The City of Redmond is hiring in their Economic Development Department! Redmond, Oregon is located in Central Oregon near Bend. The City is known for its proximity to a number of different recreational opportunities like skiing, hiking, camping, fishing, mountain biking, and rock climbing. The City has a population of 26,924.
The Position: Recruitment Brochure
Here’s a description of the postion:
“This senior level position plans, coordinates and implements economic development and redevelopment projects and programs for the City of Redmond and the Redmond Urban Renewal Agency, by developing collaborative partnerships with public, private and community-based organizations to achieve redevelopment and development opportunities which lead to positive economic growth outcomes. Projects and programs are largely implemented through urban renewal resources.
This position … works closely with community and business leaders to develop and execute projects and programs. Responsibilities entail accountability based on measurable cost effective growth of the City’s tax base through business expansion and retention programs, entrepreneurial development, labor force development, and related quality of life initiatives.”
“High school diploma, or GED equivalent, plus a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in public administration, land-use planning, economic development, urban planning, or a closely related field, and six (6) year’s experience in economic development, urban renewal and redevelopment coordination; or any equivalent combination of education and experience, including private business ownership.”
Here’s how to apply: Request an application packet from: DeAnne Wakefield, Admin/Human Resources, Deanne.firstname.lastname@example.org Application packets must be received by 5pm, Friday, February 14, 2014. Please note that they do not accept faxes or electronic submissions. For more information go to the job posting on the Mac’s List website: City of Redmond Economic Development Program Coordinator