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Economic Development Director

Executive level position at the City of Altamonte Springs where the primary focus is to work collaboratively with the City Manager, Deputy City Manager, and Executive Team on initiatives for municipal growth and economic development.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Economics, Public or Business Administration or related field; and at least six (6) years of experience in progressively responsible positions in a local government agency, or planning-related field in a management capacity with policy and procedural administration responsibilities. An equivalent combination of training, education and experience may be considered.
  • Valid Driver License. (Must obtain Florida Driver License within thirty (30) days of employment)
Driving history for the past three (3) years must reflect no violations of a driving related offense, or driving under the influence (DUI) which includes both drugs and alcohol, reckless driving, or hit and run involving an occupied vehicle or attended property, or an accumulation of traffic violations, plus three (3) points for each attendance at driving school (regardless of whether points were assessed against the license) where the penalty points do not exceed twelve (12).

Certified Economic Developer (CEcD)
Certified American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, Economics, Public or Business Administration or related field.
Completion of the following NIMS Courses within the designated amount of time from hire date:
  • Basic IS-700 (6 months)
  • Basic ICS-100 (6 months)
  • Intermediate ICS-200 (6 months)
  • EOC IS-800 (6 months)
  • G-300 Intermediate Incident Command (12 months)