City of Cottage Grove seeks Economic Development Specialist

Economic Development Association of Minnesota Young Professionals

The City of Cottage Grove is currently seeking a full-time Economic Development Specialist in the Community Development Department.

The Economic Development Specialist is responsible for assisting the Economic Development Director and other staff with economic development initiatives and performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical and professional work in the preparation and implementation of economic development and redevelopment activities.

Cottage Grove

For a detailed job description, read pages three through seven of the application packet.

Job requirements: B.A. in economic development, urban planning, public administration or a related field. One year of municipal government experience in economic/community development-related activities or a combination of municipal and comparable private sector experience.

Preferred qualifications: M.A. in economic development, urban planning, public administration or a related field. Three years of municipal government experience in economic/community development-related activities or a combination of municipal and comparable private sector experience.

Application process:  Submit completed City of Cottage Grove application packet to Joe Fischbach, Human Resources Coordinator. Applications can be emailed to jfischbach [at] cottage-grove [dot] org or mailed to:

Cottage Grove City Hall
7516 80th St. S.
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Application deadline: 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011

Additional questions: Contact Joe Fischbach:651-458-2883 or jfischbach [at] cottage-grove [dot] org.

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