

For more information about this exciting opportunity please go to: https://bit.ly/SelmaEconomicDevMgrBrochure

To be considered for this exciting opportunity apply at this link – https://bit.ly/SelmaEconomicDevMgr

Qualified candidates are required to submit a letter of interest and focused resume detailing their recent (within the past 10 years) experience and demonstrated career accomplishments relevant to this position along with their application.

The City of Selma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contact Richard Blut,  recads@rgs.ca.gov for questions.

Date Posted: 8-31-22


Senior Project Manager

City of Riverside

Salary: $80,088.00 – $139,632.00 Annually

Closing Date: 9/14/2022 11:59 PM

For full description and how to apply, go to this link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofriversideca/jobs/3683702/senior-project-manager?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Project Coordinator

City of Riverside

Salary: $2,815.85 – $3,773.08 Biweekly

Closing Date: 8/31/2022 11:59 PM

For full description and how to apply, go to this link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofriversideca/jobs/3683645/project-coordinator?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


VP of Economic and Workforce Development

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)

Salary Range:  $185,000 – $195,000

Closing Date: September 19, 2022

The Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development oversee the direction, coordination and implementation of LAEDC’s strategic priorities, programs, budgets, relationships and activities in the Business Assistance, Industry Cluster Development, and Workforce Development departments.

The VP will drive the agenda, programs, and tactical initiatives related to talent and workforce development, industry cluster development, policy and additional strategic initiatives in several key industries, such as:  Advanced Transportation, Aerospace, Bio/Life sciences, Ocean and Entertainment. The VP will manage initiatives with relevant industry leaders, public officials, educational institutions, business/industry associations, workforce development boards, community members, non-profit organizations, philanthropy and other regional economic development partners to advance workforce development, regional industry cluster development, and business assistance programs in support of key growth industries. The VP will lead LAEDC’s effort to provide business technical assistance to the diverse business community in the Los Angeles region in partnership with governmental, philanthropic and industry.

For a complete job description, click here, or go to:

https://laedc.talentplushire.com/jobs/30791-10941.html

Date Posted: 8-23-22


Senior Economist

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)

Salary Range: $110,000 – $130,000

Closing Date: September 19, 2022

The Senior Economist is a key member of the Institute of Applied Economics (IAE) Team, requiring a range of sophisticated skills, technical experience, and independent decision-making to support the economic and policy research and analysis agenda of the LAEDC Institute for Applied Economics. The Senior Economist Plans, designs, and conducts research to aid in interpreting economic relationships and in a solution to problems arising from production and distribution of goods and services. They will manage research projects and lead other members of the IAE staff under the direction of the Director, conducting applied economic research, analysis and report development, preparation and delivery. Duties will include both quantitative and qualitative analysis, as well as structuring and overseeing the delivery of critical research projects and supporting presentations.

For a complete job description, click here, or go to:

https://laedc.talentplushire.com/jobs/30784-10941.html

Date Posted: 8-23-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Livermore

Salary: $10,387.14 – $12,983.93/month

Application Due Date: Friday, September 16, 2022 at 5:00 PM

The City of Livermore is seeking an Economic Development Manager.  Under general direction of the Economic Development Director, this position performs administrative work in the planning and coordination of the City’s economic development program, including any or all of the following:

  • New Business Development and Outreach
  • Marketing and Branding Strategy
  • Opportunity Site (Re) Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Market Research

As a department manager, this position has considerable latitude in managing and directing the Economic Development Program.  The Economic Development Manager will also serve as a creative partner to the Director of Innovation and Economic Development, with significant opportunity to influence the next phase of Livermore’s economic strategy.

The ideal candidate is an experienced professional with a proven track record in managing projects and programs that promote economic vitality, including a broad understanding of the areas of land use development/redevelopment/real estate, business attraction/retention, special events and tourism, and program administration. The City of Livermore seeks candidates with diverse experiences and perspectives, so candidates who lack experience in all aspects of this position are still encouraged to apply.

Download the advertising brochure here. Please refer to the job announcement for more information. Apply at this link.

