Community Economic Development Coordinator

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The Village of McBride is seeking a Community Economic Development Coordinator (CEDC) to provide leadership through broad community involvement that promotes the economic well-being of the McBride and area community, while understanding that a social and environmentally healthy community is vital to the long-term sustainability of the Village of McBride and the Robson Valley.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the CEDC will lead and be responsible for community economic development initiatives, will liaise with elected officials, members of the private sector, and the public at large, and will serve as an advocate and champion for McBride community economic development initiatives with local, regional, and provincial partners and stakeholders.  The CEDC will take the lead role in developing and implementing a 5-year economic development strategy for the Village and surrounding area. 

We are looking for an energetic, motivated, team player and relationship builder with a broad general knowledge of business and government, and an in-depth knowledge of the Robson Valley and its business environment. Experience in marketing and public administration, as well as good communication skills would be an asset, along with post-secondary education and/or a successful background in economic or community development.

The wages for this position will be commensurate with the education and experience the successful candidate brings to the position. This position is within the CLAC Local 501 bargaining unit and is a grant-funded dependent opportunity.  A job description for the CEDC position is available on the Village’s website at

A resume complete with 3 professional references, qualifications and work experience should be submitted to:                             

Chief Administrative Officer
Village of McBride
100 Robson Centre – 855 SW Frontage Road      
PO Box 519,
McBride, BC, V0J 2E0
Telephone: (250)569-2229          
Fax No:  (250)569-3276
Email: cao at

Applications must be received before 12:00 noon on Friday, July 14, 2017

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

14 Jul 2017
The Village of McBride
McBride  British Columbia
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Local economy