Economic Development Job Postings2019-03-12T13:03:01+00:00

Economic Development Job Postings

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CURRENT 2018-2019 JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Community Development Director

City of Lompoc

$111,696 to $152,064 annually DOQE

Continuous, first screening March 1

The City of Lompoc is seeking candidates for Community Development Director.  This position is the executive manager responsible for coordinating the activities of current and advanced planning, economic development, building inspection, recreation, and various federal and state grant programs. The incumbent receives direction from and is responsible to the City Manager for day-to-day operations.

Typical Qualifications:   Bachelor’s Degree in urban and regional planning, or related field and five (5) years  progressively responsible professional level experience in urban planning or community development, including at least three (3) years in a management capacity in local government. Master’s Degree is desirable.

Application Process: Candidates must complete a City employment application (include copies of any professional certificates), résumé, and three (3) professional references.  All completed application packets will be reviewed.  Go to to view detailed job bulletin or call Lali Taporco at (805) 875-8208 or email

Research Assistant/Analyst

RSG, Inc.

Salary range: Salary commensurate with experience, along with excellent benefits

Application due date: Open until filled

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college/university with major coursework in Economics, Finance, Real Estate, and/or related field.

Technical Abilities:  Highly proficient in Excel and Word, demonstrated abilities to analyze complex topics quickly and present findings to management and clients, articulate, detail-oriented, and highly effective time/project management skills. Fluent in Spanish highly preferred, but not required.

Abilities: Collect, research, and analyze property and financial data; create and update Excel spreadsheets using advanced formulas (some involving vlookups and pivot tables); prepare written reports; assist with housing compliance monitoring (requires travel by car to various Southern California counties approximately one day per week) and have outstanding oral and written communication skills.  Must be capable of working collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a team of driven and intelligent colleagues.

Candidates who succeed at RSG align to 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.

Applicants must have a car (mileage is reimbursed by the company at current federal rates), a valid California Driver’s license, and proof of car insurance.

Submit all resumes and cover letters to

Address: 17872 Gillette Ave, Suite 350, Irvine, CA 92614

Phone: (714) 541-4585

Interim Economic Development Director

County of Tuolumne
Salary range: $99,382 – $121,307 DOE
Application due date: Friday March 15, 2019 (Interviews will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2019)

Tuolumne County seeks an individual interested in joining a dynamic organization with a team approach to leadership who has the passion to aid in the continual growth within the county. The Economic Development Director, under general and administrative direction from the County Administrative Officer, plans, organizes, directs, and reviews the activities and operations of the Economic Development Department including management and implementation of long-term economic development strategy, and coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies.

The Economic Development Director will have a collaborative working relationship with a County Administrator who sees the value in working as a team to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness in the service Tuolumne County provides to its citizens.
The Economic Development  Director is a department head position; therefore, is appointed, disciplined, terminated by, and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors.


Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration or economics and (7) seven years of increasingly responsible experience in economic development, including (4) four years of administrative and management responsibility. Master’s degree is desirable.

 Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
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Development Manager

Prosper Portland
Salary Range: $108,568 – $157,429
Application due: 3/17/19 EOD
Prosper Portland, the City of Portland’s economic development agency, seeks a proven leader in community and real estate development with the skills and experience to manage a team, projects and programs that support healthy and complete neighborhoods and economic vitality in Portland’s communities.

The Development Manager will lead a team of professional project managers, program managers, community relationships managers, and administrative staff whose work delivers on community-defined priorities including large-scale commercial development projects, district and commercial corridor real estate strategies, public private partnerships, and public benefit agreements. You will provide strategic guidance and mentorship to your team and empower staff to manage various complex and high-profile community and real estate development initiatives.

You and the team will work closely with Prosper Portland’s Economic Development and Social Equity, Policy and Communication Departments to support business growth, equity outcomes, and community capacity as well as with the Asset and Investment Team to shape and execute real estate transactions. You will be a thought leader who collaborates with all levels of the organization, demonstrating excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills, in a way that embraces Prosper Portland’s cultural values of learning, innovation, putting people first, inclusion and excellence.

The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience in real estate, community development and/or urban development planning, with a demonstrated base of knowledge in development principles, best practices and procedures. You’ll have the opportunity to partner closely with private sector development partners and businesses, peer public sector planning and infrastructure agencies, and community leaders to implement initiatives that support wealth creation and shared prosperity. Your work and professional commitment will be centered around community driven development and social and racial equity-based outcomes.

For more information or to apply, please visit our website at You must submit your application by Sunday, March 17, 2019 to be considered.

Economic Development Manager

City of Tracy, CA $101,043 –  122,818 Annually

Final Filing Date:  March 27, 2019 @ 3:00 PM

The City of Tracy is seeking a dynamic Economic Development Manager to provide day-to-day oversight for the administration and implementation of activities relating to Economic Development.  The professional selected for this position will act as the City’s economic development liaison, working closely and in conjunction with, community organizations, such as Chamber, Tracy City Center Association (TCCA), and the county-wide San Joaquin Partnership.  Additionally, this professional will have considerable latitude in managing and directing the Economic Development Program.  This position reports to the Assistant City Manager, who is the department head with overall responsibility for the City’s economic development, including economic and workforce development. This position oversees a staff of two Analysts. Download Brochure here

For more information, or to Apply Online,  Visit the City’s website at