Director of Economic Development

  • Post Date: June 3, 2021
  • Apply Before: June 28, 2021
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

The Haliburton Highlands is a vibrant region located in Central Ontario.  Four municipalities make up the County of Haliburton:  Algonquin Highlands, Dysart et al, Highlands East and Minden Hills.  There are over 600 clear lakes, stunning scenery and it is only a 2 ½ hour drive from the Greater Toronto Area.  The Haliburton Highlands is well known as cottage country for many, an active community of artists, independent businesses, outdoor enthusiasts and for those enjoying a relaxed and vibrant lifestyle.  This could be your location to live, work and play – come and join us in #MyHaliburtonHighlands.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and working closely with County Council, the newly created Director of Economic Development is responsible for providing advice and guidance required to develop and shape the County’s economic development strategies and programs.  The Director will work across the County departments and municipalities to promote economic development in the County.  As a creative leader, the Director will identify obstacles to economic development and recommend changes and/or creation of policies, bylaws, and procedures to engage in innovative and forward thinking and support a growing business and residential community.

The successful applicant will hold a University degree in business administration, economics, marketing or a related discipline with three to five years of related experience, preferably in a municipal environment.  Applicants with a comparable combination of educations and experience will also be considered. They will also hold a Certified Economic Developer Designation, or have the ability to become certified within a reasonable time frame.

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Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryTBD
  • Career LevelSenior Management
  • Experience3 Years +
  • SECTORMunicipal Government
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
  • Application Closing Time28.06.2021 16:30
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