Date posted: 9-6-22


Economic Development Manager, Full Time

City of Colton

Salary: $94,444.90 – $114,798.32 Annually

Closing:  Continuous until filled

Colton Means Business!!! Where the 10 and 215 Freeways meet! The City of Colton has an exciting future opportunity for an Economic Development Manager. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in economic development, urban planning, public or business administration, real estate or closely related field is required.  A Master’s degree is desirable. Five (5) years of professional experience in economic development, real estate, marketing, and /or public relations; including two years of economic development project management that includes interaction with elected or high-level officials and/or business executives. Possession of a valid Class “C” California Driver’s license and good driving record.

For a complete job description and how to apply, go to www.governmentjobs.com/careers/coltonca

Date posted: 8-9-22


Economic Development Program Manager

City of Antioch

Salary range: $7,644-$9,290/ monthly   $91,728-111,480/annually

Application due date: 9/09/2022 by 11:59pm

Under executive management direction, plans, organizes, and manages elements of the City’s economic development efforts, including developing and implementing programs and projects designed to expand the local economy by promoting business growth, retention, and attraction; promotes community vitality and expedites quality development/ redevelopment in the City of Antioch.

Knowledge of:

– Commercial broker industry, strategic planning, and planning practices.

– Operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive economic development program.

– Principles and practices of economic development, and long-range planning.

– Principles and practices of program development and administration.

– Methods and techniques of public affairs and public relations.

– Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.

– Statistical and financial research methodology.

– Practices and techniques for the development and implementation of economic development, marketing, and communication techniques.

– Practices of private sector developers, lenders, and financial institutions as they relate to economic development projects and activities.

– Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

For a complete job description, click here

Apply by 9/09/2022 by 11:59pm at this link

Date posted: 8-30-22


Economic Development Specialist

Placer County

Salary range – $33.83 – $42.26 Hourly

Application due date – 09/06/2022

The Economic Development team is looking to fill two Economic Development Specialist positions with seasoned professionals who enjoy working on a team in a fast-paced environment.

Placer County is a terrific organization to work for and the region is absolutely beautiful. These positions come with excellent benefits and Placer County has a telecommute policy and offers flexible work schedules.

Minimum Qualifications –

Experience: One year of responsible professional economic development experience or one year of experience compiling and analyzing data and/or program information.

Training: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, economics, government, political or social science, finance, or a related field.

Placer County is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.JobsAtPlacerCounty.com

Date Posted: 8-22-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Pacifica

$128,748 – $148,044 annually

Filing Date: 8/31/2022

If you are an energetic and motivated professional with a passion for local government excellence and drive to expand a small community’s economic base and explore economic opportunities, then the City of Pacifica’s Economic Development Manager position is for you.  This position will report to Assistant City Manager, and work closely with a cohesive Executive Team, City Manager’s Office and Planning department staff, as well as staff across all departments and community stakeholders. The incumbent will also serve as a liaison to the Economic Development Committee.

Economic Development Manager will provide project leadership to support a diverse business community, promote the growth and development of the City’s economic base, assist in the attraction of new businesses, as well as retention and expansion of existing businesses within the City. This position will be instrumental in completion of the Vision 2025 & Beyond project, including implementation of the Economic Opportunities Study this is currently underway as well as other essential economic development projects and strategic initiatives to foster a positive business climate, promote and attract businesses and visitors to Pacifica’s sublime location.

To view the full job posting, and to apply online, please visit: https://www.calopps.org/city-of-pacifica

Date Posted: 8-8-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Tracy

Salary: $115,943.62 – $140,930.14 Annually

Final Filing Date:  August 29, 2022, 3 PM

Apply online at www.cityoftracyjobs.com

The Economic Development Manager performs responsible administrative work in the coordinating of the City’s Economic Development Program, including industrial, commercial and retail recruitment and retention.  Acting as the City’s economic development liaison, works closely and in conjunction with, community organizations and county-wide partnerships.  This position will provide technical support on economic development issues to other City departments, and external organizations/agencies.  Program coordination includes the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects.

Experience & Education:

Experience: Five Years of progressively responsible professional level experience working in public sector economic development, land use planning, and/or community development department performing complex project work, or related business management experience in the private sector with responsibility for staff supervision, contract negotiation, project planning and development, marketing, land development and/or economic development. Experience in California, current knowledge of highly technical industries and municipal government is desirable.

Education: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning, public administration, economics, business administration or a related field.  Possession of a master’s degree in a related area is desirable

The Selection Process:
To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must apply online at www.cityoftracyjobs.com before the final filing date/time, August 29, 2022 at 3:00pm.  A limited number of applicants whose qualifications best meet the needs of the City will be invited to participate in the selection process. The City reserves the right to modify the selection process at any time. Appointment will be contingent upon the ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States and satisfactory criminal clearance, which includes completing a Live Scan process. For more information, please visit the City’s employment opportunities page, www.cityoftracyjobs.org.

Date Posted: 7-28-22


Management Aide – Economic Development Department

City of Menifee

Salary – $61,308.64 – $78,672.83 Annually

Application period closes – 8/21/2022 11:59 PM PDT

The City of Menifee’s Economic Development Department is looking for qualified candidates who are detail oriented, have a positive attitude with a high level of customer service and communication skills to join the team!

Under general supervision, performs a variety of para-professional and routine entry-level professional administrative, analytical, technical, and programmatic duties in support of various administrative and programmatic operations and activities; provides staff support to a City department, office, and/or program area; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies, and the general public; and performs related work as required.

Receives general supervision from assigned supervisory or management staff. Exercises no direct supervision over staff. This is a para-professional class leading into the professional Management Analyst series. Performs a variety of para-professional administrative and routine entry-level professional analytical and technical duties requiring analysis and the application of specific program knowledge and administrative skills in support of a City department, division, program, or function; provides assistance in administrative and operating programs as assigned.

For a complete job description, and how to apply, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofmenifee/jobs/3656008/management-aide

Date Posted 8-9-22


Senior Management Analyst

City of Redondo Beach

Salary range: $6,230.00 – $8,045.00 Monthly, $74,760.00 – $96,540.00 Annually

Application due date: Open until filled

Are you looking to join a dynamic team working on a variety of exciting municipal projects? Come work by the ocean for the beautiful City of Redondo Beach! As part of the Waterfront & Economic Development Department, the Senior Management Analyst position performs professional-level administrative duties and specialized analytical duties to achieve successful results in support of the City’s mission, goals, policies and objectives.

The Waterfront & Economic Development Department oversees the property management and operations of King Harbor and serves as lead department for the revitalization effort underway in the Waterfront and key commercial districts within the City. To see complete job description, click here.

We will be accepting applications continuously until the position is filled. Application review commences the week of July 5, 2022. Please visit www.redondo.org/jobs to apply now!

Contact information: Please visit www.redondo.org/jobs to apply. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 310-318-0659 or via e-mail to human.resources@redondo.org.

Date posted: 06-16-22


Special Projects Manager

City of Dublin

Salary range: $11,663.00 to $14,580 per month 

Application due date: August 10, 2022 by 11:59 PM

This role will work heavily with ARPA – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Under direction from the Economic Development Director, this Special Project Manager will manage local aspects of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and the City’s Business Recovery Playbook. This Limited Term appointment shall expire on June 30, 2024.

The ideal candidate for Special Projects Manager has experience in performance management, process improvements, and can work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. The candidate will be a dedicated individual who possesses analytical skills and innovative ideas. Candidates should have demonstrated project management skills from the development of a program and its policies to its execution and day-to-day oversight.

This person enjoys doing research, can gather, and analyze data pertinent to city-wide projects and programs, and possesses strong verbal/written communication, critical thinking, analytical, and project planning/management skills.  Candidates should also be adept at establishing productive partnerships with current leadership and staff.

For more information and to apply online go to https://www.calopps.org/dublin/job-20272695

Date posted: 7-21-22


City of Bakersfield, California

Assistant Economic Development Director
Annual salary range: $118,695.20 to $144,281.28; the City provides an array of benefits
Initial review of resumes: Monday, August 1, 2022.

The City of Bakersfield, CA is seeking an Assistant Economic Development Director.

