Economic Development Specialist

Website Pueblo West Metropolitan District

Applications will be accepted on-line from September 13, 2022 until the position is filled at the website address https://pueblowestmetro.com/172/Job-Opportunities

Please note: Incomplete applications cannot be considered. You will know you have completed the application when it has requested your signature.

Job Summary

 

The purpose of this position is to coordinate all activities and initiatives of the District’s Economic Development Program. The goal of this position is to provide professional level support to the District Manager through implementation of the economic development strategic plan, and coordination of strategic land sales and real estate transactions relating to District owned land. Responsibilities include recruitment of commercial and retail businesses to the District, as well as partnering with the Pueblo Economic Development Corp on primary job recruitment, and assisting with other economic development initiatives.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

 

Coordinate Economic Development projects and programs with the District Manager.
Serves as the Economic Development liaison with other departments.
Organizes the District’s Commercial Review Committee team and coordinates with external agencies for support, to include Pueblo Regional Building Department and Pueblo County Planning and Development Department.
Facilitates economic development strategic plans and goals for the District.
Proactively plan and anticipate the necessary and appropriate steps to assure effective and efficient execution.
Proactively recruit commercial and retail businesses to the District.
Collaborate with Community Development and Engineering Divisions on sales of District-owned property, or other land-use activities, to include any obligations required by regulations.
Work with regional and statewide economic development and chamber related organizations, to include task forces.
Act as the liaison for all external Economic Development Requests.
Interact with business leaders and citizens to promote the mission and goals of the communities Economic Development.
Negotiate and draft economic development agreements; present economic development agreements to Board Officials.
Meet with private sector investors with interest in development or redevelopment of targeted geographic areas.
Be advocates promoting health and safety in the workplace.

 

Other Duties

 

Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge

 

Real estate and/or development experience
Data collection, research, and report preparation
Methods of economic, statistical, financial, and procedural analysis
Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations
Modern office procedures and technology

 

Skills

 

Basic computer and office equipment operation
Communicate clearly and concisely, verbally, and in writing
Exceptional organizational skills- including managing work flow and juggling priorities
Application of Microsoft Office Programs

 

Abilities

 

Read literature, financial reports and/or legal documents
Write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Balance multiple projects, meet necessary deadlines, and exercise initiative
Prepare comprehensive reports, documents, and correspondence
Recommend and participate in various organizational studies and analysis
Coordinate the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of information and data
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, and recommend conclusions

 

Please review full job description online at https://pueblowestmetro.com/172/Job-Opportunities

To apply for this job email your details to jpankey@pwmd-co.us