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CURRENT JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Regional Business Development Specialist (Central Coast)

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

Location: Central Coast

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

Final Filing Date: 2/18/2021

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President/Chief Executive Officer

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

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

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

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

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

Submit a comprehensive resume, cover letter, and five work-related references to: Mike Olmos at 

Economic Vitality Manager

City of Mountain View, CA

Salary range – $136,553 – $204,830

Closing date: Sunday, February 7, 2021.

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

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

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

Suzanne Mason  ·  562.631.2500

Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111


Economic Development Manager

City of Huntington Beach

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

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

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

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

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

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Economic Development Fellowship

County of Sonoma

Salary range: $24.38 Hourly

Application due date: 1/27/21

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

Economic Research and Program Development Fellow

Workforce Innovation and Public Policy Fellow

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

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

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

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

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

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