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Closing December 4, 2018 - Manager, Economic Development Services - Chatham-Kent

14 Nov 2018 4:37 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

The Manager, Economic Development Services is responsible for attraction of new investment to Chatham-Kent; business retention and expansion; increasing job opportunities; land sales in CK Business Parks, assisting in sales of private buildings and industrial/commercial land and encouraging foreign investment and the enhancement of global trade opportunities; advocacy; public relations; training staff; assisting with and overseeing the implementation of the strategic direction and carrying out policies of Council.  This position participates on the Manager/Supervisor Team.

Location:  EDS Building 124 Thames Street, Chatham
Group: 1 Manager/Supervisor
Position Reports to: Director, Economic Development
Reporting to this position:  Economic Development Officers (3); Business Consultants (2)

Hours of work: This position will work weekday hours, with occasional evening and weekend hours.

Full job description and list of qualifications required

This permanent full-time position has an annual wage range of $92,988 to $109,643 (based on Grade 11 of the 2018 non-union full-time compensation plan), plus health & dental benefits following the successful completion of a 3-month waiting period.  Participation in the OMERS pension plan is mandatory.  The Municipality offers a comprehensive benefit package, including long term disability and an extended health plan.


Candidates interested in the above position are asked to submit our Career Profile application form and a resume to the email address below.  Please do no include a cover letter, or copies of transcripts, licenses, certificates, etc.  Please only download the application form onto a computer or laptop; it doesn't load correctly onto a phone, tablet or iPad.  You should see boxes beside yes and no that you click in to answer the question.

What we look for in the application form and resume: Detailed information in the boxes provided under each question in the career profile application form where you have answered "yes".  Your resume should provide the same detailed information. In both documents, list under each employer the following: (1) the job titles, (2) dates you were in each position, (3) a summary of the job duties/skills/experiences you gained in each position.  The same information needs to be in both the career profile application form and the resume.  Please be sure to check the box beside yes or no for each question asked in the career profile application form.

Please send attachments in a Word (.doc or .docx) or Adobe (.pdf) format only.  Attachments must be attached directly to your email; we are not able to download documents from an internet site.

We encourage all to apply, including women, Aboriginal people and visible minorities.

Applications must be received before 4:30 pm, Tuesday, December 4, 2018:

Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Attn: Jan Richards, Recruitment Officer
Corporate Services
315 King Street West
PO Box 640
Chatham, ON  N7M 5K8
Fax: 519-436-3237
Email address:

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain talented employees.  Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) at 519-360-1998 or  Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection.  We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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