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Economic Development Manager

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City of Ramsey
Friday, May 17, 2013
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Ramsey, MN
Job Type
Employment Status
$67,753 to $84,690, DOQ

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City of Ramsey
Position Announcement
Economic Development Manager

The City of Ramsey, (MN) is seeking an Economic Development Manager to work in its dynamic, growing community of 24,000 residents.

This position manages all aspects of the City’s economic development and redevelopment activities by designing and implementing economic development plans and programs for both commercial and industrial businesses via a variety of complex and routine professional, technical and administrative functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Economic Development Authority (EDA) Manager and the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) Executive Director
  • Negotiate, secure and conduct real estate and development transactions
  • Understand, prepare and utilize economic development tools (TIF, abatement, loans, grants, etc.)
  • Enhance and manage the Business Retention and Expansion Program
  • Maximize economic development communications and serve as the point of contact for  all aspects of City’s economic development function
  • Plan for and manage all economic development events
  • Oversee the Right of Way Acquisition Program management (Met Council RALF Program)
  • Perform a wide range of other tasks (within the ability and resources of the Economic Development Manager) at the verbal or written direction of the City Administrator

Minimum qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Land Use Planning, Public Administration, or a closely related field

·         Progressively responsible project management experience


·         Municipal planning/development experience


·         Five years professional experience in the private/public sector with leading/managing development and marketing initiatives within a community or equivalent experience relating to economic development

·         Proficiency using computers – word processing, spreadsheet programs, GIS


·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills


·         Valid unrestricted class D state driver’s license with a good driving record



The 2013 salary range for this position is $67,753 to $84,690, DOQ. To apply, please print an application packet from the City’s website: or call (763) 576-4301.  Resumes are welcome; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application and supplemental application. The first review of applications will occur on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.; however, the position is open until filled.  EEO/AA

Mail application to:

The City of Ramsey
Human Resources
7550 Sunwood Drive NW
Ramsey, MN 55303

City of Ramsey