Economic Development Coordinator III

  • SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jan 02, 2023
Full Time Community and Economic Development Public Health
  • Salary: $76,814.40 - $105,726.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

The San Bernardino County Economic Development Department fosters sustainable economic growth opportunities for job creation and revenue enhancement through comprehensive business expansion, attraction, and retention programs and services. The Department creates strategic partnerships with public and private entities to enhance global competitiveness and entrepreneurial development. Our team of experts specialize in connecting businesses with resources in the areas of economic development, international investment, workforce development, entrepreneurship and small business development, travel and tourism, and film and photography. They are dedicated to fulfilling the County's vision of a vibrant, prosperous economy that creates a broad range of choices for our residents in how they live, work, and play.

Economic Development Coordinators play a key role in achieving the County's V ision. They build the bridges that connect businesses with opportunities, tools, people, and resources that will help them succeed and grow. Key responsibilities of these positions include establishing and fostering harmonious working relationships with stakeholders; coordinating and implementing economic development projects; providing technical assistance and resources; conducting studies and research; analyzing legislation and making recommendations; monitoring contracts; and representing the County at various functions.

The Economic Development Coordinator III is the experienced level of the series, handling larger and/or high complexity projects while leading the project teams. Please refer to the Economic Coordinator III job description for a more detailed description of duties.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background : Applicant must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment including fingerprinting, work and education verification, a medical exam and drug test.
Travel/License : A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment. Employees in this class may be required to use personal vehicles and show proof of and maintain automobile liability insurance.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must meet both the Education and Experience requirements:
Education: A Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, planning, economic development, finance, or a closely related field.
- AND -
Experience:
Four (4) years of experience working for a public or private agency with experience that included primary responsibility for a combination of economic development, business development, marketing, public relations, commercial/industrial real estate and/or legislative research, analysis and development.
Substitution: A Master's degree in a qualifying area may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will exceed the required experience in an economic development agency, and have a strong background in managing strategic business development and retention initiatives with proven outcomes.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the application and supplemental questionnaire. It is to your advantage to be explicit in your responses on the application and supplemental questionnaire, as resumes will not be reviewed.
Application Procedure : To receive priority consideration for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible. This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation:
If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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