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DARLINGTON COUNTY JOB DESCRIPTION, AUGUST 2019
JOB TITLE: DEPUTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
Under limited supervision serves as the deputy leader and contact point for economic, business, and community development in Darlington County by planning and coordinating programs designed to promote economic development in Darlington County through the recruitment of new industry and the further development of existing industry while assisting in the enhancement of the quality of life in Darlington County. Has the ability to communicate and work closely with the Darlington County Economic Development Partnership Board, Darlington County Progress, current and perspective businesses and industries. Must obtain legal primary residency in Darlington County within 6 months of entering the position and maintain such residency while in the position of Deputy Economic Development Director. Works under the supervision of the Economic Development Director and as the Economic Development Director reports to the County Administrator.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In conjunction with and collaboratively with the Economic Development Director Responsible to recruit new industry by providing assistance with various matters as locations, facilities, etc.
Conducts an existing industry program with regularly scheduled industry visits to encourage and provide assistance, and act as liaison to existing local industry concerning economic development and provide resources and assistance in meeting expansion and other identified needs.
Develop and implement a marketing plan and promotional strategy to attract industry and business.
Develop and maintain positive working relationship with local governments, regional, state, federal agencies, other economic development organizations, prospects, and other officials as appropriate in fostering economic development efforts to include participation in marketing trips, seminars, training courses, and related meetings.
Develop, implement, and maintain data and statistics for recruitment of business and industry, industrial retention, and expansion. Such data should include industrial sites and parks, speculative buildings, demographic and survey data relative to the County's workforce and workforce needs, and infrastructure projects including water, sewer, roads, etc.
Provide direction for the preparation of grant applications, financing agreements, contracts, bid documents, public notices, etc., pertaining to industrial development and the execution and/or County Development Board – Executive Director 2 administration of same. Includes contact with the County Administrator and Finance Director/Materials Manager.
Formulates short term and long term economic development goals. Identify and build on existing resources such as Darlington Raceway and develop the County's potential for tourism.
Expand private sector participation in economic development and initiatives
Understands and assists in the compilation of financial and real estate transactions related to recruitment/retention/expansion projects, to include environmental reviews, business plans, and incentive packages.
Assist the Economic Development Director to Develop and prepare the budget for the department and related activities as defining departmental mission as to goals, objectives, and programs progress.
Maintain monthly reports of activities, plans, financial records, minutes, etc. as directed.
Prepares and present regular updates to the Darlington County Economic Development Partnership Board and Darlington County Administrator on economic development matters.
Responsible for policy evaluation and solution in regards to departmental related problems; compiles and evaluates data with other groups, committees, and boards in identifying community problems possible solutions with appropriate financial recommendations.
In conjunction with the Darlington County Economic Development Director, must provide the Darlington County Administrator with regular updates and briefs on all ongoing and perspective projects.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
In conjunction with the Darlington County Economic Development Director, serves as deputy Secretary and staff for Darlington County Progress and coordinates joint projects with this group such as industry appreciation events, raceway events, formal announcements, receptions, etc.
Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor degree in Regional Planning/Economic Development/Business Administration/Public Administration or a closely related field with six to nine years of experience in a progressively responsible administrative position within a public or private planning or economic development agency; or any County Development Board – Executive Director 3 equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Must have the ability to understand and assist with financial and real estate transactions in support of economic development. Required working knowledge of state and federal economic development programs, and experience in industrial recruitment and coalition building with business and governments desired. Requires highly developed organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Have the ability to successfully carry out tactical programs. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license.
Apply in the Darlington County Administrator's Office, 1 Public Square, Room 210 (Courthouse), Darlington, SC 29532 or obtain an application online at www.darcosc.com; then mail to above address or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
To perform this work successfully, an employee must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the primary functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this job may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in this description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this description.
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Dominion Energy - Economic Development & Local Government Manager
These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy.
Dominion Energy South Carolina’s Department of Economic Development and Local Government supports our internal business units and the communities we serve in support of our core mission to create growth opportunities and influencing solutions to local government issues that promote the growth and well-being of the community and the company. This position, located in Beaufort, SC, is responsible for economic development and local government activities for Dominion Energy territory throughout a multi-county region. Reporting to the Manager of Economic Development and Local Government, this position is primarily responsible for the following:
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university in related field such as: public administration, political science, economic development, community development, professional studies, and/or project management.
Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description
Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status. To learn more and to apply: enter Keyword 27720 at https://careers.