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Source: LocalWorkBC.ca Listed: Friday 23 August, 2019
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District of Stewart 
Community Economic Development Officer 
JOB POSTING Community Economic Development Officer District of Stewart: Situated across from Alaska's Misty Fiords National Park and at the end of the Portland Canal, Stewart, BC is a unique border town attracting tourists from every corner of the world. Located in the Golden Triangle the economy of Stewart is supported by a varied range of industries including mining and mine exploration, logging, and tourism. A deep-water port with two port facilities it is destined to become a major west coast port for distribution of ore, logs and other commodities. Stewart is rich with history and those who visit often wish they could stay. The current population is about 400 but with two mines set to go into production we are at the precipice of another boom era. Life may be relaxed here but there is never a dull moment! If you are looking for a beautiful destination with fishing, wildlife, hiking and breathtaking scenery, Stewart welcomes you! Position: The District of Stewart is seeking a full time Community Economic Development Officer (CEDO). Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the CEDO will provide economic planning, marketing and promotion, project management, relationship building, and business retention and expansion activities. The CEDO is engaged by the District to develop and define strategies focusing on sustainable growth matched to opportunities specific to the needs of healthy rural and remote communities. There are a range of special projects and the CEDO is responsible for coordinating, implementing and promoting these projects. The CEDO will work as part of a small and dedicated team located at the District. The CEDO reports to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for staff direction, and works with community organizations and industry groups. Hours of Work: 35 hours per week Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 with the flexibility and availability to work days, evenings and weekends as operationally required. Salary compensation commensurate on experience. A comprehensive benefits package is offered with this position. This is a full time position confirmed for one year. Extension of the term, for one to three years, is dependent on securing revenue sources. It is expected the CEDO will collaborate with the CAO and CFO to pursue revenue sources that will sustain the employment of the CEDO beyond the contract. Applications: Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application and a resume in confidence prior to 4:00 p.m. on September 16th, 2019 quoting EDO Position to: Tammy McKeown, Chief Administrative Officer PO Box 460, Stewart, BC V0T 1W0 (705 Brightwell Street) Or via email to: cao@districtofstewart.com Applicants shall provide the following information in their submission: Cover letter and resume; One to two page essay (250-500 words) on what the applicant envisions as Economic Development for the District of Stewart; Shortlisted applicants will be asked for three (3) references For job description and qualifications listing, please see the District website: www.districtofstewart.com We thank all applicants, but only those being considered for interviews will be contacted. (1067531h)

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