JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative

Community and Economic Development Representative

If you have a passion for developing relationships and helping your local community grow and succeed, consider starting your career with Central Alabama Electric Cooperative (CAEC) as a Community and Economic Development Representative. We are seeking a self-directed team player to help foster relationships in our community, serve as a strategic planner and facilitator, and objectively contribute to discussions with community leaders. CAEC offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Anyone with interest should visit https://caec.coop/about-caec/careers/ for the complete list of job duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and instructions to apply. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations to the applications and/or interview process should notify Central Alabama Electric Cooperative’s Human Resources Department at hr@coop.caec.com.

Application Deadline is 02/16/2024.

CAEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace

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Selma & Dallas Economic Development Authority

Economic Development Specialist

This position reports to the Executive Director of the Selma & Dallas County Economic Development Authority.

Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Business Recruitment & Expansion (BRE)
  • Work with EDPA to maintain a database of available industrial sites and buildings throughout the county for retention, expansion, and attraction of industry.
  • Work with industries throughout the county to identify opportunities and provide resources or programs for economic development, with an expanded emphasis on workforce development.
  • Update client database, track leads, contribute to requests for information, and conduct project-specific request

To apply for the position please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your work experience in economic or workforce development to info@selmaeda.com. All submissions must be received by April 30, 2024, to be considered. You will be notified if you are selected for an interview.

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Bibb County Chamber of Commerce

Executive Director/Economic Development Director

  • The Executive Director is responsible and accountable to the Board of Directors for the promotion of Bibb County’s economic development and tourism.The Executive Director plans, organizes, implements economic development functions from conception to completion, including business retention, business attraction and incentive programs, research and planning and organizational capacity and facility development; performs a variety of responsible administrative, professional, and technical tasks. Implements economic development goals and objectives for the County, interfaces and coordinates with the development community, local businesses and various County departments and staff.Full-time position: Monday-Friday.Health insurance (BCBS).
  • Application deadline is March 31, 2024

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West Alabama Regional Commission
Planning, Research and GIS Specialist

West Alabama Regional Commission is seeking an entry-level Planning, Research and GIS Specialist. This position will primarily assist senior planning and grant staff with various projects on behalf of municipalities and counties in the seven-county region of Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Pickens and Tuscaloosa.

Collaborating with WARC CED staff, the Specialist assists in assessing community needs, develops infrastructure and community development projects, and assists in writing grant applications and administering funded projects. Other responsibilities include basic GIS data entry, analysis and map preparation to support planning reports and presentations; working on CED reports, projects and/or plans such as the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS); assisting with planning projects and presentation; and, other duties as assigned.

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Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

Economic Development Fellowship

The Economic Development Fellowship is a new initiative for the RPCGB, made possible with funding through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). The purpose of this position is to increase the ED Department’s staff capacity to better support local communities in identifying, accessing, and implementing initiatives passed in recent federal funding legislation. In addition, the Fellow will work with staff to distribute information to the agency’s 90 member governments about available grants, engage with local officials about project development goals, and create reports outlining the most prominent needs and areas of opportunity within defined target communities. This position is 1 year in duration.

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Submission Instructions:

Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest and a detailed résumé to hr@rpcgb.org with the subject line titled “Economic Development Fellowship”. The position will remain open until it is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early.