Part-time Community Development Specialist – Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association
The selected candidate will assist program staff with research, data analysis and visualization, reports, traffic counts, grant writing, and other duties to support the regional planning activities of OMEGA. Proficiency in the use of various software such as MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. Effective oral and written communication skills are required as well as an interest in existing and emerging transportation and economic development technologies and trends. The successful candidate must possess a current valid driver’s license and be willing to attend evening meetings.
This is a part-time position with flexible hours, a minimum of 24 hours per week is required.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three relevant professional or educational references by August 23, 2019 to:
Ms. Cindi Metz
Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association
326 Highland Avenue, Suite B
Cambridge, OH 43725
Position will remain open until filled.
The Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin (ancestry), disability, genetic information, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, or military status (past, present, or future).
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