Job Posting: Economic Development Manager

MANAGER, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

LOCATION:                        PORT OFCASCADE LOCKS,OREGON

POSTED DATE:                  July 5, 2012 – Open Until Filled

COMPENSATION:

Starting salary range is from $3,750 to $5,400 per month.  This position is eligible for full benefits including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off and other excellent benefits.

DUTIES:

The Manager, Economic Development will take the lead in encouraging, promoting, and coordinating economic development efforts and strategies for thePortofCascade Locks.  The primary emphasis will be to identify, contact and recruit business firms to locate within the Port District and to work with existing businesses to assist in their growth and development.  The position will serve as a liaison with Federal, State and local governments and agencies working on economic development in the region.  This position works directly under the Port Manager with general guidelines and a wide degree of latitude for the exercise of initiative and judgment.

 CREDENTIALS:

 Education or experience equivalent to a four year college education in business, public administration, planning or a closely related field.  Advanced degree is preferred.  Four years minimum experience in economic development, community service or community development.  Experience with Public Ports is preferred.

APPLICATIONS:

Contact Melissa Warren at the Portof Cascade Locksby e-mail at mwarren@portofcascadelocks.org or phone 541 374-2403 to request full job description and application form.  In addition to application form applicant must submit letter of interest, resume and three relevant references.