City of Duluth - Senior Economic Development Specialist

Posted By: Christopher McGahee Job Board ,

City: Duluth

State: Georgia

Category: Local Government

Type of Position: Full time

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Salary: $65,000.00 annually

How to Apply/Contact: 

Interested persons should submit a completed job application (with all required documents), a cover letter, and a comprehensive resume. All application materials are available on our website at:

Job Title: Sr. Economic Development Specialist
Department: Economic Development
Job Status: Full-Time with comprehensive fringe-benefit package
Hiring Range: $1,934 - $2,503 bi-weekly ($50,287 - $65,077 annualized); pay grade 23
Questions about job application process? Contact Human Resources at 770-497-5287 or

Opening Date: 11/12/18
Open until filled, may close at any time
Sr. Economic Development Job Posting.pdf
Sr. Economic Development Job Description.pdf
General Application-fillable.pdf  (required) (download Adobe Reader to type in your information)

Application materials must be sent to: (in-person, mail/package delivery; or electronically to

City of Duluth

Attn: Human Resources

3167 Main Street

Duluth, GA  30096-3263

Questions? Contact Jocelyn McGiboney at 770-497-5287 or

Posting Date:  11-12-2018; open until filled, subject to being closed at any time without notice

The City of Duluth does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, or any other class or status protected by law except where mandated or permitted by law. The City of Duluth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description & Details:



Hiring range is $1,934 - $2,503 bi-weekly (annualized $50,287 - $65,077) (Grade 23). A comprehensive fringe-benefit package is included.

City of Duluth Community Development Department

The City of Duluth, Georgia (pop. 29,463) is accepting applications for the full-time position of SENIOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST in the Economic Development Department.

A Senior Economic Development Specialist performs a wide variety of activities to promote the City of Duluth as a business location, generate qualified prospects in targeted character areas, and improve the competitiveness of the community’s business climate, and is responsible for developing programs pertaining to existing business retention and expansion. The employee manages economic development projects and is staff liaison to various authorities and committees of the City of Duluth related to economic development. The employee will assist the Economic Development Manager with day-to-day duties and complex project tasks.

Please carefully review the job description for more detail regarding specific job duties, which are quite extensive and complex.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Economic Development, Business or Public Administration, Real Estate, International Development, Geography, or a related field is required

Designation as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) is desirable but not required

Four to five years of work experience in a professional-level capacity in an economic development-related area is required

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Desktop Publisher; and with internet browsers is required

The ability to speak a foreign language, particularly Korean or Spanish, is an asset but not required

Possess a valid Passport for potential international travel

Any additional equivalent knowledge combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job

All candidates are subject to a background investigation including criminal history, driving record, and a drug screen test.