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Employment Opportunity – Economic Development Officer

The deadline to apply is June 2, 2023 at 3:00 pm.
May 10, 2023

The Corporation of the Town of Cochrane

Employment Opportunity - Economic Development Officer
Posting Details
Job Title
Economic Development Officer
Cochrane, Ontario
Immediate Supervisor
Chief Administrative Officer/Director Economic Development
Rate of Pay
$66,664 to $75,026 per year
Benefits and Defined Benefit Pension
Hours of Work
40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (Evening meetings as required)
Position Status
Permanent Full-time
Application Deadline
June 2, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Job Summary

Under the leadership of the CAO and the direction of the Economic Development Steering Board, the EDO will be responsible for the coordination in the Town’s delivery and oversight of economic development activities with the intent of atracting new businesses, encouraging investment opportunities, increasing job opportunities, and identifying opportunities for sustainable growth and development by promoting and marketing the Town as a great place to live, visit and do business.

Minimum Qualifications

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge of the following (or the willingness and ability to obtain):

  • Possess a degree or 3-year diploma in Business, Economic Development, or related discipline.
  • Certification in Economic Development is an asset.
  • Previous experience in economic planning, business development or related field.
  • Research experience including data collection management, analysis and reporting of findings is required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, TEAMS, and Outlook).
  • Possess strong, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience and use of Microsoft Planner is an asset.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract with access to vehicle is required.
Requirements & Responsibilities

Please see the Economic Development Officer Job Description for the complete requirements and responsibilities for this position.

Additional Details

Thank you for your interest. We encourage qualified candidates to email their resume and cover letter to HR@cochraneontario.com on or before June 2nd, 2023, at 3:00 PM.

The Town of Cochrane is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you need accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please call (705) 272-4361.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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