This position provides leadership through broad community involvement that promotes the economic well-being of the municipality while understanding that a social and environmentally healthy community is vital to the local economy of the Town of Petawawa and surrounding area. The Economic Development Officer will be responsible for the identification and implementation of a full range of strategies designed to promote the achievement of short and long-range economic development goals. Specific emphasis will be focused on the delivery of excellent customer service through the provision of a streamlined approach with results that support business retention, expansion and establishment.
Applicants must have successfully completed post-secondary education in planning, marketing and promotion, public relations, business administration and/or project management; a minimum of three years relevant experience in a government setting; and working knowledge of the Municipal Act, Planning Act, and business-related legislation and regulations.
Compensation is based on qualifications and experience. The current salary range for this full-time position is $34.68 to $40.80 an hour for a 35 hour work week. The Town offers an excellent benefits package.
A detailed job description is available at www.petawawa.ca or the Town Hall.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and detailed resume, indicating the job title in the subject line, in confidence by 4:30 p.m. local time on January 14, 2019 to the attention of:
Town of Petawawa
1111 Victoria Street
Petawawa, ON K8H 2E6
The Town of Petawawa is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Town of Petawawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the Town of Petawawa of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.