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.

2019 Annual Excellence Awards – Call for Nominations

The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual Excellence Awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. Submit your nominations today and have excellence in your community recognized statewide!

A panel of judges will assess the nominations, determine finalists, and select a winner for each of the categories noted below. Award winners will be announced at a ceremony during the OEDA Annual Summit to be held October 16-18 at The Renaissance Columbus Downtown. All award finalists and winners will be notified prior to the Annual Summit so as to make appropriate arrangements.

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Groundbreaking Celebration in Chillicothe

Ninety percent of the Kenworth Class-8 global truck volume is built in Chillicothe, Ohio!

On April 24, 2019, the community celebrated the groundbreaking for a new paint facility that will improve efficiency and preserve the quality of The World’s Best Truck.  The project represents $140 million in capital investment and will bring 100 new, great paying jobs to Ross County upon its completion in 2021.  The Kenworth Chillicothe plant, which opened in 1974, currently employs more than 2300 people.  In addition to the new paint facility, a $30 million robotic cab assembly system will be installed this summer.

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