Economic Development Specialist

Date Posted: July 17, 2020

Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments is seeking an Economic Development Specialist.  The Economic Development Specialist will assist with providing support and services to the four-county region of Camden, Laclede, Miller and Morgan, Missouri.  Job performance will focus on economic recovery and development by providing technical assistance to both local governments and the business community.  Technical assistance may include but not limited to business development, financing support and management of the existing revolving loan fund (RLF), entrepreneurship, workforce development, community development, grant writing and coordination. Project and program development with potential implementation as projects are funded. 

Graduate from an accredited college or university with preference given to major course work in the fields of planning, public administration, business administration, finance, urban studies, banking, accounting, economics, or other related fields of study.  Relevant experience may be substituted for education.  Skills in the preparation of written reports and competency in communication with public officials is essential.  Experience as a commercial loan officer preferred.

Physical Requirements
Individual must possess a valid driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle to be used for business travel within the region.   Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Application Process
Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, salary history and list of references to Executive Director, Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments, P.O. Box 3553 Camdenton, MO  65020 or email to linda.conner@loclg.org.

Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments is an equal opportunity employer.

Community Development, Transportation Planning & Economic Recovery Positions

Date Posted: June 24, 2020

The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission (GHRPC) is in search of individuals to fill positions in the areas of Community Development, Transportation Planning, and Economic Recovery from Pandemic and Flooding Disasters. The positions will be responsible for the delivery of services and programming in the Green Hills region; however, remote and contract employment arrangements will be considered.  Skills required for the position include: Professional writing and communication skills, excellent listening, interpersonal, and problem solving abilities and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously, without direct supervision.

The individuals chosen for this position will be expected to work a flexible schedule including evenings.  Travel throughout the region and occasional travel to Jefferson City, St Joseph, Columbia and Kansas City required.  Dependable personal vehicle and valid driver’s license a must.

Computer skills required with proficiency in internet based platforms, Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.   GHRPC has a competitive benefit package and salary will be commensurate upon candidate’s experience. 

Resumes accompanied by a cover letter and three professional references may be mailed or emailed to Green Hills Regional Planning Commission, Attn: Executive Director at 1104 Main, Trenton MO  64683 or via email to jackie@ghrpc.org

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.