City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
|ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
Pay Grade: 26 FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Professional (P) Class Code: E023
Effective Date: 7/01 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05
The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform economic development, implementation, planning, marketing and research work to implement the City’s program and policy of broadening its retail and commercial base. Implementation includes attracting new businesses and aiding existing businesses in expansion. This employee also creates and maintains information resources and databases and prepares reports and analyses. An employee in this class may be assigned to related duties in the City’s Economic Development Division.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Performs economic development and support work to implement the City’s ongoing policy of broadening its retail, commercial, and industrial base;
Initiates planning, research, and marketing efforts to attract new industries and businesses to the City and assist existing ones to expand;
Prepares information packets including economic, statistical, financial, population, growth, demographic, and other information for dissemination to potential business clients;
Assists potential new businesses in site analysis, including demographic, tax, fee, development, and related information;
Assists existing businesses in preparing marketing and revitalization programs;
Represents the City as a liaison in local and regional economic development, retail, business, marketing, Chamber of Commerce, and related associations and at meetings, conferences, and trade shows;
Maintains records and data bases of business prospects and contacts;
Presents oral and written reports to city agencies and the city council, economic development interest groups, other interested parties and groups, and the public;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance City policies, and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City’s Safety Handbook.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Principles, procedures, and strategies of economic and community development and analysis in a government environment, planning and zoning, demographics, economic trends, forecasts, and impacts, and related principles and practices;
Marketing and research methods, principles, and procedures;
Statistical and financial analyses and presentation;
Database development, maintenance, and presentation;
Computer software and applications related to land use and economic planning and development procedures.
Follow written and oral instructions;
Read and interpret economic, marketing, statistical, and analytical documents, reports, research material and information, blueprints, and maps;
Prepare oral, written, and graphic reports, documents, brochures and pamphlets, maps, and related planning and economic development documentation;
Plan and implement economic development programs and marketing strategies;
Operate standard office equipment including a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
Communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, developers, customers, citizen groups, and other employees.
The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Economic Development Director.
Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Development, Planning, or a related field; and
Four (4) to six (6) years experience in economic development, marketing, or a related field; and
Valid Arizona Driver’s License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
The primary duties of this class are performed in a public office-building environment with some field assignments.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, use a telephone, and communicate with others;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and review, evaluate, and prepare a variety of written material, documents and materials;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment and computer systems and to make adjustments to equipment;
Sufficient body flexibility and personal mobility, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work in an office setting.