Development Specialist – The City of Brookville, Ohio

Oct 6, 2021 | Jobs

The City of Brookville is accepting resumes for a Development Specialist.  The position performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical, and professional work in preparation and implementation of community and economic development plans, programs, and services.

The selected candidate will provide leadership and direction in the development of short- and long-range community and economic development plans and projects.  Requires regular contact with the Brookville business community, develop and pursue leads that will ultimately result in economic gain for the City.  The selected candidate will supervise the Property Code Enforcement Officer.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, economic development, marketing, urban planning, or a related field.  Minimum two (2) years related experience in economic development, marketing, business attraction, community development, planning or a related field.  Any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities will be considered.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Annual salary is $60,133 – $74,922 DOQ, with excellent benefits.

Individuals interested must submit a resume to Sonja M. Keaton, City Manager, City of Brookville, PO Box 10, Brookville, Ohio 45309, or by email at  The position is open until filled.

Brookville is an EOE; ADA compliant.

State Offers Tax Credit to Redevelop Ohio Neighborhoods

The Ohio Department of Development (Development) announced today that the application for the new Transformational Mixed-Use Development Program is open. The program provides a tax credit for major, mixed-use developments in Ohio. Applications are now available on Development’s website.

read more

$500 Million Available for Brownfield Funding in Ohio

Ohio’s 2022-2023 budget recently signed by Governor DeWine, allocates $500 million in new brownfield funding. Funding will be administered by the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) which must adopt rules for allocation of brownfield funding and the demolition program. The rules will determine project eligibility and administration of the program.

read more