Under general direction, the Assistant Economic Development Director will be an vital partner with the Economic & Community Development Director in planning, directing, organizing and reviewing the operation, development, promotion and administration of the Economic & Community Development Department; leads out the Citywide economic and community development goals and strategy; takes an active role in implementing strategy and project development for the department; supports and mentors on the most complex development projects; provides expertise to executive management staff and elected officials; acts as Economic & Community Development Director in their absence; and performs related work as required.

To view additional qualifications and submit your résumé, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) please go to our website: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/2055

For additional information contact:

Paula Adams
CPS HR Consulting
916-471-3350

To view an online brochure for this position visit: http://online.flipbuilder.com/kper/akfj
City of Bakersfield website: https://bakersfieldcity.us

Date posted:7-11-22


Director of Economic Development

City of Long Beach

Salary range: $211,150 – $231,750

Application due date: Sunday, July 17, 2022

The City of Long Beach (pop. 470,000) is located on the Pacific Ocean, south of Los Angeles, adjacent to Orange County. Reporting to the City Manager, the Director of Economic Development leads a department of 87 FTEs with an FY 2021-22 budget of $20.4 million, organized across four Bureaus:  Business Operations, Business Development, Real Estate Development, and Workforce Development.

The Director will be a hands-on leader who will further an inclusive and collaborative department culture that builds trust and engagement with the community, inspires creativity, and is committed to strengthening the City’s economic vitality.  To be a good fit, the director must exhibit sophisticated political acumen and the ability to perform in a complex dynamic environment. Six years of experience in the field and a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, planning, economics, or relevant discipline required. Three (3) years management experience preferred.  Experience serving a diverse community and working in/with an organization of similar complexity desired.  master’s degree considered favorably.  

Salary range is $211,150 – $231,750  DOQE; supplemented by competitive benefits. For additional information and to apply visit www.tbcrecruiting.com. Recruitment closes Sunday, July 17, 2022.

Date posted: 6-16-22


Community Development Program Manager (Economic Development & Housing)

City of Alameda 

Salary Range:  $107,962 – $131,229

Due Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 5:00pm PST

This is a 4 day, 36 hour full-time position with excellent benefits.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team making a significant impact in the local community. Under general direction, develops, implements, and manages the coordination, administration, and operation of assigned comprehensive specialized housing, economic and community service programs, projects, and activities; performs other related work as required.

This position will be supporting the Economic Development and Social Services, as well as Housing divisions.

Economic Development and Social Services

The Economic Development and Social Services division works to end homelessness in Alameda, promote positive child and youth development, improve coordination and delivery of social services, and maintain and grow Alameda’s tax and employment bases through business recovery, retention, expansion and attraction efforts, tourism support, façade and art grants administration, and workforce development.

Housing

The Housing division works to promote the creation and preservation of housing for all levels of income within Alameda through a variety of specialized housing programs offering both rental and for sale product including the Inclusionary Housing Program (also known as the Below Market Rate Program).

For full details, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alamedaca/jobs/3600229/community-development-program-manager-economic-development-housing

Date Posted: 06-29-22


Economic Development Director

City of Fresno

Salary: $136,668 – $196,128/annually

Filing Deadline: Recruitment is open until filled or until a sufficient number of applications have been received.  Recruitment may close at any time

The City of Fresno is currently recruiting for an Economic Development Director.

Reporting to the City Manager, the director is responsible for directing the activities of the City’s Economic Development Program. Duties include but are not limited to full management responsibility for the development, administration and implementation of comprehensive economic development programs and activities including business development, assistance programs, and the City’s various incentive zones. The incumbent will develop and direct both short-term and long-term economic plans, programs, and activities to encourage the retention, expansion and location of economic activity; coordinate marketing plans to maximize business development potential; and make presentations about the Fresno economy and economic opportunities.

The requirements for this position include a bachelor’s degree and five years of responsible experience in real estate development, economic development, redevelopment, planning, incentive zone designations or innovative business development programs. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis, up to a maximum of two (2) years. Possession of a valid CA Driver’s License is required.

