Senior Economic Development Associate
City of Bridgeport, CT
Posted on: Nov 19, 2012
The City of Bridgeport, CT is now accepting resumes for a SENIOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE.
The office of OPED focuses on brownfield remediation to position formerly developed properties for new uses and redevelopment plans to transition underutilized districts into higher intensity developments. This division works in close coordination with other divisions to create a livable and sustainable community with strong and diverse neighborhoods oriented towards transit and the city’s unparalleled waterfront opportunities.
DUTIES: This candidate will manage major projects and initiatives for the Office of Planning and Economic Development. Illustrative duties are as follows: Undertake project management duties and perform related tasks as assigned the OPED Director and Division Director; Represent OPED in meeting and forums as directed; Formulate project work plans: obtain necessary approvals for projects work plans; Prepare project budgets; manage project finances; Coordinate tasks and activities related to project implementation; Supervise contractors and vendors to facilitate project implementation.
QUALIFICATIONS: This candidate should have a minimum of eight years of responsible experience is an economic development redevelopment, or a real estate development capacity; demonstrated experience in project management roles. A graduate degree in business administrative, public administrative or planning is required and may be substituted for 2 years of relevant experience; A strong working knowledge of business finance, real estate development and city planning and Formal training in economic development finance or commercial credit is required.
APPLYING: For instructions on how to apply, please log onto our website at http://www.bridgeportct.gov/CivilService/Pages/JobListings.aspx
Please apply by December 7, 2012 to the Civil Service Commission office, Room 325, 45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06604.
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