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Economic Development Officer

Job Type: 
Village of Wabamun
Job Description : 

Economic Development Officer

The Village of Wabamun (Wabamun) seeks an Economic Development Officer (EDO) to support projects and coordinate activities that advance Wabamun’s economic development efforts.

The EDO assists in the planning, development and implementation of Wabamun’s marketing, investment attraction, business retention and expansion and communication activities. The position requires a self-motivated, deadline oriented, creative thinker who is accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision.

This competition will remain open until January 11, 2019 or until a qualified candidate is found

Qualifications: Knowledge of marketing, land sales, project management, and proposal or grant writing is desirable. Experience in rural planning and development considered an asset, as well as effective written communication skills and effective group and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to organize and execute assignments with minimum supervision.

Ec. D. Certification, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Commerce, or an acceptable combination of education and experience is preferred.

Salary: This will be a contract position for a period of 12 months beginning in January 2019, start date is flexible. Contracted hours per week are negotiable and salary will be commensurate with hours, qualifications and experience; this position will require some flexibility in work hours and use of a personal vehicle.

For further information go to wabamun.ca 

Closing Date: 
January 11, 2019
Application Return: 

Your proposal, along with cover letter, salary expectations, references and resume detailing qualifications and experience must be received by 4:30pm January 11, 2019 and addressed:

Subject: Economic Development Officer

Email: cao@wabamun.ca

Email submission preferred

Or mail to:

The Village of Wabamun
5217 - 52 St., Box 240
Wabamun, AB T0E 2K0

Subject: Economic Development Officer

For further information go to wabamun.ca

We thank all interested parties however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted