Assistant Economic Development Manager
ISSUE DATE: 03/07/2023
CLOSING DATE: 04/07/2023
ELIGIBILITY: Internal & External
LOCATION: City Manager
Regular Full-Time Exempt Vacancy
Anticipated Hiring Range: $23.52 – $29.40
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to provide complex, diversified office support for the City of Deltona’s Office of Economic Development. Employees in this classification coordinate varied administrative processes for the Office of Economic Development. The position is responsible for basic economic development tasks, document management, schedules, answering inquiries, and other specialized technical, creative, or operational capacity. Performs related work as required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Not all-inclusive): Functions as the Assistant Economic Development Manager in a complex department requiring complex and confidential activity. Coordinates with the Economic Development Manager to organize and implement economic development programs based on Economic Development Strategic Plans. Implements programs with minimum supervision. Assists the Economic Development Manager in efforts to foster corporate attraction and relocation of new businesses into the City, and/or expansion of businesses located within the City of Deltona and retention of existing businesses in the City of Deltona; maintains relationships with community and economic development partners and participates in trade associations, industry events and other community events; works regularly with other economic development organizations, Team Volusia EDC, neighboring local, county, state and federal governments. Performs research and reports specialized demographic and financial information. Provides marketing support to the Office of Economic Development. Demonstrates professional communication skills using both orally and in writing. Assist in preparation of grant applications and perform grant management for economic development projects, as required for the Office of Economic Development. Work with other City departments in cross departmental projects to assist developers and business owners with site planning, zoning, platting, incentives and other regulatory issues associated with redevelopment and economic development, including the Southwest Deltona Community Redevelopment Area (CRA). Meets with representatives from Deltona’s business community, public officials, and civic groups to maintain relationships and explain various City projects and programs. Assists with marketing projects and events; orders promotional supplies and coordinates resources related to events and marketing materials, and maintains a current running budget for the Office of Economic Development. Keeps appointment calendar and schedules appointments; makes travel arrangements. Operates a variety of office equipment, such as computer terminals, copy machines, digital cameras, etc.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably but not limited to a degree in Business, Economics, Urban Development or closely related field. International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Basic Course Certification and/or Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) Certification is preferred and existing and prior economic development experience is required. If the IEDC Basic Course Certification and/or CEcD Certification course has not been previously successfully completed, then said class must be successfully completed within six (6) months of hire, dependent on class scheduling availability.
Please use the resume tab to upload all required licenses and your High School Diploma/GED equivalent with your application before the job posting closes.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Requires a driver’s license valid in the State of Florida.
BENEFITS: Full City benefits include Florida Retirement System, paid employee health/dental, accrued vacation, birthday day off, sick leave, and more.
If you require accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application/selection process, you must notify the Human Resources Department at 386-878-8750 at least 48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) prior to the meeting or activity.
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