Economic Development Specialist – District of Squamish (Squamish, BC)

Economic Development Specialist

Temporary Full-Time

Do you love crunching numbers and analyzing trends, but also have the knowhow to communicate their implications? Are you a great communicator and adept at social media? Do you love interacting with the business community?

The District of Squamish is looking for a temporary full-time Economic Development Specialist to bring their expertise to the Economic Development Department. This Specialist will play an integral role by supporting the growth of our local economy.

We’re looking for someone with a knack for project management, with a keen understanding of market research and with the ability to perform in-depth analysis. This role requires someone with a marketing and communications background, an aptitude for customer service, and the will to support the administrative needs of the department.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor degree in commerce, economic development, or a related discipline, possess a valid BC Class 5 driver’s license, have a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a focus on research and analysis supplemented with 2 years concurrent (or consecutive) experience in project management and business relationship management or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

The District of Squamish is a growing community. With a small-town setting, spectacular natural environment, and world-class outdoor recreational opportunities, Squamish offers an incredible live-work-play lifestyle that few places can offer.

This is a Union position within the Collective Agreement of CUPE Local 2269 and the District of Squamish.

A complete job advertisement can be viewed at:

Please submit your cover letter and resume quoting competition #20-93 to:
Human Resources
District of Squamish
37955 Second Avenue, P.O. Box 310,
Squamish, BC V8B 0A3

Compensation: $36.22 per hour.

Application deadline: November 30, 2020.


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