Career Opportunity - Regional Economic Development Officer Temp Postion

May 17, 2018

The  Cariboo  Regional  District  is  seeking  a  candidate  to  fill  the  temporary full  time  position  of  Regional Economic/Community Development Officer.  The 1 year term is expected to commence the end of July, 2018. This  position  will  be  situated  in  Williams  Lake,  British  Columbia,  a  thriving  community  with  all  major amenities.  The Regional District is known for its agreeable climate and a vast array of outdoor recreational opportunities.

Under the supervision of the Manager of Community Services, the incumbent would act as the point of contact for  industrial  and  business  enquiries;  work  with  municipal  Economic  Development  officers  on  identified strategic priorities; conduct research and analysis on economic forecasts; research and respond to significant economic issues; initiate community and regional projects and programs; research and identify grant funding opportunities;  and  prepare  grant  funding  submissions  for  priority  community  and  regional  projects  and programs.  A detailed job description is available at

The  ideal  candidate  will  have  the  ability  to  coordinate  multiple  projects  from  conception  to  completion, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The successful applicant will have the ability to coordinate   multiple   projects   from   conception   to   completion,   possess   excellent   verbal   and   written communication  skills.   The  successful  candidate  will  have  a  Bachelor’s  degree  in  economic  development and/or  in  a  related  discipline;  have  a  minimum  of  5  years’  experience  in  regional  economic/community development or related knowledge. A combination of equivalent training and experience may be considered.

This is a union position and is covered by the terms and conditions of employment as set out in the Collective Agreement between the Cariboo Regional District and the BCGEU.  Accordingly, a standard probation period will apply. The current wage for this position is $34.76 per hour.

Applications from interested individuals will be accepted by the undersigned until 3:00 pm, June 11, 2018, and should be in the form of a resume with an accompanying letter detailing your experience and qualifications relative to the position.

The Cariboo Regional District thanks all applicants; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Bernice Crowe, Human Resources Advisor Suite D - 180 North Third Avenue Williams Lake, BC  V2G 2A4 Phone: (250)392-3351 or 1-800-665-1636 Fax: (250)392-2812 Email:


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