For more information, please visit www.fresno.gov/jobs

Date Posted: 5-19-22


Executive Director for the Workforce Development Board

County of Santa Barbara

Salary range: $117,507 – $144,842 Annually DOE/DOQ

Application due date: Deadline 7/8/22 at 4:59 pm

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) Director oversees the publicly funded workforce system in Santa Barbara County and is one of forty-five WDB directors in California.  The primary funding source is the Federal Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) which the Federal Department of Labor administers through the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB).

The WDB Director is the most senior executive-level workforce position at the WDB.  It is responsible for the administration of the day-to-day operations of the countywide system under the direction of the public/private member board.  With the County Director of the Department of Social Services (DSS), the WDB Director fosters a partnership between the WDB and the County Board of Supervisors—the private/public partnership mandated by the Federal legislation.

The WDB Director is responsible for expanding partnerships between the private sector with government, economic development, education, and the broader community through the development of viable, practical workforce programs.

The candidate must immediately demonstrate these competencies:

Intensity: Goes after the goal with passion, is results-oriented, and gets the job done.

Ethical Behavior: Does what is right regardless of temptations and pressures to do otherwise

Influence: Affects successful outcomes for the organization through masterful leadership, collaboration

Commitment: Successfully builds relationships with and promotes involvement of diverse groups

Interpersonal Skills: Possesses and uses versatile communication styles and approaches

Resiliency: Is adaptable; takes direct action; leads by example

Craftsmanship: Rejects the “good enough for government work” attitude; takes ownership of work done and results accomplished; takes pride in delivering quality services to customers

BS/BA degree, master’s degree preferred, along with training and experience that demonstrates the capability to meet the needs of this assignment.

Qualified candidate must possess experience and knowledge of the management and oversight of WDB’s funding streams, WDB’s budgeting, and Federal and State Workforce related programs.  The position oversees operations countywide, but the primary office location can be in Santa Maria or Santa Barbara.

Contact information: Applications and job bulletins can be obtained 24 hours a day at www.sbcountyjobs.com.

For further detailed information about the position, go to:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sbcounty/jobs/3573187/executive-director-workforce-board?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Date posted: 6-2-22


Senior Planner

City of Bishop

Salary – $7,391 per month

Application Due Date: Friday, July 1, 4 pm

The City of Bishop is accepting applications for the position of Senior Planner.

The Senior Planner is a mid-management position reporting to the City Administrator/Planning Director that will perform journey level work in the field of current planning, advanced planning, environmental analysis, city zoning code revision and updates, and managing a variety of housing grant programs.

Planning related work includes:

  • Performing complex professional functions such as project management
  • Representing the City in intergovernmental programs
  • Supervising professional planners and aides in the fields of current and advance planning, including economic and environmental analysis.

The City of Bishop offers a generous benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, vacation and retirement benefits. The salary is currently fixed at $7,391 per month. A detailed job description and application forms are available at City Hall, 377 West Line Street, Bishop, CA 93514 or at www.cityofbishop.com. A complete application form and resume along with a cover letter expressing your interest in this position will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2022. For more information, please contact Jana Currie at 760-873-5863 Ext. 122. EOE.

Date Posted: 6-6-22


Economic Development Coordinator

City of Ontario

Salary Range: $7,342.40 – $8,921.46 Monthly

Closing Date: 06/29/22 5 PM

The Economic Development Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing programs and activities related to business attraction, retention, and expansion including marketing, branding, and event coordination. We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about community outreach and would like to use that passion in branding the City’s business- facing professional image while maintaining a positive impact on the Ontario community. The coordinator will also be responsible for key administrative functions, including contract management, preparation of request for proposals and serves as a liaison to multiple departments within the City.

The ideal candidate is social media savvy while managing multiple accounts including implementing creativity and eye catching content to increase community engagement.

This position requires outstanding interpersonal skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills enabling them to develop and maintain effective relationships internally as well as externally, including current and prospective business owners, community members, and media outlets. Additionally, candidates who are innovative thinkers and problem solvers, attentive to detail, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment will thrive.

