Director of Economic Development – City of Streetsboro

Jan 3, 2019 | Jobs

The City of Streetsboro is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Director of Economic Development. This position is responsible for economic development programs and projects, including initial planning, feasibility determination, community involvement and acceptance, and implementation with project timetables. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year (4) college or university, and two (2) years related experience and/or training in municipal economic development; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary Range: $70,000 to $87,567 annually plus benefit package. Please send resume and work-related references to City of Streetsboro, Human Resources Department, 9184 State Route 43, Streetsboro, Ohio 44241 or to Slockhart-reese@cityofstreetsboro.com by 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2019. EOE/Drug-free workplace. Visit our website at www.cityofstreetsboro.com.

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