Director of Community Economic Development – Timmins Economic Development Corporation


Published June 17, 2020
Closing Date: July 3, 2020

The new team member will provide assistance to the Timmins Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) and offer both leadership and expertise in the implementation of community economic development strategies. An action and results oriented individual is needed to directly contribute to the team. Activities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Liaise with government agencies, not-for-profits, community associations, and local/regional stakeholders to help coordinate, initiate and develop and/or manage complex projects
  • Prepare and manage funding proposals on behalf of the community, clients and partners
  • Create and implement new economic development opportunities for the community
  • Mentor other Community Economic Development staff members, clients and stakeholders

Criteria/Skills:

  • A degree in Business, Economic Development, Planning or Public Administration or a similar type of degree program
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an economic/community development setting, and at least 2 years’ experience working on medium to large scale community development projects.
  • Supervisory/Mentorship experience is essential
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Ability to:

  • Meet deadlines and motivate others to do the same
  • Demonstrate measurable results and personal performance in the economic development field
  • Understand government funding mechanisms that assist communities and client
  • Perform at a high level in a changing or ambiguous environment
  • Superior communication, research and analytical skills
  • Detailed knowledge of the city, local and regional stakeholders

SALARY: $91,600.00 – $115,115.00 (2020)

All applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date of July 3, 2020.

BY MAIL: 220 Algonquin Blvd. East, Timmins, ON P4N 1B3               
FAX: 705-360-2685
E-MAIL: human_resources@timmins.ca Phone: 705-360-2628

Although we may have your application on file, you must re-apply for this specific competition.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. The City of Timmins is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The City of Timmins will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Pour de l’information en français, veuillez appeler le 360-2600, poste 2312.

  • Position: Director of Community Economic Development
  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $91,600.00 - $115,115.00 (2020)
  • Location: Timmins Economic Development Corporation
  • Closing Date: 07/03/2020

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