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Community and Economic Development Manager

Category: Other
This Position Is A Special Projects Planner. Performs Difficult Professional, Technical, And Administrative Work Planning, Organizing, And Coordinating Economic Development Efforts; Managing Grants And Related Projects; And Assisting With Processing And Presenting Applications For The Board Of Adjustment And Planning And Zoning Board. Does Related Work As Required. Work Is Performed Under The General Supervision Of The Assistant Director Of Development Services. (The Following Tasks Are Intended Only As Illustrations Of The Various Types Of Work Performed. The Omission Of Specific Duties Does Not Exclude Them From The Position If The Work Is Similar, Related, Or A Logical Assignment To The Position.) * Leads The City’s Economic Development Efforts And Identifies And Facilitates Economic Development Planning In Order To Identify And Facilitate Economic Development Opportunities; * Leads The Department’s Grant Writing And Grants Management Efforts; * Works Closely With The Finance Department On Grant Reporting; * Works Closely With The Public Works Department On Implementation Of Grant Projects; * Pursues Available Grants And Other Financial Programs; * Assists Local Organizations, Businesses, And Individuals With Establishing Economic And Community Development Projects; * Works Closely With The Executive Director Of The Redevelopment Commission On Implementation Of Their Projects; * Researches And Analyzes Economic Development Issues Including Legislation, Policies, Annual Reports, And Correspondence And Prepares Responses To Information Requests; * Makes Presentations To Boards, Civic Organizations, Neighborhood Groups, Consultants, And Citizens; * Develops And Implements Land Use, Transportation, Neighborhood, And Other Plans To Guide And Influence Positive Development Of The City; * Assists With The Processing Of Land Use Applications For The Board Of Adjustment And The Planning And Zoning Boards; * Performs Related Tasks As Required. Education And Experience Any Combination Of Education And Experience Equivalent To Graduation From An Accredited College Or University With Major Course Work In Business, Planning, Economic Development Related Field; Five Years Of Experience In Planning, Zoning, Economic Development, And/or Grants Management Is Required. AICP And CZO Certification Are Preferred But Not Required. Special Requirements Possession Of An Appropriate Driver's License Valid In The State Of North Carolina. Salary Range: $65,447 - $106,516 Apply Online At Https:// CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED ON FINAL INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CANDIDATE(S) APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION WITH THE CITY OF NEW BERN. The City Of New Bern Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Employer: City of New Bern
Expires: 2/26/2024