Economic Development Professional

City of Monroe

Pay Range: $57,374.81 – $80,324.74

The City of Monroe is hiring a Full-Time Economic Development Professional to support the business community within a rapidly growing community that is ready to embrace the next phase of its growth cycle. With a downtown master planning project and zoning code update underway, along with a revitalization of a community improvement corporation, this position assists with the City’s economic development program as well as related projects within the City Manager’s Office. This includes, but is not limited to, reviewing and analysing the City’s current commercial/industrial mix; promoting development in the Monroe area through personal contacts; creating, identifying, and ensuring compliance with programs that support economic development; meeting with companies to improve business retention; and assisting with business attraction efforts.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, or related field; comprehensive knowledge of the theory, principles and practices of community or economic development, public policy and good governance; and excellent writing and communication skills

Experience: Five (5) years’ working experience in local government, real estate, public finance, business administration, planning or similar field with increase in responsibility

Salary range: $57,374.81 – 80,324.74

Complete job description and application available online by visiting . Candidates should include a resume and cover letter with the online application.

Applications will be accepted beginning September 11, 2023. Position open until filled.

The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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