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Closing May 31, 2019 - Economic Development Officer - Town of Moosonee

15 Apr 2019 5:14 PM | Kerri Schuttel (Administrator)

The Corporation of the Town of Moosonee is seeking an Economic Development Officer (EDO). 

The EDO is responsible for leading the implementation of the current Moosonee Community Economic Development Strategic Plan, and works as part of the Moosonee Senior Executive, reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer. The EDO serves as the senior leader in Community Economic Development for the Corporation of the Town of Moosonee, and will be involved in pursuing new economic opportunities in collaboration with government, private industry, municipalities, and neighbouring First Nations.

The position requires experience and proven leadership skills working on economic development, business development and/or venture development for a municipality or a First Nation.

The successful candidate will have a related university degree, college diploma, and/or experience, with successful track record of living and working in the North and with Indigenous communities and organizations as well as municipalities.

Note that this is a three-year contract position with possible extensions contingent on available funding.

Persons interested in this position should submit their resume on or by May 31, 2019 to the attention of:

Shelley Petten
Town of Moosonee, P.O. Box 727
Moosonee, Ontario, P0L 1Y0
Fax #: 705-336-2426 Email:

Successful Candidate will be required to provide a criminal reference check.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information collected will be used only for the purposes of this employment opportunity. The Town of Moosonee is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Please contact us if you require this posting in an alternate format. If contacted for an interview, please advise if you require accommodation. We thank all candidates who apply but advise that only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

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