To download complete job description and how to apply, click here

Date posted 6-20-22


Economic Development Project Manager

Gilbert, Arizona Office of Economic Development

$67,904.80 – $101,857.20 Annually

Open until filled

Gilbert is Arizona’s 5th largest city and has been recognized as one of the best places to live and to raise a family. The Economic Development Project Manager is responsible for executing activities to support the growth of Gilbert based businesses, generate new business development leads, and managing a pipeline of economic development projects. The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a team-oriented environment, effectively working together to meet the needs of the community and the organization. They maintain clear and proactive communication in order to foster a team-oriented approach and assure best in class service. They exceed client needs by building productive relationships and take responsibility for client satisfaction and loyalty. They take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required. In Gilbert, we are shaping a new tomorrow, today. Come be a part of the team tasked with making Gilbert the City of the Future!

For additional information and to apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gilbert

Date posted: 5-31-22


Director of Economic Development & Government Affairs

Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce

Salary: $90,000- $120,000 annually plus excellent benefits package

Open Until Filled

The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce is seeking to fill the position of Director of Economic Development & Government Affairs. The position oversees the Chamber’s economic development and government affairs programs, which include:

  • Develop, organize and execute a three-day business attraction and retention mission to New York with emphasis on the luxury retail sector and in partnership with the City of Beverly Hills.
  • Manage a comprehensive work program of business development and marketing initiatives for the City of Beverly Hills.
  • Understand the unique partnership between the Chamber and City with the mutual goal to cultivate a dynamic local economy in Beverly Hills. Maintain productive relationships with City officials including the Mayor and City Council, City Manager and senior City staff.

The Director must demonstrate strategic thinking as well as the ability to implement complex initiatives and shall report directly to the CEO of the Chamber. The Director will provide general support for the programming and events concerning economic development and government affairs. In addition, the Director will prepare agendas, meeting materials, and minutes.  Additional requirements are strong relationship development with excellent people skills, team player and goal oriented with a proven track record of meeting and exceeding budget goals.

To download complete job description, click here.

Date Posted: 5-17-22


Associate

RSG, Inc.

Salary Range – $92,300-$131,500

Open Until Filled

At RSG, we are proud of our 42-year legacy serving disadvantaged populations through our community development practices. In partnership with over 100 public and private sector clients, RSG’s affordable housing underwriting, project feasibility analysis, and other community development services are in high demand. We require top talent in the industry to assist our growth and continue to meet the challenges of the day.

RSG is seeking a qualified and experienced professional to deliver and manage affordable housing and economic development assignments in a fast-paced, diverse, and challenging environment working with numerous projects, clients, and deadlines.

The ideal candidate possesses both excellent project management
skills and ample hands-on experience conducting thoughtful analysis necessary to provide credible and high-quality advisory services. Successful Associates at RSG are capable of leveraging technical skills, experience, and excellent customer services skills to manifest solutions to help improve communities, either by delivering more affordable housing units, making government more efficient and responsive, and achieving outcomes over outputs.

Candidates must possess a minimum of 6 years of direct and progressive experience working as a consultant to, or within, local government agencies in the fields of affordable housing underwriting, real estate analysis, and/or economic development.

Download recruitment brochure here.

Date Posted: 5-19-22


Development Project Manager (Workforce Development)

City of Sacramento

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

Final Filing Date: 06/25/22

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

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

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

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

Date posted: 06-13-22


Community & Economic Development Director (Non-Classified)

City of Riverside

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

Application due date – June 19, 2022

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

Key responsibilities of this position include:

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

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

Date posted: 5-24-22


Executive Director

Madera County Economic Development Commission

Madera, CA

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

Application Due Date: June 17, 2022

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

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

Dated posted: 5-26-22


Director of Economic Development

City of Desert Hot Springs

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

Filing deadline – June 17, 2022

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

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

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit:

Peckham & McKenney – www.peckhamandmckenney.com

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

Filing deadline is June 17, 2022.

Date Posted: 5-17-22


Senior Advisor for Economic Development

Regional Government Services (RGS)

Remote and Onsite, CA

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

Application due by 6-17-22

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

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

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

Date Posted: 5-20-22


Executive Director

Superior California Economic Development

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

Open until filled

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

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

For a complete job description, download here

For compensation package, download here

For application, download here

For Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, click here

Date posted 5-3-22


Business Development Manager

City of Cypress

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Date Posted 04-20-22


Community Development Director

City of Cudahy, CA

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

Candidates will be considered upon submission

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

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

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

More information is available here.

