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City of Mountain View, CA

Economic Development Manager

Salary Range – $132,576 – $165,719

Closing date: Sunday, June 28, 2020.

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

An exceptional communicator and relationship builder, the ideal candidate will be a forward-thinking professional known for being innovative. He/she will naturally thrive in a demanding environment and exhibit a passion for enhancing the economic vitality of a community. 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.

Starting salary range is $132,576 – $165,719 (control point). Pay beyond control point may be awarded for exceptional experience and qualifications upon hire and/or for meritorious performance while serving. Salary supplemented by a competitive benefits package.

Visit for detailed brochure and to apply.

Closing date: Sunday, June 28, 2020.

Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111

Suzanne Mason  ·  562.631.2500


Assistant City Manager

City of Antioch, CA

Salary range $174,840 – $212,520

Applications are due Sunday, June 14, 2020

The City of Antioch is the second largest municipality in Contra Costa County with a population of 113,000; the City offers endless outdoor activities and is a thriving business hub.  Antioch is one of the few Bay Area communities with diverse and reasonably priced housing.  The Assistant City Manager supports the City Manager in providing direction and coordination of activities across all city departments. Antioch is a full-service city with a FY2019-20 General Fund budget of $68.7 million and 360 FTE.

The ideal candidate will be a strong local government generalist who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.  The Assistant City Manager will be a team player adept at collaborating with key stakeholders to deliver priority projects.  A flexible management style with the ability to pivot quickly will be required.  Ten years of progressively responsible experience in municipal government, including five years of management/ supervisory experience as well as a Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Salary range $174,840 – $212,520; city also provides 5% deferred compensation contribution; salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package.

Visit for detailed brochure.  Closes Sunday, June 14, 2020.

Suzanne Mason  ·  562.631.2500

Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111


Business Loan Officer

San Joaquin County Employment & Economic Development Department (EEDD)


Applications due Monday, June 8, 2020

The San Joaquin County Employment and Economic Development Department (EEDD) is seeking an experienced Business Loan Officer to provide conventional, Small Business Administration and Revolving Loan Fund loan package services.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

Interviews loan applicants to determine program eligibility of loan request under Economic Development Agency and Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) criteria; collects and analyzes financial statements to determine credit worthiness and credit risk; prepares loan analysis and makes funding recommendation to the RLF Board; collects and analyzes real and personal property appraisals and other data to determine the acceptability of proposed collateral; services and monitors loan repayment activities of RLF recipients; contacts prospective loan applicants.

Minimum qualifications :

Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, economics, or closely related field AND experience: Two years of experience in commercial banking, economic development or business loan administration, which includes underwriting and structuring loans to small and mid-sized businesses. Substitution:  Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Certification:  Economic Development Finance Professional Certification is desirable, but not required. License:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Apply online at: Announcement: Business Loan Officer – San Joaquin County

City of Bakersfield

Economic Development Director

Salary: $114,090 to $138,681

Application deadline: Open until filled

Initial resume review: 03/16/2020

In November 2018, the residents of Bakersfield expressed their commitment to improving the quality of life in the community by passing the first ever local sales tax measure, known as the “Public Services and Vital Safety Measure.” As a result of this measure, the Development Services Department was allocated an additional $13.5 million to recreate the City’s Economic Development Program and to establish a Homeless Housing, Initiatives, and Services Program. The new Economic Development Director will play an instrumental role in the development of the new Economic Development Program and ultimately the future of Bakersfield overall.

The ideal candidate is an accomplished strategic leader and creative problem solver who is excited by the opportunity and challenge of building a new significant program within the Development Services Department, from the ground up.

Submit a detailed resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references by applying through our website:

For additional information contact:

Jill Engelmann

CPS HR Consulting


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