Regional Economic/Community Development Officer – Cariboo Regional District

The Cariboo Regional District is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Regional Economic/Community Development Officer.  This position will be situated in Williams Lake, British Columbia, a thriving community with all major amenities.  The Regional District is known for its agreeable climate and a vast array of outdoor recreational opportunities.

Under the supervision of the Manager of Community Services, the incumbent would act as the point of contact for industrial and business enquiries; work with municipal Economic Development officers on identified strategic priorities; conduct research and analysis on economic forecasts; research and respond to significant economic issues; initiate community and regional projects and programs; research and identify grant funding opportunities; and prepare grant funding submissions for priority community and regional projects and programs.  A detailed job description is available at www.cariboord.ca.

The ideal applicant will have the ability to coordinate multiple projects from conception to completion, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in economic development and/or in a related discipline; have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in regional economic/community development or related knowledge.  A combination of equivalent training and experience may be considered.

This is a union position and is covered by the terms and conditions of employment as set out in the Collective Agreement between the Cariboo Regional District and the BCGEU.  Accordingly, a standard probation period will apply.  The current wage for this position is $33.83 per hour.

Applications from interested individuals will be accepted by the undersigned until 1:00 pm, Thursday, October 12, 2017, and should be in the form of a resume with an accompanying letter detailing your experience and qualifications relative to the position.

 

The Cariboo Regional District thanks all applicants; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Bernice Crowe, Human Resources Advisor

Suite D - 180 North Third Avenue

Williams Lake, BC  V2G 2A4

Phone: (250)392-3351 or 1-800-665-1636

Fax: (250)392-2812

Email: mailbox@cariboord.ca