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Township of Selwyn Employment Opportunity

Position: Economic Development Coordinator (One Year Contract)
Application Deadline:12noon, Friday January 15, 2021

The Township is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator (1 year Contract) who will work in collaboration with the Economic Development and Business Committee, and provide effective leadership to advance the economic growth of the Township, with a focus on business retention, expansion and attraction programs, tourism development, and community and business development. A detailed job description is available.

The ideal candidate will have a post secondary education or equivalent in Public Administration, Economic Development or a related field with a minimum of three years related experience.  Candidates with previous experience in a municipal environment and who hold certification in economic development (Ec. D) will be preferred.

Strong knowledge of community economic development theories and practices as well as the local and regional economic development potential and opportunities is required to fulfil the requirements of the position.  This person will have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills with the proven ability to foster a cooperative work environment with multiple, cross-functional stakeholders. Excellent word processing, spreadsheet and database computer skills are required as well as map reading software and a good understanding of graphic design principles for marketing purposes.  Candidates should have strong knowledge of the geographic and socio-economic characteristics of Selwyn Township and experience working with business principles, market analysis and business promotion.

The expected salary range for this position is $32.81 – $39.37 per hour based on a 40 hour work week.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by 12 noon, Friday, January 15th, 2021 to:

Kim Berry, HR Coordinator                                              
Township of Selwyn
Office Location
1310 Centre Line
Bridgenorth, Ontario
K0L 1H0 
Tel, 705-292-9507
Fax, 705-292-8964   

Detailed Job Description