With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a Permanent, Full-time position available for a Business Development Officer. Under the general direction of the Director, Economic Diversification and working closely with the Manager, Business Development, the Business Development Officer supports business attraction, growth and retention. Through a customer-centric approach, the Business Development Officer acts as a conduit for businesses providing information, recommendations and connections with other county departments supporting the County’s vision “One Parkland: Powerfully Connected.” This position requires well-developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills along with diplomacy and tact in dealing with the public.
Rate of Pay: $77,120 to $96,400 per annum. Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week. Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
Diploma or Degree in Business, Marketing, Planning, or Engineering Economic Development discipline is preferred.
Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Above average writing skills and proficiency in computer applications, including Microsoft Office.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.
Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at https://www.parklandcounty.com
Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).
For further information on our organization, please visit www.parklandcounty.com
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.