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Director of Economic Development

Municipal/State/Federal Openings

Director of Economic Development

Torrington, CT

Posting Date: February 26, 2019
Closing Date: Until filled

Position Overview back to top

Highly responsible administrative and professional work involving a broad range of economic development functions to support and grow the City’s economy, job market, and tax base. The position is a liaison between private companies, developers, state officials, planning consultants, City merchants and property owners, and City boards, agencies and departments.

Qualifications back to top

Preferred Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience in finance or economic development. Public sector experience preferred. Knowledge/ ability to learn HTML for website management. Ability to establish & maintain cooperative relationships with building owners, architects, contractors, officials, & the public. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of state, federal, and municipal government as they relate to economic development. Thorough knowledge of budgets and contracts. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply back to top

To Apply: Full job description and application available for download at

This position will remain open until filled.