Stafford County, Virginia (est. pop. 156k) is ideally located just 25 miles south of Washington, DC and 50 miles north of Richmond. With three AAA bond ratings, the County leads with the lowest business costs in northern Virginia and offers low property tax rates, affordable land, and the best value in Northern Virginia Class A office space.
Under the direction of County Administration and the Chief Director of Community Development, the Economic Development Director directs, plans, organizes, and supervises the County’s economic development program, and develops, recommends, and implements short and long-range economic strategies. This position develops and manages programs to recruit and retain businesses and aid businesses seeking expansion.
The salary range for the Economic Development Director is $114,000 - $155,000 and will depend on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Benefits include but are not limited to participation in the Virginia Retirement System; medical, dental, vision, group life, and disability insurance; vacation, holiday, and sick leave; Employee Assistance Program; and professional dues and conference expenses.
Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution, preferably in Business, Urban Planning, Economics, Public Administration, or closely related field, and seven years of increasingly responsible management experience related to economic development, community development, or a closely related field. A Master’s Degree and/or professional certificate designation are desirable.
This position is open until filled; however, applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume by June 13, 2023 at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bakertilly/jobs/4038106. For more information, please contact Anne Lewis at [email protected] or 703-923-8214.