The city of Boone, Iowa is accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Manager. Under the general direction of the City Administrator, the Economic Development Manager serves as a central point of contact for businesses, developers and contractors who use City economic development services including financial assistance, site selection assistance, urban renewal, and other municipal actions and services related to a specific project. The Economic Development Manager oversees the development and maintenance of an economic development plan. In coordination with Boone City Staff, the Economic Development Manager assists in the preparation of the capital improvement program with a primary focus of public infrastructure (water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, streets) to serve future development.
Salary Range: DOQ and excellent benefit package.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. Considerable experience in Economic Development, Real Estate or a related field. Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential job duties listed above.
Application and a complete job description can be found at www.boonegov.com. Applicants must include a cover letter, resume, professional references, and the City of Boone employment application.