Economic Development Director

County of Mohave, AZ

Job Details

  • Job Function: Other Department Head/Director
  • Salary: $72,779 - $112,994.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 203,030
  • Where: 3250 Kino Ave, Kingman AZ 86409
  • Form of Government: County council-administrator/mgr

Post Date: Oct 22 2018


The Economic Development Director performs professional and administrative work in the operation and management of the Department in the planning, organizing and directing of economic development activities to include attracting new industry, business and investments to Mohave County; coordinating economic development activities and programs with other County departments; coordinating with other authorized economic development agencies on regional economic development issues; and providing staff assistance to County administration and elected officials on economic development matters.

The importance of this position requires that the Director be an experienced leader with excellent communication skills who is proficient at developing relationships and consensus. The ideal candidate should have experience in working with complex economic development projects and be capable of leading regional business recruitment, retention and development activities. The candidate should have a track record of continuous performance improvement, exceptional skills in conflict resolution and proven ability to team building with political leaders, customers, and stakeholders. Additionally, they should have experience in development of innovative progressive programs.

The preferred candidate shall possess a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public or business administration, finance or related field. Serious candidates will have three or more progressively responsible professional administrative experience in urban, economic or industrial development work (preferably with a large municipality or governmental agency); OR equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

The County offers a very competitive benefits package that includes:

Arizona State Retirement System
Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Deferred Compensation
Paid Time Off
11 Paid Holidays
Education Assistance
Life Insurance

To be considered for this position, please submit an employment application online:
Include a resume and cover letter indicating your interest, three (3) professional references and a current salary history to the Mohave County Human Resources Department.

For on-line access to additional information on this position, please visit our website or contact the Human Resources Director, Ken Cunningham, at This position is open until filled.

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