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

Date posted: 4-18-22


Associate Planner

City of Cudahy

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

Applications reviewed upon submittal

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

Full job description and application links at:

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

Date posted: 4-15-22


Business Development Project Manager

Greater Sacramento Economic Council

Salary range is dependent on experience

Open until filled

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

Date posted: 4-13-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Inglewood

Salary: TBD
Open Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Director of Community Development

City of Glendale

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

Apply by Friday, June 10, 2022

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

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

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

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

Date posted: 05-19-22


Director of Community & Economic Development

City of San Bernardino

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

Open until filled

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

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

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

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

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

Date posted: 3-22-22


Director of Community and Economic Development

City of Fullerton

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

Apply by May 31, 2022

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

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

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

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

Date Posted: 4-26-22


Economic Development Manager

City of Indio

$90,844.00 – $134,217.82 Annually

Open until filled

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

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

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

Date Posted: 4-6-22


Assistant Director of Economic Development

City of Fresno

Salary range:  $9,588 – $13,460/mo

Application due date: Open until filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93721-3614

Date Posted: 3-4-22


Community & Economic Development Director

City of Lomita, CA

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

Filing Deadline: May 27, 2022

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

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

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

Date posted: 4-27-22


Planning and Economic Development Director

City of Rancho Cucamonga

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

Apply by Monday, May 16, 2022

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

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

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

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

Date Posted: 4-14-22


Assistant City Manager

City of Santa Rosa 

Salary range: up to $234,592

Application due date: Sunday, May 15, 2022

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

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

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

Date Posted 4-15-22


Economic Development Administrator (Redevelopment)

City of Corona

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

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

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

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

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

Date Posted: 4-12-22


Senior Economic Development Analyst

City of Indio

$75,535.41 – $111,581.60 Annually

Open until filled

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

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

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


Senior Economic Development Coordinator

City of Glendale, CA

$6,382.83 – $9,284.54 Monthly

Continuous – May close at anytime

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Human Resources Contact #: 818-548-2110

Date Posted: 2-8-22


County of San Bernardino, CA

Director of Economic Development

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

Open Until Filled

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

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

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

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

Posted 1-10-22


City Manager

City of Pasadena

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

Application due date: 5/2/2022

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

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

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

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

HOW TO APPLY

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

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

Save the Dates:

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

Date Posted: 4-12-22


Assistants to the City Manager

City of Palo Alto

Salary range: $114,317 – $171,475

Application due date: Sunday, May 1, 2022

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

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

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

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

Date Posted 4-4-22


Assistant Director of Economic Development

City of Stockton

Annual Salary: Up to $156,163.08 DOQ

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

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

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

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

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

EOE

Date Posted: 3-29-22


City of Fairfield, CA

Economic Development Project Manager

$98,250.88 – $119,425.28

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience

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

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

You may also download the complete job description here.

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

Date Posted: 4-11-22


City of Fremont

Economic Development Director

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

Application Due Date: April 25, 2022

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

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

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

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


Business Development Manager

City of West Hollywood, CA

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

Resume filing deadline is April 15, 2022

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

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

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

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

www.peckhamandmckenney.com

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

Date Posted: 3-14-22


Sustainable Growth & Development Manager

Beacon Economics, LLC

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

Application due date: April 14, 2022

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

Qualifications & Desired Skills

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

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

Date Posted: 3-16-22


Management Analyst I/II – Economic Development

City of Escondido

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

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

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

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

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

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

Date posted: 2-14-22


Economic Development Manager

Contra Costa County

$112,597.20 – $150,891.00 Annually

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

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

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

Date Posted 3-8-22


Development Project Manager

City of Sacramento

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

Application due date:  04/01/2022

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

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

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

Date Posted: 3-7-22


City of Rialto

Community Development Director

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

Deadline to Apply: Monday, March 28, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

Date Posted: 2-23-22


Economic Development Management Analyst I/II

City of Tracy 

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

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

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

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

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

Date Posted: 3-7-22


Research Assistant (Bilingual) and

Research Assistant

RSG, Inc.

