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Community and Economic Development Director Washington, Mo. Washington, Missouri, is seeking to fill the position of Community and Economic Development Director. Washington is a community located on the banks of the Missouri River, approximately 50 miles west of St. Louis. The community is a major regional employment center in manufacturing, retail and health care industries. Washington, Missouri, markets industrial property within established parks, including Heidmann Industrial Park, which is recognized as Certified Sites through the Department of Economic Development. The community is also recognized as a Certified Work Ready Community through Franklin County and is supported by a local community college, East Central College, Four Rivers Career Center, Washington School District, as well as parochial schools such as St. Francis Borgia Regional High School. The City of Washington has a well-established partnership with the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce (second largest chamber in the St. Louis Metropolitan area) and the local Downtown Washington, Inc., a National and Missouri Main Street Community which was nationally recognized as a Great American Main Street Award winner in 2012. To be considered for this position, you must meet the following qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Economic Development, Public Administration, Marketing or related field • Certified Economic Developer and/or American Institute of Certified Planners preferred • Minimum of five years’ general management experience • Demonstrate strong communication, marketing and collaborative skills If you meet the above qualifications and would like to work with a talented, dedicated municipal team, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume complete with professional and personal references to: City of Washington, Missouri, Attn: Darren Lamb, City Administrator, 405 Jefferson Street, Washington, MO 63090. Resumes will be accepted until June 30, 2017. The City of Washington, Mo., is an EOE employer and promotes diversity in the workplace. We offer a highly competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and an outstanding benefits package.