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Closing April 5, 2021 - Economic Development Officer - The Township of Southgate

01 Apr 2021 7:12 PM | Taylor Chamberlain (Administrator)

Township of Southgate

185667 Grey Road 9

Dundalk, ON N0C 1B0

Employment Opportunity: Economic Development Officer (EDO)

The EDO is responsible for financial management of the department’s budget and resources to achieve its goals, objectives and overall mandate. Duties would include providing a full range of advisory services and information to customers, staff and Southgate Council to support economic development, local businesses and job growth across the entire municipality. A core responsibility of the EDO is to create and provide leadership to a Southgate Business Association or Chamber of Commerce to organize events and seek direction/survey feedback on the needs local business community.

Performs the duties of Economic Development Officer (EDO) for the municipality to support local business and new commercial/industrial development inquiries. EDO directs the operation of Economic Development department, maintaining a directory of businesses with information of the products retailed, manufactured, the services they provide and contact information for municipal communications. The EDO will be responsible promoting and supporting local business through researching financial supports services and organizing skills training identified as required in the community.


  • Post Secondary degree in Economic Development or Related Job Experience
For a complete job description, including qualifications and further information please visit the employments opportunities section of our website 


For a PDF version of the job description, please click here.

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to the attention of Kayla Best, HR Coordinator by email to

Closing Date:       Monday, April 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Salary range:      Pay Band 7 ($37.07 to $42.13 per hour [35 hrs. per week])

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