Gallia County Director of Economic & Community Development
Under administrative direction, oversees the operations of Economic and Community Development. Promotes retention and expansion of industry, within the County. Prepares and submits grant applications, administers various grant projects and programs. Attends meetings and represents the Board of Commissioners on boards or other groups or events, makes presentations, responds to inquiries, and serves as principal liaison for all economic and community development matters in the County.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Board goals and objectives; Budgeting, Government structure and process; public relations; media relations; community resources and services; economic development principles and strategies; government grant practices; personnel administration; public administration; business administration; project management, grant administration; Gallia County and surrounding region.
Completion of Bachelor’s degree, or higher, with concentration in public administration, business administration, management, finance or other field related to public service and management required (or equivalent field of study); and five (5) years experience in management/administration, preferably in public administration; and any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Acceptable “equivalent” is at the sole discretion of the Appointing Authority.
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience
Complete position description and Gallia County Employment Application can be found at www.gallianet.net under Job Openings
All applicants must submit, by email only, a completed Gallia County Employment Application, Resume, and Letter of Interest to Melissa Clark, County Administrator, at email@example.com. By Friday, November 12, 2021.
Details were recently finalized between the City of Wilmington, the Clinton County Port Authority and the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) (formerly the Ohio Development Services Agency) for the use of a $1.1 million grant in support of repairs to Airborne Road.read more
Northwest State Community College, OhioMeansJobs-Hancock County, City Mission, and Fostoria Learning Center Partner for a Pathway out of Poverty
Northwest State Community College is excited to announce a collaboration with OhioMeansJobs-Hancock County and the City Mission to offer an Introduction to Welding program at the Fostoria Learning Center. This program will provide seven individuals from the City Mission the opportunity to earn valuable welding skills and an OSHA 10-hour certification. This program is designed to provide a pathway for skill attainment, employment with a livable wage, and ultimately a pathway out of homelessness and poverty.read more
The Clean Ohio Fund has allocated more than $1.2 million for projects that will conserve green space and protect bodies of water in Lucas County. Potential applicants are encouraged to attend a meeting December 9 to learn more.read more