Focused on setting the highest standard in public service, Leon County received 9 national Achievement Awards for exceptional County programs and services from the National Association of Counties (NACo), bringing the County’s total to 95 NACo awards since 2013. Annually, NACo seeks to recognize innovative county government programs from across the nation. With awards in
Office of Economic Vitality Seeking Director
The Tallahassee | Leon County Office of Economic Vitality seeks a full-time director. The director will oversee three divisions (strategic planning, engagement, and operations; minority, women, and small business enterprise; and research and analytics) and report to the director of the Department of PLACE. Click here to view the job description and/or apply.
Minimum Training & Experience
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a related field, and six years of professional experience, with four years of relevant supervisory experience; or possession of a master’s degree in public or business administration or a related field, and five years of professional experience, with four years of supervisory experience. Professional experience includes direct economic development, community development, research commercialization, and/or real estate development; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Four years of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Necessary Special Requirements
Must obtain certification as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) within five years of employment as a condition of continued employment. Note: Preference may be given to applicants with a certification in economic development.
Note: Previous applicants are still being considered and need not reapply.
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