Economic Development Job Postings2019-02-05T15:58:48+00:00

Economic Development Job Postings

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CURRENT 2018-2019 JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: Listed by Application Date

Training & Curriculum Manager

Location: In Northern California; to be located in one of 18 SBDC offices.
Salary: $50,000 – $80,000/year DOE
Deadline Date: February 15, 2019

Under the general supervision of the SBDC Associate Director of Programs, the Training and Curriculum Manager is responsible for establishing and implementing a region-wide non-credit education and training plan that captures existing curriculums and includes new curriculums aligned with the needs of SBDC business clients. This position will catalog existing trainings, identify best practices, oversee the creation of new curriculum, and coordinate with 20+ SBDC centers and providers of services. The Training and Curriculum Manager will research and recommend to management a course of action for online webinars/trainings, and implement a region-wide online training solution. This position requires some travel throughout northern California. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, resourceful, and have impeccable communication skills.

Ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in education, communications, business or a closely related field with at least three years of experience teaching, creating/delivering educational materials or working in marketing or a related field.  A combination of both education and experience will be considered.  Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel overnight multiple times per year.

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Program Manager III– Economic Development Department

City of Stockton, California

Salary: $7,015.91 – $9,008.56 Monthly
Deadline Date: February 22, 2019; 5:00 p.m.

The City of Stockton Economic Development Department is seeking to fill a vacant Program Manager III position.  The Program Manager III position is responsible for overseeing all financial operations of the department, as well as managing and applying for State and Federal grants. The incumbent monitors the department budget, reporting, personnel, and procurement activities. The ideal candidate would be familiar with municipal finance operations, as well as grant writing and management. This position reports directly to the Director of Economic Development and will assist with developing and implementing departmental goals and objectives. The incumbent will work a City of Stockton 9/80 schedule: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fridays, with every other Friday off. The incumbent in the position may be required to attend evening meetings and work extended hours as needed by the department.

Under administrative direction, performs a variety of professional level duties and responsibilities for implementation of Citywide strategic programs, including operational and/or other complex analyses; performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business or public administration or a closely related field, or the field of the program to which assigned, and four (4) years of experience managing or supervising highly visible programs or projects with major departmental or citywide impact.

To submit an application, please visit the City’s website. Online application, supplemental questions and proof of education must be received by February 22, 2019; 5:00 p.m. For requirements and detailed information go to: or visit the City of Stockton’s HR Dept., located at 400 E. Main St, 3rd Floor, Stockton, CA 95202. 209-937-8233. EOE

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

Community Development Program Manager

City of Lompoc

Salary: $5,702.41 – $6,877.44 Monthly

Deadline Date: Friday March 8, 2019 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Under general direction, the Community Development Program Manager, is responsible for the management of a variety of federal and state grant programs including CDBG, HOME, CHRP-O, and RHCP. The incumbent designs and implements grant related programs; directs preparation of grant applications and grant agreements; establishes program goals, measurable objectives and advises City Council and the public on program effectiveness; and performs other work as required.

Typical Qualifications:  Graduation from college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Urban Planning, or a related field AND four (4) years experience in the design and implementation of federal block grant and home programs.

Application Process:  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