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Posted By:
Landform Professional Services, LLC
Ready for a fresh, contemporary take on design and development consulting? Landform helps private and public-sector clients create memorable places across the country. 

You're a fit if you're passionate and interested in doing innovative and purposeful work that matters. If you align with our values—quality, leadership, relationships, mentorship, and enthusiasm. If you're positive, collaborative, and have plenty of pizazz. 

We work in a studio model where everyone works side-by-side throughout each project's lifecycle so that you can focus on great work as you collaborate with all kinds of roles and experience levels. Three studios comprise the firm—Planning & Urban Design, Retail & Commercial Design, and Residential Design. Civil engineers, planners, land surveyors, development managers, landscape architects, and administrative support roles are part of the team. 

The?Planner?will provide written and graphic communication, support to other team members and other design professionals throughout the design process. You will take the lead in the site investigation process for public and private sector clients and assist team members throughout the development process. You will also be part of a team providing municipal planning services, including plan review, ordinance drafting, and Comprehensive Plans development. You may present materials at public meetings for public and private sector clients. 

A brief written description can’t do the real Landform experience justice. Apply now to take the next step toward coming in for an interview to see the difference firsthand.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental, Financing, Housing, Management/Administration, Planning, Transportation
DATE POSTED: March 03 2021
Posted By:
Mutual Management Company
We are looking for a qualified Maintenance Technician to join our maintenance team to assist them the day to day repairs and general maintenance of properties under our management in the Cedar Riverside area of Minneapolis. Skills in appliance troubleshooting/repair, plumbing, electrical and carpentry are necessary.

Qualified applicants should also have excellent customer service skills, be energetic, self motivated, reliable and able to work with minimal direction. Must have a car and driver's license. Multilingual skills a plus. Excellent pay and benefits.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour
Economic Development - General, Financing
DATE POSTED: February 23 2021
Posted By:
Charles Webb
Northwest Bank & Trust Company in Davenport has a really interesting new position for someone just like you that will allow you to be part of creating billions of dollars in new projects.  As a Commercial Lender in our Economic Development Division, you will be responsible for building relationships with municipalities and economic development practitioners and consultants across the state of Iowa to facilitate incentive financing.

No banking experience? Don’t worry. We will teach you the banking part. What we need is for you to bring your already established network of economic development contacts and your current base of knowledge of the public finance sector. You are welcome to work remotely, and will be expected to travel to visit your contacts, with occasional overnight travel. Your ability to work independently with little supervision is extremely important, as is your ability to make compelling presentations both one on one, and to a group.

The minimum qualifications to be considered for this position are:

•	Bachelor's Degree, preferably in business or finance
•	1 - 2 years of experience in the public finance sector or working with government agencies
•	Preference given for experience working with tax increment financing

If you are the person we’ve described above, we want to meet you to get started on this exciting new project. Why join us? Northwest Bank is a community bank with an entrepreneurial spirit. We are constantly looking for ways to build on our success which means we are not afraid to think outside the box and do things differently.

We will provide you a working environment where you will understand why what you do matters. You will know how you are contributing to the overall success of our organization and will share in the pride of our accomplishments.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Financing
DATE POSTED: February 18 2021
Posted By:
Greg Wagner Director of Business and Economic Development West Central Initiative greg@wcif.org 218-998-1621
West Central Initiative (WCI) is seeking a Lending Officer to assist in managing all aspects of loan development related to the CARES Act EDA Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Supplemental Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Award over the next two years. The position assists in administering the daily operations of this specific program and other WCI business development programs.
The Lending Officer:
•	Assists small businesses in developing/revising business plans and financial projections.
•	Ensures complete applications are submitted for underwriting to WCI. 
•	Assists in the administration primarily of the RLF and other EDA-funded RLFs. 
•	Advertises and markets the availability of lending programs.
•	Provides technical assistance to businesses as requested.
•	Processes loan applications, originating loans, and servicing loans.
•	Engages in loan collection efforts.

A bachelor’s degree is preferred in business administration, finance, economic development, or a related field and minimum of three-years of work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
For the foreseeable future, all WCI employees are working remotely. However, building and maintaining relationships through in-person meetings is vital to this role.
For more information about the position, visit wcif.org. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to info@wcif.org or mail it to PO Box 318, Fergus Falls, MN, 56538-0318. The deadline to apply is March 7.
Economic Development Director
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Environmental
DATE POSTED: February 17 2021
Posted By:
Laura Ruzicka
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
•	Bachelor's degree in business administration, economic development, urban planning, marketing or related field.
•	3 years of full-time (2,080 annual hours) experience in economic or business development.

