City of Quinte West
Economic Development Officer
Purpose & Scope of Position:
Reporting to the Manager of Economic Development and Tourism Services, the incumbent will provide support to the Manager in the coordination and implementation of programs, objectives and policies to attract and support business investment. It will include the promotion, growth and development of the municipality’s economic base through retention and expansion of existing businesses as well as business attraction activities to support business investment. It will include formulating marketing strategies for economic development initiatives, in conjunction with City staff and regional agencies.
Education & Work Experience Requirements:
The position requires a minimum of a three (3) year Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma specializing in Economic Development or Business. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in Economic Development or a related field within a municipal environment is required. The incumbent must be capable of organizing effectively, have excellent communication including presentation skills and the ability to respond to stringent deadlines. The ideal candidate will have strong and effective analytical, strategic, critical thinking and problem solving abilities. A valid G driver’s licence is also required for this position. A certified Economic Developer designation from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) would be considered an asset for this role.
Remuneration: 2022 Non Union Salary Band 7: $75,693.01 - $82,275.00
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants are invited to apply online with their resume by 11:59 pm on February 10, 2023. They may also visit the City of Quinte West website at www.quintewest.ca for more information.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the City of Quinte West is pleased to accommodate individual needs of applicants with disabilities within the recruitment process. Please call 613-392-2841 (1106) or email the above if you require an accommodation to ensure your participation in the recruitment and selection process.