Economic Development Manager

City of Richland, WA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Division Manager
  • Salary: $83,096 - $103,875. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 52,400
  • Where: 505 Swift Blvd, Richland
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Aug 23 2018

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Under the direction of the Community Development Director, directs, plans and organizes the operations of the economic development functions for the City to expand and diversify the City economy, generate job growth, foster business competitiveness, and bolster the City tax base. The position provides leadership and coordination for the City's economic development activities including recommending policy, infrastructure, marketing, recruitment and retention of quality businesses, expansion of existing operations, and negotiations for new development. The position supervises and evaluates assigned staff.

Bachelor's degree in business administration, management, marketing, finance, planning, public affairs or closely related field.
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible public and/or private sector experience in economic development, real estate, business or industry, management consulting and program management, including at least two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Valid driver's license upon hire date.
Economic Development Accreditation through the International Economic Development Council within one (1) year of hire date.

Although this position will remain open until filled, first consideration will be given to qualified applicants who apply on or before Sunday, September 30, 2018

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