|Job type||Full Time|
The Economic Development Department is seeking an Economic Development Specialist to assist with the implementation of programs and projects focused on strategic development and revitalization. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and be a flexible, detail oriented person that can work effectively with members of the public. This function requires working in close cooperation with other departments, government agencies, developers, financial institutions, community policymakers, neighborhood associations, and business associations. Experience in urban re/development and placemaking is highly desired. Experience with Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts is also highly desired. This function requires working in close cooperation with other departments, government agencies, higher education partners, community policymakers, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders. The incumbent supports efforts to implement those strategies specific to revitalization, as identified in the Economic Development Strategic Plan. Duties will include implementation of strategies within Goal 3: Ensure Community Vitality such as working with transportation and housing partners, as well as public land owners, to target specific geographies for economic development. Additional duties include TIF administrative support, specifically with the financial reporting requirements associated with TIFs.
The incumbent will:
In addition to the requirements stated above, the ideal candidate will possess the following additional characteristics, competencies and style:
Education and/or Experience:
Closing Date/Time: 1/24/19
|Employer||City of Fort Worth, TX|