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Closing March 8, 2024 - County of Huron - Economic Development Officer

12 Feb 2024 12:05 PM | Laura DeMille (Administrator)

The Township of North Huron

Job Title: Economic Development Officer 

Job Status: Permanent Full-time 

Wage: $41.33, 37.5 hour work week

Position Summary

Reporting to the CAO, the Economic Development Officer will lead and work with the Township’s Community Engagement Coordinator on business development, downtown revitalization, business attraction and retention, small business development, tourism promotion and securing provincial and federal grant programs to advance economic development projects, and promoting community sustainability planning. The position will attract new businesses and industries to North Huron and will work with property owners, developers and builders to create attractive business locations. The position will also provide support to existing business owners.

The ideal candidate will possess:

• A post secondary degree in Community Development, Business Development, Economics and/or Social Science

• MAP, AMCT or other similar designations would be considered an asset.

Qualifications for Employment include:

• Being a team player

• Excellent customer service skills

• Knowledge of business development and marketing concepts

Applicants must be prepared to work 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The rate of pay for this position begins at $41.33. Further information on the position is available on the Township of North Huron website.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of application and resume outlining their qualifications and experience to the undersigned by no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, March 8, 2024.

ATTN: Human Resources RE: Economic Development Officer 274 Josephine Street Wingham ON, N0G 2W0

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