OR
•	Equivalent combination of education and experience.

AND
•	Valid driver's license.
•	Successfully pass a criminal history and driver's license check.

Preferred Qualifications
•	Master's degree in business administration, economic development, urban planning, marketing or related field.
•	5 or more years full-time (2,080 annual hours) experience in economic or business development.
•	One to three years of full-time (2,080 annual hours) leadership experience in economic or business development.
•	Certification in economic development such as Certified Economic Developers (CEcD), National Development Council (NDC) certification or Professional Community & Economic Developer (PCED) certification.
•	HRA (Housing and Redevelopment Authority) experience.

Salary
Anoka County Salary Schedule, Grade D016. Exempt.
Starting hiring rate: Depends on qualifications.
2021 full salary range: $69,472 - $102,772 ($33.40 - $49.41 per hour).
Upon successful completion of an initial hire probationary period, employees will be reviewed for a potential pay increase, and reviewed at least annually thereafter.

Hours
Full-time; 40 hours per pay week.
Work schedule is primarily Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Schedule may vary based on business needs and at supervisor discretion.
Community Development Director
DATE POSTED: February 16 2021
Posted By:
City of Rosemount
The City of Rosemount is accepting applications for Community Development Director. This position is responsible for strengthening the overall health and vitality of the City of Rosemount through developing, managing and improving community development programs in pursuit of the City’s goal of consistent growth and development. Primary functions include planning, economic development and redevelopment, development review, zoning, building plan review and inspection, code administration and enforcement.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.	Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, urban studies or closely related field.
2.	Five years progressively responsible Community Development and or Economic Development experience, which includes previous supervisory experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.
3.	Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota driver’s license or equivalent out-of-state license.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.	Master’s Degree in planning, public administration, urban studies or closely related field.
2.	Advanced experience in economic development or redevelopment with a proven track record of successful projects.
3.	Working knowledge of municipal building inspection functions, planning, GIS, and code enforcement.

2021 Salary Range:  $105,284 – 131,600/year DOQ.  

Application deadline is noon on Monday March, 8, 2021. EOE.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Financing
DATE POSTED: February 16 2021
Posted By:
Entrepreneur Fund
The Entrepreneur Fund (EF) is a leading community & economic development organization with a mission of partnering with small business owners to achieve business growth.  The Entrepreneur Fund has undergone remarkable growth in service delivery, loan volume, and impact (small business & communities) in the last 5-years.  We have a high-functioning leadership team and accounting function.  As we look to the future, the Entrepreneur Fund has grown large enough in size, complexity, and future ambitions that we are in need of fractional CFO services to build short and long-term capacity aligned with our strategic plan.
Economic Development - General
DATE POSTED: February 03 2021
Posted By:
Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission
The ideal candidate will have experience in business retention/expansion/recruitment, assisting business startups and/or commercial/industrial development to strengthen the overall tax base resulting in the enhancement of a community’s quality of life. Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, economic development, finance, city planning or related field, and at least three years of experience.

Salary range is $65,000 to $80,000 DOQE.

The position is open until filled. 

Apply electronically to edc@kandiyohi.com with resume, cover letter and contact information for four professional references by 2/24/2021. For more information, contact Aaron Backman at 320-235-7370 or toll free 866-665-4556.
Economic Development - General
DATE POSTED: January 11 2021
Posted By:
City of Hutto, Texas
Hutto, Texas, with a population of over 29,000 is one of Austin’s fastest-growing suburbs and one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. The City of Hutto and its EDC/CDC seeks its successor Director of Economic Development to serve as a member of the City’s Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to the City Manager and providing staff support to the seven-member EDC/CDC Board.
DATE POSTED: January 09 2021
Posted By:
Dana F. Cole & Company LLP
Our Dana F. Cole & Company office in Marshall, MN is currently seeking a senior accountant with 5 to 8 years recent tax experience in public accounting to work with tax engagements related to individuals, partnerships, corporations, not-for profits, estates and trusts.  You will meet with tax clients; plan, prepare and review returns; maintain and cultivate client relationships; and complete a variety of other non-attest work.

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