TOWNSHIP OF MANITOUWADGE REQUIRES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
The Township of Manitouwadge is a Northern community, nestled in the Canadian Shield, located 450km West of Sault Ste. Marie and 400km East of Thunder Bay, Ontario, serving a population of approximately 2,106 residents. The Township is accepting applications for the position of Economic Development Officer.
Qualifications for this position include: A Degree/Diploma in economics, commerce, business administration or public administration with at least three years experience in a related field; Experience in Economic Development; Experience dealing with government agencies, businesses and municipal government; Excellent skills in the areas of interpersonal relations, organizational, time management, research and knowledge of political process; Experience in accessing Federal and Provincial funding; Strong marketing and communication skills both written and oral Good understanding of the local government decision-making process and overall municipal policies and practices; Excellent computer skills; Evening and weekend work is required on occasion.
The incumbent will be responsible for the identification and implementation of a full range of strategies designed to promote the achievement of Councils approved short and long-range economic development goals for the Township of Manitouwadge. Specific emphasis will be focused on marketing and promotional efforts, which will support business retention, expansion and actively seeking to establish business in Manitouwadge.
The Township offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary to commensurate will be based on certification and job experience.
To find out more about our great community and the many benefits of joining our team, please submit a detailed resume and proof of qualifications by Friday, August 23, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. to:
Cecile Kerster ,Municipal Manager Clerk
Township of Manitouwadge
1 Mississauga Drive
Manitouwadge, ON P0T 2C0
Fax: (807) 826-4592
We thank all applicants and advise that only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will only be used for the purposes of determining eligibility for this
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