POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT & DESCRIPTION
Economic Development Director
Garrett County Government is seeking a qualified professional to implement economic development functions from conception to completion, including business retention, business attraction and incentive programs, research and planning and organizational capacity and facility development.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related economic development or business field and five years substantial experience in planning, economic and/or community development, business or related field OR equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience managing projects and people in a nonprofit, public agency or private company. Direct experience developing close working relationships with governmental groups at the local, state and federal level, and constituents/stakeholders which might include elected officials, board of directors, employees and other business and community support organizations. At the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners all qualifications, education, and experience may be supplemented with other job-related functions. Salary will depend on qualifications, education, and experience and will be set by the Board, with comprehensive benefits package.
Qualified interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume and a Garrett County Government Employment Application to Garrett County Human Resources, 203 S. Fourth Street, Room 206, Oakland, MD 21550. Submitted credentials should include five (5) professional references and a salary history. The position will remain open until filled. Application is available at https://www.garrettcounty.org/hr/job-position-openings EOE
Garrett County Government only accepts applications for employment in response to specific openings. Applications will be available electronically for print only when there is a job opening. Unsolicited applications will not be accepted.
Garrett County Government provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Garrett County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.