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Economic & Community Development Director

City of Bakersfield

Salary Range – $137,003 to $166,539

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

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

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

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Economic Development Manager

City of Gilroy, CA

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

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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

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

Access Gilroy’s Economic Development Guiding Principles here.

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


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