Job Posting: Economic Development Program Manager

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Economic Development Program Manager – Tualatin

Position Overview

With a population of 27,000, the City of Tualatin is a dynamic, vibrant community. The City features a balance of high-quality residential areas, along with multiple commercial and industrial zones. Considered a mid-sized city with a big city attitude, Tualatin has an extraordinary landscape painted with charm, opportunity and accessibility. Large employers include Legacy Meridian Park Hospital and Lam Research. The Portland Trail Blazer’s basketball practice facility and the corporate headquarters of DPI Specialty Food Enterprises are examples of diverse enterprises in the city. Bridgeport Village and The Pointe at Bridgeport are award-winning life-style centers, offering outstanding shopping and restaurant opportunities to the region.

The Economic Development Program Manager develops, implements and manages the City’s economic development and business assistance program. The Program Manager maintains close relationships with businesses, property owners, commercial real estate professionals, developers, and other governmental agencies and partners in order to support existing businesses and promote investment and development within the City. The ideal candidate has an established and respected reputation in the field of economic development. The Program Manager is a clear thinker and works proactively with city staff, business owners, and others, to drive successful economic development programs. The successful candidate has broad experience in city planning, economic development, and private development. The Program Manager brings a business mindset and has a proven track record of attracting businesses.

To Apply

The City of Tualatin is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and no later than November 16, 2012. Please email resume and cover letter to Waldron at portland@waldronhr.com. Electronic documents preferred.

Contact Heather Gantz for more information (503-620-1106, heather@waldronhr.com).