City of Whitehorse
Coordinator, Economic Development - 1622
Position Title: Coordinator, Economic Development
Status of Position: Permanent Full Time
Job posting closes: September 09, 2022 at 0500 p.m. Yukon Standard Time
An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part time, term or casual vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.
This position is covered by a collective agreement between the City of Whitehorse and the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union.
The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted. Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.
Coordinator, Economic Development
Job Code: 189
Department: Economic Development
The incumbent researches, monitors data, analyzes information, prepares reports, and aligns the City's economic goals, objectives and programs to the business community and general public.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Plan, collaborate, and research economic development programs, projects and opportunities with internal and external stakeholders.
2.Compile data, provide analysis and prepare reports, briefing notes, discussion papers on economic trends.
3. Prepare procurement tools, prepare project budget, review proposals, make recommendations and ensure compliance with all contractual terms obligations.
4.Develop, update and monitor the City’s economic development plan.
5. Submit proposals for available funding programs, prepare status reports and ensure compliance with established terms.
6.Provide direction and guidance to Planning and Sustainability Intern as required.
7. Consult and provide support to internal departments to ensure the integration of economic development initiatives.
8. Develop, implement and maintain policies to ensure the effective communication and implementation of economic development programs, initiatives and strategies.
9. Follow, so far is reasonably practicable, and established safety procedures and standards.
10. Other related duties.
This description contains elements necessary for identification and evaluation of the job. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.
Business, Finance & Admin
Majority of the work is performed under normal office conditions.
Knowledge and Skills:
Degree in economic development business administration or related field.
3 years previous related experience and 6 months on the job training.
Knowledge of City social, economic, business and resource development issues.
Knowledge of current trends and new developments and research in the field.
Knowledge of Government legislation related to business and economic development.
Proven skills relating to communications, presentations, liaising with stakeholders, marketing, strategic development planning, and problem solving.
Proven organizational skills, prioritizing and ability to multitask with minimal supervision. Ability to foster and maintain effective relationships among peers and/or stakeholders.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Examples of Equipment to Operate:
General office equipment with the ability to operate ERP software programs, spreadsheets, electronic mail, word processing, etc.
Covid-19 Note: The City of Whitehorse recently lifted requirements for all new hires be fully vaccinated from Covid-19 before their start date. The Covid-19 situation continues to evolve and the previous vaccination requirements for all current City employees and new hires may be re-instated, should the prevailing status change. The City of Whitehorse continues to follow the direction and recommendations from Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) and public health authorities.
Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City's online Applicant system via www.whitehorse.ca/careers. Instructions on applications are provided at https://www.whitehorse.ca/departments/human-resources/how-to-apply. If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at HR@whitehorse.ca.
To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume.
Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process.
At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview.
YEU Local Y046
$39.23 - $46.15
Hours per Week 5 X 7 Hours
Guaranteed Minimum Hours 35
Start Date of Position
End Date (Temporary and Term)
Number of Hires Needed 1
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