The Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission (UMVRDC) is looking for an outgoing, detailed oriented professional that can work as part of a team to manage of a variety of community and economic development projects. Candidates that are passionate about their work, curious to find solutions for locally identified issues, and who thrive working on a diverse portfolio of work are ideal for this position. Employees who demonstrate strong initiative and self-motivation, increasing levels of responsibility, and excellent personal relation skills in prior positions are ideal.
Join an office culture that has great flexibility to achieve your ideal work/life balance. Be a part of a team who is pioneering rural practices and tactics inside our office and in the work we do every day.
Related 4-year degree in community development, urban and regional planning, urban studies/design, or a related field and 5 years’ experience in the previous fields required. GIS experience preferred.
Salary $50-65k depending on relevant experience.
$1,000 signing incentive!
GREAT BENEFITS! Benefits include employer paid health insurance and family coverage cost sharing, dental, significant health savings account employer contributions, pre-tax flexible spending account, tax deferred retirement savings programs, life insurance, PERA, retirement investment incentive, education savings plan incentive, paid holidays, generous paid vacation, sick, parental leave and more.
All finalists considered will be subject to a criminal background check.
How to Apply (click links below)
- Review the Community Development Specialist Qualifications & Areas of Responsibility
- Review the Job Description
- Review Agency Profile
The UMVRDC utilizes a three-part candidate screening process:
- Candidates submit a resume and cover letter showcasing how their education and/or experience meets the minimum qualifications for this position. This information should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Up to 10 candidates will be asked to complete a full application.
- Up to 5 candidates will be interviewed.
This position will remain open until filled. The UMVRDC is an equal opportunity employer.