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Economic Development Specialist

Company: City of Glenwood Springs
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Job Description:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:The Economic Development Specialist will perform a variety of professional, technical and administrative duties related to economic development and business retention within the City. The Economic Development Specialist will provide professional assistance to the public, elected officials, City staff and board and commission members. Receives general supervision and direction from the Assistant City Manager/Director of Economic and Community Development. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:The following examples are intended to be illustrative only and are not all inclusive. The Economic Development Specialist will have the primary responsibility of implementing the Glenwood Springs Economic Development Strategy. May be assigned primary responsibility for essential duties related to business retention, business attraction, target industry growth, and retail development, including establishment and continued operation of a USDA grant-funded revolving loan fund. Conducts targeted industry, statistical and demographic research; analyzes findings and makes recommendations, including preparing financial analysis of redevelopment projects for consideration of the City Council or Urban Renewal Authority. Duties include working closely with the Assistant City Manager coordinating all aspects of potential commercial development with Planning and Engineering, as well as real estate developers and builders in order to bring a development to fruition. Responds to public in a courteous, timely and professional manner. Performs all duties in a manner consistent with City, state and federal laws and departmental policies. Plans, sets and meets realistic goals, objectives, priorities and deadlines. Identifies and solves job-related problems both alone and in conjunction with other City employees. Works cooperatively with other City employees and co-ordinates when necessary. Effective written and verbal communication. Recognizes and communicates conflicts and issues which warrant input from supervisor. Work requires research and analysis of data, interpretation of codes, plans and facts in determining a course of action within the limits of standard practices or recognized methods of a professional discipline. Responsibility may be assumed for sensitive information. Work is typically performed in an office environment. Some field work is required. Meetings outside normal work hours (mornings and evenings) are required as a component of this position. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in a field relating to commercial real estate, economic development, business or public administration, or urban planning. A Master's degree or CEcD certification desired. Four (4) years of professional economic development or community development experience is required, with particular emphasis on experience with Main Street Programs, Brownfield, Enterprise Zones, revolving loan funds, and/or tax increment financing. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered. Personal computer, word processing and spreadsheet software, drafting equipment and a planimeter.

Keywords: City of Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction , Economic Development Specialist, Other , Grand Junction, Colorado

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