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Community Development, Economic Development - General
DATE POSTED: November 16 2022
Posted By:
Scott County CDA Jobs
This full-time position will assist the Community Development Group by assisting with lead requests, develop and maintain marketing materials, conduct community outreach efforts, and will track and monitor clients in various databases.  This position will also plan and coordinate events including securing venues, getting refreshments, and registering participants.  Must communicate effectively with public, as well as outside service providers, co-workers, or other entities.  Excellent coordination and prioritization skills are needed.  
Minimum qualifications include an Associate/Technical degree with coursework in business administration, marketing, communications, or related field and 1-3 years experience assisting with marketing and community outreach operations, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
Preferred qualifications include:  Experience with some type of illustrator software and any certification in marketing or social media.  
Hiring salary range of $44,635-$54,103 (non-exempt).  The SC-CDA offers 24 days of PTO per year to start, 12 holidays, generous contribution to retirement plan, professional development opportunities, and competitive health/dental insurance plans.
TO APPLY:  Applications may be obtained at https://scottcda.org/employment/ picked up from 323 South Naumkeag Street, Shakopee, MN, or mailed upon request by calling (952) 402-9022.  Resumes without completed applications including the supplemental will not be accepted.  If you require an accommodation under the American’s with Disabilities Act to apply for this position, contact the SC-CDA.  This position is open until filled with the first review of applications on THURSDAY, December 8, 2022 at NOON.  AA/E0E.  Return completed applications to jobs@scottcda.org.
Economic Development - General, Management/Administration
DATE POSTED: November 09 2022
Posted By:
Scott County CDA
The Scott County Community Development Agency (SC-CDA) in Shakopee, MN, is accepting applications for a detail-oriented professional with exceptional client-service and technical skills to fill the position of full-time Business Development Manager.  Work involves assisting the communities of Scott County by researching and identifying properties that meet business request requirements, communicating with real estate brokers, developers and local government officials to assist in project development.  Manages business incubator program’s day to day activities; coordinating training/networking sessions; preparing information for Board of Advisors, working with perspective incubator entrepreneurs and coordinating the annual business challenge.
City of Rogers - Economic Development Coordinator
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Financing, Housing, Planning
DATE POSTED: November 04 2022
Posted By:
Paul Moretto, Community Development Director
The City of Rogers is accepting applications for the position of a full-time Economic Development Coordinator. Rogers is a fast-growing community. We are seeking an energetic professional to us help achieve short- and long-term business and housing development goals. Specifically, the Economic Development Coordinator will assist with development project coordination, business recruitment and retention and other economic development efforts, and housing development. Responsibilities also include other general planning department functions. Minimum qualifications can be found on our website along with the full position description and  application at www.rogersmn.gov/jobs  A letter of interest along with a resume is to be submitted/uploaded to the application.
Salary:	$27.68 to $36.44 hourly
Housing, Management/Administration, Transportation
DATE POSTED: November 02 2022
Posted By:
Jody Miner
ServPro of NE Minneapolis is hiring a Restoration Technician!
ServPro NE Minneapolis offers:
Competitive compensation
Superior benefits
Career progression
Professional development
And more!
In this position, you will be making a difference each and every day. We are committed to making every type of property damage “Like it never even happened®!”
Key Responsibilities
Prepare rooms/areas for work activities. Set up staging area and equipment for each project.  
Communicate with management and other technicians to maintain efficient production processes. 
Perform production processes as directed. 
Perform end-of-day/end-of-job cleanup and breakdown. Leave jobsite with a clean and orderly appearance
Position Requirements
Valid driver’s license
Skills/Physical Demands/Competencies
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds regularly, occasionally up to 100 pounds with assistance
Ability to climb ladders, work at ceiling heights, work in tight spaces (e.g., crawl spaces, attics)
Ability to repetitively push/pull/lift/carry objects
Ability to work with/around cleaning agents
Ability to successfully complete a background check subject to applicable law
Each SERVPRO® Franchise is Independently Owned and Operated. 
All employees of a SERVPRO Franchise are hired by, employed by, and under the sole supervision and control of an independently owned and operated Servpro Franchise.  Servpro Franchise employees are not employed by, jointly employed by, agents of or under the supervision or control of Servpro Industries, LLC or Servpro Franchisor, LLC (the Franchisor), in any manner whatsoever.  All Sample Forms provided by Servpro Industries to Servpro Franchises should be reviewed and approved by the Franchise’s attorney for compliance with Federal, State and Local laws.  All Sample Forms are provided for informational purposes and Servpro Franchises may choose whether or not to use them.
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Management/Administration
DATE POSTED: October 30 2022
Posted By:
For questions, contact Prothman at 206-368-0050. First review of applications: November 30, 2022 (open until filled).
Starting Salary:  $170,000 - $186,538. Under the direction of the City Manager and an Assistant City Manager, the Development Services Director provides leadership and administrative oversight to all operations and activities of the Development Services Department and serves as the Planning Director and Economic Development Director for the City.
Economic Development - General, Financing, Management/Administration
DATE POSTED: October 18 2022
Posted By:
The Funding Specialist researches, writes, and administers grants and funding to meet the needs of public and private clients. As part of Widseth’s funding department, this individual will prepare funding requests related to engineering and architectural projects and perform funding administration tasks. If you have experience in grant writing and enjoy challenge, while being part of a high energy team, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Your focus will be: 
•	Performing online research to meet funders requirements and demonstrate need.
•	Completing persuasive, high-quality written funding requests to meet agency requirements (e.g., Public Facilities Authority, Rural Development, Small Cities Development Program, Safe Routes to School, Legacy Grants, and others).
•	Assembling and evaluating detailed labor compliance documentation. 
•	Ensuring grant administration requirements are met. 
•	Communicating internally as well as with clients from the public or private sector

