Economic Development Job Postings2019-07-18T17:13:50+00:00

Economic Development Job Postings

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CURRENT 2019 JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Economic Development Manager &

Senior Economic Development Project Manager

City of Fairfield

Salary Range:        $9,404 – $11,431 – ED Manager

$8,951 – $10,880 – Senior ED Project Manager

Application Due Date:  August 7 at 5 pm – ED Manager

August 15 at 5 pm – Senior ED Project Manager

Job Description:  Seeking applicants for both classifications in our Community Development Department. The IDEAL CANDIDATE is a motivated, creative professional with excellent interpersonal skills and experienced in municipal economic development.

Required Education/Experience: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration, planning, economics, marketing, or a related field. 4 – 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in the area of economic development, redevelopment, marketing, real estate or a closely related field. 1 year of supervisory experience is required for the ED Manager position.

Excellent benefits: 144 hours of cashable personal leave annually, in addition to vacation and sick leave; 2.5% Classic CalPERS retirement formula; 9/80 work schedule; 8.24% City contribution to deferred compensation (with 4.10% employee contribution); 4% salary increase in July 2020.

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Administrative Aide

City of Huntington Beach

Salary Range: $5,513.73 – $6,829.33 Monthly

Application Due Date: July 30, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Job Description: The City of Huntington Beach is seeking an Administrative Aide for our Office of Business Development, City Manager’s Office.  The IDEAL CANDIDATE has a degree (B.A. or M.A.) in Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, or a related field and administrative/analytical support experience working for a municipal or equivalent agency in the areas of real estate, housing/business development, coordination of film permitting, marketing and budget.  The ideal candidate must be a self-initiator and motivated to be independently responsible for assigned projects.

Education/Experience: Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Administration or other related field.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Administration or other related field preferred. Two (2) years’ progressively responsible experience providing administrative or management support.  Experience working for a public sector agency preferred. Bachelor’s degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

Licenses/Certifications: A valid California driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment.

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City of Huntington Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Economic Development Specialist – Senior (Business Retention & Support)

Placer County

$39.05 – $47.46/hour; $6,767.96 – $8,226.50/month

Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Economic Development division of the County Executive’s Office is responsible for attracting, retaining, and expanding businesses in Placer County. The individual hired into this Economic Development Specialist – Senior position will be required to regularly travel between Auburn and South Placer.

Minimum Qualifications –

Experience: Three years of responsible professional economic development experience.

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

License or Certificate: May need to possess a valid driver’s license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

Placer County is an equal opportunity employer.

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