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

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

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

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

For complete description of Research Assistant position download here

Date Posted: 01-18-22


Real Property Agent

City of Riverside

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

Open until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

Highly Desired Qualifications: Leasing and property management experience.

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

Date Posted: 11-22-21


Management Technician

City of Rancho Cordova

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

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

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

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

Date posted: 2-14-22


Economic Development Director

City of Vista, CA

$135,000 to $175,000 annually

First Review of Applications – December 3, 2021

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

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

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

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

Date posted: 11/24/21


Associate Governmental Program Analyst

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

Full Time /Limited Term (12 months)

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

Filing Date: March 13, 2022

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


Associate Governmental Program Analyst

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

Full Time /Limited Term (12 months)

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

Filing Date: March 13, 2022

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


Staff Services Manager I (Specialist)

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

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

Filing Date: March 12, 2022

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


Staff Services Manager I (Specialist)

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

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

Filing Date: March 12, 2022

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


Redevelopment & Economic Development Manager

City of Ceres

$8,460 to $10,284 per month

Open until filled

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

To download complete job description, click here.

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


Economic Development Manager / Principal Planner

City of Fullerton

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

Application Due Date: February 27, 2022

Senior Planner

City of Fullerton

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

Application Due Date: February 27, 2022

Planning Manager

City of Fullerton

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

Application Due Date: February 27, 2022

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

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

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

EOE

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

Date Posted: 2-2-22


Director of Planning & Community Development

City of Patterson

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

Application due date: Open Until Filled

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

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

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

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


Associate Regional Planner (Limited Term)

Southern California Association of Governments

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Click here for the full job description.”

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

Date posted: 2-1-22


Supervisory International Trade Specialist

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

Central California

Application Due Date: 02/2/2022

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

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

For more information and how to apply, go to

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

Date Posted: 01-18-22


GO-Biz Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator Positions

North State

Imperial County

Inland Empire

Application Due Dates: 01-28-22

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

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

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

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

Date Posted: 01-18-22


Economic & Community Development Planner II

City of Bakersfield

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

Deadline: Continuous, may close any time after 10 days

Apply: www.bakersfieldcity.us

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

For a full job description click here.

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

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

Highly Desirable:

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

Date Posted: 11/1/21


Economic Development Specialist I

City of Santa Ana           

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

Application due date: January 17, 2022

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

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

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

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

Date Posted 1-3-22


Economic Development Manager

Placer County 

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

Application due date: 1/14/2022 @ 5pm

Placer County is currently accepting applications for Economic Development Manager.

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

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

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

Date posted: 12-20-21


Regional Economic Competitiveness Officer (RECO) NEW

StopWaste

Salary Range: $9,622 – $11,834

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

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

For more information, go to:

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

Contact information: jobs@stopwaste.org

Date posted: 12-20-21


Economic Development Manager and

Economic Development Associate

City of Merced

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

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

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

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

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

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

Date posted: 12-7-21


Economic Development Housing Manager

City of West Covina

$83,820.00 – $113,172.00 Annually

Open Until Filled

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

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

You may download the complete job description here.


Economic Development Coordinator

City of Glendale

$5,463.69 – $7,949.10 Monthly

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

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

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

Dated posted: 12-28-21


Community Development Director

City of Oakley

Salary range—$155,448 to $223,236

Application due date—January 6, 2022, 5 pm

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

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

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

CDD Brochure 

Benefits Guide

Link to apply

Date posted: 12/1/21


Economic Development Manager

City of Ventura

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Date Posted: 12-2-21


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

Southern California Association of Governments

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Click here for the full job description.

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

Date posted: 12-7-21


Manager of Inclusive Economic Growth

Southern California Association of Governments

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

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

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

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

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

Minimum qualifications:

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

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

Click here for a full job description.

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

Date Posted: 12-2-21


Administrative Analyst, Business Development

City of Santa Clarita 

Salary range: $36.50- 44.37 Hourly 

Open until filled  

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

Download complete job description here.


CEO

Greater Seattle Partners

Salary range $225,000 – $300,000

Application due date 12/1/21

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

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

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

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

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

Contact information Todd Jorgenson GSP@jci-inc.net

Dated Posted: 11/1/21