Requirements we are looking for:
•	Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, political science, planning, communications, English, or other related four-year degree
•	Proven work experience as a Grant Writer or similar role.
•	Exceptional organizational and writing skills.
•	Experience with external communications.
•	Attention to detail
•	Ability to work in a large and diverse team of professionals

Widseth provides competitive compensation, discretionary annual profit-sharing bonuses, health insurance, life insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, paid holidays and more.   
Recognized by Prairie Business Magazine as one of the 50 Best Places to Work (2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022), consider joining the hard working, fun, and supportive environment at Widseth where every day we strive to enable our core purpose:  Create Value.  Inspire Greatness
Community Development, Economic Development - General
DATE POSTED: October 12 2022
Posted By:
City of Woodbury, MN
This position is responsible for facilitating and coordinating the economic development activities and operations as well as other Community Development initiatives of the City. This position also provides staff support to and coordinates the activities of Economic Development Commission (EDC) and Economic Development Authority (EDA).
Community Development, Economic Development - General, Management/Administration
DATE POSTED: October 11 2022
Posted By:
Jenny Kiddle
Director of Economic Development, Wheeling, IL (pop. 38,878).  Incorporated in 1894, and located 27 miles northwest of Chicago.

The Village seeks an economic development leader prepared to meet the demands of a community undergoing significant redevelopment and revitalization, an individual with initiative, creativity and a proven track-record of retaining, expanding and recruiting businesses. 

The Director of Economic Development position offers the ideal candidate the chance to build on and deliver the Village’s economic development program. The Director will coordinate and implement goals and programs that promote the growth and retention of a vital economy within the Village with responsibility that includes recruitment and retention programming in the retail, industrial, residential, and office sectors. The Director reports directly to the Village Manager and supervises a business development coordinator. 

Qualified candidates should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in community development, planning, business or public administration or related field. A related Master’s degree is preferred.
• Five (5) years of municipal experience in progressively responsible positions, with at least two (2) years of economic development experience. 
• Strong communication skills, the ability to think and act strategically, and the talent to tactfully negotiate and “close the deal.” 
• Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders including Village officials and staff, brokers, developers, and local business owners. 
• Ability to build relationships, not bureaucracy.

Starting salary is $135,000 - $145,000 +/- DOQ, and an excellent benefit package is offered. 

Candidates should apply by November 16, 2022 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five (5) work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.com to the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA. Tel:  847-380-3240. The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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